Ashley Hagerstrand

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5 Creative DIY Lighting Ideas You HAVE to Try

Great lighting—whether it’s for portraits, or macro, or even product photography—doesn’t have to cost you an arm, leg, and kidney. Just do a quick …

New York Red Bulls

12 Instababes Who Will Make You Want This Epic French Girl Haircut

With every season, there comes a new ‘do you have to try. Whether it’s the ombré, choppy lob or long, thick waves, you know each look’s been on your radar. How about a side order of bangs with that bob? The combo of fringe — long and sweepy or short and blunt — coupled with that shoulder-length …

How To Wear The Same Pair Of Jeans All Weekend Long

We won't tell if you don't. 😏<p>When it comes to dressing for the weekends, it's best to keep it simple so you can actually enjoy your days off. What better way to streamline your weekend wardrobe than to build your outfits around your closet's most adaptable staple -- jeans? Better yet, the <i>same</i> pair …

Beautifully Endless Looping GIFs Created by a Legally Blind Artist

Native American artist George Redhawk creates eerily beautiful gifs even though he's legally blind. With help from computer software, the designer utilizes the art of gif-making to show others how he sees the world as a man who suddenly lost his sight. “It's an artistic expression of the confusion …

Art

What It's Like To Date When You Can't Have Sex

I was supposed to be at the restaurant in 30 minutes. I opened our text conversation and, for the fifth time in a half hour, typed then deleted my excuse for canceling on him. I scolded myself for thinking I wanted to date. I looked in the mirror and tried to regain my composure.<p>I imagined what it …

This PSD Reveals What Every Photoshop Adjustment Layer Does via Curves

Want to see what Photoshop’s adjustment layers are actually doing to your photos in terms of curves? There’s an easy new way to do so.<p>Los …

Leon Borensztein On Why Photographing the Yakuza was the Biggest Risk of His Career

<b>Leon Borensztein</b>: In 1996 The New York Times Magazine send me to Japan to document the Generation X, the underworld of Japan. I was worried a little, …

Marketing 101: Value your Work

How many times have you heard: “<i>You will get exposure in return”</i> for your time, your photograph, or your knowledge?<p>Last week I got an email from a …

Best cheap camera buys for Christmas

Don't have cash to splash on a new lens or a camera body? Here are our picks for the best cheap camera buys that you can get right now for the photographer who has (almost) everything — or as a special gift to yourself. Everything on this list can be found for under AU$50 — and, in some cases, just …

National Geographic Travel

Illuminating the Face on Location. With Peter Hurley.

Five Photoshop Tools to Take Your Images from Good to Great

We hear it all the time, “That photo has been Photoshopped”. Sometimes it sounds like the photo has caught a disease or that Photoshop is some …

How to Get Sharper Eyes in Your Portraits

A good portrait draws the viewer in to the subject, creating a connection between the two. It should provoke thought and intrigue, making you wonder …

4 Techniques that Will Help You Master Dodging and Burning Your Photos

If you have 30-minutes to spare for a tutorial, check out this one by photographer and retoucher Michael Woloszynowicz on the techniques of dodging …

How to Remove Glare from Glasses in Photoshop

8 Awesome YouTube Tutorials Every Photographer Should See

<i>Jimmy Mcintyre is a travel photographer, educator, and 500px ISO contributor. His photos have been published in local and national magazines,</i> …

The Secret Magic of Dark Eyebrows and Dark Lipstick

Whenever the Los Angeles–based brow guru Kristie Streicher makes a visit to New York City, I ask the world to proverbially hold my calls while I squeeze in an appointment. Whether through the combing of a brow, the suggestion to temporarily put down the tweezers, or an entire arch overhaul, every …

Makeup

How to Fix Oily Skin in Photoshop

Beauty photography is quite literally a fine art, since you have to take all the imperfections shown by your subject and eliminate them 100 percent. …

Getting Real with HDR - a Step by Step Tutorial for Realistic Looking HDR

If you have been photographing for more than a year or two, you will have heard about HDR (which stands for High Dynamic Range). We have probably …

What is the future of digital photography? Here are 6 possible innovations

The discovery of the fastest flexible silicon phototransistor ever by University of Wisconsin researchers could change digital photography -- and …

Cameras

How to Create a Surreal Look in Photoshop Using Hue Adjustment

When you start learning photoshop it is scary to see all those different tools you can choose from. It is often said there are seven ways to achieve …

Tutorials

Super Fast And Ultra-Wide: First Look At The Sigma 20mm F/1.4 Art Lens

The world’s fastest 20mm lens<p>I have written before on the highly respected Sigma Art Series lenses (here and here) and I haven’t been let down yet. …

Cameras

The Lady is a Vamp: 11 Gloriously Undead Beauty Muses

The word <i>vamp</i>, as most commonly used, is actually fairly new. Ushered into the collective consciousness by early-20th-century silent films, <i>vamp</i> was the slang for the female vampires who seduced otherwise upright citizens, turning them into monsters as well. Granted, it was a popular genre, and as …

How to Create a Hollywood Film Noir Portrait

I have always had a soft spot for 1940s and 50s Film Noir, where there is always a gorgeous Femme Fatale, whose charms are most likely going to get …

Crime Drama

The 10 Liquid Lipsticks Our Editors Love Right Now

Liquid lipsticks are having a major moment—and for good reason. They deliver intensely pigmented color, can be super-juicy-looking or totally matte, and tend to have hard-core staying power. To find out which ones our editors are loving right now, we played a game of show and tell: liquid lipstick …

‘HASHTAG NOFILTER’: A Creepy Short About the Dark Side of Social Media

Halloween is just around the corner, and director Matthew Rycroft just published a 2-minute short film to help kick off the creepiness. Titled …

The Best Winter Lipsticks You Need to Try Now

Cold weather = hot looks.<p>When cold weather makes us lethargic (what gym?), it's easy to stick to a low-maintenance makeup routine—which, let's face it, can get old, fast. The quickest way to snap out of a beauty rut? Swiping on one of our favorite winter lipstick colors for an *instant* beauty …