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How to Nail Exposure in Your Photos Using Manual Mode

If you’ve been wanting to learn more about using your camera in manual mode and have 26 minutes to spare, here’s a helpful educational video by …

Shutter Speed

My Top Five Favorite Photoshop Tips for Workflow

Editing your images can be a love/hate relationship depending on how you feel about post production. Getting tied down in your workflow can be a …

Independent Artists Can Now Upload Their Music Directly To Spotify

Beginning today (9/20), Spotify will begin allowing a select group of independent artists the ability to upload their music directly onto the …

TuneCore

Robot jellyfish could save the world’s coral reefs

The world’s coral reefs are in dire need of some love. Global warming and ocean temperature spikes have left massive stretches of vital coral reefs …

Coral Reefs

Human Intelligence and the Future of AI - MIT Technology Review

Josh Tenenbaum is a professor of computational cognitive science in the Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences at MIT, a principal investigator …

Artificial Intelligence

LSD, Magic Mushrooms, and “Tripping All the Time”

<i>By Deepak Chopra, MD</i><p>A new wave of medical interest surrounds the potential value of psychedelic drugs, spurred by a through, sensible review of a once-taboo subject by Michael Pollen in his first-person account, <i>How to Change Your Mind</i>. For hallucinogens to resurface was a “come out, come out, …

Magic Mushrooms

How to Find the Andromeda Constellation

The night skies of September and October herald the return of the constellation Andromeda. While not the showiest constellation in the sky, Andromeda …

Andromeda Galaxy

Our cyborg future

With increasing life expectancy comes the challenge of coping with consequences of brain damage in the last decades of life, caused by stroke, trauma …

Synthesizers

Everything you need to know about working with Photoshop’s powerful Smart Objects

Smart Objects are one of Photoshop’s most versatile features as far as I’m concerned. When I first discovered them in about Photoshop CS2 or 3, they …

Tutorials

How to Cut Out Just About Anything Using Photoshop

Being able to precisely and accurately select and mask things in Photoshop is one of the most fundamental and essential skills any photographer or …

Tutorials

Using a Wacom Tablet for Editing

When someone asks me what my favorite photography-related purchase has been, my Wacom tablet is always one of my first responses. Here is how …

Tutorials

How to Use Exposure Blending to Bring out More Detail in Your Photos

Depending on the environment you're photographing or the camera you're using, you might not be able to get all of the dynamic range of the scene into …

Tutorials

This is the fastest way to focus stack your images in Photoshop

There are situations when the best method to get a perfectly sharp landscape image is to focus stack it. In this video tutorial, photographer Mark …

Tutorials

Focus Stacking Made Simple: Get Pin-Sharp Photos in 90 Seconds

The popularity and widespread use of focus stacking in landscape photography have dramatically increased over the last few years. The concept …

Landscape Photography

Six Ways to Remove Practically Anything in Photoshop

It doesn't matter what kind of photography you do, there will be times when an unwanted element in one of your pictures needs to be taken out in …

Tutorials

A Guide to Using Contrast in Photoshop to Create Better Portraits

One of the most important aspects of virtually any image is contrast. However, contrast is not just a single, global property of an image; it has …

Tutorials

Refresh Windows 10 to its default state in a few clicks, keeping your files and settings

If you've been thinking about reinstalling Windows 10 because of stability issues, malware infections, software bloat or some other issue with your …

Windows 10

How to Migrate to a Solid-State Drive Without Reinstalling Windows

Installing a solid-state drive is one of the best upgrades you can make for your desktop computer. And the easiest way to get one into your system is …

Operating Systems

DaVinci Resolve 15 is a free, Hollywood-grade video editor

Now, there’s not a lot you can’t do.<p>With the latest release of DaVinci Resolve 15, Blackmagic Design has radically made over its editing suite to create one of the best video-editing systems at any price -- even against mainstream options like Premiere Pro CC and Apple's Final Cut Pro X. It now …

Seth MacFarlane Hilariously Sings Cyndi Lauper Songs in ‘Family Guy’ Voices As He Sits Beside Her

While appearing on the wonderful <i>Graham Norton Show</i> in 2015 and seated next to the legendary Cyndi Lauper, actor, writer and comedian Seth MacFarlane …

Watch This Artist Create a Photo Realistic Portrait of the Iron Spider Using Just Colored Pencils

Wajid Ali, a self-taught artist based in the United Kingdom, creates masterpieces using a medium you probably gave up sometime around the fifth …

Roger Daltrey: 'Keith Moon lived his entire life as a fantasy'

As Roger Daltrey prepares to publish his long-awaited autobiography and release his compelling new solo album, The Who's singer - probably the most …

Let This Percussionist Blow Your Mind With The Fibonacci Sequence

<b>Updated:</b> <i>August 13, 3:10 p.m. ET.</i><p>Rhythm nerd alert! Bow down, drummers! Our social feeds have been on fire with a mind-bending, gasp-worthy video posted by percuss.ioearlier this week — below — made by the accomplished Indian percussionist B.C. Manjunath. He's a master of <i>konnakol</i>-- the Carnatic, or …

Music

How To Grow Unlimited Amounts Of Blueberries In Your Backyard

Blueberries health benefits include improving cognitive function, treating urinary tract infection, preventing cancer, slowing aging process, …

Understanding Photoshop's Fill Slider

It’s odd that there is a slider in Photoshop that is continuously in the forefront of the work we are doing, but it is almost never used. This video …

Photoshop Tutorial for Print Sharpening

When preparing a file for printing, you want to ensure that all the fine detail you worked so hard to enhance and maintain throughout post processing …

How to speed up your photo editing with Photoshop actions

Some aspects of photo editing are fairly repetitive. Why not use an automated tool for those photo editing processes? Here's a look at how Photoshop …

Raspberry Pi and machine learning: How to get started

A guide to how to experiment with machine learning on the $35 board.<p>If you want to dabble with machine learning on the $35 Raspberry Pi you've never …

How to Change the Perspective of Anything in Photoshop

If you want to correct unwanted distortion, or if you are trying to make an object fit the scene in a composite, the perspective warp tool is one of …

Keeping Your Verticals Vertical

There are few things you can do to make your images really pop. Some are complex and some are simple. Keeping your verticals vertical has to be one …