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A Simple Method for Making Difficult Selections in Photoshop

Making a perfect selection in Photoshop is one of the most infuriating skills in our craft, especially for highly difficult details such as hair. …

Tutorials

Ten Tips to Become a Better Retoucher

When you are starting out in photography, establishing a retouching workflow is one of the best things you can do. This video provides 10 steps to …

Tutorials

Editing Gently: 3 Tips for Processing Realistic Landscape Photos

A well-processed photograph should be just like a good haircut. That’s one of my favorite analogies when it comes to explaining my approach to …

Landscape Photography

This Lower-Body Circuit From Jillian Michaels Will Turn Your Legs to Jell-O

Celebrity trainer Jillian Michaels is the queen of quick yet efficient workouts. Just weeks after posting a back workout that required only a few moves in the gym, she followed up with a lower-body circuit to target the legs.<p>Jillian's circuit consists of:<p>Kneeling squats with dumbbells<br>• Reverse lunges …

Workouts

Three Mistakes to Avoid with Exposure Blending

Blending with Light – 50% OFF<p>Create stunning natural looking HDR images in just few minutes!!<p>For Limited Time Only<p>5Days0Hours2Minutes35Seconds<p>Find …

Landscape Photography

Grilled Salmon I Recipe

"A simple soy sauce and brown sugar marinade, with hints of lemon and garlic, are the perfect salty-sweet complement to rich salmon fillets. Even my …

Seafood

Kettlebell Workouts For Extreme Fitness Are Also Great For Women

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});<p>Kettlebell extreme exercises you are great if you have been<br>looking for the streamlined answer to …

Exercise

55 free Photoshop brushes for photographers

Photoshop CC and Photoshop CS come with a set of brushes built in... but this is the only the start of what this painterly tool can do. As you can …

Graphics

6 Vital CrossFit Dumbbell Exercises You Need to Master

CrossFit dumbbell exercises are important for all athletes.<p>CrossFit Dumbbell Exercises<p>The 2017 CrossFit Open saw the return of dumbbells and …

Workouts

Simone De La Rue Shows How to Sculpt a Sexy Back in Just 3 Moves

Back day just got harder, thanks to Simone De La Rue. The celebrity trainer and fitness expert behind Body By Simone shared three exercises that sculpt and strengthen your "upper back, lats, traps, delts, and core," according to her caption. Hello, strapless tops and halter tanks! All you need is a …

Workouts

Master Son House's influential blues playing with these 5 killer guitar licks

<b>Get to the heart of traditional acoustic blues with this slide tutorial, including five examples in the style of the legendary Son House.</b><p>Born in …

Guitar

What to Focus on as You Learn to Squat

Squatting seems so complicated when somebody is telling you all the things that can go wrong—knees behind toes! Butt farther down! Head up! But not …

Workouts

Understanding Photoshop's Healing Brushes

Retouching is one of the main reasons most photographers use Photoshop. Understanding how and when to use the specialized tools can be trial and …

Tutorials

Photoshop Tutorials - Blending with Light

Blending with Light – Live Demo<p>Photoshop Tutorials: Learn to create stunning natural looking HDR images in just few minutes!!<p><b>Live Demo:</b> 2:00 PM EDT …

Tutorials

Rip Up the Fretboard with Three-Note-Per-String Pentatonics

As guitar players' tastes and abilities evolve, and they begin to gravitate toward an appreciation for, and desire to learn, more technically …

Electric Guitar

Stuart Clayton: Fingerstyle Funk Line with Double Stop Chords

Here’s <b>Stuart Clayton</b>’s 25th exercise in his “Bass Lick of the Week” series.<p>In this lesson, Stuart explores a fingerstyle funk line that features …

Electric Guitar

Are timeshares worth it? Possibly, if you buy smart and plan in advance

Many people are desperate to shed their timeshares. That provides bargains for timeshare enthusiasts like Angie and Mike McCaffery of Los Angeles.<p>The retired couple have paid as little as 50 cents for “used” timeshares. They’ve parlayed their timeshare weeks at four mainland U.S. resorts into …

Personal Finance

From Start To Finish...Lightroom & Photoshop Tips For Portraits

Sony Artisan Of Imagery Chris Orwig shows how he uses Lightroom and then Photoshop to as he takes a portrait from start to finish. In the tutorial, …

Tutorials

Learn How to Enhance Hair in Photoshop in Just One Minute

Got a minute to spare? Learn how to quickly and easily enhance your subject's hair using Photoshop from this helpful tutorial.<p>Coming to you from …

Tutorials

Removing Distractions with 3 Content-Aware Tools in Adobe Photoshop

In an ideal world we would all make our photos exactly the way we want them in camera. But in reality, we can’t always avoid distractions and …

Tutorials

7 Effective Exercises to Build Super Strong Legs

Strong Legs will improve your athletic ability in almost every area.<p>Strong Legs – Bulgarian Split Squat<p>Single leg work is often overlooked when it …

Workouts

Photoshop’s Smart Objects Explained

Are you still uncertain of what the purpose of a Smart Object is in Photoshop? Here is an excellent explanation of one of Photoshop’s most powerful …

Tutorials

The 10 Levels of Bass

LinkMusician Davie504 knows a thing or two about playing bass guitar. So who better than to demonstrate how to go from zero to hero on a 4-string? …

Guitar

If You Want Strong, Toned Legs, Do This Trainer's Intermediate Kettlebell Workout

Who <i>doesn't</i> want strong, functional legs? If your goal is to build up your quads and achieve lean legs, this workout will help you get there. Marcus Martinez, kettlebell expert, creator of the Kettlebell Difference and Master Trainer at Onnit Academy, recently posted this kettlebell complex for …

Workouts

FYI These 3 Plank Moves Engage More Muscles Than Crunches

They’ll work more than just your core.<p>Planks may be challenging, but they’re also an exercise that can literally be done anywhere. Plank at the gym, …

Workouts

How to Blur a Background and Create Bokeh in Photoshop

One of the classic characteristics of a great portrait is a sharp subject set against a blurry background. This tutorial will teach you how to …

Tutorials

Exercise Programs for Middle-Aged Men

Middle age generally brings a stiffening of your blood vessels and a drop in testosterone levels accompanied by a loss of lean muscle tissue and …

Exercise

5 guitar tricks you can learn from Eric Johnson

<b>Eric Johnson’s professional career began back in the late 1960s with the band Mariani (he was only 15 at the time) followed in 1974-77 by a stint</b> …

Guitar

8 Top-Rated Hiking Trails near South Lake Tahoe

On the shores and mountains that ring the sparkling blue waters and turquoise bays of Lake Tahoe, hiking trails lead to peaks, waterfalls, inland …

Hiking

A Local's Guide to Big Sur Hiking & Things To Do

Looking for tips on hiking Big Sur? Where to eat? Things to do? Keep reading!<p>A Local’s Guide to Big Sur Hiking & Other Things To Do<p>Looking for the …

Hiking