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Create a low-poly portrait in Photoshop Illustrator

Graphics

How to Create Grunge Effect in Photoshop in 8 Simple Steps – A Video Tutorial

This simple and effective video tutorial by Glyn Dewis. Here are 8 simple steps to create grunge effect in Photoshop.• Levels Adjustment<br>• Add contrast to …

Tutorials

Using Levels in Photoshop to Image Correct Color and Contrast

You will learn how to colour correct your images and enhance contrast using the Levels Tool in Photoshop

18 Essential Free Photoshop Tutorials for Black and White Photography Lovers

Black and white can add drama and emotion to many different kinds of photographs. There are however, many different ways to convert your digital …

5 Free Online Courses to Improve Your Photography

MOOCs – or massive open online courses, offer free or low-cost access to top-notch courses taught by university professors and professionals. Whether …

Higher Education

California road trips

California is the third-largest state in the USA, and you could easily spend weeks navigating its blue highways and rural byways, safely distant from the nerve-jangling, always-jammed interstate system. These classic road-tripping routes are soaked in enough epic scenery to make each deliciously …

Hiking

Southern California's top luxury experiences

Home to a galaxy of movie stars, many of the USA’s most famously wealthy zip codes and over 300 days of sunshine every year, Southern California is the perfect place to satisfy your craving for a little – or maybe a lot of – luxury. Whether you aim to hit the beaches or unwind at a sybaritic spa, …

California

Driving California's Sierra Nevada

Drive up into the lofty Sierra Nevada, which conservationist John Muir called ‘The Range of Light.’ Here you can witness earth-shaking waterfalls, hug towering trees, clamber up granite domes and camp out in high-country meadows where wildflowers bloom.<p>This article is an excerpt from the thorough …

National Parks

First time Los Angeles: discover the best of the City of Angels

People think they know Los Angeles, even, sometimes especially, if they’ve never been: a land of starstruck dreamers, Tinseltown magic, traffic-numbed freeways, silicone-inflated bimbos and jacked-up himbos.<p>But dig deeper and your first trip will be a lot more surprising – and rewarding. America’s …

California

9 Ways to Become More Creative in the Next 10 Minutes | Inc.com

Modern culture often labels creativity as natural gift. Artists get showered with praise and proclamations of "you're so <i>talented</i>," but truthfully, talent has little to do with it.<p>Creativity is a skill to be learned, practiced, and developed, just like any other. Juggling takes practice, as does …

Creativity

The Ultimate List of Online Resources for Being a Better Photographer

We thought it would be helpful to put together a list of resources that photographers generally use and how they use them. This is a bit of a “living …

Ricoh GR: Specialties

On this page, I collect Ricoh GR specialties, that is, functions that are special for the GR or that you may not know because they are buried …

What I Talk About When I Talk About Gears - Ricoh GR

Gear talk - A closer look, my Ricoh GR review

Here's my Ricoh GR review. You won't find any technical stuff in it. It about the Ricoh as a photgraphic tool. That's what I bought it for. What I …

Cameras

Ricoh GR: Links

On this page, I present selected links related to the Ricoh GR camera (APS-C model only), Ricoh, as well as discussion forums and other information …

5 Rolls Of Film That Should Be On Your Analog Camera’s Bucket List

Film photography has made a huge comeback in recent years. Some photographers have even given up all their digital goods for a full investment in …

Tips and Tricks for the Ricoh GR

By aleksanderpolo in Ricoh GR on Aug 24, 2013<p><b>First a Little Bit of History</b><p>I am a little late as a Ricoh user. The first time I was conscious of Ricoh …

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 …

10 Principles of Good Street Photography

Recently I’ve been getting really into Dieter Rams and his zen and minimalist philosophies when it comes to design. He has a famous list of “10 …

The Ricoh Gr is saved by Ray Sachs

That’s Ray up above with the Nikon Coolpix A. Nice camera, great guy. To the story…..<p>As you all know I’ve been struggling with the Gr because there …

Cameras

The Fundamental Considerations of Basic Portrait Photography

Portrait photography has and always will be a huge source of fascination for photographers, but there are quite a few tricks to getting a great …

Be Shallow - A Guide to Wide Aperture Photography

One of the many things that often differentiates a photographer from a snap shooter is the use of depth of field. Shallow depth of field is one of …

Landscape Photography

5 Toys and Tricks to Improve Your Light Painting

It’s easy to plateau when you’re experimenting with light painting photography, and as a result, this fun genre can often turn into a flash in the …

How to Use Channel Mixer in Photoshop to Create Amazing Black and White Images

In the early days of digital, one of the biggest criticisms was that black and white images were nowhere near as good as their film based …

A Quick And Dirty Fun Black And White Portrait Collage Tutorial

I seldom do black and white shots but my girlfriend found a shot in the internet of Chris Hemsworth (I know, I know….) and I needed to take my shot …

These Ideas Will Get Your Street Photography Rocking

Street photography is a great window into the human condition. Henri Cartier-Bresson, who was one of the founding fathers of modern photojournalism, …

Street Photography

7 Fórmulas Fotográficas que Nunca Fallan

Las cámaras digitales de la actualidad cada vez son más inteligentes. Son capaces de realizar operaciones al instante que antes había que calcular. …

20 Special Effects Photography Tutorials

Learning how to do beautiful photography special effects can give a lot of enjoyment for some of us amateur photographers. The great thing is that …

5 Tips for Photographers Who Want to Break Into The Fine Art Marketplace

Making the jump from a hobbyist to a professional artist takes not only skills as a photographer, but also requires a good deal of business smarts …

Convierte fácilmente tus fotos en bonitas acuarelas

Hoy te traemos un estupendo videotutorial con el que aprenderás fácilmente y paso a paso a convertir en acuarela cualquiera de tus fotografías. …