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Luminosity Masking versus Blend If in Photoshop

Blake, what is the difference between using Blend If and Luminosity Masking?”<p>It is a great question, and my answer usually goes something like …

Photoshop

A Technique for Clean Sharpening in Photoshop

For landscape photographers, sharpening is a touchy subject. It has its benefits as well as its pitfalls. For example, sharpening without introducing …

Eating This Way Can Improve Heart Health

Scientific evidence continues to mount that mindfulness is a fount of health and wellbeing. Recent research finds that mindfulness meditation—a …

20 of the Best Kettlebell Exercises of All Time

Kettlebells make your gym and home workouts exponentially better—we’d say easier, but that’s not really the case. An all-in-one fitness tool that …

How to Enhance Skin Texture With Sharpening and Luminosity Masks

Keeping a fair amount of texture seems to be an issue for a lot of photographers and retouchers. No matter what technique they use to clean the skin …

Tutorials

How to Properly Resize Images in Photoshop

First, let’s open our photograph in Photoshop by going to File->Open and selecting the photograph we want to edit:<p>Make sure to pick the full …

If you pick one vitamin, make it this one

A pharmacy wall stocked with vitamins can be overwhelming to scan. So if you could incorporate only one into your routine, which should it be?<p>We put this question to Dr. Arielle Levitan and Dr. Romy Block, who penned "The Vitamin Solution: Two Doctors Clear the Confusion About Vitamins and Your …

Wellness

Improve Your Portraits With This Simple Shoulder Trick

A lot of us don’t like the way we look in photos. Despite what it says about our collective self-esteem (not to mention an oversaturation of perfect …

TED Talks

How One Very Traditional Painter Created Her First iPad Pro Art

Tiffany Bozic was perfectly happy applying acrylic paint to maple panels. Then Apple called.<p>For years, San Francisco-based artist Tiffany Bozic wasn’t the least bit tempted to try her hand at creating imagery on an iPad.<p>“My bread and butter is making paintings that sell in galleries,” she explains. …

50 Simple Things You Can Do To Be A Real Leader

It isn't rocket science. It is all about perseverance, hard work, love and empathy. Here are 50 surefire things you can do to be a real leader.

Love

Happiness Researcher Dispels A Big Myth About Joy

It's not the same as pleasure, says Shawn Achor. In fact, it's the opposite.<p>If you were to ask people what experiences makes them happy, you'd get a variety of answers that typically center around things that make them feel pleasure. A big bear-hug from their child, catching a glimpse of a sunset …

Getting Creative with Aurora Photography

<b>Paul Zizka</b> is a Banff-based outdoor and travel photographer. He specializes in images of the Canadian Rockies, adventurous pursuits, and remote …

The GoPro drone’s killer feature could be a 360-degree camera

Looking for clues in all directions<p>"Take a moment to look around you."<p>Maybe it's because we just spent a year over-analyzing <i>Star Wars</i> trailers, but I'm beginning to think GoPro CEO Nick Woodman is trying to tell us something in the teaser video for the company's forthcoming drone. It sounds like …

How to Shoot Portraits with Christmas Lights

Holidays are just around the corner, and with holidays come dazzling colored Christmas lights. It is but natural that you try and capture photos of …

Christmas Lights

The Photoshop Color Adjustment Tools

<b>Any color adjustment tool, in any software—past, current or future—works</b> (or does not work) based on the control it offers over one or more of the …

Interesting Photo of the Day: Infrared Long Exposure of an Iconic Icelandic Waterfall

Small yet mighty Kirkjufellsfoss Waterfall, which is located near the town of Grundarfjörðu, may be one of West Iceland’s most photographed …

Are you using Adobe Creative Cloud Libraries?

Adobe Creative Cloud’s Libraries feature allows you to access, organize and share assets between your desktop and mobile apps, as well as other …

New OAXIS Wellness Line Helps You Make Healthier Choices (video)

OAXIS has this week launched their new OAXIS Wellness Line that has been designed to <i>“to empower users to both make healthier choices and make them</i> …

The First 3 Photoshop Blend Modes You Need to Understand

Photoshop can be extremely intimidating to learn, but once you start to get a grasp on some of the tools it has to offer, you’ll wonder how you ever …

How to Delete Old iCloud Backups & Free Up More Storage Space on iPhone

If you’ve recently upgraded your iPhone, you’ve probably noticed that your older iOS device still appears on iCloud’s list of backups. These old iCloud backups could be taking up a lot of unnecessary storage space and don’t do you any good either. All the documents, data, and settings you need …

iCloud