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The Ultimate UX Guide to Color Design – Muzli -Design Inspiration

A bookmark-able guide detailing the fundamentals of color theory and practice for designers<p>“In nature, light creates the color. In the picture, color …

Tutorials

Here's How People From 1893 Imagined What We Would Be Wearing From Every Decade Up To the 1990s

These illustrations from a delightful piece called the “Future Dictates of Fashion” by W. Cade Gall and published in the January 1893 issue of <i>The</i> …

The Classroom or Library as a Maker Space

Makerspaces, Maker Education, STEM, and STEAM are gaining lots of traction in Kindergarten though college level education. Articles, resources on …

Makerspaces

Vegan Burgers - The Washington Post

Heat a large skillet over medium heat, then add 4 tablespoons of the oil. Once the oil shimmers, add the onions and cook, stirring frequently, until softened and well browned, 15 to 20 minutes. Transfer the onions to a large mixing bowl. Wipe out the skillet but no need to wash it; you'll be using …

Landscape photo editing tips

Many beginner photographers find photo editing (post-processing) scary and a lot of them believe editing is about manipulating the photos. This is …

How To Create a Portrait Composite

In various forms of photography, being able to composite several photos into one final image is an important skill set. In the world of portraiture, …

Sunny 16, Seeing Light, and Improving Your Digital Photography with Analog Techniques

<i>Pro Tip:</i> The Sunny 16 rule dictates that, on a perfectly shadowless sunny day, you set your aperture to f16 and your shutter speed becomes the …

Photography

5 Tips by Photographers Who Have Mastered the Portrait

People are arguably the most difficult subject to photograph. Connecting with someone quickly can be a challenge, and unpredictable personalities and …

Body Language

Photographer of the Month: Thomas Heaton

I’m really excited to share this month’s inspirational photographer: Thomas Heaton. Many of you might already know of him through his engaging …

NASA makes their entire media library publicly accessible and copyright free

No matter if you enjoy taking or just watching images of space, NASA has a treat for you. They have made their entire collection of images, sounds, …

Famous B&W Photos Turned into Color by a 21-Year-Old Whiz

Marina Amaral is a 21-year-old Brazilian retoucher who is receiving widespread acclaim for her work adding color to famous historical B&W …

Winston Churchill

Photographer Brings Russian Fairy Tales to Life in Artistic Portraits

Photographer Margarita Kareva brings the beautiful mystery of Russian fairy tales to life through her fantastical portraits. Employing elaborate costumes and surreal props, each image is a peek into a mysterious, magical world. Kareva calls these vignettes <i>Plein Air</i>, as they take place among the …

Our messed-up relationship with food has a long history. It started with butter.

Have you ever eaten butter by the spoon? Butter without toast to prop it up or eggs to fry in it — butter for its own tangy, full-flavored, exquisite sake?<p>Elaine Khosrova does this, not infrequently. She warms a variety of types to room temperature, gets a glass of water to clear her palate between …

Getting Started in Photoshop? Here’s How to Use Layer Masks to Edit Difficult Images (VIDEO)

Last week we featured Episode 1 in a new how-to series by image-editing expert Anthony Morganti, designed for those of you new to Photoshop and …

10 DIY Hacks to Know When Buying Secondhand Finds

It's not easy nowadays to find vintage goods in great condition <i>and</i> at a bargain price. Dealers and flea market sellers are savvy to the demand for …

The Exposure Triangle: Making Sense of Aperture, Shutter Speed, and ISO

How important is exposure in photography? What are the components of exposure? What is the “Exposure Triangle”? These are the questions I will …

Shutter Speed

With his gorgeous and patiently realised black and white images, Kobayashi searches for a spiritual dimension in the calm beauty of nature

Anime

The Collection

{{slide.title}}<p>Welcome to the David Rumsey Map Collection Database and Blog. The Map Database has many viewers and the Blog has numerous categories. …

This photographer creates crazy Toy Stories using practical effects

I’m amazed by the art talented photographers can make with toys, and one of such photographers is Mitchel Wu. He creates “Toy Stories” using the toys …

100 Photography Tips by Eric Kim

Don’t compare your photos to anybody else (but yourself)<p>When in doubt, take a step closer.<p>Shoot from the gut in the streets; edit with your brain at …

9 Common Photography Mistakes — And How to Fix Them

If you're an amateur photographer, you've probably wondered how to get your pictures to look as good as the ones pros take. But there are a number of …

These Two Lightroom Tutorials Are Guaranteed to Improve Your Nature & Landscape Photographs

Most landscape and nature photographers consider Lightroom’s Graduated Filter to be almost indispensable for processing their images. The ability to …

Tutorials

Women in Photography: Juliette Mansour's Reflections | Atlanta

Every now and again I’ve been publishing stories from a blog that I personally feel is very important in society right now: it’s called Woman in …

Street Photography

Beautiful and Artistic Self-Portraits by Vivian Maier

Photographer Vivian Maier, from Chicago, is one of these artists that genius and talent were known after her death, in 2009. She was a nanny and …

13 Tips for Improving Outdoor Portraits

Outdoor Portraits present portrait photographers a variety of challenges and opportunities. Today James Pickett suggests 13 tips to help you with …

A Guide To Black and White Portraits

There is an old quote that says, “If you want to shoot fashion, shoot in color, but if you want to shoot emotion, shoot in black and white.” I don’t …

Designer Transforms Arabic Words into Illustrations of Their Literal Meanings

Architect and graphic designer Mahmoud Tammam has translated his love of word manipulation into a delightful series celebrating language. Based in Alexandria, Egypt, the creative started the project as a “personal challenge.” He explains, “I manipulate Arabic words and transform them into their …

The Under-Sung Infographics of W.E.B. Du Bois

The early Black academic who understood the value of pretty lines<p>W.E.B. Du Bois is famous for both his powerful academic research on race and class …

5 Reasons to Use Photoshop Curves Instead of Levels

You may have heard that in Photoshop, Curves are better than Levels for adjusting the brightness and contrast, and for performing color corrections …