Gail Commandeur

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How to Create Intense Portraits in Lightroom

Many times when you are processing portraits in Lightroom or Photoshop you are working towards a soft, pleasing look. However, with some portraits …

Tutorials

The best walks in South America (that aren't the Inca Trail)

The best walks in South America (that aren't the Inca Trail!)<p>Inca history, alien landscapes and little-trodden trails: South America offers hikers …

South America

High Magnification Macro Photography on a Budget

Hey folks, my name is Siddhant Sahu, I am a 16 years old aspiring photographer from India. I have been shooting macro photographs for about a year …

Macro Photography

How to Buy Used Photography and Camera Gear

There are loads and loads of benefits to purchasing used gear. For starters, you know that it’s working fine in most cases because someone has …

Selling

Tutorial: Focus Stacking for Landscape Photography

<i>Max Foster lives in Minneapolis, MN and specializes in travel photography from around the world. He focuses on landscape and cityscape images, and</i> …

Tutorials

Skateboarding in Kabul

Photographer Jessica Fulford-Dobson is the latest to use her lens to capture NGO Skateistan's students in Kabul. The project, started in 2007 by Australian Oliver Percovich, aims to mix studies with sport with the priority of getting girls from poor and displaced families back into full-time …

Afghanistan

How much of the Conservatives' 2010 election manifesto was implemented?

Promises about the big changes that the coalition ended up implementing, from major welfare cuts to a shake-up of the NHS, were mostly absent from the 2010 manifesto. Most of the minor pledges have been met but some significant ones – such as eliminating the bulk of the deficit – have not<p>The …

Chris Grayling

Ex-guards get lengthy prison sentences for Iraq shootings

WASHINGTON (AP) — Rejecting pleas for mercy, a federal judge on Monday sentenced former Blackwater security guard Nicholas Slatten to life in prison …

U.S. Dept. of State

Introduction to Shooting During the Blue Hour

The majority of photographers talk about the Golden Hour like it’s the most perfect time to shoot all the time, any time. Talk to the pros, the ones …

Landscape Photography

South Africa's ageing white mercenaries who helped turn tide on Boko Haram

Battle-hardened soldiers, many of them paramilitary leftovers of the apartheid regime, have pursued private wars simply to put bread on the table<p>Leon Lotz was once a member of the Koevoet – “crowbar” in Afrikaans – a paramilitary police unit created by South Africa’s apartheid regime to root out …

Africa

A Yazidi captive's tale: Sold by ISIS as a sex slave

<b>Duhok, Iraqi Kurdistan (CNN) —</b> In the canvas expanse of the Shariya refugee camp, thousands of Yazidis live within hearing distance of one of Iraqi Kurdistan's frontlines with ISIS.<p>The vast majority of the camp's occupants are from the town of Sinjar and fled the ISIS assault there back in August. …

Yazidis