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How to Use the Perspective Warp Tool in Adobe Photoshop

No matter how you try to compensate while taking a photograph, many things you shoot will end up distorted in the end product. Personally, I don’t …

Tutorials

These Basic Color Theory Tricks Will Take Your Images to New Levels

It’s obvious that color is important in our work; Hand selecting that perfect blend can take our images from decent to legendary. And it's not just …

Color Theory

5 Ways to Get Perfect Colors in Photoshop

Getting the colors in your photos right can be surprisingly difficult. There's lots of ways in which colors can be off and even more ways to …

Tutorials

Learn 28 Powerful Photoshop Tips, Tricks, and Hacks in Just 20 Minutes (VIDEO)

This post-processing tutorial from Nathaniel Dodson is a bit different from others we have shared. While Dodson typically devotes an entire video to …

Tutorials

13 High-Protein One-Pot Soup and Stew Recipes

Growing up, my mom was very, very into soups and stews. She'd make them all year long, whether it was scorching hot or freezing cold outside—some …

Cooking

10 Healthy Make-Ahead Lunches to Bring to Work

If you've been on Instagram lately, you know that make-ahead lunches are so much more than wilted salads and droopy sandwiches. In fact, a packed …

Healthy Eating

6 Healthy Crock-Pot Recipes For Women Who Have Literally Zero Time

Ah, the slow cooker. This staple of the ’70s housewife has become one of our most trusted kitchen gadgets—especially when it comes to eating healthy. …

Food

5 Easy Freezer Marinades Perfect for Chicken or Pork

While marinades are brilliant at turning cuts of meat that can often dry out when cooked into flavorful, moist meals, it's easy to forget to plan …

Whole Grain

Make the Clone Stamp Tool Aware of Your Image's Perspective

The Clone Stamp tool is without the shadow of a doubt one tool that everyone who works with Photoshop uses on a regular basis. It’s quite an …

Tutorials

Make Difficult Selections Using Alpha Channels in Photoshop

In this 12-minute tutorial by PiXimperfect, learn how to use alpha channels in Photoshop to make “insanely difficult” selections. An example …

Inverting Your Photo in Photoshop for Natural Color Correction

There are plenty of ways you can color correct an image, but here’s a technique you might not have learned before. this technique from In this …

How to Dramatically Shape the Light of a Landscape Photo in Lightroom

Lightroom’s adjustment brushes allow you to apply local adjustments to specific areas in your photos — great for landscape photography. In this …

Tutorials

An Internet-Famous Cookie Worthy of Baking in Real Life

Last fall, an aberrant chocolate chip cookie turned up in my Instagram feed. As wide as a salad plate and flat as a flounder, it appeared thin, but it was somehow layered with slabs of chocolate. Oddest of all, it was ringed, like a tree trunk — as if a chunk of chocolate had been dropped in the …

Dessert

Using Radial Gradients in Photoshop to Draw Attention

So much of post-processing revolves around editing to bring more attention to your subject, whether that be a person, a waterfall, or whatever you …

Tutorials

17 Delicious Ways to Eat Butternut Squash

It seems like every time I walk into a grocery store from the months of September to January, I end up with a butternut squash in my cart whether …

Healthy Eating

5 Ways to Change the Color of ANYTHING in Photoshop

They will look at the simple masked Hue/Sat adjustment layer, the Color and Hue blend modes, converting white (or black) to a color, targeting an …

21 Slow Cooker Recipes That'll Inspire You To Pull Out The Crock Pot

People who own a slow cooker know that this kitchen appliance is truly great. No other appliance can cook you dinner while you’re at work, and reward you with the sweet smell of a delicious meal when you walk through the door.<p>And that’s not all. This appliance is also a master at breakfast recipes, …

Cooking

How To Make The Best Chocolate Chip Cookies, According To 5 Expert Bakers

There’s no cookie more universally loved than the chocolate chip cookie, so we all owe it to ourselves to bake the best darn chocolate chip cookies we can possibly make ― for us, for our friends and family, and for the dignity of the chocolate chip cookie itself.<p>We’re here with help. We reached out …

Dessert

Create Unique and Dramatic Black and White Images With This Technique

There are approximately 2,374,890 (and counting) ways to create a black and white image. However, this technique stood out to me a bit for its …

How to Reduce or Remove Eye Bags in Photoshop

There are tons of different ways and several products on the market that people buy to reduce the appearance of bags under their eyes. So it …

Tutorials

Using LAB Color in Photoshop to Add Color and Punch to Photos

The LAB color space is particularly useful for boosting colors and definition in images due to the way it handles colors when compared to RGB and …

One Bowl, No Measurements: Chocolate Cake, As Easy As Can Be

At first glance, this bare bones recipe may look like something from a technical challenge on Great British Bake Off, but the absence of measurements <i>is</i> intentional. This is what I like to call a “no-measure cake” (as in, no measuring spoons or cups needed), and the recipe is so foolproof it’ll turn …

3 Lightroom Tricks That Will Change How You Edit Photos

Lightroom is a fairly straightforward and simple piece of software to get your head around. But, like anything, there are always shortcuts and tricks …

How to Fix Harsh Shadows Using Photoshop

One of the most distracting things you can have on a subject is unintentional harsh shadows. Once they're there, they can be very tricky to deal with …

Tutorials

CookingLight_Hi-Contrast_Reg_WEB

Step 1<p>Heat a large skillet over medium-high. Add oil; swirl to coat. Add beef, and cook in 2 batches, turning occasionally, until browned on all …

Want to Raise Mentally Strong Kids? Do These 3 Things (Most Parents Don't Do Any of Them) | Inc.com

Challenges, hardship, and setbacks are inevitable. Teaching kids to build mental muscle helps them become resilient. It's also the key to helping them reach their greatest potential in life.<p>But, it's easy to get so caught up in day-to-day issues, like homework and soccer practice, that you forget …

Self-help

Cauliflower White Bean Soup

In a medium pot over medium heat, heat olive oil. Add onion and cook, stirring, until slightly soft, about 2 minutes. Add garlic, season with salt …

Cauliflower

We Promise You Won't Get Bored of Summer Salads With These 15 Recipes - One Green Planet

There’s nothing like a nice, refreshing, crunchy salad to ward off the heat and keep us feeling light on a warm summer day. If you’re like us and …

Healthy Eating