Ian Millar

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It’s A Big One!

Adobe has released updates for Lightroom. Versions 6.6 and 2015.6 are now available. Open Lightroom, go to the Help Menu at the top, and choose …

What a Cyclorama is (and Why You Need One)

Photography is one of those fields that has hundreds of scientific, technological and creative terms associated with it. There's no real surprise in …

How to sell one photo for $20,000 by Ben Evans

How To Sell 1 Photo For $20,000+ Online (Really) By Ben Evans Every photographer wanting to make some money from their camera ought to take an …

Nine: Simple One-page PSD Template

This is a layered landing page perfect to feature your new app. It makes an smart use of gradients over shapes and backgrounds, all encased in a fl...<p>…

Graphic Design

It Takes Just Four Minutes To Explain the Entire Universe

In need of a quick refresher course on, well, the science of pretty much everything? Here’s a cheeky, irreverent summation of the universe in just …

11 Orgasm Hacks You Need to Try

No. 4 will get you there for sure.<p>Orgasms, like a coffee shop that knows exactly how much foam you want in your latte, can be elusive. You have a general understanding of what you're supposed to do down there, but when it comes to partnered sex, you just can't make it click. Cosmopolitan.com spoke …

Everything You Need to Know About Sharpening in Lightroom and Photoshop | 3 Colors

In this video, you'll learn the techniques and the best settings for getting the perfect results sharpening your images in both Lightroom and …

Shoot & edit like a pro: Adobe Digital Photography Training

If you take pride in your photography or you’d like to learn how to master the tools and techniques of the pros, TNW Deals has an incredible offer to put you on the fast track to professional-grade photography.<p>For a limited time, you can take a full 98 percent off the price of the Adobe Digital …

Should You Hire or DIY Your Website?

When you’re starting out money is usually an issue and most bootstrapping business owners think that choosing to go DIY (Do it Yourself) is often the …

Business Strategy

6 Easy Ways to Speed Up Your Awful Wi-Fi Network

Dropped connections, an ever-spinning update wheel, slow-loading webpages—these fist-clenching symptoms of shoddy Wi-Fi connections make wireless …

The software behind Futurama is going open source

Toonz creates software you’ve probably never heard of but you’ve likely seen countless TV shows and movies made using its products.<p>The company’s main product is a piece of enterprise animation software that helps with scanning and cleanup of drawings, editing, animation and compositing.<p>Toonz was …

Should you upgrade Xbox One with an SSD?

Having seen the worthwhile results of SSD and hybrid drive upgrades on PlayStation 4, it's now Xbox One's turn in the test seat. With its stock …

Lightroom Tip: Set The Copyright For The New Year

It is very important that our images are correctly labeled with copyright and contact information for purposes of intellectual property protection …

Tutorials

Our brains can be fooled into healthier eating

Labelling and tax are not the only answers – we must be smarter if we are to tackle the obesity crisis<p>Our experience of being human starts with food. It’s central to the journey that our species took to get here. As we evolved, we began to use tools that were associated with food; either the …

Trick: Erase Stubble in Seconds with Photoshop’s Dust and Scratch Tool

Here’s a short and simple 45-second video tutorial by UK glamour photographer Markp, who shows a trick for quickly removing a patch of stubble from a …

Tutorials

How To Turn Your Old Smartphone Into A Smart Mirror

A reflective dashboard for your morning routine<p>Ditch your Post-it notes for reminders built right into a mirror. Software engineer Hannah Mittelstaedt programmed an old Android tablet to show time, weather, and other information in bright letters on a dark background. Place the device behind a …

How to Use Fill Light to Improve Your Portraits

As you advance in your photography know-how, a natural evolution will be your desire to light elements of your photographs in a way that you find …

5 Quick and Simple Lightroom Edits to make your Images Pop

Since its original release, Adobe’s Lightroom has grown into perhaps one of the best tools a photographer can use. Initially designed as an image …

7 tax strategies the rich don't want you to know

You work hard for your money but, unfortunately, Uncle Sam takes a bite out of every paycheck for income and other taxes. And if you're in the middle class, you probably think that bite is a little bit too big.<p>According to a 2015 Gallup poll, nearly half of Americans — 46 percent — believe the …

How to Overpower the Sun With Flash

Shooting with natural light can lead to beautiful landscapes and portraits, but controlling the sun is difficult—you need reflectors, the right …

This WWII Rifle Training Video Can Teach You How to Hold a Camera Steady

We’ve written before on how photographers can use marksmanship techniques to stabilize a camera for sharper handheld photos. If you’d like to learn …

New Lightroom HDR

Author Topic: New Lightroom HDR (Read 27841 times)<p>« <b>on:</b> April 22, 2015, 08:57:33 AM »<p>Not a big time HDR guy, but the new HDR merge in Lightroom CC is …

Here’s What You Need to Know About Aperture, F-Stops, and Depth of Field

A lot has been said and written about aperture, f-stops and depth of field on PictureCorrect and elsewhere on the Internet. But rarely do you get a …

Depth Of Field

“Recoil 3” Takes 800-HP Trophy Truck Sasquatch-Hunting (W/Video)

Racer BJ Baldwin chases Bruce the Sasquatch.<p>Sasquatch, aka Big Foot, has proven to be an elusive creature for those trying to prove his existence. In this new Gymkhana-esque video, racer BJ Baldwin hunts Bruce the Sasquatch in his 800-hp off-road Trophy Truck.<p>The video begins with Baldwin tracking …

Abandoned Buildings

The Best Foods That Will Help You Lose Weight Fast

Wouldn’t it be great if life came with a magic remote control that made the bad parts speed up and the good parts slow down? You could hit FF at the …

5 Good Reasons You Should Get the Latest Lightroom Upgrade

If you’re a photo-fanatic, there is a lot to keep up with. New camera models are being announced way too often, firmware updates, fancy new lenses …

10 Things Beginning Photographers Should Know

1. There is no magic camera that makes you a great photographer – no more than there is a magic set of golf clubs that will make you a pro golfer or …

16 Quick & Easy Tips To Keep You Shooting In Spite Of Bad Weather

Bad weather has the potential to make great photos–you just have to be willing to brave the elements to get the shot. And knowing a thing or two …

This $5,900 Workstation Lets You Post-Process Your Photos Lying Down

Sitting for long periods of time has been shown to be bad for your health, leading more and more people to adopt other positions for working at a …