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Here’s How to Do Full Body Retouching of Swimsuit Photos Using Photoshop (Video Tutorial)

How does swimwear photographer Anita Sadowska do it? That’s the question we ask again and again while checking out her jaw-dropping swimsuit …

Tutorials

This Map Shows Where Your House Was on Pangea

The view might have been a little bit different<p>Earth has changed a lot over millions of years, but real estate is forever. That's the idea behind software engineer Ian Webster's tool which allows users to find where their home address would have been on the ancient mega-continent Pangea.<p>The tool …

Earth Science

The Science Behind Happy Relationships

When it comes to relationships, most of us are winging it. We’re exhilarated by the early stages of love, but as we move onto the general grind of …

Happiness

Beauty Photography

In this short video, Jeff Rojas discusses how you can create an ethereal portrait with a two light setup. <b><br>Camera Settings:</b><p>1/200, f/8.0, ISO</b> …

Photography

How to Disagree with Someone More Powerful than You

Your boss proposes a new initiative you think won’t work. Your senior colleague outlines a project timeline you think is unrealistic. What do you say when you disagree with someone who has more power than you do? How do you decide whether it’s worth speaking up? And if you do, what exactly should …

Leadership

Here’s a Super Simple Way to Shoot Dramatic Backlit Portrait Photographs (VIDEO)

Daniel Norton is a NY-based photographer known for his striking portrait and fashion images, and in this quick tutorial he demonstrates one of his …

New MeerLICHT Telescope Can Track Deep Space — Here’s How It Works

A cosmic set of eyes and ears.<p>Throughout history, astronomers have used both optical and radio telescopes to see and hear the universe. Now, a new …

Automatically Remove People From Your Images in Photoshop

It is nearly impossible to take a photo in some locations without people or cars disrupting the image. Of course you can edit out these objects, but …

Tutorials

You Can Watch 99 Hours of Free Online Photography Classes from the School of Visual Arts (SVA)

Here’s something photo-related you can do over the long Memorial Day weekend coming up. The School of Visual Arts in New York City has 99 hours of …

Photography

Three Cheap Options to Achieve Beautiful Diffused Light

<i>Setting up a studio? You’ll definitely need some diffusers, but there’s no need to break the bank to get beautiful diffused light.</i><p>Whether you’re …

40 Things You Should Know About a Home By Age 40

Home repair is learned over time<p>Even if a power outage stops your well pump or the city water supply, you can still flush the toilet. Dump a couple …

Home Improvement

Make a Lego-like version of yourself, or gift one to a friend

Lego is the one toy adults pretend to outgrow, but never truly do. Because if that 5,000-piece box of Star Wars Legos was sitting right beside you, …

Yoda Bookend Uses the Force to Keep Your Shelf Organized

Master Yoda is a beloved part of the Star Wars universe, and now, it's not only Luke Skywalker that gets to benefit from his help. Your books can have a much needed boost thanks to this charming Yoda bookend, which features a slanted metal frame and a tiny portrait of the Jedi master. When in use, …

How to Edit Photos like Steve McCurry: The Art of Removing Distractions

We’ve got a fun article today in which we post-process <i>photojournalistic</i>-style photos and polish them in an <i>artistic</i> way. Much like Steve McCurry did …

Video: Classic lighting set-ups you should know

<b>With modern LED lighting it's easier than ever to create classic lighting set-ups for portraiture. Check out our behind-the-scenes video with</b> …

How to Pose Someone Who’s Never Modeled

Working with professional models, those who know exactly what moves to make and how to position their bodies, can be a rewarding experience. However, …

4 Sensuous Lighting Set-Ups for Capturing Glamour Photography (VIDEO)

While Glamour photography might not be everyone’s cup of tea, there are still many photographers out there who specialize in this revealing type of …

How to Price Your Photography Services

You've bought the camera, you've mastered the techniques, you're ready for business. What are your prices? This helpful video will give you some good …

Photography

The Single Worst Way to Respond to Customer Complaints (and How to Avoid It)

People want to protect the freedom they feel entitled to, and it creates a recipe for customer service disaster.<p>Exceptional customer service is critical to keeping your business humming. Getting there can involve all kinds of strategies, but the real key is to grasp that most difficult customer- …

Self-help

How to Cut Your Photo Editing Time in Half

Editing photos after a shoot can be extremely time-consuming, especially if you have not spent some time optimizing your workflow. If you’d like to …

Tutorials

The Affordable Makeup Brushes That Aren't a False Economy

Drugstore makeup brushes are a particularly tricky corner of the high-street beauty world to navigate. While the prices may be considerably lower …

Learn the Difference Between a Variety of Lighting Modifiers for Beauty, Fashion, and Portraiture

If you shoot a lot portraits or beauty work, you likely spend a lot of your time thinking about lighting, including what the right modifier for the …

7 Ways to Enhance Eyes in Photoshop

Here’s an in-depth 28-minute tutorial from the Photoshop Training Channel that will show you how to enhance and create amazing eyes in portrait …

How To Edit like Sean Archer

People are crazy about Irene Rudnyk´s last video tutorial about how to shoot like one of the most famous photographers in 500px , Sean Archer. Now, …

Science reveals 7 secrets to an amazing relationship

Everybody would love to have an amazing relationship. But most of the advice you get isn't from real experts. Whaddya say we just go ahead and fix …

How to Add Text to Any Object Using Photoshop

Sometimes, a photo needs a little text to really complete the message or the look, but slapping it on without trying to blend it in just makes it …

9 Surprising Signs You're an Exceptional Boss (That Most People Never Consider)

Some traits seem to go unnoticed, but where great leadership is concerned, they can make all the difference.<p>Many people are good bosses. Some people are great bosses.<p>A handful go even further: They're phenomenal, not only because of what you see them do but also because of what you don't see them …

Leadership

A professor who studied relationships for 50 years says this is how you make love last

A professor has analysed more than 1,100 studies on relationships to compile a list of strategies to making love last.<p>Brian Ogolsky, professor in human development and family studies at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, looked at every piece of academic research published on the topic of …

This 1 Word Will Make You a More Effective Leader Today

Stop being so responsive. Instead, protect your time and energy for the things that matter most.<p>Leadership is hard work, and good leaders spend countless hours learning the skills we need to (hopefully) become great.<p>That's why when I found out about this incredibly simple technique for improving my …

Leadership