Jianwei Yang

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US-China honeymoon over: Washington sanctions Chinese bank and sells arms to Taiwan

Experts say relationship is cooling between presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping as US loses patience over North Korea and South China Sea<p>Relations between the world’s two largest economies look to be entering a new phase of turbulence after the US punctured Chinese celebrations of the …

Does Street Photography Have an Image Problem?

<i>ATTENTION</i><i>The following views do not necessarily represent the views of the whole StreetHunters team.</i>As I fire off another frame because I’m out …

How I Shot It – Simple One Light Portrait Studio Setup in a Garage

The beautiful thing about photography is how much can be achieved with very little. A studio setup isn’t necessarily a $250/hour space with a …

Beautiful Portrait Photography by Aakaash Bali

<b>Aakaash Bali</b> is a talented 24-year-old self-taught photographer and retoucher who was born and raised in Queens, New York. Being given his first …

Jean-Philippe Lebée Photography

Travel and lifestyle photography by Jean-Philippe Lebée.Born in Northern France, Jean-Philippe Lebée is a photographer and director who is passionate …

A former banker taught herself how to code and is now a top exec at a $700 million startup

Then the 2008 financial crisis struck and Lehman Brothers collapsed.<p>Lachs left Wall Street to get an MBA, hoping that some magical moment would strike where she would know what else to do with her life.<p>"I thought that I'd be sitting in a class and just have this moment of inspiration and I'd be …

GitHub Pages and Single-Page Apps

<i>This post originally appeared on my personal blog.</i><p>Single-Page Apps (SPAs) are all the rage right now. They make it extremely easy to build …

Flash Photography: Taking Photos With vs. Without Flash

<b>Without flash:</b> When taking photos without flash, you’re relying on the image sensor being sensitive enough to capture as much information about the …

This guy took a Facebook project people hated, made them love it ... and catapulted into an incredible career

The purchase seems almost quaint now, when the Valley is overrun with billion-dollar startups, but it blew the minds of Silicon Valley at the time.<p>It was also the turning point in the career for one early Facebook employee, Pete Hunt.<p>Today Hunt is the cofounding CEO of a security startup called …

The Design Trick That Makes Small Spaces Seem Larger

This is the conventional wisdom: for a small space, light colors. Dark colors can make a space feel heavy and oppressive, and they tend to soak up …

What's The Role of Visualization In Black & White Landscape Photography?

There are two different aspects to developing a black and white landscape photo in Lightroom. One is craft, where you use Lightroom’s sliders and …

10+ Honest Pictures Of Russia You’ll Never See On Postcards By Street Photographer Alexander Petrosyan

Photographer Alexander Petrosyan has spent years and years discovering and documenting infinite layers of St. Petersburg. His wide collection - not …

Is Street Photography Killing Itself?

Is the most egalitarian form of photography, ‘street photography’, being destroyed by its own popularity? Is such a thing even possible? I won’t …

Street Photography

Believe It Or Not: The 3 Deadly Photography Sins

A drunk guy in a bar in Amsterdam said the following to me after I told him I work as a fine-art photographer: “So man, you love that photo stuff, …

How to Shoot Golden Hour Portraits That Require Less Editing

Spring is here; it’s a time for golden hour portraits and photographers to get excited about chasing the light in the creation of the killer photo. …

Shutter Speed

Shutter Speed Chart as a Photographer's Cheat Sheet

When we talk about the Shutter Speed in photography the first thing that comes to mind is its is relationship to Exposure. The Shutter speed is the …

Building your own chatbot is a lot easier than you'd expect

Three of the undisputed kings of technology -- Microsoft, Facebook and Google -- all bet big on bots in 2016. It's too early to say whether that was a good move, but if nothing else it's clear that bots haven't seen mainstream adoption yet. If you're a believer in the technology and want to start …

What You Need to Start Your Own Photography Studio

When many of us first entered into the realm of photography, most of us had the same question: What gear should I get? What do I need? Jay P. Morgan …

The Skillfully Styled Bookshelf

A Man's Home<p>Books have been, and will continue to be for some time, a physical maker of one's curiosity and intelligence. Want to look worldly and …

Bite-Size PS Tutorials: Using the Cinematography Technique 'Crushing the Blacks' to Improve Your Images

Generally speaking, losing detail in your image is a bad thing. However, there is a creative way to do so that is most commonly employed in …

A Photographer’s Playground

Sand dunes at sunrise, Death Valley. 1/15th sec. at f/11, 100 ISO, 127mm.When our son Kevin was little he loved sand dunes. For him the dunes were …

How to Master Street Photography

I am not a master in street photography; yet I am striving to (one day) master my street photography.<p>1. Self-mastery in street photography<p>First of …

How to Add Front Bokeh to a Portrait Using Christmas Lights

We’re all familiar with the fuzzy circles that bokeh creates usually behind our main subject, but this lesson is about creating bokeh in <i>front</i> of the …

Video Tutorials

Basic Headshot Setup to Get a Cinematic Look

Levy Moroshan wants to show you guys that with a simple tweak of his Basic Headshot setup you can get a whole new look. Something a bit more …

Photography Tips

How to Tell a Story in Your Landscape Photos

Sometimes when I go to new locations, they can be so awe-inspiring that I feel photographically challenged. When this happens, I need to take a step …

Landscape Photography

4 Lighting Principles I Wish I’d Known When I Started Photography

When I first started photography, I struggled a lot with lighting. In the beginning, we’re often told to shoot our subjects in open shade, but if you …

Photography

A Reversible Rental Bathroom Makeover Under $500

Joseph's bathroom had some decent bones. The fixtures weren't terrible or avocado green (not that there's anything wrong with green). It had plain …

This Photographer Shares Rarely-Told Stories, Infused With Empathy

Last week, Jeremy Snell described his most recent trip to me. He spoke about the grueling physical conditions at 1,500 feet underground — in the coal mines of Pakistan. These mines are hand-dug and have little infrastructure for protection. The miners were adorned in their day clothing, chiseling …

Photography

How to Capture a Person’s Soul in a Photograph

Dear friend,<p>I wanted to share some of my personal thoughts on how to capture a soul in a photograph:<p>1. Why capture a soul?<p>So when I say capturing a …

Street Photography

How-To Lighting | DIY Kino-esque Light

Kino Flo lights create a lovely, color-accurate, soft light for photos and video shoots. They’re also remarkably expensive for what seem like plastic …