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‘The Hanging Tree’ Photoshop Action Pack Sparks an Uproar and Major Backlash

A small Florida-based photo editing tool business called Seasalt & Co. is causing some big controversy after announcing an upcoming Photoshop Action …

The South Street Village - Photographs and text by Franky Verdickt | LensCulture

<i>Cities, as in dreams, are built out of desires and fears.</i><p>—Italo Calvino, <i>The Invisible Cities</i><p>The project shows the only Maoist village in China: Nanjiecun (The South Street Village). In the South Street Village, the people depicted are mere background actors in a giant epic story. The village …

Beehive Picture Hangers May Revolutionize the Way We Hang Frames on Walls

Hanging a picture frame up on a wall often isn’t the simplest of tasks, at least if you’re a perfectionist, but a new product has arrived to change …

Watch Out: There’s a ‘Bad Reviews’ Scam Targeting Photographers

Scams targeting photographers are nothing new. There’s one that we’ve seen for a few years in which the “client” asks if they can send you a check …

Slow-Motion Wedding Ring Shots Captured with Fire, Water, and Gravity

Archie and Sansan of the Manila, Philippines-based wedding videography service Alt X Videos sent in this little bit of inspiration for wedding ring …

This NASA Time-Lapse Shows 5 Years of Our Sun’s Life in 3 Glorious Minutes

NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory began observing the sun on February 11, 2010, capturing more than a photo per second for 24 hours a day since then. …

How to get Mario and Luigi outfits for your cat in Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate

Happy <i>Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate</i> release day! To celebrate the occasion, Capcom has released a free downloadable "starter pack" for people picking it up in the first month, and it comes with a pretty ridiculous bonus gift.<p>First off, to get the starter pack, you'll need to connect your 3DS to the …

Darkroom: A New iOS Photo Editor with DIY Filters, Curves, and Infinite History

Darkroom is a new photo editor for iPhones that just launched today. The app offers a number of powerful features for editing photos on iOS, …

Portraits of Famous Photographers with Their Iconic Photographs

Photographer Tim Mantoani is the man behind one of the great photo projects and books of our time. Called “Behind Photographs“, the series is a giant …

Dodging and Burning in Photoshop and How It Can Enhance Your Photos

Despite being the cutting edge of modern digital image editing, Photoshop borrows a significant number of its tools from the days of film. None more …

I used film to shoot the future of photography

90 minutes and $17 later, I had my photos on a CD<p>Once I’d finished my two rolls, I walked about 25 minutes to the nearest Camera no Kitamura, a ubiquitous photo store chain that I figured would be my best bet for speedy development. Roughly 90 minutes, 2,080 yen (about $17), and one drawn-out iced …

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This 9-x-12-inch softcover personal photo essay is lovingly laid out and printed on matte paper. The 28 pages include a mix of published and …

5 Effective Ways to Achieve Smooth Skin in Your Portraits Using Photoshop

Every portrait photographer strives to achieve the best-looking skin in his or her portrait images. As much as it seems so, this is not an easy task …

What Every Photographer Needs to Know About Creating an Online Portfolio

We should clear up one myth before we continue, a photographic portfolio is not the preserve of the professional photographer. Yes, in the days …

This gorgeous pixel version of The Simpsons intro is amazing

Pixel artists Paul Robertson and Ivan Dixon have recreated the iconic opening to <i>The Simpsons</i> for a tribute video that's so fantastic, it's hard to believe it's not official. Featuring music from Jeremy Dower, an interpretation of Danny Elfman's theme, the pixelated, chippy take on <i>The Simpsons</i>' …

Fahrenheit: Indigo Prophecy Remastered revives Quantic Dream's game for PC, mobile

Quantic Dream's interactive narrative action game <i>Indigo Prophecy</i> — known as <i>Fahrenheit</i> outside of North America — has been re-released for modern PCs and mobile platforms by publisher Aspyr under the name <i>Fahrenheit: Indigo Prophecy Remastered</i>.<p>Built for iOS, Linux, Mac and Windows PC, <i>Fahrenheit:</i> …

The Magical Fairy Tale-Inspired Portraits of Ukrainian Photographer Anita Anti

Anita Anti is a photographer based in Ukraine who uses elaborate costumes, props, and makeup to create magical portraits that are often inspired by …

I Totally Want This Camera Bag That Looks Like a Normal Bag

Camera bags are not only almost always ugly, but they also shout to the world that you are carrying expensive objects around. The Brevitē is a …

20 yr old Xin Li turns her raw emotions into astonishing photographs

Its hard to believe when someone of this caliber and artistically mature like Xin Li is just 20 year old. I was totally taken back by her …

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The Sunny 16 Rule - how to take photos without the use of a light-meter

<i>On a sunny day, from spring to autumn, from mid morning to mid afternoon, the correct exposure for any subject is f/16; the according shutter speed</i> …

How to Emulate the Look of Golden Hour

Model: Melissa Perry<p>Inspired by the Photoshop post that we found the other day, we went to experimenting in Adobe Lightroom to emulate the look of …

The Leatherman Tread Moves Your Multi-Tool Out of Your Camera Bag and Onto Your Wrist

Depending on the type of photography you’re involved in, a multi-tool may be one of the invaluable items found inside your camera bag. If so, …

Animated GIFs Reveal the Retouching That Went Into Composited Photos

Ashot Gevorkyan is a professional photographer and retoucher based in Kaliningrad, Russia. He recently created a series of animated GIFs that offer a …

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Knog’s Expose Smart Light for iPhone

Despite smartphone camera capabilities encroaching upon and even surpassing the bulk of point-and-shoot cameras on the market, our digital Swiss army knives still have some hardware weak pointseven the almighty iPhone. Melbourne, Australia-based Knog, known the world over for their quality bike …

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Tintype Portraits of Silver Miners Created Using Silver They Mined

Here’s a creative (and super meta) idea for a photo project: photographer Sean Hawkey traveled to a silver mine in Peru and shot tintype portraits of …

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Study Finds that Men Who Share Selfies Online Show More Psychopathic Tendencies

Men who share selfies online are more likely to exhibit psychopathic tendencies. That’s what researchers are saying after conducting a lengthy study …

Revisiting the amazing, unfinished fan-made Star Wars anime

This is an unfinished short from animator Paul Michael Johnson, and it briefly made the rounds back in 2012 before we had the hope of an actual good Star Wars film. Fans went pretty crazy for the short back then, and it's not hard to see why.<p>I stumbled upon it again when I was searching YouTube for …