Lauren Viera

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How to use curves to fix any colour problem!

I had to shoot in an environment without HSS (Didn’t have my Citi600 with me) and I didn’t have my Hoya ND16 filter with me either. Which meant that …

Tutorials

Never Stop Learning

SF, 2016Learning is growth. The more you learn, the more inspired you become. The more ideas you culminate in your mind, and the more your view of …

Street Photography

The Nutella Popcorn Snack You've Been Waiting For

<i>Nutella popcorn is coated with chocolate and Nutella candy coating, then dried in the oven for a nice, crunchy popcorn that will keep you coming back for more! There's nothing like a big bowl of popcorn while watching movies or the big game.</i><p>So I've been on a total Nutella kick the last couple of …

33 Of The Best TV Shows To Binge-Watch

As told by the people at home.

TV

50 Most Anticipated Movies of 2016

Chances are good that most folks are still a little hungover from all the lightsaber fights, superhero flights of fancy, Western revivals and "bear …

Movies

10 Daily Routines For Honing Your Creativity

If your daily routine doesn’t get your creative juices flowing, consider adapting these habits of famously creative thinkers.<p>Creativity can be as elusive as it is rewarding. Inspiration usually lies just beyond the intellect’s reach, sparking our best work and sneaking away when we need it …

The Phoblographer's Guide to Better Portraits in Natural Light

Model: Asta Paredes<p>Before we begin this article, let’s make this clear: never call yourself a natural light photographer. But beyond that, know the …

Pinterest introduces 'buyable pins' allowing direct product purchase

Social photo sharing service Pinterest is introducing a “buy button” allowing users to purchase products pinned to its boards.<p>The site and mobile app has long been the destination for browsing aspirational products, such as home ware, clothing and gadgets, but until now there has been no purchase …

eCommerce

Create a geometric logo with Illustrator

Adobe Illustrator has grown massively in recent years to become the number one vector tool worldwide. It's the programme that, when it launched way …

7 Best Tools for Web Designers in 2015

Experienced web designers know that they are skills are useless unless they use the right tools to enhance their final products. However, it may take …

Web Design

20 Helpful Free JavaScript Effects for Web Designers

In case you are not familiar with JavaScript, it is used to engage users and helps you create awesome animations which will make your website to be …

JavaScript

A Bold, Colorful Hotel in the Heart of Manhattan

If you’ve ever stayed in a NYC hotel room, you know how they’re usually pretty small and let’s face it, you probably want to spend your time outside …

Photographer sells others' Instagram photos as art

<b>(CNN) —</b> Is it selfie-ish to make a profit off of strangers' Instagram photos?<p>Richard Prince did just that, and it's drawing a lot of negative reaction.<p>The painter and photographer blew up screenshots of other people's Instagrams, hung them at the Frieze Art Fair in New York and reportedly sold …

Text Messaging

10 Color Inspiration Secrets Only Designers Know About

<i>“Color: what a deep and mysterious language!”</i>[1] Specific hues can provoke different emotions, associations, and responses that affect how your brand …

Graphic Design

The Best 6 Material Design Frameworks for UI Designers

The Best 6 Material Design Frameworks for UI Designers<p>Since its launch in 2014, ‘<b>Material Design</b>’ has gained much popularity among users as well as …

UI Design

Respect For Your Subjects in Street Photography

There was a time when I often felt a quiet rage when a photograph I wanted to make didn’t work out. It was either at myself or at the person (or …

Street Photography

38 Essential Website Redesign Terms You Need to Know

If you’re getting ready to redesign your company website and want to inform yourself on the most common technical terms in modern web design, then …

Web Design

Freebie: 4 Sweet and Responsive Navigation Menus

Bringing you more freebies, here are 4 navigation menu templates that you can use in your projects for free. We made these without using any …

(Update: $35,600!) Galaxy S6 Edge Iron Man Edition going for a truly intergalactic price

There is a certain sense of irony in Samsung making an official website for a product it only produced 1,000 units of, and which is clearly marked as “Sold Out” already.<p><b>Update, May 28:</b> It seems that we were shocked a bit too early as thanks to one of our intrepid Facebook readers (thanks <i>MK Samanta</i>) …

Auctions

Moleskine brings stylish notebook aesthetics to calendar app, integrating maps, contacts & weather

As someone who does everything electronically, I’m always slightly bemused by people who still use pen and paper – but there is something about Moleskine notebooks that does occasionally make me wonder just a little if I’m missing out. The company today appears to be targeting people like me, with …

Apps

Don’t be a Street Photographer, Just be a Photographer

I often have a hard time going out and making “street photos”— and I have a lot of other friends who face a similar difficulty. A lot of street …

27 Perfectly Hilarious Star Wars Memes

"May the 4th be with you." You're going to hear that a lot that day, because May 4th is a magical, 24-hour window in which all manner of fans -- aficionados, diehards, 'shippers, collectors, geeks, Princess Leia lookalikes, etc. -- come together (IRL and online) to celebrate their love for George …

Star Wars

The rules of Street Photography

When you get in contact with other street photogtaphers, there's a big chance that you also get in touch with the different "rules" surrounding the …

Behold: Portraits of Talent - Photographs and text by Peter Van Der Heyden | LensCulture

“Behold” is about with my fascination with the public image, particularly expectations and confirmation.<p>Exceptionally talented people in their twenties are the subject of my series. I photographed them in their home or in a favorite place of their choosing. My goal is to invite the viewer to think …

Photography

How to Break Out of Your Comfort Zone in Art and Photography

I think one of the most exciting things about being an artist is following your curiosity, passion, and to pursue a life-long path of …

Street Photography

Photographs Of Dancers In Motion Show The Beauty Of Ballet In Urban Settings

Omar Z. Robles has earned nearly 45,000 Instagram followers by patiently waiting for the perfect interplay of limb in air.<p>For months, the 34-year-old photographer has documented dancers performing in gritty urban environments, where the contrast between an elegantly outstretched leg and a …

Adobe Publishes 60 Videos To Learn Lightroom CC & Lightroom 6

Unless you’ve been taking a sabbatical from the internet and the news, you’re aware that Lightroom CC / 6 and a new Camera Raw has dropped to much …

Tutorials

Street Photography vs. Reality

I was out looking for a good photo, something that might convince myself I hadn’t wasted money on a camera, was capable of making good art and …

7 Funky Photography Tricks and Ideas to Try Out

Looking for a new photo concept to try your hand at? The Cooperative of Photography just released this short video with 7 different photo tricks and …