Marie A. March

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Camera Settings for Concert Photography Beginners

This guide is intended for concert photography beginners. If you have a DSLR camera and are interested in how to control your camera settings to take …

Working with Models: A Beginner’s Guide

Running a shoot from start to finish can be pretty demanding—working with creative staff, managing your camera, adjusting settings, directing, and …

Here Are 10 “Must Know” Photoshop Features for Those Who Are Serious About Photography (VIDEO)

Photographer Nathaniel Dodson is one of our go-to sources of helpful tutorials that unlock the secrets of Photoshop. In the comprehensive video …

Photography

Keep the camera: Why you shouldn’t worry about taking photos in museums

<b>(Wikicommons)</b><p>Art curators may not like it, but there’s no real reason to ban taking photos<p>Jay L. Zagorsky<p>October 12, 2016 7:04pm (UTC)<p><i>This article was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article.</i><p>Have you ever pulled out your camera or phone in a museum or historic place and …

The Purpose of Life

Paramahansa Yogananda<br>Quotes on the Purpose of Life<p>THE PURPOSE OF LIFE<p>The purpose of life is<br>to be free from suffering and<br>to attain infinite bliss …

How to Create a Dark Gothic Portrait Photo Manipulation With Adobe Photoshop

What You'll Be CreatingIn this tutorial I'll show you how to create a dark gothic portrait photo manipulation in Adobe Photoshop. First we'll add a …

Graphics

Make Super Simple DIY Photo Coasters

Get your photos off of your phone and under a drink!<p>Turn your photos into Photo Coasters to show off your photography skills, crafting skills and …

Quick Tip: How to Remove Reflections in Eyeglasses with Photoshop

When capturing a portrait, eyeglasses can be a really reflective pain. Fortunately, photographer and educator Scott Kelby put together a quick …

A Solid, Simple & Effective Method For Retouching Mature Skin

It’s amazing how fast our bodies begin to rebel in both form and function. When we’re young, time seems to move as if being nudged by the gentlest …

Easily Apply the Trendy Desaturated Skin Look in Photoshop

<b>Excerpt from The Adobe Photoshop CC Book for Digital Photographers (2014 Release)</b>This is just about the hottest Photoshop portrait technique out …

Using the Fade Selection Tool in Photoshop for Skin Imperfections

There are occasions when a subjects skin only has a few trouble spots that could use light retouching. For that, I like to use a simple fade …

Tutorials

How To Create and Apply Vintage Effects With Photoshop Actions

<i>Practical Photography is the world’s best magazine for photographers who want to improve their camera skills. Whether you’re an absolute beginner,</i> …

How To Retouch Your Portraits Like A Pro

Retouching portraits can be a controversial subject, but it is also very often requested of portrait photographers to edit out minor blemishes and …

5 Surprising Things That Block Your Creativity (Without Your Knowing)

See these? Red flags.<p>If you are ever faced with the feeling that all your creative juices have dried up, there is one question and one question only you need to ask yourself: Who are you studying?<p>I am such a believer of input and its role in staying creative over long periods of time.<p>Do you know …

My Camera Settings For Shooting Football

Hi Gang: I get asked this question enough that I thought I’d do a quick blog post on it. Here goes:<b>Shooting Mode: Aperture Priority</b><b>F-stop: f/2.8</b> <b><br>Note:</b> …

Cameras

Self Help for Health Anxiety

SELF HELP FOR HEALTH ANXIETY<p>Individuals with Health Anxiety have an obsessive preoccupation with being seriously ill.<p>If someone believes they have a …

What I Learned From Shooting 100 Stranger Portraits as a Shy Introvert

My name is Carlos Chavez, and a couple of years ago I completed a “100 Strangers Project.” I never expected this project to become as important to me …

Self-help

History of Retouching: Photographers and Retouchers Synergy in the Analog Photography Era

It is a widely spread misconception that retouching as an art was born with the invention of Photoshop. Yes, digital retouching is relatively new, …

Diane Arbus’s Strange and Surreal Visions of New York

A new exhibit reveals how the great photographer found inspiration in the Big Apple.<p>When Diane Arbus told her husband one day in 1955, “I can’t do it …

Grow Crystals That Glow with Magnetic Induction

It’s relatively cheap, quick, and easy to make LEDs glow wirelessly. The problem is usually making the machine look nice and durable for usable applications. This project utilizes a basic wireless electricity circuit and DIY crystal-growing techniques to come up with ambient lighting that can be …

Arduino

These Game Of Thrones Audition Tapes Are A Treasure

Time to get excited for the season finale<p>Westeros can really change a person. And now that we have plenty of <i>Game of Thrones</i> audition tapes at our own disposal (time for a viewing party!), it’s plain to see that a lot of our favorite characters looked way different before they stepped into one of …

How to Make a Major Life Decision, in 9 Steps

I spent weeks preparing the application, went through two rounds of interviews, and finally, after months of anticipation, received an offer to join …

15 Artists Answer: How Has Exploring Creativity Helped You Find Your Identity

From Christine and the Queens to Big Freedia<p>Whether we consciously realize it or not, our every action shapes us in some way, be it big or small, and helps us learn a little bit more about ourselves. And the human impulse to create is perhaps among the most telling. We don't create or absorb art …

Top 10 picture books with self-help messages

The world can be a stressful and complex place. Here are 10 picture books that may help to make sense of it for young children - and perhaps their parents too<p>I believe that you can find the solution to any problem if you look hard enough and sometimes, those solutions can be found in a really great …

Top 10

The Basics of Editing a Black and White Photo in Adobe Lightroom

<i>This is a syndicated blog post from La Noir Image. If you like content like this, please considering backing our Kickstarter. It’s as little as</i> …

Tutorials