Melis

16 Flips | 1 Magazine | @Melis6b5k | Keep up with Melis on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Melis”

Photoshop Experiment: 1 Photograph, 27 Countries, 27 Definitions of ‘Beautiful’

They say beauty is in the eye of the beholder, and if journalist Esther Honig has proven anything with her fascinating Photoshop project <i>Before & …

Breaking: Apple Officially Kills Off Aperture

The day has come. We all felt it in our bones, but today it has been confirmed by the guys in Cupertino: Apple has stopped development of Aperture, …

Back to Basics: Sharpening Best Practices for Photoshop and Camera RAW

One of the parameters first time photographers frequently go nuts with in post (to their detriment) is sharpening. So whether you’re editing in …

Adobe Photoshop Express Finally Makes Its Windows Phone Debut

Earlier today, Adobe quietly announced the release of Photoshop Mobile for Windows Phone. No longer do iOS and Android users get to have all the fun, …

Useful Two-Part Beginner Tutorial Will Help You Understand the Basics of Composition

Post-processing and lighting and camera tutorials are all good and well, but none of them are going to do anything for you if you don’t have a good …

Social Media Tips for Aspiring Fashion Photographers from Lindsay Adler

<i>This piece originally appeared in our guide Breaking into Fashion Photography– for the full article download the guide here.</i><p>Lindsay Adler, a New York …

How to make money as a street photographer: A no nonsense guide - INSPIRED EYE

Many have emailed me asking me how to make money as a street photographer, so I decided to create this no nonsense guide. Included are the basics of …

Street Photography

Fantastic Photo Series Blurs the Line Between Reality and the Popular GTAV Video Game

Hyper Timelapse GTA V is a mesmerizing project started by Canadian digital artist and photographer Benoit Paillé. It is part of a bigger project …

4 Basic Characteristics of Light Every Photographer Should Know

If there is one essential ingredient for photography, it is light. It really wouldn’t matter how much money you put into your lenses and cameras if …

Landscape Photography

Quitting Your Day Job Part 2: Five Tips for a Productive Work Day

<b>What Really Happens When You Quit Your Day Job Part 2: The Emotions and Five Tips For a Productive Work Day</b><p><i>This is a unsugar-coated look into what</i> …

Nikon D810 BTS & Promo Video Roundup: Get to Know the New Nikon Shooter

There’s only so much specs, a press release and a product description will tell you. And so, since there’s still a month’s worth of time standing …

7 Proven Ways to Come Home with Better Travel Photos

Your next vacation or around-the-world escapade is the perfect time to brush up on your photography skills. After all, taking a great photograph is …

Travel

The 20 photographs of the week

Luis Suárez, the violence in Iraq, the Glastonbury festival - the best photography in news, culture and sport from around the world this week

The Demise of Aperture and iPhoto: What Does it Mean?

The shoe has finally dropped. Apple confirmed today that it’s ditching Aperture, its photo management tool, and iPhoto, its consumer photo editing app, in favor of Photos, a brand new desktop and iOS duo slated for debut in 2015.<p>It all makes sense. While Aperture has undergone some fairly high …

Photographer Notebooks for Conveniently Recording Your Film Photos’ Metadata

Digital cameras naturally present us with a number of advantages, among them the oft-overlooked inclusion of detailed information about how (and …

Shoot Less, Think More: 4 Ways to Take Fewer But Better Images

While digital photography has revolutionized the way we take photos by leveling the field for everyone to get decent images, that very revolution has …

Landscape Photography