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Forget about the lighting, it's all about 'lines': The ONE photographer approved trick that will make you look great in any photo

For those of us who lack the expertise of Elle MacPherson or Gisele Bundchen, posing for photographs can be awkward, embarrassing and a source of …

Wales

Learn Three-Point Lighting Right Now

Ready to finally learn how to easily set up three-point lighting for your portraits? Watch this.<p>In this video from The Slanted Lens, photography …

Photography

NASA has new findings from Mars and will tell us in a live discussion June 7

Shhh, NASA has some mysterious news about Mars.<p>The space agency will be holding a live discussion on Thursday, June 7, for the public and media to ask questions about "new science results" from NASA's Mars Curiosity rover.<p>The event will feature NASA's Paul Mahaffy, director of the Solar System …

Photography Tips | The Four Best Lenses For Food Photography

Food photography has always provided some of the most enticing imagery. It resonates with us so strongly because it appeals to one of our most primal …

Infinite Color: I Created a Smart Color Grading Tool for Photoshop

Working as a retoucher, one of the hardest parts of my job wasn’t even the cleanup work that an image typically requires, it was the <i>color grading</i>. …

How to Create a Moody DIY Set in a Plain White Studio

Breathing new life into your studio space shoot after shoot doesn't have to be difficult and it doesn't have to be expensive. With just a few simple …

Tutorials

The Best Wedding and Engagement Poses in Less Than 2 Minutes

Need some posing inspiration for an upcoming wedding or engagement portrait shoot? Photographers Sara Byrne and Phil Chester made this 2-minute video …

Elizabeth Hurley Celebrates Son Damian’s 16th Birthday With Revealing Photo

Elizabeth Hurley wore a very low-cut dress for her son's birthday celebration.<p>Elizabeth Hurley recently celebrated her son, Damian, turning 16. The …

Interview: Woman Discovers Over 30,000 Secret Photos Left Behind by Her Mother

Asya Ivashintsova-Melkumyan always knew her mother was taking photographs, but never fully understood just how deep this passion ran until recently. When Masha Ivashintsova passed in 2000, she left behind boxes of belongings and memories, which remained untouched until late 2017. It was only then …

Saint Petersburg

Wedding Photographer Posing Guide: Poses That Work

Lift the back leg instead to shift his weight forward to look more imposing. I can also have him lean forward for upper body shots;<p>We tend to rotate …

These Photos of Bullets Tearing Apart Portraits Aren’t What They Seem

For his new project titled “Explosion Collages,” photographer and visual artist Fabian Oefner created a series of photos showing portraits being …

Use this simple Photoshop technique to shoot in the dark and effectively reduce noise

Modern and high-end cameras can shoot without significant noise even at very high ISO values. But many of us still don’t own such cameras, so the ISO …

This Short Film is About the Life of a 35mm Film Camera

Filmmaker Andrew Saladino of The Royal Ocean Film Society made this 5-minute short film titled “The Life of a Camera.” It tells the story of a …

26 Elegant Calligraphy Ideas For Your Wedding Day

Calligraphy can be a special way to spice up not only your wedding invitations, but escort cards, menus and beyond.

Weddings

Watch: 6 Illustrator Tricks To Speed Up Your Graphic Design Workflow

<b>Tom of design agency</b> Satori Graphics has published a seven-minute tutorial sharing six Illustrator tricks that could help speed up your graphic …

Graphic Design

RDG PM: Neon Noir – Photography by Eugene Tumusiime

RDG PM: Neon Noir – neon-colored street photography by Eugene Tumusiime.Eugene Tumusiime is a London, United Kingdom-based street photographer. …

Photography

The dark and beautiful of Rebecca Millen

Rebecca Millen – a 23 y/o autodidact from Germany. She loves to combine the passion for photography, digital art, makeup and fashion to express her …

Photography

Watch: How To Convert Low-Res Graphics Into High-Res Using Photoshop

<b>Before you toss</b> that low-resolution graphic into the trash, YouTube channel PiXimperfect shows you how to salvage and convert the visual into a …

Watch: How To Efficiently Mask Hair From Busy Backgrounds In Photoshop

<b>Masking hair inside</b> Photoshop isn’t the simplest of tasks. Thanks to Photoshop Training Channel, you’ll learn some advanced hair masking techniques …

10 Times Wallpaper Dramatically Raised IKEA's Game

Most IKEA products are a blank slate for your creativity. To show how they can be customized to match any decor style—no matter if your signature …

Dining Rooms

New to Pen Tool? This tutorial will help you master it in under 8 minutes

The Pen Tool allows you to cut out anything in Photoshop, and it’s especially useful with objects that have hard edges. However, many photographers …

Tutorials

7 Things PHOTOGRAPHERS NEED TO KNOW About FILMMAKING

You are a photographer and you're interested in the video world but you have no idea where to start. Let's talk about seven different things that you …

Photography Tips

Film VS Digital | Photography’s Past Meets Its Present, Side By Side

Film emulation in digital photography, or in many cases, what non-film shooters would <i>believe</i> is film-like post-processing is wildly popular at the …

Watch: A Powerful 4-Minute Lesson on Filmmaking from Casey Neistat

This video from Casey Neistat is both a warm hug and hard slap to the face.<p>If there's one thing we all have in common, it's that we all have (or had) …

Filmmaking

An 8-Minute Crash Course on Blending Modes in Photoshop

Want to get a good grasp of Photoshop’s Blend modes? Here’s an 8-minute crash course on the subject by the Photoshop Training Channel. They may be …

Tutorials

10 Essential Techniques for Portrait Photography

In this post we will cover practical tips and guidelines on how to shoot better portrait photos. You will learn how to interact and guide your …

Street Photography

‘A Ghost Story’ On Amazon Prime Video: This Daring, Divisive Movie Is Worth Your Time

You’ve probably heard one of a few things about <i>A Ghost Story</i>; Rooney Mara eats an entire pie in a scene that caused people to walk out of the …

How to Edit MOODY DARK Images Like Taylorcutfilms

This is a Lightroom tutorial that goes over the how to achieve a moody, green dark grade like Taylor cut films, Jordan Taylor Wright.<p><b>THE ORIGINAL</b> …

Creating a Wet Plate Collodion Photo in a Portable Darkroom

Adrian Cook is a wet plate collodion photographer based in Sydney, Australia. <i>The Guardian</i> made this 7-minute video in which Cook talks about his …