Paul Michael Fitzpatrick

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How to Very Quickly Skill Up Your Photography With Some Research

Sometimes, as a beginner photographer, you're in a rush to simply produce photographs that don't suck. Fair enough. You want to take photographs of …

Photography

Create Better Black and White Photos Using Local Adjustments in Lightroom 5

I showed you how to convert your photos to black and white in Lightroom in an earlier article. But, considering it dealt purely with global …

Photography

Photoshop Tutorial: How to Easily Replace The Sky in Your Photos Using The Gradient Tool

In my previous article, I talked about how powerful luminosity masks are in blending multiple exposures. However, using the same exposures as last …

Ansel Adams’s Arca Swiss 4×5 Camera Set to Be Auctioned Off Next Month

It’s not often a piece of photographic history as important as this goes up for auction. What you see above is the Arca Swiss 4×5 camera that Ansel …

Great Tip To Recover Shadow Detail In Photoshop

It doesn’t matter if you’re shooting outdoors or indoors, you can’t really escape certain limitations of your camera sensor. High contrast situations …

Tutorials

Creating Stitched Panoramas in Photoshop in 5 Simple Steps

Like HDR, sepia or selective color, creating panoramas is one of those trends that seems to get in and out of fashion. They are better suited to …

How-To: Mason Jar Beehives

Looking for a good backyard buzz? Create new beehives conveniently located within mason jars with this ingenious tutorial by Instructables member Zevion.<p>If you live in a suburban area, you may think that starting a beehive cannot be done. However a common suburban backyard can be a perfect place …

Beekeeping

Packing Tips: 6 Hacks Every Man Should Have in His Arsenal

Packing Tips: 6 Hacks Every Man Should Have in His Arsenal

6 Ways to Boost Your Self-Discipline

A short while ago, I was out to dinner with a few friends and I was introduced to a new person sitting at the table as "This is Eva. She is very strict about her diet." I was somewhat taken back and found myself feeling the need to explain that I wasn't strict and that I actually had total freedom …

10 Lessons I Learned from a Year of Productivity Experiments

Over the last 12 months I have conducted countless productivity experiments on myself, interviewed some of the most productive people in the world, …

Time Management

GoPro’s iOS App Gets a Visual Update with Sleeker, Minimal UI

Almost a year to date after iOS 7 was announced and released to developers, GoPro has finally given its GoPro iOS app a visual makeover, ditching the …

Loop Portraits:Romain Laurent Reveals His Tricks

When we see a photo that just makes us say, “How in the world?!” we just have to stop talking out loud to our computer screen, hunt down the genius …

Cool Stuff

Breathtaking Photos of the Blue Forest in Belgium

If you love discovering extraordinary travel destinations off the beaten path, do we have a place for you. Though this may look like a scene straight out of a fairy-tale, this blue forest is, in fact, real. Just 30 minutes south of Brussels, in Belgium, is a forest called Hallerbos. During the …

Forests

5 Tips for Capturing the Magical Beauty of Waterfalls

Waterfalls are one of our planet’s most amazing natural features. Whether you’re witnessing the sheer power and enormity of waterfalls such as Jim …

Landscape Photography

Photographing at the Beach: 10 Tips for Better Beach Photos

For some people, life revolves around the beach — the water and waves, the sand, the marine life, the expansive horizon. Beaches are iconic places. …

Landscape Photography

13 Google Search Tricks That Make Life A Whole Lot Easier

You <i>think</i> you know how to Google? You don't know how to Google.<p>Even the most seasoned Googler might not know every tip and trick available with just a few extra keystrokes in the search bar. Consider this your instructions manual for the world's most popular search engine.<p>Define A Word<p><b>The Scenario:</b> …

Reinventing photojournalism — but watch out for the guys with the guns

Photographer Ron Haviv has worked in more than 100 countries and covered more than 25 wars or violent conflicts, so when he tells you that photojournalism is being reinvented by the day, it’s a muddy-boots view from the field.<p>He’ll be one of several world-renowned photographers and editors in town …

Do You Know These 10 Selection Tools in Adobe Photoshop?

When it comes to localized image editing, Photoshop is probably a photographer’s best choice among different post-processing software. The beauty and …

Tutorials

Sharpening kills way too many decent photos. Here are some tips on how to understand it, and get it right. http://www.slrlounge.com/?p=208952 - Kish

Études Studio on Crossing Creative Lines

Crossing lines and breaking boundaries is nothing new in the creative community—in fact, it's largely what the industry is built upon. Communications designers become brand engineers, painters design textiles and ceramicists dabble in industrial engineering. However, few manage to bridge so many …

European Union

Continuing from yesterday's Leitz Park Opening Festival, Leica's been busy today as well... Something we've been hearing about for a while - has come to fruition! Many announcements, including the Leica M Edition 100 set as well as a silver M Monochrom option, a "new" Leica M-A analog film camera, a new lens (the Summilux-M 28mm f/1.4 ASPH), the new Valbray EL1 Chrono watch and more! Read more below for all the details!

Continuing from yesterday's Leitz Park Opening Festival, Leica's been busy today as well... Something we've been hearing about for a while - has come …

Cameras

7 Things Remarkably Happy People Do Often | Inc.com

Happiness: Everyone wants it, yet relatively few seem to get enough of it, especially those in their early 40s. (I'm no psychologist, but that's probably about when many of us start thinking, "Wait--is <i>this</i> all there is?")<p>Good news and bad news: Unfortunately, approximately 50 percent of your …

Happiness

20 Stunning Examples of High Speed Photography (And Tuts on How to Do It Yourself)

A lot happens in the blink of an eye — a lot of pretty amazing things. But due to the way our brain works, we don't really get to “see” these amazing …

Manner Market Silk Scarves and Bandanas

Silk scarves are tricky. They can be worn at any time of year, but many still avoid them for fear of appearing "matronly" or too formal. With her new brand Manner Market, Audria Brumberg hopes to shatter these scarf stereotypes and make them a go-to accessory for anybody and everybody—no matter the …

Louis Vuitton

Full review of the Leica Noctilux-M 50mm f/0.95 ASPH lens, including specifications, performance charts, overview, sharpness and vignetting tests as well as sample images and links for further research.

<i>Last updated September 19th, 2014</i><p>The Leica description for this lens<p><b>Out-performs the human eye!</b><p>After more than 30 years, Leica breaks its own record …

10 Amazing Photographers Who Use the Olympus OM-D E-M1 on the Job - MirrorLessons

You may not see many of them, but they’re there: professional photographers who have dispensed with much, if not all, of their heavy professional …