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The Histogram: How to Read One of the Most Useful Features of Your Camera

Your camera has numerous ways of giving you feedback about the content of a shot, but perhaps nothing is more useful than the histogram. This helpful …

Give New Life to Underexposed Photos with This Simple Photoshop/Lightroom Technique (VIDEO)

Regardless of what type of photographs you shoot most, a stop or two of underexposure can really mess up an otherwise great image. While Photoshop’s …

Visually speaking: 14 podcasts that draw out the history of art

<b>(Getty/Nikolaev)</b><p>You might be surprised by how immersive, expressive and image-rich these visual art podcasts are<p>Ma'ayan Plaut<p>October 1, 2017 7:00pm (UTC)<p>If writing about music is like dancing about architecture, where does that leave talking about visual art? You might be surprised by how …

Art

The Best Ways for Getting Sharper Photos

I'm sure we've all experienced focusing problems.You know - you have an otherwise pretty good shot, but the subject is just ever so slightly out of …

Cameras

Lightroom Folders vs. Collections: A Simple Explanation

Click the title of the article to read this post on Improve Photography, which includes all media files mentioned.Anyone who uses Lightroom knows …

Tutorials

Photojournalists reveal their favorite publications to work with and what they pay

Columbia Journalism Review recently surveyed a group of photojournalists on their favorite publications to work with based on several criteria, …

Journalism

The ten best photo editing apps for Android, iPhone and iPad

From high-end image editors to quick-fix filters, here’s our selection of apps to make your photos picture perfect.<p>Once upon a time the idea of …

10 Tips and Tricks for Making Difficult Selections in Photoshop

If you’re just starting out in Photoshop and would like to learn the art of making difficult selections to isolate things in photos, check out this …

Lightroom Masterclass: What is Clarity?

Rating:<p>3.40 based on 5 Ratings<p>March 1, 2017 By Jennifer Berube<p>Lightroom Masterclass: What is Clarity? www.sleeklens.com<p>Clarity is simply a part of …

Tutorials

My Five Favorite Adobe Lightroom Keyboard Shortcuts

I admit that I resisted as long as I could. For many years I was an Aperture user and refused to learn Adobe Lightroom. Then Apple decided to become …

Selective Sharpening in Lightroom

Sharpening helps your picture have a little more punch and can allow details to pop and draw attention. If you sharpen the entire image, however, …

Stark contrast: how your camera copes with dynamic range capture

Managing dynamic range is challenging. There are few things more disappointing than looking through the viewfinder of a DSLR at a colorful, vibrant …

Cameras

Leica Street Photography Manual

When I first started street photography, I used a bulky DSLR (Canon 5D). I always thought that buying a Leica, I would become a much better street …

Google Nik Collection review

<b>Update:</b> The free version of Google Nik Collection is no longer available to download. We'll be reviewing the new, premium version of the package soon.<p>…

Tutorials

Five things we learned about fashion, technology and sustainability

In a recent live chat, experts took questions on the marriage of technology and fashion and the implications for sustainability<p>While there have been advances in terms of materials used in 3D printing (nylon for example can be combined with wood or bronze), more flexible materials are still in beta …

Innovative Fashion Collection Designed with 3D Printing Technology

We have seen 3D printing in a variety of forms including unique floral arrangements, miniature figurines, and creative sculptures. Recently, designer Noa Raviv took things to an entirely new level by using the innovative process to create a fashion collection. Raviv developed her series, <i>Hard Copy</i>, …

Sculpture

Fashion technology advances a few stages with a 3D printed collection -

3 Aussie entrepreneurs on how they're mixing technology and fashion

You might not think fashion and the hoodie-dominated world of technology would mix. Technology is often focused on efficiency, while fashion is about …

Watch the First Russian Science Fiction Film, Aelita: Queen of Mars (1924)

Despite the Soviet Union's suppression of a great many writers and filmmakers, the communist state nonetheless produced some of the finest film and …

Money-themed art collection could bring in $93 million

The almighty dollar is the lingua franca of the international art market. But the dollar was also a favorite subject of Andy Warhol and other notable contemporary artists. An upcoming sale from a private collection will seek to wed art and commerce on the glittery altar of the greenback.<p>A …

14 Useful Podcasts for Photographers

A podcast could be the best way to learn something new. Curious as to why I’m saying that?<p>Because the length of podcasts are usually pretty short …

Podcasting

The Sunny 16 Rule - how to take photos without the use of a light-meter

<i>On a sunny day, from spring to autumn, from mid morning to mid afternoon, the correct exposure for any subject is f/16; the according shutter speed</i> …

10 Pieces of Advice for New Lightroom Users

If you are new to Lightroom then it can be a bit overwhelming. As an experienced Lightroom user, there are things that I wish I had known when I …

Tutorials

Lenses for the 40MP Multi Shot on the Olympus EM5 Mk II

With the release of the Olympus EM5 Mk II, many folks were thrilled for the 40MP image feature that pretty much does a special stitching effect. But …

Cameras

The Best Travel Tripod

For less than $200, the MeFoto RoadTrip Travel Tripod is the best travel tripod for people who need to stow one in a carry-on bag for the flight home …

8 of the Best Micro Four Thirds Lenses

Determining Exposure - Luminous Landscape

<b>By: Alain Briot</b><p>1 – Introduction<p>Exposure. The word contains a certain notion of risk and a certain amount of irremediable commitment. Once the …

Opinion: The only 5 investments you need to own

I write a lot about individual stocks, and while I dabble in stock-picking, the vast majority of my personal portfolio is in rather unglamorous …