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How to Add Special Effects in Photoshop

Learn How to Add Special Effects in Photoshop in today’s episode! All it takes is a little practice with blend modes, Adjustment Layers, and Layer …

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Our Bodies, Our Machines: Inside The “New Intimacy” Of The Digital Age

Internet porn, techno-lust, and machine-powered sex are explored in new media artist Faith Holland’s exhibit, Technophilia.<p>Ethernet cords glisten, as though lubricated with Astroglide. Anonymously volunteered semen shots become hyper-colored collages. A series of endlessly looping GIFs satirize …

Tips for Getting Proper Exposure for Night Photography

Night photography can be much more rewarding than photography during the day. Because everything looks different at night, you don’t need to go …

30 Keyboard Shortcuts for Speed and Creativity in Adobe Photoshop

Becoming comfortable with digital post-production is all about having good flow. A good workflow lets you be fast and creative with ease. Memorizing …

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5 Healthy Smoothie Recipes for Overripe Bananas

Timing is everything when it comes to enjoying fresh fruit. From soft, grainy apples to skinless, soggy pears, there's nothing less appealing to me than a terrible taste and texture in my mouth--and I know I'm not alone. This is particularly true when it comes to bruised, overly spotted, and smelly …

How to Create a Time Slice Photograph That Captures the Passage of Time

This “time slice” image by photographer Dan Marker-Moore is a photograph of Shanghai created with 65 separate images captured over 1 hour and 53 …

The dystopian lake filled by the world’s tech lust

Hidden in an unknown corner of Inner Mongolia is a toxic, nightmarish lake created by our thirst for smartphones, consumer gadgets and green tech, discovers Tim Maughan.<p>From where I'm standing, the city-sized Baogang Steel and Rare Earth complex dominates the horizon, its endless cooling towers and …

Rare Earth

Muller Font Family from Fontfabric

Muller Sans, a font family of 10 uprights and 10 italics.<p>Type designer Radomir Tinkov has created the Muller font family for foundry Fontfabric in …

What are Smart Objects in Photoshop CC and How to Use Them in Your Photo Editing

A very powerful and yet often forgotten function within Photoshop CC are Smart Objects. Smart Objects were originally created for graphic design use …

The Real Meanings of Common Photographic Words and Expressions

We photographers do love our catch-phrases, but what do they all mean? Here’s my not-so-serious and very tongue-in-cheek rundown of some of the more …

Top 10 Cities: Skylines Mods

Cities: Skylines has achieved remarkable success in such a short time since its launch. It's not undeserved, as our review points out, but there are still a few issues with the game that have yet to be resolved with updates. Though these issues don't ruin the experience, their resolution would …

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Photo Composition: 9 Basic Guidelines For Better Photographs

Without rules, there would be chaos. Yet, without chaos, sometimes the art cannot be created. There are “rules” in photography, but they are more …

How to Crop Like a Boss in Photoshop

I have a habit of shooting for the crop (see my previous article ‘No Telephoto lens No Problem – Shoot for the crop‘) which often means that my final …

Photography

How To Use Blend Modes To Totally Revamp Your Photography | Brilliant Work From Jimmy McIntyre

He says, as a closing statement, that he hopes this tutorial has inspired you to explore blend modes more. He, is Jimmy McIntyre, and he needn’t …

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Gary Fong Launches Online Virtual Cameras to Help Owners Learn Interactively

You may know Gary Fong due to his eponymous line of products for photographers, but pay a visit to his website and you’ll find that he has been very …

The 10 Best Movies You Missed in 2014

From the editors of Esquire.com, catch up on the year's best movies that you most likely missed out on.<p><b>You've been chilled</b> by the marriage-gone-awry suspense of <i>Gone Girl</i>, stupefied by the cinematic inventiveness of <i>Birdman</i>, and terrified by the twisted mentor-mentee relationship of <i>Foxcatcher</i>, but …

10 Expert Tips to Immediately Improve Your Photography

If you're a beginner photographer looking to step up your game, these tips are for you. What most amateurs don't know is that photography revolves …