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This company raised a million dollars to print 360º photographs onto spheres

Virtual reality might be the buzz of the town, but a new company called Scandy wants the world to know that the world of 360º content isn’t destined …

15 fun things you can do with your smartphone photos to preserve memories

Creative smartphone photo products<p>1. A monthly magazine<p>2. A wooden keepsake box<p>3. A dry-erase board<p>4. A framed photo<p>5. A shower curtain<p>6. A serving …

What you need to know about realistic photo compositing and image manipulation – a primer

Creating realistic photo composites or photo manipulation isn’t as hard as it looks. The steps you have to take to create a good composite are …

40+ Interesting And Useful DIY Ideas For Your Home

Hey Architecture & Design Lovers! For today, I have a collection of 43 interesting and useful DIY ideas that you can easily make to embellish your …

Furniture

How to Post Process Milky Way Astrophotography in Adobe Lightroom

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6sBrQ6yAcNI&w=700&showinfo=0&rel=0]<p>In this tutorial video, photographer Ian Norman shows how he processes …

Photographer Doug Rickard Searches for ‘Hood Fight,’ ‘Crackheads Gone Wild’, and ‘Passed Out White Girl’, Explores the Dark Side of Urban America

Doug Rickard, the founder of well-known photography websites American Suburb X and These Americans, is a California-based artist and curator …

How to Sharpen a Really Noisy Image

Noise and sharpening, don't go together well. If you sharpen a noisy image, the noise is sharpened too, making it even noisier. And if you apply …

Tutorials

How to Create A Realistic HDR Panorama

HDR stands for “High Dynamic Range,” meaning that the method is supposed to increase the dynamic range that one image can have as if the sensor had …

How I Light Paint Epic Milky Way Photos with the A7r – Guest post by Gavin Hardcastle

If you’ve ever tried light painting in your astrophotography, you’ve probably discovered how ugly and unnatural artificial light can often look. One …

3 (More) Ways To Stack Images for Photos With the Wow Factor

In a previous article, I discussed 4 ways to stack images in order to get better results. That's not all, however. There are more things that you can …

Make 3D Wiggle GifsIn 3 Simple Steps!

Worms wiggle. Your toes wiggle. And hey, gifs wiggle, too!<p>Or at least they can. And when they do, they look <i>three-dimensional</i>. How cool is that?<p>Now …

How to Photograph Stars: Camera Settings & Setup

Photographing stars can be very difficult to master due to long exposure times and the limitations of some digital cameras. However, the easy to …

Landscape Photography

5 Tattoo Artists That Will Blow Your Mind - Michelle Phan

Just like clothing and makeup, tattoos are a creative outlet for self expression. One of the most incredible things about a tattoo is that it can …

ISO, Aperture & Shutter Speed | A Cheat Sheet For Beginners

One of the first things you must learn as a new photographer is the relationship between ISO, aperture and shutter speed. Known as the “exposure …

Food Photography Tips: See How McDonald’s Does It

Ever notice how the food you buy from McDonald’s tends to look a bit well, underwhelming, compared to the giant-sized photographs of their burgers …

McDonald's

How to Create Intense Portraits in Lightroom

Many times when you are processing portraits in Lightroom or Photoshop you are working towards a soft, pleasing look. However, with some portraits …

Tutorials

Reversed Lenses: How to Shoot Macro Photography on a Budget

Macro photography gives you the opportunity to explore new and exciting worlds on your doorstep. It’s amazing seeing something for the first time, …