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How to Take Headshots With Continuous Lights

Continuous lighting are great to use when taking portraits; there is no guess work when trying to determine what lighting pattern you’re setting up. …

25 Most Useful Photography Cheat Sheets – Part1

Here we have collected some very useful Photography Cheat Sheets. I am sure, these diagrams will be very useful for beginners and amateur …

Step by Step Portrait Processing in Lightroom

The story When you are photographing someone who enjoys being in front of the camera, take advantage of it. This was a simple portrait to take and …

How to turn day into night in Photoshop

Glyn Dewis is a photographer, retoucher and trainer from the UK who is well-known for going beyond just taking a photo and doing to usual retouching …

Tutorials

Powerful Portraits Capture ‘The Last Generation’ of The African Custom of Scarification

Abidjan-based photographer Joana Choumali recently captured and put together an incredibly powerful portrait series titled <i>Hââbré, The Last …

Oculus VR announces new prototype: Crescent Bay

Oculus VR is getting closer to the consumer version of its Rift headset.<p>The third major revision of the Oculus Rift virtual-reality development kit is called Crescent Bay. It has improved optics, 360-degree motion tracking, and it is much lighter. It also features integrated audio, but that is …

Useful Free Lightroom Plugin Shows You What Focus Points Your Camera Used for Each Photo

There are some Lightroom plugins that make you truly question why the feature isn’t built directly into Lightroom itself, and Show Focus Points is …

Everything You Need to Know About Alibaba and its Mega-IPO

The Wall Street hype machine is in full swing for the Chinese online retail giant Alibaba’s initial public offering. The company, which operates a …

eCommerce

A stranger in my bed: Testing the Wakie app

Crave's Michael Franco spends a week getting woken up by people from all over the world, and the results are eye-opening.<p>I am fast asleep. A steady pulse draws me out of a deep dream and I fumble for the phone on my nightstand. Is it my mom in New York? My nephew in Hawaii?<p>Nope, it's a woman I've …

Windows Phone

10 Wedding Photos by Australia’s Best Professional Photographer

As of this last Monday, photographer James Simmons can officially call himself Australia’s best professional photographer. A wedding photographer by …

Inverse selections in Photoshop - Easily select complex objects

In Photoshop, you’re sometimes faced with the problem of making a complex selection, but none of the available tools gets the job done. The object …

Tutorials

When Will Medium Format Return?

I love medium format. I’ve always loved it. If you have never shot medium format, or a format above it, you are missing such a sublime and beautiful …

Biracial Woman Asks Photoshop Artists From 18 Countries to ‘Make Her Beautiful’

Two months ago we shared with you the interesting experiment by journalist Esther Honing that involved taking one photograph and having people from …

15 Awesome Things We Learned From Steve Jobs' 1985 Playboy Interview

As with most long interviews with the late CEO, it's filled with fantastic nuggets about his life, Apple, and the future of computing.<p>We pulled out our 15 favorite quotes and anecdotes for you to check out.

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Researchers Create Software Capable of Intelligently Averaging Thousands of Photos Into One

Researchers at UC Berkeley have created software that automatically averages hundreds or thousands of similar images to create the pinnacle of …

Square reportedly turned down $3 billion offer from Apple

Apple put mobile wallet payment platforms like Google Wallet, Square and PayPal on notice this week with the reveal of Pay, but before Cupertino decided to launch its answer to the wallet, sources tell TechCrunch the company was eyeing an acquisition of Square.<p>Square’s simplistic payments platform …

DARPA's jetpack will help soldiers run faster, stronger (video)

We've seen several attempts at making jetpacks that fly, but over at Arizona State University, a team is developing one for those who prefer staying closer to the ground. The DARPA-funded project (naturally) is called 4MM or 4 minute mile, and it aims to develop a jetpack that can provide soldiers …

Steve Jobs Was Completely Wrong About Why People Like the iPhone

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>The launch of iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus — and the latter's massive 5.5-inch screen — appear to prove Apple founder Steve Jobs was completely wrong when he said in 2010 "no one" would want to buy a phone with a big screen.<p>And while this sort of …

iPhone 5

How Many Megapixels Does Your Camera Really Need?

<i>Jo Plumridge is a British writer and photographer who specializes in design, travel and comedy pieces. As a photographer, she focuses on portraiture, and, if you’re asking, she will have a cup of tea — black, no sugar.</i> <i>This post was originally published on the</i> <i>Shutterstock blog</i> <i>and has been reprinted</i> …

Ricoh Launches a Shot at GoPro with its New WG-M1 Action Camera

Ricoh has announced its new WG-M1 action camera, a contender in a booming market currently dominated by GoPro. While the company isn’t new to making …

Polarr is a Smart and Versatile Browser-Based Photo Editor that Learns Your Technique

As cloud-based storage options expand in size and numbers, the battle for browser-based photo editors is equally under way. One of the newest and …

Amateur Photographer Experiments with Using a 4K Video Still as its Magazine Cover Photo

The idea that 4K+ resolution video will soon become a big thing in still photography is one rooted in convenience. While it doesn’t seem video will …

Nikon D750 Officially Announced: A 24MP Full Frame DSLR Designed for Photo Enthusiasts

Nikon this morning officially announced the D750, a 24-megapixel full frame DSLR geared towards photography enthusiasts. It will be a middle-tier …