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Physicists Have Created a Set of Conditions in Which Time Seems to Run in Reverse

Nobody panic.<p>While we all take for granted the fact that time's arrow forever points towards the future, physicists have always had trouble showing …

Quantum Mechanics

Amazon Says These Are the 100 Books Everyone Should Read

Hidden away in the books department on Amazon.com, shoppers can find a list of 100 great reads everyone should read in their lifetime, recommended by …

Books

How to Easily Create a Convincing Glitch Effect in Adobe Photoshop

How to Create a Glitch Effect in Photoshop<p>Rating:<p>5.00 based on 1 Rating<p>September 19, 2017 By Julian<p>How to Create a Glitch Effect in Photoshop …

Graphics

Compositing Images to Create a Gradient Background in Adobe Photoshop

I’ve done a lot of graphics in my day. My favorites, by far, were some car and motorcycle show flyers I used to create a few times a year for some …

Graphics

Two Reasons Why a Wider Lens Is Great for Portrait Photography

Usually, people preach long lenses for portraiture. They can give you strong bokeh and they don't distort faces. But what makes an appealing …

Photography

Critical Properties of a Pro Photographer's Website

So, you want to chase a career in professional photography and have managed to build yourself a respectable portfolio that you can begin to use to …

Steve Jobs

A Beginner's Guide to Mastering the Pen Tool in Photoshop

One of the most fundamentals features in Photoshop is the Pen Tool. It's a bit less intuitive than some other features, however, and it often …

Tutorials

Advanced Tactics For Fine Tuning the Healing Brush Tool in Adobe Photoshop

This is going to be sort of a weird post. I usually write about straightforward topics, but today, I thought I’d give you something that you could …

Tutorials

How to Use Photoshop to Replace the Sky in Any Photo

Let's say you have a photo that has a great foreground, but the sky above it is sort of blah.Let's also say you have another photo that has a pretty …

Tutorials

Photoshop Basics: Using the Clone Stamp Tool to Eliminate, Duplicate & Replace Objects (VIDEO)

This quick tutorial demonstrates a simple step-by-step process for using Photoshop’s Clone Stamp tool to eliminate, duplicate and replace objects in …

Tutorials

How to Quickly Replace a Sky in Photoshop With Multiply Blend Mode

In his latest photography tutorial, noted French photographer (and prolific video tutorial maker) Serge Ramelli demonstrates how to quickly and …

Tutorials

10 Tips and Tricks for the Liquify Tool in Photoshop

Photoshop’s Liquify Tool is a very powerful tool for retouching images, especially photos of people. Learning all of the features of the tool is …

15 Layer Masks Tips for Photoshop CC

1) Adding Layer Masks To add a layer mask to a layer, click on the “Add Layer Mask” icon in the Layers panel or, to create a custom keyboard shortcut …

Tutorials

These 14 Places Will Let You Learn Photoshop for Free | Inc.com

But, with all its power comes a steep learning curve. And that's intimidating.<p>Simply loading up the software and trying to figure things out on your own doesn't work as well when you want to learn Photoshop as it does for other pieces of software.<p>And, while you could try and read the manuals (which …

Tutorials

33 Photoshop Secrets

Are you overwhelmed by all the features and options in Photoshop?When it comes to making transformations, using smart objects, and making selections, …

Tutorials

The Three Elements of Every Photograph

Today, I’d like to talk about three key elements that I feel make up each and every photograph we take. Of course they are not the only elements, but …

Henri Cartier-Bresson

The Deep State Is Real

But it might not be what you think.<p><b>At a conference in mid-July, Barack Obama’s CIA</b> director, John Brennan, remarked that executive branch officials have an “obligation … to refuse to carry out” outrageous or anti-democratic orders from President Donald Trump. The comment quickly caught the …

Donald Trump

How To Edit Epic Photos From SCRATCH

Want to learn how we edit our photos? In this video, the COOPH team reveals our 7 golden tips that they always consider during post-production.<p>With a …

Photography

How Creative Writing Can Improve Your Photography Portfolio

Writing has been a vital part of my life for a while now. Like many others, I discovered its value through fiction. More specifically, I found my …

Creative Writing

Lightroom Tutorial: Travel Photographer Joe Allam Walks Through His Import Workflow

Importing photos after a shoot is often one of the more boring parts of an assignment and getting it done as quickly and easily as possible is often …

Tutorials

How to Do a Realistic Sky Swap in a Photo Using Photoshop

In this 9-minute video tutorial from Serge Ramelli, learn how to easily swap out an unattractive white sky from a photo for a more dramatic one using …

Tutorials

Wrap Your Mind Around Neural Networks

Artificial Intelligence is playing an ever increasing role in the lives of civilized nations, though most citizens probably don’t realize it. It’s …

Deep Learning
Middle East

What Trump's Syria strike means for his war on ISIS

Will the US end up in two wars instead of one?<p>When Donald Trump ran for president, he showed no interest in seeking the ouster of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and fantasized routinely about the idea of working with his most powerful ally and protector, Russia, to defeat ISIS in Syria and …

The war in Syria, explained

How Syria’s civil war became America’s problem.<p>President Donald Trump has ordered airstrikes on Syria as punishment for its chemical weapons attack last week in the town of Douma, which killed at least 42 people — including a number of children.<p>Understanding Trump’s decision requires understanding …

Middle East