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The Problem of Color Contamination in Photography

Whether you’re aware of the correct terminology or not, you have likely experienced color contamination happening in your photographs already. Put …

Computer Graphics

Inside the mysterious LA sex club that costs up to $75,000 a year and is rumored to have hosted Gwyneth Paltrow as a guest

Snctm, a members-only elite sex club that hosts international events, is in hot water — and it could potentially jeopardize the privacy of its wealthy members.<p>The club — where a basic membership costs $20,000, while the special "Violet Key membership" for male members is a one-time payment of $1 …

Bow Ties

Photography Tutorials For Beginners: 7 Powerful Photography Tips for Amazing Photos

For every beginner, there will be some confusion how to take good photos and how to see this world in a photography way. I hope, this tutorial will …

20 handy things you didn't know Google Photos can do

Most people think of Google Photos like a dusty old album on the shelf. Every once in a while, you flip through those old snapshots with a friend. Remember that trip to the beach? That was so nice.<p>Like most Google services, Photos is overflowing with helpful features, which can manipulate, …

Apps

ButterflyVPN is a router that unlocks the internet on-the-go

A limited internet doesn’t make sense, right? It seems like a contradictory idea, but in many places it is. Some countries restrict access to certain websites, and often services we know and love are not available in these markets. It’s a bummer, but there are ways to go around these digital …

Forget Photoshop, Edit Your Photos With These Top Free Photo Editors

13 Free Photo Editors<p>The Best Free Photo Editors Out There<p>Updated April 03, 2018<p>These free photo editors are the best of the best and will get you …

Tutorials

British officials want a worldwide ban on microbeads in cosmetics

Makeup

Do NOT Fake It Till You Make It as a Photographer

I see the posts. You see them, too. A session gone wrong because a photographer didn’t know want to do. And they didn’t know what to do because they …

Photography

How to Make Money From Street Photography

I remember when I was 18 years old; I had no interest in making money from my photography, and I didn’t really have any ideas on making a living from …

Street Photography

How to Get Razor Sharp Photos in Low Light Using the AF Assist Beam

One camera and flash feature that helps with shooting sharp photos in low light is the AF assist beam. Here’s a quick 2-minute video from Adorama and …

Cameras

12 Knots Everyone Should Master

<i>Last Updated December, 2017: We’ve updated the formatting on this post for clarity. Links have also been updated.</i><p>Our Go-To: Water Knot<p><b>Climbing</b> …

Climbing

We should never have told people to take vitamins — and a new study shows why

It seems like simple, obvious advice: Eat your vegetables, get some exercise, and, of course, take your vitamins.<p>Or not.<p>Decades of research, including a new study published in December in the Journal of the American Medical Association, has failed to find substantial evidence that vitamins and …

Research

Aperture Priority & Shutter Priority VS. Manual Exposure | Which do Pros Use?

It is a pretty strong stereotype among experienced photographers to always, <i>always, ALWAYS,</i> shoot in manual exposure, and justifiably so! However, …

Incredibly This Software Can Turn Your Blurriest Photo Into Something That's Razor Sharp

Instagram ready.<p>It’s not just your grandma who still can’t use her smartphone, we are all guilty of producing dark, grainy, oversaturated and …

I Took These Photos in My Dining Room

Product photography is something that I’ve always been interested in, but never saw myself making a career out of. However… when I do get to take …

The Difference Between Levels and Curves in Photoshop

Here’s a 6-minute video from PiXimperfect that looks at the difference between the Levels and Curves functions in Photoshop. While the two may seem …

8 things you probably do without realizing they're toxic to your mental health

People often confuse high achieving behavior with perfectionistic behavior. High achievers are dedicated, determined individuals who have a strong desire to accomplish something that's important to them. Their achievements are not about what others will think of them or a fear of failure, it's to …

Self-improvement

You shot the perfect photo. Here’s how to get the perfect print

Now that we all walk around with high-resolution cameras in our pockets (i.e., our smartphones), people are taking more photos than ever before. But …

Tutorials

Read this before naming your business

I’ve learned a lot from the development of NameLayer, and I’m ready to divulge every trick in my arsenal. In this guide, I provide realistic solutions to the frustrations encountered when naming a company. Plus, I’ll have some fun analyzing both good and bad company names.<p>This guide is divided into …

How to Heal Blemishes in Portraits with a B&W Adjustment Layer

There are many tips and tricks in Photoshop that can make editing life easier if you know how to use them. Here’s a 13-minute tutorial by …

7 fantastic resources for free images

High-quality photos are crucial to successful content marketing and social media strategies.<p>Unfortunately, organizations run lots of bad stock images …

Preordering the iPhone X? 7 tips to avoid a backorder

Preorder day for the iPhone X is here. Follow these tips to increase your chances of getting one.<p>If you're dead-set on preordering the iPhone X, you're not alone. The biggest four US carriers have hinted that iPhone 8 sales are weak, suggesting that people are either hanging on to their old devices …

Mobile Technology

Saving money on Maui

If you're traveling to Maui, you may worry that your pockets need to be as deep as the water surrounding this popular island. That there's no way to go to Hawaii without breaking the bank.<p>In my 25 trips to Maui in the last 25 years, I have accumulated some tips that let you achieve "Maui wowee" …

5 Business Ideas You Can Start with $5000 Right Now

Have you ever think of starting a business? If it’s true, then what is holding you back? Apparently money!<p>In this ultra-competitive global business …

Small Business

Our favorite iPhone 8/8 Plus case is only $9 on Amazon, and wireless charging works right through it

You just got a brand new iPhone 8 or iPhone 8 Plus, which means you’re not the proud owner of the hottest new smartphone on the planet. Are you …

Make Difficult Selections Using Alpha Channels in Photoshop

In this 12-minute tutorial by PiXimperfect, learn how to use alpha channels in Photoshop to make “insanely difficult” selections. An example …

Here's exactly what to say in a thank you email after you've interviewed

Yes, the hard part may be over, but there is still a critical step left in the process — the thank you note.<p>Although many see a follow-up email as a formality, a CareerBuilder survey revealed that 22% of managers said they were less likely to hire a candidate if they didn't send a thank you note.<p>I …

Employment

Billionaire CEO Sara Blakely Says These 7 Words Are the Best Career Advice She Ever Got | Inc.com

Sara Blakely founded Spanx in her late 20s. The company made $4 million in sales in its first year and $10 million in its second year. In 2012, <i>Forbes</i> named Blakely the youngest self-made woman billionaire in the world.<p>She is clearly massively successful. Yet when asked what the best advice she ever …

Sara Blakely

Why It's Crucial to Understand Light Metering

When you first venture away from auto mode, it might be a hard to wrap your head around the process of taking the correct exposure. Playing around …

Landscape Photography

GoPro Unveils the Fusion, a 5.2K 360° Camera with OverCapture

The GoPro Fusion is a new 360° camera that captures an immersive experience in 5.2K resolution at 30fps. It was announced by GoPro today alongside …