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The Trump pledge: No lobbying for 5 years

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Two top Republicans working with President-elect Donald Trump's transition team told reporters in a phone call Wednesday evening that they're taking steps toward one of Trump's campaign promises -- to "drain the swamp" in Washington.<p>Trump communications director Jason Miller and …

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Refine Edge – Your Best Friend in Photoshop

Being able to create precise selections of objects, even if they have fuzzy edges is of major importance in Photoshop. You're not only going to need …

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8 barriers to overcome when learning to code

While being a mentor for a JavaScript Web development course, I’ve seen many beginner programmers jump into learning with enthusiasm and then immediately hitting a wall.<p>Most of the students usually struggle with the same barriers. But once they learn to overcome them, they get instant benefits:<p>they …

How to Make Your Black-and-White Images Pop With Lightroom 6

What we know today as the process of photography had its start at the beginning of the 19th century. Back then, the process was really complicated. …

5 Free Lightroom Resources all Photographers Should Know About

No matter your skill level or interest level in photography, there are scores of camera choices available to choose from; whether DSLR or mirrorless; …

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This series of Q&A is written in response to a transcribed sermon entitled the truth is delivered once and for all but is gradual in its revelation. …

Beautiful Triptych Shows Photographer's 14 Year Struggle with Fibromyalgia

Though, year after year, we've featured her surreal photos on My Modern Met (see here and here), we had no idea that for the last 14 years of her life, photographer Brooke Shaden has been suffering from fibromyalgia. Over 5 million Americans are affected by this condition that causes chronic muscle …

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Will the Real Landscape Photography Please Stand Up?

This post is a curmudgeonly look at the current state of landscape photography.<p>I was in Munich yesterday, munching on some bratwurst and drinking a …

Creating a Fake Chilly Look in a Studio for a ‘Fortitude’ Poster Photo Shoot

Here’s a behind-the-scenes video showing a recent photo shoot for the new British psychological thriller TV show Fortitude. It shows how the team …

How to Select Fuzzy Hair in Photoshop

In this video tutorial, Nathaniel Dodson from Tutvid.com shows you how to select fuzzy hair in Photoshop. This is one of the most hairy (excuse the …

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How To Make The Best Cup Of Coffee Possible, And The Best Time Of Day To Drink It

Coffee -- it can prevent disease, help our livers, make us more intelligent AND and most importantly --enable us to talk to other human beings in the morning after getting out of bed. But if coffee really is the best part of waking up, then we'd better make sure we know <i>all</i> the tricks to making the …

These Dreamlike Photo Manipulations Were Created Using Only an iPhone

By day, Robert Jahns is a digital artist and art director based in Germany. By night, he’s known as nois7 on Instagram and runs a popular account …

Earth Could Face Another Mass Extinction in Next 200 Years: Study

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Spy messages could finally solve mystery of UN chief’s death crash

US urged to hand over intercepts to establish truth of 1961 plane accident in Zambia in which Dag Hammarskjöld died<p>For more than half a century, the circumstances of the tragic death of Dag Hammarskjöld have been shrouded in mystery.<p>That the former UN secretary-general died in a plane crash while …

Don't Buy A DSLR

Just getting into photography? Great! When you're looking for a camera, keep on walking past those DSLRs--as of now, their moment is over.<p>You want to get more into photography. You've got somewhere between a few and several hundred dollars to spend on a camera. You want to learn a little bit about …

How to Properly Resize Images for Facebook

Love it or hate it, Facebook has become an important social media platform for not only promoting your work, but also for finding new clients. …

Steve McCurry Retrospective Looks Back Over 40 Years of Iconic Work in 150 Portraits

There are few photographers out there as well-known as the iconic Steve McCurry. His <i>Afghan Girl</i> portrait earned him world-wide fame and recognition, …

Germany struggles to adapt to immigrant influx

<b>"Everyone's moving to Germany."</b><p>So says Govan, a thin, bearded French jazz musician from Lyon whom I meet in a German language class for people recently arrived in Berlin.<p>"In one month," he says, "I met lot of people from everywhere."<p>The faces around the table are young, the accents mainly European. …

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Photographers Share About How They Overcame Their Greatest Fears

Everyone has fears, even the most successful photographers in the business. The key to overcoming those fears is to manage them rather than spending …

6 Ways to Get Perfect Backgrounds for Your Photos

There are numerous factors that go into making eye-catching portraits: the subject’s facial expression, the lighting, the framing and composition, …

How to Find and Use Hyperfocal Distance for Sharp Backgrounds

You are out photographing a landscape. You have a nice foreground and background in the frame, and you want as much as possible in focus. You set a …

Digital Photography

Small Spaces Make Super Studios!

Home is where the heart is. Home is wherever you lay your hat. And home is a great place to snap some awesome photos!<p>We’ve gathered up five …

The ‘Study of Pose’: An Encyclopedia of 1,000 Different Poses by Supermodel Coco Rocha

The <i>Study of Pose</i> is an upcoming book by photographer Steven Sebring and supermodel Coco Rocha, who’s well known for her ability to “freestyle” …

The Secrets of Frequency Separation Retouching

Frequency separation retouching is an amazing technique for separating two main tasks of retouching in general: editing the fine details in your …

3 Techniques for Retouching Skin

Portrait photographers strive to achieve beautiful skin in their images. Getting beautiful skin that is also realistic and preserves natural skin …

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Watermarking Your Photography: A Crash Course

_<p><i>We appreciated the simple typeface and small size of Gaurav Agrawl's watermark. The placement doesn't interfere with the content of his image and</i> …

Why You Need A Tablet & How It’ll Transform Your Lightroom Workflow

I can’t function in clutter. I loathe clutter. I’m not necessarily OCD about it, but I learned a long time ago that it makes more sense for me to …