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Remove Distracting Elements from Photos with These 3 Simple Photoshop Tricks (VIDEO)

A telephone pole emanating from a subject’s head is the classic example of a distracting element ruining an otherwise fine photo. But there are …

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The best desktop photo-editing apps

Last month we covered the best mobile photo-editing apps, but if you're serious about photography you'll need more than the tools a phone or tablet can provide. Professionals rely on software from Adobe and others because of the power these programs afford them. Combined with shooting in the …

What 6-Pack Mom Sarah Stage Actually Does in a Day

You don't see the half of it in her feed.<p>Although you might think you know the Instagram stars you follow, there's a lot that goes on behind the scenes of a highly-edited feed. Such is the case for Sarah Stage, a model with 2.3 million Instagram followers and two children: James, 2, and Logan, …

Favorite Portrait Mode photos: CNET Editors share their best

Mobile Photography

Former App of the Year winner Hipstamatic drops to under $1 (Reg. $3)

This offer has expired!<p>Be sure to follow us on Twitter for the latest deals and more. Sign-up for our newsletters and have our best offers delivered to your inbox daily.<p>The universal iOS app Hipstamatic is now available for just <b>$0.99</b> in the App Store. The former App of the Year winner normally …

Your Free VSCO Presets

VSCO presets allow you to elevate your photos quickly and easily. We’ve included 10 of our most popular presets for free within the VSCO app, so you …

Tutorials

Google releases three new smartphone photography apps

<b>The apps aim to help users improve their mobile photography skills</b><p>Google has released three new apps which aim to help photographers make the most of …

Mobile Photography

How to Do Pro-Quality Travel Photography with Your Smartphone Camera

Shares 158<p>When you’re on holiday, sometimes you want to take photos without lugging around a bulky DSLR camera. But if you’re a shutterbug, there’s …

Mobile Photography

Learn This Simple Trick for Turning a Single Image Into a “Multi-Post” Series on Instagram (VIDEO)

More and more photographers are turning to Instagram these days, not only as a means of sharing images with friends, but as a vehicle for presenting …

14 Helpful Lightroom Tips and Tricks to Improve Your Photo Editing

Adobe Lightroom is an app that’s filled with all kinds of helpful features that can make life easier for you once you learn they exist. Here’s a …

When and Why You Should Turn Your Images Black and White

For many photographers, particularly hobbyists, making an image black and white is almost arbitrary. I remember in the early days of my photography, …

10 Sneaky Diabetes Symptoms In Women - How To Know If You Have Diabetes | Women's Health

10 Signs You Might Have Diabetes And Not Even Know It<p>Would you recognize these symptoms?<p>Getty Images<p>Diabetes is scary-common in the U.S.—but the freakiest thing about it might be the number of people who are walking around undiagnosed.<p>Of the 30 million people in the U.S. with diabetes, 25 percent …

The 10 Best Accessories To Turn Your Smartphone Into A Director’s Camera

<i>You’ve taken some pretty good photos and videos with your smartphone, but what if you could convert your ordinary iPhone or Android into a real</i> …

Mobile Photography

Maryn Dropped 105 Pounds in 1 Year — and It All Started With This Water-Drinking Hack

Maryn Teed completely transformed her body in the span of one year — dropping from 315 pounds to 210 — and it all started with a photo. Back in July 2016, Maryn went to a family barbecue feeling confident about herself, but that all changed when she got home and saw the photos she was tagged in on …

Fitness

The 20 Sexiest GIFs Of Jennifer Lopez

9.4K<p>SHARES<p>Jennifer Lopez is not just a talented actress, singer, Instagram goddess and all-around sex symbol, she also looks totally amazing in …

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What To Do With The 5 Billion Photos You Took This Summer

It’s been said that the best camera you have is the one that’s on you, which likely means the camera in your smartphone. But what do you do with all …

Mobile Photography

14 Tips for Taking Creative Self-Portraits

Self-Portrait, Not Selfie<p>From Instagram filters to wireless technology, advances in digital photography are making it easier than ever to capture …

Mobile Photography

Best photo editing apps for Android

Choosing a phone with a great camera is only part of the equation, though. The apps you use with it — and after the fact, by enhancing your photos — …

Mobile Photography

The Mobile Marketing Studio: 26 Apps to Help You Create Epic Social Media Content on Your Smartphone

What does it take to create incredible social media content?<p>Knowing you have to create new content for multiple social media channels every day can …

Apps

'I Did 60 Lunges Every Day For 2 Weeks—Here's What Happened' | Women's Health

Although I did cross-country in high school, I never considered myself a runner until my senior year of college when I picked up the sport for (dare I say it) fun. I would go at my own pace, listen to my favorite tunes, and spend time exploring the great outdoors on foot. Two years ago, I gathered …

​13 Planks That Will Sculpt Your Core

Forget what you know about the basics and give these a try<p>The basic plank is one of the finest ways to work your entire middle, forcing you to brace your abs, obliques, and lower back.<p>But planks can get boring unless you mix things up. It's a position that you hold for a minute, and once you get …

Workouts

How To Take The Perfect Selfie

Our obsession shows no signs of waning. MR PORTER explains how to capture yourself at your very best<p>You might have thought-slash-hoped that the …

Mobile Photography

15 Tips for Taking Great Candid Photos

Tips for Taking Great Candids<p>Great candid photos should feel spontaneous, but there’s a surprising amount of strategy that goes into capturing a …

Street Photography

You NEED to be printing your photos!! Here's why..

Have you ever wondered if you should be printing your own photos? Even sending them off to a lab? Not nearly as many people today are printing or …

Photography
Mobile Photography

Best Camera App For iPhone: Compare The 5 Best Camera Apps

Are you looking for the best camera app for iPhone? While the native iPhone camera app has some great features, sometimes you need a more powerful …

Mobile Photography

10 Reasons Why Your Smartphone is the Best Camera

Dear friend,<p>I want to encourage you — use your smartphone more for your photography.<p>First of all, what is the point of photography? The purpose of …

Street Photography

100 Photography Tips by Eric Kim

Don’t compare your photos to anybody else (but yourself)<p>When in doubt, take a step closer.<p>Shoot from the gut in the streets; edit with your brain at …

Street Photography