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The 7 Best Apps For Planning a Room Layout & Design

What a time to be planning room layouts! Lucky for us, we now have access to a treasure trove of user-friendly apps to help us create floor plans and …

Apps

10 Rules Successful Startups Should Follow

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Carol Broadbent and Tom Hogan are the founders and principals of Crowded Ocean, a Silicon Valley marketing agency that has launched over 35 startups, with 10 of those companies being either acquired or going public.</i><p>Having launched over 35 startups in our decade of operation, we’ve …

New Year's Resolutions for Photographers

Ball drops! Confetti! Staying up extra late!<p>The time has come to get started on those New Year Resolutions. But hey, no need to fear. Resolutions can …

Why Your Wedding Photographer Won’t Give You a Disk of Unedited RAW Files

Oh dear. That was a bit awkward. Sitting on the floor at my nephew’s birthday party, trying to capture pass-the-parcel photos that weren’t anything …

Match tone and colour in Photoshop

Photoshop

the photo workflow software

darktable is an open source photography workflow application and raw developer. A virtual lighttable and darkroom for photographers. It manages your …

Photography

These 31 Photography Links Will Keep You Busy For a Really Long Time

Another wonderful week has passed us by in the world of photography, and Toad Hollow Photography has been looking in all corners of the internet to …

Landscape Photography

How to Save and Sharpen Photos for Social Media and the Web in Photoshop

Tutorials

7 Effective Tips On Working Healthy Behind The Screen

As a retoucher, I spend most of my day molded into a chair and working in front of the screen. It was only after a couple of years that I began …

Curator: An iPad App For Designers & Visual Thinkers

Curator is a newly launched iPad app that’s tailored specifically for designers and visual thinkers, i.e., for us! It’s essentially a new visual …

Social Media for Photographers

How a 365 Project Changed My Life

Just over a year ago, photography was my most precious hobby. I really enjoyed it and took photos fairly often, but I felt that if I wanted to take …

22 Social Media Facts and Statistics You Should Know in 2014 - Jeffbullas's Blog

There was a tipping point last year that has major implications for business and brands. It will impact publishing and marketing strategies and …

Why The Haters are Wrong About Growth Hacking

There’s an article making the rounds in tech circles titled “Growth Hacking is Bull” written by Muhammad Saleem. I’d like to make the case that the …

An Interview with Richard Tuschman, the Photographer Behind ‘Hopper Meditations’

Richard Tuschman began experimenting with digital imaging in the early 1990’s, developing a style that synthesized his interests in photography, …

Surreal Photo Manipulations Look Like Scenes From A Strange Parallel Universe

<b>Talented</b> LA-based photographer Hugh Kretschmer is a skilled photo manipulator who conjures up fantastical worlds with his creative images.<p><b>Masterfully</b> …

Scientists Are Using Metamaterials To Build Everything From Wireless Phone Chargers To Invisibility Cloaks

While the holy grail of metamaterials is still to make objects and people invisible to the eye, they are set to have a more tangible commercial impact playing more mundane roles - from satellite antennas to wirelessly charging cellphones.<p>Metamaterials are simply materials that exhibit properties …

2013 Year in Review: Designer Desktops

January 2013 by Lisa Congdon: “Design is where science & art break even.” –Robin Matthew \\\ DOWNLOAD<p>February 2013 by Wesley Bird: “The only thing …

Hands-on Photo Tips: How to remove halos in your HDR images

HDR halo removal – example: The original image is tonemapped with quite extreme parameters and exhibits notable halos (1). After the halo removal in …

The death of photography: are camera phones destroying an artform?

"It's really weird," says Antonio Olmos. "Photography has never been so popular, but it's getting destroyed. There have never been so many photographs taken, but photography is dying."<p>I'd asked the 50-year-old, award-winning, London-based Mexican photographer what he thinks is going to happen to …

Lightroom Tips for the Develop Module the Magic Alt Key

Lightroom Tips for the Develop Module - using the Alt (Option) key to get valuable feedback to help you process your images in Lightroom.

Tips for photographing star trails at night

Video: Please Don’t Do This the Next Time You Shoot a Wedding… or Ever

This is certainly not the first time we’ve shared a video uploaded to YouTube by a frustrated videographer whose shots were consistently ruined by …

SmartAlbums: The Single Best Black Friday Purchase You Will Make

If you do anything with albums whether it's wedding albums, personal albums or even portfolios to sit around your studio, this is going to be your …

How to Calculate The Equity Split Between Co-Founders in Startups

<i>George Deeb is the Managing Partner at Chicago-based Red Rocket Ventures, a startup consulting and financial advisory firm based in Chicago. You can follow George on Twitter at @georgedeeb and @RedRocketVC.</i><p>There are a lot of variables to go into calculating a fair equity split a startup team. These …

This is What You Need to Know About Metadata

Every image you take has a secret life, an unseen alto ego that defines it. When you look at an image on screen, you see a representation of the …

Always Keep Your Portfolio with You with These Custom Credit Card USB Drives

As a photographer, it’s a good idea to always have your portfolio with you. Given the advent of smartphone photography, that’s not much of an issue. …

From Mythology to Masculinity: How the Hero’s Journey Can Help You Become a Better Man | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This is a guest post from John Romaniello.</i><p>I want to tell you about a book that will change your life. The book isn’t new. In fact, it …