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Frequency Separation for Dummies in Photoshop

You may have heard of this technique called frequency separation where you magically separate the details in your image from the colors and tones to …

Wedding Planner: The Biggest Hat You’ll Often Wear as a Wedding Photographer

Let’s discuss the reality of being a working wedding photographer. I’m not talking about being a ‘rockstar’ photographer who charges 25K and shoots a …

How to Use Lightroom Brushes to Contour Faces

It's amazing how adding just a little bit of shadows can drastically improve the depth of your photographs. Contouring faces is a little trick that …

Breathtaking Wedding Photographs Make a Great Case for Eloping in Iceland

We don’t know Ohio couple Sarah and Josh personally, but we like the way they think. Because when wedding planning got to be a bit too much and they …

The Darkest Material on the Planet Absorbs 99.96% of Light that Touches it; How Would You Use It?

The possibilities for photography are endless. That’s the thought that crossed our minds earlier today when we stumbled across Vantablack, the new …

Cartier-Bresson’s ‘The Decisive Moment’ is Back in Print 60 Years After the First Run

Henri Cartier-Bresson is a name forever engraved on the face of photographic history. Known for his humanist approach to photography and the world …

The Best Free Online Photography Courses and Tutorials

Given my interest in lifelong learning and skill-development, I often ask people which new skills they’re looking to learn. The most common response? …

Apple Is Killing Off Aperture, Its Pro Photo Editor

After years of wavering commitment to creative professionals, Apple is turning its back on pro photographers.<p>For years, Apple has made sure there’s an OS X app to match your level of photographic proficiency. If you were an amateur, you had iPhoto; if you were a pro and needed more advanced …

Free Branding Mockups

Presentation is very important for any project and designer's portfolio and it doesn't matter if it's for client or personal projects. Sometimes, …

Expressive Black and White Long-Exposure Landscapes

Fine art photographer Vassilis Tangoulis finds the mystery and magic within everyday landscapes and translates those moments into visually complex black and white photographs. His beautifully contemplative, simple scenes feature dramatic lighting, textured details, perfect symmetry, and crisp …

Sketch 3: 5 Licenses Giveaway - Winners

I have been an Adobe user since I can remember, adopting the new tools always coming and going. Macromedia back in the day tried to challenge Adobe's …

Innovative Photographer Shows Us How to Make Indoor Clouds

Seeing a perfectly-formed cloud indoors can be a jarring sight. For Dutch photographer Berndnaut Smilde, it’s a living. Since 2010, he’s been working …

Photographer Gives 11-Year-Old the Gift of a Walk Down the Aisle with Her Dying Dad

Photographer Lindsey Villatoro of Lovesong Photography recently did something that is warming the hearts of the entire photo community and beyond: …

A First Look at Darktable, an Open Source Alternative to Lightroom

When it comes to image management programs, the undisputed kings are of course Lightroom and Aperture. Both of these programs have been around for …

4 Views House by AR Design Studio

AR Design Studio recently completed the 4 Views house that’s located overlooking the city of Winchester and the surrounding countryside in the UK. …

House for a Photographer by Hyde + Hyde Architects

Modern House for a Photographer.<p>The house provides elegant simplicity situated in a disused quarry on the edge of the Brecon National Park. Hyde + …

22 Restaurant Branding by Dmitry Gerais

22 Restaurant and Cafe Bakery Identity.<p>Moscow, Russia based graphic designer Dmitry Gerais was hired to develop this restaurant and cafe bakery brand …

The Story Of The Most Successful Photographer You've Never Heard Of

In under five years, Andy Frame went from being a photography nobody to running one of the most successful photography operations that I'm aware of. …

Real Estate

Car Park House – Architecture by Anonymous Architects

The Car Park House located in Echo Park, Los Angeles.<p>Anonymous Architects designed the Car Park House located in Echo Park, Los Angeles. The …

Los Angeles

FF House – Architecture Design by Hernandez Silva Architects

The FF House – Modern Architecture.<p>Hernandez Silva Architects have designed the FF house located in a subdivision west of the metropolitan area of …

Architecture

Former Museum in Rotterdam Transformed Into Luxury Home

Rotterdam-based studio Pea Architecture recently completed the transformation of the former Kralings Museum at the Hoflaan into a luxury apartment building called Casa K. The space features a shared entryway, an elevator, and three spacious apartments designed with a contemporary, open layout and …

Architecture

Watch: A Clever Stop-Motion Video Tells The History Of Typography

The history of typography began with a German man, named Johannes Gutenburg. Many people know this bit of trivia, but likely in the context of him as the inventor of the printing press. Less known, perhaps, is that Gutenburg is also the grandfather of printed type, first creating a type known as …

Old Water Tower Converted into a Beautiful Modern Home

Architect Mauro Brigham of Bham Design Studio has repurposed an old water tower in Belgium, simply known as <i>Chateau d'eau</i>, into a livable home. The 30-meter-high tower, which was first constructed sometime between 1938 and 1941, has been transformed into a high-tech, modern residence that offers all …

Water

The One Hand Snap: A Shutter Release that Allows for One-Handed DSLR Operation

About 88,000 people in the U.S. are missing all or part of an arm, and among the things that are difficult or impossible for them to do is use an …

Give It 100: Create a 100-Day Video Time-Lapse of the Journey Towards Your Goals

Back in July, we shared a viral “Dance-Lapse” video put together by former Microsoft exec Karen Cheng that showed the amazing progress she made …

How to teach … photography

Students of all ages are fascinated by taking photos – and, now photography has gone digital, it is easy and cheap to get your students snapping. The Guardian Teacher Network has resources to help schools harness the potential of photography and use it as a really powerful cross-curricular …

Resort Photography Tips as a Commercial Photographer: Tell a Story

What’s your dream job? How does travel photography for a luxury island resort sound? Joe McNally was hired to do just that on Saint Lucia, one of the …

Photography

3 of My Favorite Photography Books

We are all familiar with the old refrain, “Those who can, do. Those who can’t, teach. Those who can’t teach, teach gym.” I’m still not sure about …

Digital Photography