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5+ Quick Photoshop Tips You Might Not Know

I probably won’t ever be, or pretend to be, an expert at Adobe Photoshop; I spend so little time in it, using Lightroom for 90% of what I do, that I …

Tutorials

Review: Anthem One Could Be the Next Great LED Light to Save Your Production Big Bucks

Anthem is a new company. So we didn’t know what to expect when we sat down with their new LED light that promises to far outlast any HMI while …

Gear & Gadgets

Scarlett Johansson, Chadwick Boseman, And Other Avengers Read Some ‘Infinity War’ Mean Tweets On ‘Kimmel’

The Avengers were back on <i>Jimmy Kimmel Live</i> for one more celebratory appearance following their week of promotion for the release of <i>Infinity War</i>. The entire team and their allies made an appearance as part of the latest Mean Tweets, focusing their place in the real and Marvel Cinematic Universe — at …

Marvel Universe

The Logistics of a Composite Photograph

Composite photography can seem overwhelming, particularly when trying to tell a story and using photographic elements from different locations. Let …

Tutorials

How to Get Tack Sharp Portraits in Photoshop

This great tutorial video will show you how to better sharpen your portrait images in Photoshop.<p>Getting it right in camera is only half the battle. …

Tutorials

Editing RAW Images on an iPad

<b>Q.</b> <i>Can I edit RAW image files from my D.S.L.R. on an iPad Pro? If so, is it possible to save the edited images back to the computer later so I don’t have to take a laptop with me on my trip?</i><p><b>A.</b> If your camera uses a RAW format supported by Apple’s iOS system on the iPad and you have a photo-editing …

IPad Pro

Sony a7 III Review: An Elite Camera with a Friendly Price Tag

I recently had the opportunity to test the Sony a7 III thanks to the generosity of Glenn Wenfield from Sony North America. Since this is a camera …

Ten Lightroom Features You May Not Know About

I've been using Adobe Lightroom for about five years now and after watching this video, I brushed up my memory and learned a few things that I didn't …

Explore The Collaboration Between Spielberg and Ernest Cline In This Ready Player One Featurette

One of the greatest directors of a generation, and one author who owes that director a huge debt of influence.<p>The future of <i>Ready Player One</i>, even …

Amazon's best original shows in 2017: RANKED

Amazon<p>Amazon is spending a boatload making TV shows and movies for its Prime service, and was one of the big winners at the 2018 Golden Globes, with two wins for "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel."<p>The show's star, Rachel Brosnahan, who goes from 50s housewife to stand-up comic, won the Globe for best …

How Accurate Were Tom DeLonge's Alien Claims? An Investigation

I compared DeLonge's claims from two years ago with the New York Times's bombshell UFO report.<p>Last weekend the <i>New York Times</i> published a thrilling expose about a secret Department of Defense program dedicated to the investigation of unidentified flying objects. The report, coauthored by three <i>Times</i> …

A Complete Guide to Enhancing Eyes in Photoshop

The eyes are one of the most crucial parts of a person when it comes to portraiture and retouching, as they are the first thing a viewer looks at and …

All 49 of Netflix's notable original movies, ranked from worst to best

While the company's first entry into the realm of big-budget films, the Will Smith-led "Bright," has been scorched by critics, Netflix CEO Reed Hastings has hailed the fantasy-action thriller as a commercial success that critics are "disconnected" from.<p>On the opposite end of the critical spectrum, …

A Male CEO Has Apologized After Saying That This Female Tech Designer Wasn’t Real

"No man has to prove himself this way. They can take a picture of a finished product and everyone believes them," Naomi Wu told BuzzFeed News.<p>"I shouldn't have questioned her identity," he said. "I was questioning her attacking us, and it came out wrong."<p>He said he had reached out to Wu in …

Internet

Here’s a Free Tutorial on Lightroom CC for Beginners

Adobe just announced its new cloud-based Lightroom CC app. If you’re looking into get started with this software, Photoshop Training Channel just …

UniBeast Hackintosh tool updated for macOS High Sierra

If the upcoming iMac Pro or refreshed Mac Pro aren’t in your sights, then perhaps you might consider a Hackintosh build? We’ve covered several builds over the years, and found that they provide, by a large margin, the best bang for the buck when it comes to performance.<p>Today, UniBeast, one of the …

High Sierra

12 everyday stretches that will help you stay flexible and fit at any age

When it comes to stretching, there are a lot of options to choose from.<p>But what are the best everyday stretches for anyone looking to avoid sore muscles, get more flexible, and protect his or her muscles from injuries?<p>We turned to Marilyn Moffat, a professor of physical therapy at New York …

How to recreate the Orton Effect in Photoshop to get dreamy landscape photos

Orton Effect creates a dreamy, impressionist look of the image. Photographer Michael Orton invented it in the mid-1980s in order to imitate …

This 3D audio soundbar promises to beat your home theater setup

Surround sound is an exercise in compromise. Surround speakers are cumbersome and expensive to set up. They require you sit in a ‘sweet spot’ to achieve a decent sense of positioning, and can’t really replicate the sensation of sound getting close to your head. Headphones can position sound more …

Why Bit Depth and Shooting in Raw Are So Important for Your Images

We've all heard it hundreds of times: unless you're a journalist zooming off shots to an editor as the action happens, you should be shooting in raw. …

How to Turn Your Hand Signature Into a Watermark in Photoshop

This week, Colin Smith of PhotoshopCAFE explains how to make a watermark out of your signature in Photoshop using a real signature on paper. The …

Advanced Subject Selection: Take Complete Control of Your Backgrounds in Photoshop

I've actually had quite a few people request that I create a tutorial for my production processes wherein I add background textures into my studio …

Here’s a Free Photoshop Course in 33 Videos

Want to learn Photoshop from the very beginning? Here’s a beginner’s guide by TastyTuts will let you jump-start your post production skills. It’s a …

Tutorials

The Total Eclipse Offers Teachable Moments At 100 Percent Totality Or Less

This is my third time writing about the upcoming total solar eclipse on August 21st. It is a big deal and worthy of excitement. My previous writings suggested weather activities that can be done for the eclipse or clarified social media misperceptions. Herein, I explore something that I personally …

Meteorology

How to Use the Puppet Warp Tool in Photoshop

The Puppet Warp tool is one of the most powerful methods to manipulate people, objects, or whatever you please in Photoshop. If you want to learn how …

Affinity Photo gets big update headlined by resolution support for 10.5-inch iPad Pro, and portrait mode

Serif’s Affinity Photo for iPad received its first big update today, headlined by its support for native resolution on the 10.5-inch iPad Pro. The iPad-only release, which now clocks in at version 1.6.3, brings many new changes and features to the popular image editing app. Have a look at the full …

IPad Pro

Every TV show premiering in July

Even SPF 30 can’t prepare you for all the hot series dropping this July — but we can. From the familiar faces of Westeros and King’s Landing to a …

Hands-on: LumaFusion – this is the iPad video editing app we’ve been waiting for [Video]

If you’ve never heard of LumaFusion ($19.99), I won’t fault you for that. I hadn’t heard of it either until commenters on our YouTube channel vehemently encouraged me to give the app a shot.<p>Pardon me for initially being skeptical, as I’d heard this story numerous times before: “So and so has …

Videography

How, When, & Why to reset the PRAM & SMC on your Mac

Is your Mac acting just…<i>odd</i>? Stuff like drives not appearing, screens not adjusting correctly, Bluetooth problems, AirPort non connecting? Maybe your fan is running non-stop or your battery has said that it is 50% charged…for two days…and your MacBook is <i>plugged in</i>. Yeah, these aren’t problems that …

Operating Systems

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Tips and tricks for getting the most from Google’s great service<p>By now, you’ve almost certainly heard how good Google Photos is. Your friends, family, and coworkers are probably using it and singing the app’s praises. It makes backing up your photo library effortless. It can identify people — even …

Mobile Photography