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The Most Underrated Yet Powerful Tool Photoshop Has Hidden Away

For some reason, Photoshop has decided to bury one of its most powerful tools in a place few photographers would ever look. Here's how to find and …

Tutorials

The Complete Guide To Cinemagraphs Tutorial

Cinemagraphs are one of the coolest marketing tools a photographer has at their disposal these days. This blend of stills and video seems like …

How to Get Rich From Your Photography Passion

The biggest lie you’re told: you cannot get rich off your passion.<p>1. Luck + Hustle = Success<p>Honestly, I got rich off my passion (I earn 200,000+ USD …

Street Photography

My 8 Favorite Inexpensive Canon Lenses

In the last few years, I have reviewed more lenses than you could possibly imagine. My photography students are always asking which lens is right for …

Cameras

Here’s How to Use Exposure Blending in Photoshop to Make Your Landscape Photographs Pop (VIDEO)

We’re all familiar with the common dilemma when shooting landscape photos where a compromise has to be made between a blown-out sky and an overly …

How I Earn $200,000+ a Year From Photography

Kind of a crazy thing– I think you can stay true to your roots, values, and ethics– and also get rich:<p>I wanna tell you the secrets of how I earn over …

Street Photography

The Ultimate Video Guide to Building a Photo and Video Editing Desktop Computer

I've always been a Windows desktop user, but until this point I've never built my own desktop from scratch. I finally decided to teach myself how to …

3 Fundamentals You Should Aim to Get Right in Every Portrait Photograph

When you first pick up a camera, chances are that you are going to spend a lot of time shooting portraits of your family, your friends, your pets and …

Photoshop Trick: How to Swap a Photo Background Using Only Blend Modes

Here’a neat trick for you Photoshop lovers out there. If you’ve shot a subject in front of a gray background, you can actually swap that gray …

6 Lessons I’ve Learned After Shooting All the Expensive Cameras

Dear friend,<p>I want to write you a letter about the lessons I’ve learned after shooting pretty much all the expensive cameras out there.<p>1. If your …

Street Photography

How To Make The Most Peanut Butter-y Cookies For National PB Day

The best kind of cookie is one packed with peanut butter.<p>“I have made peanut butter cookies for a trillion years ― and loved them. But I thought, I could get more if I scooped them and made a chubbier peanut butter cookie,” says Dorie Greenspan.<p>Only Greenspan, a serious cookie master, would put …

Tools and Tips for Still Life iPhoneography

Some professional photographers are bashful to admit that they sometimes set their DSLRs aside for their iPhones. But, when push comes to shove, the …

Clean Bulk | All You Need To Know

When most people hear the word “bulking” they think of buffets, getting big, and eating an obnoxious amount of food. However, these individuals who …

5 Exercises To Build Big Biceps

Triceps make up 2/3 of your arms size, but this doesn’t mean that you can neglect your biceps if you want big arms. Here are 5 exercises guaranteed …

Three Common Misconceptions About Histograms in Photography

If you’re a relatively experienced photographer you probably have a basic understanding of your camera’s histogram, the graph that acts as a …

How to Build Good Habits in Your Photography

Sapa, 2017 #cindyprojectDear friend,For me, photography is all about self-development, self-growth, and self-introspection.Photography is less about …

Street Photography

Lower Abs Workout | Best Exercises To Target Your Core

Written by Jack Boardman<p>Best Lower Abs Exercises<p>For an all-over defined torso, you need to think of more than just targeting the immediate rectus …

Workouts

Run Less, Lose More | Weight Loss

ritten by Callum Melly<p>Run Less, Lose More!<p>One of the most common reasons people give up exercising is because they aren’t seeing the results they …

10 best new web design tools for January

If you work in the world of web design, whether that be in a studio or working from home, it's vital to keep up-to-date with the latest industry …

A Street Photographer’s Guide to Photographing New York

New York City is one of the great meccas of the world for photography, and it’s a place where every photographer should try to explore at least once …

Web Design Top 10 Articles for The Past Year (v.2017)

For the past year, we’ve ranked nearly 10,000 Web Design articles to pick the Top 10 stories (0.1% chance) that can help you prepare your design …

12 Photo Projects You Can Do From Home

Part of becoming an improved photographer is understanding how to challenge yourself to put the skills you already have to the test and acquire new …

Landscape Photography

60 Albums Perfect From Start To Finish – Chosen By You

Click or tap to zoom into this image<p>This is an image <i>1</i> of 60<p>The Golden Age, ‘WOODKID’<p>NME writers wrote about the albums they believe are perfect from …

How to Create Your Own In-Home Photo Studio

Editor’s Note: This post appears in The Lumoid blog, and is reposted here with their permission.<p>Lumoid <i>is a band of creatives, photographers, and tech</i> …

What is Your Time Worth to You?

Paris, 2015 #ricohgrTime— it is the ultimate resource that we all have in life. It is the most valuable thing that we own, yet we squander it like it …

Street Photography

Holy Cow: Tech Designer Whips Up a Business Card That You Can Use to Play Tetris!

That the business card is dead, or at least dying, is no secret. At any trade fair I've been to in the past few years, exhibitors would rather scan …