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Is Rubber Mulch a Safe Surface for Your Child's Playground?

The public playground in Bandon, a small town on the blustery coast of Oregon, has everything a kid could want. Swings and an orange, twisting slide, even a bright blue boat.<p>But after the playground was installed in 2009, some mothers became concerned about the springy black stuff beneath their …

School Districts

Custom Photo Books & Gifts

Our Quality Guarantee<p>It's simple — we stand behind the products we create. If you are not wholeheartedly satisfied with your order each and every …

These Useful Tools Will Make Location Scouting a Breeze for Photographers

Whether you already have an idea of what you want your location to be for your next photoshoot or you're hoping to be inspired by unknown locations …

Ghosts of Aleppo (Full Length) | VICE News

Aleppo is Syria's largest metropolitan area and a millennia-old commercial capital. Today, however, it is a relative ghost town, threatened by regime bombing from the air and a militant offensive on the ground. For two weeks over the summer, VICE News embedded with the Islamic Front, a coalition of …

Middle East

DF/Mexico – Restaurant Identity by BuroCreative

Restaurant identity design by BuroCreative for DF/Mexico.<p>BuroCreative, a London based branding and design studio was approached to develop a suitable …

TextielMuseum and TextielLab Identity by Raw Color

A pattern based visual identity for TextielMuseum & TextielLab.<p>In addition to exhibitions on textile and design at the TextielMuseum, the TextielLab …

Graphic Design

This Surreal Look At Burning Man Will Make You Long For The Mystical Desert

Burning Moments from Ari Fararooy on Vimeo.<p>The many sights, sounds and feelings experienced at Burning Man can be too much for any one festivalgoer to process. The dusty, alien world is so surreal, in fact, it often cannot be described in words.<p>Fortunately, participant and photographer Ari Fararooy …

An Introduction to Image Sharpening in Photoshop

Image sharpening is a big deal for many of us photographers. Thanks to amazing products such as Photoshop, a perfectly sharp image is just a few …

Tutorials

The 5 Lightroom Shortcuts Everyone Needs To Know

<i>Editor’s Note: We’d like to officially welcome Zach Sutton to the Photofocus authors team. Zach is a photographer and educator who specializes in</i> …

A seamless workflow using Lightroom, Photoshop and Adobe Camera Raw

Many photographers use either Photoshop or they use Lightroom. But since Adobe offers their photography plan that gives you Photoshop <i>and</i> Lightroom …

Catching Up With Joe G, Director of Strange Rumblings in Shangri-La

Many of us have a fantasy world that exists only in our thoughts, where we travel the world, seeking adventures, and trying exciting new things—not a …

D-Link’s latest smart plug simplifies connected power

D-Link has introduced a new smart plug, taking its original model (check out our review) and refining it in a more narrowly-defined cheaper …

Home Automation

Hours For iOS 8 Lets You Track Your Time With A Widget

Those who have to keep track of how they spend their time working during the day can’t do much better on iOS than Hours, Apple Design Award winner Tapity‘s latest app. We recommended the app when it launched back in July, and now the Tapity team has released an update for iOS 8 that helps you keep …

How To Build A World-Class Design Portfolio

Six tips for building a portfolio that lands the job. Plus, peek inside the portfolios of designers at Facebook, Dropbox, and more.<p>I’ve reviewed thousands of designer portfolios over the past 10 years as a former design lead at Facebook and now as the cofounder of the investing and mentoring …

UX Design
Hong Kong

6 Practical Ways to Unlock the Real Power of Colors in Your Photography

To suggest that color is of utmost importance to photographers would be a grand understatement. Discussions dealing with the fundamentals of …

Tutorials

How to Take the Stress Out of Image Editing When You've Got Tons of Photos to Edit

Who among us really enjoys chores? No one, I think it’s safe to say. It’s a sentiment that, for most of us, surfaces as kids when we’re pressed into …

Tutorials

How to Best Utilize the Various Metering Modes in Your Camera

A camera determines exposure by using metering modes. While Matrix metering is typically used and recommended for many settings, Spot and …

Landscape Photography

How to Capture Perfect Headshots: 6 Useful Tips

Headshot, at first glance might seem like a fairly simple photograph to shoot, but when you get into it, you realize that it is a whole job …

Landscape Photography

Photo-Sharing Platform EyeEm Teams Up With HuffPo to Provide Publishers with Relevant Photos

Photo-sharing platform EyeEm has officially inked a deal with <i>The Huffington Post</i> that will allow the AOL-owned publisher to use EyeEm’s growing …

Is A Photographer A Storyteller? Famed Designer Stefan Sagmeister Thinks That’s “Bull***t”

Overuse of a term, or word, can lead to the desensitization of its meaning. Most popularly overused, in my not-so-humble opinion, is the word ‘epic.’ …

Stefan Sagmeister

How to Get Soft Light in Portraits

By definition, soft lighting has to do with the quality of the shadows. Generally, the darker the shadows and the less details that you can see in …

Getting Started with Real Estate Photography – Exteriors

One excellent way for a photographer to get established in the local market is to consider adding <i>real estate</i> work to the portfolio. While real estate …

Battle of the Client Galleries: Comparing 11 of The Best Tools for Proofing and Presentation

Online client galleries have been there for some time now, but many photographers either neglect this powerful tool relying on ol’ school DVDs and …

Tutorial: Easily Focus-Stack Using a Photoshop Feature You Probably Didn’t Know About

Focus stacking is a fairly common technique used in the world of macro photography, but the process of focus stacking isn’t always a straightforward …

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