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How I Mastered Photoshop

Processed using Photoshop Layers & Masks – Glen Eilt, Scotland<p>When I was just entering into the world of landscape photography, I would look at …

Video: A CGI Artist’s Comprehensive Guide to Understanding Composition

The basic rules of composition apply to almost every visual art there is, be it photography, painting or graphic design. Whether it’s the rule of …

The Brilliant Upland – Landscape Photography by Matthieu Parmentier

French landscape photographer Matthieu Parmentier has created a portfolio of outstanding vistas during his travels. His compositions are powerful – …

Five Photoshop Tools to Take Your Images from Good to Great

We hear it all the time, “That photo has been Photoshopped”. Sometimes it sounds like the photo has caught a disease or that Photoshop is some …

Tutorials

BTS: Corey Rich on the Most Effective Way to Set Up & Shoot a Night Sky Time-Lapse

As part of Nikon’s continuing effort to promote its gear and ambassadors while teaching you something at the same time, the company has put together …

Quitting Your Day Job Part 2: Five Tips for a Productive Work Day

<b>What Really Happens When You Quit Your Day Job Part 2: The Emotions and Five Tips For a Productive Work Day</b><p><i>This is a unsugar-coated look into what</i> …

Should I Turn Down Editorial Photo Work with Poor Day Rates?

Editorial rates are notoriously low and many publications haven’t increased the payment to photographers in decades. John Harrington, author of <i>More</i> …

8 Ways to Make Your Landscape Photography More Meaningful

We’ve all had those days…you head out to some glorious location in the wilderness, take perhaps hundreds of photographs, head home, and find a memory …

Tutorial: Simple Butterfly Portrait Lighting Setup Yields Beautiful Results

Butterfly lighting is one of the oldest techniques for lighting a subject. Named for the butterfly-shaped shadow that forms underneath the subject’s …

The peril of hipster economics

On May 16, an artist, a railway service and a government agency spent $291,978 to block poverty from the public eye.<p>Called psychylustro, German artist Katharina Grosse's project is a large-scale work designed to distract Amtrak train riders from the dilapidated buildings and fallen factories of …

Top Ten Things to Do in Ireland and Northern Ireland

Travel<p>Epic coastal drives. Historic links courses. Literary pub tours. Castles that echo of ancestry. The allure of Ireland and Northern Ireland is as strong as ever—soak it all in with these ten don't-miss experiences.

Northern Ireland

Into the Mind: Ski Film Director Dave Mossop on Fear, Happiness, Mortality

Adventure<p>Only at the San Sebastián film festival can the director of a ski film sit down for an interview in a hotel lobby directly in between Oliver Stone and Diego Luna. That was where Dave Mossop found himself ahead of the world premiere of his latest visual feast, <i>Into the Mind</i>. Coming hot off …

How Lighting Plays a Crucial Role in Your Photography

You’ve heard me deliberate about how significant lighting in photography is, but do you really know the reason why? You may know that gaining enough …

Image Quest: Making Adventure Films