Marisela Roman

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How to Make Your Black-and-White Images Pop With Lightroom 6

What we know today as the process of photography had its start at the beginning of the 19th century. Back then, the process was really complicated. …

The Future of Photography Websites – Understanding and Adapting to Trends Continued

In an earlier article (The Future of Photography Websites – Understanding and Adapting to Trends) on this topic, you can read about a couple of major …

Trends

Lives are at risk because of this cliff's extreme popularity on Instagram

Step away from the edge, Instagram fanatics.<p>A picturesque clifftop on the outskirts of Sydney, Australia, has become such a popular photo destination …

How to Create Ultra-Soft Cross Light for Your Portraits

Photographers who shoot portraits for a living are absolutely crazy about soft light. They’d go miles to get the perfect light to create stunning …

Dresses

Model Minute: Joan Smalls Talks Flattering Jeans & Achieving Her Dreams

One word comes to mind when we see street style photos of supermodel Joan Smalls, and that is "effortless." The model has a penchant for mixing her boyfriend's sweatshirts with skinny jeans and sexy heels with to totally cool results. So, it's no surprise that True Religion tapped the catwalker to …

Portraits of New York City Educators After School

After the bell has rung and students vanish in a blaze of noise, Brooklyn-based Aliza Eliazarov captures New York City educators in the quiet after …

Powerful Portraits of Vietnamese Veterans by Ruben Hamelink

“When the war started we were sixteen boys defending the village, but after four years only four of us were left alive,” remembers Ho Cu Chanh, a …

How I Add Atmosphere To Some Of My Shots Using Photoshop

A lot of times, what appears to be light effects in my work is actually done in post production, using Photoshop, to enhance or exaggerate existing …

#RaceTogether is a debacle: The real reason why Starbucks, McDonald’s and Coke keep failing on Twitter

<b>(AP/Ted S. Warren)</b><p>Dark irony: The massive institutions responsible for our isolation trying to fix it with a cutesy hashtag<p>Arthur Chu<p>March 18, 2015 10:59pm (UTC)<p>Well, it’s only been 24 hours as I write this since Starbucks announced its #RaceTogether campaign and already it can safely be said to …

10 Things About Social Media That You Probably Didn’t Know

Social media is in constant flux and the only strategy for grasping its changing character lies in detailed research. The more we measure consumer …

Social Media

Too Hard to Keep: A Collection of Photographs People Couldn’t Bear to Live With

Photographs help us remember important moments in our lives, but what happens when they capture things we’d rather forget? Sometimes photos are so …

The Death Photographers Who Photograph Bodies on the Banks of India’s Holiest River

The Ganges river in India and Bangladesh is the holiest river in Hinduism. Every day, hundreds of dead bodies are brought to the banks of the river …

Stunning Photographs of Dancers and Contemporary Circus Performers

Bertil Nilsson was born in Sweden and currently lives and works in London, U.K. He creates imagery for commercial and editorial clients alongside his …

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Travel Photography Subjects: Young People

This post is number three of twenty one subjects that will help you focus when on your next journey and wish to bring back a well rounded story of …

Travel Photography

Camera+ 6.2 Update Brings New Features Optimized for iOS 8 and iPhone 6

Today, Camera+ for iOS has been updated to version 6.2 which brings new features that are optimized to take advantage of iOS 8 and the capabilities …

In-App Purchases

DC Comics pulls controversial 'Batgirl' cover victimizing the beloved heroine

The revamped storyline for Barbara Gordon — a.k.a. Batgirl — was optimistic, lively and still packed with plenty of action. However, the cover art …

Former employee sues Facebook, alleging discrimination

A former Facebook employee has filed a discrimination lawsuit against the social media giant, alleging that the company treated her differently because of her gender and race.<p>In a lawsuit filed in San Mateo County Superior Court, Chia Hong, who worked at Facebook for three years as a product …

Portraits of People Who Have Been Shot and Scarred by Gun Violence

Since 2013, photographer Kathy Shorr has been shooting portraits of subjects who have been shot by guns — the victims and survivors of gun violence …

Apple's new Watch app is mandatory — and iPhone users aren't happy

iPhone users: You're getting the new Apple Watch app, whether you want it or not.<p>The app, which debuted Monday as part of the iOS 8.2 update, is …

Narcissistic kid? Blame the parents, study says

Parents who believe their kids are better, more special, and deserve more than other kids can pass that point of view on to their children, creating young narcissists who feel superior to others, and entitled to privileges, according to a new study.<p>"Loving your child is healthy and good, but …

Los Angeles

The Magic of Thinking Big in Photography

You want to be the best photographer you can. You’re constantly trying to educate yourself, improve, and take your photography to the next level. But …

Powerful Photo Series Documents the Final Generation of Foot Binding in China

For <i>Living History</i>, photographer Jo Farrell paints a stark yet complex portrait of China’s now-illegal practice of foot binding. Fueled by her desire …

The Pros and Cons of Pinterest for Photographers

Amongst the major social media platforms, Pinterest is a bit of an odd one when it comes to photography. It is a website that you either love or …

Vogue Editor Criticized for Sharing Instagram Shot of Homeless Woman Reading Vogue

The style editor-at-large of <i>Vogue</i> is receiving criticism for being insensitive and “out of touch” after sharing (and subsequently deleting) a …

The Apple Watch Isn't A Watch, It’s An iPhone Sales Engine

The biggest news about Apple's Watch today may be how many iPhones it's going to sell.<p>Let's get this out of the way up front: Apple Watch is not a watch. It may well be, as Apple CEO Tim Cook says, "the most advanced timepiece ever created." But "watch" is a misnomer, a branding sleight of hand.<p>The …

Make a Pocket Portfolio for a Way to Stand Out When Out and About

As a photographer, I’m constantly striving for new ways to stand out. While considering that some of the greatest opportunities to create a lasting …

How hunting with wolves helped humans outsmart the Neanderthals

Dogs are humanity’s oldest friends, renowned for their loyalty and abilities to guard, hunt and chase. But modern humans may owe even more to them than we previously realised. We may have to thank them for helping us eradicate our caveman rivals, the Neanderthals.<p>According to a leading US …

In test-based systems, even young kids resist learning

Children show a vastly improved ability to absorb knowledge when they are allowed to make some of their own decisions about what they want to …

Megapixels, How Much Is Too Much?

Earlier this month Canon turned heads with the announcement of not one, but two 50-megapixel DSLRs, grabbing the resolution crown from rivals Nikon and Sony. But as the megapixel race approaches nearly unheard-of levels in the high-end camera market, there are two essential questions that need to …