Craig Matthews

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14 photo editing tips and tricks every landscape photographer must know

<i>In-camera technique is, of course, important. But your prowess in the digital darkroom is increasingly crucial to the success of your images and</i> …

Tutorials

Ta-Nehisi Coates Is Leaving The Atlantic

Ta-Nehisi Coates, among the most influential intellectuals and writers in the United States, is leaving his position as a national correspondent for The Atlantic after a decade with the magazine, its top editor said Friday.<p>Mr. Coates, 42, gained a wide readership during his time at The Atlantic, …

Ta-Nehisi Coates

8 Tips for Faster Image Editing in Lightroom (AKA the Anti-Editing Tutorial)

If you’re like most serious photographers, you probably spend a lot of time in Lightroom. Maybe too much time. For professional boudoir photographer …

Tutorials

This Feature In Lightroom 2018 Will Make Your Pics Look So Professional & I Need It

It's easier than ever to snap photos right from the smartphone you have on you at all times, but do you ever wish that you could enhance your pics a …

Tutorials

Presets On Lightroom Will Do The Editing Work For You & Make Your Grid Gorgeous

Editing photos is a lot of work, and I'm grateful for all the assistance I can get. Sometimes, I'll ask my photographer friends to help me out before …

Tutorials

Watch: Using Filters to Make Your Work Look More Professional

Filters—one of the most essential tools in a filmmaker's gear bag.The most common problems you'll see in the work of new filmmakers have something to …

Landscape Photography

Previously Unreleased Allman Brothers Band Recordings From February 1970 Fillmore East Run Coming

Owsley "Bear" Stanley's recordings of a set of legendary The Allman Brothers Band performances from 1970 have been remastered.The post Previously …

Guitar

Jim Carrey Offers a Bold Take on Trump's Would-Wouldn't Do-Over on Russia

Actor/artist draws a solid conclusion on Trump’s wavering ability to articulate his stance<p>Would Jim Carrey weigh in on Trump’s attempted …

Jim Carrey

Color Composition Is Very Important in Photography

How you use colors in photography is very important. Colors are an essential part of your composition and can either make or break your photo.<p>In this …

Photography

How You Can Take Better Pictures of Lightning

Getting amazing shots of lightning storms often takes a lot of planning, patience, and long exposure equipment. Photographers who apply these …

Landscape Photography

Three Mistakes to Avoid with Exposure Blending

Natural-looking high dynamic range (HDR) photos like these make a viewer feel like they are looking out of a window at some exotic location. It is …

Landscape Photography

New Glendale Library exhibit honors Armenian heritage

A new art exhibit will pay homage to Armenia’s capital city, a place many Glendale residents call their native home.<p>To celebrate the 2,800th anniversary of Yerevan, the capital of Armenia, a special 10-day exhibition at the Glendale Central Library’s ReflectSpace and PassageWay galleries will …

Art

Discover how to use Adobe Lightroom

Whether you're an aspiring professional photographer or a casual photo-taking hobbyist, you should know how to use Adobe Lightroom. This powerful …

Tutorials

How Lens Filters Can Improve Your Photography

Most photographers have heard of lens filters, but few actually use them or are aware of their many benefits. Here is a video covering the basics of …

Travel Photography

Republicans Despise People Like Jesus: It's Time to Rescue Him (Homily for 14th Sunday in Ordinary Time)

- Advertisement -<p>SON OF GOD as seen by forensic archeologists<br>(Image by popularmechanics.com) Permission Details DMCA<p>Readings for 14th Sunday in …

Theology

Ultimate Guide to Forest Photography – Tips and Tricks

As I’m sure anybody who has ventured out into the forest will testify, forest photography is one of the most difficult genres of photography to get …

Landscape Photography

Learn the Basics of Layers and Masking in Photoshop

Photoshop can be quite overwhelming for a first-time user or even advanced-beginner. Watch this tutorial created by Joshua Snow to help understand …

Tutorials

10 Laws of Landscape Photography

<b>Landscapes can be one of the easiest of all photographic subjects to shoot. Basically, all you need to do is find a nice view in the right lighting</b> …

Landscape Photography

A Quick Video on Using the Brenizer Method to Shoot Unique Portraits

Brenizer portraits are a fun and relatively easy way to create unique portraits that make the subject seem to pop right off the screen. This quick …

Photography

Introducing the Intrepid 4x5 MK3 Field Camera

Intrepid Camera Co. is back with another version of their large format shooter. This time, they’re taking on the 4x5 field with their MK3 Field …

Cameras

Photographers: It's Time to Start Watermarking Your Images

<i>A Virginia Federal Court ruling has potentially affected how copyright images are protected</i><p>We won’t get much into the specifics of what is going on …

Tutorials

New smartphone app lets museum visitors point at art, then see artists discuss the work

The Hirshhorn Eye (nicknamed "hi") is a new smartphone application that lets visitors to Smithsonian's Hishhorn Museum of Art point their phones at …

Art

New Lightroom Updates Offer Improved Raw Processing

I’m one of those rare photographers who are actually big fans of Adobe’s subscription model for its Creative Cloud applications. Instead of going …

Tutorials

7 KEYS FOR CREATING STUNNING URBAN LANDSCAPE PHOTOGRAPHY

When thinking of landscape photography, what often comes to mind are photographs of mountainsides or desolate beaches, but landscape photography is …

Landscape Photography

10 Photoshop editing skills every photographer should know

Adobe Photoshop has long been the industry standard image-editing software for photographers. It’s a comprehensive and powerful program, and despite …

Tutorials

17 TIPS FOR TAKING TACK SHARP PHOTOS

Achieving tack sharp images involves doing lots of small things as well as possible. These tiny differences add up to a noticeably sharper photo.<p>In …

Landscape Photography

What clip best sums up the Trump era? An old Mitchell and Webb sketch about WW2

Every era gets the art it deserves. So Reaganism got Top Gun, in all its shallow, flashy and unexpectedly enduring glory. The Clinton era produced Jerry Maguire, a movie that seemed so smart in its time, but now just looks platitudinous, yet I find myself falling for its shallow charms again every …

Reality TV

Why PDF is the Future for Photography

Dear friend, get out of the Instagram and Facebook ghetto, and instead, build your own platform, build your own kingdom (start your own website and …

Street Photography

Robert Roth Paints How The Light Gets In

Ohio-based artist Robert Roth paints the vastness of the sky and the power of the sun, capturing the horizon as blue melts into shades of bright …

Art

Jonathan Franzen Is Fine With All of It

<b>J</b>onathan Franzen now lives in a humble, perfectly nice two-story house in Santa Cruz, Calif., on a street that looks exactly like a lot of other streets in America and that, save for a few cosmetic choices, looks exactly like every other house on the block. Santa Cruz, he says, is a “little pocket …

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