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Making a HDR file in Adobe Camera Raw and Photoshop

Select multiple Raw files. I choose File > Open.<p>Select all the images in the Filmstrip viewer.<p>Click the small drop-down menu (it’s kind of hidden) or …

Video Clip Brilliantly Uses Forced Perspective To show Talking Money Bills

The first thing that comes to mind when thinking “Forced Perspective” is the Leaning Tower of Pisa being held to prevent it from falling, or holding …

Been Looking for the Perfect Travel Tripod for Video? The Lightweight, Packable 'International' Might Be It

If you're a traveling filmmaker, professional or enthusiast, one of the most important investments you can make is in a tripod. The challenge is …

How to Recover Shadows in Lightroom 5

Shadow recovery has always been a bit of delicate balancing act. Too little and you see no benefits, too much and not only can the image look …

Tutorials

Stepping Out of Your Comfort Zone - Part 1

I’m often asked if my photography is limited to birds. While it’s true that birds are my passion and my photography is mostly dedicated to them, it’s …

Marshmallow Laser Feast: augmented reality will overtake VR

VR might be the entertainment buzzword of the moment, but we're going to see it overtaken by new technology very soon, according to an expert in …

How To Do A Complete Portrait Edit Part 1 (Lightroom)

So far you’ve read countless articles on techniques that involve editing portraits, but mostly it involves one or two techniques which makes it hard …

How To Do A Complete Portrait Edit Part 2 (Photoshop)

Since the rough edit in Lightroom is complete, I can now take a dive in Photoshop and finish with the final touches. Make no mistake, there is a lot …

Tutorials

Primer: Using Frequency Separation in Photoshop For Basic Skin Retouching

Photoshop contains a world of post-production tools that photographers can use to bring their works of art to life. Today, we are taking a look at …

Dodging and Burning Tips For Commercial Beauty Retouching | Julia Kuzmenko McKim

Commercial beauty retouching is as intricate as it is tedious. Retouchers can spend many, many hours on one single image, as we’ve seen in timelapse …

13 Epic Light Painting Shots on 500px

<i>Eric Paré is a Montreal-based 360° light-painting+stop-motion photographer, bullet-time expert, filmmaker, and yoga & travel addict. He’s also a</i> …

When Millenium Begins - Photographs by Henrik Spohler | LensCulture

<i>The theme of the 2015 Hamburg Triennale of Photography is “The Day Will Come.” Across the city, exhibition halls, galleries and old warehouses have been re-purposed to examine the question of the future—in photography, and in general.</i><p><i>Below, we share one of our favorite discoveries from the</i> …

Retrospecs App Transforms Your Photos into Retro Computing Art

Do you yearn for a time when graphics were more pixelated and Betamax still had a chance? At times, we can’t help but to reminisce about late …

Geek

How to Create Grunge Effect in Photoshop in 8 Simple Steps – A Video Tutorial

This simple and effective video tutorial by Glyn Dewis. Here are 8 simple steps to create grunge effect in Photoshop.• Levels Adjustment<br>• Add contrast to …

Meet Milk Splash Photography Master Jaroslav Wieczorkiewicz (NSFW)

It’s here! After two popular teasers, our interview with milk splash photography master and viral Internet sensation <b>Jaroslav Wieczorkiewicz</b> of Aurum …

Five Minutes to Realistic HDR using Lightroom and a 32-Bit Plugin

Five Minutes to Realistic HDR using Lightroom and a 32-Bit Plugin - step by step on how to do HDR in under 5 minutes and spend less than $150

Amazing LaFerrari tribute watch more intricate than the real thing [w/video]

The Enzo had no companion watch, but its successor, the Ferrari LaFerrari, does. Created by Hublot "entirely in parallel with the car" and "alongside the Ferrari teams," the MP-05 LaFerrari tribute watch is a similar test of how much gobsmacking gadgetry can be packed into a chassis. The …

How To Photograph Star Trails

Photographing star trails can be challenging but also rewarding. If you’ve never tried it, these tips will help you get started. Choosing the Place …

After Chernobyl: Pictures of Pripyat by Timm Suess

Before the Chernobyl disaster in 1986, the city of Pripyat had almost 50,000 inhabitants, many of whom worked at the nuclear power plant close by. …

Google Glass Specs Outed: 5 Megapixel Camera and 720p Video

Google has officially announced the specs for its Glass wearable computer/camera. Of interest to readers of this blog is the fact that the camera …

How to use light

If you're making a film, one of the fundamental choices you must make is how to light your subject. How much light should be exposed in your picture? …

PBS Arts Takes a Look at How Photoshop is ‘Remixing The World’

It’s hard to fathom the effect that Photoshop and digital retouching has had on our world. Limitations placed on artists and photographers in …

The Guide to Telephoto Zoom Lenses for Non-Professionals

Telephoto lenses are those considered to be around 70mm and greater. They come in both zooms, primes, variable apertures and fixed apertures. …

How To Get The Most From Your Lenses

These days, camera lenses are available in every shape and size and to fit every budget. From the most basic kit zooms to exotic professional primes, …