Deborah Collins

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Photographer Visits Chernobyl With His Infrared Camera, Captures Stunning Images

Russian photographer Vladimir Migutin recently ventured into the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone, armed with an infrared camera from Kolari Vision. The 1,000 square miles surrounding the Chernobyl nuclear power plant is a strange, transitional space. A place where, 30 years after the fallout, humans stay …

Chernobyl

How to Fix Harsh Shadows Using Photoshop

One of the most distracting things you can have on a subject is unintentional harsh shadows. Once they're there, they can be very tricky to deal with …

How to Easily Turn Your Signature into a Photo Watermark in Photoshop

Here’s a simple way to create a digital watermark using your signature that you can use as a Photoshop brush. This 5-minute video from Colin Smith of …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Best Things to Do in Portugal

Despite sharing the Iberian peninsula with one of the world's most visited countries, Portugal's lures are not widely known internationally.<p>But …

Best Photo Editing Apps 2018: 10 apps to improve your snaps | Trusted Reviews

<b>Take your smartphone photography to the next level with our guide to the best photo editing apps…</b><p>These days, we all own a smartphone and carry it …

The Importance of an Organized Workflow in Photoshop

When you're working in Photoshop, it can be easy to run astray of staying organized. This helpful video talks about why a consistent workflow is key …

Recipe: Jamaican Banana Bread

Ingredients:<p>2 cups all-purpose flour<br>3/4 teaspoon baking soda<br>1/2 teaspoon salt<br>1 cup granulated sugar<br>1/4 cup butter, softened<br>2 large eggs<br>1 1/2 cups …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Why I Didn’t Switch to Mirrorless

Click the title of the article to read this post on Improve Photography, which includes all media files mentioned.A little over a year ago I decided …

How to Turn Your Signature Into a Watermark in Photoshop

If you decide to watermark your images, making sure it's something that's both classy and not overly distracting is the best way to go. This video …

11 Free Apps I Couldn't Live Without as a Photographer

This is not your typical list of must have photography apps — no Snapchat, Instagram, or Photoshop here. Although you might not have heard of many of …

Here’s a Free Photoshop Course in 33 Videos

Want to learn Photoshop from the very beginning? Here’s a beginner’s guide by TastyTuts will let you jump-start your post production skills. It’s a …

31 Quotes on How to Be a Great Leader From Nelson Mandela

Nelson Mandela would have been 99 years old this week. His words of wisdom will last another thousand years.<p>Tuesday was the birthday of Nelson Mandela, the South African civil rights leader who was instrumental in the country's transition out of Apartheid. He spent over 27 years in prison for his …

Use Photoshop to Give Your Landscape Images the Glowing “Orton Effect” with This Video Tutorial

Have you ever wondered how some photographers add a dreamy, ethereal look to their landscapes photos? More often than not, this soft glow is a result …

Five Must-Know Photoshop Quick Tips

“Photoshoppers" are very particular in the way they use the program. Many utilize a workflow that includes tricks, keyboard short cuts, etc. Some get …

Tutorials

6 Super-Delicious Sauces for Gnocchi

While butter and cheese make a great topping for gnocchi, there’s a plethora of ways to finish the fluffy, airy dumplings. Here, six of our favorites.<p>…

5 Weeknight Dinners Your Family Will Love

<b>1. Spicy Chicken Thighs with Sweet & Tangy Honey Glaze</b><p>Inspired by one of the most popular <i>Cooking Light</i> chicken recipes, this dish is delicious, family-friendly and incredibly easy to prepare. The chicken is seasoned with garlic, chili powder, cumin and smoked paprika and then broiled with a sweet …

100 Books Everyone Should Read Before They Die

Many of the books are 20th century classics or recent bestsellers — the oldest book on the list is Jane Austen's 1813 masterpiece "Pride and Prejudice." It also spans multiple genres, with adult fiction, nonfiction, children's, and young adult novels such as "The Hunger Games" and "Harry Potter" …

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The 7 Deadly Sins of Portrait Photography

Everybody makes mistakes, even the best photographers out there make them. The key isn't to not make mistakes but to be aware of them and to learn …

20 Years of Cleaning Tips: Scrub Your Way to a Gleaming Home

We've been cleaning for more than two decades. Okay, not continuously, but let's just say we know how to use <i>all</i> our vacuum-cleaner attachments at this point. Over the years, we've shared our best solutions for tackling household tasks, and to our delight, you've written to tell us how these tips …

Top 10 Digital Photography Tips | Top 10 Photography Tips

1<p>Use the Rule of Thirds<p>This rule helps you take eye-catching pictures by using one of the most effective rules of composition.<p>If you want to take …

Landscape Photography

How Light Can Be Used in Photography

Photography cannot exist without light. From the beginning of photography, the only element that had to be present for photography to exist was …