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Human Rights Arts & Film Festival

Melbourne Tue 5 May, 11:00am<p>Two incredible installation works by Rushdi Anwar that seek to explore ideas informed by Anwar’s personal …

A Literate Passion Quotes by Anaïs Nin

“Anaïs, I don't know how to tell you what I feel. I live in perpetual expectancy. You come and the time slips away in a dream. It is only when you go …

Seeing is the Essence of Photography, And You Can Learn to Do It Better

Photography is an analytic art form. We aim our lenses to specific parts of the world around us to pick a frame because, in our analysis, that …

RNI All Films 3.0 Claims to Offer Film Simulation More Convincing Than Actual Film

Preset maker Really Nice Images has announced RNI All Films 3.0, a new film simulation suite that aims to rival the software offered by companies …

Singularity

12 Steps to Building a Cafe Racer

The first feature on ‘How to Build a Café Racer’ struck a chord. Not everybody who read it agreed with the content, but when it comes to style, there are several different schools of taste.<p>I’m going to focus on the performance side of building a cafe racer. Or street tracker, scrambler, or any …

Motorcycles

Tutorial: Photographing and Processing the Orion Constellation

Here’s a tutorial that will teach you how to photograph and process one of the most colorful parts of the night sky, the Orion constellation. It will …

Upright! Perspective Correction in Lightroom 5

What is Upright?<p>The Upright feature in Lightroom 5 is a great set of easy-to-use tools for correcting perspective (you know, those pesky converging …

World's earliest known engraving reveals sophistication of Homo erectus

Discovery of 430,000-year-old shell doodle ‘rewrites human history’ and suggests our ancestors had considerable manual dexterity, say researchers<p>A single photograph helped an Australian researcher stumble across what’s thought to be the earliest known engraving by a human ancestor.<p>The simple zigzag …

Using Levels in Photoshop to Image Correct Color and Contrast

You will learn how to colour correct your images and enhance contrast using the Levels Tool in Photoshop

Tutorials

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Create Perfect Portraits in Lightroom Using These 6 Classic Retouch Techniques

With portraiture, what you see is not always what you want to get. Even the very best portrait with the perfect model will often need some form of …

Become A Better Photographer In Your Spare Time With These 5 Free Online Courses from Top Universities

Most of us probably have full time jobs that don't allow us to spend as much time learning about our beloved photography as we'd like. And, wouldn't …

These 6 Essential Composition Skills Can Turn You Into a Really Good Photographer

Composition isn't just about knowing where to place elements in a frame. It isn't just about finding lines that lead to your subjects, or identifying …

Landscape Photography

How I Photograph the Milky Way in the Light-Polluted Skies of Singapore

When it comes to photographing the elusive Milky Way in one of the most light-polluted major cities like Singapore, timing is critical. Most of the …

How to Focus Stack Images

For most people who just want to have some fun with their photography and have another ‘trick up their sleeve’ focus stacking can be an interesting …

Landscape Photography

Tutorials | Long Exposures with no Filters. Part 1, Introduction | Verdant Vista | Photography by Neil Farquharson

advertisement<p>It sounds great, no shelling out on expensive filters but still doing long exposures. "How?" I hear you ask. Well it's simple.<p>The method …

Landscape Photography

A Quick Way To Correct Skin Colour For A High End Look

Retouching has come a long way and today’s industry supports it in every way. Yes, there may be occasional moments where post production is not …

Learn How to Photograph the Milky Way in 12 Steps http://bit.ly/1vdJn3z Image by John Lemieux on Flickr

3 Quick Ways to Rate And Cull Images in Adobe Lightroom

One of the benefits of using digital cameras is the convenience of being able to take a lot photos at the fraction of the cost of film. The downside …

Why Looking for Light: Jane Bown is the one film you should watch this week – video

Jane Bown, a photographer who was worked for the Observer since 1949, has taken remarkable portraits of artists, politicians, musicians and writers over her career. Here, Andrew Pulver explains why Luke Dodd and Michael Whyte's documentary, which explores Bown's troubled childhood, is worth your …

Michio Kaku Contemplates the Universe

From Prep Work to Post-Processing: An In-Depth Star Photography Tutorial

As a photographer, there is nothing more intriguing to me than the unknown. What’s out there and where will it lead me on my next adventure under the …

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

Tutorials

HDR Vertorama Photography – How to Create Mind-bending Images

en_US<p>article<p>HDR Vertorama Photography – How to Create Mind-bending …

Photography

80 handy iPhoto tips and tricks

Probably the best tip we can give you for a happy iPhoto life, is to try and take good pictures in the first place.<p>So we'll kick off with 20 top tips …

Mobile Photography

Get Organized with Folders in Lightroom

<i>Editors Note: We’re pleased to host this guest post from Matt Kloskowski.</i><p>This video is all about <b>folders</b>. Its probably one of the most-asked-about …

No More Night? The Meaning of the Loss of Darkness

For Earth's first 4 billion years of existence, light and dark followed a predictable 24-hour cycle. Across an ever-increasing amount of Earth's …