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How to Read a Histogram

The histogram is a readout of information that tells you things that you won’t necessarily see in the image that you shoot. If you know anything …

How I Created This Viral Puddle Reflection Picture in Photoshop

My name is Michael Pistono, and I’m a 28-year-old photo enthusiast living in Honolulu, Hawaii. I was recently playing around with a reflection photo …

Comparing the Optics of the $40 Yongnuo 50mm f/1.8 and the $125 Canon 50mm f/1.8 II

I recently did a simple review that compared Yongnuo’s new $40 clone of the Canon 50mm f/1.8 II. Today I will dive a little deeper into how the two …

Shake Adds a Free Image and Model Release Form You Can Fill Out and Sign On a Smartphone

Easy-to-use legal document app Shake has long offered a number of cookie cutter agreements that make it easy for photographers and other …

18 More Photos of People Awestruck by Nature

<b>Kamchatka Peninsula, Russia</b><br>Photo credit: Svetlana Bogomolova<p>After we published our first set of photos that showed people awestruck by nature, we felt as though we owed it to you to find more. Here, then, are 18 more photos of people taken aback by their surroundings – whether that's by land, sea …

Travel Photography

Best Practices for Getting the Gig as a Freelancer

As Director of Photography for Sports Illustrated, Brad Smith is witness to a lot of freelance photographers trying to get their foot in the door. …

Employment

10 Mobile Photography Tips to Better Mobile Photos

Tip 01<p>Look for Leading Lines<p>With Pei Ketron<p>Pei's Advice:<p>When composing, look for lines (literal or figurative) that will provide a sense of movement …

Mobile Photography Tips Part 2

Today, more than ever, mobile photography is redefining the way we see and share our worlds, whether online or in print. Back by popular demand, we …

Basic Jiu-Jitsu Moves | The Art of Manliness

If you’re reading this in our newsletter, click here to watch the video.<p>Today we continue our video series on an introduction to Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu …

The 14-minute bodyweight workout to make up for missing a day in the gym

LeoPatrizi / Getty<p>LeoPatrizi / Getty<p><b>Duration</b> 14<p><b>Exercises</b> 13<p><b>Equipment</b> X<p>Whether you had a crazy week at the office or were simply just too busy to make …

Behance

Why You Need A Tablet & How It’ll Transform Your Lightroom Workflow

I can’t function in clutter. I loathe clutter. I’m not necessarily OCD about it, but I learned a long time ago that it makes more sense for me to …

Tutorials

The 10 Lightroom Tools That Are A Landscape Photographer's Dream

As we know, Lightroom has become a very powerful tool not only for image management but also for post production. Amongst the tools available are …

How to read books from your local library on your tablet

I’m a voracious reader, and read between 80 and 100 books a year. Obviously, this is a habit that gets expensive so I’m always looking for legal ways …

11 Ideal Facebook Tools for Contests and Analyzation

<i>This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog.</i><p>The built-in tools that Facebook offers to business pages and advertisers are robust and detailed. Hence, you’re likely to uncover a smaller stash of third-party tools than you might for a network like Twitter.<p>“It's both terrifyingly interesting and …

How to Create a Cinemagraph Using Photoshop in Under a Minute

Cinemagraphs are photographs that are partially animated or in motion. Most of the time, they are created by taking a series of photographs and only …

Tutorial: A Super Simple Way to Create Cinemagraphs in Photoshop

There’s no shortage of methods for creating the partially animated photographs we call cinemagraphs; however, if simplicity and minimal effort is …

Kano Ships Its First 18,000 Learn-To-Code Computer Kits, Fueled By $1.5M Kickstarter

Kano Computing, a startup that plays in the learn to code space by adding a step-by-step hand-holding layer atop the Raspberry Pi single-board microcomputer to make hacking around with code and learning about computational thinking child’s play, has shipped all the hardware kits in its first batch …

GIF YouTube Easily Converts YouTube Clips to Your Favorite Animated Format

GIF YouTube is the YouTube-to-GIF converter we’ve all been waiting for… well, GIF lovers at any rate. It uses the ‘do one thing well’ mentality to …

23 More eBooks For Photographers That Are Completely Free

The internet is a wealth of information. So much information, in fact, that it can be a real pain trying to sort the useful from the not-so-useful. A …

Video: Build Your Own Diffusion Panel for Only $30

One of the most versatile tools any photographer can have in their arsenal is a diffusion panel. It can be used in both natural and artificial light …

How to Easily Improve Your Skies in Adobe Lightroom

These two techniques are very useful for making quick and easy adjustments to dull looking skies. As with all digital images, you will degrade the …

Interior Design Styles Defined - Everything You Need To Know

The following list of interior design styles isn’t definitive, but rather a selection of some of the most common or popular styles you’re likely to …

How to Become a Successful Social Media Influencer

Mario Armstrong

Photographer Uses Natural Light & Subdued Tones to Create Gorgeous, Atmospheric Portraits

Twenty-seven year old Alessio Albi captures incredible, emotionally charged portraits using nothing more than natural light and the environment …

Flow Chart Tries to Educate the Public on the Rules of Using a Photo They Found Online

When people are browsing around online for photographs to use, be them for an article, a project or something else, it’s vital to know whether or not …

Why Curves is One of the Most Powerful Tools in Photoshop

To a novice photographer, Photoshop can seem daunting with its countless tools. To many experienced photographers, Photoshop’s curves can bring …

Where Do Designers Go To Work After College?

Everyone who has ever gone to school to pursue an education in the liberal arts has known at least one asshat refer to it as a “Do you want fries with that?” degree. The implication is that the degree is essentially worthless, and that it will never lead to a job where your education would be …

College & University