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How to Create a Photographic Methodology for Picture Perfect Workflow

Discover Your Photographic Methodology with Stacy Pearsall<p>April 19, 2018<p>Tell stories with pictures, that’s my passion; capture decisive moments, …

Photography

How to Easily Create a Photo Mosaic Overlay Using Lightroom and Photoshop

Photo mosaic overlays are a very cool effect that can be a great way to tie a set of images together around a main photo. Traditionally, they're …

Tutorials

Add Depth and Drama to Landscape Photos Using Lightroom

Here’s a 24-minute video from Andrew Marr that looks at how he adds depth and drama to landscape photos during post-processing in Adobe Lightroom.<p>The …

Tutorials

How to Get the Softest Light Outdoors for Your Photos

Achieving soft, directional light outdoors can be difficult. Sure, you can use an overcast day for soft, natural light, but often, this will not give …

Demonstration

Learn How to Create Paper Cut Effect with this Photoshop Tutorial

Lidia Lukianova shared a simple but quite awesome Photoshop tutorial. She shows us how to create a beautiful Paper Cut effect using the Pen Tool and …

Tutorials

How Technology and the Internet Weren't Necessarily Good for Photography

We generally think of technology and the Internet as a good thing for photography: digital cameras continue to make more things possible at a higher …

Photography

Enough With the Trolley Problem

A 50-year-old philosophical thought experiment has been central to the debate about autonomous vehicles. It’s time to give it up.<p>You know the drill by now: A runaway trolley is careening down a track. There are five workers ahead, sure to be killed if the trolley reaches them. You can throw a lever …

Autonomous Cars

How to Improve Your Images With Split Toning

Oftentimes the weather gods aren't kind to landscape photographers. It's part of the thrilling aspect of the genre. This handy video shows you how to …

Tutorials

Give Your Images the Cinematic Look in Just Two Minutes

I find cinematic images to be particularly memorable. I'm sure there's some color theory and psychology behind that but ain't nobody got time for …

Photography

Getting Started With Capture One

I've recently started getting more familiar with Capture One, though I, like many others, used to feel a little intimidated by the interface and …

Tutorials

How to Get Started With Blackmagic's DaVinci Resolve

Though the free version has some limitations, it’s one of the few free nonlinear video editors out there. Let’s take a look at DaVinci Resolve.<p>What …

Videography

How to Extensively Stretch the Background of Your Images

We all have photos that we wish had a wider composition, either because we didn’t own the right lens or because we saw new potential for it in …

Tutorials

This Photographer Deleted His Social Media with 1.5 Million Followers

Professional landscape photographer Dave Morrow had thriving social media accounts with over 1.5 million followers. Last year, he decided to delete …

Social Media

Your lens choice is as important as an artists choice of brush

Lenses are the toolsets of choice for cinematographers and photographers. As the tools of the craft, different lenses have different effects on the …

Five Things Painters Do That Photographers Should Be Doing Too

The best creatives take inspiration from areas other than the discipline they are working in, and photographers should be no different. Have you ever …

How to Remove Stray Hairs in Photoshop

Work smarter, not harder. This quick tutorial will make the painstaking process of removing stray hairs in Photoshop easy.<p>This brand new video from …

The Long Linguistic Journey to ‘Dagnabbit’

This piece of pseudo-profanity is what’s known as a taboo deformation—a word we say when we don’t want to say the word.<p>Among the most hilarious words …

No, Scott Kelly's Year in Space Didn't Mutate His DNA

Scores of stories reporting that Kelly’s DNA is substantially different now are missing some basic facts about how biology works.<p>If you believe recent news, NASA astronaut Scott Kelly went to space, spent a year there, and came back with substantial changes to his DNA. Some outlets are even …

Auto-Detect Copyright Infringements: Putting Imatag to the Test

Late last year, Imatag announced a new means for photographers and image-makers to protect their work: their service allows customers to embed an …

Photo Contest Judges Raise Alarm: We Didn’t Judge Anything…

There’s something strange going on with the International Photographer of the Year (IPOTY) photo contest. 11 of the 14 photographers listed as judges …

How to use images more effectively in digital ad campaigns

When it comes to grabbing people's attention with digital advertising, both space and attention spans tend to be in short supply. Simplicity and …

Bringing Back Skeuomorphic Design

It’s easy to see skeuomorphic design pieces as dated, writes designer Michael Flarup. That’s starting to change.<p><i>This story was adapted from the original on Prototypr.</i><p>Last Thursday I posted some recent work to Dribbble. More than 10,000 views later, we could be starting a revival movement. The …

UI Design

Betsy Devos's Tweet Says As Much Stock Photography as It Does About Her Ignorance

To make a point about the state of primary education, Secretary of Education Betsy Devos, tweeted a comparison of “then” and “now” photos of a …

Karl Lohnes: Tips on how to properly hang artwork

You certainly know what you want from your decor columnist. I’ve heard from many of you since this column launched last month and you want decorating …

Capture One Vs. Lightroom: Ted Forbes Talks Raw

I remember starting out with my first DSLR and learning what a raw file was. Someone told me I could push and pull a file every which way if I shot …

How can I stop my child being a bully?

When mother-of-two Natasha Jameson* found evidence of bullying on her elder daughter’s phone, her heart sank – but not because she was the victim. Twelve-year-old Abby was the perpetrator.<p>“I was aware that she was struggling with friendships after moving to secondary school, but I didn’t expect …

This Camera Store Receipt Will Make You Mad

Like many other types of businesses, camera equipment stores can make a lot of money by upselling, or convincing a customer to also purchase …

Lightroom Better | How To Add Depth And Color To Your Photography

It’s kind of incredible what you can do to your photos with post-processing. Photographer Serge Ramelli has made a YouTube video demonstrating some …

HyperDrive is a sleek solution to our biggest issue with newer MacBooks

When Apple decides to change things, you can bet your wallet will feel it. And no changes in recent memory have proved more difficult on my finances than Apple’s decision to shift its entire laptop lineup to USB-C. The change was a welcome one, I just wish we had a bit of a period to segue, since …

ProGrade Digital Skips XQD Memory Cards, Pushes for CFexpress

ProGrade Digital, the new memory card company launched in mid-February 2018 by a group of former Lexar executives, is trying to stay ahead of the …