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How to mask anything in Lightroom in a few seconds

Lightroom’s Auto Mask option is a useful tool that can save you a lot of time. But this video from Signature Edits shows you how you can make the …

Tutorials

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As Mardi Gras 2018 comes to a close! The French Quarter, Bourbon Street, New Orleans. LA

20x24 Studio to Keep Operating Throughout 2018

<i>Don’t put off that 20×24 Studio experience any longer!</i><p>If trying out the fabled 20×24 Polaroid folding camera has been on your photography bucket …

Top Things to Improve On Now That You Are a Professional Photographer

So you’ve turned pro and have greatly improved your skills. In addition, you’ve managed to add a lot of interesting and enticing entries in your …

The art of the erotic: what sexy pictures say about us

The yearning to create is so forceful that it makes perfect sense that many artists equate the act of creation with the libido. Every sweep of charcoal, every stroke of paint and every strike of the chisel is imbued with desire. It is the shortest of steps from the compulsion to originate art to …

Model with Down syndrome stars in elegant wedding photo shoot

<b>(CNN) —</b> Madeline Stuart, an 18-year-old Australian model with Down syndrome, continues to inspire with her latest photo shoot as a beautiful bride.<p>Stuart is working to change the way people view disabilities.<p>"She wants people to know that Down Syndrome is a blessing, something to be celebrated," …

This Is Your Brain on Porn

Casual porn watching changes the brain a lot more than you'd think.<p>Porn watching, as a hobby, has risen to record popularity. But scientists are …

Neuroscience

Nikon D750 vs Fujifilm X-T2: Shooting Motorsport

My name is Chris Harrison, and I’m a photographer based in Hilperton, Wiltshire, England. In this post, I’ll share a head to head comparison of the …

Cameras

Wild exposures: animals photobomb vintage portraits – in pictures

Anja Wülfing has a knack for combining the antiquated with the absurd, painting colourful creatures on turn-of-the-century photos. “Sometimes it’s a detail on the photograph,” says the German painter and graphic designer, “like a haircut, or a facial expression that reminds me of a specific …

Photography

A Beginner's Guide to Retouching Portraits in Photoshop

If you're just starting with shooting portraits and retouching them, learning and subsequently mastering the myriad of techniques used in Photoshop …

Tutorials

In Praise of Tracing

BASQUIAT REMIX by ERIC KIMI’ve been tracing for fun, to better understand the mind of other artists.Untitled BasquiatDo you remember as a kid, we …

Use Focal Length and Clever Lighting to Create More Dramatic Portraits

You don't need a ton of gear to produce dramatic portraits. By using focal length and lighting to your advantage you really can add so much more …

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The Return of the Iconic Rangefinder Camera

Back in the 1920S, fleet-footed photojournalists were casting aside their bulky, sheet film-shooting Speed Graphics in favor of the new pocket-sized …

Cameras

Intimate Portraits Capture Women in Moments of Solitude

Inspired by paintings by Vermeer, Maria Marrone explores beauty through portraits of everyday muses.<p>A young woman lays in repose on a sateen draped sofa in her Bronx living room, unaware of photographer and filmmaker Maria Marrone exploring her relaxed composition. Marrone desires to photograph …

One Night in Bruges - How I Shot One of My Best Selling Stock Photographs

The best laid plans of mice and men as they say. As photographers we often plan the hell out of shoots only to find our plans lie in ruin when we …

Landscape Photography

Nail your focus every single time with this DIY lens calibration solution

Whenever I buy a new lens, I have to calibrate it and AF fine tune five different DSLRs. Two are my primary stills shooters, and three are for video. …

Clogged pores? Try a DIY blackhead-removal mask

These 3 homemade masks can help you get rid of pesky blackheads.<p>All acne can be a drag, especially once you’re an adult. I mean, you paid your dues …

10 apps for enhancing iPhone photos

One of my favorite observations by a now-forgotten sage explained the difference between writing and photography like this: <i>A bad sentence can be massaged, but nothing helps a bad photo</i>.<p>So true. However, I’ve experienced for myself how a good photo-editing app can salvage sloppy composition or bad …

Changing the way you think

Many of us may already be struggling with our New Year’s resolutions, but at least we can take comfort in modern neuroscience. Forty years ago, we’d have been less hopeful.<p>Back then neuroscience would say that the brain was fixed after early childhood. One famous experiment in the 1960s showed that …

The Brain

How to quit sugar this year: 'It's a lifestyle change, not a diet'

It’s Monday night, and I’m clutching an eight-pack of mini Kellogg’s cereals in the queue of my local corner shop, hoping I don’t see anyone I know. This is the next best thing to the full box of Coco Pops I’ve been craving all day.<p>Call it a regression to the simpler snap, crackle and pop of …

World Health Organization

This New Squarespace Feature Is the Solution to All Your Website Woes (Sponsored)

We’ve interviewed dozens of photographers over the years about what they want in a website, and time and again they’ve listed off three things: …

#getthewordout

Using hashtags is another great way to get a conversation going about your business. You simply create a hashtag to be used for your brand or …