Eduardo Lopez

70 Flips | 5 Magazines | 1 Like | 3 Following | 14 Followers | @elopro | Keep up with Eduardo Lopez on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Eduardo Lopez”

Top Tips for Taking Portraits

As a self-taught photographer, I’m an advocate of learning through doing. I didn’t study it, but I can imagine that reading all the Photography 101 …

Self-awareness

The Most Powerful Way to Crop in Photoshop [UP16]

Richard Harrington is the CEO of ThinkTAP and the Publisher of Photofocus.He is also the founder of RHED Pixel, a visual communications company based …

5 Reasons You MUST Try Out a Ring Light This Weekend

If you’ve never given a ring light a try, this weekend is the time to make. it. happen. Beyond offering beautiful, soft light that is perfect for …

Macro Photography

8 science-backed mind tricks to beat procrastination and do that thing you've been putting off right now

But the thing about getting things done? It's hard — especially when whatever you're supposed to be doing is daunting, unpleasant, or particularly high stakes.<p>And as we've written before, there are powerful reasons you might be having trouble getting started. But the bills must be paid, the work …

How to Remove Anything from a Photo in Photoshop

In a perfect world, there would be nothing disturbing the flawless look of your subject and its beautiful surroundings. Nothing would distract the …

Tips for Optimizing Photoshop Performance on Your Computer

Have you ever wondered if you were getting the best performance out of Adobe’s Photoshop Creative Cloud? Depending on your particular workflow and …

Tutorials

The Top 10 TED Talks Every Man Should See

TED Talks can often be overwrought exercises in pop psychology, terrible business advice, and vast oversimplifications of complicated subjects. ("Why I stopped watching porn," for example.) TED at its worst is Thought Catalog read aloud.<p>Yet once in a blue moon, there’s actually some fascinating …

Camera backpacks: the smart way to carry all your gear

So your iPhone has you convinced you’re a pretty good photographer and it’s time to raise your game with a dedicated camera and all sorts of lenses. You are going to need something to sling your gear.<p>There are so many types of camera bags – shoulder, belt packs, roller cases – with designs tailored …

10 Helpful Websites for Protecting Your Photography Copyrights

Being a photographer in the digital age presents a number of excellent advantages along with a collection of new concerns. Sharing your images with …

How To Fix Common Imperfections On A Portrait

When you are just starting out in photography, retouching portraits can be a hard thing to tackle. But the basics really aren’t that hard. I’ll use …

Curative License

By Maria Brito’s estimation, 80 percent of art-fashion collaborations are complete disasters. “Either they’re unaffordable or they’re stickers on T-shirts,” spouts the Venezuelan art adviser and interior designer, whose latest project—a line of accessories created with an ever changing selection of …

This is Why the "Blend If" Tool in Photoshop is Amazing For Sharpening Photos

Usually, when I am sharpening or reducing noise in a picture, I end up doing it in a separate layer, and then masking the areas to which I don’t want …

How to Change a Background in Photoshop

One of the most common questions when it comes to Photoshop is, “How do I remove a background?” There are variations of it—how do I move someone to a …

10 Classic Men's Fragrances That Have Stood The Test Of Time

We obviously like to keep up with trends here at D’Marge, but even we have to admit it’s sometimes exhausting to keep up. Thankfully, you don’t …

Best Men's Colognes - 30 Of The Greatest Fragrances Ever

It’s men’s cologne time, baby. Now that we’re well into the year, we’re due for another round-up of the best scents for men. This year’s selection …

How to Pair Wine With Food | The Art of Manliness

Articles of Style: Custom Bespoke Menswear Made in America

Building a smart wardrobe is one of the most impactful investments a man can make. The benefits of dressing sharply can be life-changing and are …

10 Things You Didn't Know Your Mac Could Do

From the editors of PopularMechanics.com, that MacBook on your desk might be even more powerful than you think.<p><b>1) Have Your Computer Read to You</b><p>Don't feel like reading that enormous document yourself? One of the accessibility features in OS X is its ability to read text aloud. Highlight the section …

Fuut | Under-desk Foot Hammock

Looking for an office upgrade to make your long working ours more comfortable? Fuut is a foot rest that you attach to your desk, instantly providing …

How To: Build a Wardrobe with 15 Key Pieces

How To: Build a Wardrobe with 15 Key Pieces

Hygiene and Grooming Routines for Men | The Art of Manliness

I know. I know. You’re probably thinking, “Does Brett think all young men are a bunch of uncouth ignoramuses who need an article reminding them to …

How and Why to Start a Journal | The Art of Manliness

My grandpa, Bill Hurst, was a journal writer his entire life. His journal was quite simple. He just kept a small notebook in the pocket of his pearl …

How to Decide Where to Live | The Art of Manliness

Welcome back to our three-part series on crafting a remarkable life. In this series we’ll be drawing parallels from the different aspects of a …

A Guide To Creating a Proper Bucket List | The Art of Manliness

Run a marathon. Get a degree. Write a book. Build a house. Every man has goals. Sometimes our goals are lofty aspirations (make a difference, change …

Craft the Life You Want: Gathering Your Tools | The Art of Manliness

Welcome back to our three part series on crafting the life you want. In this series of articles we’ve explored how the different aspects of a …

How to Create a Life Plan in 5 Easy Steps | The Art of Manliness

The craftsman is an archetype of manliness that has been with us for millennia. We admire his ethos — his independence, his work ethic, and his …

Weekly Planning: How to Plan Your Week | The Art of Manliness

Growing up, each day is pretty well-scheduled out for you. School from morning til afternoon. After school sports or a job. Homework. Time for bed. …