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How to Do Frequency Separation With the Mixer Brush in Photoshop

Frequency separation is a powerful way to edit portraits, but it's often misunderstood or misused. Nevertheless, when done correctly, it's a quick …

Why Every Photographer Should Own a Light Meter

While it certainly wasn't my first time using one, a recent shoot I did for TEDx at the Ohio State University made me realize how much easier life is …

Ohio State University

Filmmaker Kevin Smith Demonstrates the Perfect Way to Deal With Criticism

<i>Note: The video contains some NSFW language. Relevant point in the video starts at the 41 minute mark.</i><p>As part of the screening circuit for his new …

First Look at DigiBees, New Digital Strobes from Paul C. Buff

The iconic AlienBee has been one of the most popular strobe units ever since their debut in 2001, and for good reason. Developed to be the perfect …

Documentary 'Make' Reminds Us Why Photographers and Videographers Create Art

Sometimes being a "creative" really sucks. But it's also the best thing to be in the entire world. But did I mention it can suck? Well if you feel …

This Startup Lets You Buy Custom Snapchat Geofilters From a Collection of Artists

As Snapchat is about to make enough money to soak up an ocean, entrepreneurial-minded third parties are starting to cash in on the platform in their …

'Pokémon Go' to Feature Retailer-Sponsored Locations

Niantic Labs, the developer behind the hit augmented reality game <i>Pokémon Go</i>, today hinted to the <i>Financial Times</i> that it plans to allow retailers and other companies to introduce sponsored locations in the future as a way to monetize the app.<p>Real world locations in <i>Pokémon Go</i> serve as "Pokéstops" for …

How to Pitch an Idea Like Mark Cuban

You don't get to be a Shark Tank judge without mastering the art of the pitch.<p>It must be fun being star Wharton business professor Adam Grant. Not only do you get to enjoy the royalties from all those best-selling books and the approbation of flattering <i>New York Times Magazine</i> profiles, but you can …

How to Upload Directly to Instagram From Lightroom With a Few Clicks Using This Free Plugin

Sharing your images on the web from point A to point B, in this case, from your desktop to Instagram, can be quite a hassle. You have to make a …

Lightroom

Using High-Speed Sync for Studio Portraiture

Four years ago I purchased my first set of studio strobes in an attempt to learn how to shoot portraits like the ones I saw in my favorite print …

The Why and How of Test Shoots With Models

My high school enemy is my new best friend. I'm talking about a glorious thing called "tests." In the photo world, a test is a shoot set up for the …

DARTH MAUL: Apprentice - A Star Wars Fan-Film

Costumes

This couple visited a photobooth on their first date and four years later got engaged in it

This couple went to a photo booth on their first date – and four years later it was the setting for their engagement.<p>Graduates Elliot Amos and Ronak …

Getting to Know the Ghost: The Complete Guide to Snapchat

Snapchat is the latest platform taking the social media world by storm.<p>Since its launch, in September 2011, Snapchat has shown incredible growth. The …

10 need-to-know Instagram facts (+ 4 steps to a winning Insta-marketing strategy)

The best time to post on Instagram, the most popular filters and more in this quick guide to Instagram marketing.

Instagram

Sphero’s BB-8 Wearable Will Give You The Force

Gesture Control Coming Fall 2016<p><i>Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens</i>, as mentioned in our review, introduced many important new characters, but the fan favorite may have been the soccer ball droid BB-8. What many consider to be R2-D2 for the 21st century, BB-8 offers a lot to love: a slick …

25 Printables You'll Need For a Fun Wedding Photo Booth

Wedding photo booths are all the rage these days, especially since that silly and adorable slow-motion photo-booth video went viral. But who says you need to spend a fortune to have a fun, memorable photo booth at your wedding? We've got you covered with all the photo-booth printables you'll need — …

Lightroom Film Presets: Full Totally Rad Replichrome I, II, and III Review

Totally Rad are the producers of the film emulation presets titled Replichrome. Currently there are three sets of presets, Replichrome I: Icon, …

How to Create Instagram Ads Through Your Facebook Account

Facebook has recently made it easy for users to create Instagram ads through their platform. For some time, Instagram has been one of the best …

Critique the Community Episode 12: Swimwear with Dixie Dixon

A couple weeks ago, we asked the Fstoppers Community to submit their swimwear images for a special episode of "Critique the Community" with Dixie …

Wedding Planners Pick the New Photo Booth at Weddings

There's a reason — or 10! — why photo booths have been immensely popular at weddings: "Photo booths bring guests together," explains Jesse Tombs, senior event planner at Alison Events. "They're great conversation starters, and create a sense of play, togetherness and remembrance among guests."<p>But …

Over 1,500 4K Video Clips Available Free for Commercial Use

Philadelphia based Director of Photography Mitch Martinez thought the world needed access to more 4K footage for free. So, he collected clips he shot …

Filmmaking

One of the World's Best Compositers Reveals His Complete Workflow and Retouching Techniques

Erik Almas, one of the best commercial composite photographers, has recently teamed up with the team at RGG EDU to create a fully comprehensive …

Star Trek Superfan Gets Custom USS Enterprise Office Set

This is the USS Enterprise office desk and chair built by Tim Baker creations for Star Trek superfan Jake Geiger as part of the Super-Fan Builds …

Because The Internet: Big Bird Performs Big Pun's 'Still Not A Player'

This is a video edited together by Benjamin Roberts using Bid Bird's performance of 'That's Cooperation' to make it appear he's actually singing Big …

Supercharge Your Business With A Powerful 'About Me' Page

Your “About Me” page; let’s talk about it. This is perhaps one of the single most important pages on your website, and surprisingly it is also …

How To Create A Scrolling Window Effect in Adobe Muse CC

Developing the 2015 Macbook

(YouTube link)<p>Armando Ferreira described this video he posted as “an Apple engineer explains how they developed the new 2015 Macbook and the day Tim …

Hilarious Portraits Photographed in a Photo Booth Equipped With a 235-MPH Leaf Blower

Photographer Martin Szabo has created a photo booth project where he creates hilarious portraits by blasting his subjects with a 235-MPH leaf blower. …

6 Wedding Photo Booth Ideas You'll Love

While you could go for the classic photo booth (the one with the old-school curtain that prints a black-and-white photo strip—always a …