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Yohann Is An iPad Stand Jony Ive Could Be Proud Of

I didn’t think I’d ever get excited about an iPad stand. But the Yohann, designed by Swiss architect Berend Frenzel, ticks all of my boxes. First up, it’s a thing of beauty, with an incredibly simple but clever — why didn’t I think of that — design. It’s also highly functional, in terms of viewing …

Back to Basics: How Best to Hold a Camera When Shooting in Low-Light

One of the advantages a beginner in any field has over an intermediate or professional who is trying to improve their craft, is that the beginner has …

Photoshop Tutorial: How to Easily Replace The Sky in Your Photos Using The Gradient Tool

In my previous article, I talked about how powerful luminosity masks are in blending multiple exposures. However, using the same exposures as last …

How to Use Luminosity Masks in Photoshop to Transform Your Images

From exposure blending to fine contrast adjustments, luminosity masks are one of the most powerful set of tools available to photographers in …

Colorful Collection of Double Exposures by Aneta Ivanova

Bulgaria-based Aneta Ivanova is the photographer behind these striking double exposures that merge layers of landscapes together with silhouetted portraits. We adore her many black and white compositions, and she even provided us with a tutorial at the bottom of this post on how to develop such …

7 Steps to Great Black and Whites in Lightroom 5

Nikon D7000, 85mm f/1.8 D lens, f/5.6, 1/125s, ISO 400.<p>Great black and white images require more than simply removing the color, and Lightroom 5 is a …

Tesla vs. Target: Which CEO Wrote the Better Open Letter?

<i>Len Kendall is the founder of</i> <i>CentUp</i><i>. Prior to starting a company he worked in PR where he helped put out fires and manage digital communications. He will probably regret this post sometime in the future when he screws up and doesn’t follow his own advice.</i><p>Two separate billion dollar companies have …

How to Make Colors Come to Life in Photoshop

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How To Use The RAW Adjustment Brush For Added Impact in Your Photos

Most of us are aware of the creative power of RAW. But, for those of us that are new to photography, let's talk about what RAW is, and what it means …

Review: Leica M Monochrom is Not Quite a Black and White Decision

“Monochrome is the new color” The world was introduced to color photography when Kodak introduced the revolutionary Kodachrome film in 1935. But fast …

Dissected: 2014 Porsche 911 GT3

The Notorious GT3: Porsche radicalizes the new 911.<p>Porsche’s near-comical expansion of the 911 family—there were more than 20 derivatives of the last-gen car—makes it all but certain to capture every last potential buyer. It also guarantees constant attention over the 911’s life span as the …

Explore Hong Kong’s ‘Vertical Horizon’ in These Reverse-Vertigo Inducing Photos

We’ve seen some pretty crazy, vertigo-inducing rooftopping and skyscraper photography in the past, but French photographer and graphic artist Romain …

Quick Tutorial Shows How to Dodge and Burn Using Curves in Photoshop

In addition to taking beautiful fashion photos, Serbian born photographer Elena Jasic also occasionally uploads a tutorial or two to her YouTube …

These Two Simple Elements Can Improve Your City Photography Compositions

We've all been there at some point or another – how do you find a different way to shoot a well-photographed subject?<p><b>Reflections & distortions</b> can …

Invisible Love Ring by Sasha Tseng

Let’s talk engagement rings, people. They’re supposed to represent a promise or be a symbol of someone’s love but let’s be honest, a lot of people …

Engagement Rings