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Songs about sex that are better than the real thing

How did you spend this Valentine’s Day? Having mind-blowing sex with your significant other/a random person? Or watching <i>RuPaul’s Drag Race</i> re-runs with a 12-inch takeaway pizza? While you might expect that a lot of people would be getting up to the former, it turns out that only one fifth of …

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by Frédéric Georges interview[[MORE]]A short talk with Frédéric Georges, an inspiring photographer based in New York and a selection of his fantastic pictures! Enjoy! Know more about his work at...

A short talk with Frédéric Georges, an inspiring photographer based in New York and a selection of his fantastic pictures! Enjoy!<br>Know more about his …

Photography

How to Use Lightroom’s Graduated Filter to Improve Landscapes

Lightroom’s graduated filter is an extremely powerful tool when used with purpose. For landscape photographers there are several different things …

Beginner Light Painting Photography

Light painting is one of the lesser known techniques in photography and is usually only carried out by serious night owls… and some very keen …

5 Moments When Shooting the Aurora Borealis

We’ve all seen the shots of those crazy green lights in the sky, like some sort of cosmic Christmas decorations. It can even feel like Christmas …

3 Lightroom Tweaks to Get Your Landscape Photographs to Sing

Although originally developed as a image management tool, Adobe’s Lightroom has evolved into a powerful post production application. For many …

How to Soften the Light When Using Flash

Why do flash images look harsh? Recently, a number of dPS readers have asked the question on Facebook, “How do I use a flash and not have my images …

Photoshop Essentials: What is an Adjustment Layer and How to Use Them to Edit Your Images

Many of us who use products like Lightroom and Aperture will be familiar with the term non-destructive editing. In these programs, the editing …

10 Tips for Photographing the Natural World

From the tiniest mushroom to the gigantic mountains, nature encompasses everything. Trees, rivers, mountains, leaves, flowers, fruits, soil – …

Amazon Patent Shows Common Seamless Background Lighting Technique

Is Amazon attempting to patent an age old photography lighting technique? A recently published patent seems to suggest that, and it’s getting some …

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 …

Improve Your Images with the Lightroom Graduated Filter Tool

The Lightroom Graduated Filter is a versatile tool for making local adjustments to your photos. Don’t be fooled by the name – it may be named after a …

7 Tips to Improve Your Holiday Photographs

All of us get a little more excited about taking photographs when the Holidays approach. Who doesn't want to create beautiful images of their …

6 Simple Ways to Extend the Dynamic Range of Your Photos

It’s a phrase we hear over and over in photography – high dynamic range, the sensor’s dynamic range – but what exactly is dynamic range and why is it …

10 Cool Photography Freebies That Include E-Books, Courses and Presets

A popular saying goes, “There ain't no such a thing as a free lunch.” Well, we took it as a sort of challenge and brought you some photography …

7 Photos that Every Photographer Takes

There are a few photos that every photographer takes in their lifetime. It doesn’t matter who you are or where you came from, you’ve taken these …

8 Simple Guidelines for Capturing Spectacular Sunrise and Sunset Images

No Studio? No Problem! Part 4: Photography Lighting Tips for Shooting in Tight Spaces

<i>Welcome to Time Out with Tanya, where I’ve put my fast paced graphic design career on hold in favor of adventures in motherhood. I’m capturing every</i> …

Intimate Portraits of Parisian Women in Various States of Undress (NSFW)

Leah<p>Being a foreigner in Paris and feeling slightly de-rooted, I tried to get closer to the things and people around me by studying and understanding …

Quick Off-Camera Flash Tutorial - Digital Photography School

Tutorials

The top 10 sexiest works of art ever

Egon Schiele – Woman with Black Stockings<br>1913<p>There is no sexier artist than Egon Schiele. The reason his nude and semi-nude portrayals of his models and lovers are so beguiling is quite simple – they have a filthy quality. Schiele, who got arrested for what he was up to, depicts women with not only …

How Google Used Motorola To Smack Down Samsung -- Twice

Samsung is giant. It employs 427,000 staff, has an annual turnover in excess of $270bn and assets of $600bn spread across over 80 business units. And Google just floored it twice using Motorola as a baseball bat.<p><b>Why?</b><br>On the surface having 81 per cent of Android marketshare would seem to make Google …

How to Photograph Sunsets: 10 Tips for the Perfect Shot

We all love capturing sunsets. Not surprisingly, photographs of sunsets (including sunrise, for that matter) constitute a big portion of the …