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18 Lightroom shortcuts to speed up your editing

<b>Adobe's Lightroom is an impressive programme, and one that many photographers find vital in their editing process. Pro photographer Ben Hall runs</b> …

How to Use Channel Mixer in Photoshop to Create Amazing Black and White Images

In the early days of digital, one of the biggest criticisms was that black and white images were nowhere near as good as their film based …

A Complete Guide to Retouching Portraits in Photoshop for Free

There is an innumerable amount of articles and tutorials teaching parts and pieces of retouching portraits. However, finding the ones with quality …

37 Most Incredible Photographs of The Year

Let's look back on 2014 by reviewing some of the most spectacular photographs of this year. Which photographs of incredible destinations simply took our breath away? What long exposures were so creatively done, we gasped in awe? Which underwater photos seemed simply serene? Instead of our usual …

Colorado River

The Top 5 Best Steakhouses in the US

Pursuitist presents the Top 5 Best Steakhouses in the US. Here are our favorite places to go for juicy, mouthwatering steaks cooked to perfection by …

Steakhouse

6 Tips for Landscape Photography With a Telephoto Lens

For some photographers, the notion of shooting a landscape with a telephoto lens is sacrilege. After all, the majority of landscape photos are taken …

Landscape Photography

The Deeply Personal Stories Behind Chefs' Tattoos

A new book, Knives & Ink, reveals what you've always wanted to know about chefs' ink.<p>Cooks stretch their arms to drop finished dishes on the pass and, for a quick second, sleeves slide up and flash diners a tattoo of the Little Prince on an inner forearm. Or a black outline of a heart between the …

Want a Bigger Vocabulary? Try These 7 Mobile Apps

These apps will grow your vocabulary in a minute or two a day. And they're fun.<p>Would you like a bigger vocabulary? If you're like most people, the answer is yes. Then again, if you're like most people, you don't have the free time to enroll in a course or work your way through the dictionary.<p>But …

CCleaner Professional Edition 1.13 (Mac OS X)

<b>CCleaner Professional Edition 1.13.442</b><p>CCleaner is our system optimization, privacy and cleaning tool. It removes unused files from your system - …

How to transfer your Evernote notes to Apple Notes

If you ask me, there's no compelling reason for most iPhone and Mac users to pay for Evernote when Apple Notes offers a lot of the same features and costs nothing. (Apple Notes does use your iCloud account storage, but it'll take up a negligible amount of space.)<p>So, how do you make the switch if …

Evernote

Dongli Brewery | LATITUDE

Dongli Brewery was created to surprise and indulge patrons with a unique craft beer tasting experience. The concept delivers the expertise gained …

Sony At E3 2016: ‘Resident Evil 7’ And ‘Spider-Man’ Headline A Blockbuster E3 Press Conference

Well, Sony did it again. Over the past few years, nobody has been able to touch Sony at E3, and this year was no different. Surprise blockbuster announcements, perfect fan-service moments, stunning new IPs, Sony’s E3 2016 press conference delivered on all fronts. And it delivered with no filler – …

Photo

Top 20 Landscape Photos on 500px So Far This Year

At the end of every year, we do a “Best of *inset year here*” series, where we count down the top 10 most popular photos in every single category. …

Top 10

Good Crop Bad Crop - How to Crop Portraits

All images © Gina Milicia 2015 “Learn the rules like a pro, so you can break them like an artist.” ? Pablo Picasso When it comes to knowing what is …

Sony, Canon, Nikon, and Pentax Duke it Out in 24-70mm f/2.8 Shootout

The 24-70mm f/2.8 is often referred to as a “workhorse” lens. Many photographers swear by it, even those who prefer shooting primes, and the Camera …

How to Use the Adjustment Brush to Emphasise Your Subject

The Adjustment Brush is the localized editing tool that is freeform. This tool has the ability to select small and large areas for specific …

3 Extremely Useful Photoshop Techniques you Should Know

We all know how immensely powerful Photoshop is. From a simple contrast tweak to advance photo composites, we can do it all within the confines of …

Canon Digital Photo Professional 4.4.30 (DPP) available for download (and new version of Picture Style Editor and EOS Utility)

Thanks Matt! The latest release of Canon’s RAW processing software, Digital Photo Professional 4.4.30, is available for download. Along with the …

Canon

The Cameras That Captured Winning Shots in World Press Photo 2016

World Press Photo yesterday announced the winners of its 2016 contest, honoring the best news photos captured in 2015. Above is a breakdown of the …

High Magnification Macro Photography on a Budget

Hey folks, my name is Siddhant Sahu, I am a 16 years old aspiring photographer from India. I have been shooting macro photographs for about a year …

Shooting Artistic Interiors You Can Be Proud Of

In real estate photography, the goal is to portray the indoor locations in the most realistic yet welcoming way possible. For more artistic purposes, …

How to Clean Your Camera Properly

Your camera is a tool, tools should be kept clean to operate properly, but because they are also sensitive electronic devices, some special care …

Forget HDR Software! Start Creating Natural, Clean HDRs With Digital Blending

A few years ago I ran an HDR photography magazine. I regularly tone mapped my images for years, using just about every HDR program out there. Yet, …

Creating Better Food Photos for Instagram

While Instagram isn’t really a platform for everyone, it’s surely a platform for foodies. Creating images that really appeal to the senses though …

Food Photography

Bon Appétit takes iPhone food photography to whole new level

Hipsters have been using the iPhone to document their meals on Instagram for years now, but the culinary geniuses at <i>Bon Appétit</i> are taking iPhone food photography to unprecedented levels for its March issue.<p><i>Bon Appétit</i> sent its top photographers to shoot everything from food festivals to …

Cooking

Lock Exposure and Focus for Better Photos on Your iPhone (and Other Tips)

Smartphones are easily the most popular cameras around, but even though they’ve improved a lot over the years, taking a solid photo with a smartphone …

13 Easy Tips To Get Your Instagram Feed Poppin’

Discrete on the street.<p>Follow Annette Widitz and Paula Broom for their hourly update on the 24 Hour Project.