Freddy Rivas

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Don't Be Afraid to Take Creative Liberties in Your Photo Editing

One of the biggest hurdles I got over in my journey as a photographer was following too many rules. There are two very different areas in photography …

All About How to SHARPEN Your Photos in Lightroom

01:34 Starting the Sharpening Workflow for a Landscape Photo <br>04:16 The Power of the Masking Slider <br>07:42 Sharpening a Portrait <br>09:27 Clarity for …

Everything you need to know about taking 360-degree panoramic pictures

If you’re heading to an exotic locale this summer, taking pictures of your lust-worthy holiday is almost as important as exploring the new …

Mobile Photography

Capture the Beauty of Long Exposures with Your Camera’s Live View Mode and an ND Filter (VIDEO)

Greg Benz is a Minneapolis-based photographer known for his stunning landscape and cityscape images, and he creates some real magic by using his …

Landscape Photography

Take Better Photos by Breaking the World Down Into Elements

Today I want to share a super-simple idea that, if you can grasp it and put it into practice, I guarantee will really help your photography.<p>Break the …

Landscape Photography

The 7 Ways of Zen Landscape Photography

Zen photography comes naturally with an empty mind. It’s both waiting for a moment where light, shape, and dynamics fall into place, and being devoid …

Seven Minimalist Photography Tips

If you're looking for a fresh, clean look to your images, diving into minimalism can be a great exercise. This tutorial gives seven quick tips on how …

Minimalism

Turn a “Bad” Raw File into an Awesome Image with These Simple Lightroom Tips (VIDEO)

The Swiss photographer known as “Yuri Fineart” specializes in shooting landscapes and he offers weekly tutorials on using Lightroom to improve all …

10 Exercises that Burn More Calories than Running

Running isn’t for everyone and if you are not a fan yourself you should know that it is not the most efficient method for burning calories, too. …

Photoshop shading techniques to add colour, highlights and shadows to artwork

Your Daily Coffee Consumption Could Be Making You Deaf, Says Science

A university study's found a connection between caffeine and hearing damage, so everything is indeed wonderful right now.<p><i>This article originally appeared on VICE UK</i><p>Coffee's nice, isn't it? Smells like the house creaking awake sometime after sunrise on one of those postcard-perfect mornings. Smells …

15 Blazing Hot Takes on the New Radiohead Song, "Burn the Witch"

What's your opinion on the new Radiohead song? Because you definitely have one!<p><i>Radiohead released a new song and video today. It's called "Burn the Witch," and if you look at your various incredibly well-curated social media timelines, you're sure to catch some hot takes flying around in</i> …

Everything Is Made Of Waves; Also, Particles

Everything in the universe has both particle and wave nature, at the same time.They’re really just different language describing the same mathematical object.

10 Myths About the Rule of Thirds

My name is Tavis Leaf Glover, and I’m an artist just like you, trying to create art that I can be proud of and share with the world. Though, …

17 Ways You're Stretching Wrong

The best-feeling part of your workout could be ruining all your hard work.<p>Ask five trainers at your gym, and you can bank on five different answers about how and when to stretch. That's because there's a ridiculous amount of conflicting science on proper stretching techniques — and most people were …

6 timeless tips that will help simplify your job search

The irony of job search advice: There's so much available that you don't have to spend more than four seconds Googling about before you land on some …

Five questions about today’s winter solstice, answered

The longest night of the year and how it works.<p><i>Note: This article was originally written in 2015. It has been updated with the latest info.</i><p>1. When is the 2017 winter solstice, <i>exactly</i>?<p>Pretty much right (<i>looks at watch</i>) now. The winter solstice always occurs when the sun is right smack dab on top of …

Neil DeGrasse Tyson's best quotes may make you fall in love with science all over again

But deGrasse Tyson also has a serious side, which he reveals time and again in his books, shows, Twitter page, and popular science articles.<p>Often, deGrasse Tyson's humor strikes a serious chord that not only makes us laugh but also think. As a popular science educator, deGrasse Tyson is out to …

5 Moves to Do Before Your Next Run if You Wanna Be Fast AF

Prep your body like you're sprinting for a Black Friday sale.<p>Admit it: You barely warm up—ever. But getting your body ready before your next run can help you get the most out of your sweat sesh, make you super fast, and prevent injuries so you can keep on hitting the pavement (or the treadmill) …

Black Friday

Exploring the Inspired: Ansel Adams

<b>“You don't take a photograph, you make it.”</b><p>Today in our series of exploring the inspired we are going to take a look at an iconic quote by a truly …

Photoshop: Technique for Manual Blending

Here is a quick and easy Photoshop technique for creating a layer mask to separate the sea and sky from the ground in landscape photos. This …

Tutorials

10 Brain Myths Busted

It's going to take more than 10 percent of your brain to read this story<p>In the Hollywood action-film <i>Lucy</i>, actor Morgan Freeman—playing a world-renowned neurologist— speaks to a packed auditorium. “It’s estimated most human beings only use 10 percent of their brains’ capacity,” he says. “Imagine if …

3 Uses for Lightroom's Radial Filter

Blending with Light – Live Demo<p>Photoshop Tutorials: Learn to create stunning natural looking HDR images in just few minutes!!<p><b>Live Demo:</b> 2:00 PM EDT …

Tutorials

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 …

4 Digital Blending Techniques in Photoshop

Digital blending is a set of techniques that allow you to combine different versions of the same image (or different images) into one. The final …

What You Need to Know About Running in the Hot, Hot Heat

<i>By Mikelle Street for DETAILS</i>.<p><i>(photo: Getty Images)</i><p>There are a lot of runners on the street these days. No, really -- in 2014, for the first time in history, according to a Running USA report, there were more than 2 million people who finished half-marathons in the U.S., with New York City leading …

6 metabolism-boosting foods to help you get lean

<b>Green tea</b><p>EGCG – a compound found in most green teas – speeds up your metabolism so that you burn more calories, says performance nutritionist Drew …

79 Core Crushing Exercises

Fitness Coach Andy McDermott always encourages variety in general fitness training. In this mega move, core presentation, you'll see a huge variety …