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Simple Technique for Enhancing Skies in Photoshop

If you’ve ever taken a photograph of the sky and it just turned out flat and lifeless, don’t worry; you can enhance the sky in your image and give it …

FUJIFILM

How to Take Better Landscape Photographs - 20 Tips

How do you make your landscape photographs stand out from the crowd?<p>You set up your tripod at some often photographed location. The scenery around …

Landscape Photography

How ISIS Is Recruiting Women in London

A British Muslim woman spent a year undercover to capture her radical Islamic recruiters on film—right in the heart of the city.<p>LONDON — A girl of …

Seven of the Greatest Films of All Time

Some might say Citizen Kane is the greatest film of all time, others Gone with the Wind, we however might suggest something completely different. …

Photography
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Photoshop Fails: How to Create Amazing HDR Images

In the “Photoshop Fails At” tutorial series we take a look at some of the horrible things you see coming out of Photoshop and...

Tutorials

Life With Ziggy Stardust: A Legendary Music Lensman on Shooting David Bowie

At times it’s easy to forget that <b>David Bowie</b> is not, in fact, a lean, extraterrestrial rock god sent down to bless us mortals with the gift of glam. Not so, one assumes, for <b>Mick Rock</b>, who bore more intimate witness to Bowie the Man than perhaps any other living lensman. From 1972 to 1973, while …

Doctored – MotoGP’s Obsession with Valentino Rossi | Trunk Talk

<b>Within his own sport, from the fans to the media to the organisers themselves, the preoccupation with Valentino Rossi is staggering. Why does this</b> …

Everyone Is Losing Their Minds About This Edinburgh Café's Incredible Hot Chocolate Ice Cream Floats

Mary's Milk Bar is definitive proof that Edinburgh is a food paradise.<p>The float on the right is a white chocolate and cardamom hot chocolate with dark chocolate ice cream; the one on the left is a dark chocolate and sea salt hot chocolate with salted caramel ice cream. Got that? Good.<p>If it sounds …

8 Photo Editing Tips for Stunning Photographs

Have you decided to buy your first professional camera and want to make a name for yourself as a photographer? Or maybe you just wish to learn how to …

How Many Megapixels Do I Need for Printing?

This is a complex subject. Megapixels are a measure of quantity, not quality. An 8 megapixel camera phone isn’t the same as an 8 megapixel DSLR …

Cameras

30 Keyboard Shortcuts for Speed and Creativity in Adobe Photoshop

Becoming comfortable with digital post-production is all about having good flow. A good workflow lets you be fast and creative with ease. Memorizing …

Photoshop

QromaScan: Digitize and Organize Prints Using Your Smartphone and Voice

QromaScan is a new photo scanning solution that’s the world’s first to pair smartphone scanning with voice commands for easy digitizing and tagging. …

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The Photoshop Playbook: 50 Short Video Tutorials on Fundamental Skills in Photoshop

Back in 2013, Adobe began posting a series of short video tutorials on YouTube called the “Photoshop Playbook.” The series has since grown to contain …

Tutorials

How to Recalibrate Your Camera’s Focus

You just bought a new DSLR and you just can’t wait to start shooting great images. But wait, there’s a problem. Your camera somehow can’t seem to …

How to Use LAB Color in Photoshop to Add Punch to Your Images

Have you ever wished you could stretch out the color palette of your picture? Or that you could separate colors that looked too flat or close …

Tutorials

iPhones and iPads star in this intricately animated love story

Giving a whole new meaning to Apple's idea of Continuity<p>There's a fine tradition among musicians for accompanying their latest song with a trippy, weird, or just technically excellent video to woo their fans. The latest example of this comes from Ukrainian band Brunettes Shoot Blondes, whose single …

How to Sharpen Photos using Adobe Lightroom

We all want tack-sharp images. Our cameras and lenses can only do so much for us, and once a photograph is <i>out</i> of the camera, the process of …

The Five Tips to Creating Amazing Landscape Photos

In an instant, one can feel as though they are in another world. As a landscape photographer you have the power to transport someone in the blink of …

Hyperfocal Distance: A Landscape Photographer's Friend

We have all seen those wonderful shots, those beautiful landscapes that are in focus from what seems like inches in front of the lens element to …

Landscape Photography

Adobe launches Creative Cloud 2015 with a host of new features

Adobe is calling Creative Cloud 2015 a 'milestone' release, with speed and technology improvements across its desktop and mobile applications. The …

DEDICATED: Short Film About Dedication and the D4s Goes Live with In-Depth BTS

Last month we wrote about and shared the trailer for the inception-worthy short film, “DEDICATED” (a D4s promo film about people using the D4s that …

How to Make Your Whites Whiter in Photography

When talking about getting the right colours in your photos the best place to start is to talk about white balance. If you don’t know what white …

5 No-Nonsense Ways to Keep Your Photos Sharp

Modern DSLR cameras can produce very sharp images with plenty of detail. However, the chief limiting factor to the sharpness of an image is the …

The Devil and the Art Dealer

It was the greatest art theft in history: 650,000 works looted from Europe by the Nazis, many of which were never recovered. But last November the world learned that German authorities had found a trove of 1,280 paintings, drawings, and prints worth more than a billion dollars in the Munich …

Useful Photography Tip #83: The Secrets Behind Making Your Images Look Sharper

<i>Want more Useful Photography Tips? Check them out here.</i><p>We recently received an email asking us about how we get our images to look expertly …