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10 Lessons I Learned from a Year of Productivity Experiments

Over the last 12 months I have conducted countless productivity experiments on myself, interviewed some of the most productive people in the world, …

Time Management

5 Ways To Go From Multitasking Muddle To Model Of Efficiency

At his Salt Lake City plant, Jim Holbrook, founder and president of Premier Plastics, applies lean manufacturing principles to make operations as efficient as possible.<p>But it was a different story in his office, before he quit multitasking about a year ago. He was working 12–14 hours a day, six …

Pro Tip: Simple Trick Turns a Marble Into an Extremely Useful On-Location Resource

When it comes to simple photography hacks, few are as useful and clever in the field as this one, presented by 34-year wedding photography veteran …

How to Capture an Authentic Smile: Quick Tips from Photographer Tamara Lackey

When it comes to portraits, one of the most important factors is capturing an authentic expression — a real smile. Unfortunately, a genuine smile can …

Kinetic Sculpture Replicates a Bird Flapping Its Wings Using Popsicle Sticks

Design student Joyce Lin replicated a bird flapping its wings using simple machines and materials. The kinetic sculpture is entitled <i>Study in Bird Motion</i> and is made with popsicle sticks and mylar that resembles feathers. It's activated by a hand crank, which sets the entire thing in motion and …

Art

Digital Photography – Photography Tips, Advice & Camera Reviews | Digital Photographer Magazine » Blog Archive » Add a glow effect to your images in Photoshop

The Diffuse Glow filter is great but a similar effect can be achieved with a technique that offers more control<p>Step 1<p>Duplicate your background layer. …

These Lighting Patterns Will Make Your Portrait Photographs Rock

Familiarizing yourself with different lighting patterns isn't just to help you diversify your portrait portfolio. Depending on what you are trying …

Jovana Rikalo – Creative & Artistic Fine Art Portrait Photography

Artistic pictures with sensational concepts and true emotions. <b>Jovana Rikalo</b> is Stunning Fine Art Portrait Photographer from Serbia. These portraits …

25 Creative Packaging Designs That Practically Sell Themselves

We often consider the products we use and their packaging to be two separate things – the product is the thing we want, and its packaging is a piece …

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Special Lighting Guide: Lights!

Strobes & Flash<p>In a still photography world, strobes were the gold standard of professional lighting gear. Prized for their combination of power and …

How to Set Up Your Photography Blog and Get Noticed

Love it or hate it, the internet these days is ruled by social media. If you don’t share, like, +1 and comment, the chances are, you are not going to …

SEO for Photographers: How to Make it Work For You

It’s a given these days that if a photographer wants to get his or her work seen by a wider audience, they will need a good website. However, getting …

20 Fantastic Free Behance Fonts for Designers

Share!<p>Every designer loves new, high quality fonts! Stay updated and focus on the latest trends! Behance is a great source of freebies and today we …

Typography

Aaron Nace Teaches us How To Remove A Model's Bra . . . In Photoshop

Aaron Nace from Phlearn released a great video yesterday which highlights his technique into removing unwanted and distracting objects off of an …

Lighting for a Headshot: a Simple and Inexpensive Technique

Two lights and a Reflector. That is all you need to create stunning headshots that will wow your clients and bring you new business. No need for huge …

Albert Einstein

Gorgeous Food Shots in French Coffee Ad Will Leave Your Mouth Watering

I hope you don’t mind enjoying a bit of eye candy on your Tuesday evening, because that’s what you’re going to get with this video. At the direction …

Auto Photography: Stunning Action Shots Using A Rig

When Ronaldo Stewart first started dabbling in the world of auto photography, he knew that he wanted his photos to show the one element that he felt …

Landscape Photography

Freelance rates guidelines

SAFREA works to raise the professional standing of freelancers in the media and communications industry, promoting professional standards and ethical …

Color Portraiture with Retouch and Enhancement in Lightroom 4 and 5

The Following is an excerpt from the SLR Lounge Lightroom Preset System v5, a preset system designed to take you from Ordinary to Extraordinary …

Tutorials

How to Create a Porcelain Skin Effect with Boudoir Photography

The human body has been a common subject of photography since the 19th century, when boudoir “artist studies” first served as substitutes for live …

Photography

How to Create a Sunset Lighting Effect While Taking Photos Indoors

Indoor-sunset themed photo shoots are among the easiest and hottest trends you can experiment with to create cool, sexy and flattering photos to add …

Pricing Your Work, Tip #3: 6 Ways to Help You Profit from Magazine Assignments

<i>This is the third in a series of blog posts exploring pricing your work from our 3 free guides written with Bill Cramer, CEO of Wonderful Machine.</i> …

Fantastic Workshop Helps You Master the Timeless 1940s Glamour Shot

We’re not in the habit of sharing full workshop videos during the week. The way we see it, most of you are at work right now (we sure are) and don’t …

Pricing Your Work, Tip #5: How Much Can You Charge for Different Corporate Assignments?

<i>This is the last in a series of blog posts exploring pricing your work from our 3 free guides written with Bill Cramer, CEO of Wonderful Machine.</i> …

Samsung Just Launched An Ad-Free, Free Music Service

Milk has 200 genre-based radio stations and 13 million songs. It's powered by Slacker - a radio app pre-programmed onto some Android phones. Galaxy users can download Milk for free.<p>Samsung says that its trying to make new music discovery simple and organic. You don't have to sign up or log in when …

Android Phones

DIY product photography using iPads for light painting

Don't Miss These 7 Incredible Tutorials on Strobe Lighting for Portraits

As much as we love natural light, there are times when you have to rely on artificial light to create striking portrait images. Artificial lighting …

On line Digital Photography Classes - Have a pro by your side - online, anytime

Samson Jumping <br>© John H. Siskin<br>All Rights Reserved<p>A strobe is a device that throws a large spark through a tube filled with gas in order to produce …

Nathan Myhrvold: The Art Of Science

Nathan Myhrvold is one hell of a photographer. With his new book <i>The Photography of Modern Cuisine</i>, he and his team of photographers practically …