Christine Collins

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How to Turn Your Signature Into a Watermark in Photoshop

If you decide to watermark your images, making sure it's something that's both classy and not overly distracting is the best way to go. This video …

5 Amazing Landscape Photography Tricks in 3 Minutes from Pro Benjamin Jaworskyj (VIDEO)

Benjamin Jaworskyj is a self-taught professional adventure photographer with a teaching style all his own. In the exuberant three-minute video below …

The Weird, Mystic Pull of Southwest England

Go ahead, say their names: Avalon and Tintagel. Believe deeply enough, and they might emerge from the mouth as through an enchantment-induced vapor, as though borne on the breath of a dragon. (Especially after at least four people have corrected your pronunciation of Tintagel: Be gentle with that …

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Transforming a Boring Photo Into a Dramatic One With Photoshop

The mere mention of image manipulation may make some photographers cringe, but there’s no denying that some skill with Photoshop can enable you to …

How to edit raw images in 5 simple steps

<b>James Paterson gives his top tips for editing raw photographs</b><p>Camera makers expect the raw photographer to want to make their own choices when it …

A Photographer Manipulates Light to Mimic the Magic of Reality

André Distel is a self-taught photographer using digital tools to match the perceptive power of the human eye.<p>The colorful coastline of the Cinque Terre in Italy, neon lights shining through the night in Singapore, and the rugged landscape of Iceland are just some of the landscapes photographer …

Forgot Your Lights? Tips for Shooting in Darkness

It’s always important to stop and smell the photos – but what happens when your stop is at night, in complete darkness without any lights to help you …

How do you draw a circle? We analyzed 100,000 drawings to show how culture shapes our instincts

Let’s do a quick exercise. Are you ready? Draw a circle in the box below. Don’t think too hard!<p>Did you start at the top or bottom? Clockwise or counterclockwise? New data show that the way you draw a circle holds clues about where you come from.<p>In November, Google released an online game called …

Freebie Alert: Download This 15-Page How-To Guide to Luminosity Masking for Great Landscape Photographs

If you’ve ever marveled at a spectacular landscape photograph and wondered how it was made, there’s a good chance the photographer employed a …

Tutorials

How to Take Sharp Photos in Low Light

Click the title of the article to read this post on Improve Photography, which includes all media files mentioned.How to Take Sharp Photos in Low …

Inside the V&A’s Extraordinary New Balenciaga Exhibition

An exclusive look behind the scenes of Balenciaga: Shaping Fashion, which chronicles the fashion house from 1919 to present day<p>Were <b>Cristóbal</b> …

Forget About Using Your Camera’s Base ISO Setting: ISO 50 Is Your Best Bet When Shooting Raw (VIDEO)

One of the benefits of today’s advanced digital cameras is that they offer extremely high ISO settings that deliver remarkable results under …

Here’s a Great Photography Video on How to Pose Swimsuit Models

You might think swimsuit photography is a piece of cake. Go to a beautiful location with beautiful models and take beautiful photos, right? Well, …

10 Lessons I’ve Learned After Traveling For 10 Years

Dear friend, There is no right or wrong way to travel— but I will just share with you how I travel: First of all, I never fly first class or …

A New Study Says Humans Were in America 130,000 Years Ago

That’s 100,000 years earlier than previously thought—and most archaeologists aren’t buying it.<p><i>Updated on April 27, 2017</i><p>In the winter of 1992, a construction crew in San Diego, California started cutting into the rocks that flanked the State 54 Highway, in a bid to widen the road. Those rocks hailed …

Anthropology

What Makes a Genius?

Some minds are so exceptional they change the world. We don’t know exactly why these people soar above the rest of us, but science offers us clues.<p><b>The Mütter Museum in Philadelphia</b> houses an array of singular medical specimens. On the lower level the fused livers of 19th-century conjoined twins …

Creativity

Take a Minute to Watch These 5 Fun Camera Hacks Using Stuff You Already Have at Home (VIDEO)

Everyone loves camera hacks, right? And they’re especially cool if they improve your photography by using stuff you already have lying around the …

14 awe-inspiring aerial photographs capture the beauty of the Earth

Earth Day is approaching, and to celebrate the beauty and bounty of Mother Earth, we’ve rounded up some of our favorite jaw-dropping aerial images by …

National Parks

George Michael, David Bowie Among Superstars At Freddie Mercury Tribute Concert 1992

A poignant day.<p>25 years ago today... the biggest superstars of the musical world followed David Bowie’s example in bowing down and paying tribute to …

How Do You Pick Your Best Photos Over the Duds? One Pro Explains His Culling Process (VIDEO)

Whether you photograph portraits in the studio or wildlife in the field, a daylong shoot usually results in the onerous task of culling through …

30+ Awesome Artworks You Won’t Believe Were Once Dusty Old Books on a Shelf

It may be wrong to judge a book by its cover, but many artists believe that books actually <i>are</i> more than mere reading material. In this comprehensive collection of art made from books, we explore the myriad of ways that bibliophilic artists inventively transform works of literature into works of art.<p>…

Books

Are You Creative or Are You an Artist? (You Might Be Neither) | Inc.com

Being creative is not the same thing as being an artist--and vice versa.<p>In fact, the two titles share more differences than they do similarities. A 2010 IBM survey of 1,500+ CEOs from various fields ranked creativity as being a crucial pillar of every successful company. Of all the CEOs surveyed, …

Creativity

[NSFW] Mythical Paintings of Our Most Intimate Moments

Elly Smallwood’s oil paintings explore the body, sexuality, and more.<p>Even healthy relationships can be messy—the ones we form with others and those we have with ourselves. The work of Toronto-based Elly Smallwood draws the viewer into a world where the human body and uninhibited sexuality are only …

Art

Eight words that changed the way we think

The exact origins of words are often difficult to place. But sometimes they are the inventions of ground-breaking pioneers – from Chaucer to JK Rowling.<p>Every word conceals a story, a secret history. Behind the syllables we use every day lurk countless forgotten tales. “If you know the origin of a …

Literature

What is Auto ISO and How to Use It

Did you know that most modern digital cameras have the ability to set ISO automatically? Back in the film days, you would drop a roll of film into …

Microsoft's Windows 10 Creators Update lives up to its name

The Windows 10 Creators Update, which starts rolling out on April 11th, is more than a mere operating system upgrade. Microsoft wants to make it clear that Windows is not only a platform for productivity apps but also an OS where you can produce all sorts of creative things. That could mean …

German police warned Anis Amri was planning a suicide attack nine months before Berlin Christmas market massacre

Police in Germany knew Anis Amri was planning a suicide attack nine months before he drove a lorry into a packed Christmas market in Berlin last December, killing 12 people, it has emerged.<p>The German equivalent of CID warned in a confidential memo to regional authorities last March, that it has …

Extremism

How Swinging Sixties London Changed the World

The 1960s set London on the course that made it a great world city. Now the Brexiters are hoping it’s Goodbye Baby & Amen to all of …

iON the Home HD WiFi Home Camera, Save 69%

If you are looking for a way to monitor your home we have a great deal on the ON the Home HD WiFi Home Camera in the Geeky Gadgets Deals store.<p>The …

Gear & Gadgets