Helen Van Hulle

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Here’s an easy way to sharpen upscaled photos in Photoshop CC

We have seen a couple of algorithms capable of upscaling low-res images. But you can also increase the resolution of your photos in Photoshop and …

Tutorials

Web Design: Beautifully Designed Home Pages

Matt Wojtaś shared a set of beautifully design website home pages and shared on his Behance profile. I believe most of the work was done as a concept …

Graphic Design

5 Camera Settings That All Macro Photographers Should Know

This article will detail five camera settings that are essential and which all macro photographers should know. It was inspired by Will Nichols’ …

Cameras

Here Are 9 Great Composition Tips for Better Landscape Photography (VIDEO)

Pro photographer Toma Bonciu (AKA Photo Tom) is back with some more landscape photography tips, this time centering on the ever-popular topic of …

Sorry, ombre! Why the sombre trend has stolen our hearts

The ombre backlash has started - we <i>knew</i> the day would come. But don't worry - the ombre hair trend isn't going to hair trend heaven quite yet, it's …

Hairstyling

Start from 0! This low-impact workout is perfect for beginners

If you want to start exercising, but have no idea where to begin, this is the workout for you. It's low-impact and suitable for beginners of all ages.<p>This three-circuit routine will target your entire body. Circuit one targets your lower body, circuit two targets your upper body, and circuit three …

Workouts

Moment lenses — the DSLR killer?

I travel with a Canon DSLR and two primes, a 35mm f1.4 and an 85mm f1.2 (endearingly nicknamed, “the fat kid”). Switching lenses is cumbersome and not ideal in certain environments, like a Saigon street market, densely crowded with vendors, tourists and thieves.<p>After lugging this camera kit through …

Mobile Photography

Holding plank for a long time is pointless, fitness professor claims

Holding plank for ever-increasing periods of time has become a staple of many gym classes. Fitness experts claim that staying at the top of a push-up builds core, strengthens back muscles, tones the arms and teaches endurance.<p>But one sports scientist suggests that holding the position for any …

Tips on how to shoot close-up flowers

<b>Jacky Parker shares her top tips on how to get stunning images of close-up flowers</b><p>Despite being married to a photographer for over 30 years, I only …

Landscape Photography

How to capture epic wide-angle photos of trees

Trees invoke a sense of timelessness and grandeur. Most species grow for many centuries more than humans ever will—so let’s make trees look the part, …

Landscape Photography

This Teeny-Tiny Makeup Trick Makes A Huge Difference

Look closely. We mean <i>really</i> closely: There’s something going on with the most famous faces in Hollywood. Yes, we’re talking about filler — but not …

Every Hidden Wonder of the World You Need to Visit, Mapped

When it comes to exploring the unexplored, things can get somewhat difficult. After all, much of the world has been trekked by somebody or other, and …

The Best Cameras for Beginner Astrophotographers

When getting outfitted with a camera for astrophotography, some beginners look at things like price above all else.<p>And while your budget is certainly …

How to Shoot Long Exposures in a Stream with No Tripod

You're trekking across Scotland and you come up to a waterfall that's screaming to be photographed. In your mind, you already know you want that …

16 travel destinations for people who want to get away from the crowds

If uncrowded areas and secluded escapes sound like bliss to you, then you might want to put one of these introverted vacation destinations on your list.<p>Forget the crowds and hype of places like Vegas, L.A., and Cancun, because these hidden gems are much more your style. Some actually cater to …

Building Your Own Photo Project | Olympus

BUILDING YOUR OWN PHOTO PROJECT<p>BY OLYMPUS VISIONARY MIKE BOENING<p>PEN-F, M.Zuiko 12mm F2.0, F11.0, 1s, ISO 200<p>PEN-F, M.Zuiko 14-42mm F3.5-5.6 EZ, F5.5, …

Photography

The dermatologist-approved reason you need a showerhead filter

This just in from the department of things you already know: Taking a shower <i>should</i> make you feel clean. But have you ever stepped out of the tub and …

The Best Apps for Photographers

Man, is it fun to be a photographer right now.<p>I don't mean to say that photography wasn't fun before, but if you ask me, we're in a golden age of …

Top Web Design Trends To Watch In 2018

It’s that time of the year again. What’s going to be hot in web design next year?<p>Previously I covered web design trends to watch in 2016 and 2017. This year, I reached out to seven experts from various fields and asked what they feel is going to dominate web design in 2018.<p>I can tell you that 2018 …

UI Design

Bitcoin Is Challenging the Entire Concept of Venture Capital

In the salad days of bitcoin, venture capital firms bought into the craze in a roundabout way. Instead of simply purchasing bitcoins, they invested …

Inside the world of a Kenyan cryptocurrency miner

<b>(CNN) —</b> Eugene Mutai is well aware of the risks of mining virtual money. "Sometimes I ask myself: will the bubble pop?"<p>He's right to be -- cryptocurrencies are volatile. That hasn't stopped him from operating in this shadowy and controversial corner of the global financial system.<p>A few years ago …

Cryptocurrency

Can This Man Build a Better Bitcoin?

Two years ago, Bryce “Zooko” Wilcox was running a struggling startup and sleeping in his car. Today he’s collaborating with JPMorgan Chase on the …

Gestalt Theory For Photographers

I’m currently teaching myself Gestalt Theory, a principle mostly applied to designers. Here are some ideas which can make you see the visual world …

How To Clean Your Jewelry Without Jewelry Cleaner

You probably already have everything you need in your kitchen.<p>If you’re anything like us, you probably have some old pieces of jewelry lying around, becoming duller or more tarnished as the days go by. Instead of bringing them to a jeweler or buying a jar of jewelry cleaner, you just let them sit …

29 of The Most Surreal Landscapes on The Planet You Must See

Alien visions right here on Earth.<p>Earth is full of bizarre landscapes. Some are land formations moulded over thousands of years, while others are …

How Culling the Color Blue Can Improve Your Images

I don't have a vendetta with the color blue, or any colors for that matter; that would be odd. I do, however, remove the color blue either entirely …

Should You Invest In Bitcoins? Here Are The Top Reasons For And Against

The world’s first example of a decentralized, encrypted and distributed currency – Bitcoin – reached an important milestone this week when its price rose above $10,000 for the first time.<p>This makes news headlines, which go on to make more people aware of the existence of Bitcoin and the hundreds of …

Cryptocurrency

An Easy Way to Create Luminosity Masks

In a lot of genres, particularly landscape photography, luminosity masks are some of the most useful tools you can employ to make selective edits. …

Tutorials