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You Can Make Your Images Better by NOT Doing These 10 Things in Photoshop (VIDEO)

We typically turn to image-editing expert Nathaniel Dodson for advice on Photoshop tools you can use to enhance your images. The in-depth tutorial …

Tutorials

Learn How to Brighten Eyes in Photoshop in Less than One Minute (VIDEO)

We all know that portraits often live or die depending upon how the subject’s eyes are rendered. In the simple video below you’ll learn how to use …

Learn Digital Photography with Harvard University’s Free Online Course

Since the taking of the very first photograph in 1826, photography has developed, as it were, in ways hardly imaginable to its first few generations …

Congo opposition leader urges peaceful resistance against Kabila

KINSHASA (Reuters) - Security forces shot dead at least 26 protesters who had gathered in the streets of Kinshasa and other cities of Democratic Republic of Congo on Tuesday to demand that President Joseph Kabila step down after his mandate expired overnight.<p>Scattered protests started on Tuesday, …

Africa

Techart Pro review – Leica M to Sony E-mount Autofocus adapter

Since its announcement earlier this year, we’ve been curious to try the Techart Pro adapter. Up until recently, the use of Leica, Zeiss or …

Cameras

Sex, Death, and Fantasy: Paintings by Takato Yamamoto

Note: Contains violence and sexual references. Takato Yamamoto paints gothic scenes that resemble erotic nightmares. He calls his work “Heisei …

Painting

10 Amazing Fine-Art Shibari Rope Bondage Photographs

Note: Contains nudity. Beginning in thirteenth-century Japan, rope tying (hojojutsu) was used as means of restraining, transporting, and punishing …

Art

Testing Firm Finds That Some Workers With Autism Excel at Spotting Software Bugs

New York-based Ultra Testing has grown to 32 people, 75 percent of whom are on the autism spectrum.<p>People with autism face a variety of obstacles in getting jobs, a factor that puts their rate of unemployment upward of 80 percent.<p>But it turns out that some of the qualities that make it hard for …

Autism

30 Incredible Ballet Portraits

The sublime art of ballet is about movement; and yet, few videos seem to do the ballet dancer justice like the perfectly captured still image.<p>Maybe …

HALFBIKE vs THESSALONIKI

Photographer Travels The Globe To Capture The Diversity Of Feminine Beauty

<i>Estefania in Medellin, Colombia</i><p><b>Two years ago</b>, Romanian photographer Mihaela Noroc embarked on a personal photo project called ‘The Atlas Of Beauty’, …

Photo of Woman Glued to Her Phone Wins the 2014 National Geographic Photo Contest

This photograph of a woman glued to her smartphone has been selected as the Grand Prize winner of the 2014 National Geographic Photography Contest. …

How to Correct Skin Blemishes Using the Patch Tool in Photoshop

There are many articles that discuss the overuse of skin smoothing in portrait photography. Photographers strive to find a balance between realistic …

The Leg Workout That Will Turn Your Lower Body to Jelly—in 15 Minutes!

Hit your legs from all angles with this quick, grueling circuit<p>Working your lower body is tough. The movements that train your quads, glutes, and hamstrings—like squats and lunges—require a ton of effort and a lot of willpower. No wonder leg day gets a bum rap.<p>But you don't have to spend 45 minutes …

ADVANCED Hair Selection Tutorial - Masking Hair In Photoshop

Working with Layer Masks

When you are first learning Photoshop, layer masks can seem overwhelming and confusing. It’s ok, photoshop itself can be overwhelming and confusing. …

Photoshop Tutorial: How to Easily Replace The Sky in Your Photos Using The Gradient Tool

In my previous article, I talked about how powerful luminosity masks are in blending multiple exposures. However, using the same exposures as last …

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