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Photoshop Tutorials - How to Create a Website With Adobe Photoshop

Photoshop Tutorials – How to Create a Website With Adobe Photoshop<p>Share!<p><i>In this Photoshop tutorial, you will learn how to create a website with Adobe</i> …

Netflix Stuck With A ‘Mess’ Due To Demise Of ‘House Of Cards’

<i>Netflix</i> has canceled any future seasons of <i>House of Cards</i> and it has put the sixth season, which they are currently filming, on-hold “indefinitely” …

Why Didn’t The Eastern Roman Empire Fall?

When the Roman Empire disintegrated over the course of the fifth century, only half of it actually fell, the western half. The eastern half of the …

How to Work Faster With Layers in Photoshop

As you can imagine I spend a lot of time in Photoshop. And when you spend as much time in Photoshop as I do, you want to work as fast and efficiently …

How to Eliminate Audio Noise with Adobe Audition and Premiere Pro

A huge part of shooting video is audio. No one wants to look at footage with poor sound with distracting background noise. But thanks to Steven …

Why Color Grading Should Be The Most Important Part of Your Post Processing Workflow

Photographers often treat color grading as a trivialized aspect of their workflow. Something that they only worry about once the image is complete …

How a Guitar Player With a Problem Turned $12,000 in Savings into a $1.4 Million Business

This contributor needed an attachable guitar amplifier. So he made one -- and raised $60,000 in his first two days.<p>Starting a hardware business is tough. There are many barriers to entry, not the least of which is financial. But through creative deal-making and industrious problem-solving, I was …

How to rank on the first Google page if you have a low-authority site

The other day I was reviewing an archive of my client’s SEO articles and their rankings. A whole lot of articles didn’t even make the top-30 positions because the competition had much higher DA ranks.<p>Since we were syndicating more newsworthy content to high-profile publications likes Forbes, …

How to Make a ‘2.5D’ Wedding Video: Bringing Photos to Life with Motion

My name is José Ignacio, and I’m a commercial and wedding photographer from Spain. I read a lot of blogs and magazines in search of inspiration — in …

Moodelizer helps add epic soundtracks to your video efforts

When it comes to video, the audio is pretty damn important. Hell, they even give out some sort of award for getting it right on occasion. Moodelizer wants to put the power of suitable soundtracks in the hands of amateur filmmakers, by letting you add a delightfully over-the-top soundtrack to the …

How to shoot great casual portraits with just one light

Long before I decided to start shooting portraits, I was asked to photography people. Friends, family, their friends, and their friends. At the time, …

Why we pretend to know things, explained by a cognitive scientist

New research explains why we pretend to know more than we do.<p>Why do people pretend to know things? Why does confidence so often scale with ignorance? Steven Sloman, a professor of cognitive science at Brown University, has some compelling answers to these questions.<p>“We're biased to preserve our …

Critical Thinking

How to quickly remove the white outline around your model in Photoshop

If you shoot models on location against a blue sky, you may wish to enhance the sky brightness and tones. If you do it by darkening the sky using …

Tutorials

Blink of an Eye: How Christopher Nolan Shot ‘The Dark Knight’s Pencil Scene

And what it says about The Joker below the surface.<p>If there’s one element that singly distinguishes Christopher Nolan’s <i>Batman</i> films from Tim Burton’s …

73 Engagement Photo Ideas to Steal From Couples Who Totally Nailed It

From playful and fun to the dramatic and romantic, these engagement photo ideas will sweep you off your feet.

Advanced Tutorial: How to Color Grade Photos Using Luminosity Masks

When you look at the work of a professional, award-winning beauty photographer like Zoë Noble, it just has that <i>something</i> extra. If you’re wondering …

The Met has released more than 375,000 images that you can use for free

The initiative will also bring a Wikimedian-in-Residence to the museum<p>The Metropolitan Museum of Art has made its entire collection of art in the public domain — more than 375,000 images — available to the public under Creative Commons Zero. The designation means that the general public can use the …

How to quickly fix red skin in Photoshop

It’s still winter here in the Northern Hemisphere. So, if you shoot portraits outdoors, your models may look a bit like Rudolph the Red Nosed …

How Much Photoshop Is Too Much Photoshop? Explore the Skillful Work of Artist Max Asabin

We don’t subscribe to the notion of some so-called purists that “Photoshop” is a dirty word. After all, some of the best works of iconic film …

This Russian Photoshop Master’s Skills Will Blow Your Mind

Almost everyone with a smartphone or a computer has experimented with photo editing at some point, but this retouching master's work is above and …

Photographer Lou Freeman Shows You How She Gets Maximum Glamour in Boudoir Photos (VIDEO)

Lou Freeman is an acclaimed fashion and lifestyle photographer with a client list that’s second to none. And in the video below, she shows how to …

Photography

Where do our morals come from?

If you've picked up a newspaper lately, you might have noticed that moralizing is driving us all insane. When it comes to what's morally right and …

Philosophy

Harvard's complete photography course is now available for free online [updated]

If your resolution for 2017 is to take better photographs than your current blurry, badly composed effort, you’ll want to check out this free MOOC from Harvard University –the school where Mark Zuckerberg and Bill Gates cut their teeth.<p>ALISON – one of the many repositories of online learning …

Online Education

50 Stunning Photos to Inspire Your Wedding Pictures

From unexpected angles to breathtaking landscapes...<p>Getting the right wedding photos can often be a gamble, but you can get the perfect shots with the right inspiration. Renowned wedding photographers Mike and Shari Valley of Shari + Mike, Ben and Erin Chrisman of Chrisman Studios, and Benj Haisch …

Weddings

This Photo Manipulation Timelapse Shows Off Some Mad Photoshop Skills

Last week, 25-year-old Danish automotive photographer Sebastian Pichard grabbed an old photo from his archives, opened up Photoshop CC, hit record, …

There's Actually a Reason Characters Always Drink Milk in Movies

Not just because it's creepy.<p>Of all the many brilliant set pieces in <i>Inglourious Basterds</i>, the most memorable scene in the movie involves Christoph Waltz enjoying a fresh glass of milk. Maybe you found it unsettling, or even gross, and didn't know why—the way he happily chugs the glass down, smacks …

Mad Max

Jewish History from Babylon to Rome

The kingdom of Babylon conquered Judah in 587 BCE. The Babylonians destroyed Jerusalem and its temple, and exported the elite members of its …

Ancient History

Russia messed with our election! America would never do anything like that, right?

Given the long U.S. history of overseas intervention, Putin’s election hack could be seen as historical payback<p>In the aftermath of Donald Trump’s upset victory in the presidential election, Hillary Clinton and her aides have done their best to get control of the post-election narrative. But in …

This ancient Ayurvedic technique will give you a 1000 watt smile

I first tried oil pulling when someone commented that cigarettes (terrible I know) had bestowed a greyish pallor to my teeth. Two years down, I’m …

10 Pictures of small but sophisticated bed rooms

Since everyone needs a quiet and calm place to rest, bedrooms should be well designed so that they provide a space for recharging with a good night’s …

Interior Design