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Building a PC for video editing? Here's what you need to know.

Here's what you'll need to edit video on your PC, at various price points.Editing video on a PC requires a capable GPU, at least a mid-tier …

Adobe Premiere

Lift Weights, Eat More Protein, Especially if You’re Over 40

People who would like to become physically stronger should start with weight training and add protein to their diets, according to a comprehensive scientific review of research.<p>The review finds that eating more protein, well past the amounts currently recommended, can significantly augment the …

Nutrition

How to use channels to create masks in Photoshop – a comprehensive tutorial

If you are doing any kind of compositing or digital work that requires masking and object extraction you owe it to yourself to watch this video. …

Tutorials

The 25-Minute Strength Training Workout That Will Make You a Better Runner

Most people think that running just requires...running. You lace up your sneakers, you head out the door, and you start moving your legs. And while …

Marathons

5 Essential Composition Tips in Photography

Photography is not possible without composition– don’t miss out on these 5 essential photography composition tips:<p>DOWNLOAD PDF<p>What is composition?<p>The …

Street Photography

Learn About One of Photoshop's Most Essential Features: Blending Modes

As essential as layer masks in Photoshop, blending modes allow you to control the way the program combines and applies different layers, effect, …

Here’s How to Compose Landscape Photos Like a Pro with 6 Tips for More Harmonious Images (VIDEO)

Good composition skills are important for all types of photography, and when it comes to shooting landscapes they can be difficult to master because …

11 Tips For Capturing Amazing Cityscapes

Photographing cityscapes are an absolute thrill and I’ve learned a lot about how to capture the best photo possible, by revisiting places I’ve gone …

Why you should “Expose To The Right” – Part 2

Continued from <b>Why you should “Expose To The Right” – Part 1</b><p><b>Is ETTR still relevant with the latest improvements in sensor technology?</b><p>Yes, because not …

The Most Underrated Yet Powerful Tool Photoshop Has Hidden Away

For some reason, Photoshop has decided to bury one of its most powerful tools in a place few photographers would ever look. Here's how to find and …

Make Your Sky Pop in Photoshop with Two Quick Adjustments

In this tutorial, I will show you a way to enhance your sky quickly and effectively with two adjustment layers that target specifically the blue …

Tutorials

Sharpening in Photoshop – The Complete Guide

Sharpening is one of those things in post-processing that makes a lot of people scratch their heads. There are multiple sharpen tools in Photoshop, …

Tutorials

5 Ways to Change the Color of ANYTHING in Photoshop

They will look at the simple masked Hue/Sat adjustment layer, the Color and Hue blend modes, converting white (or black) to a color, targeting an …

This Is Possibly the Best Outdoor Shirt Ever

I’ve been a late convert to fancy synthetic top layers in the backcountry. Yes, I know “cotton kills,” which is why I’ve always had synthetic layers …

Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2017 shortlist - in pictures

The Milky Way, the Northern Lights and hurtling asteroids feature in the shortlist for the Insight Astronomy Photographer of the Year award. The winners will be announced on 14 September, and an exhibition of the winning images will be displayed in a free exhibition at the Royal Observatory …

Learn How to Create Stunning Nature Photographs with Photoshop’s “Apply Image” Function (VIDEO)

We all strive to capture perfect images in the camera, but sometime the light isn’t quite right or there’s too much or too little contrast in the …

Conquer Composition

<i>A hiker soaks in the spectacular view of Dead Horse Point at first light. Proper subject placement is key to engaging and holding the viewer's</i> …

Landscape Photography

20+ Online Art Classes to Take Your Creativity to New Heights This Week

School might be out for the summer, but that doesn’t mean you can’t learn something new. Creative online classes pick up where conventional schooling has left off by sharing helpful artistic approaches and tutorials on industry-standard software. Plus, new courses are being added all the time; this …

Tutorials

New "Instantly Rechargeable" Battery Deals a Fatal Blow to Fossil Fuels

Go With The Flow<p>Purdue researchers have developed technology for an “instantly rechargeable” battery that is affordable, environmentally friendly, …

An Introduction to Astrophotography: Shooting Stars for Beginners

Shooting the night sky can produce amazing images of endless starry skies, but it can be challenging to those used to working with plenty of light. …

A Massive 30-Part Guide to Retouching Photos in Photoshop

Want a crash course in retouching photos in Photoshop? Here’s a 4-part video series that clocks in at 4.5 hours in total, making it a very …

Become a Better Visual Storyteller by Following These 10 Rules for Better Composition (VIDEO)

Most great photographers are also accomplished visual storytellers who understand how to draw viewers into their scene and direct their eyes to the …

Photography

30 Photoshop Techniques Every Photographer Should Know

If you're working as a photographer or retoucher, there are certain Photoshop techniques you just have to know. This amazing set of tutorials walks …

Photographing the Night Sky with Mike Mezeul II Who Shot the Cover of Our June How-To Issue (VIDEO)

Mike Mezeul II is a landscape photographer who says he’s addicted to photographing the night sky: “Looking at the stars and beauty of the Milky Way …

Here’s How to Use Exposure Blending in Photoshop to Make Your Landscape Photographs Pop (VIDEO)

We’re all familiar with the common dilemma when shooting landscape photos where a compromise has to be made between a blown-out sky and an overly …

Tutorials

Easy Ways to Immediately Improve Your Landscape Photography

I've known a lot of folks over the years that have bought a new camera or a new lens or another expensive piece of camera gear, thinking that it …

Landscape Photography

4 Ways to Make Your Landscape Photos Look Like the Pros

It's a goal we all strive for as landscape photographers...To create photos that look like the ones we drool over in magazines and online forums.Of …

Landscape Photography

See fighter jets zip through 'Star Wars Canyon' — a real place in Death Valley National Park

DEATH VALLEY NATIONAL PARK, Calif. (AP) — Silence and stillness settled over the deep, sunbaked gorge as a pair of photographers sat on a cliff, waiting.<p>Then the rumbling started. As it grew louder, they scrambled into position.<p>Within seconds, a thunderous roar reverberated from the steep, narrow …

National Parks

School of Visual Arts’ YouTube Channel is Full of Amazing Photo Lectures

If you’re always on the lookout for great educational, inspirational, or just plain interesting photography content online, you need to visit the …