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Stopping bullets with silk was this priest’s unlikely calling

Casimir Zeglen was truly a man of the cloth. He was a Catholic priest — with an obsession for silk underwear — but the pleasure he got from silk touching skin was because it stopped bullets.<p>The Chicago priest is credited with inventing the first bulletproof vest, a calling he answered in 1893 after …

How to Create Grunge Effect in Photoshop in 8 Simple Steps – A Video Tutorial

This simple and effective video tutorial by Glyn Dewis. Here are 8 simple steps to create grunge effect in Photoshop.• Levels Adjustment<br>• Add contrast to …

Tutorials

Apple preparing to ship out first Apple Watch orders as customer credit cards charged

Ahead of the expected first Apple Watch arrivals on April 24th, Apple has began charging customer credit and debit cards. Various users on social media that pre-ordered the Apple Watch are reporting that they have been charged by Apple for their order. According to reader reports, both Apple Watch …

Apple Watch

I STILL SHOOT FILM

It’s time to brush up on your color! Over the years color film has had its ups and downs, with discontinued favorites and new emulsions making it …

Northern California

Landfall - Behind the scenes

Clever Trick: Document the Exact Lighting Setup of a Photo Using a Christmas Bulb

When capturing a photograph, something many of us meticulously try to account for is the lighting — more specifically, how much light is coming from …

Single Image Star Trails – a Powerful Technique to Create Star Trails in Minutes Using Phototoshop

If you are reading this, you must be among those who have a special place in their hearts for stars, galaxies and the wonders of the universe. With …

Photography

How to Build the Confidence to Photograph People

Portraiture, lifestyle, street, and travel photography – these are some of the genres that feature people as main subject. For some, these are …

How to Very Quickly Skill Up Your Photography With Some Research

Sometimes, as a beginner photographer, you're in a rush to simply produce photographs that don't suck. Fair enough. You want to take photographs of …

Photography

Photoshop Tutorial (Gegenlichteffekt) // Calvin Hollywood

Back to Basics: How to Use Photoshop’s Cool Content Aware Scale Tool

Photoshop’s Content Aware Scale tool doesn’t get much headline time thanks to other popular features like Content Aware Move and, of course, the …

How to be a Camera Tosser

Early Morning Street Photography

50 Stunning Reflection Photography examples and Tips for beginners

Reflection Photography: Scenaries are the first things that come to your mind when you think of reflection. Nature is probably one of the best …

Nature

10 essential time-saving Photoshop tips

Fast, fluent editing<p>One of the hallmarks of mastery is the ability to get more done with less effort. It can be a treat to watch somebody work with a …

7 Common Portrait Mistakes and How to Fix Each One

Portraiture is one of the most popular genres of photography around. It’s also one of the most challenging. It takes many long hours of practice …

The 20 photographs of the week

The best photography in news, culture and sport from around the world this week

5D Mark III vs 6D: Which is Better For You?

If you’re in the market to purchase a new full-frame camera from Canon, but aren’t sure whether to go with the 6D or 5DMIII, the folks over at <i>DSLR</i> …

5 Tips For Capturing Great Street Portraits

A Guest Post by Desmond Louw I just love street photography and with this comes street portraiture. It can be a bit daunting to go up to a stranger …

Photography

12 Stunning Examples of Digital Monochrome Photography

Black and white as a description may be considered a misnomer in that the images are not ordinarily starkly contrasted black and white but combine …

Canon's Handy How-To Guide on AF Microadjustments

If you have a high end DSLR (or one of those Sigma USB docks), you might not know it, but you have the ability to adjust how your lenses autofocus. …

How to Save and Sharpen Photos for Social Media and the Web in Photoshop

10 Alternatives To Adobe Photoshop, Lightroom And Adobe’s Creative Cloud

<i>Guest post by Jeff Colburn</i><p>As most photographers know, Adobe is moving all of its software to the Creative Cloud, or CC. Some people call it the …

Photoshop CC: 10 Things Beginners Want to Know How To Do

7 Essential Accessories for Every New Camera

Great camera… yeah… it was the camera.<p>There is a common debate among photographers that starts with, “The gear doesn’t make you a better …

Cameras