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Outdoor Photographers: Nat Geo Made a Website to Easily Print Detailed Maps for Free

For outdoor and adventure photographers, knowing your terrain and location is essential for a safe journey. With that in mind, National Geographic …

Quick Tip: A Cleaner Way to Sharpen Your Photos in Photoshop

When you sharpen a photograph, what you’re doing is adding contrast to the edges in an image, but unfortunately, that often leads to black and white …

Singapore Government Fines Tesla Model S Owner for Excessive Emissions

The nation's transportation authority categorizes the Tesla Model S as a high polluter, based on calculations of the electricity it uses.<p>By most commonly-held definitions, the Tesla Model S is a zero-emissions vehicle—the all-electric vehicle has no tailpipe, and emits no exhaust while driving. …

There is a 'game changer' technology on Wall Street and people keep confusing it with bitcoin

Goldman Sachs says the technology "has the potential to redefine transactions" and can change "everything."<p>JPMorgan last month announced it was launching a trial project with the blockchain startup led by its former executive, Blythe Masters.<p>Her company, Digital Asset Holdings, has secured funding …

Blockchain

Procreate version 3 adds iPad Pro and Apple Pencil support, new brushes, more

Popular drawing app Procreate has today released version 3 of their iPad app ($5.99) with a whole host of new features. This includes new brushes (including quick brush previewing before committing to canvas drawing), motion blur and perspective blur, simplified tap gestures and much more.<p>Perhaps …

How to do a clean install of OS X El Capitan

Apple on Wednesday released OS X El Capitan as a free upgrade and as a result, lots of Mac users are busy upgrading their desktop and notebook …

How to Bring Color Back Into Backlit Areas in Photoshop

When you photograph into the sun, you often have areas in your image that lack color and look washed out due to the sun overpowering those regions. …

Tutorials

The Superresolution Trick – How to Quadruple the Resolution of Your Camera

Have you ever dreamed of shooting with a megapixel monster camera and get images upwards of 50 Megapixel? Of course, these cameras are really …

Tutorials

12 Series To Catch Up On Before The Next Book Comes Out

Goodreads shares the most anticipated titles in thriller, fantasy, YA, and romance.

Keywording in Lightroom CC Demystified

Keywording and captioning is the bane of the photographer’s life. We probably spend as much time thinking about and adding metadata as we do carrying …

This Is How Hillary Loses the Primary

Bernie Sanders will never be president. But unless Clinton changes her strategy—and soon—he can still wind up toppling her.<p>Something remarkable is …

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Fashion Toning Using Photoshop’s Color Lookup Adjustment Layer

Excerpt from <i>The Adobe Photoshop CC Book for Digital Photographers (2014 Release)</i>You see color toning and film-look effects just about everywhere you …

Tutorials

Zombie cookie: The tracking cookie that you can’t kill

An online advertising clearinghouse relied on by Google, Yahoo and Facebook is using controversial cookies that come back from the dead to track the …

How to Use LAB Color in Photoshop to Add Punch to Your Images

Have you ever wished you could stretch out the color palette of your picture? Or that you could separate colors that looked too flat or close …

Tutorials

iOS 8 - 25 hidden features from Apple’s new operating system

Apple’s latest operating system contains a host of new functions. To mine it for all its power, read our 25 tips<p>1. Emergency Health ID<p>Powered by Apple’s new HealthKit, Emergency Health ID allows anyone to access basic and potentially life-saving health information from your iPhone’s lock screen. To …

8 Lesser Known, but Very Useful, Apple Mac Utilities

Your Mac comes with a bunch of Apps pre-installed, neatly organized in the Applications folder. You’ve got the iWork suite, AddressBook, iCal and some other useful applications. Also in there is another folder called Utilities.<p>You might have used a few of the applications within it, but there’s …

Become A Better Photographer In Your Spare Time With These 5 Free Online Courses from Top Universities

Most of us probably have full time jobs that don't allow us to spend as much time learning about our beloved photography as we'd like. And, wouldn't …

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6 Commonly Used and Confused Tools in Photoshop Explained

There are lots of tools in Photoshop that are sometimes a bit confusing due to the similar nature of their functionality. With subtle differences, …

Ten Go-to Editing Tips for Using Photoshop

The recent release of Adobe Photoshop Creative Cloud (CC) 2014 (which is the 15th release of the product) got me thinking about my own workflow. …

Reducing Chromatic Aberration in HDR Photos

Richard Harrington is the CEO of ThinkTAP and the Publisher of Photofocus.He is also the founder of RHED Pixel, a visual communications company based …

The Ultimate Guide to Workflow in Lightroom and Photoshop

Tutorial Shows How to Mask Out Hair from a Background in Photoshop

When it comes to masking out and/or selecting hair in an image, be it to remove a background or selectively style it, it’s never an easy task. Even …

The Ultimate Guide to the Dodge & Burn Technique - Part 1: The Fundamentals

Dodge & Burn (D&B) is a technique that came to us from the darkroom days when luminosity values in a photo could be only manipulated by the duration …

Interactive Web App Makes Sure You Never Forget a Photoshop or Lightroom Shortcut

When it comes to getting the most out your post-processing applications, you really want to know your shortcuts. The problem is, there’s so many …

Practical Tips to Better Understand Color Control in Post Production

Most of us understand the importance of the color or white balance setting on our camera. It is there to deal with the variations in color from …

Photoshop Makes Powerful Time-lapse Videos Easy

Nikon D800, 28-300mm f/3.5-5.6 VR lens @45mm, f/11, 1/800s, ISO 400.<p>I’ve been shooting time-lapse sequences ever since the second day I owned a Nikon …

How To Add Realistic Bokeh In Photoshop

I feel it prudent to start off by suggesting that when it comes to DOF, it’s going to be better getting it right in camera. However, not getting it …

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Tutorial: How to ‘Make Eyes Look Amazing’ In Photoshop

One of our favorite Photoshop tutorial websites, Phlearn, yesterday put out a tutorial that is both incredibly useful and a bit scary. Useful because …

How to Use Luminosity Masks in Photoshop to Transform Your Images

From exposure blending to fine contrast adjustments, luminosity masks are one of the most powerful set of tools available to photographers in …