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How to Create Intense Portraits in Lightroom

Many times when you are processing portraits in Lightroom or Photoshop you are working towards a soft, pleasing look. However, with some portraits …

Did you own any of these gadgets from the 1980s?

<b>Check out our gallery of the top 80s gadgets above</b><p>It was a decade of strikes, Maggie Thatcher and Loadsamoney.<p>But the 1980s was also on the cusp of a …

Retrogaming

Eye in the sky scotches old Dundee ‘horse & cart’ myth

Hatton Garden jewellery burglary: The extraordinary underworld of London's jewellery quarter

There is a complex and hidden geography to the jewellery quarter of Hatton Garden, unknown even to those who have been working there for decades, …

Orthodox Judaism

Picture imperfect: Are these Britain's dullest photos?

<b>This photo of a terraced street is unremarkable and - arguably - dull. But it is among thousands of similar efforts uploaded by hundreds of volunteers dedicated to photographing every inch of the British Isles. What drives them?</b><p>Deserted housing estates, empty fields and road signs - the mundane …

The Mentor Shipwreck and the Disastrous Journey of the Parthenon Marbles to Britain

The British Museum in London is one of the largest and extensive museums on earth, containing approximately eight million works—objects taken from …

Watch jockey miraculously escape unhurt after SOMERSAULTING over fence in one of worst falls in horse racing history

Young rider Lewis Ferguson emerged unscathed from a fall racing professional Barry Johnson called “the worst I’ve ever seen,” yesterday.<p>Riding …

Ferguson, MO

A Time-Lapse Journey Into the Sewer System Beneath Manchester, England

Photographer CJ from substormflow is passionate about exploring sewer systems, and he wants to show the world the unique underground architecture …

Why your feet truly are the best zoom lens

It was Austrian-born photojournalist Ernst Haas who once said ‘The best zoom lens is your legs.’ It’s a sentiment that often gets ignored, especially …

Tips to Capture Beautiful Seascape Photographs

The seashore. The coastline. The oceanfront. No matter what term one prefers to use, the seas have long been a favorite subject for photographers. …

Busted! 7 Myths About High Dynamic Range Photography

High Dynamic Range photography gets a lot of hate on the internet, particularly from other photographers. In this article, we're going to bust the …

Samsung works with West Yorkshire Police force to deploy the Galaxy Note 3

Samsung today announced the company has partnered with the West Yorkshire Police force in the UK. A total of four thousand Samsung Galaxy Note 3 …

This incredible hyper-realistic cat latte art is almost too real to drink!

In Japan, the latest trend in coffee is hyperrealistic drawings. Although the newest art style called super-kawaii – a 3-D sculpture of latte foam …

Street-Art Pioneer Lee Quiñones on Banksy, 5 Pointz, and the Commodification of Graffiti

Lee Quiñones is an elder statesman of street art. His graffiti subway creations — called "top-to-bottoms" for the way they covered the car's entire …

Madison Art Dealer Called a "Serial Fraudster" Continuing to Sell Art on eBay

The man from Guilford has been using the online platform to sell art and victims were swindled out of up to $1 million, officials say.<p>David Crespo, …

[ Free Via Apple Store App] Waterlogue: Turn your regular photos into beautiful watercolor works of art

$1.99→<i>Get Free Promocodes via Apple Store App</i><p>***Please carefully read the instructions for finding the redeemable codes for Waterlogue. They are well …

Best Street Art Photography of 2014

Artists from all over the world has created some fascinating art pictures, showcasing here the best of the best street art photography and pictures …

7 Brilliant Works of Food Art from 2014

Playing with food took on a different meaning this year, as many artists started to gain notoriety for working with edible materials.

Photographer Shares How He Spent Two Years Living on Photos Instead of Money

Back in 2012, we wrote about a project called “Pixel Trade” by Australian photographer Shantanu Starick. The basic idea was simple but crazy: Starick …

A First Review of the $40 Yongnuo 50mm f/1.8 ‘Nifty Fifty’ Clone

I will be the first to admit that I am not a street photographer, not a wedding photographer, and don’t generally shoot in low light, but I wanted to …

A Casual Review of the Fujifilm X100T

For the last 21 days I have been in Japan putting Fujifilm’s new X100T through its paces.<p>This review will not cover every technical aspect of the …

Review of the Fujifilm X100T for Street Photography

<i>Disclaimer: I was given a free Fujifilm X100T for this review.</i><p>It is a beautiful Sunday here in Dubai, and it is my day off “work”. I arrived last …

Hackers Find that Fingerprints Can Be Stolen Through Public Photos

As the quality of cameras becomes better and better, there’s a new security issue emerging that you may have not thought about: fingerprints being …

LiveBlend Lets You Capture Double Exposure Photos on Your Phone with a Real Time View

Photographer Eric Kunz has created a new iPhone app that makes it easy to create high-quality double exposure photographs using your phone. It’s …

Guy Records One Word Per Day Over the Course of a Year for a 365-Day Speech

One second per day videos have gotten quite popular in recent years, and now there are even apps that can help you do the project. Ben Schmidt of …