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Technical Camera is an iPhone camera app for advanced users

Dire Studio today launched Technical Camera, an iPhone app aimed at mobile still photographers who prefer manual control over auto modes, along with …

How to Check & Correct Your Autofocus: Tips for Fine-Tuning AF to Get Sharper Images

It’s time to sharpen up your pix. Modern DSLRs generally rely on what’s called phase difference autofocusing: basically, a rangefinder scheme updated …

My Portrait “Finishing Move” in Lightroom

Hi Gang (and Happy Monday). I’ve talked about this one before, but recently I’ve had some questions about how I finish off portraits, so I thought …

Tutorials

How to Use Split Toning in Lightroom to Accentuate Your Colors

The process of split toning dates back to the days when photography involved chemical baths.<p>In the digital darkroom, aka Lightroom, split toning is …

Tutorials

Lightroom Tricks for Organizing Photos and Optimizing Workflow

Need to improve your photo management in Lightroom? Here’s a 19-minute video from Nigel Danson that looks at how you can improve your Lightroom …

Tutorials

18 useful Lightroom shortcuts for beginners

Adventure and lifestyle photographer Lucy Martin put together this useful little video that goes over her favorite Lightroom shortcuts. There are 18 …

6 Minimal Landscape Photography Tips We Can Learn from Michael Kenna

Interested in landscape minimal photography? This video is the beginning of a series "Learning from other artists". Here are some tips Toma Bonciu …

Pool Yard House

Panchkula, Haryana, India<p>Located on a busy sectoral road of the city of Panchkula, the Pool House was designed for an elderly couple and their visiting family and friends. The design brief was to visualize a house exuding comfort, designed for relaxation and leisure. The concept was to place …

Architecture

LG's 34-inch 5K UltraWide Nano IPS HDR600 monitor is a 4K video editor's dream

LG has just released a couple of impressive new monitors, both of which take advantage of LG's so-called Nano IPS technology and boast VESA’s …

This 32-inch QHD Philips monitor with 99% Adobe RGB only costs $500

Bargain hunters looking for a high quality monitor for designer work or photo editing, there's a new panel in town that you will want to consider. …

LowRide magazine puts the BMW R nineT on a diet

When the R nineT was on the drawing board, BMW engineers made sure it was easy to modify. And that custom-friendliness has become a core part of the bike’s ethos.<p>This Italian build takes that principle and rides away with it, and the unusually slim, tracker-inspired vibe makes it a real attention …

Motorcycles

Final Shot: Our Favorite Reader Photo of the Month

<b>Lift Off!</b> <i><br>Shutterbug</i> reader Roberto Ojeda loves to shoot “interesting people, especially artists.” For this otherworldly shot he enlisted the help of …

Art Photography

Light Painting the Outline of a Person with Long Exposure Photography

Unlike most photographers, Jason Page creates his images in complete darkness. After experimenting with long exposures of the moon reflecting over …

How moving an adjustment layer in Lightroom can save you time

One of the most helpful tools in Lightroom is the adjustment brush. It allows you to selectively adjust various parts of an image by simply brushing …

RAW Photo Workflow In Lightroom, Part Two: Creating Consistent Styles

What if you had four arms, two brains and two computers? I don’t know about you, but I would develop more than one image at a time to double the …

How to save 10s of gigabytes with lightroom temp files

This little procedure just saved me over 20 gigs (yes, this is right, gigs!!) of space on my hard drive. It has to do with how Lightroom updates. …

Batch-Applying Presets in Lightroom

First, make sure that you have a preset ready to go. You can either create one in the Develop module, or download a preset online (here are some free …

Elinchrom Skyport HS Transmitter Boasts LCD Screen and 1/8000s Hi-Sync Mode

Elinchrom today announced the EL-Skyport Transmitter Plus HS, a transmitter that not only lets you control and visualize the power settings of your …

Tip: Use the Magical ‘Match Total Exposures’ Feature in Lightroom for a Quick Fix

If you’re just starting out in Lightroom (or haven’t explored its features much), perhaps you haven’t heard of the powerful “Match Total Exposures” …

That '70s Show: new Bonneville, vintage style

Most builders rhapsodize about their bikes, scattering superlatives like autumn leaves on a country road. Kev Taggart describes his Triumph Bonneville T100 as “Small, squat, and tough as old boots.”<p>Kev can afford to be blunt. He’s one half of the English workshop Spirit of The Seventies, and a man …

The World’s First COOL Wheelchair

Inspired by a spinal injury of his own, designer Andrew Florence set out to redesign the wheelchair as we know it. The result is the Carbon Black …

Upgrading the Triumph Scrambler, Swedish Style

The Triumph Scrambler looks pretty good straight out of the box. But a few well-judged tweaks can lift it to a whole new level.<p>As much as we love radically modified Triumphs, it’s subtle custom jobs like this Gothenburg-based machine that <i>really</i> get our motors running. It’s the kind of build that …

Motorcycles

Architizer

2014’s Best Housewares For Money-Conscious Design Snobs

Here, eight beautiful housewares, from Brutalist architecture-inspired textiles to easily assembled tables and shelves, for under $200.<p>Furniture and housewares that are easy on the eyes aren’t always easy on the wallet. But there are exceptions. Here, eight products we came across in 2014 that are …

#models become living dolls in Vogue Paris dec/jan 2015 issue: photographer Giampaolo Sgura turns #supermodels Magdalena Frackowiak and Elisabeth Erm into #couture dolls. http://www.designboom.com/art/giampaolo-sgura-vogue-paris-living-dolls-12-16-2014/

Nemen L.E.D. Jacket Is Made Out of Optical Fibers Woven Into The Fabric

Nemen L.E.D. Jacket is the result of an experimental project that represents this brand’s passion of endless searching in textile development and …

Quick Tip on How to Edit Skies In Adobe Lightroom

Many photographers are faced with the conundrum of an over exposed sky and underexposed foreground. Because the detail of the foreground is often …