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Bowens: Yes, We’re Dead, and Chinese Brands Killed Us

It’s now official: Bowens is dead. The well-known 94-year-old lighting equipment brand has officially confirmed that it has discontinued operations, …

Creating White Porcelain Skin in Lightroom

Hi Gang: This is a technique I learned years ago from German Photoshop Guru <b>Calvin Hollywood,</b> and it’s a two-step process for changing your subject’s …

Tutorials

How to make difficult hair selections in Photoshop CC

If you photograph people or even furry animals, then at some point you’re probably going to have to make some kind of hair selection that lets you …

BBC World Service - The Compass, America in Black and White: Criminal Justice

Rajini investigates the criminal justice system. In Nebraska she visits the conservative politician promoting laws to reduce the number of people behind bars. Will that help black Americans? “I hope so” he answers.<p>Elsewhere she hears from critics who argue that the system can never be reformed, …

How to Make V-Flats for Studio Portraiture: A Step-by-Step Video Tutorial

New York City-based editorial and commercial portrait photographer Felix Kunze says that the number one question he gets asked by people is how he …

The Secrets of Frequency Separation Retouching

Frequency separation retouching is an amazing technique for separating two main tasks of retouching in general: editing the fine details in your …

4 Non-Destructive Dodge & Burn Techniques by Photoshop Masters

In Photoshop, there are many different techniques to dodge and burn an image. You may know the Dodge and the Burn tools that let you work directly on …

Tutorials

These Adorable Photos of Newborns Will Put a Smile on Your Face

Erin Elizabeth’s area of expertise is to photograph newborn babies, and she possesses the incredible ability to get even the most difficult of little …

Cute

5 Effective Ways to Achieve Smooth Skin in Your Portraits Using Photoshop

Every portrait photographer strives to achieve the best-looking skin in his or her portrait images. As much as it seems so, this is not an easy task …

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LaCie’s Rugged RAID is an External HD That Protects Your Files with Two Drives

French computer company LaCie has announced a backup hard drive that’s perfect for photographers who want to make sure their data stays safe in the …

LaCie shows both its rugged and fashionable sides with new portable drives

Just in time for CES 2015 Seagate's LaCie brand has announced two new portable hard drives, the Rugged RAID and the Mirror. The Rugged RAID features …

One Simple Habit That’ll Make You Great At Conversations

Today, we’re going to completely strike from the face of the earth a pain in the ass experience we’ve ALL had….<p>I’m good in the first few minutes of …

THE FASTING WOMAN AGAINST MAFIA

Project info<p>Uffizi Gallery, Florence<p>An exhibition of photographs by<br>FRANCESCO FRANCAVIGLIA<p>curated by<br>Tiziana Faraoni<p>In the summer of 1992, following the carnage at Capaci that slew judge Giovanni Falcone, his wife Francesca Morvillo and police officers Rocco Dicillo, Antonio Montinaro and Vito …

Italy

Creative Photoshop ideas: how to merge portraits with graphics for fantastic effects

<i>Recently we showed you a simple way to create dream-like double-exposure portraits in Photoshop. In our latest Photoshop Elements tutorial we show</i> …

Who buys Leica cameras?

Leica M series cameras have almost legendary status among photographers. Even though they don't necessarily use the most cutting edge technology …

27 Tips for Mastering Anything

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What does it take to become a master at your craft? Is genius innate, or can it be learned?<p>In his book, "<i>Mastery</i>," Robert Greene draws from the latest research, interviews modern masters, and examines the lives of former greats like Albert Einstein, …

Video: Useful Tips for Buying Second-Hand Lenses

When it comes to buying glass, deciding what you want and how much you’re willing to spend can be difficult even in the best of conditions. So, …

5 Tips to Seriously Improve Your Food Photography Techniques

Food photography is arguably one of the most challenging types of photography out there. Like painting, you start with a blank canvas and build. …

How to Take Food Photography in Restaurants

We’ve all been there. Sitting in a dark, corner table of a fantastic restaurant, wishing that we had more light, so we didn’t have to use that …

South Sudan: supermodel draws world's attention to crisis at home

“I’m Nuer, but I’m not a tribe, I’m South Sudanese. I know the resilience of the tribes, but I believe that when the South Sudanese come together, our resilience and determination will be greater than what divides us. I’m stepping out with fellow models from South Sudan, representing various …

How to Set Up Your Photography Blog and Get Noticed

Love it or hate it, the internet these days is ruled by social media. If you don’t share, like, +1 and comment, the chances are, you are not going to …

Street Photography & The Art of Composition – 30 Majestic Photographs (Part 1)

<b>Street Photography</b> may have been attacked on appreciated from all directions and one would easily come to a conclusion that the length and breadth of …

How To Replicate The Color Palette From Any Photo Or Famous Painting In Seconds In Photoshop

That title may seem a little strange or brash, and by no means am I condoning theft. The point I’m arriving at, is that we can use readily available …

Putting Together A Photoshoot Part I: Moodboard And Concept Development

When we first start out on any sort of endeavor, be it creative or otherwise, we all most likely begin same way: a head full of ideas, but a distinct …

High Fashion

Developing Your Eye for Photography

Although there is much pleasure to be derived from taking a technically excellent photograph, there is a strong argument that a truly great shot …

Photography

How to Correct Red Skin Color in Photoshop Quickly

What We Love This Week, Volume LVII

The Winners Of The Sony World Photography Contest<p>Source: Twisted Sifter<p>We can’t imagine the pressure that Sony judges were under for this year’s …