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Editing Photos on an iPhone, a Step-by-Step Walkthrough

There’s something special and so satisfying about shooting, editing, and publishing photos all on one device. The following is an example of taking a …

A bicyclist made an incredible 14,000-mile journey across Asia — and his photos are stunning

Working as an urban planner in chaotic London, Gandy took up cycling as a temporary escape from city life.<p>"Zipping through the streets, dodging cars and pedestrians became ... almost a form of meditation," he told Business Insider.<p>After some hard saving, Gandy came up with a plan. In 2013, he left …

Creative Dad Uses Pop Culture-Themed Mugs to Turn His Kids into Superheroes

For the past few years, creative dad Lance Curran has been using his impressive collection of pop culture-themed mugs to turn his kids into superheroes and other characters over Sunday morning breakfast. Curran, co-founder of Arcade Brewery and self-described “Warehouse Director & Comic Book Czar” …

Whimsical Photos of Everyday Objects Playfully Reimagined Through the Eyes of a Child

Photographer Peechaya Burroughs‘ playfully minimalistic shots contain a contagious amount of positivity. Through Burroughs' unique lens, a yellow/orange balloon becomes a perfect egg yolk, food is transformed into artistic material, and origami is magically brought to life. No matter what the …

Lip Art Expert Uses Makeup to Turn Her Mouth Into Cartoon Characters

Since we first shared makeup artist Laura Jenkinson‘s playful lip art last summer, she has continued expand her portfolio of work. Jenkinson expertly transforms her own mouth into those of beloved cartoon characters, displaying both her skills and whimsical creativity. As for how she accomplishes …

Gorgeously Illuminated Cracked Log Lamps

Using only salvaged wood that otherwise would have been burnt, artist Duncan Meerding illuminates the forest with his <i>Cracked Log Lamp</i>. “By turning them into a vessel for light, we can bring the outside in, and be reminded of our intrinsic connection with nature,” he says.<p>The Tasmania-based artist …

Two "Fangirls" Travel the World to Perfectly Align Film and TV Stills with Their Filming Locations

Tiia hman and Satu Walden are two self-proclaimed fangirls on a quest to visit every filming location from their favorite movies and TV shows, all across the globe. Since late 2013, not only have the duo been on a global adventure, but they've also been documenting their trek around the world with …

This is Why the "Blend If" Tool in Photoshop is Amazing For Sharpening Photos

Usually, when I am sharpening or reducing noise in a picture, I end up doing it in a separate layer, and then masking the areas to which I don’t want …

Tutorials

How To Give Your Photos That Cinematic-Effect In Photoshop.

Many aspiring photographers try to achieve that cinematic look, but they can’t quite get it. I hope to change that, since the process isn’t that …

These Photos of Mini Figures Capture the Frustrations of Office Life

Ad agency brand strategist Derrick Lin has developed a creative way to vent about all the little annoyances of his office job. Using an iPhone, a …

Miniature

Faking the Look of Super Slow Motion by Animating Still Photos

Here’s a 1-minute video titled “Revolution,” created by Dubai-based photographer Sherif Mokbel “to support all the free people fighting for their …

Videography

Lily is the World’s First Throw-and-Shoot Camera

Lily is a new robotic camera drone that aims to shake up not only the drone industry, but the camera industry as a whole. It’s the world’s first …

Drones

Taking Pictures: A Cute Animated Short About Love and Photography

Animator and photography enthusiast Simon Taylor created this short animated film titled “Taking Pictures.” It’s a cute little story of two …

Playful Photo Booth Portraits Showcase Adoptable Dogs' Sweet Personalities

There's no shortage of pets that need a good home, but how do you best show people that their new pal is waiting for them at the shelter? The Humane Society of Utah has an ingenious way of enticing potential owners to adopt homeless dogs. Photographer Guinnevere Shuster captured the pups' colorful …

Filters For iPhone Gives You Hundreds Of Great Filters For $1

If you still don’t have a favorite photo editing app just yet, we’ve got just the treat. Filter for iPhone is a brand-new app that features hundreds of filters and a set of powerful editing tools for your photos, with no hidden in-app purchases.<p>Available for $1, Filters for iPhone is absolutely one …

Improve Your Photography Skills with These 9 Photo Composition Tips by Steve McCurry

Looking to up your photography game? Luckily, the Cooperative of Photography has created a fantastic video on photographic composition using tips and images by legendary photojournalist Steve McCurry. Each of the nine pointers is illustrated with examples from McCurry's stunning portfolio. Read on …

Everyday Reminds You To Take A Selfie Daily

Everyday for iPhone is a simple app: it reminds you to take a selfie every day at the same time, then can merge each picture into a video so you’re able to see how you change over time.<p>All you need to do is take your first selfie. You’ll be asked to pose with a few guides superimposed over your …

How I Add Atmosphere To Some Of My Shots Using Photoshop

A lot of times, what appears to be light effects in my work is actually done in post production, using Photoshop, to enhance or exaggerate existing …

Tutorials

Post-Processing Trends in Wedding Photography

Wedding photography, much like the entire business of weddings, is highly influenced by the ebb and flow of trends. They come, they go, and they’re …

20 of Apple’s Favorite Photos Shot with the iPhone 6

Apple tells us that it’s launching a new global advertising campaign called “Shot on iPhone 6.” Starting this week, billboards in 70 cities in 24 …

A Practical Guide to Creating Superresolution Photos with Photoshop

We’ve seen it in plenty of thriller/crime solver TV shows and movies: upon reviewing some grainy and very low-resolution surveillance footage, …

Tutorials

Beehive Picture Hangers May Revolutionize the Way We Hang Frames on Walls

Hanging a picture frame up on a wall often isn’t the simplest of tasks, at least if you’re a perfectionist, but a new product has arrived to change …

Kickstarter

Darkroom: A New iOS Photo Editor with DIY Filters, Curves, and Infinite History

Darkroom is a new photo editor for iPhones that just launched today. The app offers a number of powerful features for editing photos on iOS, …

A Review of the Venus 60mm f/2.8, the World’s First 2:1 Macro Lens with Infinity Focus

Last month, a Chinese company called Venus Optics unveiled a 60mm f/2.8 lens, the first 2:1 magnification lens with infinity focus. Thomas Shahan, …

Macro Photography

How To Shoot Cosmetic Products Using DIY Scrims

Cosmetic products are some of the hardest things to photograph. The combination of reflective, translucent, opaque and shiny surfaces makes it an …

A Simple Video Tutorial on Creating a Hyperlapse with Your DSLR

If you’ve been itching to try your hand at shooting a hyperlapse video, the short and sweet video tutorial above may be a nice place to start your …

Videography

Kredo is a New iPad Portfolio App That Lets You Show Photos In Their Full Glory

Online creative portfolio service Format has launched a sleek new iPad portfolio app called Kredo. In addition to being a way to share your best …

Apps

Picattoo Turns Your Favorite Instagram Photos Into Temporary Tattoos

Picattoo is a new service by INK361 that turns your Instagram photographs into temporary tattoos that you can decorate your body with.<p>The tattoos can …