John Christian Porlares

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Singapore is so much more than a stopover destination - and here are the best things to see and do for a week's break

Singapore has long served as a stopover destination for both business travellers and holidaymakers - but the island country actually has so much more …

Universal Studios

Two Weeks in Japan: A Detailed Itinerary

During our two weeks in Japan we experienced as much as possible of what the country has to offer. From the neon lights of Tokyo to the wooden …

Japan

10 of the best tools to build chatbots

Chatbots are one of the latest crazes in the tech world but they seem to be here to stay. Here are 10 tools for you to build your own.The post 10 of …

7 places in North India that you must experience during winter

Steam wafting up from your hot tea, as you watch the mist roll across the mountains. A mid-morning stroll with the winter sun beating down on your …

A $1,000 Day in Cape Town for $100

The sun-flecked ocean glittered to the west as I wound my way down Victoria Road in Cape Town toward The Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa. The origin of its name would quickly become apparent — from my position on the coastal road it was easy to see the distinct craggy peaks called the Twelve Apostles …

Cape Town

13 Reasons Why Japan Is the World’s Most Unique Country

Japan

The Best Time to Travel to Bali

In movies and magazine spreads, Bali looks like a balmy, year-round beach lover’s paradise. And for a good portion of the year, it is. Temperatures …

Asia Travel

14 Lightroom Tricks You NEED to Know

Photographer and filmmaker Evan 5ps gives you 14 Lightroom Tricks he USES EVERYDAY to speed up your workflow.

Lightroom

Sharpening in Lightroom: Make the Most Out of the Detail Panel

Adobe Lightroom was a pretty slick piece of software to begin with, but over the past several updates it has become an incredibly powerful tool for …

8 of the Most Important Photoshop Tools for Photographers

Adobe Photoshop is one of the most well known and most commonly used image editing software programs in the world. It’s used worldwide both …

Tutorials

How to Create More Refined Black and White Images Using Photoshop

There are somewhere in the neighborhood of 8,000 ways to convert an image to black and white, but of course, not all methods are equally effective or …

5 Ways to use Color Gels in Studio Photo Shoots

Editorial and Portrait photographer Elaine Torres explains 5 easy ways to photograph models with Color Gels in studio photo shoots!

How to shoot creative portraits (multiple exposures, freelensing etc)

Practical Photography's Louise Carey experiments with three fun portrait techniques, including multiple exposures, raindrop portraits and freelensing.

How to Color Grade Your Video in Final Cut Pro and Create Your Own LUTs in Photoshop

Color grading is one of the important parts of the editing process, as it can give your video footage a very personal look that differentiates it …

Tutorials

How to Switch From Lightroom to ACDSee Ultimate 2018: Part 2

In a previous article, we discovered how we could transition from Lightroom to ACDSee Photo Studio Ultimate 2018 by importing old catalogs. We also …

Add different looks to your photos using only Gradient Map layer

There are several ways to color grade your photos, and plenty of different looks you can create. In this video, photographer Travis Transient will …

Quick Tips on How to Color Grade Your Photos Using Gradient Maps

Gradient maps are a powerful tool in Photoshop and when utilized correctly, make for a quick and easy way to effectively tone your images. Travel …

The three stocks to watch for a cryptocurrency earnings boost this quarter

Three companies are looking to sell shovels during a crypto-mining gold rush: chip-maker TSMC and the graphics card manufacturers Nvidia and AMD. Collectively, they produce the silicon and circuitry that power the vast data-centers mining bitcoin, ethereum, and other cryptocurrencies.<p>TSMC, the …

Cryptocurrency

The Complete, 12-Step Guide to Starting a Business

Everything you need to know about how to start a business.<p>There are no limits on who can become a great entrepreneur. You don't necessarily need a college degree, a bunch of money in the bank or even business experience to start something that could become the next major success. However, what you …

Small Business