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How to Create a Double Exposure Portrait Using Photoshop

The artistic effect created by compositing images in a double exposure is certainly nothing new, but the masking techniques learned in constructing …

How I Made $1,254.93 in Four Months by Selling Stock Photos on EyeEm

My name is Michael Zwahlen, and I’m a photographer based in Germany. I want to share how I earn money through EyeEm. In the first four months of 2017 …

Obsessed: Resurrecting the Art of Fresh Pasta

<i>Editor's Note: Welcome back to Obsessed, the interview series in which we talk to uniquely driven amateurs and professionals from all across the food world. We hope to shed light on the passions that inspire enthusiastic food nerds, from home cooks to chefs on the line to veteran butchers,</i> …

School of Visual Arts’ YouTube Channel is Full of Amazing Photo Lectures

If you’re always on the lookout for great educational, inspirational, or just plain interesting photography content online, you need to visit the …

Why Dentistry Is Separate From Medicine

The divide sometimes has devastating consequences.<p>Doctors are doctors, and dentists are dentists, and never the twain shall meet. Whether you have health insurance is one thing, whether you have dental insurance is another. Your doctor doesn’t ask you if you’re flossing, and your dentist doesn’t …

How to Create a ‘Double Exposure’ Using Photoshop

We love a good in-camera double exposure; done right, they can look as surreal as anything we can create in post. But if you don’t have the skills, …

A Comprehensive Color Theory Guide for Photographers

We talk about composition a lot, but have you ever really dived into the subject of color theory and thought about how it applies to your …

Librarians recommend the books you should read in each decade of your life

Ages 0-9: 'The Sneetches' by Dr. Seuss<p><i>Amazon</i><p>The picture book tells a classic story of the haves and have-nots -- or, in this case, the Star-Belly …

Books

How to Take Decent Pictures of the Sky at Night

It might look easy, but taking an epic photo of the night sky in all its glory takes skill. You have to be in the right place with the right …

General Tso’s Tofu

This past Friday, the chef many believe was responsible for creating the titanic Chinese-American favorite, General Tso’s Chicken, passed away. …

The Key to Taking Great Landscape Photos Is Timing and Patience

Taking great photos of the outdoors requires more than a nice set of camera equipment. If you really want your vacation photos to pop, it’s all in …

Landscape Photography

Six Essential Camera Settings for Landscape Photographers

Sunset at Tenaya Lake, Yosemite. It’s important to check the red channel in the histogram when photographing warm, saturated colors like this.Every …

Learn How to Prepare, Cook With, and Clean a Cast Iron Skillet

Cast iron skillets is a fantastic tool for most stove-top cooking. However, like all the best tools, they can require a little extra care to get the …

“A Sharper Scaling” is a Free Photoshop Alternative for Upscaling Photos & Enhancing Quality

Now that most of us are shooting with high-resolution cameras, the need to upscale our image files isn’t as pervasive as it was a few years ago. But …

How Do Toxins From Plastics Find Their Way Into Our Food?

<i>Part 3 of the</i> TED Radio Hour <i>episode</i> Toxic<p><b>About Emily Penn's TED Talk</b><p>Ocean advocate Emily Penn has seen first hand how much plastic ends up in the oceans. She explains how the toxins from plastic makes their way into our food chain and how we might be able to stop it.<p><b>About Emily Penn</b><p>Emily Penn is an …

Three tools to rule them all: How to fix anything in Photoshop with three basic tools

I know – that title sounds a little bit like clickbait-ish. But! It’s not! (well not this time). You don’t need a lot of fancy tools to fix most …

How to Write a Novel, Explained by a Booker Prize-Winning Novelist

No one taught DBC Pierre how to write, but that didn't stop him from winning the Man Booker Prize for his debut novel. In his new book—and here—he explains how you could do the same.<p>Before he became a novelist, DBC Pierre had already led a picaresque life. Born in Australia in 1961 to a Nobel Prize …

How Kodak Accidentally Discovered A-Bomb Testing

Two thousand miles away from the U.S. A-bomb tests in 1945, something weird was happening to Kodak's film.<p>The ground shook, a brilliant white flash enveloped the sky, and the world changed forever. Code name "Trinity," the bomb test at dawn on July 16, 1945 in Alamogordo, New Mexico was the first …

From Don DeLillo to Julian Barnes, here are the books you should be reading in May

From fiction to non-fiction; returning giants to writers on the rise; the recent Pulitzer-winner to the boys of summer, here’s what the National …

Books

The 3 Foods to Avoid for a Healthier Gut (and Why It Matters)

Gut bacteria—the trillions of microorganisms living in your digestive tract—may not be the sexiest subject, but it’s a hot topic in the health world …

Wellness

Before & After: How One Popular Photographer Edits His Photos

Photographer Peter Stewart is an internationally published photographer who’s also popular on photo sharing sites, boasting tens of thousands of …

Photography

Looking Death in the Face—and Finding a Blurry Line

“It is the thing we’re most afraid of,” says National Geographic photographer Lynn Johnson in the video above. She’s talking about death.<p>That fear makes sense. We all face death, but while we’re alive we can only speculate about the experience: What does it feel like? Is there life beyond the …

Five steps to master the art of negotiation

Wouldn't it be a different world if everybody thought the way you did? If everybody spontaneously conformed to your every wish, your every thought, your every feeling? Since life doesn't work that way, you would do well to become skilled at the art of negotiation.<p>In negotiation, after all, neither …

Hip-Hop

Teyana Taylor's Kanye West-Produced Album Headlines Hip-Hop's New Releases This Week<p>Aaron Williams 06.20.18 14 hours ago<p>Ukelele Player Einer Bankz Is Hip-Hop's Unlikeliest New Star<p>Cherise Johnson 06.20.18 16 hours ago<p>XXXTentacion Leaves Behind A Complicated, Tragic Legacy<p>Trying to make sense of …

5 Steps To Take If Your Flight Is Canceled Due To Weather

<i>Forbes has partnered with The Points Guy for our coverage of credit card products. Forbes and The Points Guy may receive a commission from card issuers.</i><p>To make the most of an unfortunate situation and minimize your time spent waiting for updates at the airport, follow these five tips and keep in …

Watch how Pixar references classic films in a video essay by Jorge Luengo Ruiz (VIDEO).

As perhaps the most beloved movie studio of our time, Pixar doesn’t exactly suffer from a dearth of acclaim. And yet, there is one aspect of its work …

Mission Impossible

The 22 best small towns to visit in your lifetime

All around the globe, there are lots of small towns with an old-school atmosphere, incredible landscape, and an array of activities for travelers.<p>We've put together a list of 22 delightful small towns to visit around the world, from the coastal town of Positano, Italy, to Bled, Slovenia, whose …

The Secret to the Creamiest, Dreamiest Hummus

You could be making better hummus.<p>If it strikes you as a little weird that hummus received top billing as our 2015 Dish of the Year, then, well, you haven’t had chef Michael Solomonov’s. The incredibly rich, ineffably smooth version that he dishes up at Dizengoff, his bustling Philadelphia …

dreamiest

Food Lovers, Take Heed: Rovinj, Croatia, Should Be Next on Your Bucket List

The small Istrian city sits at the heart of a region known for producing the world's best olive oil, wines, and truffles.<p>Rovinj, Croatia, is a small …

Italy

Oyster Facts That Will Impress The Shell Out Of Your Friends

Slurp's up -- it's National Oyster Day.<p>As one of the only foods that humans eat alive, oysters may not be for every palate. Still, humans slurp tons of them down with Champagne (naturally) year after year. And whether or not you flee the table when someone orders a plate, we think everyone can …