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Oculus Founder: Cables To Be Major Obstacle In VR Industry For A Long Time

It might sound obvious, but if you’re hoping that mom will want to hop into virtual reality while you make her drag around a bunch of ugly ass (and dangerous) wires, it probably won’t happen. That’s why Oculus is doing projects like its partnership with Samsung on the Gear VR. It makes virtual …

Lightroom’s Secret Website for your Clients

Lightroom’s new web interface has made collaborating with clients very easy. Imagine, after a photo session, you import your images into Lightroom, …

Tutorials

Five Common Mistakes That Make Retouched Skin Look Unnatural

Retouching skin is about detail and patience. It can be a real time consuming and can require a high level of precision to keep the natural aspect of …

How to Turn a Photo Into a Painting with Photoshop

I recently had the absolute pleasure of meeting and shooting with Mackenzie Johnson! Today I’m going to share how I turned my portrait of her into a …

Shooting Insect Macros on the Cheap with a Reversed Lens

If you’re looking for an inexpensive way to achieve high magnification in your photography, you <i>need</i> to know about the reverse lens macro photography …

Cameras

Photoshop Trick Using the BW Adjustment Layer To Brilliantly Alter Color

One of the most frustrating aspects of Photoshop is that its abilities are so far reaching, that to master it (if it’s possible to do such a thing), …

How to License Your Images for Commercial Use

Selling your images is one thing, but leasing them is a whole different ball game. There are many parameters that can be put into place and it can …

Photoshop - How to Fix Oily Skin

A Trick for Sharpening High ISO Photos in Photoshop Without Adding More Noise

UK-based glamour photographer Markp created this short video tutorial on how he sharpens photos captured at high ISOs in Photoshop without adding …

What are Smart Objects in Photoshop CC and How to Use Them in Your Photo Editing

A very powerful and yet often forgotten function within Photoshop CC are Smart Objects. Smart Objects were originally created for graphic design use …

15 apps for transforming your phone into the ultimate toolkit

From apps that makes budgeting beautiful to ones that let you know the exact minute it's going to rain, there's something for every lifestyle.<p>We've collected the best of the best in this unique mix, and we tossed in a few lesser-known surprises to show what modern apps can do.

Landscape Photographer David Noton Discusses the 50MP Canon 5DS

Photographer David Noton was chosen by Canon to be the first landscape photographer in the world to experience a preproduction model of the new 50.6 …

Democrats hold early advantage in Electoral College

Democrats gained an early edge in the 2016 president race when Hillary Clinton emerged as their potential candidate and promptly dominated the popular vote. And they now appear to have an early advantage in the Electoral College -- the arcane-but-official way in which U.S. presidents are elected, …

5 Underused Lightroom Tools That You Should Use More Often

Adobe’s Lightroom has become one of the best editing and image management options for enthusiast and professional photographers alike. In its most …

7 Things to Remember When You Feel Discouraged and Defeated

<i>The worst enemy to productivity and creativity is self-pity.</i><p>This morning I didn’t feel like doing anything. It’s a combination of exhaustion from a …

Tom Cotton’s war on reality: The GOP will recognize no limits

The extreme right will risk global conflict to preserve the fading dream of America’s eternal hegemony<p>That letter Republican senators, 47 of the 54 now seated, sent to Iran this week to sabotage the Obama administration’s nuclear talks is preposterous in numerous dimensions. Apart from the protocol …

15 Cheaper Ways to Travel Around the World

I circled the globe in 300 days once. It wasn't 10 months of constant travel; after getting married in Wisconsin, my husband and I flew to Bangkok …

Frugal Living

The 20 Best Books From The Past 20 Years, According To The Independent Bath Literature Festival

Picking a good book can be like searching for a needle in a haystack. There are just SO many.<p>Luckily, the literary experts over at the Independent …

10 Tips for Optimizing Your Photos with Lightroom: A Primer on Basic Techniques

If you’re just starting out in Adobe Lightroom and would like some guidance on how you can use the software to improve your photographs, here’s a …

Tutorials

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 …

Work in global development — without heading overseas

Many professionals choose a career in international development precisely because they want to live and work abroad. But there are many reasons why …

Quick and Easy Way to Whiten Teeth in Photoshop

In many modern cultures, we view white teeth as a sign of health, virility, and attractiveness. A large reason as to why there are a million …

Cinemagraphs: How to Create Animated Photographs in Adobe Photoshop

Subtle or explicit, the Cinemagraph still puzzles people. It's an art form divided between the affirmative "it's a photograph!" or the inquisitive …

How to Use Lightroom Brushes to Contour Faces

It's amazing how adding just a little bit of shadows can drastically improve the depth of your photographs. Contouring faces is a little trick that …

Tutorials

Easy and tasty chicken recipes for no-fuss dinners

From a simple roast chicken to chicken schnitzel, curry and meatballs, we have a chicken recipe for everyone<p>Chicken is a family favourite and can be a quick option for a midweek supper or can be made a little more special for Sunday lunch.<p>Chicken can be kept simple or be transformed into something …

How to Retouch Wrinkles in Photoshop

There are many ways of removing wrinkles in Photoshop, and there are even third party plugins that do the job for you. However, the goal isn’t always</i> …

Lightroom’s Hidden Gems: The Radial Filter

When I started digital photography, I thought Lightroom 2s Vignette tool was the greatest thing. It allowed me to darken the edges of my images and …