Lynne Hoskins

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Five Must-Know Photoshop Quick Tips

“Photoshoppers" are very particular in the way they use the program. Many utilize a workflow that includes tricks, keyboard short cuts, etc. Some get …

Tutorials

7 new graphic design tools to make your life easier

The graphic design software scene is very dynamic right now, with new tools being released all the time. Some of these new and updated apps could …

Graphic Design

Wonder Material: Hempcrete is Sustainable, CO2-Negative, Fast-Growing, Fire-Resistant and More

Educate yourself on this up-and-coming material<p>The development of hemp in the United States has been ridiculous, because idiot politicians thought it …

Earth - The world now sounds different to how it did a century ago

You can hear the climate changing. As the world warms, the soundtrack of the ocean is shifting.<p>In 2015, a US team of scientists and engineers reported that the loudest sound in some waters now comes from millions of tiny bubbles, which are released by melting glaciers and icebergs. In the fjords of …

Habitats

United Nations using Google technology to fight climate change

<i>ROME (Thomson Reuters Foundation)</i> — New Google-powered software will help the world tackle problems related to climate change, deforestation and food production, a United Nations agency said on Friday, as it presented its revamped online platform.<p>Open Foris, U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization …

United Nations

The Secrets of the Wave Pilots

At 0400, three miles above the Pacific seafloor, the searchlight of a power boat swept through a warm June night last year, looking for a second boat, a sailing canoe. The captain of the canoe, Alson Kelen, potentially the world’s last-ever apprentice in the ancient art of wave-piloting, was trying …

A Look at How Michael Paul Smith Creates Historical Photos with Incredibly Detailed Models

Here’s a fascinating video about how photographer Michael Paul Smith creates and photographs Elgin Park, a 20th century town created through …

The facts Fox News leaves out: Here’s the real story about Mitt Romney’s poverty conversion

<b>(AP/Kathy Willens/Reuters/Jonathan Ernst/Photo montage by Salon)</b><p>Mitt earns applause for finding religion on poverty. Except he’s trumpeting the usual misleading GOP nonsense<p>Paul Rosenberg<p>February 2, 2015 5:59pm (UTC)<p>Mitt Romney got religion, when it comes to helping the poor. And wasn't alone among …

40 Free Resources Every Designer Should Know

<i>Jennifer Cirpici is a Dutch graphic designer and blogger. This post originally appeared on OtherFocus.</i><p>Ever wondered where designers get their resources to help them succeed with a project? Here is a list of great resources including sites, PSD. files, actions, UI elements, mock ups, et cetera. Best …

Gary Fong Launches Online Virtual Cameras to Help Owners Learn Interactively

You may know Gary Fong due to his eponymous line of products for photographers, but pay a visit to his website and you’ll find that he has been very …

How to stitch together a pixel-perfect panorama in Photoshop

Panoramas have become all but automated in the world of digital photography and ‘dry’ darkrooms. Thanks to Photoshop, it’s easier than ever to import …

Now There's a Netflix for Science Fans

Discovery Channel founder John Hendricks is launching a streaming service for science enthusiasts.<p>The service is called CuriosityStream and hits on …

Tiny magnetic keyboard delivers touch-typing with just eight keys

Typing on tablet and smartphone screens isn't everyone's idea of a good time. They're small, it's easy to tap the wrong key and you don't get the satisfying tactile feedback you get from a regular keyboard. A new take on portable keyboards hopes to remedy those problems in a package just one-third …

How to Use Lightroom’s Lens Correction Controls

All lenses distort. Most have some degree of barrel distortion as well as pin cushioning. They often also have other issues such as chromatic …

The mind-bending effects of feeling two hearts

When a man was fitted with a new heart, his mind changed in unusual ways. Why? The answer reveals a surprising truth about all our bodies, says David Robson.<p>Every second or so, Carlos would feel a small “bump” hitting his tummy. It was the beating of his “second heart”.<p>The small mechanical pump was …

Psychology

These 6 Essential Composition Skills Can Turn You Into a Really Good Photographer

Composition isn't just about knowing where to place elements in a frame. It isn't just about finding lines that lead to your subjects, or identifying …

How to do Quick and Easy Curves Adjustments in Photoshop

When you are starting out learning to edit in Photoshop there are a lot of tools from which to choose. The Curves Adjustment is one of the more …

Tutorials

How to Quickly Add Textures to Images in Photoshop

Some photographs benefit greatly from a little texture. You can change the style and feel of a photograph quickly and easily in Photoshop by layering …

Tutorials

5 Little Known Lightroom Tools That Will Make Your Photos Better

The topic of post-processing isn’t an uncommon one here at Light Stalking, and readers are treated to a relatively wide range of processing-related …

Tutorials

5 Informative and Well-designed Infographics for Web Designers

The popularity of infographics with attractive graphic rises to top because of its easy visual presentation.<p>Today we picked 5 selected infographics …

This Handy Little Web App Helps You Visualize DOF Across Various Formats and Focal Lengths

When it comes to understanding how depth of field, focal length and other variables are affected by different film/sensor formats, it can get …

Practical Photography Tips for Beginners

Is photography getting you down? Did you stretch your budget to buy the best camera you could, then realize you were in over your head? One look at …

Landscape Photography

An Introduction to Image Sharpening in Photoshop

Image sharpening is a big deal for many of us photographers. Thanks to amazing products such as Photoshop, a perfectly sharp image is just a few …

A Day In The Life Of Nature Photographer Marsel Van Oosten

Photography—it’s all about passion, skill, and commitment. Ever wondered what a day in the life of a professional photographer is like? Every week, …

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Today’s featured deal is a great-looking one for anyone looking to develop or hone their web design skills. On offer is lifetime access to a huge library of over 5,000 Adobe training videos – at just $79, 84% its standard $500 price.<p>Here’s some of the introduction to and features of this offer:<p><i>An</i> …

Focus Stacking for Extended Depth of Field

One of the things we can struggle with in close-up photography is a narrow depth of field. This is usually caused by shooting at a wide aperture …

Tutorials

Photoshop vs. Lightroom: What if You Had to Pick Just One?

One of the questions I get a lot comes from new photographers wanting to know whether they should be working in Photoshop or Lightroom. I …

How to Sharpen Photos using Adobe Lightroom

We all want tack-sharp images. Our cameras and lenses can only do so much for us, and once a photograph is <i>out</i> of the camera, the process of …

Sponsored – Craftsy’s Free Guide To Learning How to Draw With Perspective - The Fox Is Black

Are you struggling to draw rooms, buildings and landscapes in accurate perspective? Discover essential techniques to transform your work from flat to …