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We're on the Brink of a New Era of Innovation. Will You Survive It?

It's better to prepare than adapt because, by the time you see the need to adapt, it may already be too late<p>One of the most interesting things I discuss in my book <i>Mapping Innovation</i> is what I call the new era of innovation, which will create profoundly new technologies, classes of data and business …

Innovation

Everyone Should Try Splash Photography at Least Once: Here's How to Get Started

With a basic clear tank or transparent plastic sheet, there are several creative ways to photograph water just waiting to be explored. These …

Photography

Want Tack-Sharp Photographs? Watch This Tutorial with Focus Stacking Made Easy (VIDEO)

One of the challenges with landscape photography is maximizing depth of field. That’s because well-composed images often incorporate important …

Landscape Photography

Mastering the Learning Curve of Bird Photography

I don't think it's any big secret that mastering bird photography can be a difficult task.But just because something is difficult doesn't mean that …

Nature Photography

This Photographer Shoots Portraits in the Style of Old Master Painters

Gemmy Woud-Binnendijk is a Dutch fine art photographer whose portrait photos may make you feel like you’re walking through a museum. Her style is …

7 TIPS that Will Make You SMILE Naturally on every PHOTOS

Said money, no cheese. Mathieu Stern gives us 7 tips to use for photographers, models and anyone who want to look good in photos.

Photography

Have Smartphones Destroyed a Generation?

More comfortable online than out partying, post-Millennials are safer, physically, than adolescents have ever been. But they’re on the brink of a mental-health crisis.<p>One day last summer, around noon, I called Athena, a 13-year-old who lives in Houston, Texas. She answered her phone—she’s had an …

Parenting

How to Shoot the Best Blue-Hour Photos: Tips & Techniques for Pre-Sunrise & Post-Sunset Images

This may be strange to hear from a travel photographer, but I can make a case that location isn’t everything—light is. And I’d build my argument on …

Tamron Unveils 24-70mm f/2.8 for Full Frame with 5 Stops of Stabilization

Just days after announcing the world’s first 18-400mm lens, Tamron today unveiled its new 24-70mm f/2.8 high-end zoom lens.<p>The new Tamron SP 24-70mm …

Want to Sell Stock Photos? Here’s a Comparison of Major Services

Up until just recently I always scoffed at selling my work as stock photography. Let’s call it youthful arrogance. I always felt my work was worth …

This Video Explains All 27 Photoshop Blending Modes in Detail

There are 27 different blending modes in Photoshop, and unless you’re a real retouching junkie, chances are good you haven’t explored each and every …

The Relationship Between Shutter Speed & Flash Is Critical | Remember This Lighting Mantra

Aperture controls flash, shutter speed controls ambient…this is a good mantra to have when trying to understand and control flash.<p>Some photographers …

How To Photoshop Faster | Simple Tips To Speed Up Your Photoshop Workflow

Photoshop is just one of those programs that, once learned, is hard to do without, but perhaps a bit harder to get started. Without question there …

Tutorials

Add wireless tethering to your DSLR for a cool $40 — here’s how it’s done

Like many photographers, Alan Lawrence appreciates the convenience of being able to control his DSLR wirelessly from a tablet and instantly save …

Wi-Fi

Why You Should Use Back-Button AF on Nikon DSLRs

I finally have a chance to write a few thoughts down on the new Nikon D500. Were you (like me) one of the thousands of Nikon photographers who waited …

Cameras

Tutorial Shows You How to Totally Transform a Sunset in Lightroom

There’s an ongoing debate about how much is too much when it comes to post-processing landscape images. But if you’re okay with taking a subtle …

Tutorials

How-To: Quickly resize images on OS X using a Service with Automator

Every day I use a handy service created with Automator to resize images exported from 4K footage to a smaller size. It’s easy to resize images in an app like Preview or Pixelmator, but using a service works better for me since it can batch resize multiple images in seconds, and it’s directly …

The Way You Store Your Food Is Ruining It

Many of my clients assume they should be eating fresh, raw produce to reap the most health perks possible. But the reality is, several studies have …

Nutrition

Lightroom Coffee Break: Helpful Tips and Tricks in 60 Seconds or Less

Want to strengthen your Lightroom skills? Adobe recently launched “Lightroom Coffee Break,” an ongoing series of videos that each contain a helpful …

Tutorials

Why people fall for pseudoscience (and how academics can fight back)

Ingrained cognitive biases play a role, as does inverted snobbery about educational privilege. But we must battle on, says this scientist<p>Pseudoscience is everywhere – on the back of your shampoo bottle, on the ads that pop up in your Facebook feed, and most of all in the Daily Mail. Bold statements …

RMIT University

How-To: Go beyond OS X Photos + make amazing wall art from your Mac’s pictures (Part 1)

Apple knew it had something special to share with the world when it released iPhoto in 2002: in addition to printing 20″ by 30″ poster-sized photos, the original iPhoto’s “most stunning feature” (according to Apple) was a page layout tool that quickly turned digital photo collections into printed …

Timelapse: Restoring and Colorizing an Old Damaged Photo

Argentinian professional photographer and retoucher Joaquin Villaverde has a knack for restoring and colorizing old photographs. The video above is a …

10 Helpful Websites for Protecting Your Photography Copyrights

Being a photographer in the digital age presents a number of excellent advantages along with a collection of new concerns. Sharing your images with …

Tutorials

How To: A Primer on Reducing Noise in Photos Using Adobe Lightroom

Nothing can be more frustrating than taking a beautiful photograph only to later find out that it is riddled with digital noise. While digital image …

Tutorials

Everything You Need to Know About Nikon AF Modes

If you’re a Nikon shooter who wants a better grasp of how your camera’s autofocus settings work, check out this 11-minute video by Steve Perry of …

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 …

Tutorials

Government Report Blasts IRS Security, Former Employees Still Access Taxpayer Data

The IRS is failing to secure its massive computer systems, leaving private taxpayer data vulnerable to fraudsters and hackers, a new report from the Government Accountability Office reveals. The report evaluates IRS security and cites significant deficiencies in its financial reporting systems. It …

Identity Theft

6 Helpful Functions of the Shift Key When Working in Photoshop

I was working on a commissioned artwork in Photoshop today and I noticed something. I keep my left hand over the shift key pretty much the entire …

Big Pharma Is America’s New Mafia

Pharmaceutical companies have more power than ever, and the American people are paying the price—too often with our lives.<p>By now you have probably …

Tutorial: How to Capture a Motion Time-Lapse of the Milky Way from Start to Finish

Ian Norman, the astrophotographer behind Lonely Speck, is a good friend of the blog and an incredibly generous photographers when it comes to sharing …