Carl Occhipinti

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Creative Compositing with Photoshop’s Layer Blending Modes

Photoshop’s layer blending modes can be perfect for creative compositing. Many interesting effects can be realized when blending two or more photos …

8 Street Photographers That Rock Our World

Sure, we all know about the likes of Henri Cartier Bresson, one of the most influential street photographers of all time, and while his work …

Cheetyr - Find any Photoshop shortcut in a split second

Cheetyr is a new website created by William Leeks that lets you search and find the right keyboard shortcut for Photoshop (and other tools) in a …

Tokyo in Black and White: The Street Photography of Tatsuo Suzuki

Japanese photographer Tatsuo Suzuki captures the frenetic atmosphere of Tokyo through richly toned black and white street photography. Suzuki’s use …

Catching up with Ibarionex Perello, L.A. Street Photographer and Founder of ‘The Candid Frame’ Photography Podcast

I think it’s safe to say that Ibarionex Perello — street photographer, writer, educator, and host of the photography podcast, The Candid Frame — is a …

Imagined Scenes – Creative Photography by Hani Latif Zaloum

Hani Latif Zaloum is a photographer based in Seville, Spain. He studied Photography at Napier in Edinburgh, and photography has been his passion for …

Peak Perfectly Balances Form and Function with New Slide and Clutch Accessories

When it comes to well-designed camera accessories, one company that is continuously at the top of their game is Peak Design. You probably know them …

The Secret News About Lightroom 5.5

Posted By on Friday, July 11, 2014 in Lightroom Tips | 26 comments<p>Okay, maybe the news isn’t so secret anymore, but I wanted to post this quick video …

10 Summer Photography Tips to Get You Creative in the Warmer Months

Despite the early sunrises, late sunsets and harsh daytime sunlight of summer it’s still one of our favorite times for photography. Being outside …

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Back to Basics: How to Use Photoshop’s Cool Content Aware Scale Tool

Photoshop’s Content Aware Scale tool doesn’t get much headline time thanks to other popular features like Content Aware Move and, of course, the …

Joe McNally Shares Some Incredibly Useful Lighting & Basic Photography Tips

Joe McNally knows a good bit more about lighting than many photographers out there, and in this short video he shares a great deal of information …

How to stage a family portrait, HBO style

Pat Pope has formidable rock photography credentials. He has three images in Q magazine's 100 Greatest Rock'n'Roll Photographs and his portrait of Dido hangs in the National Portrait Gallery.<p>In the 20-odd years since he photographed the then relatively unknown Jarvis Cocker and Richard Ashcroft for …

All About Polarizing Filters, and Why You Should Have One

Filters are not as important now as they were back before digital sensors were housed inside our cameras. Back in the day, filters were needed to …

5 Tips for Doing Photography from the Hip

Photographing from the hip is, quite literally, having your camera near or resting on your hip and pressing the shutter button. This photography …

Presentation Offers Solid Composition Tips and Examples for Street Photographers

Erik Kim is one of the best-known street photographers out there, today. In his continues efforts to shoot and share, Kim has put out the full …

Amazon's Best Books Of The Month: July 2014

<i>Originally published on Amazon</i><p>An intimate examination of a martial relationship in a dystopian society, a journalistic dive into Harper Lee's life, and a humorous take on family life from a celebrated YA author make up Amazon's recommended reads for July 2014.<p>For more of Amazon's Best Books of the …

The best books of 2014

The must-read novels, memoirs and history books of the year: if you're looking for a new book to read, this is a good place to start<p>Looking for something new to read? From the best children's and poetry books to failsafe gift and cookery books, you will find exactly what you are looking for.<p>There …

Top Ten Best-Selling Ebooks -- Week of June 28

The Amazon-Hachette dispute wears on, but the publisher still manages to see two of its titles in this week's Digital Book World Ebook Best-Seller List.<p>Both <i>Invisible</i> by James Patterson and <i>The Silkworm</i> by J. K. Rowling (published under the author's pen name, Robert Galbraith) debuted at the end of …

9 New Books Destined To Become Classics

<i>Originally posted on Kirkus.</i><p>How soon is too soon to call a recently published book a modern classic? Just because critics praise a new book and readers buy it doesn’t mean that book will be read by future generations. The awed whispers of adulation we’ve been hearing about the nine books in this …

Addiction Battled Ambition For Reporter Caught In D.C.'s Crack Epidemic

In the late 1980s and early '90s, Washington, D.C., was a city under siege. As with other cities, it descended into near chaos because of the crack epidemic that claimed even innocent lives. Whole neighborhoods became war zones, and the nation's capital became the nation's <i>homicide</i> capital.<p>Ruben …

8 Great New Books You Might've Missed This Year

A wealth of exciting titles have been published so far this year, and, thankfully, many by burgeoning lit stars have gotten the attention they deserve. Leslie Jamison's <i>The Empathy Exams</i>, a collection of deeply personal essays, was a surprise bestseller. Akhil Sharma's deeply affecting <i>Family Life</i>, …

SEATTLE DISPATCH: Ten Spots to Satisfy Your Various Inner Book Nerds

We may be home to Amazon, but that doesn’t mean we have to like it. If you want to get your literature from places that don’t also sell fertilizer …

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Best novels and fiction books of 2014

The must-read novels and short story collections of the year<p><b>THE NARROW ROAD TO THE DEEP NORTH BY RICHARD FLANAGAN</b>(Chatto, 464pp)<p>A haunting story of POWs on the notorious Burma railway, which won the Man Booker prize<p>Read our review of <b>The Narrow Road to the Deep North</b><p>Buy <b>The Narrow Road to the Deep</b> …

"These awards nudge an author towards the “canon” and help secure them places on literature class reading lists for decades to come." The Millions's updated Prizewinners list: http://www.themillions.com/2014/07/the-prizewinners-20132014.html

Henry Miller's Men: The Twelve Apostles

After Henry Miller married his second wife June Mansfield and, at her urging, gave up his job as the employment manager of Western Union, he vowed never again to hold a job, never again to march in lockstep with the rest of humanity. Writing would be his work, his career, and he would scavenge and …