Mike Newman

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Antique Photos Were Used to Make This Realistic Footage That Looks 85 Years Old

Instead of rebuilding cities like New York, Boston, Detroit, and Washington, D.C. like a CG dinosaur, Alexey Zakharov used a technique where he …

These New Satechi Bluetooth Wireless Headphones Look Great But They Sound Even Better

With wireless headphone sales growing at 12.7% annually, it looks as though soon it may be hard to buy a conventional pair of wired headphones. Bluetooth wireless models are certainly proving popular, so much so that it’s rumoured Apple may drop the conventional 3.5mm socket for wired headphones …

Behind the Scenes of Elgin Park, a Retro City of Optical Illusions Photographed by Michael Paul Smith | Colossal

<p>Here at Colossal we’ve long been fans of photographer Michael Paul Smith whose broad life experiences lead him to the creation of Elgin Park, a …

The 10 best tech movies of 2014 (and a couple of the worst)

In this year’s crop of tech-themed movies you’ll notice that the paranoid machine vs. human/singularity-horror-show pictures of the 1990s and early 2000s (<i>The Matrix</i> et al) seem to have given way to a new kind of story that explores the peaceful, if troubled, coexistence between the carbon- and the …

4 Essential layer masking tools in Photoshop

<b>Tip:</b> While you are brushing, look at the image (not the mask view that you can invoke by <b>alt</b>-clicking on the mask icon) to control and verify the …

3 tips on How to Approach Photography as a Hobby

Recently, I gave you a look inside the bag of a hobby photographer on a budget, and after reading all the comments on that post, I got to thinking …

Photography

40 Photoshop Tutorials for Learning Photo Editing

<b>Photoshop</b> can be an invaluable tool to a photographer, regardless of whether you are looking to do subtle touchups or more involved photo editing and …

Not All Bokeh is Created Equal, DigitalRev Explains Why

Defined by Google as, “the visual quality of the out-of-focus areas of a photographic image, especially as rendered by a particular lens,” Bokeh is a …

Working with Layer Masks

When you are first learning Photoshop, layer masks can seem overwhelming and confusing. It’s ok, photoshop itself can be overwhelming and confusing. …

BTS: See How Andy Warhol’s Amiga Photo Illustrations Were Recovered

Late last month, we shared with you a story about a team of computer scientists, archivists, artists and curators who recovered photo-manipulation …

Exhibition of photographs lost for 60 years reveals a bygone London

On a spring morning in 1912, a man with a tripod and a heavy camera walked out of Liverpool Street station and into the heart of London's East End, capturing the children playing with hoops and skipping ropes, the busy shoppers, the pubs, the horse-drawn delivery carts competing with lorries, the …

How a 365 Project Changed My Life

Just over a year ago, photography was my most precious hobby. I really enjoyed it and took photos fairly often, but I felt that if I wanted to take …

2013 Mobile Photography Awards Street Photography Category Winners - Mobile Photography Awards

10 Things You Should Know About the Crop Tool

While the Crop Tool is one of Photoshop's most-basic tools, you might find that there is more to this tool than you might know. In this tutorial, we …

The 2.5D Effect Explained Further

Few months back we featured a great video showing how Joe Fellows creates his stunning parallax videos. After posting the article, many of you had …

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Parallax Animation: Bringing Still Photographs to Life

<b>Update:</b> the photographer made a followup tutorial to answer all the reader questions, see it here:<p>A little technique called “parallax” can add a lot …

Steam Machine Controller and Portal 2 in action in these videos | PC Invasion

It’s nice to see the <i>Steambox</i> and the <i>Steam Machine Controller</i> finally out in the wild (see earlier unboxing videos) and today there’s some more …