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20 Free Photoshop Layer Styles for Creating Beautiful Text Effects

Photoshop Layer Styles are a set of pre-configured commands that will take basic text and will quickly create typographical works of art for you. …

Graphics

PSA: Canon PIXMA PRO-100 Wireless Professional Inkjet Photo Printer Is Under $60 Right Now

There are certain times in the year when digital products like the Canon PIXMA PRO-100 go on sale and sometimes retailers go crazy with their deals. …

Printing

$0 to $1,000 in a Day: How to Build an Ecommerce Business That Could Make You Millions

For our first video in the series $0 to $1,000, ecommerce expert Trevor Chapman chats about the type of site you need, the basics you must have before you launch and how to use email the right way.<p>1 min read<p>Before you can run, you need to learn how to walk. The same logic goes for building a …

eCommerce

'The Happiness Curve' Explains Why Academics in Their 40s Are So Miserable

Blog: Technology and Learning<i>The Happiness Curve: Why Life Gets Better After 50</i> by Jonathan RauchPublished in May of 2018.For the past couple of …

Happiness

How a 34-year-old turned $200 into a company he sold for over $10 million in a matter of months

Thirteen years ago as a broke college student, Trevor Chapman took a job selling pest control door-to-door to make extra money. Eventually, he …

eCommerce

First Friday Art Walk and 35 Things to do in Denver this Week

April is here and Denver is primed and ready with some great events. Start your week off by learning how to code at Intro to Coding and end it by …

Adult ADHD: One man’s isolating journey to get help

Jordan Vanderkuyl felt alone and isolated. He was teaching English in Seoul, South Korea, when he felt his attention-deficit-hyperactivity disorder …

Mental Health

Denver’s 16 Essential Chinese Restaurants

Come December 25, more than a handful of Denver diners will be heading to <b>Chinese restaurants</b> around town to celebrate. Whether with heaps of peppery noodles, plates of dim sum, or bowls of steaming dumplings, the cuisine is a beloved holiday tradition for some and a year-round <b>comfort food</b> for many …

Annie Leibovitz is Teaching Her First-Ever Online Photography Class

Want to take a class from one of the world’s best photographers from the comfort of your own home? Renowned portrait photographer Annie Leibovitz is …

Software 2.0

I sometimes see people refer to neural networks as just “another tool in your machine learning toolbox”. They have some pros and cons, they work here …

Machine Learning

Shaping The Light with Karl Bratby

On Saturday 26th July 2014 I travelled to Nottingham to attend a workshop run by local photographer Karl Bratby. The workshop was to be called …

Essential one light portrait guide

Perfecting a professional studio lighting setup can be a little daunting, so learning how to master a simple single light setup is invaluable. A wide …

Rembrandt

Platinum Prints From Digital Files

I developed my first roll of film and saw my first black-and-white print appear under the red light of a darkroom in 1972. I was 12 years old. My …

Bayesian Regularization for #NeuralNetworks

If you are a science or math nerd, there is no way in hell you would have not heard of Bayes’s Theorem. It’s pervasive and quite a powerful inference …

Data Science

ABANDONED MID CENTURY MODERN HOME

Took some photos of an abandoned Carter Sparks custom built modern home in Fair Oaks, CA today. The home was originally owned by artists John and …

Make Some DIY Flexible LED Panels for Your Photography Lighting Kit

If you’re looking for a great way to light your photo and video shoots, this DIY super bright LED panel can be molded to shed light anywhere you need …

Colorado critic’s diary: The 10 best Mile High meals of 2015

Coming up with a list of the best Mile High dishes I experienced as a restaurant reviewer in 2015 is taxing, both on the waistline and in the …

Keep the Keyhole Clean: Kafka on Appearance vs. Reality and How the Media Commodify Truth

“Truth, which is one of the few really great and precious things in life, cannot be bought. Man receives it as a gift, like love or beauty.”<p><b>Franz Kafka</b> (July 3, 1883–June 3, 1924) spent twelve years working at an insurance company, where he remained well after <i>The Metamorphosis</i> was published. One …

Recreate a Wet Plate Collodion Look To Any Image in Photoshop

Though we no longer have to deal with the tedious process of the wet plate collodion, some people still love the look that this type of photography …

The 'poetic mystery' of the world's leading dancers - CNN Style

Written by Benazir Wehelie, CNN<p>The photo book "Lois Greenfield: Moving Still" is not merely a documentation of dance. It is an experience in which the content of each and every image is a moment, an expression, a movement, just waiting to be unwrapped.<p>The title of the work is somewhat of a …

How Xetal's tech tracks people indoors, no cameras needed

<i>Each week we’re profiling one company that has been selected for Boost – our early-stage startup growth program. Catch up with these companies in person</i> at <i>The Next Web Conference in New York on November 18.</i><p>The tech world is becoming excited about the Internet of Things and how our devices and …

You should be using these browser extensions to keep yourself safe online

The invention of the internet made it easy to do amazing things online, like buying junk in a single click, but unfortunately that also came with consequences, like companies being able track your every move as you browse.<p>You might not know it, but every website you visit is using one or more …

Using Photoshop to Create Beautiful Glowing Skin

Many makeup products can make the skin glow and can look great when associated with a good contouring. However, shiny products when used under strobe …

Tutorials

The Hottest Restaurants in Denver Right Now, February 2015

More often than not, tipsters, readers, friends and family of Eater have one question: Where should I eat right now? Restaurant obsessives want to know <b>what's new</b>, what's <b>hot</b>, which favorite chef just launched a sophomore effort.<p>And while the <b>Eater 38</b> is a crucial resource covering old standbys and …

On the Red Couch with Fantasy Novelist Brandon Sanderson

<i>Brandon Sanderson was “anti-books” until an eighth grade teacher introduced him to fantasy novels. He went on to write seven novels during his</i> …

“All About That Space,“ a NASA parody of “All About That Bass”

Enjoy this fun volunteer outreach video project created by the Pathways Interns of NASA's Johnson Space Center. “All About That Space” was created as …

Sleepy space probe New Horizons awakens for close-up with Pluto

<b>(CNN) —</b> Three billion miles away from Earth, in an unchartered slice of our solar system, a small space probe is shaking off its deep sleep and getting ready to become the first spacecraft to visit Pluto and its moons.<p>It's the "beginning of the mission's primary objective: the exploration of Pluto …

The Secrets of Frequency Separation Retouching

Frequency separation retouching is an amazing technique for separating two main tasks of retouching in general: editing the fine details in your …

BTS: Making and Using a Massive 27-Bulb, 4′ Diameter Ring Light

Photographer Dani Diamond is the man behind one of the most impressive ring lights we’ve ever laid eyes on. With 27 bulbs and at four feet in …