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How Histograms Work, In 60 Seconds

If you’re just starting out in photography and photo editing, you may be confused about that strange chart on your camera and in your software called …

Portrait Tutorial: Eliminating Glare in EyeGlasses

Screenshot taken from the video<p>When doing headshots or portraiture and using off-camera lighting, you’re bound to face a couple of logistical …

Watch a Formula 1 Photographer Do His Thing

Here’s a short video clip showing a Formula 1 photographer doing a brief photo shoot with a car and driver during recent pre-season testing. We see …

Photography

The Best Camera Lens Filters, Flashes, and Accessories for Taking Great Photos

If you’re a photographer looking to learn more about photography and expand your skills, make sure to grab the accessories and gear to match your …

Cameras

‘A Dream’: Turning a Landscape Into a Dreamscape in Photoshop

This surreal photo-manipulation is titled “A Dream,” and it was created using a single photograph that was edited in Photoshop. In this post I’ll …

Tutorials

How to Create Cinematic Headshots Using Natural Light and Flash

Most photographers aren’t fortunate enough to have a permanent studio setting where they can spend time developing a personalized lighting setup that …

5 Creative DIY Lighting Ideas You HAVE to Try

Great lighting—whether it’s for portraits, or macro, or even product photography—doesn’t have to cost you an arm, leg, and kidney. Just do a quick …

Three Photography Greats and a Goldfish Take-on the Same Challenge in the GPP2016 Shootout

Since first seeing JoeyL tape a polaroid to a projector screen in 2010, the annual Gulf Photo Plus Shootout has become the one photography event that …

Street Photography

How To Use Puppet Warp To Straighten A Panorama | How We Shot It

Have you ever captured a set of panoramic images, only to find that the results were wobbly and distorted? In this video tutorial, we’re going to …

52 Tech Products You Didn't Know You Needed (Until Now)

Get your life in gear with these high tech gadgets.

This Photoshop Trick Lets You Easily Fix Color Fringing

Photoshop and Lightroom both have built-in tools for dealing with chromatic aberration (AKA color fringing), but in some cases the features don’t …

Ep. 46: Should You Ever Give Out Your RAW Files? – and more

Featured: <b>Photographer and adjunct professor, Alex Ingram</b><p>In This Episode<p>If you subscribe to the PetaPixel Photography Podcast in iTunes, please take a …

Videography

Nike SNKRS app arrives for Android sneakerheads

About a year after launching its SNKRS app on iOS, Nike is finally dropping a version for Android. Designed as a streamlined shoe-buying experience, its intent is to cut out some of the cruft of the website experience, and make sure people can get access to new releases before resellers with bots …

Most asked interview questions you should know about

Brr, It's Cold in Here! James Corden, Anna Kendrick, Zac Efron and Adam DeVine Recreate Every Sports Movie Ever

If you’ve ever fantasized about James Corden wearing nothing but a whipped cream bikini, you’re in luck.<p>For <i>the Late Late Show</i>‘s post-Super Bowl …

21 Tricks You Don't Notice In Great Movies (Your Brain Does)

We know that filmmaking is more than just a bunch of actors reading a script while some dude points a camera and records it all. There's a lot of …

75+ Awesome Tools for Designers

🎨 Pick Colors<p>BrandColors: <br>Official color codes of the world’s biggest brands.<br>• Coolors: <br>Generate infinite color palettes for your designs and share, …

How to really annoy a graphic designer

"Can you make the logo design bigger?" If that sentence clouds your vision with red mist, it's likely that you're a graphic designer who's fed up …

28 Tips, Tricks, and Hacks for Adobe Photoshop CC

In this video and post I’ll cover 28 great features, tricks, hacks, and more of Adobe Photoshop CC 2015. Some are simple, some are difficult, some …

Useful Apple Mac keyboard shortcuts

Master your MacBook.Apple<p>OS X might seem simple — but it's an absolute powerhouse if you know how to use it.<p>Some of the easiest ways to get the most of out of Apple's desktop operating system are hidden in plain sight: Keyboard shortcuts.<p>Flick between applications and tabs. Take screenshots. Fine …

Apps

Adobe Releases Lightroom CC 2015.4/6.4, Introduces New Feature

Today, Adobe released version 2015.4/6.4 of Lightroom, which adds support for many new cameras and lenses, speeds up performance, and introduces an …

Tutorials

How to Make a Killer Multiple Exposure Portrait Using Photoshop

My name is Piotr Skoczylas, and I am a surreal portrait photographer. I picked up a camera 3 years ago, and since that moment I knew I wanted my …

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VFX Reel Shows Just How They Created Some of The Force Awakens' Most Brilliant Shots

Click here to view this <i>tools.kinja-labs.com</i> embed.<p><i>Star Wars</i> has long been a franchise that prides itself on its visual effects and <i>The Force Awakens</i> …

Use These Secret Codes to Unlock Netflix's Hidden Categories

Here’s a trick that’s been around for a while but may have passed you by: secret category codes added by Netflix engineers that can help you narrow …

The Photographer’s Oil Collective Offers High-End Oil Reproductions Worthy of Pros

Photographer David Hobby is best known for his popular blog Strobist, which has introduced countless photographers around the world to the art of …

Oil & Gas Industry

11 TED Talks on Photography Worth Watching

Need some inspiration to start off the new year? Try these 11 TED talks on photography.<p><b>1. Anastasia Taylor-Lind: Fighters and Mourners of the</b> …

Photographers

Nikon’s New SB-5000 is its First Speedlight to Utilize Radio Frequency

In addition to the new D5 and D500, announced today at CES 2016, Nikon also launched a new SB-5000 Speedlight and a WT-6A Wireless Transmitter.<p>The …

The 6 Best iPhone Tricks To Use This New Year

They're practically magic.<p>Whether your phone is about to die or your charger is frayed, last year's best iPhone hacks can solve all of your smartphone-related in the year to come. Try these handy shortcuts as shared by Facebook users, tech experts and more.

10 Really Incorrect Jeopardy! Answers

It takes a lot of smarts to get chosen for <i>Jeopardy!</i>—but even smart people freeze under pressure sometimes. Here are 10 of those instances.<p>1. THE …