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Netflix has tons of hidden categories — here's how to see them

Netflix hidden categories are the secret to better binging, friends.<p>The vast amount of content on Netflix can get pretty unwieldy. Luckily, there's a …

TV shows

The 10 Best Ways to Boost Your Home Wifi

Wifi is one of the most important developments in the evolution of the internet—no one wants to be chained to a desktop—but it’s also one of the most …

Wi-Fi

Luminosity masking in Lightroom?

Lightroom now has luminosity masks?<p>There’s been some buzz the past few weeks around the new range masking feature in Adobe Camera RAW. While I …

Tutorials

Add Brilliant Catchlights Details to Eyes in Photoshop

3 Simple Steps to Add Realistic Catchlights and Amazing Details to the Eyes in Photoshop! Understand light and the concepts of compositing to add …

Photography Tips

How to Increase the Resolution of an Image

Photographers love chasing after image quality, including maximum sharpness, detail, and resolution. Most likely, you’ve wondered at some point how …

Tutorials

Here's Why You Should Blend Short and Long Exposures

What do you do if what you want necessitates a long exposure but external factors such as wind make that difficult? Well, lucky for you, this …

Landscape Photography

8 Pieces of Software Every Photographer Should Use, According to Michael Sasser

Professional boudoir photographer Michael Sasser is not only a software expert, he can tell you which programs are essential for working …

Photography

Ten Tips to Become a Better Retoucher

When you are starting out in photography, establishing a retouching workflow is one of the best things you can do. This video provides 10 steps to …

Photoshop Tutorials - Blending with Light

Blending with Light – Live Demo<p>Photoshop Tutorials: Learn to create stunning natural looking HDR images in just few minutes!!<p><b>Live Demo:</b> 2:00 PM EDT …

Tutorials

Zone System for Landscape Photography

When Ansel Adams developed the Zone System with Fred Archer in 1940, he gave photographers a tool great for controlling their images—but only with …

Five Techniques to Remove Anything From an Image Using Photoshop

One of the most useful things you can do in Photoshop is remove an object from a photo, whether that's a building ruining your landscape shot or that …

The Rule of Doubles: A Modern Version of the Reciprocal Rule for Getting Sharp Photos

We all like to keep our ISO as low as possible to get high-quality shots, but that often means lowering the shutter speed to the point where we're …

10 Things I Learned from Irving Penn

Irving Penn is either the best or second best portrait photographer of all time. Depending on the day, he’s either ahead of or behind Richard Avedon. …

How to Use High Speed Sync (HSS) Flash on Location to Capture Striking Portraits

Shooting portraits on location with a wide aperture can result in some great images, but if, like me, you want to underexpose the ambient light for a …

You Need to Know About This Noise Reduction Trick Before You Start Photographing

Poor image quality cameras such as drones or older DSLR cameras benefit particularly well from this technique, but it does work with any camera.<p>It …

How to Reduce Noise in Astrophotography Using Photoshop

Using a high ISO setting to capture starry skies is a pretty common practice when shooting astrophotography, though such an ISO setting can result in …

Creative Applications of Color Theory in Landscape Photography

Discussions of many photography topics have the potential to veer deep into complex technical territory that may appeal more to scientists than to …

Photo Stacking for Night Photography

Hey guys and gals! If you’re reading this, it’s because you want to learn how to take that noisy night photo and make it a cleaner, brighter, and …

How to Accentuate Light in Photoshop

I like to photograph nature, particularly landscapes. One of the factors that drew me into it is the challenge of capturing the beauty of mother …

Start-to-Finish High-End Skin Retouching in Photoshop

One of the best educators in the realm of Photoshop and post-production for beginners is Unmesh Dinda of PiXimperfect, who is widely regarded for his …

One Click to Better Black and Whites

Black and white conversion can be a complicated ordeal, and you can find yourself down a deep rabbit hole of theory if you're not careful. There are …

Tutorials

Use A Smarter High Pass Filter to Sharpen Your Photos

Sharpening an image with a high-pass filter in Photoshop is a simple way to make the image pop. But what happens if you've sharpened your image and …

Focus Stacking Tutorial for Landscape Photographers

Focus stacking is the technique of blending together multiple exposures of the same scene. These exposures are exactly the same, except for one …

4 Fantastic Do-It-Yourself Macro Photography Tips for Shooting Creative Images of Water (VIDEO)

Here’s a fun tutorial that’s guaranteed to give you a creativity boost in under four minutes, with four DIY macro photography tips on shooting …

How to Enlarge Photos Without Losing Detail in Photoshop CC 2018

With the new Adobe Photoshop CC 2018, a new image enlargement algorithm, “Preserve Details 2.0,” came as an improvement over the previous upsampling …

How to cook a perfect steak using a skillet

You don't always need a grill to cook a perfect steak.<p>In the above video, Julie Van Rosendaal demonstrates to the <i>Calgary Eyeopener's</i> Angela Knight …

Get Rid of Belly Fat

As you're losing weight you might notice that the weight isn't coming off your stomach as quickly as it comes off other areas of your body. If you …

Watch: The Most Efficient Way to Use a Tripod

Using a tripod seems like a no-brainer, but are you using it in the most efficient way possible?There isn't a whole lot going on with a tripod. …

Landscape Photography

30 Movies from the Past 10 Years Everyone Should Watch at Least Once

Movie night, here we come.<p>If you’re looking for great movies, look no further. I’ve compiled a list of fantastic films from the past ten …

Philip Seymour Hoffman