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Skin tearing effect in Photoshop

Co-developed with Trey Ratcliff, the world's most famous HDR photographer Aurora HDR has been named by Apple the best app of the year.<p>HDR photography …

Dogs

Can You Spot The Snipers Hiding In These Photos?

Do you pride yourself on having a good eye? Do you think you notice details others don’t? Well, test yourself by finding the sniper hiding in these deceptively tranquil-looking landscapes.<p>Even for those with a keen eye, spotting snipers is close to impossible, as this new photo series by German …

Powerful Drawings on Black Paper by Kyung Hwan Kwon

Using acrylic and color pencils on black paper, Korean artist Kyung Hwan Kwon creates dynamic drawings of bright explosions and threatening figures in the night. Against black paper, the use of shadows is a key element. Kwon only partially outlines his subjects and excludes some details, allowing …

South Korea

The 2014 Sony World Photography Awards Shortlist

The World Photography Organization has just recently announced the shortlist for the 2014 Sony World Photography Awards Shortlist. The annual contemporary photography competition includes entries from professionals and amateurs covering a variety of subjects. Competitors enter into one of three …

Streetwear

Miniature Galaxies Created Through Tilt-Shift Technique

With the use of a relatively simple photography technique, Italian artist Haari Tesla has reduced the cosmos to a microscopic level. Her series, <i>Illuminated Code From Space</i>, is experimentation in tilt-shift manipulation. By digitally adjusting the depth of field, contrast, and adding a gradient, …

Tilt-shift

Proposal Repurposes Abandoned Subway Stations in Paris

Paris mayoral candidate Nathalie Koziuscot-Morizet has proposed a transformative design plan for the city's abandoned Mtro stations that would turn the desolate underground locations into attractive venues. The intention is to reclaim the Parisian stations for use by its citizens and tourists. It …

Urbanism

Adventures of a LEGO Photographer Taken with an iPhone

Just about everybody loves LEGOS. The building blocks are great inspiration for a life-sized Star Wars X-Wing Starfighter replica; they inspire hilarious poster illustrations; and, recently, they have been fun to watch in animation at the movie theater.<p>Photographer Andrew Whyte has found a new way …

Lego

Discover how Illustrator’s Gaussian Blur can transform your art

Graphics

Children who Love Animals

Since their birth, Yaroslav and Vanya have developed a unique bond with animals, which continues to strengthen as they age. Fascinated by this …

Unique

Bioluminescent Beach in Maldives

A beautiful work of photographer Taiwanese Will Ho that could capture the rendering of millions of luminescent plankton illuminating a range …

Useful Photography Tip #83: The Secrets Behind Making Your Images Look Sharper

<i>Want more Useful Photography Tips? Check them out here.</i><p>We recently received an email asking us about how we get our images to look expertly …

Tutorials

Design a vector map packed with creatures and landmarks

Use Photoshop and Illustrator to create a charming vector map that's stuffed with famous features and animals.

How To Create a Retro Style Typographic Poster Design

Follow this step by step tutorial to create a retro style typographic poster design with distressed textures and a muted colour scheme. We’ll create …

These Ideas on Perspective Will Improve Your Photography Composition

Perspective. It’s a concept that has somewhat variable significance depending on the context in which it is being discussed — literature, geometry, …

Landscape Photography

Spectacular Photos of a Powerful Volcano Erupting in Chile

Billowing smoke and dazzlings sparks of lightning are beautifully captured by Chilean photographer Francisco Negroni as the Cordn Caulle erupted in Chile on a cold winter's night. The scene of the explosive occurrence is framed from multiple points of view that, at times, look like something …

Natural Disasters

The Best Traveler Photographs of 2013

National <i>Geographic Traveler’</i>s director of photography, <b>Dan Westergren</b>, has the distinct pleasure (and sometimes pain) of choosing which photographs run in the magazine.<p>The award-winning photographers assigned to our stories come back from the field with such a rich variety of images that it can be …

Travel Photography

Photographer Digitally Adds Herself to Childhood Photos of Her in Double Self-Portrait Series

In the photo series “Imagine Finding Me,” photographer Chino Otsuka revisits her childhood by digitally inserting herself in old photos of her as a …

Photography

Nude BodiesTransformed Into Flora And Fauna

Cecelia Webber‘s collage work features tessellated figures and limbs of the human body arranged to form images of plants and animals. Webber …

Tutorials

About - Zilla online magazine

<b>Who we are</b><br>Zilla is an online magazine dedicated to design, trends and inspiration. Its mission is to fuel your creativity and inspire you on a daily …

Design

Secrets to Crafting Top-Quality Beauty Portraits: Posing & Framing

This is yet another article of the Secrets to Crafting Top-Quality Beauty Portraits series. If you haven't read the first three, you can find them …

Body Language

5 Ways to Create Detail Photos - Digital Photography School

en_US<p>article<p>5 Ways to Create Detail Photos - Digital Photography School<p>https://digital-photography-school.com/5-ways-create-detail-photos/<p>Digital …

Photography

Top 10 Ways to Sabotage your Professional Photography Aspirations

en_US<p>article<p>Top 10 Ways to Sabotage your Professional Photography …

Digital Photography

10 Best French Fashion Blogs

Valentine Vanesse is a tea drinker, bicycle rider, the definition of Parisian chic. Her blog could be described in few words as “pure delight in …

Alexander McQueen

The 10 Best Design Books Of 2013

No matter how convenient Kindles are, they will never do justice to beautifully printed, full-color art and design books. (And reading them often doubles as a workout–the big ones require serious biceps to even lift.)<p>See more of the year’s best design: <br>Branding <br>Houses <br>Interfaces <br>Apps <br>Photo Essays …

14 Christmas Movie Child Stars: Where Are They Now?

It's the most wonderful time of the year. Time to dust off your well-loved holiday films while frantically wrapping gifts, stuffing stockings, and baking up a storm. We wanted to take a look at where some of your favorite young Christmas movie cast members have landed today. Much like gifts from …

TechRadar Tip Off: $100 off a Ricoh GR pocket-size compact digital camera

Shopping around for a good camera?<p>How 'bout one with the price knocked off by a hundred dollar instant rebate?<p>If that perked your ears up, then the …

Cameras

How To Post Process For Beautiful Eyes Catchlights

It has been said many times before, the eyes are one of the key elements that photographers try and capture.<p>Here is a little video showing a …

Beauty Lighting Comparison Tests: Broncolor Parabolic vs Beauty Dish vs Octabox by Karl Taylor

In this video ( "go to minute five" ) Karl Taylor tests and compares some of his favourite lighting modifiers for fashion and beauty photography.<p>Via …

The Myth of Fair Use — Students & Emerging Pros Beware

I wanted to take a moment to discuss a concept you’ll often heard thrown around… it’s called Fair Use. Now, before I go too deep a few caveats.<p>I am …

Nonprofits