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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 …

10 Tips and Tricks for Making Difficult Selections in Photoshop

If you’re just starting out in Photoshop and would like to learn the art of making difficult selections to isolate things in photos, check out this …

Tutorials

Use These Apps and Techniques to Take Better Night Shots with an iPhone

I ditched my DSLR in favor of an iPhone back in 2012, well aware of what I was giving up. But I love to travel light, and by using the iPhone as my …

Mobile Photography

Understanding the Basic Laws of Light and How to Use Them

As we mentioned this morning, composition is one of the most critical aspects of photography. But another, equally important piece is understanding …

This Simple Plugin Lets You Post to Instagram Directly from Lightroom

Instagram may be seeing a big dip in engagement, but plenty of photographers still rely on the service to bring in business. Now, thanks to the …

Minimum Shutter Speeds for Handheld Shooting: The definitive answer to “How slow can you go”

Photographers often want to use the slowest possible shutter speed while still achieving the sharpest possible shot when handheld. The answer to “how …

Top 10 Things to do When Your New Camera Arrives

I recently found myself in the position of having to buy a new camera. It is an exciting time, but the new camera will take some getting used to.Once …

Photographer Captures Borders Between Countries in Europe

Your country of origin influences your personal identity to a large degree, and it brings with it a sense of belonging. For some nationalities, the …

How to Drive a Stick Shift | The Art of Manliness

I can still remember the day I learned how to drive a stick shift. My dad and I were looking for a car for my sixteenth birthday. I had my eye on a …

How to Walk Like a Ninja: An Illustrated Guide | The Art of Manliness

With Halloween just around the corner, there’s no better time to learn how to walk silently through the night like a ninja. It’s an incredibly useful …

Time lapse creates a beautiful new world by blending a scene at different times of the day

The same place can look different from day to night. The same scene can give off a completely different vibe if there’s stars above or if the sun is …

Time-lapse Photography

4 Tips For Shooting Low to the Ground

Choosing a low vantage point can create a very immersive viewing experience. It can provide a sense of what is underfoot at a location in addition to …

5 Ways NASA Photoshops Images to Create Stunning Photos of Space

We’ve shared a number of times in the past about how NASA uses Adobe Photoshop to create many of the dazzling space photos released to the public. …

This 500px Account Exploded as Soon as He Stopped Aiming for Popular

In January of 2014, photographer <b>Joan Le Jan</b> created a brand new 500px account that he said was just for sharing what he really liked, with no thought …

How to Be the Rock in a Relationship | The Art of Manliness

<i>Image from</i> <i>Discordiacorner</i><p>While much in the way of traditional gender roles has shifted in modern times, most women I know still want a man who can be …

This is the State of News Photography in 2015

What’s the current state of photojournalism, and where is the industry headed? That’s what a major survey recently attempted to answer, and the …

University of Oxford

5 Common File Types in Photography and When You Should Use Each One

You’ve spent the last few hours working on the perfect photo shoot and everything went better than you could have possibly imagined. After importing …

Winning astronomy photos of the year show our amazing universe (pictures)

How to Quit Caffeine | The Art of Manliness

When you look at the vintage advertisement above, it’s hard not to notice some things about it that you wouldn’t see in ads today.<p>For one, you’d of …

StarCraft 2: Legacy of the Void - Opening Cinematic

Thermal imaging camera gives your smartphone night vision

Should you need to find your dog in the bushes, or for more paranoid moments spot a lurker in your garden at night, then it's thermal imaging …

Time-lapse: The Dazzling Colors of Iceland Under the Midnight Sun

You know those brilliant colors that appear when the sun is just rising or setting? While you may be lucky to see those colors for minutes in most …

Time-lapse Photography

5 Ways to Change Your Composition For Better Photos

If there is one thing in photography that every photographer can work on, it’s composition. Like many of the other techniques in photography, your …

Digital Photography

This Precision Drone Navigation System is Great for Light Painting Photos

PRENAV is a company aimed at developing extremely sophisticated automation systems for small aerial drones. Recently, the company announced that they …

12 Essential Tips for Your Wide-Angle Photography

Wide-angle lenses - you use them to cram more stuff into your photos. Now wait... If that's what you know about this type of lens, you're missing the …

Treat Yourself To These Stunning Time-Lapse Videos From New Zealand Geographic’s “Photographer of the Year” Contest

There’s a reason filmmaker Peter Jackson chose New Zealand to stand in for J.R.R. Tolkien’s Middle-Earth in his <i>Lord of the Rings</i>, and <i>Hobbit</i> …

How to Make Small Talk | The Art of Manliness

Are you already kind of dreading meeting your freshman dorm roommate for the first time, wondering what you’re going to say?<p>When you spot an …

The Intervalometer Cheat Sheet for Time Lapse Beginners

One of the most common reasons for not trying time lapse photography (or videography if you prefer that term) is that “There's just too much …