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How to Develop and Share Photos with Lightroom

Photographers have long favored Photoshop for editing digital images. Because the software is so powerful, many artists don’t much consider other …

Photoshop Tutorial: Retouching Shiny Skin

Without a makeup artist at your disposal, even a great portrait can be ruined by shiny skin. So if you’re looking through the results of your most …

Enough Great Photography Links to Give You Another Week of Inspiration

It's been a great week in the world of photography with some terrific photographs and features being published by some truly gifted artists and …

The Art of Color Processing eBook | A Guide to Creative Development in the Digital Darkroom

1<p>Digital Darkroom Retouching Tips<p>In The Art of Color Processing: A Guide to Creative Development in the Digital Darkroom I also discuss the history …

Tutorials

The edgertronic: A Small and Affordable Super Slow-Motion Camera

High resolution, super slow-motion video is usually reserved for movie studios or individuals with very deep pockets. Once the frame rate …

In Motion: Weekly Photography Challenge

This week your photographic challenge is to take and share an image on the theme of ‘In Motion’. This gives you a great opportunity to practice a …

Headshot Photography Techniques

Peter Hurley believes he has the coolest job you could ever have. He arrived at his headshot photography career through trial and error. Just like …

Photography

The last American miners – in pictures

Photographer Bryan Schutmaat's project Grays the Mountain Sends shows the stoic faces and rundown homes of fading former mining communities in the US. Schutmaat was inspired by the writing of Raymond Carver and Richard Ford, and has just won the 2013 Daylight photography award

How Commercial Photography is Like Dungeons & Dragons

It was inevitable, I suppose. My paladin’s +2 plate armor had cracked. That is, my buddy Alex’s barbarian character had hit my character with a …

Lighting Asylum eBook | Flash Photography eBbook

1<p>Take Your Portrait Photography Further<p>Included in this ebook are photography tips and techniques that test how well you know yourself as a …

Photography

TetherTools - Shooting Tethered and other Fun Things..

We had a look at the AERO from Tether Tools a while back (Read that review here) well, I’ve been in touch with the photographer who did that review …

Kenichi Ebina Performs an Epic Matrix- Style Martial Arts Dance - America's Got Talent

America's Got Talent

Best Ever Barbecued Ribs

This go-to recipe for classic barbecued ribs embraces what we refer to as our "oven-cheat" method -- a technique that'll get you ultra-tender meat …

BBQ

Photo Tour: Jessica Alba's Enviously Dreamy Home

We have been over this: Jessica Alba is just the best. It's awe-inspiring. I mean, you saw what she did with Easter, right? I usually spend Easter with chocolate on my face.<p>Anyway, today is my very favorite chapter in the book of Jessica Alba Perfection—we get to go inside the beautiful home she …

Forms of Nature: Organic Chandelier Casts Forests on Walls

As much art as lighting, this suspended sculpture uses shadow and scale to mimic roots and trees inside spaces, recreating a forest effect for home …

Muscle Car Photography Lighting Techniques

If you’ve ever tried to photograph a shiny object, you know how reflections can throw a wrench into your shoot. Likewise, if you’ve ever shot …

Make Your Instagram Images Your Desktop Background By Using Dropbox

LifeHacker has this super cool feature right now on how you can set your desktop background images to sync with your Instagram photos. Essentially …

NASA Invests In 3-D Food Printer For Mars Missions

Making pizza out of insect meal, instantly<p>It would take a lot of food to get astronauts to Mars, but what if they could get whatever they wanted at the push of a button?<p>NASA is funding an ambitious 3-D printing food project that wants to make that happen, <i>Quartz</i> reports. The space agency's handing …

World's Coolest Hotel Bathtubs (PHOTOS)

At the Mio Buenos Aires hotel, the bathtubs are works of art: Argentine Mario Dasso personally selects only the most beautiful pieces of calden wood (naturally felled by fire) and carves them into luxurious, oversize soaking tubs.<p>The coolest bathtubs give guests a sense of their own private in-room …

National Parks

This is Why Your Pictures Suck

Dear Charlie,<p>You’ve asked me in evaluating your work to be brutally honest. Admittedly, it’s something that other photographers have asked for, but …

David Bowie exhibition opens at Leeds' White Cloth Gallery

Truth be told, outside friends and family, David Bowie has been the most important person in my life. I'd put forward a case for him being one of the …

3 Stupidly Simple Reasons Why Most People's Photography Does Not Improve

I’m presuming that this article will not apply to some readers of dPS… but after 3 conversations in the last week which revealed the same photography …

How-To: Digital Pinhole Photography

Nearly 40 years ago, scientist and author Forrest M. Mims III wrote an article titled “The Pinhole: A ‘Lens’ that Just Won’t Quit” that was published in the April 1974 issue of <i>Popular Photography</i>. His enthusiasm for pinhole photography, taking photographs with a 35mm film camera equipped with a …

A Projection-Mapped Party You Control With Your Keyboard

Much of the magic of projection mapping depends on precision and pre-planning. Though the facade-transforming light shows can seem spontaneous in the moment, in reality they’re the products of meticulous choreography. Which is, in part, what makes Tokyo City Symphony so cool. It’s an incredible bit …

Music Videos

design

A Closer Look At The Impoverished Biker Gangs Of Tanzania

British and London-based photographer Kit Oates recently (and bravely) traveled to Tanzania to discover the stories behind the biker gangs who roamed …

Apply Now For A One-Way Trip To Mars

Mars One has begun accepting video applications for a mission to colonize the red planet in 2023.<p>Want to live and die on Mars? Mars One has officially begun its worldwide search for astronauts who will fly to Mars in 2023—and never come back.<p>The first humans on Mars may be reality TV stars.<p>The …