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5 Tricks to Simplify Your Lightroom Workflow and Begin Editing Photos with Ease (VIDEO)

If you’re new to Lightroom, and feel somewhat bewildered by the myriad of options available, take a deep breathe, watch this quick tutorial, and …

Alpha to zulu: Know your phonetic alphabet

Pilots use a phonetic alphabet to ensure that there is no confusion when referring to various aircraft, airports, runways and gates. Each number and …

How to score big at government auctions, on everything from real estate to bugles

Rolex watches seized from drug lords. Homes confiscated from tax cheats. Blackhawk helicopters the military no longer needs. The federal government is auctioning off all this — and more. The "more" often means mundane things like office chairs and shredders and mysterious things like "swamp cooler …

Real Estate

How to Post-Process Soft and ‘Dreamy’ Portraits of Children

Here’s a 47-minute tutorial from PiXimperfect about how to create those soft, dreamy portrait photos of children using Photoshop.<p>First things first, …

How To Get Black Background, Even With A White Wall !!

In this episode, Andrew Boey teaches how you can obtain PERFECTLY BLACK background even when you only have a white wall.... no black backdrop …

11 Free Apps I Couldn't Live Without as a Photographer

This is not your typical list of must have photography apps — no Snapchat, Instagram, or Photoshop here. Although you might not have heard of many of …

Apps

Learn How to Sharpen Your Photos Using Lightroom to Achieve Great Image Results (VIDEO)

It’s always important to refresh the basics of photo editing especially when it comes to a comprehensive and often confusing piece of imaging …

Shadows vs Blacks Sliders: How They Affect Photos Differently

Click the title of the article to read this post on Improve Photography, which includes all media files mentioned.Lightroom’s Basic Panel in the …

Tutorials

PS4’s exclusive zombie game Days Gone deserves a chance to be itself

Zombies

God of War director: there will be no quick time events

Goodbye, QTE<p>Sony’s new <i>God of War</i> on PS4 will be the first game in the series to ditch quick time events, according to its director Cory Barlog. The franchise is arguably most responsible for popularizing the quick time event design, which allows players to have minimal input into elaborate and …

How The Last of Us' expansion impacted Uncharted: The Lost Legacy

As a standalone story, <i>Uncharted: The Lost Legacy</i> will leave behind Nathan Drake in favor for a team-up between Chloe Frazer and Nadine Ross. It’s a first for the series, but not for developer Naughty Dog, who has experimented with this one-off style with experiences like <i>The Last of Us: Left Behind</i> …

Russian hackers tried altering US election data. Now what?

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> <i>A new report from Bloomberg</i> this week reveals that Russian cyberattackers were much more involved in the US presidential election than previously publicized. These findings -- which have not been confirmed by CNN -- suggest that Russian hackers tried to change electoral data at …

Faceted Classification

Trump to change Cuba policy by limiting travel and business transactions

WASHINGTON — Reversing yet another policy move by Barack Obama, President Trump plans to re-institute restrictions on travel to Cuba and U.S. business dealings with entities tied to the Cuban military and intelligence services, officials said Thursday.<p>Trump's changes, to be announced during a …

Cuba

Doctors: Ex-North Korea detainee Otto Warmbier has severe brain injury, no signs of botulism

<b>(CNN) —</b> Doctors caring for released North Korea detainee Otto Warmbier said he has not spoken or moved on his own since he arrived in the United States on Tuesday, a condition they described as "unresponsive wakefulness" or persistent vegetative state.<p>The 22-year-old has suffered extensive loss of …

North Korea

How to access Mac’s hidden photo-editing app

Whether you know it or not, if you own a Mac, you also own a surprisingly powerful editing tool—and it’s hiding in plain site.<p>Not everyone needs …

Harvard Has a Free Online 12-Module Digital Photo Course

Want to learn photography from Harvard? (Yes, that <i>Harvard</i>.) It turns out you can easily do so, even without being a student. The oldest institution …

Photo Collage Makers That Create Easy Custom Art

Collages are accessible and affordable wall decor, so easy that even the artistically-challenged among us can create humble masterpieces for …

Mickey Mouse

Know Your DSLR Camera: What Do All the Controls Mean?

If you are a new DSLR owner or if you’re seriously considering moving up from a simpler camera to a DSLR, the very sight of a more complex camera …

How to Make a Cheap DIY Product Photography Booth

Creating stellar product photography has nothing to with how much money you can spend. Often times, things don’t go perfectly, so you have to be …

The Rewarding Nature Of Newborn Photography

Taking photographs of beautiful tiny human beings can be the most rewarding experience, but it doesn’t come without its hardships.<p>From sleep deprived …

Learn how to read your histogram and nail exposure in just 2 minutes

Histograms are handy things. They either confirm that you’ve nailed your exposure or let you instantly see if you need to adjust. But, they can be …

Tutorials

These Steps Will Help You Nail Focus Every Time

Is there anything that can’t be fixed in post? Thanks to the brilliance of Lightroom, Photoshop, and other similar applications, one could easily …

Cameras

4 Steps to Photographing Statues and Sculptures

Statues and sculpture range broadly from historical figures, modern abstracts in a variety of materials to mass produced replicas of the real thing. …

Landscape Photography

How to Get Better Landscape Photos Through Correct Metering

Here's a test for you-<p>What do you believe would be the most difficult photographic situation, (in general), to get a proper meter reading from your …

Landscape Photography

The Secret of Gorgeous Reflection Photographs: 36 Amazing Links and Examples

Reflections are a powerful photography element that can elevate an image from the ordinary to the extraordinary. This list features a hand selected …

These Photography Tutorials and Shots Will Blow Your Socks Off

With so much great work being published in the field of photography these days there is no lack of pictures to view and articles to read. This …

Photography

5 Quick and Simple Lightroom Edits to make your Images Pop

Since its original release, Adobe’s Lightroom has grown into perhaps one of the best tools a photographer can use. Initially designed as an image …

How to Photograph Interiors Like a Pro

Interior photography isn't just about capturing snapshots inside a building. It is more than that and requires careful planning. Photographing …

Facebook is quietly making incredible computer art with your photos

Instagram's doing it also<p>Here's something awesome for your Friday. It's been discovered that for every photo you upload to Facebook or Instagram, the company quietly makes an html page that replicates that photo using ASCII — text characters, put more simply. It's a really neat effect, and lets you …