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DXO Releases 2018 Nik Collection Image-Editing Plugins for Photoshop & Lightroom

Ever since DxO acquired the popular Nik Collection of image-editing software from Google last October, photographers have eagerly awaited an update …

How to Use Google Analytics for Social Media: A Beginner’s Guide

Did you know that social media spend will increase by 71% in the next five years? And did you know that 42.3% of marketers believe that social media …

The Robot Next Door by Niko Photographisme

The Robot Next Door, a masterfully retouched photo series by Niko Photographisme.Niko is a French photographer and designer who mainly specializes in …

Interview: Street Photographer Captures Diverse Commuters of the New York City Subway

New York-based photographer Luc Kordas first moved to the Big Apple in 2014 after living in six different cities throughout Europe. Since then, he’s never looked back and spends his time wondering the five boroughs, capturing the city’s unique energy and characters with his ongoing street …

Street Photography

Eight Lesser-Known Features in Photoshop That I Couldn't Live Without as a Photographer

Although these eight features may not be the sexiest that Photoshop has to offer, they all really do help to make my life as a photographer so much …

Tutorials

David Lynch Took a Bunch of Nude Photos and They're Really Something Else

A new book crosses his dark gaze with the human body.<p>It should surprise absolutely no one that David Lynch, the <i>Twin Peaks</i> and <i>Mulholland Drive</i> director who once made a video of himself chewing on panties, is also a big fan of nude portraiture. This summer he’s releasing a huge book called <i>David</i> …

Chat: Google’s big shot at killing Apple’s iMessage

Google has unveiled a new messaging system, Chat, an attempt to replace SMS, unify Android’s various messaging services and beat Apple’s iMessage and Facebook’s WhatsApp with the help of mobile phone operators.<p>Unlike traditional texting, or SMS, most modern messaging services – such as Signal, …

Messaging

Design the Perfect Sales Email Signature

What’s the best way to end your cold email?<p>No, it’s not what you want your recipients to do after reading your sales email (CTA), but your email …

Marketing

How to Elevate Your Photography to the Next Level

You’re feeling stuck; how do you elevate your photography and take it to the next level?<b>CONQUER YOUR FEARS AND MEET NEW PEERS at ERIC KIM WORKSHOP</b>1. …

Street Photography

Infographic: 10 ways to immediately enhance your visual design

Content marketing is about creating value for your audience and sharing it in a useful way.<p>Visual content marketing serves the same function—and …

Give Your Images the Cinematic Look in Just Two Minutes

I find cinematic images to be particularly memorable. I'm sure there's some color theory and psychology behind that but ain't nobody got time for …

Cinematography

How to capture epic wide-angle photos of trees

Trees invoke a sense of timelessness and grandeur. Most species grow for many centuries more than humans ever will—so let’s make trees look the part, …

The father of the world wide web is one disappointed dad

Today is the World Wide Web's 29th birthday, and to celebrate the occasion, its creator has told us how bad it's become. In an open letter appearing in <i>The Guardian</i>, Tim Berners-Lee painted a bleak picture of the current internet -- one dominated by a handful of colossal platforms that have …

10 Unique Examples of Drag-and-Drop UI

Drag-and-drop has been with us for decades. It helps us to get things done on both our desktop and mobile apps and operating systems. There’s both a …

Web Design

95 Simple Ways to Generate Massive Amounts of Website Traffic

rawpixel / Pixabay<p>I’ve put this comprehensive article together to help you cut through the marketing hype and crap that’s all over the social media …

Social Media

21 Actionable Google Analytics Tips That’ll Boost Your Sales

Google Analytics is a powerhouse of data.Any marketer using Google Analytics is rich in data. But knowing how to navigate its complex platform to put …

9 Alexa tips for music lovers

Simple as it may be, streaming music is one of Alexa's key features, largely because it does it so well. Alexa removes a lot of the friction that used to exist when trying to play music throughout your home. You no longer have pull out a phone, connect the phone to the speaker, look up the music …

Anti-bacterial wipes pointless as bugs grow back in 20 minutes, scientist says

Anti-bacterial wipes only eradicate bacteria from kitchen surfaces for 20 minutes and using them to keep germs at bay is "an absolutely redundant" exercise, a scientist has said.<p>Dr Clare Lanyon, a biomedical scientist from Northumbria University in Newcastle upon Tyne, said consumers may be wasting …

Immune System

Six Lightroom Hidden Tricks You (Probably) Didn't Know

No matter how well you know your way around Lightroom there always seems to be more to learn. There are lots of hidden tricks and secrets that make …

Tutorials

Patterns In Black And White Photo Contest Winner

Thank you to all the photographers that shared their photos with patterns in B&W in the Patterns In Black And White Photo contest with chances to win …

Photography Tutorials For Beginners: 7 Powerful Photography Tips for Amazing Photos

For every beginner, there will be some confusion how to take good photos and how to see this world in a photography way. I hope, this tutorial will …

Adding Life to Eyes

Even if you’re not a portrait photographer, chances are you still take photos of people from time to time. And one of the most important parts of the …

Here Are 7 Ways to Fix Common Photo Mistakes in Lightroom (VIDEO)

Whether you’re new to Lightroom or a seasoned image-editing veteran, the following tutorial has something for you, with seven essential techniques …

Tutorials

How I Increased My LinkedIn Views By 10x Almost Immediately

And the numbers keep climbing<p>For almost as long as I've been writing on the internet, I've been sharing my posts on LinkedIn. To be honest, I did so because it was easy. I just clicked on the little button above and that was that. I never expected many people to see what I wrote, because each …

The ‘Secret’ Sliders for Getting Fast, Smooth Selections in Photoshop

Want to improve your selection game in Photoshop? Here’s an 8-minute video from PiXimperfect that points out some “secret” sliders in Adobe Photoshop …

10 Social Media Tools You Need in 2018

Brands are turning to social media platforms to reach target audiences through paid and organic means. Here is a list of 10 tools that social media marketers should leverage for maximum results.<p>Last month, I wrote about <i>How to Leverage Social Media In 2018: A Video Marketing Guide for Brands</i> and the …

7 new anime series you need to watch this winter

A good distraction from the cold<p>As a new year begins, so too does the 2018 winter anime season in Japan. Now, thanks to video streaming services like Crunchyroll, Amazon, and Netflix, they’re more accessible than ever. (Subtitled versions of most shows are available in America within a day of …

The web is dying, but mesh networks could save it

My previous article, <i>The web began dying in 2014, here’s how</i>, raised much more awareness than I thought it would. Many people found it to be an insightful analysis of the web under the control of tech giants, but the article ended without providing anything positive to hold on to.<p>I actually have …

The “Inverse Square Law” Is a Must-Know Concept if You Want to Control the Light in Your Photos (VIDEO)

This may be the first time we’ve invoked the laws of physics in a photography tutorial. But fear not, because the "Inverse Square Law" is a simple …