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Read These 5 Books If You Want to Be Happy (They're Backed by Science)

Books hold the secrets to most of life's questions. You can read about love, history, social issues, and more, broadening your worldview and learning …

Here’s How to Get Perfect In-Camera White Balance: No Editing Required! (VIDEO)

Whether your passion is nature photography, portraiture, macro, or shooting sports, it’s likely you’ve devoted considerable processing time to color …

Photography

12 Knots Everyone Should Master

<i>Last Updated December, 2017: We’ve updated the formatting on this post for clarity. Links have also been updated.</i><p>Our Go-To: Water Knot<p><b>Climbing</b> …

Climbing

15 books to get your dad for Christmas that he'll actually read

Ah, dear ol’ dad. He teaches you important life lessons, makes you laugh, and is always just a phone call away when you need him. He’s the best guy …

Learn the Difference Between a Variety of Lighting Modifiers for Beauty, Fashion, and Portraiture

If you shoot a lot portraits or beauty work, you likely spend a lot of your time thinking about lighting, including what the right modifier for the …

A Beginner’s Guide to Getting Awesome Prints

I remember when I got my first camera.Not to age myself, but it was back in the days of film.It wasn't anything special, just a point-and-shoot 35mm, …

Tutorials

Women Portraits: Change light, change mood.

I have in mind idea to shoot beauty with attention on hairs in bw and colour way.<p><b>THE LIGHTING SETUP:</b><p>My pretty model from LAMODELS agency have blond …

Learn Six Soft Light Setups for Portraiture and Beauty

Artificial lighting is one of the best tools a photographer can learn to implement in his work. It’s not something we have to use and rely on all the …

Dramatic Lighting For Portraits | Chris Knight Compares Light Modifiers

Chris Knight is a photographer known for his dramatic lighting style, and lately, he’s been sharing his knowledge on the topic far and wide via …

Terry Badlands, Montana

<b>Location</b> <br>The Terry Badlands look like the rest of eastern Montana from I-94: flat-topped buttes and a few erosion cracks in the sandstone cliff …

Model Posing Cliches: Stale or Useful? Improve Your Model Photography With Tried and True Poses

Some model poses seem to pop up everywhere repeating across different mediums and across decades. Many photographers deride these posing cliches, but …

Photoshop Color Matching Technique

In this tutorial Russell Brown will demonstrate a classic technique to match colors in Adobe Photoshop. He discovered this technique in the beginning …

This Artist Creates Dreamlike Portraits by Combining Multiple Photos

Viktoria Solidarnyh is a Ukranian digital photo artist who creates surreal, dreamlike scenes by cutting out and combining elements from a large …

Photography

You’ll Never Doubt the Importance of Portrait Lighting After Watching This Fascinating 2-Minute Video

It’s sort of obvious that without light there isn’t a whole lot we can do with our cameras. But the fascinating two-minute video below provides an …

Photoshop Tutorial: How to Quickly Improve a Portrait Subject’s Eyes

Nine times out of 10, the most compelling element of any portrait is the subject’s eyes. They indicate the emotion of an image and naturally invite …

Tutorials

47 Books You Should Add To Your Shelf, According To Poet Rupi Kaur

The provocative artist and poet shares her list.<p>Rupi Kaur has vision beyond her years.<p>At 24, the Indian-Canadian artist and poet decided to create a menstruation-themed photo series for a college project. She posted one now-famous photograph to Instagram, showing herself lying on a bed facing the …

Books

The Headshot Setup That Will Save You Time and Impress Your Clients

I call it the 3-in-1 Headshot Method. As a professional photographer it is imperative that you are able to adapt to your surrounds and the needs of …

School of Visual Arts’ YouTube Channel is Full of Amazing Photo Lectures

If you’re always on the lookout for great educational, inspirational, or just plain interesting photography content online, you need to visit the …

Photography

4 Lighting Principles I wish I knew when I started Photography

When I first started photography, I struggled a lot with lighting. In the beginning, we are often told to shoot our subjects in open shade. If you …

Photography

30 of the Most Important Photoshop Features and How to Use Them

Nate Dodson over at TutVid just put together one of the most comprehensive overviews of Photoshop’s key tools and features we’ve ever seen. 30 …

Tutorials

Add Impact and Drama to Your Landscape Photos with These Easy Composition Techniques (VIDEO)

Marcus McAdam is a professional landscape photographer from one of the world’s most picturesque locations—Scotland’s Isle of Skye, which offers …

The 100 best novels written in English: the full list

<b>1. The Pilgrim’s Progress by John Bunyan (1678)</b><p>A story of a man in search of truth told with the simple clarity and beauty of Bunyan’s prose make this the ultimate English classic.<p><b>2. Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe (1719)</b><p>By the end of the 19th century, no book in English literary history had …

Literature

Lightroom Catalog Q&A with Piet van Den Eynde

It is time for the next FujiLove Academy Lightroom Tutorial by Piet van Den Eynde. This time Piet continues answering the most frequently asked …

Photography

NASA Has Compiled a List of the Best Air-Cleaning Plants for Your Home

Many of us spend most of our time indoors, so it’s important to cultivate a space that’s a healthy one. A simple—and beautiful—way to do this is through houseplants; they add some green to your home while being an effective way to purify the air.<p>NASA hardly seems like the organization that would …

Short and spectacular - 21 great novels under 200 pages long

12 September 2017<p>As rewarding as an immersive 600+ page epic can be, sometimes it’s the more compact stories that hit the hardest.<p>Creating memorable …

Learn How to Create the Popular “Crushed Blacks” Film Effect in Less Than Two Minutes (VIDEO)

Here’s a simple video that provides three quick methods for achieving the popular “crushed blacks” film-emulation look with your digital images in …

25 bulbs for the best-ever spring

The thump on the doormat at this time of year usually means another bulb catalogue. The choice is bewildering and I end up opting for the tried and tested rather than the new and innovative. This year I’ve turned to Alan Street of Avon Bulbs, the creative maestro who puts together those …

How to Fix Common Compost Problems

Compost is the foundation to a thriving garden. The trouble is, few of us have the perfect conditions to make ideal compost every time. We’ll look at …

Gardening

Everything you ever needed to know about shooting and editing timelapse

If you ever wanted to get into timelapse, but didn’t know where to start then Bloomberg documentary filmmaker, Griffin Hammond is here to help.<p>In …

Videography

8 Incredible Online Resources for Creative Design Inspiration

<i>Design, whether it’s for print, digital marketing, editorials or websites, requires constant creative juice. But even the most prolific and</i> …

Graphic Design