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How to Make the Jump from Amateur to Professional Photographer

What makes a pro photographer a pro? How do you do it? Do you just wake up one day and the photo gods anoint you a pro? Do you have to pass the pro …

New York Times

The Ten Commandments of Retouching

There are some things in life that are universal rules we should all follow—things like not cheating on your wife, not killing anyone, and not …

Tutorials

WHY YOU MUST SELF-PROMOTE YOURSELF

If you don’t promote yourself, who will? I. Promote yourself, or die. Okay, so the worst lie you’re told is to not self promote. First of all, why …

Street Photography

This endoscopic pinhole camera attaches to your phone and basically makes you a spy

If you’ve ever had dreams of equipping yourself with some cool spy gear, this might be the perfect place to start. Now, we’re not suggesting that you …

9 Photoshop Retouching Techniques That Every Serious Photographer Should Know (VIDEO)

Image-editing expert Nathan Dodsen doesn’t mess around when it comes to Photoshop, and in the detailed video below he provides a comprehensive …

How I Earn $200,000+a Year from Photography

It’s kind of a crazy thing: I believe you can stay true to your roots, values, and ethics, and also get rich. In this post, I’ll share some of the …

Street Photography

Moment Camera Case

When it comes to iPhone lenses, nothing compares to Moment Lenses. Now the creative team at Moment are taking mobile photography a step further with …

Spain holidays 2017: Why Seville not Madrid or Barcelona should be your next city break

<b>When it comes to holidays in Spain, Barcelona and Madrid are among some of the most popular destinations.</b><p>But if you’re looking for an alternative …

8 Airbnb rentals that are perfect for your family vacation this summer

There are vacations and then there are vacations that change the way you vacation. How about doing things a little differently this summer? …

European Travel
Aquatic Sports

Why Portugal is this year’s hottest destination

A DECADE AGO, when teenager Hugo Resende would roam the stacks of the century-old Livraria Lello bookstore in downtown Porto, he was often the only …

The 10 Best Magic Towns in Mexico

It’s no secret: With nearly 30 million tourists visiting Mexico every year, it's safe to say the country is a pretty magical place. Here at …

ART OF THE CUT with Thelma Schoonmaker on Silence. by Steve Hullfish

Thelma Schoonmaker, ACE is an iconic presence in the world of editing. Arguably, no name is known better in our industry. She has been teamed with …

Filmmaking

The 30 Cheapest Places To Travel In 2017

Time to start packing your bags: 2017 is shaping up to be a banner year for budget travel. The dollar is enjoying historic highs — meaning your money goes much further in many destinations around the globe — and according to an American Express Global Business Travel report, airfares are expected …

Costa Rica

7 Google Flights Tricks That Are Better Than Any Travel Agent

Chances are you’re familiar with Google Flights. The travel search engine does everything you assume it would, like locate flights based on your ideal outbound time, inbound time and number of stops. After all, it’s the same technology that powers both KAYAK and Orbitz.<p>The site also includes a …

Google Now

17 Hidden Costs That'll Blow Your Budget at Yosemite

From the entrance fee to fuel costs to get there.<p>Yosemite National Park is one of those places you visit, then wonder if what you saw was real. It …

National Parks

Find your inner Spielberg with these movie-making phone apps

PreviousNext 1/8<p>Introduction<p>Thanks to the power inside today's smartphones, you can film high-quality, 4K footage with a device that fits in the palm …

111 Portrait Looks with Different Lights and Modifiers

German photographer Michael Quack has created a helpful resource for photographers getting started with portrait lighting equipment. It’s a look at …

500px Is Making It Easier For Businesses To Hire You

The popular online image sharing platform 500px is continuing their expansion into marketing the work of their vast photographer user base to …

A Really Neat Trick To Remove Annoying Dust Spots In Photographs Using Lightroom

<i>Screenshot taken from video.</i><p>Most modern interchangeable cameras (both DSLR and Compact System Cameras) have effective dust reduction mechanism built …

Tutorials

Expert Adventurers on Their Favorite Mexican Getaways

We assembled a dream team of athletes, chefs, and adventurers from both sides of the border to dish on their favorite Mexican getaways (and chimed in with three of our own).<p>Pump the Breaks<p>The Expert: Surfer and musician Tim Curran<p>Baja was one of my first trips outside the U.S. I was 16 and went …

Mexico

What are the Stages of Post Production for Cinema?

In this video I explore the different stages of post production for cinema – from the editing all the way to delivery, audio and archival.It is …

Archives

The Future of Creative Cloud: Insights from Adobe Video World 2016

Adobe gets it. We talk to the creative team behind the Creative Cloud at Adobe Video World 2016.<p>We aren’t far removed from the decision to combine</b> …

6 great video editing apps for mobile

It would have seemed unbelievable even a decade ago. But nowadays, filming high-definition, broadcast-quality video is in the reach of anyone with a …

Apple Updates Final Cut Pro X With Revamped Interface, Magnetic Timeline and Touch Bar Support

Apple today released a major update for Final Cut Pro X, its video editing software aimed at professionals. Today's update includes a new look for the software, support for the Touch Bar included in the new MacBook Pro, and a host of other features.<p>Final Cut Pro X features a revamped interface …

Videography
Filmmaking

Using Channels to Selectively Edit Your Photos

Have you ever wondered what that obscure tab called “Channels” in Photoshop does? You know, the one with black and white layers of your photograph …

Atmospheric Street Photography with an Abstract Twist

Melissa Breyer, winkingly self-described as a “recovering figurative painter”, uses street photography to create noir-esque scenes as smudgy and …

Street Photography

The only photos you need to see this month

<b>UNFLINCHING PHOTOS OF BROOKLYN'S GANGSTERS AND ADDICTS</b><p>“I am not trying to be shocking, I just shoot what I see,” photographer Boogie told us last week when discussing the ten-year anniversary his first photo book. <i>It’s All Good</i> takes readers on a harrowing trip into the depths of drug and gang …