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Here’s How to Do Full Body Retouching of Swimsuit Photos Using Photoshop (Video Tutorial)

How does swimwear photographer Anita Sadowska do it? That’s the question we ask again and again while checking out her jaw-dropping swimsuit …

Tutorials

Using Photoshop to Remove Dust and Small Imperfections in Product Photos

I used to painstakingly use the Clone tool in Photoshop and spend hours removing dust and other small imperfections in product photos I’d take for …

Tutorials

If You Want Strong, Toned Legs, Do This Trainer's Intermediate Kettlebell Workout

Who <i>doesn't</i> want strong, functional legs? If your goal is to build up your quads and achieve lean legs, this workout will help you get there. Marcus Martinez, kettlebell expert, creator of the Kettlebell Difference and Master Trainer at Onnit Academy, recently posted this kettlebell complex for …

Workouts

How to Shoot Photos of Flying Food

Want to learn how to create a “flying food” photo without actually making food travel through the air? Food photographer Skyler Burt of We Eat …

Photography Tutorials

Five Techniques to Remove Anything From an Image Using Photoshop

One of the most useful things you can do in Photoshop is remove an object from a photo, whether that's a building ruining your landscape shot or that …

Tutorials

I'm a Yoga Instructor, and These Are the 8 Stretches I Always Do After a Run

I was a yoga instructor before I became a runner, so having flexible muscles was always a priority for me. It became even more essential in order to prevent injury and the incredible tightness running created. Without fail, after a run, you will see me doing these eight stretches to target my …

Yoga

Here’s an easy way to sharpen upscaled photos in Photoshop CC

We have seen a couple of algorithms capable of upscaling low-res images. But you can also increase the resolution of your photos in Photoshop and …

Tutorials

The Rule of Doubles: A Modern Version of the Reciprocal Rule for Getting Sharp Photos

We all like to keep our ISO as low as possible to get high-quality shots, but that often means lowering the shutter speed to the point where we're …

Shutter Speed

6 Easy Exercises to Strengthen Your Core

The Routine<p>Okay, perhaps you’re enough of a realist to know that you’ll never have a six-pack. But exercising your core is still important: Strong …

Workouts

The Best Aperture for Landscape Photography

The question “What aperture is best for landscape photography?” is often asked in various online forums. While there isn’t one “correct” aperture, …

Landscape Photography

The 5 WORST mistakes that are destroying your metabolism (iso) G

Surprisingly, not all exercises are good for you. In fact, research has discovered that doing isolated exercises (like bicep curls and tricep …

Exercise

Incredibly Strange Collages That Will Make You So Uncomfortable

Johnny Smith is an LA-based actor and artist who makes some pretty weird pieces of collage art.<p>Whether it's Donald Trump's face emerging from a butt …

Squats: 7 Different Types Of Squats And Their Health Benefits

Squats are perhaps the favorite exercise of all gym-goers. It is that multi-joint workout every fitness enthusiast swears by and the best part is …

Pilates guru insists breathing correctly can help you get abs

What if we told you there was a simpler way to get killer abs and all it takes is breathing?<p>Yes, that’s right, it’s the fitness news you’ve been …

How To Get The Best Prints At Home Or From The Lab

DIY printing can be a frustrating endeavor, but when your final print shows every detail exactly as you want it the rewards are there. There’s a bit …

Tutorials

I'm a Yoga Teacher, and These Are the 15 Poses I Recommend For Weight Loss

Yoga may not be the first thing that comes to mind when you consider shedding fat, getting strong, and losing weight. Even though yoga shouldn't be your <i>only</i> workout if you're trying to change your body and get healthy, it's certainly a great supplemental workout to help you along the way. I've been …

Yoga

The Soft Touch: The Best Software for Wedding, Portrait, and Boudoir Photos

The following is something people tell me when I suggest using a plug-in or specialized software for enhancing or retouching portraits: “But you can …

13 Best Dumbbell Exercises For Strong, Chiseled Arms

The 1 Move That Burns Calories and Brings on the Abs

Burns

Eat these 6 foods to ease bloating and help digestion

Here's what a digestive health expert recommends...<p>If you're looking to reduce bloating, are suffering from continual stomach gurgles or feeling …

Digestion

Build Muscle and Burn More Fat with This Tabata Workout for Beginners

What if I told you that you could tone <b>and</b> shed fat at the same time in<i> as little as 4 minutes</i>? It sounds too good to be true, doesn’t it? Well, it’s …

With a library of 500,000 movies and shows, SelectTV puts Netflix to shame

popsci shop<p>Get one year of service for just $19 and receive a free HDTV antenna.<p>Neither Netflix nor Hulu can claim to be the biggest entertainment library on the web. That accolade goes to SelectTV by FreeCast, an awesome cable-cutting platform that costs less than a coffee per month. You can get …

The 10 Best Moves to Lose Your Love Handles

You’ve tried situps, cardio, and dumbbell side bends, but nothing seems to get rid of that stubborn belly fat on your sides. Sound familiar? It might …

Using the Liquify Filter to Change Body Shape in Adobe Photoshop

There may come a time when you need to change the shape of something, such as a body, toy, car, wrinkle or anything with a defined edge. While there …

Advanced Ab Workout for Super Core Strength

Before you launch into the advanced ab workout, you will want to ease into it with some basic core exercises to warm up the abdominal muscles. The …

8 Common Signs That You're Deficient in Vitamins

A well-balanced and nutritious diet has many benefits.<p>On the other hand, a diet lacking in nutrients may cause a variety of unpleasant symptoms.<p>These …

Grab a Red Wine and get Comfortable to Read The Best Photography Links of the Week

The Toad has been away working on location quite a bit lately and we finally find him back at his desk working on a new weekly list of links to …

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 …

Photography

How Quitting All Social Media Affected One Photographer

A lot of us think of social media as a sort of necessary evil: if we're not comfortable with it, we still engage with it because it gets our name and …

Social Media

Use these eight warm-up poses to kick off your next portrait session

Everybody handles their portrait sessions differently. Some just jump right into it while others take a little time to warm up. Typically, I’m of the …