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How to watch every Marvel Cinematic Universe film in the right order

How to Guide Your Viewer’s Eye Using Radial Gradients in Photoshop

A radial gradient can be used almost like a spotlight, directing the eye of the viewer where you want in an image. In this 10-minute video from f64 …

All the Gear You Need to Step Up Your Smartphone Photography

Your phone camera is good, but it could be better.<p>If your smartphone isn't your only camera these days, it's likely your primary one. While a good smartphone can give you some great photos on its own, there's more options available than you might think for those looking to get even more out of …

HOW TO GO VIRAL AS A PHOTOGRAPHER.

Dear friend,<p>I’m gonna give you some contrarian (not ‘common-sense’) advice on how to become a viral photographer — someone whose message, ideas, and …

Sundisc is a softbox that is totally flat

Mirrorless cameras and high-power speedlights have reduced the size of gear, just like they promised. But the softbox still remains the largest piece …

How to Take More Risks in Street Photography

Dear friend,<p>I think the reason why street photography is fun is because it is risky.<p>1. Shoot what you’re afraid of<p>I know whenever I see a good …

Street Photography

How to do UV UltraViolet Photography Tricks with a Blacklight

Want to really do something different with your photography? I’m not talking about changing angles or adding filters, I mean <i>really</i> different. …

17 Best Home Remedies To Get Rid Of Alcohol Hangover

Hangover is a set of unpleasant psychological and physiological effects that you experience after consuming alcohol.Don’t worry you can get rid of …

Canon USA launches new online photography courses

Canon USA has announced seven new photography courses that will form the beginning of the company’s new Canon Online Learning program. The courses …

Finally! The BEST way to sharpen your images!

Sharpening. A subject that has potentially endless possibilities when it comes to how it can be done, high pass, unsharp mask, sharpening etc are the …

Adding texture easily to your backgrounds in Photoshop

Not very long ago I got to visit my buddy Joseph Parry. We drank (quite a lot of beer), we ate (lots of chocolate brownies) and we took photos. Like …

Tutorials

Rumor Details Potential "Spider-Man: Homecoming" Villains, Costume Upgrade

Following Spider-Man’s big debut in the Marvel Cinematic Universe in “Captain America: Civil War,” his next appearance will be in 2017’s “Spider-Man: …

Canon 120MP DSLR Shows Off its Stuff at Canon Expo

Canon announced back in September 2015 that it’s building a 120-megapixel DSLR. This week, at Canon Expo in Shanghai, China, Canon is showing off the …

Cameras

How to paint wings with light using the Light Painting Brushes' new feather attachment

Light painting is a fascinating technique that’s evolved over the last few years from the humble flashlight into an elaborate array of tools, …

5 Comics You Must Read Before Captain America: Civil War

• Author: Graeme McMillan. Graeme McMillan Culture<br>• Date of Publication: 05.04.16. 05.04.16<br>• Time of Publication: 9:00 am. 9:00 am<p>Even if you’ve seen the …

How a Lack of Representation Is Hurting Photojournalism

In a recent World Press Photo report, 1,556 photographers were surveyed on the state of news photography. Beyond the issues around image manipulation …

Skyrocket Your Landscape Photography Composition

When you start to get into landscape photography, you come to realise that Ansel Adams was correct when he said it is the ultimate test and often the …

Cinematic Color Grading With Lightroom

We have posted a few really awesome cinematic color grading tutorials lately – but they all use Photoshop.<p>Instead of jumping over to Photoshop, I …

Tutorials

Star Wars vs Studio Ghibli [Update]

Inspired by CG+’s <i>Star Wars: Reimagined</i> contest (which we’ve already covered, and which he missed out on entering), artist Lap Pun Cheung has drawn a …

A Photographer Turned Thousands of Photos and Weeks of Work Into Incredible Insect Images

When you get super close to a photographic subject, some tricky things start to happen. Tiny bits of dust and dirt become huge distraction. Depth of …

6 Reasons You Should Be Printing Your Photos

As a photographer I spend a lot of time taking photos, editing, blogging, and posting to social media. To what end? Are the photos meant to be viewed …

Santa Barbara

Colossus: How to Turn Skin to Metal in Adobe Photoshop

What You'll Be CreatingAs our X-Men week continues, we honor everybody's favorite Steel-Skinned Russian with a look at how to transform skin into …

This photographer has ALS and shoots amazing street photography from his wheelchair

Brought world’s consciousness in a massive way in 2014, thanks to the Ice Bucket Challenge, ALS is not a nice thing to have to live with. Having had …

Photography

Lighting and Retouching Tutorials for Recreating the Styles of Some of the World's Best Photographers

In this video, Guadalajara-based Photographer and Retoucher Sid Vasandani, shows us how to recreate that classic Steven Meisel vibe, used in his …

Is this the end of backfocus problems? Nikon's new Auto AF Fine Tune calibration explained

With reports coming through that the D500 has now started shipping in the USA, those who have received them have been keen to start showing them …

You Should All Be Reading These Criminally Underrated Comics Right Now

We at io9 tend to cover a lot of comic book news, but there are a lot of smaller titles that, while not making headline news, are absolutely worth …

5 Reasons You Can’t Book a Bridal Editorial Shoot (and it has nothing to do with your gear)

I was honoured to wrap-up another bridal-inspired editorial shoot where I was paid for my expertise. Having been a wedding photographer for 5+ years, …

Six-Figure Freelancers Share Their Best Advice For Finding Success And Clients

Leaving your day job and launching your own freelance business is a dream that many creatives share. However, like starting any business, becoming a successful freelancer takes a lot of hard work, a strong set of skills, and the willingness to learn from others.<p>There are certain things you need to …

People Don’t Want To Know What You Photograph So Much As They Want To Know Why

My old pal Skip Cohen published a post at his blog (SkipCohenUniversity.com) a little while ago and used my “Artist Statement” as a teaching tool so …