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Understanding Exposure - ISO, Aperture and Shutter Speed Explained

When you think of the craft or art of photography, you must immediately think of exposure. Exposure is a critical element that determines what is …

How to shoot high-quality panorama images

Panorama images have something intriguing. They give you a different view of the world around you - a view that does not resemble the way you see a …

A Trick for Sharpening High ISO Photos in Photoshop Without Adding More Noise

UK-based glamour photographer Markp created this short video tutorial on how he sharpens photos captured at high ISOs in Photoshop without adding …

How To Get Your Own Email Newsletter Off The Ground

Email newsletters are back in a big way. Starting your own is a great way to build an audience for yourself or a company and offers a way to personally reach people in a place that they’re most likely to read: their Inbox.<p>This post will take a look at how to start your own email newsletter, from my …

Create a Dark, Mysterious Photo Manipulation

Hey PSDFANs!Today’s tutorial will walk you through some essential manipulation, blending and colour matching techniques.In this lesson I’ll show you …

4 Photoshop Tools Every Photographer Should Know

When it comes to photo-editing programs, one of the most popular among both amateur and professional photographers alike is Adobe Photoshop. While it …

GIFtorial: How To Use Displacement Maps in Photoshop

In this tutorial, you'll learn how to use Photoshop Displacement Maps to distort graphics so that they realistically match the background you're …

Want Better Color? Use Neutral Gray Themes in Adobe Photoshop and Lightroom

It's a well-known fact that the environment affects our perception of color. This extends into your software's workspace as well. Working in a …

How I Drastically Improved My Photography with Just Two Little Decisions

The question I get asked the most is: “Wow, nice pic! Which camera are you using?” Does that sound familiar? In the past, every time I heard this …

Landscape Photography

5 Ways to Speed Up Your Lightroom Workflow

Those of you, who use Lightroom, will know what a powerful and multi-faceted program it is. It is fair to say that along with its now discontinued …

35 Premium Photoshop Tutorials: How to do Photo Manipulation

Learning all the ways you can edit your photos and images is like someone that finally learns the proper drawing techniques. Before, the person was …

How To Create a Realistic Painted Effect in Photoshop

There’s some talented artists out there who can hand paint stunning hyper-realistic art, but those kinds of skills are something us mere mortals can …

Using Topaz Adjust to Improve Your Images

Using special software to enhance HDR images after the tone-mapping process has become common practice today. There are a few software packages …

10 Things You Need to Know Before Dating the Outgoing Introvert

Ah the outgoing introvert - the most complex and satisfying of all puzzles.<p>We have mad layers of depth and feelings…like an onion. Or something. I …

Self-help

1. Clean The Lens

Anyone can pick up an iPhone and take a photo, but it takes a more skilled photographer to create a truly great image. Taking incredible photos with …

Are media companies building another house of cards on Snapchat?

If there’s an “It Girl” in the online-media space right now — a single company that sums up the current landscape, for better or worse — it would …

Social Media

Why the modern world is bad for your brain

Photograph: Alamy<p>‘Because it is limited in characters, texting discourages thoughtful discussion or any level of detail, and its addictive problems are compounded by its …

IQ

Canon Officially Announces the Canon 5DS, 5DS R and 11-24mm f/4L

After weeks of rumors and speculation, Canon has finally confirmed that the megapixel monster known as the 5Ds/5Ds R is real, and coming to stores …

Is an Eye Primer the Secret to Camouflaging Tired Eyes and Dark Lids?

When it comes to defying winter’s final push with a bright-eyed look, focus tends to zero in on camouflaging any trace of dark circles with heavy concealer—but in fact, much of fatigue’s telltale discoloration resides on your upper lids, where subtle, flesh-toned primers designed specifically for …

Makeup

Olympus Air A01 Offers Varying Lens Quality and Connects to Your Smartphone

In the age of super-smartphones and app innovation, chances are your phone doubles as a mode of<p>In the age of super-smartphones and app innovation, chances are your phone doubles as a mode of communication, calendar and oftentimes, your camera. It’s hard sometimes to grab an encapsulating photo that …

4 Common Productivity Tips That Are Actually the Worst

Remember: Just because you've heard it before doesn't mean it will work for you.<p><i>This story first appeared on The Muse, a Web destination with exciting job opportunities and expert career advice.</i><p>You've heard the same "tried and true" advice from productivity experts for years. And I'll admit …

Time Management

Save For Web: Better JPEG Compression with Adobe Photoshop

<b>Save For Web</b> is a nifty feature of later editions of <b>Adobe Photoshop</b> that allows us to compromise in a better way with size and quality in order to …

Create a Brand Identity in Photoshop, Part 1 | Advanced Photoshop - Free Photoshop Tutorials & Online Resources

Thanks go out to Tjaard Du Plessis for this Photoshop tutorial. See more of his work at www.behance.net/tdp1<p>Illustrated Logo<p>Step 01: Document Settings<p>…

Create a retro photo collage illustration in Photoshop

Tom Kemp Starley reveals how to create a 1940s-inspired composition using an artful mix of photos and graphics, the Warp tool, Curves and brushes.

Graphics

Photography News, Guides and Trends

Composition Principles: Not Just for Designers We are photographers—visual communicators, peddlers of our ideas upon page and screen and …

Photography

Tip: You Can Use Your Wallet as a Simple Tripod for Your Smartphone

There are now a number of smartphone tripods out there that are designed to fit inside your wallet when not in use. Before you buy one, though, …

How to Create Impressive Surreal Photos: A Beginner's Guide

Ever wondered how those fun and surreal photos are made? Well, usually the process of making them requires multiple images, some graphic design …

The Unspoken Reason Why Wedding Photography is So Expensive

Here’s a common complaint: “Why is wedding photography so expensive?”<p>One of the most common complaints about wedding photography is that it’s too …

Shooting the Streets of SF with Photographer Travis Jensen

Here’s a 4.5-minute profile of street photographer Travis Jensen, a man who documents life on the sidewalks of San Francisco. It’s a look at how …

Photography