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How to Paint Light Using Radial Filters in Lightroom

Sometimes you might not have time to take every photo you’re editing into Photoshop but you still need to make significant changes to make an image …

How to mask anything in Lightroom in a few seconds

Lightroom’s Auto Mask option is a useful tool that can save you a lot of time. But this video from Signature Edits shows you how you can make the …

How to Use the Color Dodge and Burn Blend Modes in Photoshop

Here’s a 12-minute tutorial from photographer Blake Rudis of f64 Academy that looks at how you can use Photoshop’s dodge and burn blend modes for …

Tutorials

Photo Basics: Why the Histogram Is So Important and How to Use It for Better Photographs (VIDEO)

The histogram is a powerful, yet frequently overlooked, tool that can make a big difference in your photographs. This simple tutorial will help you …

Fuji Raw Processors Compared: There’s a Lot More To It Than Image Quality

There has been a wave of updates to raw processors recently, including new releases this week from Topaz and ON1. Consequently, it has been difficult …

Here are 10 enchanting tree tunnels (and where to find them)

Tunnels of trees have a way of making you feel safe, as if the branches are stretching out to form a protected path just for you. It's like walking …

Northern Ireland

Bobby Maximus Has Just One Ab Workout to Get You Ripped

You'll never ask for another ab workout again after this burner from Bobby Maximus.<p>When it comes to the muscles you want to show off, abs are right at the top of the list.<p>And rightly so. Even if you're not a fan of shirtless selfies or rocking a six pack, you need to pay attention to your abs. A …

This 32-Inch Philips Display with 99% Adobe RGB and HDR is Only $500

Philips has announced a new 32-inch professional monitor with HDR and 99% Adobe RGB coverage: the Philips Brilliance QHD LCD P-line 328P6AUBREB. The …

How to Dodge and Burn Your Photos Using Gaussian Blur

Here’s a 5-minute tutorial by photography artist Antti Karppinen that shares a technique for effectively dodging and burning your photo using the …

Tutorials

This Overlooked Detour on the Trek to Machu Picchu Could Become Peru's Hottest Destination

The Inca Trail may no longer be the best route to Machu Picchu.<p>The streets of Cusco, where travelers congregate before embarking on tours of Peru's …

How to Post-Process Soft and ‘Dreamy’ Portraits of Children

Here’s a 47-minute tutorial from PiXimperfect about how to create those soft, dreamy portrait photos of children using Photoshop.<p>First things first, …

Build a tiny cinema camera kit for under $300

High-end video gear cost a lot of money, and if your budget is thin, it can be frustrating. Fortunately, there are often cheaper solutions that maybe …

7 Tips for Getting Natural Smiles in Photos

Getting someone to smile naturally on camera can sometimes be a difficult task. Here’s a 2-minute video by photographer Mathieu Stern in which he …

This Map Takes the Guess Work Out of Deciding When to Travel

Deciding when during the year to book a bucket list getaway generally comes down to settling on a date that both jibes with when you can take time …

Travel

How to Color Correct with One Click in Photoshop

Is there an unwanted color cast spoiling your photo? Correcting this is really simple when you use the curves tool, as demonstrated by PiXimperfect …

How to Visit Yosemite, From a Guy Who’s Done It 100 Times

There’s a way to arrive at Yosemite Valley, the well-trafficked area of Yosemite National Park that houses its most picturesque cliffs and …

National Parks

10 best places to go in Africa (and what to do there)

With 54 countries calling it home, Africa’s topography, landscape and activities vary drastically by region. I’ve been to the continent 26 times, yet each time I go I’m surprised at just how many new things there are to see and do.<p>To make it easier for you to plan a trip, I’ve highlighted some of …

National Parks

Edward Snowden And Bunnie Huang Built A Privacy Add-On For The iPhone

The security gurus prototyped a hardware hack and phone case meant to help protect users like journalists and human rights activists.<p>Edward Snowden and hardware hacker Andrew “bunnie” Huang have built a prototype iPhone add-on called the Introspection Engine that will detect if the devices are …

Surveillance

The 3 Moves You Need for a Bulletproof Core

When you think of your core muscles — the muscles spanning between your hips and shoulders, especially your abdominals, and spinal erectors — you …

World's Most Stunning Public Staircases Photos

Sure, elevators are more convenient, but staircases provide a window to the world so rarely seen from any other vantage point. No matter if they are etched into the side of a rock face, as the 740 steps are at Colombia's 10-million-ton Stone of El Peñol, or cut through water, like the Moses Bridge …

Airlines Are Offering a New Way to Get Upgraded. Here's How to Score a First Class Seat

Get ready to bid.<p><i>Bid Now For a Chance to Upgrade!</i><p>If you’ve purchased an international flight over the past year, you’ve probably received an email …

British Airways

Robert Shiller wrote the book on bubbles. He says “the best example right now is bitcoin.”

Yale economics professor Robert Shiller won the Nobel prize for his work on bubbles. He wrote a seminal book on speculative manias, <i>Irrational Exuberance</i>, a deep analysis of the dramas over the centuries when otherwise sane people drove prices for tulips, stocks, and houses to inexplicable …

Stock Markets

The world’s ‘most friendless people’ are under assault yet again

<i>Want smart analysis of the most important news in your inbox every weekday along with other global reads, interesting ideas and opinions to know? Sign up for the Today's WorldView newsletter.</i><p>In recent days, thousands of Rohingya Muslims in Burma have made their way to neighboring Bangladesh, …

Put down the frying pan: You are probably making scrambled eggs the wrong way

<b>By Kate Krader</b>It’s hard to think of a dish as elemental as scrambled eggs. The only requirements for the original two-ingredient recipe (if you don’t …

This video series teaches you all the Photoshop basics for free

Popular YouTube channel TastyTuts, which specializes in graphic design and digital art tutorials, has published a free course titled 'The Complete …

Tutorials

The Other 50%: Creating and Sharing Your Photos is Only Half the Work

Creating and sharing your work is just the beginning, as Chase Jarvis explains in this 6-minute ‘tough love’ video for his RAW series. Building a …

Instagram Created a Monster: A No B.S. Guide to What’s Really Going On

I remember how excited I was when I first started posting on Instagram. I finally had a platform to get my work seen, tell my stories, share my life …

Best kit for landscape photography

<b>Setting yourself up with the right kit for landscape photography is the best way to ensure you get the possible shots. Have a look at our landscape</b> …

Landscape Photography

The Best Camera, Lens, and Gear for Travel Photography

July 26, 2016<p>You booked your flight, and you’re stoked. You’re finally taking that trip that you have been dreaming of for a really long time.<p>Like …