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How Lightroom’s Catalogs Will Make Your Photography Collection More Organized

Adobe’s Lightroom is perhaps the most powerful image management tool on the market. Much of that power lies in the way it arranges images in a easy …

Quick Photoshop Secret: How To Make a More Impactful Sunset or Sunrise

<i>Jimmy McIntyre is a world-renowned travel photographer, educator, and 500px ISO contributor. His photos have been published in local and national</i> …

Landscape Photography

5 Underused Lightroom Tools That You Should Use More Often

Adobe’s Lightroom has become one of the best editing and image management options for enthusiast and professional photographers alike. In its most …

A First Look at the HDR Merge Feature Coming Soon in Lightroom 6

Earlier this month, a leaked product page revealed a number of features that will be found in the upcoming Lightroom 6. One of them was an HDR …

Best-Kept Secrets of Priceline

Shhh... Here's what no one tells you about finding travel deals on Priceline. Use these tips to search wisely, bid smart, and save big.

Articles about 7 elegant closet solutions on Dwell.com - Dwell

The alphabet is as easy as ABC, but for typographer Peter Bil’ak, the way language looks is a never-ending exploration.<p>Inspired by a builder's response to the devastating wildfires across California, we're taking a look at seven recent designs for...<p>When Alana Charles and her husband moved to their …

Fabrication

Create Perfect Portraits in Lightroom Using These 6 Classic Retouch Techniques

With portraiture, what you see is not always what you want to get. Even the very best portrait with the perfect model will often need some form of …

Articles about grid prefab cabin completely tune surroundings on Dwell.com - Dwell

Dramatically wrapped in dark spruce panels, this self-sustaining tiny home in North Slovakia is the ultimate escape.<p>A small prefab cabin in Norway is offering an alternative view on the concept of luxury.<p>Airlifted into place via a helicopter, this energy-efficient alpine shelter adds a vibrant pop …

Off-grid

How To Achieve the Film Look Using Lightroom

It seems as if the film edit is getting more popular every day. A lot of beginner photographers out there will do anything to achieve this look. The …

Travel Well for Less: How to Save on Accommodations

Ever wonder why someone else always seems to get a better deal for their hotel or travel accommodation than you do? Well, there are lots of ways to score discounted (or even free) accommodations these days. We've done it ourselves in both our personal travel and for our work for International …

Hospitality

In Ireland, hiking for ancient relics hidden by fog

Few others have been devoted enough to traverse the grey, barren Maumturk mountains.<p>When most people think of Ireland, they imagine bucolic green fields dotted with fluffy sheep, or cobblestone streets lined with signs advertising Guinness. But I was looking for a lesser-known side to the Emerald …

How to Create Creamy Black & White Images in Lightroom

Don’t let your black and white images fall flat. Bring out the true beauty of your photographs by adding vibrancy and creamy tones. Zach & Jody show …

Once a Garage, Now a Light-Filled Home in Amsterdam

This Amsterdam-based home used to be a garage before i29 interior architects got ahold of it. Now it’s a light-filled space with a long, pitched …

Photography Packing Guide for Iceland

Brendan van Son+Posted By on Sep 7, 2014 | 4 comments<p>The day has nearly arrived for me to leave on my week long adventure in Iceland. Thus, I thought …

A Week in Iceland: Stats, Costs, and Travel Photography

Brendan van Son+Posted By on Sep 19, 2014 | 25 comments<p>When we were booking our flights from Europe to North America, we found that the cheapest …

Here's The Cheapest Time To Stay In 25 Major Cities

Hotel prices can fluctuate tremendously: Do you wait until the last minute to snatch up a discounted room or do you book months in advance to get the biggest discount?<p>Agoda, a travel booking site, created a n infographic that shows the best times to book a hotel room, based on hotel booking data …

Travel

Are you a Traveler or a Tourist?

If you dream of setting foot on distant shores, of strolling beneath foreign stars or if you can't wait to pack a bag and leave behind the familiar and the comfortable, then you, kindred soul, are a traveler.<p>There are bits of me all over the world; nail clippings in Taiwan, hair in Oman and skin …

Travelers

New Microsoft Project Turns Boring First-Person Videos Into Awesome Hyperlapses

There are barely any mountain bikers, climbers, skydivers or skiers left who don’t have a GoPro camera attached to their helmet. Nobody really wants to sit through an hour of video of you heading up and down the slopes, however. You could just speed those videos up, but then they become completely …

Picturesque Irish Home Gets a Natural Modern Extension

In the stunning Fanad Peninsula in Ireland, this traditional home was revamped with a garage that became a studio and a new structure that would …

Tutorial: How to Quickly Fix Skin Redness Using the HSL Sliders in Photoshop

One problem almost all portrait photographers are going to run into at one point or another is skin redness. We’re human, there’s blood flowing …

Stunning Aerial Video of Spring Flooding in Alberta Shot with a Drone-Mounted NEX-5N

Canadian photographer Richard Gottardo — whose beautiful work we’ve featured several times before and who I am going to email passive aggressively to …

PatchnRide Tool Repairs Bike Punctures In Less Than 60 Seconds (video)

Getting a puncture whilst riding your bike is never a convenient or great thing to happen and can cause both hassle repairing the tube yourself or …

Skip waiting for invites and purchase the OnePlus One at Oppomart for $389

While many are still waiting for OnePlus to hand out enough invitations for its debut Android flagship, the One, Oppomart has confirmed on its …

PSA: No, The OnePlus One Is Not Waterproof, So Don't Try This At Home

Maybe it's the months-long PR buildup, maybe it's the extreme scarcity, or maybe it's just the manifested hopes of thousands of overeager Android …

How to Take Full Advantage of Lightroom’s Develop Module, a Thorough Walkthrough

Behind every great photograph is a well-crafted creative workflow, and if you haven’t honed yours yet, then this seminar by photographer Robert …

Short Tutorial Teaches You a Great Way to Recover Shadow Detail in Photoshop

There are many options for recovering shadow detail in post, but if you still haven’t settled on one or you want a technique that will give you more …

6 of Lightroom's Hidden Treasures

6 of Lightroom's Hidden Treasures - virtual copy, soft proofing, smart previews, lights out, targeted adjustment, and visualize spots.

Elevated Villa is Perfect Vantage Point for Japanese Snows

This small villa, located in Hirugano, Gifu Prefecture, Japan, is perfectly suited to its surroundings. Architects Ken Yokogawa Architect and …

Two-Box Home: Simple Dwelling of Dual Shipping Containers

When executed well, container architecture speaks for itself – the constituent containers become the anchors for the design around which the rest of …