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Gun control in America: How we got here

<b>(CNN) —</b> On Thursday night in Dallas, a peaceful protest against police violence was interrupted by a thunderous hail of gunfire -- an ambush from above that killed five officers and wounded seven more. Two civilians also sustained injuries.<p>President Barack Obama on Friday morning condemned the …

Guns

The differences between Photoshop and Lightroom explained

Photographers used to have to choose between Adobe Lightroom vs Photoshop when purchasing an image editing software package. But these days although …

William Boyd: my advice for budding authors

At a Guardian Live event to discuss his new novel, William Boyd gave an insight into what it takes to be a novelist - so would you make the grade?<p>With 17 novels, a James Bond reboot, short stories and multiple screenplays under his writerly belt, is it an odd question to ask why William Boyd …

Creative Writing

4 Techniques for Enhancing Details in Your Images

Often, you will find yourself trying to get out some of the fine details in your images to give it more punch. Details enhancement is typically done …

Tutorials

21 Pieces of Writing Advice From Stephen King

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Lightroom Image Processing Mastery Workshop by SLR Lounge

This is probably the mother of all Lightroom image processing courses out there. It covers the raw development process with all its ins and outs in …

Tutorials

The Superresolution Trick – How to Quadruple the Resolution of Your Camera

Have you ever dreamed of shooting with a megapixel monster camera and get images upwards of 50 Megapixel? Of course, these cameras are really …

Tutorials

Canon Unveils a Monster 250-Megapixel Sensor

Canon today announced that it has created a monster of a CMOS sensor with the world’s highest pixel count (for its size). The DSLR-format sensor …

Raspberry Pi gets an official touchscreen display

Although it's pretty easy to hook up a Raspberry Pi to a screen using its HDMI port, it's not exactly the most portable of solutions (especially if there isn't a TV or monitor around). The Raspberry Pi Foundation recognized this, so it set about finding a "simple, embeddable display" capable of …

5 Tips to Take Less Photos of Everything and Take More Photos That Mean Something

How many photos do you have from a recent holiday, that you just haven’t had time to organize? Or, have you come back from a dream vacation and your …

Hyperfocal Distance: A Landscape Photographer's Friend

We have all seen those wonderful shots, those beautiful landscapes that are in focus from what seems like inches in front of the lens element to …

5 Pieces of Free Post Production Software for Photographers

Free software. In the past, this phrase to many of us suggested, poor quality, clunky and inefficient. Time have changed however and in the …

Software

How to Shoot in Low Light 9 Commonly Asked Questions

According to British photojournalist Donald McCullin, “There is no such thing as bad light, just misunderstood light.” Many photographers consider …

Start A Garden, No Matter How Little Space You Have. Here's How.

It's spring, which is time to plant a garden. Yes, even you, without a pile of dirt to dig your hands into. Growing herbs and veggies is a great way to reconnect with nature, especially after the many months of winter. Plus, it also means the benefit of delicious homegrown food -- a store-bought …

10 mobile advertising trends for 2015 and beyond

<i>The mobile advertising system has exploded — but it’s also left many overwhelmed and confused. In this series titled “Maximizing Mobile Ad Monetization” and presented by</i> <i>Supersonic,</i> <i>publishers learn how to take back the reins and navigate the intricacies of mobile advertising. See the whole series</i> …

Smart Cities: It's More Than Broadband

Last week, at the annual Broadband Communities Summit held in Austin, Texas, there was some, albeit guarded, celebration of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) decision regarding Net Neutrality, and their vote to pre-empt state laws in North Carolina and Tennessee, laws that have restricted …

How To Use Your iPhone Like A Pro Video Camera

It's easy to take great photos with your iPhone. Taking great video is much more challenging. In this tutorial I look at a few ways you can get the …

Short Films

Using Photoshop to Create Beautiful Glowing Skin

Many makeup products can make the skin glow and can look great when associated with a good contouring. However, shiny products when used under strobe …

The Urbex Trend Took Over Instagram

Artists have started to explore new areas which are away from urban or industrial hubs, or areas which are abandoned. This trend is starting to gather momentum due to artist's search for places where they can show a different perspective. Find out who they are.<p>It's like Indiana Jones in Raiders of …

Shift Architectural Photography With a Leica by Dierk Topp

<b>By DIERK TOPP</b><p>My topic is sort of special and probably not for many readers, but it may be worth to think about using tilt-shift lenses on your Leica …

Cameras

Photoshop Video Tutorial #2: Layer Masks from The Beginners Basics Series

<b>Brand new to Photoshop?</b> Literally got hooked up on Adobe Creative Cloud last week? If so, more than likely you're fumbling around trying to make …

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 …

5 Trends Shaping The Future Of Architecture

Architects from 2015’s most innovative companies look into their crystal balls and divine the ways the built environment will evolve.<p>What does the future of the architecture industry hold? We asked experts from some of the world’s most innovative companies to look into their crystal balls and …

New Mind-Boggling Photo Manipulations by Erik Johansson

Swedish-born photographer and retoucher Erik Johansson is an undisputed master at photo manipulation, as can be seen from his mind-boggling depictions of everyday scenes with major twists. Part surreal wonders, part mind-boggling optical illusions, the Berlin-based artist's images depict impossible …

Photo Manipulation

6 Ways to Earn Some Extra Income as a Photographer

Besides the usual well paid gigs, which can be months apart, every photographer usually needs some extra income. Nothing major, but enough to keep …

Your subconscious is smarter than you might think

We feel that we are in control when our brains figure out puzzles or read words, says Tom Stafford, but a new experiment shows just how much work is going on underneath the surface of our conscious minds.<p>It is a common misconception that we know our own minds. As I move around the world, walking …

Consciousness

12 of the best self-drive trips

Hitting the open road, stopping when you feel like it, cruising where the wind takes you... Here's how to make your road trip dream a reality<p>While a …

Watch Jay Z freestyle on his first TV appearance in 1990

<b>With Big Daddy Kane in tow.</b><p>These days <b>Jay Z</b> tends to cruise along in the slow lane throwing out a few #cakes here and there, but it wasn’t always this …

Shooting The Oscars’ Most Centered Movie: The Precision Filmmaking Behind “Grand Budapest Hotel”

Longtime Wes Anderson collaborator Robert Yeoman talks about making the gorgeous Grand Budapest Hotel and the eternal question on all the director’s films: “Are we in the center?”<p>Wes Anderson’s go-to cinematographer Robert Yeoman has nearly 20 years of experience capturing painstakingly composed …