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I Turned IKEA Products Into Costumes for a Rembrandt Photo Shoot

I recently shot the 2017 Christmas card photo for Stavanger Foto, the passionate camera store on the west coast of Norway. Being granted full …

Energous Gets FCC Certification for WattUp Wire-Free Charging Technology

Nearly three years after Energous debuted its wire-free "power-at-a-distance" charging system called WattUp, the Federal Communications Commission has now approved the technology. Specifically, the FCC certification is for the company's first-generation WattUp Mid Field transmitter, which powers up …

Here’s the Best Way to Match Tones in Composite Photos

One of the most common difficulties with compositing photos is having the color tones of the different parts of the image match. This can be tricky …

Tutorials

This Website Uses AI to Enhance Low-Res Photos, CSI-Style

Let’s Enhance is a new free website that uses neural networks to upscale your photos in a way Photoshop can’t. It magically boosts and enhances your …

Machine Learning

Canon’s M-i1 Mini Projector Can Beam Your Camera’s Photos Wirelessly

Canon has launched a new mini projector, the Mini Projector M-i1, that can be used to project photos and video wirelessly without needing a …

Fine Art Prices Are Falling, but Photo Prices Are Rising

If you’ve been thinking about starting a fine art photography collection, now may not be a bad time to start that investment. While most types of …

How to Make a Realistic Shallow Depth of Field Using Photoshop

In this 20-minute tutorial by PiXimperfect, learn how to use Photoshop to create a realistic bokeh effect in your photo. Creating a shallow depth of …

Tutorials

This Photographer Used a McDonald’s Big Mac Box to Light Portraits

French photographer Philippe Echaroux recently decided to challenge himself in the area of shooting portraits of strangers. Instead of using high-end …

Photography

The Woman Who Paints the $1,000+ Backdrops Used by Top Photographers

Sarah Oliphant is a backdrop painter working in New York City whose highly sought after $1,000+ backdrops are used by many of the world’s top …

Photography

Ridiculous Group Photo Poses You Can Try With Your Friends

Here’s a lighthearted 1-minute video by VGAG that provides some unusual posing ideas for group photos.<p>We see a series of illustrations showing …

Here’s the First 81-Megapixel Photo by the Light L16 16-Camera Camera

The camera startup Light began shipping out the first L16 cameras to pre-order customers last month. If you want to see what the 16-camera camera can …

Mobile Photography

How to Do Frequency Separation with the Mixer Brush in Photoshop

Frequency separation allows you to retouch images by editing one aspect without affecting others. For example, it will allow you to soften the skin …

Jeremy Cowart Drew and Printed a DIY Photo Backdrop in 30 Minutes

High-end photo backdrops can cost over $1,000 apiece. When photographer Jeremy Cowart couldn’t find a backdrop he needed a few days ago, he had an …

Photography

Tesla's new Solar Roof is actually cheaper than a normal roof

Good news for those who have been eyeing Tesla’s new Solar Roof – the company just announced pricing for its photovoltaic tiles, and they come in at …

Tesla

Loupedeck vs PFixer: Editing Wedding Photos in Lightroom

As a professional documentary wedding photographer, actually taking photographs is a small (but essential!) part of my job. Much of what a wedding …

How to Fake a Drone Shot with a Phone and a Really, Really Long Selfie Stick

No-fly zones are increasing, regulations are tightening, and the situations where you can actually fly a drone in public spaces are dwindling. No …

This Infinite Loop Timelapse Spins the Earth While the Stars Stay Still

If you point your camera at the sky and film, the stars will arc overhead. That’s because your camera is attached to a giant spinning orb called …

Time-lapse Photography

How to Create a Double Exposure Portrait Using Photoshop

The artistic effect created by compositing images in a double exposure is certainly nothing new, but the masking techniques learned in constructing …

Tutorials

Disney Scenes Recreated as Photos

Louisiana-based photographer Savannah Kate Bridges shoots custom portraiture for clients in a variety of genres, but in her free time she has been …

I Held a Dog Headshot Photo Booth, and the Results Were Hilarious

After the fantastic experience I had hosting my first Dog Photo Booth at Glens Falls Pet Fest in City Park, Glens Falls last year, I knew I had to …

Pets

A Closer Look at the Dolly Zoom

The “dolly zoom,” also known as the “Hitchcock zoom” or “Vertigo effect,” is a filmmaking technique that involves changing a zoom lens’ angle of view …

Fashion Photoshoot Behind-the-Scenes with Gelled Strobes a Cyclorama!

Go behind-the-scenes with Chelsea, Tony, Justin, a model (Chelsea Lipp) and hair and makeup as they use a full cyclorama at Sonalyst studios to do a …

Photography Tips

Cassini Snaps the Closest Views We’ve Ever Had of Saturn

On April 26th, NASA’s Cassini spacecraft made its first-ever “Grand Finale” dive through the gap between Saturn and the planet’s rings. As it shot …

3 Levels of Sharpening You Should Be Applying in Photoshop

My name is Jake Hicks, and I’m an editorial and fashion photographer based in the UK. In this article, I’ll share a look at some of the sharpening …

Famous B&W Photos Turned into Color by a 21-Year-Old Whiz

Marina Amaral is a 21-year-old Brazilian retoucher who is receiving widespread acclaim for her work adding color to famous historical B&W …

Winston Churchill

How to Shoot Sunset Silhouettes in a Water Drop… Without Leaving Home

Photographer Mithun M Das captured this creative and romantic photo of a kissing couple’s silhouette in a drop of water hanging off the end of a …

Photography

2 Months with the Fujifilm X100F

I’ve had a copy of the x100F since early November. During that time I kind of made it my go-to camera for just about anything and everything—from my …

Cameras

Fujifilm Medium Format GFX 50S First Impressions

Wow.<p>I typically have more to say in my first paragraph, but this camera blew me away and “wow” is one of the best ways to portray my first …

Cameras

Astropad Studio Launches on iPad With 'Pro-Level Drawing Tools' for $65/Year

Second-screen iPad app Astropad has today launched a new premium version of its drawing suite called "Astropad Studio" that's been built exclusively for the iPad Pro (via <i>TechCrunch</i>). The new service offers users a number of advantages over the basic app -- including 40 MB/s max speed for lower …

10 awesome new Final Cut Pro X version 10.3 features [Video]

Final Cut Pro X 10.3 was released on Thursday, and although I haven’t had much time to play with it, it’s immediately apparent that this is a <i>huge</i> update. In fact, I think Apple did itself a disservice by labeling this a dot release instead of just calling it Final Cut Pro version 11.0.<p>The addition …