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10 Most Iconic Movie Jackets Of All Time

While an actor’s performance is what matters the most in the portrayal of a character, you can’t brush off their wardrobe, as it helps them bring the …

Digital Photography

An introduction to the scientific, artistic, and computing aspects of digital photography. Topics include lenses and optics, light and sensors, …

This Photoshop Trick Lets You Easily Fix Color Fringing

Photoshop and Lightroom both have built-in tools for dealing with chromatic aberration (AKA color fringing), but in some cases the features don’t …

12 sci-fi/fantasy books that channel the blood of hardboiled noir into their black, black hearts

Hardboiled detective novels (popular from 1920 through the 1950s) and the film noir genre inspired by it (popular from the 1940s through the 1950s) …

Books

12 Fantasy & Sci-Fi Books to Read: May 2016

We couldn’t be more excited for the month of May, as it will see several spectacular-looking debut novels, continuations of a few popular series, and …

Best science fiction books to read

By Washington Post Staff<p>Fans of science fiction find themselves in the genre for a number of reasons. It could be a love of all the accoutrements that mark the genre: new species, alien warfare, spaceships and gripping anti-heroes. But, it also serves as a crystal ball — showing humanity through …

This is Why the "Blend If" Tool in Photoshop is Amazing For Sharpening Photos

Usually, when I am sharpening or reducing noise in a picture, I end up doing it in a separate layer, and then masking the areas to which I don’t want …

What are Smart Objects in Photoshop CC and How to Use Them in Your Photo Editing

A very powerful and yet often forgotten function within Photoshop CC are Smart Objects. Smart Objects were originally created for graphic design use …

Cuban Cigars? Not Yet. Till Then, Smoke These

Even though the embargo against Cuba has been lightened — you can now legally bring $100 worth of tasty Havanas back to the States — it doesn’t mean …

Cigars

Techniques for Removing People in Photoshop

As much as people can add life, mood and scale to an image, there are times when we just wish they were not there. There are times we might have set …

5 Simple Ways To Prevent Signs Of Ageing

Unless you plan on discovering the fountain of youth anytime soon, chances are you’re going to begin to show the signs of ageing.<p>Sooner or later our …

The Workout That Can Help You Lose 2 Inches Of Belly Fat

It's scientifically proven to detonate fat, and it only takes 20 minutes<p>If you want to lose a belt size, skip the treadmill. Performing intervals during your regular workout may help you lose more belly fat than steady-state cardio, according to Greek researchers.<p>In the study, participants …

What to see in Alaska: 8 must-see destinations by cruise ship

Cruise passenger Steve Trabun has sailed through Alaska's Inside Passage three times. And he can't wait to go again.<p>"The scenery is spectacular, and the wildlife is amazing," said Trabun, who lives in Spokane, Wash., and enjoys sailing with Princess Cruises. "Alaska is absolutely incredible. This …

Back to the Future DeLorean iPhone Case

Perhaps by some sense of meta-irony, Dr. Emmett Brown’s old DeLorean is a timeless icon of<p>Perhaps by some sense of meta-irony, Dr. Emmett Brown’s old …

12 Places in London Every Reader Should Visit

The Photoshop Playbook: 50 Short Video Tutorials on Fundamental Skills in Photoshop

Back in 2013, Adobe began posting a series of short video tutorials on YouTube called the “Photoshop Playbook.” The series has since grown to contain …

Architectural Photography Using Layer Masking to Correct Contrast and White Balance

Blending indoors and outdoors in architectural photography can often create a compelling image. Unfortunately, however, it is often fraught with …

Using Levels in Photoshop to Image Correct Color and Contrast

You will learn how to colour correct your images and enhance contrast using the Levels Tool in Photoshop

How to Swap Heads in Photoshop

My Workflow: How to Stay Sane While Working as a Music Photographer on Tour

My workflow is the most important part of being a productive and successful music photographer. Other photographers rarely ask about it, but I feel …

7 Must-Haves for iPhone Photographers

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Have You Created Your 2015 Metadata Copyright Preset?

Now is the perfect time to create a 2015 copyright preset that will add your copyright information to your photos metadata automatically when you …

A Few of Our Favorite Camera Accessories — Tools and Toys

When you buy a camera, it usually comes with all the necessary accessories right out of the box. But, to be blunt, the included accessories are …

In-App Purchases

Sky Overlays: Photoshop Tutorial

I will admit I am just a bit obsessed with gorgeous skies. I mean really, who doesn’t enjoy looking at a colorful, creamy sky complementing their …

5 Blend Modes in Photoshop Every Photographer Should Know

Photographic compositing has been with us since the dawn of photography. The merging of two or more separate images into one is seen as a way of …

How to Use Content-Aware Scale in Photoshop to Reshape Images

Content-Aware Scaling is somewhat of an unsung hero and one of many nifty little tricks that get buried behind their bigger, more popular editing …

How to do Quick and Easy Curves Adjustments in Photoshop

When you are starting out learning to edit in Photoshop there are a lot of tools from which to choose. The Curves Adjustment is one of the more …

Tutorials

How to Use Channel Mixer in Photoshop to Create Amazing Black and White Images

In the early days of digital, one of the biggest criticisms was that black and white images were nowhere near as good as their film based …