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Extraordinary Macro Insect Photography by Eyal Hakim

Outstanding close up portraits of insects by Eyal Hakim, talented self-taught photographer, retoucher and artist currently based in Boca Raton, …

Photography

How to Use High Speed Sync (HSS) Flash on Location to Capture Striking Portraits

Shooting portraits on location with a wide aperture can result in some great images, but if, like me, you want to underexpose the ambient light for a …

Shutter Speed

A Gorgeous Film Created From Still Photos That Capture the Intersection of Water Meeting Light

Dutch filmmaker Armand Dijks has created “Elemental“, a gorgeous film that captures the brilliant intersection where light and water meet. The film …

Photography

Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes could face 20 years in prison

Elizabeth Holmes, founder and CEO of blood-testing startup Theranos, was indicted by a federal grand jury with committing massive fraud on Friday, …

Corruption

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 …

Tutorials

The Ultimate Guide on How to Use Photoshop Layer Masks

Diving deep into Photoshop can seem daunting, but to suit both beginners and more experienced Photoshop users alike, Colin Smith from Photoshop Cafe …

Tutorials

One Thing I Regret Not Starting Sooner as a Photographer

What if I said there was something more useful for our photographic careers than any social network we've ever been on? With the ability to reach …

This Video Trick Will Make Your Time-lapses Look Better

Time-lapses are an easy way to add spice to your video productions, but sometimes parts of your scene look awful when displayed over long periods of …

Videography

A Professional Photographer Reveals The Keys To Awesome Night Photography

We cover tons of photographers, influencers, and vanlifers around these parts, which means a hefty number of images arrive at a steady pace, and we have the pleasure of sorting through them to choose the best ones to slide into posts. It gives us a solid idea of what photography trends are hot and, …

The Lost Art Of Shooting Black-And

Black-and-white photography has the potential to make any photographer better, even if you mainly shoot color. At the least, it will stretch your …

Want Big, Cheap Prints? Try Printing Your Photos on Fabric

You've used your inkjet to print edge-to-edge A4s and A3s, then wanted to upsize, so you went to an online printer for a canvas or a poster. They get …

Toolbox Tip: 3 Tips for Using PowerPoint Like a Pro

PowerPoint is one of my favorite tools to use for presentations and graphic design. Whether you’re creating a presentation for your next speaking …

7 Excellent Ways To Start A Presentation

When we speak, we have about 60 seconds to capture our audience's attention, establish credibility, orient them to our topic, and motivate them to listen, says Darlene Price, president of Well Said, Inc., and author of "Well Said! Presentations and Conversations That Get Results."<p>If you waste those …

How to Design a Powerful Presentation – Learn

<i>Remember clip art and motion effects from the 90’s? The days of clumsy presentation templates are over, and the ability to create beautifully</i> …

Band.it Grips Are ‘Like Batting Gloves’ for Your Camera Lens

Band.it is a grip add-on for camera lenses that helps improve precision and feel while preventing finger slipping.<p>Each Band.it grip is a soft, ridged …

Travel Back in Time with This Incredibly Crisp Footage of Life in New York City in 1911

If you’ve ever wanted to feel what it’s like to step into a time machine, watch the below old footage shot in New York City in 1911. Culled from the …

One Click to Better Black and Whites

Black and white conversion can be a complicated ordeal, and you can find yourself down a deep rabbit hole of theory if you're not careful. There are …

The Lastolite Joe McNally Ezybox Speed-Lite 2 Plus is reliable gear for the photographer

In my world of portrait photography and what I call “object” photography, I frequently utilize my Canon Speedlite flash head along with a softbox to …

This Photographer Owns $125,000 in Nikon Gear

John S. Payne is a professional photographer who has been running a studio since 1985. He has also spent decades collecting Nikon gear, amassing an …

What is the Purpose of Photography?

What is the purpose of photography? To me, the purpose of photography is documenting the joy in our lives, and sharing that joy with others.Other …

How to make the best photographic prints

<b>What you see isn’t always what you get in the translation between screen and print. Matthew Richards reveals how to make your prints charming</b><p>However …

Want Tack-Sharp Photographs? Watch This Tutorial with Focus Stacking Made Easy (VIDEO)

One of the challenges with landscape photography is maximizing depth of field. That’s because well-composed images often incorporate important …

Sunrise at the Library

Stephen Hawking, science's brightest star, dies aged 76

I’m not afraid of death, but I’m in no hurry to die. I have so much I want to do first Stephen Hawking<p>There is no heaven or afterlife for broken-down computers; that is a fairy story for people afraid of the dark Stephen Hawking<p>My goal is simple. It is a complete understanding of the universe, why …

Stephen Hawking

How Two Photographers Unknowingly Shot the Same Millisecond in Time

On March 3rd, during a large East Coast winter storm, I headed to the ocean to capture some wave action. My travels eventually took me to Great …

Landscape Photography

Warren Buffett Says This 1 Simple Habit Separates Successful People From Everyone Else | Inc.com

Billionaire Warren Buffett, the chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway, is 87 years old and still capturing the world's attention as the second richest person on the planet (as of this writing).<p>So, how has he done it? Actually, it's not so much about <i>what he has done</i> as it is <i>what he hasn't done</i>. …

Self-improvement

Aeon Timeline 2 for Mac & Windows | TNW Deals

So you've been assigned what might be the biggest project of your career. It's going to take a lot of time and effort and requires many moving parts. How do you organize yourself to ensure you're meeting all the right deadlines and staying on track? The answer is Aeon Timeline 2. This timeline tool …

OS X

4 Post-Processing Mistakes Made by Beginners

Everyone goes through stages in photography. We start making snap shots, move up to making more thoughtful images, and then we start thinking about …

Picture of a Single Atom Wins Science Photo Contest

A remarkable photo of a single atom trapped by electric fields has just been awarded the top prize in a well-known science photography competition. …

University of Oxford

Change the Color of a Car in Photoshop (Fast Easy)

Here is a quick and easy way to change the color of a car in Adobe Photoshop. Photographer Moe Zainal will also be showing you two cool effects that …

Photoshop