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The Mind Blowing Beauty of Iceland by Niklas Söderlund

Amazing landscapes of Iceland by Niklas Söderlund, talented self-taught photographer, retoucher and adventurer from Mariehamn, Finland who currently …

Iceland

This Common First Job Mistake Can Cost You $10,000 a Year for Life

Here's how to avoid it.<p>It’s not uncommon for young professionals to tread water for a bit after college, working at a coffee shop or in retail until …

Employment

Stop rinsing your dishes before putting them in the dishwasher, experts say

If you regularly use the dishwasher, you probably have a pretty simple routine that you follow: Wash plates and utensils to remove chunks of food …

Dishwashing

SonyPixelShift2DNG combines a7R III Pixel Shift shots into DNG files

One of the useful features baked into Sony's latest flagship mirrorless full-frame camera—the Sony a7R III—is the Pixel Shift Multi Shot mode in …

30 Movies from the Past 10 Years Everyone Should Watch at Least Once

Movie night, here we come.<p>If you’re looking for great movies, look no further. I’ve compiled a list of fantastic films from the past ten …

Country Lifestyle

Geometry and Color: On the Streets of Wroclaw and Kuala Lumpur

The photographs in this series were taken over the course of a year in the cities of Wroclaw, Poland and Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.<p>The two locations, which are miles apart both geographically and culturally, have been united in the series by a common theme: “Color and Geometry.” This vision creates a …

Breathtaking Portraits of Wild Animals by Donal James Boyd

<b>Donal James Boyd</b> is a multi-talented Boston-born adventure and wildlife photographer and filmmaker who currently based in the Southern Highland …

Photography

How to Brighten Portraits in Photoshop in Just 2 Minutes

There are different techniques you can use in Photoshop to brighten up a dark and dull portrait. This 4-minute tutorial by PHLEARN shows a 2-minute …

Man trying out VR for the first time suffers IRL consequences

When you’re trying out virtual reality for the first time, it’s easy to forget that the things you see around you aren’t real. Conversely, it’s even …

Why I shoot the Leica M10 and Noctilux 50mm f/0.95 for Weddings by Phillip Thomas

Why I shoot the Leica M10 and Noctilux 50mm f/0.95 for Weddings By Phillip Thomas – His website is HERE Hi Steve, Thanks for the opportunity to write …

Writing

Most Influential Photographers

A list of Eric Kim’s favorite and most influential photographers in history, who have influenced him:High contrast, gritty black and whiteKyoto, …

Street Photography

Why Printing Your Work Will Make You a Better Photographer and Save You Thousands of Dollars in the Long Run

If your work never leaves the confines of a computer screen then you are seriously missing out. Some people might think printing is an indulgence, …

Photography

Delicate Streets of London Photographed During Two Decades

Matt Stuart has always had a fascination for the people around him and street photography. His latest series unveils two decades in the streets of …

A Matter of Perspective: Aydin Büyüktas' Trippy, Tweaked Landscape Photography

Probably what it would look like inside a rotating space colony<p>Remember our three-part series on space colony form factors? (Just say "yes.")<p>The …

The 7 Best Films About Filmmaking

Skip film school and watch these seven films about the art of filmmaking. They're entertaining, educational, and essential.

Filmmaking

Bruce Gilden: Powerful images you can't ignore - CNN Style

Street Photography

This band made an entire music video using the Prisma app

Video capability just can’t come to Prisma fast enough for some people. For band Drive like Maria, it certainly can’t. For their new video, Deep …

Music Videos

Post Production Plug-ins Buyers Guide

Have you ever you seen an effect in a TV ad or feature film and wondered, “How the heck did they do that?” It’s likely they used one or many …

Music Production

Deliberately ridiculous and surreal images by conceptual photographer James Popsys

In his ongoing series of deliberately ridiculous and surreal images, conceptual photographer James Popsys loves to transform the very ordinary into …

Photography

How to fix newborns' skin color in Photoshop

If you’ve ever photographed newborns, you’ll know that one of the challenges is to properly capture the skin tones of the infant. This comes as a …

Tutorials

Black Faces - Photographs and text by Marta Azevedo | LensCulture

I was born and raised in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, where nearly half of the population is Afro-descendent. During my childhood, I spent my summer vacation in the black neighborhood where my father grew up. His mother and siblings still lived there but my father’s family were the only white people …

Rio De Janeiro

Fragile Minds: Inside an Iranian Mental Hospital

The following images were taken in a central Tehran mental hospital between June and December 2012: Many patients in the<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Abbas …

Darth Vader Rides the Bus!: Photographer Inserts Star Wars Characters Into Daily Life

“This is how the world was to me when I was young,” says Toronto-based photographer Thomas Dagg of his series <i>Star Wars</i>, an arresting homage to his …

Striking Black & White Photographs Capture the Chaotic Streets of Tokyo

While he was born in 1965, it wasn’t until 2008 when Tatsuo Suzuki first picked up a camera with the intent to be a photographer. Since then, he’s …

The Cinematic Look – How To Make Your Photographs Look Like Films

I recently noticed that a handful of photographers were producing images that had a look as if they were stills captured from films. A couple of the …

Extraordinary Photo Manipulations of Show Animals in Imaginative Scenarios

Digital manipulation, when in the wrong hands, can result in some rather crass and ridiculous images. However, if the likes of Photoshop are in the …

Photoshop Tutorials

Day to Night Series Captures World-Renowned Cities Around the World from Dawn ‘Til Dusk

American photographer Stephen Wilkes is best known for his collection of abandoned structures such as those at Ellis Island or the former Bethlehem …

Photography

Steve Winter Gets Up Close and Personal with a Curious Tiger Using a Robot Rig

<i>National Geographic</i> photographer Steve Winter is a big on the big cats. After all, he was willing to spend 12 months chasing after the perfect …

Interesting Photo of the Day: Little Snow Monkey Enjoys the Hot Springs

Winter is harsh in Japan’s mountainous Jigokundani Monkey Park, with heavy snow covering the ground for more than one third of the year and …

Monkeys