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Photographer Takes to the Skies to Capture Some Magnificent Aerial Views of Germany

Take to the skies and there surely will be some amazing views to behold. 50-year-old Klaus Leidorf knows this fact all too well. The German …

How to Do a Nondestructive Dodge and Burn in Photoshop

When you use the Dodge and Burn tools found in the flyout menu of Photoshop, you may be risking your entire image. These tools are destructive, …

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Paradise: Q&A with Carlos Spottorno - Roads & Kingdoms

<b>R&K:</b> Why did you want to photograph Europe’s rich?<p><b>Spottorno:</b> I have been shooting the weakest countries of Europe (the PIGS) for many years. I have …

More Breathtakingly Surreal Photos by Hossein Zare

Iranian photographer Hossein Zare is an absolute master at creating spectacular photos that depict otherworldly and surreal scenes. Through a combination of photography and digital manipulation in Photoshop, Zare creates powerful images that look as if they come from dreamscapes, with recurring …

Photography

Why You Should Follow ‘Myspace Tom’ on Instagram

Almost all of us know him. In fact, he was probably our first friend at some point. His name? Tom Anderson — more affectionately referred to as …

The Five Tips to Creating Amazing Landscape Photos

In an instant, one can feel as though they are in another world. As a landscape photographer you have the power to transport someone in the blink of …

How To Add Realistic Bokeh In Photoshop

I feel it prudent to start off by suggesting that when it comes to DOF, it’s going to be better getting it right in camera. However, not getting it …

Graphics

Colour-tinted photographs of North America – in pictures

From the Atlantic to the Pacific, the Rockies to the Tropic of Cancer, the North American landscape is immense and diverse. Lakes as great as seas, forests towering to the sky, windswept plains, sweltering deserts, tumbling waterfalls, marshy swamps, rushing rivers, a legendary canyon … the …

Miki Asai Shares Her Secrets To Shooting Macro

From water droplets to insects to flower petals, photographer <b>Miki Asai</b> has a knack for shooting the big world of tiny things that can rarely be seen …

Photography

Five Reasons Why Your Lenses Are More Important Than Your Camera

Various lenses with different physical and relative aperture sizes.<p>If you’ve gotten a hold of an interchangeable lens camera of some sort, then you …

9 Ways to Make Photoshop’s Adjustment Layers Easier to Use

<i>This is a guest post by photographer Glenn Orion</i><p>There are far more photographers – from the amateur to the professional – who have embraced the need …

The world's best animal architecture - in pictures

Tree ants forming chain gangs, love nests built by bowerbirds and a whole graveyard of termite mounds ... here are the most amazing homes animals can build<p>• Animal Architecture by Ingo Arndt is published by Abrams on 1 May

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Bold, Dramatic Imagery Shows the Wonders of Nature

Landscape photographer Marc Adamus travels practically non-stop around the world during the entire year. The beauty and artistry of his photographs …

Scott Bourne's Top Five Stupid Things Photo Vendors Do to Us!

Sometimes I just want to run to the printer and have them make 10,000 bumper stickers that say “It’s not the economy stupid – it’s that you …

How to do Exposure Blending Using Luminosity Masks

Luminosity masks break an image down into channels of luminosity and allow making specific selections in Photoshop based on how bright or dark an …

Springtime for Vincent

ART, PHOTOGRAPHY, DESIGN <br>& DISAPPOINTMENT<p>This ISN'T the t-shirt<p>share it van gogh wikipaintings.org 7,863 notes

New York in the '80s by Frank Horvat

The era of Ektachrome film produced some of the most beautifully colored photographs in photography’s relatively short history and during the early …

Grandparents

Alex MacLean’s aerial photography is featured in the exhibit, “Alex MacLean: Aerial Perspectives,” at Beetles and Huxley.

For most photographers, making a great shot requires a quick, coordinated burst of framing, focusing, and exposing. But for aerial photographer Alex …

American Girls - Photographs and text by Ilona Szwarc | LensCulture

<i>American Girls</i> is a series of portraits of girls in the United States who own American Girl dolls.<p>When I first came to the US from Poland, the phenomenon of the American Girl doll immediately caught my attention. Photographically it was a beautiful image – girls with their sculptural …

Dolls

Expressive Photos Reveal a Rare, Alternative View of Iran

An image of Iran that many people around the world are familiar with is the view of Iran as a troubled nation plagued by an oppressive government, ultra-conservative ideologies, brutal executions, public demonstrations, rumors of nuclear weaponry, and women who are forced to wear head coverings …

Pets

Most Passionate & Raw Photo Stories made on Humanity

Its feel incredible to just think about how humanity has survived to rule this entire world over the period of time and at the same time it is an …

Domestic Violence

Understand Lens Compression in Less Than 3 Minutes

Lens compression is a bit of a misnomer. It doesn’t compress anything, really—rather, it’s a type of lens distortion, like a fisheye or wide-angle …

Shutter Speed

Adding These Three Elements to a Landscape Composition Can Make Your Shot Pop

One of the keys to stunning landscape photographs is so obvious that it is often overlooked. If you find your landscapes lacking in awe, try adding …

iOS 7.1 Adoption Reaches 12% In Under 48 Hours, Ad Network Reports

iOS 7.1 has already made its way onto as many as 12 percent of active consumer devices capable of running it, according to online ad network Chitika. The firm found that web traffic hitting its network went from 5.9 percent after 24 hours, to 12 percent after 45 hours, which is roughly on par with …

Meet The New Blade, Razer’s Gaming Laptop With A Serious Screen

Razer has built a number of Blade laptops, including an early, massive 17-inch device that cost $2,800. In 2013, Razer released a thin, 14 inch laptop that still contained impressive gaming guts. Best known for its gaming peripherals like high-end keyboards and mice, Razer had hit on a laptop …