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How to create a beautiful portrait

<b>By professional fashion photographer Dave Kai-Piper</b>Portrait photography is one of the most amazing genres in my eyes. Simple on the surface, yet …

Fashion Photography

28 Tips, Tricks, and Hacks for Adobe Photoshop CC

In this video and post I’ll cover 28 great features, tricks, hacks, and more of Adobe Photoshop CC 2015. Some are simple, some are difficult, some …

How to Create a Perfect Selection of Clouds in Photoshop

Creating a perfect selection of clouds in Photoshop can be a real challenge. They're fuzzy and have no well defined edge in most cases. How do you …

Tutorials

3 Ways to Manipulate Selected Colors in Photoshop

If you have a good understanding of composition and photographic techniques, you have many tools at your disposal for making your images stand out …

Tutorials

Leonardo Co's Digital Flora: the legacy of a passionate plant expert

On 15 November 2010, botanist Leonardo L Co was shot and killed by the Philippine army while doing fieldwork on the island of Leyte.<p>Co was an outstanding and internationally acclaimed plant scientist and conservationist, with an enormous heart for the plants and people of the Philippines. His death …

Botany

Digital Photographer

5 of Nature's Wildest Animal Showdowns

Octopuses that tear off tentacles and crustaceans with a punch like a bullet are featured in a new book.<p>Animals fighting usually makes people think of two majestic elk, antlers locked in battle, or possibly a pair of male lions, bloodstained with teeth bared.<p>But conflict in the natural world goes …

Sony NEX-5R review: can the best mirrorless camera get even better?

Earlier this year, I made a pretty drastic change in my camera set up. I left behind my trusty Canon DSLR, and the lenses and accessories that had served me well for six years, and I picked up a Sony NEX-5N mirrorless camera. My reason for making the swap was purely convenience: I was just tired of …

10 Most Common Mistakes Made by New Photographers

Whenever I teach, I get a lot of requests to review images. Over time, I’ve started to notice that a majority of the mistakes I see come from the …