Tim Courlas

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Yucel Basoglu's Haunting Black And White Landscape Photos

<i>All images by Yucel Basoglu. Used with permission.</i><p>When the topic of landscape photography is brought up, typically breathtaking scenes of majestic …

Landscape Photography

How Much Do Imaging Sensors Really Matter Over Lighting?

For many years as a photographer, I’ve had one trick that has made all my product photography shine. Companies lease our product images, and on …

Imaging

Blamed for Benghazi: Filmmaker jailed after attack now lives in poverty, fear

Four Americans died in the 2012 terror attack in Benghazi, and those who survived saw their stories of heroism told in a Hollywood movie, but the filmmaker whose work was wrongly blamed for touching off the event lives in obscurity, poverty and fear, FoxNews.com has learned.<p>Nakoula Basseley …

What you need to know about realistic photo compositing and image manipulation - a primer

Creating realistic photo composites or photo manipulation isn’t as hard as it looks. The steps you have to take to create a good composite are …

How to Easily Shoot High-End Product Photography Using Light Trails

I've never been one for artificial light in my photography, and it's an issue that many photographers come across when leaving that oh, so beautiful …

12 Pro Techniques Every Serious Home Cook Should Know

We asked some of our favorite chefs for twelve essential techniques, plus advice on fearlessly frying, flipping, seasoning, and more.<p><i>Welcome to Cook Like a Pro, in which we ask some of our favorite chefs for their essential techniques, along with advice on fearlessly frying, flipping, seasoning,</i> …

This Cuban-Style Crispy Chicken Is So Easy You Don't Even Need a Recipe

A photo editor shares the super simple dish that quells her Cuban food cravings every time.<p><i>Welcome to Cooking Without Recipes, in which we teach you how to make a dish we love, but don’t worry too much about the nitty-gritty details of the recipe, so you can create your own spin.</i><p>When I moved away …

Interview: Captivating Portraits of Mysterious Faceless Women by Patty Maher

Patty Maher is an amazingly talented conceptual photographer based in Caledon, Ontario. Her striking portfolio serves as an exploration into thought-provoking narratives struck between women and the natural world. Focusing primarily on portraiture, her emotional photography typically revolves …

Street Photography

Kat Irlin Fashion Portraits & New York Street Photography

Urban fashion portraits by New York City based photographer Kat Irlin.<p>Kat Irlin is a Russia-born fashion and portrait photographer who currently …

What The Abandoned Silverdome Looks Like 13 Years After The Detroit Lions Left

The Pontiac Silverdome was once the crown jewel of Detroit, a massive stadium holding 80,000 screaming fans for the Super Bowl, the Rolling Stone, …

Werner Herzog on His Technology Nemesis and the Aspect of the Internet Too Disturbing for His New Film

“I don't have a cell phone,” proclaims <b>Werner Herzog</b>, the famously eccentric German filmmaker, during our phone conversation (presumably land line) on Wednesday. “For cultural reasons,” he elaborates.<p>He had called to discuss his ambitious Internet documentary, <i>Lo and Behold: Reveries of the Connected</i> …

The Food Lab: Follow the Rules for the Best All-American Beef Stew

We've been stewing up a storm on Serious Eats recently, and we're not stopping any time soon. This time: All-American beef stew.<p>Sounds great, but what exactly is it? American beef stew doesn't have the same history or rules (thankfully) as some of the vaunted European stews like boeuf bourguignon …

Crispy and Delicious: 17 Recipes to Get Your Pan-Fry On

More delicious than roasting, easier than deep-frying. Presenting: 16 excellent recipes for pan-fried everything.<p>Tastier than roasting, easier than deep-frying, pan-frying is here to make things golden-brown and very, very crispy.

This Man Ate Only Junk Food for 30 Days and Lost 11 Pounds

Jeff Wilser, the author of The Good News About What's Bad for You, ate only junk food and whiskey for an entire month. The results were… definitely unexpected.<p></head>For most people, the word "cleanse" evokes images of green juice and cayenne pepper-spiked lemonade. But writer <b>Jeff Wilser</b> had a …

The Flaneur, Hamburg Noir - Photographs by Giacomo Brunelli | LensCulture

Using his very cinematic film-noir style of still photography, Giacomo Brunelli roamed the streets of the city of Hamburg, Germany, capturing a moody interpretation of its architecture, people and animals randomly encountered on the streets. By the very nature of its style, and the skillful editing …

Crime Drama

How to Retouch Shiny Skin in Portraits: Photoshop Tutorial

It’s becoming common practice to retouch the imperfections and blemishes that are found on everyone’s faces and skin. However, it’s sometimes easy to …

How to Photograph a Headshot With Clam Shell Lighting

Back in October I posted a portrait of myself that quickly became the most popular photo on my entire Facebook feed for 2015. The image was never …

Cameras

How to Create the Wetplate Collodion Look in Photoshop

The wetplate collodion process was invented back in the 1850s and by the end of the decade it was the most popular photographic process for the time. …

Tutorials

22-Year-Old’s Incredibly Artistic Self-Portraits

<b>Prejudice</b><p>Though Budapest, Hungary-based photographer Noell S. Oszvald currently has only 22 total photos on her Flickr page, they're all so incredibly powerful, you could spend hours looking at each one. The 22-year-old started taking photos a little over a year ago, though you wouldn't know that …

Photography

Atmosphere Aerosol Is Your New Portable 'Fog In A Can'

Christmas is just around the corner and you might find yourself scrambling for a cool little gift for that photographer in your life. Atmosphere …

Resizing a Photo with Content-Aware Scaling [UP20]

<i>Understanding Photoshop is a biweekly column that takes an in-depth look at how digital photographs are built and manipulated. It is a college-level</i> …

Tutorials

No, Not THAT RoboCam! THIS RoboCam! Control Your Panasonic Lumix Cameras Via RoboCam Field Recorder for Mac & Windows

Sometimes you come up with a name for a new product or a new publication that is so fitting, so proper that you just have to use it. And then you …

Lumix

An atheist explains the real consequences of adopting an atheistic worldview

If you love to listen to the Cold Case Christianity podcast, as I do, then you know that in a recent episode, J. Warner Wallace mentioned a blog post …

How To Combat 3 Dangerous Filmmaking Myths With One Simple Truth

As filmmakers, what we crave, desire, and dream of probably...The post How To Combat 3 Dangerous Filmmaking Myths With One Simple Truth appeared …

Filmmaking

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

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

6 Creative IKEA Product Photography Hacks

Want some cheap and simple do-it-yourself photo equipment? Check out the IKEA store near you. In addition to being affordable options for home items, …

Refine Edge – Your Best Friend in Photoshop

Being able to create precise selections of objects, even if they have fuzzy edges is of major importance in Photoshop. You're not only going to need …

Tutorials

How to Enhance Details in Photoshop