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How to Create a Surreal Underwater Scene With Adobe Photoshop

What You'll Be CreatingIn this tutorial I'll show you how to create a surreal underwater scene featuring a cat sitting in a shoe. You'll learn how to …

How to Sharpen a Really Noisy Image

Noise and sharpening, don't go together well. If you sharpen a noisy image, the noise is sharpened too, making it even noisier. And if you apply …

9 Amazing Photoshop tutorials that will make you a pro

Inspired Magazine <br>Inspired Magazine - creativity & inspiration dailyAs a web designer, there is nothing I love more than learning new things, when it …

How To Create a Text Portrait Effect in Photoshop

In today’s Photoshop tutorial we’re going to create a cool portrait effect using a long passage of text that bends and deforms around the contours of …

Here's How to Create Those Really Cool Water Splash Photos

<i>All images by Mark Richardson. Used with permission.</i><p>Photographer Mark Richardson has an awesome tutorial video showing off how you can get those …

Material Design themes coming to the Samsung Galaxy S6

There’s quite a bit of reasons to love the Samsung Galaxy S6, but some of you may be especially fond of the integrated theme engine. Any user can easily change the look and feel of a Galaxy S6 or Galaxy S6 Edge in a heartbeat, something that used to take launchers and complicated root methods in …

Material Design

Creating Painterly Light with Blend Modes

Photoshop’s blend modes can be applied in surprising ways to create painterly light, ethereal ambiance, and beautiful luminous accents. In today’s …

Ideas for Photo Fun With Water & Food Coloring

“Wow! Oh my gosh! Cool!”<p>This is what your friends will say when they see your gorgeous photos of food coloring in water.<p>These shots are not only …

How to Color Grade Video in Photoshop

Solo is a ‘Smart’ Camera Drone with Computer-Aided Flight and Picture Taking

The camera drone continues to heat up. Just days after industry heavyweight DJI announced its new Phantom 3 camera drone, 3D Robotics has unveiled …

Drones

Tutorial: Focus Stacking for Landscape Photography

<i>Max Foster lives in Minneapolis, MN and specializes in travel photography from around the world. He focuses on landscape and cityscape images, and</i> …

Complete Lighting Walk-through & Behind The Scenes Footage Of A Fitness Photoshoot

We’re only rarely treated to such thorough walk-throughs and behind the scenes footage as the one pro photographer, Alexis Cuarezma has posted over …

Las Vegas

Cinemagraphs: How to Create Animated Photographs in Adobe Photoshop

Subtle or explicit, the Cinemagraph still puzzles people. It's an art form divided between the affirmative "it's a photograph!" or the inquisitive …

A Natural Light Tip That Will Have Strobists Selling Their Lights

One of the most noticeable differences between portraits taken outside using natural light as opposed to artificial light is the background. Images …

7 awesome ways to creatively use your on-camera flash.

Do you ever feel the need to have an artificial light source when photographing? You don’t have to look any further, as you probably already have a …

Building the Right PC for Your (Serious) Photography Needs

First of all, I must say that I am a PC guy. Many photographers choose iMacs over PCs for the “stability” and such, but I haven't seen big difference …

Help Your Clients Overcome Their Fear Of the Camera Lens With Peter Hurley At TEDx

If you’ve ever met Peter Hurley, you’ll know that he is more than just a strong jawline and the Squinch. Peter Hurley just has a charisma and magic …

Ralph Lauren

Tutorial: A Super Simple Way to Create Cinemagraphs in Photoshop

There’s no shortage of methods for creating the partially animated photographs we call cinemagraphs; however, if simplicity and minimal effort is …

Zone Focusing: How to Use Those Markings On Your Lens You Might Have Never Used Before

You’ll seen all those markings on lenses, but do you know what all of them are there for? Some of you might, but for those who don’t or are looking …

Panoramic Photography - The Art of Stitching

In landscape photography, panoramas are always hugely popular with both audiences and photographers alike. Let's take a look at how to get panoramic …

How To Make Colors Pop In Photoshop

Almost universally, it’s agreed that one major mistake many a photographer makes in post processing is over-saturation. From skies to eyes, to …

Tutorials

Photographer Gives Us an Inside Look at Meghalaya, India, ‘The Wettest Place On Earth’

New Zealand-based photographer Amos Chapple is a name you might recognize from his intimate look inside Iran that we shared just over a year ago. …

Creative Compositing with Photoshop’s Layer Blending Modes

Photoshop’s layer blending modes can be perfect for creative compositing. Many interesting effects can be realized when blending two or more photos …

Tutorials

Video: Comprehensive Introduction to Macro Photography

Landscape photographer Tim Cooper is a name we just recently shared with you. Today, we’re sharing his work with you again, this time in the form of …

How to Easily Improve Your Skies in Adobe Lightroom

These two techniques are very useful for making quick and easy adjustments to dull looking skies. As with all digital images, you will degrade the …

How to integrate text into your photos in Photoshop

A while ago, I have published a post on creative watermarking that was immensely popular ever since. This post shows you how to integrate your …

Tutorials

How to Photograph People: 7 Tips for Photographers Who Never Photograph People

No matter what type of photography you specialize in or prefer, at some point you will find yourself having to photograph a human, or multiple …

Photography

How to Turn Any Image Into an Illustration in Photoshop

Photoshop is an amazing Tool that can help you with more than just Retouching photographs; it can be used to create illustrations as well! In today’s …

Filmmaker Shares Excellent Tips, Techniques and Concepts for All Visual Storytellers

Filmmaker Richard Michalak has spent over 30 years behind the camera, and in the video above by Hugh Fenton he condenses all of that knowledge into a …

Tutorial: Learn The Art of Astrophotography

Want to master capturing an awesome meteor shower, or the next Supermoon, or the milky way galaxy across the night sky? Award-winning photographer, …