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17 Movie Posters Improved With Animation

This should be the future of all movie posters, IMO. Thanks to this awesome Imgur user for creating the poster art.

Background Burner: A Web App That Cuts Out Subjects in Photos

It’s probably safe to say many — if not all — of us know how to remove a background from an image in order to separate the subject of that image. …

How to Use Continuous Lighting for Basic Portraiture

This is the second part of my series on continuous lighting. In part one, we discussed a few types of artificial continuous lighting that you can use …

Tutorials

How to Read a Histogram: Underexposed? Overexposed? Or Just Right?

<i>Editor’s</i> <i>Note: The following is an excerpt from a new book called the</i> <b>Photofocus Guide:</b> <i>Develop Great Images in Lightroom. This book is almost done and</i> …

Afghanistan: land of beauty and brutality

Steve McCurry has been photographing the landscapes and people of Afghanistan since the 1970s. A selection of his stunning pictures is going on show in London • Steve McCurry's Afghanistan – in pictures<p>Afghanistan's spectacular beauty stuns most foreigners who visit primed to expect violence, …

Steve McCurry's Afghanistan – in pictures

Magnum photographer Steve McCurry has been photographing the people, culture and landscape of Afghanistan since the late 1970s. His atmospheric pictures document a country which remains stunningly beautiful despite decades of devastating conflict. They can be seen at an exhibition at the Beetles + …

Unforgettable Pictures By The Award-Winning Photographer Killed In Afghanistan

Anja Niedringhaus, a critically acclaimed photographer for the Associated Press, was fatally shot in Afghanistan. She had covered everything from war to sporting events.

The Most Hated Person on Instagram: Teenager Param Shah's Lavish Lifestyle in Photos

A supposedly wealthy teenager earned the title of "Instagram's Most Hated Man" and more unprintable epithets by posting photos of himself flaunting …

Incredible Focus Stacked Time-Lapse Video of Coral Made Up of 150K RAW Frames

If you’re ready to have your mind blown for the next three and a half minutes, go ahead and press play. And keep in mind that the masterpiece your …

8 Simple Guidelines for Capturing Spectacular Sunrise and Sunset Images

en_US<p>article<p>8 Simple Guidelines for Capturing Spectacular Sunrise and Sunset …

HDR Vertorama Photography – How to Create Mind-bending Images

en_US<p>article<p>HDR Vertorama Photography – How to Create Mind-bending …

Sony 2014 World Photo Awards Competition Winners Announced

The winners of the 2014 Sony World Photo Open Competition have just been announced. All the Open competition winners are amateur photographers. If …

Open Call for Photos: Exposure 2014 Presented by See.Me (Sponsored)

Photographers of all levels and styles are invited to enter Exposure 2014, the 5th annual international photography competition presented by See.Me, …

Adorable Photos of a Mother and Daughter Yoga Tandem

What happens when yoga instructors have kids? They have yoga practicing kids, of course! That’s exactly what New Jersey-based Laura Kasperzak has …

Call for Entries: Photography Competitions from Around the World

Photography competitions are a great way to put your photography skills to test. Apart from a chance at winning the prizes on offer, they also …

10 Photography Hacks that will Dramatically Improve Your Photos

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6 Amazing Photographers Who Look at the World from a Unique Perspective

<i>This post is sponsored by Lookmatic. Grow your eyewear collection, change up your look and see things more clearly for less than $100 at www.LOOKMATIC.com.</i><p>With the rise of cellphones and the popularity of apps like Instagram, photography has become a hobby many people have embraced. What makes an …

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How to Watermark Images in Lightroom 5

The main benefit to working in Adobe Lightroom 5 is the control it gives photographers to batch edit images. This is especially useful when …

Tutorials

150-Megapixel Full-Frame Sensor Announced

TowerJazz and Gpixel announced today at Image Sensors 2014 the release of the world’s highest-resolution CMOS image sensor. Gpixel’s 150 megapixel …

What makes a ‘good’ lens? (part II)

This might seem like a very obvious question, but the moment you try to define a set of criteria to quantify ‘good’, you soon realize there’s quite a …

Create a Surreal Miniature Portrait: Post-Production

In this tutorial, I will show you how to create a surreal, miniature portrait using some photos that I shot from a previous tutorial on Tuts+. In the …

5 Ways to Take the Best Advantage of Natural Light for Portraits

<b>Pro Tip:</b> Despite the fact that we all love bokeh, don’t ever let it get in the way of good composition and an even better vision for the end …

This Guy Makes Millions Playing Video Games on YouTube

What?!<p>The YouTube personality with the most subscribers isn’t Justin Bieber (8 million) or Rihanna (12.5 million). That honor goes to a 24-year-old Swede named Felix Kjellberg, better known by his YouTube handle, PewDiePie.<p>PewDiePie doesn’t sing or dance, no. PewDiePie has made his name—and a …

Prisoners 'could serve 1,000 year sentence in eight hours'

Future biotechnology could be used to make prisoners feel as if they were serving a 1,000 year sentence, a team of scientists claim<p>Future biotechnology could be used to trick a prisoner's mind into thinking they have served a 1,000 year sentence, a group of scientists have claimed.<p>Philosopher …

47 Stunning Photographs Of People From Around The World

Proof that beauty comes in all colors.<p><i>CORRECTION: The last photo has been replaced with a person whose natural skin tone wasn't altered. h/t Dominie Dirtch for pointing this out. (3/16/14)</i><p>Special thanks to all the photographers for allowing me to showcase their beautiful work.

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The Flight of the Birdman: Flappy Bird Creator Dong Nguyen Speaks Out

How did a chain-smoking geek from Hanoi design the viral hit Flappy Bird - and why did he walk away?<p>Last April, Dong Nguyen, a quiet 28-year-old who …

And The Oscar Goes To… Samsung, Jennifer Lawrence, And Selfies

Though none of them actually walked away with a tiny golden statue, Samsung, Jennifer Lawrence, and a particularly star-studded selfie definitely won the Oscars last night, at least according to social media.<p>PopTip data, which analyzes natural conversation across Instagram, Facebook and Twitter in …

Ellen Oscar Selfie Officially Most Retweeted Photo Ever, 2.5 Million and Counting

Last night, thanks to a little star-studded tweeting, Ellen DeGeneres managed to break Twitter with a selfie… a selfie that has gone on to break the …