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Tutorial: How to ‘Make Eyes Look Amazing’ In Photoshop

One of our favorite Photoshop tutorial websites, Phlearn, yesterday put out a tutorial that is both incredibly useful and a bit scary. Useful because …

How to Create an HDR Image From a Single Raw File in Photoshop

For quite a few years now, high dynamic range photography, or simply HDR, has been an important trend in photography as it allows the photographer to …

How to Use Luminosity Masks in Photoshop to Transform Your Images

From exposure blending to fine contrast adjustments, luminosity masks are one of the most powerful set of tools available to photographers in …

Explaining the Fascinating Photographic Trick that Lets You See Sound Waves

NPR just released a fascinating video that does a fantastic job of explaining something called Schlieren Flow Visualization or Schlieren Photography: …

10 Photography Tips to Help You Take Your Photography up a Level

Here are 10 photography tips I learned after lots of frustration, discouragement, money lost, and forever lost opportunities.

The Business of Photography: Be Remarkable. Build Fans. Get Clients.

“<i>Remarkable marketing is the art of building things worth noticing, right into your product or service. Not slapping on marketing as a last-minute</i> …

How to Use Auto Exposure Modes Creatively

To be a real photographer you can only shoot in manual modes. It is of course a daft statement, a good photographer will use whatever modes he can …

From Prep Work to Post-Processing: An In-Depth Star Photography Tutorial

As a photographer, there is nothing more intriguing to me than the unknown. What’s out there and where will it lead me on my next adventure under the …

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The Secrets To Taking Awesome Dog Portraits

Here at HQ, we have a special spot in our hearts for dogs. So when we stumbled upon Elke Vogelsang‘s dog portraits, we were instantly smitten. Her …

HDR Vertorama Photography – How to Create Mind-bending Images

Everything You've Ever Wanted to Know About Neutral Density Filters

Many new photographers unwittingly fall into the accessory overload trap; you’re excited about your new camera and all the creative possibilities it …

Faster And Better - The Best Photoshop Keyboard Shortcuts

Not to be overly dramatic, but keyboard shortcuts can– and will– change your life. Okay, maybe it’s a little overly dramatic after all, but I’m not …

Infrared Photography: 2 Ways To Modify Your DSLR

Infrared photography is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful areas of photographic art, and there are many ways in which you can shoot IR frames. …

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8 Essential Underwater Photography Tips from Sarah Lee

Water photographer Sarah Lee (recently featured in a behind-the-scenes artist profile for the SmugMug Film series) grew up in Hawaii, surfing and …

Get Educated: Recommended Projects and Tutorials

As with most fields that are technology driven, in photography, if you don’t keep moving you’ll quickly find yourself dead in the water. This is why …

Watch: A Captivating Time-Lapse Of Snowflakes Forming In Midair

What does a snowfall look like? Not as it floats down from a gray sky to land upon an outstretched tongue, but as it grows from a single molecule? It looks like some kind of crystal flower, blossoming from a singularity in space-time.<p>Backed by a soft piano nocturne taken from Aphex Twin, Russian …

Time-lapse Photography

Don't Miss These 7 Incredible Tutorials on Strobe Lighting for Portraits

As much as we love natural light, there are times when you have to rely on artificial light to create striking portrait images. Artificial lighting …

17 Insane Things Found in Butts

20 free things to do in Sydney

You don't need a fat wallet to enjoy the glamour and chic of Sydney. These 20 attractions, activities and icons won't cost you a cent.<p><b>Take the Bondi to Coogee Walk</b><p>One of the most spectacular walks and coastlines you could hope to see, this route takes in some of Sydney’s most iconic beaches. In …

Vegas' Amazing Restaurant Patios

By Jennifer McKee, Las Vegas editor for Where®<p>Springtime in Vegas means temps in the 70s-80s, the return of shorts and sundresses, and a fresh wave of visitors who want to shake off the cold environs of the rest of the world and head to this town known for its warm temps, fun times and great …

From Mile 127 to Zero: Take a Road Trip Through the Florida Keys

If you like a good road trip -- and who doesn't? -- you owe it to yourself to hit the highway through the Florida Keys. It's a classic. In a Florida that's come to be defined by coconut oil and Disney, it's a spectacular reminder of the awesome natural beauty and easygoing rhythm that made the …

Key West

Understanding the Sunny 16 Rule

Once upon a time during the film era of photography…photographers had to keep a light meter handy at all times so they could take readings to get …

DIY: Build Your Very Own Camera Slider in an Hour for Only $30!

Getting your own commercial camera slider can get a bit pricey, but thanks to Derek Mellott and this great <i>Instructables</i> tutorial, you can build your …

How To Use The RAW Adjustment Brush For Added Impact in Your Photos

Most of us are aware of the creative power of RAW. But, for those of us that are new to photography, let's talk about what RAW is, and what it means …

Simple Tips to Create Levitation Photography with Snapheal

Photographers make magic happen using a wide range of interesting techniques. Some popular wizardry now being spread around is levitation …

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