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CES 2014: Our top 10 moments

Whew! Had a chance to breathe this week? We sure haven't.<p>The book is closed on CES 2014, the wildest, awe-inspiring-est tech show of the year. We saw …

Photoshop Playbook: Adding People to Images

The Secret Behind Levels Vs Curves In Photoshop - A Phlearn Video Tutorial

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How To Easily Add Copyright In Lightroom & In Camera

It seems as the years progress, there’s more of a concern for protection of intellectual property. In our world, that’s mostly our photographs. I’ll …

Tutorials

Gimp, The Free Alternative to Photoshop, Looks Impressive in Version 2.8

There is a perception amongst many of us that free software is often clunky with poorly designed user interfaces that hinder productivity rather than …

Tutorials

Take Beautiful Portraits of Women Without Photoshop

Building on last weeks April fools joke, where I riffed on the absurd idea that women actually prefer to look awful in photos and the current …

The Truth About "Getting it Right in Camera"

Photoshop and other image manipulation software are wonderful things, they allow us to manipulate images in a way unimaginable in the days of film, …

7 Creative Ideas to Spice Up Your Photography

Human beings are creatures of habit; we seek out patterns, we search for comfort and contentment, we settle into routines. These aren’t necessarily …

5 Deadly Mistakes To Avoid When Shooting Portraits

Portrait photography is one of the most popular varieties of photography in part because it allows the photographer to be diverse, creative, and tell …

Essentials to Getting Started with Low-Light and Night Photography

Low-light and night photography follow the same basic fundamentals of photography but there are some techniques that are more prevalent and worth …

6 Lighting Tutorials from Joe McNally

At the time of writing this post it is a gorgeous spring day and I have no doubt our readers are out shooting and enjoying it. If you have opted to …

A Kit To Transform Your Lomocam Into A Polaroid

The Lomography Society has a new kit that will let your plastic toy camera print pictures on instant film.<p>“What the hell is Lomography?” So begins the latest press kit from the Lomographic Society, which is almost in and of itself reason enough to write about their newest product, a kit that …

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Tutorial: How to Remove Location Info from Your Images in Photoshop

Privacy is a big concern these days, what with the NSA looking over both your shoulders, reading your emails and chiming in on your cell phone …

LiFi: Internet connection powered by light

Imagine a future where your internet connection is beamed across your office from the overhead lights.<p>Using a standard light fitting attached to an internet connection, LiFi sends data to a receiver attached to a computer by means of rapid, invisible, flickering of the light source.<p>Professor Harald …

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Have camera, will travel: 50 Awesome Photo Workshops Around the World

Image courtesy of Norman B. Leventhal Map Center at the BPL<p>You <i>could</i> go alone to New Zealand, Mexico, Cuba, or wherever your wanderlust takes you, and …

Print Your Photos For Free With The Simple 'Flag' App

When was the last time you printed your family photos instead of just posting them on Facebook? when was the last time you made a real photo album …

40 Tips to Take Better Photos

<b>Many years ago when I was a starry-eyed undergrad I would ask every photographer I came across the same question:</b><p>“How do I take better photos?”<p>I was …

26 Instagram Feeds to Follow for Curly Hairspiration

Listen up, people. We’re in the midst of a curly hair revolution. In a world that resorts to flat ironing and blow drying, curlies have to stand out. We found the best curls on Instagram so you can follow them for daily inspiration and harness your full hair potential. Put down the flat iron, and …

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What Every Stylish Woman Should Own: Quotes From the CFDA's Pursuit of Style Book

If you like that Jessica Alba quote above, you're going to love the latest book by the Council of Fashion Designers of America. It's called <i>The Pursuit of Style</i>, and not only does it feature a spot-on introduction by the cutie-pie actress, but it also contains hundreds of super-inspirational tidbits …

Beauty Tips Straight Beyoncé's Makeup Artist

He shared a few of Beyonce's makeup tips and secrets.<p>The aristocratically named Sir John pretty much won the makeup artist jackpot last summer when he got a call from Beyoncé's team asking him to work on the Mrs. Carter tour. He then ended up creating the makeup looks for eight of the videos in her …

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How to get Lupita Nyong'o's Sultry Blue Smoky Eye

Makeup expert Nick Barose breaks down how to get the look<p>Lupita Nyong'o stunned in a copper Lanvin dress at last night's <i>Non-Stop</i> L.A. premiere, working the rich metallic tones with a dramatic blue smoky eye. Makeup expert Nick Barose achieved the high contrast look by prepping her skin with Iman …

Today's Style Secret

We're keeping an eye on the red carpet, the It girls and the fashion bloggers who are innovating. Check back daily for the style how-tos.

iPhone Only Photography Re-touching Tips From David Molnar

Being an avid iPhone shooter myself, I'm always looking for more ways to make my images better without adding the computer to the process. In this …

The Basics of Photography: I for ISO

As we continue our series on the basics of photography, we run into the letter “I”. What better term to define in the photo world than one of the …

What You Need to Know About Your Camera's Auto Focus System

When first embarking on the journey toward becoming a photographer, you were probably repeatedly told of the importance of exposure and composition. …