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Photoshop and Lightroom Image Resizing Resource Guide

In case you haven’t noticed, I’ve written a few articles about re-sizing images lately. They were all written with this comprehensive guide to …

Quick and Basic Outdoor Lighting Tips in The Backyard

There may be a dozen ways to skin the proverbial outdoor lighting cat (sorry for that, felines), but it never hurts to review some of the most common …

Cats

Google has gotten incredibly good at predicting traffic — here's how

The robotic voice played over the speakers in my car, directing me to take surface roads rather than get on the highway, which is typically the fastest way.<p>But Google somehow knew that there was a traffic jam ahead on the highway.<p>As I drove on the frontage road, I looked up at the interstate. It …

The Crucial Skill in How to Select your Best Images

When most of us hear the phrase “photo editing” we generally think of editing a photo to enhance it in some way using computer software. Although …

Tutorials

Convert Your Color Photos to Black & White in Lightroom Using These 4 Quick Methods

Converting color images to black & white is easy. All it usually takes is a click but when done mindfully, it can take an image from average to …

How to spot a psychopath (according to a psychopath)

How do you spot a psychopath?<p>One self-proclaiming psychopath has described how he presents himself in society and given a breakdown on his behaviour …

What Camera Should I Buy – Q4 2015 Edition

<i>PUBLISHER’S NOTE: This post is an updated compilation of several shorter posts Scott wrote in the past trying to answer the question, “What camera</i> …

Cameras

How To Composite Images Using The Photoshop Pen Tool

Spread the love<p>In this tutorial I will be showing you how to remove the background of one image so the it can be placed onto different background. We …

Tutorials

Why You Should Get A Pen Tablet for You Photographic Post-Production

I’ve been editing my photos with a computer mouse for more than half a decade. So far, I've gone through only two PC mice: one a generic Deluxe 800 …

5 Blend Modes in Photoshop Every Photographer Should Know

Photographic compositing has been with us since the dawn of photography. The merging of two or more separate images into one is seen as a way of …

3 Great Networking Tips for Introverts

Networking doesn't have to drain the life out of you. Try these tips and you might actually enjoy it.<p>Your heart sinks. You want nothing more than to run back to your room.<p>What happened? Did you humiliate yourself? Did you realize you're wearing mismatched shoes? No, you just walked into a room full …

Personality

Meet the silver separators: why over-50s top the divorce charts

Divorce rates are dropping across the board – except for one age group, who seem to be splitting up as soon as their children are out of the door

How to Create 5 Different Looks Using Lightroom

Most often you may strive to capture photos which most closely reflect the scene the way it looks to your eye.<br>On the other hand, with having powerful …

Tutorials

5 Free Lightroom Resources all Photographers Should Know About

No matter your skill level or interest level in photography, there are scores of camera choices available to choose from; whether DSLR or mirrorless; …

Tutorials

Yin and Yang of Serotonin Neurons in Mood Regulation

<b>More nuanced view of brainstem neurons could lead to better drugs for depression and anxiety.</b><p>Low levels of serotonin in the brain are known to play a …

EMDR: The unconventional therapy treating post-traumatic stress disorder with the wave of a finger

There are calls for an unconventional treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder to be made more widely available to emergency services workers.<p>The …

3 Reasons to Have Your Own Portrait Taken

I teach a six-week class at Oklahoma State University called “Preparing Online Instructors” which is designed to give faculty who have never taught …

Flash Photography Crash Course

Would you consider posting this photo on your Pinterest board? It would help me a lot to get the word out about this tutorial.<p>You haven't stumbled on …

Photography

15 Adorable Facts About How Babies Learn

For the first few years of a baby’s life, everything in the world is new. Learning is a 24/7 process. They have to figure out how to move their …

Why Exercise Helps Depression

Three hundred and fifty million people worldwide are affected by depression. In the United States, in 2013, estimates revealed that 6.7 percent of …

Better sleep may be the key to treating depression, anxiety and schizophrenia

We are only beginning to unravel the genetic and biochemical basis of mental illness—a vague term including conditions as diverse as anxiety, depression, and mood and psychotic disorders. With millions of people suffering from such conditions, it is crucial that we find ways to improve diagnosis …

Mental Health

6 Reasons to Upgrade to RebelMouse from WordPress

The huge gap between current CMS offerings and what the world needed occurred to me during my time as CTO of The Huffington Post. When we were …

Google Analytics

Map of the Paris Attacks: What happened and where

The attack in Paris took place simultaneously at a number of locations and included shootings, bombings, and hostage taking. At least 127 people were killed, and 80 critically wounded.<p>ISIL claimed responsibility for the attacks in a statement released on social media in Arabic and French. The …

France

Beginner's Guide to Photographing Festivals

Festivals are a great place to practice a wide variety of photographic disciplines for any photographer. With plenty of action in one central …

How to Compose Portrait Photographs for Best Results

Composing the right frame when it comes to portraits may sound like an easy task, but when you take into consideration that you’ll need to have the …

Stunning rangefinder camera looks as gorgeous as the images it captures

Best List: Fujifilm X100T camera<p>My professional DSLRs are starting to look good in retirement. Just ask my neck, back and right shoulder, which are still angry after years of toting the heavy cameras and lenses around.<p>In their place to sate my photographic wanderings is the Fujifilm X100T, a …

The Ultimate List of Online Resources for Being a Better Photographer

We thought it would be helpful to put together a list of resources that photographers generally use and how they use them. This is a bit of a “living …

Shield Your Canon L Glass in Style with Vello’s New White Lens Hoods

Sick and tired of your white Canon L lens clashing with your black lens hood? No? Oh well, Vello‘s new line of lens hoods probably isn’t meant for …