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Automatically Remove People From Your Images in Photoshop

It is nearly impossible to take a photo in some locations without people or cars disrupting the image. Of course you can edit out these objects, but …

Tutorials

Wedding Photographer Posing Guide: Poses That Work

Lift the back leg instead to shift his weight forward to look more imposing. I can also have him lean forward for upper body shots;<p>We tend to rotate …

How to Guide Your Viewer’s Eye Using Radial Gradients in Photoshop

A radial gradient can be used almost like a spotlight, directing the eye of the viewer where you want in an image. In this 10-minute video from f64 …

3 Levels of Sharpening You Should Be Applying in Photoshop

My name is Jake Hicks, and I’m an editorial and fashion photographer based in the UK. In this article, I’ll share a look at some of the sharpening …

Use Photoshop to Give Your Landscape Images the Glowing “Orton Effect” with This Video Tutorial

Have you ever wondered how some photographers add a dreamy, ethereal look to their landscapes photos? More often than not, this soft glow is a result …

Portrait Lens Shootout: Sony 85mm f/1.4 vs 70-200mm f/2.8

What’s better for portraits? Is it the versatility of a great 70-200mm f/2.8 zoom lens, or the bright bokeh-tastic performance of a solid 85mm f/1.4 …

Cameras

Modular Console RetroBlox Could Be The Ultimate Old-School Gaming Platform

Support for carts, CDs and much more besides

These are the basic lighting techniques you need to know for photography and film

Whether you’re a photographer or a filmmaker, understanding the principles of light and how it will affect your subject are important. It doesn’t …

Film Posters

How to create the ultimate fake sun with a strobe (with lighting diagrams)

Nikon d800 1/200s – f2.8 – ISO 100 – 50mm<p>Some shots need a sun. Sadly the sun is not at the optimal angle at all locations. Heck, if you are indoors …

How to Create Infographics Using PowerPoint or Keynote [Infographic]

Give your inner designer a chance to shine by creating your own infographics.<p>That's right: By using tools you likely already have, you can create …

I Photographed the Wonders of North America on a 15,000 Mile Trip

Back in September 2016, I decided to fulfill my dream of traveling and photographing North America. Without any set itinerary, I hit the road and …

Hiking

The essential tricks and tips that all PlayStation 4 owners need to know

Just bought yourself a PS4? Or have you owned one since launch? Either way, you might not be aware of all the settings and hidden features tucked …

Operating Systems

How to Set Your White Balance for the Most Common Types of Streetlights

Streetlights are the driving force behind nighttime street scenes and how they make us feel. The way streetlights spread their light, the shadows …

Tutorials

Swiss comfort food for the grater good

<b>By Joe Yonan,</b> <i>The Washington Post</i>Dixie D. Vereen for The Washington PostRosti With MushroomsAsk a dozen people what their ultimate comfort food is, …

Here’s the Best Way to Sharpen Your Images: Use This Free Photoshop Action Download (VIDEO)

Sharpening your photographs can be a dicey proposition: We all want crisp images, but if you’re not careful when using Photoshop’s Unsharp Mask tool …

Tutorials

Astrophotography Tip: How to Get Clear, Sharp Pinpoint Stars

Many people that venture out into the night to dabble in astrophotography end up taking long exposures in which the stars have long trails. Those …

Shutter Speed

How to Make the Ultimate Garage Workbench

For the past six months, I've been hammering and banging on a flimsy folding plastic table. That's right. I'm a full-time DIY and how-to blogger, a …

How I Shot These Etherial Portraits With A Lensbaby

So this is happening more and more… I’m talking with a client who wants me to shoot a creative portrait of them, and they say, “I like your blurry …

DIY Patio Table with Built-in Beer/Wine Coolers

Really, what is better than a patio table with a built in cooler! Who really wants to get up to get another beer?<p>Almost everyone has seen this …

China announces restrictions on trade with North Korea

BEIJING (Reuters) - China on Tuesday banned imports of gold and rare earths from North Korea as well as exports to the country of jet fuel and other oil products used to make rocket fuel, a move in line with new United Nations sanctions on Pyongyang.<p>North Korean leader Kim Jong Un salutes as he …

The Rainbow Mountains Of China Are Earth's Paint Palette

The Rainbow Mountains of China within the Zhangye Danxia Landform Geological Park are a geological wonder of the world. These famous Chinese mountains are known for their otherworldly colors that mimic a rainbow painted over the tops of rolling mountains.<p>This is just one example where geology …

Earth Science

Testing Out an Insane Photoshop Hack to Get Rid of Tourists

On January 16, Reddit user OmerRAnderson posted a tip from Imgur about how to delete the pesky tourists from travel photos. According to the …

Relive Your Childhood on Your Mac With This Nintendo 64 & PlayStation Emulator

Get gaming.<p>The games of yesteryear are now within your reach with all-in-one game emulator OpenEmu‘s latest update, which adds popular titles from PlayStation, Nintendo 64, Sega, Atari and the like onto your Mac. Free to download, OpenEmu features real time gameplay rewind, enhanced screenshot …

How to Shoot Golden Hour Portraits with No Sun (and a Powerful Flash)

What happens if your portrait clients request golden hour lighting… outside of golden hour? That’s the situation photographer Pye Jirsa of Lin & …

Photography

How to Take Beautiful Autumn Photos in 15 Minutes

With autumn in full bloom, now is the perfect time to go out and capture those fall colors. In this video, we see it’s possible to capture a diverse …

Creating a Composite Car Photo Using a Parking Lot Snapshot

A couple of days ago, photographer and retoucher Clint Davis shared a guest post about how he created composite photos for a Mercedes-Benz Sprinter …

Mercedes-Benz

How to Make a Panorama - A Simple Tutorial

Imagine those occasions where you need a wider lens but you don’t have one on you at the right moment. The only thing you can do in that scenario is …

Creating Photoshop Composites for a Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 4×4 Brochure

Mercedes-Benz Canada commissioned me in 2014 to shoot photos for the 2014 Sprinter lineup. In addition to those photos, I was also asked to piece …

Review: The Peak Design CaptureLENS Helps Change Lenses Faster Than Ever Before

Peak Design is a photographic accessory company that never seems to run out of new and exciting ideas to improve the everyday lives of photographers. …