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5 Time-Saving Tips for Adobe Lightroom

Photographers everywhere have embraced Adobe Lightroom as a godsend—a tool that saves countless hours, catering exactly to photographers’ needs in …

How to Prevent People from Stealing your Wi-Fi Network

The data LED of your wireless router is constantly blinking and none of the family members are using the Internet at home. This might indicate that …

Photographer Awarded $625,000 Grant For Documenting Small Pennsylvania Town

Every year the MacArthur Fellowship announces the winners of its $625,000 grant and among the 24 they have chosen for this year is a photographer by …

Photography

Milky Way photography tips for the first time astrophotographer

<i>The night sky is one of the richest and most rewarding subjects a photographer can shoot, but it takes patience and skill to get it right. In this</i> …

8 Tips to Help You Come Home with Great Travel Photos

In this article I will talk about travel photography and how you can take great images of everything when you travel. I’m not talking about camping …

Photography

Giveaway: Win a Versatile Tamron Zoom Lens Worth Up to $849!

<b>Update</b>: This giveaway is now over. Please see the end of this post for details.<p>We’re doing another big camera gear giveaway to promote our new …

Italy Through a Vintage Lens

I have always wanted to see the Alps. They look so grand in the movies. After my roadtrip through the Norwegian mountains in 2014, it felt like the …

How to Avoid Lens Flare

Here is a quick tip that might come in handy when you want to include the sun in your scene and the lens or filters are causing lots of flare and …

6 Things to Avoid for Better Street Photos

The ever-increasing interest in street photography basically guarantees that readers will never have difficulty finding articles on the topic. Most …

7 Tips to Improve Your Memory

Learning ability is probably the most important skill you can have.<p>Take it from Peter Brown, Henry Roediger, and Mark McDaniel, authors of <i>Make It</i> …

Top 10

Refine Edge – Your Best Friend in Photoshop

Being able to create precise selections of objects, even if they have fuzzy edges is of major importance in Photoshop. You're not only going to need …

Tutorials

How to Create a Perfect Sky Selection in Photoshop

In landscape photography, you often need to process the sky separately from the rest of your image, for example to give it more color and definition. …

Tutorials

1969 Lamborghini Islero S Coupe

Named after the legendary bull that killed Spain's best matador, this 1969 Lamborghini Islero S Coupe lays claim to another legend as well. Sir Roger …

4 All-Natural Air Fresheners to DIY This Fall

Bring the season's fresh scent inside the house.<p>As summer transitions into fall, you may find yourself wondering what to do with some of the excess produce from your garden. Fortunately, there are many ways to put that fruit to good use, and one of my favorite DIY projects is making all-natural air …

Video: Using Photoshop’s Median Stacking Feature for Noise Reduction

We’ve seen Photoshop’s median stacking process used before to remove tourists from photographs. Now, photographer Andy Astbury takes the time to show …

Frequency Separation for Dummies in Photoshop

You may have heard of this technique called frequency separation where you magically separate the details in your image from the colors and tones to …

Tutorials

How Understanding Clarity and Vibrance in Lightroom Can Improve Your Images

Adobe Lightroom offers two excellent tools for increasing the apparent contrast and saturation of an image without resorting to taking everything to …

Forget HDR Software! Start Creating Natural, Clean HDRs With Digital Blending

A few years ago I ran an HDR photography magazine. I regularly tone mapped my images for years, using just about every HDR program out there. Yet, …

Lightroom Secret Revealed – The Scrubby Pin Trick

In this tutorial, I will show you how to fade a local adjustment in and out in Lightroom without the need for a plugin. The software gives you the …

Tutorials

How to Improve Your Photographs of Water Drops

From a small, transparent glossy circle to a looking glass that reflects surroundings, water drops fascinate photographers and viewers. We see them …

The Windows 10 privacy issues you should know about

Windows 10 has just arrived and there’s a new Privacy Policy and Service Agreement from Microsoft coming swiftly in its wake.<p>The new policies take effect on 1 August and there are a few unsettling things nestling in there that you should be thinking about if you’re using the company’s services and …

Privacy

More Evidence Life Could Have Come From Beyond

A new study reveals bacteria can survive atmospheric entry<p><i>Lithopanspermia.</i><p>The word is a mouthful but it represents one of the most intriguing theories about the origin of life on Earth. Quite literally, it means life began from an extraterrestrial source and came here by hitching a ride on a rock, …

Biology

You can play classic C64 games on this Commodore phone

When I was a toddler, our home doubled as my parents’ fledgling ad agency and we had a Commodore 64. It was meant for work, but I managed to sneak in some gaming when no one was around.<p>Naturally, I was intrigued to see a new product bearing the company’s branding. It originally went bankrupt in …

30+ Scribbles And Doodles Photoshop Brush Sets

For those of you have been keeping up with the blog, you’ve probably noticed that I’ve kind of been on a hand-drawn frenzy lately, incorporating the …

Better Web Browsing

Choosing a web browser<p>All four major web browsers, Firefox, Chrome, Internet Explorer, and Safari, have experienced severe security flaws in the …

IT security

You should be using these browser extensions to keep yourself safe online

The invention of the internet made it easy to do amazing things online, like buying junk in a single click, but unfortunately that also came with consequences, like companies being able track your every move as you browse.<p>You might not know it, but every website you visit is using one or more …

Free Alternatives to Adobe Creative Cloud

Adobe products are synonymous with the design and illustration world. They can, however, be expensive for designers, whether professional or not. …

Photoshop

How To Install Windows 10 IoT On Your Raspberry Pi 2

Thanks to the release of Windows 10 for multiple single-board computers, tinkerers are now waking up to the possibility of running Windows as a usable and surprisingly polished alternative open source operating systems like Raspbian. But how do you run Windows on a RaspPi? And why?<p>First, I invite …