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Editing Eyes for Better Portraits -  from popphoto

Editing Eyes for Better Portraits – from popphoto

Software Workshop: Editing Eyes for Better Portraits

These tips are demonstrated with Photoshop CS5. Earlier versions would work equally well. Photo: Charles Howells

Some aspects of beauty retouching are more difficult than others. Skin and hair, for example, can be particularly challenging. But one thing everyone can do, without a whole lot of Adobe Photoshop experience, is [...]

10 Easy Steps To Advanced Photography Skills

10 Easy Steps To Advanced Photography Skills

10 Easy Steps To Advanced Photography Skills

By Trey Ratcliff
February 17th, 2009
Inspiration, Photos
258 Comments

By Trey Ratcliff (aka Stuck in Customs), one of the most famous and renowned HDR photographers on Flickr. In his article Trey describes some professional insights and useful photography tips that he collected over the years of his career.
A camera does not work like an eye; [...]

Conclusions of DP review of compact water proof camera

Conclusions of DP review of compact water proof camera

Conclusions
The waterproof camera class has matured significantly since our last group test in 2009. Two years on, we are starting to see products that blur the line between regular compact cameras and ‘traditional’ rugged models even further.
That said, despite some impressive advancements in this class, like the widespread addition of GPS capabilities and improved video [...]

How To: Fine-Tune White Balance

How To: Fine-Tune White Balance

How To: Fine-Tune White Balance in Tricky Mixed Lighting Situations
Make the most of your color balance, even when there is no “correct”

By Peter Kolonia on July 26, 2011

Barker exposed for 1/40 sec at f/5.6, ISO 100. His zoom was set to 17mm (a 34mm full-frame equivalent.)

Photo: Kenneth Barker
Enlarge

For this vibrant photo of Scotland’s Falkirk Wheel, [...]

Round Up: Mobile Photo Apps from pop photo

Round Up: Mobile Photo Apps from pop photo

If you shoot with a smartphone, you probably find its built-in camera adequate for capturing and sharing pictures but limited as an image-manipulation and editing tool. For just a few bucks, you can greatly enhance your phone-cam with one of thousands of photo apps. Here are some cool ones, for Android and iPhone devices.
Adobe Photoshop [...]

Editing Eyes for Better Portraits – from popphoto
Editing Eyes for Better Portraits -  from popphoto

Software Workshop: Editing Eyes for Better Portraits

These tips are demonstrated with Photoshop CS5. Earlier versions would work equally well. Photo: Charles Howells

Some aspects of beauty retouching are more difficult than others. Skin and hair, for example, can be particularly challenging. But one thing everyone can do, without a whole lot of Adobe Photoshop experience, is [...]

10 Easy Steps To Advanced Photography Skills

10 Easy Steps To Advanced Photography Skills

By Trey Ratcliff
February 17th, 2009
Inspiration, Photos
258 Comments

By Trey Ratcliff (aka Stuck in Customs), one of the most famous and renowned HDR photographers on Flickr. In his article Trey describes some professional insights and useful photography tips that he collected over the years of his career.
A camera does not work like an eye; [...]

Conclusions of DP review of compact water proof camera
Conclusions of DP review of compact water proof camera

Conclusions
The waterproof camera class has matured significantly since our last group test in 2009. Two years on, we are starting to see products that blur the line between regular compact cameras and ‘traditional’ rugged models even further.
That said, despite some impressive advancements in this class, like the widespread addition of GPS capabilities and improved video [...]

How To: Fine-Tune White Balance
How To: Fine-Tune White Balance

How To: Fine-Tune White Balance in Tricky Mixed Lighting Situations
Make the most of your color balance, even when there is no “correct”

By Peter Kolonia on July 26, 2011

Barker exposed for 1/40 sec at f/5.6, ISO 100. His zoom was set to 17mm (a 34mm full-frame equivalent.)

Photo: Kenneth Barker
Enlarge

For this vibrant photo of Scotland’s Falkirk Wheel, [...]

Round Up: Mobile Photo Apps from pop photo
Round Up: Mobile Photo Apps from pop photo

If you shoot with a smartphone, you probably find its built-in camera adequate for capturing and sharing pictures but limited as an image-manipulation and editing tool. For just a few bucks, you can greatly enhance your phone-cam with one of thousands of photo apps. Here are some cool ones, for Android and iPhone devices.
Adobe Photoshop [...]

lawsuit over the pixel art album cover
lawsuit over the pixel art album cover

http://waxy.org/2011/06/kind_of_screwed/

Kind of Screwed
Posted Jun 23, 2011 (Updated Jun 28, 2011)

TL;DR version: Last year, I was threatened with a lawsuit over the pixel art album cover for Kind of Bloop. Despite my firm belief that I was legally in the right, I settled out of court to cut my losses. This ordeal was very nerve-wracking for me [...]

The 25 Best Places to Photograph on Planet Earth
The 25 Best Places to Photograph on Planet Earth

Ancient Worlds: Angkor Wat
Captivating people, breathtaking vistas, awe-inspiring natural phenomena, rare and exotic animals—we know what makes the best photos. And we know where to find them. Read on to learn where to go to get the shots of your dreams. Consider this your ticket to amazing images.
Photo Credit: Alison Wright
Siem Reap, Cambodia
The center of [...]

illusion helmets
illusion helmets

Painted Motorcycle Helmets

Aside from being a fashion accessory motor bike helmets are one of the most important pieces of safety gear you can have while riding your motorcycle. Light colored helmets have always been a good way to increase your viability and keep you safe on the road. Other then a boring white helmet how about [...]

The Top 10 Wedding Photographers of 2011 by popular photography
The Top 10 Wedding Photographers of 2011 by popular photography

Marcus Bell
Studio Impressions
Brisbane, Australia
marcusbell.com

Marcus Bell only got this “Plan B” photo because the yacht he was supposed to shoot on didn’t show. “My experience has shown me that it’s not the location that makes the image, it’s always the couple.“
Though Marcus Bell started shooting weddings as an unpaid assistant, he was in it for [...]

Untitled #96: Cindy Sherman’s $3.9 million photo
Untitled #96: Cindy Sherman's $3.9 million photo

Untitled #96: Cindy Sherman’s $3.9 million photo

Been reading up, trying to figure out howCindy Sherman‘s photo of herself dressed as a retro adolescent went for $3.9 million at auction. You won’t find any whining on this blog like you’ll find all over Digital Photography Forum that it’s not a good photo- I do think it’s a nice [...]

samsung medium format
samsung medium format

One of our trusted Samsung sources just sent us that image which includes some description about the Samsung camera prototypes. The real AMAZING news is that Samsung is really working on a large format sensor system! Those cameras are more than prototypes! The source told me that Samsung will release both leaked models, the Leica [...]

smaller micro four thirds cameras

Everything goes small: Sony NEX-C3, Panasonic GF3 and new Olympus PEN light! In June there will be a triple announcement from Sony, Panasonic and Olympus. And all three companies are going to compete for the smalles mirrorless cameras race. So fix those dates in your calendar: On June 3 Sony will announce the Sony NEX-C3. [...]

save your ears from headphones
save your ears from headphones

http://www.soundandvisionmag.com/2011/05/through-diaphonic-lens

pug head tilt

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9uuqXXT7VYo

new glass UI

glasses
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6Cf7IL_eZ38
 

how a small project is funded

http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/oona/the-oona-whatever-you-need-it-to-be
 

What does the D7000 mean for the D400?
What does the D7000 mean for the D400?

http://nikonrumors.com/forum/topic.php?id=2468

 

is D7000 the D90 replacement?

http://nikonrumors.com/forum/topic.php?id=2453

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