If you want to create a consistent body of work, it is crucial that you unify the elements of style that go into each image. One of the most overlooked of these is proper cropping, and this excellent video will show you why that is such a crucial thing to master. Coming to you from Alister Benn with Expressive Photography, this great video discusses the importance of cropping
Have you ever seen your own plant grow in a time-lapse? You can, and it’s a great exercise to learn something new about your camera and post-processing. Making the Invisible Visible Photography captures a moment in time and fixes that moment as a still image. Of course, our shutter speed doesn't describe a point in time but rather a very small period of time. The result,
This is an image from the back of a Song dynasty mirror in the collection of Martin J. Powers. As he describes it One [woman], on the right, tends a child and sports an extremely elaborate coiffure. The larger woman on the left displays a plum painting she has completed and, pointing to it, appears...
We’ve seen it all: It started with delicious AI-generated food that didn’t exist, then it was people, then it was cats, Airbnbs, memes, feet (???) — and now we’ve got furries. Yep, you heard it right. A resourceful developer has built a generative adversarial network that spits out an infinite feed of portraits of non-existent furry personas (or fursonas). To acquire this skill, Thisfursonadoesnotexist.com was fed about 55,000 furry images gleaned from mature image board e621.com and trained to come up with its own unique iterations for 33 days. Don’t worry though: Thirsfursonadoesnotexist.com is totally SFW. The final images were then… This story continues at The Next Web
Recent updates to Lightroom Classic have brought a new level of control over local adjustments: Range Masks. Within this, the Color Range Mask allows you to be clumsy with your adjustment brushes while targeting very specific parts of your image. Here’s a detailed look at how it works. When Would You Use It? To make local changes to an image, you have a choice of tools: the