This week in history from The Commons

While we rush further ahead into an increasingly futuristic world, it’s worth remembering the incredible resource we have in the Flickr Commons. There you’ll find some of the world... See full article

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Create an Image Watermark in Photoshop

In a recent post I talked about using an image watermark in Lightroom to apply to your images. This post I’ll show you how to create the watermark image to use. This watermark has two concentric... See full article

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Miniature fakes

Tilt-shift photography, often made with a specialized lens, lets you put an area in focus while blurring other areas and distorting the photo’s perspective. One awesome side effect is at p... See full article

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The Lumineers Perform Ho Hey on chasejarvisLIVE at the Capitol Hill Block Party [2013 Grammy Nominees]

If you’re a regular reader you know that I’m a big Lumineers fan. Theyve been on my radar for a while and are one of my favorites right now. My friend John Richards from Seattle’s... See full article

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Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands turns 75

   Beatrix Wilhelmina Armgard, better known as Queen Beatrix, celebrates her 75th birthday today. Here are some photos that have been taken of her by Flickr members... See full article

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Four Tips on Your Image Data Safety Procedures

Introduction The following is an excerpt from the SLR Lounge Lightroom Workflow System Workshop on DVD, a system designed to increase your post production speed by 5 to 10 times. Click here to learn m... See full article

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QT Sydney An awesome and quirky hotel!

New Prints I’m always trying out new prints for the home, and I just got a few slick ones from iAcrylic. I’m really impressed with the quality and look of the prints. Because of the reflec... See full article

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10 Creative Nature Photography Compositions and How They Were Taken

Art is not what you see, but what you make others see. Edgar Degas What makes a great photograph? Is there any one aspect of the process which separates the merely good from the truly magnifi... See full article

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Get Photo Fit How to Properly Maintain Your Body: Interview with Dr. Kelly Starrett

I originally met Kelly Starrett through my pal Tim Ferriss (cjLIVE episode here) – who had nothing but amazing things to say… Kelly is a coach, physical therapist, author, speaker, and cre... See full article

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Paris architecture: La Grande Arche de la Dfense

While the Neoclassic Arc de Triomphe undoubtedly receives plenty of attention from tourists visiting France, this modern version of it symbolizes national humanity, rather than military triumphs,... See full article

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LowePro Rover Pro 35L AW Camera Backpack [Review]

Finally! Finally LowePro is making backpacks that carry cameras, not camera bags that happen to be carried on your back. Not only that, the Rover Pro is a versatile bag when you arent carrying your... See full article

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Survivorman Les Stroud: Produce the Creative Work & Life You Want [TODAY Jan 30, 11am PST]

UPDATE: The LIVE broadcast is TODAY January 30th – 11am SEA time (2pm NYC -19:00 London) – mark your calendars and flip your dial to http://www.chasejarvis.com/live. Les Stroud combined hi... See full article

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10 Ways to Direct a Portrait Shoot like a Pro

In this post Gina Milicia – author of our brand new eBook “Portraits: Making the Shot” shares 10 tips on directing a portrait shoot like a Pro. 1. Check your Mood Have you ever been ... See full article

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Mount Cook along Lake Pukaki

Store with new Gear Page! The Stuck In Customs Store is close to coming out of beta. Thanks so far for all the testing and purchases! Everything seems to be going smoothly… and glad you are exci... See full article

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Cats and dogs, hide and seek

No matter which camp you’re in, there’s no denying that pets are experts at not-so-subtly lurking, crouching, peeking, and generally trying to go unnoticed. And what’s good for... See full article

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Revitalize your Old Photos With These 12 Effective Strategies

As I was looking through my Aperture catalogue earlier this month, it struck me that like many of yourselves, I have a huge library of older images that are crying out for a few modern photo editing t... See full article

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Microstock Photographers Plan D-Day Boycott After Getty Gives Away Images Through Google

Contributors to iStockphoto are planning to pull their portfolios from the microstock site following the discovery of a new distribution agreement with Google. Users of Google Drive, the search compan... See full article

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Using Photography and Video to Tell Stories that Need to Be Told

This morning I came across a short film that I just had to share with the dPS community. It is the story of Jill Brzezinski-Conley who shares her story of life, love and the challenges thrown her way ... See full article

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A Robot That Drives Your Camera The Little Motion Control Dolly That Could

I stumbled on this gem via Kickstarter a week or two ago and reached out to my camera tech pal Sohail to get his take. In short, we cranked out this review in short order to give you a first look AND&... See full article

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Include The Foreground For Dramatic Landscapes

When photographing landscapes, it’s very easy to get lost in the grandiosity of the overall view, and sometimes , lose sight of what could be a better image. Many times, I’ve been taken ... See full article

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#FlickrFriday: Beyond the Horizon

    Last Friday was the first ever Flickr Friday, and we asked you for submissions interpreting our theme Beyond the Horizon. These are some of our favorite c... See full article

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The Foggy Road Through The Waterfalls to Milford

Always new books over at Flatbooks.com Thanks again for trying out so many books over at Flatbooks.com! As you know, if you ever don’t like one… you can have 100% of your money back! I thi... See full article

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Treys Variety Hour #67: Moving from being a Hobbyist to a Pro Photographer!

Trey’s Variety Hour #67: Moving from being a Hobbyist to a Pro Photographer! The show airs each Monday at 7 PM PT / 10 PM ET. (Check your local time) Submit questions here: Official website:http... See full article

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7 Ways To Improve Your Outdoor Portraits

Lighting is one of the most important concepts in photography, so one may automatically assume that outdoor portraits would need very little lighting consideration due to the abundance of beautiful, n... See full article

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See Nick Francher Create a White Room with some Pegboard [Video]

While surfing on Youtube today I came across the following video from photographer Nick Francher creating a DIY studio setup that created a cool effect. In it he uses peg board to create a background ... See full article

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