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ImageNet. (1) 27 Brilliant Photos That Are Just Picture Perfect - Wow Gallery. 101 Photography Hacks, Tips & Tricks. Amazing Electron Microscope Images Part 2. Photo editor online - Tutorials Archives - PetaPixel. Tutorials. 50 Images Taken with a Scanning Electron Microscope. Google’s AI is Teaching Itself Photography and It’s Getting Pretty Good. A new research paper by Google researchers Hui Fang and Meng Zhang has outlined their attempt to teach Google’s AI how to take aesthetically pleasing photos.

Google’s AI is Teaching Itself Photography and It’s Getting Pretty Good

Creatism: A deep-learning photographer capable of creating professional work are the researchers attempt to apply machine learning to the creative process. The first step was to define different aesthetic aspects of photography like composition, saturation and detail. They then analyzed 15,000 high-ranking photo thumbnails from so the neural network could begin to understand which cropping and lighting effects were the most popular. The next step was to unleash the machine on Google Street View and let it take snapshots of scenic locations and crop and light the results accordingly. The final step was to administer a “Turing-test”-like experiment to objectively measure the quality of its creations. You can find all 256 photos and the original Google Map Street View locations on GitHub. 1000+ ideas about Photography on Pinterest. Garden Photography (National Gardening Association) Photographs are a great way to document and share gardens and garden history.

Garden Photography (National Gardening Association)

Here is what I have learned. First off, I am an amateur photographer. My main purpose is to document, not to create art. Oh yes, I am an amateur gardener as well... a retired (Ford Motor Company) electrical engineer who thinks his vocation could have been Plantsman. What is Ghosting and Flare? When light rays coming from a bright source(s) of light (such as the sun or artificial light) directly reach the front element of a camera lens, they can reflect and bounce off different lens elements, diaphragm and even off the sensor, potentially degrading image quality and creating unwanted objects in images.

What is Ghosting and Flare?

Better known as lens “flare”, the effect can impact images in a number of ways: it can drastically reduce image contrast by introducing haze in different colors, it can add circular or semi-circular halos or “ghosts” and even odd-shaped semi-transparent objects of various color intensities. Flare is not always undesirable in photography though – sometimes in is used creatively to add artistic elements to images. Stock.xchng - the leading free stock photography site. How to See, Create, and Photograph Magical Landscapes. AndreaMosaic Home Page. Pictures. Magick.NET - Home.

6 Photographers Shoot the Same Guy But He Gives Each of Them a Different Backstory. Is a photograph shaped more by the person behind the camera than by what’s in front of it?

6 Photographers Shoot the Same Guy But He Gives Each of Them a Different Backstory

These Photos of Squirrels Playing Will Totally Make Your Day. Vadim Trunov is a talented nature and macro photographer well-known for his amazing animal photos.

These Photos of Squirrels Playing Will Totally Make Your Day

The Ultimate Cheat Sheets for Photoshop and Lightroom Shortcuts. The design team at have created a series of incredibly handy cheat sheets for all Adobe Creative Cloud programs.

The Ultimate Cheat Sheets for Photoshop and Lightroom Shortcuts

Below you will find the ultimate keyboard shortcut cheat sheets for Photoshop and Lightroom. If you use either of these programs, learning the keyboard shortcuts for the tools you most commonly use can save you a LOT of time and improve your work flow. You’ll also feel like a boss by minimizing your mouse usage :) If you’re interested in a high-res PDF, you can nab them here: PHOTOSHOP | LIGHTROOM For keyboard shortcut cheat sheets to the rest of the Adobe CC programs, visit

Hundreds of Free Photoshop Shapes. There are thousands of free Photoshop shapes available that you can install and easily use right inside of Photoshop or another free photo editor.

Hundreds of Free Photoshop Shapes

Photoshop includes only a handful of pre-installed shapes and with these free resources you can really spice up your photos. They can even be used to create completely new images. Below are several websites that, together, offer hundreds of free Photoshop shapes. You can find anything from simple shapes like stars, icons, and swirls, to more complex shapes like snowflakes, trees, and people. All of these websites contain download links to CSH files, which is the file type Photoshop reads as a shape file. The Leading Source Of Free Stock Photos - freeimages. Free Online Photo Editor. Photoshop Online Tools.

Night Photography: From Snapshots to Great Shots. Online Photo Editor. Digital Photos To Line Drawing : Free Download Mac Software. How I Work With Compositional Lines in Photos. Composition can make or break a photograph.

How I Work With Compositional Lines in Photos

This is why it’s important to understand it and know how to effectively and creatively use it. In essence, composition describes the position of relative elements in a photograph. A strong composition will tend to have leading lines that draw attention to your subject: these can be horizontal, vertical or diagonal lines depending on the placement of your subject in the frame. Have a look at the following images and see how I have composed each scene with the use of lines leading towards my subjects. I have drawn arrows in Photoshop on the photos to help share my vision when I was composing each shot.

In this image, I wanted to lead the viewers eyes through the frame and down the long corridor while having the novice monk looking against the diagonal lines. This was a fairly simple composition with my subject centred in my frame. This is another centred composition with the monk sitting in the lower middle of frame. Long Exposure Photography Tips. Photographing the Ferris Wheel To photograph a Ferris wheel at night, move close and use a wide-angle lens to get as much detail as possible.

Long Exposure Photography Tips

Place your camera on a tripod and frame the image. Because we want all the elements to be sharp, choose a small aperture between f/11-f/32. Set your camera to either Manual or TV (Shutter Priority) mode and choose a shutter speed according to the speed of the lighted Ferris wheel, and the style you are after (anywhere between 1-30 seconds). You should take the image using the camera’s self timer or a cable release so that you avoid touching and jiggling the camera. 11 of the Most Interesting Lenses in the History of Photography. For almost two centuries, the science and art of photography has allowed people to capture the world around them through carefully crafted lenses.

11 of the Most Interesting Lenses in the History of Photography

However, not all lenses are created equal. While most lenses just aim to please, others aim to impress. Today, we are taking a look at some of the most exotic lenses we could find. #1. Lomography Petzval Portrait Lens: Creamy Bokeh #2. Travel Photography: Tips and Techniques.