Thursday, March 31, 2011

Amazing Places That Look Out of This World

Amazing Places That Look Out of This World: "Our planet Earth has many strange and often beautiful places that retain the power to inspire and mystify. They remind us that even in this age of technical and technological marvels there are still amazing places to be discovered. Here are some of our favorite alien-like landscapes on earth:"

The San Andreas Fault from Above

The San Andreas Fault from Above: "The name of the San Andreas Fault precedes itself like, well, an immense and unavoidable rift in the earth's surface. Running some 1,300 kilometres through the US state of California and reaching a depth of 15 to 20 kilometres, the San Andreas forms the tectonic boundary between the Pacific and North American Plates. Yet because of its vast size, it's difficult to grasp this giant geological feature; except, that is, when you look at it from above."

  Ebay Photography: Large Items by Digital Photo Secrets

Ebay Photography: Large Items by Digital Photo Secrets: "So you’ve got a nice big guitar sitting in your closet collecting dust. You gave it up a long time ago, and you know that unless you do something soon, it’s just going to sit there for a few more years. If you want to sell that guitar on Ebay, you’ll need to brush up your Ebay photography skills. In this short article, I’ll teach you how to take pictures of large items so you can sell them on Ebay."

Color Correction with the Curves Eyedropper in Photoshop

Color Correction with the Curves Eyedropper in Photoshop: "The Curves Eyedropper technique provides a fast way to simultaneously correct color and fix exposure problems in your photo all at once. That’s a lot of benefit for just a few clicks."

Rock Concert Photography – 9 Tips on How to Get The Shot

Rock Concert Photography – 9 Tips on How to Get The Shot: "Much of what I’ve seen written on concert photography centers on gear and the technical aspects of shooting (there are a number of good tips on this site). Of course, gear and technical know-how are important, and I’ll touch on a couple of salient points. But there are other equally important, more esoteric concepts at the heart of stage photography."