Photography

Make Cut-Paper Portraits with Photoshop & Old-School Tools

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Paul Overton of the blog Dude Craft has filmed a thorough video tutorial that makes it easy to take a photo and turn it into a cut-paper portrait that looks like you drew it all painstakingly by hand.

Photoshop is the key, but fans of old-school tools need not fear -- an X-Acto and Spray Mount are necessary, too.

You can watch the entire video (a little over 10 minutes, but worth it), below.

Give the iPhone Camera a Burst Mode

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Press release

Burst gives your iPhone camera the Burst Mode (also called Bulb Mode) available on professional cameras. In Burst Mode, the camera will automatically take consecutive shots after you trip the shutter. It is particularly useful in action photography, where perfect shot only happens in split second.

Features
- Continuous shooting in burst of 2, 4 or 8 shots.
- Buffer memory of 8 shots.
- Automatic saving to Photo Library.

Shoot a Video, Win $100,000

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Press release

Nikon's new contest is "Your Day in 140 Seconds or Less."

The Brief
To celebrate HD video within the Nikon D5000 we’d like you to show us “A Day through your Lens.”

So what’s it like to be you? Capture the essence of your day in a video of 140 seconds or less. It can be funny, touching or profound. It can be about everything you did, everything you didn’t do, the day’s biggest dilemma or its most telling detail.

Track Down Image Thieves Online

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Press release

ImageRights is a service that uses powerful Image Recognition Technology to help you locate and identify where your uploaded images are being used online.

Q. Who should use ImageRights?
A. ImageRights is designed for professionals that earn income from their images and need to understand how their images are being used and to help protect against their unauthorized use. ImageRights users include photographers, illustrators, visual artists, image libraries and publishers.

Q. How does it work?

Updates to Adobe Camera Raw, Lightroom, & DNG Converter

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Press release

Adobe has announced the Photoshop Camera Raw 5.6, Lightroom 2.6 and DNG Converter 5.6 Release Candidates, available for immediate download on Adobe Labs. The term 'release candidate' means this update is well tested but would benefit from additional community testing to provide the highest quality experience for customers working on a variety of hardware and software configurations.

New Camera Is Waterproof, Dustproof, & Shock-Resistant

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Press release

Casio Computer Co., Ltd., announced the release of the EX-G1 shock-resistant, waterproof, dustproof digital camera—the first in the company’s new EXILIM G brand of digital cameras. With its smart design featuring functional beauty, the EX-G1 embodies Casio’s endurance-minded features and specifications in a sleek 0.78-inch low-profile camera.

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