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Shutterstock Bans Unnatural Photos of Apes and Monkeys


Shutterstock has banned all unnatural photos of apes and monkeys. The move by the world’s largest subscription-based stock-photo agency comes in response to an appeal by the animal rights organization PETA. In a letter to Shutterstock, PETA argued that monkeys and apes suffer when used for photo shoots and that ...

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JOBY’s New GorillaPod Mobile Rig Has New Arms for Accessories


JOBY today announced a new GorillaPod model called the GorillaPod Mobile Rig. It’s a flexible tripod that builds upon the original classic by adding more arms for holding more accessories. While the original GorillaPod has three flexible arms for stabilizing your camera, the GorillaPod Mobile Rig is designed for content ...

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How to Brighten Portraits in Photoshop in Just 2 Minutes


There are different techniques you can use in Photoshop to brighten up a dark and dull portrait. This 4-minute tutorial by PHLEARN shows a 2-minute technique that avoids desaturated, unnatural skin tones. The technique centers around the Shadows and Highlights tool in Photoshop’s Image->Adjustments menu. Using the Amount, Tone, and ...

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How to Shoot Epic Wide-Angle Photos of Trees


Trees invoke a sense of timelessness, of grandeur. Most species grow many centuries older than humans ever will, so let’s make trees look the part with these tips on capturing them with a wide-angle lens. “Reach the Beech” – A glistening beech tree bathed in verdant sunlight. These are some ...

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