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5 Tips for Capturing Texture in Photography

Harness the power of texture to add more depth, vibrancy, and contrast to your images. Here are a few techniques for capturing texture. In the context of photography, texture refers to the visual quality of an object’s surface—transforming a two-dimensional photo by giving it a three-dimensional visual feel. Texture brings life and depth to images […]

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Our Friends at FeatureShoot Relaunch Their Worldwide Project The Print Swap

The editors of the photography website Feature Shoot have just relaunched their worldwide project The Print Swap, giving photographers of all genres more opportunities to have their work shared, collected, and exhibited. Since its beginning five years ago, The Print Swap has connected artists across continents. The premise: Anyone can tag their photos #theprintswap or […]

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How to Use Substance Designer to Create Basic Networks

Nodes 101: A non-destructive workflow. Learn how to build robust and modular Substance Designer Networks with ease. Nowadays, Substance Designer is one of the best 3D material authoring tools that you can find on the market. For those of you who are opening Designer for the first time, the interface might look a bit intimidating, […]

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5 Artists on How to Balance Work and Mental Wellness

The intersection of creative living and mental wellness is a tricky space. Here’s how freelancers navigate through it. Freelancing is on the rise, and it has been for a few years now. Writers, influencers, social media managers, photographers—many creative professionals are forsaking the typical nine-to-five job in favor of a career that’s more flexible and […]

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Creating Horror Lighting with Just One Light

With Halloween fast-approaching, let’s take a look at how you can create an ominous atmosphere for your short film—using just one light. When we think about the core elements of horror lighting, there’s a lot of color to it. A bloody red for villainous moments, a sickly green for monstrous scares, a cold blue for […]

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The photographer’s guide to shooting street fashion

From Jean-Michel Basquiat walking the runway for Comme des Garçons in the 1980s to Alexander McQueen revealing his American flag boxers in 2000, New York Fashion Week has delivered some of the most iconic moments in fashion history. But as any photographer knows, there’s just as much happening on the street as there is inside […]

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10 FREE Unexpected Winter Color Palettes

Bored of holiday red, indifferent to forest green, or totally over wintery silver? Here’s some chilling-fresh color palettes for you. Perhaps you’re looking for an edgy palette for that corporate holiday card. Or, you’re in need of unusual inspiration for a seasonal marketing campaign. Whatever the case, if you’re itching to think outside the red-and-green […]

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The Legendary Work Ethic of Photographer Bill Cunningham

A veteran New York City party reporter reflects on what it was like to see the famed, and famously humble, photographer in action. Shutterstock is the exclusive sponsor of Experience the Times of Bill Cunningham, an immersive installation taking place in The Seaport, New York City, through October 30.  Two things about Bill Cunningham, the legendary photographer who for decades […]