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2 Methods for Creating Duotones in Photoshop

This article looks at two methods for creating duotones in Photoshop. But first, what is a duotone? Think of a duotone and you’ll imagine an image composed of two distinct hues. Easy so far. But a typical printing-press duotone uses black ink and another color, the net result being a photo that is monochrome by many people’s definition. No black appears in the final image unless the initial grayscale image was clipped, which photographers generally try to avoid. This photo uses two distinct blue-cyan hues laid over the original black (using a gradient map), but it’d qualify as monochrome...

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Japan: the Ultimate Travel Guide

So you’re going to Japan. Cool… take us with you? At STA Travel, our motto is ‘we know because we go’. Or in my case, we lived there. I’m Jo, and I lived in Japan for just over one year working as an English teacher in a small, mountaintop middle school in Hyogo prefecture. My students and fellow teachers not only taught me how to survive, but also where the best little-known adventure spots were hidden. Now it’s my pleasure to pass on the wisdom so you can be the savviest gaikokujin (foreigner) walking out of the airport. Besides...

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Sattu Paratha – Manjula’s Kitchen

Sattu Paratha, Sattu Ka Paratha is made with spicy sattu filling, sattu is roasted chana flour. This is a popular paratha in state of Bihar. Sattu Paratha is a great breakfast treat and a good lunch box option. Recipe Notes Parathas can be kept at room temperature for up to two days wrapped in aluminum foil or in a covered container.  For later use, parathas can be refrigerated three to four days or frozen for up to a month. Re-heat using a skillet or oven. Serving Suggestions Parathas can be served with Plain Yogurt, Mango pickle, or with Aloo Tamatar...

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5 Ways To Use A Gimbal Creatively For Photography

There are so many awesome things you can do with a gimbal, as the COOPH team explain in their latest video tutorial.  8 Jul 2019 2:51PM by ePHOTOzine |  Tripods, Monopods and Other Supports   Team COOPH’s focus this week is gimbals and how they can be used to create unique photos/videos. The COOPH team are using a DJI Osmo Pocket Gimbal but this doesn’t mean you have to.  “With these 5 unique tips and tricks, you can add a whole new level to your storytelling,” says COOPH.  The tips they share include advice on working with low angles,...

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Luxury travel news this week

By Paul Johnson on Jul 07, 2019 in Accommodation, Africa, Australia, Europe, Featured, Hotels, Oceania, Portugal, Regions, Western Europe Here’s a round-up of luxury travel stories that have caught the eye this week. To make sure you receive these new weekly alerts in your web browser, please click on the red bell icon in the bottom right hand corner of the page and click ‘subscribe’ (works on desktop only – for other ways to subscribe, please click here). This will also alert you to any other posts on the blog. Should you wish, you can unsubscribe at any time,...

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