Master Photo manipulator Marc da Cunha

Photo manipulations are probably one of the most entertaining and interesting things to do with Photoshop. Combining unrelated elements into a single image, mixing it with a lot of adjustment layers and meddling with the contrast, brightness and other elements. Often combined with other filters, textures, and effects, to create one-of-a-kind works of art which can be certainly challenging or simple as you want it to be, depending on exactly what you’re trying to create and how you want to send the message.

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Built to kill – 40 breathtaking closeup photographs of animals

Surprisingly enough, photographing some species may require stalking skills or the use of a camouflage as well. Whilst wildlife photographs can be taken using basic equipment, successful photography of some types of wildlife requires specialist equipment, such as macro lenses for insects, long focal length lenses for birds and underwater cameras for marine life. However, since the advent of digital cameras and the never ending quest for adventures, this practice has evolved into totally new heights.

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