Dan Piorkowski

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New At Photography? Check Out This Helpful Visualization

DSLR cameras are fantastic for taking stunning photographs, but if you don’t understand how to use them, it’s an expensive purchase. There are so …

25 Chicken Breast Recipes That Are Anything but Boring

Chicken breast gets a bad rap as the beige of meats. It's versatile but bland; the practical, diet-friendly choice, too often stripped of the flavor and juiciness that make a piece of dark meat so satisfying. But when it's cooked right, it can be just as tasty as any other part of the bird. Cooked …

Cooking

Baked Apple Pie Roll Ups - Quiet Corner

Baked Apple Pie Roll Ups Recipe<p>Baked Apple Pie Roll Ups are super simple to put together and taste amazing. Nothing this easy should be allowed to …

Baking

Satay Chicken Stir-Fry – Only 5 Ingredients

<i>You need this ‘5-ingredients satay chicken stir-fry’ recipe in your weeknight repertoire! It is very flavourful and takes under 30 minutes from start</i> …

Last minute barbecue? Enjoy the sun with these quick recipes

You can sit back and enjoy the sunshine while these recipes basically take care of themselves<p>Mon, Jul 18, 2016, 12:00<p><b>Donal Skehan: Kogi kimchi dogs</b> …

At $65, The Misen Chef's Knife is the Holy Grail of Knives

I'm not supposed to be writing this week. I have much too much to think about with my book just released and a tour coming up, but I was so excited about this that I couldn't *not* write about it.<p>A few days ago, I got a knife in the mail. This, in itself, is nothing unusual. People send me new …

Florida by Water: Escape to an Island

Florida boasts miles of sandy beaches where it's easy to imagine that you're blissfully alone.<p>No shipwreck is required to channel your inner Robinson Crusoe, or Gilligan, on one of Florida's island state parks. Ferries, seaplanes, and private boats link the mainland to the most secluded islands and …

National Parks

Start Your Day With Our Ultimate Breakfast Sandwich and Have the Best Morning Ever

We fought. We ate. We nodded silently, awestruck, and ate some more. And then we declared: This is the ultimate homemade egg sandwich.<p>We have some pretty strong opinions on what goes into the perfect breakfast sandwich: English muffins and American cheese are non-negotiable. The eggs must be …

Breakfast

'The Birth of Sake,' the Beautiful New Documentary About the Endangered Art of Making Sake by Hand

We're loving the Birth of Sake, the new food documentary about the art of making rice wine.<p><b>Toji</b> ("Toji-san") <b>Yamamoto</b> has dedicated his life to brewing sake by hand. At 68 years young, he's the brewmaster at <b>Yoshida Brewery</b> in Japan's Ishikawa Prefecture. It's 144 years old and one of only a handful …

These Are the Best Onion Rings You'll Ever Make at Home

<i>By Matt Duckor, Epicurious</i><p>Photo by Ditte Isager<p>Most of the foods we loved in our youth are forgettable when you really think about it. Eating Bagel Bites is like struggling to chew off damp pieces of cardboard. Lunchables were clearly dreamed up by a branding genius that made kids think it was cool …

A First Review of the $40 Yongnuo 50mm f/1.8 ‘Nifty Fifty’ Clone

I will be the first to admit that I am not a street photographer, not a wedding photographer, and don’t generally shoot in low light, but I wanted to …

Why Aperture Priority is the Most Preferred Shooting Mode by Photographers

Photographers have their own shooting preferences. Some like using flash, some don’t. Some love to play around with depth of field, while others want …

Cameras

Ted Allen's Top Tips for Entertaining

As the host of the popular Food Network show <i>Chopped</i>, chef and food enthusiast <b>Ted Allen</b> doesn't always get to choose what he eats, an 'occupational hazard' that can sometimes lead to heartburn. But by having PEPCID® product in his toolkit, Ted doesn't have to worry about heartburn triggers like …

15 Recipes that Are Getting Us Stoked for Summer

There are just some things that you can't fathom making out of season. Stew in the springtime? No, thanks. Pumpkin pie in May? Not happening. But no seasonal food gets us more pumped up than summer's fare. Here are 15 things we CANNOT WAIT to make in the next three months.

Ice Cream

75 Summer Recipes Everyone Should Know How to Cook

Master these ultimate summer dishes and eat well through September.<p><b>Just because we're not in the mood to fire up the oven</b> to make brisket in the summer doesn't mean we're off the hook when it comes to warm weather meals. Nope, when it comes to summertime, there are <i>definitely</i> some classics that just …

Cooking

Macaroni and Cheese Waffles Recipe

Waffled macaroni and cheese might not rank quite as high on the list of "things you must try before you die" as, say, a fresh-from-the-water oyster, or a sliver of Parmesan sliced off of a wheel that has just been opened in front of your eyes, or a bit of playful light bondage, but it's certainly …

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Origami Artist Creates Life-Sized Elephant From One Piece of Paper

He's done it! Professional origami artist Sipho Mabona has created a huge, life-sized elephant with just one sheet of paper. His most ambitious work to date, the elephant took Mabona and a team of over a dozen people four weeks to complete. Standing just over 3 meters high (or 10 feet tall), the …

31 DIY Ways To Make Your Backyard Awesome This Summer

While you're impatiently waiting for summer to just GET HERE already, start planning your outdoor space.

The 2014 Sony World Photography Awards

The Sony World Photography Awards, an annual competition hosted by the World Photography Organisation, has recently announced its shortlist of winners. This year's contest attracted more than 140,000 entries from 166 countries. The organizers have been kind enough to share some of their shortlisted …

DIY Gift Ideas: Cedar Bathtub Caddy

Looking for something more exciting than bath salts or candles as a gift idea for a bathing enthusiast? If you have an hour and $5, you can create a …

Understanding a Photograph by John Berger – review

First published on Fri 22 Nov 2013 11.56 EST<p>This new selection of more than 20 essays, edited by Geoff Dyer and including previously uncollected pieces, is essential reading for anyone interested in understanding the power of this ubiquitous medium. Spanning some 40 years, they include pieces on …

Tips to Reduce Image Noise in Photography

Do you want to know the 5 tips to successfully reduce noise in images? These 5 tips will show you how you can easily and successfully reduce noise …

Shitty Rigs: A Site Dedicated to the Crappy Rigs Filmmakers MacGyver Together

You might have found yourself in this situation before: you’re in the middle of a photo shoot and you find that you badly need to set up a shot or …

Grab a Coffee & Settle In - 33 Great Photography Links

The world of photography has been buzzing all week with great photographers and artists posting their work for the world to enjoy. Toad Hollow …

Landscape Photography

Modern Corporate Headshot Photography Methods

What comes to mind when you hear the phrase “corporate headshots”? If you’re like photographer Aaron Nace, you think of words like boring, …

Photography

BaT Exclusive: Ridiculously Clean 1988 BMW E30 M3

<b>8/13/2013 Update:</b> This BMW has been sold.<p><b>From 8/6/2013:</b><p>This 1988 BMW M3 (Chassis WBSAK0306J2196244) is a professionally built street/show/race/track …

21 Beautiful Pictures of Boats

People have been using boats for travel and work now for centuries. For a long time, boats were the only way for different cultures to interact. …

Composition, Balance and Visual Mass

In previous articles I wrote about the concept of balance in relation to the colours orange and blue, and in relation to composition in the square …