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Recipe: Flank steak is a great grilling option for beginners and experts alike

Cottage Country Grilled Flank Steak<p>1 1.5-lb (750 g) flank steak<p>Marinade<p>1 tbsp Dijon mustard<p>1 tbsp chopped garlic<p>3 tbsp balsamic vinegar<p>1 tbsp fresh herbs of choice (I like tarragon)<p>3 tbsp olive oil<p>Salt and freshly ground pepper<p>Spicy Mustard Butter<p>1/2 cup butter, softened<p>1 tbsp grainy mustard<p>1 tsp …

The Complete Guide to Making Chocolate Chip Cookies at Home

Butter<p>Your cookie-making process begins with sticks of unsalted butter softened on the counter for 20 to 30 minutes. The goal here is to encourage …

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How to Get into Film Photography on the Cheap

Film photography isn’t at all dead; in fact it’s evolving. What’s seemingly disappearing in terms of push and effort on behalf of the more …

Sigma's Biggest Lens Dwarfs its Smallest By Far

<b>Graphic used with permission from Sigma USA</b><p>Sigma shared on their blog today a special chart comparing the sizes of all their lenses. The smallest are …

5 Daily Exercises to Become a Better Photographer

Photography is fun because it is all about learning and advancing your skills. Self-improvement brings happiness and a sense of pride as we see our …

‘Fast Flip’ for the Best Steak of Your Life

<b>Last Updated November, 2017.</b><p>Breaking misconceptions can be tough on the psyche. No one enjoys learning they’ve been wrong the whole time. Debunking …

Why You Should Be Deep-Frying Your $50 Steak (We're Not Kidding)

Don't be afraid to cook that $50 porterhouse steak—this method is fool-proof.<p>We get it: Cooking a steak can be intimidating. Especially a $50 steak. But this technique, from H. Alexander Talbot and Aki Kamozawa, the genius folks behind cooking blog Ideas in Food, is fool-proof. Read on for 8 steps …

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How to Shoot With Your Lens Wide Open in Bright Sunlight

Pro Tip: The larger the light modifier is, the softer the light will be on your subject in relation to distance from them.<p><i>Want more Useful</i> …

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Excelente plato del chef <b>Adolfo Muñoz</b> perfecto para afrontar las temperaturas más invernales.<p>ingredientes para 4 personas<p>ELABORACIÓN<p>1<b>Para la infusión</b> …

Croque-Monsieur with Poached Eggs | Croque-Madame

Soooo, I know it’s January 7th, and I should be eating kale and tofu and sipping on homemade kombucha, and I probably should not be interrupting your …

These 6 Essential Composition Skills Can Turn You Into a Really Good Photographer

Composition isn't just about knowing where to place elements in a frame. It isn't just about finding lines that lead to your subjects, or identifying …

Why Adding These 5 Types of Lenses to Your Kit Can Make a Difference to Your Photography

We all love a lens. After all, they are, arguably, the most important part of our photographic equipment. Most people will start off with one, maybe …

Comparing the Optics of the $40 Yongnuo 50mm f/1.8 and the $125 Canon 50mm f/1.8 II

I recently did a simple review that compared Yongnuo’s new $40 clone of the Canon 50mm f/1.8 II. Today I will dive a little deeper into how the two …

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2 Easy Ways to Capture Brilliant Starbursts in Your Photographs

Have you ever wondered how photographers are able to depict lights with a star effect along piers, boardwalks or a sunrise with trailing rays peering …

The Phoblographer's Best Useful Photography Tips for 2014

Every now and then, we will publish a small but useful and effective tip in our series called Useful Photography Tips. With the year rounding down to …

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What it Takes to be a Good Interior Photographer

Interior photography is the most challenging of all the professional genres of commercial photography. Every detail is critical. Every prop must be …

10 Most Common Mistakes Made by New Photographers

Whenever I teach, I get a lot of requests to review images. Over time, I’ve started to notice that a majority of the mistakes I see come from the …

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Some Dos and Don'ts for the Aspiring Street Photographer

Street photography. Is it as simple as going out into the streets and taking photos? In the narrowest of views, yes. But street photography is …

The Best Wide Angle Lenses Under $500

Wide angle lenses should be tested by every photographer. They force you to get close to your subjects and interact with them if you’re a …

How to Freeze Motion and Capture Shots That Pop

Since I started teaching photography around 7 years ago, one thing that I've often noticed is many of my students face difficulty executing shots to …