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10 More Photography Tips to Help Take Your Images to the Next Level

#10 – Remember it’s all plastic<p>t’s a hard concept to grasp, especially as a beginner, but remember that photography is plastic. Exposure? Plastic. …

Photography Tips

Ten golden rules for good photography

Great pictures are the result of matching an interesting subject with the best light, a pleasing placement of the elements and exposing the sensor to …

Photography

6 Life Lessons the World's Most Successful Business People Have Learned That You Still Don't Get

If you want to make it you need to start by changing your mindset.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>What separates the most successful business people from the average white-collar professional? Aside from the fact that they can buy and sell your most prized possessions a …

Entrepreneurship

How To Import Presets Into Lightroom Mobile - A Guide To The Lightroom App

Many of you have been asking us how to import presets into Lightroom mobile and one of the awesome things about the recent Lightroom update is that …

Tutorials

Winners of the 2018 Audubon Photography Awards

The National Audubon Society has announced the winners of their ninth annual photography contest. The winning photos, which “evoke the splendor, …

Black and White Photo Conversion for Portrait, Beauty and Fashion

One of the best retouchers in the world, Photoshop master, and awesome portrait photographer Michael Woloszynowicz is showing you his personal …

8 Tips for Faster Image Editing in Lightroom (AKA the Anti-Editing Tutorial)

If you’re like most serious photographers, you probably spend a lot of time in Lightroom. Maybe too much time. For professional boudoir photographer …

Tutorials

14 photo editing tips and tricks every landscape photographer must know

Essential photo editing tricks for landscapes: 02 Blend raw exposures<p>Your camera has a limited dynamic range, which means when presented with …

The Ultimate Focus Stacking Guide for Landscape Photographers

It’s becoming harder to get the entire image sharp with the constantly wider lenses and more extreme foregrounds that are used in today’s …

The 13 best photography websites

12. PetaPixel<p>PetaPixel is a website offering tutorials, news and kit. The tutorials are imaginative and practical, offering videos and screen grabs …

Prints That Pop: 10 Ways to Get Better Photo Prints from Digital Images

When teamed together properly, your image files, monitor, image-processing software, and printer can produce prints that you will be justly proud to …

Creative Applications of Color Theory in Landscape Photography

Discussions of many photography topics have the potential to veer deep into complex technical territory that may appeal more to scientists than to …

The Best 25 Photo Apps - Ultimate List for Photographers

Photographers never stop looking for picture-perfect moments. With smartphone cameras now offering great optics to capture high-resolution, sharp …

8 iPhone Camera Settings You Must Master to Take Better Photos

Think you already know everything about the iPhone camera?Well, if you’re a professional photographer who loves to fiddle with settings, that might …

5 Genuinely Useful Photoshop Actions

I use Lightroom for basic editing and raw conversions, but I still like to tweak my photos in Photoshop. Mostly, that’s just about familiarity. I’m a …

Bite Size Tips: How To Use HDR Well To Enhance Your Images

HDR photography is a much-debated one in the world of photography and it has been very difficult for some photographers on deciding when to use HDR …

Here Are 5 Tricks for Tack Sharp Bird Photographs While Hand-Holding Your Camera (VIDEO)

Tripods tend to be standard equipment for wildlife photographers striving for optimum sharpness. But when photographing birds, these three-legged …

Photo Stacking for Night Photography

Hey guys and gals! If you’re reading this, it’s because you want to learn how to take that noisy night photo and make it a cleaner, brighter, and …

Second Life: Rethinking Myself Through Exercise, Mindfulness, and Gratitude

<i>"There's something in your latest scan that we need to double check."</i><p>Here's what I've learned about cancer as a survivor: even once you're past it, and despite doctors' reassurances that you should go back to your normal life, it never truly leaves you. It clings to the back of your mind and sits …

How to Tame macOS Hot Corners Using Modifier Keys

In macOS, the Hot Corners feature turns each of the four corners of your screen into a designated action, allowing you to quickly access certain functions built into the system, such as Mission Control, Notification Center, the Screen Saver, and more. Many Mac users would agree, there's something …

Creating a Dramatic Black and White Image Using Only Lightroom

There are numerous ways to convert an image to black and white, each bringing with it its own balance of efficiency and artistic control. This method …

PSA: Here’s how to check for – and remove – the Mac malware mshelper

If your Mac seems to be running at high fan rates or you’re seeing reduced battery-life for no apparent reason, you may want to check for some Mac malware that seems to be going around …<p>A couple of support threads have described people finding a process called mshelper using a lot of CPU usage.<p>From …

Chicken Dijon

Melissa Clark's favorite part of the chicken is the drumstick, because it's juicy and easy to brown. She likes using only drumsticks in this mustardy …

Roasted Chicken with Herb Jus

For dinner parties, Jing Tio makes a supremely juicy roasted chicken adapted from a recipe by chef Mohammad Islam of Hollywood's famed Chateau …

How to Create File Templates on Your Mac With Finder's Stationery Pad Feature

Stationery Pad is a handy way to nix a step in your workflow if you regularly use document templates on your Mac. The long-standing Finder feature essentially tells a file's parent application to open a copy of it by default, ensuring that the original file remains unedited.<p>Stationery Pad doesn't …

An Unexpected Tool to Make the Best Fries At Home

It's no secret we're big fans of Nigella Lawson. From her recipes—a crowdpleasing dense loaf cake, a revolutionary one-step, no-churn coffee ice cream, and an unfussy dinner hero, the pea-packed chicken traybake—to her effortless menu-planning philosophy, we look to Nigella to give us solutions …

Perfect Waffles

The key to a perfectly crispy waffle? Apple cider vinegar.<p>Makes: 8<p>Prep: 15 minutes<p>Total: 45 minutes<p>Ingredients<p>½ cup|136 grams unsalted butter<p>2 cups|275 grams all-purpose flour<p>⅓ cup|70 grams light brown sugar<p>3 tablespoons|40 grams granulated sugar<p>3 teaspoons baking powder<p>1 teaspoon kosher salt<p>2 …

How To Add People To Your Renders Like a Pro

It’s no mystery why we put people in our designs. People are the quickest way to an emotional connection. With the right visual cues, you can evoke …

24 life skills every adult should master before turning 30

There’s no handbook for adult life.<p>Somehow you’re just supposed to know that you should have more money coming in than going out and you shouldn’t …

Time Management

The 10 Most Popular Food52 Recipes in March

Ah, March. It feels almost like a distant memory at this point. Last month brought the advent of spring (kinda) and a spate of new ingredients—crisp and crunch and so much green. As we rounded the corner from cold to less cold, these are the recipes you all loved the most. Lots of them (no …