Bill Adams

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Review of Nik Viveza for photo adjustment - Northlight Images

I’ve next added a second control point, this time to affect some of the brightest sky near the horizon<p>Note again the tile, showing the colour you’ve …

5 New York Bartenders Share Their Recipes for the Best 3-Ingredient Fall Cocktails to Make at Home

As fall descends on us, so does the temperature outside. I’m going to help you justify the temptation to stay in with tipples to keep you company. The good news is, not all great cocktails are complicated nor difficult to make. I’ve enlisted the help of five of New York City’s top bartenders to …

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Seriously beautiful science cocktails will have you rethinking your alcohol choices

Innovating on the internet in the age of ‘grammable food and drink is a dastardly challenge but one drinking hole has taken science and our love for …

17 Amazing Holiday Cocktail Recipes You Need On Your Menu

Hosting holiday festivities at your place this year? Serving up a great seasonal cocktail for your holiday guests is sure to make a lasting …

How To Quickly Focus Stack an Image in Photoshop

When you take into account all the different ways to get a tack sharp image, it can be quite overwhelming. I’ve been photographing landscapes as a …

Photography

Primer: Using Frequency Separation in Photoshop For Basic Skin Retouching

Photoshop contains a world of post-production tools that photographers can use to bring their works of art to life. Today, we are taking a look at …

How to Get Squirrels to Use Props in a Photo Shoot

Freelance photographer Max Ellis of Teddington, UK, has received quite a bit of attention as of late for his ongoing Squirrelismo project, which …

Former Apple CEO John Sculley admits Steve Jobs never forgave him, and he never repaired their friendship, before Jobs died

Sculley told us recently at the Engage 2015 conference in Prague that it was a myth that he "fired" Jobs from his own company. Rather, Jobs left after failing to convince the Apple board that it should pursue a discount pricing strategy for the failing Macintosh Office line of computers and …

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Adobe’s Upcoming iOS App Retouches Photos in Real Time

Adobe is prepping a brand new iOS retouching app code-named Project Rigel (rhymes with Nigel), and last week the company splashed with a sneak peek online demo outlining some of its features.<p>Adobe’s Bryan O’Neil Hughes, product manager for digital imaging, has now shared some exclusive information …

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6 Whiskey Drinks Every Millennial Should Know

The whiskey market is doing better than ever, and it’s mostly thanks to the shifting palates of millennial drinkers, according to reports from …

How Brooklyn's Maison Premiere Classes Up the Mai Tai from Tiki Kitsch

What does it mean to take a classic cocktail and filter it through the vision of your bar? That's exactly the question <b>William Elliot</b>, the head bartender of <b>Maison Premiere</b>, asked himself last year while attempting to create a <b>Mai Tai</b> for the hip Brooklyn cocktail destination. "We really like to …

Here's the origin of the screwdriver cocktail

One out of three cocktails ordered in the US contain vodka, a spirit that pours in $20 billion annually in sales, according to Victorino Matus, author of "Vodka: How a colorless, odorless, flavorless spirit conquered America."<p>One of the first vodka-based cocktails, the screwdriver, is made from two …

Google Now Teaches You How To Bartend

If you are interested in mixology, then you may want to check out this new Google search feature. Today Google has added a search feature that teaches you how to make cocktails. When you search for how to make a cocktail, Google will offer a list of the ingredients and step-by-step instructions on …

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5 Cocktail Ideas for Your 2015 Oscars Viewing Party

Grand Budapest Hotel Special<p>This vodka-based cocktail is fun, best-pic-nominee-inspired riff on a classic Negroni. Bar consultant, craft cocktail …

Softening Skin & Adding Texture Back In

<b>Excerpt from Professional Portrait Retouching Techniques for Photographers Using Photoshop</b>This one takes a few steps, but it’s not hard at all. In …

Tutorials

25 New Photoshop Tutorials to Learn Exciting Photoshop Skills

Fresh Photoshop tutorials 2015, to design stunning scenes, portraits or a character. These Photoshop tuts will teach you basic and advance techniques …

Tutorials

An Illustrated History of Sushi

<i>Illustrations by Albert Hsu</i><p>You know dining habits have shifted dramatically when Iowa City’s Sushi Kicchin boasts a four-and-a-half star Yelp review. …

What’s the Difference? Scotch vs. Bourbon

I had to restrain myself – many times – while writing my last post about the Jim Beam distillery. I kept veering off into technical definitions of …

First real alternative to Photoshop launched... and it's free

We're big fans of Affinity Designer, a low-price but high-end Mac alternative to Adobe Illustrator launched last June. And we're not alone: Apple, …

The tastemakers

FIRST umami. Then kokumi. For many Japanese the classical gustatory quartet of sour, sweet, salty and bitter seems insufficient. They suggest there …

Home Bar: A Bittersweet Affair - Turntable Kitchen

Leave it to the Italians to popularize a beverage that’s intended to increase the appetite and/or aid with digestion. Bitter herbs stimulate …

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Canon 7D Mark II vs 5D Mark III Hands-on Review

Use Spot Metering for Perfect Exposure on the First Try

Ever wondered why your shots are over or under-exposed even though you have set the proper settings for the light meter readings? Pye from SLR Lounge …

11 hot cocktails to defrost your frozen face

The only thing better than a beloved hot beverage is its spiked big sister.<p>For a warm and cozy upgrade, add hard liquor and complimentary spices to …

Beer cocktail recipes: Dark & Stormy and Hound Dog Houch

Print<p>Related<p>Q: What do you order at a beer hall if you don't like beer?<p>A: A beer cocktail, of course.<p>Now, the obvious question is, what are you doing …

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