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5 Ways the Slow Cooker Helps Me Eat More Healthfully

I absolutely love my slow cooker. I lean on it all year long for everything from convenient hands-off suppers and hearty braises to no-heat dinners …

The 4 Secrets of Productivity, According to 7 Billionaires | Inc.com

Frigid offices. Summertime weather. Fantasy football leagues. What do these three things have in common? Studies say they all cause your productivity at work to plummet.<p>You cannot always control your environment, but you can control what you get done. And more than that, you can learn from others …

Time Management

PHOTOGRAPHY ENTREPRENEURSHIP 101: How to Build a True Following

BOOKS by HAPTIC INDUSTRIESDear friend,To continue PHOTOGRAPHY ENTREPRENEURSHIP 101, let’s talk how you can build a following.<b>Download PDF ></b>Why have a …

The Online Photographer

So I want to talk about leveling the camera. Or the world. Well, actually, both—because when you tilt the camera, of course, you tilt the world in …

Landscape Photography

THE GOLDEN RULE IN PHOTOGRAPHY

The golden rule: do unto others as you want others to do unto you.In photography, treat others how you would like to be treated.That means, if you …

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Step-by-Step Post-Processing Tips for Long Exposures

So, you’ve done all the work to get the right gear for long exposures, you’ve learned how to compose and create long exposures, but forgot that after …

How I Photographed Upper Antelope Canyon

Recently I paid my first visit to Upper Antelope Canyon in Page, Arizona. I had wanted to visit here for several years before I got around to finally …

Adobe just dropped a CC2015.5 update with "Face-Aware Liquify" and a bunch of other cool features

Today, Adobe finally unleashes an update that many users have been waiting for. As well as giving us back the Legacy Healing Brush, this update to …

Creatives Against Depression: How it feels and how to progress

Depression? In order to make this hit home what it’s like living with depression I’ve written this article twice. The first half is during my mindset …

Numb

Forget HDR Software! Start Creating Natural, Clean HDRs With Digital Blending

A few years ago I ran an HDR photography magazine. I regularly tone mapped my images for years, using just about every HDR program out there. Yet, …

4 Crazy Photography Techniques That You Probably Didn't Know About

When you hear the word “photography” it's usually associated with the process of taking a single picture. For most of the non-photographer world that …

Haunting Long-Exposure Photos of Your Favorite Movies

If you watch Stanley Kubrick’s <i>2001: A Space Odyssey</i>, you'll see 161 minutes of Keir Dullea drifting, often alone, through Discovery One. This clearly …

Steven Spielberg

Third Party Lens User? You Are Not Alone

Third party lenses have been around since the early days of photography. Canon’s very first cameras were sold with third party lenses made by company …

Trey Ratcliff Designed the Ultimate HDR Software: It’s Called Aurora HDR

Photographer Trey Ratcliff is on a roll. Just months after designing a camera bag with Peak Designs and watching it become the most-funded bag in the …

Photography

This is Why the "Blend If" Tool in Photoshop is Amazing For Sharpening Photos

Usually, when I am sharpening or reducing noise in a picture, I end up doing it in a separate layer, and then masking the areas to which I don’t want …

Tutorials

How to Improve Your Long Exposure Photography with Photo Stacking

Recently long exposure photography has been quite popular, mainly in the landscape photography arena. One of the reasons (among the others) is that …

These Are the Keys to Keeping Your Lightroom Installation in Optimum Condition

Lightroom is an amazing app. Capable of cataloguing and editing tens of thousands of RAW images all from the click of a mouse. Despite it’s slick …

Renee Robyn: The Photo Art Career That Started with a Motorcycle Crash

Canadian photographer and photo-manipulator Renee Robyn has had an unusual career journey — one that started with a devastating motorcycle crash. …

The Ultimate List of Keyboard Shortcuts for Lightroom

Photographers look to maximize the amount of time they spend behind the camera and minimize the amount of time spent in post-processing. But time …

These 6 Golden Rules Help You Lose a Lot of Weight Quickly Without Starvation

Losing weight has nothing to do with starvation. If someone suggests that you should starve in order to reduce your weight, then think twice before …

Nikon Unveils the 24-70mm f/2.8 VR, 24mm f/1.8, and 200-500mm f/5.6 VR

The rumors were pretty accurate: today Nikon announced a trio of new lenses designed for both pros and enthusiasts. Say hello to the new 24-70mm …

15 Impressive Panoramic Images, And Tutorials on How to Create Them Yourself

If your wide angle or ultra wide angle lens just isn’t up to your lofty standards anymore and you wish to capture an <i>even wider</i> field of view, then …

3 (More) Ways To Stack Images for Photos With the Wow Factor

In a previous article, I discussed 4 ways to stack images in order to get better results. That's not all, however. There are more things that you can …