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How to Use Your Smartphone as a Graduated Neutral Density Filter

How many times have you rued the fact that you chose frugality over sensibility when packing your camera bag? You’re in front of a lovely sunset by …

Back Button Focus is Amazing: Learn What, Why, and How

Back Button Focus Will Change The Way You Use Your Camera<p>August 18, 2016<p>Back button focus is a game-changing way to operate your camera.<p>It takes some …

Shelving Design Idea - Shelves That Wrap Around Corners

Having shelves that wrap around corners in your home is a great way to maximize space. They also keep things easily accessible and add a unique …

10 DIY Outdoor Swings That'll Make Warm Nights Even Better

Boho Chic

Nikon D500 review

Nikon's D500 is the best enthusiast DSLR ever built.<p>Nikon's D500 is the best enthusiast DSLR ever built.<p>Nikon's D500 is the best enthusiast DSLR ever …

6 Ways to Redo a Backsplash (Right Over the Old One!) • The Budget Decorator

When your kitchen feels outdated or tired, one of the best places a DIY’er can make a change is the backsplash. These 6 ways to redo a backsplash …

Home Improvement

5 Reasons to Shoot With Small Apertures.

Size Matters With Big Numbers and Small Holes<p>Small apertures (or big f-numbers) have a bad name. We are conditioned to constantly be chasing huge …

Landscape Photography

How to Build a DIY Double Water Drip System for High Speed Photos

In 2002, a renegade science photographer, Martin Waugh, was playing with high-speed photography and discovered he could image two drips of water …

DIY Floors that Look Like a Million Bucks

Flooring is one of the things that has the biggest impact on the look of a room — but beautiful floors can also be really expensive. But the good …

How to create "The Ring of Fire" effect in-camera

In late 2014 I was given a few pieces of piping. What you might call trash, but I call the ring of fire. It ended up being an incredibly useful tool …

Ring of Fire

Round Up: 10 Perfectly Delightful DIY Fire Pits

There's something about sitting around a campfire that makes everything better. The ever-changing flames, the smell of the rising smoke, the …

DIY - Building Paths with the Walkmaker - Quiet Corner

<b>Tools</b><p>Excavation and site preparation tools<br>• QUIKRETE Walkmaker form<br>• wheelbarrow or mixing box,<br>• shovel<br>• level<br>• margin trowel or finishing …

Home Improvement

Stunning Works Of Macro Photography Ask You To Look Closer

The world will never look the same.<p>From a distance, an eye looks like nothing more than a little black marble. The closer you get, however, the more peculiarities begin to bubble up to the surface -- the specks of gold and green, a reflection of light, hints of moisture that build up around the …

Those Green Dots on Your Nikon DSLR Tell You How to Reset the Camera

Here’s something that most Nikon DSLR shooters probably know already, but perhaps some of you don’t… Most Nikon DSLRs feature two small green dots …

Review: Booq's Protective Backpack for iPad, Macbook, and DSLR

I have admired the well-designed cases from Booq for years, and I finally had the opportunity to try the company's new Slimpack ($195). If you're like me, and still make use of a DSLR on occassion, especially to take advantage of high-powered zoom lenses, the iPhone's camera just won't cut it. But …

Man Shoves A Bar Of Soap Into A Food Processor For A Money-Saving Reason

At some point, everyone has to learn how to wash laundry. As Mark Fettig says at the beginning of the video below, "We all have to have clean …

EPA

23 clever ways to declutter your garage

It doesn’t matter if it’s the season for leaf-raking, snow-shoveling or landscaping. An orderly garage should be a year-round life goal.<p>Put up …

Woodworking

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 …

Painting Kitchen Cabinets: 5 Tips from a Master Painter

Lately we’ve been admiring DIY kitchen makeovers involving little more than paint applied to dreary wooden cabinets. How to best tackle such a …

18 DIY Projects That You’ve Never Heard Of… But Will Definitely Want To Try

DIY’s have gotten incredibly popular, and in order to stay fresh, DIY’ers have had to get even more ingenius. Suddenly, do-it-yourself projects have …

Build a DIY Lightbox Using a $10 IKEA Lack Side Table

Photographer Jack Watney wanted a lightbox for years, but he lives in a small apartment and doesn’t have space to store a large, dedicated lightbox. …

DIY Corner Bass Traps in 12 Steps - How I Made 8 Traps for my Control Room

Bass traps are expensive. Actually, scratch that -- they are <i>very expensive</i>, just like every other piece of sound treatment for sale in today's …

Around The Floodlit Grounds - Photographs and text by Ian Hughes | LensCulture

<i>Ian Hughes is one of the 50 best emerging photographers for 2015, as voted by the eight-member international jury for the LensCulture Emerging Talent Awards 2015. Here is his winning entry and artist’s statement. View his profile to learn more about him and to see more of his great work.</i><p>This …

He Poked 10,000 Holes In A Photo And Made Something You'll Want In Your Home

As a hobby, blogger and photographer Jesse Rockwell takes photos of the night sky, reaching with his lens into the deep regions of space to bring the …