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How to Recreate These 3 Popular Photographic Filters in Photoshop

‘The best laid plans of mice and men' as the old adage goes – how many times have you set you camera up to take that spectacular scene in front of …

Making the change from iPhone to Android as easy as possible

Is iOS starting to feel a bit stale for your taste? It's something I'm hearing more and more as I talk to iOS users, or former iOS users. With some amazing Android phones hitting the market, it's tough not to get caught checking out the competition -- or even feeling a bit compelled to make the …

BESTA media unit with textile front

<b>Materials:</b> BESTA TV unit, INREDA Flip down fixture, AINA fabric, 32x120cm 16mm MDF, 4.2x16mm wood screws<p><b>Description:</b> Since IKEA didn’t have a door …

How to shoot a 360-degree time-lapse video with your phone

<b>Editors' note:</b> This guest post is part of a five-part series on Photojojo's best photography tips. Check out the rest of Photojojo's tips here.<p>Time-lapse videos aren't just for pros. With the right accessories and apps, you can shoot, edit, and publish a 360-degree time lapse with just your phone. …

Flowboard App Will Be The Most Important Free App You Download This Month [Daily Feebie]

That statement up there in the headline, that Flowboard will be “the most important free app you download this month” — that’s kind of a bold thing to say.<p>But it’s not hyperbole; Flowboard’s publishing tools are super-easy to use, letting you easily create electronic portfolios and presentations — …

Holy Bricks, Batman! Lego Batman: DC Super Heroes Out Now On iOS

Lego Batman: Gotham City Games, the iOS companion game to Lego Batman released way back in 2008, is no longer available in the App Store. But no …

These Lighting Patterns Will Make Your Portrait Photographs Rock

Familiarizing yourself with different lighting patterns isn't just to help you diversify your portrait portfolio. Depending on what you are trying …

Amazing Photography Links to Read With a Coffee (Or Three)

It has been a fabulous week online in the world of photography, and Toad Hollow Photography has been very busy searching for the best links to …

How to Calculate How Many Calories You Need to Eat to Lose Weight

Does drinking cold water will matter while you are on your diet?<p>Do you eat fewer calories than than the result of your multiplied BMR?<p>Can I use these …

Tips For Taking Better Food Photos

Have you ever been flipping through a magazine or browsing the internet and seen an image of an entrée that instantly made your mouth water? A good …

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This Incredible Collection of Photography Links Will Put a Smile on Your Face

Nothing seems to make the Toad happier than being able to hop around the internet looking for great links to share with everyone. This week's list of …

The Food Lab: The Best Wonton Soup

GalleryThe Food Lab: The Best Wonton Soup<p>My love for wonton soup may not be as deep as my sister's, who dives into a bowl with a passion only rivaled by her love of beef chow fun, but it still ranks up there in the "top five soups" category for me.<p>I'll admit it: the wonton soups of my youth—the one …

Five Secret iOS Gestures You Need To Know About [Feature]

The iPhone and iPad are magical devices because of one thing: the well-designed hardware and software works in conjunction to make everything just work. The iOS operating system is a thing of beauty, not least of which because there is so much to explore and learn about.<p>As a touch-based platform, …

Portrait Lighting Basics with a One Light Setup

A one light setup is simple yet effective—and apparently, easy to do, as Jay P Morgan from The Slanted Lens explains it. He starts off by saying that …

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Sharpen Your Images With Some Useful Photoshop Techniques

Sharpening your images is a bit of a science and there are quite a few aspects that need to be considered. You can sharpen for printing, for web …