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22+ Epic Long Exposure Experiments

Thank you to all the photographers that shared their best long exposure photos in the Long Exposure Experiments Photo contest with chances to win …

Landscape Photography

Pho Recipes That Think Outside the Bowl

You may know Vietnam’s national dish as a beefy noodle soup, but why stop there? With riffs on the recipe ranging from dumplings to burritos to cocktails, it’s time to expand your pho-rizons<p>THIRTY YEARS AGO, writing for a newspaper in the U.S., I would have had to provide a definition of “pho,” a …

Cooking

24 hidden settings to maximize your Mac

We mean Mac-simize.<p>Apple prides itself on the polish and slickness of its software, and on the surface, macOS proves itself an intuitive and easy-to-navigate operating system. Dig deeper, however, and you'll find a heap of useful settings and options that let you customize your computing …

Apps

Ski skills: how to develop leg steering and rotation for better control on steep slopes

When you turn using your hips and upper body it is impossible to edge your skis says Telegraph Ski and Snowboard ski technique editor and coach for Channel 4's The Jump, Warren Smith. Leg or thigh steering describes how we rotate our legs within our sockets. This allows us to ski more efficiently …

Skiing

Scientists studying psychoactive drugs accidentally proved the self is an illusion

Philosophers and mystics have long contemplated the disconcerting notion that the fixed self is an illusion.Neuroscientists now think they can prove it or, at least, help us glimpse this truth with some help from psilocybin, the psychoactive property in magic mushrooms.<p>Researchers around the world …

Consciousness

A Day-by-Day Schedule of the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics

The 2018 winter Olympics are set to kick off in Pyeongchang this week, with the first competitions beginning on Wednesday night, just before the …

Gymnastics

9 Ways Landscape Photographers Can Use Lightroom

Much has been written about using Lightroom to develop landscape photos, and realistically many Capture Landscape readers, as advanced landscape …

Tutorials

5 Things Successful Photographers DON'T Do

When you read articles on photography sites like this one, by and large, those articles tell you what you <i>should</i> be doing.But there's value in …

Landscape Photography

“This Is the BEST Way to Sharpen Photos,” says Photoshop Expert Nathaniel Dodson (VIDEO)

Ask a bunch of photographers about the first thing they look at when opening images in Photoshop or Lightroom, and you’ll likely to hear, “check the …

Tutorials

The Complete Winter Olympics Schedule for 2018: When to Watch Every Sport

The 2018 Winter Olympics begin Friday, Feb. 9 in PyeongChang Olympic Stadium, and the schedule of events is packed from the opening ceremony until …

Gymnastics

How to capture a classic perfume product shot with a single speedlight

Dustin Dolby, the photographer behind the workphlo YouTube channel, is great at breaking down product photography into the simplest possible bits. By …

Photography

5 Lessons I Learned In My First Year of Business as a Photographer

My name is David Wahlman, and I’m a photographer and videographer for outdoor and active lifestyle industries based in Orange County, California. In …

Business Strategy

Here’s the Ultimate ‘Ecosystem Map’ of Photography in 2018

Check this out. The folks over at Photolemur have created a comprehensive “ecosystem map” that can help point you to the brands, organizations, …

Neat

3 Beginner Photography Mistakes That are Ruining Your Photos

Not satisfied with how your photos are turning out?<p>Well, you're not alone!<p>My guess is that the vast majority of photographers find something wrong …

Landscape Photography

Picture this: how to start a photography business

Photographers offer tips on what it takes to capture the market.<p>Start with the basics – that’s what Jane Cox did before setting<br>up her own business, which specialises in family and corporate photography.<p>She recommends mastering at least the basic technical skills before charging for your work – that …

Photography

How to take stunning PRODUCT PHOTOGRAPHY in camera - No EDITING needed

Watch as Ed Gregory shows you how to shoot commercial Product Photography tutorial correctly while eliminating the need for editing.<p>In this product …

Portrait Photography

High-Volume School Photography: Increase Efficiency Shooting Tethered

Working in high-volumes and need to shoot fast? Shooting tethered can help streamline your workflow, increase efficiency, and lead to more sales …

Portrait Photography

Here’s How to Get Perfect In-Camera White Balance: No Editing Required! (VIDEO)

Whether your passion is nature photography, portraiture, macro, or shooting sports, it’s likely you’ve devoted considerable processing time to color …

Tutorials

How to Use Photoshop Blend Modes

Photoshop blend modes are powerful tools to change the color of pixels in your photograph. They’re so powerful, in fact, that they can be a bit …

The Effects of Different Light Modifiers on Studio Lighting

<p>Here’s a 9-minute video from Radhakrishnan Chakyat of Pixel Village that looks at the effects that different light modifiers have on studio …

Here Are 7 Simple Lightroom Techniques for Fixing Common Photo Mistakes (VIDEO)

Whether you’re new to Lightroom or a seasoned image-editing veteran, the following tutorial has something for you, with seven essential techniques …

19 Recipes Every Serious Mac 'N' Cheese Lover Needs To Try

Sweet dreams are made of cheese.

Simple Spicy Udon Sauce

How to Make It<p>In a small bowl, whisk together the cornstarch and 2 tablespoons cold water until smooth to make a slurry.<p>In a medium saucepan, combine …

Final Cut Pro X: How to improve slow motion in your projects [Video]

Slowing down footage is something I tend to do on a regular basis when editing video in Final Cut Pro X. Slow motion footage can be used to lend a dramatic effect, better highlight a particular area of a scene, or to simply smooth out your footage. In this hands-on video walkthrough, I showcase how …

Videography

EASY DIY Overhead CAMERA RIG

An overhead camera rig is something that every cinematographer needs in their arsenal, so if you do not have one of these, you should probably go out …

When you lose weight, your fat cells don't just let go of fat

Belly flab is like a storage unit for the rest of your body.<p><i>Every January, fat's in the crosshairs of health columnists, fitness magazines, and desperate Americans. This year, PopSci looks at the macronutrient beyond its most negative associations. What’s fat good for? How do we get it to go where</i> …

Speed Up Lightroom with These Tips & Tricks for Organizing Your Photographs (VIDEO)

Most photographers would rather be out shooting than sitting behind a computer editing their work. And one way get back behind the camera as quickly …

Here’s How to Shoot Beautiful Portraits at Home with Just One Flash (VIDEO)

If you’re a bit envious of the beautiful portraits made by pros with well-equipped studios, this tutorial is a must-see. That’s because in just six …

How to Edit Dramatic Portraits in Photoshop

Photographer Sean Tucker made this 36-minute video that walks through editing dramatic portraits in Photoshop. Watch Tucker’s entire process from …

6 Quick, Easy Ways to Turn Chicken Broth into Dinner

It's late and cold and you're craving a hot bowl of homemade soup, but your fridge is bare. What to do? Pull out some chicken broth from the pantry …