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How to Use Wide Angle Lenses

Wide-angle lenses are incredibly popular for landscape photographers, but they can be very tricky to use. The main problem is that these lenses are …

Landscape Photography

Composition Techniques to Take Your Astrophotography to the Next Level

When it comes to challenging subjects, the night sky has to be right at the top of the list. Make no mistake - photos of the stars have the potential …

Just Bought Your First DSLR? Read What To Expect...

Here Are Some Excellent DSLR Photography Tips For Beginners – Well, Seeing As You Own One Now…<p>You've made the first big step.<p>Great news, and welcome …

There’s More to Landscape Photography Than Just Taking Pictures

Landscape photographer Thomas Heaton has some guidance on the inspirations that go hand-in-hand with his line of work. For anyone struggling to find …

Choosing the best Tripod for Landscape Photography

Finding the best Tripod for Landscape Photography<p>For those who follow our articles regularly, you might have heard this before: The most important …

Nikon names Michigan top spot for fall photography

Nikon cameras take some of the most beautiful images in the world.

Photography

Three Reasons to Go Ultra Wide When Photographing Dogs Outdoors

One of the most important compositional decisions to make when photographing pets is choosing a focal length. Due to perspective and lens distortion, …

Landscape Photography

10 Photoshop Skills You Need to Know

There are tons of things you can do in Photoshop to edit and create incredible images. Some techniques are fairly complex and require a good …

Tutorials

Unleash Unlimited Depth Of Field

<i>Finished Image. Craig Blacklock defied the limits of depth of field and diffraction to create this image. He created the series of exposures shown</i> …

Tutorials

Gear of the Year: Chris' choice - F-Stop Tilopa camera bag

F-Stop may not have had the best year when it comes to its public image, but I have to say that the gear they produce is absolutely fantastic. I …

Cameras

Learn How To Keep Your Camera Stable and Avoid Camera Shake with David Bergman

Professional photographer, David Bergman, has linked up again with AdoramaTV for his popular Two Minute Tips series. This time, Bergman discusses …

HDR For B&W

<i>HDR technology is ideally suited to black-and-white photography. Like a master film and paper printer working with graded papers and elaborate</i> …

So You Got a New Camera for the Holidays, Now What?

Every year, without fail, I’ll get a handful of emails and Facebook messages from friends and family asking me how to use the new camera they got for …

Shutter Speed

How to make the most of your camera's manual mode

Smartphone cameras are shipping with better and better cameras each year, and there are a plethora of apps available to help you capture the best looking snaps too: from filters right through to camera apps with built-in manual controls. Even if your phone doesn’t ship with a built-in manual mode, …

Mobile Photography

Gadget Bag: Gear For Wildlife Photography

Wildlife photography presents unique challenges. Extreme patience is often needed, so you’ll want protection from the elements for you and your gear, …

The Art Of Travel Photography

<i>Banff Winter Pond, Alberta</i><p>Ever since early photographers began capturing images of faraway places in the mid-19th century, travel photography has …

State-by-State Guide to the Best Fall Color

Plan your next road trip around the South's most spectacular fall foliage.<p>Don’t let the hot summers mislead you: the South has some of the most …

Hiking

How to Preserve Fall Leaves

Those familiar with the fabulous creations of <i>Southern Living</i> flower guru Buffy Hargett Miller know that she’s fond of keeping things easy and often …

Country Lifestyle

Martha Stewart Living Cabinet Solutions from The Home Depot | Martha Stewart

Inspired by authentic, all-American homes with enduring charm, Martha Stewart Living cabinetry is rooted in classic styles. We've crafted convenient and functional home solutions that work beautifully in every room.<p>Discover the entire Martha Stewart Living Collection

30 Days of Pies: Pumpkin, Apple, Pecan, and Savory Too!

It's amazing what a difference a few teaspoons of brandy can make! It adds body and depth to this classic Thanksgiving dessert.

How to Make Homemade Canned Pumpkin -- Without a Can!

Rumor has it that there will be a canned pumpkin shortage this year. Apparently, too much rain in Illinois has ruined this year's pumpkin crop for major brands of canned pumpkin.<p>But before you rush out now and stockpile cans for Thanksgiving, I strongly encourage you to not worry. You never have to …

London's Hippest Baker Shares Her Tips for Making Better Baked Goods at Home

Claire Ptak of London's Violet Bakery gives us a crash-course in just-sweet-enough desserts that won't leave you sugar crashing.<p><b>Claire Ptak</b> may bake for a living, but she's anything but a sugar fanatic. In fact, the California native and owner of London's very popular Violet Bakery makes it a point …

Baking

Step-by-Step: How to Make the Best Pie Crust

GalleryStep-by-Step: How to Make the Best Pie Crust<p>I've written rather extensively about the science of pie dough, as well as on common pie crust myths that need to go away, so I won't bore you with another 5,000 words on the subject. Instead, I'll give you the short version of the story, followed …

Baking

Homemade Bread-Baking Guide - Real Food

<i>Don’t let intimidation stand between you and fresh-from-the-oven, homemade bread. Nutritious, home-baked loaves don’t have to be dense and bland —</i> …

Breakfast

The Food Lab's Definitive Guide to Grilled Steak

Summer's here and I've got a brand new backyard to grill in so now seems like as good a time as any to re-examine some of the things we know (or think we know) about grilling beef. Sure, we can all agree on what our goal is: A <b>perfect steak should have a crusty, crunchy, well-browned exterior</b> …

The Best Way to Store Fresh Herbs

Serious Eats<p>VIDEOS<p>Watch More Videos<p>Take a look at those herbs above. The ones on the left look like they were probably picked fresh just before I photographed them, while the ones on the right were hanging out in my refrigerator for weeks in a forgotten plastic bag, right? <i>Wrong.</i> All of those stems …

Gardening

10 Cooking Tricks Only a Diner Can Teach You

We love diners for their homey, no-nonsense food. But sometimes it seems like a magic show, doesn't it? The menu is massive and yet, each and every …

Breakfast

5 Rules When Making a Super Shake

For those of you who know me I am a big fan of making “super shakes” in order to get a ton of nutrient dense foods in for the day.[...]