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50 Downloadable Digital Joints For Woodworking

If you were captivated by these animations of traditional Japanese woodworking joints, here's a chance to try out some intricate joinery techniques …

The best hidden gems and secret spots in San Francisco

San Francisco is a city that can excite you forever — it's one of those wonderfully dynamic places that's always ready to surprise. It's why, despite the rising costs and million other complaints, the city sticks with you.<p>But even the most beloved places can get a little worn. You've been to the …

San Francisco

How to Start Your Own Brewery

It’s a slow afternoon on the line, with three of four 40-barrel fermenters sitting silent, the liquid wort inside being quietly consumed by yeast. …

Beer

10 podcasts to sharpen your sales skills

In the competitive 21st century marketplace, it’s more important than ever to keep your sales skills sharp. Regardless of how busy you are, podcasts provide an opportunity to continue learning without disrupting your daily routine. Whether you’re traveling, exercising or sitting in a waiting room, …

Marketing

5 Tips for Filtering Advice from Other Photographers

Things seems to all be falling into place. You have your gear all set, a fancy new logo, a great new set of business cards and your portfolio is …

Common Portrait Lighting Mistakes

Here is a quick list of several common portrait lighting mistakes that beginners, and even pros, often make. Why are they mistakes? Because the goal …

The Post

Ditch Your Dad Belly

The key: packing more work into less time. If you target as many muscles as possible, as hard as possible, you'll boost your metabolism for hours after you've stopped sweating, says Mack, who created the quick total-body routine below. And the benefits go beyond ditching your belly, too. Mack's …

‘Where to Start Chart’ is an Interactive Photography Skill Tree for Beginners

‘Where to Start Chart’ is an infographic designed to help beginner photographers work their way through the settings on their camera. Produced by …

piccure+ Software Promises to Give Your $300 Lens the Magic of a $3,000 Lens

What’s the difference between the results of a $300 consumer lens and a $3,000 top-of-the-line lens? If piccure is to be believed, one answer is …

LensRentals Introduces ‘Keeper’ Program That Lets You Buy the Rented Gear You Really Love

You know when you meet that special someone, and you just KNOW they’re ‘a keeper?’ Well, now you can just go ahead and buy them! We’re talking about …

Jony Ive profiled in Vogue as Apple Watch fashion blitz continues

It's a big moment for Jony Ive. Apple's chief designer and his team spent three years crafting the Apple Watch before Tim Cook revealed it to the world last month. Now, Apple is trying to position the watch both as a must-have gadget and a luxury fashion item that belongs in the same conversation …

ColorChecker: How to Get Perfect Skin Colors With Every Camera

One of the best kept secrets within the fashion and beauty photography is the way to obtain absolutely perfect and flawless skin colors, brightness …

California sets up fund for legal representation of immigrant children

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - California will spend $3 million to provide legal representation for unaccompanied immigrant children from Central America who have arrived in the state, under a bill signed into law on Saturday by Governor Jerry Brown.<p>With the measure, California becomes the only U.S. state …

6 Practical Ways to Unlock the Real Power of Colors in Your Photography

To suggest that color is of utmost importance to photographers would be a grand understatement. Discussions dealing with the fundamentals of …

How to recover highlight details using luminosity masks

Slide back and forth to compare<p>Luminosity masking is a technique by which you can create layer masks from a photo based on the brightness …

Get the Guide: How to Sell Prints

No matter how you slice it or dice it, selling prints can help you bring in revenue and increase your bottom line. In this guide, <i>How to Sell Prints</i>, …

California Drought Launches New Gold Rush

With rivers low, professional and hobbyist miners uncover more metals.<p>COLFAX, California—Bruce Meyer took a smoke break on the gravel bank of the scenic Bear River, deep in central California's Gold Country. He was wearing a wetsuit and bandana, and water dripped from his thick, graying beard.<p>Meyer …

Video: Tutorial Shows You Exactly How to Capture the Milky Way in Heavy Light Pollution

A couple of days ago, we republished a short tutorial by talented photographer Justin Ng that explained how he uses the Expose To The Right (ETTR) …

9 Mistakes In Landscape Photography And How To Avoid Them

<b>Michael Leggero</b> <i>is a professional nature and travel photographer with 20 years of experience. A commercial stock photographer, Michael is now</i> …

Canoe Camping Recipes: Naan Bread

Making a gourmet meal in the wilderness is less intimidating than it sounds. You can enjoy all sorts of good cooking on a paddling overnighter: …

Bread

BTS: Corey Rich on the Most Effective Way to Set Up & Shoot a Night Sky Time-Lapse

As part of Nikon’s continuing effort to promote its gear and ambassadors while teaching you something at the same time, the company has put together …

8 Things You Should Always Keep in Your Camera Bag

There are a few things every photographer should keep in his or her camera bag. Check our list to make sure you’re not forgetting something …

Landscape Photography

Tutorial: A Simple Way to Add a Watermark to Your Images Without Ruining Them

Watermarks are a controversial topic. Many believe they ruin your images, and are so easily removed that there’s no point in adding one. Others see …

How to Choose the Right Lens for Landscape Photography

Focal length and perspective make a big difference in the outcome of your landscape photography, which means you should familiarize yourself with how …

Summer Chickpea Salad with Honey Garlic Lime Vinaigrette

The Simple Chickpea Salad I’m Losing My Mind Over.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> June 23, 2014 167<p>I feel ridiculous.<p>This is so easy. But it tastes SO FAB. I’m …

Photoshop Tips: Two Simple Ways to Change Eye Color in 3 Minutes

Amanda Diaz is not only one of our contributors at SLR Lounge, but also a very accomplished Fashion, Conceptual, Beauty and Portraiture photographer …

Photography

The Ultimate List of Online Resources for Being a Better Photographer

We thought it would be helpful to put together a list of resources that photographers generally use and how they use them. This is a bit of a “living …

Thorough Tutorial Teaches You How to Fix Common Hair and Skin Issues in Portraits

Michael Woloszynowicz of Vibrant Shot is back with another share-worthy and thorough tutorial, and this time he’s showing you how to fix some of the …

The 2-Minute Workout That Works Your Abs From Every Angle

How strong is your core? Find out with this ultimate ab challenge<p>Ripped abs are reason enough to add some core moves to your routine. But a strong torso can also give you the foundation you need to lift more weight with less risk of injury. "Crunches alone won't get the job done, though," says Todd …

Workouts