Joel Swanson

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Extreme Sports

Nigel Slater’s short ribs recipes

It’s wet and cold, and the wind is rattling down the chimneys. I need meat on the bone. Flesh to usher towards tenderness in stock and aromatics or maybe something to roast slowly and sweetly.<p>I wrap up and head out to the butchers, where there is oxtail and pork belly on the counter and a fine …

BBQ

15 Foods That Attract or Repel Bugs

And you've learned—through trial and error—you're better off just ignoring them. Luckily, we've got a solution to keep them away that has nothing to …

Weight Loss

16 Homemade Salad Dressings That Will Actually Make You Want To Eat Salad

For a long time, we considered salad to be a necessary evil. Yes, it's nutritious, but it's also basically just leaves. That is, until we discovered some of these meal-changing homemade dressings. Pass the arugula, please.<p><b>Balsamic Vinaigrette</b><p>Keep it simple, keep it in your fridge 24/7. <b>Get the</b> …

Healthy Eating

Apple vs. FBI: 9 Updates in Fight Over Killer's Locked iPhone

Here’s the latest since CEO Tim Cook refused to comply with a court order demanding his company unlock the San Bernardino shooter’s cellphone<p>Stakes …

Bourbon Pecan Coffee Cocktail - Discover

Get gardening to reduce the carbon footprint!

Get gardening to reduce your carbon footprint!<p>With summer around the corner, our green thumbs are beginning to itch. Isn’t it time you got your …

Ecocapsules are pint-sized solar and wind-powered micro homes

Ecocapsule is a small, egg-shaped abode that could be the perfect home for someone who wants to let it all go like Elsa and live off the grid. Its roof is decked with 600W solar cells and a built-in 750W wind turbine that store the energy they harness into a high-power battery. The structure's …

Long Exposure Photography Tips

Long exposure photography can produce stunning photos. Nighttime shots can bring out unexpected detail and create amazing light effects. Daytime long …

Landscape Photography

Using a 10-Stop Neutral Density Filter for Daytime Long Exposure Photos

Photographer Josh Cripps of Professional Photography Tips made this short and sweet introductory tutorial on how you can use 10-stop neutral density …

Landscape Photography

Cotton-soft cheesecake recipe

Master baker Dominique Ansel shares a complicated, but delicious, recipe for delicate individual cheesecakes<p>I love making this recipe . . . it’s cheesecake for people who don’t usually like cheesecake.<p><b>TIME</b><br>2 hours<p><b>MAKES</b><br>10 individual 3-inch (7.5 cm) cheesecakes or 1 large 8-inch (20 cm) …

Architecture Off the Grid: Quirky Ice Huts Dot Canada's Frozen Lakes

These dwellings may be small, but they pack a lot of personality.<p>Richard Johnson has never fallen through the ice. Having photographed hundreds of ice huts in nine of Canada’s ten provinces, that’s rather surprising. The small shelters are used for ice fishing across frozen lakes and bays. Eight …

Canada

Reflections of New York - Photographs and text by François Van Bastelaer | LensCulture

New York is a wonderful place, so many times showed in pictures. I try to present the city from a different point of view. I developed a project that shows the reality as something unusual, different, sometimes almost surrealist. All these pictures are the exact reality. The use of photoshop is …

Photography

New Cinematic Photos by Vincent Bourilhon Depict Enchantingly Surreal Worlds

Fine art photographer Vincent Bourilhon expresses his dreams of a dynamic, vibrant world through enchantingly whimsical images. The Paris-based creative, who first first picked up a camera at the age of 16, combines photography and digital manipulation for stunningly surreal results that invite …

Photography

A Review of the Venus 60mm f/2.8, the World’s First 2:1 Macro Lens with Infinity Focus

Last month, a Chinese company called Venus Optics unveiled a 60mm f/2.8 lens, the first 2:1 magnification lens with infinity focus. Thomas Shahan, …

HDR Photography: Shooting Tips, Software Plugins, and Training Resources

High Dynamic Range (HDR) photography refers to creating an image, from two or more exposures of a scene/subject, in which the appearance of colors is …

A Short and Sweet Video Tutorial on How to Capture a Night Sky Time-Lapse with Your DSLR

UK-based videographer Cal Thomson recently got into astrophotography and creating time-lapses of the starry night sky. After receiving good responses …

10 Expert Tips to Immediately Improve Your Photography

If you're a beginner photographer looking to step up your game, these tips are for you. What most amateurs don't know is that photography revolves …

30 Awesome Photography Links to Dial Up Your Inspiration Quotient

As another week passes us by Toad Hollow Photography has been busy searching the internet for links to the best tutorials, special features, great …

How to Create and Replace a Custom Background in Photoshop

How to cut your subjects out of a background and replace it with any color or pattern of your choosing. Use the magic wand to make your section.

How to Use Shutter Speed in Photography

Learning how to use shutter speed effectively can create lively pictures and give motion to your subject without blurring your picture. Let’s define …

Make it Now: You Can Photograph It, Or Let It Pass You By, But You May Never See It Again

<i>This moment, this light, in Cape Churchill last week: it didn’t last long. You can photograph it, or let it pass you by. But you may never see it</i> …

15 Gravity-Defying Homes From Around the World

Ingenious engineering and the will of slightly crazy homeowners, brings architecture to new heights.

Daily Inspiration #1916

This post is part of our daily series of posts showing the most inspiring images selected by some of the Abduzeedo's writers and users. If you want …

Digital Art

This Many Amazing Photography Links in One Place, It's (Almost) Unbelievable

It has been another wonderful week in the wide world of photography, and Toad Hollow Photography has been looking all over the internet for links to …

Landscape Photography

Sarah Choi - street photography

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