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Saffron bundt cake with pears

Across Scandinavia in December you will likely be offered a saffron-flavoured Lucia bun in honour of the Feast of St Lucia. I also make this beautiful, light saffron cake with pears.<p>SERVES<p>10<p>INGREDIENTS<p>30g breadcrumbs<br>• 50g butter<br>• 100ml whole milk<br>• ½g ground saffron<br>• 2 large or 3 small pears<br>• a little lemon …

A Beginner's Guide To Installing Magic Lantern On Your DSLR

Magic Lantern is free software that runs on Canon DSLRs to give them enhanced features with more control for shooting video. It's like custom …

Magic Lantern

How Healthy Food Could Make You Fat

Have you ever eaten a healthy meal, maybe some brown rice and stir-fried veggies, and found yourself ready for another meal just a short while later? Or, more often couldn’t overcome a hankering for a satisfying dessert to top off (and undermine the healthiness of) that meal?<p>As it turns out, this …

Still Stuck for Gift Ideas?! 45 Edible Gifts to Whip Up for Everyone on Your List

It’s hard to believe we’re already a few days away from Xmas. (Seriously, where did 2014 go?) With tree decorating, holiday parties and Christmas decor DIYs, it’s a miracle we can even tie our shoes. If you’re still struggling to think of gift ideas for your loved ones, we’re here to help. We’ve …

Dessert

Consider Using Long Lenses For Landscape Photography

Do you use long lenses for landscape photography?<p>When most people think about landscape photography, they often think <b>Wide</b>. Using wide angle lenses is …

Improve your Images with Photography Projects

Have you ever been in a situation where you are stuck for ideas about what to take photos of? I certainly have, and a lot of it comes from being so …

Photography

10 Awesome Gmail Hacks That Make Life Easier

These top-secret ninja moves will help you take control of your inbox and become a Gmail expert. I'll show you how to save time, avoid mistakes, and add a bit of style to your inbox. Read on, grasshopper.<p><b>GMAIL HACK #1 UNSEND</b><p>Have you ever pressed send only to regret it moments later because of a …

Apps

7 Tips Your Camera Manual Never Told You About Portrait Photography

Many people will avoid picking up a camera because they think they don’t have an eye for photography. Contrary to popular belief, it doesn’t take …

10 Mobile Photography Tips to Better Mobile Photos

Tip 01<p>Look for Leading Lines<p>With Pei Ketron<p>Pei's Advice:<p>When composing, look for lines (literal or figurative) that will provide a sense of movement …

Mobile Photography Tips Part 2

Today, more than ever, mobile photography is redefining the way we see and share our worlds, whether online or in print. Back by popular demand, we …

How to Properly Resize Images for Facebook

Love it or hate it, Facebook has become an important social media platform for not only promoting your work, but also for finding new clients. …

Tutorials

Swift Galleries Lets Clients See Your Prints on Their Walls, Pick an Arrangement, and Place an Order

Swift Galleries is an upcoming platform whose goal is to get your photography work on your clients’ walls and, in turn, bring in some extra profit …

7 Beginner Tips For Sharper Photos

Scott Kelby, the author of many digital photography books says, <i>“If your photos aren’t sharp then the rest doesn’t matter.”</i> Key to any image is its …

11 Incredible Photography Tips That Have Nothing to Do with the Camera You Use

The great team at Artifact Uprising has created a strong list of tips by some of the top mobile photographers on Instagram. Having been engulfed in …

How to use your new digital camera

If you've been given a new camera as a gift, or splashed out on one yourself, you're no doubt itching to start taking photos.<p>Our guide to setting up …

7 Things to Keep in Mind When Doing Travel Photography

When traveling there are things that are not in your control, especially if photography is one of the main reasons you are traveling. That doesn't …

5 Beginner Tips for More Autofocus Success

When you’re just starting out, it can sometimes be frustrating trying to get sharp photos. The camera’s autofocus often seems like it has a mind of …

Heirloom Lets You Quickly Digitize Boxes of Old Family Photos Using Just Your Smartphone

If you’ve got storage containers-worth of old family photos sitting in an attic somewhere, a clever new app wants to help you turn those old, …

How to Motivate Yourself to Carry Your Tripod Along More Often

Cumbersome, heavy and unnecessary are words that often spring to mind when talking about tripods. All of these words are quite accurate and good …

How to Make a Colourful Bubble Macro Photo with Oil and Water

In earlier tutorials we looked for macro inspiration around the house and around the garden. Carrying on with the series, we'll now start to look at …

Tutorials

Getting to Know Your New Camera

I recently purchased a new camera and the process of learning to use it has been a good reminder of just how long the process can take. My new …

It's Here! Gift Guide 1Six NEW Photo Gifts

The holidays snuck up on you a bit last year resulting in some less than stellar “gifts”… a stocking stuffed with actual socks and canned fruit?<p>Get a …

Shopping

Tips for Using Shutter Speed Creatively

Shutter speed is one of those things that is initially a problem to be solved, but once you do that it becomes a tool that allows you to take better …

Photo Idea: Shoot Through Christmas Lights to Get a Holiday Bokeh Effect on the Cheap

Here’s a simple photo idea that photographer Nick Fancher came up with for the folks over at <i>Digital Photography School</i>. If you wanna add some holiday …

How to Make the Best of Low Light Using Slow Shutter Speed: 6 Stunning Effects

Photographing in low light is often accomplished using a long shutter speed. To be able to use faster shutter speeds, you need lenses with wider …

Shutter Speed

3 Inexpensive DIY Projects for Photographers

Unless you’re into flying, skydiving, or thoroughbred racing, photography is probably one of your more expensive hobbies. If you’re looking for ways …

DIY

We’re Giving Away a Free Trip to Dubai to Attend Gulf Photo Plus 2015

<b>Update</b>: This giveaway is now over. The winner has been randomly selected and announced below.<p>Want to attend Gulf Photo Plus 2015 in Dubai next year? …

Why a Photographer Needs a Blog And How to Create a Successful One (4 Practical Tips)

Blogging isn't anything new. It has been a big part of social media for quite some time, even though it is not really the same as social media. While …

3 Lightroom Tweaks to Get Your Landscape Photographs to Sing

Although originally developed as a image management tool, Adobe’s Lightroom has evolved into a powerful post production application. For many …