Kingsley Watts

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Watching Contemplative Ecocinema as Engaged Mindfulness Practice

By Zack Walsh<p>Through this short blog, I would like to introduce you to a group of films that I watch as a part of my spiritual practice. I have been …

How to Learn to Do Anything

My buddy Chris Dillow is the most inspirational tinkerer I know. I asked him, ‘How do you stay so curious?’ He told me:<p>Assume you can do anything.<p>1. …

Tutorial: How I Returned From Middle Earth With This Photo

<i>Daniel Laan is a landscape photographer and writer from the Netherlands. Taking his camera on hiking trips through nature, away from the hustle and</i> …

Tutorials

30 Profound Quotes From Eckhart Tolle That Will Change Your Perspective on Life

Eckhart Tolle is a famous spiritual teacher promoting mindfulness and living in the now. His teachings often contradict what we are taught in the …

Mindfulness

MDs under pressure: U.S. Navy SEAL training adapted to help Canadian doctors fight stress

When Sean Wilson needed to make his first life-or-death decision as a doctor, it wasn't his medical school training he called upon. It was his time …

12 Lessons Araki Has Taught Me About Photography

Colourscapes, 1991. Photo by ArakiNobuyoshi Araki (more commonly known as Araki) is one of the most controversial figures in the photography world. …

Street Photography

3 Profound Lessons From a Japanese Zen Master That Will Blow Your Mind

It can be hard to find meaning and purpose sometimes. We spend so much time working and being busy that we forget to stop and look inside ourselves …

Full Measure – The Key to Impactful Images

Monument Valley: A Special Place If you are an outdoor photographer whose passion drives you to: Travel to many locations seeking to capture and …

Landscape Photography

70 Street Photography Tips For Beginners

Dear friend,<p>If you’re reading this, you are probably either an aspiring street photographer, or a street photographer with some miles under your belt …

Nothing Is Quite What It Seems In Surreal, Unsettling 'Twenty Days'

I read it like a memoir. Like autobiography. Which, ideally, is the way it's supposed to be read, I suppose, but is also a dangerous way to let it into your head. The way it will mess with you most fully and inhabit your dreams. <i>The Twenty Days Of Turin</i> is a novel. There's no truth to it at all. But …

Books

Philosophy

Forgetting These 7 Little Things Makes Every Day More Stressful

It never ceases to amaze me when I’m faced with the reality of how easily I lose sight of the truth – I catch myself stressing out over something …

Handy

Buy Books, Not Gear

<i>You can check out a list of street photography books I recommend here: Inspirational Street Photography Books You Gotta Own</i><p>Introduction:<p>I was at …

Lightroom Shortcuts for Culling Your Photos

Almost any photographer will admit that they prefer the moments spent in the field with camera in hand over the hours spent behind a computer …

Tutorials

15 photography magazines that you should definitely follow on Instagram

Or – “A reminder of this social network origins”<p>It’s 2017 and Instagram is now 600 million users strong, that’s <i>a lot</i> of new images/videos and stories …

How to Be a Spartan Photographer

I’ve been really into Spartan culture lately. I’m impressed with their physical fortitude, their obedience and duty to the state and their frugal …

Compose Like The Pros

Taking cues from the great classic painters, photographers have learned that composition is more than just where you place your subject. Lighting, …

Landscape Photography

Complete Lightroom and Photoshop Portrait Retouching Tutorial

Most online photography tutorials focus on one thing—how to sharpen better or how to retouch shiny skin, for example. This video goes way beyond …

Starting from Scratch: Becoming a Photographer in Your 30s

You’ve probably seen photographer Sean Tucker‘s work around, on <i>PetaPixel</i> if nowhere else, but did you know he didn’t start his photographic journey …

Anthropocene: compositing a post apocalyptic future with the X100T

It has been a very long since the last time I presented you with one of my compositing works here on FujiLove. Compositing is a technique by which …

Tutorials

More Reps, Bigger Legs

Here's how you build bigger legs: <br>Squats. Whole milk.<br>The end.<p>Well okay, maybe that's how they used to do it. Besides, we already wrote about …

Attainable Adventures to Start Planning Today

The strenuous five-day hike on the Appalachian Trail that swallowed half your vacation days didn’t <i>feel</i> like a vacation. Neither did the team building …

Why Lightroom Screws Up Your Photos when You Preview Them!

Ever have a Lightroom preview of a pic look great, then it quickly changes and gets worse? Here's how to fix it.<p>Lightroom will process RAW files from …

DIY: Noticeably Improve Your Macro Photography with a Cheap Plastic Cup

Hand-held macro photography presents a lot of challenges, but three of the most prevalent are: subject movement, camera shake, and harsh shadows. …

How to Use Composition Templates to Improve Your Photography

When doing photography in general, and in my case travel photography, the use of a <i>photography template</i> can be very beneficial and help improve the …

Iridient X-Transformer’s Windows Beta Has Its Flaws, But The Potential For Lightroom Users Is Immense

Love it or Hate it, Adobe Lightroom is one of the most popular image processing and management solutions for a reason. It is just simple, easy and …

FUJIFILM

From date night to cold showers: 20 habits that changed readers' lives

“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.” If it’s good enough for Aristotle, it’s good enough for us. So what rituals or routines can we take up to improve 2017?<p>Old habits die hard. Here’s how to change your life in 2017 | Gretchen Rubin<p>Read more<p>We asked our …

Die Hard

25 Mindfulness Quotes that Will Change the Way You Spend Your Life

I’ve been studying eastern philosophy for a few years now and I honestly feel blessed with every lesson I learn. The greatest thing about practising …

Mindfulness

50mm vs 35mm vs 28mm: Finding the Best Lens for Street Photography

The 50mm lens has been the ‘standard’ for street photographers for ages, but is it the best option available? Maybe not. Kai wanted to find out, so …

Keeping It Real With HDR

<i>The key to creating an HDR image that brings the photograph closer to the reality that our eyes perceived is to maintain appropriate contrast and</i> …

Landscape Photography