Mark J Thompson

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Video: How to Properly Fine Tune Autofocus on Your DSLR Through Micro-Adjustments

One pesky issue you may have run into with your DSLR is front-focusing or back-focusing, a problem that, in the past, required that you send your …

Color Management for Photographers

Calibration, color space, color profiles, soft proofing. To most of us, they’re some of the least fun aspects of photography. But a little education …

Tutorials

10 Macro Photography Subject Ideas

Are you looking for some interesting and out of the ordinary project ideas for your close up or macro photography? Want to break away from the usual …

Macro Photography

The Best Way to Build Your Email List to Better Market Your Business

Introduction<p>Email marketing is the act of gathering email addresses from people with the purpose of emailing them to market a product or service. …

Check Out The Amazing Photo Tool From Google That You Should Start Using Right Now

That's where Google Stories comes in. Google will automatically choose your best photos from a trip or event and arrange them in a fun timeline that you can edit and add captions to. You can then share it through Google+.<p>Weaving together your photos, videos, and places you visited, it essentially …

Roasted Carrot Soup with Dukkah Spice and Yogurt

4 to 6 Servings<p>Prep Time: 20 min<p>Total Time: 40 min<p>December 2012Print<p>Ingredients<p>1/2 cup unsalted, shelled raw natural pistachios<p>2 tablespoons sesame seeds<p>2 teaspoons coriander seeds<p>2 teaspoons cumin seeds<p>1/2 teaspoon fennel seeds<p>1/4 teaspoon whole black peppercorns<p>1 teaspoon kosher salt plus more<p>2 …

Low Fat

A Couple Jars of Anchovies, 5 Dinners

<i>Put time into dinner now, and you can make it last forever -- or at least the whole week. Welcome to Halfway to Dinner, where we show you how to stretch your staples -- or your seasonal produce -- every which way.</i><p><i></i><p>To many, anchovies are a scary ingredient: They’re bony, briny, tiny, and slimy.<p>But we …

Cooking

Green Curry Pork Tenderloin

8 Servings<p>Start this recipe one day ahead; the pork is best if it is left to marinate overnight.<p>May 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>Pork and Marinade<p>1/2 cup reduced-sodium soy sauce<p>1/4 cup fresh orange juice<p>2 tablespoons pure maple syrup<p>2 tablespoons toasted sesame oil<p>2 pork tenderloins (about 2 1/4 pounds …

Curries

Tutorial: A Super Simple Way to Create Cinemagraphs in Photoshop

There’s no shortage of methods for creating the partially animated photographs we call cinemagraphs; however, if simplicity and minimal effort is …

Become A Better Photographer In Your Spare Time With These 5 Free Online Courses from Top Universities

Most of us probably have full time jobs that don't allow us to spend as much time learning about our beloved photography as we'd like. And, wouldn't …

5 Tips to Improve Your Nature Macro Photography

This is my favorite type of photography. I don’t claim to be an expert, but I have lots of experience. I haven’t taken my macro lens off my camera …

Macro Photography

The Disappearing Art of Large Format Photography

Large format photography is the oldest form of photography, and yet it is still practiced by many enthusiasts today, not only for its superior image …

Photography

Tutorial: How To Create Self-Portrait Sketches

Want to turn your self-portrait photos into fine art? Paris-based photographer and graphic designer Sébastien Del Grosso has some techniques he’d …

Photography

How to Best Utilize the Various Metering Modes in Your Camera

A camera determines exposure by using metering modes. While Matrix metering is typically used and recommended for many settings, Spot and …

How to Take the Stress Out of Image Editing When You've Got Tons of Photos to Edit

Who among us really enjoys chores? No one, I think it’s safe to say. It’s a sentiment that, for most of us, surfaces as kids when we’re pressed into …

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 …

Tutorial: Easily Focus-Stack Using a Photoshop Feature You Probably Didn’t Know About

Focus stacking is a fairly common technique used in the world of macro photography, but the process of focus stacking isn’t always a straightforward …

When to Save As What - Photoshop file formats explained

When it comes to editing your photos, Photoshop might already seem complex enough. But have you ever given any deeper thought as to which file format …

How to Get Superb Color in Your Photography

Color accuracy is one of the most important aspects of photography. A big part of this is getting accurate white balance. White balance relates to …

Color Management

Eels - Lockdown Hurricane

<b>Eels</b> have always been a frank, open, emotional experience.<p>Yet new album 'The Cautionary Tales Of Mark Oliver Everett' takes this further than ever …

Eels

10 Lessons I Learned from a Year of Productivity Experiments

Over the last 12 months I have conducted countless productivity experiments on myself, interviewed some of the most productive people in the world, …

Time Management

Photoshop Essentials: What is an Adjustment Layer and How to Use Them to Edit Your Images

Many of us who use products like Lightroom and Aperture will be familiar with the term non-destructive editing. In these programs, the editing …

Tutorials