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Revolutionary corn discovery could save fertilizer, limit runoff and transform agriculture

Farmers in a small area of southern Mexico knew that a variety of corn grown in the area was special.<p>But a group of researchers believe the corn could ultimately transform the way the largest crop in America and the world is grown.<p>The potential improvements in water and air quality – not to mention …

Farming

Photographer Reveals The Truth Behind Those Professional Portraits

Have you ever wondered how long does it take for a professional photographer prepare a picture for a "public eye"? What are the steps that need to be …

Photography

5 Tips for Photography in Harsh Lighting Conditions

Photographers love to shoot during the golden hours for multiple reasons. The soft light creates soft shadows and the vibrant colors pop to life. …

eBooks

What nobody tells you about sex after prostate cancer

<i>When 60-year-old Elvin Box, a construction consultant from Essex, was told he had prostate cancer, he was also told about a life-changing side effect he’d never considered…</i><p>It was in February 2014 when some tests from my twice-yearly Bupa health check showed I had raised levels of PSA, which can be …

Cancer

Lomopedia — Minolta Hi-Matic AF2

Let’s see what this lightweight point-and-shoot from the 80s has to offer in this installment of Lomopedia.Read More

Cameras

Here’s an Intro to Three-Point Lighting for Portraits

Here’s a 9-minute introduction to the three-point lighting setup! If you haven’t seen our video about portrait lighting, we go over five portrait …

Everything you need to know about tonal values

Values are present in almost every drawing or painting we create – and often, they can make or break a piece. To create a successful image, we must …

Tutorials

Slide vs Color Negative Film: How They Compare and When to Use Each

Film is on the resurgence as of late. Transparency film is another option from your regular negative film, but what is it exactly? When would you use …

Landscape Photography

Why You Should Be Showing Your Boudoir Leads a Full Gallery List

During that important pre-consultation with a client, most likely, she will ask to see an entire session. They have seen your amazing images on …

Social Media

Chris Froome goes from pepper-spray to a run-in with the gendarme, but Team Sky chief warns against writing him off

After being accidentally pepper-sprayed by the French police on Tuesday, Chris Froome found himself accidentally knocked off his bike by a gendarme after the finish on Wednesday. It never rains but it pours for the four-time Tour de France champion.<p>Froome – who was apparently mistaken for a fan in …

Team Sky

Every Netflix secret category for porn, revealed

If you want to find porn on Netflix, we’ve already done the hard work for you. Here are our guides to the sexiest movies and TV series on Netflix. …

Critically-Acclaimed

This Best-Selling Digital Photography Book is Free Right Now

Heads up: you can currently download one of the most popular digital photography books out there. Tony Northrup is giving away <i>How to Create Stunning</i> …

How to Use the Simple but Powerful Effects Panel in Lightroom (VIDEO)

If you’ve been following Lucy Martin’s excellent series of Lightroom tutorials you have, no doubt, already learned a lot. A few months ago, we shared …

Tutorials

The Top 20 Greatest Cameras Of All Time

Selecting the greatest cameras of all time is inherently subjective, and a great way to start arguments. In compiling the list below for Shutterbug …

Tour de France 2018 stage-by-stage preview – all you need to know about cycling’s biggest race

From the Vendée to Paris via the Roubaix cobbles, the Alpe d'Huez and the Tourmalet - here's everything you need to know

This Simple Posing Trick Makes People Instantly Look Thinner

Photographer Niels Kemp recently asked wedding photographer and Nikon ambassador Brett Florens for his best piece of advice for beginning …

Here’s an easy way to sharpen upscaled photos in Photoshop CC

We have seen a couple of algorithms capable of upscaling low-res images. But you can also increase the resolution of your photos in Photoshop and …

CineStill Df96 Monobath Processes B&W Film with 1 Bath in 3 Minutes

CineStill just announced a “holy grail” of film photography: a single-step monobath called Df96 for processing any black-and-white film. The company …

17 Pictures That Show How Hilarious Teachers Really Are

Teachers are the greatest gift!

General: Manual Focusing Methods

In the following, I describe general manual focusing methods. The sections on zone focusing was adapted from Roger Hicks' and Frances Schultz's Photo …

Understanding How a Camera Works by Making a Camera Obscura From Cardboard

If you are a geek, an avid DIYer, a painter, or a curious photographer, this one is definitely for you. Learning how the camera works by making a …

Sean Anderson lost 300 pounds by shifting from a diet mentality to a recovery mentality

After losing weight and then gaining more than half of it back, Sean Anderson recognized that he was addicted to refined sugar and now treats it like a drug.<p><b>Name:</b> Sean Anderson<p><b>Age:</b> 46<p><b>Residence:</b> Ponca City, OK<p><b>Job:</b> Radio personality<p><b>Marital status:</b> Divorced, father of two adult daughters and …

Weight Loss

The Story of Why Kodak Went From Photography Giant to Bankrupt

It really wasn't that long ago that Kodak was as ubiquitous in photography as the camera itself, and yet, nowadays, the company is sadly a shell of …

Why And How You Should Be Using Flash Gels To Make Your Portraits Pop

Flash photography combined with the use of colored gels certainly opens up an entirely new world of creative possibilities. While color gels might …

Laws of Light: Shooting in Direct Sun

A lot of the times when you’re shooting in direct sun, it’s very harsh on your subject’s face. Many people try not to put themselves in this …

How to mask anything in Lightroom in a few seconds

Lightroom’s Auto Mask option is a useful tool that can save you a lot of time. But this video from Signature Edits shows you how you can make the …

A Great Trick for Getting Powerful Results From the Auto Mask Feature in Lightroom

One of my favorite features in Lightroom for local adjustments is the Auto Mask feature, which can save a ton of time when used in the right …

How To Get The Best Prints At Home Or From The Lab

DIY printing can be a frustrating endeavor, but when your final print shows every detail exactly as you want it the rewards are there. There’s a bit …

Essential Tips to Printing Amazing Photos

Photographer Adam Karnacz is a landscape photographer who loves seeing his work come to life on print. No really, listen to him! May we all be this …

Lingerie Française

We’ve been wanting to do a lingerie story at the Atelier for awhile now.Nothing seems more French to us than lingerie. Even the etymology of the …