Michael Prankard

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Apple Photos 101: How to View, Save & Edit Burst Shots on Your iPhone

Whether you mean to or not, taking burst photos is super easy on the iPhone. In the Camera app, just compose your photo, tap-and-hold the shutter …

Mobile Photography

Olympus OM-D System: Lighter And Better

When you’re setting out on a 10-day backcountry trip to capture an iconic landscape photo, you need to have the right gear with you—but you also need …

Olympus Cameras

A new study pinpoints why people from *this* country are super creative

Creativity is hard to measure. But after just two days in Iceland, psychologist Barbara Kerr, PhD, noticed that people who live in the nation seemed …

Creativity

HDR Food Photography: Giving Your Insta-Pics That Surreal Oomph They're Missing

Why High Dynamic Range makes a difference, and how to create surreal food photographs using HDR yourself, for free!<p><i>This article originally appeared on Spoon U and was written by Aliasger Rasheed. It has been given minor edits before re-posting.</i><p>First of all, this HDR food photography …

Mobile Photography

What the Heck Do I Eat to Stay Healthy? Advice Straight From the Doctor

It feels like every other week there's a new diet trend or a buzzy new superfood that needs to make it into our morning power smoothie. Should we eat more fat or is a low-fat diet still optimal? Should we go keto or Paleo, and what the heck is the difference? These questions plague us daily, which …

Nutrition

an architectural vanishing act, the disappearance of the vernacular home

<b>ask any kid to draw a house, and chances are they’ll start with a rectangle and inevitably drawn three lines on top —</b> <b>uncomplicated, but a realization</b> …

Architecture

Here’s How to Use Long Exposures During the Day for Epic Landscape Photographs (VIDEO)

Some photographers are under the misconception that slow shutter speeds are only required when shooting at night or under less-than-ideal lighting …

Landscape Photography

20 Healthy Chicken Casserole Recipes to Keep in Heavy Rotation

When it comes to planning weeknight dinners, meal-prepping and one-pan meals can be your best friends. For a filling dinner option packed with healthy carbs and protein, you really can't go wrong with chicken casseroles. From flavorful Mexican-inspired dishes to various combinations of chicken, …

Cooking

One Photog is Capturing All Frank Lloyd Wright's Buildings

Partaking in what sounds like the photography assignment of a lifetime is Andrew Pielage, who has set out to capture every one of Frank Lloyd …

Architecture

7 Reasons Why an 85mm Is the Perfect Lens for Portraits

Shutterbug photographer Jordan Matter is back with another lens tips video on why an 85mm F/1.8 is ideal for portrait …

Photography

Moon Juice Founder Amanda Chantal Bacon Lists Frank Gehry-Designed Home

She’s asking $6.495 million for the quirky, mid-century house<p>West Coast wellness guru Amanda Chantal Bacon has put her house in Santa Monica, …

Los Angeles

Seven Tips to Help You Become a Better Photographer

Photography is a process in which you never stop learning and there's always something you can improve. This great video will give you seven tips to …

Photography

Roberto Di Donato Architecture gives unfinished feeling to Valencia's 20th Century apartment unit

London-based architecture firm Roberto Di Donato Architecture has completed the challenging renovation of an apartment unit located in an early 20th …

Architecture

How Apple Created Portrait Lighting

Apple just released this 1-minute video that offers a short and sweet behind-the-scenes explanation of how the company created the Portrait Lighting …

Photography

14 Succulent Roast Chickens to Try in D.C.

Whether it’s served Peruvian-style (think: herb-speckled, with skin bronzed to a crisp over glowing coals) or in the classic French manner, it seems almost every cuisine has its own version of the whole or half-roasted chicken.<p>In D.C. there is no shortage of eateries — from fine dining standbys to …

Cooking

How I Turned Slow-Roasted Short Ribs Into Pressure Cooker Short Ribs

Our new recipe called for 5 hours of slow roasting in the oven, but I didn't have the time. So I made it happen in an hour.<p>Even the most hands-off recipes can throw a wrench in your weekend plans. I bookmarked our new short ribs slow-roasted in coconut milk to make on a lazy Sunday at home, and …

Cooking

5 things you should never eat before a workout

It goes without saying that your choice of pre-workout fuel can play a major role in making—or breaking—your performance. (Case in point: There …

Nutrition

5 Amazing Photography Tips to Transform Your Pictures

<i>YouTube Screenshot/Jessica Kobeissi</i><p>I find that sometimes I'm just not in a good creative space to take interesting photos.<p>I'm sure you find yourself …

Landscape Photography

L'Angolo Estate Tasting Room

Surrounded by 23 acres of Oregon's wine country, the L'Angolo Estate Tasting Room is a reflection of the landscape around it. The structure is …

Architecture

3 Ways You're Using Your Camera All Wrong

Let's face it...<p>There's <i>a lot</i> that you can do wrong with your camera.<p>But rather than trying to cover every situation in which you use your camera in …

Landscape Photography

17 Best Podcasts for Photographers

Whether you’re looking to stay up-to-date on the latest gear, need some inspiration, or want to build a better photo business, there’s a podcast on …

Entrepreneurship

The Courtyard House / Auhaus Architecture

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Located in Barwon Heads, Victoria (Australia), the Courtyard House is part of the ‘Auhaus Release’ built …

Architecture

30 Mouthwatering Breakfast Sandwiches You Need For The Perfect Morning

Breakfast will forever be my favorite meal of the day.<p>It's the only meal of the day that highly encourages you to polish off a heaping pile of bacon. …

Breakfast

30 Hearty Sandwiches You Can Eat for Dinner

We always hear about breakfast for dinner (of which I am a big fan), but I'm also a fan of lunch for dinner (I guess I just like to mix things up!). …

Cooking

Into the Woods: How Photographer Simon Baxter Captures His Moody Images of Nature

We can all appreciate the beauty and mystery of a forest enshrouded by mist in the early dawn. But few of us manage to capture the haunting quality …

Landscape Photography

Kai’s top reasons why 40mm is the ultimate lens for street photography

What is the best street photography lens? Is it 50mm, 35mm, or perhaps 28mm? Well, maybe it’s something in between. In this video, Kai Wong grabs a …

Cameras

Gallery: Tiny homes in narrow spaces - a look at the skinny house revolution

How small is too small? Keret House still holds the crown for the world's narrowest living space ever constructed, with an interior width of between …

Architecture

How to Cook Ribs in the Oven for Meaty Satisfaction All Year Long

<b>1. Oven-Braised Short Ribs with Pasilla-Tomato Mole</b><br>Chef Hugo Ortega uses smoky pasilla chiles, tomatoes and spices to make a rich, tangy mole sauce …

Cooking

Drone Captures “Unedited” Perspective of Bogotá’s Architecture From the Sky

Colombian creative director and photographer Camilo Monzón Navas gives a new perspective on the city of Bogotá through his captivating aerial photography. Paying homage to the city's greatest architecture, in addition to the bits of urban character that give Bogotá its unique flavor, his <i>Aerial</i> …

Bogotá

The Importance of Patience in Landscape Photography

Landscape photography can be a fickle thing, particularly since you're very much at the mercy of the light and elements. That's when patience becomes …

Landscape Photography