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Galaxy Note 9 first pre-official specs released in leak

The Samsung Galaxy S9 is not even out yet and the Galaxy Note 9 rumors have begun to swirl. With the Galaxy S9’s specs made official, we’ve got a …

3 Beginner Photography Mistakes That are Ruining Your Photos

Not satisfied with how your photos are turning out?Well, you're not alone!My guess is that the vast majority of photographers find something wrong …

Lensbaby Announces Velvet 56 -- The Most Versatile Portrait Lens Ever Made

PORTLAND, OR and ST. LOUIS, MO--(Marketwired - Apr 7, 2015) - <b>(ShutterFest 2015)</b> -- Lensbaby, providing creative effects lenses to photographers that …

Cameras

5 Tips To Master Your Lensbaby

when my lensbaby first arrived in the mail, it was such a happy mail day! i was so excited to start taking beautiful photographs and immediately put …

LensBaby Velvet 56mm: It’s a Keeper.

It’s been a few weeks since I received my LensBaby Velvet 56mm, and I am able to give you my first impressions. As you may recall, a few weeks back I …

Cameras

5 Reasons to Shoot With Small Apertures.

Size Matters With Big Numbers and Small Holes<p>Small apertures (or big f-numbers) have a bad name. We are conditioned to constantly be chasing huge …

10 Best Photo Editing Apps for iPhone You Can Use (2017)

Most of us take plenty of pictures using our iPhone cameras and we want them to look as beautiful as possible, hence we use various photo editor apps …

Apps

Essentials for complete control over photography with your smartphone camera

<i>By Abhilash Pavuluri</i><p>Smartphone cameras have improved by leaps and bounds in terms of quality. Gone are the days when 5MP was the de-facto standard. …

How to Take Better Portraits With Your Smartphone

If you're like me, you use your smartphone as much for photography as you do to talk or text.It's the nature of the beast these days...And where not …

11 Free Apps I Couldn't Live Without as a Photographer

This is not your typical list of must have photography apps — no Snapchat, Instagram, or Photoshop here. Although you might not have heard of many of …

Controlling Color, Exposure, and Blurriness in Photography

With summer upon us, soon your family vacation time will also be here. During your trip, wouldn’t you like your digital photos to look just like the …

4 Reasons Shooting at Sunrise and Sunset Will Help You Take Better Photos

Perhaps the most important change you can make to improve your photography is to change the time of day you are shooting. It is as simple as that. …

A beginners guide to Android photography settings

Your Android probably has a decent camera right out of the box. If you never touch any of the settings, and remember a few basic techniques to get …

High Magnification Macro Photography on a Budget

Hey folks, my name is Siddhant Sahu, I am a 16 years old aspiring photographer from India. I have been shooting macro photographs for about a year …

When to Use Matrix & Spot Metering

Matrix (Nikon)/Evaluative (Canon) metering is the standard go-to choice of the metering options. Many photographers select Matrix metering and never …

Tips for Shooting Food Photos with Simple Tools and Natural Light

With a little ingenuity, you can use everyday objects to craft a beautiful photoshoot of professional proportions. In her latest video on Vimeo, …

Natural Light

MacPhun Tonality update brings free professional presets

Tonality is an award-winning black and white photo editor for the Mac, and it's just been updated with a new, free preset library being developed …

Tutorials

Cropping Tips & Techniques

<b>Does “one size fits all” really make sense?</b> I know I’ve made the mistake of buying a garment that claims to be OSFA only to find that it sure as heck …

Landscape Photography

4 Things To Consider For Better Landscape Photography

Landscape photography is one of those genres that forces people to photograph the same things over and over again. Not that there aren’t any good …

5 More Shots Every Photographer Must Know How to Create

How varied is your photography repertoire? How diverse is your skill set? Mastering a particular kind of shot is important — essential, even. But …

Close-Up and Macro Photography Tips

If there’s one thing I like about macro and close-up photography, it’s that no matter where you are right this moment, there is a fascinating subject …

Macro Photography

Exposure, Shutter Speed and Aperture Made Simple

Exposure is one of the most important photography concepts to learn, but it is also one which strikes fear into the hearts of even the most intrepid …

Landscape Photography

Cat Photography Ideas

Every cat owner that I know of is overly enthusiastic about their cats. Cats are great subjects for photographing. You can have a lot of fun taking a …

On a Budget: Portrait Lenses for Your DSLR

Photography, one way or another, is an expensive hobby. But you don’t need to rob a bank to get really incredible photos. No matter what, that starts …

Easy Homemade Ricotta Gnocchi (from scratch)

Combine the gnocchi ingredients in a bowl except the flour.<p>Use a rubber spatula to mix until the egg is partially mixed into the ricotta. Then add …

How to Make Rich, Creamy, Bacon-y Spaghetti Carbonara

This delicious feast is surprisingly easy to make<p>Sometimes life gets the better of your kitchen reserves. Your schedule goes nuts and then all of a sudden what you have left in your fridge amounts to little more than a quarter of a onion, a few eggs, and an open package of bacon.<p>But guess what? If …

The Ultimate Bolognese Sauce

Makes 6 cups<p>This makes enough sauce for three 12-oz. portions of pasta, but leftover sauce is a good thing. Freeze it for next time. Learn more here.<p>April 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>Sauce<p>2 bay leaves<p>3 whole cloves<p>2 teaspoons fennel seeds<p>1½ teaspoons crushed red pepper flakes<p>¼ teaspoon black peppercorns, …

Recipes

Cacio e Pepe

Servings<p>Literally "cheese and pepper", this minimalist cacio e pepe recipe is like a stripped-down mac and cheese.<p>May 2011Print<p>Ingredients<p>Kosher salt<p>6 oz. pasta (such as egg tagliolini, bucatini, or spaghetti)<p>3 Tbsp. unsalted butter, cubed, divided<p>1 tsp. freshly cracked black pepper<p>3/4 cup finely …

Tomato Bruschetta Recipe

<i>This tomato bruschetta recipe is easy, elegant, and eminently impressive when set out for guests. It draws on the perfect proportions of fresh</i> …

Hunter's Wife's Chicken (Pollo alla Cacciatora)

1⁄4 cup canola oil<p>1 (3–4-lb.) chicken, cut into 8 pieces<p>1⁄2 cup flour<p>1 tsp. minced rosemary<p>2 cloves garlic, minced<p>1 bay leaf<p>1 medium carrot, cut into …

Recipes