Craig Paxton

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The last of the samurai – in pictures

A collection of rare photographs of samurai presented by Daniella Dangoor is being exhibited at The London Photograph Fair. Most photographs purporting to be of samurai are actually not and were taken after 1877, when the samurai system was abolished. These images are of genuine samurai, taken …

Samurai

This Full-Body Workout From the "Kettlebell King" Will Leave You Feeling Sore and Badass

Eric Leija is known as primal.swoledier on Instagram, but around here he's known as the Kettlebell King. He's known for consistently posting kettlebell workouts that target pretty much every muscle in the body, including ones you didn't even know existed. And his emphasis on functional movement and …

Want Tack-Sharp Photographs? Watch This Tutorial with Focus Stacking Made Easy (VIDEO)

One of the challenges with landscape photography is maximizing depth of field. That’s because well-composed images often incorporate important …

How To (Legally) Download Or Stream Movies For Free

It's easy to find movies to download or stream; even for law-abiding popcorn munchers! If you're flying straight and narrow or want to support and …

4 Photographers Shoot the Same Model and Create a Variety of Interesting Portraits (VIDEO)

Here’s the latest episode in a viral series in which fashion pro Jessica Kobeissi and three other photographers take on the challenge of shooting the …

Photography

How to build muscle as age tears it down

<b>(CNN) —</b> If you are in your 40s or 50s, chances are that you are starting to notice some changes in your body, including muscle loss and diminishing strength, even if you exercise fairly regularly.<p>Reduced levels of physical activity, increases in sedentary behavior and doing less intense exercise …

Muscle

The settings you should change immediately after buying a new TV

It's finally a good time to make the jump to a 4K TV. Prices have come down, HDR is up to snuff, and there are a bevy of great models to choose from. But once you bring your new TV home, you may want to take a trip through its settings and tweak a few in order to get the best possible picture.<p>If …

Composition Tips: This Pro Says “Use the Golden Spiral” & Forget About the Rule of Thirds (VIDEO)

If you wonder why we spend so much time discussing techniques for better composition, the answer is simple: No matter what type of images you shoot, …

Step Up Your Photography Composition with 13 Tips From Pros

Composition is the heart of your photography, Here’s wisdom from 6 world-class photographers.<p>Joe McNally tells you to bend the rules, Camille Seaman …

Top 5 Tips for Photographing in Harsh Midday Light

This is not always an easy nor desired thing for photographers to do, but sometimes we just need to push through! As much as we would all love to …

The Difference Between Levels and Curves in Photoshop

Here’s a 6-minute video from PiXimperfect that looks at the difference between the Levels and Curves functions in Photoshop. While the two may seem …

When and Why You Should Turn Your Images Black and White

For many photographers, particularly hobbyists, making an image black and white is almost arbitrary. I remember in the early days of my photography, …

50 Ways To Live On Your Own Terms

<b>1. Stop consuming caffeine</b><p>Although people think they perform better on caffeine, the truth is, they really don’t. Actually, we’ve become so dependent on caffeine that we use it to simply get back to our status-quo. When we’re off it, we under perform and become incapable.<p>Isn’t this absurd?<p>In his …

New Billboard cover features photo shot with Apple's iPhone 7 Plus

The cover of the latest issue of Billboard Magazine —showing Fifth Harmony singer Camila Cabello —was shot on an iPhone 7 Plus at the request of the …

Don't Use Instagram Filters -- Here's How to Edit Your Pics Like a Pro

In your rush to post the perfect shot of that #sinful stack of pancakes at #brunch, did you thoroughly check that your contrast levels were on point, …

How to edit raw images in 5 simple steps

<b>James Paterson gives his top tips for editing raw photographs</b><p>Camera makers expect the raw photographer to want to make their own choices when it …

Tutorials

The iPhone's volume indicator will finally stop killing your videos with iOS 11

Here's a scenario all iPhone users are familiar with: You're watching a video of, lets say, a guy getting flattened by a gigantic water balloon and …

One Love Manchester Concert in Pictures

No Equipment, No Excuses: Joe Wicks's Best Workouts (and Yes, We Stole His Line)

If you want simple, easy, quick and effective workouts, then there are few better people to turn to on Instagram and YouTube than Joe Wicks. Wicks's …

Fitness

5 Ways to Separate your Subject From the Background

When shooting portraits, finding a way to draw the viewer’s attention to the subject and make them pop out from the background is often a primary …

This Bodyweight Workout Keeps Burning Calories Long After You Stop Moving

The cool thing about exercise is that there's actually science behind it, so if your goal is to get the most out of every minute of your workout, …

Workouts

4 Fantastic Portrait Tutorials: Tips & Tricks for Better Photos

Learning to photograph people is a rite of passage for any photographer. When it comes to portrait photography, there’s so much to consider: …

Tutorials

The 7-Minute Workout That Science Says Actually Works

By now you've probably heard about the Scientific 7-Minute Workout that blew up a few years ago. If not, allow us to fill you in.<p>A recent study laid …

Workouts

This Workout Reverses Signs of Aging, According to Science

Mayo Clinic researchers say interval training may have anti-aging benefits at the cellular level.<p>HIIT—or high intensity interval training—has been <i>the</i> …

PassivDom is a Zombie-proof “autonomous 3D-printed mobile house”

It’s rare that I quote a company’s marketing tagline outright, but PassivDom, makers of an “autonomous 3D-printed mobile house,” sounds pretty darn rad. The Ukrainian company wants to create mobile homes that can be made anywhere and are completely self-powered.<p>Max Gerbut, a Ph.D. of Engineering …

Off-grid

These Folding Landscape Photos Will Mess With Your Brain

Photographer Aydın Büyüktaş has published a new series of photos as part of his delightful <i>Flatland</i> series, which shows landscapes folding upon …

The people behind the Doomsday Clock explain why we’re so close to midnight

<i>In Expert Witness,</i> The A.V. Club <i>talks to industry insiders to shed some light on how the pop-culture sausage gets made.</i><p>In 1947, the Doomsday Clock …

Milo Yiannopoulos Endorses Pedophilia And Praises Priests Who Molest Underage Boys In Newly Surfaced Audio

Following right-wing “provocateur” and white supremacist Milo Yiannopoulos’ controversial appearance on <i>Real Time</i>, the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) booked the Breitbart editor as keynote speaker. This news caused some raised eyebrows, which have now arched in disgust after an …

40 of the Best Street Photos of 2016 by Photographers Around the World

2016 was a very interesting year for street photography. It seems that more and more color work is getting popular. Especially in scenes with high …

Addicting 5 Ingredient Crockpot Chocolate Bars.

Soo then there was that time I made chocolate bars in the crockpot...The post Addicting 5 Ingredient Crockpot Chocolate Bars. appeared first on Half …

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