Rodney Brooks

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Simple Lighting Setups Using Little or No Equipment

I’m a big believer that you don’t need expensive equipment and a complicated lighting set up to create beautiful images. Some of my favorite images …

Incorporated

Aperture Priority & Shutter Priority VS. Manual Exposure | Which do Pros Use?

It is a pretty strong stereotype among experienced photographers to always, <i>always, ALWAYS,</i> shoot in manual exposure, and justifiably so! However, …

Landscape Photography

5 Dos and Don’ts When Shooting With Models

Photographing a human subject successfully has a lot to do with making a connection, making sure your model is feeling comfortable, and being …

Portable

The NBA Is Lucky I'm Home Doing Damn Articles

Y’all seen <i>Casino</i>, right?<p>You know, the one with Robert De Niro and Joe Pesci in Vegas? Anyway — that one.<p>If you want to know what it’s like to meet …

Time I

9 Common Photography Mistakes — And How to Fix Them

If you're an amateur photographer, you've probably wondered how to get your pictures to look as good as the ones pros take. But there are a number of …

Six Techniques to Get Sharper Photos Without Spending a Dime

Every photographer is always on a quest for sharper photos, but many only have a vague idea of how to actually create sharper images. The obvious is …

If you can only have one light, strongly consider a big octabox

Well, of course, it won’t be just one type of light, you will also have a bare flash to play with. But if you can only have one modifier, I would say …

Photography

The f/8 Rule for Street Photographers on the Move. Let's Take a Look...

Commonly Known as the “f/8 and be there” Rule<p>Why f/8 anyways? Well, if we're going to take an average, many lenses are pretty darn sharp at around …

4 Pieces Of Lighting Gear You Need For Every Engagement Shoot

With an average of 3-6 hours of shooting time, engagement sessions require us to think on our feet to get creative, unique, and artistic shots. With …

Fashion Bloggers That Need to Be on Your Radar in 2017

The Instababe game has never been so fierce, amirite? While we all have a few tried-and-true bloggers we like to keep tabs on (Chiara Ferragni and Blair Eadie, we’re looking at you), there’s *always* room for some new style influencers to inspire your next #OOTD. Helping us to see the light when a …

A Vancouver Tour with @thendrw

Renowned Instagram photographer Andrew Lau takes us on a tour of Vancouver’s most photogenic spots.<p>If there was ever a place that straddled the line between urban metropolis and ungroomed wilderness, that would be Vancouver. Situated in the backyard of the Rockies, Vancouver is the starting point …

Idris Elba’s 5-Point Plan to Dressing as Well as Idris Elba

The actor’s collection with Superdry is finally available Stateside. Which will make getting his look a whole lot easier.<p>Leave it to Idris Elba to make jet lag look good.<p>On Monday, the actor took a detour from the incredibly well-dressed promotional tour for <i>Star Trek Beyond</i> (which, in itself, is a …

John Kingston: The Psychology of a Lifestyle Portrait Photographer

<i>All images by John Kingston. Used with permission.</i><p>When it comes to lifestyle portrait photography, photographer John Kingston is one that lives the …

Here's How to Be Debt-Free By Age 53

Less debt means more retirement savings.<p>If there’s one thing Americans are good at, it’s racking up debt. The typical American household carries over …

Personal Finance

Essential Prince: His Best, Most Overlooked Albums

Prince‘s artistry spanned six decades, multiple genres and several hundred songs under his own name and pseudonyms. Even for a hardcore fan, his …

Black Lives Matter

Vita Sidorkina Stuns in a Sultry Poolside Photoshoot

Shot entirely on 35mm fim.<p>Russian model Vita Sidorkina is the latest to be featured in <i>treats!</i> magazine’s “Treat! Of The Week.” Best known for being part of the Victoria’s Secret show, the stunning 22-year-old was shot on 35mm film by Cameron Hammond in this sultry poolside photoshoot, which shows …

The ALIFE x PUMA Spring Collaboration Strikes Fear Into the Heart of the City

Based on the “Welcome to Fear City” guides found in the 70s.<p>New from German sneaker/athletics brand PUMA is its latest collaborative drop with NY staple ALIFE. The latest items, as shot by photographer Ilja Meefout, focus a little less on the bold font messaging as found in the previous items seen …

How to Create Lightroom Presets the Right Way

Lightroom's Develop presets are a great way to speed up and simplify your editing workflow. Presets let you store the develop settings you apply to …

Why I Shoot with Other Photographers

Big Apple. 3 A.M. The day is Saturday and my phone alarm is screaming. It’s vibrating furiously and crawling away from the table, trying it’s very …

Tips For Shooting a Wedding When You're Not a Wedding Photographer

_If you’re a decent photographer, sooner or later someone will ask you to capture their nuptials. While this is a job often best left to pros, you …

How to turn off your search and location history in Google

By now, it should come as no surprise that Google keeps track of your search and location history.<p>But you may be surprised to find out just how …

Apps

How to achieve a Film Look – DSLR film making – YouTube

I can’t believe I’ve missed this one in the past, but that happens This young man (at least at the time LOL) was in his 12th year of school (senior …

Swizz Beatz And Canon Teamed Up To Bring Unknown Artists To New York’s Biggest Museums

The multi-hyphenate art-lover/super-producer/rapper joins Canon’s quest to find the ultimate Rebels by looking at artists no one’s heard of.<p>Twenty-five years ago, Canon launched the EOS Rebel SLR camera–one of the first consumer-grade SLRs, giving everyday people the chance to take not just …

Minimum Shutter Speeds for Handheld Shooting: The definitive answer to “How slow can you go”

Photographers often want to use the slowest possible shutter speed while still achieving the sharpest possible shot when handheld. The answer to “how …

Cameras

3 Dividends You Need To Buy And 3 To Dump Immediately

Stocks that raise their dividend meaningfully every year will make you a lot of money over the long haul… provided they continue to boost their payouts, of course.<p>Studies by two global investment heavyweights, BlackRock and GMO, have shown that 90% of U.S. equity returns over the past 100 years …

I've been investing in real estate for 25 years, and I think buying a house is for suckers

People think the only way to save money is to buy a house. Suzy Orman thinks you have no way to earn any real money for yourself, so she advises you to buy a house as the only way to get your money. You will get your home paid off when you are old. Who wants to wait until they are old to have money?<p>…

Woman lands modelling contract after photobombing pop star Tinie Tempah

A modern-day fairytale - the beautiful bread seller walked past him during an Instagram shot and captivated the photographer<p>A woman's life was changed after she photobombed a pop star.<p>English pop star Tinie Tempah, famous for tracks such as 'Pass Out' and 'Written In The Stars' - and his stint on …

Denzel Washington’s Powerful Message About Gratitude, Grace and God

Oscar-winning actor Denzel Washington spoke of the importance of gratitude, a good attitude and of faith during a charity banquet for the Church of God in Christ on Saturday in St. Louis, Missouri.<p>Washington, the son of a pastor who preached with the Pentecostal denomination for 60 years, said …