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Staking Tomatoes Like a Pro Will Boost Your Harvest - Horticulture

Staking tomatoes makes all the difference in the health and production of your plants. I learned the hard way the first year I grew tomatoes. I …

Gardening

Learn photography now with 100 free online lessons from School of Visual Arts

There’s a seemingly endless amount of photography tutorials on the internet. But just how many of them feature leading photographers and experts? …

Photography

Camera Settings for Landscape Photography Tutorial

If you’ve ever wondered how landscape photographers work out what their camera settings should be, this video by Adam Karnacz is for you:Karnacz …

This New Lens System Will Be the Best Thing to Ever Happen to Your Phone Pictures

Here's how to buy the latest in iPhone photography.<p>Out with the old, in with the new.<p>If you have the iPhone X, otherwise known the latest from Apple, you're going to need to pair it with the latest in phone accessories. And if you're hoping to do just that while stepping up your photography game, …

How to Crush Street Photography Using These Great Tips (VIDEO)

One of the best places in the world for street photography are the colorful streets of Tokyo, Japan. And that’s where street photographer Pierre T. …

Surround Yourself with Motivated Creatives

People will either inspire or drain you and your creativity. Why not be around those who motivate you?<p>American entrepreneur and motivational speaker …

Motivation

A Beginner's Guide to Photoshop Blending Modes

Want to get better at Photoshop quickly? Master Photoshop blending modes to improve your photo editing skills immediately.<p>This great video from Serge …

Tutorials

ShutterGrip makes your smartphone photos sharper and your videos smoother

popsci shop<p>Save 25 percent on this brilliant photo accessory.<p>Smartphones are capable of taking some amazing images nowadays. But the photos could be even better if you didn’t have to hold your device in a weird pincer grip. The ShutterGrip Smartphone Camera Controller is a simple attachment that …

Moment lenses — the DSLR killer?

I travel with a Canon DSLR and two primes, a 35mm f1.4 and an 85mm f1.2 (endearingly nicknamed, “the fat kid”). Switching lenses is cumbersome and not ideal in certain environments, like a Saigon street market, densely crowded with vendors, tourists and thieves.<p>After lugging this camera kit through …

Mobile Photography

The Death of DSLRs is Near

Two decades ago, DSLRs were introduced to replace film cameras. With only a few megapixels, very short battery life, and an overall low quality, it …

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The Best Ways for Getting Sharper Photos

I'm sure we've all experienced focusing problems.You know - you have an otherwise pretty good shot, but the subject is just ever so slightly out of …

The abstract and beautiful street photography of Nick Turpin

<b>Street photographer Nick Turpin has created a project of abstract and ambiguous beauty by shooting London’s legions of nightly bus commuters</b><p>Around …

Tips for Processing Your Smartphone Photos

There's no denying it - mobile photography is better than ever.<p>Not only are the phones in our pockets more capable of taking stellar photos, but the …

Mobile Photography

Gardening 101: Crape Myrtle

Crape Myrtle, <i>Lagerstroemia indica:</i> “Lilac of the South”<p>If you grew up in the south, like I did, you surely know and love crape myrtles. No matter how …

How to Get Detailed Measurements When Setting Indents and Tabs on the Ruler in Word

When setting indents or tabs on the ruler in Microsoft Word, you can see approximate measurements using the markings on the ruler. However, if you …

The New “Shot On iPhone” Campaign Is An Actual Shot In The Dark

<b>WHAT:</b> The latest “Shot on iPhone” campaign from Apple.<p><b>WHO:</b> The company commissioned pro and amateur photographers including Reuben Wu, Ruairidh McGlynn, and more for the campaign.<p><b>WHY WE CARE:</b> The “Shot on iPhone” campaign has done a fine job of showing the range of colors and depth of images that …

Complete Lightroom and Photoshop Portrait Retouching Tutorial

Most online photography tutorials focus on one thing—how to sharpen better or how to retouch shiny skin, for example. This video goes way beyond …

A Street Photographer’s Guide to Photographing New York

New York City is one of the great meccas of the world for photography, and it’s a place where every photographer should try to explore at least once …

Landscape Photography

35 Healthy Foods for if You Have a Busy Lifestyle

Trying to lose weight with your hectic, jam-packed schedule can feel like trying to climb a mountain wearing rollerblades.<p>While you dutifully fit in …

Top 10 Rules You Must Follow To Lose 10 Pounds

Experts say the key to losing weight—and actually keeping off the weight—isn’t a crash diet or starving yourself. Rather, it’s making long-term …

February 2016

The Serious Eats Guide to Food Photography

Taking great photographs of food is a hard-earned skill—after all, that's why some people are lucky enough to get paid for it. But it's also a lot easier to hone these days, no matter who you are; even a smartphone can yield gorgeous, high-quality images.<p>Sure, professional cameras and …

Shutter Speed

Stir-Fried Ginger Shrimp

These are wonderfully messy shrimp that were meant to be eaten with fingers, chopsticks or forks. Since this stir fry is so good cold on a salad of …

Recipes

Fujifilm's latest mirrorless camera is for hardcore selfie fans

The X-A2 has a 175-degree flip screen<p>It'll be a bit more challenging than your phone to mount on a stick, but Fujifilm's new X-A2 could be the ultimate selfie camera nonetheless. Fujifilm has updated the entry-level model to its well-regarded X-series of interchangeable lens mirrorless cameras with …

15 Iphone Apps To Be Even Lazier in 2015

The new year is knocking. Time to break out your goals for self-improvement and… eh, forget it. For most of us, these things won’t live to see the Superbowl half-time show. This year, why not be honest with ourselves and embrace our ever-increasing laziness? Call it maximizing our efficiency, if it …

10 Tips to Help You Grow as an Artist in Photography

Over the past few days, I’ve thought about what’s helped me become a better photographer over the years. It’s a constant journey, and developing as …

8 Legal Cases Every Photographer Should Know

Understanding your legal rights as a photographer can often be confusing and overwhelming. From copyright infringement to fair use to DMCA, there are …

Two Friends Hiked For 10 Months And Captured This Breathtaking Footage Of Yosemite

Colin Delehanty and Sheldon Neill are adventurers.<p>Over the course of 10 months, the friends backpacked 200 miles through Yosemite National Park, capturing a combined 45 days of unbelievably beautiful footage.<p>Their video is called Project Yosemite.<p>It will give viewers the experience of seeing …