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The Ultimate Focus Stacking Guide for Landscape Photographers

It’s becoming harder to get the entire image sharp with the constantly wider lenses and more extreme foregrounds that are used in today’s …

Landscape Photography

Five Ways to Improve Your Photographic Compositions

Composition is one of the hardest things we deal with as photographers. It is complex and can seem like a neverending pursuit. Today, we’ll look at …

Landscape Photography

Chocolate Hummus Is Better Than Cookie Dough—Here’s How to Make it at Home

Not going to lie, when I first heard chocolate hummus was a new thing, I couldn't decide whether it was genius or downright weird. Now that I've made …

Dessert

The No-Fail Dip Ina Garten Serves at Her Super Bowl Party Every Year

While scrolling through a slog of posts in my Instagram feed, my thumb paused on one in particular, which Ina Garten shared with her 1.3 million Instagram followers (myself included): her go-to Super Bowl dip. It’s simple, it’s elegant, it’s Ina. It’s Pan-Fried Onion Dip.<p>She presents the …

I Bring This Salsa to Every Party, Then Eat It Alone in a Corner

It's 157% better than the jarred stuff, and it's always a party sensation—when I share.<p><i>Welcome to Never Fail, a semi-regular column where we wax poetic about the recipes that never, ever let us down. This week: the homemade salsa recipe that BA.com senior editor Alex Beggs couldn’t live …

Cooking

How to clean your stainless steel appliances

Stainless steel is not the kind of surface you just wipe down and forget. You need to protect it from rust, scratches and smudges. Here's how to do all of that -- and incorporate it into your cleaning routine.<p>Once a day<p>Every day, wipe down any food splatters, dust or grease that makes its way onto …

Watch: How To Convert Low-Res Graphics Into High-Res Using Photoshop

<b>Before you toss</b> that low-resolution graphic into the trash, YouTube channel PiXimperfect shows you how to salvage and convert the visual into a …

34 Cult-Favorite Products On Amazon That Actually Live Up To The Hype

You can buy a lot of weird AF stuff on the Internet. From socks that make your skin peel off to fun shower heads, there's no shortage of wacky things …

The best smart home gadgets for apartment dwellers

2017 has seen plenty of trends, but one that seems to actually be sticking is the smart home. I’m not talking about Wi-Fi-connected kettles or …

The best time to post on Instagram is, weirdly, in the middle of the night

So you have been posting some amazing snaps to your Instagram profile which you think are your best work but you are struggling to find people to …

Best-Ever Lemon Bars

Stir together butter, 1/4 cup sugar, vanilla and salt. Add one cup flour; mix just until incorporated. Press evenly into the bottom of an aluminum …

How to Create a Double Exposure in Photoshop

Mark Duffy is an Irish photographer, graphic designer, and drummer with a shaved head and a glorious beard. He has a pretty slick new YouTube channel …

Apps for Instagram Followers

Follower Insight for Instagram (Android/iOS)<p>In order to maximize the number of followers that a user has, it is important to use analytical tools to …

Review: Aluminium Dibond from Zor.com

Today I’m testing out a direct to aluminum print from Zor.com, which is supposed to bring out vibrant colors and incredible image clarity. The 3mm …

Baked Sugared Pecans

These crowd-pleasing sugared pecans are an easy snack to make for a game day gathering, parties, or holiday guests. The pecans are coated with a very …

The Best Farm-to-Table Restaurant in Every State

The farm-to-table movement may be decades old, but recent heightened attention towards issues like climate change and health has given rise to a new …

A Simple System to Find the Most Effective Hashtags for Your Instagram.

And how to use them to grow you audience…<p>If you’re using Instagram as a platform to grow your business, you should be using hashtags in every single …

Social Media

Harness the Organizational Power of Auto-Stacking in Lightroom

If you work in certain genres of photography or shoot with a certain style, you might often come home with thousands of images and a small …

Lightroom Plugins You Should Not Be Living Without

There is such a variety of plugins these days it is hard to know which ones are the most useful. Each user will find ones that work better for their …

Tutorials

Did the Army Chief of Staff Just Subtweet President Trump?

General Mark A. Milley, the US Army Chief of Staff, is a tough guy. If you’ve ever seen him speak, you probably know two things about him: He loves …

Plotagraph Review

What is a Plotagraph?<p>Think of those moving Harry Potter photos… It’s also a new word, so you’re super-excused for not knowing it! It simply means a …

How to Turn Your Signature Into a Watermark in Photoshop

If you decide to watermark your images, making sure it's something that's both classy and not overly distracting is the best way to go. This video …

How to Photograph a Bottle of Wine

Photographing a bottle of wine is all about a shot that accentuates the product and makes it look enticing. The setup doesn’t have to be complicated. …

How to Photograph Forests and Trees

Master the Art of Photographing Forests and Trees<p>Landscape photography is often associated with the Grand Landscape and the famous vistas. I love a …

Why Color Grading Should Be The Most Important Part of Your Post Processing Workflow

Photographers often treat color grading as a trivialized aspect of their workflow. Something that they only worry about once the image is complete …

This speaker sounds almost as good as Sonos, but it’s waterproof and less than half the price

The Sonos Play:5 wireless speaker is fantastic, as long as you’re willing to cough up some serious cash. At $500, it’s a serious investment — and …

How can I get sharp focus every time?

<i>“I’ve noticed that when I look at some of my photos, they seem to be in focus – but when I zoom in to take a closer look, they aren’t. What can I do?”</i><p>…

A Beginner’s Intro to Using Histograms to Check and Nail Exposure

Once you understand how to read a histogram, it becomes an extremely useful display of the data that your camera is seeing. This 10-minute video from …

Learn how to colorize black and white photos in only 4 minutes

We at DIYP have featured many fantastic colorizations of black and white images. If you’ve always wanted to try it yourself, this tutorial by Chris …

Freebie Alert: Download This 15-Page How-To Guide to Luminosity Masking for Great Landscape Photographs

If you’ve ever marveled at a spectacular landscape photograph and wondered how it was made, there’s a good chance the photographer employed a …