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Photoshop Tutorial: How to Easily Replace The Sky in Your Photos Using The Gradient Tool

In my previous article, I talked about how powerful luminosity masks are in blending multiple exposures. However, using the same exposures as last …

The 20 photographs of the week

In this week's gallery of the best photojournalism from the week, we pay tribute to regular contributor Anja Niedringhaus. The Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer was killed this week covering the presidential election in Afghanistan. She worked in the conflict areas of the Middle East, …

Annie Leibovitz: can her magic now bring lustre back to M&S?

It is a classic Annie Leibovitz photograph. Indeed, it displays all of her trademark flourishes: a group shot of recognisable faces, each one striking an individual pose, the whole thing brought to life through a bold use of light in order to create the highly stylised, almost cinematic quality of …

15 Things That Every New Photographer Does Wrong

There are lot of mistakes that we make as new photographers. Some are to be expected, but others are easily avoided. Here are a list of the most …

A Concise Video Refresher of the Basic Rules of Composition

Composition and the rules that accompany it are some of the most basic aspects you learn when first picking up a camera. If you’ve been a …

Tutorial Explains How to Sharpen Images Contextually

When it comes to sharpening an image, more than likely, your technique involves using a certain method over the entire image all at once. However, …

Sunday Sauce with Sausage and Braciole

8 Servings<p>Ask anybody’s nonna: Making Sunday sauce is not an exact science. You can use other meats—like thick pork chops or short ribs—in place of or in addition to the ones listed here.<p>March 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 cups fresh breadcrumbs<p>½ cup finely grated Pecorino<p>⅓ cup finely chopped fresh …

How Photographers Can Create A Well-Rounded Marketing Plan

The internet has done great things to help us market ourselves as photographers, and social media in specific has made it possible for us to reach a …

Developing Your Eye for Photography

Although there is much pleasure to be derived from taking a technically excellent photograph, there is a strong argument that a truly great shot …

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11 Photo Lessons Every Pro Learned the Hard Way

Avoid making an embarrassing or expensive photographic mistake with these top tips from the pros. We spoke to professional photographers in a number …

Tips for Using ISO Settings in Photography

When you as a photographer—amateur or professional, analog or digital–practice your craft or hobby, you will at one time or another become acquainted …

10 Do-It-Yourself Projects To Organize The Kitchen

Spring cleaning may be over, but you should try to reorganize your home at the start of every new season. As we near the end of summer, it’s time to …

Build your own open source hardware Nest-style smart thermostat

Alan sez, "Spark.io provides instructions for making your own Nest-like 'smart' thermostat. Of course it's entirely open source, with files on …

8 DIY Lighting Accessories You Can Make

Think you need thousands of dollars for a great lighting setup? You don’t. We've picked three of the eight projects and made stop-action videos …

How to Set up a Raspberry Pi as a Wireless Access Point

The Raspberry Pi can connect to a Wi-Fi network using a USB dongle but using that same dongle you can also turn your Raspberry Pi into a wireless …

Wearable Book Lets You Feel What the Character's Are Feeling - Technabob

Read any good books lately? Only the most masterful of storytellers are able to tell a tale that can touch readers and stir their emotions.<p>However, …

Tutorial: Raspberry Pi GPIO Pins and Python

The GPIO pins on a Raspberry Pi are a great way to interface physical devices like buttons and LEDs with the little Linux processor. If you’re a Python developer, there’s a sweet library called RPi.GPIO that handles interfacing with the pins. In just three lines of code, you can get an LED blinking …

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13 Cheesecake Recipes, from Chocolate to Pumpkin to Greek Yogurt

13 of our best cheesecake recipes, from classic to pumpkin to s'mores to peach.<p><b>Cheesecake is an all-seasons treat</b>—berries in the summer, pumpkin in the fall, chocolate ALL THE TIME. You can even give it an Italian accent (we're looking at you, ricotta and mascarpone). But, most importantly, it's …

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HomeMade Modern EP29 Hanging Garden

This DIY vertical garden is an easy-to-make project that can turn a window into a beautiful and productive herb garden.<p>SUPPLIES:<p>4" to 5" Terra Cotta …

New Webinar: Growing Your Online Presence: Develop A Killer Online Social Media Strategy

Aimlessly posting to Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram is not the right way to promote your photography business. Today, allotting time to your online …