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How to Shoot Landscapes at Sunset

Sunsets are a huge draw for landscape photographers due to the unique light at the end of the day. Not only is the colour of the light attractive but …

Posing Guide for Photographing Women: 7 More Poses to Get You 21 Different Photos [Part III]

A post by Kaspars Grinvalds from Posing App. This is the third article in the series. You may want to look at the previous ones here: 7 standing …

Neat Trick If You Need a Macro Lens in a Pinch

No macro lens? No problem! Now you can get those lovely, detailed close-up shots without investing in another pricey lens. How? By converting one of …

Cameras

I Heart HGTV Blog

June 30<p>Who doesn't love a party that revolves around melted butter?<p>June 30<p>Mom, can you send us off to camp, please?<p>June 29<p>This is for the …

Weekly Wrap Up + Rope Shelves DIY Project

I’ve had rope on the brain all day, so it was perfect timing when I heard from the team at One Kings Lane. Their special projects editor Megan Pflug …

Find a Firm

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A Pure White California Beach Cottage

Tour a tranquil cottage on the coast.<p>Designer Carolyn Espley-Miller decorated her Carpinteria, California, beach house with white walls, slipcovered seating, and antiques to create a tranquil and serene space. Get more decorating ideas for coastal homes.

Our Greatest Grilled Chicken Recipes

Explore the many ways to prepare this dinnertime favorite on the grill, including moist, buttermilk-marinated chicken pieces, whole chickens basted in homemade barbecue sauce, chicken tostadas, jerk chicken, and many more recipes.<p>For a grilled chicken that's moist, tender, and full of flavor, …

Cooking

Give your BBQ burgers some class

It’s time we forgot boring bangers and blackened drumsticks and took inspiration from the posh American burger bars springing up all over the country<p>It’s a miracle that there is any charcoal left in Britain. After two weeks of solid sunshine and a clutch of “level 3 heatwave alerts” from the Met …

Barbecue recipes: 10 of the best for a hot summer day

1. Felicity Cloake's perfect barbecue ribs<p>Go for baby back ribs, says Cloake: "Not only does a whole rack look more impressive but – and, at the risk …

10 Travel Photography Tips to Help Avoid Regrets When You Get Home

By Hélio Dias. I have lost count of how many times I’ve came home and regretted not having done something to get better pictures when I was …

Photographer Gets So Close to Lava That His Shoes and Tripod Catch on Fire

Back in May, we featured the volcano photos of photographer Miles Morgan, a guy who gets so hot to lava that he’s had his shoes and tripod melt. If …

Bon Appétit Magazine: Recipes, Cooking, Entertaining, Restaurants

Bacon and leek croquettes

Replicate a Spanish tapas restaurant favourite: deep fried bacon and leek croquetas<p>SERVES<p>Makes approx 20<p>INGREDIENTS<p>200g/7oz streaky bacon rashers<br>• 40g/1¾oz unsalted butter<br>• 1 leek, tough outer layers removed, thinly sliced<br>• 200g/7oz plain flour<br>• 400ml/14fl oz whole milk<br>• 2 eggs, beaten<br>• 150g/5oz dried …

Bon Appétit Magazine: Recipes, Cooking, Entertaining, Restaurants

Bon Appétit Magazine: Recipes, Cooking, Entertaining, Restaurants

15 Tips for Successful Fireworks Photography

15 tips for successful fireworks photography: what camera settings to use, what equipment do you need, how to set up and get the most colorful …

7 Tips for Photographing Newborns without Becoming Clichéd, Derivative or Boring

When I first started doing professional photography, newborn babies were the coveted prize. An adorable sleeping creature that would look cute no …

How to Improve the Balance of your Photos by Paying Attention to the Corners

Balance is a very important aspect in photography. If you are aiming to create a balanced photo, then there is one key that is often overlooked. The …

Photography

Family Portraits Dos and Don'ts

Pin It For a photographer, skills in family portraits are essential and are usually the bread and butter for up and coming photographers. Looking at …

Photography

5 Ideas to Kick Start Your Photography Again

Last week I was speaking with an amateur photographer who told me that he’s been struggling for photographic inspiration and ideas lately. He …

Digital Photography

Improving Composition with Tonal Contrast

If you were to ask me for two ways that you could improve the composition of your photos, the first piece of advice I would give you is to keep the …

Digital Photography

A Guide to Shooting Outdoors in Low Light Conditions

Shooting in low light, as with many other forms of photography, requires a bit of thought beforehand in order to get the most from the time you have. …

Digital Photography

Posing Guide for Photographing Women: 7 More Poses to Get You 21 Different Photos [Part II]

A post by Kaspars Grinvalds from Posing App. If you haven’t read the first article in this series, I would kindly recommend you to start with Posing …

Photography

9 Photography Ideas to Fuel Your Photographic Journey

A Guest Post by Sergey Sus/ 1. Take an Overnight Photography Trip Overnight trips with other photographers make for a great time to talk and explore …

Photography

Get A Kick: Photograph Soccer!

I spent a good portion of my career photographing sports, from children all the way up through the pros. One of the most challenging sports to …

Soccer

11 Tips for Photographing High School Senior Portraits

A Guest Contribution by Meghan Newsom. When it comes to planning for sessions, seniors are some of my favorite people to work with. Don’t get me …

An Alternative Rule-of-Thirds

Most of you will be familiar with the rule-of-thirds: the idea that you can improve composition by placing the main subject a third of the way in …

Do You Know these 15 Key Features of your DSLR?

Got a new DSLR? Still trying to work out where to start? Check out this free video by Jeff Cable that runs you through 15 features of that DSLR that …

How to Photograph Fireworks

Do you want to know how to photograph fireworks? With New Year’s Eve just days away I thought I’d refresh this article in which I give 10 Fireworks …