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Things You Can Do Right Now To Immediately Improve Your Photography

If you want to take better photos (who doesn't?), this article is for you...Becoming a better photographer doesn't have to be difficult, confusing, …

Shutter Speed

How to use focus stacking to get impossibly sharp photos

Adjusting aperture alone can only do so much to get sharp images with a wide depth of field — sometimes, getting both point A and point B tack sharp …

Landscape Photography

12 Knots Everyone Should Master

<i>Last Updated December, 2017: We’ve updated the formatting on this post for clarity. Links have also been updated.</i><p>Our Go-To: Water Knot<p><b>Climbing</b> …

Climbing

6 Exercises That’ll Seriously Improve Your Posture

Straighten up and balance out your body with these moves.<p><i>This article originally appeared on DailyBurn.com.</i><p>One thing most gym-goers probably don’t …

Workouts

Is there an easy way to delete masses of emails in Gmail?

Alan’s Gmail inbox needs tidying up, and it’s easy to sort emails and save space using built-in search commands. But not before he makes a back up<p>Is there an easy way of doing mass deletes in Gmail? I’ve rather let the inbox grow, and I would like to trim it. Manual deletion would take forever. …

Productivity

​​You Won't Be Asking For Another Ab Workout After You Do This One | Men’s Health

<b>Directions:</b> Perform the exercises below in the order listed for 30 seconds. Rest for 30 seconds between exercises. During each rest period, perform five pushups.<p>Situps<br>• Pushup position hold<br>• V-sit kickout<br>• V-sit hold<br>• Leg raise<br>• Leg raise hold<br>• Feet to hands<br>• Pushup position hold<p>That's one round. Perform this …

Study lists 33 foods proven to relieve rheumatoid arthritis

A review of existing research, published in the journal <i>Frontiers in Nutrition</i>, lists foods that have been proven to relieve the symptoms of …

Camera Autofocus Modes Explained

Pick up any digital camera today and you'll find that it has a ton of autofocus modes.The problem is that - for beginner photographers especially - …

Cameras

Learn These Simple Custom Camera Settings and You’ll Never Miss a Shot Again (VIDEO)

Whether you’re a professional photographer or a passionate amateur, one sure way to shoot <i>better</i> is to learn how to shoot <i>faster,</i> so you never miss …

Understanding the Meteoric Rise of Peter McKinnon and How You Can Apply It to Your Work

If you've spent any time on YouTube in the past year looking at photography or videography tutorials, you've likely run across Peter McKinnon's …

Videography

5 Classic Novels Everyone Should Read

One simple truth about life is that everyone has a reading lane. Whether it’s romance novels, or books about troubled former Navy SEALs racing …

Literature

How to Pick the Right Camera Settings for Every Scenario

Fresh from telling us to stop asking about camera settings, Tony Northrup is back with a 17-minute video going in depth on the general camera …

‘I thought it was now or never’ – how I got fit after turning 50

Eighteen months ago, Michelle Hather couldn’t touch her toes. Now, she can run, plank and (almost) do the splits. Here’s how she embraced exercise in her sixth decade<p>I can slide my hands under the soles of my feet without bending my knees. I can hold a plank for more than a minute, run for a bus …

Breast Cancer

How to Turn Your Hand Signature Into a Watermark in Photoshop

This week, Colin Smith of PhotoshopCAFE explains how to make a watermark out of your signature in Photoshop using a real signature on paper. The …

Don't buy another lens, buy a flash instead

Introduction<p>When people really get into photography and start saving their pennies for new gear, one of the first things they buy tends to be a lens, …

Cameras

How to Photograph Stars: Camera Settings and Techniques

Photographing stars and the night sky is completely different than photographing during regular daylight or even the Golden Hour. Most of the …

The Dehaze Tool: A Simple Tool That Can Make a Big Impact

When it comes to processing your digital images, there are so many tools available to you and sometimes the process can seem a bit convoluted. …

Tutorials

Become a Better Photographer Today in 9 Easy Steps

It might be cliche to say, but the phrase "practice makes perfect" has a lot of merit.That goes for a lot of things in life, and photography is one …

Landscape Photography

Beginner Photography Tip: Understanding Autofocus Points

Part of becoming an improved photographer is learning the ins and outs of your camera.Though it can seem overwhelming when you're a beginner - having …

Cameras

Photography Tips | Understanding In-Camera Metering For Better Exposures

If you don’t understand how your camera’s light meter works, you will likely be bewildered at its exposure choices when shooting in automatic or a …

Photography Tips

A Beginners Guide: Becoming One With Your Camera

Rating:<p>3.17 based on 6 Ratings<p>July 23, 2017 By Michael Moodie<p>A Beginners Guide: Becoming One With Your Camera www.sleeklens.com<p>This topic might sound …

Simple demo shows the power of a polarizing filter

Here's a neat little demo that you can use to wow your non-photographic friends, or your favorite photo novice. Thirty-five seconds into the …

Photography

5 small things to do every morning for a mindful day - TODAY.com

Do you feel as if you walk around life on autopilot, going through the motions but never really seeing, hearing, embracing, enjoying or experiencing life? Do you ever truly hear what others are saying to you, or are you busy multitasking and carrying out your own conversations in your mind while …

Mindfulness

Capture Brilliant Fireworks Photos | Olympus

CAPTURE BRILLIANT FIREWORKS PHOTOS<p>Get our top tips to preserve perfect fireworks memories.<p>Taken by Olympus Trailblazer Frank Smith with an OM-D E-M1 …

Landscape Photography

PHOTOGRAPHY ENTREPRENEURSHIP 101: How to Build a True Following

BOOKS by HAPTIC INDUSTRIESDear friend,To continue PHOTOGRAPHY ENTREPRENEURSHIP 101, let’s talk how you can build a following.<b>Download PDF ></b>Why have a …

Street Photography

Suspending Light Within Photography

The images I’ve included here are from an Exhibition I’m participating in shortly called “Suspending Light within Photography” in Kuala Lumpur, …

Photography

Here’s How to Shoot Spectacular Fireworks Photos Next Week on the 4th of July (VIDEO)

If you want to make great images of next week’s 4th of July fireworks festivities it’s important to know what you’re doing before the spectacle …

Photography

Getting out of Auto: Understanding the focusing modes on your camera

When trying to understand what different focusing modes are for, it's important to have a basic grasp of exactly what focus is in terms of …

Lightroom vs. Photoshop: Which Software Tool Is Best for You? (VIDEO)

One of the most frequent questions we receive from those new to image editing is, “Should I buy Lightroom or Photoshop?” The simple answer is, “It …