Andrew  P Douglass

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Here’s How to Print Your Photographs and Get the Best Possible Results (VIDEO)

While most photographers spend considerable time mastering techniques for capturing and editing their images, very few are equally concerned with …

Printing Tips | How And Why To Print Your Photos

In our digital world, it’s become almost a rare occurrence that a digitally-created photo will get to see the light of day as an actual, tangible …

Photography

15 Easy Sheet Pan Suppers for Fall

After an easygoing summer, getting thrown back in to the busy fall season can be enough to make anyone's head spin. Between school, work, …

This Stretch of New Hampshire Coast Is a Food-Lover’s Discovery

New England's Memorial Bridge, with its classic steel uprights and industrial design, serves its very practical purpose well: carrying U.S. Route 1 …

New England

How to Easily Turn Your Signature into a Photo Watermark in Photoshop

Here’s a simple way to create a digital watermark using your signature that you can use as a Photoshop brush. This 5-minute video from Colin Smith of …

Tutorials

Use Photoshop’s Calculations Tool for Dramatic B&W Conversions in Just 30 Seconds (VIDEO)

If you’ve never used Photoshop’s Calculations Tool you’re not alone. Many photographers ignore this option when editing their images, but after …

Tutorials

How to Shoot a High-End Cosmetics Photo with Cheap Speedlights

If we wrote it once, we’ve written it a thousand times: you don’t <i>need</i> expensive equipment to capture high-quality studio photography. As photographer …

Here Are Some of the Best Ways to Sharpen Your Images in Photoshop (VIDEO)

Everyone want nice crisp images, right? But there’s a difference between “crisp” and “crispy” as you’ll learn in the video below. Photoshop offers a …

10 Tips To Perfect Your Architectural Photography

Our modern day, image-obsessed culture has got us consuming a large quantity of architecture through photographs, as opposed to physical, spatial …

Getting Started with Your Multimeter

Of all electronics tools, I consider the multimeter to be the most essential. It will tell you how much voltage exists between any two points in a circuit, or how much current is passing through the circuit. It will help you to find a wiring error, and can also evaluate a component to determine its …

Arduino

Five Common Hosting Mistakes to Avoid This Holiday Season

Designers and entertaining pros weigh in on how to avoid common slipups during the party-packed months ahead<p>As the holidays approach and thoughts turn to festive parties and decorations, it's easy to get carried away in the excitement and forget something important. Whether it's a botched table …

Decorations

10 Beginner-Friendly Yoga Poses Anyone Can Master

Yoga

How to Calibrate a Camera Lens

You’ve probably noticed that when using autofocus, your photos don’t necessarily turn out as crisp as you’d like, even though you’re working with a …

30 Tools That No Designer Should Live Without

Advertise here with BSA<br>Designers are extremely busy people. Fact. Not only do they have to make time to find inspiration for their next project, …

How to Photograph the Full Band of the Milky Way

Our small blue planet is located on a spiral arm, far out from the center of the Milky Way Galaxy. When we look towards the galactic center, we can …

Video: How to Make Amazing Everything Bagels at Home

Never wait in line for a bagel again.<p>These bagels are ridiculously tasty—their chewy texture, soft, springy interiors, and malty-yeasty flavor are …

How to Size Images for Online Sharing

Whether you’re running a photography business, or sharing your photography on the web with friends, it’s important to know how to properly size your …

The Overlord's Gift of Utopia

Ross MacDonald has done it again: transformed the neat tidy world of the halcyon past into a portal wherein disturbing dislocations take place. He …

Syfy

30 More Life Hacks Debunked (Part Four)

(YouTube link)<p>Will putting your onion in the freezer keep you from crying as you cut it? Maybe, but if you leave it in there too long, you’ll have …

Lifehacks

This Three-Part Video Teaches You Everything You Need to Know About Multimeters

Using a multimeter for your electronics projects isn’t terribly complicated, but really understanding how they work takes a much deeper …

Arduino

Pack Healthy, Hearty Lunches with This Six Layer Formula

Packing your own lunch saves money and gets you to eat healthier, but finding combinations that both taste great and fill you up is tough. This …

Healthy Eating

From Start to Finish: Creating Sharper Landscape and Architecture Photos

Landscape photos traditionally have lots of depth of field and much of the scene well in focus. Creative vision, composition, and finding a balance …

Find the Perfect Safety Razor Blade for You with a Sampler Pack

Safety razors are a great way to get a cheaper, less irritating shave. But unlike cartridge razors, there are a ton of different blades out there, …

Shopping

Best websites to free download Vector, Icon and PSD files

These days, a mumber of people are learning web and graphic designing. We utilize different designing elements like icons, etc. to brighten up a web …

Graphic Design

How Outlet Stores Trick You Into Thinking You're Getting a Great Deal

Outlet stores are supposed to be places where you can get great deals on brand name clothing, but they aren’t always what they seem. This video …

Learn Survival Skills from the 340-Page Tokyo Disaster Preparedness Guide

This massive, informative guide on survival basics from the Tokyo Metropolitan Government will teach you how to turn pants into a backpack, how to …

How to Collect and Buy Vintage Fountain Pens | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Mark Blake.</i><p>At one time, when a man took up a pen to write something — whether words great or small, in order …

How to Make V-Flats for Studio Portraiture: A Step-by-Step Video Tutorial

New York City-based editorial and commercial portrait photographer Felix Kunze says that the number one question he gets asked by people is how he …