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Learn How to Photograph the Milky Way in 12 Steps http://bit.ly/1vdJn3z Image by John Lemieux on Flickr

Single Image Star Trails – a Powerful Technique to Create Star Trails in Minutes Using Phototoshop

If you are reading this, you must be among those who have a special place in their hearts for stars, galaxies and the wonders of the universe. With …

Photography

How To Properly Shoot Landscape Night Photographs

Shooting landscapes during the night can make for a stunning photo. Our eyes can see the night sky in great sensitivity – we can look at the stars …

The Best Recipes for Binge-Watching Netflix (or Hulu or Whatever)

These snacks and cooking projects are perfect for binge watching your way through that entire Netflix queue.

Cooking

Why Scotch Eggs Are The Perfect Drunk Food

The British have mastered the art of drinking. They prioritize a pint come 5 p.m. every day, they let pub-goers drink outside and they understand the importance of drunk food. The best kind of drunk food is hearty, filling but easy to eat (you're drunk, after all), salty and greasy enough to …

Amazon Patent Shows Common Seamless Background Lighting Technique

Is Amazon attempting to patent an age old photography lighting technique? A recently published patent seems to suggest that, and it’s getting some …

Product Photography Tutorial: How to Get ‘Clinique’ Style Product Shots

When it comes to product photography, the smallest changes in lighting and setup can completely alter the final image, for better or worse. This …

Bold, Dramatic Imagery Shows the Wonders of Nature

Landscape photographer Marc Adamus travels practically non-stop around the world during the entire year. The beauty and artistry of his photographs …

Landscape Photography

How to Get Super Sharp Landscape Photography Images

If you want to learn how to get super sharp landscape photography images, here’s my list of top tips - it's not as hard as you might think.

Landscape Photography

From Prep Work to Post-Processing: An In-Depth Star Photography Tutorial

As a photographer, there is nothing more intriguing to me than the unknown. What’s out there and where will it lead me on my next adventure under the …

How to Photograph the Milky Way

Many travel and landscape photographers, including myself, try to avoid shooting scenery with a clear blue sky. As much as we like seeing puffy or …

12 Bodybuilding Diet Tips to Build Muscle

1 of 13<p>1. Eat Real Food<p>To quote America’s foremost food writer, Michael Pollan, “Don’t eat anything your grandmother wouldn’t recognize as food.” …

Nutrition

500px Blog

5 Tips For Creating Stunning Cityscapes

Cityscapes have a uniquely vibrant feel to them which is unlike any other form of photography. If shot correctly, they can captivate an audience. …

Landscape Photography

7 Cool Night Photography Tutorials For 7 Different Situations

Heading indoors after the sun sets deprives you of some wonderful photographic opportunities. From shooting the starry sky and the milky way to …

Landscape Photography

How to set up a home photo studio

While you can shoot portraits in almost any location, having your own home photo studio can makes it easier to control the lighting, background and …

Gear & Gadgets

Best lens for portraits: 5 sensibly priced options tested and rated

<i>What’s the best lens for portraits that you can buy without spending a fortune? Our friends at Photography Week recently tested five of the best</i> …

Intimate Black and White Portraits of Exotic Animals in Captivity

It’s been a very news heavy couple of days, with much of the news being depressing or controversial at that. So if you need a break from all the …

Shoot Pro Quality Videos (Without a Hollywood Budget)

Extra photos for bloggers: 1, 2, 3<p>Whether the Oscars inspired you to shoot like <i>the greats</i>, or displeased you to the point of <i>“I could do better,”</i> NOW …

The Story Behind That Picture 99 - "How to Win Photo Competitions"

<b>As a photo competition judge I occasionally get asked, "What do you look for?” In this article I will give you an idea.</b><p>I have always avoided putting …

Leica Cameras

Yosemite - Morning Rise

National Geographic Travel

The ancient art of honey hunting in Nepal - in pictures

The Gurung tribespeople of Nepal have been collecting honey from Himalayan cliffs for centuries, but now their lifestyle is under threat from commercialisation and tours offering visitors a chance to 'join a honey hunt'. Photographer Andrew Newey spent two weeks living with the Gurung in central …

Streaking Light Pillars Illuminate the Night Sky

The natural phenomenon known as light pillars are making headlines once again due to one photographer's incredible capture of them one recent cold and late winter night. Photographer Jay Callaghan shot the beautiful photo (above), on his back deck at 1:45 am as he was looking northeast toward …

Nature

Dazzling View of the Northern Lights Dancing Over a Partially Frozen River

Shot on a most unusual night in Norway, a dazzling view of the northern lights dancing over a partially frozen river creates the most delightful …

Landscape Photography

Getty’s New Embed Tool Makes Millions of Photos Free to Use Non-Commercially

Last night, Getty Images made a huge announcement that could forever change the way high quality images are shared on the Internet. Like Flickr …

How to Use Metering in Your Photography

Sometimes, it can be quite uncanny just how accurately our camera meters are at getting the right exposure. The technology is highly sophisticated, …

Breathtaking Panoramas Capture the True Essence of Landscape Photography

Landscape Photography is one of the most difficult and challenging subjects to be tackled by a lensman. To behold beautiful images of distant …

Landscape Photography

How to Handle Image Theft - Digital Photography School

A look into a recent event where a local new station used one of my images without my permission and how I handle image theft in these situations.

Photography

Giveaway: Win a Fuji X-T1 Kit AND Battery Grip!

<b>Update</b>: This giveaway is now over. The winner has been announced at the end of this post.<p>It’s time for another giveaway, and this one is a doozy! We …