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7 Recipes for Creamy Fricassee

Fall is right around the corner, which means it's just about time for grilled steaks and salads to take a backseat to things like hearty, cozy …

Macro Photography Tutorial

Macro photography is one of the most popular forms of photography, and with good reason. It is easily accessible, and it is a very broad genre of …

Cameras

5 Reasons to Use Flash to Improve Your Travel Photography

When it comes to travel photography, I am all in for carrying less. However, a good flash is always within reach in my everyday camera bag. I …

What You Need to Know About Wide Angle Lenses

Wide angle lenses are a key part of every landscape photographer’s kit; they can produce some amazing vistas and sweeping scenes, but learning to use …

Landscape Photography

Adaptalux: How I Designed a Light for the Everyday Macro Photographer

Product design is the notion of transforming an idea into a tangible object that has a purpose. Solving problems with products is what I like to do — …

A Look at Composition in Documentary Photography

In my mind, there are three important elements of a photograph. Lighting, Composition and Moment. Every picture that I love has these elements, in …

Lighting Fundamentals: High Speed Sync Versus Flash Duration

If you’re just getting started in learning how to light your shot with flashes, you may be confused about the terms “high speed sync” and “flash …

5 Lessons Learned Switching from DSLR to Mirrorless for Travel Photography

Two months ago, after shooting for 10 years with Canon, I completely switched to Sony. It surprised some readers of my blog, as well as some fellow …

Cameras

How to Create Custom Bokeh Shapes in Your Photos

Bokeh, or the quality of the out of focus area in a photograph, is an easy way to add interest to your images. By making a bokeh filter for your …

Photography

How to photograph the Northern Lights

<i>With this week’s solar storm causing increased aurora borealis activity we turned to one of the foremost experts in aurora photography to tell us how</i> …

10 Quick Lightroom Tips and Shortcuts

Lightroom is a powerful and complex program. It’s great to have shortcuts and fast ways to do things you do often. Here are ten Lightroom tips to …

Inklet Lets You Use the New Macbook Touchpad as a Pen Tablet for Editing

Apple’s new Macbook features a redesigned pressure-sensitive trackpad called the Force Touch. In addition to being more powerful for inputs from your …

What are Smart Objects in Photoshop CC and How to Use Them in Your Photo Editing

A very powerful and yet often forgotten function within Photoshop CC are Smart Objects. Smart Objects were originally created for graphic design use …

A Beginners Guide to Light Modifiers

Regardless of the light source you use (daylight, continuous or flash) it’s really easy to use light modifiers or shapers to train the light in any …

Landscape Photography

How to Freeze Action with External Flash

Smashing wine glasses together isn’t just about making a colorful mess; it’s about getting the settings on your flash and your camera perfect to …

Shutter Speed

How to Perfectly Capture Steam in Food Photography

I normally hangout at a local coffee shop editing photos because it’s easier for me to concentrate (plus free electricity and air condition… not …

Coffee

Photography Lighting Techniques

Photography is about light, and in fact, it can be defined as recording the light. Lighting is also one of the hardest things to get right in a …

Landscape Photography

10 Different Lighting Effects Using Just One Softbox

When you start out as a photographer, you probably don’t have a lot of equipment or money, so you need to come up with unique ways of using what you …

Film Posters

18 Modern Outdoor Spaces

Landscaping isn’t just for spring! As summer temperatures begin to drop and we spend more and more time outdoors, we’re often left staring at our …

The 9 Paint Color Mistakes You Should Never Make

Case in point: This bedroom — it makes four of them.<p>If you ever spent more time agonizing over the difference between "Sunshine Yellow" and "Daylight Yellow" than you have with your family in a given week, we feel your pain. Choosing a color isn't a decision to take lightly, as it sets a room's …

10 Ways to use Brown at Home

Brown might not be the first color you think of when faced with a wall of paint swatches but it can give you all the drama of black with a little …

Clever Multi-Use 30 Sqm Apartment in Brazil by BEP Architects [Video]

The multiple use of spaces has become one of the constant points of focus these days, as a result of the continuous expansion of cities and their …

8 Things You Didn't Know About Decorating

Secret tricks of the trade.<p>From adding dark, drama-inducing lampshades to creating ceilings with style, design experts reveal their best home-decorating tips and offer up insider tricks-of-the-trade.

Contemporary Kitchens for Large and Small Spaces

Italian kitchen designer Scavolini creates open and functional kitchen designs for large and small spaces. Whether you want a huge open kitchen with …

35 Chic Gray Rooms That Are Anything But Boring

This shade has more range than you think.<p>It's not just smoke and mirrors. Whether you're envisioning a slate-gray bedroom or adding a touch of silver to the bathroom, decorating with gray will enliven any space.

Transforming Loft is Big (Organized) Living in Tiny Quarters

New York-based architectural firm Studio Garneau believes that your home should work for you, not against you. They think that an apartment should …

Avant-garde

Color-Enhanced Minimalism Showcased by Charming Taiwan Apartment

Taiwan based Ganna Studio completed the development of an elegant and minimalist apartment. The designers reduced partitions by using flexible boards …

How A Beautiful Kitchen Island Hood Can Change The Decor In Your Kitchen

The kitchen island has become the core of this part of the house. It usually has a central location and it gained popularity thanks to its …

Kitchens

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