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The Best Indie Movies On Netflix Right Now

If your teenage dreams included staying up to watch Sundance, and if your favorite “popular” movies come from Fox Searchlight, you’re going to love this list. You know you don’t need a $100 million budget to make an excellent film, and the acting chops in indie movies are second-to-none. The range …

35 Books Everyone Should Read in Their Lifetime

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Books

Physics Question: What Makes the Chain Go Up?

As the chain pours out of the jar, link by link, it rises several inches. It appears to be working against gravity. Why?<p>(Video Link)<p>In this video, …

Physics

How to Use a B&W Layer in Photoshop to Adjust the Brightness of Colors In Photos

Travel photographer Jimmy McIntyre created this short 3-minute video tutorial to share a trick for adjusting the brightness of specific colors in …

Tutorials

Peter Hurley Shows How He Helps Portrait Subjects Relax in Front of His Camera

<i>PopPhoto</i> recently paid a visit to the New York portrait studio of photographer Peter Hurley, who shared some advice on how to shoot better portraits …

Using the Adjustment Brush in Adobe Camera Raw

What is the Adjustment Brush? The Adjustment Brush is an editing tool in Adobe Camera Raw (known simply as ACR). This tool is possibly the equivalent …

Top 10 Foods to Gain Muscle Mass

<b>What if I told you that you could retain or even gain more muscle mass and strength with less training?</b> The secret lies in your nutrition.<p>As a …

How to Use Spot Metering & AE Lock on a Digital Camera

As a photographer, the chances of being familiar with the terms spot metering and AE lock are relatively great. They are common features on most DSLR …

A Simple Video Tutorial on Creating a Hyperlapse with Your DSLR

If you’ve been itching to try your hand at shooting a hyperlapse video, the short and sweet video tutorial above may be a nice place to start your …

How to Make Sure Your Photos are Everything You Envisioned Them to Be

One of the reasons people become consumed by their creative endeavors is due to an overwhelming desire to overcome a challenge. Any challenge worth …

17 Lessons Henri Cartier-Bresson Has Taught Me About Street Photography

<i>As this article is very long, I recommend reading this by saving it to Pocket or Instapaper. All photos in this article are copyrighted by Henri</i> …

22 Tips for Creating Better Photographs When You Don’t Have a Clue

We've all been through this situation. You are in a place with so much going on, with a lot of people and activity. Your camera is in your hand, and …

Landscape Photography

How to Harness Your Fear to Become a More Confident Street Photographer

Street photography is one of the most difficult forms of photography out there. Not only do you have to rapidly compose, frame, and approach …

Why a Photographer Needs a Blog And How to Create a Successful One (4 Practical Tips)

Blogging isn't anything new. It has been a big part of social media for quite some time, even though it is not really the same as social media. While …

The Best Art, Design, and Photography Books of 2014

After the year’s most intelligent and imaginative children’s books, best science books, and most stimulating reads on psychology and philosophy, here are my favorite art, design, and photography books, many of which traverse multiple of these disciplines. (And since the best art is timeless, …

How to Make the Best of Low Light Using Slow Shutter Speed: 6 Stunning Effects

Photographing in low light is often accomplished using a long shutter speed. To be able to use faster shutter speeds, you need lenses with wider …

Shutter Speed

7 Lessons Josef Koudelka Has Taught Me About Photography and Life

Josef Koudelka is one of my favorite photographers of all-time. I love how he has been able to craft his life around photographing only what he …

Nikon D200 review

How would you like to profit from photography? Maybe start selling your pictures through an online library or getting them published in magazines, …

Selling Art in Galleries: Everything You Need To Know

I’ll admit, there is a lot to learn if you’re hoping to start selling art in galleries. How do you approach a gallery, and then if you do finally get …

The 30 Best Horror Movies of the Past 30 Years

The slasher movie, if we'll admit it to ourselves, is about our fears of teen sexuality. Whether you're a teen made nervous by your own hormones or a parent afraid of what trouble those hormones will get your kid into, the slasher-movie villain is your fears made flesh. But with the release 30 …

The World's 18 Best Food Cities, Ranked

We spend a lot of time, here at Thrillist, trying to figure out the best things to eat. And we also spend a lot of time arguing about the places we'd want to live all over the world. So, we decided to take those two arguments and make a case for the 18 best cities on this planet to eat and drink. …

How to do Quick and Easy Curves Adjustments in Photoshop

When you are starting out learning to edit in Photoshop there are a lot of tools from which to choose. The Curves Adjustment is one of the more …

How to Quickly Add Textures to Images in Photoshop

Some photographs benefit greatly from a little texture. You can change the style and feel of a photograph quickly and easily in Photoshop by layering …

5 Little Known Lightroom Tools That Will Make Your Photos Better

The topic of post-processing isn’t an uncommon one here at Light Stalking, and readers are treated to a relatively wide range of processing-related …

Tutorials

How to integrate text into your photos in Photoshop

A while ago, I have published a post on creative watermarking that was immensely popular ever since. This post shows you how to integrate your …

Tutorials

Get the Guide: How to Sell Prints

No matter how you slice it or dice it, selling prints can help you bring in revenue and increase your bottom line. In this guide, <i>How to Sell Prints</i>, …

How to Take the Stress Out of Image Editing When You've Got Tons of Photos to Edit

Who among us really enjoys chores? No one, I think it’s safe to say. It’s a sentiment that, for most of us, surfaces as kids when we’re pressed into …

Tutorials