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Why the Menu System on Sony Cameras Is a Mess and How They Can Fix It

After a few months of dipping my toes in the water with the Sony a7R II, I finally sold both it and my Canon 5D Mark IV and consolidated with the a7R …

Get Rid of Lower Back Pain For Good With These Two Moves

Rid yourself of lower back pain and discomfort forever<p>If you sit in an office all day, you’re probably going to experience lower back pain at some point or another. Lower back pain is endemic among American men — and while you may love doing tons of ab work, you shouldn't do so at the expense of …

If You Work at a Desk, Your Tight Lower Back Needs This 4-Minute Stretch Session

You've been sitting hunched over your computer for hours and just realized that your lower back is so tight, it even hurts to straighten up your torso. Your lower back needs some love! Slowly move onto the floor and do this four-minute stretching routine. It not only targets the lower back, but it …

Yoga

Thinking of Switching to Mirrorless? You Need to Watch This

There are a lot of people switching from DSLR to mirrorless these days. But while Sony has the full frame side of things pretty much locked down, a …

3 Sets Per Exercise Is Killing Your Gains!

Today I’m going to teach you something that’s going to turn your world upside-down. In fact, the majority of you are probably not going to like it …

This Online 30-Day Sex Challenge Has Gone Viral ... But Would You Be Able To Handle It?

Just reading the rules is exhausting.<p>An online sex challenge to have sex every day for 30 days is gaining steam, but to many, it also sounds …

The Rule of Tenths in Photography

Chances are greater than not that you’ve heard about the rule of thirds at some point. After all, it’s one of the first things most photographers are …

Release Your Tight Back and Hips With 4 Mobility Exercises

<b>Think full body massage without the big price tag</b>. This exercise facilitates a great release of the hips and low back while opening up the thoracic …

Tip: Barbell Quad-Set

Use this complex as a workout finisher to build your arms and shoulders.<p>This one is really more of an arms and shoulder-oriented complex than it is a …

20 Rep Squats: The Definitely Not Secret Secret to Building Huge Legs That No One Does Because Its Really Hard

I’ll be the first one to admit that I don’t have great quads.It’s not that my legs don’t have size, it’s that they have no shape or definition. When …

Exercise

This New York City 'Layer-Lapse' Is Jaw-Droppingly Cool

The thing I love about creative people is that just when I think I've seen it all, they do something that never even crossed my mind. Such is the …

Time-lapse Photography

Fine Art Landscape Photography (Part 1): The Magically Appearing Photograph

There are two ways to photography: registration and creation. Let me be clear that, before we get into a short essay about self-acceptance in art, …

Best website hosts for photography websites

We look at the best website hosting companies that create and host websites solely for photographers.<p>Choosing the right hosting company can be a …

What is Sharpness in Photography?

We are obsessed about sharpness. We want to know how sharp our lenses are at 100% full size. Leica Photographer Thorsten von Overgaard explains all …

How to Successfully Sell Your Photography on the Web

Photography is fun as a hobby, but it takes on another rewarding twist when you start to explore clever ways of making money off of your art. The …

Web Design

New Meike 85mm Portrait/Macro Lens For Fuji, Nikon, Canon, Sony

HongKong manufacturer Meike has released a new medium telephoto portrait and macro lens, an 85mm f2.8 for Canon and Nikon DSLR cameras, as well as …

Magic Lantern Features: Unlocking Your Camera’s Potential

Click the title of the article to read this post on Improve Photography, which includes all media files mentioned.Most photographers have probably …

Magic Lantern

Here are the stunning winners of the National Geographic Travel Photographer of the Year contest

National Geographic's Travel Photographer of the Year contest brings together the top talent from around the world to share photos that inspire awe and wanderlust.<p>Editors at National Geographic selected this year's winners in three categories: Nature, People, and Cities. The grand prize winner …

Nature Photography

Photographer Swears This Is the Last Lens He Is Buying, Promise

Lincoln, KS: A local man who recently purchased his 28th lens swears this is the last lens he is buying. Really. He promises.<p>The photographer, Nate …

Opinion: The future of photography and the value of a free photo

<i>Mikael Cho is the founder and CEO of Unsplash, a community where photographers can share their high-resolution photos for anyone to use for free—no</i> …

Celebrating the best travel photography

A young woman perches on the carriage-locking system of a speeding train in Bangladesh to avoid paying the fare.<p>The image was taken by GMB Akash, the winner of Travel Photographer of the Year in 2009.<p>It features in a new free exhibition at Greenwich in London, showcasing the latest winning images …

Democratic Republic of the Congo

The week's best photojournalism

A diver plays in Croatia's Underwater Park in Pula. | (<i>REUTERS/Antonio Bronic</i>)<p>Workers cut tomatoes to dry them in the sun in Izmir, Turkey. |</i> …

A Street Photographer in Yosemite

In his new book <i>Yosemite People</i>, published this month by A Thousand Words Press, Jonas Kulikauskas takes a street photographer’s approach to one of …

National Parks

Canon Could Be The Biggest Threat To Sony’s Mirrorless Marketshare, But…

It’s ludicrous to think Canon is actually the threat, isn’t it? <i>Isn’t</i> it?<p>Well, yes and no. Of course, like a fly to fly-paper we’re drawn to the …

Lightroom Export Settings for Instagram

If you’ve been wondering what the best Lightroom export settings for Instagram are, this video is for you. As of July 2017, Instagram has an image …

Tutorials

Portrait Focal Lengths, Putting Myths Aside For Clarity

Surely you have run into this situation while trying to get a better handle on what sort of lenses and gear you should invest in for portraits. You …

8 Warning Signs You're About to Take on a Problematic Photography Client

If you’re willing to make photography your main source of income (or at least an important source of your overall income) you'll need to sell your …

5 Instagram Accounts We Should Follow as Photography Lovers

Rating:<p>5.00 based on 1 Rating<p>August 6, 2017 By Diego Sanchez<p>5 Instagram Accounts We Should Follow as Photography Lovers www.sleeklens.com<p>Without any …

Done and Dusted: Downhill presented by IXS - Crankworx Innsbruck 2017

It was a fully packed day of competition here in Innsbruck, Austria. After a dramatic slopestyle final riders and spectators were heading to the …