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Don’t Make These 4 Photo Composition Mistakes: Watch This Video & Avoid “Eyeball Confusion”

Whether you shoot landscapes, portraits, sports, or other types of images, sloppy composition can ruin an otherwise great shot. In this quick …

Tutorials

Lightroom Plugins You Should Not Be Living Without

There is such a variety of plugins these days it is hard to know which ones are the most useful. Each user will find ones that work better for their …

Demystifying the Camera Calibration Panel in Lightroom

The Camera Calibration Panel in Lightroom is often left untouched, owing to its position in the panel stack and uncertainty over its functions. This …

Create Better Landscape Photos with These Focus Stacking Shooting and Editing Tips (VIDEO)

Landscape photographers often shoot at smaller apertures to increase depth of field in their images. But while that technique can deliver an …

Sony A5100 review and (quite personal) setup guide

The Sony A5100 is by many accounts a great little camera. It’s very small, it does pretty decent quality video, it has very fast autofocus, a …

Photography Tips | How And Why To Use Exposure Compensation

While you can always take the most control over your camera’s exposure in manual mode, sometimes it’s more convenient to shoot in a semi-automatic …

A Simple Trick to Make Photoshop's Content Aware Tool Much More Powerful

If you've ever used Photoshop's Content Aware Tool, you know that it can either give borderline magical results or hilariously messed up miscues. …

3 Tips for Streamlining your Lightroom Workflow

Establishing a solid Lightroom workflow can enormously reduce the amount of time you spend sorting and processing your photos. We’ve all been there. …

Use These 3 Simple Tips for Creating a Dramatic Skies in Lightroom

The weather does not always play ball with us. Even when it does, it sometimes does not give us the look we had hoped for. Thankfully, to rectify …

Photography Tips | Understanding In-Camera Metering For Better Exposures

If you don’t understand how your camera’s light meter works, you will likely be bewildered at its exposure choices when shooting in automatic or a …

Seven Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Expensive Camera

I’m not a professional photographer, but like so many travelers today, I’m addicted to taking pictures. And since a couple of bucks per month of …

5 Great Tips on How to Shoot Stunning Photos at an Aquarium

<i>(Editor’s Note: The following is an excerpt from Andrew Darlow’s new book,</i> Focus and Filter: Professional Techniques for Mastering Digital …

Simple Editing Hacks That Will Make Even Your Worst Travel Photo Insta-Worthy

Editing photos for Instagram can be a slippery slope. There are the obvious "don'ts" — don't mess with someone's skin or body — as well as some …

How to Work with RAW and JPEG Files in Apple’s Photos App

Do you shoot RAW? You can use Apple's Photos app with these files.

Apple's New iPhone Camera Tutorials Are Great For Beginners

They're simple, but super effective.<p>Apple’s iPhone might not have the best camera on a smartphone anymore, but there’s no denying that it is up there …

HOW TO: Here is how to take the best iPhone photos

The Flickr photography site, which has 122 million users, shows that more photos are taken on the iPhone than with any other camera.<p>But for most …

17 Tips for Clear iPhone Photos Every Time

Click the title of the article to read this post on Improve Photography, which includes all media files mentioned.Any recent model iPhone comes …

Pro Tips For Instantly Improving Your Photography

If you survey professional photographers and ask them what separates the pros from the amateurs, you'll get a lot of different, yet equally important …

Back to Basics: Shutter Speed

Now that we have been able to achieve autofocus on our subject and have selected the correct aperture to ensure that the we render our subject sharp …

We Dig This NYC Dim Sum

Dim sum, small-plate fare served on wheeled carts, is great for groups. The options are endless and big on flavor: We're talking pan-fried dumplings …

Food & Dining

Where To Dine On The Upper West Side

Oh, Upper West Side — after viewing you for many years through the eyes of Seinfeld, George, Elaine, and Kramer, I think it's fair to say that us New …

Manhattan

How to Make Mexican Street Corn (Elotes)

Serious Eats<p>VIDEOS<p>Watch More Videos<p><b>This is the best way to serve corn, period.</b><p>More<p>Mexican Food<p><i>Recetas deliciosas</i> to transport your tastebuds south of the border.<p>I know that's a bold statement, but it's one I've backed up with years of detailed scientific studies on the eating habits of my wife and …

The best ramen NYC has to offer

New York is graced with excellent Japanese food, from the city’s best sushi counters to Japense comfort-food dishes, omakase fine dining restaurants …

5 Stovetop Steak Recipes for When It's Too Cold to Grill

There's no beating a juicy, charred steak that's been kissed by live fire on the grill. But when temperatures drop below freezing, the idea of …

Salumi 101: Your Guide to Italy's Finest Cured Meats

I have a little food dance I like to do when the mood strikes. It goes like this: I scrunch my face and wiggle my butt while pumping my fists up and down like pistons. I call it "the ham dance," but pretty much any fancy sliced meat will get me going. And I've been doing it a lot lately, thanks to …

Italian Food

80 of Our Favorite Grilling Recipes for (Almost) Everything

From ribs and shrimp to clams and even cheese (yep, you heard right)—get grilling with these recipes!<p>Is there anything that isn't made better by the smoke and sear of a grill? If so, we want no part of it. From ribs and shrimp to clams and even cheese (yep, you heard right), here are our 80 …

Cooking

The 30 Essential Cured Meats To Know

If you’ve ever stared longingly at a leg of <i>jamón</i>, seriously considered purchasing a deli meat slicer, or tenderly wrapped prosciutto around a piece …

The absolute best restaurants in NYC

When it comes to food, New Yorkers are spoiled AF with the best restaurants in NYC. With an endless supply of buzzy restaurant openings, well-worn …

grilled cheese

The 27 best Chinese restaurants in NYC

New York has a long lineage of Chinese restaurants showcasing the culinary traditions of nearly every province in China, as well as the fusion fare …

Food & Dining