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In Photogravy, Megapickles Are Everything: No Sense in Photography

If you’re reading this piece, you should know that the title isn’t clickbait; instead it’s what you essentially hear when everyone thinks that …

IPhone 7

The Incredible Benefits Of Riding A Bike.

Like<p><b>Like</b> <b>Love</b> <b>Haha</b> <b>Wow</b> <b>Sad</b> <b>Angry</b><p><b>2</b><p>(<b>ThyBlackMan.com</b>) If you are looking for a cheap, easy, and enjoyable way of getting fit, why not take up bicycling? …

How to use the Lightroom graduated filter to fix a boring sky

Reaching for the sky in photography isn’t some overly cheesy metaphor — it’s something photographers should take literally. The sky can often make a …

Tutorials

Top 10 Review Products-Top 10 U-Locks 2016

Gone In 60 Seconds<p>In 2006, in a sleepy college town in western Pennsylvania, the trustees of Allegheny College donated a slew of bicycles to the …

The 50 Best Bike Cities of 2016

Every two years, we sift through Census and department of transportation data on more than 100 cities, consult with experts from organizations such as People for Bikes, the Alliance for Biking & Walking, and the League of American Bicyclists, and talk with bike advocates and everyday riders to …

Bike Lanes

Back Button Focus: Why and How You Should Be Using It

By Viktor ElizarovIt would be fair to say that we have all become so used to the half-press shutter to achieve autofocus that any change to this …

The Fuji X System Guide for Portrait Photographers

Over the past 18 months I’ve been working on this guide because I’m often asked questions like “What lens should I get next” or “What film simulation …

10 Essentials For Long-Distance Cycling Trips

I came across this article that I wrote for a bike insurance website last year when writing the new book, Spain to Norway on a Bike Called Reggie, …

How to bike your way to a better body?

Looking for a great way to get in shape? Ever thought about hopping on a bicycle? Bicycling is a great way to get exercise and there are so many …

Beginner's guide to cycle touring

With a few tweaks for comfort and load-carrying, any bike can be turned to two-wheel holidaying. But, are you sitting comfortably?<p>Saddle and padded …

Mountain Biking

15 Stretches You Should Do Every Day

Stretching is a vital part of your fitness routine.<p>You know that moment when you just <i>need</i> to stretch—maybe it’s before getting out of bed in the …

Yoga

Disc brakes: everything you need to know

There’s no escaping the inevitable progress of technology within the world of cycling. As with all aspects of modern life, the humble bicycle has had …

Team Sky

Sweat School

Why Sweat?<p>Shutterstock<p>Sweat keeps you cool. Your body’s initial response to warmth is to open up the blood vessels in the skin, allowing the heat to simply radiate off you into the air— but that only works to a point. When it’s hot enough or you’re working hard enough to raise your core temperature …

Wellness

"Don't kill your father"

<i>Editor’s Note: American Kiel Reijnen has been a professional since 2008, but 2016 is his first season racing for a WorldTour team, Trek-Segafredo. He</i> …

Road Bikes

11 Solid Reasons You Should Be Cycling

We all know how difficult it is to get ourselves to the gym and to actually work on our physical wellbeing; how difficult it is to follow a diet plan …

Wellness

How to Improve Your Photography by Shooting Black and White

It is understandable that many beginners new to taking photos often get impatient when learning photography. Learning this craft is a process and …

Chiang Mai – streets, food markets, people and spirituality | Jakub Puchalski

Chiang Mai is a vibrant cultural center in Northern Thailand. The most charming part is its square-shaped old town, which is a mix of aging private …

How To Create a Photo Book in Lightroom and Send it to Print

Capturing a collection of photographs and assembling them into a physical photo book can sometimes seem like more trouble than it is worth. Different …

The Dark Side of Photography: When Getting the ‘Best’ Shot is Just Plain Wrong

I firmly believe that photography is a powerful force for good in this world.<p>As reportage, it opens our eyes to tragedies we might otherwise ignore; …

4 Digital Blending Techniques in Photoshop

Digital blending is a set of techniques that allow you to combine different versions of the same image (or different images) into one. The final …

Dear Photographer, You Only Live Once

Dear friend,<p>You might have heard the term “YOLO”, which stands for “you only live once”. However, I think most people misconstrue the word. They …

Street Photography

10 Famous Street Photography Quotes You Must Know

If you want to get a deeper insight into street photography and take better photos, I feel it is very important to study the work of the street …

How to Use the Powerful New Local Adjustments in Lightroom CC

Along with the new pano and HDR tools Adobe added a really neat feature in its recent release of Lightroom CC (or Lightroom 6 if you buy the …

The 25 Best Fitness Apps

If you're looking to get (or stay) in shape, load your phone with these apps that can motivate you, coach you, help you track your progress, or just …

Adventures in Nice, with the Fuji X-E1 | Thomas Fitzgerald

I posted some of my images from the recent trip that I took to Nice, in the south of France last week. As I wrote, most of the time I just used my …

Time I

Fujinon XF16mmF1.4 R WR | Michael R. Cruz

This is a follow up on my usage for Fujinon XF16mm. I have been using it for more than a month now and I have to admit, I have been using it more …

Photography

DIY High Speed Splash Photography

We’ve shared several interesting DIY projects that revolve around an Arduino, they’re pretty nifty little boards if you have the know how or the …

This is What Photographers Need to Know About Basic Filter Types And Their Uses

Filters have been around since the beginning of photography. Most of them were used in film and analogue photography because different materials have …

Interview with Street Photographer Matt Hart

<b>Matt Hart</b> is a black and white Street and Event Photographer based in Liverpool. He is an official Fujifilm X Photographer; a Formatt Hitech featured …

X-T1 Face Detection AF with the 56mm @ f/1.2

Face Detection is one of those features, buried away in the AF menus, which you might happily ignore and never try.<p>I always associated it with point …