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This is not the first Timex X Todd Snyder collaboration, but this is certainly the most modern. While previous variations of this partnership have …

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The Ultimate Guide to Creating a Time-Lapse Video

In this article, we’re going to help you to create your very own time-lapse video.<p>What is Time-Lapse?<p>Time-Lapse photography is a way of recording a …

Videography

Tablet Desk 2.0

Deceptively simple and highly adaptable, the Bee9 Tablet Desk 2.0 is designed to redefine not what a desk is, but where you can put it. Its simple …

Learning Beauty Photography, Dude!

The 4 Programs here on SmokingStrobes<p>The best glamour lighting setups all done with affordable gear and minimum effort. Explained in 4 cool …

Five Photography Bad Habits to Quit Today

Five Photography Bad Habits to Quit Today: hesitation, pixel peeping, too low ISO, luck shooting, and editing too many images.

Photography

Surreal Portraits of a Powerless and Lost Young Man

New York-based photographer Ben Zank creates intriguing portraits rich with surreal elements. The Bronx native's portfolio boasts countless images, each with its own narrative. The fine art photographer produces scenes filled with mystery and oddities that allow the viewer to form their own context …

Art

Why Travel Makes You An Awesome Person

People always ask how travel has changed me. If I look back at who I was before I began traveling and compare that to who I am now, I would have to say that travel has made me a better and more well-rounded person. I'm way cooler now than I was at 25 when I first left to explore the world.<p>Simply …

Success

How to Photograph a Portrait of a Stranger with the WOW Factor

Have you ever met a person, while travelling abroad or at home, who has such an interesting face that you would really like to photograph? But, just …

Painting Prep, Step-by-Step: How To Ready Your Room for a Fresh Coat of Color

Painting itself goes rather quickly — it's the prep that takes a while, but it's also what lays the foundation for a professional-looking job well …

Home Improvement

Time-lapse Photography: Full Tutorial on Each Step of the Process

With so many timelapse videos floating around the internet recently, you may be looking to create your own timelapse. Well look no further than …

Time-lapse Photography

4 Ways To Make Money As A Photographer

Wouldn’t it be nice to make money doing something you love – even if it were just enough to cover the costs of that hobby? I’m going to share with …

Photography

Aspect Ratio: What it is and Why it Matters

This article is written by Andrew S. Gibson, the author of Square. Today I’d like to draw your attention to an area of composition that you might not …

Tips for Approaching & Photographing Strangers

Street photography can be nerve-racking for some people. The idea of talking to strangers and/or capturing photos of them can be daunting. There are …

Tale Of A Top-10 App, Part 1: Idea And Design

A Big Idea<p>My first app, Grades, had everything going for it. The press loved it, users loved it, and Apple loved it. There was only one problem: It …

8 Common Landscape Photography Mistakes Beginners Make

If you are interested in landscape photography I'm sure you have read lots of “how to improve…” type articles, which are all useful in their own way. …

DIY Life Hacks That Make Your Life Easier

Any type of trick, shortcut or method used to increase efficiency and productivity in everyday life in a clever way is referred to as a life hack. …

DIY

65 Philosophic Zen Garden Designs

In Japanese gardens, rocks usually symbolize mountains while gravel or sand suggest ripples on the water surface.<p>Zen in Sanskrit or Mandarin dialect …

Landscaping

8-Way Transforming Table is Poetic Geometry in Motion

Mathematician Henry Dudeney spent his life inventing puzzles to confound and educate the world, but he never would have guessed that his most famous …

How To Shoot Landscapes Under a Full Moon

This article is about taking photos at night under a full moon or near a full moon. At night, the moon will act as a light source in exactly the same …

Landscape Photography

Five Lenses for The Discerning Landscape Photographer

So you want to shoot landscape images? All you have to do is slap on a wide angle and head out, right? WRONG! There is so much more to landscape …

7 Tips for Photographing Strangers

Approaching strangers to make their photographs is something I’m often asked about. There is a lot of curiosity about how to ask someone you don’t …

Find Your Style: 20 Classic to Contemporary Kitchens to Add to Your Inspiration Board

It's probably a good thing that I'm a renter. Because if I wasn't, I'd actually have to decide on a kitchen design. And with all of the options out …

Kitchens

64 Unique Kitchen Island Designs

A kitchen island is a piece that is necessary for cooking, it’s very important that it should be comfortable in using, and this piece may make your …

Unique

Wine and Food Pairing Chart

View updated food & wine pairing chart ><br>Need a reference guide for your dinner plans? Download the <i>Wine and Food Pairing Chart</i> to help you pick what …

How to Photograph Smoke

At some point in your life, you’ve probably seen an amazing photograph featuring smoke. The smoke might be flawlessly lit against a solid background …

Landscape Photography

5 Amazing Apps That Every Photographer Should Have

Once upon a time photography was in large part about remembering complicated rules and equations and a fair amount of luck. The more you knew of the …