Seth Passell

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Marinated, Grilled Summer Vegetables

These flavor-packed grilled summer vegetables utilize what we refer to as our “Master Marinade” to wake up all of the fresh flavors of the veggies …

Here’s a Cool Trick That Lets You Take Amazing Night Photos Without a Tripod (VIDEO)

If you’ve ever tried to take to take a photo at night without a tripod you know the results can be very blurry or very noisy or, in most cases, both. …

How Time Dilation Explains the "Twin Paradox"

If you travel in a spaceship and come back, you'll have aged less than the people who stayed. But why?<p>Last week's lesson was time dilation, and you hopefully understand the basics of how it works. Cliff notes: According to Einstein's theory of relativity, the faster you travel, the slower time …

What is the electoral college? The history behind the US' weird way of picking a president

Every four years, millions of Americans head to the ballot box. They think they're picking the next president of the United States. But they're not …

Meet the artist who creates surreal masterpieces with his iPhone

“Really I just download some apps I think sound interesting and play around with them for some time.”<p>The iPhone makes creativity-on-the-move a reality

Art

Adorable Photos of a Little Trio’s Daily Nap Time

In Jessica Shyba‘s home, nap time is a sacred ritual. At the same time every day, her son Beau, baby Evangeline, and dog Theo take a cuddly nap …

7 Quick Tips to Make Your Photos Better

Everything You Need to Know About the JPEG Image Format

One of the more common questions that new photographers ask is, how many pictures can I fit on my memory card? There are two answers to this, the …

4 Techniques that Will Help You Master Dodging and Burning Your Photos

If you have 30-minutes to spare for a tutorial, check out this one by photographer and retoucher Michael Woloszynowicz on the techniques of dodging …

How to Make Colors POP in Photoshop

This technique is perfect for a photo that is dominated by one or two Colors, especially if those Colors are complimentary.

Career Arc: Tom Petty

Taking stock of the legendary rocker’s steady, stunning 40-year career<p>Who is Tom Petty? Naturally I’m asking this because there’s a pretty good …

Music

Blues Lead Guitar Lick Inspired by Jimi Hendrix Taught by Marty Schwartz

Jimi Hendrix Inspired Guitar Licks Lesson - Band of Gypsys - Buddy Miles - Style - Fender Strat

30 Links to Inspiring Photography and Amazing Articles

This week's list is composed of a terrific set of hand-selected links by Toad Hollow Photography, featuring some of the finest photographs and posts …

Post Production Tips Archives - Digital Photography School

When people start photography, or even after they have been doing it for a while, they find a time when...<p>We live in a digital age, a time when a …

How Light, Aperture, Time and Sensitivity Affect Exposure

Most of the time when we discuss exposure we talk about it in very technical terms, using photography-specific jargon. There aren’t too many other …

6 Tips for Mastering Bokeh

Bokeh. There’s that word again. It’s one of the most obsessed-over words in photography, from how to pronounce it to how to “make it.” It often seems …

Photoshop Playbook: How To Use Curves

4 Essential layer masking tools in Photoshop

<b>Tip:</b> While you are brushing, look at the image (not the mask view that you can invoke by <b>alt</b>-clicking on the mask icon) to control and verify the …

Tutorial: Everything You Need to Know About Using Auto Exposure Bracketing

Exposure bracketing is the practice of taking several exposures – at least two, usually more – of the same scene. With each exposure taken, the goal …

Creative Ways to Use Wide Apertures in Landscape Photography

Your camera’s aperture has the ability to control your depth of field – which is a powerful creative tool that many photographers use to evoke depth, …

Landscape Photography

8 Ways to Reduce Noise in Your Photographs

You have plenty of options to choose from when you want to reduce the noise in your images. However, you first need to understand why noise actually …

Faded

Faded includes 34 free exclusive filters and offers 36 premium filters that are available for purchase within the app. Each filter is previewed in …

A Guided Tour of Your Camera's Viewfinder

You look through your viewfinder, and you take pictures. Sounds simple, right? The viewfinder on your camera is not just an interface between you and …

Can You Really Create Background Blur With Your Camera Phone?

When you’re introduced to photography, one of the techniques everyone seems to want to learn is how to create images with a blurry background. The …

The 15 Most Brutal Corporate Firings

Think Ali Rowghani's abrupt and unceremonious dismissal from Twitter this week was bad? Check out these brutal executive ousters.<p>When Ali Rowghani resigned from the chief operating officer job at Twitter on Thursday, he announced it with a tweet, surely a first for a $22 billion company. But the …

When your Mac runs slow, give it a tuneup

Macs are solid machines, but just like their owners they have a tendency to get lethargic as they age. Launching and switching programs takes longer, simple tasks become arduous, and the dreaded beach ball of doom appears more often than it did when your machine was new. The operating system just …

Linux

10 Pancake Common Mistakes—and How to Avoid Them

How to make pancakes like a short order cook. Just avoid these common mistakes!<p>For many Americans, pancakes evoke a certain kind of nostalgia. People make pancakes because they're delicious, crowd-pleasing, and easy. Well, sort of easy. There are a few crucial mistakes that home chefs commonly make …