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Kickstarting: A $50 Add-On That Turns Your iPhone Into A 3-D Camera

Poppy, a new iPhone accessory, brings the View-Master of your youth into the 21st century.<p>Despite the desperate surge in flashy 3-D blockbusters of the last several years, the eye-boggling technology isn’t new. 3-D cinema was invented in the early 1950s, while stereoscopic photography dates much …

3D

Best Camera Apps For iOS And Android Photographers

Smartphone makers may love the idea of epic battles among hardware loyalists, but photo geeks know that when it comes to capturing great images, the real question isn’t what phone you have, but which app you shoot with. And if you’re still using (heaven forbid) the stock camera app that came with …

9 Low Light Photography Tips for Professional Photos

One of the hardest things to master in photography is to capture sharp, crisp images in low-light conditions without the use of a flash.<p>You typically …

Orbs — the easy way…

A little while ago, I promised a tutorial on how to make orbs in Photoshop.<p>If you arrived at my blog from Toad Hollow’s 88 Amazing Photography Links… …

A Mathematical Look at Focal Length and Crop Factor

I’m hoping this post can explain a lot of the confusion beginning photographers have about focal length and crop factors. Some understanding of basic …

Graphic Glass for Good

According to Faucet Face, 2.5 million plastic bottles are thrown away every hour. And that’s just in the US alone.<p>To combat this global issue, Mason Gentry set up Faucet Face, a social enterprise, to encourage us to drink more tap water by selling beautifully designed and reusable glass bottles to drink it from.<p>Pointing out that “everything tastes better in glass”, the benefits are not only a much nicer way to drink water but a portion of the profits go towards helping others drink clean water …

8 Practical Ways to Get Motivated | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

<b>Be Mindful of Your “Why”</b><p>When I’m procrastinating and not feeling motivated to do something, it’s usually because the task itself might be unpleasant …

Motivation

Do You Have a Photography Checklist? You Should. Here is a Quick Start

Modern DSLRs have so many features that it is sometimes difficult to keep track of all the settings. One of my biggest concerns is that a shot will …

Shutter Speed

Mutator

We've all done it — set our iPhones to silent only to have them make noise anyway, normally at the most inappropriate time possible (at dinner, …

Apps

Free Colorfull Triangle Typeface by Sanid Jusić

Shrimp & Grits

4 Servings<p>This Low Country favorite is spiced up with two secret ingredients: a little Budweiser and a lot of tasso, a Cajun-spiced ham. This is part of BA's Best, a collection of our essential recipes.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>Grits<p>1 cup yellow grits (not instant)<p>1 cup grated sharp white cheddar<p>1 tablespoon …

Caramel Budino with Salted Caramel Sauce

Makes 8 Servings<p>September 2011Print<p>Ingredients<p>Cookie Crust<p>1 cup finely ground chocolate cookie crumbs (such as Nabisco Famous Chocolate Wafers; about 20 cookies)<p>2 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted<p>1/8 teaspoon kosher salt<p>Budino<p>3 cups whole milk, divided<p>1/4 cup cornstarch<p>3/4 cup (packed) dark brown …

Black-Bottom Peanut Butter Mousse Pie

8 to 10 Servings<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>Nonstick vegetable oil spray<p>7 whole graham crackers, coarsely broken<p>1/4 cup (1/2 stick) unsalted butter, melted<p>4 tablespoons sugar, divided<p>1<p>1 1/3 cups bittersweet or semisweet chocolate chips (about 8 ounces)<p>2/3 cup plus 1 3/4 cups chilled whipping cream, divided<p>2 …

Dessert

Special Sauce

makes about 1 cup<p>Smear this special sauce on a grilled burger for the perfect hamburger.<p>June 2011Print<p>Ingredients<p>1/2 cup mayonnaise<p>2 tablespoons ketchup<p>1 tablespoon finely grated onion<p>1 tablespoon sweet relish or 1 tablespoon dill pickle relish<p>2 teaspoons adobo sauce from canned chipotle chiles in …

Why Yahoo Doesn’t Think Tumblr Has a Porn Problem

If you write about Tumblr as a business, you are required to note that Tumblr has a lot of porn.<p>How much porn? You’ll have to make something up, …

Vintageness collection: Geometric vintage t-shirt

<b>Vintageness collection: Geometric vintage t-shirt</b>

Texture Photography Essentials and Tips

A photographic image is successful when it successfully grabs the attention of the viewers. Images can do this in a variety of ways. Eye-catching …

How to Create Professional Time-Lapse Videos From Start to Finish

A high-quality time-lapse is a beautiful thing. From the aurora borealis over Norway to the thriving metropolis that is San Diego, we’ve featured …

LowePro Introduces Their New Photo Sport AW Camera Bags

LowePro’s AW camera bags have been evolving extremely fast. Today, they’re introducing three brand new additions that they’re billing as being …

What's In My Bag for Landscape Photography

I’m often asked by beginning photographers about what I use to shoot my photos, whether it’s landscapes, portraits, sports, or some other subject. …

Amazing Selective Color Timelapse Photography in Dubai

Presenting a city of sci-fi surrealism splashed with shades of neon orange, yellow, green, and blue, Richard Bentley‘s “Not Any Colour” is not your …

Photoboop: A Portable, Battery-Powered Photo ‘Booth’ that Sets Up in Seconds

Photo booths are seeing a renaissance in the world of photography recently. We’re not so much talking about the photo booths you’ll find at the mall, …

Time-Lapse Sequences Turned into Timestacks

As a resident from Lake Ontario east of Toronto, Matt Molloy is no stranger to the dazzling sunsets and beautiful cloud formations common to the …

Photography

Long Exposure Shots of Star Trails

Photographer David Stephenson attended the University of Colorado and after that went to the University of New Mexico, earning an MFA in 1982. He …