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Sky: Looking Into The Landscape’s Soul

“If eyes are windows to the soul in a portrait, sky is the window to the soul in a landscape” Portrait photography captures life and emotions through …

Landscape Photography

How to Control Contrast So You Always Get Amazing Landscape Photographs

Contrast, sometimes there’s too much, sometimes there’s too little. Contrast in a landscape can make or break the image. But getting the perfect …

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. …

6 Professional Posing Tips to Make Anyone Look Good in a Photo (VIDEO)

Ever wonder why your travel portraits sometimes look no better than dull vacation snapshots? It might not be your skill as a photographer or the …

This Unusual Zenit Photosniper Cam Would Probably Get You Shot Today

<i>This military-issued Zenit Photosniper took shooting photos pretty seriously.</i><p>Today, we’re bringing out the big guns with our latest ebay find. If you …

5 Post-Processing Mistakes Beginner Photographers Make

Looking back at my early photography, I shake my head in embarrassment. I know I should be proud of the fact that I’ve come a long way since then, …

These Are the Tricks Pros Use to Pose People So They Look Better in Portraits (VIDEO)

Do you hate how you look in photos? Or, as a photographer, are you often unsatisfied with how your subjects appear in your images after you snap the …

Madeleine L’Engle’s Christianity was vital to A Wrinkle in Time

The new Disney movie has excised L’Engle’s faith.<p>This week, an adaptation of one of the most banned children’s books of all time, Madeleine L’Engle’s <i>A</i> <i>Wrinkle in Time,</i> will hit movie theaters nationwide. The story follows Meg Murry, a moody but brilliant young girl who travels to another planet …

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Here’s How to Use ND and Polarizing Filters to Shoot Better Photographs (VIDEO)

While many photographers think nothing about spending big bucks on high-end cameras and premium glass, these same shooters often ignore inexpensive …

Best no-stress pie crust: The roll and fold method

The pastry investigator hews to scientific method. She formulates her hypothesis: Pastry perfection rests on the ratio of flour to fat to water.<p>She gets to work — years of false starts and soggy pies. Just as she is underlining her final formula — 2 cups flour, 2 sticks butter, 1/2 cup water — she …

As the permafrost thaws, entire villages may be forced to move

Thawing permafrost is set to radically alter the landscape of northern parts of the United States. Roads, homes, and infrastructure built atop …

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This spiced apple crunch is a fragrant, mouthwatering dessert, perfect for a brisk fall day. The fresh tart apples can be left unpeeled if you …

Ice Cream

How do you take and edit pictures with your phone? [Roundtable]

Having a great camera on your phone is a must in 2017. Even so-called budget models phones have a decent camera, and the high-end devices from every …

How to Create a Double Exposure Portrait Using Photoshop

The artistic effect created by compositing images in a double exposure is certainly nothing new, but the masking techniques learned in constructing …

Tutorials

5 Simple Ways to Reduce Double Chin When Shooting Portraits

There’s little in portrait photography less flattering than a double chin. This concise video tutorial from the Koldunov Brothers demonstrates 5 …

How to Use Your Camera’s Histogram to Get Perfect Exposures Every Time (VIDEO)

How often do you use your camera’s histogram while out shooting? If the answer is “never,” you’re ignoring a powerful tool that can help you get …

Shooting Portraits With a Lens Made Only of a Drop of Water

Just when you thought you needed that crazy portrait lens, along comes someone shooting with nothing more than a drop of water. Check out this cool …

Video tutorial: how to make a double exposure in Photoshop

Youtube user Eye Stocker makes a lot of useful Photoshop tutorials and we found this one in particular to be valuable. Even if you are not …

Use Photoshop to Give Your Landscape Images the Glowing “Orton Effect” with This Video Tutorial

Have you ever wondered how some photographers add a dreamy, ethereal look to their landscapes photos? More often than not, this soft glow is a result …

Chicken Tikka Wings With Mint Yogurt

Chicken Tikka Wings With Mint Yogurt from Great British Chefs• 15 whole chicken wings<br>• 2-4 red chillies, deseeded and finely chopped<br>• 1 clove garlic, …

Garlicky Oven-Roasted Green Bean Salad With Hazelnuts and Blue Cheese

More<p>All About Cheese<p>Everything you need to know about eating and cooking with curds<p>Roasted green beans transition easily to this room temperature salad, maintaining their crunch beneath a balsamic vinaigrette. Finished with blue cheese and hazelnuts, it's a simple dish with showy results and makes …

The Health Benefits of Chocolate You Might Not Know About (Plus a Cupcake Recipe!)

You've probably read that chocolate affects your brain by causing the release of the "happiness neurotransmitters" -- serotonin, dopamine, and endorphins. But experienced chocolate hackers also know chocolate is a useful tool for improving performance in lesser-known ways.<p>Theobroma Cacao, the Latin …

Cocoa Powder

Lightroom 6 Review

Lightroom is Adobe’s professional photo enhancing and cataloging program, and it’s designed to be used alongside a regular image-editor like …

The productivity trick one author used to write over 40 books

Over the next 38 years, he published 47 novels, 18 works of non-fiction, 12 short stories, 2 plays, and an assortment of articles and letters.<p>Trollope achieved his incredible productivity by writing in 15-minute intervals for three hours per day.<p>His strategy is explained in Mason Currey's book, …

Time Management

30 Amazing Photography Links to Tutorials, Special Features and Great Photography

With another very exciting week passing us by in the world of photography, Toad Hollow Photography has been actively searching all corners of the …

10 Dishes Every Beginner Cook Should Master

What's the best dish for a beginner cook to try? We asked star chefs from all over the country for their recommendations. Here’s what they had to say.<p>…

How to Photograph the Blue Hours With Amazing Results

While you've most likely heard of the golden hours – that time right after sunrise or before sunset where the outdoors turn into a golden paradise – …

Still Stuck for Gift Ideas?! 45 Edible Gifts to Whip Up for Everyone on Your List

It’s hard to believe we’re already a few days away from Xmas. (Seriously, where did 2014 go?) With tree decorating, holiday parties and Christmas decor DIYs, it’s a miracle we can even tie our shoes. If you’re still struggling to think of gift ideas for your loved ones, we’re here to help. We’ve …

Dessert