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Four Tricks to Help You Make Any Difficult Decision

The decision making process is never easy. No matter how many tricks you have up your sleeve, you're bound to lose a little sleep over the big …

Peter Hurley Shares His ‘Most Incredible Tip for Looking Photogenic’: Squinching

Back in February of 2012, portraitist Peter Hurley shared an awesome tutorial that showed how to accentuate your subject’s jawline in portraits and …

The True Awkwardness of Posed Party Photos

So you’re scrolling through Facebook and you see one of your friends added 20 new photos from their “epic” party last Saturday. As you look through …

Photography

Breathtaking Photos of Supercell Thunderstorms in the US

With the devastation wrought by hurricane Haiyan very recently in the Philippines, we have been bombarded by haunting pictures of the havoc that can …

Humorous Photos of Dogs Caught Mid-Lick

Photographer Ty Foster carves a niche in photography by shooting images of our canine friends, and very occasionally some fellow humans. His latest …

Pets

Action Photog David Bergman Talks Freelancing, Shooting Live Music & Networking

Freelance action photographer David Bergman has shot everything from Bon Jovi to President Obama, and has 13 <i>Sports Illustrated</i> covers and 10 Super …

Understanding The Basics of SLR Photography

Knowing how to use your SLR is not as awkward as it would seem. Imagine that your camera is a box that lets in light. On top of that box is a …

Aperture

10 Amazing Wedding Photos: Capturing a Key Moment in People’s Lives

Wedding photography is the photography of activities relating to weddings. It encompasses photographs of the couple before marriage (for …

Photography

10 More Fascinating Photos That Look Like Paintings

In just one week, thousands of you shared this post, 10 Fascinating Photos That Look Unbelievably Like Paintings. That's why we decided to look back into our archives as well as scour the web, looking for more paintings that look uncannily like photos. Whether these photographers used a common …

Landscape Photography

Tips for Better Pet Photography

For taking top-class snapshots of your pet, you don’t have to be a professional photographer. Just by keeping a few essential things in mind, you can …

Landscape Photography

Photography Histogram Explained

Today’s DSLR photo tip, the photo histogram explained, involves using the (gulp) histogram. This is another of those features found on most of the …

How to Create Reflections in Photoshop

Great reflections can really make an image. The problem is, that like buses, there is never one when you need one. Of course these days it is …

Graphics

8 Simple Ways to Improve Your Photography Skills Starting Today

“Practice makes perfect,” they say. It’s such a clichéd statement — most people probably roll their eyes when they hear it. Me too.<p>But guess what? …

Street Photography

How To Take Ridiculously Unique Photos

by Steven McConnell How do you make your photography more meaningful, moving and unique? Lately, I’ve been fascinated with the idea that our …

Photography

The next food trends predicted by travel writers

Climb aboard the food trend train: what’s cool today will be passé tomorrow. New food trends arrive on the scene every year, whether you’re ready for them or not. Some will be local foods cast into the spotlight by changing tastes, novel techniques or a hefty dose of whimsy, but most will be …

Wait, What’s That? The Science Behind Why Your Mind Keeps Wandering

If you’re experiencing an attention deficit, you’re far from alone.<p>Try this: Count your exhalations–1, 2, 3–all the way to 10. See if you can get to 10 without thinking about lunch or laundry or deadlines or dates.<p>Unless you’ve trained your attention, it’ll probably start to wander–which, new …

You Don't Want to Miss These Great Photography Tutorials and Links

This weeks list of photography links focuses on great photography and unique video presentations featuring time lapse pieces and a super high speed …

Read an Excerpt From Rob Sheffield's 'Turn Around Bright Eyes'

How karaoke helped a widowed pop-culture addict find true love again<p>Turn Around Bright Eyes <i>is Rob Sheffield's new memoir about "the rituals of love</i> …

Relationships

The World's End

In these dog days of summer, Hollywood usually does its worst (I'm talking about you <i>The Mortal Instruments</i>). To my surprise, a diamond has emerged …

Simon Pegg

How to Shoot High School Football

It’s the middle of August here in Atlanta, and that means that the kids are back in school. It’s a bit earlier than most places, but regardless of …

High School Football

Portrait Lighting Setups Using One Light and Mirrors

If you think that professional-grade portrait lighting can only be achieved with multiple light sources, think again. Photographer Jay P. Morgan …

Creative Dad’s Photography Turns Heads

It’s not unusual for parents to take frequent pictures of their sons and daughters. There are blogs featuring kids around every bend of the web. With …

Creativity

Will copyright be extended 20 more years? An old debate returns

Advertisement<p>7 Comments<p>Credit: Celebrity Productions via Wikipedia<p>Congress is conducting a review of America’s copyright laws, a process that could …

Democratic Party

Concert Photography Commentary & Tips Along with a Point of View Perspective

Jared Polin scored a paid gig photographing Macklemore in concert. Lucky for us, he filmed his experience using a GoPro mounted above a Canon 1D X, …

Landscape Photography

The Lumiere Photobooth: A Fully Mobile Traveling Tintype Portrait Studio

When husband and wife photography duo Loren Doyen and Adrian Whipp drive around for work, it might look to most people like they’re hauling around a …

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Where videos come first<p>REACTION<br>from <b>dfmn</b><p>The high-quality home to make, share, and watch videos<p>Watchtower of TurkeyfromLeonardo Dalessandri<p>Host videos …

My family heirloom project

Photographer Joakim Blockstrom collects other people's treasures. He invites people to write about a treasured inherited object and then takes a picture of it. The record is added to a growing online archive<p>Two years ago, Joakim Blockstrom began to think about heirlooms. "Not about my own …

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25 Ways to Win With Watermelon

There’s something about watermelon—it just isn’t summer without it. But you can do more than just serve it in wedges or in a fruit salad. Paired with basil and feta, it becomes a savory salad, and paired with vodka it becomes…well, the best cocktail to round out the summer months. So, for National …

Recipes