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Landscape Photography Primer: Getting Sharp Images With Depth of Field and Hyperfocal Distance

When you gaze upon a landscape with your own eyes, you see the entire scene in sharp focus. Recreating that focus in the images you make of the …

Watch BMW Build The Most Powerful F1 Engine Ever Out Of Mustaches And Beer Bellies

A piece of history that never fails to entertain me is that the most powerful engine to ever race in Formula 1 was a small BMW four-cylinder engine, …

Fujifilm XF lenses for portraiture

Ever since my days as a BBC cameraman I’ve captured collections of shots that make a narrative. When shooting dramas or documentaries with video I …

Ex-CIA director John Brennan: 'Trump should be ashamed of himself' over CIA remarks

"Former CIA Director Brennan is deeply saddened and angered at Donald Trump's despicable display of self-aggrandizement in front of CIA's Memorial Wall of Agency heroes," Nick Shapiro said in a statement.<p>Trump had spoken to CIA employees earlier Saturday while standing in front of a wall honoring …

Donald Trump

A Step-by-Step Guideline for Long Exposure Landscape Photography

When you see a long exposure image like the one above, what first comes to mind is probably how beautiful it is. Unlike a traditional image, a long …

Follow the “500 Rule” to Take the Best Pictures of the Night Sky

Night sky photography is a lot of fun, but it’s also challenging. Provided you have the right equipment, it mostly comes down to tweaking your camera …

Photography

Escaping Japan’s super-cities for the ‘so-called wilderness’

Every country should have its Shangri-la. Perhaps this is Japan’s. The highland Eden of Kamikochi – 3,000 feet above sea level and tucked into the …

Japan

The Only 4 Exercises You Really Need

I do my best to exercise 5 to 6 times a week, but there are days when I simply cannot pull myself out of bed in time to sweat before work, or when I'm traveling and my normal routine is completely thrown off track. Instead of completely scrapping my routine, I’ll try and squeeze in a few bodyweight …

Secrets Of A Professional Gift Wrapper

Wrap your gifts this year like a true perfectionist.<p>Wrapping presents in pretty paper is a weird tradition, when you think about it. It also takes on a slightly sinister, “big industry” quality when you look into its origins: Gift wrap was popularized in the United States in 1917 by the Halls …

The Geometry of Photography or How I Began to Understand Portrait Composition!

<b>The artist David Hockney recently recalled a conversation he had with Henri Cartier- Bresson to the art critic and author Martin Gayford*. Hockney</b> …

Street Photography

10 Best Hikes In Europe - Adventurous

Every year millions of tourists flock to Europe to experience the best out of the continent. But what they are missing out while traveling in the …

lecture1-21mar16 - Digital Photography

[This course seems to be popular, causing Google Drive to temporarily refuse to serve some of the lecture videos.<p>If you get an error message that …

Off The Grid

<i>"A serene Arctic morning on the beach with jagged peaks looming in the background. I exposed a bit longer than normal to smooth out the waves and</i> …

Hexagonal Tiles and Hardwood Make the Most Beautiful Flooring Combination

This trend is dominating Pinterest right now.<p>Traditionally, flooring treatments have been separated by "transition strips" — narrow boards that neatly cut off wood or carpeted sections of a room — but now, homeowners and designers are doing away with the defined separation in favor of something far …

Trends

How to Get Hired as a Photographer When You Don’t Have Experience

It’s an age-old question: how are you supposed to get hired as a photographer when clients are only looking for photographers who already have …

The Top Photographer Reality Show Has Arrived, Here’s the First Episode

Photographers pining for their very own Top Model-style reality show can stop now, Nigel Barker’s show Top Photographer has officially arrived. And …

5 Reasons Japan is a Budget Traveler’s Dream Destination

Gone are the days when travel to Japan was exclusive to hedge fund managers and Nintendo geeks, and with it the assumption that it’s expensive, …

Build your Instagram audience instantly with these tips from Chris Burkard

Adventure photographer Chris Burkard is not only a highly-talented pro and excellent educator, but he's one of the biggest names on Instagram with …

Landscape Photography - Do We Need Filters Anymore?

Landscape Photography

This Is the Replacement for the Mighty Michelin Pilot Super Sport

Expect to see the Pilot Sport 4 S on sports cars everywhere.<p>During all the <i>je ne sais quoi</i> of the 2016 Paris auto show, we missed some major tire news: Michelin is replacing its Pilot Super Sport (PSS) with the Pilot Sport 4 S (PS4S).<p>What? Why? The PSS is still young. It is also the tire that …

21 Superfoods Your Brain Wants You To Eat

These foods are a great way to give your memory a serious boost<p>As you will soon discover, these foods are delicious, readily available, and worth the minimal effort it takes to include them in your diet. And the rewards are great. Include at least five of these foods in your daily diet (though feel …

Stanford Professor puts his entire digital photography course online for free

When it comes to the list of digital imaging pioneers, Marc Levoy is one of those names that belongs right near the top. His work has led to many of …

7 Surprising Benefits of Exercise

You probably have a vague sense that exercise is good for you—and you’ve probably heard that it’s “healthy for the heart.” But if you’re like most …

Video: Hiking Angels Landing in Zion National Park

Zion National Park is home to some of the most outstanding landscapes found anywhere in the American west. It is also home to one of the most …

How To Over Power the Sun using ND Filters With Joel Grimes

Creating a natural looking portrait outside with flash limits your options regarding your camera settings. A photographer might be stuck at their …

The most beautiful videos of America you'll ever watch

With the US National Parks Service celebrating its 100th birthday today, there’s never been a better time to reflect on its finest jurisdictions.<p>There are 59 national parks in the US, from the granite peaks and coastal islands of Acadia to the sandstone canyons and mesas of Zion.<p>23 of the most …

Get a Close-Up Look at Humvees Pouring Out the Back of a C-17

Dropping 5,500 pound trucks from 5,000 feet.<p>The U.S. Air Force is pretty good at delivering equipment and vehicles all over the world, even if they do mess it up sometimes and drop multiple Humvees without correctly packed parachutes, sending them to their doom.<p>But in this video, edited by …

Why Do Humpback Whales Protect Other Species from Killer Whales?

It sounds like something out of a children’s animated film: the whale and the seal, at first put off by their differences, team up and become best …

Animals

Linda Ronstadt: The Million-Dollar Woman

Los Angeles — "Miss Ronstadt's line is busy. You'll have to wait. I gotta check you." The beefy guard at the front gate of Malibu Colony waits and …

Music