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What To Put In Your Fireplace Besides Logs

At the Kips Bay Boys & Girls Club Show House, interior designers proved that fireplaces aren't solely reserved for basic logs. WARNING: These unique alternatives are purely decorative. Do not start a fire!<p>Cullman & Kravis filled a fireplace with crystal obelisks.<p>Alexa Hampton filled a fireplace …

Hacking

25 Most Useful Photography Cheat Sheets – Part1

Here we have collected some very useful Photography Cheat Sheets. I am sure, these diagrams will be very useful for beginners and amateur …

5 Top Photographers Share Advice on What it Takes to Become a Professional

In a bid to both inspire you and advertise themselves a bit, Nikon Europe gathered a group of 5 professional photographers who presented at this …

How to turn day into night in Photoshop

Glyn Dewis is a photographer, retoucher and trainer from the UK who is well-known for going beyond just taking a photo and doing to usual retouching …

Tutorials

Photographers Giving Back: Now I Lay Me Down to Sleep

It’s not uncommon for photographers to want to use their chosen profession as a vehicle to do good. There are a number of photography based charities …

Zone Focusing: How to Use Those Markings On Your Lens You Might Have Never Used Before

You’ll seen all those markings on lenses, but do you know what all of them are there for? Some of you might, but for those who don’t or are looking …

Moment Drawing

Project info<p>‘Moment Drawing’ series captures forms of the formless. Smoke is a collection of countless small particles that continuously move, making their way into the air. Their movement creates various momentary shapes, forms and patterns before they disappear into the air. ‘Moment Drawing’ …

How to Photograph People When You Travel

People often tell me that they find it difficult to take good portrait photos when they travel. Approaching strangers and asking to photograph them, …

Family from the Mist

Project info<p>Mixing documentary and built -Mise en scène- techniques, Family from the mist is a photographic series about an indigenous family that lives deep into the Mexican mountains of Oaxaca.<br>A magical atmosphere is generated by the mist, this magic is also sustained by the presence of musical …

Video: Philippe Echaroux Builds a One Man Portrait Studio at Photokina

Philippe Echaroux — many of whose projects we’ve shared with you in the past — is back with an interesting, portable project from this year’s …

DIY: How to Build a Brute but Bright LED Ring Light

If you’ve been looking to get your hands on an LED ring light but don’t have the cash to burn, this weekend project is just for you. It’s called the …

DIY: Noticeably Improve Your Macro Photography with a Cheap Plastic Cup

Hand-held macro photography presents a lot of challenges, but three of the most prevalent are: subject movement, camera shake, and harsh shadows. …

5 Painless Steps for Getting Rid of the Fear of Street Photography Once and for All

“Look at me,” he said. Complying, I turned in the man’s direction. “Look me in the eyes!”… I tried to raise my eyes and look into his, but I …

Photographer Starts ‘Not a Bully’ Campaign to Change Negative Stereotype of Pit Bulls

In an effort to combat the ongoing belief amongst a great deal of the general public that pit bulls are an aggressive breed of dog, bred only to …

Vertical Herb Garden

Herbs, lettuces, and strawberries do not need as much soil as many other plants, so they are good candidates for vertical gardens.<p>20 Of The World’s …

Gardening

Tutorial: Small Fabric Basket

{<i>Here’s little simple sewing project from the Jillian In Italy archives. I think this would be a great project to do for Easter for the kids or even</i> …

Stevie Nicks Wants to Write Music for 'Game of Thrones'

Stevie Nicks has already shared her talents with the kids of <i>Glee</i> and the witches of <i>American Horror Story</i>. Now the Fleetwood Mac singer has her sights …

TV Series

Photographs of Sunsets as Reflected through Shattered Mirrors by Bing Wright | Colossal

<p><i>Broken Mirror/Evening Sky</i> is a series of images by New York photographer Bing Wright who captured the reflections of sunsets on shattered mirrors. …

Four Ways to Improve Your Photos With the Clarity Slider in Lightroom

7 Ways in Which Smart Devices Can Aid You in Your Photography

Iphones, Android, Tablets – the rise of the smart device has been both surprising and seemingly unstoppable, not least in the field of photography. …

Interview with Creative Light Painting Photographer, Vincent Delesvaux

How did you begin with your light painting pictures?<p>My story with light painting began in Spain in 2008, with a traveller friend named Yohann Labaye …

Love in the Tetons

At the heart of every great adventure there is a love story. And for National Geographic Emerging Explorer Juan Martinez, the long journey from the streets of Los Angeles to the craggy peaks of the Grand Tetons took a romantic turn on the day he met National Park Ranger Vanessa Torres. Both …

Oo-la-la! A New Look in French Toilets?

MENERBES, France -- We have seen the future promise of the French toilet, and it lives in this gracious hillside village.<p>Beside the tourist office. Two doors from the bakery. Next to a park, le Jardin Jean Moulin. Across from a beautiful view of the surrounding countryside. And behind a bright red …

National Geographic Travel

15 of America's Coolest Small Towns

<i>Photo of Berlin, MD, courtesy of Worcester County Tourism. Article by Robert Firpo-Cappiello of Budget Travel.</i><p>At <i>Budget Travel,</i> we know a cool town when we see one, and these 15 finalists -- the result of weeks of nominations from BT's online audience -- are now vying for bragging rights to the …

10 Places to Go While They Are Still Cheap: 2014 Edition

Do your travel ambitions eclipse your bank account? We've got just the fix: destinations around the world that offer plenty of cheap ways to stay, play, and eat. Whether you're on the prowl for a perfect beach or a city bursting with culture, these cities and countries deliver big but cost little. …

Back Up Your Photos Four Ways!(Or Choose One And Go With It)

If your phone takes a plunge into a puddle, you’re going to wish you’d backed up your irreplaceable photos... The video from the time you met Oprah. …

New Guide! Selling Fine Art Photography

In our newest guide, <i>Selling Fine Art Photography,</i> get tips from photographers and industry pros to help grow your fine art sales and increase …