Cory Powell

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Creative Watermarking - How to Integrate Your Signature into Your Photos

Watermarking is a topic that many photographers are quite passionate about. It seems to be a viable way of protecting your images from online theft, …

This Is How You Should Cook Your Turkey (to Avoid Wasting Hours)

You cook a turkey, what, once a year? Maybe your go-to turkey-cooking method's been handed down from your grandmother; maybe you try a different …

How to Make an Apple Swan

Here’s a sweet looking craft! Instructables member The King of Random made a <b>swan sculpture</b> from apple slices. The whole thing is both beautiful and …

What's Your Favorite Philips Hue App?

The Philips Hue smart lighting system is, by virtually all accounts, very awesome. I mean, who <i>wouldn't</i> want access to all 6 million colors of the LED …

How & When a Monopod Can be Used to Take Sharper Photos

Here’s a photo tip you aren’t likely to find anywhere else… how to use a monopod to get better photographs. A monopod (like the tripod) is an …

Make Vitamin-Rich Tea from Pine Needles

Most people wouldn't opt for pine needles when in the mood for a good tea, but they have a variety of health benefits including quite a bit of …

5 Deadly Mistakes To Avoid When Shooting Portraits

Portrait photography is one of the most popular varieties of photography in part because it allows the photographer to be diverse, creative, and tell …

Turn Your Smartphone Into A Digital Microscope

More like cell-fies! Ha ha, right? Right?<p>Do you have $10 and a few minutes and a burning need for a microscope? You do.<p><i>But why would I need a microscope?</i> you say.<p>You do! Examine plant cells, check out the sharpness of your knives, or just take some awesome photos. It's easy to make and looks rad …

The New, Improved Shapeoko 2 Open-Source CNC Milling Machine Is Available Now from Inventables for Less Than $650

Last week saw the opening of <i>Out of Hand: Materializing the Postdigital</i>, the first major museum show of digitally-fabricated art, architecture and …

Maker Faire

37 Amazing and Useful Photography Links

It's been a very exciting week in the world of photography with many talented artists producing and sharing some truly incredible pieces. Toad Hollow …

How Can I Hang a Shelf with No Visible Fasteners?

<i>So you've built a shelf! Now how do you hang it in a way that's aesthetically pleasing (no exposed screws, duct tape, or glue)? The experts at Stack</i> …

Photoshop Tutorial: Retouching Shiny Skin

Without a makeup artist at your disposal, even a great portrait can be ruined by shiny skin. So if you’re looking through the results of your most …

7 Tips to Make You A Cooler Photographer

Everyone has seen “that photographer” at one time or another. He’s the guy rocking his camera around his neck, gazing around his surroundings in a …

Five Necessities for the New Strobist

You’ve seen the light! Now you realize and value why off-camera lighting is so very important and all the creative benefits that can be had with …

Build Your Own Car Computer with a Raspberry Pi

Computers in our cars have been a dream of science fiction for a long time, but they're still a pretty expensive addition, especially if you're …

Raspberry Pi

Behind The Scenes of Three of My Most Popular Landscape Photos

In the following post I’m not going to remind you again that you need to bring your tripod with you. I’m not here to warn you that weather is …

How to Print Photos with Lightroom: The Print Module

Numerous photographers are taking advantage of Lightroom for organizing and editing photos. The software makes the process of importing and …

7 Creative Ideas to Spice Up Your Photography

Human beings are creatures of habit; we seek out patterns, we search for comfort and contentment, we settle into routines. These aren’t necessarily …

How to Create a Diet Plan That Doesn't Suck and Actually Stick to It

From Zone to Atkins to Paleo, you’ve probably heard of a million dietary plans to help you eat better and lose weight. But many diets, fad or …

Do a Set of Early Morning Exercises to Reduce Foot Pain

We're all a little prone to random foot pain, but it's easy to prevent if you know what to do. The Wall Street Journal suggests a few simple …

7 Tips to Make Your Photos Stand Out

Sometimes very small changes can have huge effects. This is especially true for photography, and this article will share seven of the most powerful …

Waste Some Time With These 34 Great Photography Links

Join us as we check out this weeks list of epic photography links, curated by Toad Hollow Photography. This edition features a pair of tutorials, an …

Landscape Photography

Super Photo Editing Skills for Photographers

Today we are focused on photo editing. We were able to negotiate a discount on the popular training bundle, <i>Super Photo Editing Skills</i>, for anyone …

What Camera Filters Do You REALLY Need?

In the days of film, filters were often regarded as essential tools for the photographer. These days, the likes of Photoshop and the use of third …

5 Tips For Photographing Moving Water

All of us have seen those amazing silky cotton candy seaside scenes or milky white waterfalls falling down a rock face. They all look so professional …

Mhoto Automatically Generates Music for Your Pics Based on a Photo’s Content

It might not be quite a trend yet, but associating sound with photos isn’t new either. Whether we’re talking about interesting photographs created …

Getting Started In HDR Landscape Photography

I've been on the fence about HDR for quite sometime now. It's often overdone and over used which is sort of off-putting, but at the same time I …

50 Lessons for Stronger Photographs

Professional photographer and best-selling author David duChemin just released a very in-depth educational eBook deemed a “BigBook” at 200 pages in …

3-Sweep makes 3D objects from 2D photos

Watch this demo of a tool that can create 3D objects from a regular 2D image. No complex 3D modelling tools required.<p><b>Watch this demo of a tool that</b> …