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A Quick Video on Using the Brenizer Method to Shoot Unique Portraits

Brenizer portraits are a fun and relatively easy way to create unique portraits that make the subject seem to pop right off the screen. This quick …

Photography

Here is how the position of light changes your portraits

The position of light in relation with your subject can significantly affect the atmosphere of your shots. Depending on where you place the lighting, …

How to crop your photos for impact and creativity

One of the big selling points of high resolution cameras like the Nikon D810 and Canon 5DS are the ability to “crop in post”. Typically when people …

Photography

Everything you need to know about Google's My Activity page

What does Google know about you? Everything.<p>Seriously -- everything. Especially if you frequently use Google's many products, such as Android, Gmail, Drive, Google Maps, or YouTube. Or, you know, Google Search.<p>But there's some good news, sort of. Google has introduced a new data dashboard called …

Light Stalking

In photography, just like in real life, there are times when it makes sense to break the rules. No matter how great your<p>Share<p>In comparison with …

Photography

Natural Hardwood Furniture from Vermont : Home page

Copeland Furniture has been producing wood products and furniture since 1976. We have gradually grown over the years from a one man shop to the …

Woodworking Videos, Classes & More | Woodworkers Guild of America

Latest Woodworking VideosShow More ><p>8:26<p>Product Review: Nova Voyager DVR Drill Press<p>Lots of tools cross our paths, and every once in a while a tool …

This might explain why your electricity bill is so high

Even when you turn off your electronics, they could still be wasting electricity. When you press the off switch, many electronics -- like televisions, DVRs and satellite boxes-- go into standby mode.<p>During standby mode, electronics don't turn off completely. They perform updates, record your …

Digital Photography

An introduction to the scientific, artistic, and computing aspects of digital photography. Topics include lenses and optics, light and sensors, …

Dealing with Wood Movement: Design and Understanding

<i>This is the sixth post of an ongoing series about wood. Understanding its nature, the way it moves and changes, and the implications for designers.</i> …

Woodworking

Core77 / Industrial Design Magazine + Resource

The latest design news, jobs & events.<br>Straight to you every other week.<p>Join over 300,000 designers who stay up-to-date with the Core77 …

TED Talks

Watch the First Lesson of Elia Locardi's Landscape Photography Tutorial for Free!

For the first time ever, we are releasing a complete video lesson of Photographing The World: Landscape Photography and Post-Processing with Elia …

Landscape Photography

Build This Simple Storage Station for Your Cordless Drill

Keep your cordless drills and impacts charged and ready for action with this easy to build storage station.<p>It's a shame to keep your cordless power tools hidden away in their molded cases, as it takes longer to find the tool you need and you might find the battery is not charged up. This …

How to cut anything out in Photoshop

Making selections in Photoshop gets easier with each passing year thanks to better tools. But, there are times when more precise selections are …

Disney characters shrink down into Lego minifigures

Classic Disney characters, as well as several from the more recent Pixar films, will all be ready to take over your desk in May.<p>Published:2 April 2016 Caption:Mike SorrentinoPhoto:Lego<p>The patriarch of a family of superheroes, Mr. Incredible makes his debut in Lego form in this set.<p>Published:2 April …

Lego

Eight Portrait Photography Rules You Should Try Breaking

There are two characters that sit atop adjacent shoulders either side of my head and squabble over portraiture. One takes the form of my Gran and she …

This Is the Real Reason Models Look So Good in Photos

It's hard to leave the house these days without ending up in a group selfie. Oh, who are we kidding—it's happening at home, too. We asked <i>Allure</i>'s former creative director, Paul Cavaco, who has worked with every legendary model in the business, how to look our best.<p><b>Practice in front of a mirror.</b>"You …

Self-awareness

5 Tips for Becoming More Instinctive With Portrait Photography

The main challenge with portrait photography is, without a doubt, producing a portrait that does not leave the subject looking rigid, anxious, or …

Portrait Lighting Tips: How to Shoot Pro Portraits

Extraordinary portraits do <i>not</i> require extraordinary gear. In fact, just one off camera flash can work wonders. A properly executed portrait, with an …

Depth of Field in Portrait Photography

There is nothing like a great portrait. Really good portraits stand out because the subject (especially the eyes) is sharply focused while the …

Does It Matter How Many Reps You Do When You Work Out?

So, your workout has you doing 4 sets of 5 reps for this exercise, 3 sets of 8 after that, and—oh, thank goodness—only 2 sets of 50 to finish it out. …

Depth of Field in a Nutshell

If you’re new to photography, you’ve probably heard the term <i>depth of field</i> and wondered what it means and how it can help you take better pictures. …

Landscape Photography

This Rule of Light Will Instantly Improve Your Photos

Advertisement<p>What’s the first thing that a photographer learns? Photography is primarily about light. Composition and subject selection The Top 5 …

Create custom ringtones for your iPhone

Does your iPhone sound like every other iPhone? Does it play the default Waves ringtone, causing everyone nearby to pull out their own phone and see if it's the one ringing?<p>Time to stand out from the crowd! You can create an unlimited number of custom ringtones for your device, using a virtually …

iTunes

How to shoot a wedding pic

Lighting 201: The Flash Modifier You Already Own

You are watching a free tutorial from Lighting 201.<br>To view the entire course, upgrade to Premium or purchase it in the SLR Lounge Store.<p>X<p>In this …

Tutorials

Ultimate Lighting Guide For Photographers In One Infographic

Having trouble setting up the right lighting when taking portraits? If so, this lighting guide will help get you picture-perfect shots every time.

Making Available Light Portraits

<b>It’s free!</b> There is no flash or other lighting equipment to purchase, set up, plug-in, or chew batteries. You can make photographs outdoors using …

Photography

Seven Keys to Starting with Flash Photography

For anyone starting out in photography, a flash gun is one of the earliest pieces of equipment we aspire to. Problem is, it can all be a bit daunting …