Dan Constien

13 Flips | 1 Magazine | 5 Likes | 1 Following | 2 Followers | @dancon | Keep up with Dan Constien on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Dan Constien”

Five Tips for First Time DSLR Owners

Canon Rebel with Canon 50mm F/1.8 on the left and Canon 5D with Sigma 85mm F/1.4 on the right<p><i>FACT:</i> A DSLR will not get you better pictures, knowledge …

Captivating Long Exposure Shots of Fireflies

Fireflies are certainly known to all of us, but few are aware that these enchanting insects are really beetles. We see them at night because this …

60 Summer Cocktail Recipes You Can Make at Home

Let happy hour be every hour with these warm-weather concoctions.<p>Let's be honest, there's almost nothing better in summer than the supreme chill of a tall cocktail on a hot day. To get you in the spirit of summer, try one of these zesty drinks that only require a few steps to whip up at home.

Recipes

The Beastles, A Mashup of Music by The Beatles and Beastie Boys

The Beastles, a fictional band created by dj BC, is a mashup of music from The Beatles and the Beastie Boys. He recently released a new album, <i>Ill</i> …

Mashups

An Introduction to Photoshop Compositing for Beginners

by Sarah Hipwell What is compositing? Simply, it means to combine two or more images to make a single picture. As a photographer, I’m constantly …

Street Photography Tips for the Modern World

Public perception of any person with a camera in their hand in and around public landmarks, was forever changed as a result of September 11, 2001.<p>It …

The American Guide reinvented: a new take on US travel

America's greatest self-portrait came out of its hardest times. You can still see the Great Depression – the faces and farms, factories and streets – …

Red Wine-Braised Short Ribs

6 Servings<p>These short ribs are even better when they're allowed to sit overnight.<p>October 2011Print<p>Ingredients<p>5 pounds bone-in beef short ribs, cut crosswise into 2-inch pieces<p>Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper<p>3 tablespoons vegetable oil<p>3 medium onions, chopped<p>3 medium carrots, peeled, …

Review: Rokinon 14mm f2.8 (Canon EF Mount)

Look through YouTube, forums, and other websites asking people about some of their favorite wide angle prime lenses: and you’ll probably find out …

Vietnam Veteran Rediscovers and Shares His 45-Year-Old Photo Archive

In October of 1967, at the age of 24, Charlie Haughey received a draft notice from the US Army notifying him that he would be spending a tour of duty …

Turn Your Tablet Into a Studio Light

Extra photos for bloggers: 1, 2, 3<p>Your iPad is your Sunday Times. Your game console. Your encyclopedia. The guardian of your deepest, darkest …

How To Get The Most From Your Lenses

These days, camera lenses are available in every shape and size and to fit every budget. From the most basic kit zooms to exotic professional primes, …