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How To Buy Balsamic Vinegar

A simple guide to Italy’s black gold<p>As Americans, we've become intoxicated with the unique flavor of balsamic vinegar, using it on salads, meat, and fish. This increase in demand has lead to a flood of the vinegar on grocery stores. But here’s the harsh truth: Some of these bottles are nothing more …

Upgrade Your Burger With Secret Sauce

Make a great burger even better with this topping<p>Every once in a while I’ll crave a Big Mac. It’s not the overcooked beef patties, the floppy buns, or the strands of warm lettuce that induce this urge. It’s the Big Mac’s special sauce. That creamy, tangy, pumped-up tarter sauce is so good it …

A Gorgeous Flower Photograph and Our Weekly Wrap

Light Stalking is now one of the top online sources for photography information and community and we have a huge audience each month. We provide …

Photography

Galaxy S4 vs HTC One vs Xperia Z - lupta la vârf

Chiar şi pentru un site precum Go4it.ro a fost necesară alinierea câtorva astre pentru a avea în redacţie în acelaşi timp cele trei smartphone-uri de …

Understanding Exposure: An Introduction to Photography

Mastering photography is like playing a musical instrument. Anyone can make noise on a piano, but to really make music, it is important to read …

Landscape Photography

Submitting Your Photos to Online Forums

Every day photographers use Facebook and other photo sharing websites, such as Instagram, for sharing images with their clients and potential …

Digital Photography

Beautiful Flower Photography by Jacky Parker

Jacky Parker lives in Iver, Buckinghamshire, UK, and specializes in floral art photography. While studying for a degree in Horticulture about 8 years …

Photography

Google+ Now Makes Moving, Uploading, Downloading Photos a Breeze

Google’s Plus social networking site — now in its second year — has received a series of updates that are expected to make photo sharing on the …

Nighttime Scenes Illuminated with the Soft Glow of LED Lights

Photographer Harold Ross is a practitioner of “light sculpting.” Visiting various outdoor landscapes at night, he uses LED flashlights and other …

This Many Great Photography Links May Cause Lightheadedness

What an exciting week in the world of photography, and Toad Hollow Photography has been searching high and low for the best links to tutorials, …

Landscape Photography

A Guide to Photographing the Light of Sunrises and Sunsets

One of our authors, Christopher O’Donnell, has just released another photography eBook entitled <i>The Golden Hours: A Guide to Photographing the Light</i> …

Tutorials

Back to Basics: Panorama Photography Tips for Nature Photographers

Photo by Mike Cavaroc<p>Panoramic images have long been used to capture a wide angle view that the human eye cannot naturally take in all at once. In …

Lightroom 4 Gets A New Update Despite Lightroom 5 Being Out Already

Adobe has announced a brand new update to their older version of Lightroom–which is still a favorite of many photographers. Update 4.4.1 brings the …

Tutorials

How to Photograph Fireworks

Do you want to know how to photograph fireworks? With New Year’s Eve just days away I thought I’d refresh this article in which I give 10 Fireworks …

Photography

Photographer Captures Soap Bubbles as They Burst and Disappear

For his project titled “Iridient,” Zurich, Switzerland-based photographer Fabian Oefner shot a series of beautiful high-speed photographs showing …

How to Build a DIY ‘Bullet Time’ Rig Using Only a Ceiling Fan and a GoPro

Creating time-slices (better known as the bullet time effect) where you freeze a moment in time and move around your subject is an expensive thing. …

Rumor: Almost Official Canon 70D to Set a New Benchmark in ISO Performance

As the Canon EOS 60D gets ready to make way for its big brother at an announcement expected later tonight, more info is leaking about the soon-to-be …

The Big Fat List of Documentaries About Photography

Prev<p>Explore Japan’s Abandoned ‘Battleship Island’ Courtesy of Google Street View<p>Next<p>Filter Fakers Tumblr Exposes Instagram #nofilter Fraud

How to Use Lines in Photography Compositions

A very powerful method of improving the composition of photos is the use of lines. Properly used, lines can significantly increase the impact of …

Landscape Photography

Hands on with the Canon 70D

Photography

First Impressions: Canon 70D

<i>Guess what: it’s available for pre-order from Amazon, B&H Photo, and Adorama. We’re waiting for a review unit.</i><p>In many ways, Canon’s 60D annoyed many …

Photography

Canon Unveils the 70D: ‘Dual Pixel’ APS-C Sensor Brings Snappier Autofocusing

Canon has officially announced the 70D, the company’s latest mid-range DSLR for serious photography enthusiasts. It’s a successor to the 60D that …

The Brand New Canon 70D Is Available for Pre-Order; Check Out Our First Impressions

It seems like loads of you are excited by the new Canon 70D. Guess what: it’s available for pre-order from Amazon, B&H Photo, and Adorama. We’re …

The Basics of Using ND Grads to Improve Your Landscapes

As I’ve written before, the hardest part of landscape photography is retaining detail in a bright sky with a darker foreground. There are several …

Landscape Photography

New Guide

<i>The Editorial Photographer’s Tour of PhotoShelter</i> is the latest in our PhotoShelter Specialty Tours series, and shows how our image delivery tools …

How To Improve an Image with 2 Steps in Photoshop Using Screen Mode

A Guest Post by Sergey Sus/ Today I want to share a very simple way for improving a photo without having to change the exposure. I use this method …

Photography

Sony ‘Honami’ Camera App Leaks, Shows Filters, Augmented Reality and More

We’ve gotten a pretty good picture (no pun intended) of Sony’s upcoming photography-focused smartphone code-named “Honami” as of late. Now that we’ve …

New Canon EOS 70D Announced with Improved Video Autofocus

Finally, the waiting is over. Canon unveils the successor to the highly successful EOS 60D which came out in 2010, with the EOS 70D DSLR. The new and …

Canon EOS 70D

Fireworks Photography Tips

We all love to see fireworks displays with the bright colors displayed against the night sky. Some of the displays can be quite spectacular. If you …

Landscape Photography

4 Strong Tips for Reigniting your Love Affair with Photography

For many of us, photography goes beyond a hobby, it becomes a passion, an addictive high that we must obtain at every opportunity. The joy of …

Street Photography