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Locals’ guide to Bordeaux: 10 top tips

Bordeaux is booming, with a high-speed train connection from Paris taking barely two hours, and visitors drawn here by a vibrant restaurant scene, some of the world’s most famous wines and the towering futuristic Cité du Vin. But this revitalised city has a lot more than food and wine, with an …

France

How to Make Popular Cocktails | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This is a guest post from Mike Hagan, a bartender and a recent feature in our So You Want My Job series.</i><p>There’s been a trend lately to …

Vermouth

7 Tips and Tricks for Nikon Cameras

Photographer Steve Perry‘s most popular video ever was his “7 Useful Camera Tricks for Nikon Shooters.” Now he’s back again with 7 more camera tricks …

Fuji Raw Processors Compared: There’s a Lot More To It Than Image Quality

There has been a wave of updates to raw processors recently, including new releases this week from Topaz and ON1. Consequently, it has been difficult …

Tutorials

12 of the Best Small Towns in Germany

First-time visitors to Germany often flock to Munich or Berlin, and tend to miss out on the country’s rural enclaves. From the southern Alps to the …

European Travel

The 10 Lightroom Tools That Are A Landscape Photographer's Dream

As we know, Lightroom has become a very powerful tool not only for image management but also for post production. Amongst the tools available are …

Tallinn, Estonia: A very Baltic Christmas

The icon-stuffed cathedral is a blatantly blingy symbol of Russia’s stronghold over its tiny neighbour<p>Snow is falling in Tallinn’s Town Hall Square and at its dinky Christmas market a blonde woman in furs sits beneath a food stand, tucking into black pudding and fried potatoes. Dean Martin’s White …

Shaping the Light of a Landscape Photo Using Only Lightroom

There's often the belief that creating a fully polished photo requires the use of Photoshop at some point in the process. However, Lightroom is …

Shooting Nikon DSLR cameras in manual mode with auto ISO

<i>"Shooting Nikon DSLR cameras in manual mode with auto ISO" is a new article by Steve Perry (website | YouTube | Facebook). You can check also his</i> …

Back Button Focus: A Surprising Technique You Ought to Master

Rating:<p>5.00 based on 3 Ratings<p>May 9, 2017 By Blagoja Martinovski<p>Back Button Focus: A Surprising Technique You Ought to Master www.sleeklens.com<p>This …

Cameras

The 7 best Nikon tricks ever

<i>This post is by Steve Perry (www.backcountrygallery.com):</i>The 7 Best Tricks For Nikon Cameras - Ever!OK, I’ll concede that maybe I’m just a bit over …

Landscape Photography Dos and Don'ts

If you're just getting into landscape photography, it can be a bit of a different experience from other genres. This great video will help you get …

A Photographer’s Shutter Speed Cheat Sheet as a Handy Reference for You

To take your photography to the next level and achieve perfectly exposed photos, it’s important to understand and master shutter speed and its …

Shutter Speed

Learn the Full Power of Lightroom's Radial Filter Tool

Lightroom's Radial Filter Tool is one of the most useful local adjustment features in the program, allowing you to easily mask in a wide range of …

Unlock the Hidden Power of Lightroom with These Quick Tips from Anthony Morganti (VIDEO)

Adobe Lightroom is a powerful and widely used tool, but like other comprehensive editing applications it has some hidden features that are unfamiliar …

How to Make Your RAW Files Pop With Lightroom

Have you ever opened your RAW files to see that they lack contrast and saturation? This happens due to the fact that the camera doesn't apply any …

Digital Photography for Beginners - Free Online Course

Alison’s free online course on Digital Photography introduces you to the basic set-up of the camera, visual skills, and how to get better pictures.

3 Lightroom Tweaks to Get Your Landscape Photographs to Sing

Although originally developed as a image management tool, Adobe’s Lightroom has evolved into a powerful post production application. For many …

Tips for Creating a Killer Vacation Photo Book

Putting together a great photo book of your recent trip to show friends and family isn’t always easy. The majority of people always fall into the …

Landscape Photography

How to Use a Chronograph and Tachymeter on a Wristwatch | The Art of Manliness

In our guide to men’s wristwatches, we discussed “complications” — the various extra features on a watch that go beyond just telling time. Two of the …

Lightroom's Secret Weapon: The Radial Filter and How to Use it

Here are some solid tips and steps to help you use Lightroom's Radial Filter tool to bring out the best in all your images.

The 10 Lightroom Tools That Are A Landscape Photographer’s Dream

As we know, Lightroom has become a very powerful tool not only for image management but also for post production. Amongst the tools available are …

City Photography From Above - High Vantage Points

Whether travelling or visiting a local monument or tower, getting photos of a city from above has some challenges. Here are some tips to help you.

Digital Photography

Photographers! Grab A Plane Ticket And Your Camera Gear. Prague Awaits...

Photography Guide, Prague<p>Continuing my guide on great cites to shoot travel images, today we are going to look at <b>Prague</b>. I have recently returned …

How and Why to Use Back Button Focus

Here’s an 8-minute video lesson by photographer Mike Hagen of Nikonians and Visual Adventures on how and why to start using back button focus on your …

Tutorials

'It’s a half-mile of magic': Elaine Sciolino on rue des Martyrs, Paris

The former New York Times correspondent loves this sloping street and its 200 small businesses so much she’s written a whole book about it<p><b>People ask me, “Why did you write a whole book about a single street?”</b> I tell them rue des Martyrs is not just any street. You won’t find it in most guidebooks, …

3 Quick Fixes To Have You Shooting Sharp Photos Without Having To Buy New Gear

There are endless reasons why your photos aren't turning out as sharp as you want them to. While missed focus and “soft” photos can be a result of …

How to Make Your Photos Shine Using Clarity, Sharpening, and Dehaze in Lightroom

Tips for how to use the Clarity, Sharpness and Dehaze sliders in Lightroom to help make your images stand out and shine.

How to Use Lightroom's Radial Filter to Enhance Your Subject

When post processing images in Lightroom, the Basic Panel is a powerful tool in enhancing the total image. Just above the Basic Panel are three easy …