Amanda Durham

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How to Use an Ancient Photo Trick to Create Surreal Digital Photos

I recently rediscovered an old photography technique that allows you to add surreal color to photos that show movement in the frame. The technique …

Photography

13 Cocktails That Start With a Can of LaCroix

Cracking open a can of LaCroix is a good idea any time of day, but especially during happy hour. If you've never thought about making quick cocktails with LaCroix, you're about to have a satisfying moment of realization as you see these 13 creative cocktail recipes anyone can re-create, plus a …

Cocktails

Your Coffee Grounds Have a Much Better Fate Than the Compost

It's true: My coffee grounds—and your coffee grounds—are very happy in the compost, which is where I dump them every day, brown paper filter and all. (And then, thanks to the New York City greenmarket compost system, they go on to fertilize green spaces all over the city. It's a pretty good life …

Creative Uses for Thanksgiving Leftovers

Two days after Thanksgiving, and your fridge is still stuffed with stuffing. And turkey. And mashed potatoes. You already made perfectly loaded turkey sandwiches yesterday, so now you need new ideas to put those leftovers to good use.<p>This question has come up time and time again on the …

These Are the States With the Craziest Liquor Laws

Texas's idiosyncratic liquor laws are being challenged in court, but other states' are even weirder.<p>Wal-Mart is feuding with Texas over the state’s …

Alcohol

8 Food Blog Links We Love

<i>We've scoured the web for our favorite food blog posts, and now we're bringing them right to your desktop. It’s hard work, but someone has to do it.</i><p><i>Today: Eight ways to use up all the apples you just picked (or bought).</i><p>Upgrade your breakfast pastries with cinnamon buns chock-full of apples and …

Photoshop Fails: How to Create Amazing HDR Images

In the “Photoshop Fails At” tutorial series we take a look at some of the horrible things you see coming out of Photoshop and...

Spactacular Moon Rise Over LA Shows Cool Animation and Timeslice

Every year around this time of the year we a supermoon (what are you doing tonight?). Videographer Dan Marker-Moore does not miss the opportunity to …

Animation

Get the HDR Look on a Single Image in Camera Raw

<i>Excerpt from The Adobe Photoshop CC Book for Digital Photographers</i>If you didn’t take bracketed images in your camera, but you still want that HDR …

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Vibrant and dramatic, this collection is ideal for outdoor and lifestyle photography, modern portraiture, and sunwashed settings.<p>$59.00 USD<p>These …

16 Of The Most Photogenic Hikes On The West Coast

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An All-Conditions Backpack

Adventure<p>Lots of backpacks come with rain covers, which is fine if you don’t mind the added weight or bulk. Or that everything inside still gets wet if you accidentally drop it in a river or marsh puddle. Or that you actually have to dig it out and scurry to get it on when a sudden squall …

Backpacking

iPhone/Analog Photo Tip: Use your iPhone’s Invert Colors setting to quickly look through your 35mm film frames. Thanks, DocPop! How to View Film Negatives on Your iPhone

<b>iPhone/Analog Photo Tip:</b> Use your iPhone’s Invert Colors setting to quickly look through your 35mm film frames.<p>Thanks, DocPop!

How to Turn Your Phone Into a DIY Photo Projector for $1

Extra photos for bloggers: 1, 2, 3<p>Slide projectors are great but outdated. And digital projectors cost a bundle. What’s a photographer to do when …

How to shoot high-quality panorama images

Panorama images have something intriguing. They give you a different view of the world around you - a view that does not resemble the way you see a …

Photographer Takes Portraits Of The World’s Hardest-Working Dogs

The working dogs of the world tend not to get as much time in the spotlight as their house-pet brothers and sisters. Photographer Andrew Fladeboe, …

Moments In Time: An Inspiring 1-Minute Photo Essay for Photographers

Photographer and Lightroom expert Jeff Hirsch created this 1-minute photo essay titled “Moments in Time” about the ephemeral nature of our daily …

Photography

25 Dumplings for Chinese New Year and Beyond

Whether we’re talking gnocchi or dim sum, we’ve yet to meet a dumpling we haven’t liked. By design, they know how to deliver pure comfort in just a bite or three, and this collection of 25 parcels all bundled up in a thin wrap is no exception. You’ll find an assortment of traditional Chinese …

Amazing underwater photographs by Indonesian photographer Hengki Koentjoro

Hengki Koentjoro was born in Semarang, Central Java, Indonesia, in 1963. He is a graduate of the Brooks Institute of Photography in Santa Barbara, …

Powerful Portraits of British Soldiers Before, During and After Deployment to Afghanistan

Photographer, journalist and filmmaker Lalage Snow shot this series of portraits of British soldiers over a period of seven months, before, during …

Going Platinum: Reframing the Native American Experience

Picture Stories<p>I had heard of platinum prints before, but I wasn’t really sure what made them unique. So I asked Heather Shannon, a photo archivist at the National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI), to explain their significance. Here’s what I learned:<p>Invented in the 1870s, platinum is a way of …

Disposable cameras are underrated. 20 Ways to Make Amazing Photos with a Disposable Camera Bottom photo by Thomas Anderson

YES!!! You made it to the bottom!<p>You should check out our <b>freaking amazing store</b>. And if you really, really like us, please <b>follow us</b> on Tumblr cuz …

Amazing

The Milky Way Galaxy, As Seen From a 747

On the right of this image is our home galaxy, the Milky Way. On the left, the wing of a Boeing 747. How, pray tell, does one acquire such a …

Pictures of the Week 5.15.14

37 Pet Photos to Amaze and Inspire You

We’ve been focused on nature and landscape for a while on dPS so it’s time to shift gears and move over to the fauna, specifically – pets. If you …

How to Get Super Sharp Landscape Photography Images

If you want to learn how to get super sharp landscape photography images, here’s my list of top tips - it's not as hard as you might think.

Landscape Photography

Time-Lapse Photography Shows the Gorgeous Luminous Activities of Fireflies

Using long exposure photography, Missouri-based photographer Vincent Brady captures some magical images of luminescent light trails left behind by …

A Photographer's Guide to the Iconic Machu Picchu

I have been very fortunate during my life to have visited some incredible places all over the world. However, to be honest, there have been very few …