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Hedge: The New Way to Import and Backup Your Work (Sponsored)

When we asked a bunch of acclaimed photographers to divulge to us the biggest mistake in their careers, one gave us a rather unlikely answer: not …

Pop Up Camera Case by HARDGRAFT

Pop Up Camera Case is a minimal design created by London-based company HARDGRAFT, a brand renowned for their sleek and luxurious leather goods …

Cameras

15-Minute Morning Workout Routine | The Art of Manliness

Adrian Peter Schmidt was born in the Alsace-Lorraine region of what is now France in 1872. His genetics and circumstances did not point to a future …

Photography Podcasts You Need to be Listening to Now

As much as some photographers might want to, you can't have a camera in your hands 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. There are other things that have to …

Here's Exactly How to Make Tate's Chocolate Chip Cookies at Home

Skip the store—this recipe's even better.<p>Crispy, thin chocolate chip cookies are the underdog of the cookie world. It's easy to find people who love chewy and gooey treats, but crunchy ones immediately make you think of scorched cookies some frenzied baker agonizingly scraped off a baking sheet …

The Burpee Workout: Get Fit Fast With This Simple Exercise | The Art of Manliness

When I played football in high school, my offensive line coach had an exercise he liked to use on us for punishment. When we were caught screwing …

Become A Better Photographer In Your Spare Time With These 5 Free Online Courses from Top Universities

Most of us probably have full time jobs that don't allow us to spend as much time learning about our beloved photography as we'd like. And, wouldn't …

Photography

The Plazmatic X Is a Dual Beam Lighter

Unless you’ve got some one-off Zippo, it’s rare your lighter will command attention. That is, of course, unless your lighter is the Plazmatic X. The …

Candles

The Ultimate List of Keyboard Shortcuts for Lightroom

Photographers look to maximize the amount of time they spend behind the camera and minimize the amount of time spent in post-processing. But time …

Tutorials

The Filmomat Automatic Film Developing Machine The Size of a Microwave

Shooting film is a wonderful experience in a lot of ways, but finding a processing lab that’s good, fast, and affordable is getting harder all the …

Can Everyone Tell I'm Skinny-Fat?

Symptoms include male muffin top, gelatinous arms, and a chronic fear of going to the beach. Good news: The cure isn't that bad. Here's your treatment plan for a full recovery—and a proudly shirtless summer<p>Everything seems cool until you're naked. You look slim with your clothes on, even after a …

5 Things We Learned Wearing the Tag Heuer Connected Smartwatch

In case you missed it, Tag Heuer jumped headfirst into the smartwatch game this week with the Tag Heuer Connected. The new watch, created in partnership with Google and Intel, connects you to thousands of apps through Android Wear. It boasts impressive specs in both the latest digital technology …

Bake a "Magic Cake" That Bakes into Three Layers on Its Own

A “magic cake” has three layers, each with its own texture and flavor (a dense and moist base, a middle cream layer, and a light sponge top). It’s …

Dessert

Apple-Cheese Danish

Directions<p>Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Lightly grease a 15x10x1-inch baking pan; set aside. On a lightly floured surface, unfold one pastry sheet …

How to Make a 'Round Trip' in Lightroom (LR to Photoshop, Back to LR)

Adobe’s Lightroom is an incredibly powerful tool incorporating perhaps 80-90% of all the tools that we photographers generally need. There are …

Salted-Caramel Six-Layer Chocolate Cake

If you don't own a candy thermometer, this cake offers a good excuse to buy one. It sounds a little nitpicky, but the caramel should reach exactly 238 degrees. (Any less and the cake layers wont hold together properly; any more and the caramel will turn hard.) Precision will also pay off with the …

Dessert

Beyond the Cronut: 15 Frankenpastries to Make at Home

Cupcakes are old news. The newest sugary sensation to sweep our fair city is the Cronut -- the croissant-doughnut hybrid created by Dominque Ansel at his SoHo bakery last month. With production of the pastry limited to 300 a day, Cronut mania has created long lines and even given rise to a seedy …

Dessert Recipe: Creamy Chocolate-Filled eclairs

This delectable French dessert is so lovely; perhaps due to the fact that it makes us feel very Parisian when we indulge in them or maybe just …

How to Use Photoshop Effectively and Creatively – Analyze, Plan, Execute

When you work on an image in Photoshop, are just doing things spontaneously and intuitively, or are you planning your work? If you don't have a goal, …

Two Bite Biscotti

Introduction: Two Bite Biscotti<p>This is an simple recipe for making biscotti. Biscotti essentially means twice baked, which is a key step to making …

Dessert

The Ultimate Irish Chocolate Cake

<i>The following post was written by Craig Chapman who blogs at Real Food Real Kitchens and is part of POPSUGAR Select Food.</i><p>Feeling like you need a little "luck of the Irish" this St. Patrick's day? Well this recipe for a dense, Guinness chocolate cake, topped with a Baileys Irish Cream buttercream …

Mississippi Mud Pie (aka Muddy Mississippi Cake)

Layers of crumbly cookie crust, rich chocolate cake, and creamy pudding make this Mississippi mud pie from Matt Lewis's "Baked Explorations" cookbook the ultimate indulgence for chocolate lovers.

Dessert

Why I Made an iOS App for My Personal Photo Portfolio

A few months ago I decided to do something a little different and create an iOS app to present my photography. I had been thinking about it for a …

Apps

Traditional lemon meringue pie

A delectable dessert or treat.<p><b>Preparation time :</b> 25 min <b>Cooking time :</b> 15 min <b>Servings :</b> 8<p><b>Ingredients</b><p>BASE:<br>• 200 g tennis biscuits<br>• 30 ml melted …

Baking

6 Easy Steps for Post-Processing a Low-Light Photo in Lightroom

The word photography comes from the ancient Greek words for “light” and “drawing”. With the presence of light being a rather important constituent in …

Photography

10 Quick Lightroom Tips and Shortcuts

Lightroom is a powerful and complex program. It’s great to have shortcuts and fast ways to do things you do often. Here are ten Lightroom tips to …

5 fabulous sites for free and printable recipe cards

Whether you want to write out an heirloom recipe, pass cooking instructions to a friend or make an edible gift more meaningful by providing the …

Cute

Garry Winogrand: the man who defined street photography

In the decades following the Second World War, Garry Winogrand, a towering figure in the history of street photography, portrayed New York – and the rest of America – in an innovative and widely influential new way<p>During the 1950s and 1960s the photographer Garry Winogrand stalked the sidewalks of</b> …