John Cabot

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Writing About Drinking While Drinking While Writing: Part One: Abita Grapefruit IPA and Brennivin Schapps

Major League Eating, like most professional sports, has an off-season. The height of dog day Summer and crawfish cooked Spring gives way to a cold bleak Winter. Frosty Winter, where despite the occasional RP Funding Chili Eating Contest in balmy Orlando, competitive eaters hunker down under the …

Writing About Drinking While Drinking While Writing: Part Two -- Lagavulin 16-Year-Old Whiskey

While still composing my ode to my favorite NYC dive bars, I am quaffing Lagavulin's 16-year-old whiskey from Islay. Some would use words like, "peaty" or "smoky" but for me this whiskey tastes like some put a cigar out on a plate that had a pork slider on it and then dumped water onto it and …

1930s bank robbers - a picture from the past

Early Nantucket Island Photos

December 13, 2016 /Photography News/ Nantucket is an island 30 miles (48 km) south of Cape Cod, Massachusetts, in the United States. Together with …

Do You Have a Prime Lens in Your Camera Bag?

Do you own a prime lens? Every DSLR owner should have at least one fast, fixed focal length lens in their camera bag. Zoom lenses are great; they can …

Lenstag Unveils All New Mobile Apps, One Step Closer to Ending Camera & Lens Theft

Lenstag‘s stated goal is to put a stop to camera and lens theft, and for that reason alone photographers love them. The service is basically an …

How to Choose a Metering Mode on Your Camera

Digital cameras are stuffed full of features all ostensibly aimed at empowering the photographer — WiFi, GPS, in-camera raw processing…the list …

How to find the best locations in your area for shooting the night sky

Shooting at night can be a challenge if you live in a populated area. Light pollution can, and does, prevent you from getting the most out of your …

Google Maps

8 bit, 16 bit or 32 bit?

When it comes to the technology that surrounds digital photography I’m really not interested in how things work. All I want to know what things work …

How to Use Batch Processing in Photoshop

Editing photos can be an interesting and engaging activity. But sometimes, you need to apply a set of relatively simple adjustments to a whole bunch …

Tutorials

Determining Your Worth As a Photographer

When you start out as a photographer, particularly as a freelancer, you have to know your worth. Your worth determines how much you can charge for …

How to Properly Format SD/SDHC/SDXC Cards

Have you ever had a SD card seem to go bad? Perhaps it’s acting flaky and there seems to be no signs of physical damage. I had just that happen with …

29 Amazing Historical Photos Seen in Color

It’s almost like time-travel. Photos from the past have the ability to offer a glimpse of what life was like in another time, another place. …

For Your Consideration: 5 Totally Free Photo Editing Apps

Photoshop is a household word. People who have never used Photoshop have at least heard of it. I suspect it’s possible that some people who do use …

The Virtual Horizon — How to Level Your Camera for Perfectly Straight Photos

Do your pictures ever look a bit off-balance? One possible cause can be a crooked tripod. Fortunately more and more cameras are adding a tool for …

The Most Controversial Stories of 2013

As the year begins to wind down we have started to put together a series of “the year in review” type posts, starting today with this collection of …

Getting to Know Picasa - a Free Image Editor and Browser by Google

What Amazon’s Most Wished For Cameras Tell Us About the Industry

There are all sorts of statistics we can look up to tell us how the photography industry is doing and whether or not smartphones really are going to …

Ghost stories: why the Victorians were so spookily good at them

Curl up by the fire and I'll tell you a ghost story. Don't be alarmed by the creak of the floorboards, the murmurs in the basement, the shrill ululations of a distant dog. Try not to be perturbed by the flickering candle, the fleeting shadows, the horned, hairy hand that appears at your elbow. …

33 Gorgeous and Informative Photography Links

Another wonderful week has passed in the world of photography and Toad Hollow Photography has been busy searching for links to tutorials, special …

The best photographs of 2013 – in pictures | Art and design | The Guardian

Interesting Photo of the Day: Oh, To Be a Cat

Cats have it pretty good — basking in the sun, taking catnaps, walking around like they own the world. Ancient Egyptians believed that cats were …

The Camera Store Shares Its Picks for Best and Worst Cameras and Lenses of 2013

Everybody is coming out with their editor’s choices and best of’s and holiday gift guides, but The Camera Store added another facet to their “best of …

Funny animals of 2013 - in pictures

A selection of amusing images from the animal kingdom captured by photographers over the past 12 months

Ho - Ho - Hold Your Breath! The Biggest Photography Event Ever is Coming Up!

When Bryon Lippincott invited me to the new event on <b>5daydeal.com</b>, my first reaction was “<i>Sure! Sounds cool!</i>“. But I had no idea how cool this would …

Google Maps Out the Most Photographed Places in the World

Two weeks ago, Instagram released its annual top 10 lists of the cities and locations that were photographed most often using the photo sharing …

All about Gear [Best of dPS 2013]

Everyone loves to talk about it. No one wants to admit it. So let’s geek out for a minute and look at some of the top articles and reviews on cameras …

100-Year-Old Box of Negatives Discovered by Conservators in Antarctica

Almost one hundred years after a group of explorers set out across the frozen landscape of Antarctica to set up supply depots for famed explorer Sir …