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The Boulevardier Is the 3-Ingredient Cocktail I'm Drinking All Winter

Like a Negroni, but, uh, better.<p>Why do winter cocktails have to be so damn wintery? I don't need seven sticks of cinnamon, half a holly tree, or a metric ton of cloves to entice me to drink booze in the winter. I don't need mulling spices or liqueur that tastes like cookies. I need something …

Learn How to Play “Silent Night” Fingerstyle

284<p>SHARES<p>This year, you can entertain your family and friends during the holiday season with this fingerstyle version of the Christmas classic …

14 Inkjet Printers & Papers

<b>Canon imagePROGRAF PRO-6000</b><p>Do you relish the thought of printing your own gallery-sized giclées? The PRO-6000, the latest member of the revamped …

This iconic still life photo was shot at f/240... for 6 hours!

<b>Editor's Note:</b> <i>The video contains a fine art nude print that is spoken about starting at 7:50 and appears in the background throughout most of the</i> …

Photography

Magnepan MMGi speakers are a stupendously thin wall of sound

Magnepan is known for its large flat panel speakers, but it also offers smaller, more affordable ones. The original MMG shared much of the same tech as the bigger Magnepans and won the hearts of many aspiring audiophiles. That speaker debuted in 1995, so it's big news that Magnepan has now released …

Master 10 lead guitar techniques with this 10-point challenge

<b>WORLD GUITAR DAY 2017:</b> <b>Take the less is more approach to guitar practice and repeat a selection of easy lead lines designed to focus your muscle</b> …

The One Dish I Never Get Tired of Making

My name is Karen Palmer, and I make eggs in purgatory over and over again. Perhaps you find that uninspired or even boring given the bounty of exotic ingredients at our fingertips these days. Headlines on food websites scream at us to be adventurous cooks (“The Persian Stew That Will Change Your …

This Guide Teaches You How to Use ND Filters for Stunning Long Exposures

Neutral Density (ND) filters are a great tool for producing unique photos in lighting conditions where a long exposure would otherwise not be …

The Dos and Don’ts of Landscape Photography

Seasoned landscape photographer Craig Roberts has some tips for the newbies out there, so get out your pen and pad and listen up: here are some top …

Pool Time in Beverly Hills!

Speaking of…<p>Today’s daily photo features one of the founders of Plotagraph! If you look around the Plotagraph site, you’ll probably see even more …

Another Hidden Little Feature in Lightroom Mobile’s Camera

Happy Hump day everybody! I want to share a Lightroom Mobile camera tip I picked up from Adobe’s own <i>Julieanne Kost</i> while I was at Photoshop World …

Tutorials

Flash Photography for Beginners: Intro to Off-Camera Flash

Last week, I posted an article about how to create amazing portraits with on-camera flash. My hope was to help anyone who was on the fence about …

Learn Six of the Most Popular Jazz Chord Progressions

PHOTO: Cindy Moorhead Jazz chords sound great, and when they’re linked together in a progression, the effect can be sublime. However, jazz chords are …

Guitar

Guitar Essentials: The Five Essential Guitar Scales

Guitar instructor Nate Savage shows how to play five of the most useful scales in his video “The 5 Essential Guitar Scales.”<p>The scales demonstrated …

Guitar

HDR 101: Shooting Brackets

Human eyes are incredible for viewing the world and seeing into shadows and highlights all at the same time. The basis of HDR photography is making …

Master Your Portraits In Lightroom Like A Pro

By default, we are used to Photoshop doing the heavy lifting, with all sorts of techniques and tricks being used. However, Lightroom is a tool that …

Five More Tips For Lightroom’s Built-in HDR

Happy Monday, everybody! I thought I’d follow-up my post from Friday (it was about how creating an HDR image allows you to really open up the shadows …

Tutorials

How Exposure Affects Film Photos

One of the things about film photography is that exposure on film, unlike in digital photography, is not equivalent at all to overall brightness of …

Lens Comparison: Sigma 35mm f1.4 vs Tamron 35mm f1.8

Since the announcement of the Tamron 35mm f1.8 Di VC lens, photographers have been asking whether or not this lens is worth it over the Sigma 35mm …

28 of the Best Bites of Food Ever

A friend recently said to me, "My biggest pet peeve about you is that whenever food is around, you always take the <i>best</i> bite."<p>I responded, "Yeah, so?"<p>It's a dog-eat-dog world out there, one where there's only one best bite of the ice cream cone (the last one), you have to fight for your right to the …

The 10 First Things Beginners Should Know How to do in Adobe Lightroom

As we’ve covered before, Lightroom CC is, as part of Adobe’s Photography package, one of the greatest tools for amateur photographers. If you want to …

20 Amazing Under-the-Radar Albums of 2015

Keep on enjoying Adele's album, but here are 20 lesser-known masterworks that you might not have heard about during the last 12 months.<p>I listened to …

Liberating our ‘imperfect’ bodies through photography

After a slew of instagram hate following her body positive imagery depicting women's body hair went viral, it would have been easy for Seattle based photographer Ashley Armitage to take a step back from her bare-all approach to photography. But this online hate didn't deter her from portraying a …

Feminism

Vincent Fugère - photographer [[MORE]] Vincent is a Visual artist and Musician from Montreal, Canada. Vincent uses vintage colours and soften textures to show us those instants of intimacy with Maddy,...

Vincent Fugère - photographer<p>Vincent is a Visual artist and Musician from Montreal, Canada.<br>Vincent uses vintage colours and soften textures to show …

Aleppo Pepper–Roasted Pork with Shallot Vinaigrette

12 Servings<p>This slow-roasted pork shoulder comes out of the oven before it collapses into a shreddable texture; it will be succulent and tender but easy to slice.<p>October 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>pork<p>4 large garlic cloves, finely grated<p>¼ cup Aleppo pepper or 2 Tbsp. crushed red pepper flakes<p>¼ cup kosher …