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The 15-minute, Fat-burning Workout for Busy Guys

A middle-aged guy takes his shirt off and looks in the mirror. What does he see?<p>That’s not the beginning of a joke, although what he sees might be …

An 8-Minute Crash Course on Blending Modes in Photoshop

Want to get a good grasp of Photoshop’s Blend modes? Here’s an 8-minute crash course on the subject by the Photoshop Training Channel. They may be …

Tutorials

Adobe Updater Deletes Lightroom 6: Here’s How to Get It Back

If you use Lightroom 6 and don’t have any plans to switch to Adobe’s subscription software, here’s a warning: don’t run the Lightroom updater through …

An Incredibly Useful Beginner's Photoshop Tutorial

Adobe Photoshop is the go-to photo editing and manipulation software available online, mainly used by professional photographers and designers. It …

Tutorials

The Life Saving Animal Blood Worth $60,000 Per Gallon and the Truth About the Colour of Spider Blood

Kay P. asks: Is spider blood really blue?When it comes to spiders, people generally know two facts about them- that you swallow around eight of them …

Setting Up Your Fuji For Correct Exposure

It’s time for another FujiLove Academy tutorial! Today Damien Lovegrove, official Fujifilm X-Photographer from the United Kingdom, is talking about …

Photography

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Streaming

How to Swing a Kettlebell the Right Way

You can can be an Olympic lifter or consider yourself the second coming of Hercules, and <i>still</i> throw your back out picking up a pencil. It’s all about …

Workouts

Six Ways to Find Free or Affordable Studio Space

For many photographers who are primarily outdoor shooters and don’t have their own studio, finding an indoor space to shoot on a budget can be …

30 Portland Restaurants for the Ultimate Local Dining Bucket List

<i>Top Photo: Apizza Scholls. IMAGE: Karen Brooks</i><p><b>Work your way through Portland's top dining spots by downloading our restaurant app, Gastronaut, on the</b> …

Eye-Fi unbrick their X2 cards to give us what we should have had in the first place

Several weeks ago, you may remember a post about Eye-Fi’s decision to “End of life” a bunch of their products. It’s not uncommon for companies to …

Software

57 Rules For Looking Sharp In A Suit

1. We've said it before and we'll say it again: Fit is everything. Even the world's most expensive suit will look bad if it isn't tailored to the contours of your body.<p>2. Some think button-down collars are for casual wear only, but they can work great with dressier looks as well.<p>3. Polka dots are a …

Men's Fashion

FYI: You Can Print and Fold Paper Models of Some Olympus Cameras

If you’re not familiar with papercraft, it’s an interesting hobby that involves printing out sheets of paper with images on them that, when folded, …

How to Use Lightroom’s Graduated Filter to Improve Landscapes

Lightroom’s graduated filter is an extremely powerful tool when used with purpose. For landscape photographers there are several different things …

Recording a Timelapse on a Nikon Camera

Richard Harrington is the CEO of ThinkTAP and the Publisher of Photofocus.He is also the founder of RHED Pixel, a visual communications company based …

Time-lapse Photography

The Timely Death of Kodak Founder George Eastman

It was March 14, 1932 when George Eastman, famed inventor, philanthropist, and founder of Eastman Kodak, invited a few loyal friends over to witness …

Tutorial: Lightroom’s HDR Photo Merge and a Look at Its Pros and Cons

HDR photo merging has been around for a while, but only recently has it been implemented inside Adobe’s Lightroom. In this article I will show a …

How To Create a Photo Book in Lightroom and Send it to Print

Capturing a collection of photographs and assembling them into a physical photo book can sometimes seem like more trouble than it is worth. Different …

6 Creative IKEA Product Photography Hacks

Want some cheap and simple do-it-yourself photo equipment? Check out the IKEA store near you. In addition to being affordable options for home items, …

The Best Pomades to Use for Every Hairstyle

Pomade is buried deep in the aesthetic canon of classic Americana, right next to straight razors and Clubman talcum powder. Near forgotten, this …

How Many Megapixels Do I Need for Printing?

This is a complex subject. Megapixels are a measure of quantity, not quality. An 8 megapixel camera phone isn’t the same as an 8 megapixel DSLR …

How to Make Your Black-and-White Images Pop With Lightroom 6

What we know today as the process of photography had its start at the beginning of the 19th century. Back then, the process was really complicated. …

All the Keys to Spotting Quality Leather Goods

Next time you're shopping for leather goods, follow these simple steps to ensure you get your money's worth.<p>If you want the inside scoop on spotting quality leather goods, there's no better person to ask than someone who hand-makes leather bags and wallets for a living. That's why we asked Bellanie …

How to Make a Photobooth

There has been a recent resurgence in the popularity of photobooths in the past few years and now they are starting to pop in all kinds of places …

Photoshop CC 2014 Keyboard Shortcut Cheat Sheet for Mac Users

Photographer John Coates wanted to become more familiar with the latest default Photoshop CC 2014 keyboard shortcuts, so he created a handy cheat …

Editing Skin Tones in Adobe Lightroom

Model: Asta Paredes<p>We’ve done a couple of tutorials on how to edit skin tones and make them look better in Adobe Lightroom, but today we’re sharing a …

Tutorials

DIY: Make a Sealed 50mm Freelens for Less Than $80

Freelensing is the use of a lens decoupled from your camera, manual orienting the lens on various angles to tilt and shift the lens to alter the …

Cameras

Achieving Black Backgrounds in Macro Photos

One of the most important aspects of fine art macro photography is capturing a non-distracting background so your subject stands out. I tend to like …