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Five Photoshop Tools to Take Your Images from Good to Great

We hear it all the time, “That photo has been Photoshopped”. Sometimes it sounds like the photo has caught a disease or that Photoshop is some …

How to Make Small Talk with Strangers: My 21-Day Experiment | The Art of Manliness

One of the more unexpected changes I discovered upon becoming a parent is how much more you end up talking with strangers. This is in part because …

National Geographic Photographer's Stunning Landscapes Pay Tribute to Ansel Adams

Thirty years since the passing of Ansel Adams, acclaimed National Geographic photographer Peter Essick pays tribute to the master of landscape photography and the craggy California Sierra Nevada wilderness area named in his honor. Inspired by the stunning scenery that Adams captured several decades …

Photography

Video: DigitalRev Shows You that DSLRs Under $100 Can Still Get the Job Done

Photography can be an expensive hobby to get into. With most DSLRs nowadays coming in at around $400 for even the lowest of consumer level cameras. …

The 4 Most Important Questions Every Working Photographer Should Answer

Image by Art Wolfe<p>We want to help you think through key areas to help grow your photo business and reach more potential clients. Building your …

What is Ghosting and Flare?

When light rays coming from a bright source(s) of light (such as the sun or artificial light) directly reach the front element of a camera lens, they …

Landscape Photography

6 "Hidden" Camera Features You Will Be Glad You Discovered

How well do you know your camera? Do you know everything that it’s capable of? It’s certainly possible you know your camera like the back of your …

Depth of Field - A General Guide for Beginners

Depth of field is one of the most powerful tools we photographers have in our arsenal. It can be used to create great depth in a landscape or …

Landscape Photography

8 Reasons You Should Organize Your Photo Collection

en_US<p>article<p>8 Reasons You Should Organize Your Photo …

7 Tips for Photography In The Early Spring

When early spring comes, it brings rebirth and renewal. Gone are the days of winter. Like the fall, a myriad colors come out to greet our lenses. …

How To Choose Your Best Images: Top Tips On Culling Your Photos

It doesn’t matter if you’re a complete photo neophyte, enthusiast, or a working pro photographer, learning to cull your photos and choose the best …

The 10 best digital cameras in 2018

Okay, we admit it – it's an impossible question. The best camera for a pro photographer is a million miles from the best camera for an adventure …

Learn to See Photographically With These 4 Tips

Perhaps one of the biggest challenges in becoming a proficient photographer is learning to see the creative possibilities of the scene in front of …

The Phoblographer's Introduction to the Rule of Thirds (And Breaking It) - The Phoblographer

Many folks have heard of them. A long time ago, we wrote an introduction to the rule of thirds, but it’s been in serious need to a revamp. The Rule …

Why Prints Matter to You as a Photographer

Digital has done wonders for our industry – it allows us to learn faster, it gives us technological opportunities that we could have only wished for …

Adobe launches Creative Cloud 2015 with a host of new features

Adobe is calling Creative Cloud 2015 a 'milestone' release, with speed and technology improvements across its desktop and mobile applications. The …

7 Cheap and Easy Photography Hacks You Can Do Right Now

Created by photography magazine COOPH, this handy little video follows photographer Leo Rosas showing off 7 little photography hacks to help create …

Adam Yauch: The Videos of Nathaniel Hornblower

The Beastie Boys rapper was a secret video auteur<p>Adam "MCA" Yauch was essential in developing the Beastie Boys' unique style in music videos. The …

10 Running Myths That Are Slowing You Down

Remember when it was <i>de rigueur</i> to stretch before running and over-hydrate before heading out the door? As technology advances and researchers discover more about the human body in motion, long-held fitness beliefs are crumpling. Currently before the firing squad: heart rate, aging, fueling, and …

Running

The World’s 5 Most Visually Stunning Homes

Home is where the heart is. Perhaps for this reason, many people have sought to create the most beautiful, luxurious and visually stunning homes in …

The Life Of A Tree

Surviving through famine, war and unsavory political regimes, this image of a tree’s life brings to mind a passage from Milan Kundera’s “The Book of …

10 Photography Tips to Help You Take Your Photography up a Level

Here are 10 photography tips I learned after lots of frustration, discouragement, money lost, and forever lost opportunities.

Tips for Better Landscape Photography

The problem with most landscape photography is that not enough preparation is put into setting up the shot before it is taken. These tips are meant …

Landscape Photography

The Science of Facial Hair: What Signals Do Beards, Stubble, and Mustaches Send to Others? | The Art of Manliness

Wouldn’t it be nice if there was a yes or no answer to every question of aesthetics?<p>It’s certainly how magazines and pop culture presents things when …

Trail Running 101 - Ditch the Pavement | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This is a guest post from Doug Hay.</i><p>Running is the most primal of sports. Just you, your legs, and the distance they can cover.<p>For …

Pop Star Wars

Mark Mann: Creating Timeless Portraiture

Mark Mann is a celebrity and sports photographer. He was born in Glasgow, where he lived until he went to study in the prestigious photographic …

Ancient Egyptian Chief Brewer's Beautiful Tomb Discovered

Well-preserved tomb depicts scenes of daily life and ritual devotion.<p>The stunning tomb of an ancient Egyptian brewer has been found on the west bank of the Nile. Paintings on the walls depict scenes of worship and daily life from 3,000 years ago, reports a Japanese archaeology team. (See "Tombs of …

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My mother does not like it when I adapt her recipes, but I am a rule-breaker where recipes are concerned. So when I called to ask about bourbon balls, those funny-tasting holiday treats that I vaguely recalled her making when I was young, I warned her that I would undoubtedly fuss with her …