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Getting Creative with White Balance

One of the great aspects of photography is the sheer amount of control we have over an image. We can vary shutter speed, aperture, ISO, focus points, …

An illustrated guide to Frank Lloyd Wright

Get to know the architect’s signature buildings<p>Believer in suburban utopia. Father of organic architecture. Doghouse designer. Cape-wearing dandy. Purported target of grave-robbing. Bootlegging apprentice. Speed demon. Homewrecker. Survivor. Attention-hungry celebrity. Mystery guest. Teacher. …

The Myth of the Kindly General Lee

The legend of the Confederate leader’s heroism and decency is based in the fiction of a person who never existed.<p>The strangest part about the continued personality cult of Robert E. Lee is how few of the qualities his admirers profess to see in him he actually possessed.<p>Memorial Day has the …

Retouching Isn’t Just for Portraits: Here’s How to Use Photoshop to Clean up All Your Images (VIDEO)

To some photographers the term “retouching” implies using Photoshop and Lightroom to enhance portrait photos. But as you’ll see in the tutorial …

An Introduction to Astrophotography: Shooting Stars for Beginners

Shooting the night sky can produce amazing images of endless starry skies, but it can be challenging to those used to working with plenty of light. …

Why Many Are Calling This Speech By The Mayor Of New Orleans A Must-Read

"There is a difference between remembrance of history and reverence of it."<p>A statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee was removed from New Orleans' …

Rights & Freedoms

Become a Better Visual Storyteller by Following These 10 Rules for Better Composition (VIDEO)

Most great photographers are also accomplished visual storytellers who understand how to draw viewers into their scene and direct their eyes to the …

Photography

What Could a Mysterious U.S. Spy Know About the JFK Assassination?

John F. Kennedy buffs are awaiting the release of documents about June Cobb, a little-known CIA operative working in Cuba and Mexico around the time of the president’s assassination.<p>She may have been one of the bravest and best-placed American spies in the history of the Cold War, but few people …

Mexico City

How to Make a DIY Softbox from a Bicycle Wheel and Some Fabric

Need something fun to build this weekend? This step-by-step tutorial will show you how to turn an old bicycle wheel and some fabric into a simple DIY …

Mapped: The European cycle route network

IF YOU LIKE traveling but the idea of flying everywhere and increasing your carbon footprint makes you uneasy, we’ve got a solution for you. Eurovelo …

Croissant

10 bike routes through Europe

Cycling holidays are inexpensive, ecological and popular. And an extensive network of bike paths criss-crosses Europe. Have a look at the routes most …

Take a Minute to Watch These 5 Fun Camera Hacks Using Stuff You Already Have at Home (VIDEO)

Everyone loves camera hacks, right? And they’re especially cool if they improve your photography by using stuff you already have lying around the …

3 Simple Tips for Posing Non-Models

Many (if not most) of us will spend at least some time photographing non-models—whether we’re talking about a bride, a high school senior, or just a …

360 Photography 101: How To Get Started

In the first installment of this 3-part 360 photography tutorial series, you will learn all the essential tips, tricks, and information you need to …

Mobile Photography

6 Photography Tips for Making Puddles Look Epic

Spring is in full swing, which means it’s time to dust off your camera and head back outdoors. Don’t let April showers keep you from taking photos! …

Landscape Photography

Mystery Science Theater 3000 perfectly dunks on Stranger Things

Stranger Things

How I made my own VPN server in 15 minutes

People are (rightfully) freaking out about their privacy as the Senate voted to let internet providers share your private data with advertisers. While it’s important to protect your privacy, it doesn’t mean that you should sign up to a VPN service and tunnel all your internet traffic through VPN …

This Video Explains All 27 Photoshop Blending Modes in Detail

There are 27 different blending modes in Photoshop, and unless you’re a real retouching junkie, chances are good you haven’t explored each and every …

A DIY Peloton at-home stationary cycling solution for introverts

I decided I needed to start exercising again, and spinning--cycling on a stationary bike--is the best choice for me. Peloton looked awesome, but too …

This Company Will Design Your House For Less Than The Price Of Your Phone

Cover, a technology startup in Los Angeles, is bringing the design, engineering, and manufacturing of prefabs into the 21st century.<p>When Alexis Rivas was working for a high-end residential architecture firm in Toronto, he marveled at what big budgets–think between $40 and $100 million per …

Understanding the Rule of Thirds

If you're a beginning photographer, there's a good chance that you have at least some familiarity with the rule of thirds.After all, it's probably …

Landscape Photography

12 tips for your best resume ever

Writing a resume is, let’s face it, not always seen as fun: hours mulling every year of your career, searching for the right words, worrying about …

Everything You Need to Get Started With Zwift

Take your inside riding to the next level with this fun virtual training program<p>By now you’ve probably heard of Zwift, the online gaming platform dedicated to indoor cycling. Think Mario Kart on bikes, but with more sweat, less blood, and fewer talking animals.<p>For $10 a month, Zwifters gain entry …

From The Dam Busters to Dunkirk: the 30 best war movies ever made

Clint Eastwood

How to adjust the color temperature of your photos in your camera

How to adjust the color temperature of your photos directly in your camera<p>Rating:<p>5.00 based on 1 Rating<p>March 10, 2017 By Sara Rodriguez Martinez<p>How …

Mobile Photography

6 Training Plans to Make You Leaner, Stronger, and Faster

Go ahead, dream big and aim high. We have a plan to get you there.<p>You don’t need a coach to make you a better cyclist.—all you need is a training plan designed to help you meet your goals. Here are our favorites, designed in partnership with Training Peaks. Choose yours and get set for cycling …

Beginner Photography Tip: Advanced Controls That Will Take Your Photos to the Next Level

Tell me if this sounds familiar...You've been dabbling in photography for awhile now, but find yourself wanting to learn more.You have a good handle …

Shutter Speed

4 Lighting Principles I Wish I’d Known When I Started Photography

When I first started photography, I struggled a lot with lighting. In the beginning, we’re often told to shoot our subjects in open shade, but if you …

16 Jaw-Dropping Pictures Of Home Makeover Before-And-Afters

From drab to fab.

Laundry Rooms

DIY Home Photography Studio Tips & Tricks

What do Sugru, a picture frame, desk lamps, parchment paper, and colored notebook dividers all have in common? According to our friends at the …

Photography