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How to prepare for a successful Fine Art Exhibit

You’ve built a nice portfolio of landscape photographs. Now, it’s time to share your photography with the outside world. I’m not talking about …

Streetwear

Novelist V.S. Naipaul Passes Away at 85

V.S. Naipaul, a Nobel Prize–winning novelist who travelled the world exploring suppressed histories, scrutinizing colonialism, and offering controversial takes on both place and identity, passed away in his London home on Saturday, his family confirmed to The Associated Press. He was 85 years …

Literature

Why Shoot in Aperture Priority Mode ?

Aperture Priority mode is a go-to for many photographers. The reasons? Creative control, artistry, control over light management are just a few of …

Cameras

The 13 best things to do in Whitby

Best things to do in Whitby<p>1<p>Photograph: Courtesy CC/Flickr/happymillerman<p>Whitby Abbey<p><b>What is it?</b> A gorgeously spectral 13th-century ruin that looms …

England

Tip to Calculate and Use Hyperfocal Distance for Better Landscape Photography

Hyperfocal distance, much like the “Sunny 16 Rule,” is one of those things that has arguably lost some relevance in the age of digital photography; …

Landscape Photography

What No One Tells You About Those Beautiful Cement Tiles

If you've seen some drop dead gorgeous patterned tiles on Pinterest lately, there's a good chance they are made of cement. These matte-finish, often …

Home Improvement

Every Tourist in Madrid Makes the Same 12 Mistakes

We’ve all committed major tourist errors in some way or another — especially when traveling abroad and immersing ourselves in a new culture or …

War

Kodak Scanza Film Scanner Review: An Easy-to-Use Image Digitizer at an Affordable Price

The Kodak Scanza is a basic film/slide scanner that is well made, very easy to use, and capable of producing entry-level scans of your photos. It …

Scanners

How to roast new potatoes

Great British Bake Off

Buy the Great British Chefs Cookbook now!

Our cookbook is nearly complete and there's still time to order yourself a copy. Take a look at what's inside it and find out how to get your hands …

Great British Bake Off

Emily Mortimer’s 10 Favorite Books

<i>Bookseller</i> <i>One Grand Books</i> <i></i><i>has asked celebrities to name the ten titles they’d take to a desert island, and they’ve shared the results with Vulture.</i> …

Books

How to Get Close to a Macro Subject

Home » Tutorials » Macro » <b>How to Get Close to a Macro Subject</b><p>Ross Hoddinott<br>• Aug 8th, 2018<br>• Comment<p>Despite my reputation, I am not really a macro …

Photoshop Tutorial for Print Sharpening

When preparing a file for printing, you want to ensure that all the fine detail you worked so hard to enhance and maintain throughout post processing …

Tutorials

8 Lessons Ansel Adams Can Teach You About Photography

Ansel Adams is one of the titans of photographic history. When I started as a photographer, I was primarily interested in landscape photography. I …

Street Photography

How to Find the ‘Sweet Spot’ of Your Lens for Sharper Photos

When it comes to purchasing a new lens there are two questions that immediately come to mind for me, how much is it and how sharp is it? Now, I know …

Landscape Photography

Improve Your Landscape Photography Technique With These 15 Tutorials

Honing your landscape photography technique can be a life-long endeavour. It is, in fact, one of the most amazing but demanding genres. It requires …

Landscape Photography

Top 5 Camera Settings For Macro

What’s the first thing you think of when you think macro? For most photographers, it’s the lens, but before she even contemplates framing up a macro …

Macro Photography

Five upcoming outdoor books to look forward to in autumn 2018 | The Great Outdoors

7th August 2018<p><b>Running out of things to read? There are some cracking outdoor books that have caught our eye coming out over the next few months.</b><p>1.</i> …

The Shocking Truth About Lightroom's HDR - Lightroom Killer Tips

The truth is, if you’re trying to make a <i>realistic-looking</i> HDR, Lightroom’s built-in HDR is not nearly as sharp or color accurate as you can get by …

Tutorials

Review: Lensbaby Sol 45 (45mm f3.5 Sony E Mount, FE)

<i>The Lensbaby Sol 45 takes the best of their composer series and blends it with some unique bokeh.</i><p>We’ve been testing the new Lensbaby Sol 45 for many …

Tilt-shift

Recovering lost detail in your images using the Dehaze slider in Photoshop and Lightroom

Cameras have never been better at capturing images with good dynamic range. Even so, after recovering highlights in your RAW image editing workflow, …

Tutorials

A local’s guide to Córdoba, Spain: 10 top tips

<b>Mosque-cathedral</b><p>The Mezquita-Catedral is the attraction everybody talks about, because it’s incredible. Originally a mosque, built in the 10th century, it later became a cathedral. Being local I don’t pay to get in, but anyone can get in for free by showing up at 8.30am while they’re preparing for …

Andalusia

The best cruises for people who don't like cruise ships

Incredible Mediterranean voyages that will provide a fresh take on cruising.<p>1. Cyclades odyssey<p>The handsome, nimble motor-sailing cruiser Galileo will whisk 49 passengers on a whistle-stop tour of the Cyclades, surely Greece’s most striking island group. Pairing popular stops such as volcanic …

Cruise Ships

Using a 10 Stop Filter and Bulb Mode for Long Exposures

Have you ever wanted to photograph a scene where a large amount of time is captured in one exposure? Well, in this article I’m going to go through …

Landscape Photography

The 50 Best Spa and Wellness Retreats Across the U.S.

Relaxation is closer than you think.<p>1 The Lodge at Woodloch Spa<p>The Lodge at Woodloch<p>Unplug from your busy life at this northeast Pennsylvania haven, which aims to bring guests in harmony with nature whether they're out hiking, doing outdoor yoga, or simply relaxing in the sun. A self-proclaimed …

Skin Care

This 30-Day Plank Challenge Will Transform Your Body

A strong core is the foundation of a strong body. Think about it: A tree would fall if its trunk weren't solid and stable. Doing core work isn't just …

Workouts

Back To Basics: How To Master Your Core

Countless crunches, endless leg lifts, a multitude of mountain climbers — if you're anything like us, you've tried everything (like, <i>everything</i>) to …

10 Game-Changing Products For People With Fine Hair

Each product we feature has been independently selected and reviewed by our editorial team. If you make a purchase using the links included, we may …

Hair Care

This Guy Flipped an Element in an Old Lens and Got ‘Magic’ Bokeh

Iranian photographer Alireza Rostami has been studying and tinkering with lenses for years, and a few years ago he made a discovery: by reversing one …

Cameras

Here's Why You Should Blend Short and Long Exposures

What do you do if what you want necessitates a long exposure but external factors such as wind make that difficult? Well, lucky for you, this …

Landscape Photography