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The Butt Workout That Will Vanquish Your Dad Bod

"Essentially, a strong ass will help camouflage that Dad Bod by keeping you from distending your belly, and helping you stand up straight.”<p>By<p>Nov 07 …

Skinny Jeans

Create Better Landscape Photos with These Focus Stacking Shooting and Editing Tips (VIDEO)

Landscape photographers often shoot at smaller apertures to increase depth of field in their images. But while that technique can deliver an …

Landscape Photography

Stanford Professor puts his entire digital photography course online for free

When it comes to the list of digital imaging pioneers, Marc Levoy is one of those names that belongs right near the top. His work has led to many of …

Digital Photography

3 Of The Best Lightroom Tips you’ll See this Year

Hey guys, Mark from Shotkit here. Now wouldn’t you like an article where there’s no preamble, just a handful of meaty tips that you can implement …

Watch: How to Light Car Interiors on a Budget

Lighting a scene is tricky enough, but add a metal box with four wheels into the mix and things get significantly trickier.<p>Shooting a scene in a car …

Einstein's Theory of Relativity Explained (Infographic)

The theories of relativity by Albert Einstein revolutionized how the world thinks about space, time, mass, energy and gravity.<p>Prior to Einstein, the …

Physics

Roasted cauliflower ratatouille recipe

If your diet is dairy-free, swap cauliflower cheese for this vibrant vegetable side dish<p>When cauliflower cheese is out of the question, combining cauliflower with ratatouille brings both parts of the dish alive. The marriage of Mediterranean vegetables and traditional herbs is heightened with the …

A Brief Comparison of Canon 400mm Lenses, Mark I Against Mark II

Canon shooters have a bit of 400mm excitement right now. The biggest news, of course, is the release of the 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6 IS II lens, replacing …

The Foldio2 Foldable Pop-Up Light Box for Product Photos is Bigger, Brighter, and Better than Ever

Remember Foldio? Introduced a little over a year ago today, it’s an ultra-portable, foldable light box that gave smartphone photographers the ability …

How to Shoot 8×10 Large Format Film: A Detailed Step-by-Step Walkthrough

Using an 8×10 camera requires patience, attention to detail and a whole lot of steps in between. But don’t worry if you’ve never done it before: here …

Striking Handmade Cypress Tables Crafted with Glow-in-the-Dark Resin

Mike Warren's handmade tables light up the night with decayed cypress boards, brilliant glow-in-the-dark resin and a simple, clever design. Warren, an editor of DIY forum Instructables, recently released step-by-step instructions and a video about his process, which includes hollowing out damaged …

Furniture

This Handy Little Web App Helps You Visualize DOF Across Various Formats and Focal Lengths

When it comes to understanding how depth of field, focal length and other variables are affected by different film/sensor formats, it can get …

Take Your Night Sky Photography To The Next Level With This Helpful Tutorial

If you have been wanting to try your hand at night sky photography, or just want to improve on the star photos you’ve already taken, you’re in luck. …

Amazing Long Exposure Photography Tips

Searching for a complete instructional guide on how to take breathtaking special effects shots?<p>Say no more. This eBook entitled Trick Photography and …

4 Essential Considerations to Help You Create Excellent Macro Photographs

I may be biased, but I think the appeal of macro photography is rather obvious: the wonder and fascination of being able to capture in fine, …

Macro Photography

How to Photograph People: 7 Tips for Photographers Who Never Photograph People

No matter what type of photography you specialize in or prefer, at some point you will find yourself having to photograph a human, or multiple …

A Gentleman Gets Arrested

Environment: News & features

DIY: Build Your Very Own Camera Slider in an Hour for Only $30!

Getting your own commercial camera slider can get a bit pricey, but thanks to Derek Mellott and this great <i>Instructables</i> tutorial, you can build your …

Remembering The Time Philip Seymour Hoffman Threw Himself Off A Roof Just To Spoof A Mattress Commercial

Tributes to Philip Seymour Hoffman have been pouring in since his untimely death, and rightfully so. The man was an icon — one of the finest actors we’ll ever have the privilege of seeing. We’ve already run through our favorite Philip Seymour Hoffman scenes, but his on-screen moment I’ll remember …

What's New York's Best Shawarma?

These are fat times for shawarma lovers in New York, and diverse ones, too. With Lebanese, Palestinian, Kosher Jewish, and Egyptian shawarma-makers—for starters—all around the city, shawarma lovers can really taste the rainbow of spit-roasted meat sandwiches.<p>We've called out a number of favorites, …

BTS: How the Sony Skydive Lens Change Ad Was Filmed… and No It Wasn’t Fake

There’s no doubt the ubiquity of fake and mis-reported content on the Internet has turned many of us into big-time skeptics. Whenever we see …

Video Demonstrates the Stabilization Magic of a Brushless Gimbal Rig

If you’ve never seen a 3-axis brushless motor gimbal in action, this video might seem out of this world… or fake. But it’s not fake, just the magic …

An Introduction to Tethering Your Camera to a Computer

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 …

13 ideas for creative camera work

After kicking last week off with a 41MP camera phone, the worst-kept secret in photography, the long-awaited Canon 5D Mark III, became a reality at …

Close-up Portrait Photo Tips

Martin Schoeller is famed for his stunning close-up portraits, but he says that’s not because he possesses the innate ability to coach his subjects …

Photography

Shooting with RAW Settings in Photography

Many cameras now offer the option to save captured photos in the RAW file format. RAW capture brings with it an extra processing step. This step …

Stopping Time: How to Create Powerful Photography

In the digital age, anyone with a smartphone or a mediocre DSLR can take a decent picture—even striking images with lovely composition, content, and …

Photo basics: using your light meter

In this series, Steven from the Australian Centre for Photography walks us through the role of your camera's light meter.<p><b>Just starting out with</b> …