Elias Ioannou

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10 Different Ways You Can Use a Single Softbox

When you’re just starting out in photography, you may not have a lot of money to invest in putting together a high-end arsenal of studio lighting …

Understanding the Human Eye and How To Retouch it Naturally

I can assure you that this isn't another boring tutorial on how not to overdo eyes with Photoshop. Searching for the perfect method has come to an …

How To Fix Common Imperfections On A Portrait

When you are just starting out in photography, retouching portraits can be a hard thing to tackle. But the basics really aren’t that hard. I’ll use …

3 versus 5 axis stabilization: Can the Olympus OM-D E-M10 keep up with the E-M5?

The <b>Olympus OM-D E-M10</b> is an exciting new camera that will join the OM-D line-up. The more I use it, the more I prefer it to the E-M5, mostly because …

Five chemistry inventions that enabled the modern world

Photograph: eye35 /Alamy<p>It’s probably saved your life ...<p>276<p>image/jpeg<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/6/4/1433438875320/b4602d45-1c76-47a3-b882-4eea17cb1b21-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: eye35 /Alamy<p>It’s probably saved your life …

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9 Composition Techniques to Use to Improve Your Photography - Digital Photography School

There’s a lot to learn when you’re starting out in photography and one of the key areas to experiment with is that of composition techniques.<p>While …

10 Recipes You Loved in May

From Yotam Ottolenghi's Vacation-by-the-Sea-Inspired Paella to the ultimate breakfast sandwich, these were the 10 recipes you loved most this month.<p><b>From Yotam Ottolenghi's Vacation-by-the-Sea-Inspired Paella</b> to the ultimate breakfast sandwich, these were the 10 recipes you loved most this month.

Cream Cheese

5 Creative DIY Lighting Ideas You HAVE to Try

Great lighting—whether it’s for portraits, or macro, or even product photography—doesn’t have to cost you an arm, leg, and kidney. Just do a quick …

5 Family-Friendly Dinners You Need to Try

Everyone in my family gave these recipes an enthusiastic thumbs-up.<p>Is it time to branch out from the same few meals you make over and over again? <i>Everyone</i> in my family gave these recipes an enthusiastic thumbs-up.<p><b>1. Orecchiette with Sausage and Broccoli</b><p>This delicious pasta dish is adapted from</i> …

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16 Photography Documentaries every Street Photographer should watch

Introduction<p>In the last year I have found myself wanting to learn more and more about photography. Books are always a great resource, as are also …

This is How to Achieve a Blue Sky Using HSL and Filters in Lightroom

In the days of analogue photography, it was a necessity to use a filter in order to achieve a quality deep-blue sky. The filter types varied …

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Back Button Autofocus on the Olympus OM-D E-M5 - Less Gear

I have to admit, years ago when I first heard about back button autofocus, it took me a while to wrap my brain around. On the surface it looks like …

America's Most Iconic New Dishes

As the dining scene evolves, so does the concept of a classic dish.<p>Every city has its culinary icons — say deep-dish pizza in Chicago or pastrami on rye in New York City — but as the dining scene evolves, so does the concept of a classic dish. Uncover the new generation of must-try eats below.</i> …

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10 German words we should all be using

1. <i>Weltschmerz</i> | World pain<p>A state of depression at how the world keeps falling short of expectations.<p><b>Example:</b> After watching the news, all Megan …

Composition and Learning to See

How many times have you captured the perfect picture, only to download it and discover a rogue tree branch jutting into your frame from the side, or …

9 Photoshop skills every photographer should know

Editing is indispensable for today’s digital photography. There is a lot of great software on the market that can help you get the best out of your …

Maker's Mark Bourbon Bacon Jam

A recipe that combines our two favorite things: bacon and bourbon. In a jam you can slather on anything (or eat straight from the jar).<p>Living in the Low Country has taught me a few things. One, food is king. Two, when you order a beer, you better chase it down with a shot of bourbon; and three, …

Must-Watch: How Do I Develop My Own Style?

Ted Forbes — the creator behind the wonderful Web photography show The Art of Photography — is one of my all-time favorite photography educators and …

20 Basic Cooking Techniques That Every Home Chef Should Master

<b>There are an endless amount of cooking techniques one should know</b>, but let's just start with the basics. Master these 20, and we'll definitely be coming over for dinner.

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9 Mouthwatering Sandwiches to Eat Like a Local, No Matter Where in the World You Are

To truly eat like a local no matter where you are in the world, you’ve got to try their version of stuff stuffed into other stuff—yes, we mean sandwiches.<p><b>As much as Chileans are different from Canadians,</b> and Jamaicans from Japanese, there’s one thing everyone has in common: We all love our …

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Start Your Day With Our Ultimate Breakfast Sandwich and Have the Best Morning Ever

We fought. We ate. We nodded silently, awestruck, and ate some more. And then we declared: This is the ultimate homemade egg sandwich.<p>We have some pretty strong opinions on what goes into the perfect breakfast sandwich: English muffins and American cheese are non-negotiable. The eggs must be …

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Canon & The Science Behind High End Optics

If you were to go to any major sporting event and glance down the sidelines or press boxes, you would see a field of black camera bodies, and …

Everything You Need to Know About Lens Quality

Understanding the physics of light puts you at a great advantage when trying to produce great photographs. Arguably, how light interacts with your …

F-Stop Explained

Part of becoming a great photographer is understanding the science behind how photographs are captured in the first place. Dylan Bennett makes that …

MTF Charts: The Quickest Way to Evaluate a Lens

If you’re like most photographers, sharpness is probably near the top of your list of desirable attributes in a lens. A lens that is sharp from …

Review: Olympus 12-40mm f/2.8 PRO

In late 2013, Olympus released the M.Zuiko 12-40mm f/2.8 PRO lens. It was their first foray into the ‘PRO’ line, which has now been joined by the …

10 Weird But Magical Flavor Pairings You Have To Taste To Believe

Anyone who's ever tried a peanut butter and pickle sandwich or a bacon-fried Oreo knows that the best flavor pairings often come as a total surprise. But why stop with a singular taste test when you could make entire breakfasts, lunches and dinners of weird yet delicious flavor mashups?<p>When you …

Making the Most of Your iPhone’s Camera by Understanding the Concept of White Balance

Jack Hollingsworth, an award-winning commercial photographer, has published a beginner’s guide for using manual photography controls on your iPhone. …

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