Jean Evans

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$5 DIY Hack Gives Almost Any GorillaPod Magnetic Capabilities

GorillaPods are an incredible little photography accessory to have in your arsenal. You can pick up a model for cameras as small as a GoPro and as …

How To Know When It Is Time To Upgrade Your Photography Gear

Almost every photographer wants to own a better camera, right? But then again, not every photographer really needs a better camera. So how does one …

10 Tips to Improve Your Food Photography

Have you ever tried shooting food? If you have, then you know how hard this can be. There are so many things you have to think about while making …

Photography

Photoshop Chimeras: Fantasy Creatures Created by Splicing Photos

Want to have some fun as you’re learning how to use Photoshop for image editing? Try creating a “Photoshop Chimera.” In Greek mythology, the Chimera …

Gorgeous Black-and-White Vintage Photos of Early NASA Facilities

Among the great joys of spending countless hours rummaging through archives is the occasional serendipitous discovery of something absolutely wonderful: Case in point, these gorgeous black-and-white photographs of vintage NASA (and NASA predecessor NACA) facilities, which I found semi-accidentally …

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Make Pistachio-Spiked Guacamole

Go nuts with your next batch<p>“It’s a texture thing,” my mom has always said of her guacamole aversion. While I may not share her distaste, I can understand it. After all, mass-produced versions—vaguely chemical, uniformly aerated, and replete with slimy bits of preserved tomato and onion—are enough …

Dear Local Pizzeria: Ranch is NOT Tuscan.

The word "Tuscan" has been abused and misused on the menus of everyone from The Olive Garden to Subway and can generally be translated to mean "vaguely Italian and probably but not necessarily grilled and maybe it contains chicken but it definitely has some sort of dried herbs on it and melted …

Thai Chicken Stir Fry, Fresh Pasta in the Food Processor, Homemade Ginger Ale & True Greek Salad

Who's ready for the long Memorial Day weekend? I know I am! If you're planning a picnic this weekend, what could be better than a batch of classic …

Greek Food

Home Is Where The Heart Is: How To Take Portraits In It

I hate nature. There. I said it. It’s like glitter—it seems like such a fun idea but no matter how careful you are, it gets all over you and 7 …

Digital Photography

Photos of San Francisco in 1951, Snapped Through a Navy Submarine Periscope

In 1951, a diesel-powered US Navy submarine called the U.S.S. Catfish passed under the Golden Gate Bridge and did a short tour of San Francisco Bay. …

7 Tips for Photographing Strangers

Approaching strangers to make their photographs is something I’m often asked about. There is a lot of curiosity about how to ask someone you don’t …

Friday Happy Hour: Implications of the Tumblr Acquisition for Photographers

The biggest story in tech this week was Yahoo!’s $1.1 billion acquisition of Tumblr. And like most changes to the companies we know and love, people …

Stocksy United: A Photographer’s Review

I recently began contributing to Stocksy United (AKA Stocksy), the new(ish) stock photography agency that is headed up by Bruce Livingstone of …

My One-Shot, Zero-Setup, Sure-Fire Guide to Photographing Wedding Cakes

This guide is what I do during wedding days, and I typically photograph the cake right when I enter the reception location. Overall, I take 4 shots …