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Camel Racing in the Desert: Pictures

Abu Dhabi

How to Create a Vintage Look using Lightroom

Before you create a vintage look using Lightroom, you have to decide what characteristics you think that look should have. It may mean different …

Tutorials

How to Correct Skin Tones and Stylize Your Photo in Photoshop

There are million ways to edit and stylize your photos in post production. Some of the methods can be quite daunting for photographers that are new …

The complete guide to working out before work

Life inevitably gets in the way of your gym date. That’s why people who exercise in the morning are more likely to stick with it, Barbara Brehm, a professor of exercise and sport studies at Smith College in Massachusetts and author of the recently released textbook, <i>Psychology of Health and Fitness</i>, …

Fitness

The Daily Routines Of 26 Of History’s Most Creative Minds

10 p.m. to 7 a.m.: Sleep. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.: Be a genius.<p>Even Beethoven and Balzac had just 24 hours in a day. How did history’s most prolific minds schedule their greatness? Based on research from Mason Currey’s <i>Daily Rituals: How Artists Work</i> (which we covered previously here), a new interactive …

How to Clear Your Clutter

The important questions you need to ask when cleaning your closet.<p>If you long for an organized home that makes you truly happy, advice from Lauren Rosenfeld & Dr. Melva Green could help. Consider the following when cleaning out...<p><b>Set Your Intentions:</b> What energy do you want to create in each space …

Questions to Ask Before Upgrading Your Gear

Rumors about replacements for the Canon 7D, the Fujifilm X-Pro 1 and others are popping about like hot oil from a skillet. With Photokina a few …

5 Tips for Taking Natural Light Portraits at High Noon

<i>Welcome to Time Out with Tanya, where I’ve put my fast paced graphic design career on hold in favor of adventures in motherhood. I’m capturing every</i> …

Landscape Photography

What Aperture Should You Use?

Sometimes aperture and depth of field can be a little tricky to get your head around, especially when you’re a new photographer. Matt Granger gives a …

Aperture

Simple Tip for Getting Tack Sharp, In Focus Landscape Photos Every Time

For landscape photographers, getting your entire scene in focus while keeping things as sharp as possible at the same time can be a challenge.<p>But if …

4 Essential layer masking tools in Photoshop

<b>Tip:</b> While you are brushing, look at the image (not the mask view that you can invoke by <b>alt</b>-clicking on the mask icon) to control and verify the …

Tutorials

The Photographer’s Guide to Instagram

Instagram can be a powerful marketing tool for photographers, but are you using it the right way? In our guide, <i>The Photographer’s Guide to Instagram</i>, …

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Tutorial: Everything You Need to Know About Using Auto Exposure Bracketing

Exposure bracketing is the practice of taking several exposures – at least two, usually more – of the same scene. With each exposure taken, the goal …

Creative Ways to Use Wide Apertures in Landscape Photography

Your camera’s aperture has the ability to control your depth of field – which is a powerful creative tool that many photographers use to evoke depth, …

MIT Offers Documentary Photography and Photojournalism Course for Free Online

It’s not unusual for colleges with large open-source programs to put out a number of courses free for the world to browse through online. In the past …

8 Ways to Reduce Noise in Your Photographs

You have plenty of options to choose from when you want to reduce the noise in your images. However, you first need to understand why noise actually …

Your Kit Lens is An Excellent Lens

As the saying goes, quality lenses are a lot more important than good bodies when it comes to investing in camera gear. They last longer, retain …

How To Get The Best Deal On A New Car Without Being Taken For A Ride

While the Internet has certainly made the task of buying a new car or truck easier, the process is still pockmarked with pitfalls that can trip up even the savviest shoppers. As we’re smack in the middle of the summer car-buying season, it’s a good time to review our time-tested 10-step program for …