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Add a White Plastic Cup To Your Lens When Shooting Macros

Sometimes getting soft light for Macro images can be tough if you don’t have very much control over the lighting. But a new tip published on Lynda …

Top 10 Camping Spots in Southern Idaho

My kids have been asking every week since Christmas when they will be able to go camping. Luckily for my kids, Idaho is one of the best places to …

This Photographer Lit Landscapes at Night Using LEDs on Drones

For his new project <i>Lux Noctis</i>, photographer Reuben Wu lit and photographed landscapes at night by mounting powerful LED lights to GPS-enabled …

Photography

Macro Photos Reveal Magnificent Details of Peacock Feathers

These psychedelic images may resemble man-made fabric weavings or coiled chains of iridescent beads, but in fact, they're close-ups of exquisite biological beauties: peacock feathers. They're the work of Waldo Nell, a Canadian software engineer and photographer who unites his passions for science …

Beginner Workflow for Macro Photography

Whether you accept it or not, we all love macro photographs. I mean, who doesn’t like an intensely detailed bug or a flower on a silky creamy …

How To Find Boondocking Locations Using Google Maps

If you can run your RV on solar power or batteries – or you’re just willing to rough it for a few days in the backwoods – there’s no reason not to …

This Limited Edition Airstream Is A Love Letter To Our National Parks

If you’re reading this, you got it wrong. You’re sitting at a desk, right? Maybe even fenced in by a cubicle? When you could be booting your way through 51.9 million acres of national parks, enough natural wonder to last you a lifetime.<p>It’s a fantasy rendered incarnate by the 2016 Pendleton …

A Quick Guide to Mixing Flash with Ambient Light

Here’s a short 3-minute video by Australian photographer Pete Leong on how you can set your flash and camera settings to illuminate portrait subjects …

Using Flash to Light a Wingsuit Jumper

Lighting action and sports photography can often be complex. The flash cannot always be placed where it should and with the x-sync limitation of our …

A Review of the Laowa 15mm f/4 and Its Crazy Close 4.7mm Working Distance

Here’s a new video review by Thomas Shahan, the “Bob Ross of bug shots,” of the new Venus Optics Laowa 15mm f/4 1:1 wide angle macro lens.<p>There are a …

Macro Photography Tutorial

Macro photography is one of the most popular forms of photography, and with good reason. It is easily accessible, and it is a very broad genre of …

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Travel Photographers Workflow – At Home and on the Road

There is no doubt that in today’s world of digital photography it is even more imperative to be organized in your workflow, both to save you time in …

10 Inspired Gardening Projects for Kids

Spring has finally sprung! It's time to get outdoors with your little sprouts and have fun exploring, learning and playing. The garden is a great …

LOOPROPE

Interactive Exposure Tool

Is Morpholio's New "Journal" App the Future of Sketching?

Continuing their streak of new apps for architects and designers, today Morpholio has released their latest work – a digital notebook known as …

41 Genius Camping Hacks You'll Wish You Thought Of Sooner

May the forest be with you.<p>Click here for 41 more ingenious camping hacks!

IKEA LED Hack for Affordable 12v RV Lighting | Livin' Lightly

Using LED’s as a light source is a no brainer! LED’s boast 40-50x’s the burn time, 1/10th the power usage and little to no heat emissions. Despite …

Arduino

Chill Out: The 10 Best Coolers

Stanley Adventure Cooler<p>It is hard to get more classic than one of these coolers from Stanley. Made with a BPA free plastic and coming equipped with …

My U-Haul Camper Blog: Camper Electrical Part 1

So electrical is a big part of any camper. Let me start by saying the Uhaul's come in two models: CT13 and VT16. Mine is a CT13 and so that's what …

The 5 Best Cheap Lenses for Sony E Mount

Sony has had a mirrorless camera system for a while. Originally called the NEX system, it has since been incorporated into the Alpha system. The …

Cameras

How to do Landscape Panoramic Photography

Have you ever been somewhere with a great view and taken a picture with your widest lens, but wished you had an even wider one that could capture the …

Five Must-Have Apps for the Working Photographer

There are thousands of apps out there to expand your mobile photography capabilities, but what about apps that augment your abilities when you're …

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If you don’t have video in your content mix, you’re missing out. It’s simpler to make than ever, ...<p>November 1, 2017<p>Want to know how to make …

Learn How to Collapse Time: 20 Minutes of Kite Flying Compiled into a 1 Minute Video

"The San Diego Studies", a series of short videos that collapse time to reveal otherwise unobservable rhythms and movement in the city is the product …

San Diego

10 Essential Tips & Tools All Adobe Illustrator Beginners Should Learn

Things aren't how they used to be. In the past, programs with limited functions made it easier to pinpoint which tools you should be learning as a …

Create texture shading in Adobe Illustrator - Illustrator Tutorials

In this tutorial you will learn how to create a textured light and shadow using native functions of Adobe Illustrator. We will generate organic …

Graphics