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The One Tip That Will Change How You Buy Wine

A whole new world of great wine is about to open up.<p>When it comes to wine, there is just too much out there for a consumer to well, consume. There are hundreds of thousands winemakers in the world, from places you didn’t even know were places. Only a fraction of those producers are in a wine shop …

Wineries

Walmart's Award-Winning $6 Bottle of Red Wine Is Now Available Across the U.S.

It received high marks for its strong "succulent juicy berry" flavor.<p>When shopping for a bottle of wine, the price is usually an important factor. (Bonus points if the bottle has a cool label.) But, let's face it, when you spend just a few bucks on a bottle, you're not expecting fireworks. (Which …

Composition – How To Think Like A Pro

5 Pro Tips on CompositionImproving your composition is one of the biggest challenges in photography, and sadly there isn’t a convenient button on …

Landscape Photography

5 times your camera meter will be wrong

Camera metering systems are pretty amazing and I’m usually very happy for the evaluative metering systems in my cameras to figure out the exposure …

Cameras

7 Tips to Help When You’re Stuck with Only a Prime Lens

As a photographer you must have flip-flopped back and forth between prime and zoom lenses. “Should I choose a prime today, or a zoom for its …

Landscape Photography

Photography 101: How to Capture Candid Moments

You are watching a free tutorial from Photography 101.<br>To view the entire course, upgrade to Premium or purchase it in the SLR Lounge Store.<p>X<p>How To …

Photography

A Beginner’s Guide to Buying Camera Gear on eBay

Camera gear can be expensive, but one way to work around this issue is to purchase equipment used from online auction websites such as eBay. But it …

2 Hours of Hair and Skin Retouching in an 8-Minute Time-Lapse

High-end retoucher Pratik Naik of Solstice Retouch created this 8-minute time-lapse video showing how he retouched the hair and skin in one …

Tutorials

Pixelated pictures? Eliminating noise takes just one click

You don’t need a formal photography education to make a pretty good snap. But sometimes, it would be nice to have a simple fix for a technical challenge without requiring a textbook or expensive software.<p>Take noise. In non-scientific terms, it’s the appearance that your pictures were taken in a …

How to Improve Your Photographs of Water Drops

From a small, transparent glossy circle to a looking glass that reflects surroundings, water drops fascinate photographers and viewers. We see them …

Landscape Photography

How to Get Professional Product Photographs With a Single Light Source

Not too long ago I was asked to take some pictures of a few products for a fashion blogger to review. Despite my shortage of experience in the …

Breathtaking Photos of America from the U.S. Department of Interior's Carefully Curated Instagram

The U.S. Department of the Interior manages the most breathtaking lands in America and they have the photos to prove it. From the adorable bear cubs of Delaware's Water Gap National Recreation Area to Maine's Acadia National Park and New Mexico's glistening white sands, it seems that this …

National Parks

6 photo apps that have vastly better filters than Instagram

While some of the app's 300 million users still rely on Rise and Valencia to take their selfies, others have graduated to more refined photo editing apps that make their pictures look professional thanks to retouching tools, selective editing functions, and amazing lens effects.<p>Plus if you're …

Mobile Photography

Photoshop Tutorial: Learn PS Basics, Raw Files, Layers, Masks

<i>Bundle Price: $149 (you save $28)</i><p>The Complete Photoshop Package:<p>Navigating the program, and finding tools, controls, and adjustments<br>• The best ways to …

Tutorials

What Unlimited Storage Really Looks Like for Professional Photographers

We’ve just made a pretty major change to PhotoShelter Pro – our top level account for pro photographers. It now includes unlimited photo storage. …

Photography

Unwined: What Does Value Mean, Anyway?

The best word to describe my favourite wines is “value.” The easiest measure for what that word means, in the food and drink world, is …

Burgers

52 Great Wines for $25 or Less

Impress your friends.<p>Looking for the perfect wine for dinner or to take to a party? Our team of experts has come up with bumper crop of …

Napa Valley

An expert sommelier says these 5 great wines will impress your host at your next dinner party

But do you reach for rosé or choose champagne?<p>Brahm Callahan, the Master Sommelier from Boston's award-winning Grill 23 & Bar, says it's not quite that simple.<p>"Choosing a favorite is really always hard," says the man who oversees a collection of more than 1,700 bottles.<p>Luckily, he decided to share …

Winston Churchill

Go Wine Tasting like a Pro

Planning to go wine tasting, but don’t know exactly where to go, what to do, what to expect, or how to pull it off? Wine tourism in America is big …

Wine