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Ep. 159: How to Act the Fool and Ruin Things for Other Photographers – and more

Featured: <b>USA Today photojournalist and Sports Shooter co-founder, Robert Hanashiro</b><p>In This Episode<p>If you subscribe to the PetaPixel Photography …

Restoring parquet flooring: what you need to know!

Parquet flooring is undeniably gorgeous, so if you've bought a house that has some original wooden flooring in place, lucky you! If it has seen …

AirBar Touchscreen-Enabling Sensor Bar

AirBar Touchscreen-Enabling Sensor Bar<p>Get ready to pinch, swipe, zoom and scroll without a touchscreen. The AirBar™ sensor works with your PC, and if …

Free Software Artists and their Tools — Part II: Evelyne Schulz & GIMP

When a Free Software evangelist is asked whether there is a free graphics program that can rival with the proprietary apps, the usual answer is …

Draw Perfect Circles of Any Size With Your Own DIY Wooden Compass

When you need to draw large circles and rounded corners, you can build your own compass on the cheap.<p>Many do-it-yourself projects require the need to draw large accurate circles, but often times our compass is too small for the job. You can easily overcome that challenge by building your own …

The Value of a Professional Photographer, or: ‘Can I Have All the Unedited Photos?’

Every photographer has gotten the question after a successful shoot: “The photos look great, but can I get the rest of them just in case I need them …

How To Replace iPhone 5 / 5s / SE Screen [DIY Guide]

Dropping a smartphone or tablet and watching in agony as it hurtles toward the unforgiving concrete really is the stuff of nightmares. That wait as …

Artek Sheds Light on Alvar Aalto's Innovative Wood-Bending Techniques in Milan

A behind-the-scenes look at the process<p>During the late 1920s, Finnish architect and designer Alvar Aalto started to experiment with bending wood and …

How to Build a Classy Concrete Countertop

Don't worry about choosing tile for you kitchen remodel, try DIY concrete countertops instead.<p>Concrete countertops are just one of the many kitchen countertop options to choose from. You can purchase precast counters from fabricators that are cured and finished in a workshop and which can be …

Circuit Simulator Lets You Play Around with Electronics Components in Your Browser

Part of the fun of DIY electronics projects is tinkering with things to learn how they work, but that doesn’t mean planning ahead isn’t a smarter …

This Guy Built His Own Automatic Film Processor, The Filmomat

This is incredible: German photographer Lukas Fritz wanted an easier way to process his film at home, so he spent a year creating the Filmomat, a …

Create Your Own Pro Studio - Part 2

<b>In the first instalment of our Pro Studio build feature, Alex Holmes began his huge DIY studio construction project. In this final part he completes</b> …

DIY 3-D Christmas-Tree Cards

These paper trees will make it really easy for your Christmas cards to stand out this year!

3D

Bake a Tasty Batch of Sweet Potato Chips!

Looking to expand your side dish skills? Pick up some sweet potatoes next time you’re at the farmers’ market, because you’ll definitely want to bake a batch of crisp and salty sweet potato chips!<p>When it comes to side dishes and snacks, I’m a firm believer in simple methods and simple ingredients, …

Morning Treat: Quick and Easy Blueberry Mug Muffins

Make your mornings just a little bit sweeter with quick and easy single-serve blueberry mug muffins!<p>You know those mornings when you’re craving a hearty breakfast, and cereal just won’t do? No problem!<p>Start the day off right with this warm and tasty blueberry mug muffin recipe from Beth at Budget …

6 Classic Colognes Every Man Should Own

<i>Last Updated October, 2017: Prices and links have been updated.</i><p>The word <i>perfume</i> originates from the Latin word <i>perfumare</i>, meaning “to smoke through.” …

Official Arduino Genuino Starter Kit Now Available In The US

The official Arduino team has today announced the availability of the new Genuino Starter Kit in the US, containing everything you need to be able to …

Top 10 Raspberry Pi design projects

<b>1) Raspberry Pi makes IoT happen in the home</b><p>A developer in Australia has demonstrated a real-world application of IoT which is topical right now – a …

Sweet Potato Chips!

Sweet Potato Chips!<br>Next to sweet potato fries, these are the best things in the world.<p>Here's the secret.<p>Sea salt!<p>**I got this USimplySeason Salt …

Practical Decorating Ideas When Wall Space is Nonexistent

All rooms come with their own particular set of challenges. When there's an open floor plan, or you've got a ton of windows, your furniture and decor …

Living Rooms

How to Make Cheap DIY Reflectors From Silver Bead Foam Boards

Whether you are shooting outside or in a studio, reflectors help you make sure that light is hitting your subject exactly how you want it. Typically, …

These Were the Devices Used for Camera Moves Back in 1993

Here’s an interesting little video showing the various camera rigs that were used to shoot movie scenes back in 1993, from steadicams to RC …

10 Famous Street Photography Quotes You Must Know

If you want to get a deeper insight into street photography and take better photos, I feel it is very important to study the work of the street …

Street Photography

Muy Bueno: The 13 Best Tequilas To Drink

Crótalo Tequila Añejo<p>Crótalo has a big reputation and a busload of awards — and deservedly so. It’s aged for two years. The first year is in French …

Unusual Gifts for People with Imagination | FIREBOX®

Unicorns

(The Very Old Debate of) Image Manipulation

<i>Ignacio Palacios is best known internationally for his travel and landscape work. He has been continuously traveling around the world since 1998 but</i> …

Photography

Decorating Tricks to Steal from Stylish Scandinavian Interiors

(Image credit: Bolig)<p>What is it with those Scandinavians, anyway? Maybe all the time they spend inside during those long northern winters helps to …