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3 Composition MISTAKES All Beginner Photographers Make and How to Fix Them

Sheldon Evans is covering the mistakes that ALL photographers make at some point along the way, luckily, they're easy to fix!

Thinking About Design Thinking

I had a great morning convo with my Automattic Design colleague Mike Shelton that took me down the rabbit hole of successive Google image searches …

Design Thinking

Here’s a Simple Way to Use Photoshop’s Luminosity Masks & Bring out the Best in Your Photos (VIDEO)

Most Photoshop users have heard about the power of Luminosity Masks for bringing out the best in a photograph, yet some are afraid to try the …

Tutorials

How to Make Double Exposures in Photoshop

Double exposure photography is a genre that merges multiple photographs to create a single story. Stories told through double exposures are often …

70 Street Photography Tips For Beginners

Amsterdam, 2015Dear friend,If you’re reading this, you are probably either an aspiring street photographer, or a street photographer with some miles …

Street Photography

Neill Blomkamp's newest experimental film is up on Steam and it's creepy as hell

Three alien invasion films from Oats Studio and <i>District 9</i> director are now on Steam and YouTube — and they’re looking incredibly creepy.<p>Of the three films, the latest, “Zygote,” is by far the most unsettling, featuring a titular creature that will make your skin crawl, and some pretty amazing …

28 Awesome Links That Are Like Candy for Photographers

So much has been going on in the field of photography this week, and here we find that Toad Hollow Photography has been busy searching in all corners …

How to Use Your Camera’s Histogram to Get Perfect Exposures Every Time (VIDEO)

How often do you use your camera’s histogram while out shooting? If the answer is “never,” you’re ignoring a powerful tool that can help you get …

Come Home With Better Travel Photographs

Which came first, the chicken or the egg? Will the answer ever be reconciled? Here’s another to ponder: When you decided upon a destination to where …

Landscape Photography

It is Better to Beg For Forgiveness Than Ask For Permission

Dear friend, You only live once. Why live it according to the rules of others and society? You are already you. You don’t need permission. You have …

Street Photography

DSLR Photography 101 by ERIC KIM

Dear friend, If I started photography all over again this is advice I would give myself. To DSLR or not to DSLR? Digital SLR: digital single lens …

Cameras

HOW TO MAKE MONEY FROM YOUR PASSION

Dear friend, Imma give you some advice on how you can earn money through your passion. Step 1: Publish one artwork a day. The first advice I have is …

Street Photography

Essential Mobile Photography Tips

I'll just come right out and say it: of all my cameras, my iPhone is the one that gets the most usage.It's my go-to daily camera because it's always …

Mobile Photography

16 Foods You Can Eat on a Ketogenic Diet

By Franziska Spritzler<p>The ketogenic diet has become quite popular recently.<p>Studies have found that this very low-carb, high-fat diet is effective for …

Could Flexible Dieting Lead to Greater Fat Loss?

Simply eating healthy can often help you lose fat, build muscle, and get healthy.<p>Making smarter food choices can lead to consuming less calories. But …

Nutrition

14 habits of exceptionally likeable people

Napoleon Hill is the grandfather of self-help authors, inspiring the likes of Oracle founder Larry Ellison, media mogul Oprah Winfrey, and …

10 Outdoor Products You Need For Your Next Big Adventure

<i>Image credits: commons.wikimedia.org</i><p>For hikers, campers, and lovers of the outdoors, there will always be a need for good and proper gear to be …

50 Of The Best Adventure Quotes To Inspire Your Wanderlust

Here’s a list of the most inspirational adventure quotes that have left a lasting impact on my life. They’re from the famous, not so famous, and the …

Recovering Resilience: 7 Methods For Becoming Mentally Stronger

Stress affects people in all different ways – or at least, different people respond to it very differently. For some, it rolls off quickly, and they rebound in a reasonable amount of time. For others, it “sticks” and it takes much longer to recover, if ever. This is because people’s mental …

Self-help

The Surprising Way To Make Anger Healthy

The last time you got angry or anxious, how did you deal? Chances are, you tried to sidestep the negative vibes and get on with your day. Many of us …

The Many Causes of America’s Decline in Crime

A new report finds that locking up more offenders isn't making people any safer—and may even be counterproductive.<p>The dramatic rise of incarceration and the precipitous fall in crime have shaped the landscape of American criminal justice over the last two decades. Both have been unprecedented. Many …

Criminal Justice

Top 5 Film Camera and Lens Combos You Can Get for Under $1,000

There are plenty of resources out there for the best digital cameras you can get for under *insert dollar amount here*, but what if you’re looking to …

The Fundamental Considerations of Basic Portrait Photography

Portrait photography has and always will be a huge source of fascination for photographers, but there are quite a few tricks to getting a great …

Landscape Photography

What is HDR and When Should I Use It In My Photos?

Dear Lifehacker,<br>I've got this setting called "HDR" on my phone's camera, but I'm still not sure what it <i>does</i>. It's supposed to make my pictures look …

5 Ways to Take Better Smartphone Photos

When you think about smartphone photography what comes to mind? My guess is you probably think about Instagram, photo filters, bad selfies and any …

Photography

Apps and Hacks for Editing On Your Phone

Extra photos for bloggers: 1, 2, 3<p>The secret behind the very best pix on Instagram is that they’re not exactly “insta.”<p>Most wow-worthy shots have had …

Mobile Photography