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60 Meals You Didn’t Know You Could Make in a Toaster Oven

Ah, the toaster oven: a perfect tool for making… toast? While these miniature ovens do produce perfectly toasted bread, they can do a <i>whole</i> lot more. …

Food

Convection Oven Roast Chicken For Toaster Oven) Recipe

Place the toaster oven rack to the lowest position in the oven. Preheat the oven to 400°F on the convection setting.<p>Remove giblets and neck from …

Biscuit Mini-Batch For Toaster Oven Recipe

Watch on your Apple TV, Roku, or Fire TV and your iOS, Fire, or Android device.<p>“A nice, little batch of fresh, hot, biscuits to make in the toaster …

Beg For It: Low-Fat Organic Dog Biscuits

Notes<p>If your dog isn't a fan of pumpkin, then use steamed or canned organic sweet potato as a base instead.<p>Ingredients<p>1/2 cup organic pumpkin …

Why we don't want our Roombas to look human

We may have plenty of ideas about what a robot should look like — make something too machine-like, and we may not be able to connect with it; make a humanoid robot, and we might become too attached or view the result as creepy. According to new research, however, these preferences are far from …

Rediscovering Backlit Subjects

“Look where the sun is coming from – then position yourself with your back towards it so that it light up your subject’s face.” This was the very …

Brilliant Underwater Photo Composites Show Dolphins in Action

Five photographs were recently commissioned by a Dolphinarium based in Cancun, Mexico that showed their dolphins in action. What were mainly featured …

A century of National Geographic photographs

In a photograph by Randy Olson that is in the finest traditions of National Geographic magazine, Mohanis hunters stand up to their thighs in the Indus river wearing heron masks. They are trying to look like birds. If the real herons are fooled, they will allow the men to get close enough to catch …

10 Ways to Improve Your Photography in 30 Days

Improvement in any area requires a plan and some action. If you would like to improve the results that you get from your own photography there are …

The Monopoly Properties Photographed in Real Life

Did you know that all of the properties in the Monopoly board game, from Baltic to Boardwalk, were named after real streets in Atlantic City, New …

The Beauty of the Super Long Telephoto Lens

So what is a super long telephoto lens. These lenses are in the 300mm and longer category. Some standard focal lengths in this category include the: …

Timeless Portrait Photography Tips by Wayne Radford

TIMELESS PORTRAITS is a supplement to NATURAL LIGHT PORTRAITURE and contains more images of recommended setups and diagrams that will help you create …

How to Reduce Camera Shake - 6 Techniques

Pin It In this classic DPS post (now updated) photographer Natalie explores 6 ways you can hand hold lenses at low apertures and low shutter speeds …

Lions, and Elephants and Cameras, Oh My

Wildlife photographer Michael “Nick” Nichols’s long-term project documenting the lives of African lions and elephants is currently on view at …

Painting with Light in the Landscape

Most of the articles I’ve written about light so far have explored the use of natural light. Painting with light in the landscape takes that idea …

Ten best photographs of the day

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Interesting Photo of the Day: Infrared Rocket Launch

Three, Two, One, Liftoff! This image was captured at the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport in Virginia as the rocket took off to deliver 1,300 pounds …

Backlight: Weekly Photography Challenge

This week we explored the technique of back lighting subjects in a blog post so thought it might make a good challenge topic. Backlighting is …

Remote Wildlife Camera Snags Amazing Shots of Eagle Taking Down Deer

Before today, if you were to ask me who would win in a fight, an eagle or a deer, I would probably have bet on the deer given the obvious size …

Sky Photography Tips and Techniques

How many beautiful nature pictures have we all seen with little or none of the sky-scape? You may think of the sky as only some unavoidable …

Newspaper Editor Says Posting a Photo to Facebook Makes it Public Domain

Normally, we wouldn’t give much attention to the thoughts of an editor/publisher for a small community newspaper. But the response to photographer …

Interesting Photo of the Day: Nature’s Ice Sculptures

Nature photography is a versatile genre. You’ll see images that are beautiful or bizarre, frightening or fascinating. Today’s featured photo was …

Photos

'National Geographic' Celebrates 125 Years Of Photography

This month, <i>National Geographic</i> magazine celebrates its 125th anniversary in a special issue devoted to the power of photography. "The Photo Issue" features images spanning the organization's storied career.<p>Here, The Picture Show features a selection of images from the anniversary issue, as well as …

Celebrating the American Man: Esquire Magazine Turns 80

<i>Esquire</i> magazine celebrates its 80th anniversary not only by putting out a jam-packed issue including the “Life of Man,” a photo portfolio of …

Using Car Reflections for Unique Abstract Photography

Photography and advertising have gone hand-in-hand for most of their mutual lives, but with the modern proliferation and prominence of social media …

Dispelling 9 Myths About Professional Photography

<b>Q</b>: Who wants to be a professional photographer?<p><b>A</b>: Everyone who owns a camera.<p>Okay, that answer might be a bit hyperbolic, but sometimes it really …