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Meet Instagram's Rising Yoga Star

Rachel Brathen’s résumé really needs only one thing on it: a link to her Instagram page. Thanks 
to photographs of oceanside yoga poses, personal anecdotes, and, yes, her good looks, the 26-year-old has attracted more than 900,000 followers since she joined in 2012. Brathen is part of a new …

Social Media

7 Ways to Preserve Your Battery Life on iOS 8

Those of you running the latest iOS 8 software on your iPhone or iPad might notice your battery life dwindling faster than usual.<p>That's because the …

DIY Tutorial: A Cheap Way to Motorize Your Slider and Add Motion to Your Time-Lapses

If you’re looking for a comparatively cheap DIY option for adding a variable speed motor to a standard slider (most often used to shoot those cool …

Tutorial Shows You How to Quickly Create Beautiful Time Stack Composites

In November of 2012, we posted an article featuring impressionist-inspired photographs by photographer Matt Molloy that were created using a method …

The Secret to Crafting Stunningly Sharp Images and Preserving It Across Media

You probably know that getting your uploads to look sharp on screen, in print and on social media goes beyond resizing. Now, resizing is incredibly …

Lightroom Quick Tip: Selecting Keepers with the Survey Mode

One very useful feature inside of Lightroom’s Library Module is the Survey mode. This is a fantastic tool to use when you have a photo-shoot filled …

Combining Images for Large Subjectsusing Photoshop Photomerge

en_US<p>article<p>Combining Images for Large Subjects using Photoshop Photomerge - Digital Photography …

Jaw-Dropping Selfies Taken In The Canadian Wilderness

Paul Zizka photographs himself in front of the Aurora Borealis, under starry night skies, and in the mountains of Canada in this gorgeous series.<p>The ubiquitous “selfie” has gotten a bad reputation for driving epidemic narcissism and the reign of duck lips. But Alberta-based photographer Paul …

Photography

The Clamping Squares

How to Build an Awesome Reading Nook With Book Storage.<p>PVC Class<p>I smacked myself in the head for not thinking of it myself.<br>Simple thus brilliant.<p>very …

AF-ON & Back Button Autofocus: This May Just Change the Way You Shoot Forever

Still autofocusing by pressing halfway down on your shutter release? Well, suppose I told you there’s another way that you might even like better? …

5 Body-Weight Exercises You're Doing Wrong

As a strength coach, I love body-weight exercises. They challenge your muscles and kick your heart into high gear. You can do them for free—anywhere, …

How to Use Content Aware Fill in Photoshop

Most photographers would agree that whenever possible getting the shot right in camera should be the goal. However, there are going to be times when …

The 50 Most Spectacular Galaxy Pictures of all Time

Here are the 50 most spectacular galaxy pictures of all time -- from pictures of the Andromeda Galaxy to the pictures of the "Cosmic Tinker Bell …

Make a Cheap DIY Solar Filter for DSLR Cameras

While you can make a DIY solar filter for your camera using old CDs, that method can damage your camera and we don't recommend doing it on your new …

DSLR Cameras

The Only Chicken Soup Recipe You'll Ever Need

It's soup season, and we're all in need of a good recipe or two. Whether it's to fight off that persistent cold or just to make you feel better after a hard day, chicken soup is what you need. You could spend hours looking online to find the perfect recipe that'll warm your belly during these …

Five things you need to know about the Canon 5DS and 5DS R

The Canon. EOS 5DS is a massive step forward in resolution, taking full-frame DLSRs to a whole new level, but it also brings some tricky decisions. …

Lightroom for Android 2.0 delivers raw power to your smartphone camera

Lightroom Mobile is a companion app for the main Lightroom desktop application. You can use it to browse through your photos, edit them, add ratings …

Focus Stacking in Photoshop: How to Get Pin Sharp Macro Shots

The HDR trend has come and, for many, gone, but what came of it is the easy-to-digest concept that creating one photograph may actually require …

Landscape Photography

Bread, Beef and Other Foods That Will Cost Way More Next Year

Got milk? You probably will next year — reports of $8-a-gallon milk are overblown, but there are some food items that will have you digging deeper in …

Go Behind the Scenes with Talented Time-Lapse Photographer Michel Shinblum

Michael Shainblum is a name that has come up a few times on PetaPixel, and it’s always associated with a spectacular time-lapse that earns many a …

Piecing Together the Chelyabinsk Event

We’re still trying to learn how frequently asteroid events like the spectacular fireball over Chelyabinsk occur. The Chelyabinsk object was the …

Altitude and Azimuth

Definition<p>Naval Observatory WebSite<p>Build Astrolabe<p>Find altitude and azimuth of the top of the flagpole<p>Find altitude and azimuth of the sun<p>Moon …

Lightroom Tips for the Develop Module the Magic Alt Key

Lightroom Tips for the Develop Module - using the Alt (Option) key to get valuable feedback to help you process your images in Lightroom.

How to Find Your Best Images With Lightroom 5’s Compare View

For decades photographers have faced the question of how to determine which of their images are the best. I’ve been through it all, from squinting at …

Photography

Investment Manager Explains Why 99.5% Of Americans Can Never Win

<i>Beyond the charts and warnings from economists and investors, perhaps the most disturbing commentary on income inequality in America was written by an investment manager in 2011.</i><p><i>"In my view, the American dream of striking it rich is merely a well-marketed fantasy that keeps the bottom 99.5% hoping</i> …

Income Inequality