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Depth of Field Simplified

Depth of field (DOF) is probably one of the least understood principles of photography. Most photographers seem aware of its existence, but few seem …

Setting The Mood By Adjusting Your White Balance

Photographers often deal with a variety of light sources, each of which has it’s own color cast. When compared to daylight in the middle of the day, …

Bon Appétit Magazine: Recipes, Cooking, Entertaining, Restaurants

How to Turn Nearly Anything into a Tripod for Under $100

If I’ve ever really needed a sturdy and super portable tripod, I’ve often turned to Gorillapods. But they can’t do everything necessarily. But upon a …

Tips for Approaching & Photographing Strangers

Street photography can be nerve-racking for some people. The idea of talking to strangers and/or capturing photos of them can be daunting. There are …

Useful Photography Tip #61: Shoot from the Hip to Get a New Perspective

Gone are the days of TLR-style photography, at least for the most part. By that, I mean holding the camera at your waist, looking down at the screen, …

7 Mistakes Every Photographer Makes

We’ve all been there, when you make that one mistake. The mistake your obnoxious friend warned you about a hundred times. The mistake they’ll never …

Fireworks Photography Tips and Techniques

When you are going to photograph fireworks, be prepared. Make sure you have enough memory cards and extra batteries. You will need to take a tripod, …

Landscape Photography

17 Big-Batch Cocktails To Whip Up At Your Next Outdoor Party

Ooh, guys. It’s summer, our favorite season, one that encourages throwing parties outside, grilling food over fire and devising new tactics to hold onto sweaty cocktail glasses. We know you’ve felt the mercury rise over the last few days, and we’re here to offer some new inspirations for summer …

No-Bake Cheesecake Recipes (PHOTOS)

Just because our kitchens get hot during the summer, that doesn't mean that we want to stop baking. But it definitely gets harder and harder to turn the oven on when the heat inside our homes is already stifling. What's a baker to do? We suggest no-bake recipes -- and in particular these no-bake …

Landscape Photography Post-Processing in Lightroom: Start to Finish

This week, Adobe released Lightroom 5, which adds even more sophisticated editing tools to its repertoire. Photographers who have already been using …

6 Apps to Unleash Your Mobile Photography Creativity

<i>“The single most important component of a camera is the twelve inches behind it.”</i> – Ansel Adams<p>The connected camera and mobile photography currently …

An Introduction to Buying Used Lenses

Let’s face it– photography is an expensive hobby and an even more expensive profession. Camera bodies, speedlights, reflectors, memory cards, …

How to Create a Beam of Light in a Photo using Photoshop [Video Tutorial]

Have you ever wanted to create a beam of light in a photo using Photoshop? Me neither – but after watching this tutorial I think I’ve found a little …

How to Create Multiple Portrait Styles with One Speedlight

Not all photographers have used artificial lighting before. In fact, some people only even rent lighting equipment when certain events or situations …

Carbon Fiber

8 Common Landscape Photography Mistakes Beginners Make

If you are interested in landscape photography I'm sure you have read lots of “how to improve…” type articles, which are all useful in their own way. …

Understanding Evaluative Metering on Your EOS Camera

Photo by Flickr user MiNe By Andrew S. Gibson – the author of Understanding Exposure: Perfect Exposure on Your EOS Camera (currently 36% off at …

Photographic Composition: 4 Tips to Improve Impact

The art of composition is the creation of a visually compelling picture—a picture that evokes the interest of the viewer. Composition is a key …

Landscape Photography

How Will Police Regulate Stoned Driving?

Now that recreational marijuana is legal in two states, lawmakers and law enforcement have to grapple with how best to deal with cannabis-impaired drivers.<p>When Colorado and Washington state each passed ballot measures legalizing marijuana for recreational use late last year, one legal challenge was …

8 Awesome Things We Learned About Bill Nye From His Reddit AMA

Amid chants of "Bill! Bill! Bill! Bill! Bill!, the Science Guy himself logged on to Reddit yesterday afternoon to answer questions about science, his childhood, his favorite experiments, and a human mission to Mars. Despite a weird Gillette plug in his opening post, Bill Nye's latest AMA turned out …

Modern life freaks out the clock in your brain - Futurity

WASHINGTON U.-ST. LOUIS (US) — Researchers have identified the wiring that sets the accuracy of …

Grow fresh cartilage from adult stem cells - Futurity

U. PENNSYLVANIA (US) — Bioengineers are a step closer to growing new cartilage from a …

How I Survived A Week Without Food

I consumed nothing but Soylent, a food-replacing beverage, for a week. Here's what happened to me (and my poop).<p><i>Click here for a step-by-step guide to making homemade Soylent</i><p>My best friend's graduation ceremony starts in 10 minutes and I'm trying to suppress vomit at a Speedway.<p>It's my third day on …

Do antidepressants impair the ability to let go of fears?

These researchers found that long-term, but not short-term, SSRI treatment impairs “extinction learning:” the ability to learn that a conditioned …

Neuroscience

1 in 10 skips hand washing in public bathrooms - Futurity

MICHIGAN STATE (US) — Only five percent of people who used the bathroom washed their …

Converging Lines: Weekly Photography Challenge

This week we published a tutorial on using converging lines in the composition of your photos so today we thought it might make a good theme for our …

How to Create Refractograph Abstract Photography

Ever look through a kaleidoscope as a kid? You would hold the tube up to your eye, twist the end, and see an array of wild colors and patterns move …

Photography