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Here’s a Cool Trick That Lets You Take Amazing Night Photos Without a Tripod (VIDEO)

If you’ve ever tried to take to take a photo at night without a tripod you know the results can be very blurry or very noisy or, in most cases, both. …

Photography

25 Photography Terms Every Beginner Needs to Know

If you’re just starting out in photography, seeing all the technical terms being thrown around can be confusing and daunting. <i>Apalapse</i> created this …

Photography

Over 1,000 Food Experts Say This is the World’s Best Restaurant

One dish at this restaurant incorporates Parmigiano Reggiano in five different ways.<p>Already known as one of the world’s prime destinations when it …

Italy

Don’t Just Look at Photos; Dissect and Analyze Them!

Dear friend,<p>If you want more inspiration in your own photography, this is my suggestion: don’t just look at the photos of others or the masters, …

Street Photography

Top 10 coolest small towns in America (including one in California)

Great food, beautiful landscapes, cultural appeal and a population under 20,000? For more than a decade, the folks at BudgetTravel.com have been …

Top 10

Amateur Vs. Pro Architecture Photographer Shoot the 'Dome House'

Last week Mike Kelley and I competed to see who could create the best images of the iconic dome house in Charleston. We released the images and …

Photography

These seven photography accessories will make your life much easier

Each of us has our favorite set of photography accessories we can’t imagine our life without. In this video, Manny Ortiz shares with you seven of his …

Photography Accessories

The Perfect Summertime Riding Kit

Showers Pass, Pearl Izumi and Assos powers combine!<p>We sample lots of apparel. Every spring, the season's new styles start showing up at the …

Clothing

The 5 Best Travel Tripods

Whether you’re trekking into the wilderness or heading out on a tropical vacation, the fate of your vacation photos rests upon whether you have the …

Camping

Set Up Your Camera For Long Exposures

Long exposure photography can be a tricky technique. For me, it requires a lot of experience and testing before I get the perfect shot. It also …

Cameras

World Cup Schedule 2018: Fixtures, TV Info, Live Stream, Locations and More

Hosts Russia will kick off the 2018 FIFA World Cup when they take on Saudi Arabia at Moscow's Luzhniki Stadium on Thursday.<p>It is the first of 64 fixtures set to be played across the month-long tournament, with the final scheduled for the same venue on July 15.<p>Fans across the globe are likely to be …

Soccer

How To Make Lemonade from Scratch — Cooking Lessons from The Kitchn

Sipping icy-cold sweet lemonade on a blazing-hot summer day is one of life's finest pleasures, which is why we think making lemonade from scratch …

Recipes

The North Coast 500: Scotland’s answer to Route 66

The North Coast 500 was developed as a way to bring visitors to hidden parts of the Scottish Highlands and give economic benefits to struggling communities.<p>BBC's Travel Show <i>brings you the latest insider travel news, a wealth of destinations, amazing experiences and features and practical hints,</i> …

Travel

6 Reasons Why Your Landscape Images Aren’t Razor Sharp

Picture this: you come home after a great day out photographing and you’re excited to look through all the beautiful images you’ve captured. However, …

Landscape Photography

How to Make Boring Photos Look Awesome in Lightroom (VIDEO)

Let’s face it, most of the time, photos can look pretty bland when you see them straight out of the camera. And it’s no secret that even the best …

Tutorials

World's sexiest weather girl Yanet Garcia gets kicked on bum during forecast to bring good luck to Mexico in World Cup

We all have little rituals to bring us luck, from wearing odd socks to doing things in a certain order.<p>Yanet Garcia also has her rituals - but the …

Call of Duty

Save up to 67 Percent of Your Disk Space With Lightroom's DNG Compression

Disk space can be a real burden for photographers who shoot a lot of images per year. Tony Northrup goes through how you can save up to 67 percent of …

Tutorials

FBI: Reboot, reset your router immediately to prevent cyberattacks

Following reports that a type of malware has infected more than 700,000 routers used in homes and small businesses in more than 50 countries, the FBI …

Routers

You Can Watch 99 Hours of Free Online Photography Classes from the School of Visual Arts (SVA)

Here’s something photo-related you can do over the long Memorial Day weekend coming up. The School of Visual Arts in New York City has 99 hours of …

Photography

Do You Really Know What That Lightroom Backup Button Does?

I recently came across an article by Scott Kelby that talked about something I had taken for granted and figured everyone knew, and thought it would …

How Tree Trunks Are Cut to Produce Wood With Different Appearances and Uses

As wood is one of the most widely-used materials in the world, architects are accustomed to being able to easily obtain sawn wood at a nearby store. …

Woodworking

Amazing: 5 Nights In Dubai (Worth $815) For Less Than $40 Per Night

The best bargain in our Luxury Travel Auction over the next week is a 5-night stay for 2 guests in a Jannah Deluxe Studio at Jannah Marina Bay Suites …

Nearly Half of U.S. Adults Lack Basic Social Security Knowledge

In the dark about Social Security? Apparently, you're in good company.<p>Millions of retirees depend on Social Security to pay the bills, so much so …

How to Shoot Awesome Astrophotography & Night Sky Images: A Basic Tutorial to Get You Started

This video tutorial is a few years old, but we thought we’d share it because it offers some great starter information on how to shoot …

Fender's excellent desktop app for learning to play songs is now free

Fender’s $35 Riffstation desktop app, which helps you break down songs to learn its chords and riffs at your own pace, is now available for free on macOS and Windows.<p>Fire it up, open an MP3 or CD track, and Riffstation will break it down to show you the chords for the entire song. You can also slow …

Guitar

The 9 Best Nikon Lenses (According to Photographer Matt Granger)

Matt Granger is a photographer and educator who runs a popular photography YouTube channel. And if you’ve ever watched any of his videos, you’d know …

How to Check & Correct Your Autofocus: Tips for Fine-Tuning AF to Get Sharper Images

It’s time to sharpen up your pix. Modern DSLRs generally rely on what’s called phase difference autofocusing: basically, a rangefinder scheme updated …

Cameras

Donald Trump and the Case of the $107,000,000

Donald Trump spent far less on his presidential campaign than Hillary Clinton did, but the eye-popping money surrounding his inauguration weekend …

Land’s End to John o’ Groats: How to break an unbreakable cycling record

<b>The 17-year-old Land’s End to John o’ Groats record is under two-pronged attack. Separate attempts are about to be launched by two distance</b> …

40 Things You Should Know About a Home By Age 40

Home repair is learned over time<p>Even if a power outage stops your well pump or the city water supply, you can still flush the toilet. Dump a couple …

Home Improvement