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Night and Long Exposure Photography Tips and Techniques

Lightning Photography Tips<p>Lightning is dramatic, extremely fast, a challenge to photograph and potentially dangerous. There are various techniques …

Landscape Photography

Recipe: Slow Cooker Butter Bean Minestrone from Hugh Acheson

Slow Cooker Butter Bean Minestrone from Hugh Acheson<p>Serves 6<p>1 pound dried butter beans <br>1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil <br>2 medium sweet onions, …

The Photography ANTI-Bucket List: 10 Things To Never Do

<b>People spend a lot of energy coming up with a photography bucket list, and for good reason, but what about a photography ANTI-bucket list? You know,</b> …

Know Your DSLR Camera: What Do All the Controls Mean?

If you are a new DSLR owner or if you’re seriously considering moving up from a simpler camera to a DSLR, the very sight of a more complex camera …

What Makes One Lens Better Than Another?

All animals are equal but some are more equal than others, as a certain Mr Orwell once wrote. If he had been a photographer, he may well have …

How to Properly Clean Your Lenses, Filters, Mirror and Sensor

If you're like me, the thought of touching, let alone fully cleaning your precious glass or even worse, your sensor, strikes fear into your heart. …

Landscape Photography

Tapas recipes

There’s plenty of disagreement over the origins of the word ‘tapas’ but the most popular theory is that it comes from ‘tapa’, the Spanish word for …

Barcelona

The fry-up is back: how to cook the perfect full English breakfast

Put on your aprons and whip out your frying pans; the Great British fry-up is enjoying a renaissance in kitchens across the UK. So far this year, we’ve eaten 10 per cent more fried breakfasts than last year, fresh sausage sales are up by 5.9 per cent and egg consumption at breakfast is up by 18 per …

Breakfast

Essential Skills for Landscape Photography

A Monster Collection of 99 Photography Tutorials, Inspiration, Reviews and Blogs

Another terrific week has just passed us by, with a lot of activity in the world of photography. This weeks lists of links features tutorials, a …

Landscape Photography

Tips for Getting Proper Exposure for Night Photography

Night photography can be much more rewarding than photography during the day. Because everything looks different at night, you don’t need to go …

Digital Photography

How to Set Up Your Digital SLR for Night Photography

Setting up a digital camera specifically for the type of photos you like to produce is essential to get the best from any camera. In this article I …

DSLR Cameras

Lighting 101: 4 Common Flash Myths

You are watching a free tutorial from Lighting 101.<br>To view the entire course, upgrade to Premium or purchase it in the SLR Lounge Store.<p>X<p>Flash …

5 Pieces of Free Post Production Software for Photographers

Free software. In the past, this phrase to many of us suggested, poor quality, clunky and inefficient. Time have changed however and in the …

Software

Art of the Italian Two Wheel Photos

Vintage

Chili Colorado Is the Greatest Recipe of All Time

Chili Colorado is the greatest recipe of all time.<p><i>You know those recipes we hold near and dear to our hearts because they are really the greatest ever of all time? Well, we’re using this series as an opportunity to wax poetic about them. Recipe developer Rick Martinez's mom's chili Colorado, to be</i> …

Cooking

Cannellini Bean Croquettes

<i>Every Tuesday, Italian local</i> <b>Emiko Davies</b> <i>is taking us on a grand tour of Italy, showing us how to make classic, fiercely regional dishes at home.</i><p><i>Today: With this turn-of-the-century recipe, basic beans become a crisp on the outside, creamy on the inside croquette.</i><p>Loved throughout the entire boot of …

Italian Food

Borscht Is the Greatest Recipe of All Time

Borscht is the greatest recipe of all time. Here's why.<p><i>You know those recipes we hold near and dear to our hearts because they are really the greatest ever of all time? Well, we’re using this series as an opportunity to wax poetic about them. Associate food editor Claire Saffitz's grandmother's</i> …

Cooking

7 Simple Maintenance and Care Tips to Keep Your Digital Camera in Great Shape

Camera bodies, lenses and accessories are significant investments that require care. They start the day with us at sunrise, finish at sunsets and …

Outdoors

Easy Chicken, Chorizo and Shrimp Paella

Easy Chicken, Chorizo and Shrimp Paella is a gluten-free, 1-skillet dinner recipe that’s simple yet anything but ordinary.<p>Hey, hey, everyone, how was …

Recipes

Nigel Slater’s hasselback potatoes, baked cheese and ham recipe

A hot and crispy, salty and satisfying easy meal<p>The recipe<p>Set the oven at 200C/gas mark 6. Peel two medium-sized baking potatoes, cut in half lengthways and place them cut-side down on a chopping board.<p>Using a kitchen knife, make thin slices across each potato, but only cutting three quarters of …

What are Avocados Good For?

<b>Bravo, Avocado!</b><br>Botanical Name: <i>Persea Americana</i><p>Spanish conquistadors had their own historian, Oviedo, who reported positively about avocados …

Pasta with Anchovy Butter and Broccoli Rabe

Why is it that in the dead of winter, everything seems to need a little help? Anchovy butter delivers bold flavor to this back-pocket pasta.<p>Ingredients<p>1 3.5–oz. jar oil-packed anchovies, drained, chopped<p>1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, room temperature<p>Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper<p>1 …

Recipes

6 Common Mistakes to Avoid When Roasting Vegetables

We share how to roast vegetables to perfection with 6 tips from our test kitchen<p>Roasting vegetables seems easy enough, right? Just chop 'em up, put 'em on a sheet pan, and throw them in the oven. Basically, yes. But there are some specific things you should keep in mind to get crispy-yet-tender …

Cooking

You'll Never Skip Breakfast With This Easy Recipe

<i>By The Cooking of Joy</i><p>Can't decide whether to make a grilled cheese or an egg in a hole? Make both! For this recipe, I use a pro tip I learned from …

Harissa-Spiced Chickpeas with Poached Eggs Recipe - The Corner Kitchen

Today is a big day, so I’m starting it the best way I know how.<p>With a killer breakfast (after finishing killer workout) and an extra strong mug of my …

Slow Cooker Asian Citrus Pork Tenderloin Recipe

I’m back with another pork tenderloin recipe. The Roasted Chili Maple Pork Tenderloin I shared back in November was my introduction to cooking with …

Cooking

Slow Cooker Chinese Curry Chicken Recipe

<i>This Slow Cooker Chinese Curry Chicken never fails to disappoint. Cooked in a slow cooker, the meat falls right off the bone.</i>I’ve been making this …

Cooking