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Make Your Own Pocket Hole Jig

Pocket holes are a very useful joinery technique in woodworking. Hole are drilled at an angle, usually 15 degrees, into a workpiece and then joined to a second workpiece with self-tapping screws. There are special pocket hole jigs you can buy and they use special drill bits, specialty screws, and …

Smart Scanner Will Make It Easier To Digitize Archaeological Relics

My Presious<p>Working as an archeologist can be long and grueling--sifting through the dirt out in the field, then fitting together tiny shards of shattered artifacts in the lab.<p>The British Museum and others are trying to make artifacts and archeology more accessible by digitizing their collections …

Archaeology

Tips for Shooting Intimate Landscapes

<i>What is Intimate Landscape Photography? –</i> Intimate landscape is borderline with macro photography. These pictures usually represent smaller details …

14 Practical Reasons Your Photos Are Not Quite As Good As You Want Them To Be

When you take out the camera to photograph, you almost always have certain expectations from the photo. You want the photo to capture how you saw or …

Selling Your Fine Art Prints

Paul Marcellini is a highly successful landscape photographer based out of South Florida who makes a living selling both limited and open edition …

Selling

How to Improve Any Photo in 8 or Less Steps

When perusing photography articles and tutorials across the Web it’s not uncommon to encounter various takes on “getting it right in camera.” From …

Tutorials

The Mason Jar, Reborn

How a container once integral to farming culture came to be the hipster vessel of choice: an Object Lesson<p>In the mid-1970s, my parents fled the New Jersey suburbs to build a house in rural New Hampshire, where my mother tended a large vegetable and herb garden. The growing season in New Hampshire …

How to Balance the Whites of the Eye

Robert Vanelli (Vanelli to his friends) is a working photographer, educator and author living in Florida. After a successful career as a three-time, …

Photography

What’s Wrong With This Picture? (Sitting Optical Illusion)

It’s summer vacation all over the country, which means teens are just dying to hang out with their friends. Much like the teens in today’s sitting …

Historic photographs transformed into surreal animated GIFs by Nicolas Monterrat

The GIF works of Nicolas Monterrat, who uses vintage photographs as a base for his unsettling, trippy, subtle little animations.<p>[thisiscollosal via …

11 Crazy Cool Luxury Hotels That Will Give You Insane Wanderlust

Ever wanted to sleep in a tree house? What about an igloo? It’s pretty clear that travel these days can get a bit monotonous — land, arrive at hotel, unpack, go to the beach, eat at said hotel, sleep and repeat. That’s why we’ve rounded up some extravagant travel accommodations that will scare, …

Portraits of the Disappearing Tribes of the World

Photographer Jimmy Nelson spent three years between 2010 and 2013 visiting some of the indigenous cultures found in the furthest corners of our …

Photography

Top 5 Castle Hotels in the World

Sleep like a king (or queen) at these regal properties across the planet -- literally! From Medieval-style English manors to an Indian palace in the middle of a lake, GAYOT's Top 5 Castle Hotels give guests the royal treatment. Centuries-old architecture is complemented by modern amenities and …

How to Successfully Focus on Fast Moving Subjects

It’s harder to hit a moving target than it is to hit a stationary target; any sniper, archer, or NFL quarterback knows this to be true. Photographers …

How Lattice is Inspiring This Photographer to be More Creative

<i>This post is part of a series featuring photographers who are taking advantage of Lattice, PhotoShelter’s new platform to help you get discovered by</i> …

Total Solar Eclipse Occurs Friday: Where and How to (Safely) See It

This week, the moon will completely cover the disk of the sun, creating a solar eclipse that only a small part of the world can see.<p>The Friday, March 20 total solar eclipse event will be the first since Nov. 3, 2013. The dark umbral shadow cone of the moon will trace a curved path primarily over …

Solar Eclipse

Photographer Peter Lik Has Sold Nearly Half a Billion Dollars in Prints

Last December, the art world balked when photographer Peter Lik announced the world’s priciest sale of a photograph: a single black-and-white print …

America’s First Female Photojournalist, Jessie Tarbox Beals, With Her Cameras

Here’s a photograph of Jessie Tarbox Beals, America’s first female photojournalist, with her camera on a street a century ago. While most female …

Photography

The Atlas of Beauty: Portraits of Beautiful Women in Countries Around the World

Romanian photographer Noroc Mihaela is on a mission to photograph women from every single country on Earth in order to show that beauty is found …

You Can Now Browse Through the World’s Largest Collection of Robert Frank’s Work

The National Gallery of Art owns the world’s largest collection of photos and materials by renowned American photographer Robert Frank. That …

Photography

Photographer Michel Rajkovic Captures the Magic of Landscapes with Long Exposures

Michel Rajkovic is a fine art photographer based in Asnieres, France. He travels the world and captures photos of time passing through landscapes by …

The Stories Behind the Shots: An Interview with White House Photographer Pete Souza

Official White House photographer Pete Souza was recently interviewed by journalist Al Hunt for his “On the Story” program. In the 17-minute …

Half Past Autumn: The Life and Work of Gordon Parks – Must Watch Documentary

<b>Gordon Parks</b> was a true modern renaissance man with achievements in many fields. Among his many accomplishments, he was a groundbreaking photographer …

Photography

Mother of Ten and Talented Photographer Captures Wonderful Natural Light Portraits

Lisa Holloway might be a super-human. Until we get her near some kryptonite, we can’t be sure, but the self-taught photographer somehow manages to …

Why NASA Blew Up a Rocket Just After Launch

A National Geographic staffer's on-scene account of the Antares rocket failure.<p><b>WALLOPS ISLAND, Virginia—Every time NASA launches a rocket, two safety officers have one weighty decision: They have to decide whether to push a self-destruct button if it appears the launch is going awry.</b><p>If they make …

Inspiration: An Hour-Long Interview with Renowned Portrait Photographer Sandro Miller

Sandro Miller, known simply as Sandro to most of the photography world, is a portrait photographer who has been creating images for over three …

10 Ugly Realities of Being a Photography Addict

Photography is the most wonderful hobby imaginable with so much scope for creativity and problem solving, not to mention travel and gear lust. But it …

Vivian Maier

<b>Vivian Dorothy Maier</b> (February 1, 1926 – April 21, 2009) was an American street photographer. Maier worked for about forty years as a nanny, mostly …