Tom McCarthy

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9 Picnic-Perfect Recipes

What better way to celebrate spring than with an outdoor feast? Think outside the lunchbox and try one of these delicious, easy-to-transport dishes for your next picnic.<p><b>1. Couscous Salad with Apricot Vinaigrette</b><p>This is the perfect side dish for a picnic: it's wonderfully light, takes mere minutes …

'Tis the Season for Asparagus: 7 Simple and Delicious Recipes

It's spring and asparagus is the star. There are endless ways to prepare this versatile vegetable, but these recipes are all super simple and delicious.<p><b>1. Green Pea & Asparagus Soup with Feta, Mint, and Pita Croutons</b><p>This wholesome soup is topped with feta cheese and pita croutons, which add tangy …

10 Tips for Optimizing Your Photos with Lightroom: A Primer on Basic Techniques

If you’re just starting out in Adobe Lightroom and would like some guidance on how you can use the software to improve your photographs, here’s a …

Tutorials

6 Easy DIY Photography Projects That Make for Great Holiday Gifts

Want to make a photography gift this holiday season instead of buying one? The video above offers 6 fun ideas for easy DIY photo gifts you can try …

25 DIY Gifts for Men | The Art of Manliness

Buying any of the items from our holiday gift guides will surely make some man’s Christmas. But in my experience, the gifts that mean the most are …

Homestead Building Plans and Design Ideas from Mother Earth News Magazine

<b>Homestead Building Plans and Design Ideas from Mother Earth News Magazine</b><p>Build your own portable chicken coop, pole barn, greenhouse, guest cottage, …

5 Things That Often Get Overlooked In Your Photography Workflow

All photographers have their own way of doing things. The workflow differs, but it is essentially the same thing. But since we are all human, we …

Tutorials

Smarter Sharpening in Photoshop using Adobe Camera Raw

Sharpening in Photoshop has traditionally involved a compromise between applying it to the places in the image that you want to sharpen and avoiding …

Tutorials

How to Post-Process Almost Any Aspect of a Single Exposure Landscape Shot

Most tutorials tend to focus on one small aspect of the photographic process — be it tweaking a minor adjustment such as white balance or showing you …

Catch Up On All Your Editing! Tips For Faster Post-Processing

Wedding season is winding down, at least the shooting part is. Now that the months of shooting are over, you’re left looking at all the images you’ve …

How to do Quick and Easy Curves Adjustments in Photoshop

When you are starting out learning to edit in Photoshop there are a lot of tools from which to choose. The Curves Adjustment is one of the more …

Tutorials

7 Cool Night Photography Tutorials For 7 Different Situations

Heading indoors after the sun sets deprives you of some wonderful photographic opportunities. From shooting the starry sky and the milky way to …

Landscape Photography

DIY Project: Simple Magazine Holder

Sometimes my favorite DIY projects are the simplest ones. Emma Noréhn from Design and Form created this clever magazine holder for us that uses only …

How to Make Soap in A Slow Cooker: It's Simple Crock Pot Soap!

Learn How to Make Soap in a Slow Cooker<p>When I first started learning how to make soap, somewhere in the back of my mind was the question: how can I …

Cooking

Raspberry Pi 101: What is the Pi Anyway?

<i>Today is March, 14, 2014, known to fans of Raspberry Pi and Pi Day—3.14. Get it? We love Raspberry Pi here at MAKE and the number of Pi fans is growing, but of course there are still lots of people who have no idea what we’re talking about. So, in honor of Pi Day, we’re running an excerpt from Matt</i> …

Raspberry Pi

DiResta: Simple Silkscreen

DIY Photo Clipboards

Looking for a unique way to display your favorite photos? Learn how to make these <b>DIY Photo Clipboards</b> to show off those gorgeous shots! You can also …

French Toast Roll-Ups

Shares 33K<p>Oh these neat little French Toast Roll-Ups are perfect for breakfast or anytime. I think they make a wonderful snack. With the kiddos being …

Breakfast

New Guide: Pricing Your Work - Photojournalism

Our latest guide, <i>Pricing Your Work: Photojournalism,</i> is for all the aspiring photojournalists out there. Chocked with tips to help you connect with …

Projects Archive | Make: DIY Projects and Ideas for Makers

How To Build A Cafe Racer

I’m a car designer by trade: I spend my time working out how to make machinery look as good as it can. Designers are creative people by nature, so we crave the opportunity to be as free as possible in our work. We also have many parameters, tests and boundaries to refer to, to make sure we deliver …

Motorcycles

65 Tips to Save Money Through Self-Reliance - Homesteading and Livestock

Throughout the years, MOTHER EARTH NEWS readers have proved to be a clever lot. You’ve shown time and again that you can save a bundle when you apply …

15 Tips for More Powerful Portraits

Photography

Setting Up a Nighttime Race Car Photoshoot

Ever wonder what it is like to be a professional photographer who gets paid to photograph wicked cars on location? Wonder no longer as you watch this …

Photography

An Interview with Birte Kaufmann About Her Documentary Series ‘The Travellers’

Birte Kaufmann was born in 1981. She lives and works in Berlin, Germany. She is a visual storyteller focusing on social and society relevant issues. …