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The Best Apps for Photographers

Man, is it fun to be a photographer right now.<p>I don't mean to say that photography wasn't fun before, but if you ask me, we're in a golden age of …

8 Photography Hacks You Can Do with Cardboard

In this 4-minute video from COOPH, learn how to hack your way to better photos using cardboard.<p>Light stenciling is one great way to use cardboard in …

Hacking

As a Photographer, These are 13 Free Apps I Wouldn't Leave the House Without

If you're a new photographer, let me let you in on a little secret...There are hundreds of photography apps available for iOS and Android devices …

5 signs your coworkers are toxic

Toxic people are all around us.<p>Some know that they are toxic while others have mastered the art of how to displace their dysfunctional behaviors onto those around them.<p>Typically they are very good at what they do and can often influence the most sound minded person to question their own motives and …

School of Visual Arts’ YouTube Channel is Full of Amazing Photo Lectures

If you’re always on the lookout for great educational, inspirational, or just plain interesting photography content online, you need to visit the …

Photographing Elegant Still Life Images

by Olympus Trailblazer Peter Baumgarten<p>Taken by Olympus Trailblazer Peter Baumgarten with an<br>OMD E-M5 Mark II, m.Zuiko 12-40mm f/2.8 PRO, ISO200, f/8, …

6 Essential Tips for Taking Good Photographs on a Bright and Sunny Day

Midday is one of the most difficult times to shoot for any photographer. The brutal truth is that cameras struggle with the extreme light and …

Pick the Best Shutter Speed, Aperture, and ISO Settings

Pick the Best Shutter Speed, Aperture and ISO Settings<p>Learn to Pick the Best Shutter Speed, Aperture, and ISO Settings for Every Occasion<p>In this clip …

25 Exercises You Can Do Anywhere

Whether you're on the go or at home, these 25 body weight exercises are challenging and effective, and you can do them no matter where you are

6 Tips for Controlling Depth of Field

Depth of field (DOF) is one of the most important factors in determining the look and feel of a photograph. It’s also the most overlooked for …

3 Kettle Bell Moves To Transform Your Body

Leanne Shear of Uplift Studios in New York's Flat Iron district shows how it's done.<p>Uplift Studios, a women's-only gym in Manhattan was launched three years ago with an ethos of bringing fun into fitness—without sacrificing good form—through strengthening, sculpting and high intensity training …

Tone Up With These 6 Power Moves for Your Mind and Body

These toners also boost mental focus, says Sarita Allen, Linda Celeste Sims's pilates teacher. Try them three times a week.<p><i>By SELF Staffers</i>, SELF<p>These toners also boost mental focus, says Sarita Allen, Linda Celeste Sims's pilates teacher (and an Ailey Extension instructor). Try them three times a …

The Theatre

5 Cross-Training Poses for Winter Endurance Sports

<i>Use this practice as a warm-up or cross-training sequence to lengthen and strengthen your body for skiing and snowshoeing.</i><p>As you head out into the …

7 Ways to Preserve Your Battery Life on iOS 8

Those of you running the latest iOS 8 software on your iPhone or iPad might notice your battery life dwindling faster than usual.<p>That's because the …

National Geographic Lists Its Top 10 Compact Cameras for Travelers

<i>National Geographic</i> is, without a doubt, one of the foremost authorities in the world of photography. So when they rank their top 10 cameras for …

DIY Hanging Lounge Chair

I know I always get pretty excited about the projects on here but, seriously, this is one of my favorites! I’ve had a hanging chair on my to-make …

Woodworking

How To Take The Perfect Photo

Calendars

Shutterfly’s New Interactive Guide Teaches the Basics of Capturing Better Images

There’s no such thing as too many resources when it comes to learning how to take a good photograph. And here to prove this statement is a neat …

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 …

5 Stability Moves That Tone Your Abs and Legs

Nailing this balancing act is the key to a super-strong bod.<p>It isn't just a buzzword for juggling work and personal life—balance is crucial for fitness, too. By putting your body in unstable situations, you'll challenge those often underused stabilizer muscles. The result: awesome posture (you'll …

Workouts

Gorgeous Open-Impressionism Paintings of Colorful Landscapes by Erin Hanson

Artist Erin Hanson has always had an affinity for painting, but she didn't pursue her full time artistic career until she was living in Las Vegas and rock climbing at Red Rock Canyon. The breathtaking scenes throughout the land prompted Hanson to develop a goal of producing one painting per week. …

Art

Getting to Know Your DSLR: Part One

Today’s article is aimed at the newcomers amongst you, both to Lightstalking and to photography itself. Today we are going to take a look at getting …

We don't have to tell you: Central Park looks pretty great in the snow. Thanks to Ziv Fishfedder for this photo.