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Understanding Focus Stacking and How to Use It for Maximum Depth of Field (VIDEO)

Minnesota-based photo instructor Vincent Ledvina has a unique ability to simplify confusing photography concepts and illustrate how to use them with …

9 Disgusting Things You Didn't Know You've Been Eating Your Whole Life

Some processed foods are most enjoyable when consumed under a veil of ignorance.<p>Otto Von Bismarck, the politician who allegedly coined the phrase,“If you like laws and sausages, you should never watch either one being made,” knew this all too well.<p>But what about the everyday eats we assumed were …

Sharpening a Worthless $1 Knife With a $300 Stone Turns It Into a Samurai Sword

The irony of working with cheap, dull knives in the kitchen is that you’re more likely to accidentally cut yourself than if you had razor-sharp …

This 52 Week Challenge will Improve Your Photography Skills in 2018

If you’re looking to improve your photography skills in 2018, doing a year-long photo challenge is a great way to stay motivated with ideas and …

Netflix codes: The secret numbers that unlock thousands of hidden films and TV shows

Netflix's incredibly niche, personalised subgenres have long captivated movie nerds, from "Steamy Crime Movies from the 1970s" to "Period Pieces About Royalty Based on Real Life".<p>The genres, based on a complicated algorithm that uses reams of data about users' viewing habits to recommend exactly …

Breakfast for a Crowd

These delicious recipes include gooey pecan-honey buns and star chef Thomas Keller's amazing mushroom quiche.

28 Awesome Links That Are Like Candy for Photographers

So much has been going on in the field of photography this week, and here we find that Toad Hollow Photography has been busy searching in all corners …

How to shoot urban landscapes during the ‘blue hour’

<b>Award-winning photographer Matt Parry offers tips for getting the best from cityscapes and how to make the most of 'blue hour' light</b><p>Millions of …

Here Are 10 Clever Photo Tricks You Can Do at Home (VIDEO)

Videos about photo tricks and camera hacks are some of our most popular posts so here’s another good one from the folks at COOPH. In the below video, …

Photography

How to Start a Personal Photo Project

Learning how to make a beautiful image that stands on its own takes time. However, making a body of work that flows together well can present another …

Landscape Photography

Kenro Speedflash KFL 101 review

<b>Will this Canon/Nikon compatible flashgun light up Geoff Harris?</b><p>Kenro Speedflash KFL 101 at a glance:<p>Nikon i-TTL and Canon e-TTL compatible<br>• High speed …

Cameras

Pictures of the Week 5.11.17

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France’s Top Vineyards Suffer Biggest Loss in Decades

In the predawn hours of April 27, as temperatures across Bordeaux plunged below freezing, the normally dark and deserted vineyards suddenly sprang to …

Sole Dugléré

After tasting this elegant dinner party dish in a 1958 class taught by famed New York cooking instructor Dione Lucas, Paula [Wolfert] decided to drop …

Artist hides giants in the wilds of Copenhagen, luring seekers into nature

<b>Part treasure hunt, part real-life Pokémon Go, the hidden giants (which are made entirely of scrap wood) can be found by treasure map or riddle poems.</b><p>…

Here’s How to Photograph the First Coast-to-Coast Total Eclipse of the Sun Since 1918

Photographers in the U.S. are in for a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity on August 21st when we’ll experience a total eclipse of the sun viewable from …

Photojournalism

Learn 60 guitar chords in 20 minutes with this easy lesson

<b>WORLD GUITAR DAY 2017: Ever felt you didn’t know enough chords? We look at the technique that will take your chord vocabulary into double and even</b> …

From crêpes to cassoulet: The ultimate food map of France

Where do we start? Why not out west?<p><b>Crêpes and cidre in Brittany</b><p>Brittany is home to some iconic cuisine, not least Breton crêpes. Eat them savoury …

France

The Tipperary Cocktail

A classic from 1917 utilizing Chartreuse, this may be one of the more famous Irish whiskey drinks, from a bar culture that tends to shy away from …

The Best Cheese in the World Is From Wisconsin

There’s no need to travel to the <i>fromageries</i> of France or the dairy farms of Switzerland to sample the best cheese on Earth. According to the judges …

How to Set Your White Balance for the Most Common Types of Streetlights

Streetlights are the driving force behind nighttime street scenes and how they make us feel. The way streetlights spread their light, the shadows …

This Three-In-One Magic Cake Will Blow Your Mind

Magic cake has actually been around for years, but we've been noticing these miraculous recipes that transform one easy-to-make batter into three …

5 French wines you’ll want to chill with

Recommendations<p>★ ★ ★Exceptional  ★ ★Excellent ★Very Good<p>Availability information is based on distributor records. Wines might not be in stock at every listed store and might be sold at additional stores. Prices are approximate. Check Winesearcher.com to verify availability, or ask a favorite wine …

France bans most foie gras production for three months

France's foie gras production has ground to a halt for the next three months, but the reason behind the ban probably isn't what you think.<p>Foie gras …

Why Grapefruit and Medication Can Be a Dangerous Mix

February is National Grapefruit Month, but before you down a glass of the juice in celebration, be sure to check whether it’s safe to pair grapefruit …

Pharma

19 things you can make instead of a whole-roasted turkey this Thanksgiving

For those who are either looking for a new main course or who just want an easier way to prepare the bird, we've put together a list of 20 Thanksgiving plates to try this year.<p>From mini turkey pies to a crown roast of lamb, here are 20 ways to spice up your holiday meal. We've included some of our …

Season Guide To Farmers Market

Farmers Market

Sous Vide Rack of Lamb with Mustard Sauce

Oh lamb. How lovely you are. Such a tender, wonderful meat. The trouble with lamb is that is can be tricky to cook. It’s a balancing act between …