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How to Use a Tripod

When dealing with slow shutter speeds, a solid tripod is a must-have tool for eliminating camera shake and capturing sharp photographs. Although …

Cameras

This is your future smart home — and no, it doesn't look like 'The Jetsons'

LAS VEGAS — In just a few years, you'll awake in the morning to the sound of your alarm, and the hidden sensors in the room will know you're getting …

Smart Homes

Shape the light in your photos with Photoshop and Camera Raw

In this excerpt of a CreativeLive class, <b>Jack Davis</b> shows you that the lighting that you captured in your images is <i>not</i> carved in stone. He shows you …

3 things to know about the NFL's new drug policy

USA TODAY Sports has obtained the term sheets on new substance abuse and performance enhancing drug policies the NFL Players Association issued to its board of representatives before they were unanimously approved Friday night.<p>The league still must sign the term sheets, and lawyers on both sides …

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Social Media

Get the Guide: How to Sell Prints

No matter how you slice it or dice it, selling prints can help you bring in revenue and increase your bottom line. In this guide, <i>How to Sell Prints</i>, …

4 Essential Considerations to Help You Create Excellent Macro Photographs

I may be biased, but I think the appeal of macro photography is rather obvious: the wonder and fascination of being able to capture in fine, …

The 2-Minute Workout That Works Your Abs From Every Angle

How strong is your core? Find out with this ultimate ab challenge<p>Ripped abs are reason enough to add some core moves to your routine. But a strong torso can also give you the foundation you need to lift more weight with less risk of injury. "Crunches alone won't get the job done, though," says Todd …

Getting Sharper Images - an Understanding of Focus Modes

The longer you shoot, the larger the repertoire of subjects and assignments you photograph becomes. You start off photographing flowers in the …

Fantastic fruit salad recipes (with great dressings, too!)

Throwing together a quick fruit salad is easy, sure — but it's worth taking the time to choose the perfect combo of fresh fruits, from plump berries to kiwi and even star fruit. Mix up a zingy dressing and suddenly, a simple standby becomes a dessert to remember.<p><b>1. Secret fruit salad:</b> The hidden …

The Perfect Homemade Chicken Nugget (Gluten-Free, Paleo Recipe)

I have always been proud of my Paleo "Chick-fil-A" nugget recipe from a couple years back, and it has definitely been a hit with readers. If fact, I'm sure a few of you stumbled upon my little blog because of them. But to be honest, I've never been satisfied with the texture of the nuggets …

Peter Chang Wire

The <i>New York Times</i>' <b>Pete Wells</b> road-trips to Virginia to visit the restaurants owned by famously transient chef <b>Peter Chang</b>. Wells' best meal occurred when the legendary chef was in the kitchen at his Short Pump, Virginia location, but Wells also argues: "I could make a strong case that <b>the best Peter</b> …

8 Tips for Successful Documentary Photography

Discussions of documentary photography often occur within the context of significant historical events; Dorthea Lange’s Depression-era work, Diane …

Street Photography

Now that it’s a platform, what kinds of Chromecast apps can we expect?

Advertisement<p>9 Comments<p>Google’s(s goog) Chromecast isn’t just a $35 media extender anymore. With an official SDK for programmers, Chromecast is a …

7 Essential Considerations for a Winning Photo Portfolio

There are a number of reasons why a photographer would want — or need — to put together a portfolio of his or her work. You may need to bring one …

Will Power

Secrets to Crafting Top-Quality Beauty Portraits: Posing & Framing

This is yet another article of the Secrets to Crafting Top-Quality Beauty Portraits series. If you haven't read the first three, you can find them …

Framing

Essential Tips for Long Exposure Photography

Long exposures are a whole different world of photography, and in the winter months when the sun is gone more often than not, they expand your …

Tag: DIY

The Cuban Mop: The Near Perfect Cleaning Tool You’ve Never Heard of (and How to Use It)<p>by Justine Hand<p>The New Rusticity: 11 DIY Ways to Use Branches …

Essential Oils

A Three Light Dramatic Portrait

Richard Harrington is the CEO of ThinkTAP and the Publisher of Photofocus.He is also the founder of RHED Pixel, a visual communications company based …

The 7 Deadly Sins of Portrait Photography

Everybody makes mistakes, even the best photographers out there make them. The key isn't to not make mistakes but to be aware of them and to learn …

How to Use Batch Processing in Photoshop

Editing photos can be an interesting and engaging activity. But sometimes, you need to apply a set of relatively simple adjustments to a whole bunch …

Tutorials

9 photography accessories you never knew you needed

We probably don't need to tell you to buy a tripod, but here are a few clever gadgets and accessories you might not have thought about...<p>1. Bluetrack …

Nike+ FuelBand SE now available in Rose Gold, gives you bling-bling status for $169

The Nike+ FuelBand SE is still a pretty young product, having only been officially released earlier this month. Now, as part of its new Metaluxe Collection, Nike is introducing a special edition model in a Rose Gold hue. This shiny but subtle FuelBand SE will be up for grabs beginning on November …

Transporter Sync turns your external hard drive into a personal, secure cloud locker

The folks at Connected Data made a splash back in May with Transporter v2.0, and they've just announced their second foray into the wonderful world of cloud storage with the Transporter Sync. Like its slightly larger predecessor, Sync offers Dropbox-like functionality without users having to …

37 Amazing and Useful Photography Links

It's been a very exciting week in the world of photography with many talented artists producing and sharing some truly incredible pieces. Toad Hollow …

Landscape Photography

Can Nike's Fuelband really motivate you to exercise?

<b>Nike says its new activity-tracking Fuelband SE will motivate people to exercise even more. But can a wristband really lead to better health?</b><p>Back in 2009, Nike vice-president of digital sport Stefan Olander and his team had an idea: what if a person could track how much they've moved in a day, just …