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Artistic Photography by Alexandra Benetel

Alexandra Benetel Photography.<p>Check out the mystical and artistic photographs by Alexandra Benetel, a young photographer from from Sydney, Australia. …

Big Group? One Light, One Composite - Create A Stunning Group Portrait With Just One Light

Compositing is no beginner’s tactic. Before you dive in, provide time for the proper research and learn the skill set to prior to the job. Like many …

Worshiping God Behind the Line of Scrimmage

<b>Editors’ note:</b> The weekly TGCvocations column asks practitioners about their jobs and how they integrate their faith and work. Interviews are …

AF-ON & Back Button Autofocus: This May Just Change the Way You Shoot Forever

Still autofocusing by pressing halfway down on your shutter release? Well, suppose I told you there’s another way that you might even like better? …

Remarkable Triple Exposures Created In-Camera

Photographer Marcus Yam used an old trick in the book, but with some rather remarkable results. He shot some wonderfully composed triple exposure …

How a 365 Project Changed My Life

Just over a year ago, photography was my most precious hobby. I really enjoyed it and took photos fairly often, but I felt that if I wanted to take …

The Story of a Cancer Patient, Told in the Most Heartbreakingly Beautiful Tweets You'll Ever See

Street Photography Tips and Techniques

When you’re getting started the challenge is overcoming the fear of taking pictures of strangers. Since telephoto lenses are not normally used in …

Street Photography

How To Upgrade Bottled Juice With Fresh Fruit

I bought my wife a juicer as a pre-wedding gift about five years ago. Since then, I can count on two hands the number of times we've actually pulled it out to use it. It's the cleaning that really makes it difficult to rationalize using on a daily basis. Instead, we've been resorting to making …

The Food Lab: This is How Hot and Sour Soup Should Taste

Last week, Ed came into the office excitedly exclaiming that he'd just had "the first hot and sour soup that has any sort of complexity," made by Joe Ng of RedFarm. As a hot and sour soup lover, this actually came as no surprise.<p>Listen: Hot and sour soup and I have the kind of relationship that …

From the Archives: The Best Chili Ever

The Best Chili Ever. That's a bold statement. But then again, chili is a bold dish. Sure, you can make do with some powdered chili powder, a hit of cumin, some ground beef, and maybe a can of beans and tomatoes chucked together in the slow cooker and come up with something you can dip your chips …

After The Death Of Their 12-Year-Old Daughter, Parents Find The Letter She Wrote To Her Future Self

In the wake of tragedy, Taylor Smith's parents stumbled across a letter she had written to herself 10 years in the future.

The Food Lab: Easy Chicken and Ginger Soup With Rice Cakes, Chives, and Quick-Pickled Garlic

It's time for another round of The Food Lab. Got a suggestion for an upcoming topic? Email Kenji here, and he'll do his best to answer your queries in a future post. Become a fan of The Food Lab on Facebook or follow it on Twitter for play-by-plays on future kitchen tests and recipe</b> …

Experimenting with Manual Exposure and Timing in Street Photography

Experimenting with manual settings on your camera and snapping at just the right time can help capture effective street photos. Photojournalist and …

The 12 Best Easy Recipes of 2013

From a 15-minute broiled black cod recipe that will blow your guests' minds, to a comforting bowl of green chicken chile macaroni and cheese, to a revolutionary no-stretch pan pizza recipe that'll change the way you make your pies, these are 12 of our favorite, best, and most popular recipes easy …

Creating Clarity in Your Images

Clarity, sharpness, and crispness are three terms that are frequently used to express the properties of a good photo. While there is probably no …

54 Reasons to Love Photography in 2013

As a self-appointed pundit, I spend a fair amount of time criticizing the photography industry, but I have a little secret … I love photography! And …

The Serious Eats Guide to Holiday Beer Pairing

More<p>BEER!<p>We love it. And you've voted. See which is the best American beer city.<p>Whether the holidays make you think of sugar plums and snowmen or overly opinionated family members and a roast burning in the oven, there's one thing that seems to draw folks together like nothing else this time of …

Anna Hill’s Photoshop Project Pokes Fun at Overly Manipulated Beauty Advertisements

Photoshop takes a lot of flack in this day and age, especially when it comes to the beauty and fashion industries that consistently publish overly …

Photo Projects That Made For A Better 2013

It’s that time of the year when we all take a moment to reflect back on the major events that will forever be remembered, the trends that changed our …

Lions and Eagles and Snow, Oh My!

By Kyle Grantham on December 9th, 2013<p>On Sunday I covered what was easily the hardest football game I’ve ever been asked to shoot. In turn it was the …

The Food Lab Turbo: Broiled Miso Black Cod

It's time for another round of The Food Lab. Got a suggestion for an upcoming topic? Email Kenji here, and he'll do his best to answer your queries in a future post. Become a fan of The Food Lab on Facebook or follow it on Twitter for play-by-plays on future kitchen tests and recipe …

Conceptual Project 365 Series Laced with a Sense of Humor

Here is a selection of yet more surreal themed photographs, this time from American Logan Zillmer, a young conceptual photographer. The Michigan …

Develop an Efficient Photography Workflow

Why is having a consistent workflow so important?<p>At some point, most photographers develop a series of routines for capturing, copying, and …

Tutorials

Lightroom Workflow - From Setup to a Finished Sunrise Photo

This step by step Lightroom workflow tutorial takes you from finding a location to setting up the camera all the way through processing the final …

5 Creative Ways to Find New Locations to Photograph

There’s truly nothing like visiting a location for the first time – I absolutely love it and I strive to always photograph at least one new location …

Using Street Photography to See Beyond the Ordinary

Using Street Photography to See Beyond the Ordinary by street photographer James Maher. Tips on how to go outside the norm, and create unique images.

The Secrets to Using Bounced Light to Make Your Photos Pop

In the pursuit of photography, light is everything. But, sometimes we're put into situations where the available light isn't very good, or it isn't …

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