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Talented Dog Photographer Shares Some Handy Tips for Capturing Perfect Pictures of Pooches

The team at the Cooperative of Photography collaborated with talented dog photographer Anne Geier to share eight handy tips for capturing perfect …

Adult Swam: The Joy of Finally Learning How to Swim

For years, the thought of swimming in front of other people filled me with dread. This year, I decided to finally do something about it.<p><b>When people learn that I can’t swim</b>, the first thing they ask is how my parents could have condemned me to endure such an shameful existence. But my deficiency is …

Mind

Opinion: 5 things to know about investing in single-family rental homes

Single-family rental homes comprise more than one-third of all U.S. rental properties — about 16 million currently, with another 13 million new …

Real Estate

Browsing porn in incognito mode isn't nearly as private as you think | Dylan Curran

People clear their search history and caches and think this information just disappears<p>Ctrl-shift-N: the wondrous keyboard shortcut to start an incognito tab in Google Chrome. You hesitantly type in your odious search, and find the porn site which in that moment you feel a magnetizing attraction to.<p>…

Privacy

Drywall Installation

Professional drywall hangers will show you how to install drywall to get the best results.<p>This article walks you through the 'Do's and Don'ts' of …

Home Improvement

Save hundreds of dollars on a custom computer desk—by building it yourself

A surprisingly easy step-by-step guide.<p>After spending countless hours putting together a killer workstation, you have a tricked-out desktop computer, multiple monitors, bangin' speakers, and...a surface that's too tiny to fit it all. Here's how to build your own ergonomic, customized desk that …

Best Indian Restaurants In The GTA: 15 Spots You Need To Check Out

This list will make you hungry.<p>In the Greater Toronto Area, South Asian restaurants have garnered the public's attention not just because of their …

Why Your First Safari Should Be in Botswana

Especially if it's your only safari.<p>I had not heard the call. No one near me had—not the South African behind me, nor the Swedish woman to his left. Not even the Vancouverites, who'd finally silenced the shutters on the shiny new Canons they'd traveled 9,875 miles to test out in Botswana, and who …

The Ultimate Safari: Seeing the Great Migration in Kenya and Tanzania

The iconic phenomenon sees 1.5 million wildebeest sweep through East Africa on an annual, 1,200-mile cycle.<p>The first time I encountered the Great Migration was in a mobile tented camp in the Serengeti. I was awakened by a rumbling, like an earthquake. Outside my tent’s canvas, the wildebeest were …

Staggering portraits of the world's most beautiful animals

The secret to being a morning person is the opposite of what most people expect

I've been accused on several occasions of being "one of those annoyingly productive morning people." And while there are far more productive morning people out there, I am pretty productive and 90% of it happens in the early morning.<p>For example, on a typical weekday morning, by the time I see my …

Infographic Guide To Being A Self-Employed Photographer

There’s a good chance that if you’re frequenting SLR Lounge that you are an aspiring, part time, or working photographer. Those belonging to the …

Processing Night Photography

Panorama of the Milky Way over Elephant Canyon, Needles District, Canyonlands National Park, Utah.We have a life-long association of the sky and the …

How to Photograph Wildlife in Yellowstone National Park

<i>This is the final installment of our guide to photographing wildlife in Yellowstone. The new page (the seventh in this guide) offers suggestions for</i> …

SUPER RESOLUTION: Get More Megapixels! (Free Photoshop Action)

Get more megapixels by just stacking a bunch of pictures together and running Tony´s free Photoshop action (available at http://sdp.io/superres).

Photoshop Tips: 2 Simple Tricks for Removing Ugly White Edges or “Fringing” from Photos (VIDEO)

Have you ever noticed an ugly white edge around an object in a photograph? This so-called “fringing” can ruin the appearance of an otherwise nice …

Tutorials

Photographer Exposes The ‘Truth’ Behind Professional Portraits, And It May Surprise You

We've all seen it when flipping through Instagram; those perfect, cinematic portraits of pregnant women in enchanted forests, happy couples lounging …

How to replace your old, outdated 3-way light switches

Archaic light switches might as well be from the stone age. All they do is turn a light on and off. They can't dim lighting gently or remember the brightness level you prefer. Outdated switches don't play nicely with LED bulbs either. The solution? Swap them for modern switches.<p>This guide will take …

Portrait Editing: Give Your Subjects Flawless Skin with This In-Depth Photoshop Tutorial (VIDEO)

Editing portrait photos can be a difficult task, even for the best of us. But in the in-depth video below, you’ll learn how to give subjects perfect …

29 of The Most Surreal Landscapes on The Planet You Must See

Alien visions right here on Earth.<p>Earth is full of bizarre landscapes. Some are land formations moulded over thousands of years, while others are …

Those 'Magical' Photoshoots Aren't So Magical After All

Photographer Gilmar Silva reveals the magic that goes into getting the “perfect” shot<p>Often when we see professional family portraits posted on …

Photography

The 10 best free graphic design courses online

Want to learn new skills, or refresh the fundamentals of your graphic design knowledge? We’ve previously brought you some great graphic design …

Creating pet portraits on black (featuring Loki)

One of the things I love about photography apart from creating images is the ability to share what I do in the hope to inspire others, with that in …

Dining Rooms

This Instagrammer With More Than 1.5 Million Followers Is Now Traveling the World in a 4-Seater Plane

Instagram icon, YouTube personality and explorer Louis Cole lives for adventure.<p>10 min read<p><i>In this series,</i> <i>Instagram Icon</i><i>,</i> Entrepreneur <i>speaks with the individuals behind popular Instagram accounts to find out the secrets of their success.</i><p>Unlike other travel accounts, which tend to highlight tropical …

Social Media

The Best Workout for Fat Loss and Why No One is Talking About it

Here’s what you need to know:<p>Working out more frequently is key to burning fat. 3x per week is not enough.<br>• Gaining muscle will burn fat by increasing your metabolism over time<br>• Make sure that you’re not <i>under recovering,</i> especially if you have a stressful life.<p>The Best Workout for Fat Loss<p>When you go …

Suspension Training

COLORFUR | Pet Photography To Match Their Colorful Personalities

What happens when a pet photographer and a retouching guru team up on a passion project? COLORFUR happens. What’s that, I hear you wondering? …

Solstice

Speed Up Your Photography with Custom Buttons and Modes

Click the title of the article to read this post on Improve Photography, which includes all media files mentioned.I’m sure plenty of you started your …

Sliding Barn Doors: Not Just for Fans of HGTV's Fixer Upper

Like shiplap and farmhouse sinks, sliding barn doors are one of those trends that seem to have gained in popularity thanks to HGTV's <i>Fixer Upper</i>. …

Here's How to Work Your Way to a Pullup From the Ground Up

Good muscle control will make all the difference<p>Pullups are the ultimate upper body exercise. Your shoulders, arms, back, and abs all have to work together to raise your body to the bar. They help build the back of Adonis and lock in perfect posture.<p>But pullups don't come easy to many, and even …

10 free yoga videos that’ll give you a studio-quality flow from home

Staying in might be the new going out, but that doesn’t mean you have to pass up the good vibes that a great yoga class can bring.<p>There are tons of …