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What Wine Goes Best With Burgers?

Ray Isle determines, once and for all, whether U.S. or European wines are the better match.<p>It’s easy enough, as a wine writer, to weigh in on what …

Someone Drilled A Secret 9-Story Deep Wine Cellar Into A Cliff And Now You Can Buy It For $3 Million

/ @aleezabeeza<br>Updated on2015-06-09<p>How many bottles of wine do you have sitting at home? Four? Fourteen? Well, if you purchase an underground wine …

Napa’s Fermenting Your Wine With Submarine Technology

• Author: ­Larissa Zimberoff. ­Larissa Zimberoff Science<br>• Date of Publication: 01.15.16. 01.15.16<br>• Time of Publication: 7:00 am. 7:00 am<p>In a traditional …

Herb and Spice Pairings with Wine

More often than not, it’s the herbs and spices in a dish that makes a wine pairing taste so good. Pairing with herbs and spices is easy to do when …

Spices

New wine film ‘Somm: Into the Bottle’ is ambitious, dangerously selective - Inside Scoop SF

Wine no longer needs Merlot hate-rants or mid-vineyard love trysts to captivate film audiences. From the looks of it, we’ve largely graduated from the fiction of <i>Sideways</i> and based-on-a-true-story melodrama of <i>Bottle Shock</i>, and moved to documentaries (<i>Red Obsession</i>, <i>A Year in Burgundy</i>, <i>Mondovino</i>).<p>On …

What's New in Windows 10's Big November Update

Windows 10 gets its first major update today, with a number of features you’ve asked for—like colored title bars, fixes to the Start menu, and …

Beginners, Try These 4 Tips to Help You Shoot Like the Pros

There exists in society an unfortunate idea that gear is the chief distinction between a professional and an amateur photographer. Sure, there may be …

6 Simple Ways to Extend the Dynamic Range of Your Photos

It’s a phrase we hear over and over in photography – high dynamic range, the sensor’s dynamic range – but what exactly is dynamic range and why is it …

What is Active-D Lighting And How Does It Work?

Active-D Lighting is a Nikon term for a technology that expands the dynamic range of your camera’s sensor. A number of the major camera manufacturers …

How to Use Channel Mixer in Photoshop to Create Amazing Black and White Images

In the early days of digital, one of the biggest criticisms was that black and white images were nowhere near as good as their film based …

The Ultimate List of Keyboard Shortcuts for Lightroom

Photographers look to maximize the amount of time they spend behind the camera and minimize the amount of time spent in post-processing. But time …

Why Aperture Priority is the Most Preferred Shooting Mode by Photographers

Photographers have their own shooting preferences. Some like using flash, some don’t. Some love to play around with depth of field, while others want …

Shutter Speed

Delete or Format? Understanding your Camera’s Erase Functions

One of the huge advantages of digital photography is that we can re-use memory cards. Some of us will fill our cards to the max before downloading …

Tutorials

9 Quick Tips for Better Landscape Photographs

Landscape photography is a favorite at Light Stalking and a subject that the wider photographic community loves. Getting into the great outdoors to …

How To Successfully Photograph Cityscapes

I’ve always been fascinated with cityscapes. There are countless ways to photograph them, but no matter how it's done, there are some things that …

3 Composition Rules You Have Probably Never Heard of Before

Composition is one of the most important skill areas of photography. Of course, some may argue that it is the camera, while others would say it is …

Hyperfocal Distance: A Landscape Photographer's Friend

We have all seen those wonderful shots, those beautiful landscapes that are in focus from what seems like inches in front of the lens element to …

Photoshop Tutorial: How to Easily Replace The Sky in Your Photos Using The Gradient Tool

In my previous article, I talked about how powerful luminosity masks are in blending multiple exposures. However, using the same exposures as last …

10 Steps to Better Photos

Improving the results of your photography is much easier if you have a plan. Sure, you can grab your camera and get lots of practice without a real …

5 Things That Often Get Overlooked In Your Photography Workflow

All photographers have their own way of doing things. The workflow differs, but it is essentially the same thing. But since we are all human, we …

10 Huge Factors That Affect Image Sharpness

It’s not stretching the truth much – if at all – to say that creative people are die-hard perfectionists when it comes to their work. It doesn’t …

How to Make Your RAW Files Pop With Lightroom

Have you ever opened your RAW files to see that they lack contrast and saturation? This happens due to the fact that the camera doesn't apply any …

How to Use Lightroom's Contrast, Clarity, Sharpening & Dehazing Tools for Better Images

There are four Lightroom 6 tools that add a bit of sharpness (not to be confused with the action of sharpening) to an image. These include <i>Contrast,</i> …

To learn about wine without spending a fortune, a sommelier says these are the 10 bottles to buy

Not every wine enthusiast has the time — or money — to sign up for weeks of wine classes in order to better understand what's in their glass.<p>According to sommelier Jörn Kleinhans, owner of the The Sommelier Company, they don't need to.<p>"I get so many phone calls where people have a hard time …

Finger Lakes

The Wine Glassware Shootout

The Wine Glassware Shootout The story: Does glassware really matter when tasting wine? We decided to do some tests after receiving samples made by …

Flavors

7 Common Wine Faults and How to Sniff Them Out

The 7 Main Wine Faults<p>Oxidized Wine …<p><b>What it is:</b> Contamination caused by too much oxygen exposure. You know when you leave a sliced apple out on the …

What Is Malolactic Fermentation, And What Is It Doing To My Wine?

1 minute Read<p>Don’t worry, malolactic fermentation—a process plenty of wines go through after primary fermentation—will <i>not</i> turn your wine into milk. …

What is Double Decanting—and Should I Care?

2 minute Read<p>Yes, this “how to” video on the subject is set to “take-it-easy,” “love-those-khakis” jazz. But double decanting does seem a little bit …