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Here's How You Can Get Really, Really Good at Virtually Anything

It really doesn't matter if you have natural ability or not.<p>You want to dominate in your profession, perfect your skill as a performer, or impress the world with your writing, artwork, or athletic achievements. There's just one problem: You're not very good at whatever it is you seek to do.<p>Should …

Self-improvement

Brand-Name Luxury at Bargain Prices?! Why Japan is the Best Place to Buy Quality Watches!

Whether we’re at a meeting or out on the town, when we want to make an impression, what’s on our wrist says as much about our personality and …

Watches

Science Says This is the Best Way to Persuade Someone Who's Wrong (Jeff Bezos Will Hate It)

It's frustrating when a friend or colleague is plainly mistaken. Is this method worth trying?<p><i>Absurdly Driven</i> <i>looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>In today's America, we tend to feel gray areas are a touch pass.<p>You're either right or you're wrong. …

Jeff Bezos

See Why River Cruises Can Solve Your Travel Woes

Unexpected delights, immersive itineraries, less stress: Here's why it's worth it to travel by river cruise.<p>In an era when smartphones provide access to limitless information, planning your next trip can be a breeze—but the sheer number of options can also be pretty overwhelming.<p>Enter river …

Travel Photography

Learn White Balance Basics to Achieve Accurate Colors

<b>We hear about the importance of getting the white balance right all the time. This quick tutorial shows us how we can do that to get great colors in</b> …

Tutorials

3 Free Guides That Will Help You Get the Hang of Exposure in Photography

Exposure is among the first few technical concepts you must master on your way to learning photography. A proper understanding of exposure lays the …

Landscape Photography

Harness the Power of Color Like a Pro When Processing Landscape Photography

When we talk about landscape photography post-processing and it comes down to adjusting color, we're in most cases bombarded by theoretical terms. …

Landscape Photography

How to Shoot Awesome Astrophotography & Night Sky Images: A Basic Tutorial to Get You Started

This video tutorial is a few years old, but we thought we’d share it because it offers some great starter information on how to shoot …

Act Now Before Your Flickr Account Is Transferred

Flickr has been acquired by SmugMug, and the official date for the switchover is looming. Here is why now might be the time to back up everything, …

Recommended Camera Settings for Portrait Photography

Taking pictures of people can be challenging for an amateur photographer. Everyone enjoys seeing good portrait photos, whether of family, friends, or …

Shutter Speed

How This Artist Makes Money Off YouTube Without Brand Sponsorships

Landscape photographer Thomas Heaton says he's successful because of this decision, not in spite of it.<p>12 min read<p><i>In this series,</i> YouTube Icon<i>, Entrepreneur speaks with the individuals behind popular YouTube channels to find out the secrets of their success.</i><p>Thomas Heaton used to spend his days …

One of the Best Tools to Use When Planning Your Next Photography Trip

I don’t get to shoot landscapes as often as I’d like, but when I do, I try to maximize the time I have in a place to the fullest extent. Many times, …

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An Introduction to Astrophotography with your X Series

Taking stunning photos of the night sky, capturing crystal clear skies and pin-sharp stars can be tricky for beginners. In this article, <b>Steven Hanna</b> …

The 30 Best Watches Under $1,000 (Updated for 2018) • Gear Patrol

One of the biggest misconceptions about buying a watch is that it needs to be expensive to be <i>nice</i>, when, in fact, many watches under a grand prove …

Photography 101: The best YouTube channels for learning about photography

When I was starting out with photography, <b>YouTube</b> was only just becoming popular. It was a platform to share videos with friends more than a platform …

Photography

How To Create A 1 Page Business Plan In 20 Minutes

Use A Lean Canvas Template<p>Before product/market fit there is problem/solution fit. Some of the first steps many failed startups neglected to follow …

4 Basic Steps to Take a Star Photograph

Knowing how to take a good picture of the stars is not as complicated as it may seem. Now, there are things that would obviously make it easier to …

5 expert tips for stunning detail in landscape photos

How do you make a mountain appear as large to the viewer as it does to you? How do you get rid of noise in your nightscape images? How can you get …

Landscape Photography

Why You Need to Know the Difference Between Phase and Contrast Autofocus

If you often find that your camera's autofocus doesn't quite hit the spot, it might have something to do with the focus system you are using. Make …

Photography

These Common Astrophotography Mistakes are Holding You Back

Let's face it - photography is difficult to master.<p>But just because it's difficult doesn't mean that with practice you can't master the art of …

6 Reasons You Need a 135mm f/2 Lens

Image quality, weight and value for money. We have come to accept that most lenses are strong in only one or two of these three factors, which I …

Camera Autofocus Modes Explained

Pick up any digital camera today and you'll find that it has a ton of autofocus modes.The problem is that - for beginner photographers especially - …

Fotografía en Blanco y Negro: la Guía Más Completa

Aunque hace mucho tiempo que llegó la fotografía en color, la fotografía en blanco y negro sigue manteniendo un atractivo especial que hace que …

Top autofocus tips for pin-sharp results

<b>James Abbott shares 20 autofocus tips that will revolutionise the way you use AF, for accurate focusing and pin-sharp results every time</b><p>1. Autofocus …

Cameras

How to photograph the stars: 9 steps to stunning night images

If you’re lucky to see stars where you live, or you’re camping outdoors this summer, photographing the night sky can yield spectacular results. With …

Landscape Photography

Amazon Says These Are the 100 Books Everyone Should Read

Hidden away in the books department on Amazon.com, shoppers can find a list of 100 great reads everyone should read in their lifetime, recommended by …

Back-Button Focus: What It Is and Why You Should Be Using It

If you spend any time surfing photography forums and Facebook groups, you will undoubtedly see a constant flow of questions asking for the best way …

Cameras

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When and How to Use Long Exposure

Slowing down your shutter speed can add a lot of magic to your photographs...<p>Rivers that look as if they are flowing with mist, seas filled with …

Landscape Photography

Are Mirrorless Cameras Better Than DSLRs for Landscape Photography?

Home » Tutorials » Landscape » <b>Are Mirrorless Cameras Better Than DSLRs for ...</b><p>Matthew Saville<br>• Nov 7th, 2017<br>• Comment<p>Let me begin by saying that – as a …