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The Best Meatloaf I've Ever Made Recipe

"When I was growing up, my mom never ever made meatloaf and I always wanted to try it - I finally tried it at a restaurant and loved it. When I moved …

How to make Big Mac sauce - 'secret' recipe 'revealed' – here's how to make it at home

McDonald's isn't always keen to share what goes into its food. Especially when it comes to its sauces.<p>In the past, there's been plenty of speculation …

Food

Two Ways to Create a Snowstorm Using Photoshop

The holidays are upon us and you want to have the perfect photo but it’s just too cold, slippery, or you missed the snow all together? There are …

12 Items Of Heated Clothing For The Person Who's Always Cold

Time to stock up!<p>Winter is coming, which means it’s time to start purchasing cozy clothes.<p>From heated hoodies and jackets to vests and beanies, we’ve scoured the internet to find the warmest items currently on the market. Though the products are a little bit pricey, they’re all highly recommended …

I Tried It: Extra Fluffy Pancakes, Thanks to This Japanese Secret Ingredient

Recently, it came to my attention that there was a pancake trick making the rounds on Japanese Twitter. The secret to airier, fluffier, cakier pancakes? Mayo.<p>Weird, I know. But who am I to scoff? Rather, who are you to scoff? Who are any of us to scoff? So once I finished scoffing, I set out to …

Breakfast

Photoshop Basics: Learn 2 Simple Ways to Remove Unwanted Objects from Photographs (VIDEO)

We’ve all been there: You shoot what you think is a really nice photograph, and then you get home, look at the image on a computer, and realize you …

10 Ways to Get Out of a Funk—and Fast

I woke up the other morning in a <i>bad</i> mood. I wondered if I'd had a nightmare. Nope, I couldn’t recall any. I wasn’t hungover. I hadn’t even checked my …

This Video Explains All 27 Photoshop Blending Modes in Detail

There are 27 different blending modes in Photoshop, and unless you’re a real retouching junkie, chances are good you haven’t explored each and every …

Tutorials

Google’s Photo-Editing Software For Professional Photographers Is Now Free

<b>With the</b> Nik Collection—a series of “seven desktop plug-ins that provide a powerful range of photo editing capabilities” designed for professional …

Software

The Shepherd's Pie Recipes You'll Be Making For St. Patrick's Day

We all deserve more mashed potatoes in our lives.<p>Here’s the thing with shepherd’s pie: we don’t eat it nearly enough. Shepherd’s pie is basically the excuse we’ve all been looking for to eat more mashed potatoes. It’s just a layer of savory ingredients blanketed in our favorite spuds.<p>Considering …

Tricks for Removing Color Cast from Any Image

You’ve got the perfect composition, great light, and an amazing subject. You push the shutter and the image looks pretty good on your mini LCD …

Tutorials

Every Meal Is Improved by This Rich Caramelized Onion Gravy Recipe

With Thanksgiving and Christmas coming up (hooray!), it’s time to start gathering some recipes for the perfect family feast. A must-have for both occasions is a really good gravy — it helps to tie together all your different dishes into one cohesive meal. A traditional gravy is made with meat …

Recipes

40 practical photography assignments to inspire you

One of the most difficult things in photography is to stay motivated and inspired. I know that I have hit “photographer’s block” many times in my …

Beginner’s Guide to Composites in Photoshop

In this featured video by Serge Ramelli, Kelvin Pimont gives you a beginner's introduction to creating composite images in Photoshop.<b>Read the full</b> …

37 Websites Every Photographer Should be Reading

The amount of amazing photography on the web never ceases to amaze us. There is so much talent and information surrounding the craft that it can be a …

How to Focus Stack Images

For most people who just want to have some fun with their photography and have another ‘trick up their sleeve’ focus stacking can be an interesting …

Solution: Photoshop 2015-5 Missing Plugins

Adobe’s flagship Photoshop received a full version update, which makes the current version, Photoshop CC 2015-5, packed with lots of great features …

How to Move Your Photoshop Plug-ins From The Old Version To The New One

7 Lightroom Workflow Tips For Simple, Stunning Landscape Photography

Post processing allows photographers to put their final spin on an image, creating a landscape that's just as breathtaking as the original scene. …

The 6 Most Important Things You Need to Know about Lightroom's Develop Module

If you find Lightroom overwhelming, this will help you to get started in the Develop module with the top 6 things you need to know.

6 Ways to Silence Your Inner Critic

You're reading 6 Ways to Silence Your Inner Critic, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're enjoying this, …

Blending Photos with Masks & Gradients in Adobe Photoshop

I can’t even count the number of times I’ve blended multiple photos together in Adobe Photoshop. Posters, newspaper ads, portraits…you name it. This …

South African Wildflowers Come Alive in this Lightroom Tutorial (Sponsored)

In the lush surroundings of his Cape Town home, photographer Gavin Pickford ventures into the mountains, wildflowers, and coastlines of South Africa. …

5 Quick and Simple Lightroom Edits to make your Images Pop

Since its original release, Adobe’s Lightroom has grown into perhaps one of the best tools a photographer can use. Initially designed as an image …

Tutorials

Lightroom Quick Post-Processing Tips for Landscape Photography

Processing a good landscape image is a lot like getting a good haircut…it should look good, but people shouldn’t really be able to tell you’ve had …

How to Make Your Photos Shine Using Clarity, Sharpening, and Dehaze in Lightroom

Tips for how to use the Clarity, Sharpness and Dehaze sliders in Lightroom to help make your images stand out and shine.

Top 10 Things to do When Your New Camera Arrives

I recently found myself in the position of having to buy a new camera. It is an exciting time, but the new camera will take some getting used to.Once …

Macro Photography Tips - Video Tutorials

This time of year is a great time to get out and find some macro photography subjects. So I dug around and found a few videos to help get you started …