Sylvia Strohacker

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Here’s How to Print Your Photographs and Get the Best Possible Results (VIDEO)

While most photographers spend considerable time mastering techniques for capturing and editing their images, very few are equally concerned with …

Landscape Photography

The Best Aperture for Landscape Photography

The question “<b>What aperture is best for landscape photography?</b>” is often asked via the CaptureLandscapes newsletter and other discussion venues.While</b> …

Landscape Photography

Heavenly Holiday Desserts

These fabulous holiday confections taste divine and will absolutely dazzle on your dessert table. Prepare to wow!<p>No Southern table is complete …

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 …

All the Da Vincis in the world: rated

The Annunciation (1472)<p><b>On display at the Uffizi, Florence</b><br>In this dazzling performance, created when he was about 20 years old, we peer directly into the riches of Leonardo da Vinci’s mind. It has always been in Florence and, even though it was not mentioned by Vasari in the biography of Leonardo he …

Leonardo Da Vinci

43 Books That Will Legit Change Your Outlook On Life

Fiction, non-fiction, sci-fi, YA, self-help, you name it.<p>They shared all kinds of books from a variety of genres. Check them out below!<p>And just as a heads up, some of these submissions talk about loss and grief, suicide, eating disorders, and other mental health issues.<p><i>Responses edited for length</i> …

25 Last-Minute DIY Gifts That You Can Whip Up in No Time

Let's face it — the holidays can be just plain hectic, and some gifts may fall through the cracks until the very last minute. Christmas is still a …

RawTherapee: How To Resize, Sharpen and Export

Welcome to our third tutorial on the basics of RawTherapee. Our first installment, An Introduction to RawTherapee – A Free Photography Software …

50 Heart-Pounding Historical Novels to Read Right Now

You can always count on historical fiction to transport you.<p>While actual time travel isn’t always the most appealing prospect, one way we can sate …

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 …

How to Use Auto AF Fine Tune on Your Nikon DSLR the Right Way

Here’s a 12-minute video in which photographer Steve Perry shows how to use the relatively new “Auto AF Fine Tune” feature from Nikon.<p>If your camera …

Must-Read Tips For Taking Amazing iPhone Photos

Apple’s iPhone is an incredibly popular smartphone—in fact, the odds are decent that you’re reading this story on one right now. But beyond using it …

Lightroom vs. Photoshop: Which Software Tool Is Best for You? (VIDEO)

One of the most frequent questions we receive from those new to image editing is, “Should I buy Lightroom or Photoshop?” The simple answer is, “It …

Tutorials

Become a Better Visual Storyteller by Following These 10 Rules for Better Composition (VIDEO)

Most great photographers are also accomplished visual storytellers who understand how to draw viewers into their scene and direct their eyes to the …

Why Your Images Aren't Sharp (and How to Fix Them)

I don't think it's too much of a stretch to say that we all want to take photos that are sharp.The bad thing about sharpness is that a lot can go …

School of Visual Arts Presents 99 Hours of Free Photography Lectures

FYI: Last week, photographer Dan Culberson flagged on Reddit a trove of free photography lectures available on School of Visual Arts' rich YouTube …

The Secret To Scoring Gwyneth's Epic Abs

Go ahead and consciously uncouple with your boring abs routine.<p>They're tight, they're toned, they're... now yours. All you need are these abs moves from our cover star's trainer, Tracy Anderson, founder of the Tracy Anderson Method. Complete three sets, three times a week, and hot diggity damn, get …

Workouts

How to access Mac’s hidden photo-editing app

Whether you know it or not, if you own a Mac, you also own a surprisingly powerful editing tool—and it’s hiding in plain site.<p>Not everyone needs …

Tutorials

3 Common Misconceptions About Your Camera’s Histogram

If you’re obsessive about checking every exposure on your camera’s histogram, this informative little video is a must-watch. In it, Matt Granger …

10 Books Elon Musk – “Tesla Founder and Billionaire” wants you to read

Share12<p>Tweet<p>Share23<p>+11<p>Shares 36<p>Elon Musk is now considered Earth’s most future-oriented person. He is an American entrepreneur, inventor and …

Elon Musk

8 books that will change your life in 2017

And if your New Year's resolution isn't to read more ... well, have we got some recommendations that will make you change your resolution.<p>The following eight books will help you stop worrying, stop being tired, and stop feeling overwhelmed — and start excelling in your field, embracing life's …

Cinque Terre Italy

Manorola in Cinque Terre Italy<p>Cinque Tere consists of five small villages (“cinque terre” means “five lands” in Italian) which cling to the Ligurian …

Why the iPad is Good for Photographers

I was always skeptical view of Apple products.I was a PC user my entire life, and apple products seemed to be overpriced and overhyped pieces of …

Simple Web Tool Teaches Beginners How to Use Manual Settings on a DSLR

Simon Roberts, a London-based animator and designer, has created a great photography resource for beginners that is both simple and useful. It’s …

Spice Up Your Photos With These 9 Simple Tricks

Whether you’re just starting out as a photographer or you’ve been doing it for many years, there is always room to learn and grow. What’s more, there …

Text Messaging

What Are the 19 Easiest Plants to Grow From Cuttings?

The 19 Best Plants to Grow From Cuttings<p>And Tips on How to Grow Them<p>Updated January 26, 2018<p>Growing plants from cuttings is an excellent way to fill …

The Histogram – One of the Most Useful Tools in Photography

by Zack SchnepfI think the histogram is one of the most important and useful tools in all of photography. It’s a tool I rely on throughout my entire …

Ansel Adams On Pre-Visualization & Photographic Education

Ansel Adams was a luminary in photography. His landscape work entertains a global audience, and even till this day, his black and whites are …