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Get Loose with Yoga for Real-World Cyclists

Strala Yoga founder Tara Stiles shares fun, no-B.S. yoga moves for riders who want to stay limber, recover faster, and get better on the bike<p>Tara Stiles is a big personality in the yoga world, but she’s not like most yoga teachers. She’s practicality meets spirituality, wrapped up in an …

Yoga

Should You Ride Hungry?

Training on an empty stomach from time to time can lead to big results. Here's how to do it right.<p><b>What It Is:</b> The technical term for riding on empty is fasted training—basically, eating minimal to no carbohydrates before a ride.<p><b>How It Works:</b> During exercise, your body uses two kinds of stored …

Adele Carpool Karaoke

Carpool Karaoke

50 Hearty (And Easy) Chili Recipes

Cooking

11 Healthy Chocolate Recipes You’ll Love More Than Chocolate Cake

Sometimes healthy eating resolutions can make you feel like you’re giving up all the things you love. And while donut Sundays and pizza + beer Wednesdays might temporarily be on hold, you can still indulge in that one treat that makes all your troubles go away — chocolate. That’s right, *healthy* …

15 Awesome Things You Can Do With Oatmeal

What if we told you that you could lose weight, lower your cholesterol and reduce your risk of type 2 diabetes for as little as 13 <i>cents</i> per day? You …

Breakfast

First impressions of the Olympus Pen F

The Pen F was originally an interchangeable film camera that used the half frame format (18x24mm). It was a vertical format meaning you could capture …

Olympus PEN Series

More shallow depth of field with your Micro Four Thirds camera – Using the Brenizer Method

One of the criticisms or hesitations many users have about the Micro Four Thirds system is the lack of shallow depth of field in comparison to APS-C …

Cameras

Focus Stacking, Focus Bracketing and more on Olympus OM-Ds / 8 new lenses and 14bit uncompressed Raw on Sony A7 cameras

Cover photo: taken with the E-M10 II and Focus Bracketing mode (full review here) Today seems to be a great day for firmware announcements. Olympus …

Sony Alpha

Comparing two M.Zuiko portrait lenses – Olympus 45mm f/1.8 vs. 75mm f/1.8

Two portrait lenses that every Micro Four Thirds photographer has considered at some point are the and . The 45mm has been in our collection for …

Olympus

The Top 10 Mirrorless Cameras (2015 Edition)

With Halloween and Thanksgiving done and the palpable energy of the holiday season in the air, it is all too clear that the final days of 2015 are …

Top 10

The working photographer’s go-to zooms – M.Zuiko 12-40mm vs. Lumix 12-35mm

The lens that many working photographers consider an essential part of their kit, regardless of the system they use, is the 24-70mm constant aperture …

Lumix

Angles of view and Points of view

Reviewing camera equipment often requires us to compare specifications because each system is different, beginning with the sensor size. One of the …

Cameras

Five Techniques for Creating Impressionist or Abstract Photography

Whether you are new to photography, or have been photographing for a while, I’m sure you’ve gone through times when the ideas weren’t flowing, and …

5 Tips for Beginner Nature Photographers

<b>Candace Dyar</b> (formerly Candace Bartlett) is not a household name in landscape photography circles and if you were to see her images you would …

Lightroom Slow? Try Setting a Huge Cache Size

Here’s a quick tip: if your Lightroom’s Develop module is a pain to work with because it’s so slow, try increasing the Camera Raw cache size in the …

Tutorials

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> …

Tutorials

Back Button Autofocus on the Olympus OM-D E-M5 - Less Gear

I have to admit, years ago when I first heard about back button autofocus, it took me a while to wrap my brain around. On the surface it looks like …

Cameras

My Modern Shop Spotlight: Gorgeous Smeared Skies by Matt Molloy

Today we're spotlighting one of our most popular My Modern Shop artists, Matt Molloy. The Canadian photographer first hit our radar back in 2012 with his incredible collection of gorgeous smeared skies. He shared his awe-inspiring process with us in this exclusive interview. At first glance, the …

Cotton Candy

Why Shoot in Aperture Priority Mode?

by Håkan Dahlström / CC BY 2.0<p>Aperture Priority mode is a go-to for many photographers. The reasons? Creative control, artistry, control over light …

The Best Mirrorless Camera Lenses for Photojournalists

On the heels of our roundup of best mirrorless cameras for photojournalists, we thought we’d complement that piece with a roundup of the best lenses …

Cameras

How to Take Better Photos of Your Bike

Photographer Kim Horgan shares her expert tips for capturing Instagram magic<p>Photographer Kim Horgan is a master of that Instagram cycling staple, the bike-against-a-wall shot (#baaw). It’s an oversaturated and occasionally maligned genre—how interesting can the seven-millionth photo of a bike …

The SLR Magic Hyperprime 50 T 0.95 for Micro 4/3

Photography

When Photographer and Camera Become One

I had a magical experience in Las Vegas last week. No, it wasn’t winning at the black jack table or seeing a great show. My moment was photography …

Olympus Cameras

Photo Editing in Lightroom 101

If you're interested in learning more about Adobe Lightroom and how you can use it to improve your photos, we have a huge collection of articles and …

Olympus OM-D E-M10: Cutting-Edge Camera With a Friendly-ish Price

Olympus OM-D E-M10 Review<p>High-End Features Without the Premium Price<p>Style and Substance Inside<p>User-Friendly Controls<p>Designed for a Mobile …

The Olympus OM-D E

Let’s get meta for a moment. I’ve been putting off this review for far too long.<p>At first, I told myself I wanted to have enough time with my new …

Mobile Photography

How to setup, configure and customise your OM-D E-M1.

<i>GLOSSARY of ABBREVIATIONS:</i><p>I have been asked to provide a small glossary of the more common abbreviations I use throughout various articles appearing …

Tutorials

When the Fiat 500 was launched a few years back it was not only the first production car to have seven airbags as standard but it was also the first to offer more than one million different customisations.