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The Best Potato Salad Recipe You've Ever Tasted

<i>Written by Nicole Fabian-Weber on CafeMom's blog, The Stir.</i><p>Now that the weather's (finally) heated up, we can have barbecues. And picnics. And picnics where we can barbecue! Yay! So. What are you going to bring to the table? Your sister-in-law is bringing dessert. Your cousin is bringing the …

Landscape Photography Post-Processing in Lightroom: Start to Finish

This week, Adobe released Lightroom 5, which adds even more sophisticated editing tools to its repertoire. Photographers who have already been using …

Tutorials

How to Create Multiple Portrait Styles with One Speedlight

Not all photographers have used artificial lighting before. In fact, some people only even rent lighting equipment when certain events or situations …

88 Amazing Photography Links That You Won't Want to Miss

With another terrific week in the world of photography passing us by, we find Toad Hollow Photography has been searching high and low in all corners …

Photographer’s Business Cards Created Using 35mm Film Slides

If you’re interested in making a positive impression on potential clients, but you don’t have the funds to spend on printing high-end branded …

When is the best time to visit US and Canada's National Parks?

When is the best time to visit the National Parks of the US and Canada? You might think the answer would be one of the summer months. But when we looked at the 'best time to go' picks by Lonely Planet guidebook authors for the most visited and best-known parks in the US and Canada and stacked them …

How to Improve Your Night Photography with Light Painting

Historically, night shooting has fascinated, yet intimidated photographers. Thereʼs always been a perception that itʼs a difficult discipline to …

5 Ways to Find a New Topic for a Photography Project and Beat "Photographer's Block"

It’s a well-documented ‘fact’ that writers encounter writer’s block. Photographers also run into that creative wall and it can be very discouraging …

The 5 Basic Ways To Publicize Your Photography Business Online

Many novice photographers have grand designs on becoming a professional photographer and getting paid to take photographs all day long, but the …

Small Business

Video: The Top 15 Features of Photoshop Every Photographer Should Know

Photographer Jeff Cable has come a long way from his first few gigs shooting Bar and Bat Mitzvahs in San Francisco. Mostly sports-related, his résumé …

Applying the 3 Light Studio Setup to Outdoor Portraits

In today’s portrait photography photo tip we are going to wrap up our discussion of the three light set with a quick review and an example of how to …

Engagement Photography Tips and Techniques

The precursor to the actual event, engagement photography is what helps show the couple’s spark with each other and creates widespread awareness of …

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The Basics of Photography: C for Composition

Continuing on with our series on the Basics of Photography, this week we are at the letter C, which will be covering the topic of Composition. …

Splendid Landscapes Photography

The weekend is about to begin and it's time to check some super splendid photography, just for fun! I thought it would be great to share with you …

How to Blend Exposures to Enhance Your Composition

Exposure blending is a popular technique often used to create high dynamic range photography. This article is about using the same technique but for …

City Photography Techniques for Various Times of Day

Photographer Mike Palmer was born and raised in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. For years he’s been photographing the street of his hometown, and he’s …

A Customizable iPhone Case For Displaying Your Artwork

If you want your mobile to nab some serious attention, shatter your screen–it’s a guaranteed conversation starter. In lieu of device demolition, however, you can go with Krizzl’s Krizzl protective cases for smartphones, which are infinitely customizable and fun to boot.<p>The kit evolved as a …

How to Get Great Prints from your Digital Darkroom

One of the great joys of digital photography is the ability to quickly and simply produce large, stunning prints from the comfort of your own home, …

29 Pasta Salads To Chill Out With This Summer

Hey bro, you like noodles? Cool, me too.

14 Things You Really Don't Want To Know About Your Groceries

Apologies in advance.

Top 10 experiences on Hawaii's Big Island

Island fever may happen elsewhere, but it's almost unheard of on Hawai'i. The aptly named Big Island is fantastically diverse, with miles of highways and - better yet - byways to explore. From age-old fishing villages to modern mega resorts, from snow-capped peaks to sandy beaches, you'll …

Quick Astrophotography Primer for First Time Photographers of the Night Sky

If you’ve never attempted to photograph the night sky, be it a constellation or a planet, the idea may seem daunting. You may think that you need a …

The 7 Best Vacation Spots For Nature Lovers

And even though it can get your blood pumpin', there is nothing more relaxing than some quality time with Mother Nature, whether you're hiking, fishing, or whitewater rafting — or simply kicking back and taking in the views after a day filled with activity.<p>Our seven favorite spots in the U.S. for …

How to Create an Estimate for Corporate Photography Jobs

It seems there was a golden age of corporate photography in the 80s and early 90s when corporations were flush with cash and photographers flew …

Food & Drink Ideas - Food and Cocktails for Men

The "Menos es Más" cocktail embraces the spirit's floral side.<p>Hint of Lime had its moment, but these are as addicting as it gets.<p>21 exemplary places to start a tab.<p>There's always money in the banana stand.<p>There's a place in everyone's heart for Cool Ranch—but only because you're thinking about …

Cocktails

50 Drives You Must Take In Your Lifetime

Ranging from the mountains of Montana and Wyoming to a breathtaking salt flat in Bolivia, the drives aren't to miss.

An action-packed sky in Chile is yet another amazing submission to this year's photo contest: http://on.natgeo.com/11OsZKl Submit your best travel shot by June 30: http://on.natgeo.com/12oIAl9 Photo submitted by Francisco Negroni, 2013 National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest

Shooting on the Streets of San Francisco for 24 Hours Straight

I have driven through San Francisco many times for business and pleasure, and have always been intrigued by how its energy constantly changes …

Quick and Easy Trick For Adding a Black Background to Your Shots Anywhere

Photographer Glyn Dewis shared this cool little technique that lets you work with a black background even if you don’t have an actual backdrop with …