Tom Hildebrandt

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Your Guide To Photographing A Meteor Shower

Want to learn how to capture a meteor shower on camera? Pro photographer <b>Thomas O’Brien</b> <i>will show you how to prep for and shoot this must-see spectacle</i> …

Lemon Ricotta Parmesan Pasta with Spinach and Grilled Chicken

Don’t we all love the lemon and ricotta and lemon and parmesan combinations? And you can never go wrong with lemon, chicken and spinach. Put that all …

Neil deGrasse Tyson Selects the Eight Books Every Intelligent Person on the Planet Should Read

In December of 2011, <b>Neil deGrasse Tyson</b> — champion of science, celebrator of the cosmic perspective, master of the soundbite — participated in Reddit’s Ask Me Anything series of public questions and answers. One reader posed the following question: <i>“Which books should be read by every single</i> …

1 trick that will change the way you pack forever

SOMEHOW I missed this the first time it went around the internet, but anyway, if you study the way this guy packs, there’s a key trick that let’s him …

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Do the Poor Have More Meaningful Lives?

Jonathan Safran Foer, in the first chapter of “Eating Animals,” recounts a conversation he once had with his grandmother, in which she described the combination of fear and hunger that haunted her in Eastern Europe as the Second World War drew to a close. When she became so hungry that she couldn’t …

The 7 Classic Pieces of Gear You Will Want After You Get a DSLR

Congratulations! You’re the proud owner of a new camera. But not just any new camera; no, not a new mobile device, not a new point and shoot — not …

40 Tips to Take Better Photos

<b>Many years ago when I was a starry-eyed undergrad I would ask every photographer I came across the same question:</b><p>“How do I take better photos?”<p>I was …

Aggravated Bibliophilism

You look on the shelf where you keep your dictionaries for the royal-blue-spined glossary of literary terms because you want to see if it contains a simple, concise definition of “metaphor.” You are editing a paper in which the author explains how metaphor can make a complex subject like Einstein’s …

A Death in the Database

Last February, Ashley Seay was seventeen years old, a high-school junior studying cosmetology in a suburb of Chicago. Outgoing and empathetic, the middle child of five, she dispensed advice to her friends, made colorful photo collages, and coaxed stray animals into the house. She had a new …

5 Ways to Create Detail Photos - Digital Photography School

Using a Video Slideshow to Showcase Your Photography

Using a Video Slideshow to Showcase Your Photography - Five Great Tips to Help you Start Your Video Slideshow

Start a Personal Photography Project

A Guest Post by Neha Singh from ShutterMonks.com. In 2010, Dave Engledow welcomed his newborn daughter Alice Bee. Over time, he started documenting …

Consider Starting A Photography Project365 In The New Year

As the year winds down and many of us starting looking towards setting goals for the new year, I’d like to put a little bug in your ear. Or on your …

5 Good Photography Habits You Want to Start Today

5 Good Photography Habits to Start Today - shoot daily, take notes, look at photos, back up, and more! Take your photography up a level with these …

The 9 Best To-Do List Apps

As a former event planner I know all about to-do lists, and that it is often very hard to find a to-do list app that perfectly matches your style. I’ve given a close look to the most promising options out there and compiled my favorites in this article. Whether you are a solo entrepreneur, …

10 Tips to Motivate You out of a Photography Rut

Are all your photos starting to look the same? Break out of your photography rut and get the creative juices flowing with these 10 tips.

Start to See Photographically In Six Easy Steps

Nightscapes: Photographing the City at Night

The idea of taking photographs at night can be counterintuitive to the novice photographer. After all, photography is an art, a craft, a technology …

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Aspect Ratio: What it is and Why it Matters

This article is written by Andrew S. Gibson, the author of Square. Today I’d like to draw your attention to an area of composition that you might not …

Composition, Balance and Visual Mass

In previous articles I wrote about the concept of balance in relation to the colours orange and blue, and in relation to composition in the square …

Zooming In: Using Telephotos In Landscape Photography

If you’re anything like me, when presented with a beautiful landscape, your first instinct is to reach for the wide angle lenses and take it all in. …

Architecture: Photographing Exterior Details

Between shooting for clients, teaching my kids photography class, family obligations, and all of the non-photography activities essential to running …