Todd Gunning

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A Guide to Layers and Blending in Gimp

Unlike some free software, Gimp www.gimp.org is a powerful rival for its payware counterpart, Photoshop. Its depth and similarity to the Photoshop …

Build an Automatic Photo Rig for Perfect Panoramas

In this project, I am going to show you how to make an automatic camera rig for shooting a high-resolution panorama photo using a cheap point-and-shoot camera.<p>The camera rig is made from three metal frames and three servo motors. The servo motors control the pan, tilt, and shutter of the camera. …

How to Age Wood in Minutes

How To Do A Complete Portrait Edit Part 2 (Photoshop)

Since the rough edit in Lightroom is complete, I can now take a dive in Photoshop and finish with the final touches. Make no mistake, there is a lot …

Mega Prusa I3

Mini Oscillator Swatch<p>WiFi Paddle Boat.<p>The Astronomy Clock<p>3D Printing With Circuits Class<p>hello<p>how configuring build size ? 40*40*40<p>i made it<p>work in …

Wooden Mechanical Clock Kit – steampunk inspired DIY clock for the time enthusiast

Clocks are very useful. Building your own is a sort of lost art. You can once again take pride in assembling a fine time piece. The Wooden Mechanical …

These Reasons Will Compel You to Start Printing Your Photographs

Forgive me for being a little nostalgic. I was brought up in the days of film, the days of one hour mini lab printing on the high street of every …

How Shutter Speed Affects What You Photograph

Many of us, when we commence our journey into photography, pay scant regard to the technical side of image making. Today’s cameras are so good at …

This ‘Flow Motion’ Time-Lapse of Dubai is Insane

Time-lapse photographer Rob Whitworth has taken the idea of hyperlapses to the next level with his latest video, “Dubai Flow Motion” (shown above).<p>It …

Table Saw - Build The Ultimate Fence Accessory

10 Truths About Being a Photographer

Is it the best job ever? Well yeah, sometimes, most of the time really, but it also comes along with some bullsh** that not everybody realizes. I …

Get Ready for the Holidays with this Tutorial on How to Photograph Christmas Lights

In honor of the holiday season, Jay P. Morgan of <i>The Slanted Lens</i> decided it would be a wonderful idea to show the world how to photograph Christmas …

5 Free Online Courses to Improve Your Photography

MOOCs – or massive open online courses, offer free or low-cost access to top-notch courses taught by university professors and professionals. Whether …

30 Latest Links to Photography Tutorials, Special Features and Amazing Photos

Another terrific week in the world of photography passes us by as Toad Hollow Photography has been searching all corners of the internet looking for …

The Best Crock Pot Slow Cooker Hot Chocolate Recipe! Rich & Creamy

This rich and creamy <b>CROCK POT HOT CHOCOLATE RECIPE</b> is simply divine! There’s nothing like some warm hot cocoa on a cold wintery day. Serve this at a …

Cowboy Bark: Trader Joe's Copycat Recipe

Cowboy Bark: Trader Joe’s Copycat Recipe<p><i>Updated on</i> <i>by</i> Averie Sunshine<p>Have you tried Cowboy Bark?<p>If you haven’t, don’t even start. It’s so addictively …

Delicious Apple Butter Recipe for Your Crock Pot

The county in which I live in Western North Carolina is well-known for its bountiful apple crops. We even have an entire festival dedicated to …

These Focus Stacking Walkthroughs Will Help You Take Your Macro Photography to the Next Level

When it comes to macro photography, knowing how to properly focus stack your images can make a massive difference. To that end, the walkthrough above …

23 Free Photography E-Books

You've seen them appear in some of our earlier posts on freebies. But today we decided to put all the eBooks together (and many more!) in a single, …

Making Crispy Traditional Pickles Like a (c)Rockstar

<i>Note: Recipe shows batch of 30 lbs pickling cucumbers. Small batch recipe is included at the end.</i><p>Choose cucumbers that are young and still have their bumps and ridges. They should be very firm, and the sooner you can begin fermenting after they have been picked from the vine, the crisper your …

How to Get Super Sharp Landscape Photography Images

If you want to learn how to get super sharp landscape photography images, here’s my list of top tips - it's not as hard as you might think.

Landscape Photography

5 Dream Trips You Can Actually Afford

Yes, you CAN afford to visit Machu Picchu! Try going with an affordable group tour by G Adventures. <i>(Photo courtesy of Luq1/Dreamstime. Article by Kaeli Conforti of Budget Travel.)</i><p>Think dream trips like Europe and Hawaii are totally out of reach? You'd be surprised how many affordable packages are …

Flying

How to Make Beer Can Chicken

<i>Each week this summer, Cara Nicoletti of The Meat Hook is helping us get to know our favorite cuts a little bit better – and introducing you to a few new ones, too. Read on, study up, then hightail it to your nearest butcher.</i><p><i>Today: It may look a little silly, but the flavor of this beer can chicken</i> …

Recipes

How To: Create Dramatic Light Painting Photos

The popular technique called painting with light treats your camera’s film or sensor as a blank, black canvas on which you “paint” in your subject by …

How to make a DSLR time-laspe

A few years ago I made a video about shooting a time-lapse sequence with a DSLR and then making a video from the images. Most of the information is …

5 Essential Tips For Beginner Concert Photographers

<i>All images by Matthias Hombauer. Used with permission.</i><p>Matthias Hombauer has been a concert photographer for many years and taught himself the way …

Five Tips For Great Sunset Photos

Sunsets and sunrises are inspirational subjects for any photographer. In fact, a good sunset photo is often the reason people become interested in …

Beginner Tips for Posing People with Confidence

In earlier articles I gave you advice about planning a portrait shoot and some reasons for using natural light. Now it’s time to take a look at …

Photography