Christopher Karaan

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Leaving A Legacy: Goblins Are Great But Haters Gonna Hate

For years people have treated Goblins in Legacy as a deck for people without skill or money. The money part I agree with, but skill part I don't. …

Board Games

Ruby Throated Hummingbird

Almost every day we publish a helpful and insightful article on photography. Our community of photographers is growing by leaps and bounds and many …

Photography

Do You Make These 5 Classic Mistakes in Macro Photography?

Delving into macro photography opens up a fascinating, sometimes strange, new world. The ultra-close up views of flowers, plants, insects, and even …

Street and Nature Photography – An interview with Erik Witsoe

Do you have any formal training in photography?<p>Not formally, no. Although I am trained as an artist and have spent much of my life developing those …

Street Photography

New Street Types

Alice Austen’s groundbreaking portfolio “Street Types of New York” from 1894, marks her as one of the earliest female street photographers who …

15 Wonderful Pictures of Water Drops

When water falls on a surface, it makes a bead-like shape as it spreads in numerous directions, forming sporadic drops of water. Photographers must …

Docker

Metal Gear Solid: The Legacy Collection Review Round-Up

I hear it’s pretty solid. (Sorry.)<p>Last week, Konami released Metal Gear Solid: The Legacy Collection exclusively on PlayStation 3. Within it, you’ll …

Photographing Waterfalls: 6 Tips To Get You Started

Some of my favourite landscapes to photograph are waterfalls. The smoothness of the water against the hard, sharp edges of the rocks or striking …

Landscape Photography

How to Photograph Fireworks

Do you want to know how to photograph fireworks? With New Year’s Eve just days away I thought I’d refresh this article in which I give 10 Fireworks …

Construction Time-Lapse Shows the Step-by-Step Removal of a Dam

The 38-foot-high Gold Ray Dam had spanned Oregon’s Rogue River for 106 years by the time Jackson County decided enough was enough. A defunct …

Rumor: Almost Official Canon 70D to Set a New Benchmark in ISO Performance

As the Canon EOS 60D gets ready to make way for its big brother at an announcement expected later tonight, more info is leaking about the soon-to-be …

Northern Lights: Captured in all its Glory with Timelapse Photography

The Northern Lights is a spectacular display of nature that any photographer would pay to see and shoot. From the slower dancing lights, to the …

Northern Lights

17 Great Photos of Arctic Foxes

The arctic fox is an extremely robust creature that can withstand frigid arctic temperatures as low as -58 degrees Fahrenheit. During the winter, …

Global Warming

How to Use Lines in Photography Compositions

A very powerful method of improving the composition of photos is the use of lines. Properly used, lines can significantly increase the impact of …

Landscape Photography

First Impressions: Canon 70D

<i>Guess what: it’s available for pre-order from Amazon, B&H Photo, and Adorama. We’re waiting for a review unit.</i><p>In many ways, Canon’s 60D annoyed many …

Canon Unveils the 70D: ‘Dual Pixel’ APS-C Sensor Brings Snappier Autofocusing

Canon has officially announced the 70D, the company’s latest mid-range DSLR for serious photography enthusiasts. It’s a successor to the 60D that …

Top Ten Nudie Games

17 Beautiful Portraits by Caitlyn East

At age 16, Caitlyn East has enjoyed photography for about ten years and hopes that one day it can be a possible career. Currently photography is just …

Photography

10 Photography Assignments to Stimulate Your Creativity

This article provides you with 10 photography self-assignments that you can use to get your own creative juices flowing. They’re designed to help you …

Photography

How to Create the Misty Water Effect in Photography

Have you looked at a landscape photographer’s photo and wondered how they got the water coming down from a waterfall to look so misty? Or how they …

Landscape Photography

18 Intriguing Pictures of Pencils

There may be more colorful pencils, but the basic yellow #2 is where drawing begins. And those standard pencils can make some amazing art. But they …

Amazing

20 Majestic Pictures of Tigers

The Tiger is the largest of the cat species, and clearly not your typical house pet. These majestic mammals reach a total body length of up 11 ft and …

15 Amazing Pictures of Piers

Piers are unique architectural structures that are located all around the world. Not only do piers provide a beautiful place to walk along to view …

Santa Monica

Car Photography Rig Tutorial

Take a look at the photograph below and ask yourself, “How was it created?” At first it looks like it’s a beautiful shot snapped from the sidelines …

Tips for Better Bokeh Photography

The term “bokeh” seems to have evolved from its original definition. Nowadays bokeh refers to out of focus lights and shapes within a picture, rather …

Canon EOS