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How to saute mushrooms to crispy, browned perfection

Remember when Alice ate that mushroom in Wonderland?<p>“What can all that green stuff be?' said Alice. “And where have my shoulders got to? And oh, my poor hands, how is it I can't see you?”<p>Oh, dearie, dear, dear. Poor Alice. If only she’d boned up on the works of Timothy Leary before she listened to …

The Director: How Scott Robert Lim Gets to the Emotional Heart of Wedding Photography

Scott Robert Lim tends to cut to the chase.<p>“Everything you see in my photographs is deliberate and intentional,” he says. “I’m out to capture …

Photography

PSA: Buy a Gray Market Sigma Lens, Pay an Extra $250 for Servicing

So-called “gray market” products are popular in the world of photography, but buying your Sigma gear through an unauthorized reseller will cost you …

Photography

How ND Filters (Neutral Density) Work And When To Use Them

<i>Screenshots taken from video.</i><p>A Neutral Density (ND) filter is an extremely useful tool for both still shooting and video recording purposes. However, …

Applying color theory to landscape photography

Color Theory can be an extremely complex subject, especially if you start looking at the mathematics and physics behind the theory itself. On a more …

Color Theory

Effective Infographics Equals Great Marketing

Image credit: PhotoDune<p>Information overload is alive and well and isn't going away anytime soon. With the increased use of emails, social media, and web browsing, Americans are bombarded with five times more information than we were just fifteen years ago. With data, images, and information flying …

Incredibly Cute Portraits of Baby Animals Dressed Like Humans

Barcelona-based photographer Yago Partal has expanded his funny photo series titled <i>Zoo Portraits</i> to include one of our favorite internet phenomenons: baby animals. Partal humorously arranges animal heads on fully-dressed human bodies to showcase each unique animal's characteristics and personality …

variables-that-affect-exposure - Digital Photography

The amount of light recorded by a camera depends on the size of the lens opening (called the <i>aperture</i>) and the amount of time light is allowed to …

Brussels wants you to make internet calls to random locals

Brussels is having a tough time lately. While it's the effective capital of the European Union and famous for its street art, the combination of terrorism fears and an economic slump has kept the tourists away. The Belgian city has a clever solution for that, however: calling random people on the …

10 Ways to Improve Typography In Your Designs

<i>Typography is more than just picking a font and a point size from some drop-down menus on your computer.</i> <br>It’s an art and a skill whose history goes …

Boom! Woah! Exploding Box Photo Album

Some explosions are loud and pretty. Like fireworks.<p>Other explosions are <i>quiet</i> and pretty. Like this amazing photo album that we’re gonna teach you to …

photoalbum

The Only BBQ Rub Matrix You'll Ever Need

Back to school? Back to chemistry class. I promise to make this painless. You already know the formula to 4-4 rub (a.k.a. the only barbecue rub you will ever need in this life), right?<p>Well, here, in easy-to-understand chart form, is how to customize that rub to produce a wide range of flavors and …

3 Tips on How to Best Reach Your Target Audience as a Photographer

Being able to reach people easily with your marketing message is one of the most important aspects of marketing any type of business. In this …

Build Yourself a Camera Slider That Uses a Guide Rail and Friction

In addition to the prototype tripod design that we recently featured, ProductTank has also created a new design for a simple camera slider. A bit …

Growing Your Photo Business: 10 Tips From Joe McNally, Jeremy Cowart, Peter Yang & More

What’s the secret to breaking into the photo industry, developing your style, and making great connections? In our guide, <i>The Inspiration Handbook: 50</i> …

8 Simple DIY Smartphone Photography Tips & Ideas

In this video tutorial photographer Richard Schabetsberger demonstrate some creative smartphone photography tips & tricks. Watch and Enjoy.For more …

5 Tips That Will Make Your Food Photos Stand out from the Crowd

Food photography may be more popular now than ever before. The blogosphere is exploding with pictures of food, and social media sites like Pinterest …

Food Photography

Top Wedding Photographers Share The Blunt, Real Tips and Truths of The Business

Lanny and Erika Mann of Two Mann Studios are wedding photographers and some of the finest of the breed. Their unique and much sought-after work is …

Weddings

DIY: Build a V-Flat with Swappable Catchlight Shapes

Photographer Nick Fancher is the author of <i>Studio Anywhere</i>, a photographer’s guide to shooting high-quality portraits in unconventional locations and …

A Simple Visual Guide to Photographic Lens Filters

If you’re just getting started in photography, perhaps you’ve confused or overwhelmed by the different types of filters that are available for your …

You Should Be Calibrating Your Printer & SilverFast Is A Great Option

If you’re at all into photo scanning or printing, in all likelihood you’re aware of LaserSoft Imaging. The company and its products are well known to …

Printing

How to Photograph Food For Professional-Standard Shots

A great food photograph can do a lot of things – it can make a viewer hungry, it can convince a diner to order a dish and it can sell a hell of a lot …

10 Tips and Tricks to Hack Your New 500px Account

<i>Eric Paré is a Montreal-based 360° light-painting+stop-motion photographer, bullet-time expert, filmmaker, and yoga & travel addict. He’s also a</i> …

Photography

Make 3D Wiggle GifsIn 3 Simple Steps!

Worms wiggle. Your toes wiggle. And hey, gifs wiggle, too!<p>Or at least they can. And when they do, they look <i>three-dimensional</i>. How cool is that?<p>Now …

GIF Animations

How To Grow Every Single Herb You've Ever Wanted, Indoors

Great news, everyone. The days of throwing down $4 for a sprig of thyme are behind you. Never again will you have to fork over your last bills for some wilting basil to make a pesto, because you can grow those herbs <i>at home</i> -- yes, even if you don't have one square foot of yard to call your own. …

Photography SEO and Web Marketing Workshop: Grow Your Business with Google Image Search

Social Media

These Food Photos Show Junk Food Arranged to Look Like Fine Dining

One of the hottest food photographers on Instagram in the past couple of months is an anonymous user who goes by the name Chef Jacques LaMerde. It’s …

Food

Lighting 101: Understanding Modifiers

You are watching a free tutorial from Lighting 101.<br>To view the entire course, upgrade to Premium or purchase it in the SLR Lounge Store.<p>X<p>In the world …

Tutorials

Testing Out a Rosco Gel Kit for Creative and Colorful Photographic Lighting

I received a Rosco Gel kit a week ago, and after a few tests I can say I really love using all the awesome colors for my photography.<p>The kit includes …

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