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10 things I’ve learned on the way to 100 marathons

Running didn’t come easy to Lisa Jackson.Here, she shares the lessons she learned on her journey from fitness-phobe to multi-marathoner<p><b>Lesson #1 You don’t need a permission slip to run</b><p>I used to be an exercise-evader extraordinaire, the kind of woman who drove to the corner shop a two-minute walk …

Marathons

How to Build Muscle as You Age

But none of this matters. With the right type of training, you can still build muscle and get strong well into your forties, fifties, and beyond<p>University of Oklahoma researchers compared people of different ages who followed the exact same program for eight weeks. They found that guys between 35 …

6 of the Most Essential but Underused Camera Features

If you are just getting started in photography, you’ll be pleasantly surprised to find these six often overlooked features in the menu of your DSLR. …

Cameras

Five Easy, Essential DIY Winter Tuneups

These quick maintenance jobs will keep your bike running smoothly in 2015<p>For cyclists, winter is a time to restore and recharge. But as much as your body needs some TLC, so does your bike. That doesn’t have to mean an exhaustive overhaul. These five quick maintenance jobs are easy enough for any …

11 Google search tricks you won’t know how you lived without

Everyone over the age of three knows that you can add inverted commas to make Google search for an exact phrase – but there are some tricks known …

Cutting a baby’s umbilical cord two minutes later can improve development

What if you could make your newborn baby more resistant to disease, less susceptible to inflammation and better-developed?<p>Well all you have to do is …

How to recover highlight details using luminosity masks

Slide back and forth to compare<p>Luminosity masking is a technique by which you can create layer masks from a photo based on the brightness …

Tutorials

Gimp, The Free Alternative to Photoshop, Looks Impressive in Version 2.8

There is a perception amongst many of us that free software is often clunky with poorly designed user interfaces that hinder productivity rather than …

Tutorials

Tutorial Shows You Three Ways to Colorize a Black and White Image in Photoshop

Colorized historical images are very popular in the photo community, but how exactly does one start colorizing photos? Getting to the skill level …

Tips for Using ISO Settings in Photography

When you as a photographer—amateur or professional, analog or digital–practice your craft or hobby, you will at one time or another become acquainted …

Everything You've Ever Wanted to Know About Polarizing Filters

A short while ago, I addressed the ins and outs of selecting and using a neutral density filter; to follow up on the basic theme of cool things you …

Tutorial: How to Remove Location Info from Your Images in Photoshop

Privacy is a big concern these days, what with the NSA looking over both your shoulders, reading your emails and chiming in on your cell phone …

Lens Guide: Best Lenses to Move up to from a Kit Lens

Kit lens—to use or not to use? While kit lenses are much less expensive than better hobbyist and professional lenses, in the world of photography, …

Getting to Know Picasa - a Free Image Editor and Browser by Google

Digital Photography

Do You Have a Prime Lens in Your Camera Bag?

Do you own a prime lens? Every DSLR owner should have at least one fast, fixed focal length lens in their camera bag. Zoom lenses are great; they can …

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How to Use Bulb Mode on a Camera

There is a special setting on all DSLR cameras that allows the photographer to go beyond the longest automatic shutter speed setting of 30 seconds. …

Landscape Photography

HDR Photography Basics and How to Get Started

High dynamic range photography is still in its infancy as an art form, but it’s becoming more and more popular every day.<p>The reason for its …

36 Links That Are Like Catnip for Photographers

It's truly been a great week in the world of photography, and Toad Hollow Photography has been looking at all corners of the internet to find the …

Beginner Street Photography

We all have to start somewhere with our photography and one of the big questions I get asked by students is where do we begin. There is just so much …

Digital Photographer

Photo basics: using your light meter

In this series, Steven from the Australian Centre for Photography walks us through the role of your camera's light meter.<p><b>Just starting out with photography? Learn the basics of your camera with the Australian Centre for Photography.</b><p>In the second episode of this video series, tutor Steven Cavanagh …

Photography

Starting Out as a Wedding Photographer

There has been such a huge influx of people wanting to make a living through wedding photography these days that I almost get as many enquiries from …

HDR Photography – The Facts

The rise of beginner digital SLR cameras has generated a great new following in photography. Amateur photographers find they now have more control …

20 Stunning Examples of High Speed Photography (And Tuts on How to Do It Yourself)

A lot happens in the blink of an eye — a lot of pretty amazing things. But due to the way our brain works, we don't really get to “see” these amazing …

How to Photograph Light Trails

Photographing light trails is somewhat of a rite of passage for low light photographers – usually by setting up a nice landscape composition that …

How to Take Sunset Photos Like a Professional

Sunsets are one of the most photographed subjects on the planet, and for good reason. But because they're so photographed (and now, uploaded to …

How to Shoot HDR Photos

Post processing is only one part of HDR photography. To get great looking HDR images, you not only have to know the editing process, but also how to …