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Make Your Own Mini Planter

I've had several different phases where I got really obsessed with clay and lately I can feel it coming on again! I love polymer clay and also air …

Jungalow South-African pendant lamp | Jungalow

From the minute I saw these paper mache bowls from South Africa at World Market, I LOVED them. The bowls are made by Wola Nani, a non-profit …

DIY Midcentury-Style Plant Stand

Hey, it's Mandi! You guys, this project is so easy I almost feel like I shouldn't be calling it a project. It's a pretty simple concept that's not …

How to Create a Photography Website that Attracts Clients (and Boosts SEO!)

Maybe you’ve finally decided to make this photography thing official, and you need a more professional web presence than your current Flickr gallery. …

Google Analytics

$20 DIY Pallet Wall

We finished the pallet wall, whoop whop! Can I get a “heck yes”?<p>Last time we checked in we’d left you with this. And last time we did a walkthrough …

How to Whiten Teeth in Photoshop

You’ve asked, we’ve answered! In today’s episode, learn how to whiten and straighten teeth in no time! Share this tutorial

Tutorials

Full-Frame or Cropped Sensor: Which Will Work for You?

There's a large selection of camera brands, with various models combined with choices of full-frame, and cropped frame sensors. Searching for the …

Cameras

Stuck for Ideas? Try These 7 Creative Ideas for a Photography Project

An idea is a powerful thing. Every creative process starts with an idea. But as a creative bunch, we all have been through times when we couldn't get …

Time-lapse Photography

5 Little Known Lightroom Tools That Will Make Your Photos Better

The topic of post-processing isn’t an uncommon one here at Light Stalking, and readers are treated to a relatively wide range of processing-related …

Tutorials

Five Ways to Get a Real Smile From Your Portrait Subject

One of the challenges photographers face is posing. It’s a conundrum because it requires a kind of authority most of us aren’t used to having: The …

Body Language

Stop Hiding: Show YOU and You Won’t be ‘Just Another Photographer with Pretty Images’

In the world of photography, we typically hide behind our cameras and our images. Many of us are shy and would prefer to stay behind the camera, not …

10 Critical Assumptions That Can Devastate Your Artistic Goals

Every single one of us holds assumptions. They are part of being human. We assume there won’t be too much traffic on the way home from work, or that …

Take These Four Important Steps Before You Outsource Your Printing

Professional-quality photo printers and paper are expensive. It can be difficult to justify the steep price of the machine and upkeep for most …

Tutorials

A Young Photojournalist on Burning Out, Getting Ahead, and Being Satisfied with Your Own Work.

We all have our own motivation for the images we choose to make. Every photographer has that little voice, that driving force pushing you toward the …

Photojournalism

7 Proven Ways to Come Home with Better Travel Photos

Your next vacation or around-the-world escapade is the perfect time to brush up on your photography skills. After all, taking a great photograph is …

5 Not-So-Obvious Mistakes Photographers Make When Starting a Business and How You Can Avoid Them

When starting your photography business it’s easy to get caught up in how good your portfolio looks, buying new equipment, or how many followers you …

In-Depth Presentation Demystifies the Gray Areas of Copyright Law for Photographers

This hour and fifteen minute-long presentation is one of the most detailed and useful videos on copyright law for photographers that we’ve run …

Lensbaby Spark

Sorry, this product is no longer available.<br>But we have lots of other good stuff! Check it out!<p>The Photojojo Store!<p>A fun and easy-to-use tilt-shift …

VENQUE Smart DSLR Pro Bag

We are proudly offering every backer a 10 year program for our products. If you have any problems with your bag in the next 10 years, we will replace …

Back to Basics: How Best to Hold a Camera When Shooting in Low-Light

One of the advantages a beginner in any field has over an intermediate or professional who is trying to improve their craft, is that the beginner has …

How to Use Mavericks' New Tools to Boost Your Battery Life

If there's one major point of emphasis for Apple's new desktop operating system, it's battery life. According to Craig Federighi, Apple's senior vice …

7 of the Coolest Mavericks Features You'll Want to Start Using Today

Apple’s newest OS upgrade, <b>Mavericks</b> (OS X 10.9.x) offers plenty of new features in addition to old standbys they’ve tweaked. OS X has become part of …

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There’s just something special about hand-drawn designs. They add a real human touch to things and certainly help any project stand out from the normally pixelated pack. Whether you’re working online or offline, this style just screams “personal touch”.<p>If you’re looking to give a more personal feel to your latest work, this Mighty Deal definitely has your number. Created by <b>Cruzine</b>, this collection of 890 handwritten decorative shapes is guaranteed to give your latest design that homespun feel. …

Bringing out the Big Glass - The Pros and Cons of Professional Lenses

Ever looked at the photographers at a major sports event? Most commonly you will see a barrage of massive lenses, often 300-600mm in focal length and …

Is Program Mode For Idiots?

If you've been involved in photography for any length of time at all, you'll most likely recognize this scenario – You and a bunch of your …

The Oldest Man Alive is a New Yorker

Alexander Imich has been crowned the new oldest man alive. Born in 1903, he is 111 and a quarter years old. There are 66 women in the world who are …

Finally, Before/After Previews Come to Camera Raw

OK, well I guess “technically” you could see a before/after in Camera Raw but it could not have been clunkier (just turning on/off the Preview …

Photographing Waves: How One Surfer Gets Perfect Ocean Shots

Clark Little didn’t plan on becoming a wave photographer; it just sort of evolved into a career after he went into the ocean one day with his camera …

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