Larry Brownlee

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DIY: Noticeably Improve Your Macro Photography with a Cheap Plastic Cup

Hand-held macro photography presents a lot of challenges, but three of the most prevalent are: subject movement, camera shake, and harsh shadows. …

23 More eBooks For Photographers That Are Completely Free

The internet is a wealth of information. So much information, in fact, that it can be a real pain trying to sort the useful from the not-so-useful. A …

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, …

61 Ways to Lose Weight

Small changes can lead to really great results<p>A few years ago, one of my friends at <i>Men's Health</i> stepped on the scale and was horrified by the result. He'd somehow managed to pack 20 pounds of flab onto his previously skinny frame. When he looked into the mirror, he saw a fat guy staring back. He …

The 2-Minute Workout That Works Your Abs From Every Angle

How strong is your core? Find out with this ultimate ab challenge<p>Ripped abs are reason enough to add some core moves to your routine. But a strong torso can also give you the foundation you need to lift more weight with less risk of injury. "Crunches alone won't get the job done, though," says Todd …

13 Tips to Perfect Your Landscape Photography

“Landscape photography is the supreme test of the photographer—and often the supreme disappointment.” – Ansel AdamsIn my opinion, landscape …

Landscape Photography

A Collection of Powerful Black and White Images

I have a background in black and white photography – using actual film and processing in a darkroom. The entire first year of my two year college …

Learn How to Photograph the Milky Way in 12 Steps http://bit.ly/1vdJn3z Image by John Lemieux on Flickr

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 …

Time-lapse Photography

Five Keys to Better Black and White Landscapes

We are blessed that we were born with the ability to see in color. Seeing the deep blue of a summer’s sky or the intense red of a spring rose is …

Tutorials

Essential Portrait Photography Photoshop Techniques

Over time, many budding portrait photographers often hit a plateau in terms of their shooting style and technique. Their gear bags have the lenses …

Dazzling Long Exposure Photos of Star Trails

Initially, these delightful swirls of color may strike you as computer generated graphics or maybe even some kind of digital camera glitch, but they …

Timeless Portrait Photography Tips by Wayne Radford

TIMELESS PORTRAITS is a supplement to NATURAL LIGHT PORTRAITURE and contains more images of recommended setups and diagrams that will help you create …

Photography Tips

Six-Week Power Abs Routine

<b>Duration</b> 6 weeks<p><b>Exercises</b> 22<p><b>Equipment</b> Yes<p>The Power Abs Program's focus is to not only streamline your waist by getting rid of the flab but also etch …

Workouts

The Extreme Home Fat-Loss Workout | Men's Health

Now, it might be tempting to think, <i>If I had access to all that stuff—at my home!—I’d be in great shape, too!</i><p>But sorry, that’s just not true. Right now, basements are filled with dusty fitness equipment, from infomercial weight machines to expensive state-of-the-art treadmills.<p>The truth is, it takes …

The 5-50 Challenge

Test your muscle and endurance with this fast-paced drill. Complete 50 reps of each of the following exercises, in any order, as fast as possible with good form. Record your time and try to complete the workout faster each time you do it

Run Now | Competitor.com

Run Now is a community created to celebrate the resilience and determination of the running community. It encourages and welcomes people of all …

Superhuman Planks

Here's what you need to know...<p>A plank should be a very intense, full body contraction that lasts only 8-10 seconds, not some bastardized version of …

Workouts

The Ultimate Total-Body Move

Strengthen your core—and just about every other muscle—with the half Turkish getup<p>The half Turkish getup might fall into the category of "core exercise," but it's far from an isolation move. "It works everything—your shoulders, hips, back, core, arms, and so many other muscles you never even think …

DOS

How to train your abs – the right way!

Details<p>Written by Adam Bates, CPT<p>Whether you are a competitive physique athlete or simply a recreational gym user attempting to improve your …

Body Fat

The Fit Five: Body-Weight Exercises for Muscle-Building

Fitness enthusiasts around the world have always advocated for body-weight exercises, but to the beginner and even some seasoned lifters these …

How to lower your body fat

Even if you are a skinny guy (or a girl), you need to think about your body fat. There are two types of fat your body carries: visceral and …

7 Penny Pinching Locations When Shooting On A Budget!

There are many hurdles that a new photographer tries to overcome early in his or her career, one of which is simply that we don’t have the funding …

Stay Motivated With These Six Photographic Projects

For some of us in more Northern climes, we may well be suffering a lack of motivation in our photography. Polar vortices, Atlantic storms and other …

Landscape Photography