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Best 8 Default Camera Settings For Landscape Photography You Can Try – Page 7

You also see a metering timer in my menu. The camera’s default setting is typically 16 seconds. When you half push the shutter button, the camera …

Shutter Speed

How one woman used the '3-hour reset' rule to lose 65 pounds

This diet philosophy helped one fitness trainer regulate her hunger and lose the baby weight.<p>It’s a typical weight-loss tragedy: You ate healthy for a week, then you devoured a donut at the office party and now you’re mourning your diet.<p>Instead of feeling like you’ve ruined your progress — or …

Fitness

Do it now! Protect your router from Russian hackers

A few weeks ago, the United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT) issued an alert about state-supported Russian hackers carrying out attacks against a large number of home routers in the U.S. These hackers are organized, motivated and well-funded.<p>They’re not a bunch of misanthropic …

Wi-Fi

The 30 Secrets a Plumber Won’t Tell You

Home › DIY Advice › The 30 Secrets a Plumber Won’t Tell You<p>These secrets could save you a lot of time and money. Get the scoop on things a plumber …

Home Improvement

How to Shoot Awesome Astrophotography & Night Sky Images: A Basic Tutorial to Get You Started

This video tutorial is a few years old, but we thought we’d share it because it offers some great starter information on how to shoot …

Photography

A Guide to the Five Main Shooting Modes on Your DSLR

Understanding camera shooting modes can make a real difference to the quality of your images. Here is a guide to the five main shooting modes on your …

Cameras

Download This Free Shutter Speed "Cheat Sheet" Chart from PhotoTraces.com

Shutter speed is one of the key elements in the so-called Exposure Triangle (Aperture, ISO, Shutter Speed) that every photographer should be familiar …

Shutter Speed

5 Tips for Pro Bottle Photos in Just 5 Minutes

If you ever need to shoot a product photo of a beverage bottle, the concept might not seem too complicated, but seasoned product photographers …

Landscape Photography

How to Check & Correct Your Autofocus: Tips for Fine-Tuning AF to Get Sharper Images

It’s time to sharpen up your pix. Modern DSLRs generally rely on what’s called phase difference autofocusing: basically, a rangefinder scheme updated …

Cameras

Creative use of Shutter speed and Aperture

The way I see it, any form of photography consists of two components – science and art. Today we look briefly at <i>shutter speed</i> and <i>aperture</i>, two of the …

Landscape Photography

Yes, We Discovered That Love Is Indeed In The Air!

We shot the best drone photos that make you long for a deep dive in the crystal waters of the Aegean Sea!<p>Sun, sea and sky…three simple but most …

Aegean Sea

The Best Gifts for Photographers, According to Photographers and Photo Editors

Nearly every photographer I know has, at some point, been gifted a lens-shaped coffee mug. It’s <i>the</i> go-to gift for photographers, but it’s divisive. …

Shopping

9 Portrait Location Ideas in 90 Seconds

Sometimes the strangest or most mundane locations can make for compelling portrait environments. Mango Street made this short and sweet video in …

Mango

Here Are Some Easy Tips on How to Use the Important Tone Curve Tool in Lightroom (VIDEO)

We’ve shared several tutorials on Photoshop’s Curves tool in recent weeks and they’ve been quite popular. So, here’s a helpful video on a similarly …

Tutorials

5 Easy Fixes for Common Posing Mistakes

Small details can make or break the effectiveness of a pose when photographing couples. Here’s a 6-minute video in which wedding photographers Sara …

Sitting

Getting Every Last Drop of Product Out of a Bottle, and Other PVC Hacks

My value of what I'd later learn was called "industrial design" was formed early on. At 14 I started working in a restaurant owned by a hands-on …

DIY

This Is How Much Cardio This Celebrity Trainer Recommends If You're Trying to Lose Weight

The game of weight loss looks different for everyone, but there are a few constants that remain pretty similar across the board. One thing we know we need to get closer to weight loss is exercise, including cardio. We talked to celebrity trainer Simone De La Rue, who was one of the headlining …

Fitness

Watch Dave Grohl and 12-year-old daughter Violet team up for stunning Adele cover

Nailed it.<p>Brilliant footage has captured the moment that Dave Grohl and daughter Violet teamed up for a stunning cover of Adele’s ‘When We Were …

Music

The Lazy Man's Guide To Losing Fat And Building Muscle

Image: iStock<p>Like most guys of a certain vintage, I have mixed feelings about my body. Staying lean and not surrendering to the siren’s call of the …

Nutrition

3 Incredibly Easy Tips For Better Night Photography

I absolutely love night photography. I can remember the first time I took some night time photos and I was blown away by what I saw through the …

Shutter Speed

Before-And-After Images Reveal The Simple Truths Behind Photographer’s Edits

Image by Katrina Yu and featured with permission<br>Photography is all about improvisation. In Katrina Yu’s case, that means doubling her backyard into a …

Photography

Split Perspectives: How to Create That Mirror Shot

Chances are you've seen this type of composition before. Well fortunately for you it's easy enough to do, so here's how to set it up.<p>The shot itself …

Photography

Discover New Color Schemes and Filters in Photoshop

The way that you choose to manipulate color as an artist is one of the primary methods of making an image unique. If you are looking to improve the …

Tutorials

This Sex Position Reliably Gets Women Off

Sex therapists give us all the NSFW details on making the position work.<p>All good things in life could use some improvements, including your go-to bedroom moves.<p>Case in point? The missionary position. You and your partner may count this classic sex position as a favorite because of the intimacy it …

Relationships

How to Change the Color of Anything Using Lightroom

There are a lot of times when you might want to change the color of something in an image, whether it's clothing, the sky, or something else. This …

Tutorials

These Are the Best Camera Settings for Landscape Photography, According to Serge Ramelli

Serge Ramelli is a professional photographer and educator we turn to again and again for great photography tips and advice. In the below video he …

Landscape Photography

Want Big, Cheap Prints? Try Printing Your Photos on Fabric

You've used your inkjet to print edge-to-edge A4s and A3s, then wanted to upsize, so you went to an online printer for a canvas or a poster. They get …

Textile Industry

12 tips for successful boudoir photography

<b>Boudoir photography is growing in popularity but it isn’t as easy as it might look. AP went on a photo shoot at Brighton’s famous Hotel Pelirocco,</b> …

Nikon D700

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