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Breaking Down the Creative Process

What we refer to as the creative process can be broken down into four distinct stages-- Preparation, Incubation, Illumination, and Implementation.

Digital Photography

What the River Knows: Virgin River, Utah

Changing Planet<p><i>In this series, “What the River Knows,” by Basia Irland, the artist and water activist writes from the perspective of each river, using the first person. Installments are published in Water Currents every other week on Mondays. The first post is about the Ping River in Chiang Mai,</i> …

Survival Myths that Could Actually Kill You

You might like to think that you have what it takes to survive even the most overwhelming odds. Even if you don't know all that much in the area of survival skills, you'd make it through, right?<p>Snake bites, life-threatening dehydration and being forced to make your own fire for survival--these …

Outdoors

10 competitions to keep your photography inspired

<i>Winner of the Take a View, Landscape Photographer of the Year, Mark Littlejohn</i><p>Entering photography competitions is a great way to maintain a level of …

Photography

What it Takes to Go Pro - Lessons from 10 Professional Photographers

I asked 10 experienced professional photographers to reflect on the early days of their careers – from finding their first clients, to marketing …

The U.S. Navy’s brutal new war on the Arctic

This fishing season, the government plans to detonate thousands of pounds of toxic munitions in the Gulf of Alaska<p>Dahr Jamail<p>May 24, 2015 9:00pm (UTC)<p>This piece originally appeared on TomDispatch.<p>I lived in Anchorage for 10 years and spent much of that time climbing in and on the spine of the …

10 Inexpensive Fly Fishing Life Hacks From The Home Depot

My tool holster moves with me in the boat<p>By Louis Cahill<p>Everyone wants their life to be easier and everyone likes to save money.<p>Here are 10 handy and …

"Taking Your Brand From the Bench to the Playing Field" on Social Media

Perhaps I am just a cynic, but whenever I see a word such as “Fundamentals” in the title of a book, I immediate start to wonder if I am about to …

This Amazing Video Of Motorcycle Surfing Will Blow Your Mind

Design Exercises To Get Your Creative Juices Flowing

The creative mind is like the human body.<p>Creativity is something that should be trained everyday, or else it would get out of shape. Thus, doing some …

Landscape and Adventure Photographers, Show us Your Photos

Hey folks,<p>As the site continues to evolve and April is wrapping up, we’re moving from the Analog/film medium over to featuring/interviewing/working …

'Sounds Like Home': A Bluegrass Band in Japan

Mipso, a North Carolina bluegrass band, travels halfway around the world in this charming documentary by Jon Kasbe. The band discovers a strong bluegrass scene within Japan, rife with virtuoso fiddle and banjo players, who join them for impromptu jam sessions during their tour. "Sounds like home," …

North Carolina

Top design brands offer $4500-worth of software for $2

Pay it Forward is a new charitable initiative that offers the products of 16 of the top digital design companies, a pay-what-you-want price tag, with …

“I’m Making the Switch!” – 9 Great Articles About Dropping the DSLR for Mirrorless

Perhaps you’ve read the odd article about how mirrorless cameras are rapidly catching up with DSLRs in terms of image quality and performance. You …

The Invisible Photograph: 5 Short Documentaries on the Hidden Side of Photography

Over the past year, the Carnegie Museum of Art has been slowly releasing a 5-part documentary series titled <i>The Invisible Photograph</i>, which offers a …

Snag Yourself aPhoto Job!

Want to take photos? (Yes!) Want to make money? (Yes!) Want to do both at once? (Double yes!)<p>Photo jobs aren’t as rare as one may think. Whether …

Films to fuel your wanderlust this year

Finding oneself while traveling: it's a classic literary theme from <i>Siddhartha</i> to <i>On The Road</i>, and a somewhat overused trope in contemporary page-turners-turned-blockbusters.<p>But the process comes full circle when film adaptations inspire further adventure. Books such as <i>Into the Wild</i>, <i>Lord of the …

How To Find a Friend to Take on Your Next Camping Adventure

Adventure is calling! But, it can be a lonely pursuit. Ever wanted to convince a pretty guy or girl to come with you or just want to share the …

An Inspiring Video About a Landscape Photographer Hunting for a Perfect Moment

23-year-old videographer Nejc Miljak created this inspiring short film about Slovenian landscape photographer Janez Tolar. It’s titled, “Before You …

How to Correct Skin Blemishes Using the Patch Tool in Photoshop

There are many articles that discuss the overuse of skin smoothing in portrait photography. Photographers strive to find a balance between realistic …

Video: Four Steps That Will Help You Approach and Take Portraits of Complete Strangers

Taking photographs of strangers can be a daunting task, especially for us more reserved photographers; however, it can also produce some of the most …

Aaron Huey's Sherpa Pride | I Love Photography | Ep. 36 | Oct. 23, 2014

Our weekly look at all things photographic with Sarah Jacobs and PhotoShelter co-founder Allen Murabayashi.<p>Get the podcast: …

Steampunk Friends for Life: A Little Story About the Power of Networking as a Photographer

This is a story about networking, giving back, friendship, trust, #sharingiscaring and steampunk.<p>Before I moved to Cardiff, Wales, I decided that I …

New Webinar: Telling Stories In Your Portraits - Environmental Lighting Tips with Tony Gale

Environmental portraiture gives you the opportunity to tell a clear story about your subject – but outside the studio, lighting situations can vary, …

5 Key Steps to Build Credibility as a Photographer

You want the truth but can you handle the truth? The cold harsh reality is the stereotypical photographer sucks at marketing themselves, its okay …

DIY: How to Create a Simple Homemade Softbox for $20 or Less

Light modifiers don’t come cheap, especially softboxes. But, if you have enough DIY talent, some patience, and $20 bucks to spare, you’re only an …

Tips From a Landscape Photographer

B&H Photo Video is a huge mega camera store in New York City, but they also have a great selection of helpful videos. In this video Robert Rodriguez …

Landscape Photography

5 Top Photographers Share Advice on What it Takes to Become a Professional

In a bid to both inspire you and advertise themselves a bit, Nikon Europe gathered a group of 5 professional photographers who presented at this …

Zone Focusing: How to Use Those Markings On Your Lens You Might Have Never Used Before

You’ll seen all those markings on lenses, but do you know what all of them are there for? Some of you might, but for those who don’t or are looking …

Savory Oatmeal Is The New Breakfast Of Champions. Here Are 13 Ways To Make It.

Put an egg on it. And then some bacon and greens, too.<p>Oatmeal is a smart way to start the day. It’s full of fiber, has a decent amount of protein and is dirt cheap. Plus, it’s really easy to make.<p>People general top oatmeal with sweet things ― like raisins, sugar and cinnamon ― but we think oatmeal …