Ajay Dand

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I Was Living In Poverty When One Small Decision Started Making Me $5,000 a Week

With business slowing to a crawl and his rent due, this entrepreneur found prosperity by leaning into his fear.<p>6 min read<p>Last year, I was in a dilemma. I’d found success as a writer and as a coach, but my business had slowed to a torpor. I didn’t know how I was going to pay the rent, let alone eat. …

Every Automotive Emblem, Explained

It’s nice to believe that cars are purely about performance — that what matters is track times and vehicle specs, not superfluous details like the …

10 of the best insider's tips to Amsterdam

Amsterdam’s reputation for stag dos, spliff and sex tourism belies the rich pickings beyond Dam Square. Described by locals as a village, Amsterdam has the arts, entertainment and startup scene of many larger cities but retains a friendly and relaxed atmosphere. As a resident, I love that all my …

European Travel

Shopping in Osaka

Common Tourist Scams<p>I usually waste a bit of time each day on Reddit, but it turns out that it’s not always a waste of time! I found this cool …

Osaka

5 thrilling sex positions for every bed type

Yes, even a twin.<p>Certain beds come with certain challenges. A futon, for example, is hard AF and gives you little height to work with, not to mention the fact that you're then stuck sleeping on a futon. Can't do much about that last thing, but here's how to make the best out of any sleeping sitch.

41 Insanely Innovative Products On Amazon Trending With Millennials

There’s nothing millennials love more than some instant gratification — think: full seasons of television shows always available, the answer to …

Skin Care

How to Make Colors Pop in Photoshop

The artist Hans Hoffman once observed that “In nature, light creates the color. In the picture, color creates the light.”<p>Photographers have any …

20 exercises to bulletproof your joints and prevent injury

Plastic Surgery Is Skyrocketing Among Men: Here’s What Guys Are Getting Done<p>How Depression Could Be Severely Impacting Your Ability to Have Kids<p>How …

Flu

Water Drop Photography: EVERY STEP from start to print

Type a quick search of ‘Water Drop’ or #waterdrop and you will quickly see just how popular this area of macro photography has become. Adam Karnacz …

Photography

This 23-year-old travels the world on weekends for under £750 per trip to prove you don't need much time or money to travel

When Elona Karafin was a child, she was diagnosed with bone cancer. She spent two years in treatments and today, at age 23, she's happy to report …

Flying

Seven once-in-a-lifetime safaris that aren’t in Africa

Africa may have a lock on our collective imagination when it comes to safaris, but there are plenty of places <i>outside</i> of Africa where you can come face-to-face with wildlife in its natural habitat, too — think Canada’s "Kings of the Arctic," Brazil’s big cats, the wolves of Romania, and so much more.<p>…

National Parks

Your next computer will be nearly twice as fast as existing PCs

Computers may no longer be tech darlings now that everyone uses their smartphones to do basically everything, but they're about to get really …

The world's most beautiful budget train journeys (prices from 42p)

The budget alternative to the Eastern and Oriental Express

How to Do Frequency Separation with the Mixer Brush in Photoshop

Frequency separation allows you to retouch images by editing one aspect without affecting others. For example, it will allow you to soften the skin …

16 reasons why you must visit Japan – like everyone else is, apparently

More people visited Japan last year than ever before: 24.04 million. Combining ancient culture with exquisite natural landscapes and dazzling modernity, the Asian nation is stirring an increasing number of travellers’ souls, and, over the last three years, the number of visitors here has more than …

28 Awesome Links That Are Like Candy for Photographers

So much has been going on in the field of photography this week, and here we find that Toad Hollow Photography has been busy searching in all corners …

Landscape Photography

A Creative Exercise With a Slow Shutter Speed

A Simple Exercise That Will Make You Understand Shutter Speed<p>Using a slow shutter speed can in many scenarios make an average image great. By …

Program an SMS Bot Using Python and Twilio

This winter I went to Utah with some friends, and explored some of the most remote and beautiful places in the world. I hiked through Star Wars looking terrains, and was in awe at the bright red canyons. However, there was one problem: we were in such remote places, the cellular connection was …

A Completely Immersive (88 Hours), Hands-On Deep Dive Into Building & Monetizing Android Apps

<b>The Complete Android Developer Course: Go From Beginner To Advanced</b><p>Learn How to Build & Develop Android Apps From Scratch<p><b>Android: From Beginner to</b> …

PTZ cameras have grown up: now they do broadcast quality and beyond (sponsored)

In the last few years, PTZ (Pan, Tilt and Zoom) cameras have become more powerful - and versatile. The latest cameras are full broadcast quality (up …

Cinematography

30 Photoshop Tools That Every Photographer Should Know

Becoming a successful photographer takes more than capturing a great shot. You also need to be able to edit your photography to fit the requested …

15 Websites You Need To Know To Give Your Creative Freelance Business A Kick Start

Getting in to the creative freelance business can be hard, whether you are a graphic designer, a writer, a videographer, an animator, or some other …

19 Ingenious Design Books to Inspire You in 2017

• Author: Margaret Rhodes. Margaret Rhodes Design<br>• Date of Publication: 01.01.17. 01.01.17<br>• Time of Publication: 7:00 am. 7:00 am<p>The best design books have …

Books

Avoid These 10 Photoshop Faux Pas to Make Your Images Look Better

There are a lot of really cool things you can do in Photoshop. Just because you can, though, doesn’t mean you should. This video demonstrates ten …

Tutorials

10 Novice Photoshop Mistakes You Should Avoid

Selective color, bad HDR, over-sharpening, we’ve all seen (and if we’re honest, probably made) these Photoshop mistakes… but are you sure you’re …

Top 100 Tutorials for Mastering Photoshop

Photoshop is the tool of choice for most professional designers. There may be other powerful editors that offer similar functionality, but none one …

Graphics

Great Photographers Create Photos, Amateurs Take Them | Which Are You?

What are the qualities of a great photographer? What is it that accomplished, experienced, and talented photographers do which amateurs do not? The …

Become Very Unpopular Very Fast With This DIY EMP Generator

Taking a break from his book, “How to Gain Enemies and Encourage Hostility,” [FPS Weapons] shows us how to build our own handheld EMP generator which …

Want to Take Your Photography to the Next Level? Here’s How…

Becoming a better photographer is a goal shared by anyone that picks up a camera. Doing so usually involves a lot of discussion about taking your …

This free, long-exposure hack mimics a graduated filter effect

What if you could take killer, long-exposure images on your dedicated camera with just your phone? No graduated filters required — indeed, no filters …

Landscape Photography