Alexandra De La Garza

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Let this brain scientist optimize your morning routine

What you do in the morning can make or break your brain’s performance. Here are some simple habits to adopt between wake-up and lunchtime, in the right order.<p>Struggling to focus throughout your workday? You’re not alone. We live in a world of never-ending distractions, making it harder to …

Time Management

This One Specific Kind of Carb Will Slow Down Your Metabolism

We strongly believe that carbs aren't the enemy. How could they be when pizza, pasta, and bagels all belong to that food group? With that said, …

Nutrition

50 Quick Summer Dinner Ideas For Lazy People

It’s 7 p.m., the sun’s still out and it’s 85 degrees. Do you <i>really</i> want to spend the night in front of the stove? (We didn’t think so.) These 50 …

Cooking

This Photographer Shows the Violence of the Most Dangerous City in Africa

Cape Town is the most dangerous city in South Africa and one of the most dangerous cities in the world. Freelance photojournalist Leon Knipe follows …

Africa

Interview: Textured Oil Paintings Express Complex Human Emotions and Ideas

Polish artist Justyna Kopania captures the fleeting nature of time in her expressive oil paintings. Inspired by moments that have “stuck” in her memory, the artist crafts emotive scenes using bold brushstrokes and eye-catching color palettes.<p>Kopania's beautiful body of work features a wide range of …

Art

3 Things You Should Know If You're Just Starting Out in Photography

If you’re just starting out in photography, there’s a lot of information to absorb. And while much of that info is important to know, it can get a …

Photography

Photographer Captures the Gritty Spirit of New York in Candid, Black and White Photos

For the past four years, photographer Luc Kordas has roamed New York City, soaking in all it has to offer through his series <i>The New York Chronicles.</i> Seeking to capture a city “so full of life in all its ugliness and glory,” the Brooklyn-based photographer crystallizes life in New York in gritty, …

Street Photography

Emilia Clarke’s True Calling is Posing for Stock Photos

<i>Vanity Fair</i> created this tongue-in-cheek 4.5-minute video in which actress Emilia Clarke recreates some of the most generic business stock photos.<p>“I …

Shootout: Sony a7R III vs Sony a7 III vs Nikon D850

The Sony a7R III, Sony a7 III, and Nikon D850 have been making waves this year and are in the conversation for best camera you can buy right …

Cameras

Zeiss launches new lineup of lightweight and compact 'Supreme Prime' lenses

Zeiss has announced a new lineup of 13 'Supreme Prime' lenses for large format cinematographers who want smaller and lighter glass that still …

Cinematography

You Can Watch 99 Hours of Free Online Photography Classes from the School of Visual Arts (SVA)

Here’s something photo-related you can do over the long Memorial Day weekend coming up. The School of Visual Arts in New York City has 99 hours of …

Photography

Learn Photography With 99 Hours of Free Online Lessons From School of Visual Arts

If you’ve ever tried to <b>learn photography</b>, you can appreciate the value of expert advice. Nowadays you don’t even need to pay in order to learn the basics and improve your skills thanks to many free online resources from passionate industry professionals. One of the latest cost-free, inspirational …

Photography

SpongeBob to Supreme: How Vans Became the Brand That Can Do No Wrong

Most sneaker brands have a founding myth — the Nike waffle iron, the adidas Olympic spikes. From these improbable stories come the totems of our time.<p>…

Would You Give Commands to Your Camera Gear if You Could?

If you could speak to your camera, your tripod, and drone, what would you say? Would you use this feature? The use of our voices to command our gear …

How to Pose Your Friends Like Models

If you’ve ever asked your friends to pose for a photo shoot before, you may have found that it can be difficult achieving high-quality poses when …

Yoga

Everything You Need to Know About Rihanna’s Savage x Fenty Launch

The world is waiting with bated breath for Rihanna’s first lingerie collection, Savage x Fenty, to drop on May 11. In advance of the official release, Rihanna shared everything you need to know about the lingerie line exclusively with <i>Vogue</i>.<p>In total, Savage x Fenty will be comprised of 90 pieces of …

Why Are Cannabis Terpenes So Very Important?

People usually associate terpenes only with the fragrance and flavor of a marijuana strain in question, but the reality is quite far from it.The post …

'This Is America' seals Glover's rep as protest artist

WASHINGTON (AP) — It's been called a moving testament to modern times and an unflinching exploration of the wretched past experienced by African-Americans.<p>Donald Glover's "This Is America," a music video that depicts gun violence amid a mélange of racism, Negro minstrel shows, police brutality and …

Donald Glover

Rockefeller art auction raises $646 million

LEARN FROM THE MASTERS Volume 1: Mobile Edition

If you want to achieve your personal maximum in photography, learn from <b>MASTERS MOBILE EDITION (Volume 1)</b>.MASTERS MOBILE EDITION distills the key …

Tap Your Inner Artist With Jean-Michel Basquiat & Keith Haring Spray Paint Cans

The definitive showcase of graffiti and street art festival in Los Angeles, Beyond The Streets, will be kicking off its exhibition on Sunday, May 6, …

These Are 12 Mistakes Beginner Photographers Make & Here's How to Fix Them (VIDEO)

If you’re just getting started in photography, you’re bound to make a few mistakes. That’s perfectly understandable and fine.<p>But if you want to get …

The 10 Commandments of Portrait Photography

Art has no rules. Right? Wrong! Call me cranky, but I don’t like the latest photography trends. I love simple, classic portraiture, and I admire …

Photography

This husband-and-wife team ran with wolves for years. Here’s what they learned.

For six years in the 1990s, documentary filmmaker Jim Dutcher lived among a pack of wolves in Idaho. His wife, Jamie, joined him in 1993, and together they witnessed acts of wolf devotion, compassion and rivalry. The Dutchers have documented the sights and sounds of their pack mates, producing six …

Wildlife

Seven States, Led by Texas, Sue to End DACA Program

Opening another front in the battle over immigration policy, Texas and six other states sued the federal government on Tuesday in an attempt to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.<p>The lawsuit — joined by Alabama, Arkansas, Louisiana, Nebraska, South Carolina and West Virginia — …

A Bodyweight Ab Workout From Simone De La Rue You Can Do Anywhere

If you're looking to shape up your core and tone your abs, we've got just the workout for you. Simone De La Rue, celebrity trainer who's known for her chiseled abs, recently posted a bodyweight ab workout that you can do anywhere — gym, living room, even on the sidewalk. And, lucky for all of us, …

4 Common Composition Mistakes Photographers Should Avoid

No one is born a photographic genius. Even masters of the medium have to go through a great deal of trial and error to develop a unique sense of …

Street Photography by Oli Kellett

Photographic explorations of people within the urban environment captured by Oli Kellett.Using the streets of our urban landscapes as his playground, …

From My Perspective

The word “perspective” has two definitions. In regard to art, it relates to two-dimensional surfaces where their depth, height and width, when …

The Walking Alongside Someone and Shooting Until They Notice You Street Photography Technique

Photograph outlined in red, when the man looks over and notices me.Dear friend,I want to share a new street photography technique with you: This …