Amanda Panda Wong

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Slow-Motion Photo Booths: The Next Big Thing in Wedding Photography?

Here’s something that could very well be the “next big thing” in wedding photography: slow motion photo booths. Check out the hilarious video above …

The next food trends predicted by travel writers

Climb aboard the food trend train: what’s cool today will be passé tomorrow. New food trends arrive on the scene every year, whether you’re ready for them or not. Some will be local foods cast into the spotlight by changing tastes, novel techniques or a hefty dose of whimsy, but most will be …

More Companies Encourage Workers To Volunteer, On The Clock

You're not likely to find many bankers wearing those old stereotypical green visors these days. But at U.S. Bank, some employees sport hairnets — at least when they're serving breakfast.<p>Every Friday morning, a group of U.S. Bank employees stands elbow to elbow at a Minneapolis soup kitchen, doling …

Dropbox Alternative Lima (Née Plug) Works With Chromecast, Breaks Into Kickstarter Tech Top 10

It’s been a crazy 36 days since Plug started its Kickstarter campaign. First, Plug is now called Lima due to some trademark issues. But everything else stays the same. The $69 adapter will seamlessly transform your USB drives into a personal Dropbox for all your devices. And now it will support …

Gmail promises “no reasonable expectation” of privacy

UPDATED: Google admits that third-party email users should not be surprised that company processes communication<p>Natasha Lennard<p>August 14, 2013 6:43pm (UTC)<p><b>UPDATED BELOW</b> with statement from Google, clarifying that Gmail users do have privacy protections, but that "third party law" applies when it …

Pinball: Pushpin Storage Accessory by studioFAR

Finally, a clever and really cool looking way to store your pushpins! If you’re like me, they end up in a pile in a drawer and you go to reach for …

Getty Museum's Open Content project makes 4,600 pieces of art freely available to download

Much of the world's great artwork is tightly controlled, but the Getty Museum just announced a significant initiative to open things up — its new Open Content Program has made some 4,600 pieces of art from the museum's collection free to use. Users can visit the Getty Search Gateway to browse …

10 Hot Trends in Retro Furniture that You’ll Love in your Home

There is no doubt that <b>retro trends in furniture</b> are back in a big way! Have you ever heard if you save your clothes or furniture for 20-30 years the …

Playful Pentagons and Hexagons: The Modular Quartz Armchair

<b>Quartz</b> is modular piece of furniture, a collaboration project between CTROL ZAK and Davide Barzaghi. With an interesting geometrical shape, this …

5 Happy Paint Colors

Hues that will make you smile.<p>Paint a room any of these cheerful hues and they'll have you smiling every time you walk into the space.

Interior Design

Back to School: 10 Chic Office Supplies Under $10

Crafting

14 Ways To Create The Most Organized Bedroom Ever

Start with creating a "drop zone" just outside the door.<p>Everyone hates to do it, but once you organize your bedroom, you'll feel <i>so</i> much better. You may not even know where to start, but that's where these tips and tricks come in. Trust us, they're <i>good</i>. (Once everything's in order, check out these …

Interior Design

Fall planting guide: What to plant and when

Spring isn't the only time to get your hands dirty. Fall is also a great time for gardening. If you're not sure what to plant as summer fades to …

Plants

55 Inspiring Pathway Ideas For A Beautiful Home Garden

The garden pathway is a must-have not only because it enriches the landscape and make the décor more beautiful but also for practical reasons. At its …

10 Easy Pieces: Paella Pans

No traditional Spanish kitchen is complete without a paella pan, said to be one of the keys to creating Spain’s beloved dish. The best paella pans …

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How I Used YouTube As a Home Personal Trainer (and Dropped 25lbs)

I've recently signed up again for a trial gym membership after several years of foregoing the monthly fee (a Groupon I couldn't resist). But for the …

How to do Off-Camera Flash Photography with Canon Speedlites

Being faced with the prospect of using off-camera flash sends many new photographers running for the hills. Learning to use flash effectively can be …

Photography

The Unphotographable: Photos that Try to Show that Which Can’t be Photographed

At the beginning of the year, the Fraenkel Gallery debuted an exhibition and book that approached photography from an interesting angle: the exhibit …

How to Photograph the Moon

Photographing the moon can be tricky. Last year I had a go at it, and it was a complete disaster, with the moon looking like a big, bright, blurry …

Some Useful Tips for Using Perspective in Photography

As photographers, we often hear about the importance of moving position to change your perspective, but what does that actually mean? What is …

New Lightweight and Compact Monopods by MeFOTO Double as Walking Sticks

MeFoto manufactures perhaps one of the most popular travel tripods in the market today. The young brand, distributed by the MAC Group, has a limited …

To create this 360º 'Gigapixel Panorama' of the world's largest city, photographer Jeffrey Martin took over 10,000 photos from the Tokyo Tower, and combined them digitally to form an interactive image, the second largest photo ever taken<p>The image shows you a great deal of the Tokyo metropolitan …

Creative Couple Documents Pregnancy with Stop Motion Photography

Looking for an innovative way to document your family over time? You can spend many days and weeks scouring Pinterest for original photo shoot ideas …

Abstract Photography Tips and Techniques

Creating beautiful images is easier when you know a few photographic techniques. And that’s especially true for abstract photography. This short …

5 Tips for Capturing The Magic of Golden Hour Photography

One of the main things that all photographers strive for is to make their work stand out somehow. Obviously, there’s no shortage of photographers on …

Top wildlife photographers to share their secrets at WildPhotos 2013 – in pictures

More than 20 of the world's top wildlife and environmental photographers will gather in London this autumn to showcase their work and offer insight and advice during classes at the UK's largest wildlife photography show, WildPhotos 2013. Hosted by the zoologist and conservationist Mark Carwardine …

Google’s New ‘Views’ Site Gives Android Users a Place to Share Photo Spheres

The launch of Android 4.2 in October of last year brought with it the ability to create special 360° panoramas called “Photo Spheres.” But as cool as …

Composition, Balance and Visual Mass

In previous articles I wrote about the concept of balance in relation to the colours orange and blue, and in relation to composition in the square …