Cindy Lin

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These Photography Tutorials and Shots Will Blow Your Socks Off

With so much great work being published in the field of photography these days there is no lack of pictures to view and articles to read. This …

Volkswagen has overtaken Toyota to become the world's biggest carmaker

But staying on top will be a challenge for the German maker of the Golf and Polo, as deliveries are falling in China, destination of a third of its global sales, making it overly reliant on relatively stagnant western European demand.<p>"The hunt for scale only makes sense if it boosts synergies, …

The purrrfect cuppa: Taipei's best cat cafes

Taiwan is famed for its delicate teas and the capital, Taipei, teems with excellent cafes. The past decade has seen a craze in cat cafes (or cat coffee as they’re known in Taiwan). A cafe qualifies if it has one or more cats strolling – or more likely dozing – on the premises.<p>We’ve padded the …

Café

10 Jaw-Dropping Photos From The 2015 National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest

The entries for the 2015 National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest are in, and the photographs are as stunning as ever. The annual contest asks photographers from all around world to submit photos in four categories: Travel portraits, outdoor scenes, sense of place, and spontaneous …

Half of the Finance Advice You Get Is a Lie—Here's What to ACTUALLY Listen To

'Cause maybe your roommate shouldn't be your financial advisor.<p>You've heard so much about money over the years—from your parents, your college roommate, and that guy in the benefits department. How's a busy girl to sort through it all? Here, the real deal on what advice to keep and to toss.<p>Keep: …

Personal Finance

Photographer Shoots a Portrait of Every Book Reader Spotted on the Subway

“The Last Book” is an interesting series of images collected by Dutch photographer Reinier Gerritsen, who spent 13 weeks over 3 years scouring the …

10 Mindsets That Will Radically Improve Your Performance

Success is something all career-driven individuals desire yet it eludes many people — at least at the levels desired. Why are some businesspeople …

Self-improvement

10 magnificent minimalist GIFs by Florian de Looij

GIF: gif.flrn.nl<p>Here are some of my favorite very simple animations by artist and GIF-master Florian de Looij.<p>More from him: portfolio, and GIF …

GIF Animations

A Short and Sweet Video Tutorial on How to Capture a Night Sky Time-Lapse with Your DSLR

UK-based videographer Cal Thomson recently got into astrophotography and creating time-lapses of the starry night sky. After receiving good responses …

The 3 Best New Breaks for College Students in 2014

Some good news for students of all ages this year.<p>Every year, there are innovators who come up with fresh solutions to nagging problems. Companies …

College & University

Photographers Share About How They Overcame Their Greatest Fears

Everyone has fears, even the most successful photographers in the business. The key to overcoming those fears is to manage them rather than spending …

The Golden Ratio vs. The Rule of Thirds: Which is Best?

Two terms, one more frequently heard that the other, are the <b>golden ratio</b> and the <b>rule of thirds</b>. But is one really better than the other? In this …

Landscape Photography

7 Tips for Photographing Groups

Whether you’re an amateur or professional photographer, whether you usually photograph people, products, landscapes or insects, the time will come …

The Storyteller’s Kit: The Gear You Need to Tell Stories with Your Photography

Gear does not make the photographer, allow me to state that for the record before we dive in here. A talented artist can make an image with whatever …

19 Things Remarkable People Think Every Day | Inc.com

'Dating' vs. 'Married': How Text Messages Change Over Time

A lot evolves between the first year of coupledom and the ones that follow—including references to "home," "dinner," and "love."<p>So many loves start with a "hey." A tentative "hey." A hopeful "hey." And more often than ever that "hey" is not spoken, but sent through a text message.<p>That first "hey," …

Why Saying Is Believing — The Science Of Self-Talk

From the self-affirmations of Stuart Smalley on <i>Saturday Night Live</i> to countless videos on YouTube, saying nice things to your reflection in the mirror is a self-help trope that's been around for decades, and seems most often aimed at women. The practice, we're told, can help us like ourselves and …

The Snapchat Effect: How Los Angeles Startups Are Snatching Silicon Valley’s Tech Talent

Following the VC money… down Interstate 5.<p>When Adam Lilling, a Los Angeles-based entrepreneur and investor, was getting his startup BiggerBoat going in 2006, he tried to recruit talent from Silicon Valley but found it impossible.<p>“I interviewed amazing engineers from the Bay Area, but no matter how …

5 Reasons I Love Rooftopping and Will Do It Until The Day I Die

The word “rooftopping” first appeared in a book called “Access All Areas” in 2005 by author Jeff Chapman. In this book Jeff refers to this activity …

Useful Free Lightroom Plugin Shows You What Focus Points Your Camera Used for Each Photo

There are some Lightroom plugins that make you truly question why the feature isn’t built directly into Lightroom itself, and Show Focus Points is …

DIY: How to Turn Your Canon T2i Into a Full-Fledged Infrared Camera

“Until the 20th century, ‘reality’ was everything humans could touch, smell, see and hear. Since the initial publication of the chartered …

Super Trippy Abstract Time-Lapse Covers Everything from Riots to Decaying Roadkill

There are times where words don’t do a piece of artwork justice. Such is the case with <i>Circle of Abstract Ritual</i>: a trippy, creepy and downright weird …

5 Photos Every Photographer Must Know How to Create

Did you know that there are five basic photographs that every photographer must learn how to create? All other camera techniques in photography are …

‘Buildings Made of Sky’ Photo Series Turns Architecture Photography on Its Head

Sometimes, all that’s required to take a standard photo and turn it into something special and unique is to flip your camera upside down. That’s what …

7 Great Astrophotography Tutorials to Inspire You

Astrophotography is a specialized field of photography that involves capturing images of celestial objects and the night sky. The range of …

Kinetic Photography