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Story Behind the Image: The Best Time to be a Photographer is Right Now

Today David Lama is one of the most successful professional climbers in Europe. But at age 19, his climbing career almost ended before it even …

The ‘Lost Wallet’ Technique and 10 Other Great Tips for Photographing Wildlife

So you just got yourself a great telephoto lens and you’re aching to go shoot some wildlife (with a camera), but you have no idea what you’re doing. …

Nicki Minaj Split From Boyfriend After Smashing up Mercedes with a Baseball Bat

Rapper Nicki Minaj and her ex-partner Safaree Samuels parted company on bad terms after she smashed the windows of his car.<p>After a furious row, …

11 Things No One Told You About Pilates

As a mind-body exercise, Pilates focuses on both the mental and physical aspects of exercise. But, if you’ve never tried it before, it can be a …

10 Ways to Tone Up Without Killing Yourself at the Gym

<i>Every Monday we tap an industry expert for tips that only insiders know. This week Brooke Siler, Pilates pioneer and author of 'The New York Times' best-seller 'The Pilates Body: The Ultimate At-Home Guide to Strengthening, Lengthening and Toning Your Body- Without Machines', explains that it is</i> …

5 Things Pilates Newbies Should Know

Ever want to rock out a Pilates routine, but don’t really know where to begin? You’ve heard that it’s a great workout, but you’re unsure about what …

5 Exercises That Will Show Your Lower Belly Who's Boss

One trainer's favorite moves for flattening that tricky spot<p>When you're trying to target your lower abs, all abs-strengthening moves are not created equal. Fact is, some are much more effective at working those tough-to-get-to muscles. So we asked celebrity trainer Michelle Lovitt, an Asics America …

Beautiful Images of the 20 Best Budget Destinations for Fall

The shadows are growing longer and now is the time to book your autumn escape. From New England leaf-peeping to big American cities, amazing national …

15 New York City attractions for people who hate people

Misanthropes beware (or despair, if you're already here): New York City probably isn't the best place for people who hate people.<p>Sometimes it isn't …

How to Fund Your Travel Lifestyle

The biggest excuse for not traveling more often is because we think we don't have enough money.<p>Chances are slim that you'll win the lottery, strike it rich in a hot technology IPO, or have trust funds waiting for you to cash in. Most of us are in the grind of earning and burning with no end in …

Personal Finance

7 Must-Have Experiences in South Africa

South Africa is one of those places that, once visited, sticks to you long after you've left, leaving its mark in ways you had not anticipated. Whether it's the people, the culture, the scenery or some combination of all of the above, there is something about the country that compels you to want to …

A Film Vs. Digital Study

In an effort to prove to myself, my family, and my friends that I am not nuts to lug 6+ pounds of medium format camera gear up the mountainside I …

Rumor: Canon to Use Sony-Made Multi-Layer Sensors in Two Upcoming Pro-Grade Cameras

There’s no doubt on the rumor mill that Canon is planning to release several cameras in 2015, including some that might be quite revolutionary, but …

Meet Carlos Naval: The 9 Year Old Prodigy Recently Crowned Wildlife Photographer Of The Year

Stinger In The Sun; photo by Carlos Perez Naval<p>A nine year old boy from Spain took the top honors in the youth division of the 2014 Natural History …

Common Portrait Lighting Mistakes

Here is a quick list of several common portrait lighting mistakes that beginners, and even pros, often make. Why are they mistakes? Because the goal …

List-Worthy

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 …

How to become an outstanding photographer

Wow, that is a bold title for a blog post, isn’t it? And I bet you’re expecting a fool-proof list of actions that will make you outstanding – maybe a …

Self-improvement

Which One? Sony NEX C3 vs Olympus EP3

The Sony NEX C3 (or NEX-C3 and NEXC3) is a hot new camera; but so is the Olympus EP3 (or E-P3, E P3, EP 3, and EP-3). In the world of mirrorless …

Tumblr Users Protest New Image Size Change, Claiming It Broke GIFs And Photosets

Another change to a social networking site, another user-driven backlash. Nearly 50,000 Tumblr users have now signed a petition asking the Yahoo-owned blogging platform to reverse its decision to increase the image size requirements, claiming the changes have affected older images hosted on Tumblr, …

Twitter proposes sky bridge so it can save each employee 'five minutes' of walking

Twitter, the social network giant that’s currently investing $1 million into a community learning center for San Francisco’s homeless, also wants to build a sky bridge to connect its two offices in downtown San Francisco.<p>Twitter has proposed building a sky bridge between its two buildings, …

Airline Fees To Top A Record $50 Billion This Year

If you feel like you’re shelling out a lot more money on top of the price of an airline ticket whenever you take a trip recently, you’re probably …

Use the power of the Internet to unclutter your life

We're on the cusp of the most magical time of year; but beyond tidings of comfort and joy, the holiday season is also appropriately deemed the …

London's first cereal cafe will serve more than 100 types from around the world

LONDON — Have you ever found yourself out on the town and hankering for a bowl of Lucky Charms? If so, you're in luck: The city's first cereal cafe …

My Advice to the Guy Who Wrote ‘Advice to Aspiring Full Time Photographers’

Dear Mr. Kim,<p>I read a blog post of yours titled “Advice to Aspiring Full Time Photographers” reposted on PetaPixel.<p>It’s filled with lots of exciting …

Is 'The World's Most Secretive Company' Opening Up?

Apple has been called "the world's most secretive company." It creates great products but has a terrible reputation as a corporate citizen. It seems to hoard its intellectual property. It's sitting on $160 billion of cash reserves, and is a philanthropic miser. Foxconn, the high-profile electronics …

Emoji to get some long-awaited diversity with new range of skin tones

The notoriously white collection of emoji characters are about to be diversified.<p>The Unicode Consortium, an industry body devoted to the development and promotion of software standards, has proposed a draft plan to add a range of five skin tone options for human emoji characters.<p>People all over the …

7 Techniques for Turning Ordinary Subjects into Interesting Photos

There are times when it seems like the objects around you will not allow you to capture an interesting photo. In these situations, there are some …

Tomasz Kulbowski -This Fantastic Street Photographer has 5 mind-boggling advices for you

Tomasz Kulbowski is a Polish photographer currently residing in Lublin. His idea of street photography is very simple. He loves to shoot the people’s …