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Retirement: Bulls Or Bears - No Worries With This 5% Income Strategy

The stock market has rebounded nicely from the recent 10% correction.<p>However, the risks remain elevated due to stretched valuations, inflationary …

Investing

Want to Fall In Love With Your Partner Again? Science Says to Ask Them These 36 Questions

Love is more than a feeling; it's a choice.<p>Relationships are hard. They can bring out the best in us, yes, but also the worst. They test the very essence of our beings: our capacity for forgiveness; our ability to trust (both ourselves and another); the true extent of our self-love; the strength of …

Relationships

New Copyright Rules You’ll Want To Know | It’s Good News

The internet, for all its wonderful abilities to let us keep up with news as it happens, reach a target audience for a product or service, find …

DRM

The Best Aperture for Landscape Photography

The question “<b>What aperture is best for landscape photography?</b>” is often asked via the CaptureLandscapes newsletter and other discussion venues.While</b> …

Landscape Photography

Here’s How to Get Perfect In-Camera White Balance: No Editing Required! (VIDEO)

Whether your passion is nature photography, portraiture, macro, or shooting sports, it’s likely you’ve devoted considerable processing time to color …

An 8-Minute Crash Course on Blending Modes in Photoshop

Want to get a good grasp of Photoshop’s Blend modes? Here’s an 8-minute crash course on the subject by the Photoshop Training Channel. They may be …

Disney just explained some of the biggest secrets in ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’

The last <i>Star Wars</i> movie premiered a few days before Christmas, conquering the box office on opening weekend and in the weeks that followed. <i>The Last</i> …

From a brief appearance on Netflix to $1.1 million in crowdfunding, this 'ultimate travel bag' has become a favorite item of hardcore minimalists

Every once in a while a product comes along that really catches my attention. In this case it's a bag, but not just any bag. It's a travel bag that has been featured in a popular Netflix documentary, been praised by the world's best-known minimalists, and raised over $1.1 million on the …

Minimalism

Top 25 Landscape Photographers of 2017

One of my goals here at CaptureLandscapes is to keep you inspired to go out creating compelling images. Part of that journey involves highlighting …

Landscape Photography

The 1 Interview Question All Great Bosses Ask to Hire for Potential (Hint: Mark Cuban Says It's the Secret to Success)

This core skill is the key to unlocking one's full potential.<p>Not too long ago, I had a chance to interview a very strong job candidate for a marketing role from a top five undergraduate program. She had all the credentials - strong academics, great work experience, and a "get-stuff-done" type of …

Selectively sharpen your photos non-destructively with a high pass filter mask

Sharpening is one of those parts of digital photography on which everybody has their own opinion. How much, when in the process to do it, using what …

Tutorials

How on Earth is this top-rated sound bar only $43?

Last time we told you about the NakaLight Surround Sound Bar Home Theater System, it sold out in just a few hours. Of course, how could it not? This …

2 Navy Airmen and an Object That ‘Accelerated Like Nothing I’ve Ever Seen’

<i>The following recounts an incident in 2004 that advocates of research into U.F.O.s have</i> <i>said is</i> <i>the kind of event worthy of more investigation, and that was studied by a Pentagon program that investigated U.F.O.s. Experts caution that earthly explanations often exist for such incidents, and that not</i> …

Military

The 8 Best Interview Questions You Could Ever Ask

The right questions that can lead to a successful hire<p>I've interviewed a lot of people in my career for all kinds of positions and from many backgrounds. Most people have favorite interview questions to ask and some believe certain questions can quickly reveal what they need to know about a …

Employment

Adobe Lightroom uses AI to edit your photos like a pro

Many photo editing apps have an auto-adjust feature that can improve photos, but pros tend to steer clear of it for a reason -- it's more of a vague guess than an informed edit based on experience. Wouldn't it be nice if it learned from the pros? It does now. Adobe has released updates to Lightroom …

Here’s How to Use Your Camera’s Histogram and Never Miss an Exposure Again (VIDEO)

Achieving a correct exposure is the first step toward capturing a great image, and on Monday we explained how to do that by bracketing your shots. In …

Bitcoin Is The Total Opposite of a Ponzi Scheme — Here’s Why.

<b>Bitcoin Is The Total Opposite of a Ponzi Scheme — Here’s Why.</b><p>What is a ‘Ponzi Scheme’, you ask?<p><b>“A Ponzi scheme is a fraudulent investing scam</b> …

Portrait Editing: Give Your Subjects Flawless Skin with This In-Depth Photoshop Tutorial (VIDEO)

Editing portrait photos can be a difficult task, even for the best of us. But in the in-depth video below, you’ll learn how to give subjects perfect …

Photoshop Tips: Here’s How to Create Dramatic B&W Photos with a “Classic” Film Look (VIDEO)

There are numerous methods for converting color images to black and white, and some are more effective than others. In this Photoshop tutorial, …

Ten Useful Photoshop Keyboard Shortcuts

There are some things in life you just can't have enough of: chocolate, puppies, and Photoshop keyboard shortcuts being some of those things. This …

5 Winning Examples of Sales Emails Done Right

Success your failure in your sales email campaign all comes down to copy<p>According to Tellwise, the average consumer gets over 100 emails per day, but opens just 23% and clicks on only 2%. When you're sending a sales email, you need to be part of that 2%.<p>But how do you get someone to not only read …

A Nikon D850 Review for Nature Photographers

It’s finally here! My Nikon D850 review is finally finished! It took me 11 states, two countries, eight weeks, and 16,000 images to get it done, but …

Back-Button Focus: What It Is and Why You Should Be Using It

If you spend any time surfing photography forums and Facebook groups, you will undoubtedly see a constant flow of questions asking for the best way …

Cameras

Photographer melted his drone to capture lava flows. It was worth it

Photographing volcanoes can be dangerous, but it’s certainly an experience to remember. Israel-based photographer Erez Marom traveled to Hawaii to …

Landscape Photography

Here’s a Simple Way to Use Photoshop’s Luminosity Masks & Bring out the Best in Your Photos (VIDEO)

Most Photoshop users have heard about the power of Luminosity Masks for bringing out the best in a photograph, yet some are afraid to try the …

Tutorials

Here’s a Free Tutorial on Lightroom CC for Beginners

Adobe just announced its new cloud-based Lightroom CC app. If you’re looking into get started with this software, Photoshop Training Channel just …

Photoshop Basics: This Simple Auto Dodge & Burn Trick Adds Dimension to Portrait Photos (VIDEO)

The darkroom technique of “dodging and burning” an image to selectively manipulate the exposure of a photograph has been around far longer than …

Tutorials

As a Photographer, These are 13 Free Apps I Wouldn't Leave the House Without

If you're a new photographer, let me let you in on a little secret...There are hundreds of photography apps available for iOS and Android devices …

Apps

Get Ready to Shoot Epic Fall Photos with These 5 Tips from Landscape Pro Nigel Danson (VIDEO)

French philosopher Albert Camus one said, “Autumn is a second spring, when every leaf is a flower.” For photographers, this sentiment means a season …

Landscape Photography

Unlock the Hidden Power of Photoshop with These 5 Tips and Tricks (VIDEO)

Photoshop is such a comprehensive tool that there is always something new to learn. The tutorial below reveals five hidden tips and tricks that will …