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The Importance of Creating Our Own Happiness

In May I returned home from two weeks of spring break/Passover in Miami to find a white rabbit on my lawn. Something just wasn't quite right. While my lawn is normally populated by cotton-tailed creatures throughout the spring, I had never seen a pure-white bunny out there.<p>I panicked. I have a love …

Transform Bad Heavy Stress Into Positive in 5 Minutes

<b>Stress is not always bad.</b><p>There is actually a good form of stress, one that helps you focus, helps you to be motivated and get prepared; a stress that feels exciting and that improves your performance. Like, for example, the tingling sensation in the stomach that you feel just before you talk in …

21 Snacks for Flat Abs

These guilt-free nibbles will leave you satisfied and bloat-free.

The 6-Move Routine That’ll Work Muscles You Didn’t Even Know You Have

A fresh kind of physical challenge, right this way…<p>Get ready to challenge your body and fitness in new ways—this workout combines three yoga moves with three kickboxing moves. This fitness style blend forces your body to use “non-traditional” muscles that don’t always get activated. It demands …

Workouts

How to Lose a Pound By Next Week

Notice a major difference in just seven days!<p><i>This article was written by Jenny Sugar and repurposed with permission from POPSUGAR Fitness.</i><p>If you're trying to drop pounds and are new to the whole exercise scene, then knowing exactly what to do can be a struggle. Since cardio, strength training, …

Fitness

The Weird Way Milk Hurts Your Bones

New research sheds some pretty interesting light on dairy.<p><i>This article was written by Julia Westbrook and provided by our partners at Rodale News.</i><p>It may be time to get a new source of calcium. While milk is the poster child of strong bones, research from Sweden suggests that this form of dairy …

Nutrition

15-Minute Hot Abs Workout

Targeting your core produces more than a taut tummy: It turbocharges your overall strength and metabolism.<p>That sports-bra-only yoga instructor. Women who make naval rings look sexy. Every page of the <i>Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition</i>. Let's face it: We've all had moments of ab envy. But beyond how …

Workouts

Happiness 'dips in midlife in the affluent West'

<b>Happiness nose dives as you hit middle age - but only if you live in the affluent West, according to experts.</b><p>Using world survey data, the Lancet study authors found life satisfaction followed a predictable trajectory depending on where people lived.<p>In countries such as the UK and the US, life …

How I Got The Shot: Blood Moon at Antelope Island

All too often, people ask me to put my camera down and join the party. I get that stink eye on many occasions when I plop myself in the corner of a …

This is What Happens When a Football Player Lands on a $10,499 Canon Lens

One of the stranger stories that occurred in the world of photography this past weekend was when Oklahoma football player Sterling Shepard crash …

Understanding the Levels Command in Photoshop

The Levels command corrects tonal ranges and color balance issues. With this command you can fix poor exposure. Additionally, you can perform color …

10 Most Common Mistakes Made by New Photographers

Whenever I teach, I get a lot of requests to review images. Over time, I’ve started to notice that a majority of the mistakes I see come from the …

Photography

Tips to Emphasize Your Subject in Photography

When you watch a movie there is one element that never changes: a leading character. The whole movie centers around this leading player and the story …

Adorable Little Girl Poses Next to Brahman Bulls in Extraordinary Portrait Session

Wedding, portrait and family photographer Jacqui Nightscales shot an extraordinary and stunning encounter on assignment recently when she was …

Creating Your Own Photo Website on SmugMug: A Beginner's Guide

The market for photographer’s gallery sites is quite a crowded place. Among the top dogs are Zenfolio, Photoshelter and Smugmug. All of these sites …

Herds of Wildebeest Look Like Swarms of Ants in This Engrossing ‘Great Migration’ Time-Lapse

Wildlife photographer Will Burrard-Lucas — a favorite of both meerkats and PetaPixel — recently captured this time-lapse of the ‘Great Migration’ of …

How to Create Creamy Black & White Images in Lightroom

Don’t let your black and white images fall flat. Bring out the true beauty of your photographs by adding vibrancy and creamy tones. Zach & Jody show …

Tutorials

Five Ways to Improve Your Eye for Composition

An eye for composition is one of the things that elevates the work of the best photographers above the rest. One of the best ways to learn about …

Digital Photography

Changing The Look Of a Portrait With One Light In Different Positions | Joel Grimes

When it comes to lighting a portrait, the techniques you can apply seem limitless. Personally, I’m a minimalist and like using one light whenever I …

Nikon D610 vs D810 (and D750): Which Full Frame Camera should you Buy? (in 4k)

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How to Find and Use Hyperfocal Distance for Sharp Backgrounds

You are out photographing a landscape. You have a nice foreground and background in the frame, and you want as much as possible in focus. You set a …

A Rundown of Common ‘Tricks of the Trade’ Used by Professional Product Photographers

A few days ago we shared a handy tutorial on how to properly light and capture a professional product shot of bottle, complete with a few neat …

6 Ways to Get Perfect Backgrounds for Your Photos

There are numerous factors that go into making eye-catching portraits: the subject’s facial expression, the lighting, the framing and composition, …

Video: The Golden Ratio vs. The Rule of Thirds

There are a lot of debates in the world of photography: Nikon Vs. Canon, DSLR Vs. Mirrorless and Full-Frame Vs. Everything Else just to name a few. …

Inspiration and Advice: How to Be Happy with Your Photos

Reminiscent of the much-loved “The Gap” monologue by NPR’s Ira Glass, photographer and educator Mike Browne recently produced an inspirational video …

Street Photographs that Show How the Rise of Smartphones Means the Death of Conversation

Reminiscent of the Tumblr Blog <i>We Never Look Up</i>, London street photographer Babycakes Romero‘s series <i>The Death of Conversation</i> focuses on …

Expectations Vs. Reality: Getting Your Very First DSLR

Purchasing your first DSLR is a big, important moment in your photographic journey, whether or not you ever intend to make photography more than just …

10 Reasons Why a Professional Photographer Left Nikon for Sony Mirrorless

While the CaNikon war is the usual debate in the photography world, they are by no means the only two camera manufacturers out there. With the rise …