Deborah Cruz

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Taste Beyond The Tongue

Five Tips for Becoming a Successful Landscape Photographer

Landscape photography is a weird genre: there are no people, and unlike something like product photography, it's pretty much up to you to choose what …

Shooting experience: how the Nikon D7500 won me over

The arrival of the Nikon D7500 to our office coincided with one of my favorite annual Seattle events, the Big Building Bash, an all-day music …

Cameras

Tips for Being More Creative with “Boring” Photography Subjects

It doesn’t matter if you’re a wedding, product, food, or landscape photographer; shooting the same thing over and over again can get boring. And lead …

Landscape Photography

4 Composition Mistakes You Need to Stop Making

When you look at the images created by the world's best photographers, it's hard not to think, "Wow, that's a perfect shot."The thing is, there was a …

Take Better Golden Hour Portraits | Simple Natural light Photography Tips

What is Golden Hour? Well, that depends on to whom you’ve asked the question – if you ask a medic of an ER doctor you’ll be told it’s that hour …

Photography Tips

Chicken Pot Pie Turnovers

Recipe courtesy of<p>Show:<p>Episode:<p>Total:1 hr 25 minPrep:20 minInactive:10 minCook:55 min<p>Yield:4 servings<p>Level:Easy<p>Nutritional AnalysisPer …

Beginner photographers, these are 7 important tips for you in only 3 minutes

If you are a beginner photographer, everything may seem overwhelming, as there’s a lot to learn at once. But there are still some things tutorials or …

A Creative Exercise With a Slow Shutter Speed

A Simple Exercise That Will Make You Understand Shutter Speed<p>Using a slow shutter speed can in many scenarios make an average image great. By …

A Big, Sparkly Secret That'll Change the Way You Bake Cakes

Grease and flour is the go-to method for preparing cake pans, but something about it always rubbed me the wrong way. Too little and the cake clings. Too much and the cake develops a pasty exterior.<p>Then, one of my friends (also a baker), let me in on a little secret: <b>You can grease and sugar …

simple camera tricks in under 90 seconds

No guessing games here: Andrew Morrison's 90 second video contains 6 neat photography tricks – nothing more, nothing less. He uses a few household …

3 New Chicken Recipes We Can't Stop Talking About

Cooking

Here Are 10 Clever Photo Tricks You Can Do at Home (VIDEO)

Videos about photo tricks and camera hacks are some of our most popular posts so here’s another good one from the folks at COOPH. In the below video, …

9 Can’t-Miss Portrait Photography Tips That Will Help You Create Better Portraits Today

One of the great things about portrait photography is its variation.Here’s what I mean…I can take a portrait of my family in the backyard and then go …

Shutter Speed

This DIY Trick Will Quickly Hem Your Skinny Jeans (& Give 'Em An Update, Too)

If skinny jeans fit you right off the rack — well, <i>congratulations</i>. You are a unicorn among plebeians. But for shorties like myself, new jeans usually …

Slow Cookers Are the Breakfast Tool You Never Knew You Needed

You really should use your slow cooker more often, especially for making breakfast. I’m not talking to the slow cooker addicts out there, the ones …

7 Concealer Secrets Makeup Artists Know (That You Don't)

We've all been there: fiercely applying concealer under our eyes and dabbing it onto our pimples with abandon, hoping that in addition to being a …

Basic French Toast Recipe - Chowhound

Tip<p>Why Do We Celebrate Christmas on Dec. 25?<p>There are several reasons Christmas is celebrated on Dec. 25. The date is nine months after March 25, a …

6 in-demand skills you can learn online

However, the advent of sophisticated technology — which propelled the development of many apps, software and social media — has made skills and knowledge easily disseminated and accessible.<p><b>Related: 8 Free Training Tools That Will Help You Excel at Your Job</b><p>There are countless websites readily …

Small Business

Which Lens Should I Buy (Part 1): Advice for Beginners Who Just Moved up from a Point-&-Shoot

People often ask me, “What sort of lens should I buy as my second lens?” and my answer is always the same: “What sort of pictures would you like to …

Cameras

100 Years Of Infographics From National Geographic

A new tome from Taschen explores why National Geographic‘s approach to information design has changed little since the 1800s.<p>The fact that <i>National Geographic</i> continues to be a collector’s item when other print magazines are struggling—there’s even a popular eBay guide for selling them–is testament …

Learn Eight Field Photography Tricks In 90 Seconds

If you’re looking to boost your field photography skills, these eight clever tricks can be done with common items almost everyone has.<p>In this video, …

Photography

How to Make Tomato Sauce in the Crockpot

Enjoy homemade tomato sauce without all the work. This crockpot recipe requires no peeling, seeding or coring, and tastes better than anything you …

31 January Recipes for a Healthy Start to the New Year

January: The notorious month of New Year’s resolution is officially here! Though you can obviously plan healthy meals for every month of the year, we’re betting that eating healthy in January tops your list of priorities. If you’re trying to eat clean this month, it can be hard to know where to …

Fair Travelling: 8 Tips To Capture People With Your Camera With Respect

When you travel to exotic countries in Asia, Africa or elsewhere, every photographer is of course very keen to capture some candid shots of the …

Photography

5 Tips How To Make Your Photography Look Magical

The key word is long exposure. Take a tripod and ND filters with you and the result will be totally different than handheld shots. ND (neutral …

Landscape Photography

10 Furniture Shopping Tips to Avoid a Decorating Disaster

A little preparation can save you a ton of time later.<p>Whether you're shopping online or in the store, here's what you need to know.