Duffy Doherty

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Why taking ayahuasca is like having a near-death experience

A psychedelic drug taken as part of the South American plant brew ayahuasca produces effects that are strikingly similar to near-death experiences, a …

Psychedelic Drugs

The Two Easiest Ways to Gain More Muscle in Less Time

These methods will reduce the length of your workouts by up to 50 percent while still delivering identical gains in size and strength.<p>If you're like most people, you want more muscle than you have right now, but you’re busy and you don’t have much free time to go to the gym and lift weights. If …

Muscle

A Photographer Spent the Year Since Charlottesville Documenting White Supremacists

Charlottesville, Va., blew up a year ago, the tiki torch march illuminating the night skies of Aug. 11, 2017 and street confrontations ending in …

Rights & Freedoms

How to Turn Your Daytime Photos Into Night

Have you taken a photo on-location of a wonderful building and wish you could have stayed longer to capture it at night? Sometimes our schedule can …

Photoshop

Why I’ll Never Tell Anyone They Can’t Write

<b>Think you can’t write? That’s not the case—anyone can write, as William Kenower learned in a writing class when one student took a blunt and brutal</b> …

Creative Writing

Erin Outdoors On Travel Photography, Empathy & The Bigger Picture | Through The Lens

I am passionate about a lot of things, but in terms of my career, what’s probably most important is my passion for travel and my passion for …

Travel Photography

Talented Harpejji Player Performs a Somber Cover of the Iconic Queen Song ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’

French musician Mathieu Terrade performed a flawlessly somber cover of the iconic Queen song “Bohemian Rhapsody” on a Harpejji G16. Terrade’s …

Bohemian Rhapsody

10 Tips for Capturing Breathtaking Fine Art Landscape Photography

When we’re taking landscape photography, we get inspired by light, land or a fleeting moment. But what makes fine art landscape photography unique …

Photography

How Do I Start Practicing Jazz?

<i>Photo by Enric Juvé</i><p>Q: I’ve heard some jazz (usually newer stuff) that I like and I’m thinking that I should work on it. You and others also mention …

Electric Guitar

How To Shape The Light and Mood Using Adjustment Brushes In Lightroom

Photographer Unmesh Dinda beautifully explains how to enhance the mood of the picture using Adjustment Brushes in Adobe Lightroom. From this video, …

Tutorials

How to Play Five Classic Repetition Licks That Incorporate String Bends

This month we look at five classic repetition licks that incorporate string bends.<p>These kinds of licks have been a key element of rock soloing since …

Electric Guitar

How to Use Tone Curves to Make Quick and Powerful Edits in Lightroom and Photoshop

When you're working in either Lightroom or Photoshop, there are often many paths to the same destination, but some are more efficient and …

Tutorials

Top 10 Tips for Taking Better Photos Of Trees

Trees are something nearly all photographers use in their images at some point. They add interest to landscapes, are used as backgrounds for fashion …

Map: Beat the Crowds in the National Parks

It's no secret that visitation is way, way up at America’s iconic national parks. If you’ve recently tried to get a Yosemite Valley parking spot in …

13 Creative Exercises for Photographers

Exercise 6: Twelve Abstracts<p>Photograph a dozen abstracts of a common object.<p><i>Depending on the size of the object, you may need a macro lens or</i> …

Three Hot Country Guitar Licks for Rockers

We’ve talked here before about country licks—about how they’ve been used by rock guitarists like Jimmy Page, David Gilmour and Steve Howe, and the …

Here Are 10 Location Ideas for Your Next Photoshoot

Sometimes, it's more fun and interesting to stop shooting every portrait at f/1.4 and instead find locations that complement or juxtapose with your …

How to Combine Multiple Exposures to Create a Unique Waterfall Image Using Photoshop

Waterfalls are by far one of the most popular subjects for landscape photographers and for good reason: they show off both the power and beauty of …

What does the Bible verse Jeff Sessions quoted really mean?

<b>(CNN) —</b> It's been called one of the most important and most misunderstood passages in the Bible: Romans 13:1-7.<p>"The most historically influential paragraph Paul ever wrote," in the words of one scholar.<p>Likely written by the Apostle Paul around 57 AD, Romans 13, including the snippet cited by …

Trump Administration Challenges University of Michigan Anti-Bullying Rules

The Trump administration challenged a state university’s longstanding rules against harassment, bullying and bias on Monday, saying that the rules discouraged students from expressing their views and left students open to the possibility of penalties for engaging in free speech.<p>The Justice …

10 TOP PHOTOGRAPHY COMPOSITION RULES

There are no fixed rules in photography, but there are guidelines which can often help you to enhance the impact of your photos.<p>It may sound clichéd, …

If You’re Not Using These Amazon Prime Features, You’re Not Getting Your Money’s Worth

Free two-day shipping was a game changer, we all know that. But did you know your Amazon Prime membership has a lot of features you probably aren’t …

This Stratocaster Is Made Entirely Out Of Matchsticks

While British luthier Dean Fraser was in the military, he was issued matchsticks as part of his ration pack. Accumulate enough of these over 18 years …

How to mask anything in Lightroom in a few seconds

Lightroom’s Auto Mask option is a useful tool that can save you a lot of time. But this video from Signature Edits shows you how you can make the …

Tutorials

How to Create LUTs With Photoshop

Ever wondered how to create your very own LUTs using only Photoshop? Look no further, Unmesh Dinda at PiXimperfect just released the perfect short …

One Thing I Regret Not Starting Sooner as a Photographer

What if I said there was something more useful for our photographic careers than any social network we've ever been on? With the ability to reach …

Got a Shower Curtain? Use It to Make a Beautiful Light Modifier for Your Photo and Video Work

Lighting equipment, like all photography gear, can be pretty expensive. However, with a little ingenuity, you can get soft, flattering light with the …

Research Tools: National Park Service (NPS) Makes 32,000 Historic Agency Technical Documents Available to the Public Online (eTIC Database)

From NPS:<p>The National Park Service (NPS) [recently launched] a public website: pubs.etic.nps.gov that is making more than 32,000 NPS records …

6 Reasons to Personality-Test Your Novel’s Characters BEFORE You Start Writing

A novel’s only as good as its characters, right?In most of my various attempts at writing novels in the past, I didn’t take the trouble of thinking …

Photography rules worth breaking

<b>Rules help us take better pictures, but blind devotion can result in clichéd pictures. James Paterson suggests a few ways to break free</b><p>1. Don’t worry …