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Safest level of alcohol consumption is none, worldwide study shows

To minimize health risks, the optimal amount of alcohol someone should consume is none. That’s the simple, surprising conclusion of a massive study, co-authored by 512 researchers from 243 institutions, published Thursday in the prestigious journal the Lancet.<p>The researchers built a databaseof more …

Alcohol

8 Pieces of Software Every Photographer Should Use, According to Michael Sasser

Professional boudoir photographer Michael Sasser is not only a software expert, he can tell you which programs are essential for working …

The 10 Frozen Foods This Nutritionist Always Buys at Costco

Within the last year, Costco has become one of my favorite places to shop — especially when I'm looking to save money on healthy and organic foods. …

Vegetables

How To Use AutoMask In Lightroom

Masking: Lightroom’s Little Secret.<p>Masking has often been seen as a preserve of Lightroom’s older sibling, Photoshop. Often used in combination with …

3 Photographers Shoot the Same Model & Compare Results (Another Take on This Popular Challenge)

The video portrait challenge where three photographers shoot the same model and then compare the results has been popularized by photographer Jessica …

6 Professional Posing Tips to Make Anyone Look Good in a Photo (VIDEO)

Ever wonder why your travel portraits sometimes look no better than dull vacation snapshots? It might not be your skill as a photographer or the …

3 Free Guides That Will Help You Get the Hang of Exposure in Photography

Exposure is among the first few technical concepts you must master on your way to learning photography. A proper understanding of exposure lays the …

The Best Things to Put in Bloody Marys

You’ve already mastered the perfect Bloody Mary. Now it’s time to elevate your brunch game. Here, seven things you can put in the classic cocktail to …

A Beginner's Guide to Photoshop Blending Modes

Want to get better at Photoshop quickly? Master Photoshop blending modes to improve your photo editing skills immediately.<p>This great video from Serge …

Is It Better to Skip Dinner or Eat Right Before You Go to Bed?

It’s kinda late…but you’re kinda hungry. At this point, which is the healthier option—eating before bed or skipping dinner altogether?<p>We've all heard …

Weight Loss

How to use Excel formulas to compare multi-column lists

Duplicates in the same column are easy to find by sorting, filtering, and using conditional formatting. When none of those are an option, try this …

How to Channel Your Fear of Failure Into Remarkable Success

The truth is, fear drives everyone's behavior.<p><i>How do you overcome the fear of entrepreneurial failure? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Todd Belveal, Founder and CEO at Washlava, on</b> …

A photographer's before-and-after pictures reveal the truth about those 'perfect' Instagram photos

Photographer Gilmar Silva works hard to get the perfect shot, but snapping the photos is only the beginning.<p>With some clever angles and Photoshop magic, he's able to transform dull locations into stunning settings that make for some incredible images.<p>He contrasts how the location of a photoshoot …

Framing

Best Adobe Photoshop Alternatives For Windows And Mac [List]

This may or may not come as a surprise but Adobe’s extremely popular Photoshop package is <i>not</i> the only image editor available in the market today. …

Google Classroom now lets anyone school anyone else

Google Classroom is opening up even further: After allowing anyone to join classes last month, expanding the learner side of the equation beyond just those with G Suite for Education accounts, Google is now opening Classroom class creation to anyone with a personal Google account, too.<p>This means …

How to Shoot Photos Everyday

Dear friend,I’m currently the most prolific I’ve ever been in photography– shooting hundreds of photographs a day of just random stuff. I feel …

Don't Make My Mistake: How a Minute of Spring Cleaning Made My Computer Run Like New Again

As photographers and videographers, we tend to push our computers much harder than the average user. However, overlooking something as innocuous as …

Mac Mini

Why this is the perfect thank you email to send after a job interview

'I wanted to take a moment to thank you again...'<p>You’ve got up at the crack of dawn to prep, sweated in a coffee shop around the corner for an hour, …

Employment

How to Focus in Landscape Photography

Focusing is one of the pillars of photography. If you don’t focus in the right place, at best, your photos won’t be as sharp as possible – and, at …

Breathe New Life Into Dull, Underexposed Photos with These Simple Photoshop Tricks (VIDEO)

Whether we blame it on laziness, bad light, or operator failure, sooner or later all of us screw up and come home from a shoot with dull, …

Fashion Photography

The best DSLR cameras you can buy: from beginners to pros

For true photographers nothing beats a serious DSLR camera to get the perfect shot, and these cameras have grown to become the mainstay of professional digital camera photography.<p>Standing for digital single-lens reflex camera, these digital cameras are the most popular type of interchangeable lens …

How to Master the Basics of The New Lightroom CC

To avoid confusion, today's article is about the new Lightroom CC, not the older traditional Lightroom CC which is now named Lightroom Classic CC. …

Interview: Parisian Photographer Captures Unedited Dreamy Depictions of His Surroundings

Pairing an interest in the everyday with a distinctively surreal aesthetic, Victor Habchy captures his surroundings with a whimsical approach. Years ago, we fell in love with his stunning series of Burning Man photos. Since then, the Paris-based photographer and director has continued to captivate, …

Setting up a Python Development Environment in Atom

Of course there are a lot of great text editors out there. Sublime Text, Brackets, Atom. I’ve always personally been a fan of Atom because it is …

So You Want to Be a Professional Photographer

There’s much more to being a professional photographer than meets the eye. Making photos for your clients is about 5 percent of the job. Making a …

Small Business

How to Get Your Exposure In-Camera and Not Have to 'Fix It in Post'

Why fix it in post when you can do it right in camera? Learn how you can get a perfect exposure in camera every time!<p>Often when were out shooting in …

This 1 Habit Will Make Your Sunday Less Stressful, And Your Monday More Productive

That's not such a difficult habit, is it?<p>People who don't make progress toward their goals all share 1 thing in common:<p>They never sit down and reflect on what <i>isn't</i> working.<p>Instead, unproductive (and often times stressed-out and unhappy) people stay caught in a vicious cycle of always looking to the …

10 reasons why JavaScript is the programming language you should learn now

Have you ever taken a good look at your browser and wondered why it looks the way it does? Listen, you don't even have to dive into the deep, dark …

JavaScript