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How to Use Long Exposures to Up Your Photography Game

If you’ve been itching to try your hand at daytime long exposure photography but aren’t sure how to jump in, here’s a great simple and …

Photography

Do You Commit Any of These 8 Common Lightroom Mistakes?

There is no doubt that Adobe’s Lightroom and its now-defunct counterpart Aperture have revolutionized photographic post-production. Before the almost …

Bird Photography - Don't Wing It

Bird photography is both simple and a challenge. Our winged subjects range from cute, elegant, beautiful to fierce. When we flock to photograph …

6 Reasons Apple Cider Vinegar Is Basically A Miracle Food

In order to get the health benefits from ACV, it has to be raw and unpasteurized which keeps the beneficial enzymes and trace minerals intact.<p>Raw …

8 Elements That Make Great Photography

Have you ever wondered why taking a transcendental photograph is so difficult?<p>Have you ever analyzed the elements that iconic photographs share in …

22 Dreamy Captions For Sunset Pictures That Will Take Your Breath Away

We've all been there. You walk outside and are immediately swept off your feet at the sight before you. Entranced by the beautiful color show …

Landscape Photography

15+ Amazing Photographers Capture Bright Colors In Nature

Thank you to all the photographers that shared their best nature shots showing bright colors in the Bright Colors In Nature Photo contest with …

Landscape Photography

Top 15 Mediterranean Recipes of 2017

Here we are at the end of another great year, and I get to write one of my very favorite posts featuring top Mediterranean recipes of 2017!<p>It’s …

Cooking

9 Unexpected Habits That Speed Up Your Metabolism

When it comes to keeping your body running, your metabolism is at the center of the action, creating enough energy to fuel your body day and night. …

The 5 best shipping container houses of 2017

Repurposed with style<p>If there’s anything 2017 taught us, it’s that we have an insatiable desire for well-designed tiny homes and innovative campers. The other big trend of the year was another quirky style of dwelling: the shipping container house.<p>Made from the thousands of surplus containers that …

Los Angeles

How to Brighten Portraits in Photoshop in Just 2 Minutes

There are different techniques you can use in Photoshop to brighten up a dark and dull portrait. This 4-minute tutorial by PHLEARN shows a 2-minute …

Tutorials

4 Proteins Experts Say You Should Eat Every Day To Get Rid Of Belly Fat

Protein is an important part of everyone’s diet. It gives us energy, ensures your body feels fuller longer and prevents mindless snacking during the …

Lightroom Tips: A Unique Way to Edit Landscape and Sunset Photos for Enhanced Color Complexity (VIDEO)

Sunsets and many afternoon landscape scenes are usually resplendent in soft warm colors, and a typical approach to editing such images is to enhance …

Tutorials

How to Shoot Epic Wide-Angle Photos of Trees

Trees invoke a sense of timelessness, of grandeur. Most species grow many centuries older than humans ever will, so let’s make trees look the part …

Landscape Photography

Photoshop Tips: When It Comes to Editing Portrait Photos It’s All About the Eyes (VIDEO)

Most photographers know to focus on the eyes of a subject when making portraits or shooting wildlife photos. But when it comes to editing these …

Photographer Reveals How To Take Stunning Portraits With Christmas Lights In Ordinary Bedroom, And Results Will Amaze You

Photographer Irene Rudnyk decided to get into the holiday spirit with a photoshoot using the warm ambiance of Christmas lights.<p>In a short video …

Top 12 Succulents for Home Gardens

Echeveria<p>The crown jewels of the rosette-forming succulents, easy-care <i>Echeveria</i> come in a rainbow of colors and can be easily found at nurseries. …

Jewels

Strawberry-Cherry Lemon Limeade

Celebrate Easter with a dessert that will make guests grin. Use a metal bowl as a cake pan to create the rounded base, and top with cupcakes to make …

Food

Guacamole Recipe

"You can make this avocado salad smooth or chunky depending on your tastes."<p>Ingredients<p>3 avocados - peeled, pitted, and mashed<p>1 lime, juiced<p>1 …

Tomatoes

Great Portraits in Harsh Midday Sun? Learn How in This Video from Pro Photographer Manny Ortiz

Now that the days are getting longer and summer is barely two weeks away, photographers are spending more time outdoors, often shooting under less …

10 Slimming (Yet Totally Satisfying) Recipes For Swimsuit Season

Warm weather is upon us and, like it or not, swimsuit season is here. But that doesn’t mean you have to give up good eating. Summer meals can be lighter and less caloric, but still delicious. From soups to salads to entrees, all of these recipes are light, full of flavor, and totally satisfying.<p>1. …

Healthy Eating

How Simple Lighting Techniques Can Dramatically Enhance Your Photography

It doesn't matter if you shoot weddings, portraits, or work in the commercial world. With the smallest about of kit and a little bit of knowledge you …

The Most Common Decorating Mistakes (and How to Fix Them)

An interior by designer Tamara Eaton.<p>(Image credit: Tamara Eaton Design)<p>Navigating the waters of home decorating can sometimes be a little choppy. …

Home Decorating

9 Things the Most Relaxing Bedrooms Always Have

Having a quiet, soothing bedroom entirely devoted to relaxing has helped me manage stress in ways a gym membership, occasional spa splurge, or that generous pour of after-work wine haven't. Don't get me wrong – I still re-visit all of those vices, but feeling excited to spend waking hours in a room …

Home Hacks: 19 small things to make your home beautiful

Style is a matter of putting together a number of touches and elements that make a visually appealing statement without compromising on functionality …

Plants

28 Gallery Wall Ideas to Spiff Up Your Space

Home Decorating

Bedroom designs that guarantee relaxation and a great night's sleep

There's simply no getting away from the fact that a predominantly white bedroom is the key to creating a fresh and restful space that you can't wait …

On a Budget? Never Splurge on This Home Item

Custom shades can be shockingly pricey, but you shouldn't blow your decorating budget on expensive window treatments, especially if you're renting. If you prefer the polished look of curtains, these affordable curtain hacks will save you hundreds. If you like the tailored look of blinds, you can …

Home Decorating

If you want to sell your home for more money, these are the colors you should paint your walls

According to a new analysis by Zillow, paint color should definitely be a change you consider.<p>After analyzing more than 32,000 listing photos of homes that have sold across the US, Zillow came up with a list of the colors that performed the best.<p>For example, homes that are painted "greige," a shade …

Home Decorating

This Easy Trick Will Transform Your Rental Apartment

The first step to nesting in a new home is to make the place feel like your own. And, there's no better canvas on which to imbue your personality …