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Color Composition Is Very Important in Photography

How you use colors in photography is very important. Colors are an essential part of your composition and can either make or break your photo.<p>In this …

Photography

These Are The Winners Of The 2017 Goodreads Choice Awards

The Goodreads Choice Awards are the only major book awards chosen by readers. These are their picks for the best of the year.<p>FICTION: <i>Little Fires</i> …

Books

How to Use the Simple but Powerful Effects Panel in Lightroom (VIDEO)

If you’ve been following Lucy Martin’s excellent series of Lightroom tutorials you have, no doubt, already learned a lot. A few months ago, we shared …

Tutorials

11 Fictional Female Detectives You Need To Know — Who Aren't Nancy Drew

I have an ugly confession to make to you, internet: I was never <i>that</i> into Nancy Drew. I mean, I read my fair share of Nancy Drew books, of course, …

Books

20 Photography Tricks You Should Know Before Taking a Photo

Not pleased with the quality of your photos?That's actually a good thing...If you're unhappy with your images, that usually means that you've got the …

Photography Tips

Quick Tip: How to Use Your Camera’s Live View Mode to Get the Correct Exposure Every Time

Here’s a simple trick that will help you get the right exposure in your photos without all the unnecessary stress. According to photographer Pierre …

Photography

Beyond Harry Potter—10 of the Best Fantasy Book Series

When I was in the third grade, my teacher began reading the <i>Harry Potter</i> series to us out loud in class every day. I was enthralled by the story of …

Books

This Simple Posing Trick Makes People Instantly Look Thinner

Photographer Niels Kemp recently asked wedding photographer and Nikon ambassador Brett Florens for his best piece of advice for beginning …

Photography

How To Make The Creamiest Homemade Ice Cream

Make summer’s favorite creamy, dreamy treat like a boss<p>I can’t get behind no-churn ice creams. As much as I love the idea of not needing an ice cream …

8 Historical Fiction Books You Don’t Want to Miss

From ancient Egypt to the grunge era, historical fiction novels are a fun immersive way to experience the past! Even if you’re not into togas or …

Books

5 Camera Settings That All Macro Photographers Should Know

This article will detail five camera settings that are essential and which all macro photographers should know. It was inspired by Will Nichols’ …

Cameras

Award Winning Peaches and Cream Pie Recipe

"I am always asked for the recipe when I take this anywhere. Plus I won 5 blue ribbons and Best Pie of Show for this pie. It's a great …

Delicious Side Dishes That’ll Steal the Show at Your Next Potluck

Guaranteed to please.<p>When it comes to any potluck, the side dishes can make all the difference between a ho-hum supper and a real crowd-pleasing …

Cooking

More Simple Secrets to Using the Powerful Curves Tool in Photoshop (VIDEO)

We’ve featured several tutorials on how to use the powerful Curves tool in Photoshop and Shutterbug readers keep asking for more so here’s another …

16 book recommendations for when you have absolutely no clue what you want to read

There's a funny thing that happens when you tell someone you write about books. Almost always, they immediately ask, "Do you have any book …

Top 10 Small Towns to Visit in Europe

Introduction<p>Europe is a continent full of diverse cultures, languages, food, and architecture all compacted in a relatively small area. Within a five …

100 Things Everyone Should Do In London

If you're visiting London, you can't afford to miss these sights.

England

11 Collectible Books Worth A Ton Of Money That Might Be On Your Bookshelves Right Now

You've probably read articles about all those insanely expensive and incredibly rare, collectible books — like the highly covetable first edition of …

Books

10 Classic Audiobooks for Families

Classics are a sure bet for any family looking to enjoy a book together, and audiobooks provide a great way to introduce young readers to these …

Audiobooks

Under-$15 Shampoo & Conditioners The Pros Actually Swear By

While most beauty pros can wax poetic about their favorite cheap mascaras and bargain hairsprays, they give the world of affordable shampoos and …

Hair

The 50 best audiobooks of all time

If you love to read, but haven't had the time to sit down with a good book lately, consider listening to an audiobook. Today's audiobooks can be downloaded right to your phone, and make the perfect listening companion for your commute, workout, or anytime your hands are busy but your ears are …

This Photographer Deleted His Social Media with 1.5 Million Followers

Professional landscape photographer Dave Morrow had thriving social media accounts with over 1.5 million followers. Last year, he decided to delete …

Social Media

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, …

46 Random Amazon Products That Thousands Of Reviewers Say Changed Their Lives

Life isn’t without its frustrations — and sometimes you need special products to help you solve those little problems that always seem to pop up. …

Here’s EVERYTHING You Need to Know About Color Correcting Images in Photoshop (VIDEO)

We’ve featured brief photo retouching tutorials in the past, each explaining one aspect of using Photoshop to adjust the colors of a photograph. In …

10 Hot New Books for Your 2018 #TBR Pile

With new books being released every day, finding your next read can sometimes be overwhelming. Whether you’re a fan of dystopian fiction, captivating memoirs, or uncommon love stories, there’s an exciting read for every book lover for 2018. If you’re looking to stock your #TBR pile with new …

7 Secret Ingredients That Make Cake Mix Taste Homemade

It’s your Great Aunt Mildred’s 80th birthday party and you’re on cake duty. The only problem? You’ve got eight billion other things to do, and this …

I Just Made Copycat Trader Joe’s Tottins (Tater Tot Muffins), and They’re the Best Thing Ever

1. Preheat the oven to 350°F. Coat a 12-cup muffin tin with nonstick cooking spray. Add 3 <b>frozen tater tots</b> to each cup.<p>2. Heat olive oil in a large …

Recipes

The Benefits of Witch Hazel Are Nothing Short of Magic

The consumption of superfood chlorophyll is said to protect skin health with its antioxidant properties. Drinking clove oil in your water is said to treat a myriad of skin issues with its stimulating and antimicrobial qualities. Activated charcoal can boost skin and body health, among other things. …