Kurtis Chan

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If I Were Starting My Photography Career Over Today, Here’s What I Would Tell Myself

Dear Friend,<p>Oh how life has changed in such a short number of years. When I started out in photography I was still shooting film and sending …

The 7-Step Evening Ritual That Will Make You Happy

Everybody talks about morning rituals to get the day started right. (Even I have.) But <i>ending</i> the day right can be even more important. Why?<p>Because …

How I Totally Changed My Life to Finally Get Organized

I figured out it wasn't just about the stuff — it was also about me.<p><i>We love the little hacks and tweaks that can make your home tidier, but the truth is that big change in the way you organize requires ... well, a big change in the way you live. We teamed up with organizing coach Maeve Richmond to</i> …

iPhone Photo Masters | 18 iPhone Photography Courses

Jeremy Searle, an iPhone Photo Masters member, shot and edited this photo on iPhone<p>Learning From Different Photographers Helps You Discover Fresh …

Photography

Lindal Homes Puts a Green Twist on the Classic A-Frame

1/11<p>Lindal MAF - A3 1200<p>The 1,200 sq ft. A3 1200 is the first of two pitched roof models in the MAF line.

Two nobel prize winners think the Kardashians sum up everything wrong in the world

Most economists believe that markets work. They believe that to a large extent, markets are efficient, self-regulating, and they produce what is best …

Digging up the ghosts of Disneyland's Haunted Mansion ride

Long before there were hitchhiking ghosts or merry ghouls frolicking in a ballroom, there was the tale of a sea captain — a sea captain who murdered his wife and buried her in a brick wall.<p>This sea captain was once destined for Disneyland's Haunted Mansion, but this gruesome tale of a ship …

Here's How the Most Powerful Tech CEOs Stay So Productive

Your inbox has more email than a Nigerian spam ring. Your deadlines are stacking up like a rush hour car wreck. You have more meetings than a track …

8 TED talks that can help you become insanely productive

Reaching optimal productivity is about working smarter, not harder, and making the most of each day.<p>The following TED talks offer valuable lessons in doing just that.

TED Talks

Next Level Techniques for Advanced Beginners

You’ve been bitten by the photography bug – it’s not an actual insect, but you know what I mean. After the salesman pried that hard-earned money from …

Photography

12 Foods That Aren't Nearly As Healthy As You Think

<i>By: Alexandra Duron</i><p><i>Credit: Flickr/looseends</i><p>With all the mac & cheese and fried chicken in the world, going for lighter bites can be a struggle. To make matters worse, some foods are disguised as healthy options, when really they're just tricking us into eating hundreds of extra calories and …

Essentials Skills for Nature Photography

How do start capturing images like this? Click for More Details<p>Imagine this…<p>You arrive at a spectacular location like the one you see in the above …

Landscape Photography

10 Things Productive & Organized People Do Before Noon

Better make the most of your morning hours – you're never going to get them back. And truly productive people know that how you spend your morning …

10 Things To Do To Change Your Life Forever

Do these 10 things to change your life forever and for the better. Achieve your dreams and never give up with these tips!

GOLDMAN: Here are 19 great stocks shoveling tons of cash to their investors

Dividends and share buybacks help increase value for people holding a stock, and there's a lot of money to be had as companies shovel record amounts of cash back to shareholders.<p>In a note to clients Thursday, Goldman Sachs' Amanda Sneider gave insights into a lot of the firms's investment …

Investing

What the heck is Angela Ahrendts doing at Apple?

<i>“What’s your favorite smell, and why?”</i> It’s fair to say this isn’t the question Angela Ahrendts, Apple’s senior vice president for retail and online, …

How To Successfully Photograph Cityscapes

I’ve always been fascinated with cityscapes. There are countless ways to photograph them, but no matter how it's done, there are some things that …

16 Pro Photographers Share 16 Tricks and Hacks With Cheap Accessories

Introduction<p>As photographers, we all develop so many little tricks and techniques to help us to create unique images in any situation. One of our …

5 Ways To Practice Your Photography At Home

We all have those dull moments when we are just sitting at home and doing nothing. Just killing time because you have no work, for the moment. …

How to Use Depth Of Field For Better Compositions

Depth of field is one of those aspects of photography which is present in every single picture. Whether there is very little depth or almost …

Mazda MX-5 Meets Toyota’s GT86 On Track: Which One Is The Fastest?

Very few track battles are so closely matched and no one can predict for sure which one is going to be the fastest. <br>The latest generation of Mazda’s …

12 Recipes You Didn’t Know You Could Make With a Food Processor

Maybe you just splurged on that fancy food processor you’ve been eyeing, or maybe you’ve always had one hanging in the back of your cabinet. Either way, having a few key recipes tucked away in your repertoire will make sure you get the most for your money, and ensure that you’re working smarter, …

The 15 worst mistakes people make in their 20s

That said, there are some poor choices that have lasting effects, like not starting to save money, that are easily avoidable.<p>We've sorted through a variety of advice from entrepreneurs and writers on Quora and found recurring themes.<p>Here are the worst mistakes 20-somethings would be wise to avoid …

Self-improvement

12 Awesome Solar Powered Gadgets That Every Home Should Be Using

Advertisement<p>According to the EPA, the average electric bill for residences in the United States was $110.21 in 2013, which means households were …

Why I Wake Up at 5:30 am Every Morning (And What You Will Gain From Doing It Too)

Read on HuffPost France<p>A few months ago, I made decision that was utterly out of character for me. A decision that would have a daily impact, for months.<p>The decision was to wake up at <b>5:30 am</b>. Every morning.<p>"Why?"<p>That's a legitimate question. (I must admit, some mornings, I ask myself the same …

Tim Cook

The Only 4 Knots You Need to Know

<i>You don't need a sailing to learn useful knots; these are four of our favorites.</i><p>T<i>he double bowline knot, used here to suspend mason jars and votives, creates a strong loop at the end of a line.</i><p>When I was younger, my parents took me camping all the time. So at a tender age, I was aware of how to …

The One Question Steve Jobs Asked Himself Every Day

There are very few things as stunning and breathtaking as an alpha woman. Her poised sense of self and her kind yet firm ways are a masterful thing …

Motivation