Leonard Nicholas

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What Happened When I Finally Earned Enough Money to Enjoy Myself

Contrary to what you might have heard, being illiquid and young is not ennobling.<p>When I moved to New York City in 2003, Citibank's "Live Richly" campaign was in its third year of captivating consumers with its anti-materialist wisdom. The advertising operation saw billboards and bus stops all over …

New York City

8 Ideas that Will Help You Make Better Candid Photos

I’ve mentioned on at least one previous occasion the idea of “emotive photography” — or, photographing simply to capture the feeling of a moment and …

Street Photography

5 Reasons You MUST Try Out a Ring Light This Weekend

If you’ve never given a ring light a try, this weekend is the time to make. it. happen. Beyond offering beautiful, soft light that is perfect for …

Natural Landscapes Monday: After Hours

After Hours<p>Some photographers only like to shoot at sunrise and sunset, when the light is warm, directional and beautiful. Some of them take a few …

My Workflow For Natural-Looking HDR Photos

High Dynamic Range imaging (HDR) has a bit of a bad rap, as it’s been widely abused to create surreal, overprocessed, highly saturated images that do …

Thinking Outside the Box: How I Shot Photos of Lava at Home

Any object can be seen as something else given the right perspective. In this instance, fairly common items have been used to create the effect of …

2 Huge Benefits of Photographing in RAW

In the days of film, negatives were converted to photographs by 1) using chemical baths for dipping in the dark room or 2) sending to a photo …

How to Make Homemade Pizza, Grandma Pie-Style

A chewy-crisp crust, endless topping ideas, and do-ahead ease. Pizza made in a sheet pan is the simplest, tastiest way to feed a crowd.<p><b>Those supremely thin, hearth-blistered pizzas</b> coming out of upscale pizzerias these days? We love ‘em, but trying to replicate the conditions of an 800-degree …

Cooking

Pan-Seared Pork Blade Chop

4 Servings<p>Starting the chop in a hot pan lets you get a good initial sear; lowering the heat gives you control while it cooks through.<p>January 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 1½”-thick pork blade chop (about 2½ lb.)<p>1 lemon, thinly sliced, seeds removed, plus lemon wedges for serving<p>4 cloves garlic, finely …

Pork

Wedding Chicken

4 Servings<p>Active Time: 15 min<p>Total Time: 12 min<p>“When I was getting married, I couldn’t think of a caterer I wanted to use,” says chef Naomi Pomeroy, Expatriate, Portland, OR, “and I didn’t want to ask my staff.” Her solution? Cook for her guests herself. She went with super-simple chicken, powered …

Soysauce

Haunting Portrait Series Depicts Underlying Symbolisms

Photographer Christopher McKenney based in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania has a particular penchant for depicting haunting images. From ghoulish figures …

Scrambled Eggs with Spinach & Parmesan

1 Servings<p>Pull the eggs off the heat when they still look a little loose; carryover cooking will do the rest.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 large eggs<p>Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper<p>1 teaspoon olive oil<p>3 cups baby spinach<p>1–2 tablespoons grated Parmesan<p>Crushed red pepper flakes<p>Recipe Preparation<p>Whisk …

Breakfast

Eerie Large Format Photographs of Central Park Taken in the Middle of the Night

New York-based photographer Michael Massaia‘s images are easily identified for two reasons: first, because they’re all very distinct, …

Five Tips For Great Sunset Photos

Sunsets and sunrises are inspirational subjects for any photographer. In fact, a good sunset photo is often the reason people become interested in …

Landscape Photography

Grandiose Panoramas Reflect Some of the Most Magnificent Places on the Planet

Lensman Kevin McNeal from the Pacific Northwest of America specializes in landscape photography. He shoots grandiose, expansive panoramas that …

5 No-Nonsense Ways to Keep Your Photos Sharp

Modern DSLR cameras can produce very sharp images with plenty of detail. However, the chief limiting factor to the sharpness of an image is the …

Landscape Photography

Maths students crack formula for perfect pancake

Students at Sheffield University Maths Society have come up with a formula for the perfect pancake<p>Students at Sheffield University Maths Society, working with Meadowhall Shopping Centre, have come up with a formula for the perfect <b>pancake</b> – and here it is: ( D2 xT x π )/4 ml.<p>Sounds as useful as a …

5 Beef Stew Recipes for Winter's Final Hurrah

These five beef stew recipes should get you through the end of winter.<p>This winter has been a rough one for a lot of the country. And while there are only 17 days until spring officially starts, we're certainly not ready to put away the Dutch oven yet. We're craving something warm and comforting to …

Cooking

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Breathtaking Panoramas Capture the True Essence of Landscape Photography

Landscape Photography is one of the most difficult and challenging subjects to be tackled by a lensman. To behold beautiful images of distant …

How to Wrap a Sandwich

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: Wrap your sandwich like the gift that it is.</i><p>Your much-needed lunch break finally rolls around. But you open up your brown bag only to find that your …

This is How to Get Better Environmental Portraits

One of the reasons people love portraits so much is because of the stories they tell; an individual’s facial features and expressions can reveal an …

Have camera, will travel: 50 Awesome Photo Workshops Around the World

Image courtesy of Norman B. Leventhal Map Center at the BPL<p>You <i>could</i> go alone to New Zealand, Mexico, Cuba, or wherever your wanderlust takes you, and …

33 Gooey, Cheesy Super Bowl Party Recipes

From monkey bread to queso, here are 33 addictively cheesy things to serve this Sunday.<p>On no other day do we so recklessly consume thousands of calories in food and beer as we do on Super Bowl Sunday. And while there are plenty of delicious veggie options, not to mention wings a-plenty, let's be …

Cooking