Lisa Wise

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5 Reasons Why Image Noise is Your Friend

Amazing low light capabilities, or so the marketing screams. It seems the mantra of every camera manufacturer these days – the total elimination of …

Photography

Capturing Landscape Photos with Character

Landscape photography is a most rewarding pastime, but it can be far more challenging than some people imagine. It sounds so easy; visit a beautiful …

Landscape Photography

3 Quick Ways to Rate And Cull Images in Adobe Lightroom

One of the benefits of using digital cameras is the convenience of being able to take a lot photos at the fraction of the cost of film. The downside …

Tutorials

Get Inspired: 31 Absolutely Marvelous Photography Links

It's been another terrific week in the world of photography and Toad Hollow Photography has been searching all corners of the internet for the best …

These are the invisible cameras of the future

Hidden cameras are getting harder to spot: old, hefty spy gadgets you had to hide under a thick coat have been replaced tiny devices in the tips of …

Draw Attention to Your Subject Using Radial Focus Blur

Image Search Engine Optimization Tips Photographers Should Know

As a man, I tend to revert, at times, to a neanderthal. Go days without shaving, give in to an almost primal interest in females, and have the urge …

Tutorials

Improve Your Images with the Lightroom Graduated Filter Tool

The Lightroom Graduated Filter is a versatile tool for making local adjustments to your photos. Don’t be fooled by the name – it may be named after a …

Tutorials

Chicago's Waldorf Astoria Wedding

Chicago is one of those towns where tradition reigns Queen. Where classic ballroom weddings are counted as beloved, where brides and groom embrace …

Elegant Garden Wedding in Austin

From the Bride... <i>I wanted the feel to be a bit bohemian rustic with a hint of formality. I brought that in by adding hints of black; in the</i> …

Fall Savannah Wedding

From the bride...F<i>all is our favorite time of the year so October was the perfect month for our wedding. We love the colors and cooler temperatures</i> …

Organic Winter Wedding in La Jolla

From the Bride... <i>Brogan and I met during high school through a mutual friend in April 2004. We were both going on a trip down to Mexico during spring</i> …

Whimsical Autumn Wedding Inspiration

From Blush Wedding Photography... <i>I've always thought, the key to good design whether it is in fashion, interior design, photography, or your wedding,</i> …

Why I Eat A Plant-Based Diet

The on-trend diet isn't a fad and it's way more sustainable than it sounds. Here's how I started eating more veggies and grains and loved every healthy second of it.<p>I started eating a whole foods plant-based diet nine months ago. I had gained 20-something pounds from a hormone-related health issue …

Waxing vs. Threading: What’s the Best Way to Tame Your Brows?

What do you do when you look in the mirror and see two wiry, caterpillar-like brows staring back out? Book an appointment to get them shaped, of …

Sensitive Skin

Where to Find Grass-fed Butter

Want to know where to find grass-fed butter? I’ve said before that butter is a health food, but grass-fed butter is even better — a nutritional …

Living Well: 11 Secrets To Freezing Fruits and Vegetables for Smoothies

Let’s talk about freezing fruits and vegetables for smoothies. When I was a little girl, I loved going to my Grandma Maxie’s house. There was always …

This Is How You Cook Tender & Juicy Pork Chops in the Oven

<b>Brine the pork chops (optional):</b> If you have time, brining the pork for even a brief period adds flavor and ensures juiciness in the finished chop. …

BBQ

Perfect Hard-Boiled Eggs

The default emergency protein in my fridge? Hard-boiled eggs. They’re tasty, portable, and packed with great nutrition – what’s not to love?<p>Here’s …

Breakfast

21 Cooking Tips That Will Change Your Life

And save you lots of time. Time that you can spend eating!

Onions

Cheat Sheet: How to Keep Vegetables Fresh Longer

Some people shop impulsively for shoes. I shop impulsively for vegetables. I wander through the Union Square Greenmarket at lunchtime and find myself …

The Food Lab's Definitive Guide to Buying, Prepping, Cooking, and Carving Your Holiday Turkey

Back when I used to work in the wild and crazy world of magazines, we ran into the same conundrum year after year: <b>What can we say about turkey this time around?</b> It's a problem that only arises when your articles are temporally fixed with a shelf life of a month before the next issue comes out. It …

How To Sear Meat Properly

<b>Choose the right pan:</b> To properly sear meat, a stainless steel or cast iron skillet are the best. These can be heated to very high heat and help sear …

BBQ

5 Links to Read Before Cooking a Turkey

<i>Each week, we’ll be sharing a comprehensive list of links to help you master something new in the kitchen. Culinary greatness, here you come.</i><p><i>Today: It's time to tackle the Thanksgiving turkey.</i><p>There's a lot of fear and anxiety surrounding the bird that occupies the center of the Thanksgiving table. …

The Best Ways to Store Fresh Herbs

<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:</i> <i>A lesson on keeping your fresh herbs fresh.</i><p>There are few things as inspiring as a beautiful bunch of fresh herbs. We love you, salt and pepper, but only …

Kitchens

Salt & Straw: Making Bone Marrow Ice Cream (video)

Salt & Straw artisanal ice cream<p>Tyler Malek of Salt & Straw, a Portland, Oregon hand-crafted ice cream shop has two reasons to celebrate. Not only …

Have You Ever Frozen an Avocado?

Recently my neighbors had some house guests from Southern California who had come up with a truckload of just-picked avocados that they were going to …

Southern California

The Best Way to Clean Your Blender

I diligently wash my blender after every smoothie, juice, and soup, yet recently I noticed it was still looking scummy. I mentioned this to my friend …

Kitchens

9 Secrets For Making Your Homemade Smoothies Taste As Good As The Pros'

There's nothing more guiltlessly satisfying than a freshly blended concoction of your favorite fruits and veggies, deliciously cold and packed to the brim with the nutrients that the body craves.<p>But, though it doesn't make sense, you may have a hard time creating this magic in your own home. Your …