Mary Margaret Miller

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5 Products That'll Have You Stepping Off the Plane Looking (and Feeling!) Fabulous

Jet lag who?<p>There are a lot of instances where walking off of an hours-long flight looking well-rested and even remotely as good as you did when you …

A Beginners Guide to Landscape Photography

Blending with Light – Live Demo<p>Photoshop Tutorials: Learn to create stunning natural looking HDR images in just few minutes!!<p><b>Live Demo:</b> 2:00 PM EDT …

The Manual Photographer's Cheat Sheet [infographic]

Forget the retro filters on your camera phone. Pick up a camera & create the dreamy colours & effects that can only be captured with analogue …

8 Easy Ways to Become a Better Photographer

The mindful photographer should be concerned not only with acquiring skills but, more importantly, mastering those skills. Skill mastery is better …

A Look at The Striking Low-Key Black-and-White Style of Film Noir Cinema

Cinema and photography are two close-knit relatives that help us to tell stories through the use of a camera and mindful composition. This week, we …

Dodging and Burning in Photoshop and How It Can Enhance Your Photos

Despite being the cutting edge of modern digital image editing, Photoshop borrows a significant number of its tools from the days of film. None more …

How to Take Photos of Super Cute Couples

Store shelves are lined with teddy bears, hearts, and a <i>lot</i> of pink stuff. Valentine’s Day is right around the corner!<p>And with V-Day comes many happy …

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What Every Photographer Needs to Know About Creating an Online Portfolio

We should clear up one myth before we continue, a photographic portfolio is not the preserve of the professional photographer. Yes, in the days …

Tips for Sharpening Your Images the Right Way

Just so you are not misled in any way, let me make it clear that this won’t be a Photoshop tutorial on using any particular sharpening method. It …

Why Teens Are Impulsive, Addiction-Prone And Should Protect Their Brains

Teens can't control impulses and make rapid, smart decisions like adults can — but why?<p>Research into how the human brain develops helps explain. In a teenager, the frontal lobe of the brain, which controls decision-making, is built but not fully insulated — so signals move slowly.<p>"Teenagers are not …

How I Built a Custom Desk and Wire-Free Workspace for My Photo Editing

For years I’ve struggled with my workspace, I’ve had loads of different ones, from small ones in the corner of the living room in my old apartment to …

How to Make Breakfast Salads

There's always a place for pancakes, but salads should become your new weekday workhorse breakfast. Here's how to build a salad you'll actually want to eat first thing in the morning.<p>At <i>Bon Appétit</i>, we all agree: Salad is awesome. We eat it for lunch. We eat it for dinner. We'll happily call it a …

These GIFs Show the Freakishly High Definition Future of Body Scanning

General Electric<p>1 of 4<p>General Electric released images on Wednesday from its first clinical trial of a next generation body scanner that captures …

Listening to the Star Wars Soundtrack in a Pygmy Village

A new study looks at how music affects emotions across cultures.<p>Four decades after the debut of the brassy score that announced a galaxy far, far, away, music from <i>Star Wars</i> has reached a whole other world: a Pygmy village in the Congolese rainforest.<p>The Mebenzélé Pygmies, an isolated group of …

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How to Capture the Moment

TravelTraveler Magazine<p><b>Reader Question:</b> <b>I’ve heard photographers talk about capturing the moment. What does that mean?</b><p><b>My Answer:</b> Almost every good shot captures a unique moment in time.<p>Sometimes the moment happens right away, and sometimes you have to wait a while. It can be as simple as a woman …

The Best Lenses for Landscapes

TravelTraveler Magazine<p><b>Reader Question</b>: What’s the best lens for landscape or cityscape photography?<p><b>My Answer</b>: When I’m trying to make an interesting landscape or cityscape picture, but nothing seems to be coming together, I find it useful to work at opposite extremes with regard to lens choice …

Dawn Wall's Underdog Climber Recounts His Push to Catch Up

Kevin Jorgeson, lagging behind his partner, made an eight-foot leap of faith to finish the toughest part of his historic climb.<p><i>Editor's Note: Climbers Tommy Caldwell and Kevin Jorgeson have completed their ascent of Yosemite's Dawn Wall. See photos of the moment they reached the top.</i><p>Kevin Jorgeson …

Scientists Are Bashing Lockheed Martin's Nuclear Fusion 'Breakthrough'

Researchers at Lockheed Martin Corp.'s Skunk Works, announced on Wednesday their ongoing work on a new technology that could bring about functional nuclear reactors powered by fusion in the next 10 years.<p>But most scientists and science communicators we talked to are skeptical of the claim.<p>"The …