Sean Magtoto

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30 Composition Styles for Taking Good Pictures

Ever since I decided to start learning photography, I’ve been looking for a good catalog of composition ideas. Once you figure out the mechanics of …

5 PHOTOGRAPHY COMPOSITION TIPS

Five main concepts you need to know about photography composition: 1. Dynamism To make stronger photo compositions, you need more dynamism — or …

Photoshop for Beginners - We Take this Back to Basics!

Does learning Photoshop make you feel like digital photography is just so darn complicated?!<p>It happens to us all….and overwhelm sets in. Okay, it's …

Marvel Cinematic Universe in chronological order – how to watch the entire MCU

Ten years ago there was no such thing as the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Just a not-very good Hulk movie. It wasn't until 2008 that Robert Downey Jr …

Comics

Bartenders Say These Are The Drinks Everyone Should Know How To Make

The rise of cocktail culture has led to millions of home-mixologists (and people who pretend to be mixologists). Surprisingly, to get on board with this trend, you don’t need to take a bartending course or pick up any bar-back shifts at your local, trendy cocktail bar. According to some of our …

How to Use Fresh Herbs in All Kinds of Cocktails

Though the oils released from a sprig or two of crushed herbs add no more than a hint of flavor, it’s really all a drink needs to go from good to so …

5 Ice Tricks That Will Elevate Your Cocktails Immediately

Five insider tips and tricks to get your cocktail ice up to the professional par.<p>What do you know about ice? According to your sixth grade science teacher, it’s water's solid state. Wayne Gretzky was pretty good at skating on it. The ones in cap form on the top of our planet are melting. When you …

Monday Mocktails That Are Almost as Good as the Real Thing

We've all craved a strong drink at some point or another after a particularly nutty Monday. Maybe your boss surprised you with an extra project at …

5 Cocktails Made with Limoncello: The Ultimate Summer Liqueur

*does the Italian chef finger kiss*<p>Limoncello, the traditional Italian vodka, is a staple in the Mediterranean region for<p>goodgreat reason. It's sourced from the zest of lemons but combined with simple syrup for a sugary sweet kick that's perfect for dessert. It's essentially all you need to sip on …

15 Champagne Cocktail Recipes Worth Throwing a Party For

Poppin' bottles.<p>From our favorite festive holiday cocktails to the chilled bubbly drinks we deserve all year-round, here, 15 delicious champagne cocktails worthy of a toast.

Before and After Post-Processing of Travel and Fine Art Photography

Peter Stewart is an internationally published photographer that specialized in travel and fine art photography. To understand how to take awesome …

Tutorials

The Power of Shutter Speed In Two Photographs

Shutter speed is one of the first elements of photography that you learn as a beginner. Learning how to control your camera’s shutter speed to make …

Landscape Photography

A Guide to Buying the Best Cocktail Spirits

If you're buying booze to sip neat or with ice, you're probably looking for the best you can afford—you're willing to spend a bit more money on it. What you're paying for, in that circumstance, is <i>nuance</i>, says Shannon Healy, the owner of the Durham, North Carolina bar Alley Twenty Six. But, says …

18 top bartenders tell us their favorite cocktails to order

An American bartender, a Turkish bartender and a Chinese bartender walk into a bar….What do they order? That’s what we sought to find out when we …

When Liquors And Cocktail Ingredients Expire

Liquor doesn't always get better with age. This graphic from eReplacementParts offers a few rules of thumb for when you should discard spirits and …

Alcohol

10 DIY Drink Station Ideas - How To: Simplify

Now that the warmer weather is here, a few weekends ago, I cleaned our screened-in porch, set out the cushions on the couches, and set out the …

Alcohol

How To Create the Perfect Home Bar

<i>Pictured, above: Brady Bar Cart, $399; PotteryBarn.com</i><p>Entertaining with an ice tub filled with twist-off beers is fine if you’re taking your party on …

Homosexuality

8 big batch drinks for warm weather parties

The abundance of fruit available during the warmer months is scrumptious — especially when mixed with a bunch of alcohol.<p>"Big batches" are perfect …

Flavors

25 Senior Picture Poses That Will Make You Want to Go Back to School

The days start to go by quicker, the weeks *even* faster, and before you know it, it’s time for graduation. Yep, another batch of grads is just around the corner, and it’s time to get those senior pictures snapped and in the mail. Stuck on what senior picture pose ideas to do for yours? That’s …

Pro bartenders will have nothing on you with our bar guide in hand.

<b>Party Drink Supply List</b><p>Before your party, decide what mixed drinks you'd like to serve, and make a list of the supplies you will need.<p>Our checklist …

Recipes

Finally A Bartender Explains Why There Are Different Glasses for Different Cocktails

Does the glass make the cocktail? In some ways, yes. And in some ways, no. That's why PBS' <i>Ideas Channel</i> interviewed renowned Brooklyn bartender Ivy …

How to Build An Epic Home Bar

<i>This piece originally appeared on Fix.com.</i><p>Back in the old days, it was enough to have a shaker and a few martini glasses to impress your guests. …

Easy Cocktails

From blueberry margaritas to party punch and sangria, here are Food & Wine's best easy cocktail recipes.

Awesome drinking gadgets that make boozing better (15 Photos)

How to Concoct, Savour and Serve Four Classic Cocktails

Rising mixologist Sean Blake reveals the best way to create and serve his very favourite beverages<p>“Being in the particular the elucidation of the …

Here's a simple way to vastly improve your photos

Photography is hard. And all the advice out there can get confusing.<p>But here's one thing you can do today to step up your photo game: <b>Pay attention to your background</b>.<p>It's counter-intuitive. The most important part of an image is the subject, right? But I'll show you how a bit of attention to your …

Who Owns Your Favorite Liquor Brands?

Recently, there's been ample discussion of the massive mergers and acquisitions taking place in the beer industry, especially in relation to AB InBev and SABMiller. Of course, these types of megadeals are no stranger to the spirits industry, either. So who makes what, and who owns whom?<p>Here's a …

Whiskey

9 Tips for Composing the Perfect Picture

From the Rule of Thirds to symmetry, Steve McCurry's photos show you how you step up your photography game.<p>Photojournalist Steve McCurry, who is most famous for his piercing portrait of the Afghan Girl, featured on the cover of the June 1985 issue of National Geographic Magazine, is a master at …

Landscape Photography

13 Comforting Caramel Cocktails to Sweeten Up Your Nights

Caramel is one of those glorious ingredients that goes with pretty much anything… especially when it comes to cocktails. You can have spiced or salted caramel, drink it hot or cold or enjoy it with bourbon or vodka — the combinations are totally endless! Plus, winter is the perfect time to stay in …

Caramel