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The Basics Behind Making Fluffy, Tasty Quinoa

(Image credit: Emma Christensen)<p>Quinoa has come a long way in the last few years — all the way from the back shelves of health food stores to …

Healthy Eating

12 Must-Try Street Foods Around the World

"Street food, I believe, is the salvation of the human race."<p>So proclaimed Anthony Bourdain, passionate street food advocate and consumer, at the inaugural World Street Food Congress in Singapore.<p>Held in the Southeast Asian street food Mecca, the WSFC featured extensive panels and discussions about …

Green Juice Recipes To Mix Up Your Juicing Routine (PHOTOS)

With the juicing trend in full force, juicers are becoming some of the most desirable kitchen appliances. Though you can buy bottled juices everywhere from specialty juice bars to the local grocery store, their high price tags are making home juicing an increasingly popular option.<p>When it comes to …

Tony Horton, P90X Creator, On What He Eats For Breakfast And How Yoga Saved His Life

<i>By Angela Haupt for US News Health</i><p>If you pass Tony Horton on the street, say hi. He considers you a friend.<p>"I never, ever get tired of having people come up to me," the P90X fitness guru says. "If you've done my program and you have something to say -- you have a before and after picture -– you are …

9 Features Every Photography Website Needs Now

Do you typically update your photography website on looks alone? Silly snapper! There is so much more to consider when putting together your website. …

When Travel Becomes a Dangerous Escape

<b>"Confront the dark parts of yourself, and work to banish them with illumination or forgiveness. Your willingness to wrestle with your demons will cause your angels to sing." - August Wilson</b><p>Like most travel bloggers, I have been completely shocked by the tragic news of the death of fellow travel …

How the Other Half Lives: Photographs of NYC’s Underbelly in the 1890s

Jacob A. Riis arrived in New York in 1870. As the economy slowed, the Danish American photographer found himself among the many other immigrants in …

How to uncover closed-door restaurants when travelling

It’s like a dinner party with strangers. Closed-door restaurants, also known as underground restaurants or supper clubs, are private eateries tucked away in a chef’s home. And though they’re not widely advertised, they are often some of the most sought-after tables in town.<p>For travellers, these …

Splash out: the world's most amazing waterfalls

The bigger they are, the harder they fall – feel the power of the planet's mightiest and most beautiful waterfalls.<p>1. Victoria Falls, Zambia/Zimbabwe<p><i>Image by MAZZALIARMADI.IT</i><p>Explorer David Livingstone could be accused of dampening expectations by naming these falls after England's doughy queen: …

20 Most Important Restaurants in America

<b>By Andrew Knowlton, Bon Appétit</b><p>No, we're not talking the fanciest, trendiest, or even the ones with the most stars. These are the places that define how we eat out. They're the fearless spots the drive chefs to innovate, restauranteurs to imitate, and the rest of us to line up. In short, these are …

The next food trends predicted by travel writers

Climb aboard the food trend train: what’s cool today will be passé tomorrow. New food trends arrive on the scene every year, whether you’re ready for them or not. Some will be local foods cast into the spotlight by changing tastes, novel techniques or a hefty dose of whimsy, but most will be …

10 Unique Train Trips

Love train travel? These railways offer a unique window on the world, cutting a swath through some of the most breathtaking landscapes on Earth:<p><b>1. Cass Scenic Railroad (West Virginia)</b><p>The steam trains climb the 11 miles (18 km) from Cass to the 4,842-ft-high (1,476 m) summit of Bald Knob, which has …

103 Things I’ve Learned About Street Photography

A good photo asks more questions than provides answers 35mm as a focal length is generally ideal for most street photographers. 28mm is too wide …

This Interesting Concept Camera Splits in Two, Makes Sure Nobody Is Left Out

The downside to being the photographer in any given group is that you inevitably wind up being left out of the majority of the photos. One simple …

This Many Great Photography Links May Cause Lightheadedness

What an exciting week in the world of photography, and Toad Hollow Photography has been searching high and low for the best links to tutorials, …

Photography

A Guide to Photographing the Light of Sunrises and Sunsets

One of our authors, Christopher O’Donnell, has just released another photography eBook entitled <i>The Golden Hours: A Guide to Photographing the Light</i> …

Landscape Photography

Review: Panasonic GH3

The Panasonic GH3 is currently the company’s flagship mirrorless interchangeable lens camera. With the form factor of a DSLR, it will appeal to many …

How I Caught the Photo Bug

A little over four years ago, when my son was born, I suddenly found myself in a situation where I would take tons of pictures in low light. It …

An Alternative Rule-of-Thirds

Most of you will be familiar with the rule-of-thirds: the idea that you can improve composition by placing the main subject a third of the way in …

How I Transitioned from Being a Hobbyist to Being a Pro Photographer

The transition from being a “hobbyist” to being a “professional” photographer was slow and seemed to creep up on me. I’ve been professional now for 6 …

Transit AW Series Bags Introduced by Lowepro For The City Folk

In an effort to help urban dwelling photographers maintain a low profile, Lowepro is introducing the Transit Sling 250 AW and the Backpack 350 AW. …

How to Protect Yourself Against Camera Gear Theft as a Photographer

In case you don’t know it, cameras and lenses are prime theft targets. You may never think it’s going to happen to you, but almost every day I hear …

How Much Does Sun-Times Media Pay Its Freelance Photographers?

Want a peek into how much freelance photographers get paid by Sun-Times Media? The issue is one that may be on many a photographers mind after the</i> …

How to Create the Misty Water Effect in Photography

Have you looked at a landscape photographer’s photo and wondered how they got the water coming down from a waterfall to look so misty? Or how they …

Landscape Photography

Chris Martin's Film Presets for Lightroom Get a Summer Update

We reviewed Chris Martin’s Film Presets a while back and loved them. Well, now they’ve gotten even better. For the summer of 2013, Chris updated his …

Master These Five Lightroom Sliders and Your Photos Will Pop

Have you ever opened up Lightroom (or any other professional level editing program) and said, “Oh my – where do I start?” If so then this post is …