Stephen Hodges

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8 Best Jobs and Side Gigs for Introverts

8 Best Jobs and Side Gigs for Introverts<p>Updated October 27, 2017<p>If you have an introverted personality, you might shy away from some jobs or side …

Employment

Learn to Use Photoshop’s Pen Tool in Just 5 Minutes

The pen tool is one of Photoshop’s incredibly effective tools. But it can also be difficult to understand and master, at least from the outset, and …

Tutorials

Tutorial: How to Capture a Motion Time-Lapse of the Milky Way from Start to Finish

Ian Norman, the astrophotographer behind Lonely Speck, is a good friend of the blog and an incredibly generous photographers when it comes to sharing …

3 Photographic Special Effects You Can Create Without the Help of Photoshop

What do you think of when you hear the term “special effects”? Your favorite sci-fi movie or a state of the art video game, perhaps. Do you ever …

Landscape Photography

9 Books Billionaire Warren Buffett Thinks Everyone Should Read

Even now, he still spends about 80% of his day reading.<p>"Look, my job is essentially just corralling more and more and more facts and information, and occasionally seeing whether that leads to some action," he once said in an interview.<p>"We don't read other people's opinions," he says. "We want to …

Investing

Someone made a 4K GoPro killer with interchangable lenses

4K cameras aren't in short supply anymore. Sony and Panasonic announcing new compact and mirrorless cameras capable of recording Ultra HD content. …

Master the Art of Panning With These 9 Useful Tips

Panning is a technique where you pan your camera to follow the motion of your subject and render motion blur to the background but capture the …

Summer playlist: 30 perfect songs

Helen Brown chooses the songs to conjure summer when the days or warm - or bring out the sun when the rain arrives<p><b>Sunny Afternoon, The Kinks (1966)</b><p>A little devil-may-care darkness in the English summer as Ray Davies spins the tale of a fallen aristocrat whose girlfriend has fled back to her parents …

Soul Music

The 10 best films of 2014 (so far)

Here are the films that have most impressed readers over the last few months. What would be top of your list?<p>We recently asked readers to vote for their favourite films of the year-so-far. We've totted up all the nominations and here are the top 10 – along with quotes about the films from some of …

Fool Proof Tips to Secure & Store your Images using Lightroom with Peter Krogh

While organizing and backing up your images might not be the highest on your to-do list, it should definitely be high priority for working …

The Ultimate List of Online Resources for Being a Better Photographer

We thought it would be helpful to put together a list of resources that photographers generally use and how they use them. This is a bit of a “living …

The 2-Minute Workout That Works Your Abs From Every Angle

How strong is your core? Find out with this ultimate ab challenge<p>Ripped abs are reason enough to add some core moves to your routine. But a strong torso can also give you the foundation you need to lift more weight with less risk of injury. "Crunches alone won't get the job done, though," says Todd …

Workouts

10 things we never knew about (Sony) lenses

What we saw and why<p>Sony flew journalists from across Europe to its Amsterdam HQ to see and try its new G Master lenses. It was a chance for Sony …

Here's How to Stop Facebook From Snooping in Your Web History

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>This week, Facebook announced it was expanding its evil empire adding targeted advertising based on …

How to Photograph the Milky Way in 12 Steps (With 6 Epic Examples)

I don’t recall ever meeting anyone who claimed to not be fascinated to some degree by the night sky. There’s just something hypnotic about gazing …

How to Profit Off Today’s Rising Interest Rates

Current interest rates are slowly rising back to historical norms after years of near-zero levels. As they rise, consider how changing interest rates …

How to Very Quickly Skill Up Your Photography With Some Research

Sometimes, as a beginner photographer, you're in a rush to simply produce photographs that don't suck. Fair enough. You want to take photographs of …

Exposure Basics: How to Choose ISO, Aperture, and Shutter Speed Settings

If you’re trying to break free from the auto settings on your camera and make an entry into the world of manual, it’s necessary to understand ISO, …

Portuguese Baked Eggs

6 Servings<p>Baked eggs are great for brunch, and this recipe is no exception. But with a green salad, it’s also hearty and satisfying enough to double as dinner.<p>October 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>¼ cup olive oil<p>3 bell peppers, any color, thinly sliced<p>1 medium red onion, thinly sliced<p>2 beefsteak tomatoes, …

Eggs