Tomi Machado

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Stop Bringing Your Phone to the Bathroom

There are lots of reasons to keep your phone out of the bathroom, but protecting your phone from germs or potential falls into the toilet are …

Mindfulness

19 Healthy Recipes You'll Actually Want To Eat

Meals that make eating healthy seriously easy...and tasty.

Healthy Eating

Zion National Park Bans Tripods in Photo Workshops [Updated]

<b>Update</b>: The policy is reportedly less restrictive than the original report claimed. See update below.<p>Zion National Park has banned tripods in …

I Lived On 51% Of My Income —& Saved $17,000

Two days before my 29th birthday, I shared a thought I’d been sitting on with my girlfriends: What if I didn’t shop for a year?<p>I didn’t come up with …

Minimalism

Winsor & Newton lifts the lid on the secret tricks of every artist's trade

If you’re an artist, chances are you’ll be well acquainted with art supplies manufacturer Winsor & Newton. The company was founded back in 1832 by a …

Millennials are narcissistic? The evidence is not so simple

Rising social media use has sparked a passionate debate among psychologists: are today’s young people more “Generation Me”, or “Generation We”?<p>At the next table in the cafe where I was working this morning, a young woman spent a whole hour talking excitedly to her older companion about herself, her …

Psychology

Quentin Blake: ‘A new Roald Dahl character to draw, nearly 40 years after my first’

The last of Roald’s books that were illustrated in his lifetime were <i>Esio Trot</i> and <i>The Minpins</i>. I worked on the first, while the other was commissioned from Patrick Benson. Benson is an artist I know and admire; his book was a large format and in colour, and he made something wonderful of it, with …

Books

Make Your Carnival Photos More Interesting With a Neutral Density Filter

I’ve been to the New York State fair for more years than I can count. It’s a great time. There are carnival rides, animals, music, and lots to …

Notting Hill Carnival 2017: everything you need to know

Taking place from Saturday 26 to Monday 28 August, here's everything you need to know about Carnival (and escaping it)<p>Notting Hill Carnival is a …

Ex-gang member lifts the lid on life inside London’s most violent gangs

<b>Jermaine Lawlor was late for our meeting because a friend of a gang member he was mentoring had just been stabbed.</b><p>Sadly, the 26-year-old would later …

Get Better at Composing Your Images with These 5 Quick Tips

It’s a good idea for everyone to occasionally review some basic concepts of photography that are easy to take for granted. To that end, consider this …

Essentials of Composition for Landscape Photography

In this free webinar, Robert Rodriguez Jr explains the basic principles of composition for landscape photography, and share three tips to improve …

How to Memorize the F-Stop Scale With Simple Math

Off the top of your head, do you know how much more light f/2.8 lets in compared to f/5.6? Do you know the f-stop number that comes after 11? This …

Chizi Duru

SHARE THIS VIDEO WITH A 2017 GRADUATE! Here's a mini tutorial of this quick, easy Graduation Cap HACK for natural hair 🎓💪🏾You can watch the full …

24 Things You Need to Let Go to Be Truly Happy | Inc.com

If you want to be happy you have to find the things that make you unhappy.<p>If you want to move forward, there are always things you need to let go of first. It's a process that shouldn't happen just once a year. Taking stock should be an ongoing activity. To make sure you're moving in the direction …

Happiness

How to Make Your Photos Go Viral

How to make your photos go viral (like a virus):<p>What is ‘going viral’?<p>Think of a virus. It spreads. It usually is spread through organisms, or …

Taking Landscape Photos Even Without Majestic Subjects

This video from Thomas Heaton really resonated with me. Living in Ohio, there are no looming mountains or grand vistas, but I still find plenty to …

Landscape Photography

Shutter Speed Chart as a Photographer's Cheat Sheet

When we talk about the Shutter Speed in photography the first thing that comes to mind is its is relationship to Exposure. The Shutter speed is the …

A photographer has captured the life of a man living off-grid on a remote Alaskan island

A photographer has captured unusual images of the life of a 27-year-old Japanese man called Zach who lives on Marble island in Alaska. It is so remote, it has no roads or signal and only one family lives there.<p>Anze Osterman spent seven weeks on the island documenting Zach’s life, who lives in a …

A Beginner's Guide to Aperture and Depth of Field

If you've spent any amount of time reading photography tutorials or talking with photographers, you have likely heard the phrase that "photography is …

Landscape Photography

The Best Potato Dishes Come From Ireland

From colcannon to potato galette to tender potato bread, Irish cooks make the best potatoes<p>The humble potato has a special place in Irish food. All …

Cooking

After Watching This Video You Will See That Heaven Is A Place On Earth

Over the course of 7 days in the highest mountains of Spain, passionate landscape photographer Terje Sorgjerd captured some of the most beautiful …

Landscape Photography

Up Your Photography Game in 100 Seconds with These 5 Clever Hacks for Better Landscape Photos (VIDEO)

Toma Bonciu is a Romanian landscape photographer who is always on the hunt for novel ways to create images. In the quick video below, he reveals five …

11 Tips to Master Autofocus and Increase Your Hit Rate

I’m a firm believer that photography is a game of inches. So today I’ll share with you what I’ve learned about mastering autofocus shooting in a …

Cameras