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27 Lentil Recipes for Easy Weeknight Meals

We love lentils here at Kitchn. They are magically easy to cook on the stove, and versatile enough to go into a wide range of cuisines. Plus, they …

Healthy Eating

What Your LinkedIn Profile Should Look Like in 2018

Stop treating it as a Rolodex.<p>Hate to break it to you, but if you’re treating LinkedIn like an old-fashioned Rolodex, you’re doing it wrong.<p>Nearly …

Employment

I was getting buried in clutter. Here’s how I finally got free.

By Valerie Peterson<p>With closets overstuffed with clothes that didn't fit, pots that threatened an avalanche every time I wanted to boil an egg and bookshelves packed two volumes deep, my apartment felt burdened. Growing piles of rubber tubs made it onerous to clean the floors — especially because …

A former Navy SEAL commander says you can transform your life with 5 simple choices in the next 24 hours

As commander of US Navy SEAL Team 3's "Task Unit Bruiser," the most highly decorated special-operations unit of the Iraq War, Jocko Willink learned what it takes to lead people in incredibly dangerous and complex situations.<p>The mantra that Willink instilled into his men was "Discipline Equals …

Inflammation

Photo Enhancement is Starting to Get Crazy

As the worlds of artificial intelligence and digital photography collide, we’re starting to see some mind-blowing technology emerge. The latest …

26 time-management tricks I wish I'd known at 20

Time-management skills can take a while to learn.<p>Étienne Garbugli, a Montreal-based product and marketing consultant, the author of "Lean B2B: Build Products Businesses Want," and the creator of a course to help entrepreneurs find their target market, distilled the lessons he wishes he'd known when …

Time Management

How to Improve Your Documentary Photography

Although I now work in the commercial world, my passion started with documentary photography. I was, and still am, obsessed with Annie Leibowitz’s …

15 Dresses That Will Have Everyone Turning Heads at Your Holiday Party

This year, get ahead by planning your holiday party outfit now. Sometimes it can be frustrating spending a lot of money on a dress you'll only wear once. So instead of getting an expensive statement piece that will likely go out of style, try finding a more versatile choice. Investing in a black, …

Updated: Getty Announces $40,000 Bursary for Emerging Photographers

Getty Images has announced the creation of the Getty Images Creative Bursary for photographers who are under 30 years of age or have been working for …

Use this Photoshop trick to leave no blemish unhealed

Removing blemishes is certainly one of the reasons we retouch portraits. And when you’re retouching beauty shots, you don’t want to leave any of them …

Using Tension in Your Photos

Photography is, by its nature, an interruptive thing: it freezes a moment in time, and in doing so, it can either subvert the dynamic nature of time …

Learn These Composition Tricks for Stunning Nature and Landscape Photographs (VIDEO)

Have you ever found yourself in a beautiful outdoor setting, only to be disappointed in the images you captured of the scene? That’s not an uncommon …

Landscape Photography

10 things to watch out for the first time you view a home

Spot the good, bad, and expensive before making an offer<p>The first walkthrough of a home is when potential owners get that gut feeling and come with their buying wishlist in tow.<p>And while you’ll know if a potential home meets your basic requirements—from the number of bedrooms to the availability of …

As a Photographer, These are 13 Free Apps I Wouldn't Leave the House Without

If you're a new photographer, let me let you in on a little secret...There are hundreds of photography apps available for iOS and Android devices …

If You and Your Partner Ever Get Into a Fight, Break Out This Happiness Jar

What if every fight with your significant other could be resolved, or at the very least stabilized, by a happy mediator? If that sounds too good to be true, don't underestimate the power of a mason jar. Think of it as an in-case-of-emergency project to bust out in times of relationship distress. …

Understanding Your Camera's Internal Light Meter and Metering Modes

Understanding the internal light meter of my camera is one of the best skills I've ever learned. It helps me to shoot in fully manual mode, so that I …

Shutter Speed

Sharpening in Photoshop – The Complete Guide

Sharpening is one of those things in post-processing that makes a lot of people scratch their heads. There are multiple sharpen tools in Photoshop, …