William Ruiz

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Five easy things you can do now to make better photos

We are all familiar with the common ones of making sure focus is correct, rule of thirds, tangents, and great gear. However, there are a few ways of …

Landscape Photography

This Sweet & Spicy Cauliflower Is Everything Your Life Needs

Although cauliflower is being served up 100 different ways than how I personally grew up eating it (plain and steamed or raw with a dip), I still …

Cauliflower

Here Are 7 Ways to Fix Common Photo Mistakes in Lightroom (VIDEO)

Whether you’re new to Lightroom or a seasoned image-editing veteran, the following tutorial has something for you, with seven essential techniques …

Tutorials

3 Pro Tips for Shooting Great Landscape Photographs Under Drab Gray Skies (VIDEO)

Serious landscape photographers are known for chasing great light. But what happens when you travel to a beautiful location and there’s simply no …

Photography Links and Tutorials That Will Make You Smile Ear to Ear!

Photographers! I don't know about you, but I really love this time of the week, when indulging in a world of pure photography is an absolute …

Learn Digital Photography with Harvard University’s Free Online Course

Since the taking of the very first photograph in 1826, photography has developed, as it were, in ways hardly imaginable to its first few generations …

Los Angeles

Follow the f/8 Rule to Shoot Excellent Street Photos on the Go

Your camera’s manual exposure settings can be complicated. Rules of thumb are useful for figuring out the right settings to go with. For example, if …

French Baked Toast with Cream and Eggs (Oeufs au Plat Bressanne)

It's called oeufs au plat Bressanne, and it's even easier than French toast<p>Set a rack in the middle of the oven and preheat to 375°. Grease a 10-inch …

How to Make Texas-Style Chili with Brisket

Texas chili is purely beef-driven: no beans allowed. This version boasts smoky, complex, deep flavor from a mix of dried chiles and chili powders. …

Cooking

Follow the “500 Rule” to Take the Best Pictures of the Night Sky

Night sky photography is a lot of fun, but it’s also challenging. Provided you have the right equipment, it mostly comes down to tweaking your camera …

Gift This! Poached Pear Lager Bread

I often poach pears in winter months because it's a warming kind of thing to do. I like to sit on a stool right beside the stove with a book in one …

Quick Bread

Spend 30 Minutes and Learn How to Use 30 of Photoshop’s Most Important Features (VIDEO)

Whether you’re a photo enthusiast or a working pro, Photoshop is such a comprehensive tool that it offers many features that you may find unfamiliar. …

Are you smart enough to understand this physicist explain string theory?

Renowned theoretical physicist, Brian Greene, explains string theory as if he's talking to a graduate student of physics and then he boils it down for the rest of us.<p>Greene is the co-founder of the World Science Festival, which has a new initiative called "City of Science" which is a 5-event series …

Physics

Expert claims 'recent discoveries' prove historical accuracy of the Bible

A new book hopes to settle a centuries old debate regarding the historical validity of the bible.<p>Experts seemingly constantly debate the accuracy of the bible, with some arguing that Jesus of Nazareth was never Resurrected, or even ever existed.<p>Well, Dr. Brant Pitre, the bestselling author of Jesus …

Jesus

Colorado architecture students design rugged micro cabins for Outward Bound

Architecture students from the University of Colorado Denver have built a series of rustic dwellings for an outdoor education school in the Rocky …

10 Clever Ideas to Disguise the TV in Your Home Decor

Whether to hide the TV in your home decor or not is entirely up to you. If you’re serious about decorating your home and you think about every …

Coffee-Rubbed Steak

4 Servings<p>This rub works on just about any cut (in fact, it’s served on filet mignon at Mesa Grill), and the pan-to-oven method is foolproof.<p>April 2016Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 tablespoons ancho chile powder<p>2 tablespoons finely ground coffee beans<p>5 teaspoons dark brown sugar<p>1 tablespoon hot smoked Spanish …

10 must-see outdoors locations in SF Bay Area

<b>1. Sierra Nevada, Yosemite Valley waterfalls:</b> The major falls are flush, crowned by Yosemite Falls. Even from a mile away on the valley floor, the pounding of the falls can sound like freight train. From Tunnel View, the view of Yosemite Valley again is brought to life by Bridalveil Fall. The Mist …

Tropic Turquoise: Nicely Restored 1966 Oldsmobile Toronado

This 1966 Oldsmobile Toronado is one of the prettiest we’ve seen, presented in what appears to be beautiful condition with a lovely, infrequently …