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The Ultimate Guide on How to Use Photoshop Layer Masks

Diving deep into Photoshop can seem daunting, but to suit both beginners and more experienced Photoshop users alike, Colin Smith from Photoshop Cafe …

Tutorials

Tried & Tested, These Are Best Men’s Cologne, Perfume & Fragrances

It's men's cologne time, baby. Now that we're well into the year, we're due for another round-up of the best scents for men. This year's selection …

Men's Fashion

How to Master Shooting Street Portraits

If you are drawn to interesting people, faces, and subjects, I recommend you to shoot street portraits!The definition of a “street portrait”LAUGHING …

Street Photography

The Cheapest Round-Trip Fares to Europe From Every State

Planning the ultimate European vacation? If you want to save some money, you should take into account where you’re leaving from and what your first …

European Travel

Essential Tips to Printing Amazing Photos

Photographer Adam Karnacz is a landscape photographer who loves seeing his work come to life on print. No really, listen to him! May we all be this …

Photography

All the live TV streaming services compared: Which has the best channel lineup?

Sling TV, DirecTV Now, YouTube TV, Hulu and PlayStation Vue are all vying for your cord-cutting dollar. Here's how the top 100 channels stack up.<p>With the runaway popularity of on-demand streaming video services like Netflix, YouTube, Amazon Video and Hulu, more people are deciding to stop paying …

Televisions

Want to Print Your Own Photos? Here Are Some Helpful Tips

The digital age has pushed some of us away from printing our photos, but at the same time, better technology and cheaper prices has made it more …

Digital Age

Financial expert reveals her four simple strategies for turning $500 into $100,000

How to turn $500 into more than $100,000: Financial expert who saved $36,000 in 13 months shares her four simple strategies for building</b> …

Finance

How to handle a vacation rental disaster

To say that Alan Muskat's accommodations in Costa Rica were a vacation rental disaster would be an understatement.<p>"It was horrid," Muskat says. Mosquitoes buzzed through gaping holes in the screens. Termites infested the kitchen. The roof leaked.<p>"Worst of all, it had fleas," he remembers.<p>Muskat …

Customer Service

The cheapest vacation rental destination in all 50 states

Vacation rental site HomeAway analyzed its booking data to determine the cheapest destination in all 50 states. Rankings are by state in order of cheapest average per person cost for lodging, but travelers can save even more with higher occupancy. The USA's best bargain destination is Smithville, …

Hospitality

Some Innovative Fixes for Those Pesky Lens Reflections in Photoshop

No matter the sneaky techniques you use to get around it, sometimes eyeglass reflections are just impossible to avoid when photographing people. It’s …

Photoshop

Tips for Better Photo Editing Consistency

Consistent photo editing can be a huge factor in ensuring that your brand is cohesive. Knowing how to achieve consistency on a regular basis is a …

Tutorials

I’m a Car Salesman—Here’s How to Outsmart Me

The smell of a new car is great. The process of buying a new car? Not so great. Here are some expert tactics to give you a leg up on fast-talking …

Personal Finance

How to Blur out the Backgrounds in Photoshop

Gear matters under specific circumstances in photography, and without any doubt, you might need specific lenses for certain effects. But, if you …

Tutorials

6 Ridiculously Simple Tricks for Sunrise Photography

When people ask if you prefer shooting sunrise or sunset, I find that I tend to be in the minority when I definitely reply “sunrise!” Sure, you …

Landscape Photography

Five Helpful Tips for Child Portraits

Photographing people, especially when they are not models, can come with some challenges. Not many have the experience of being in front of the …

Design

10 apps that can help anyone pay down their debt faster

Debt isn't always a bad thing, and there are smart ways to use debt to your advantage. If you accumulate too much of it, however, debt can become overwhelming. Paying off debt can seem almost impossible if you don't know how to manage your finances. Not to mention you most likely have other …

Personal Finance

Easily Remove Distracting Background Elements From a Photograph In Three Steps

Sometimes a background element distracts from the focus of an image too much, but it can't be avoided in the composition. That's where this video …

Tutorials

Become the Best You Can Be With These Top 27 Inspirational Quotes

Robert H. Schuller said, "Tough times never last, but tough people do." This is one of the many encouraging quotes that will help keep you on track to realizing your full potential.<p>Office life and work routines can sometimes become a bit drab. When you live a life full of Excel spreadsheets and …

Motivation

5+ Quick Photoshop Tips You Might Not Know

I probably won’t ever be, or pretend to be, an expert at Adobe Photoshop; I spend so little time in it, using Lightroom for 90% of what I do, that I …

Tutorials

The Costco-Brand Products You Should Absolutely Be Buying

Costco is a magical place where the humble "gallon" might as well be called "fun size," a fantasia of frozen-food samples, discounted eyewear, and …

Shopping

Luxury hotels that you should add to your bucket list

Bucket list hotels gain fame through social media, glossy magazine spreads and dreamy movie scenes. We rounded up some of the most famous hotels that deserve far more than five-star status to pique your travel taste buds for summer.<p>From a $25,000 Parisian view to a hotel that's literally out of …

Los Cabos

How to Change the Color of Anything Using Lightroom

There are a lot of times when you might want to change the color of something in an image, whether it's clothing, the sky, or something else. This …

Tutorials

Cheap fun: 5 realistic ways you can travel the world for (nearly) free

The best things in life are free, or close to it — even travel. It's easier than you'd think to take a trip without cracking open your wallet, and plenty of savvy travelers know the tricks of the trade.<p>Lee Abbamonte, travel expert and entrepreneur who has visited every country in the world, says, …

Travel Industry

The best places to travel to in May

This is Beale Street at night in Memphis. Memphis Convention and Visitors Bureau<p>A guitar-shaped music box is among the many items that can be purchased in the gift shop at the Smithsonian Memphis Rock 'N' Soul Museum. Memphis. LISA WADDELL BUSER<p>Rose Island Lighthouse in Newport Rhode Island is a …

Rhode Island

Boost your income: 27 things you're probably wasting your money on right now

Where are Americans seeing the biggest drain on their income?<p>Americans work more hours, take less vacation, and retire later than anyone else in the industrialized world. Yet, despite all these hours spent toiling on the job, most Americans have little to show for their labor.<p>More than …

Personal Finance

Delete yourself from the Internet's people finder sites: Is it worth it?

You may have run across various people-finder websites when trying to find forgotten friends' phone numbers or addresses. Or maybe — as I discovered — a near stranger found out a lot about me by paying a small fee.<p>If you're uncomfortable with the information that’s publicly available about you, you …

Privacy

Why You Should Consider Seat Size When Booking a Flight

This week JetBlue unveiled a new designed for the economy cabin of its A320 that it claims will “bring humanity back to air travel,” in large part …

Living Rooms

7 Tricks for Nikon Photographers

Are you a Nikon photographer looking to unlock some quick techniques to use for photo efficiency? Photographer Steve Perry demonstrates some useful …

Cameras

Know How to Pose and Be a Better Photographer

In this video, Sorelle Amore gives tips on posing for photos by posing herself. She shows on camera what the various ways are to create angles, …

Photography