Alicia Disgdiertt

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Steps To Gaining Your First 10,000 Followers On Instagram

<b>There are loads</b> of opportunities to grow your business and widen the reach of your creative work through Instagram, and gaining followers is the best …

Social Media

20+ Online Art Classes to Take Your Creativity to New Heights This Week

School might be out for the summer, but that doesn’t mean you can’t learn something new. Creative online classes pick up where conventional schooling has left off by sharing helpful artistic approaches and tutorials on industry-standard software. Plus, new courses are being added all the time; this …

Timing is Everything in Photography - Travel Photography Tips

Timing is one of the hardest parts of photography. There is the technical side of timing, that would be shutter speed. Do you want a fast shutter …

Landscape Photography

Why Einstein and Many Other Scientists Have Been Such Prominent Supporters of World Peace

Why Earth’s Preciousness Inspires Efforts to Prevent Global War<p>Some of the most active advocates for peace have been scientists. Albert Einstein, …

Picture this: Your vacation photos. In print. Online. For the world to see. See how

Summer vacation is still on — and we'd love to see pictures of where you've been. For the seventh year, the Los Angeles Times' Travel section is asking readers to share their best photos for the print and online edition of Summer of 2016 Photo Fiesta on Sept. 18.<p>You have to have taken photos …

Here's everything scientists know about how to avoid aging

A team of researchers published a thorough review of the science of why we age this week in the journal Cell. It ties together that still-young field's confusing, sometimes contradictory findings into a single coherent whole and offers the most complete explanation I've seen anywhere as to why …

The secrets of the world's best travel photographer

Marsel van Oosten offers an unusual kind of holiday. First, he doesn’t tell you where you are going, then he asks you to keep the destination a secret once you have seen it.<p>The holiday in question, with the photography tour company run by van Oosten and his wife, includes the swamplands of …

Science Says Sleeping Twice a Day May Be What Your Body Really Wants

It's not a new thing. It's actually in our history. It might explain some sleep disorders too.<p><i>Absurdly Driven looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>Do you wake up in the middle of the night?<p>A lot?<p>Have you ever wondered that the reason isn't because …

Sleep

13 Hacks For Traveling Like The One Percent At No Cost

Tips and tricks from our friends at The Zoe Report<p><i>Curated by Rachel Zoe and her team of editors and stylists, The Zoe Report is not only your stop for all things fashion and beauty but all-around lifestyle as well. Check out their site for everything from shopping tips to dating advice, to the</i> …

Hacking

30 Small Towns You Should Visit This Summer

The 100 best novels written in English: the full list

After two years of careful consideration, Robert McCrum has reached a verdict on his selection of the 100 greatest novels written in English. Take a look at his list<p>A story of a man in search of truth told with the simple clarity and beauty of Bunyan’s prose make this the ultimate English classic.

Literature

How to Do Long Exposure Photography Without a Tripod

For me, as a travel photographer, the size and the weight of the photography equipment that I carry around is very important. Over the years, I …

Photography

A Conversation with Photographer Rick Smolan

If you have an hour to spare, here’s a fantastic interview you should listen to. It’s a Talks at Google event featuring renowned photographer Rick …

Photography

DSLR vs. Mirrorless | Are Mirrorless Cameras Really the Future Of Photography?

One of the most common phrases in photography circles these days is that “mirrorless is the future.” Like many other predictions, we usually tend to …

How to Do Levitation Photography: A Tutorial

As a part of a personal 50/50 project (a photo a day for 50 days with a 50mm lens), I tried my first attempts at levitation photography and had a lot …

Levitation

20 Easy Photography Tricks That Will Make You a Picture Taking Master

According to Ansel Adams,”a good photograph is knowing where to stand.” Turns out, it’s a bit more complex than that, but you don’t have to be an …

Using Clipping Masks and Drop Shadows to Turn Any Portrait Into a Sculpturesque Image

Although they often get overlooked in the Photoshop workflow, clipping masks can make for some very interesting effects in images. A perfect example …

The best photography magazines on Flipboard

Flipboard is a mobile app that lets you aggregate your favorite content from all over the web and from social media into a nice-looking magazine that …

The First 10 Pilates Mat Exercises

Though one will find tremendous variation in the way that Pilates exercises are presented today, there is an original traditional order to the …

Workouts

Your Guide to Getting a Beach-Ready Body

It's official: Bathing suit season is upon us, and if you haven't been able to hit the gym to tone up as much as you'd like, this can be a terrifying realization. We turned to our friends at Crunch Gyms, who designed a full-body workout plan to get us bea<p>It's official: Bathing suit season is upon …

Workouts

8 Essential Abs Moves to Get a Flat Belly

Use these creative ab exercises to strengthen and slim your tummy<p>The key to a sculpted midsection is using smart and effective stabilizing moves. But if your body fat is too high, it won't matter how wisely you work your abs—they won't show. That's why you need to add those moves to a full-body …

A Useful Infographic With 180 Photography Tips

For new photographers, it can be difficult to learn all you need to know to capture perfect images. Well, it doesn’t have to be so difficult. …

10 Amazing Deals and Freebies on Photography Courses and Guides

It's been a while that we brought you deals and freebies from around the web. Today we have for you some cool deals on photography courses and …

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 …

Photography

Iwan Baan to Judge Avant Guardian Photography Contest

<i>Surface Magazine'</i>s reintroducing its famed Avant Guardian photography contest, a competition that has helped launch the careers of many …

Photographers

Summer Chickpea Salad with Honey Garlic Lime Vinaigrette

The Simple Chickpea Salad I’m Losing My Mind Over.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> June 23, 2014 168<p>I feel ridiculous.<p>This is so easy. But it tastes SO FAB. I’m …

Boehner: GOP won't allow 'unconditional surrender' to Obama

President Barack Obama vowed not to relent to what he called Republican “extortion” that would threaten a default on the national debt, but suggested he might accept a short-term agreement that could jump-start talks with Congress.<p>But the nation's top elected Republican, House Speaker John Boehner, …

Top 50 Startups in New York City you need to know about

<i>Courtney Boyd Myers and Erica Berger are the founders of 3460 Miles, a bi-weekly newsletter that connects the New York and London tech, design, and social good communities. Sign up for their newsletter and find them on Twitter and Facebook.</i><p>New York City is chock full of startups shaking up …