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Before and After Photos Show the Dramatic Transformation of Burlesque Performers

Sean Scheidt shows off the transformational power of makeup, costumes, props and sass in his recently before-and-after series <i>Burlesque</i>. In it, …

Tips From a Landscape Photographer

B&H Photo Video is a huge mega camera store in New York City, but they also have a great selection of helpful videos. In this video Robert Rodriguez …

25 Most Useful Photography Cheat Sheets – Part1

Here we have collected some very useful Photography Cheat Sheets. I am sure, these diagrams will be very useful for beginners and amateur …

Photography

8 Issues Street Photographers Run Into and How to Deal with Them

From nerves, to an obsession with a ‘decisive moment’ that may never come, to confrontations with people who don’t want you taking their picture, …

Iconic Portrait Photos Throughout History Recreated with John Malkovich as the Subject

Upon first glance, the photo above looks like Dorothea Lange’s iconic <i>Migrant Mother</i> photo captured in 1936. Then you realize that the woman in the …

Getting Ready for My 11/4 NYC Model Shoot: Six Days of Speedlite Tips - in one post

Wedding Photographer Uses Herd of Grazing Deer as Magical Portrait Backdrop

Photographer Ian Christmann was shooting a wedding this past weekend when an unusual photo opportunity arose. He managed to capture a magical …

How to Photograph People When You Travel

People often tell me that they find it difficult to take good portrait photos when they travel. Approaching strangers and asking to photograph them, …

Guest Blogger: *Vegan Sparkles* – Whole Roasted Tandoori Cauliflower & Naan Wrap

Please welcome back a VBU! veteran. You can search her posts under her blog name Vegan Sparkles. The lovely Rebecca from down under. Feel free to …

Ginger-Chicken Meatballs with Chinese Broccoli

4 Servings<p>For this meatball recipe, ground chicken is leaner than other meats, but less fat doesn’t mean you have to sacrifice flavor—these meatballs are loaded with aromatics like scallions, ginger and garlic, and served alongside delicious Chinese broccoli.<p>March 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 garlic …

Light-As-Air Chickpea and Zucchini Fritters

<b>Author Notes:</b> (Adapted from Donna Hay's Recipe for Zucchini and Chickpea Fritters)<br>For these fritters, I use Pamela's Gluten Free Baking Mix This mix gives the fritters a moist, light and fluffy interior and a crisp exterior. Donna Hay's original recipe calls for self rising flour which also works …

No-Bake Mini Double Chocolate Tortes with Pecan Crust (vegan)

These chilled fudge-like treats will satisfy any sweet tooth with their rich, decadent flavor. Topped with fresh fruit, they are the perfect …

Dessert

Black Bean and Corn Burgers Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> These veggie burgers are a little bit spicy, thanks to a mixture of paprika, cumin, and chili, and a little bit sweet, thanks to fresh summer corn. They've got texture, taste, and tons of nutrition, too. —Gena Hamshaw<p><b>Serves: 4 to 6</b><p>1 small yellow onion, chopped<br>• 1 clove garlic, minced<br>• 1 …

Paleo Vanilla Cake, A Sweet Dessert

Recipe: Paleo Vanilla Cake<p>Ingredients<p>½ cup Almond Flour<br>• ¼ cup Coconut Flour<br>• 2 Tbsp Arrowroot Powder<br>• ¼ tsp Baking Soda<br>• ¼ tsp Coarse Sea Salt<br>• 1 Tbsp Vanilla …

Asian “Peanut” Sauce Noodle Bowl

It’s official. I absolutely love living with a guy. I’ve had wonderful girl roommates for as long as I can remember, but living with a dude is real …

Vegan, Gluten-Free Chocolate Pie

My favorite kind of dessert is the one that requires minimal baking. That’s really what inspired this <b>Vegan Chocolate Pie</b>. It’s easy to make, super …

David Lebovitz's Steak with Mustard Butter

<i>All week long David Lebovitz -- professional cook, baker, and blogger -- will be sharing recipes from his new book, My Paris Kitchen. Follow along to win one of six copies we're giving away -- and find out why Paris really is always a good idea.</i><p><i>Today: A trip to Paris is as easy as making this</i> …

Fantastic Fungi: The Startling Visual Diversity of Mushrooms Photographed by Steve Axford | Colossal

<p>To think any one of these lifeforms exists in our galaxy, let alone on our planet, simply boggles the mind. Photographer Steve Axford lives and …

Jamaica's rare wildlife – in pictures

The Portland Bight protected area is home to the iconic Jamaican iguana and 20 other endangered species. Its fragile coastal ecosystem and wildlife faces the risk of being lost for ever as Jamaica approves a Chinese company to build a port. Photographs by Robin Moore