Chris Hailstone

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5 Reasons Why Prime Lenses Are Better Than Zoom Lenses

The debate always rages between photographers – which is better: zoom lenses, or primes? In this video from, photographer Kai W, with the help of his …

Cameras

The Trayvon Martin Killing and the Myth of Black-on-Black Crime

Crime is driven by proximity and opportunity, writes Jamelle Bouie—which is why 86 percent of white victims were killed by white offenders.<p>Last week, …

America’s Regression: Under Obama, More Backlash Than Progress

If Obama talks honestly, the right-wing media will howl about how he’s ‘racializing’—but decent and empathetic Americans will listen, writes Michael …

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Steak Tacos with Grilled Pineapple Salsa

June 5, 2013<p><i>by</i> Sweet Basil — 28 Comments »<p>Shares 13K<p>One of my favorite summer meals, steak tacos with grilled pineapple salsa!<p>*I was compensated by</i> …

Grilled Skirt Steak Fajitas Recipe

A richly flavored fajita marinade makes these grilled steak fajitas, served with sizzled peppers and onions in soft flour tortillas, an instant classic.<p><b>Read more: The Food Lab: How to Make the Best Fajitas</b><p>Ingredients<b>For the Steak Fajita Marinade:</b>1/2 cup (120ml) soy sauce1/2 cup (120ml) lime juice, …

Perfect Salmon

It never fails. If I ask my kids what they want for dinner, given anything, they almost always ask for salmon. I love it when they do because it's so healthy, so easy, and so delicious! I've found a way to make it that makes everyone happy, and it's totally quick.<p>1. The first key is to start with …

22 Amazing Pictures of the Andes Mountains

There are few things in nature quite as inspiring as mountains, and South America is lucky to have quite a few of them. The Andes is an awesome …

South America

17 Superb Self-Portraits by Millie Robertson

Millie Robertson is a 16-year-old photographer currently living in Yorkshire, England. She is mainly inspired by the music she listens to and the …

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Being Open to the Unexpected

We can never really know what the universe has in store for us, but we can affect what happens by our thoughts, our feelings, and our resistance. And despite our best intentions, sometimes a chance encounter occurs that is so unexpected but changes everything, or a person you meet in passing …

Best Kept Wild: Roaming New Zealand

THE CHOPPER CAME flat over a dense forest of tree ferns, black beech, and red-flowered rata trees. It sailed over New Zealand’s Fiordland cliffs and fell to the whitecaps of the Southern Ocean. The cliffs were threaded with waterfalls, like in <i>Avatar.</i> Nick Wallis, a 33-year-old pilot for Alpine …

Adventure Travel

20 free things to do in Sydney

You don't need a fat wallet to enjoy the glamour and chic of Sydney. These 20 attractions, activities and icons won't cost you a cent.<p><b>Take the Bondi to Coogee Walk</b><p>One of the most spectacular walks and coastlines you could hope to see, this route takes in some of Sydney’s most iconic beaches. In …

Iran's New President Hints At Easing Internet Controls

Iran's President-elect Hasan Rowhani has already called for less filtering of the Internet, saying Iran must maintain its principles, but also needs to engage with the wider world.<p>"We should rectify our relations with the world," Rowhani said in remarks carried by Iran's Press TV. "Gone are the …

Comparing Wearables: Fitbit Flex vs. Jawbone Up and More

“Which is better, the FuelBand or the Up?” “What do you think about the Fitbit Flex?”<p>I’ve been hearing questions like these a lot lately. Wearable …

Wearable Tech

How The Internet Of Things Will Think

As vendors, coders and users inch toward the smart-devices-everywhere future colloquially known as the Internet of Things, they’re starting to address a whole bunch of nitty-gritty issues. For starters, there’s the question of just how the various devices connected to the Internet of Things will …

Head of Google China Steps Down After 6 Years

Google is changing the head of its business in China after it confirmed that current country boss Dr John Liu will step down in search of a new challenge after six years in the role.<p>Liu — who earned his doctorate from Tekniske University in Denmark — will leave in August having presided over a …

10 Cheap Date Ideas | The Art of Manliness

Bonus #11: Impromptu living room dance party.<p><i>Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Joe Weber of Dappered.com.</i><p>“’Cause I don’t care too… much for …

How to Pick Sunglasses for Men

How to Overcome Bad Lighting and Bad Backgrounds as a Wedding Photographer

Bad light and a poor location can quickly derail a shoot. But it doesn’t have to be that way. These obstacles can be overcome through smart placement …

Landscape Photography

Essentials: The Outdoor Photographer

<i>Essentials is a brand new series where we round up specially curated kits for different photographers in different situations. Other items could</i> …

21 Marvelous Photos by Ibai Acevedo

Ibai Acevedo is a photographer based in Barcelona. He used to be a graphic designer, but six years ago photography grabbed his attention. Nothing …

Photography