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Sculpt Abs of Steel with this 30-Day Plank Challenge from Instagram Fitness Star Kayla Itsines

No gym required.<p>YES, there *is* a way to sculpt your core without crunches: Enter, planks.<p>The moves (and its many variations) fire up your abs, obliques, and back to effectively tighten your entire midsection. It's why Instagram fitness star and SWEAT app trainer Kayla Itsines swears by them.<p>To …

Stocks for Beginner Investors

New to buying stocks? This guide has everything you need to start building your portfolio.<p>When it comes to investing money, we have several choices …

Investing

How to Become Financially Independent and Retire Early in 10 Easy Steps

'Your Money or Your Life' author Vicki Robin has the blueprint.<p>Most Americans haven’t saved enough to retire at the traditional age of 65. If you …

I Tried 6 Money-Saving Hacks And Here's What Actually Worked

Two apps, a money jar, and a new bullet journal addition actually saved me a whole lot of cash in just one month.

These are the verbs that should never appear on your resume — and what to use instead

Your resume isn't a place for modesty; it's a chance to show companies all the awesome things you've done — and what you can do for them if given a chance. Take the opportunity to liven things up a bit. Weak, vague or overused verbs can actually diminish the excellent work you did at your last job, …

Communication Skills

What is Exposure Compensation and How to Use It

In this article, we will go over what exposure compensation is on a digital camera and how you can take advantage of it to make adjustments to your …

Getting out of Auto: Understanding the metering modes on your camera

Metering modes allow a camera to determine how much light there is in any given scene, and how much there should be. However, the way the modes …

Suspended – Medium

Six things you should do immediately after a workout

In a good week, let's say you spend seven hours working out. That might sound like a lot of gym time, but it still leaves 161 hours during which you could either undermine all of that hard work, or speed-up results with some smart lifestyle tweaks.<p>How you eat and what you do in the hours following …

5 Things I Wish I Knew When I Started Photography

There's a reason why people say that hindsight is 20/20.If I'd only known the things I know now, my first few years as a photographer would have been …

Landscape Photography

7 Habits That Help You Instantly Build Credibility In The Office

There may be times when you feel you have lost your authority or ability to lead and are dejected about your future. You may have stretched the truth, been unprepared or gone on and on about a topic and hogged the meeting. All hope is not lost. Here are seven ways to quickly take back your …

Tutorial: How to Pick the Best Focal Length When Capturing Landscapes

Put together by photographer Steve Perry, the video tutorial above shares a collection of useful tips, advice and examples that help explain how to …

Framing in Photography

Just to be clear, for this article we are not talking about the frame the print goes into, but “framing” your subject with something in the …

How to Use Continuous Lighting for Basic Portraiture

This is the second part of my series on continuous lighting. In part one, we discussed a few types of artificial continuous lighting that you can use …

Image Search Engine Optimization Tips Photographers Should Know

As a man, I tend to revert, at times, to a neanderthal. Go days without shaving, give in to an almost primal interest in females, and have the urge …

Simple Trick Allows You to Transfer Images Onto Wood Using Only an Inkjet Printer

In what is one of the coolest photography hacks I’ve seen in a while, Steve Ramsey from Woodworking for Mere Mortals shows you how to easily create a …

Improve Your Images with the Lightroom Graduated Filter Tool

The Lightroom Graduated Filter is a versatile tool for making local adjustments to your photos. Don’t be fooled by the name – it may be named after a …

How to Fix Your Editing Mistakes By Using Photoshop CC’s History Panel

The world of digital photography can be mind blowing sometimes, or at the very least, super convenient. With today’s advancements in image editing, …

Tutorials

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Developing Your Eye for Photography

Although there is much pleasure to be derived from taking a technically excellent photograph, there is a strong argument that a truly great shot …

Photography

7 Cool Night Photography Tutorials For 7 Different Situations

Heading indoors after the sun sets deprives you of some wonderful photographic opportunities. From shooting the starry sky and the milky way to …

5 Tips For Creating Stunning Cityscapes

Cityscapes have a uniquely vibrant feel to them which is unlike any other form of photography. If shot correctly, they can captivate an audience. …