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12 tips for successful boudoir photography

<b>Boudoir photography is growing in popularity but it isn’t as easy as it might look. AP went on a photo shoot at Brighton’s famous Hotel Pelirocco,</b> …

Nikon D700

A Beginner's Look at Using Filters to Get the Exact Landscape Image You Want

If you're new to landscape photography, you may be wondering about filters and their best uses. This great video will give you a look at shooting a …

Landscape Photography

Improve Your Iron Consistency with One of Butch Harmon's Favorite Drills

If you want your irons to fly with that nice, high trajectory you see from good players, Butch Harmon says you have to learn how to shift your weight back and through the ball. A proper weight shift will help you hit down on the ball, which is far more effective in creating good, consistent contact …

Golf

The settings you should change immediately after buying a new TV

It's finally a good time to make the jump to a 4K TV. Prices have come down, HDR is up to snuff, and there are a bevy of great models to choose from. But once you bring your new TV home, you may want to take a trip through its settings and tweak a few in order to get the best possible picture.<p>If …

“This Is the BEST Way to Sharpen Photos,” Says Photoshop Expert Nathaniel Dodson (VIDEO)

Ask a bunch of photographers about the first thing they look at when opening images in Photoshop or Lightroom, and you’re likely to hear, “check the …

These Common Astrophotography Mistakes are Holding You Back

Let's face it - photography is difficult to master.<p>But just because it's difficult doesn't mean that with practice you can't master the art of …

Face time: 50 portrait photographs, 50 different ways

<b>Is it possible to shoot the same person in 50 different ways and still get creative portraits? The authors of a fascinating new book reveal how, in</b> …

Canon EOS

7 Common Portrait Lighting Mistakes (And How to Avoid Them)

If you’re just getting started in studio portrait light, here’s a 12-minute video that may be helpful to you. Photographer Antti Karppinen shares 7 …

Top autofocus tips for pin-sharp results

<b>James Abbott shares 20 autofocus tips that will revolutionise the way you use AF, for accurate focusing and pin-sharp results every time</b><p>1. Autofocus …

7 Simple Photography Composition Tips

Apply these simple photography composition tips to your photography today:NYC Dynamic Street Photography Composition Workshop 2018To take your …

Street Photography

Understand the Different Types of Studio Lights and How They Work Together With This Great Video

When you're first starting out with artificial lighting, it can feel a bit like trying to speak French in Russian. In between the modifiers, the …

Four composition mistake every photographer should avoid

There are lots of “rules” when it comes to composition. Guidelines that are great starting points for those just starting out. Adhering to these …

Landscape Photography

Get Stunning Starry Photos with this Easy Astrophotography Tutorial

Been wanting to shoot beautiful, long exposures of the starry night sky but don’t know where to start? The folks from Mango Street have shared some …

Google is sharing its management tools with the world

Speaking at his alma mater in January, Sundar Pichai, Google’s low-profile CEO, revealed his key to effective management: “Let others succeed.”<p>Enacting Pichai’s advice is easier said than done. But Google is sharing some tools that might help. Its Re:Work blog is offering a series of instructive …

Work-life Balance

Essentials of Composition for Landscape Photography

In this free webinar, Robert Rodriguez Jr explains the basic principles of composition for landscape photography, and share three tips to improve …

How to Take Great Pictures with the Canon EOS Rebel T7i

Getting Started With Your Canon EOS Rebel T7i<p>The latest model in Canon’s entry-level Rebel DSLR series, the T7i, is a great entry-level camera with …

The Best Items For Your DSLR

If you've had a DSLR for any amount of time, you've likely realized a few things.First, there's a lot to learn about how to use your camera.Second, …

Landscape Photography

The “Should I Go or Should I Stay?” Relationship Checklist

The “Should I Go or Should I Stay?” Relationship Checklist<p>Updated on March 14, 2018<p>You might have asked yourself if there is a scientific way to …

Expanding the Emergency Room Model: 'Central Care System' Could Help Americans Gain Universal Health Care Access

<b>By Dr. Sudip Bose, MD</b> -- There are many reasons why emergency rooms are dangerously overcrowded. With millions of Americans lacking adequate access to primary care providers, emergency rooms have become the primary health care system and safety net for the uninsured, underinsured and those without …

How To Hire The Best Customer Service Employees: The Two (Essential) Steps

You can only provide superior customer service if you have superb employees. This requires not only selecting the best applicants who come your way, it also means making sure that the applicant pool from which you’re selecting is sufficiently deep and wide.<br>In other words: you not only need the …

Leadership

palak paneer recipe, how to make best palak paneer recipe | paneer recipes

heat oil or ghee or butter in a pan or kadai. if using butter, melt it a low flame making sure that the butter does not brown.<p>add the cumin and let …

paneer biryani in pressure cooker recipe | easy paneer biryani recipe

paneer biryani recipe in pressure cooker with step by step photos – a relatively easy recipe of preparing paneer biryani in pressure cooker. this …

Onions

5 Recipes For Nights When You Think You Have No Time to Make Dinner

Take-out doesn't hold a candle to these recipes<p>Sometimes I scroll through a recipe and just shake my head. <i>Who actually has the time or patience to make that?</i> Most nights, I want dinner now. Like: I want to walk through the door and have it greeting me on my kitchen counter. Instead, I often find …

Cooking

Don’t floss, peel veg or wash your jeans: 40 things you can stop doing right now

If you’ve ever washed out a wound with saline instead of tap water or requested an x-ray for lower-back pain, you’re a fool. According to a list drawn up by the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges, both practices are pointless; doctors only go along with them because they’re terrified that you will …

Profit

Spaghetti bolognese is ruined by the British, top Italian chef Antonio Carluccio claims

Step into any Italian restaurant in Britain and you can guarantee that spaghetti bolognese will be on the menu.<p>But Antonio Carluccio has revealed he believes we are are ruining the classic dish – by putting herbs in it.<p>The chef, who has made his name as an expert in Italian gastronomy, revealed he …

Italy

Stir-fried greens with yellow beans and chilli

This is Kay Plunkett-Hogge’s recipe and is properly made with Siamese watercress but you can substitute tatsoi greens (Waitrose has them) or cavolo nero. Fai daeng means ‘red fire’ and it is pretty hot, so leave out some of the chilli if you want to.<p>SERVES<p>2 – or 4 as a part of a larger …

31 Incredible Books You Simply Must Read This Summer

Brilliant reads from July to September (UK release dates).

Books

The Ancient World

5 mindfulness techniques to make you a better leader

That advice comes from Charles Francis, author of "Mindfulness Meditation Made Simple: Your Guide to Finding True Inner Peace" and director of the Mindfulness Meditation Institute.<p>Sounds good — so how do you achieve greater mindfulness? Meditation is certainly one powerful way to do it, and it …

This Yoga Squat Will Improve Your Range Of Motion

It'll make you stronger, too.<p>When you think of a squat, you may picture gym rats hoisting heavy weights overhead while bending their knees and getting low. That position is a squat, yes, but there's a gentler version in yoga that can help improve your range of motion.<p>Called Malasana or garland …

Yoga