Gary Guo

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A guide for first-time home buyers

Taking the leap into homeownership is a big deal. Long considered the American dream, it signals an entry into adulthood that some people crave. And …

Crash of 2014: Like 1929, you’ll never hear it coming

SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. (MarketWatch) — Imagine, you’re in the exciting new 21st century. Civilization still exists on Planet Earth. Wall Street’s …

Moving Toward Manual Settings: Understanding Aperture (a beginner's guide)

In this tutorial Natalie Norton explores the topic of Aperture. A few months back I wrote an article here at DPS that created a bit of a stir: 4 …

Reasons to Shoot High ISO Images

5 Easy Steps to Choose the Perfect Prime Lens for You

Jumpstart Your Photography: Start a 365 Project

Buy the 2014 recovery and avoid a crash landing

Stop me if you’ve heard this one: 2014 is a year that favors most stock markets rising and the broad bond market falling.<p>Full disclosure: I think …

Fourteen stocks for 2014

ELM GROVE, Wisc. (MarketWatch) — At the start of 2013, I gave you four stocks to buy. Those picks did well. Wells Fargo has run from $35 to $45; …

The single most important price to watch in 2014

Regular readers know that I am a big proponent of observing the market’s embedded inflation premium, which is the extra compensation investors …

How to spot genetically-modified groceries

Do consumers care whether food contains genetically-modified organisms? General Mills seems to think so. Though there’s little scientific evidence …

7 changes to tax form 1040

Time marches on, and you’ll soon be receiving your 2013 W-2 and 1099s. So it’s not too soon to start thinking about putting together your Form 1040 …

7 awesome ways to creatively use your on-camera flash.

Do you ever feel the need to have an artificial light source when photographing? You don’t have to look any further, as you probably already have a …

Lightroom Workflow - From Setup to a Finished Sunrise Photo

This step by step Lightroom workflow tutorial takes you from finding a location to setting up the camera all the way through processing the final …

Creative ways to use Keywords in Lightroom 5

Creative ways to use keywords in Lightroom 5, 5 tips and ways to take advantage of this powerful feature you may not have considered!

Lightroom Tips for the Develop Module the Magic Alt Key

Lightroom Tips for the Develop Module - using the Alt (Option) key to get valuable feedback to help you process your images in Lightroom.

How to Upload Photos to Flickr and 500px using Lightroom 5

How to Upload Photos to Flickr and 500px using Lightroom 5 - Lightroom 5 tips for using the Publish Services feature to upload images to Flickr and …

Five Minutes to Realistic HDR using Lightroom and a 32-Bit Plugin

Five Minutes to Realistic HDR using Lightroom and a 32-Bit Plugin - step by step on how to do HDR in under 5 minutes and spend less than $150

All about Gear [Best of dPS 2013]

Everyone loves to talk about it. No one wants to admit it. So let’s geek out for a minute and look at some of the top articles and reviews on cameras …

Best of dPS 2013

Lightroom How To - One Tip and One Trick - Digital Photography School

A Concise Guide to Lightroom Develop Presets

5 Ways to Create Detail Photos - Digital Photography School

Ask a Sommelier: The Best Holiday Gifts for Wine Lovers

Sure, there are terrible cheesy gifts out there for golfers and gardeners and barbecue fanatics, but it seems like wine lovers get the worst of the bunch. How many guitar-shaped wine racks does one person need? How many ties that say 'NAPA ROCKS' will one sommelier wear? None. The answer is …

Pairings Pictured: Wines to Drink With Chinese Food

When it comes to pairing wine with Chinese food, it's important to think about the weight and preparation of the food, not just the more obvious flavors and ingredients. Many dishes depend on a complex blending of flavors to create a delicately balanced dish. In this way, the individual ingredients …

Ask a Sommelier: How to Pair Vegetables With Red Wine

In chilly weather, many folks crave robust red wines, but not of us all eat a ton of meat. A nice juicy steak might be the perfect foil for Cabernet or Tempranillo, but what options do we have in the vegetarian zone? Are there certain red wines that are especially veggie-friendly? Certain …

Travel Photo Contest Winners

What’s in my camera bag? - Digital Photography School

What camera and photography equipment does a travel photographer carry in his camera bag when on an assignment?

How to Take Photos in Low Light

Images of night scenes never fail to impress. Night-time images have great ambiance, something which is often absent in flat, bright, daylight …

Photography 101.7 - ISO

The following post is from Australian photographer Neil Creek who just launched a free background image site featuring his photography, and is …