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For a Leaner Belly, These 35 Plank Variations Are a Must (Plus 1 Bonus Video!)

There are so many variations of plank — the ultimate bodyweight move to tone your core and upper body. If you really want to carve your six-pack and lengthen your obliques, try these ab-focused variations, with a bonus video at the end demonstrating 15 side plank variations.<p>Balance on your hands …

Workouts

Quick Tip: How to Use Your Camera’s Live View Mode to Get the Correct Exposure Every Time

Here’s a simple trick that will help you get the right exposure in your photos without all the unnecessary stress. According to photographer Pierre …

Photography

How Photographer Steven Magner Uses a Lens Filter to Get a Special Effect in the Night Sky

<i>Steven Magner gets his nightscape photos with a little help from the Hoya intensifier filter</i><p>Photographer Steven Magner’s interest in photography …

Five Techniques to Remove Anything From an Image Using Photoshop

One of the most useful things you can do in Photoshop is remove an object from a photo, whether that's a building ruining your landscape shot or that …

The Ultimate Focus Stacking Guide for Landscape Photographers

It’s becoming harder to get the entire image sharp with the constantly wider lenses and more extreme foregrounds that are used in today’s …

Landscape Photography

How to Control Contrast So You Always Get Amazing Landscape Photographs

Contrast, sometimes there’s too much, sometimes there’s too little. Contrast in a landscape can make or break the image. But getting the perfect …

Landscape Photography

The Only 2 Core Exercises You Really Need

When it comes to strengthening your abs, keeping it simple is key. These core exercises are classic for a reason.<p>Two exercises keep proving to be …

20 Simple Exercises That Show Results After One Workout

Yes, for real.<p>First thing's first: No, you can't get ripped overnight (no matter what that Instagram ad says.) But even though muscles aren't built in a day, that doesn’t mean a solid workout can't give you instant definition. See, by performing certain moves—think, three to five sets of eight to …

Workouts

The 14 Best Kettlebell Exercises For A Total-Body Transformation

These will get you strong AF.<p>If you've eyed a cast-iron kettlebell at your gym and couldn't imagine a use for it beyond doorstop, keep reading.<p>First things first: The kettlebell is that ball-shaped weight with a U-shaped handle. “That design means the center of gravity isn’t in the middle of the …

A Trainer Says These Are the 8 Best Exercises For Fat Loss

Whether your goal is to lose fat or you want to strengthen your muscles, you might think you need to do different exercises to achieve each. Personal trainer Rob Allen posted this photo to his Instagram account to show that whatever your goal, "Whether you want to lose fat or gain muscle, strength …

30+ Exercises to Get a Sexy Midsection That Are Better Than Crunches

Get ready to transform your abs and build the strongest core you've ever had with these toning, strengthening exercises that are way better than a crunch. Take these exercises, and make yourself a workout! Choose your five favorite moves, and complete three to four rounds for time (30 to 60 …

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 …

A Professional Photographer Reveals The Keys To Awesome Night Photography

We cover tons of photographers, influencers, and vanlifers around these parts, which means a hefty number of images arrive at a steady pace, and we have the pleasure of sorting through them to choose the best ones to slide into posts. It gives us a solid idea of what photography trends are hot and, …

The New Midlife Crisis for Women

Sometimes, I think I'm falling apart. Then, I talk to my friends. One spent a whole winter getting a babysitter for her toddler daughter in the …

Photography Gear That Can Totally Change Your Landscape Photography

When it comes to taking breathtaking landscape photos like the one above, there are many different factors involved.<p>The lighting is key, the …

This Photographer Deleted His Social Media with 1.5 Million Followers

Professional landscape photographer Dave Morrow had thriving social media accounts with over 1.5 million followers. Last year, he decided to delete …

How to Write a Killer 'About Me' Page

Your “About Me” page is one of the single most powerful ways to define your brand, stand out from your competition, and make potential clients feel …

49 seriously good Canon DSLR tips, tricks, time savers and shortcuts

To help you get to the grips with your EOS camera and all the great technology therein, we’ve put together 49 essential Canon DSLR tips and tricks …

Remove Distracting Elements from Photos with These 3 Simple Photoshop Tricks (VIDEO)

A telephone pole emanating from a subject’s head is the classic example of a distracting element ruining an otherwise fine photo. But there are …

Tutorials

Quick Core Workout Routine

For a quick workout that strengthens your core, try a simple routine of eight basic exercises. These are classic moves that have been used by …

Workouts

A Top Portrait Pro Demonstrates How to Pose Models for Better Boudoir Photos at Home (VIDEO)

Anita Sadowska is a professional fashion photographer based in Dublin, and in this quick tutorial she teams up with an experienced model to …

Everyone Is Obsessed With This Amazing Supplement For Fuller Hair

But is it really all it's cracked up to be?<p>Supplements that claim to grow thicker, healthier hair are nothing new. Your mom and grandma have probably even picked them up at the drugstore at some point. But recently, beauty bloggers, editors, and dermatologists have been buzzing about the hair …

How to overpower the daylight with flash to shoot flowers and macro

Overpowering the sun with flash is typically something we typically associate with photographing people. But it’s a principle that scales down …

Flowers

Watch: Portrait Lighting Mistakes to Avoid

There are a lot of moving parts when it comes to executing a well-lit studio portrait.Photographer and digital artist Antti Karppinen has helpfully …

Cameras

An 8-Minute Crash Course on Blending Modes in Photoshop

Want to get a good grasp of Photoshop’s Blend modes? Here’s an 8-minute crash course on the subject by the Photoshop Training Channel. They may be …

Tutorials

26 Small Changes To Make In 2018 That'll Actually Improve Your Life

From little things, big things grow.

The Most Underrated Yet Powerful Tool Photoshop Has Hidden Away

For some reason, Photoshop has decided to bury one of its most powerful tools in a place few photographers would ever look. Here's how to find and …

Tutorials

Make This Homemade Garden Insect Spray To Keep The Bugs At Bay

Gardeners know all too well that certain bugs just won’t leave the plants alone even when the commonly available pest sprays are applied.<p>That just …

Edit A Stunning Sunset/Sunrise in Photoshop with Luminosity Masks

In this video Jimmy McIntyre looks at advanced methods to cleanly blend exposures, and edit a beautiful sunset/sunrise scene in Photoshop, using …

Photography Tips

What You Should Know About the Pro-Vegan Netflix Film 'What the Health'

The recent pro-vegan Netflix documentary, <i>What the Health</i>, is under fire from nutrition experts. The film, which is co-directed by Kip Andersen and …