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Athlete Recipes: Cross Country Skier Andy Newell's Flapjacks

<b>THE MEAL:</b> Newell’s pancake recipe, passed down to him from his grandfather, has helped fuel him through two Olympics—not to mention two- to three-hour training sessions in freezing temperatures. “This meal definitely gives me the energy needed to go out and do skiing hill repeats or intervals,” …

A Beginner’s Guide to Timelapse Photography

We’ve covered some basic timelapse tutorials in previous posts here on PictureCorrect, but given the complexity involved in the process, it never …

23 Landscape Photography Tips From A Pro

Landscapes may be a popular subject among photographers, but it takes a lot of mastery, patience, and a certain frame of mind to capture imagery that …

Photographing at the Beach: 10 Tips for Better Beach Photos

For some people, life revolves around the beach — the water and waves, the sand, the marine life, the expansive horizon. Beaches are iconic places. …

New Peaks, New Trouble in Nepal

Good news: Nepal has just opened 104 new mountain peaks for climbing. Bad news: Three climbers are missing after another avalanche, and new climate change research says the country's glaciers are melting quickly—which could only increase avalanches in the future.<p>Among the new peaks available for …

Hyperfocal Distance: A Landscape Photographer's Friend

We have all seen those wonderful shots, those beautiful landscapes that are in focus from what seems like inches in front of the lens element to …

Avalanche on Mt. Everest Kills 12, Three Still Missing

<b>Twelve people were killed by an avalanche on Mt. Everest early Friday morning,</b> all of them Nepali Sherpas working to place fixed ropes on the …

The Hierarchy of Camping

<b>Ever pull up next to someone at a campground</b> and notice they brought way more stuff than you did? Or get to a campsite after hiking nine or ten miles …

Is Packaged Adventure Travel Really an Adventure?

<b>Adventure travel is a huge industry.</b> Billions are spent on it annually. It has its own trade group that meets in farflung places every year. But what …

The Complete Guide to Running Your First Marathon

In the marathon origin story, Pheidippides runs from Marathon to Athens to deliver a message of victory and then promptly dies. We’ve come a long way …

What makes a ‘good’ lens? (part I)

This might seem like a very obvious question, but the moment you try to define a set of criteria to quantify ‘good’, you soon realize there’s quite a …

What makes a ‘good’ lens? (part II)

This might seem like a very obvious question, but the moment you try to define a set of criteria to quantify ‘good’, you soon realize there’s quite a …

‘Can I Take Your Picture?’: How to Talk to Strangers Without Upsetting Your Mother

Photographing strangers can be a daunting proposition. It was one of the focuses of the workshops I held in NYC this past summer. What if they get …

Full Frame vs. Crop Sensor Cameras: Which One is Right for You?

Too many photography subjects get muddled in argument: this brand vs. that brand; one technique vs. another. Yours vs. mine. Better vs. best. …

Law school is a sham

<b>John Houseman in "The Paper Chase"</b><p>Cynical universities and a craven student-loan system profit. Students graduate into unemployment and crushing debt<p>Steven J. Harper<p>April 6, 2013 4:00pm (UTC)<p>Excerpted from “The Lawyer Bubble: A Profession In Crisis”<p><i>"In the spring of 1974 — purely speculatively, I</i> …