James Ahmad

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Essential Tips to Printing Amazing Photos

Photographer Adam Karnacz is a landscape photographer who loves seeing his work come to life on print. No really, listen to him! May we all be this …

Photography

Farmer's Walks Are the Simple Exercise You Need to Add to Your Strength Training

So basic—yet guaranteed to send your heart rate sky-high.<p>A farmer's walk, also called a farmer's carry, sounds more like a dance move or a country …

Workouts

Can You Still Make a Living in Photography in 2018?

Last week, I had a photographer friend (hobbyist, but very talented) ask me if it was still possible to make a living in photography.<br>This coincided …

Photography

Meet the London cab driver who takes incredible photographs of the capital's landmarks at dawn

It’s on early morning drives before he starts his shift driving a black cab in London that Terry Gibbins sometimes spots the perfect photo …

England

Master Your Wide-Angle Lens Photography

One of the best things about a wide-angle lens is that it allows you to get gorgeous, sweeping views of a landscape.<p>With other lenses, it's difficult …

Landscape Photography

Natural Light Versus Off-Camera Flash: Two Photographers Battle It Out

Natural light photography has swelled in popularity as sensors improve, but the persistent battle between off-camera flashes or strobes, and just …

50 Novels All Men Should Read Before They Die

No excuses, now<p>Forget coming-of-age fiction or impenetrable 'classics' – these are the books all grown men should be ticking off. Why? Because they're as entertaining as they are wise<p>On Beauty – Zadie Smith<p>The Circle – Dave Eggers<p>East of Eden – John Steinbeck<p>The Road – Cormac McCarthy<p>The Blind …

Literature

Diet changes and nutrition can make a big difference to diabetes management

According to the study conducted by the researchers from Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, the weight, blood sugars, and cholesterol …

11 Whole30 Vegetarian Dinners That Aren't Just Sweet Potatoes and Avocado

Getting through a month of clean eating is a feat in itself. As you probably know, hopping on the Whole30 train means cutting a whole lot of foods …

The truth about almond, soy, rice and flax: Decoding dairy and vegan milks

Whether you're vegan, vegetarian or just thinking about creamy beverages, it's impossible to avoid the many new milks (or "mylks") popping up in or near the dairy aisle these days.<p>Buying soy and rice milks once meant venturing to a hole-in-the-wall health food store, but now, milk shelves in large …

5-Day Diabetes Meal Plan

Spending a few hours a week meal planning and prepping is well worth it when you end up with balanced, nutritious dishes. You'll be armed with …

Twelve must-visit Yorkshire beauty spots to welcome spring

The UK may still be in the grip of a cold snap, but thankfully spring is just around the corner. With some warmer weather hopefully on its way, here …

The secret to making $115 an hour in the gig economy

10 highest-paying fields — with lots of growth — for gig workers<p>This is one hell of a gig.<p>Millions of workers now participate in the gig economy — …

The Classic 3-Day Workout

As much as science and modern techniques have immeasurably changed the way we work out for the better, there are plenty of classic exercises that …

7 Reasons You *Need* to Be Doing Deadlifts

Deadlifts legit changed my workout routine. I'd spent years developing my skills as a cardio bunny, but after watching a YouTube video about how …

10 Gmail extensions that can boost your productivity

E-mail plug-ins you didn't know you needed but really do.<p>There’s a reason Gmail has become so popular — it’s free, it’s easy to use and it keeps evolving. To top it all off, Gmail offers even more improvements through the use of extensions, which are optional, user-installed upgrades that add new …

Marketing

Billionaire Mark Cuban: ‘One of the great lies of life is follow your passions’

Mark Cuban grew up working class in Pittsburgh. His father installed upholstery in cars and his mom worked a myriad of odd jobs. Today, Cuban is …

Entrepreneurship

Testing Ultralight Hiking Gear in the European Alps

Some gear is simply worth the weight.<p>"Ultralight" is a new category of gear centered around carrying the most lightweight and simplest equipment, …

The Chrome Extensions We Can't Live Without

Nearly two-thirds of internet users turn to Chrome for their browsing needs, but far fewer take full advantage of its available extensions, the …

Google Just Launched a New Tool to Help You Find Cheap Flights. Here's How to Use It

It'll help you find good quality flights on a budget.<p>The introduction of “basic economy” fares in the last couple of years has made finding a deal on …

35 Amazing Real World Examples Of How Blockchain Is Changing Our World

It’s quickly becoming apparent that blockchain technology is about far more than just Bitcoin. Across finance, healthcare, media, government and other sectors, innovative uses are appearing every day.<p>Here is a list of 35 which I have come across. While some may fail to live up to their promises, …

Blockchain

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

Photoshop Tips: Here’s How to Sharpen High ISO Photos and Minimize Noise (VIDEO)

There’s always a tradeoff when making photographs at high ISO settings: You can increase a camera’s sensitivity for proper exposures when shooting …

Tutorials

25 Dinner Ideas For People Who Are Trying To Eat Less Meat

Put these in your dinner rotation.

A Close Look at Planning a Meaningful Portrait Series

Portraits are such a special and intimate thing: they offer both a representation of the subject and a window into who they are, which is why it's so …

9 Great Photo Tips from One of the World’s Top Travel Shooters (VIDEO)

Creativity is an elusive gift: Sometimes it’s there, other times it’s not. And sooner or later, even the best photographers find themselves adrift in …

Borneo

This is one of the most recommended rewards credit cards — here's why

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider may receive a commission from The Points Guy Affiliate Network.</i><p>If you've done any research into the best credit card rewards and travel perks — even just a Google search — you've probably come across the Chase Sapphire …

Personal Finance

How to Shoot Epic Wide-Angle Photos of Trees

Trees invoke a sense of timelessness, of grandeur. Most species grow many centuries older than humans ever will, so let’s make trees look the part …

Shaping the Light of a Landscape Photo Using Only Lightroom

There's often the belief that creating a fully polished photo requires the use of Photoshop at some point in the process. However, Lightroom is …

Microsoft Paid ‘Bliss’ Photog $100K+ and ‘Autumn’ Photog $45

The iconic default Microsoft XP wallpaper “Bliss” is considered to be the most-viewed photo of all time. While Microsoft paid the photographer behind …