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Useful JS functions you aren't using

Suppose you had a list of students in a classroom, and you want to know how many are girls. You might write something like this:<p>That's a fine, …

10 Self-Help Books for Personal Development

There is a famous quote by Lao Tzu that says, "When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be." This drives what I feel is true about self-help and personal development. Many times we need to let go of who we have told are selves that we are stuck being, of the habits that cannot be changed, …

Self-improvement

Hole-in-the-Wall LSQ Chinese Home Cuisine in Poblacion Serves Some Damn Good Beijing Pie

I hopped into the assignment thinking I would be reviewing spicy Chinese cuisine, which sounded exciting. However, real adventures are always …

Food & Dining

If You Like Star Wars then Check Out These 'Star Bars' and Other Movie-Inspired Desserts by Sweet Lorraine

If You Like Star Wars then Check Out These ‘Star Bars’ and Other Movie-Inspired Desserts by Sweet Lorraine<p>May 27, 2015 What We're Loving Nowsweet …

Dessert

How Much Of Your Income Should You Save?

There’s no question more fundamental to personal finance than how much money we should save. Our savings rate is the cornerstone of virtually every other decision about money we make. It affects everything from buying a home to saving for emergencies to retirement.<p>Yet the guidance on this important …

Retirement

George R.R. Martin Looking into GAME OF THRONES Movie

Game of Thrones aiming to become multiple movie franchise

Fantasy TV epic could see its finale realised as blockbuster movie, author George RR Martin says, while spin-offs are on the cards<p>Multiple movies set in the Game of Thrones universe could be coming to the big screen, creator George RR Martin has revealed.<p>Speaking at the New York premiere of season …

One Simple Tip for Great Family Portraits

Even if the only pictures you ever show are landscapes, or closeups, or flowers, or horses, someone is going to ask you to make a family picture. …

Review: Tasty Food Photography by Lindsay Ostrom

Lindsay Ostrom is a food blogger and photographer. Together with her husband, she built the <i>Pinch of Yum</i> website where you can find all kinds of …

Extremely Essential Camera Skills by Rob and Lauren Lim

The fastest route to better quality photography isn’t buying a new and expensive camera with all the latest bells and whistles. It’s by mastering the …

No Paris? No Problem! Using a Backdrop and Shallow DOF to Fake a Location Shoot

The photograph above seems fairly straight forward: pretty model photographed in Paris with the Eiffel Tower in the background. But that’s not …

How to Improve Your Cityscape Photographs

A dramatic cityscape is one of the powerful images we have in photography. It can convey a sense of wonder, power and beauty, often all three …

How to Use Slow Shutter Speed to Create Cool Effects in Your Photos

If there is one setting inside your camera that allows for photographing a wide range of amazing effects in your images, it has to be the shutter …

Landscape Photography

Digital Photo Retouching eBook | Photography eBooks

1<p>Professional Retouching Techniques<p>We’ve put together a beautiful eBook for you to get inspired and learn professional tricks and techniques from a …

Tutorials

Lost your Photo Mojo? Ten Tips to Bring Back the Magic

en_US<p>article<p>Lost your Photo Mojo? Ten Tips to Bring Back the Magic - Digital …

10 essential accessories for your new camera

Once you've got your new camera, you may start to wonder what accessories will help you get the most out of your photography or help you take better …

9 Sources of Inspiration for Photography

Lately, I have had several people ask me what inspires me to paint and take photographs. This really got me to thinking about what makes me do what I …

Clint Eastwood

13 Photos from Photographers on the Road

Not all those who wander are lost. Some of these photos are taken during those travels, wandering around and exploring places. Incredible sights on …

Wedding Photography Workflow Tips

Running a successful photography business is a juggling act. There’s so much more to it than simply taking pictures. Without a solid business plan …

Wedding Photography

Home photo studios: how to shoot pro-quality portraits with a basic studio kit

You don't need to spend thousands on lighting equipment to get professional looking portraits. In this tutorial we'll show you ways to use a basic …

13 ideas for creative camera work

After kicking last week off with a 41MP camera phone, the worst-kept secret in photography, the long-awaited Canon 5D Mark III, became a reality at …

5 Essential Edits That Will Improve Almost any Photograph

As photographers, we strive to take a perfect photograph. We compose carefully within our frame, properly expose our image, and make sure our white …

Secrets to Crafting Top-Quality Beauty Portraits: Posing & Framing

This is yet another article of the Secrets to Crafting Top-Quality Beauty Portraits series. If you haven't read the first three, you can find them …

Using Flashes to Create Light That Looks Natural

Back in college, I was taught there were two ways to light a subject with strobes or flashes. You can make the light part of the story of the image, …

Natural Light

5 Ways to Create Detail Photos - Digital Photography School

Photography

An Inside Look at Von Wong’s Magical World Without Photoshop

“Childhood memories, fantasy, and a world within a world,” sounds befitting of a Christmas dream. That’s how Ben Von Wong describes one of his latest …

InterAct

Essential Tips for Long Exposure Photography

Long exposures are a whole different world of photography, and in the winter months when the sun is gone more often than not, they expand your …

Experimenting with Manual Exposure and Timing in Street Photography

Experimenting with manual settings on your camera and snapping at just the right time can help capture effective street photos. Photojournalist and …

4 Questions to Help You Discover Your Photographic Style

If you’re new to the world of photography, you may hear other photographers talk about their photographic style quite a bit. But what does this mean …

Photography

Five Steps to Improve Your Creativity

Creativity is not some mysterious, elusive attribute that only the lucky people get. It is a skill that can be learned and developed. A muscle that …

Creativity