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Florida Officials Warn About Painful New Virus

Florida health officials issued a warning on Friday about chikungunya, a mosquito-borne virus that’s spreading across the Caribbean.<p>Three cases of the disease have been found in Florida, so far only in travelers, the Florida Department of Health said. But infected people can spread the disease when …

Public Health

HIV gene therapy using GM cells hailed a success after trial

A radical gene therapy to combat HIV using genetically modified cells that are resistant to the virus has been declared a success by scientists following the first clinical trial.<p>The treatment, which has never been tested on humans before, raised patients' defences against HIV by replacing some of …

Tycoon's Lesbian Daughter Rejects Multimillion-Dollar 'Marriage Bounty'

A Hong Kong real estate tycoon made headlines two years ago when he offered a $65 million bounty to the man who could win his daughter's heart and marry her. In an open letter today, the daughter says she hopes he can accept that she is indeed a lesbian.<p>Cecil Chao, a billionaire property developer …

Associated Press News

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Exclusive: Wife of Slain Moviegoer Details Flash Attack: His Death Was 'So Unnecessary'

The wife of the Florida man shot to death in a movie theater after texting with his daughter's babysitter says there were no threatening words …

Self Defense

FDA may revise 20-year-old standards for food and drink nutrition labels

Nutrition labels on the back of food packages may soon become easier to read. The Food and Drug Administration says knowledge about nutrition has evolved over the last 20 years, and the labels need to reflect that.<p>As the agency considers revisions, nutritionists and other health experts have their …

Bill O'Reilly to interview Obama on Super Bowl Sunday

President Barack Obama will give his annual Super Bowl interview this year to Fox News host Bill O'Reilly — a sit-down that, if history is any guide, promises to be somewhat contentious.<p>As a tradition, Obama always gives a Super Bowl interview to the network hosting the big game. This year, that …

Guards May be Responsible For Half of Prison Sexual Assaults

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>A new Justice Department study shows that allegations of sex abuse in the nation's prisons and jails …

Everything You Need to Know About White Balance

The color of light can vary enormously, and this can have a big impact on the way your photographs look. From photographing in sunlight to shooting …

Secrets to Crafting Top-Quality Beauty Portraits: On Location Lighting

I am continuing my series of articles about creating stunning Beauty portraits and I would like to talk about on location lighting today. Please note …

Landscape Photography

When to Use Back Light

<i>This is a guest post by Thomas Shue – lilsamedia.com/blog</i> <i><br>Follow him on Twitter:</i><p>Today I am offering you some tips about back lighting. Simply put, …

Selfie Photo Tips & Techniques

Sometimes we don’t want others to know that we have taken a photo of ourselves. In these cases, it is nice to be able to discreetly take a …

Photography

17 Forced Perspective Technique Examples

The forced perspective technique manipulates our human perception with the use of optical illusions to make objects appear larger, smaller, farther, …

Photography

Start to See Photographically In Six Easy Steps

Digital Photography

Three Lenses Every Photographer Should Own

Pin ItA Guest Post by Chris Folsom. It’s a question I hear a lot from new photographers: “what lenses should I buy?” And while there are a lot of …

Digital Photography

The Ultimate Guide to Learning how to use Your first DSLR

In this guide we share tips on how to use a DSLR. It's perfect for beginner photographers with their first camera. You'll be taking great photos in …

Photography

Posing Guide: 21 Sample Poses for Photographing Couples

Posing Guide for Photographing Couples: Couple photography is about connection, interaction and feelings between two people. Here are some poses to …

Beauty and Portraits on a Budget

If you have ever had any interest in beauty or portraiture, but found yourself frustrated not being able to afford expensive lighting, studio space …

Beauty

21 Settings, Techniques and Rules All New Camera Owners Should Know

If you are a new camera owner this guide will walk you through the most important settings, techniques and rules you should know.

Digital Photography

How to Maximize Sharpness with a Telephoto Lens

Maximizing Sharpness - Tips for overcoming the difficulties associated with shooting at long focal lengths to help you maximize image sharpness

Landscape Photography

Semi-Autobracketing for HDR - How to Extend Your Exposure Bracketing Series

Auto exposure bracketing (AEB) is the function by which modern DSLR cameras take multiple photos at different exposures with a single click on the …

Tips for Learning to Love Photoshop Actions

Tips for Learning to Love Photoshop Actions - sample images before and after, how to apply actions, and when to use them.

Striving to Achieve a Higher Level of Landscape Photography

As photographers, we want to capture the things in life that are closest to our hearts. Often, to find that perfect mix of passion, love and beauty, …

The 7 Deadly Sins of Portrait Photography

Everybody makes mistakes, even the best photographers out there make them. The key isn't to not make mistakes but to be aware of them and to learn …

Day 1 of 12 Days of Christmas... Get our Natural Light eBook for $7

Welcome to Day 1 of the 12 Days of Christmas Sale where we’re about to release 12 days of mind-blowing photography deals for you! Day 1: Two Amazing …

Photography

Weekly Challenge - Macro Photography

Top 10 Tips for Family Photo Poses

In both studio and on-location photography, the right family poses make the difference between stunning memories and forgettable snapshots. Most …

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