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Cilantro-Lime Shrimp Wraps

"Cilantro lime" is a flavor profile we never get over: It's got a kick from cumin, the tang from lime juice, and fresh zing from cilantro. You can …

Seafood

How Travis Scott (and His A&R) Got John Mayer, Drake and Stevie Wonder on the Same Album

When Travis Scott failed to earn a Grammy nomination for 2016’s <i>Birds in the Trap Sing McKnight</i>, “that was a real dark day,” says Sickamore, the …

Music

Engineering The Ultimate Rap Superteam Every Decade - 1980s to Present

The first recorded hip-hop tracks started releasing in 1979. While there have been plenty of star groups (Grandmaster Flash & the Furious Five, …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Here’s Why ICC Profiles Are So Important for Printing Photos

<b>You can request a free sample pack of Canson Infinity Baryta Prestige here.</b><p>There’s never been a better time to engage in printmaking and the …

Printing

You can now use your favorite Lightroom presets on your phone

Adobe’s mobile photo editing app gets more powerful.<p><i>This was originally published on PopPhoto.com.</i><p>Last week Adobe announced a number of updates to Lightroom CC and Lightroom Classic CC—including the ability to sync presets and profiles in Lightroom CC across devices.<p>Although Lightroom Mobile is …

Set Up Your Camera For Long Exposures

Long exposure photography can be a tricky technique. For me, it requires a lot of experience and testing before I get the perfect shot. It also …

Five Years Later, 'Yeezus' Feels Like Kanye West Made a Deal with the Devil

Kanye's antagonistic sixth studio album pushed hip-hop in bold new directions but began his descent into contrarian shock tactics.<p>Five years ago, Kanye West had had it up to here with people thinking they knew shit about Polaroids. He was a reborn Shakespeare traveling through time, asking for …

What's In My Bag: The Gear For High Fashion & More | Sony

Runway fashion has all of the classic challenges of photography. It moves fast, things can be unpredictable, the lighting varies from day-light …

LA Food World Reacts to Anthony Bourdain’s Death

The world lost one of its most beloved figures today, as <b>Anthony Bourdain</b> was found dead at the age of 61. Bourdain was discovered at a hotel in France, where he was filming an episode of his CNN show<i>Parts Unknown</i>. Today, the food world has overflowed with condolences and reactions to the death of …

Sony boasts world’s fastest autofocus on 24-200mm RX100 VI compact camera

Where the RX100 V attacked the problem of smartphones encroaching on its turf with speed, using a 24-70mm f/1.8-2.8 lens, the new VI is going for …

You Can Watch 99 Hours of Free Online Photography Classes from the School of Visual Arts (SVA)

Here’s something photo-related you can do over the long Memorial Day weekend coming up. The School of Visual Arts in New York City has 99 hours of …

Photography

Kendrick Lamar Just Won a Pulitzer Prize

In what amounts to a massive shock, the Pulitzer Prize for Music has gone to the 30-year-old Compton rapper in honor of his 2017 album, 'DAMN.'<p>Kendrick Lamar has been awarded the 2018 Pulitzer Prize for Music in recognition of his fourth studio album, <i>DAMN.</i> The Pulitzer organization announced the …

Dramatic Photos of Our World From Above

This photographer provides a bird's-eye view of urban and natural wonders.<p>Photography is a meditative practice for Toronto photographer Gary Cummins. Working in the construction industry by day, Cummins relishes his nights and weekends to explore his sky-high passion. “Photography for me is mainly …

Gardening 101: Western Sword Ferns

Western Sword Fern, <i>Polystichum munitum</i><p>Western sword fern is the sort of classic fern you are most likely to spot on a shady wooded trail, showing off …

Flowers

Paul Ryan stepping down is a gift to House Democrats ahead of the midterms

House Speaker Paul Ryan will not run for re-election in November, according to a report Wednesday from Axios — a move that will significantly bolster Democrats’ ambitions of retaking the chamber in the November midterms.<p>For the 48-year-old Republican, long rumored to be leaving office, the decision …

FBI Raid on Michael Cohen Is the Most Dangerous Day of Donald Trump’s Life

The president’s low-rent Ray Donovan can bully porn stars, but not Robert Mueller. The shtick is up.<p>Monday’s FBI raids on Michael Cohen’s Rockefeller …

How to Create Backyard Privacy for Your Outdoor Haven

Today’s post is inspired by an ongoing backyard makeover. Kate here, and this spring has seen a lot of big changes in my outdoor haven. For starters, …

Landscaping

'Prototype' Bose Sleepbuds are selling for $800 on eBay

Back in November audio specialist Bose did something unusual -- for Bose, anyway. To get feedback on a new product it was creating, in-ear wireless headphones called Noise-Masking Sleepbuds, it presold "prototypes" by way of an Indiegogo crowdfunding campaign.<p>"They're tiny, comfortable and replace …

Selling

Adobe Unleashes ‘Massive Update’ for Profiles in Lightroom and Camera Raw

Adobe today announced a “massive update” to its Camera Profiles feature. It’s now simply known as Profiles, and the way they’re accessed has been …

Minimalist Photography Workflow

Editing photos on iPad and Lightroom CCAs photographers, the less friction we have in our photography workflow, the better.Why minimalist workflow?By …

I asked 11 legal experts if Trump’s lawyer obstructed justice

Trump’s lawyer secretly floated pardons for Manafort and Flynn. He might have crossed a line.<p>When special counsel Robert Mueller was finalizing charges against former Trump advisers Paul Manafort and Michael Flynn last year, President Trump’s top lawyer secretly told attorneys for the two men that …

Why the FBI Fires People for 'Lack of Candor'

FBI employees are required to adhere to an ethical standard that includes an affirmative duty to offer relevant information to internal investigators.<p>When Attorney General Jeff Sessions fired former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe last week, just hours short of McCabe’s retirement, he cited an …

Everyone Should Try Splash Photography at Least Once: Here's How to Get Started

With a basic clear tank or transparent plastic sheet, there are several creative ways to photograph water just waiting to be explored. These …

Keep Your Photographs Safe with This “Essential” Backup Solution (VIDEO)

We’ve all heard disaster stories about photographers who lost all of their images due to a computer or hard drive failure. So do yourself a BIG favor …

Samantha Power Warns President Trump Not to Mess Around With Big Bad John Brennan

Public Domain photo via US Mission Geneva https://www.flickr.com/photos/us-mission/<br>Earlier today, former CIA director and the man who cast a vote for …

Donald Trump

Don't Make These 7 Costly Home Improvement Mistakes

Taking on a home improvement project is expensive enough as it is - why add to the bill? Whether you're fixing a leaky faucet or remodeling an entire …

Steve Bannon spills the beans

Steve Bannon's out, loud and proud racism is at the very core of the so-called 'Western Civilisation'.<p>In a daring, bold, and defiant move Steve Bannon - the racist white supremacist adviser (until very recently) to the democratically elected president of the United States - told a gathering of …

Dementia study links your risk with your fitness level

<b>(CNN) —</b> Your stamina -- or the time it takes for you to reach peak exhaustion during exercise -- can be tied to your dementia risk, and a new study reveals how.<p>The study, published Wednesday in the medical journal Neurology, found that women with high cardiovascular fitness, or high stamina, had an …

Dementia

How to Focus in Landscape Photography

Focusing is one of the pillars of photography. If you don’t focus in the right place, at best, your photos won’t be as sharp as possible – and, at …

Landscape Photography

Beware of Devin Nunes’s Next Move

This week Republicans on the House Intelligence Committee announced that they will be ending their investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election, having found no evidence of wrongdoing on the part of the Trump administration. That’s no surprise: The announcement punctuates a process …