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3 Easy Ways to Get Better Portraits by Separating Subject from Background

One of the most common beginner mistakes in portrait photography is not separating your subject from the background. Fortunately, it’s an easy skill …

Glamour Photography 101: Tips & Tricks For A Successful Photo Shoot

Like any other form of photography, glamour photography is considered by many as an art. Basically, when a photographer shoots glamour photos, the …

The most hipster places in Europe

But there are some neighbourhoods where the recent influx of style and creativity is impossible to deny. These neighbourhoods make great places to …

European Travel

10 of the best alternative city breaks in Europe

If you’re after a fresh spin on the city break look beyond the usual big names for more cool culture and great sights. Here’s our list for 2016<p>• <b>Alt. city breaks 2015</b><p><b>Why go?</b> The island of Malta itself is a sight to behold but within the walled city of its capital, Valletta, built by the Knights of …

European Travel

Infographic: Money Saving Hacks When Traveling In The World’s Priciest Cities

<b>Popular</b> tourist destinations such as New York City, Rome, Paris, London and Tokyo boast beautiful sights and sounds but aren’t so friendly on your …

The Top 20 Portraits on 500px So Far This Year

At the end of every year we do a “Best of *inset year here*” series, in which we count down the top 10 most popular photos in every single category. …

The most San Francisco restaurants: The true classics

<i>Editor's note: This is the first installment in an SFGATE series of the "most San Francisco" restaurants.</i><p>A friend visiting San Francisco from Seattle recently had a request that initially sounded simple.<p>He wanted to dine out at a very "San Francisco" restaurant. He had no preference about the style …

San Francisco

The Top 20 Must-Do Adventures In California

Written by Anna Cohen, Contributor and Explorer for The Outbound Collective<p>When you think of California, the first things that come to mind might be movie stars, avocados, and tech. But if you love outdoor adventure, then California has so much more to offer. With the Sierra Nevada Mountains, …

The 19 coolest new businesses in San Francisco

San Francisco has long been the hub for huge Silicon Valley tech companies — but it's also home to some seriously cool local businesses.<p>From a 2.5-ton mobile pizza oven and a beef-jerky bar to the city's first indoor golf course, we're highlighting some of the newest and coolest businesses in San …

6 Super-Cheap Europe Trips for Winter

What do you feel like exploring this winter? A labyrinth of colorful covered market stalls? Peaceful canals under glittering snowfall? How about a cozy fireside pub?<p>Earlier this fall, <b>Hopper</b> reported how cheap flying to Europe has gotten. As we mentioned then, "The average price of a flight to …

32 places everyone should visit in France

Millions of people go to France each year to see incredible art in Paris, lie on the gorgeous beaches of the French Riviera, and sip wine in Bordeaux.<p>Here are 32 places all travelers should go to in France.

Skirt Steak with Chimichurri Sauce

Servings<p>Juicy and delicious, skirt steak cooks quickly for an impromptu BBQ. Serve this with colorful and flavorful Chimichurri Sauce. Watch the step-by-step video here.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 1 1/2-lb. skirt steak (about 1/2' thick), cut it in half crosswise<p>Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper<p>1/2 …

Roast Pork Loin with Rosemary and Garlic

8 Servings<p>Butterflying the meat in this roast pork loin recipe isn't difficult, but many butchers will do it for you.<p>June 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>8 garlic cloves<p>1/4 cup fresh rosemary leaves<p>1/2 teaspoon kosher salt plus more<p>2 tablespoons olive oil<p>1 4-pound boneless pork loin<p>Freshly ground black pepper<p>2 …

Lomo al Trapo: The Colombian Technique That Will Change the Way You Grill Beef

Remember that scene at the end of <i>Ghostbusters</i> when the boys in gray crack Sigourney Weaver out of the petrified remains of the ghost dog Zuul? Picture that scene at your next dinner party, but instead of a whip-smart and attractive actress emerging from the carbonized crust, it's a perfectly cooked …

oven cooked ribs with spicy dry rub

If you love ribs but you don't have a smoker or grill, it's super easy to make them in the oven! I've been making these ribs for about four years now …

BBQ

Poke-Poke, a Fresh Find in Venice

A typical Hawaiian poke consists of ahi sashimi, seaweed, and chile pepper tossed with shoyu (a.k.a. soy sauce) and sesame oil, but nowadays it’s …

One of us stopped by #Gjelina in #AbbotKinney || a favorite of #VeniceBeach for some #eggplant caponata on toast, #burrata, #balsamic & #arugula || A great spot for our #LA #Hungries

This Breakfast Tart Will Instantly Improve Any Morning

Not a morning person? Sometimes you just need an enticing treat to lure you out of your warm, cozy bed when the alarm is buzzing at 7 a.m.<p>This simple …