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A Girl’s Guide to Using Protein Powder

Dudes aren't the only ones who can reap its benefits.<p>What's the first image that comes to mind when you think of protein powder? Probably a jacked guy making a post-workout shake, right? It's time we rehab protein powder's image.<p>“Women may actually benefit more from protein powder than men do,” …

Chances Are, Your Bra Is Messing with Your Whole Look Right Now

More than 80 percent of women are wearing the wrong size—make sure you're not one of them.<p>Bras. These small pieces of fabric are a big deal—for your sides, back, and, of course, boobs.<p>Did ya hear the one about the Buzzfeed writer who went to six different stores to get fitted—and got six different …

Apple’s iPhone 6 Has Finally Convinced Me To Ditch My Compact Camera

It was bound to happen sooner or later: A smartphone would convince me that I no longer needed to carry around a powerful compact camera, despite a general interest in taking photos that straddles both my professional and personal lives. The iPhone 6 and the even more photo-friendly iPhone 6 Plus …

How Photographers Make People Fall In Love With Buildings

A new exhibition at the Barbican explores the intimate relationship between photographers and architects.<p>Most of us recognize by sight buildings that we will never visit. The non-jetsetters among us form judgments based on photography more than than the experience of walking through a building. …

How Using Just One Light Will Make You a Better Photographer

Many times, one light is enough.<p>The master of the “one light,” Zack Arias once racked up a huge debt from being a gear head. From this experience, he …

The New Rules of Travel

We’ve come a long way from 2011’s Tarmacgate, when 100-odd JetBlue passengers were stranded for seven hours on the runway. Delays are down, airlines are investing in posh new terminals, and the app revolution and sharing economy mean that there are more options than ever when it comes to flights, …

How to Photograph People: 7 Tips for Photographers Who Never Photograph People

No matter what type of photography you specialize in or prefer, at some point you will find yourself having to photograph a human, or multiple …

Photography

30 Amazing Photography Links That Will Get You Inspired

This week's list of hand selected photography destinations represent the best links to tutorials, special features, great photography and interesting …

Shooting Landscape with a Portrait Lens - Olympus 45mm f/1.8

<b>F</b>irst of all, let me clarify it to you that there cannot be one lens for only one purpose in digital era of photography. A macro lens is very …

How to use the Contrast Checker Technique to Give Your Images More Punch

I am about to reveal a technique that will have your images looking awesome in seconds every time you use it. I am even going to share the Photoshop …

How To Get a Super Shot of the Supermoon

Tonight will be the first of three "supermoons" that will occur this summer. Supermoons are full moons that appear bigger and brighter than the other …

Landscape Photography

12 Essential Photoshop Skills Every Photographer Should Know (With Video)

<i>“…If you’re saying in your head, ‘Oh, I’ll just fix that later in Photoshop,” stop what you’re doing and slap yourself as hard as you can.” –Zack</i> …

Tutorials