Lynda Stallworth

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A beginners guide to Android photography settings

Your Android probably has a decent camera right out of the box. If you never touch any of the settings, and remember a few basic techniques to get …

10 Tech Gadgets I Never Travel Without

This week, we’re talking all about travel technology. We’ve shared our packing list with you, now it’s time to spill the beans on what technology …

How to curb hunger pangs with your mind

There may be a simple way to lose weight using only the power of thought. You just have to know how, says David Robson.<p>Eric Robinson has a surprising tool for weight loss. It’s something we all have, but perhaps don’t use it as much as we’d like: our memory.<p>Dieters often feel that they are waging …

7 Countries, 7 Months, 3 Kids - A Search for a Simpler Life

We are not your normal 21st century family: work-at-home dad, stay-at-home mom, homeschooled children, conservative savers, believers in reality over shelter, and faith above all else. We don't care about having the best car or the biggest house, our focus is on each other as husband and wife, …

17 Make-Ahead Breakfasts for Busy Mornings

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but busy mornings result in us skipping it altogether more often than not. These 17 make-ahead options make starting the day off right with some non-coffee sustenance much much easier. Featuring a wide spectrum of healthy <i>and</i> indulgent eats, you’ll be …

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50 Amazing Wines for $15 or Less

Wine editors Ray Isle and Megan Krigbaum tasted hundreds of wines to find these 50 bottles.<p><i>Wine editors Ray Isle and Megan Krigbaum tasted hundreds</i> …

Interactive Chart to Help You Get Started with Photography

Starting out with your first camera can be daunting when you know very little about exposure let alone the all the buttons on your new gear. Luckily …

How to Get Sharper Eyes in Your Portraits

A good portrait draws the viewer in to the subject, creating a connection between the two. It should provoke thought and intrigue, making you wonder …

Your Shot Pictures: Around the World in 15 Plates of Food

Vermicelli threads drape in India, fish fry smoke fills a kitchen in Tanzania, and a small Batman tackles a slice of cake in the United States.

The iPhone 6 Plus Wins The Longer Race

Apple’s new iPhones have been available for around a month now, and something interesting has happened with this generation: I’m forced to revisit my original reviews and change my initial impression based on later experience. After further testing of the two devices, I find the iPhone 6 Plus has …

HDR Photography: It’s Not Dead Yet

Few topics in photography inflame passions more than HDR (high dynamic range). While some photographers love it, many others hate it. Not only do …

The 14 Most Essential Ways to Cook an Egg

Eggs sure have a lot going for them — you can buy them anywhere, they last for a few weeks in the fridge, they're inexpensive, and they do magical …

How to Take Amazing Vacation Photos With Your Phone

<i>Roberto Trm / Flickr</i><p>There may be no better travel companion than your smartphone. Beyond putting useful information at your fingertips, these devices allow you to take detailed, high-quality images on the fly, often replacing bulky digital SLR cameras. While the smartphone camera's point-and-shoot …

5 Healthy Recipes from a Blogger Who Knows Her Snacks

The creator of the blog The Clever Carrot picks her top five favorite homemade snacks.<p><i>Here, the blogs you should be reading right now, with recipes</i> …

The Entrancing Cinemagraph Creations of Julien Douvier

The cinemagraph genre is one of the most exciting to follow because, unlike almost every other type of “photography” (in quotes since you they aren’t …

California becomes first U.S. state to ban plastic grocery bags | Reuters

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Single-use plastic bags are set to disappear from California grocery stores over the next two years under a first-in-the-nation state law signed on Tuesday by Democratic Governor Jerry Brown, despite opposition from bag manufacturers.<p>California Governor Jerry Brown …

Top 10 Compact Cameras for Travelers

Upgrade your travel photos with these lightweight cameras that pack a punch.<p><i>Tom O'Brien is a mechanical engineer and the photo engineer for</i> National Geographic <i>magazine. He designs and builds custom equipment for the photographers of the magazine. You can follow him on Instagram @Mechanicalphoto.</i>

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Learn Digital Photography The Smart Way

Do you own a DSLR but still take average, boring photos?<p>“Now You Can Master Any DSLR Camera And<br>Take Gorgeous, Attention-Grabbing Photos By<br>Following …

Travel Lens: Amy Toensing’s World

<b>Amy Toensing</b>, an American photojournalist committed to telling stories with sensitivity and depth, is known for her intimate essays about the lives of ordinary people. A regular contributor to <i>National Geographic</i> and <i>National Geographic Traveler</i> magazines for years, her work has been exhibited …

8 Ways to Make Gazpacho

The chilled Spanish soup comes in a rainbow of colors and it’s perfect for these late summer days. Here are nine ways to make it.<p>The chilled Spanish …

6 Chef Upgrades for Roast Chicken

Here, six chefs’ signature roast chickens.<p>It’s Technique Week at <i>Food & Wine</i> and today we’re talking all things roast chicken, from the perfect sides …

9 Soups to Make with Leftover Roast Chicken

From classic chicken noodle to fantastic a Vietnamese-inspired version, here are nine amazing soups that take advantage of leftover roast …

7 Sauces to Upgrade Roast Chicken

It’s tough to improve on a perfect, crispy-skinned roast chicken, but adding a sauce can be an excellent upgrade.<p>It’s tough to improve on a perfect, …

Tap millions of copyright-free book images via Flickr

The Internet is a magnificent resource -- and, Internet Archive believes, it has a lot of potential as a free library for researchers, historians, scholars and those who are just plain curious about the world.<p>And, with a new project, that library is getting bigger. In collaboration with the …

Time Travel

Why You Should Drink Coffee Before Napping

When you’re tired in the middle of the day, do you drink a cup of coffee? Or take a quick nap? According to scientists, you should do both, in …

The hipster coffee revolution is going to save your morning and the planet. Are you ready to pay a little more to help?

Sorry, but I’m a fanatic of coffee culture: I’ve bought into paying more to know where my coffee comes from, tracing the coffee I buy to a website that tells me about its trip – from my coffee’s home country and farm to my cup, in one of the two coffee shops I visit each day. I was riding the …

Polish Mother Of Two Takes Beautiful Pictures Of Kids Spending Their Summer In The Countryside

The series is inspired by my own childhood, when I used to visit my grandmother in the summer and spend my school vacations in the countryside. These …

Robin Williams' Routine About How The Scottish Invented Golf Is Hilarious

Robin Williams' legacy isn't just his wonderful movie roles - it's also his brilliant stand-up comedy.<p>And here's one highlight from a career that …

Yes, You Can Pickle That

<i>Cooking on the cheap shouldn't mean minute rice and buttered pasta every night. With a little creativity and a little planning, Gabriella Paiella shows us how to make the most of a tight budget -- without sacrificing flavor or variety.</i><p><i>Today: Pickling is so hot right now. And when done at home, it's</i> …