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6 Professional Posing Tips to Make Anyone Look Good in a Photo (VIDEO)

Ever wonder why your travel portraits sometimes look no better than dull vacation snapshots? It might not be your skill as a photographer or the …

Photography

Easy guitar theory: dominant 7th chords

<b>Over the last two months we’ve been looking at major and minor 7th chords, so now we move on to the tense, bluesy-sounding ‘dominant’ style 7th.</b><p>Like …

Electric Guitar

15 years on: St. Anger, Metallica’s final masterpiece

15 years later, what does metal’s most unfairly maligned album say about the splintering of metal culture?<p>What life lessons can we learn from metal’s …

Rock Music

Film Photography at 70,000 Feet in the U-2 Spy Plane

The United States’ U-2 spy plane first took to the skies back in 1955 during the heyday of film photography. But even as cameras these days have …

U2

Is This the Mother of All Finger Exercises?

24<p>SHARES<p>Finger independence and hand synchronization are essential skills for guitarists to develop.<p>In this instruction video, Paul Davids throws …

Electric Guitar

Shooting street photography with a Sony A6000

Lately, I’ve been getting a few emails from readers asking about the Sony A6000. In particular, people are interested in using the camera for street …

Cameras

How to Do Corporate Headshot Photography

If you’re interested in branching out your photo business to include corporate headshots, here’s a helpful 24-minute tutorial that can help you get …

Photography

4 Hours Listening to Tony Robbins Will Teach You More About Business Than 4 Years in College

If you're looking to learn about growing a company, why not learn from someone who has built 30 of them?<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Some people roll their eyes at the very mention of Tony Robbins, but I recently attended one of his events, and while I can …

Self-improvement

Gypsy Jazz Guitar – Rhythm & Chord Progressions

This gypsy jazz guitar lesson is an introduction to “La Pompe”, the typical rhythm guitar strumming used in gypsy jazz, aka <i>Manouche</i>. You will learn …

Electric Guitar

Five reasons to prefer Apple Maps over Google Maps

Has there ever been an app that has caused so much of an uproar in the Apple community as Apple Maps? It was released in the fall of 2012 with iOS 6, and it was not received well to say the least. It was so poorly received that Tim Cook even wrote a letter apologizing for the poor launch of Apple …

Maps

Ry Cooder: American Reverence

After more than 50 years of making music, Ry Cooder returns to his roots with The Prodigal Son, a trenchant spiritual quest that shows he’s still …

Intermittent fasting may have 'profound health benefits'

Intermittent fasting has been gaining popularity among people looking to shed extra kilograms and maintain a healthy weight. Researchers argue that …

Understanding Guitar Amps Watts, Ohms, and Speaker Wiring

<i>By Billy Saefong</i><p>How many times have you plugged your guitar into guitar amps, and it just works? Amps, big or small (and there are some really great …

Audiophile

Jazz Guitar Scales For The Minor Blues

Though closely related in form and harmonic movement to its major blues cousin, the minor blues requires an understanding of a number of new scales …

Electric Guitar

Discovering Switzerland: Andermatt

Login to VeloClub|Not a member? Sign up now. <i></i> <i></i> 18 New Articles <i></i> <i></i> March 2, 2018 PRODUCT REVIEWS Trek Checkpoint dives headfirst into the red-hot gravel …

Chocolate Hummus Is Better Than Cookie Dough—Here’s How to Make it at Home

Not going to lie, when I first heard chocolate hummus was a new thing, I couldn't decide whether it was genius or downright weird. Now that I've made …

12 Degrees of Saturation - Key Guitar Overdrive, Fuzz and Distortion Sounds

So another chapter of the Tone Quest is nearing its momentary end-point. In the ongoing efforts to arrive at the perfect Tone, I’ve been spending an …

Fast Talk podcast, ep. 36: Inside the new science of climbing

More episodes of Fast Talk• Fast Talk podcast, ep. 35: How to train in the cold<br>• Fast Talk podcast, ep. 34: Become a climber (even if you live in a flat …

4 Ways to Burn More Fat Through Cycling

Training to be a better fat burner can make you stronger on your bike and leaner in your kit<p>As cyclists, we have a love-hate relationship with fat. We love fat as fuel and want to be better fat burners, because that gives us the power to ride longer at a higher pace without ripping through our …

I’ve been sharing my photography for free on Unsplash for the past 4 years, here’s what I found.

What is Unsplash?<p>It’s a website where photographers can share high resolution images, make them publicly available for everyone for free even for …

How To Plan Your Shots To Drastically Increase Your Success Rate

It used to be I’d just head out with my camera and let serendipity take the wheel. If you know anything about serendipity you...

12 Knots Everyone Should Master

<i>Last Updated December, 2017: We’ve updated the formatting on this post for clarity. Links have also been updated.</i><p>Our Go-To: Water Knot<p><b>Climbing</b> …

The best settings to create cinematic footage on your mobile phone

For some, the humble mobile phone is their weapon fo choice when it comes to shooting video. For others, it’s simply what they have with them at the …

Higher Calling

<b>Higher Calling is a book that will resonate with all cyclists who cycle up big hills voluntarily. Those who fit that description recognise that</b> …

Cycling

Revive Your 335: Get pro tone from your Gibson or Epiphone

<b>Gibson’s thinline Electric Spanish guitars have been used to give the world some of the greatest rock, pop and blues guitar tones in the history of</b> …

All of Me – Chord and Single Note Soloing

T<b>here’s something sophisticated and cool about jazz guitarists that solo and comp for themselves over a tune. Players such as Jim Hall, Joe Pass,</b> …

Why How To Practice Arpeggios [Lessons]

<b>Practice Tips</b>: Many musicians who haven't had much luck with music theory or have been taught theory disjointed from actually playing their …

Double Chocolate Crinkle Cookies with Espresso

Instructions<p>In a stand mixer, combine the cocoa powder, espresso powder, brown sugar and vegetable oil. Mix for a couple of minutes until it’s …