Brian Le

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How Many Calories Do You Actually Have to Burn to Lose One Pound?

<i>By K. Aleisha Fetters for GQ.</i><p>(Getty Images)<p>Years ago, scientists played around with a pound of squishy, slimy human fat and found that it contained 3,500 calories of energy.<p>But--sorry to break it to you--burning a pound of fat isn't as simple as burning through 3,500 calories.<p>Consider the following …

How Much Should I Eat Per Day To Gain Muscle Mass?

In order to gain muscle mass, you should take in about 15 calories per each pound of your body weight. If you have 180 pounds, you should eat about …

21 Resources For Mastering Online Marketing

Imagine that you could have instant access to the right tools and information on online marketing and how to drive more targeted traffic. <i>How much</i> …

These Daily Habits Are Guaranteed Ways to Gain Weight

Wrong. Eating fat won’t make you fat, any more than eating money will make you rich. Calories make you fat, and most “low-fat” or “fat-free” foods …

6 Proven Ways to Lose Belly Fat (No. 2 and 3 are Best)

There are actually plenty of overweight people who are in excellent health.<p>Conversely, many normal weight people have the metabolic problems …

Nutrition

Body Mechanics: Core Training – Fitness Volt Bodybuilding & Fitness Magazine

Welcome to another edition of Body Mechanics. For this week’s topic I thought I would visit a topic that is often referred to as the epitome of …

Health

Outer Bicep Workouts

The biceps brachii muscle consists of two heads -- the long head and the short head. The long head is also referred to as the outer head of the …

Miniature World Photo-Manipulations by 14-Year-Old Photographer “Fiddle Oak”

How old were you when you first started working with Photoshop? 14-year-old Natick, Massachusetts-based photographer and retoucher Zev has been at it …

Thinking of Taking an Online Photography Course? Have You Thought of These Things First?

To say that the Web has an important impact on daily life would be an egregious understatement. The fact that we have such ease of access to the …

Dear Model: Posing Tips for How to Look Your Best in Photographs

Dear (new’ish) Model,<p>My name is Other Model. I have spent the last couple of years finding out a few things that I wish I’d known from the start. …

An Introduction to Photoshop Compositing for Beginners

by Sarah Hipwell What is compositing? Simply, it means to combine two or more images to make a single picture. As a photographer, I’m constantly …

Photography: top tips for storing and viewing your images

<b>Safe storage</b><p>Apart from duds, keep your frames in safe, long-term storage: you never know when one might be useful, or more meaningful, in the future. …

95 Amazing Photography Links

It's been a really exciting week in the world of photography and Toad Hollow Photography has been searching everywhere for the very best links to …

5 Tips for Better Sunset Photography

Let’s wrap up our discussion of sunset photography with some tips that don’t warrant their own articles but are still valuable additions to your …

10 Fantastic Instagram Users You Should Follow Right Now

While some people still regard Instagram as a hipster gimmick bound to eventually wear out its welcome, most people have come around and found it to …

How to Create a Reflection in Photoshop in 6 Easy Steps

Creating a reflection using Photoshop is one of those things that at first glance looks really hard, but really isn’t, once you break down the steps …

10 Easy Tips and Tricks for Looking Better in Photographs

Before running out for Botox or for a fancy photographer, here are 10 quick and easy things you can do to improve how you look in photos:<p>Have a lot …

5 Tips To Make Your Photos More Compelling

Do you want your photographs to be more eye catching, but don't know where to begin? For starters, you can try a few of these simple composition tips …

Google+ Can Now Automatically Select Your Best Pics, Edit Them and More

“Your darkroom is now a datacenter.” That’s the thought and slogan behind a huge update that Google+ Photos is rolling out over the next week. Many …

How to Get Great Photo Effects With Camera Shutter Speed

Shutter speed is one of the three pillars of the exposure triangle along with aperture and ISO. It is also one of the fundamental ways that we can …

How to Use ISO Settings in Digital Photography

ISO should be one of the easiest aspects of digital photography to master, but many beginners in photography still have a hard time understanding …

How to Do Timelapse

All of us have seen timelapse photography sequences. Timelapses of sunsets, construction, the Aurora Borealis, etc. They’re beautiful, often very …

Learn Photography by Example

One of the best ways to improve your photography is to look at example photos that other photographers have taken and learn about the settings, …

Useful Photography Tip #58: Develop Your Eye

We often talk about cameras, lenses and lighting but rarely do we talk about what’s behind them–your eye. Not the organ, no, the part of your mind …

RAW vs. JPEG: Digital Camera Image Formats

There is much confusion among new photographers as to which format—JPEG or RAW—is best to use. The problem is there’s no one correct answer to the …

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