Malin Oqvist

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Psychologists explain why Ikea 'literally becomes a map of a relationship nightmare'

Domestic battles over the Swedish retailer's products are such a common feature of modern cohabitation that comedian Amy Poehler once joked that Ikea was Swedish for "argument."<p>But why is assembling flat-packed furniture so contentious for couples? Why do conversations about sofas so often lead …

Here's What Adderall Is Actually Doing To You

It's no secret that Adderall can do wonders for those with ADHD, but it's also no secret that the drug is pretty much everywhere come finals week. …

Giving old people amphetamines ‘can help keep their brains young’

Amphetamine – aka speed – is normally thought of as a really good way to make young people dance really badly all night, and possibly until the next …

Research

Use This Flowchart to Identify What Type of Procrastinator You Are

Procrastinators waste too much time, but to get over this bad tendency, you need to know why you procrastinate . Dr. Joseph Ferrari of DePaul …

Brain Cells Protected From Age Damage With Help of Common Protein

<b>A common protein, when produced by specialized barrier cells in the brain, could help protect the brain from damage due to aging. This protein –</b> …

New ADD Treatment

As a child psychiatrist, I’m used to calling a pharmacy, giving them a script and I'm done.<p>Recently, the strangest thing’s been happening. I'm still …

6 Nutrients That Will Help You Stay Young

Scary fact: Approximately 20 percent of Americans ages 55 and older will experience some form of cognitive impairment in their lifetime according to …

A Photograph of Your Face in a Jar Makes for a Creepy Halloween Prank

Looking for a personalized photo-related gag to pull for Halloween this year? Look no further than this head-in-a-jar prank. It’s quite easy to pull …

6 Ways to Get Perfect Backgrounds for Your Photos

There are numerous factors that go into making eye-catching portraits: the subject’s facial expression, the lighting, the framing and composition, …

A Rundown of Common ‘Tricks of the Trade’ Used by Professional Product Photographers

A few days ago we shared a handy tutorial on how to properly light and capture a professional product shot of bottle, complete with a few neat …

Head in a Jar Prank

Introduction: Head in a Jar Prank<p>About: Build.Share.Destroy.Repeat. Follow me and try a few of my projects for yourself! More About mikeasaurus …

Tutorials

A Guided Tour of Your Camera's Viewfinder

You look through your viewfinder, and you take pictures. Sounds simple, right? The viewfinder on your camera is not just an interface between you and …

5 Photos Every Photographer Must Know How to Create

Did you know that there are five basic photographs that every photographer must learn how to create? All other camera techniques in photography are …

Common Portrait Lighting Mistakes

Here is a quick list of several common portrait lighting mistakes that beginners, and even pros, often make. Why are they mistakes? Because the goal …

Inspire- Digital or Not Fine Art Photography Magazine

Inspire- Digital or Not Fine Art Photography Magazine<br>Best of Group Award-Glam/Fashion/Women's portraiture<br>Author Erica Lynn<br>Selected by Editorial Staff …

Inspire- Digital or Not Fine Art Photography Magazine

Congrats to author Patrizia Piga for best of group award- Conceptual and or composite. Selected by Editorial Staff Virginia Kerns Allen

Getting Your Foot in the Door as a Freelance Assignment Photographer

One of the biggest changes photography has seen over the last 10 years is in photojournalism and documentary photography. Some will see this change …

DSLR Cameras

Photoshop Tips: Two Simple Ways to Change Eye Color in 3 Minutes

Amanda Diaz is not only one of our contributors at SLR Lounge, but also a very accomplished Fashion, Conceptual, Beauty and Portraiture photographer …

Tutorial: How to Quickly Fix Skin Redness Using the HSL Sliders in Photoshop

One problem almost all portrait photographers are going to run into at one point or another is skin redness. We’re human, there’s blood flowing …

Photography News, Guides and Trends

Composition Principles: Not Just for Designers We are photographers—visual communicators, peddlers of our ideas upon page and screen and …

The Ultimate List of Online Resources for Being a Better Photographer

We thought it would be helpful to put together a list of resources that photographers generally use and how they use them. This is a bit of a “living …

New Guide: Breaking Into Fashion Photography

Fashion photographers, this one’s for you! We’ve partnered up with Breed, an online community of fashion photographers, for our latest guide, <b>Breaking</b> …

How To Do A 2.5D Parallax Animated Photo Effect Using Only Free Software

I had been fiddling with creating these 2.5D parallax animated photos for quite a few years now, but there had recently been a neat post by Joe …

Classics of everyday design No 63: The Leica M6

The Leica M6 may not boast fancy modern features – or even an affordable price tag – but it's an expertly crafted classic camera beloved of the world's top photographers<p>Fans of Leica's famous 35mm rangefinders might argue until the last frame in the last silver halide film in existence is exposed, …

Silent Storms: A Northern Lights Timelapse that Stands Out from the Crowd

Time-lapse photographer Ole C. Salomonsen specializes in the northern lights. But before you skip over this post because you’ve seen about a billion …

Things I Like: Panasonic Lumix GF1

One of the most frequently asked questions I receive is, “What camera do you shoot with?” People are often surprised to hear that I still use a …

Instant Classic: Fashion Scents

Because no outfit is complete without a luxe designer perfume to match.<p>Because no outfit is complete without a luxe designer perfume to match.

midi skirts

So here we are, looking back on the coldest March in 50 years. April's figures will reveal whether Britain's economic growth has frozen along with …

Best & Worst Beauty Of The Week: Emmy Rossum, Carmen Electra, Rita Ora And More (PHOTOS)

As the weather starts shifting from colder to warmer, so do the stars' beauty looks. This week, we saw more natural faces that emphasized beautiful lashes and lips. Emmy Rossum set the bar for the new mascara trend, while style veterans like Angelina Jolie and Gwyneth Paltrow proved that you don't …