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Can This Four-Minute Brain Hack Turn You Into An Optimist?

This exercise helps reroute brain activity from the so-called “aversion network” toward a cognitive system that’s better at making calm, rational decisions.<p>Everyone has that friend who’s so cheerful it’s almost annoying. But while some people just happen to be more positive than others, optimism …

The Brain

How To Teach Mosquitoes To Leave You Alone

Human skin is a cornucopia of fragrances.<p>The bacteria living on our skin emit more than 200 odor chemicals.<p>"Many of these molecules smell quite pleasant," says biologist Jeff Riffell at the University of Washington. "They smell grassy or a little bit like mushrooms. Some human scents are the same …

Mosquitoes

Three mistakes all beginner portrait photographers make, and how to fix them

We all make mistakes in the process of learning. But some mistakes are more common than the others, and there’s probably no photographer who hasn’t …

Common Photography Business Mistakes to Avoid

So much of our lives as photographers are based around the art of taking photographs (as it should be!) that it’s easy to forget that, if you’re a …

7 ways to improve your portraits with a reflector and white foamcore

5-in-1 reflector is a super-handy tool for both bounding and diffusing the light. Arron Nace from Phlearn shows you seven different setups you can …

How to Overcome Resistance in Your Photography

Helicopter. Omotesando, Tokyo 2017Resistance: gravity which holds us to the earth. You are a spaceship, wanting to break free from the tyranny of …

Quick Review of the Aukey Clip-on Circular Polarizing Filter for Smartphones

The circular polarizing filter is one of the most important pieces of equipment to own as a photographer. Its effects are one of the few that can’t …

Landscape Photography