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7 Things Photographers Wish They Had Learned in Photography School

Hindsight is always 20/20, which is why if you’re a photography student or about to launch your photo business, you should turn to those who have …

From OM To OMG: Science, Your Brain, And The Productive Powers Of Meditation

Using fMRI scans, we can now see what meditation does to the brain. The author suggests it can lead to a happier, more productive, and creative life. And even two minutes a day can do wonders.<p>Ever since my dad tried to convince me to meditate when I was about 12, I’ve been fairly skeptical of this …

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How To Choose The Perfect Beer Glass For Every Occasion (PHOTOS)

Not all beers are created equal. Just take a look at the range of the quality in bottom shelf beers alone and it becomes very obvious. Then there are award-winning craft beers that stand <i>far</i> above all the rest. Clearly, there's a big range when it comes to beer.<p>Naturally, that means that not all …

Pricing Your Work, Tip #1: Fees & Terms to Expect as a Photojournalist

You’ve met with a photo editor and they love your pictures. The next thing you know, they’re calling you with an assignment. Great! But along with …

The Story Behind That Picture - How to Win Photo Competitions

<b>As a photo competition judge I occasionally get asked, "What do you look for?” In this article I will give you an idea.</b><p>I have always avoided putting …

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What 10 Things Should You Do Every Day To Improve Your Life?

Chris Pecoraro—Getty Images<p>Sam Edwards—Getty Images/Caiaimage<p>Jetta Productions—Getty Images<p>by nacoki ( MEDIA ARC )—Getty Images/Flickr RF<p>Reza …

How Light, Aperture, Time and Sensitivity Affect Exposure

Most of the time when we discuss exposure we talk about it in very technical terms, using photography-specific jargon. There aren’t too many other …

The Scam Of Olive Oil, And Its Antidote

Here’s the hard truth: the olive oil in your pantry, the one you bought for its health benefits and for some sliver of the seductive Mediterranean lifestyle, is most likely a scam.<p>A scam, meaning it probably contains less actual olive oil than you’d ever imagine. A scam, meaning it’s likely been …

Six Ways America Is Like a Third-World Country

Although the U.S. is one of the richest societies in history, it still lags behind other developed nations in many important indicators of human …

Love Your Selfie: TODAY Show Hosts get ‘Fantasy’ Photoshop Makeover

In a bit of contrast to the RAW Beauty Talks portraits featured yesterday, today we have an interesting before and after Photoshop comparison of the …

Don't Miss These 7 Incredible Tutorials on Strobe Lighting for Portraits

As much as we love natural light, there are times when you have to rely on artificial light to create striking portrait images. Artificial lighting …

The Dos and Don’ts Of Fundraising From Charles Best, Tim Ferriss, And Alexis Ohanian

Crowdfunding is more than holding out a hand–it’s a balance of finesse and expertise. Know your stuff, be precise, and don’t freak out: The advice of three crowdfunding masters.<p>When Charles Best and Tim Ferriss met on the wrestling mat in high school, they never imagined they’d be crowdfunding …

20 Essential Dishes to Get You Through the Winter

We see you there, huddled under your blanket on your couch, with fuzzy socks on and a gigantic sweater. We know it feels too cold to move, to even sneak your arm out from underneath the covers and grab the television remote. But we've got twenty new blankets for you right here: twenty dishes to …

Delicious Chocolate Truffles to Make This Valentine's Day

A sweet treat to make this Valentine's Day.<p>These homemade truffles are inexpensive, easy, and will make you look like a domestic goddess.<p><i>Here's the basic recipe:</i>Line a metal loaf pan with waxed paper. Finely chop 8 ounces semisweet chocolate; transfer to a medium bowl (preferably a tall, narrow …

7 Steps to Great Black and Whites in Lightroom 5

Nikon D7000, 85mm f/1.8 D lens, f/5.6, 1/125s, ISO 400.<p>Great black and white images require more than simply removing the color, and Lightroom 5 is a …

Build your own open source hardware Nest-style smart thermostat

Alan sez, "Spark.io provides instructions for making your own Nest-like 'smart' thermostat. Of course it's entirely open source, with files on …

Beyond black-and-white: Essential moments from MLK's historic 'I have a dream speech'

<i>On August 28, 1963 Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered his historic “I have a dream” speech on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial, forever changing race relations in America.</i><p><b>I have a dream today.</b><p><b>I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by</b> …

Shrimp Etouffee Recipe - Spicy Creole/Cajun Shrimp Sauce on Rice - Frozen Shrimp Tips