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Can Photography Make You Rich?

Yes. I got rich from photography (Cindy and I earn over $200,000 USD from photography), and I will share with you what worked for me: 1. Become #1 on …

The Best Photography Advice You Never Got

<b>If you’re anything like me, then you tend to learn things the hard way—through personal experience. I’ve learned that life will continue to present</b> …

5 PHOTOGRAPHY COMPOSITION TIPS

Five main concepts you need to know about photography composition: 1. Dynamism To make stronger photo compositions, you need more dynamism — or …

7 Leading Line Photography Composition Tips

Dear friend,I wanted to share you this article on leading lines:Free PDF• Free PDF: Leading Lines<br>Why leading lines?What is the purpose of leading …

The Real Reason You Suck on Photo Sharing Sites: The Bots are Beating You

Photographers join photo-sharing sites for a variety of reasons. Sometimes it’s as simple as a need for recognition and the occasional …

How to be human: everyone feels this insecure... right?

<i>Leah Reich</i> <i>was one of the first internet advice columnists. Her column "</i><i>Ask Leah</i><i>" ran on IGN, where she gave advice to gamers for two and a half years. During the day, Leah is Slack’s user researcher, but her views here do not represent her employer. How to be Human runs every other Sunday. You can</i> …

Documentary on North Korea's love of 3D photographs

North Koreans have a fondness for lenticular postcards and stereoscopic keepsakes, and they granted Slovenian photographer Matjaž Tančič rare access …

Photography

The 6 Secrets to Getting the Absolute BEST Wedding Photos

Who better to tell you how to snag amazing photos at your wedding than the guys and gals behind the camera? Here, six photographers share their top secrets to getting wedding photos you'll treasure forever.<p><b>1. Schedule your portrait session at sunset.</b><p>"For those dreamy, glowy photos, plan on having …

Photography

17 Photos of the Most Eerie Abandoned Sites in the World

And in some cases, actually haunted.<p>From vacant theme parks to deserted sanatoriums, these places manage to be both haunting and strangely beautiful at the same time.

Touching Short About A Boy Who Plays A Video Game With The Real Ghost Of His Father

'Player Two' is a touching short about a boy who plays an old X-Box video game with the real ghost of his father. The story is word-for-word the one …

Xbox

The reborn NES controller proves even classics can be improved [Deals]

Gaming has come a long, long way since the ‘80s, but the simplicity and familiarity of the good old days still resonates. The NES30 Bluetooth controller mixes the best of the old and the new, in a sleek controller that streamlines the original brick-like controller of the NES, and updates it with …

Photos of 1930s New York City by Berenice Abbott

The Federal Art Project was a Depression-era program that launched in 1935 to fund projects by visual artists in the US. That same year, American …

A Vladimir Lenin statue has been transformed into Darth Vader

Vladimir Lenin is not very popular in Ukraine these days. There are still lots of statues left over from the Soviet days, but they're slowly being taken down — or in this case, retrofitted into more inspirational figures from the capitalist mythos. With Vader-interest peaking as Lenin-interest …

Super-sexy DJI camera promises super-steady video

DJI, which has taken our filmmaking aspirations airborne with its popular line of Phantom drones, has brought its tech genius back to Earth with a new handheld camera with three-axis gimbal stabilization.<p>The Osmo can record 4K video or 12-megapixel still images all atop a grip with built-in …

Early tests show iPhone 6s is nearly two times faster than rest of the industry

The iPhone 6s is so fast, not only does it destroy the iPhone 6 in speed tests, it tops the iPad Air 2 and every Android device on the market, according to initial benchmark tests.<p>Apple’s engineers managed to make some huge GPU improvements on the iPhone 6s thanks to new technology that allows the …

7 High-Protein Snacks That Can Help You Lose Weight

Eat up to slim down.

The 25 WORST Diet Tips Ever

Because there are BETTER ways to lose weight<p><i>This article was written by Stephanie Castillo and repurposed with permission from</i> Prevention<i>.</i><p>You know you can't believe everything you read. And still, you haven't eaten an egg yolk since the nineties, and you can't touch a French fry without being …

6 Trainers' Favorite Exercises for Stronger, Sculpted Arms

Get seriously impressive guns with these six smart moves.

Health

5 Exercises You Should Be Doing Way More Of

Get the max from your gym time—without adding more reps or more minutes<p>You're all about multitasking when it comes to your job, your to-do list, and even your free time (seriously, who <i>just</i> watches TV these days?). So why shouldn't your workout—and your body—benefit from the same smart shortcuts? …

D-Day 70th Anniversary Rememberances from the Brave Men There | The Art of Manliness

<b>This June 6, 2014, marks the 70th anniversary of</b> <b>the Allied invasion</b> of Normandy during WWII. June 6, 1944, was a massive and bloody undertaking that …

The Leg Workout That Will Turn Your Lower Body to Jelly—in 15 Minutes!

Hit your legs from all angles with this quick, grueling circuit<p>Working your lower body is tough. The movements that train your quads, glutes, and hamstrings—like squats and lunges—require a ton of effort and a lot of willpower. No wonder leg day gets a bum rap.<p>But you don't have to spend 45 minutes …

Status Symbols: Nintendo Power Glove

100% conspicuous futurism<p><i>Status Symbols are devices that transcend their specs and features, and become something beautiful and luxurious in their own right. They're things that live on after the megapixel and megahertz wars move past them, beacons of timeless design and innovation.</i><p>In December of …

Realistic Super Nintendo And Game Boy Cartridge Soaps

Because why would anybody want to release products in time for people to buy them for Christmas presents, Firebox has these life-size 'invigorating …

Nike Snowboarding Boots With LED Glowing Swoosh

Because what's the purpose of a snowboarding boot if not to draw attention to yourself, Nike has just introduced the LunarENDOR QS, a snowboarding …

How Clutter Affects Your Productivity (And What You Can Do About It)

<i>Mikael Cho is the co-founder of ooomf, a creative marketplace connecting mobile and Web projects with vetted, handpicked developers and designers from around the world. This post originally appeared on the ooomf blog.</i><p>Cleaning out your closet, emptying your inbox, putting things where they …

Violinist pays tribute to The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time

Taylor Davis, a violinist well-known for her musical renditions of famous video game tracks, released a new video featuring the "Song of Time" and "Song of Storms" from <i>The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time</i>.<p>Davis performs in full costume in the video above. "Song of Time" and "Song of Storms" are two …

For Samsung, Stealing, Cheating and Lying Are Business As Usual

The smartphone industry is dominated by two companies: Apple and Samsung. Absurdly, Canaccord Genuity recently reported that Apple and Samsung earn 109% of mobile industry profits.<p>(That impossible percentage results when the losses of competitors are factored in.)<p>Specifically, the research firm …

Overly Suave IT Guy Meme (Is Really More Of A Pervert IT Guy With Dirty Computer Related Pickup Lines Meme)

These are a bunch of the new 'Overly Suave IT Guy' meme. If he were an actual real person he'd be fired for sexual harassment before he even finished …

Awesome Wind Waker Inspired Stained Glass Wall Decals

To celebrate the release of Wind Waker HD today, here's a 7-piece set of Wind Waker inspired 'stained glass window' wall decals. They're officially …

BUYING IT: Awesome Link In 'Epona' Mecha Custom Toy

This is a custom Link action figure made out of a Wreck It Ralph toy by Etsy seller KodykoalaToys (of Yoshi mecha fame). It's Link in a walking mecha …