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19 High-Fiber Foods — Some May Surprise You!

Fiber may not be as trendy to talk about as some other nutrients. But it's an important — and often overlooked — part of a healthy diet. Although we …

Women's Health

The 7 Simplest Weight Loss Strategies<p>You don't need a complicated weight loss plan to shed pounds. Instead, live by these straightforward rules<p>Hemera/Thinkstock<p>You don't have to count a single calorie to lose weight on this diet. Here, 7 super-simple weight loss rules to follow.<p>Reprogram your body …

10 Best Foods for Losing Weight

There are certain foods you can eat to help you lose weight. That is because these foods help you feel more satiated (full) than others and thus help …

Get a Flat Stomach: Secret Weapons of Weight Loss

Yup, you read that right: You get to eat healthy protein, healthy fats, healthy carbs—there’s hardly anything you need to give up on this program. Ice cream? Sure, have it. Grilled cheese sandwiches? Yup. They're in.<p>These are among the best sources of protein, fiber, and all the other ingredients …

Sun and Lighting for Architectural Photography

In photography, as well as in any other visual art form, light plays a key role, and it should be considered a critical compositional element. …

Landscape Photography

11 Things Photographers Wish They Knew Before Going Freelance

In theory, freelancing is a great option – be your own boss, choose your own projects, make your own money. But the reality is that creating a …

6 Lessons the Square Format Can Teach You About Composition

In another article I wrote that one of the main attractions of the square format for me is composition. Today I’m going to elaborate on that idea. …

Digital Photography

Unique Perspective: New York Through a Prism

<i>NYC Prism</i> is a decidedly different look at the oft shot New York City. What may be an over-photographed metropolis is given a fresh breath of …

Which Lens Should I Buy for My DSLR Camera?

One of the most important advantages of DSLR cameras is the ability to use different lenses. However deciding on which lens to buy and which lens is …

Grab a Coffee: Here's 85 Amazing Photography Links from Around the Internet

As another week passes us by Toad Hollow Photography has been diligently searching all over the internet for the very best links to tutorials, …

Street Photography

5 Tips for Creating fun Campfire Photos

A couple of weeks ago I had the pleasure of meeting the Digital Photography School headmaster, Darren Rowse, in person at a conference we both …

Timing is everything: Working out when to buy online

BBC business reporter, New York<p>It used to be, as the saying goes, that timing was more an art than a science. But a raft of new companies using big data analytics aims to change this by telling you the best point in time to buy everything from a sofa to a plane ticket.<p>Nathan Sharp wanted to buy a …

Shopping

Ever Wonder What All the Different Photoshop Filters Do? This Video Shows You.

Photoshop is an incredible piece of (software) engineering that’s getting better and better with each iteration. Also, the number of tools and …

Masterclasses for Processing & Editing Photos in Lightroom

In just a few short years, Adobe Lightroom has gone from being a new addition to the world of RAW image file converters to a powerhouse that has …

James Brown: how to build a digital business

Funding the next wave of digital entrepreneurs

Six years later, how Apple keeps the iPhone chugging along

Advertisement<p>12 Comments<p>Between March and June, Apple’s iPad shipments dipped 14 percent. The Mac is dropping along with the rest of the PC industry, …

When and How to Use a Monopod Instead of a Tripod

In George Orwell’s seminal book Animal Farm, the animals in question stated that four legs were better than two. In this article we are going to look …

Videography

Composing Dynamic Landscape Images

A Guest Post by Todd Sisson from www.sisson.co.nz and author of our Living Landscapes eBook – a guide to taking stunning Landscapes. As a landscape …

Beautiful Landscape Photography by Jesse Summers

Photographer Jesse Summers strives to give his photos a dramatic mood by capturing transient moments of light and shadow, as well as focusing on the …

Photography Basics: Qualities of Natural Light

We all know that we need light to take pictures. If you’re planning to take pictures outdoors during the daytime, you might believe that light is the …

Landscape Photography

Food Photographer Andrew Scrivani Shares the Secrets to Better Food Photos

<i>All photos by Andrew Scrivani</i><p>The secret behind getting the perfect food photo has to do with loads more than just lighting–it also has to do with …

Viewfinder App Helps You Organize, Find, and Share Photos on Your iPhone

Chances are that over time you’ve accumulated a good amount of photos on that iPhone of yours, and that makes it rather difficult to find that image …

Neat Trick If You Need a Macro Lens in a Pinch

No macro lens? No problem! Now you can get those lovely, detailed close-up shots without investing in another pricey lens. How? By converting one of …

Neat

Techniques to Capture Impactful Environmental Portraits of Strangers

Photo shoots don’t always involve planning. Sometimes inspiration strikes on a whim. Eric Kim, a street photographer based in Los Angeles, used a …

Los Angeles

The Beauty and Magic of Milk Captured Through High-Speed Photography

Photographer Egor N recently came up with a series of high speed shots called <i>Coffee time</i>. The collection is a captivating look at milk as it splashes …

Do You Understand Depth of Field?

Understanding depth of field is essential for any photographer who wants to move past the beginner stage. Using depth of field well gives you great …

Landscape Photography