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The Best Free Interval Workout Videos on YouTube

Going harder, better, faster, stronger is sometimes just what you need to take your fitness game to the next level—and that’s where interval training …

5Gbps broadband coming to some UK homes next year, but it's really expensive

In news that would <i>normally</i> annoy the UK’s rural-dwelling population who’ve long struggled with fast internet access speeds, Gigaclear has announced it will be offering a trial 5Gbps service from the start of next year.<p>The reach of the UK’s largest broadband providers often doesn’t extend to some of …


Attention, Ladies: Lace Is Now Timeless. Three New Ways to Wear It to Work and on the Weekend During the Winter Months

Let's talk about lace. It may seem counter-intuitive when you're more concerned with pulling your parka out of storage during the winter months than shopping for little white lace dresses, but I'm here to tell you that lace can totally be cold-weather-appropriate! Really, lace has become …

The 3 Biggest Kid Photography Mistakes


Curves, Curves, Curves! - Photoshop CS6 Tutorial

Five Self Assignments That Teach You To See

In my 20 years in photography, I’ve seen a lot of different assignments teachers have given their students. Most I have heard, or been given myself …

Olympus PEN E-P5 Review

The Olympus PEN E-P5 sure took some getting. Following a briefing by Olympus it was two months before I actually got my sticky fingers on one in the …

Olympus PEN Series

The Ultimate Guide to Learning how to use Your first DSLR

In this guide we share tips on how to use a DSLR. It's perfect for beginner photographers with their first camera. You'll be taking great photos in …


5 Ways to Take Better Smartphone Photos

When you think about smartphone photography what comes to mind? My guess is you probably think about Instagram, photo filters, bad selfies and any …

Mobile Photography

Maternity Photography - 7 Tips for Taking Great Shots

7 tips toward capturing creative maternity photography. How to capture beautiful maternity photos with your camera.


How to go Get the Best Shots of your Kids

Once you've begun to incorporate the “Get on their level” angle into your routine, here are 4 \ ideas to break the cycle of the adult eye level shots.


KIDS: Weekly Photography Challenge

Over the last couple of weeks we’ve published a few posts that touch on the topic of photographing kids – so we thought that this week it might be …

Digital Photography

fudgy chocolate sheet cake

My son’s first birthday cake was a banana cake with fudge frosting and it was shaped like a monkey with a mini-monkey smash cake. Because he loved …

Europe's greatest seaside escapes

The greatest seaside escapes are usually the ones that nobody else knows about: the ones down the mile-long sandy trail, the ones at the bottom of the rickety steps, the ones you have to inflate a dinghy and paddle to.<p>But even the most well-known places can feel intimate if you time it right. Plan …

Insights On 3 Options For Portrait Photography Pricing

The key to any successful business is understanding how much you need to make in order to stay in business, and what your ideal client is willing to …

Jerk Chicken Recipe

To make our authentically flavored jerk chicken, start with a powerfully flavored marinade and brine combination, followed by a low and slow smoke over smoldering allspice berries and bay leaves.<p><b>Note:</b> Scotch bonnet peppers are extremely hot. Handle with caution. Wash knife, cutting board, and all …

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 …

Jalapeño Quesadillas

Warning: This is a ridonkulously simple recipe. If you’re looking for complicated cooking today…you’ve come to the wrong place, baby!<p>I’ve more than …

Understanding Exposure: An Introduction to Photography

Mastering photography is like playing a musical instrument. Anyone can make noise on a piano, but to really make music, it is important to read …

Shutter Speed

An Alternative Rule-of-Thirds

Most of you will be familiar with the rule-of-thirds: the idea that you can improve composition by placing the main subject a third of the way in …

Mulligatawny With Chickpeas

Mulligatawny With Chickpeas from Whole Living• 3 tablespoons olive oil<br>• 2 cloves garlic, finely minced<br>• 2 teaspoons grated peeled ginger<br>• 1 teaspoon ground …


Prosciutto-Wrapped Chicken Breast with Roasted Green Beans

Good meals come in small packages, like chicken kept moist by cured ham and prepped in five minutes.


Mozzarella and Ham Panini

This is a scrumptious lunch, using ham or any other Italian meats.


Grilled Pizzas with Asparagus and Sun-Dried Tomatoes

Topped with creamy ricotta and lightly charred veggies, this family favorite becomes truly restaurant-worthy -- in less than a half hour.