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The 6 mistakes derailing your health and fitness goals

There is nothing worse than working hard and still not succeeding. It is one thing not to reach your health and wellness goals if you are eating fries every day and skipping workouts, but it is extremely frustrating to give it your all and strike out.<p>Believe me, I get it. I have broken down in …

This $8 IKEA table hack produces killer product shots

Here is a nice concept for product photography. If you are familiar with table-top, you will love this table-bottom concept.<p>This one is coming from …

IKEA

How To Restore Old Photos With Photoshop

You've probably stumbled upon a photo collection from your grandparents, tucked away somewhere, left for ages. Since those photos will probably be …

Tutorials

The Case for Strength Training and Diet for Weight Loss | Men's Health

On average, the 10,500 middle-aged men the study tracked gained just over 1 inch in waist circumference. (To put that in practical terms, 1 inch is the distance between 2 holes on your belt.) For each 20-minute increase in daily strength training, the average gain declined by a quarter-inch.<p>“I’m …

9 Ways To Fall Asleep Faster (Without Counting Sheep)

<i>By Alex Orlov for Life by DailyBurn</i><p>If you feel wide awake when your head hits the pillow at night, you're not alone. Approximately 60 million Americans report having experienced insomnia in any given year, according to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke. Even worse, 40 …

The Best Diets for 2015

Resolved to get back on the weight loss wagon? These three new plans promise to put an end to deprivation and the one-size-fits-all approach.<p><b>DIET #1: DETOX (FOOD</b>) <b>DELIVERED</b><p>DL REVAMP: If the thought of detoxing fills you with dread, this could be the program to win you over. The latest offering from …

2 Easy Ways to Capture Brilliant Starbursts in Your Photographs

Have you ever wondered how photographers are able to depict lights with a star effect along piers, boardwalks or a sunrise with trailing rays peering …

A Natural Light Tip That Will Have Strobists Selling Their Lights

One of the most noticeable differences between portraits taken outside using natural light as opposed to artificial light is the background. Images …

30 Links to Cool Tutorials, Special Features and Tons of Great Photography

As another terrific week passes us by in the world of photography, Toad Hollow Photography has been searching in all corners of the internet to find …

How to Capture Gorgeous Product Shots with a Couple of Cheap Pocket LED Lights

Yesterday evening, Pye Jirsa over on SLR Lounge shared an interesting and informative video about how he’s managed to incorporate a small army of LED …

The 4 Most Important Questions Every Working Photographer Should Answer

Image by Art Wolfe<p>We want to help you think through key areas to help grow your photo business and reach more potential clients. Building your …

Windows 8 Start Menu May Not Hit The Market Until 2015

Are you ready for the Start Menu? Well, you may want to put on your waiting pants, as Microsoft isn’t set to release the revamped Start Menu until 2015, according to Mary Jo Foley.<p>Microsoft demoed the forthcoming Start Menu at its Build conference earlier this year, but the product was shown …

William Albert Allard on Being a Nat Geo Photographer: You Have to Care

William Albert Allard has shot over 40 stories for <i>National Geographic</i>, and in the short video above he shares some of what he’s learned since …

40 Tips to Take Better Photos

<b>Many years ago when I was a starry-eyed undergrad I would ask every photographer I came across the same question:</b><p>“How do I take better photos?”<p>I was …

CEO Says BlackBerry Sued Typo Because The Keyboard 'Is Our Identity'

BlackBerry is fighting for its rightful place in in the smartphone market, especially when it comes to keyboards.<p>Last Friday the company filed a lawsuit against Typo, an LA-based startup that makes a physical keyboard accessory for the iPhone. Co-founded by American Idol presenter Ryan Seacrest, …

5 Uncommon Snow Photography Tips That Can Transform Your Winter Scenes

33 Festive And Beautiful Foods To Make For Christmas

There are so many great things about the holidays. One of them is presents; all of the rest of them are food.

Dessert

Powerocks Magicstick Adds Power To Your Phone

It happens to all of us, at some point. We’re at a bar, at a party, somewhere with no easy access to an outlet, and we discover our phone has died. …

10 Holiday Gifts That Connect The Home To Your Smartphone (list/holiday)

Thanks to the latest and greatest technology, you can connect your home to lots of your favorite devices, making life much easier. Whether it’s the …

Creating Motion in Stills: How to Animate a Photo in Post with the Parallax Effect

UK motion graphics artist and Make Productions founder Joe Fellows specializes in bringing stills to life. Using a series of steps in Photoshop and …

Long Exposure Photo

Learn how to freeze moving subjects in a long exposure photo by creating a composite of a long exposure shot and a high ISO fast exposure.

Photography

Be Shallow - A Guide to Wide Aperture Photography

One of the many things that often differentiates a photographer from a snap shooter is the use of depth of field. Shallow depth of field is one of …

Touching Photo Album of Man Finding His Dog in Tornado Wreckage

When a tornado touched down in Illinois earlier this week, it hit the city of Washington hardest of all, leaving devastation in its path. But out of …

Photography Tips

Building A Successful Product: Start Small And Listen

“The goal of a startup is to find the sweet-spot where minimum product and viable product meet — get people to fall in love with you. Over time, you …

Beautiful Houses: New Arbat Apartment

This week we will show you a beautiful and modern apartment in Moscow, Russia, a project by SL*Project. We don't have details about the project but …

Portraits of Siamese Fighting Fish by Visarute Angkatavanich | Colossal

<p>Thai photographer Visarute Angkatavanich shoots phenomenal portraits of Siamese fighting fish (betta). The intimate photos are perfectly lit in …

Friday Fresh Free Fonts - Trocchi, Questrial, Linux Libertine

Friday fresh free fonts is a series of free fonts posted every Friday, yes I know it's awesome. I will look forward to bring a lot of great fonts …

Best of the Week: Photography, Tutorials, Illustrations and more

It's time for our best news of this week. We have a lot of graphic and web design, a bit of architecture, ads, tech news, awesome reads and other …

Centrale Sans Font Family by Typedepot

Centrale Sans Type Family.<p>The <b>Centrale Sans</b> font family was designed in 2011 by Alexander Nedelev and Veronika Slavova (Font Publisher: Typedepot). …

Typography

Musical Movements

The latest in a line of products that aim to change our digital habits,” O.Sound is a wall-mounted audio system that the user can control with a …