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How to REMOVE people from your TRAVEL VIDEOS without editing

As we travel we always come across places that are full of people. Here are 7 tricks to eliminate people from the shot so you get that awesome …

How to Pick the Right Camera Settings for Every Scenario

Fresh from telling us to stop asking about camera settings, Tony Northrup is back with a 17-minute video going in depth on the general camera …

Cameras

Get Ready to Shoot Epic Fall Photos with These 5 Tips from Landscape Pro Nigel Danson (VIDEO)

French philosopher Albert Camus one said, “Autumn is a second spring, when every leaf is a flower.” For photographers, this sentiment means a season …

Landscape Photography

Create Dreamy Landscape Photos with the Orton Effect

In this 6-minute video, photographer Mark Denney talks through the Orton Effect and how it can be used to make dreamy landscape photos in an …

Tutorials

How to Dramatically Shape the Light of a Landscape Photo in Lightroom

Lightroom’s adjustment brushes allow you to apply local adjustments to specific areas in your photos — great for landscape photography. In this …

The Importance of Morning Rituals and How to Make One

You're reading The Importance of Morning Rituals and How to Make One, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If …

The Best Beaches In The World

27 reasons to drop everything and book your summer vacation now.<p>Whether you're looking for a quick weekend getaway, the ultimate surf or are planning the trip of a lifetime, a beach vacation is always a good idea. To get you inspired, here are some of the world's most beautiful beaches from South …

South Beach

Coffee could literally be a lifesaver

<b>(CNN) —</b> Throughout the ages, coffee has been called a virtue and a vice for our health. The latest study comes down in favor of virtue: It says that drinking coffee, whether regular or decaf, could reduce the risk of death.<p>Researchers started with data from surveys of adults in the United States …

Coffee

5 tips for writing a blog that people actually want to read

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora.</i><p>What are Oliver Emberton's tips for running a blog?<p><b>Answer below by Quora user Oliver Emberton, Founder of</b> …

Miley Cyrus

How to Create Impressive Surreal Photos: A Beginner's Guide

Ever wondered how those fun and surreal photos are made? Well, usually the process of making them requires multiple images, some graphic design …

Why You Should Get Out Of Your Comfort Zone Right Now | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

You’ve probably been told to start thinking outside of the box at some point in your life. You’ve also likely been encouraged to get outside of your …

5 Winning Habits Of A Happy Couple

Happy couples aren’t perfect, and they certainly aren’t always happy.<p>There’s no scientific method to achieve happiness in a relationship—no formula …

5 Inspirational Thoughts For When You're Having A Bad Day

You know what I’m talking about.<p>From the second your alarm clock screams into action to every waking minute thereafter – it’s a relentless struggle …

102 of the Greatest Quotes that Alter Your Outlook on Life

Have you ever stopped for a quick second and analyzed your life?<p>There…buried beneath your many spinning thoughts, you have one thought that usually …

Motivation

'Dating' vs. 'Married': How Text Messages Change Over Time

A lot evolves between the first year of coupledom and the ones that follow—including references to "home," "dinner," and "love."<p>So many loves start with a "hey." A tentative "hey." A hopeful "hey." And more often than ever that "hey" is not spoken, but sent through a text message.<p>That first "hey," …

iPhone 6 vs iPhone 6 Plus vs iPhone 5s: Full comparison

It’s iPhone season once again and most of us are faced with a tough decision. Should you upgrade or wait around another year for a better device? That may be a tough decision, but it’s always easier to see the pros and cons of both sides with a good old-fashioned comparison.<p>We’re taking a look at …

10 best apps to train your brain

Whether it's to focus at work, do better at school, or just stay sharp, there are various reasons for wanting to boost brainpower. But maintaining psychological well-being is equally as important.<p>"Stress and anxiety are among the most pressing and far-reaching public health problems we face," says …

34 Ways to Encourage Positive Thinking | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

The brain is a powerful organ; it controls the entire body. But your thought process is much more influential. Your thoughts dictate who you become, …

21 Inspirational Quotes to Help You Crush Your Fear of Failure

Imagine being able to stare your fear of failure in the face, and still have the confidence to take action? What would that do for your life? What …

“Not Available on the App Store” Stickers Remind Us There Isn’t an App for Everything | Colossal

<p>Three Hyper Island students (Caio Andrade, Rafael Ochoa, and Linn Livijn Wexell) dreamed up the idea of making “Not Available on the App Store” …

8 Simple Reminders For a Happy, Fulfilling Life | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Life can be pretty tough eh?<p>We get so caught up in everything that we tend to forget the most important thing for ourselves, which is to be happy, no …

Understanding The Basics of SLR Photography

Knowing how to use your SLR is not as awkward as it would seem. Imagine that your camera is a box that lets in light. On top of that box is a …

5 Differences Between Optimists And Pessimists | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Optimism maximizes potential as pessimism squashes it. Look at these five distinguishing differences between optimists and pessimists and tell me – …

Best Tablets for 2018 - CNET

The promising new hardware is here now, but it’s the software to come that could advance this tablet to the next level.<p>There isn't much new about Apple’s newest entry-level iPad. But it’s a better value than ever.<p>Updates for the new version of Microsoft's tablet are as subtle as they come, but the …

3 Secret Techniques To Build Self Confidence | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

<b>Introduction</b><p>These 3 exercises that I am sharing with you today get to the core of low confidence and low self-esteem. Unlike other superficial …