Norm Miede

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Price defends pre-existing conditions coverage in GOP bill

Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price on Sunday defended the health care legislation just approved by the House against charges that many people with pre-existing conditions could have trouble getting insurance or see their premiums rise.<p>Asked about the staunch opposition to the bill, …

Health Care

Keep it simple with this 3-ingredient spaghetti recipe

Why clutter pasta with sauces and too many add-ins? Sometimes you just want to keep it simple. A little fresh cracked pepper and grated cheese is all it takes to turn basic noodles into a tempting dish. Dinner is ready in minutes.<p><b>SPAGHETTI WITH CRUSHED BLACK PEPPER AND PECORINO</b><p>Total time: About 25 …

Video: A Simple Visual Explanation of Shutter Speed, Aperture, and ISO

If you need a simple, straight-forward explanation of how the digital camera captures photos, look no further. This creative little animation by …

8 Foods You Must Eat When You’re in Portugal

If you're in to food, and trying all different kinds of things, Portugal needs to be next on your trip list.<p>While they hold tight to their …

The Majestic Wildlife Photography of Marina Cano is Inspiring

Image by Marina Cano<p>Image by Marina Cano<p>Image by Marina Cano<p>Image by Marina Cano<p>Image by Marina Cano<p>Image by Marina Cano<p>Image by Marina Cano<p>Image by …

This Is How All Your Favorite Food Stars Cook Chicken Thighs

When you think about cooking with chicken, you probably gravitate toward boneless, skinless chicken breasts. But chicken thighs deserve more of your attention because they're so much more flavorful (dark meat FTW), even cheaper, and just as easy to cook as chicken breasts. Not sure where to start? …

Cooking

Journey into the sunset on America's oldest railway

Road trips might be a rite of passage in the USA but it’s the railroad that built the nation, pushing the frontier all the way west across the continent. And no train plays a more important part in the story of American expansion than the legendary Sunset Limited.<p>Inaugurated in 1894, this …

According To Dieticians, These Are The Best Foods To Eat On A Diet

A lot of us are on that road to the summer body. It’s hard, no doubt, and diet is foremost in both necessity and difficulty. It’s so important to …

9 Quick Tips for Better Landscape Photographs

Landscape photography is a favorite at Light Stalking and a subject that the wider photographic community loves. Getting into the great outdoors to …

Zucchini and Black Bean Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

Ingredients<p>4 medium sweet potatoes (about 
8 oz. each)<br>• 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil<br>• 1 medium zucchini (about 6 oz.), chopped<br>• 1 cup sliced 
yellow …

Recipes

Tip Of The Week: Photographing The Colors Of Fall

Autumn has arrived. The days grow shorter, a morning chill permeates the air, many large mammals begin their rut, deciduous trees create landscapes …

See the winners of the Insight Astronomy Photographer of the Year contest

The winning images in the Insight Astronomy Photographer of the Year competition have been announced – featuring starry skies, glowing moons and the bright lights of Aurorae – and will soon go on display to the public.<p>The annual competition by the Royal Observatory in the UK showcases images by …

A Free 11-Week Digital Photo Class by a Former Stanford Professor

Want to take a university-level class on digital photography for free? Former Stanford professor and current Google engineer Marc Levoy has a site …

How to Get Better Landscape Photographs By Controlling Perspective

This article has been necessitated by the countless debates I have with photographers about the kind of lenses that should be used for landscape …

Landscape Photography

Appreciation: Bobby Hutcherson connected some of the highest points in jazz

After spending decades as a marginalized genre, jazz has something of an internal obsession with providing entry points. If the right album gets into the right hands at the right time, the thinking goes for listeners of jazz and all music worth exploring, another fan is born.<p>It's an irresistible …

How Getting the Foreground Right Can Make Your Outdoor Photographs Pop

Photography is about representing a three dimensional scene in a two dimensional image. When we first start to use a camera, we tend to fixate on our …

4 Wildlife Photography Tips to Add a Wow Factor to Your Wildlife Shots

When photographing wildlife, we typically have a few seconds to ‘get the shot' of that bird, bear, deer, common or rare animal. Our beautiful …

Landscape Photography

Why You Shouldn't Ignore The Video Mode on Your Camera

There has been a certain reluctance amongst some photographers to accept the fact that video is here to stay on stills cameras. It’s understandable, …

Children help secure a future for snow leopards in Mongolia

Three years ago, researchers from WWF-Mongolia set up camera traps to photograph snow leopards in and around Khovd Aimag’s Jargalant Khairkhan …

The Best Photography Software for 2017 is...

<b>Last Update: January, 31, 2017</b> to add Macphun Luminar and Macphun Aurora HDR photography softwares. Other software will be added and updated on a …

Good Housekeeping

Good Housekeeping reaches an audience of 30+ million each month. In addition to the magazine brand, the Good Housekeeping Institute is the consumer …

Housekeeping

4 Ways To Train Your Mind For Better Photography

All your gear, including your camera, are tools you use to capture great images. That is a fact – nothing new about it. However, any of these tools …

Building a Comprehensive Photo Storage and Backup System

Storage and backup. It’s a mundane reality of photography. I’d much rather spend time with my camera or be teaching others about photography. But, in …

5 Amazing Apps That Every Photographer Should Have

Once upon a time photography was in large part about remembering complicated rules and equations and a fair amount of luck. The more you knew of the …

Landscape Photography

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 …

TV's best bets for the Olympics

Let the Games begin.<p>Oh, wait. They already started even though Saturday, according to the Olympics calendar, is officially Day One. The competition actually commenced Wednesday with women's soccer, and more preceded Friday's Opening Ceremony.<p>With 16 days in front of us, here is a daily list of best …

How to Make Your Black-and-White Images Pop With Lightroom 6

What we know today as the process of photography had its start at the beginning of the 19th century. Back then, the process was really complicated. …

Tutorials

5 Blend Modes in Photoshop Every Photographer Should Know

Photographic compositing has been with us since the dawn of photography. The merging of two or more separate images into one is seen as a way of …

At USC and Disney Hall, finding the body and soul of the cello

Thanks to the Piatigorsky International Cello Festival this week, cellists have overrun<p>USC. Expect dozens of noted soloists and select students obsessing over rosin for the bow, stage fright, phrasing, tone, projection, playing with pain, flying with the cello (a nightmare), the pros and cons of …

7 Lightroom Workflow Tips For Simple, Stunning Landscape Photography

Post processing allows photographers to put their final spin on an image, creating a landscape that's just as breathtaking as the original scene. …