Maggie Miles

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Charming Animal Tattoos Pair Sketched Creatures with Bright Pops of Color

Skilled in animal depictions and with a penchant for pops of color, tattooist Joanna Świrska creates distinctive inked illustrations of the earth's living things. Each of the Poland-based artist's characteristically colorful animal tattoos exhibits her exquisite and versatile approach to body …

This Couple Crushed Their Debt

Koda and Kelly Sanborn are the picture of financial health. They have zero debt, a well-honed budget and money stashed in nearly a dozen savings accounts.<p>But it wasn’t always that way.<p>Just four years ago, the Twin Cities, Minnesota, couple had $32,000 in debt, no savings and no real financial …

How To Stand Out Among 2.6 Billion Photographers

Do you have the feeling that, nowadays, almost everyone is taking photos? Not even that long ago, photography was much more exclusive.<p>Despite the …

10 beautiful examples of illustrated websites

Photography isn't the only way to represent your brand on your homepage. Illustration is much underused on websites, and yet it can be the perfect …

J K Rowling

A Brief History Of Surrealism In 1 Minute

“The absolute rationalism that is still in vogue allows us to consider only facts relating directly to our experience.” As Surrealist founder André …

These are 28 common mistakes in Street Photography you should avoid

<b>1.Always using the Manual Mode</b><p>One common misconception and Street Photography mistake is the believe that professional photographers always use the …

Sensual, Ethereal Watercolors Reinterpret the Female Form

Fahren Feingold's paintings bloom and radiate with ethereal energy and the occasional splash of bright color.<p>It can be challenging to honor the female figure without perceived hyper-sexualization. This is exactly the paradigm that artist Fahren Feingold seeks to combat through her watercolors of …

22 Things I Wish I Knew When I Was 22

<b>1.</b> Confidence is built on accomplishments.<p><b>2.</b> Failure is the foundation of success; the more you fail the more you will succeed. Do not fear failure.<p><b>3.</b> No amount of schooling or research is a substitute for experience.<p><b>4.</b> Overall happiness and success is built on discipline.<p><b>5.</b> You are as good as the …

Selfies

15 photography magazines that you should definitely follow on Instagram

Or – “A reminder of this social network origins”<p>It’s 2017 and Instagram is now 600 million users strong, that’s <i>a lot</i> of new images/videos and stories …

Quick Comparison Photo: Kodak Tri-X 400 vs Japan Camera Hunter Street Pan 400

I’ve been playing with more Japan Camera Hunter Street Pan 400 film and shot a scene that I always photograph just to compare what this film and …

Photography

This Is the Only Correct Way to Make Seven-Layer Dip

Seven-layer dip is the quintessential party snack. Vaguely Tex-Mex in flavor with layers ranging from beans to guacamole to cheese, it has something for everyone. It's fairly healthy, the ingredients are cheap and readily available, and the end result is visually pleasing. It can be served in …

An Itemized Invoice for Clients Who Balk At Your Photography Prices

Photographer and photo educator Don Giannatti put together this simple (tongue-in-cheek) itemized invoice to show photography clients why …

The Creative Spark | Comparative Media Studies/Writing

Welcome!<p>This is one of over 2,200 courses on OCW. Find materials for this course in the pages linked along the left.<p><b>MIT OpenCourseWare</b> is a free & …

bracket design studio completes concrete villa 131

<b>iranian architect s</b><b>hervin hosseini of bracket design studio has recently completed the concrete-cast villa 131 in urban isfahan, iran.</b> the city …

Landscape Photography

How Diane Arbus’s Photographs Capture The Heart of NYC

An SFMOMA exhibit of Diane Arbus’s early photographs reveals how she threw herself into photographing every kind of person she saw on Manhattan’s …

The Difference Between Potstickers, Wontons, and Gyoza

Dumplings are a broad term to describe pieces of dough that envelope some sort of meat or veggie filling. Potstickers, wontons, and gyoza are all …

How I Gave Up Trying to Cure my Depression & Found Happiness.

<b>I have been told many</b> times before that I write as though I have lived a long time, and I have often thought about why that is.<p>I feel like I have …

How to Improve Your Rental Property and Make it Desirable to Tenants

For every day you have a vacancy at your rental property, you are losing potential rental income. There are, however, simple fixes to make your …

Take a Look at the Eye-Popping B&W Wildlife Images of Fine Art Photographer Anup Shah

Anup Shah considers himself a fine art photographer, and his amazing B&W images of wild beasts in Africa definitely take wildlife photography to a …

11 Jaw-Dropping Examples of Portrait Photography

When you think of what makes a portrait visually impactful, what comes to mind?For me, I’d have to say it’s how the shot is framed.I know that might …

Landscape Photography

How to Photograph the Moon

The moon is 238,900 miles from earth.In the vast majority of moon photos taken by amateurs, the moon looks like it’s that far away!There’s plenty of …

7 Books to Help You Slow Down and Cheer Up

We live in a fast-paced, frantic, noisy, and highly overcharged society. Wired in more ways than one, the thought of disconnecting strikes fear in the hearts of most. We are addicted to speed — online, in life, and even in our dreams. But is this constant push forward healthy? Are our never-ending …

We/You All Suck at Street Photography; and That's Okay

Street Photography isn’t simple and instead is something that requires a number of incredible parallel factors to all line up accordingly–and when …

Street Photography

A new travel app is offering the lowest flight prices we've ever seen

On Wednesday, the desktop-only platform revealed its first mobile app—and it could be a game-changer.<p>The members-only site can send real-time alerts and push notifications whenever it detects massive price drops, error fares, or flash sales. DealRay spotlights localized, and often-exclusive deals …

New York City

Food Network’s Alton Brown: Drinking Rules

From drinking with Giada De Laurentiis to his stash of rye whiskey, the Food Network star opens about cocktails and spirits.<p><b>In your new book,</b> <i>EveryDay</i> …

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4 Steps to Reinventing Yourself After Hitting Rock Bottom

Failure is the unpleasant beginning of being reborn as an entrepreneur.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Hitting rock bottom -- as energetic, smart and business-savvy entrepreneurial -- types, this dreadful phrase is simply not in our vocabularies.<p>But it happens -- even …

Motivation

3 Morning Routines of Highly Effective People

What do Benjamin Franklin, Tony Robbins and Jack Dorsey have in common? They all have (or had) unique ways to start their mornings. Read on to see how their habits can help boost your day.<p>I had never been a morning person until nearly 8 years ago when I began anchoring our opening bell program on …

A 17-Year-Old Entrepreneur Summed Up Perfectly What So Many Companies Just Don't Get

He may be young, but this is wise advice.<p>Connor Blakley is an entrepreneur, a Fortune 500 consultant, and popular speaker who's delivered presentations on a range of topics including youth marketing, personal branding, and social media.<p>He's also 17 years old.<p>I met Connor about a year ago, after …