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Landmarks You're Not Allowed To Photograph

Having just returned from Paris, I spent some time photographing a few of the world’s most famous landmarks.<p>Some of these photos are just my personal …

Quién ganó el Nobel de Literatura el año que naciste >> Verne >> EL PAÍS

1901. Sully Prudhomme (Francia).<p>1902. Theodor Mommsen (Alemania).<p>1903. Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson (Noruega).<p>1904. Frédéric Mistral (Francia) y José …

The Simple Thing You Can Do In The Morning To Lose Weight

It doesn't even involve exercise!<p>"Rise and shine" isn't just something you should say in the morning to drag yourself out of bed. According to a new study from Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, published in the journal <i>PLOS ONE</i>, actually <i>doing it</i>—i.e., getting up and catching a …

What Does Working for Your Worth Look Like?

Over the course of the past year, I've realized there exists both great pressure and criticism from the outside when it comes to choosing to approach work and life differently than what is considered to be the societal norm, at least a norm amongst my fellow Americans.<p>At the beginning of 2014, I …

Trainer Confessions: 5 Exercises That Don’t Do What You Think They Do

You’ll be shocked when you find out which muscles you’re actually working<p>At the gym, I see a lot of people working hard to tone up, trim down, and get stronger. But I also see folks making exercise choices under false assumptions—some based on outdated advice, some because they’re following the …

7 Simple Techniques for Practicing Mindfulness

Mindfulness is a mental state that we can achieve by focusing our awareness on what's occurring in the present. This can be done by learning how to, in a calm and collected way, acknowledge our feelings, thoughts, and bodily sensations. It can help us become more conscious of our mind, become more …

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How Fit Are You? Test Yourself with These 6 Exercises

Evaluate your strength, flexibility, and full-body fitness with our ultimate benchmark workout.<p>Where is your body the strongest? The weakest? If you’re guessing right now, don’t go another week without doing these six exercises, which will give you objective answers to those two very important …

Changing Your Thoughts Can Change Your Life

The other day my 5-year-old-son was washing his hands, a habit he has gotten into almost obsessively. I felt the need, not sure why, to explain to a friend nearby why he was washing his hands after doing nothing "dirty or germ-filled." I told her that two years ago he had salmonella. Even at 3 my …

7 Drinking Habits That Are Making You Gain Weight

From smoothies to soda, read this before you sip.<p>Food gets a lot of play in the weight-loss discussion (and with good reason). While solids are obviously a major source of calories and fat, the liquids you take in can also affect the scale in a big way. “It’s so sneaky because it’s such a subtle …

Is Black and White Photography a Gimmick?

In an age where digital photography is ubiquitous, and post processing allows everyman to bump saturation levels and create hyper-real images, black …

To Aspiring Professional Photographers: What If The Problem Is That You Suck?

These days a lot of people seem to be offering advice in the area of becoming a full time professional photographer. Some of those folks, like Greg …

Best Practices for Getting the Gig as a Freelancer

As Director of Photography for Sports Illustrated, Brad Smith is witness to a lot of freelance photographers trying to get their foot in the door. …

Milky Way Time-Lapse Captures Rare Glimpse of a Meteor Exploding in the Atmosphere

In mid-October, a meteor decided to explode in spectacular fashion in the night sky. Known as a ‘bolide fireball,’ a photographer named Ben Lewis was …

Extension Tubes: An Affordable Intro to Macro Photography

There are two ways to approach nearly every situation in life: dive in headfirst or get your feet wet before jumping in. This applies to photography, …

BTS: How To Simply and Effectively Light a Fitness Shoot with Three Lights

Photographer Miguel Quiles recently created this quick, informative behind-the-scenes look at how he shot an impressive set of fitness photos using …

Understanding ISO: A Simple Explanation of How ISO Works and Why Increasing It Creates Noise

Ever wondered what’s actually going on inside your camera when you take your ISO from 400, to 800, to`1,600 and so on? If you’d like to find out, …

Melting Away: A Decade of Arctic and Antarctic Photography by Camille Seaman

More than a decade ago, photographer Camille Seaman visited Alaska, Svalbard and Antarctica, and thus began a love affair with the polar regions that …

Video Profile of Mark Gee, 2013 Astronomy Photographer of the Year

2013 was a fantastic year for astrophotographer Mark Gee. First, barely one month into the year, he went from amateur photographer to Internet …

How Many Calories Do I Need To Lose Weight?

Here's exactly how to tell.<p>Calories are those little units of energy we consume whenever we eat, well, anything. And they are arguably the most talked-about part of any weight-loss journey.<p>The general rule is that if you eat more calories than you use, you’ll gain weight. And if you take in fewer …

Did You Know: Publishing Nighttime Photos of the Eiffel Tower is Copyright Infringement

According to an oft-forgotten clause in EU copyright laws, it is illegal to publish nighttime photos of certain public buildings in certain countries …

Negative Space in Photography

You already know a great deal about the composition choices that I make. You know my thoughts on what matters most in photography, the rule of …

How to Fake a Before and After Photo: The Power of Lighting and Posture

As photographers, we’re already intimately familiar with the importance of lighting and posture, but just how much of a difference can the proper …

The ‘Lost Wallet’ Technique and 10 Other Great Tips for Photographing Wildlife

So you just got yourself a great telephoto lens and you’re aching to go shoot some wildlife (with a camera), but you have no idea what you’re doing. …

Do It Yourself: Make Your Own Light Tent On The Cheap

Light tents are super useful tools to keep around the studio (or house). They're great for all kinds of photos ranging from product photography to …

Jerry Ghionis On Capturing Striking Images with Any Light Source in Any Environment

Jerry Ghionis is a man who knows how to make the most of almost any environment. Whether he’s in a proper studio setup or is trying to make the most …

Diving Into the Numbers: Is the Canon 7D Mark II as Bad as DxOMark Says it Is?

After much anticipation and positive initial reports about the new Canon 7D Mark II, DxOMark’s review of the camera’s sensor was met with some shock. …