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Essential Development for Lightroom 5

The industry leading photo editing program, Adobe Lightroom 5, can be very powerful once you learn the lay of the land. And presets can help you …

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How to Shoot a Picture Perfect Beach Portrait

Have you ever wondered how to shoot a beach portrait like a pro?<p>It's not difficult. But… it's also not as easy as you might think. Let's take a look …

‘Everyone Is A Photographer’: Specialize or Perish

Battle hardened photographers will tell you that theirs used to be an elite profession, difficult to do, hard to enter, and accorded the proper …

Easy Ways to Spice Up Your Self-Portraits So They Stand Out

Most people, especially when starting out in photography, find self-portraits to be a nerve-wracking venture; and some, to be sure, never really get …

The 5 Basic Ways To Publicize Your Photography Business Online

Many novice photographers have grand designs on becoming a professional photographer and getting paid to take photographs all day long, but the …

Zooey Deschanel & More of the Best Music Videos of the Week (VIDEO)

From Swedish House Mafia to will.i.am, Jean Trinh picks the best music videos of the week.<p>In this week’s top music video picks, we take a journey …

Tulips in Black

The Best Bars in America, 2013

It's a tricky time for bars: are they places to escape reality, or are they places to marvel at how a drink gets made? So, as well as adding to our ever-growing list, we assess the state of things: the bars, the bartenders, the drinkers. Drinking itself.<p>It's a tricky time for bars: are they places …

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5 Delicious (and Healthy!) Iced Tea Combinations

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Cronuts, Lure Fishbar, Gran Electrica, DeNino's, and More

Grid View<p>wir 5/26<p>One Year In: Gran Electrica<br>• Cronut Mania<br>• Airport Dining Guides<br>• Rumors of Lure Shuttering<br>• Eater Inside: Maiden Lane<br>• Critical Cats: Beatrice Inn Review<br>• Aaron Franklin Plans NYC Pop-Up<br>• CB3 Denies Soho House<br>• The Aftermath of the Great GoogaMooga<br>• Who Goes There?: DeNino's<br>• Opening Alert: Blue …

The Most Terrifying Description of Ocean Swimming I've Ever Read

A marathon swimmer meets a tough, weird little shark in the middle of the night.<p>You ever heard of the cookiecutter shark, <i>Isistius brasiliensis</i>? I hadn't either until Phenomena's Ed Yong told me about it today. "It's a small cat-sized animal with chocolate-coloured skin, a rounded snout, and large …

My Dad And His 10,496 Book Reviews

My Father, Craig Zarzyczny, died earlier this week at the age of 66 after being diagnosed with Pancreatic Cancer around two months ago.<p>While it was incredibly difficult to see my Dad's body slowly disintegrate in front of my eyes, one of the smaller but weirder things about those last two months …

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Summer Movie Preview 2013

Iron Man 3<p><b>In Theaters</b>: May 3<p>This may sound like heresy, but I’m getting Robert Downey’ed-out – at least as Iron Man and his alter ego, Tony Stark. …

The Money Shot

The sale of Instagram to Facebook for a cool billion in the spring of 2012 was the ultimate Silicon Valley fairy tale: 18 months from launch to offer. But, for co-founder and C.E.O. Kevin Systrom, it was more of a roller-coaster ride, with several missed opportunities, at least two “aha” moments, …

Cannes Film Festival’s Buzziest Films: ‘Bling Ring’ & More (PHOTOS)

Festival Chic<p>With Spielberg leading the jury, the action along the Croisette kicks off Wednesday. From Sofia Coppola’s ‘The Bling Ring’ to the Coen …

The Ultimate ‘Office’ Blooper Video

<i>The Office</i> ended its nine-season run last night, and now its fans are wondering what they’ll do without the Dunder Mifflin gang in their lives. Never …

The Shorebreak Art of Clark Little

Marlin<p>Little thinks this is probably his favorite shot of all time. “I remember taking it. I saw it for a split second and I’m like gosh, this is unbelievable,” he says. “It’s just this frozen water that looks like a glass blown image. It’s just this crazy shot that I’ve never been able to get …

Summer Books: 15 New Releases To Put On Your Reading List

These 15 new books for May include stirring new fiction from Isabel Allende, a memoir from a 6'7" librarian struggling with Tourette's syndrome, a hilarious novel of a young man's job as a bird tracker and more.

13 Traits That Make a Photographer “Professional”

This appears to be a big week for Yahoo! with their $1 billion Tumblr acquisition announcement followed by a number of changes to their Flickr …

Cannes' Big Revelation: The Coen Brothers' Latest Is Fargo-Level Good

Inside Llewyn Davis chronicles a '60s folk singer using biting humor—and great tunes.<p>CBS Films<p>Just when I was starting to feel down about this year's Cannes film festival, the Coen brothers came to the rescue with their gorgeous <i>Inside Llewyn Davis</i>, a razor-sharp deadpan comedy suffused with sorrow …

How to Save Web Pages as PDF Files on the iPad & iPhone

One little feature that iOS really needs is the ability to natively “print to PDF” directly on the iPad and iPhone, a popular trick on the Mac and in …

Instagram Food Photograph Gets Identity Thieves Busted

If you make your money unscrupulously as an identity thief, you might want to refrain from sharing about your life through photographs online. Two …

How to Take Great Product Photos

If you’ve ever scrolled through a page of thumbnails while searching for products, you’ve probably noticed how much more inclined you are to take a …

Keeping up with Dad

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