Amy Elizabeth

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Dazzling Displays of Aurora Borealis Dance Across the Night Sky

When the night sky began to fill with eerie green streaks of dancing light, astrophotographer Kwon O Chul turned his camera upwards to capture the dazzling display. Located near Yellowknife in northern Canada, the auroras were so incredibly bright that the Korean photographer needed only mere …

Hot Raspberry Cake with Vanilla Ice Cream

Soooo, <b>MAUVE</b>. What an awesome color, right? Let’s talk about the many reasons mauve is so wonderful.<p>1. What color would your great-aunt Ida choose for …

Chocolate Buttercream Frosting

This recipe, from the How Sweet It Is bakery in New York City, is used to make delicious .

Vote for the Best Edible Garden in the Gardenista Considered Design Awards

Vote for the finalists in each of 17 Considered Design Awards categories, now through August 8, on both Gardenista and<p>In the Best Edible Garden …

Synchronize Camera Raw Settings in Photoshop

Richard Harrington is the CEO of ThinkTAP and the Publisher of Photofocus.He is also the founder of RHED Pixel, a visual communications company based …

5 No-Nonsense Ways to Keep Your Photos Sharp

Modern DSLR cameras can produce very sharp images with plenty of detail. However, the chief limiting factor to the sharpness of an image is the …

The Fundamental Considerations of Basic Portrait Photography

Portrait photography has and always will be a huge source of fascination for photographers, but there are quite a few tricks to getting a great …

Photographs of Sunsets as Reflected through Shattered Mirrors by Bing Wright | Colossal

<p><i>Broken Mirror/Evening Sky</i> is a series of images by New York photographer Bing Wright who captured the reflections of sunsets on shattered mirrors. …

Saving Eliza: Working a Photographic Miracle (Part I)

Can you imagine photography saving a life? Or forget life, lives? Hundreds, thousands of lives saved… and the catalyst for it all a photo community …

The Very Best Brownie Recipe

Let’s rewind to Valentine’s Day. I’m single. I’m not feeling well. My mom is in town and our plan is to eat dinner and watch movies. As the sun goes …

Lucky Charms Marshmallow Squares Recipe

Lucky Charms! They're magically delicious. And if you're a marshmallow lover like me, what could be <i>more</i> magically delicious than adding extra marshmallows to make marshmallow squares?<p>Tip: Pick out a handful of marshmallow shapes and set them aside. Once you've transferred the marshmallow and cereal …

14 Pies for Pi(e) Day

You don't have to be good at math to celebrate Pi Day. Pi is an irrational number, afterall, which in turn gives us the right to be irrational -- to do things like eat as much pie as we want and pretend it has something to do with a number. So, we will.<p>Some of us have memorized Pi to its 100th …

Portrait Tips and Techniques by Wayne Radford

Facial Recognition<p>In this ebook, you will find information on how to fine-tune and simplify the essential skills necessary for quality portraiture. …

6 Easy DIY Home Cleaning Products

There are many things we detest about cleaning, but the hefty price tag and nasty side effects (read: watery eyes) that come with the supplies needed …

Magnolia Bakery's Fresh Strawberry Pie Recipe

They might be best known for their cupcakes, but Magnolia Bakery's other desserts are just as delicious. Here, Bobbie Lloyd, president and chief baking officer, reveals the recipe for this sweet treat featured at the 2011 Kitchen of the Year.<p><b>YIELDS One 9-inch Pie</b><p><b>Ingredients for the Crust</b><p>1 1/3 cups …

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Hyperrealistic Eyes Drawn with Colored Pencils | Colossal

<p>Texas-based graffiti artist Redosking draws fantastically detailed eyes using colored pencils. It seems like eyes are a common muse for illustrators …

How to Use Metering in Your Photography

Sometimes, it can be quite uncanny just how accurately our camera meters are at getting the right exposure. The technology is highly sophisticated, …

Incredible Shots of Central Park Blanketed in Snow

<i>Snow in Central Park</i> shot by Dina Litovsky shows images of the usually bustling park all covered in snow. Central Park which is typically full of …

Exhibition of photographs lost for 60 years reveals a bygone London

On a spring morning in 1912, a man with a tripod and a heavy camera walked out of Liverpool Street station and into the heart of London's East End, capturing the children playing with hoops and skipping ropes, the busy shoppers, the pubs, the horse-drawn delivery carts competing with lorries, the …

Father Captures Carefree Childhood at Its Best in Heartwarming B&W Photo Series

Everybody takes photos of their family, trying their best to keep a chronicle of their children as they grow up. They capture moments both mundane …

Balsamic-Brown Sugar Short Ribs With Garlic Mashed Potatoes Recipe

<b>Note</b>: This dish can be made up to two days ahead. Store the potatoes, meat and sauce separately and reheat before serving. It can all also be frozen, if you prefer. Be sure to thaw everything in the refrigerator before trying to reheat anything, though.<p><b>Read more: Sunday Supper: Balsamic-Brown Sugar</b> …

Like Yesterday: America Meets the Beatles

It was 50 years ago today — Feb. 7, 1964 — that the Beatles took the U.S.A. The four sprightly young Merseysiders landed at New York City’s newly …

100 Books Everyone Should Read Before They Die

Many of the books are 20th century classics or recent bestsellers — the oldest book on the list is Jane Austen's 1813 masterpiece "Pride and Prejudice." It also spans multiple genres, with adult fiction, nonfiction, children's, and young adult novels such as "The Hunger Games" and "Harry Potter" …

Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas

We were somewhere around Barstow on the edge of the desert when the drugs began to take hold. I remember saying something like “I feel a bit …

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This is How to Get Better Environmental Portraits

One of the reasons people love portraits so much is because of the stories they tell; an individual’s facial features and expressions can reveal an …

Photographer Alters Perception, Makes Houses Appear to be Sliding Down Slope in Clever Photo Series

American photographer Cameron Wittig shows all and sundry that the art of photography is also, still one of the greatest illusion agents. Wittig does …