Rachel Guempel

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4 Ways to Transform Everyday Life Into Interesting Photography

If you’re someone who believes that the only way to create memorable or interesting photos is to travel to a tropical paradise or scale a mountain or …

What You Can Learn From Three Influential Street Photographers

Street photography continues to be a growing area in the industry. More and more people enjoy it and are learning how hard it is to get it right. …

5 Ways to Grow Long Hair—Fast

From easy styling tricks to product must-haves that ward off damage and keep hair healthy-looking, the pros share how to get your hair to great lengths.<p>From easy styling tricks to product must-haves that ward off damage and keep hair healthy-looking, the pros share how to take your hair to great …

Your Creative Calendar: 73 Things To Do, See, And Hear This April

Get ready to say goodbye to Mad Men, welcome back Toni Morrison, and get Furious again, as your Creative Calendar for April ushers in spring.<p>It’s no longer April Fools’ Day, so you can trust that there are no hilarious pranks in this month’s entertainment forecast. Let’s leave the pranks to …

17 Life-Changing Beauty Hacks Every Lazy Girl Must Know

Because washing your hair is just too much effort.<p><b>1. Keep makeup remover next to your bed so you have zero excuses not to take off your makeup before you go to sleep.</b> Sleeping with your makeup on can cause breakouts and infections. So on nights when you're exhausted and can't imagine standing at …

5 Questions You Should Ask Yourself Before Leaving the House

Because your outfit should always be on fleek.<p><b>1. What is the focal point of your outfit?</b> <br>Once you are dressed, walk away from the mirror for a few minutes — check your email, make a snack — whatever you need to do to clear your mind and avoid looking at yourself. Now go back to your full-length …

Makeup How-To: Quick Contouring

Vegas Nay shows CosmoForLatinas.com how to subtly contour your face for a flawless look.<p>Proper contouring can make your face appear flawless instantly. It slims your face, gives it more definition, and creates the illusion of perfect, glowing skin. Instagram and YouTube star and makeup artist Vegas …

Spring Forward With These 18 Grown-Up Gingham Prints

It took a while, but spring finally decided to show up. With warmer temps outside, we’re mostly just excited for the season’s hottest new trends. Speaking of which, gingham is on the verge of having a major moment. Making an appearance in the Spring 2015 runway shows of Michael Kors, Oscar de la …

17 Spring Staples You Need in Your Closet Now

Spring is here, and it’s time to pep up your wardrobe for every possible activity, like park strolls, boozy brunches and the beginning of wedding season. While you might think you have all your essential pieces, we’re betting there might be a few your closet needs. From bright trenches to printed …

Street style tip of the day: Crop & Culottes

To find out all the details about this outfit on Sequins and Things, click here! <i><br>52 Weeks of Chic highlights the very best of street style every day</i> …

How to DIY 6 Spring Eyeshadow Trends Using 1 Palette

In the beauty realm, one of the most challenging things a girl can do is take makeup from the runway or the pages of a magazine and try to make it work IRL. Not only can it be hard to re-interpret some of the more off-the-wall looks, but when models have teams of professionals sculpting their …

What Your Favorite Plaid Says About Your Personality

We are mad about plaid. Whether it’s a light summery pastel print or a richly hued black and red lumberjack look, plaid is basically THE most versatile print around.<p>To celebrate the launch of Bro + Co, we decided to ask 15 dudes in the Bro + Co family to don their favorite plaid button downs. The …

4 Ways to Wear a Scarf on Your Head This Spring

As we just got done telling the boys, scarves aren’t just a winter accessory. In fact, some of our favorite pieces are made for spring: those silky, airy, lightweight ones that feel more luxurious than layer-heavy. And those scarves aren’t just reserved to be tied around your neck. They can also be …

The 3 Must-See Movies of December

<b>Extraordinary Machine</b><p>Keira Knightley and Benedict Cumberbatch are the beautiful Brit brainiacs who crack the Nazis' Enigma code in <b>The Imitation Game</b>. But after the war, the brilliant but socially shy Alan Turing (Cumberbatch), who saved thousands of lives, is discovered by the authorities to be …

Creative Underexposure with Nikon DSLRs

With the release of the D750, much has been made of its ability to recover shadow detail. Given the range of talents that the D750 has it is strange …

7 Hints You Should Know Before Booking Another Flight

When we fly, it's absolutely imperative that we get the best possible deal, on the best possible day, on the best possible flight. (Travel ego is a <i>very</i> real thing, people. And we have a BIG one.)<p>As such, we have a few serious rules to live by when it comes to booking plane tickets. These facts and …

7 Books That Will Change Your Life

<i>"When people ask me a good book to read I don't know what to tell them. There are 200-500 good books." -- James Altucher</i><p>People often comment on how I am always reading something new and frequently ask for my a good book recommendation. It might be the most common (and most difficult) question I am …

Tips for Using ISO Settings in Photography

When you as a photographer—amateur or professional, analog or digital–practice your craft or hobby, you will at one time or another become acquainted …

Shutter Speed

Anne R. Allen's Blog: How To Write For the 21st Century Reader: 6 Tips to Modernize Your Prose

<i>"There is no such thing as an 'author'. Instead, there are only people who write stuff that they want other people to buy. Nobody dreams about</i> …

The 2014 Sunday Times Fiction Prize Longlist

Alert! The longlist for the 2014 Sunday Times Fiction Prize has been announced.<p>With an ever-increasing number of books being entered for the Sunday …

How to write about your photographs

I frequently run into being asked by photographers how they can become better at writing about their own work. This is not an easy topic to talk …

13 Things Your Camera Wishes You Knew

Your sad, old camera will start to treat you better if you learn to take care of it.Every time I go to my nephews’ soccer games and see all the …

Cameras

A Beginning Photographer’s Guide to Photographing The Northern Lights

<i>Dean J. Tatooles specializes in fine art panoramic landscape photography, wildlife photography, and indigenous portraiture from remote locations</i> …

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Rodale Wellness Is Now Books for Better Living - Books for Better Living

<p>Rodale Wellness has found a new home with Books for Better Living, and we’re excited to welcome you all to our community! With our health and …

Roasted Vegetable and Goat Cheese Shooter's-Style Sandwich Recipe

Roasted vegetables, caramelized onions, and goat cheese are packed into a hollowed out loaf of bread, wrapped tightly, and then pressed under heavy weights for several hours to pack all the flavors into a perfect, bite-height sandwich.<p><b>Why this recipe works:</b><p>The vegetables are all cooked to maximize …

7 Essential Books on the Art and Science of Happiness

If you, like me, are fascinated by the human quest to understand the underpinnings of happiness but break out in hives at the mere mention of self-help books, you’re in luck: I’ve sifted through my personal library, a decade’s worth of obsessive reading, to surface seven essential books on the art …

The Food Lab: How to Make a Muffuletta Shooter's-Style Sandwich

More<p>Sandwiches<p>Tips and tricks for making the best sandwiches at home.<p>The classic shooter's sandwich is made by stuffing cooked steak into a hollowed out loaf of bread along with sautéed mushrooms and onions, dressing it with mustard and horseradish, then wrapping it tightly and pressing it …

29 Heavenly Treats For Mint Chocolate Chip Lovers

Please have my headstone engraved, "Ate Mint Chocolate Chip Pancakes."

Cauliflower & Cheese Pasta Bake - Video Recipe