Roger Rivas

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10 Strength-Training Tips For Beginners That Will Make Your Workout More Effective

Getting comfortable with a steady running routine is definitely something to be proud of, but when you're on that cardio grind day-in and day-out, …

Exercise

12 things I wish I knew before visiting Paris

Paris draws over 80 million visitors every year. In order to be able to enjoy and experience Paris to the fullest, without becoming overwhelmed by …

France

The Best 20-Minute Bodyweight Back Workout for Busy Guys

Most of us spend our days hunched over computers, phones, and steering wheels. You feel the toll. It shuts down your glutes, rounds your shoulders, …

Workouts

The 5 best exercises at the gym, according to personal trainers

“This is a plyometric move that can serve as a great tissue tensile strength-builder, helping to prevent injury,” says Booker. “Beginners can start …

20 Minutes and Done: A Bodyweight Workout You Can Do Anywhere

Whether you're short on time or equipment, this bodyweight workout meets all of your needs. Fitness influencer and trainer Stefanie Williams posted a 20-minute sweat session on Instagram, featuring four moves that combine cardio and strength training and target the whole body. This set is great to …

How to Photograph Fireworks in 3 Easy Steps

With Fourth of July celebrations nearly upon us here in the United States, that means fireworks displays from coast to coast.That also means tons of …

How to Mix Flash and Ambient Light

Mixing ambient light with flash is a tough technique to get around. I can do it no problem, but when someone asks me to explain it I draw a blank. …

This Simple Posing Trick Makes People Instantly Look Thinner

Photographer Niels Kemp recently asked wedding photographer and Nikon ambassador Brett Florens for his best piece of advice for beginning …

BOSU Ball Total Body Workout

This BOSU Ball workout strengthens the entire body and includes cardio moves to raise your heart rate:<p>Complete all the exercises, one after the other …

Workouts

Why Focus Stack When I Can Just Use f/22?

I’ve got three good reasons why using f/22 won’t get you a sharp picture. However, even though I’ve proven these reasons in my own work, you should …

This 20-Minute Full-Body Workout Will Give You Results in Just 4 Weeks

Start making fitness a priority by incorporating these strength training exercises into your daily routine. It’ll leave you looking and feeling …

How to Photograph Glassware on a Pure White Background

Glassware makes for beautifully contrasting shapes on a white background. Taken under studio lighting, this high-key style of photography looks …

The Absolute Basics of Shooting Photos of Fireworks

Fireworks are always popular events around the country at this time of year, and people from all walks of life come out to view the aerial light …

How Visual Effects Can Enhance Your Work for the Better

Love it or hate it, CGI and digital compositing are here to stay. I think you'd actually be surprised at how much of it is used without you even …

Sleeklens Beginner's Guide to Mastering Travel Photography

Beginner’s Guide to Travel Photography<p>Rating:<p>4.67 based on 3 Ratings<p>May 28, 2017 By Jonathan Ma<p>Beginner’s Guide to Travel Photography …

Photography Quick Tips: Action, Travel, Portrait

Over the years that I’ve been writing the <i>Outdoor Photographer</i> Tip of the Week, I’ve covered myriad topics. I’ve banged out beginner tips, illustrated …

How to Take Sharp Photos in Low Light

Click the title of the article to read this post on Improve Photography, which includes all media files mentioned.How to Take Sharp Photos in Low …

11 simple tips from experts that will help get you in shape this spring

There's never a bad time to get your life and yourself into good shape, but there's something about the renewal of spring that really brings that desire out.<p>That might be because you want to get outside and enjoy the nice weather, boost your confidence before hanging out at the beach this summer, …

This One Move Will Get You Shredded Abs and Powerful Arms

You need your core for a hell of a lot. Physically performing at a high level, getting stronger, and, of course, looking better with your clothes …

Want to start working out again? Follow these 5 steps

Want to start working out again? Follow these 5 steps<p>Photo: Facebook<p>Okay, you used to be good about going to the gym on the reg. But things changed …

If 'six-pack city' is a desired destination, take this micro-workout on vacation

There are necessary evils in all lines of work. For me – and for lots of other trainers I know – vacations are at the top of this list of unavoidable inconveniences. This isn't because I'm a joyless taskmaster who lives to lift; it's because consistency is the No. 1 factor in achieving fitness …

Exercise

How to Adjust Exposure for Ambient Light

Getting the correct exposure is one of the key elements of a great photo. The exposure triangle has been made easy by modern DSLR cameras that help …

A top New York City chef shows how to make the perfect burger

Medium. Well done. Ketchup. Onion rings. Blue cheese. Cheddar. There are so many different way to cook and top a burger. If you are going for a classic cheeseburger, less is more. Chef Antonio Mora of New York City's Quality Meats gives us the step by step to cooking and topping the perfect burger. …

How to Keep Your Camera Stable for Sharp Photos at Slow Shutter Speeds

Amateurs and pros alike face the fact that slower shutter speeds and camera shake lead to blurred images. This tutorial by David Bergman demonstrates …

Top 5 Places to Visit in Peru

Travel<p>Let’s get to it: Peru is the place to be.<p>Peru is a destination that begs to be explored. In this vast and storied land, ancient, colonial, and modern traditions meld together for an unforgettable cultural experience. No matter the type of traveler—history buff, adventurer, or foodie—Peru …

South America

How I Photographed Upper Antelope Canyon

Recently I paid my first visit to Upper Antelope Canyon in Page Arizona. I had wanted to visit here for several years before I got around to finally …

2 Great Ways to Move Images Between Photoshop & Lightroom for Quick & Easy Editing (VIDEO)

Nathaniel Dodson at Tutvid is one of our go-to sources for quick and easy editing tutorials, and in the instructional video below he discusses two …

4 Steps to Improve Your Photos (and How to Use Tone Curves)

One of the beautiful things about photography is that you can always learn new things and adapt as new technology comes out. For example, the first …

Tutorials

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 …