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5 Ways to Trick Yourself Into Getting Out of Bed for a Morning Workout

Jordan Metzl, M.D., a sports medicine physician at New York City's Hospital for Special Surgery, gets how hard it is to wake up to work out. "It's a tough habit to get into," he says. That said: "I'm a huge believer in morning workouts because it starts your metabolic furnace and ensures you'll …

Searching For Stress Relief? Try Feeling Your Breath

Many Americans are swamped with stress, but there may be ways to ease the tension without changing the circumstances.<p>Almost half of all adults say they've experienced a major stressful event in the past year, according to a poll conducted by NPR, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Harvard …

Andy Warhol's Girls

Andy Warhol would have been 86 today, and the pop art legend knew the allure of a fabulous (and well-dressed) woman on your arm. Click through for the definitive listing of Andy Warhol's iconic muses, from starlets Marilyn Monroe and Brigitte Bardot to so<p>Andy Warhol would have been 86 today, and …

26 Things about Networking (that I learned from books)

I don't have thousands of Linkedin connections or Twitter followers, but I often find myself being approached by other people on how to do networking right. For me, networking is about building relationships, helping each other, not only exchanging business cards. I love reading books, so I backed …

Networking

A Single Thread Wrapped Around Thousands of Nails

Kumi Yamashita, whose mind-blowing shadow artworks have been featured before, uses a single, unbroken thread wrapped around thousands of nails to …

9 Ways to Become More Creative in the Next 10 Minutes | Inc.com

Modern culture often labels creativity as natural gift. Artists get showered with praise and proclamations of "you're so <i>talented</i>," but truthfully, talent has little to do with it.<p>Creativity is a skill to be learned, practiced, and developed, just like any other. Juggling takes practice, as does …

Creativity

Step-by-step Guide to Long Exposure Photography

Unfortunately often it happens that the result we get is far from our expectations, and we end up classifying the long exposure as a demoniacal …

Destroying the Creative ‘Monsters’ and Overcoming the Immature Mindset that Nearly Killed Me

I’m writing this from the perspective of someone who is trekking through the process. I’m not sitting on a high horse. I can’t even afford a horse.<p>It …

Demystifying White Balance

White Balance (WB) is one of the most challenging camera settings for beginners to learn. White Balance can also be difficult to fix later when you …

Essential Road Trip Wisdom

A good road trip involves a certain amount of improvisation. But the best ones require the right strategy and a few essentials. These eight pieces of advice will start you on the right path.<p>1. Arm your phone<p>The best app for a long haul is Roadtrippers, which will plan your route, estimate fuel …

Camping

Ikea's Latest Collection Is SO Good for Small-Space Living. Here Are 5 Things I'm Coveting

With more people worldwide living in cities (read: small spaces) than ever before, Ikea's latest collection, PS 2014, is packed with practical items that would be AMAZING for small-space living. Here are five of my favorites. (I got a sneak peek at the collection today. You'll find them in your …

50 Photography Quotes to Inspire You

Famous photographers throughout history have produced some incredible images that have stood the test of time, but it’s not only their photographs …

How to Get Started With Light Painting

One of the most important things you can do for yourself as a photographer is to have fun. Whether photography serves as a source of income or is a …

Light Painting

Nikon Launches New ‘Behind the Scenes’ Instructional Video Series

Nikon USA has just joined the Google+ community, and eager as they are to make a positive impression and not seem like they’re arriving empty-handed, …

Pricing Your Work, Tip #3: 6 Ways to Help You Profit from Magazine Assignments

<i>This is the third in a series of blog posts exploring pricing your work from our 3 free guides written with Bill Cramer, CEO of Wonderful Machine.</i> …

Fantastic Workshop Helps You Master the Timeless 1940s Glamour Shot

We’re not in the habit of sharing full workshop videos during the week. The way we see it, most of you are at work right now (we sure are) and don’t …

Long Exposures + Drone Covered in Lights = Great Light Painting Photos

We’ve seen plenty of RC drone footage and we’ve most certainly seen plenty of light painting photos. But what happens when you combine the two? You …

Spectacular Mixed Media Series Combines Photography and Watercolor

Trust innovation to consistently emanate from the youth. With herself as the subject, colorful paint, and an extremely fertile imagination, artist …

Landscape Photography

Brooklyn Photographer Makes $15,000 in a Single Day Selling Prints on Instagram

Still think Instagram isn’t for you? If you’re a professional photographer, you might want to reconsider, because there’s some serious marketing …

What Can Photographers Learn from the Classic Rules of Composition?

Composition, composition, composition! That word has no doubt been drilled into your head by a photography instructor or by every article or book …

Landscape Photography

Pricing Your Work, Tip #1: Fees & Terms to Expect as a Photojournalist

You’ve met with a photo editor and they love your pictures. The next thing you know, they’re calling you with an assignment. Great! But along with …

Think Like a 5-Year-Old to Start Living the Life of Your Dreams

<b>“Don’t grow up. It’s a trap.” ~Unknown</b><p>A little over a year ago, my brother and I decided to write a book together. At the ages of nineteen and …

Motivation

CUTEST HAIR WE WANT IT. 

CUTEST HAIR WE WANT IT.<p>Kate Mara at Louis Vuitton.

Steve Jobs' 2005 Stanford Commencement Address

Randy Pausch Last Lecture: Achieving Your Childhood Dreams

Photographer’s Business Cards Created Using 35mm Film Slides

If you’re interested in making a positive impression on potential clients, but you don’t have the funds to spend on printing high-end branded …