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9 Things You Should Be Eating *Regularly* If You Want Glowing Skin

From spices to entrées.<p>When it comes to a natural glow, you really are what you eat. Because curbing breakouts and clearing up our complexions are always top of mind, we looked to two leading nutritionists to give us the lowdown on the foods that will help fight redness, puffiness, irritation, …

Skin Care

How to Start Crushing Your Instagram Game

If you use your Instagram account as a main online portfolio for your photography, it’s important to make sure you’re presenting your work and skills …

Online

10 instagram accounts (that aren’t all selfies) you should follow in 2017

Every year people pick their favorite Instagram accounts to follow based on whatever criteria they see fit. I noticed this year there was a big trend …

Obama proposes capping standardized testing at 2% of classroom time

The Obama administration executed a significant about-face in its education policy Saturday, calling for a cap on the amount of time students spend taking standardized tests.<p>The move comes amid growing opposition from teachers and many parents who assert that high-stakes testing has classrooms …

No Fuss, No Muss: 7 Simple Dinner Recipes Your Family Will Love

Weeknight dinners should full of flavor, not fuss. These easy recipes prove that you can create healthy and delicious meals for your family with minimal hassle.<p><b>1. Chipotle Chicken Quesadillas</b><p>These crisp tortillas filed with gooey melted cheddar, shredded rotisserie chicken and a smoky …

Cooking

Baking Eggs INSIDE Avocados Is Truly A Champion's Breakfast

Remember when avocado toast was <i>the</i> trend to eat at breakfast?<p>The next logical step, according to food host Brandi Milloy in the video below from PopSugar Food, is to get rid of the bread and put a bird on it (specifically, an egg).<p>Preheat your oven to 425 degrees Fahrenheit.<p>Cut an avocado in half …

Breakfast

The Sony RX1RII Announced! What I have been waiting for!

A Simple Explanation of How Crop Factor Works

If you’re just starting out in photography, you may be confused with the term “crop factor” that’s thrown around when talking about cameras and …

Photography

50 High-Quality Free Fonts For Designers

Typography world can be overwhelming as for a few bucks, thousands of creative fonts can be downloaded in just a few minutes with some clicks but on …

The Most Powerful Way to Crop in Photoshop [UP16]

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 …

Tutorials

The 50 best hotels in America

So we decided to focus on the best American hotels.<p>To create this list, we aggregated five notable hotel rankings made by elite travel publications and websites: Travel + Leisure's World's Best Hotels, Conde Nast Traveler's Top 100 Hotels and Resorts,TripAdvisor's Top 25 Hotels in the World, …

Rhode Island

60+ Amazing Fonts and Mockups for FREE

It is no secret that we love the guys at DealJumbo, their deals are often so amazing that it would be a crime not to purchase their bundles. Today we …

Graphic Design

50 apps to improve your smartphone

From lifestyle aids to productivity tools, travel planners to social media, here are the apps that should have a place on your homescreen<p>A recent study by market research firm Nielsen claimed that the average person uses 27 apps a month, which sounds like very few considering that Apple and …

Apps

10 Quick Lightroom Tips and Shortcuts

Lightroom is a powerful and complex program. It’s great to have shortcuts and fast ways to do things you do often. Here are ten Lightroom tips to …

5 Effective Ways to Achieve Smooth Skin in Your Portraits Using Photoshop

Every portrait photographer strives to achieve the best-looking skin in his or her portrait images. As much as it seems so, this is not an easy task …

Tutorials

The Most Romantic Places to Spend Valentine's Day

<b>Travel to one of the World's Most Romantic Settings this Valentine's Day.</b><p><b>1. ARGENTINA</b><p><b>Patagonia</b><p><b>Explore dramatic landscape while staying at a luxury lodge.</b> Amidst majestic mountain ranges and windswept plains, Patagonia offers total seclusion as you explore on foot and by horseback, or as you kayak …

Northern Lights

Beauty: next-gen brands

‘A new generation of entrepreneurs seems bolstered by Charlotte Tilbury’s success and chutzpah’<p>It’s politically sensitive but nonetheless true that the launch of <b>Charlotte Tilbury</b>’s own makeup in 2013 started a revolution and robbed many existing brands of market share and their equally sizable …

Makeup

10 Brand-Centric Website Designs

Great website design entails more than a uploading a vibrant layout, inserting dynamic features and typing in code. The most effective and admired …

How to Use the Text Tool in Photoshop

There are many reasons that you might want to add words over your images. Text on photos makes great promotional items such as postcards; you can …

Inspiration

Queen of the Desert: A Look At Lindsay Adler’s Recent Fashion Editorial In Dubai

It’s only the first day of February, but Lindsay Adler has already been up and taking the world by storm this year. Fresh off a stellar year last …

Deserts

Photographic Inspiration: 30 Links to Amazing Images and Photography Articles

It has been another wonderful week in the fascinating world of photography, and Toad Hollow Photography has been very busy searching all over the …

Landscape Photography

15 Packing Tips That Will Forever Change Your Toiletry Bag

We're always in for a good packing hack, whether it's the lazy way to stockpile shampoo or the brilliant carry-on bag that feels like you're carrying nothing at all.<p>One of the biggest packing headaches we face is, well, the stuff for our face (and hair, and nails...). Toiletries and bathroom …

DIY

7 Explorers Name The Most Beautiful Place They've Ever Seen

Looking for travel inspiration? We've been asking fascinating people -- Pulitzer Prize-winners, world champion athletes, entrepreneurs, artists, and more -- to share the greatest travel journeys of their lives.<p><b>New Guinea</b><p>Scientist and author Jared Diamond, who won the Pulitzer Prize for "Guns, …

Hiking

Testing & Planning Typography Choices for the Web

Designing a font library for a new website is no picnic in Central Park. The process can feel like a chore when you have so much to choose from and …

Typography

Traveling Internationally? Do These 20 Things First

Credit: Flickr<p>So you're ready to put that first stamp in your passport? Or it has been years since your last big vacation? Here's a list of 20 tips you should do or bring before your trip if this is your first time traveling abroad or if you need a refresher.<p><b>Security & Health</b><p>• <b>Check in with your</b> …

Guide Books

How to Use Lightroom Brushes to Contour Faces

It's amazing how adding just a little bit of shadows can drastically improve the depth of your photographs. Contouring faces is a little trick that …

Tutorials

The World’s Most Beautiful Box Of Chocolates

Japanese design house Nendo can make <i>anything</i> better. The designers have revamped rubber bands. They tackled the 4,000-year-old design problem of chopsticks. They even figured out how to make wood transparent for crying out loud.<p>Still, I’m always happiest when Nendo turns its design genius to …

Design

Fabrica blends international tableware styles in collection for Atipico

<b>Maison&Objet 2015:</b> Italian research studio Fabrica has designed a tableware collection to reflect the fusion of different cultures, customs and …

Design