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How-To: Small Space Water Garden

Add a lovely waterscape to your patio or balcony with this small space water garden tutorial from Apartment Therapy!<p>Curious? Head on over to Apartment Therapy to see how it’s done.<p>My two cents: It’s certainly beautiful, but, like many of the commenters on the site, I’d be a bit concerned about …

Small Spaces

4 Useful Tips for Creating Compelling HDR Photography at http://bit.ly/15gVbmE Words and Image by Jimmy McIntyre.

Photographing Waterfalls: 6 Tips To Get You Started

Some of my favourite landscapes to photograph are waterfalls. The smoothness of the water against the hard, sharp edges of the rocks or striking …

Bold Street Photography Project: Photographing Strangers Together

Photographs of friends, family, and loved ones tend to be posed to include physical touch. Intimacy and closeness are symbolized by interlocked hands …

Street Photography

Luke's Revamped Room

<b>Name:</b> Luke <b><br>Location:</b> Chinook, Washington<p>The bland room we inherited when we bought our home was in no way reminiscent of our little boy with his big …

9 Essential Tips to Conquer Available Light Photography

Famed American Army general George S. Patton once advised those under his command to “accept the challenges so that you may feel the exhilaration of …

Beware of Cheap Lenses: Five Common Issues

“You pays your money, you takes your chances,” as the old adage goes. It perhaps perfectly sums up the end result of buying a cheap lens. Whilst you …

How to Use the Adjustment Brush in Lightroom

In this video tutorial Trevor Dayley gives a few quick and helpful tips on using the Adjustment brush in Lightroom. If you’re new to Lightroom this …

Build Your Own 3D Printed Camera

There are some cameras that are being made via Kickstarter using 3D printing, and then there are those that you can build all by yourself. In this …

How to Make Your Own Light Panel for Portrait Photography

Let’s face it, lighting equipment can be pretty expensive once you add up all the power supplies, light stands, light modifiers, power packs, slaves …

Introduction to Puppet Warp in Photoshop

By Frank Wang One of the most powerful retouching tools in Photoshop is a relatively new feature called Puppet Warp. Introduced in Photoshop CS5, it …

Submitting Your Photos to Online Forums

Every day photographers use Facebook and other photo sharing websites, such as Instagram, for sharing images with their clients and potential …

An Alternative Rule-of-Thirds

Most of you will be familiar with the rule-of-thirds: the idea that you can improve composition by placing the main subject a third of the way in …

15 Minute Abs Workout

Here's a fun and easy abs workout for a firmer, flat stomach<p>These moves, designed by Ashley Ntansah, personal-training manager at Club H Fitness in New York City, target your entire abdominal wall, especially the transverse abdominis—the midsection muscle that pulls in your belly like a corset. And …

Workouts

Smooth Shaving: Soothe Razor Burn, Ingrown Hair, and Shaving Bumps

A razor is the quickest, cheapest way to remove unwanted hair, but the aftermath can be gnarly. Here's how to deal<p><b>RAZOR BURN</b>Dull or bacteria-ridden blades can lead to patches of tiny, flat red spots.<p><b>Soothe It:</b> Numb with ice, then add hydrocortisone.<p><b>Prevent It:</b> "Don't keep your razor in the shower. …

Skin Care

The Best Times to Eat for Weight Loss

How and when you eat can impact your health—and your weight. Upgrade your eating habits to maximize fat burning and keep hunger at bay<p>Certainly what we eat has an enormous impact on our health and weight status. But did you know that when and how we eat also make a huge difference? Eating at the …

Nutrition

Become a Runner in Six Weeks: Training Plan

Burn fat with this training plan for beginners<p>Haven't run since middle school gym? No sweat. This women's workout plan, designed by fitness guru Amy Dixon, will help you build from a walk to a run. By the end, you'll be able to run 30 minutes without stopping—and you'll be showing off a rock hard …

Exercise

Sculpt a Better Butt

Firm your rear and flatten your abs with these 10 easy, effective exercises<p>You're always busting it, saving it, covering it, or laughing it off, but how much time do you actually devote to sculpting your butt? Not enough.Pretty much anytime you're standing on two feet, your glutes and hamstrings …

Biomechanics

15-Minute Workout: Fresh Flat Belly Moves

Use a stability ball to round out your ab workout<p>Chances are, you've already elevated your ab work onto a stability ball. Smart move: Research shows that crunches atop a ball are approximately twice as effective as those done on the floor. But stop there and you're selling this multitasking tool …

Workouts

LIFE FRAMER new photo contest judged by Julia Fullerton-Batten (WPO, Hasseblad Master Award)

May 15, 2013 /Photography News/ Life Framer is a monthly photography award and curated exhibition for the present day. It’s a platform designed to …