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20 amazing examples of long exposure photography

Long exposure photography is a popular technique whereby the camera’s shutter is left open to expose an image over a period of time. Whether it be 2 …

Landscape Photography

If You Want to Get Rid of Fat, You've Got to Do These Exercises

There isn't one best way to lose fat, but we do know that lifting heavy weights and doing compound exercises (where multiple muscle groups are working at once) are great ways to burn fat and build muscle. If your goal is to lean out and get rid of stubborn fat, implement these 15 exercises into …

Workouts

Squat 101: How to Know The Best Squat for Your Body

Where should your toes point? Should you be using a barbell? A kettlebell? All your burning squat questions, answered.<p>Here's a fun way to cause some controversy: Walk into a gym, and ask five people to do a squat.<p>Odds are, you’re going to see five variations of the move. From where to put your feet …

How To Not Suck At Email: Tips to Slay Your Inbox

inspired by @<b>jackieaina</b> i also have some thoughts on email etiquette & ways to be more proficient at email...<p>2 replies 70 retweets 366 …

Here Are 400MP Photos Shot Using Hasselblad’s $48,000 Camera

Hasselblad has just released a set of 400-megapixel photos captured using the new $48,000 H6D-400c Multi Shot medium format DSLR, which was announced …

Taking a photo of something impairs your memory of it, but the reasons remain largely mysterious

<i>By</i> Alex FraderaAvid photographers celebrate the viewfinder as a means of helping us see the world anew. But psychology research has shown that under …

'The DAMN. Chronic' Mixtape Blends Kendrick Lamar Vocals Over Classic Dr. Dre Beats

The discographies of two Compton legends collide on DJ Critical Hype's new blend tape.

The Forgotten History of America’s Radical Asian Activists

One of the most enduring images of a Vietnam War protester is the controversial photograph of Jane Fonda, with short brown hair, sitting on an …

7 Benefits of Shooting Street Photography With a Smartphone

I’ve been shooting a lot of photos on my smartphone lately (Samsung Galaxy s6). It has been so much fun and I’ve enjoyed it so much, that I wanted to …

Our Love Affair With Digital Is Over

A decade ago I bought my first smartphone, a clunky little BlackBerry 8830 that came in a sleek black leather sheath. I loved that phone. I loved the way it effortlessly slid in and out of its case, loved the soft purr it emitted when an email came in, loved the silent <i>whoosh</i> of its trackball as I …

Pew Research Center

Three Female Conflict Zone Photographers Discuss the Challenges of Front Line Work

It’s tough to imagine a job that’s more harrowing, or more important, than being a photographer covering conflicts, violence, and natural disasters …

This Is Your Body On Intermittent Fasting

Here's how this popular diet method can benefit you from head to toe, according to science<p>If you’ve been toying with the idea of intermittent fasting, there are plenty of good reasons to give it a try.<p>The diet, which involves alternating long periods of fasting with regular eating, has a proven …

Be More. PBS.

Sign In<p>Use one of the services below to sign in to PBS:<p>You've just tried to add this video to your Watchlist so you can watch it later. But first, we …

Infographic: Photography Tips, From the Camera to the Smartphone

<i>Photo courtesy of Thinkstock</i><p>Photography goes hand in hand with travel, spotlighting some of the most captivating destinations on the planet.<p>You May …

9 Photo Composition Tips, As Seen in Photographs by Steve McCurry

<b>Rule of Thirds</b>: Place points of interest on the intersections and important elements along the lines<p><b>Leading Lines</b>: Use natural lines to lead eyes …

Photography

Seeing is the Essence of Photography, And You Can Learn to Do It Better

Photography is an analytic art form. We aim our lenses to specific parts of the world around us to pick a frame because, in our analysis, that …

Rhode Island

How to photograph strangers when we travel

One of the most intimidating things when we travel is taking pictures of people we don’t really know. Even if that stranger is fascinating to us, …

Mobile Photography Tips Part 2

Today, more than ever, mobile photography is redefining the way we see and share our worlds, whether online or in print. Back by popular demand, we …

A Survey of 1,502 College Students Revealed the 1 Skill They Wish Their Parents Had Taught Them

We invest a lot of time in teaching young people to be academically prepared, but we often overlook the skills they really need to succeed.<p>Parents, teachers, and coaches dedicate their days to preparing kids for the challenges of life after high school. They devote countless hours to ensuring kids …

Education

10 Myths About the Rule of Thirds

My name is Tavis Leaf Glover, and I’m an artist just like you, trying to create art that I can be proud of and share with the world. Though, …

10 Habits That Change Boys Into Men

The demise of our culture will result from the demise of its men if something isn't changed quickly.<p>The demise of our culture will result from the demise of its men if something isn't changed quickly. Far too many men remain directionless, devastated and scared children.<p>Male suicide rates have …

Self-improvement

How obsessive artists colorize old photos

The 6-week Model Body workout plan

Steer Films<p>Steer Films<p><b>Duration</b> 60<p><b>Exercises</b> 7<p><b>Equipment</b> Yes<p>Everyone has snapped a few shots only later to go back and delete a bunch of them. "My eyes …

Exercise

10 ways design thinking can help you raise resourceful kids

When my son Ben was young, he only ate white food. Spaghetti, bread and popcorn all made the cut; broccoli and peppers, not so much. I couldn’t let it go. I formed spinach into “Shrek pancakes,” told him Batman loved peas and challenged him to string bean eating contests. I knew he loved …

Parenting

5 Ideal Portrait Locations You Can Find Anywhere

Here’s a challenge. Find five gorgeous portrait photography locations within one square block of your home. The ugliest neighborhood in New York …

This Simple Composition Trick Will Clean up Your Landscape & Cityscape Photos (VIDEO)

A common challenge when shooting landscapes and cityscapes is to create order out of chaos in complex scenes that simply have too much going on. …

Photojournalism

Beware: What You Wear Can Affect the Portraits You Shoot

Here’s an interesting portraiture tip you may not have considered before: what <i>you</i> wear as a photographer can affect how your portraits turn out due …

Why Black & White is the goto look for street photographers

Black & White still remains the photographer’s favorite for Street Photographers with very good reasons. Where in other genres, monochrome has become …