BOUGHT YOUR FIRST DSLR? 6 TIPS FOR LEARNING HOW TO USE YOUR NEW CAMERA A Post By: James Maher After a lot of thought and research, you finally pull the trigger. You bring home your first digital camera, pull the sleek marvel of engineering out of the box, and stare at it excitedly. Then you look at all the buttons and controls, and the excitement … Continue reading Bought Your First DSLR? 6 Tips for Learning How to Use Your New Camera
WRITING TIPS – SELF-EDITING: WHAT ARE YOUR OPTIONS? By Katie McCoach. You’ve finished the first draft of your novel, now it’s time for revisions. We know that you’ll need a professional editor soon, but before that, what can you do on your own… View Original Post: Self-editing: What are your options? Continue reading Self-editing: What are your options?
AN EASY GUIDE TO HOMEOPATHIC MEDICINE What is homeopathic medicine? Homeopathy is a medical philosophy and practice based on the idea that the body has the ability to heal itself. Homeopathy was founded in the late 1700’s in… View Original Post: An Easy Guide To Homeopathic Medicine Continue reading An Easy Guide To Homeopathic Medicine
HOW TO BE A SUCCESSFUL WRITER By Michael Cristiano. So, you wanna be a writer, huh? Well, it takes a lot more than just saying so. In fact, one of the most annoying things you can say to a writer is, “I wanna write a novel too, but… View Original Post: How to Be a Successful Writer Continue reading How to Be a Successful Writer
MEDITATION AND HAPPINESS Meditation is an incredibly powerful tool for processing emotions, alleviating stress and also for boosting happiness. The latter of these concepts may not be one that you have connected to meditat… View Original Post: Meditation and Happiness Continue reading Meditation and Happiness
HOW TO LEARN YOUR CAMERA’S LIGHT METER AND MASTER MANUAL MODE! A Post By: Simon Ringsmuth Most cameras have a few different shooting modes such as Automatic, Aperture Priority (A or Av), Shutter Priority (S or Tv), and Program. It’s not uncommon for people to take a majority of their photos in Automatic mode since it generally does a good job of getting decent results, though … Continue reading How to Learn Your Camera’s Light Meter and Master Manual Mode
13 HEALTHY REASONS TO START EATING MORE CABBAGE On St. Patrick’s day, boiled cabbage often accompanies corned beef on many dinner tables. And while some may wrinkle their noses at the thought (or smell) of this cruciferous vegetable, it turns… View Original Post: 13 Healthy Reasons To Start Eating More Cabbage Continue reading 13 Healthy Reasons To Start Eating More Cabbage
I AM SO READY FOR SPRING TO ARRIVE!!! Even for the normally mild Pacific Northwest we’ve had a more severe winter than I ever remember and I’m ready for it to be over! I’m patiently waiting for the colors and fragrances of the spring flowers as nature comes back to life again. They bring life to our spirits as well as inspiration to our hearts. I’m ready to go for … Continue reading Patiently Waiting for Spring to Arrive!
MY SPECIAL COLLECTION OF FUN FOOD PHOTOGRAPHY PROPS! One of my favorite activities related to food photography is hunting for and collecting each special piece used as a prop in styling my food photos. Each treasure has been selected for a specific purpose and is very precious to me, as well as valuable for my propping needs. I don’t normally cling to my possessions, but I just love … Continue reading Fun Food Photography Props
HEALTH BENEFITS OF HONEY AND CINNAMON – A POWERFUL MIXTURE By Health & Beauty – Honey and cinnamon are both nutritious foods and contain vitamins and minerals that help to maintain good health. They contain nutrients which include water, protein, fiber, sugars and various vita… View Original Post: HEALTH BENEFITS OF HONEY AND CINNAMON (A POWERFUL MIXTURE) Continue reading Health Benefits of Honey and Cinnamon – A Powerful Mixture
LIMOSTUDIO AFFORDABLE ARTIFICIAL LIGHTING FOR MY FOOD PHOTOGRAPHY! Living in the Pacific Northwest makes it difficult to get enough natural light for successful food photography on a consistent basis. Finally, this winter I decided it was time to get some help and spent several weeks studying my options for artificial lighting. I was so happy to discover this very affordable lighting kit and wanted to share my find … Continue reading TIP: Affordable Artificial Lighting for Food Photography
SHOULD YOU WRITE A FANCY OUTLINE FOR YOUR NOVEL? By Jean M. Cogdell. Maybe – Maybe not. It’s your book, you make the rules. Different strokes for different folks. Me, I’m trying to be more organized in my writing this year. Only time will te… View Original Post: Should You Write a Fancy Outline for Your Novel? Continue reading Should You Write a Fancy Outline for Your Novel?
MY HOMETOWN ON THE COAST IN THE BEAUTIFUL PACIFIC NORTHWEST! This spectacular photo was taken by my sister-in-law Nina near my hometown on the Northern Oregon Coast. I’ve been working non-stop for over a year now and today I decided to stop and take a deep breath. Please enjoy these images of the beach near where I grew up. The Peter Iredale is a ship that ran aground … Continue reading The Gorgeous Northern Oregon Coast
HOW DO I GET MY BOOK PUBLISHED? By Lynette Noni. One of the questions I’m frequently asked is along these lines: “I’ve written a book… but how do I get it published?” The thing is, as simple as that question might se… View Original Post: How Do I Get My Book Published? Continue reading How Do I Get My Book Published?