Bought Your First DSLR? 6 Tips for Learning How to Use Your New Camera

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

Making the Perfect Hard-Boiled Egg

HOW TO MAKE EASY PERFECTLY COOKED HARD-BOILED EGGS! With these simple steps, you can make perfect hard-cooked eggs every time. Our family eats a lot of egg salad since we love it and it’s a great quick way to get some good quality protein. This means I cook a lot of hard-boiled eggs. Occasionally, for holidays, we make deviled eggs and with these instructions, you don’t have to worry … Continue reading Making the Perfect Hard-Boiled Egg

How to Learn Your Camera’s Light Meter and Master Manual Mode

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

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

Fun Food Photography Props

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

TIP: Affordable Artificial Lighting for Food Photography

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?

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?

DIY: A Heal-Anything, Indoor Herbal Tea Garden

DIY: A HEAL-ANYTHING, INDOOR HERBAL TEA GARDEN! Written by: Kristen Duever. What could be better than curling up with a nice hot cup of herbal tea when the weather turns brisk? I’ll tell you what – curling up with a nice hot cup of tea that you cultivated… View Original Post: DIY: A Heal-Anything, Indoor Herbal Tea Garden Continue reading DIY: A Heal-Anything, Indoor Herbal Tea Garden