Day: June 6, 2021

Using a Supertelephoto Zoom Lens for Minimalist Landscape Photography

Landscape photography is traditionally done with a wide angle lens in order to capture the majority of the scene in the frame, and while there is nothing wrong with that approach, you can make images that are just as visually interesting with longer focal lengths. This excellent video shows how one photographer uses a supertelephoto zoom lens to create minimalist landscape photos. 

Coming to you from Mads Peter Iversen, this great video tutorial will show you how he uses a 100-400mm lens for minimalist landscape photography. The beauty of using such long focal lengths for landscape work is that

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Universal Music Turned Dominant Roster of Stars Into $42 Billion

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When Universal Music Group swooped in to buy the Beatles’ record label EMI in 2011, the band’s longtime producer George Martin called it the “worst thing that music has ever faced.”

The move by UMG Chief Executive Officer Lucian Grainge was decried as big business conquering music’s creative soul. The $1.9 billion deal drew scorn from other labels and only cleared regulatory hurdles after a series of assets were sold.

In one sense, Grainge’s detractors were right to be concerned. UMG is

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How to capture movement in toy photography in-camera

When photographing toys, we often want to make them look as if they’re doing something. We want to shoot some kind of action to create a dynamic, interesting scene. But how do we do it with objects that, in reality, just stand there and not move? Four Bricks Tall will teach you how. In this video, you’ll learn how to add a sense of movement to your figurines and do it all in-camera without any special effects.

The video breaks down the entire setup, guiding you step by step through every segment of it. Many things will vary depending on

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15 Angel Nails Designs For a Whimsical Look (2021)

 

Nail art is a beautiful way to let your personality shine, and although there are many trends to choose from, the angelic-inspired artwork is undoubtedly one of the best. Angels represent many things to different people. To the religious, they are messengers of God, but they are also associated with love, goodness, purity, hope, and protection for others. There are many ways to try out this look, too, from bold black and gold combinations that demand attention and make a statement to more subtle and laid-back options such as an ombre or a dreamy pink base coat. For those who

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Uplifting Moments in Latin Music This Week (June 5)

Hispanic Heritage Awards Returns For 34th Edition

The Hispanic Heritage Foundation (HHF) unveiled that the 34th Hispanic Heritage Awards will be broadcast on Oct. 8 across PBS stations, the official website, and video app. The awards are presented by Target for the ninth year. “The Hispanic Heritage Foundation is thrilled to once again partner with Target and PBS to collectively celebrate and share the great promise, accomplishments, and cultural pride of the Latinx community through the 2021 awardees and powerful tributes by great performers,” HHF president/CEO Antonio Tijerino said in a statement.

The awards, which were created by the White

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Jimmy Choo on How Covid Changed Fashion and Why He Thinks We Will Dress Up Again

Legendary designer Jimmy Choo parted ways with the company that bears his name two decades ago. But he continues to ply his craft, designing couture gowns, shoes and a new bridal collection. At the same time, he serves as a tourism ambassador for his native Malaysia and is launching a London fashion school to educate young designers.

Mr. Choo recently spoke with The Wall Street Journal about how Covid-19 changed the fashion industry, what motivates him to keep designing, and whether people will dress up again. The following are edited excerpts from the conversation.

WSJ: What has it been like

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