Month: June 2021

Follow these six principles to improve your color photography

Understanding colors is one of the key concepts in photography. Personally, I’ve always found it interesting to learn about colors, and it has helped me immensely in each of my creative endeavors. In this video, Kebs Cayabyab gives you six principles to follow while taking photos. Master them, and your colors will always be spot-on.

1.Less is more: put simply, fewer colors are easier to manage. If you only have one or two main colors in the image, it will be easier to use them to make your subject stand out. The more colors there are, the more they fight

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Plaid Nail Art: The Candy-Coloured Manicure Trend Taking Fashion To Your Fingertips

It’s no surprise that fashion often transcends its original purpose. And while our most worn prints and patterns tend to transform into graphic makeup looks, sometimes, they make their way to our digits too.

And so is the case for the latest manicure trend on offer, Plaid Nails.

Thanks to 2021 winter trends, plaid is certainly making a comeback but not in the way one would think. No longer are we seeing the check pattern in the form of button-up shirts emulating cowgirl chic, instead, it’s reclaiming the stage in the form of outerwear.
From wool coats to shackets, pastel
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The Best 10 Music Projects of 2021… So Far

Following what felt like a year that would never end, it’s surreal to think that we are now entering the second half of 2021. The music industry is slowly but surely getting back on its own two feet after the pandemic destroyed all plans in 2020, and many artists are starting to reemerge after either a year in quarantine or just a long absence in general. This includes Migos who finally dropped off their long-delayed series-ender Culture III, J. Cole who returned after three years with The Off-Season and Japanese Breakfast, who took even longer than Cole by two years,

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How to Use Props to Add Depth to Your Food Photography

Props are a vital part of most food photography. They can help you add interest and story to your scene, but they can also help you add depth. To that end, here are a few tips to help you use props to add depth to your images.

Firstly I am going to give a few tips for adding depth to a straight-on shot, but these will also work for a 25 to 45-degree angle shot as well. When planning my shoots, I mentally split the image into layers: you have the middle layer where our main subject will usually be,

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Marc Jacobs Has the First Major Live Fashion Show in New York

Bruce Springsteen is not the only beloved cultural figure who has declared New York City open again for business.

Two days after the Boss reopened on Broadway, Marc Jacobs returned to Fifth Avenue with the city’s first full-fledged fashion show in front of an air-kissing, non-socially distanced audience since the pandemic began — and his first show since February 2020. It was held in the echoing marble entranceway of the Public Library just atop Bryant Park, erstwhile home of New York Fashion Week, the stairs outside speckled once more with street-style photographers.

Unlike other designers, Mr. Jacobs has eschewed the

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After Embezzling To Fund ‘Luxurious Lifestyle,’ Former Nonprofit Exec Begs For Leniency

Federal prosecutors want to send a former Honolulu nonprofit leader to prison for five and a half years for embezzling federal funds from Olelo Community Media and trying to fleece the city out of federal COVID-19 relief funds.

Hanalei Aipoalani has pleaded guilty to embezzling more than $500,000 from the nonprofit media company’s AmeriCorps program and agreeing to take a bribe to steer CARES Act money to the CEO of Hawaii island’s public access TV station, according to court records.

Prosecutors asked the court to sentence Aipoalani to 66 months of imprisonment, three years of supervised release, mandatory restitution and

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