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Learn how to take professional-looking photos using natural light from a window! Avoid red eye, shiny-looking skin, and background shadows simply by changing a few settings on your camera and positioning your photo subjects for optimal exposure to natural light. Whether you’re taking wedding photos, professional head shots, or casual photos with friends and family, using these photography tips will get you great results!
Suffering from chipped foundations or peeling paint? Learn to create the Florida-style stucco effect, a great way to cover up flaws on an exterior wall - with minimal mess. In this lesson, stonemason Mike Haduck shows you an economical way to create Florida Style stucco - by making lacerations directly into the wall. See how to improve your stucco by adding a fistful of fiberglass to the mixture. Other types of stucco like the Swedish design can be layered on top of a Florida base.
Have you ever been watching a video on your smartphone, only to look away and miss something? Well, the Samsung Galaxy S4 has solved that problem. Using the Smart Pause feature, the phone senses head movement and can pause a video when you look away. In this lesson, you’ll learn how easy it is to set-up and use this smart screen feature, which is available in the mobile phone’s settings.
Does your family complain every time you serve Brussels sprouts? Consider Brussels sprouts in a new light, and discover how delectable they can be when baked with garlic and prosciutto. This easy recipe from Rouxbe Cooking School is great for a busy weeknight or for a holiday dinner party. Along with learning to love Brussels sprouts, you’ll also learn how to make a roux. Won’t your family be surprised when they’re begging for seconds?
Want to spin tracks like your favorite DJ? Start here and learn the basics of how to cue songs. Using a turntable or mixing software, you’ll be able to mark where you want to start your tracks, as well as experiment with how to mix intros into other songs. You’ll also learn the importance of using headphones so you can hear what music you’re going to play before the audience does.
Smearing in rock climbing happens when your feet do not have a hold on a wall, but are held on the wall by your body weight and pressure. This requires very specific body posturing, so watch as both the incorrect and correct methods for smearing are demonstrated in this lesson. However, keep in mind that while correct body posture is critical when smearing, another important element is the friction between your feet and the wall. Some walls may just be more difficult to smear than others!
Gearing up for Thanksgiving and the holiday season, it’s important to be ready with a solid turkey recipe for the many feasts to come. Whether it’s your first time cooking a whole turkey or last year’s recipe didn’t cut it, there’s no shame in looking for some guidance. Learn how to butterfly and cook your bird to perfection with a flavorful brine, fresh herbs and spices, and the right grilling techniques in this lesson by Sunset Magazine.
Whether you are starting from seed or seedling, Sunset Magazine shows you how to choose, grow, and harvest edible plants. Pick the right container, sow seeds, and transplant your crops without damaging the roots; before you know it, you’ll be feeding your family healthy veggies straight from the garden. This lesson features chard, beet greens, and lettuce.
Did you know that transplanting plants at the wrong time of day or into dry soil conditions can send them into shock? For many plants, the trip from the nursery to your container garden can be a stressful experience. Sunset Magazine shows you how and when to transplant so that your plants thrive in their new home.
Working on a plumbing project? Learn the right way to apply teflon tape to your pipes and components to create tighter seals and avoid leaks. In this lesson, Journeyman Seth Evanoff will explain how and when to use teflon tape, what size to use, and the correct method to apply. And if it turns out teflon tape isn’t the right choice for your plumbing project, not to worry, Seth will also teach you how to seal other types of plumbing joints.
Knowing how to handle a chef’s knife is an important culinary skill. All too often the slicing and dicing of ingredients is considered a challenge or a chore, discouraging many from making home-cooked meals. In this lesson, you’ll learn chef knife safety and how to use the rolling and up-and-down techniques effectively. Take on new recipes and culinary adventures with confidence!
Does your dog’s barking bother you or drive your neighbors crazy? Wish your pet were better behaved or responded to your commands? In this dog-training lesson, Andre Yeu teaches you a seven-step process to control your dog’s barking, using only a clicker and treats to reinforce desired behavior and eliminate disruptive barking. Once you’ve got your dog’s barking under control, you’ll be well on your way to having the best behaved dog on the block!
Kacie is a personal trainer, Crossfit Coach, fitness lead at Inline Warehouse, professional tower runner (races up stairwells of skyscrapers), Boston Marathon finisher, inline skater, and extreme endurance athlete.
She is also passionate about the Special Olympics and recently completed a record-making pass across the United States on inline skates to raise awareness for the organization.
At Oh Baby! Fitness, our focus is to give new and expectant moms a place to find support, make friends, get fit and bond with their babies. We offer the widest variety of fitness classes designed to take moms from pregnancy through birth, and then into the toddler years with their child. Our programs allow Mom to get out of the house, get her body back in shape and spend time with baby.
Before he began the Writing Fellows Program at the University of Maryland University College, Dr. Taylor was an executive magazine editor for Rodale Press, where he won a DEMA (Diving Equipment and Manufacturers Association) award for Outstanding Contributions to Environmental Journalism. For 10 years David served as a professor of English and Journalism at Moravian College in Pennsylvania, where he won the Christian R. and Mary F. Lindback Award for Distinguished Teaching.
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With over 20 years experience as a public school teacher, Amy Ulen brings her passion for helping others discover their full potential to the art of memory keeping. As a Close To My Heart Independent Consultant, Amy conducts scrapbooking workshops—both paper and digital—in person and online. In addition to being a Studio J cheerleader, Amy enjoys creating digital pages and elements in Photoshop. When she isn’t scrapbooking, Amy can be found reciting Shakespeare, attending Star Trek conventions, reading Young Adult novels, or spending far too much time on the computer.
Professor Pincushion has been picking up the thread and needle for over 15 years. She has experience in apparel and home decorating sewing, quilting, and embroidery. She’s taught private and group sewing lessons and continues to develop her own original projects featured on ProfessorPincushion.com, Family Fun Magazine, and multiple craft sites. Professor Pincushion strives to produce high quality, sewing tutorials so that anyone can learn how to sew.