How To: Take Good Photos With Natural Lighting
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How To: Take Good Photos With Natural Lighting

Sometimes you try your best to take a good picture but it just doesn’t cut it. It’s alright if the pictures you take once in a while (or often) are not stellar because that’s the way you improve. Remember the golden rules of photography: be patient and don’t delete photos.So, to remind us both: photography comes from …

Throwback Thursday / Blair Waldorf from Gossip Girl
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Throwback Thursday / Blair Waldorf from Gossip Girl

Gossip Girl was a hit when I was in high school. While I don’t remember much about the series’ plot, I do recall being drawn to the production and costume design. Everything was lavish. The character I was particularly drawn to was Blair Waldorf. Who wasn’t, really? Self-proclaimed queen bee with a wardrobe that could give …

Top Picks Tuesday / Lily Pulitzer for Target
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Top Picks Tuesday / Lily Pulitzer for Target

My sartorial choices always gear towards the neutral palette. I’m almost always in black, white or grey. But there are just some occasions that call for a splash of color, a dose of pattern. It’s already summer here in my side of the world, which gives everyone the excuse to wear loud colors and screaming …

Cuckoo for Cookie, Queen of ‘Empire’
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Cuckoo for Cookie, Queen of ‘Empire’

I binge-watched Empire over the weekend and now I can’t wait for the two-hour finale. The show’s rather fast-paced for my liking, but it doesn’t change the fact that it has a good story. The series tackles a lot of things — from power to race to bigotry to mental health — and so far …