In this post, you will learn how to import your MetaMask software wallet to a Ledger hardware wallet, step-by-step. Once you’ve successfully imported your seed phrase and crypto wallet to your Ledger, you will set up a fresh dummy MetaMask wallet that can be used for small transactions, but where you WILL NOT store a lot of cryptocurrency or NFTs. Finally, you will learn how to connect your Ledger to your new MetaMask account.

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Slava Ukraini! Heroiam slava! (Glory to Ukraine! Glory to the Heroes!) is an NFT collection comprised of 50 photographs that I captured in Kyiv on two separate trips – one in late 2019 and early 2020. It was created with the goal of providing vital aid to Ukraine during this unjust attack on their people, culture and existence. My mission is a simple one – use web3 to raise vital funds as quickly as possible and help get them to those in need.

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Unless you live under a rock or in a cave without access to the internet, you have likely heard about NFTs – they have been all over the news and social media during the past year. An NFT (non-fungible token) is a unit of data stored on the blockchain that certifies a digital asset as being unique and therefore not interchangeable. NFTs are gaining popularity as a form of digital collectible.

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Are you in need of high-quality photos for a personal or commercial project? There are instances where paying for quality imagery is simply not in the project budget. In these cases, it makes sense to find the best possible photos you can without having to pay anything for them. This post will provide you with a list of excellent free stock photography resources you can use. Some of them are very well-known, while others are not.

Even though many of the images on these sites are licensed under Creative Commons Public Domain, it’s important to always read each site’s licensing details for complete usage rights. Some of the images may require attribution.

1. Vecteezy

Vecteezy offers millions of free stock photos, in addition to free stock videos and free vector illustrations. They also offer Pro resources that require download credits or a paid subscription, but most of the content on the site is available for free. The sitewide search results will show both Free and Pro content, but you can use the search filter to see only the free resources if you’d like.

Vecteezy free stock photos
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Some people are truly desperate to grow their following on Instagram, and view their follower count as a symbol of success (or at least a kind of social media fame). For many, the amount of followers one has is of utmost importance, even if those followers weren’t gained in an organic way. One method people use to grow their following is the “follow/unfollow” method.

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Instagram is a fantastic platform filled with exciting imagery from all kinds of amazing photographers. It is one of the most visual social networks, so it’s only natural that it is a favorite among photographers. There are a ton of image-makers who upload amazing pictures on their profiles, many of whom post on a daily basis. In this post, I list 10 photographers on Instagram worth following. These are not necessarily picture-takers with a huge following, but simply those who post quality imagery. Many blog posts of this nature tend to focus solely on users with a massive social media following. There are tons of amazing picture-takers out who don’t have thousands of followers, and it’s important to showcase amazing work regardless of follower count.

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The rule of thirds is one of the most well-known aspects of composition in photography. When used effectively, it helps you create well-balanced and visually-appealing images. In this post, you will learn the basic definition of the rule of thirds and how to apply it to your photographs to make them more interesting. Continue reading ›

Originally published as a humor and general interest magazine in 1883, LIFE was transformed into a weekly news magazine with a heavy emphasis on photojournalism when it was purchased by Time founder Henry Luce in 1936. It was printed on a weekly basis from 1936 to 1972, then as an intermittent special from 1972 to 1978, and finally as a monthly from 1978 to 2002. The reinvented LIFE magazine was the first all-photographic American news periodical, and it ruled the market for more than 40 years. At one point, the magazine sold more than 13.5 million copies a week. The photographs appearing on the pages of the magazine provided rare glimpses into the Soviet Union, concentration camps in Germany and the conflict in Vietnam, among others. LIFE’s role in photojournalism is widely considered to be its most important contribution to publishing. In this post, you will learn about some of LIFE’s photographers, and see some of their most famous images.

Margaret Bourke-White

Margaret Bourke-White portrait by Alfred Eisenstaedt.
Portrait of Margaret Bourke-White with some of her photo gear, captured by fellow LIFE staff photographer Alfred Eisenstaedt. The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images

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