3 Food Experiences That You Should Try In Miami Right Now

With all of the restaurants opening in Miami, many of them outposts from New York, it’s hard to imagine that there’s a need for one more. But after trying Chotto Matte, an import from London located just off Lincoln Road in South Beach that opened in early June, I think it serves a definite need in the dining scene. The interior is colorful, buzzy, with an overlay of energetic music—that much is common—but the Nikkei cuisine, a combination of Japanese and Peruvian, is so vibrant that it’s worth coming in, even if it’s just to try a starter or two.

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The Best — and Worst — States for a Summer Road Trip

Young woman looking out from four wheel convertible in Rocky mountains, Breckenridge, Colorado

Road tripping through the United States is a summertime tradition as old as cars themselves.

Americans adore taking road trips through the desert landscapes of the American Southwest, the pine tree lined roads of New England, and stopping at landmarks like Mount Rushmore in the north. But there are a few states that are better than others when it comes to road trips, according to Wallethub, thanks to their lower gas prices, attractions and safety.

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How Daguerreotype Photography Reflected a Changing America

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Our smartphones enable us to immortalize moments in our lives with crystal-clear fidelity—defying the inevitability of time’s passage whenever the whim strikes us—yet we go about the assembly of our collective visual history not with awe and zeal, but with the detached blitheness that so often comes with too much of a good thing.

Such was not the case in the mid-19th century, when the first-ever widely accessible form of photography, known as the daguerreotype process, made its way to the young United States.

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5 Common Copyright Misconceptions Held by Photographers

The most recent version of the Copyright Law of the United States (December 2016) weighs in at a whopping 354 pages. And while there are areas of ambiguity, the basics and benefits of copyright registration for photographers are well-documented. Unfortunately, well-documented doesn’t mean well-understood, so we asked attorney (and former photo rep) Leslie Burns to weigh in on a number of common copyright misconceptions that still persist, and why you should register your copyright.

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