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5 Mindful Photography Ideas to Get You in a State of Flow

By Karin van Mierlo September 16, 2022

Mindfulness is about slowing down, being fully present in the moment, and receiving that moment. The exact same words apply to the process of making photographs. For me, to photograph is to be fully present in the moment…

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5 Travel Photography Tips for Beginners

By Karin van Mierlo July 09, 2021

Travelling is one of the greater joys in life. The pictures we take during our trips are oftentimes the only tangible memories we have of that unique experience. Knowing a little more than how to push the button can make those tangible memories a joy…

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Say Cheese! August 19 is World Photography Day

By Sixty and Me August 04, 2017

Cameras have changed drastically throughout the years but the love of taking photos has not. Capturing a moment in time and preserving it for generations to come has become an art form that ignites passion and inspiration in people of all ages. Read More

What to Do in Retirement: 20 Serious (and Fun!) Things to Keep You Busy!

By Rita Call February 22, 2023

My best friend was forced into an early retirement. While she was within a year of wanting to retire anyway, it came as a bit of a shock when her job position was eliminated, and she was faced with trying to occupy the hours in the day…

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Need a New Hobby? 5 Best Tips for Beginning Photographers

By Karin van Mierlo February 14, 2023

Most beginner photography articles on the web start with complicated drawings of the exposure triangle and intricate explanations of white balance. I think that’s the perfect way to take the fun right out of learning photography because it focuses…

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Why You Should Learn a New Language in a Homestay Abroad

By Sandra Roussy February 12, 2023

Are you thinking of learning a new language? We often hear that it’s never too late to learn something new, right? But the thought of learning a new language past our 50s can be intimidating and quite frankly somewhat scary…

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Revive a Weary Spirit with a Day Trip in Any Season

By Karen Margaret Kay January 03, 2023

Are you winter-weary and in need of a revival for your spirit and your soul? Or maybe you have a mild case of the letdown we sometimes experience after Christmas? So much activity, socializing, and busyness in the month of December…

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Making Friends on Foreign Shores Is an Adventure

By Howard Fishman December 16, 2022

Developing friendships on foreign shores is an acid test of fortitude. Each time zone crossed takes you further into unchartered territory. Different languages. Tweaked cultural and social mores. You’ve transplanted yourself into a world…

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Hobbies for Women Over 50 – Amazing Ideas from the Sixty and Me Community

By Margaret Manning December 10, 2022

One of the best things about life as we get older is that we finally have a little extra time to do the things we love. Having interesting hobbies keeps our minds and bodies active while we transition into our senior years. This is the time…

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Creating Tangible Memories: Make a Photo Album in 5 Simple Steps

By Karin van Mierlo December 08, 2022

In this digital day and age, we seem to be printing fewer and fewer photos because they are ‘safely’ tucked away on our computers. I think that’s a pity because there’s nothing like the tactile experience of holding a photo in our hands…

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