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Motivation Doesn't Work: Here's What Does

When people hear ‘motivation,’ they often think of classic incentives like bonuses, extra paid time off, and maybe the occasional pep talk. In truth motivation is elusive, because it so often depends on the individual and what makes them tick at any given moment. So how can leaders begin a more …

12 Quotes That Will Inspire You To Go After Your Wildest Goals

You're reading 12 Quotes That Will Inspire You To Go After Your Wildest Goals, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. …

Mastering Autofocus

It was 1985 when Minolta revolutionized the world of photography with the release of their first autofocus SLR—the Maxxum 7000. With autofocus in its …

5 Creative Ways to Photograph Fireworks

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Photographer Travels the Globe to Capture ‘The World in Faces’

Alexander Khimushin is a Queensland, Australia-based photographer who has been on the road for 9 years. During that span, he visited 84 countries. 10 …

Don’t Choose a Camera by its Specs Today. Choose with your Heart…and Brain.

Don’t Choose a Camera by its Specs Today. Choose with your Heart and Brain. Happy Saturday everyone. I woke up today and shot a few cameras this …

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How to take the perfect travel photograph

We asked award-winning photographer and tutor Charlie Waite for tips on snapping pictures that’ll make you proud.<p><b>Choosing your subject</b><p>Avoid photography cliches like the plague – you want to capture an image that nobody has ever seen before. "Whenever you can, take a moment or two to consider the …

5 Amazing Landscape Photography Tricks in 3 Minutes from Pro Benjamin Jaworskyj (VIDEO)

Benjamin Jaworskyj is a self-taught professional adventure photographer with a teaching style all his own. In the exuberant three-minute video below …

How to Stand Out With Your Photography

Do you value yourself as a photographer? Do you value your photos? Do you value yourself?<p>Problem: many photographers talk down on themselves.<p>For …

Street Photography

My Journey into Street Photography and Fujifilm

What inspired me to pick up my camera and hit the streets? Long story short, for me it was the birth of my daughter back in 2013 and a photographic …

Street Photography

Why You Shouldn’t Go Into Debt For Your Photography

Dear friend,<p>Practical advice: don’t go into debt for your photography.<p>Debt is slavery<p>We can’t control that modern society is capitalist. But we can …

An Interview with Photographer Joe McNally

Joe McNally is a photographer and a storyteller. The word photography comes from Greek and means to write with light. That, in a nutshell, is what …

Classic Fall Color

<i>Some classic compositions and techniques, plus an assortment of the right gear, will help you achieve the best results.</i> <br>1) <i>A reflection like this</i> …

Martin Gonzalez's Hypnotic Black and White Seascapes

<i>All images by Martin Gonzalez. Used with permission.</i><p>Photographer Martin Gonzalez describes himself as a “regular dude with a camera.” He works during …

7 Lightroom Tricks and Shortcuts from Landscape Photographer Toma Abonciu (VIDEO)

Yesterday we shared a Lightroom video demonstrating why one top pro insists, ”Every photographer should be using Lightroom.” Today, in the tutorial …

How can I get sharp focus every time?

<i>“I’ve noticed that when I look at some of my photos, they seem to be in focus – but when I zoom in to take a closer look, they aren’t. What can I do?”</i><p>…

How to edit raw images in 5 simple steps

<b>James Paterson gives his top tips for editing raw photographs</b><p>Camera makers expect the raw photographer to want to make their own choices when it …

Elon Musk's No. 1 Rule for Staying Insanely Successful

The best leaders use purpose as a business and life enhancer.<p>Elon Musk is one of the most purposeful leaders on the planet. He understands that success doesn't happen overnight. At times, you might privately think you can't go on. You must persist. As the best leaders know, what you must commit to …

This 1 Skill Is the Fastest Way to Increase Your Emotional Intelligence (and Achieve All Your Personal and Professional Goals)

Stop talking about EQ and start boosting your self-awareness.<p>The only way that you change the world is by impacting other people. Although popular culture praises individuality--being self-sufficient and self-made through hard work--the truth is that no one becomes successful without influencing …

Self-improvement

I figured out the secret to gaining confidence after being rejected

Once in high school, I was talking about a recent rejection with one of my teachers. She had helped me try to achieve a goal, and despite her thinking I deserved it, I didn't make it. I was telling her that I'd seemed to be getting rejected from things more than most people I know did, but that I …

Self-help

9 Things Successful People Won't Do

My last post, How Successful People Stay Calm, really struck a nerve. The trick is that managing your emotions is as much about what you <b>won’t do</b> as it is about what you <b>will do</b>.<p>TalentSmart has tested more than a million people and found that the upper echelons of top performance are filled with …

Emotional Intelligence

Develop Charismatic Confidence in Seconds

How to amplify your human abilities to get anything you want.<p>All the media, advertising and white noise being sprayed in our faces everyday can easily feel like we're an unwitting open trash receptacle. With this unsought onslaught of external input and expectations, it's a miracle that we can even …