Arjuna Ramsey

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How to Use Flipboard for Research

Whether you’re researching where to invest your bonus check, world politics, or what wine pairs well with brie, Flipboard is not only there to help you discover what you need to know, but also to help you save and organize everything you uncover as well. Follow these steps to make your next …

Social Media

How to Make Money as a Landscape Photographer

Many photographers love spending time in the outdoors, photographing the natural world. But not everyone can sustain their passion into a full-time …

Landscape Photography

These Free Online Courses From Google Will Boost Your Career No Matter What Business You're In

From product design to LinkedIn strategies, Google has a lot to teach executives and entrepreneurs.<p>Google has a lot it wants to teach us. The search giant offers a massive number of online courses, many of them targeted to students or recent graduates through Grow with Google. Others will teach you …

Online Life

8 Pieces of Software Every Photographer Should Use, According to Michael Sasser

Professional boudoir photographer Michael Sasser is not only a software expert, he can tell you which programs are essential for working …

Photography

How to Use the Simple but Powerful Effects Panel in Lightroom (VIDEO)

If you’ve been following Lucy Martin’s excellent series of Lightroom tutorials you have, no doubt, already learned a lot. A few months ago, we shared …

Tutorials

Why Every Photographer Should Consider Using Back-Button Autofocus

Almost every camera in existence (at least every one I've ever used) comes out of the box with the autofocus activation linked to the shutter button. …

Why you might want to wrap your car key fob in foil

DETROIT – Given that the best way to store your car keys at night is by putting them in a coffee can, what's an ex-FBI agent's advice to protect cars from theft during the day?<p>Wrap car fobs in aluminum foil.<p>“Although it's not ideal, it is the most inexpensive way,” said Holly Hubert, a …

Credit Cards

8 Genius Things Hidden on the Amazon Website

Turns out that on top of fast shipping and affordable pricing, if you're willing to spend some time digging through the navigational menu on the …

How to See Who's On Your Wi-Fi

Is your internet sluggish? If you suspect a neighbor is stealing your Wi-Fi, these two apps can help you identify devices using your connection and …

How to Block Robocalls and Spam Calls

Are you getting too many phone calls from spammers and telemarketers? You can take several steps to battle against those annoying, unknown …

Identity Theft

How to Capture Silky Smooth Long Exposure Photographs

Ever wonder how to create silky smooth long exposure images? Well, watch this video by Greg Benz to find out how.<p>Creating long exposure images isn't …

It's Become Impossible for Republicans to Deny Their Party Is Racist

Stop acting shocked that a Confederate-loving candidate won in Virginia's primary.<p>When Corey Stewart won the Virginia Republican Senate primary on Tuesday, the reaction from some corners of the GOP was shock and dismay that the party had nominated an overt white nationalist for such an important …

How to Shoot Portraits Using the Brenizer Method

Photographers and people love bokeh. There are several discussions on how to achieve creamy bokeh backgrounds in your shot and even recommended …

6 Reasons Why Your Photos Aren’t Razor Sharp

Picture this: you come home after a great day out photographing and you’re excited to look through all the beautiful images you’ve captured. However, …

When and Where You Should Travel By Train Domestically

When’s the last time you’ve heard somebody say they’re going to travel by train in the United States? These days, traveling by train seems like something you only see in other countries. Although planes and automobiles are the two most common travel methods, it can still make sense to travel by …

Trains

How to Choose Your First Filters (and Which Systems to Use)

During the last week’s I’ve received several questions regarding filters through the CaptureLandscapes newsletter. The most recurring questions are</i> …

Landscape Photography

Eminent Philosophers Name the 43 Most Important Philosophy Books Written Between 1950-2000: Wittgenstein, Foucault, Rawls & More

Faced with the question, “who are the most important philosophers of the 20th century?,” I might find myself compelled to ask in turn, “in respect to …

Ludwig Wittgenstein

Here's How to Use the Auto Settings in Lightroom To Make Your Images Instantly Pop (VIDEO)

The below Lightroom tutorial is so short and to the point, it doesn’t need much set up. In the video, Photoshop expert and photographer Benjamin …

Tutorials

Why You Should Delete Your Instagram

I recently stumbled upon an extremely thought-provoking talk by Jaron Lanier, describing social media as a ‘Behavior Modification Empire‘. This is …

50 Novels All Men Should Read Before They Die

No excuses, now<p>Forget coming-of-age fiction or impenetrable 'classics' – these are the books all grown men should be ticking off. Why? Because they're as entertaining as they are wise<p>On Beauty – Zadie Smith<p>The Circle – Dave Eggers<p>East of Eden – John Steinbeck<p>The Road – Cormac McCarthy<p>The Blind …

Literature

A Beginner's Guide to Photoshop Blending Modes

Want to get better at Photoshop quickly? Master Photoshop blending modes to improve your photo editing skills immediately.<p>This great video from Serge …

10 Tips to Take Your Landscape Photos to the Next Level

My name is Albert Dros, and I’m a professional landscape photographer from the Netherlands. This article is both for beginners and advanced landscape …

This is how democracies die | Steven Levitsky and Daniel Ziblatt

Defending our constitution requires more than outrage<p>Blatant dictatorship – in the form of fascism, communism, or military rule – has disappeared across much of the world. Military coups and other violent seizures of power are rare. Most countries hold regular elections. Democracies still die, but …

Venezuela

You should write a book and here’s how

You should write a book. Yes, you. Whether you’re a young 18-year-old off to college with little free time or a 60-year-old corporate executive with …

Add Catchlights to Any Portrait With Ease

Catchlights are those beautiful, almost imperceptible, reflections in the eyes of your model that bring their expression to life. When photographing …

Inside the Surreal World of Playboy’s Centrefolds

The cultural significance of <b>Playboy</b> magazine has been widely debated, with many – mostly male – commentators delighting in the magazine’s commitment …

Libraries

Dismantling the Dictatorship of the Highly Educated

In the affluent nations of northwestern Europe, people with university educations have taken over politics. Cabinet ministers with fancy degrees are nothing new, but more and more parliamentary seats have been going to college graduates. In some countries, the highly educated's share of seats is …

Meet The Godfather of Erotic Photography: Eric Kroll

Internationally renowned photographer Eric Kroll is a legend in kink circles. Growing up within the raw creative freedom of New York in the 1970s, …

Your guide to using your DSLR camera correctly (finally)

For everyday selfies, your iPhone's camera is great. It's always with you, you point it, you shoot it, you upload your shots to Instagram — it …

Steven Soderbergh Is Back to Destroy Hollywood

For 25 years, Steven Soderbergh was a master of manipulating the Hollywood system to his creative advantage, until he quit in disgust over what it had become and struck out on his own. Now he’s back to teach other filmmakers how to make films for the next 25—and blow up the system for good.<p>One of …