Buddy Ray

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Travel Photography Gear: What´s inside Pierre Lambert´s CAMERA Bag for a World Tour

From Utah, our friend Pierre is sharing what is in his camera bag as a travel photographer on a world tour. Discover his travel photography & why he …

Travel Photography

7 Tips for Shooting Long Exposure Night Photographs

Some of the most beautiful and stunning photographs were taken at night. The ability to get the perfect photo from the night sky is what …

Landscape Photography

How to go on vacation for $10

Apps offering hotel amenities for day use offer a new way to take a break.<p>These daycations are worth diving into.<p>For those who can manage to escape …

vacations

Is Digital Marketing a Key to Success For Growth of Your Business?

Online Presence Helps In Brand's Growth<p>2 min read<p>You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>In the digital arena where business and commerce are heading to, Digital marketing tools and techniques provide business owners with the best chances for competition, …

Marketing

The Cannabis Branding Battle Ahead

It’s the cannabinoid calm before the storm.<p>Cannabis industry observers feel we’re on the threshold of what could be a branding battle.<p>“There will eventually be a power struggle between retail brands, product brands and device brands,” says Tim Calkins, clinical professor of marketing at Kellogg …

Cannabis

6 Key Tactics to Kick-Start Your Instagram Sales Funnel

Remember the days when Instagram was nothing more than the trendy new kid on the social media block? How the times have changed.The mammoth of a …

Social Media

Six Reasons Email Marketing Still Rocks (And Will Keep on Rocking!)

What do email marketing and rock n’ roll have in common? Probably more than you imagine.<p>Let’s start with some history. Email has been around since …

Marketing

The 3 Biggest Challenges the Cannabis Industry Will be Facing in the Future

There is no doubt that we are watching the cannabis industry start to come into its own. Like with any emerging market, the cannabis industry is …

Cannabis

Price the main factor driving brand loyalty

New research reveals a disconnect between what marketers are doing to encourage brand loyalty and what consumers find important.<p>Comparing consumers’ …

Customer Experience

How to Measure Your Customers' Happiness Score (and Why That Matters)

Learning how to determine your customers' level of satisfaction with your product or service is one of the best time investments you can make.<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Happy customers make for a happy business owner ... and on the other hand, unhappy …

Customer Experience

The Definitive Guide to Storytelling for Business: The Art & Craft of Making Your Audience Fall in Love with You

As I unsubscribed my Dad from my email list, I remember thinking, “<i>Please</i> don’t let him find out.”<p>I’d shared a personal story about my Dad and I’d …

Warby Parker

Marketing Tips from CMOs and Expert Marketers: 87: Marketing to Audiences 50+ and Future Marketing Trends, Live from PSFK Part 2

On part 2 of this episode of Renegade Thinkers Unite recorded live at the PSFK conference, Drew speaks with two guests about how marketers can relate …

Marketing

Personal Branding Strategist Faith James

Certified Personal Branding Strategist Faith James defines the concept of branding and how to expand your brand and influence for success. This show …

Personal Branding

Three Things You Need To Know About Marketing To Gen Z Women

A new study suggests that marketing your brand to young women from Generation Z, (Gen Z) which includes ages 14 to 19, might require a fresh approach. This new generation of young women were born into a world of connectivity, which makes them brand savvy, socially conscious consumers who are immune …

Public Relations

What a shot! 26 amazing sports photos

Take a look at 26 amazing sports photos from July 1 through July 8.

Los Angeles

How to create Bright and Airy Edits - Step by Step Instructions!

Photographers always ask me how I create such bright and airy edits without losing all the important details. Here's a quick step by step on how to …

Tutorials

Finalists From Smithsonian Magazine's 2017 Photo Contest

The editors of <i>Smithsonian</i> magazine have just announced the 60 finalists in their 15th annual photo contest, selected from more than 48,000 entries sent in from 155 countries. They've once more allowed me to share a selection of these images here from the competition's six categories: The Natural …

Silly (but fun) comparison: $7000 DSLR kit vs $35 smartphone zoom lens

NYC-based filmmaker Casey Neistat recently compared a $35 clip-on smartphone lens with a $7,000 DSLR (the Canon EOS-1D X Mark II to be precise) and …

5 Things to Consider When Choosing a DSLR Lens

One of the main benefits of owning a DSLR camera is the ability to utilize a wide variety of different lenses. Most professional photographers will …

A Beginner’s Guide to Canon and Nikon Lens Abbreviations

Welcome to the world of photography, where geeky scientists make great lenses… and use all their secret codes to confuse consumers. Fret not, this …

Manfrotto’s Digital Director Turns Your iPad Air into a Display and Remote for Your DSLR

Manfrotto has just unveiled a CamRanger competitor called the Digital Director that transforms your iPad Air into a display and remote control for …

How to License Your Images for Commercial Use

Selling your images is one thing, but leasing them is a whole different ball game. There are many parameters that can be put into place and it can …

Selling

Photoshop - Introduction to the Dodge and Burn Technique

How Photographs are Sold

This is my fourth book on photography and my second on marketing photographs. My two marketing books are very different. My first marketing book, …

Magnum Photographer Bruce Gilden On What Makes A Good Photograph Great (And A Bad Photograph Terrible)

Bruce Gilden is one straight talker. The no-nonsense Brooklyn born, Guggenheim-awarded, Magnum photographer does not mince his words, that’s for …

A Mobile Photo Editing Workflow that Actually Works

Click the title of the article to read this post on Improve Photography, which includes all media files mentioned.Sometimes you want to be able to …

Learn How to Do Long Exposure Photography

When each frame takes a half a minute or more to capture, the road to learning long exposure photography can be a long one. Here’s a much-needed …

This is Why Long Exposure Photography is So Appealing

Long exposures enable us to see otherwise impossible-to-see worlds with our own eyes. Thanks to long exposures, we can capture movement in a fixed …

How to Handle Camera Shake: Why Tripods Are Still Essential for Keeping Your Images Sharp

Have you ever checked out the battlefield photos made by Mathew Brady’s studio during the Civil War? They’re great, right?<p>But why? After all, the …

Bite Size Tips - Long Exposure Water Shots

If there is one type of landscape shot that nearly always impresses, its the long exposure, ethereal water type image. They look amazing, will wow …