Jeff Gaston

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5 Photography Courses That Will Take You From Amateur to Expert

Learn to shoot and edit like a pro.<p>Knowing the right time to press the shutter isn't the only skill needed to capture a great photo. With these comprehensive courses (all over 90% off), you can unlock the power of your DSLR and discover professional editing methods to take your pics to the next …

The Emotional Journey of Creating Anything Great [Infographic]

Are you working on something now and feeling the pain of the creation process? Today’s infographic shares the emotional journey that most people go …

Motivation

I look like a self-made millionaire. But I owe my success to privilege.

I am a millionaire. The first in my family. A self-made success. It’s the story we love to tell ourselves in America about how anyone can make it. Except it’s not true. The reality is that most entrepreneurs — myself included — are the product of generations of privilege that enable success. You …

How to Create a Strong Focal Point and Manage Attention Inside Your Photos

Focal point is a term that photographers and photography blogs throw around continually. “Create a focal point,” it’s said, “it should be the first …

Pick the Best Shutter Speed, Aperture, and ISO Settings

Pick the Best Shutter Speed, Aperture and ISO Settings<p>Learn to Pick the Best Shutter Speed, Aperture, and ISO Settings for Every Occasion<p>In this clip …

Shutter Speed

7 Ways to Be Calmer, More Mature… and More Productive

I was recently in a business meeting with two men who disagreed on a plan of action. Is this uncommon in the workplace? Nope. Can it be …

Reality TV

3 Common Misconceptions About Your Camera’s Histogram

If you’re obsessive about checking every exposure on your camera’s histogram, this informative little video is a must-watch. In it, Matt Granger …

The Internet Of Things Could Finally Get The Common Language It Needs

In the home and beyond, it’s more important than ever that gadgets get standard ways to talk to each other. And there are signs of progress.<p>Smart home gadgets were everywhere at the CES trade show in January, from useful iterations on connected light bulbs and door locks to odder endeavors such as …

Cardboard delivery drone has a one-way ticket

In developing regions where lack of road infrastructure is problematic for those in the business of moving goods, drones are already having an …

Drones

10 Success lessons from Peter Drucker – “Father of Modern Management” for entrepreneurs

Share49<p>Tweet<p>Share443<p>+16<p>Shares 498<p>Peter Drucker, “the father of modern management,” turned management theory into a serious discipline. In a legendary …

Entrepreneurship

Artificial Intelligence and Virtual Reality Are About to Transform Business. Here's How to Be Prepared.

While we have heard the words AI and VR for years, now is the time to understand that they may significantly change your business.<p>Discussions of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Virtual Reality (VR) inevitably evoke descriptive images of a room full of gamers. But, AI and VR will change the way you …

6 habits highly organized people have in common

By Nicole Anzia<p>People often lament that despite their best efforts, they just cannot seem to get, and stay, organized. Even though they’ve been working at it diligently and have tried many strategies, nothing seems to stick. So how do organized people stay organized? Over the years, I’ve noticed …

Tour The Modern Architecture Of Marfa, West Texas’s Artist Oasis

Donald Judd may have brought modern art to Marfa, but modernist architecture has longer roots there.<p>If Austin is a “cool liberal oasis” nestled in the arid Texas landscape–as it was once described to me–then Marfa, Texas, is its artier asylum to the west. The town, population 1,900, was solidified …

Tech startups to make your life more slick, secure and stylish in 2017

Our tips for the companies set to make waves in the new year, from a disruptive banking startup to the budget smartphone taking on Samsung and Apple<p>This year was a mixed bag for startups. Powa Technologies, an e-commerce company that was one of Britain’s so-called unicorns (a startup valued at over …

Startups

Warner Music Group readies ‘hundreds of virtual reality experiences’

Warner Music Group has penned a deal with MelodyVR that will see it create virtual reality experiences with the artists on its roster.<p>The tie-up will …

Protect your phone from secret spyware

The smartphone has become one of the most important tools in millions of Americans’ lives. It tracks your movements, displays emails and text messages, and notifies you of every birthday and appointment. Every second, information floods your smartphone. Unless you switch them off, your apps work …

Mesmerizing Long Exposure Photos of Traffic Lights in the Fog

Fine Art photographer Lucas Zimmermann‘s long exposure photographs of traffic lights in the fog are oddly satisfying. At once creepy and serene, his …

These ETFs Will Likely Soar Under Trump in 2017

Trump just past the final stage to become the U.S. President, and the Electoral College confirmed that Donald J. Trump will be the 45th President of the U.S. Like it or not, Trump is taking office and could affect the markets. After Trump won the election, markets have been trending higher and …

10 Evening routines of billionaire entrepreneurs

Share22<p>Tweet<p>Share180<p>+12<p>Shares 204<p>Our daily routines can make a huge difference to how healthy, happy and productive we are. When used effectively, it …

Entrepreneurship

This Founder Says Africa Is A Better Place For Entrepreneurs Than Europe

Danish entrepreneur Martin Nielsen never planned to live in Africa. He travelled from his base in London to Kenya in 2012 to spend three months working with 88mph, a seed investment firm based in Kenya, where he launched Mdundo, a mobile platform for downloadable African music. Originally, Nielsen …

These women want to fund your business

Ask any startup founder about the challenges they face, and you’ll hear similar responses: obtaining the funding they need to grow, and gaining …

Women Entrepreneurs

How to think like a successful entrepreneur

Entrepreneurship — there’s something about this word that excites everyone. Maybe it’s the sense of freedom that comes with being an entrepreneur. …

10 Steps to quickly become a successful entrepreneur

Share18<p>Tweet<p>Share100<p>+13<p>Shares 121<p>Succeeding as an entrepreneur takes hard work and persistence because, unfortunately, there is no business-startup …

Entrepreneurship

3 Unexpected Ways Reading Personal Development Books Changed My Life

Open your mind to the opportunities all around you.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Reading was never something I was interested in while attending school. Nor was it something I thought I would ever do again once I graduated. My choices in life after school seemed to …

Self-improvement

A tech founder who sold his first startup for £40 million shares his advice for budding entrepreneurs

Now, three years later and after a stint in San Francisco, he's heading up a new venture, retail technology company Hero, and hoping it will be equally successful.<p>Business Insider caught up with Crane and Hero's founder Adam Levene, an early employee at Grapple, to get their advice for first-time …

Startups

For a career at IBM, you can skip the college education

There’s a lot of good reasons to go to college, but getting a job at a tech firm isn’t one of them.<p>A range of technology occupations—from front-end developers to network administrators—don’t require college degrees. Instead, employers are looking for specific skills that evolve rapidly and can be …

Higher Education

The Marketing Technique That Made This Entrepreneur Over $1 Million In Six Months

These strategies and techniques helped Brian Clark build a massive following and monetize at exactly the right moment.<p>It's no secret that we live in a world of ubiquitous content. It's everywhere.<p>We read, stream and binge-watch content at all times of the day: on the train before work, during our …