John Bentley

22 Flips | 2 Magazines | @JohnBentley22 | Photographer of beauty and style working freelance

Catching Up With the Silver & Light Project: A Wet Plate Collodion Camera Truck

When we were first introduced to Ian Ruhter back in 2012, he was embarking on a nationwide photography tour in with his uniquely large camera. That …

Dr Dre: the hip-hop head with a business brain

When Kanye West was asked by <i>Rolling Stone</i> magazine to write a panegyric to Dr Dre, he had no fear of hyperbole. "Do hip-hop producers hold Dr Dre in high esteem? It's like asking a Christian if he believes Christ died for his sins."<p>In terms of commercial clout, artistic influence and longevity, no …

When Making Any Major Business Decision I Turn to My Mom's Advice

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In just about every major business decision that deals with people, I ask myself, “What would my mother do?”<p>My mother’s accomplishments have motivated me to make decisions, take risks and make challenges as they relate to my professional …

'Rich List' counts more than 100 UK billionaires

<b>The number of billionaires living in the UK has risen to more than 100 for the first time, according to the 2014 Sunday Times Rich List.</b><p>There are now 104 billionaires based in the UK with a combined wealth of more than £301bn, the list says.<p>That means the UK has more billionaires per head of …

The download is dead; Long live the stream

Apple Inc.’s AAPL, -2.39% $3 billion acquisition of Beats Electronics, the headphone- and speaker-maker and music-streaming company, comes as many …

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Turn Your Talent Into a Business in 12 Steps with Beate Chelette

It is easy to get lost in the sea of resources available to fledgling entrepreneurs, but it is harder to connect with the concrete tools that will …

Photographer Oliver Blohm Processes His Polaroid Portraits Using a Microwave

What do Polaroids and Hot Pockets have in common? 99.9% of the time nothing. But, thanks to Berlin-based fashion and portrait photographer, Oliver …

Talent Wars: How An Irish Tech Entrepreneur Is Giving Global Recruiters The Edge

The George Clooney movie ‘Up in the Air’ probably did little to further the use of advanced video technology in HR circles.<p>However that movie was about using it to fire people.<p>Sonru, a high tech company based in rural Ireland, is using it to hire people, and has been winning business from major …

Is government really aiding growth of startups, SMEs and entrepreneurs?

If there’s anything the current government wants, it’s more enterprise and private sector jobs. George Osborne says he’s determined to end the UK’s …

Risk, Reward And Worst Case Scenarios: How Entrepreneurs Like Richard Branson And Tony Hsieh Call It

One of the most fascinating things about entrepreneurs is their attitude to risk.<p>Whether you see a risky idea or proposition as an opportunity or a potential disaster is arguably what sets true and wannabe entrepreneurs apart.<p>Many of those I’ve met over the years have taken decisions that had the …

Japan Multiple Exposure

German photographer Stephanie Jung did a series of photos in multiple exposure of different cities in Japan. A few photos of the same place but in …

Holy Men of India

Varanasi is the epicenter of the Hindu faith, like Jerusalem to Christians and Mecca to Muslims. In this new series, Joey L, passioned photographer …

Does newer, more expensive necessarily mean better? What makes a "good" lens mechnically and optically? More of an intro piece than advanced discussion.

<i>Last updated on June 27, 2012</i><p>Introduction<p>In this article, we'll take a look at what makes a "good" lens and the various aspects one must look at when …

Matiash Blog - Brian Matiash Photography

Today, Adobe announced updates to Lightroom (CC and Classic) and Photoshop, delivering a variety of new improvements and tools, including an exciting …

Evocative Black and White Long Exposure Images

Fine art photographer Vassilis Tangoulis could put forth the argument that contrast is more significant than color for making a statement with …

Hyperfocal Distance: A Landscape Photographer's Friend

We have all seen those wonderful shots, those beautiful landscapes that are in focus from what seems like inches in front of the lens element to …

How to Capture an Authentic Smile: Quick Tips from Photographer Tamara Lackey

When it comes to portraits, one of the most important factors is capturing an authentic expression — a real smile. Unfortunately, a genuine smile can …

Back to Basics: A Refresher on the Dodge, Burn and Sharpen Tools in Photoshop

Photoshop is a program of many talents; however, there are three tools that you probably haven’t used much for some time now. As some of the first …

Lightroom for iPad, the Future of Mobile Editing?

Adobe just extended Lightroom’s applications with the launch of an iPad app. Called Lightroom Mobile, it brings a lean set of image editing tools to …

Three Easy Steps To Improve Your Lighting on Webcam

Last week Fstoppers and Peter Hurley hosted a free Illuminating the Face release party on Spreecast (view it here if you missed it). Since I had …