Kasey Johnson

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Read this if you’re going through adversity

In the midst of challenging times, we often think we’re going through the worst time ever.<p>And when we’re in the middle of adversity, we think it …

Motivation

3 Advanced Photographic Composition Techniques That You Probably Don't Know

Photographic composition is a topic that usually begins with discussions about the rule of thirds and golden section and ends with people's eyes …

Landscape Photography

How to actually move on (from anything)

• In order to move forward, you have to move on. And in order to move on, you have to let go. You can only get so far with your leash still on. The …

Self-help

You make or break your life between 5-7 a.m.

While serving a humanitarian and ecclesiastical mission at the age of 20, I learned potentially the most important lesson of my life. How you spend …

Ralph Waldo Emerson

App developers are going through your email — here is how to stop them

The Wall Street Journal reports that application developers, both mobile and desktop, are busy rummaging through the email of thousands and thousands …

"Low Battery" Paints a Poignant Picture of How Glued We Are to Our Devices

<i>“Low Battery” sheds light on how our generation suffers from the paradox of being the most connected, yet also the loneliest</i><p>As we get smarter mobile …

I'm a pastor and I want you to quit church. Now!

At a time when church attendance is shrinking in America, I, a pastor, am encouraging people to quit church. Why?<p>The answer is birthed out of conversations and research I’ve been a part of over the last several years.<p>Regularly, I meet and train pastors and church leaders from all over the country …

The Best Mentors Ask These 8 Questions

An essential part of being a good mentor is asking the right questions. Here’s a cheat sheet to get you started.<p>It’s hard to deny that good mentors are important. The best workplaces have formal programs to develop mentoring relationships. LinkedIn has even launched a feature to help you find one. …

The Ultimate Focus Stacking Guide for Landscape Photographers

It’s becoming harder to get the entire image sharp with the constantly wider lenses and more extreme foregrounds that are used in today’s …

Landscape Photography

Here’s a Cool Trick That Lets You Take Amazing Night Photos Without a Tripod (VIDEO)

If you’ve ever tried to take to take a photo at night without a tripod you know the results can be very blurry or very noisy or, in most cases, both. …

A Simple Trick to Make Your Photos Pop

Do you find that your cityscape photos lack punch? Check out this tutorial for an easy way to add some pop to your images.<p>Coming to you from …

8 phrases a great boss will constantly tell their employees

The characteristics that make a good boss differ greatly from those that make an average or subpar one. And communication can play a large role in …

Employment

Five Ways to Improve Your Photographic Compositions

Composition is one of the hardest things we deal with as photographers. It is complex and can seem like a neverending pursuit. Today, we’ll look at …

Landscape Photography

Eight Lightroom Tricks for Landscape Photography

Raw processing is quite a detailed procedure and the possibilities are limited only by your knowledge and experience. That means there is always …

Tutorials

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 …

Grab a Red Wine and get Comfortable to Read The Best Photography Links of the Week

The Toad has been away working on location quite a bit lately and we finally find him back at his desk working on a new weekly list of links to …

Give Your Images the Cinematic Look in Just Two Minutes

I find cinematic images to be particularly memorable. I'm sure there's some color theory and psychology behind that but ain't nobody got time for …

Cinematography

How to immediately change your life for the better

There’s an old joke where a man says, “I really want to go to medical school, but it takes at least seven years–and I’ll be 50 in seven years!” A …

How to capture epic wide-angle photos of trees

Trees invoke a sense of timelessness and grandeur. Most species grow for many centuries more than humans ever will—so let’s make trees look the part, …

Photoshop Tips: Blend Modes Made Simple (VIDEO)

Many of the image-editing tutorials we post require a basic understanding of Photoshop’s powerful blend modes. In the video below, French landscape …

Here’s How to Create Magical Nighttime Landscape Photos with a Simple Photoshop Trick (VIDEO)

Tom Archer is a globetrotting British landscape photographer with a portfolio full of spectacular photos. He occasionally uses Photoshop to add a bit …

Take Sunset Photography to the Next Level with These Pro Tips for Shooting into the Light (VIDEO)

Adam Karnacz is a British pro known for his stunning nature and landscape photography. In this four-minute tutorial, he explains how to overcome two …

5 Free Guides to Help You Capture Better Landscape Photographs

A lot of considerations go into creating a great landscape photograph. From exposure and focus to composition and post-processing, it takes quite an …

How to Post-Process Soft and ‘Dreamy’ Portraits of Children

Here’s a 47-minute tutorial from PiXimperfect about how to create those soft, dreamy portrait photos of children using Photoshop.<p>First things first, …

5 Clever Noise Reduction Techniques in Photoshop

Applying noise reduction to your images can be a real science. Any tool you use is faced with the almost impossible task of getting rid of the noise …

15 Ways to Fight Lust with the Sword of the Spirit

It is almost impossible in the Western world to escape sensuality. Sex is on the television, in the movies and in our music, on the side of buses, …

Build This Flowchart to Overcome Procrastination

Psychologist Dr. Patrick Keelan has a series of questions to ask yourself when you feel stuck with your work. These four questions can act as a …

Procrastination