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Beginner Photography Tip: Advanced Controls That Will Take Your Photos to the Next Level

Tell me if this sounds familiar...You've been dabbling in photography for awhile now, but find yourself wanting to learn more.You have a good handle …

Shutter Speed

3 Simple Steps to Writing Emails Even CEOs Will Open | Inc.com

Writing a professional email that results in a clear action is truly an artform. This may sound harsh, but no one is obligated to respond to an unsolicited email.<p>Time is a valuable resource and surveys show that the average American employee can spend upwards of six hours a day in their inbox! If …

Spend 5 Minutes and Learn How to Use Tone Curves in Photoshop and Lightroom (VIDEO)

The Tone Curve is one of the most powerful tools in Photoshop, Lightroom and other image-editing software. The proper use of Curves adjustments, …

Tutorials

A Quick Photography Checklist to Help You Minimize Mistakes

Let's face it...<p>There are plenty of enemies we have to combat to get a shot that looks like the one above.<p>We all have things that require our time, …

Learn the Basics of Using Lightroom to Adjust Shadows, Highlights, Exposure & More (VIDEO)

Adobe Lightroom is a powerful tool and for those of you new to the software here’s a tutorial illustrating how to use the adjustment brush to …

Ending Your Emails With This 1 Word Vastly Improves the Response Rate

The art of effective emailing begins with how you end.<p>I'm sure I'm only one of many people who feel as if they're drowning in a sea of email. There are countless tips on how to manage your inbox if you're on the receiving end and how to write better emails if you're on the sending end. Yet still, …

Are You a Photographer, or Just a Camera Operator?

When I go to a photography exhibit or show, I find myself looking at similar work: photographs made from an inkjet printer that are just stylized …

Act now before entire species are lost to global warming, say scientists

Climate change is threatening about 700 endangered species and policymakers must act urgently to lessen impact<p>The impact of climate change on threatened and endangered wildlife has been dramatically underreported, with scientists calling on policymakers to act urgently to slow its effects before …

No One Can Get Enough Of This Otter Sliding Down A Snowy Hill

No one with any sense, that is.<p>When’s the last time you experienced — or even witnessed — total unbridled joy?<p>If it’s been a while, or really, even if it’s only been, like, a minute, take this golden opportunity to watch this river otter sliding down a snowy hill.<p>Wildlife photographer Barrett …

Yellowstone National Park

How to Get the Most Out of Your Wide-Angle Lens

One of the great things about shooting with a wide-angle lens is that you can incorporate more of the scene into the photograph.Landscape …

Landscape Photography

Lightroom Shortcuts for Culling Your Photos

Almost any photographer will admit that they prefer the moments spent in the field with camera in hand over the hours spent behind a computer …

Tutorials

4 Steps to Improve Your Photos (and How to Use Tone Curves)

One of the beautiful things about photography is that you can always learn new things and adapt as new technology comes out. For example, the first …

8 Insider Tips for Closing More B2B Sales

It’s no secret that selling to other businesses is tricky. You simply won’t succeed if you don’t take B2B selling for what it is: A high-stakes …

Selling

7 Habits You Need to Give Up to Fulfill Your Potential in 2017

We are the limits to our own achievements.<p>As a coach, the start of the new year is always a great time because it's the time that clients are full of optimism. Ready to set bold new goals, or create inspiring visions for their futures. And while I love to help them set these bold new goals, it's …

Motivation

7 books that will change the way you work in 2017

Over the past year, we've covered a bunch of books that redefine "work" and offer solid tips for making it a less terrible way to spend your time.<p>Our list is a diverse sampling of advice and strategies from business-school professors, psychologists, and career coaches — all with the same goal of …

Self-improvement

6 habits highly organized people have in common

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 they have six …

Magic Lantern makes Canon shoot Lossless 14-bit DNGs right in camera

Here is something that can have a huge impact on how Canon shooters will aces their files. Up till now, they were dependant on Canon’s proprietary …

Cameras

A fresh, new online you: How to deep clean your social media for 2017

From our friends at<p>BY ALEJANDRO ALBA<p>Many people will use the new year as an excuse to sport a new look, get rid of bad habits, or accomplish new …

The ultimate guide to LinkedIn profiles

If you’re like me, you have a LinkedIn profile that serves as a modern replacement for the business card.<p>It’s decked out with your photo, experience …

Public Relations

Old Dog Haven rescues homeless senior dogs — and covers their vet bills for life

<i>Many animal lovers want to help older shelter pets — but they worry about taking on big veterinary bills. For more than a decade, a Seattle-area organization called Old Dog Haven has been finding ways to solve for that.</i><p><i>Old Dog Haven pulls senior dogs from shelters and takes care of any urgent</i> …

Pets

Editors' Picks: Best Photo Gear Of 2016

Each year, our editors select top cameras, lenses and photographic accessories that we feel represent the advancements made in the art and technology …

Cameras

Matching Exposures In Adobe Lightroom, The Quick And Easy Way

Unless you are shooting in a studio environment with artificial light, chances are when you get home from a shoot that a lot of the time you will …

The PureNight Filter Cuts Out Light Pollution for Better Night Sky Photos

Light pollution is a drag for night sky photographers, usually requiring some post-processing magic in Lightroom or Photoshop to fix. But what if you …

Knowmail scores $3.5M to apply AI to your in-box

Knowmail, an Israeli startup building what it calls personalized Artificial Intelligence help employees manage email and other messages better, has closed $3.5 million in new funding.<p>Leading the round is CE Ventures, with participation from existing investors AfterDox, Plus Ventures, 2B Angels, INE …

Artificial Intelligence

30 of the Most Important Photoshop Features and How to Use Them

Nate Dodson over at TutVid just put together one of the most comprehensive overviews of Photoshop’s key tools and features we’ve ever seen. 30 …

Slow Cooker Hawaiian Pineapple Chicken - Dinner, then Dessert

October 17, 2016 120 Comments »<p>This post may contain affiliate links. Read my disclosure policy here.<p>Slow Cooker Hawaiian Pineapple Chicken with …

Honey Sriracha Chicken Skewers

Honey Sriracha Chicken Skewers have the perfect touch of heat. Using our Bull Racks we can make lots at one time which are good because they get …

BBQ

Could the Nazi 'gold train' tunnels have formed part of Hitler's new HQ?

A train. Buried underground. Hidden. Filled with gold. By the Nazis. It sounded too good to be true, but at the end of 2015, like the rest of the world, I​ watched transfixed as members of the Polish government - men in suits, outside palaces, behind proper lecterns - announced that two hobbyists …

World History

A National Epidemic is Threatening Family Dogs

Police answering a domestic violence call were sent to the wrong house and drew their guns on Michael Paxton of Austin, TX. When Paxton's dog Cisco came from the backyard to see what was going on, an officer shot and killed him. Across the country in Brooklyn, NY, Yvonne Rosado opened her apartment …