Kristen OGorman

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America: Relax, Everything Is Fine!

At times, furtive silhouettes stamp the red velvet curtain. In the middle of whispers, a more distinct phrase returns like a mantra: “Relax, everything is fine. Relax, everything is fine!”<p>I’m in the front row. On the chair on my right, dusty and empty like the other hundred, lies the program of the …

Indoor and Outdoor Glamour Photography Lighting Mini Tutorials

Back in 2015, I produced some home-grown lighting and shooting video lessons for my very first subscription-based photography tutorial channel on …

This Morning Routine Will Save You 20+ Hours a Week

The traditional 9-5 workday is poorly structured for high productivity.<p>The traditional 9-5 workday is poorly structured for high productivity. Perhaps when most work was physical labor, but not in the knowledge working world we now live in.<p>Although this may be obvious based on people's mediocre …

Time Management

32 Proven Ways to Make Money Fast

Some day you'll always have enough for rent without worry. In the meantime, you have to hussle.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In a bind? Need some fast cash? We're talking here about small bursts of capital, not millions of dollars -- enough to satisfy your monthly …

Personal Finance

Restoring the Past With Photoshop

Humidity, sunlight, water, and most of all, time, are just some of the culprits in the damage most printed photographs will endure. However these …

How to Reshape Your Brain and Learn Anything, Based on the Most Popular Coursera Class Ever

No matter what you want to know and remember, the same basic methods and principles apply.<p>You know that old saying that if you give a person a fish, they'll eat for a day, and if you teach them to fish, they'll eat for a lifetime? It's the perfect summary of just how important learning can be. But …

University of California

We Had No Photographer At Our Wedding, But The Result Is Awesome

After 5 years of a lovely relationship me Justina and my beloved man Tautrimas have decided to get married. Our wedding story may sound a little bit …

Here Are Some Ingenious New Ways to Start Rebuilding Your Credit

There is an old Zen saying, "Wherever you go, there you are." A modern, less Zen variation on this may be, "Whatever you apply for, there's your credit score." In so many situations, that finicky three-digit number is used to judge us; if it's subpar or non-extant, we may have to pay more, or see …

This is why you should use soft light for portraits and how to make it

The choice for shooting hard vs soft light is quite an easy one for many people. But if you don’t understand what the difference is, what difference …

22 Quotes From Pablo Neruda That Will Speak to Your Soul

Pablo Neruda was a Chilean poet whose words continue to touch and inspire people all around the world. To this day, you can visit his house at Isla Negra in Chile, where he wrote a lot of his poetry. Sometimes it's fun to just look up quotes and really think about how they apply to your life or …

Three Ways to Improve Your Photography That Have Nothing to Do With Photography

As photographers, we often pour endless hours into every possible method of learning to become better through the study of our craft, practice, and …

Want to save more money? These 3 weird psychological tricks could help, according to science.

Saving money is hard. It might even require retraining your brain: To get around the natural human tendency to chase short-term rewards at the …

I Travel The World To Photograph Girls In Dresses Against Backgrounds Of The Most Beautiful Places

A girl in a dress is probably one of the most beautiful phenomena in the world. A girl in a dress on the background of an incredible landscape can …

Smartphone Photography 101 helps you take better photographs with your phone

No matter how many photos people take with their phones, there’s still a lot of bad shots on there. We see them all day on Instagram and Facebook. …

Mobile Photography

How Lightroom Can Tell You What Lens You Should Buy

Lightroom has a feature that can help you use your photography metadata to make informed lens buying and upgrade decisions. In my personal case, …

Should you live in an RV? Here’s why some young people are ditching homes for the nomadic life.

The days of living in the same home until you retire are becoming as outdated as that pair of denim jeggings stashed in the back of your closet. Some …

I Dressed Models In Sand, Water, Fire, And Wind

We spent 3 days and nights throwing sand and powder, dousing models with water and painting with fire.<p>No Photoshop was used to create the dresses, …

Light Painting

How to Give Your Still Photos a 2.5D Parallax Effect in Photoshop

Did you know that Photoshop has built-in animation tools? In this 12-minute video from Peter McKinnon, learn how to utilize them to animate your …

Five Mistakes Beginner Photographers Make

We were all beginners at some point, and we all made beginner mistakes too. And while it's important to experience certain errors to grow as a …

Sharpening Basics: Here’s How Unsharp Masking Makes Your Photos Look Extra Crispy

It sounds like a reference to dull Halloween costumes, but I’ve always regarded unsharp masking as the Cadillac option for beefing up the acutance of …

7 Must-Have Traits You Want in Your Future Leaders

Companies worldwide are experiencing a leadership shortage. The smart ones will identify leaders with these characteristics to move them forward.<p>Recent research has proven that we're experiencing a drastic leadership shortage on a global scale. Eight-five percent of companies have reported an …

Become a Better Photographer Today in 9 Easy Steps

It might be cliche to say, but the phrase "practice makes perfect" has a lot of merit.That goes for a lot of things in life, and photography is one …

Landscape Photography

10+ Of The Most Epic Long Exposure Shots Ever

Usually, we are viewing photos that capture a short moment in time, but these pictures are completely different. The intent of long exposure …

Photography

10 Motivational Habits That Drive Millionaires

Habits seem to rule us but adopt these and prosper.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Have you ever been awed by the motivation of a successful entrepreneur, leader or athlete? I have. It’s not jealousy, either. Far from it. It’s respect for how motivated they are. Even …

Motivation

Clearing up some misconceptions about how the stock market works

You can learn lots of interesting things by closely studying America’s Financial Accounts (formerly known as the Flow of Funds) published by the …

2 Quotes That Will Reshape Your Approach To Life

In the movie, Gattaca, a young man, Vincent, is born with every disadvantage imaginable<p>In the movie, Gattaca, a young man, Vincent, is born with every disadvantage imaginable. It simply isn't his "fate" to have the life he wants.<p>But he doesn't accept that fate. Instead, he does everything, even …

Comparison Breakdown: The Lightest, Most Affordable, Professional Full-Frame System

In a world where less than a handful of brands are considered well-established in the professional full-frame camera market and where more than a …

A visual explanation of quantum mechanics

From the ViaScience YouTube channel comes this 31-part video explainer of quantum mechanics. As the introduction video notes, there is a fair bit of …

You Can Be a Better Street Photographer by Using Slow Shutter Speeds & Rear Curtain Flash (VIDEO)

Doug McKinlay is a successful photojournalist who does a lot of street photography, and in this quick tutorial he describes two great techniques for …

Street Photography

How to crop your photos for impact and creativity

One of the big selling points of high resolution cameras like the Nikon D810 and Canon 5DS are the ability to “crop in post”. Typically when people …