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The Future of Photography as a Business

This may be appalling to some, or realistic to others, but I think if we don't discuss the state of the profession of photography we will eventually …

Customer Service

How to create a pivot table in Excel to slice and dice your data

Microsoft Excel 2016, found in the Office suite, is the latest and greatest spreadsheet application from Redmond, and there’s a good reason so many …

Why photographers fail

Recently there has been a spate of very sad, and ultimately defeatist articles decrying the “death of photography”. We have no shortage of examples. …

Online Life

20 Leadership Quotes From the World's Most Influential Leaders

From Steve Jobs to Thomas Jefferson, these quotes will inspire you to become a better leader.<p>Albert Einstein once said, "The leader is one who, out of the clutter, brings simplicity… out of discord, harmony… and out of difficulty, opportunity."<p>Being a leader is no easy task -- it takes hard work, …

Thomas Jefferson

PyCom Pytrack And Pysense Boards Arrive at Adafruit

Adafruit has announced the arrival of a couple of new products to its ever-growing range of electronic components in the form of the PyCom Pytrack …

Arduino

Connect with these 35 IFTTT-friendly smart devices (pictures)

Robin in Nest, in a Statue-

The Empress of all Royal Birds. There are countless species of Birds with plumage to make any Queen jealous, but I've found one I think takes, the Royal Cake. The Golden Crowned Crane, fairly common among 'Birding Photog's', and though I agree, I have a personal affinity to the very crisp cut coloration, the nearly impossible to duplicate, Pearlescent Bluish Feathers. Above all the remarkably near perfection of plumage that IS, the Golden Crown. A Bird who's beauty arrives before it does, I venture to say and I was granted the honor of photographing one. Without further rambling enjoy the #GoldenCrownedCrane! #Birds, #Wildlife, #Nature, #NikonUSA,

Two Simple Steps To Sell Anybody On Your Vision

We aren’t all motivated by the same things. Here’s how to secure everybody’s buy-in, in this order.<p>Something needs to change, and you think you know how. In other words, you’ve got a vision, and now you just need to sell it to other people. To help you out, there are two basic facts of psychology …

Innovation

The Yi M1 is a gorgeous mirrorless camera at a rock-bottom price

Before I get into this review, I want to get one thing straight. <i>I am not a photographer.</i><p>I didn’t study photography at school. I haven’t done any classes. I don’t have a side-gig shooting weddings and bar mitzvahs. I have a relatively decent Nikon DSLR which I primarily use for product review photos …

Loupedeck

Photographers rejoice! Most photography professionals and graphic designers can likely relate to the tedious and mundane process of post production, …

Capturing freshwater stories through the lens of a camera

A female mason building toilets in Kanpur, India. A former hunter who now protects wildlife around Lake Hong in China. A volunteer citizen scientist …

Citizen Science

What is crowdsourcing and how can it help us adapt to climate change?

Climate change and associated extreme weather events are in evidence throughout the world, from melting sea ice in the Arctic to severe droughts in …

Climate Change

Arctic wildlife under threat as sea ice hits historic low

Act on Climate<p>The climate agreement reached in December in Paris offers us a real opportunity to act together to limit the damage and ensure a safer …

New US regulations around captive tigers could provide a boost for wild tigers

Tiger populations fighting for a comeback in the wild will receive a much needed lifeline from the United States government. Improved and tightened …

Wildlife

The tiger among fish

Thoughts of India’s wildlife inevitably concur up visions of tigers. But another iconic species dominates India’s waters.<p>The king of India’s …

Fish

For the first time in 100 years, tiger numbers are growing

After a century of constant decline, the number of wild tigers is on the rise! According to the most recent data, around 3,890 tigers now exist in …

Wildlife

Nepal welcomes a new baby rhino

“This healthy calf, born to a recently-translocated female in the Babai Valley of Bardia National Park, Nepal, is a shining beacon of hope for …

Wildlife

Buffalo people unite

At 9:15 on a chilly Wednesday morning in September, the entire student body of Poplar High School is barreling along Montana Highway 13 in a fleet of …

World Wildlife Fund

Photographing elusive Dall sheep

<b>WIND RIVER, YUKON :: CANADA</b><p>In the summer of 2012, I canoed the Wind River in the Peel Watershed, an enormous, remote stretch of wilderness in …

World Wildlife Fund

Gathering new intelligence on gorillas

<b>THE VIRUNGA MASSIF :: CENTRAL AFRICA</b><p>In the fall of 2015, deep in the forests of the volcanic mountain range called the Virunga Massif, a new mountain …

Gorillas

Activist Matt Ballen on how each of us can make a difference

<b>Name</b> Matt Ballen <b><br>Age</b> 25<b><br>Home</b> New York, New York <b><br>Cause</b> Inspiring others to take action for the planet<p>In June 2015, Matt Ballen stood in New York’s Times …

Using photographs to reconnect people with the wildlife on their own doorsteps

Nature photographer and WWF staffer Clay Bolt is passionate about connecting people with the biodiversity right outside their doors. To that end, in …

Photographing the most elusive animals of Namibia

<i>Photographer Will Burrard-Lucas paired up with carnivore researcher Lise Hanssen to capture on camera Namibia’s magnificent creatures.</i><p>Photographing …

Jeff Neterval on giving people a way to make a difference

WWF Partner in Conservation <b>Jeff Neterval</b> grew up exploring the rivers, woods, and fields near his home outside of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Years later, …

Asia’s Tiger Farms Face Increasing Scrutiny at CITES

<b>Today CITES increased scrutiny on Asia’s tiger farms. Countries unanimously rejected a proposal by China to remove the existing requirement to</b> …

Wildlife

The Dark Side of Photography: When Getting the ‘Best’ Shot is Just Plain Wrong

I firmly believe that photography is a powerful force for good in this world.<p>As reportage, it opens our eyes to tragedies we might otherwise ignore; …

The Parallel Worlds Of Puddles

With my Instagram account @guigurui I try to demonstrate you don’t need a professional camera to take a good picture. With the use of a smartphone, …

Gravity, Defying the LAW by Lifegiant, M.J. Hacking

<b>Gravity, Defying the LAW by Lifegiant, M.J. Hacking</b><i><br>Via Flickr:</i><br>‘ShroomCloud Skaters’ (Jay), My program w/ inner city kids to gain exposure thru Photography, and maybe get a SHOT. Its been 3 years this summer since the inception of this program, and not without bumps, it has been a worthwhile effort by everyone alongside of me at, Lifegiant Media Group. Thanx Mike