Lisa Peterson

16 Flips | 2 Magazines | 7 Likes | @LisaPeterso1dck | Photographer, Blogger, Spiritual Seeker

Google makes Nik photo-editing tools free to download

When Google snapped up Nik Software, it acquired not just Snapseed, but also the company's photo-editing plug-ins for Photoshop and Apple Aperture. Now, the company is making those plug-ins completely free to download. The Nik Collection, a suite of seven editing tools that used to cost $150, can …

Free Webinar – Landscape Photography: Shooting and Making Compelling Images

<i>photo by Scott Bourne</i><p>Don’t miss this free educational event. We’ll be tackling how to make the best looking landscape images, from shoot to post. …

Landscape Photography

Canon and Nikon square-off with new launches at Photography Show 2016

The Photography Show has attracted more than 30,000 visitors to The NEC in Birmingham as the world’s leading photography manufacturers jostle for …

The 9 Most Breathtaking Images from the Smithsonian's Annual Photo Contest

A volcano spewing ash, magical forest fireflies, and a monkey who feels just like we all do about winter weather. These are just a few of the …

The 9 Winning Photos of the 2015 Smithsonian Photo Contest

The Smithsonian has just announced the winning photos of its 13th annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest. A total of 9 winning shots were selected from …

Shy Entrepreneurs Can Use the Power of Silence and More to Master Negotiating

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As an introvert, you may feel like you have some disadvantages that your extroverted counterparts don’t have to deal with. However, this isn’t exactly true. In reality, you merely operate best under a different set of circumstances. And, …

Entrepreneurship

Were You Born to Be an Entrepreneur? 10 Traits That Prove It

Always hungry for a new challenge? You might be an entrepreneur<p>There are five penguins standing on a floating iceberg.<p>They are practically starving and want to eat the fish that are swimming below them, but the water is freezing and there are sharks swimming in the water, too. The penguins continue …

This concept from Zen Buddhism will help you let go of beliefs that are holding you back

A buddhist statue. Reuters/Rupak De Chowdhuri<p>I played baseball for 17 years of my life. During that time, I had many different coaches and I began to notice repeating patterns among them. <br>Coaches tend to come up through a certain system. New coaches will often land their first job as an assistant …

Self-improvement

Husband and Wife Team Photograph the Solitude of Sweden’s Wild Landscapes

Husband-and-wife photography team Erlend and Orsolya Haarberg are perfectly comfortable with silence. So comfortable, in fact that they would go weeks at a time without seeing another human being while hiking, camping, and photographing in the magical and mystical landscape of Swedish Laponia. And …

Daily Meditation: Only Breath

We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these Daily Meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be part of bringing spirituality alive in your life.<p>Today's meditation features a poem by 13th century mystic Jalal al-Din Rumi. "Only Breath" reminds us …

National Geographic Travel

19 Simple Daily Habits for a Happier Life

<b>“Hug harder. Laugh louder. Smile bigger. Love longer.” ~Unknown</b><p>Did you ever have it all mixed up?<p>Happiness, I mean. I once thought that a university …