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An Entirely Subjective Look at the Fuji X100S

When Fuji announced the X100 at Photokina in 2010, the photographic world stood up and took note. Here was a rangefinder style camera that …

How To Schedule Your Day For Peak Creative Performance

Are you a certified organizational ninja? It’s okay, nobody is–so steal this idea from career kickstarter Amber Rae, who shares her “Work, Play, Fit, Push” framework for getting things done while staying inspired.<p>About four years ago I started working for myself. I wanted the freedom and …

15 of the Best Travel Photos Taken With an iPhone

I asked some of the world's leading travel bloggers each to select one of their favorite iPhone images, and explain how they took it. Check out the slideshow to see what they chose and why.<p>There are many ways that Apple's iPhone has transformed our lives. It has put a previously unimaginable array …

DSLR Cameras

Your Weekend Has 60 Hours–Here’s How To Wring The Most Out Of Them

Do your weekends fly by too fast? Craft weekends that are memorable, relaxing, and productive with these 10 tips from productivity expert Laura Vanderkam.<p>Weekends always seem to go quickly, but they’re longer than we think. There are 60 hours between that 6 p.m. Friday beer and that 6 a.m. Monday …

Ian Komac’s surreal photography

Vintage Camera Lens Bracelets by SDPNT | Colossal

<p>Stefaan duPont over at SDPNT is making some wonderful one-of-a-kind cuffs from old camera lenses. Every bracelet is completely unique and can’t be …

18 Cool Color Blocked Buildings

Sunday’s a good day for eye candy, don’t you think? Assuming you already read the title of this post, no we’re not about to post 18 photos of Ryan Gosling looking awesome. We are, however, here to serve up a whole bunch of outrageously colorful buildings from all over the world. Color block month …

San Francisco

Royal Photographic Society exhibition winners

<b>The winners of this year's Royal Photographic Society (RPS) International Print Exhibition have been announced and include work by both professional and amateur photographers.</b><p>The RPS exhibition has been held 156 times since it began in 1854 and this year attracted nearly 5,000 entries from 1,285 …

August 2013

Lost And Found: 5 Forgotten Classics Worth Revisiting

I don't remember when I first realized that books could go away, that they could — and did — pass into obscurity or out of print. <i>Myra Breckinridge</i> by Gore Vidal, <i>All</i> <i>About H. Hatterr</i> by G.V. Desani, <i>Speedboat</i> by Renata Adler, the sublime <i>An Armful of Warm Girl</i> by W.M. Spackman. Each of them, snuffed …

Video: Fashion Photography Veterans on Photographing from ‘the Pit’

Scott Schuman (aka. The Sartorialist) hit it big in fashion street photography. But not all fashion photographers work in a studio or on the street. …

25 Entrepreneurs To Follow On Twitter

The arduous experience of entrepreneurship often makes founders a fount of business advice. From billionaire Richard Branson to Garrett Camp, co-founder of transport startup Uber, both established and up-and-coming entrepreneurs have tips to share through their Twitter feeds.<p>Branson regularly …

13 Photo Gadgets We Didn't Need

The world of photography is awash with gear and accessories for an eager public. But not every invention is worthy of merit as seen by this glorious …

Timeless Branding Lessons From A Young Steve Jobs

To understand how a legacy lasts, let’s flash back to when Steve Jobs rebuilt his own.<p>“It’s a complicated and noisy world,” mused a younger Steve Jobs, “and we’re not going to get a chance to get people to remember much about us. “<p>That chance to make a memory, he says, is the essence of brand …

Flipboard Magazines Can Now Be Enjoyed on the Web

Inside Flipboard / July 23, 2013<p>Since the launch of Flipboard 2.0, more than 2 million magazines have been made about every topic imaginable, from …

Older workers open new doors with help from a career coach

A couple of decades ago, if you were in your late forties and relatively satisfied with your professional accomplishments, you might have viewed the next few years of work as a transition to "freedom 55," a chance to coast toward retirement and enjoy the view.<p>But with mandatory retirement a thing …

Lethal force: Recent shootings raise questions over effectiveness of police use-of-force training

[np_storybar title=”Watch video of the Paul Boyd shooting. WARNING: graphic content” link=”#1″]<br>[/np_storybar]<p>For almost five years, the 2007 death of …

The police must learn to de-escalate

In 2010 on a July night in the Alberta town of Okotoks, an RCMP officer shot and killed a depressed man who was armed only with an umbrella. The investigation by the Alberta Serious Incident Response Team found the officer's actions to be legal and justified. Why? Because the incident occurred at 2 …

Flipboard for Photographers and Photography Lovers

Inside Flipboard / July 16, 2013<p>“Flipboard For You” is our bi-weekly series highlighting how different groups of people can make the most out of …

Who’s Your Dada?

Let me say this right at the outset. This is not another high and mighty rant against cell phone cameras, Instagram, “art” filters, Lightroom …

How to run a business without regrets

After more than 20 years in business, I often get asked whether or not I have regrets. What would you do differently, people ask, if you could go back in time?<p>That's a great question; it proves that the inquirers are trying to learn from another's mistakes, instead of assuming that their situation …

Twitter Canada boss Kirstine Stewart's 5 secrets for success

Kirstine Stewart recently started her much-publicized new gig as the managing director of Twitter Canada. Many saw it as a puzzling career move, but Stewart said she was keen to undertake a new challenge. Here, the former CBC-TV exec shares some of the secrets of her success, including why it's not …

How I learned to put myself into my own story

<i>The Essay is a daily personal piece submitted by readers. Have a story to tell? See our guidelines at tgam.ca/essayguide</i><p>A sure sign you're nearing the end of your useful life is when you start writing your memoirs – or even if you just start <i>thinking</i> about writing them.<p>And I always figured that …

This Summer, We Are All This Alpaca

Just trying to get in the too-small pool of life. :(

Salespeople who provoke ‘in the right way’ will outperform

When you look back and think about who has had the most profound influence and impact on your life, you probably remember the people who challenged you most, who created discomfort, who pushed you, and who felt like they were a huge pain while taking you to new heights. They have likely left a …

Tips for Approaching & Photographing Strangers

Street photography can be nerve-racking for some people. The idea of talking to strangers and/or capturing photos of them can be daunting. There are …

The best countries for food

Food and travel go together like planes and airports. No matter where you go you'll have little trouble finding at least one culinary experience that will help you understand the local culture. In some countries the food is <i>the</i> highlight, drawing many a foodie to its borders, like a moth to a flame. …

Women Aging: Females Face More Discrimination, But More Optimistic About Getting Old, Report Finds

Despite the belief that women should resent wrinkles and grey hair (and fight them every step of the way), it turns out many Canadian women don't …