Matthew B Cheng

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FILM B-ROLL like a PRO CINEMATOGRAPHER

Filming cinematic b-roll is important for your videos BUT making sure you approach filming b-roll with a story focused method is equally as important.<p>…

Filmmaking

Here’s a Simple Hack That Will Turn a Boring Photo into an Awesome One (VIDEO)

This tip from boudoir photographer Michael Sasser is simple and effective. What do you do to make a boring photo into an awesome one? Put something …

Photography

Seven Tips for Getting Better Photos With Your Wide-Angle Lenses

For every tool, or in this case lens, there is often a best case usage. However, breaking the rules and using your lenses in unconventional ways not …

Photography

The 10 qualities of an emotionally intelligent person

There are many different kinds of intelligence, and it’s our job to discover what they are and how to integrate them into our lives. Sources of …

Emotional Intelligence

50 questions to ask your crush that’ll bring you closer together

It can be hard to know if someone is right for you, especially if you have been crushing on them from a distance because of how they look, or what …

Want to Know What Emotional Intelligence Is All About? We Can Sum It up in a Single Sentence

References to this concept are everywhere, but what does it really mean? Here's a simple, practical definition.<p>Nowadays, you find references to emotional intelligence everywhere, along with advice as to how sharpening your "EQ" (emotional quotient) can dramatically increase your chances of …

Emotional Intelligence

10 Smart Questions to Ask Your Partner at the Dinner Table

10 Smart, Introspective Questions to Ask Your Partner at the Dinner Table<p>June 9th, 2018<p>Image Credit: Kim Lucian<p>"How was your day?"<p>Every couple …

What to Say When Your Child Says "That's Not Fair!"

Whether your preschooler insists it’s not fair that it’s time to leave the playground, or your 13-year-old says it’s not fair he can’t go to the …

Self-help

These Are the 3 Reasons Your Anxiety Is Randomly Triggered

<i>For those with anxiety, it can be hard to feel normal when it hits out of nowhere. When one moment is fine and the next is a tough mental battle, it's useful to know how to cope when triggers appear so suddenly. Suzi Sena at YourTango explains what steps to take when understanding your triggers</i> …

Self-awareness

Cuts 101: Here Are 9 of the Most Essential Transitions in Editing

Want to take your editing game to the next level? Then you'll definitely need to know about these important transitions.One of the first edits you'll …

How to Use Emotion Coaching With Your Kids

Emotion coaching is one of the five main types of discipline that is based largely on Washington state's psychology researcher John Gottman. …

40 Years of Leadership Taught Me 3 Rules That All Managers Should Follow

Leadership is greater than the sum of its parts.<p>In more than four decades in the corporate world, I've learned many management lessons -- some the hard way.<p>I've also endeavored to share some of the wisdom I've picked up from those lessons with the sharp, ambitious, young men and women at Stanford …

Leadership

This Japanese Budgeting System Could Be the Key to Saving Big Bucks

Forget apps that track your expenses for you. Forget Excel spreadsheets that require meticulous data entry. Forget email notifications of your bank …

Personal Finance

3 Types of Burnout, According to Psychologists (and Signs You're Headed For Trouble)

Be aware of the signs so that you can catch them early.<p>You're working hard and hustling to build a career you love. But you're also tired, stressed, and feeling cynical about the future.<p>Could you be burned out?<p>Burnout refers to a collection of different physical, emotional, and mental reactions …

Burnout

There Are 4 Types of Managers. One Is More Effective Than the Others

In a utopian corporate world, managers lavish a constant stream of feedback on their direct reports. This is necessary, the thinking goes, because organizations and responsibilities are changing rapidly, requiring employees to constantly upgrade their skills. Indeed, the desire for frequent …

Top questions you should ask during an interview to raise eyebrows

Job interviews are laced with questions that give the interviewer the opportunity to get to know A) if you will be an asset to the company and B) if …

Employment

Clean Up Corrosive Interpersonal Dynamics on Your Team with This System

“The consequences of not identifying and addressing conflicts and corrosive team dynamics are always dire,” says <b>Laura Gates</b>, whose work as an …

Self-help

How to Write a Cover Letter for a Management Position

The goal of any cover letter is to show that you're a strong candidate and should be brought in for an interview. When you are writing cover letters …

Employment

How to Raise Happy Kids: 10 Steps Backed by Science

<b>When you ask parents what they want for their kids, what’s usually the most common reply? They want their children to be</b> <b>happy</b><b>.</b><p><i>…</i><b>the well-being of</b> …

Kids

What’s Your Anger Style?

Anger Style: Explosive<p><b>What it looks like</b>: <i>“If you leave your jacket on the floor one more time, I’m leaving you!”</i> It may take a lot to push you over …

Anger Management

5 Flexible Dinners for Picky Eaters

Some kids are lifelong picky eaters, but most kids have waxing and waning seasons of it. Sometimes it's even day to day. Right now, my 6-year-old …

Wedding Photographer Posing Guide: Poses That Work

Lift the back leg instead to shift his weight forward to look more imposing. I can also have him lean forward for upper body shots;<p>We tend to rotate …

Wedding Photography

7 tough lessons people often learn too late in life

Life lessons are full of wisdom because they often have to be learned the hard way. However, the hardest part about that process is realizing that sometimes not every opportunity lasts forever. You finally "get it" long after the fact.<p>If possible, it's best to learn these things sooner rather than …

If You've Googled "Why Do I Fart So Much?," This Post Is For You

I've never shared this with anyone, but I might as well go for the bang and tell the entire Internet. I once had an extremely embarrassing, mentally scarring issue with gas. I was basically farting all day long.<p>I was constantly bloated, flip-flopped between constipation and diarrhea, and the smell …

Wellness

The best couch co-op games to play with your valentine

Can your love survive the Overcooked kitchen?<p>If a candlelit dinner isn’t you and your significant other’s style, why not prove your love this Valentine’s Day by gathering around your console to solve a tricky puzzle or explore a dangerous dungeon? Your partner both takes the edge off a crushing …

How to Use Split Toning in Lightroom to Accentuate Your Colors

The process of split toning dates back to the days when photography involved chemical baths.<p>In the digital darkroom, aka Lightroom, split toning is …

Try this exercise to realize your romantic compatibility with your partner

<i>People talk a lot about how crucial compatibility is for a relationship, but not everyone agrees on what that means. Similar hobbies? A shared love …

Relationships

7 Tips to Strengthen Any Relationship

​<i>“Happy marriages are based on a deep friendship, mutual</i> <i>respect</i> <i>and enjoyment of each others company.”</i> –John Gottman<p>I was taking my usual morning walk …

17 Lazy Dates That Are More Fun Than Hanging Out In Your Apartment

Who doesn't love lazy days? Oh, wait, I mean <i>self-care</i> days — days when you shut yourself off from school or work and enjoy doing absolutely nothing …

Black Mirror

When Opposites Attract - INFPs and Compatibility with ENTJs and ESTJs

Opposites often attract, there’s no doubt about it! We are naturally attracted to people with strengths and abilities that balance out our …

estjs