Mark Tregurtha

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The case for the middle-aged entrepreneur

The technology sector has become a magnet for the world’s brightest minds. Tech hubs – and by extension tech investors — have become mecca for ambitious innovators in search of their entrepreneurial dreams. For many, the investment community has fulfilled its end of the bargain: Numerous ambitious …

Crypto Trading 101: A Beginner's Guide to Candlesticks

That kid you know who's now driving a Lambo because he traded something called dogecoin? He has more in common with Japanese rice traders from the …

Cryptocurrency

7 Tips How to Shoot Surreal Photos

Surreal: More than real; hyper-real, and therefore interesting and novel to look at, analyze, and experience! The art movement of surrealism was a …

A Beginner's Guide to Long Exposure Photography: When and How to Do It

Long exposures are something almost every photographer tries at some point, and they can be a fun way to create images that the naked eye would never …

5 Tips For Writing a Book People Will Actually Read (From a First Time Author)

My first book comes out this month. Here's what I learned.<p>I was sitting alone in a garage surrounded by packing boxes.<p>My usual morning routine, which started with coffee back then (and now is more about black tea), segued into a new idea for this column. I started writing about what it means to be …

Best website builders for start-up founders, entrepreneurs, and anyone with a side hustle

All businesses — no matter how big or small — need a strong and compelling website if they want to stand out from the crowd. Whether you're starting …

Smartphone photography tips: 16 handy tricks you should know

Smartphone cameras have improved dramatically in the last few years, owing to better sensors and smarter image processing. Heck, the multi-camera revolution has also yielded better zoom and depth-of-field effects hitherto unknown to smartphone photography.<p>Nevertheless, having a great camera is only …

Mobile Photography

Make extra money with one of these 14 digital side gigs

This article is reprinted by permission from NextAvenue.org.<p>Looking to make some money or start a side project? The internet is full of voices …

Selling

Want to Truly Engage Your Customers? You Need to Master This First

Branded content can entertain people or teach them something, resulting in better brand engagement.<p>There was a time when branded content was the realm of advertising. It was clearly delineated from news and entertainment content, and boasted a distinctly commercial feel. In the modern age of …

Culling: Photography’s Most Overlooked Skill

Do you ever wonder how many photos you should deliver from a session? Here is why I believe that you are giving too many.<p>“How many photos do you …

These seven photography accessories will make your life much easier

Each of us has our favorite set of photography accessories we can’t imagine our life without. In this video, Manny Ortiz shares with you seven of his …

A Beginners Guide to Organizing your Photos

Are you drowning in an ocean of digital photos? While the digital age has simplified the way we store our photos, the sheer quantity of files can …

5 Free E-Books That Will Make You Better at Portrait Photography

Portrait photography can range from capturing candid photos of people to shooting wedding portraits, and much more, including self portraits. It's …

10 Social Networks You Need to Join If You’re a Creative Freelancer

We all know that social media plays an important role in carving our your creative niche and networking with potential clients. But with so many platforms available, where should you be focusing your attention?<p>Part of having a successful career as a freelancer, whether you are a fine artist, …

Social Media

These 10 Skills Are Putting Top Freelancers In Hot Demand

Want to make sure you’re always busy as a freelancer? Then it’s important to offer the services clients truly need today.<p>Keeping an eye on the skills that are most sought-after on major freelance platforms can offer some guidance on where to focus your efforts to stay current. Upwork recently …

Power BI

3 Things I Wish I Knew BEFORE Starting Photography

Today our friend Pierre T. Lambert is sharing something very personal that can help anyone: <i>Those are the photography tips I wish I had heard when I</i> …

Learn photography now with 100 free online lessons from School of Visual Arts

There’s a seemingly endless amount of photography tutorials on the internet. But just how many of them feature leading photographers and experts? …

First Principles in Photography

Dear friend,I want to take it back to basics to your photography: to respark your passion and enthusiasm for photography. Let’s take it back to …

10 entry-level jobs that new graduates can do from home

As graduation season winds down, thousands of students across the country will start the search for their first "real" job. Young people are …

How to Shoot Corporate Headshot Photography

One of the jobs you will find yourself doing as a portrait photographer is <b>Corporate Headshots</b>. This isn't usually glamorous work. You often only have …

19 online AI education classes that you can take right now

AI is the way of the future. And you can teach yourself how to master this incredible new technology from some of the top schools around the globe. …

Travel Photography Unlocked

Tips on Shooting like a Traveler, Not a Tourist<p>By Alice Reddy<p>You’re not a tourist - so why take the same cliche travel photos as everyone else?<p>You …

3 Top Travel Photography Tips: Telling Visual Stories

In an era when everyone has a sophisticated camera on their mobile phone, and we all share our travel experiences on social media, it is easy to …

Five Ways to Make Your Aperture Work for You

Of the basic settings that our cameras have, potentially the easiest to get creative with is the aperture of your lens. Today, let’s take a look at …

6 Hobbies That Can Make You Money on the Side

Here's how to turn your hobby into a side hustle.<p>This story originally appeared on Personal Branding Blog<p>Work consumes life for at least eight hours a day for most folks. You put in whatever your best effort is for the day and head home in the hopes of a good meal and rest. Where is the rest of …

Hobbies

3 Ways to Make Money Online From Your Blog or Website

Want to start a blog? Here are three proven ways to make money from it.<p>If you’re thinking about starting a blog or website, but you don’t have an online store, you might wonder how you can actually make money online. Entrepreneur.com has a shop where readers can buy merchandise like hats and …

Online Life

The 7 Things You Need To Know To Thrive In The New "Gig Economy"

I’ve never had a real job.<p>I started writing freelance from a sailboat anchored offshore in Key West in 1994, running my 128 MB laptop off of solar panels and sending Compuserve emails through a Motorola flip phone at 100 kb per minute. Depending on the weather, it could take half an hour to upload …

How to Master Your Own Psychology in Street Photography

Dear friend,One of the most challenging things in street photography is mastering your own psychology; to conquer your personal fears in …

15 Things You Should Know Before Pressing the Shutter Button to Take a Photograph

Taking a photograph isn't merely about pressing the shutter button. Aside from the technical considerations like exposure, there are things like …

How to Make Your Smartphone Photos Look Like They Came From A Pro Camera

There are some incredible smartphone images out there. Apple, Samsung, Google all use beautiful shots from their respective devices in their …

Mobile Photography