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So You Want to Read Comedic Fantasy: Here’s Where to Start

The Tales of Pell<p><i>Iron Druid Chronicles</i> author Kevin Hearne and <i>Star Wars: Phasma</i> author Delilah S. Dawson’s <i>Kill the Farm Boy</i> is a take-no-prisoners …

Books

How to advertise on Instagram: a step-by-step guide

Instagram has become Mecca for bloggers and influencers and it's showing its value for advertisers too.<p>With Instagram being flooded with bloggers and …

Social Media

44 Content Types for Promoting Your Product, Service, Business - and Even Yourself [Infographic]

Coming up with original ideas to feed the ever-increasing content demands of your readers, subscribers, prospects, customers and social fans is hard …

Marketing

28 Tubular '80s Movies You Need To Watch With Your Kids, Tweens, And Teens

The '80s were all about young men discovering otherworldly entities.<p><i>🚨 Important Note: Ratings were way different 30+ years ago, so we recommend checking out the Parents Guide link in each description for more information. 🚨</i>

Movies

11 Anime Series That Are Actually Funny

They're not just like, "Oops, we both fell and now I'm accidentally grabbing your boob" funny.

Anime

How to Do Corporate Headshot Photography

If you’re interested in branching out your photo business to include corporate headshots, here’s a helpful 24-minute tutorial that can help you get …

Photography

Photography 101: The best YouTube channels for learning about photography

When I was starting out with photography, <b>YouTube</b> was only just becoming popular. It was a platform to share videos with friends more than a platform …

Photography

30 Weird Products On Amazon That Are Mind-Blowingly Useful

Plenty of products exist on Amazon to simplify your life and make chores easier to stomach. But then there's the other stuff — the weird and utterly …

Lighting Up a Product Photoshoot Using LEDs

Shooting clean product images may not be as hard as you think. With the help of what-you-see-is-what-you-get LED light panels, the process is made …

How to Build Your First Photography Studio

For a lot of us who are chasing a career in photography, we soon come to a bit of a pinch point. We have thrown all our money into cameras, …

Free High-Quality Typefaces To See Your Projects Through In 2018

‘Neon’, free for personal & commercial use<br>Image via Aga Magdziak<br>If you’re not done and dusted with free, shiny new typefaces, this new list might …

Ropstone - Free Font

SHARE IT<p>Free vintage style & bold display font from <b>Graptail Design</b><b>.</b> Download and enjoy ;)<p><b>Please take a look at full font bundle & support this author</b> …

Watch: Top 7 Motion Graphic Design Trends And Inspirations For 2018

<b>After bringing to you</b> five text graphics trends for this year, Studio Binder returns with these top seven motion graphic design trends and …

How to Take Great Portraits with Only One Studio Light

If you’re into shooting high-quality portraits with minimal studio equipment, here’s a 6-minute video from photographer Manny Ortiz that explains how …

Photography Tutorials For Beginners: Understanding Metering Modes

In this Photography Video Tutorial, you will understand What is Metering and three Primary Metering Modes.<p>We are sharing this tutorial SLR Lounge | …

The definitive guide to focal length, perspective, and why “zooming with your feet” is nonsense

Perspective distortion seems to be one of the most confusing topics in photography. There are all kinds of erroneous “facts” about it. Like focal …

19 Tools for Creating Engaging Social Media Videos, Images and GIFs in Minutes

Creating social media content takes time. And creating great social media content takes even more time.<p>This story originally appeared on Buffer<p>Creating social media content takes time. And creating great social media content takes even more time.<p>You don’t just need to think about what types of …

How To Get Black Background, Even With A White Wall !!

In this episode, Andrew Boey teaches how you can obtain PERFECTLY BLACK background even when you only have a white wall.... no black backdrop …

Exposure Settings for Concerts & Spotlights

Taking photos at a concert, regardless of who’s on the stage, can be a tricky thing to master. There are a number of things to consider. But the one …

Here Are 3 Simple Lightroom Tricks so You Won’t Have to Learn Them the Hard Way (VIDEO)

Travis Transient is a travel photographer who, like many of us, learned how to edit his work the hard way—by making mistakes. In this quick tutorial …

11 Stunning Resources to Create a Logo for Free | Inc.com

We've all heard about the importance of "branding" one's business. It's important to present a strong, cohesive image to customers, and a logo can help you do that.<p>Now, you don't need to be a design expert to create a logo that grabs someone's attention for all of the right reasons. And you don't …

Graphic Design

21 free image sites to spruce up your visuals

To keep pace online, PR and marketing pros should have an arsenal of images.<p>Much more than mere aesthetic afterthoughts, compelling visuals can boost …

How I see the world differently since switching from amateur to professional photographer

About two years ago, I used to go about my usual everyday life like most people do, not noticing all of the beauty around me. After I picked up a …

10 fantasy reads to help you gear up for Season 7 of “Game of Thrones”

We’re SO close, guys. The <i>Game of Thrones</i> Season 7 premiere is almost here. It’s been just over a year since the end of Season 6, which in our humble …

Books

How to Photograph Your House for Airbnb

So you’ve taken the leap and decided to offer your home as a cozy place to stay for weary travelers, tourists, and vacationers. You can list your …

Here’s How a Camera’s Autofocus Works and How It Has Evolved Through the Years (VIDEO)

If you’re too young to have ever used a manual focus camera (or too old to remember), it’s easy to take autofocus technology for granted. But most of …

What’s the Best Lens for Portrait Photography? This Pro’s Answer May Surprise You (VIDEO)

If you’re shopping for a portrait lens, or just trying to figure out which lens you own is best for people pictures, we encourage you to watch this …

Learn how to get the perfect exposure every time

A camera’s built in meter often does a great job of making a “correct” exposure, but it’s not always what the photographer wants to capture. Despite …

Nikon D-series

This LED flood light is handy and inexpensive

I ordered 2 of these LED flood lights - one for mood lighting in the living room, and another to light up my workbench in the garage. I happy with …