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The simple strategy Jack Dorsey uses to run Twitter and Square can help you take control of your day

Running one company is difficult enough, let alone two, but Jack Dorsey does just that as CEO of Twitter and Square.<p>To make it work, Dorsey follows a …

Jack Dorsey

This Morning Routine Will Make You A Millionaire

“Lose an hour in the morning, and you will spend all day looking for it.” — Richard Whately<p>Life is busy. It can feel impossible to move toward your …

Self-improvement

Caroline’s Corner: How to make time for your blog when you have no time

“I’ve decided I wanted to start a travel blog”. I received this text from a friend who was in Croatia and wanted to just inform me about this. What I …

Blogging

Cactus launches bare bulb wireless monolight on Kickstarter

Lighting manufacturer Cactus has officially launched its RQ250 bare bulb wireless TTL flash unit on the Kickstarter crowd funding website. Plans for …

Crowd Funding

13 Microdistractions That Are Eating Up Your Productivity Each Day

It’s easy to identify the large drains on our energy, but almost impossible to notice the ones that are so small they nickel and dime us into exhaustion.<p>In a 12 year study of the daily routines of CEOs, <i>Harvard Business Review</i> reported that those who were most effective managed to preserve their …

Time Management

Apple and Blackmagic Teamed Up on an External GPU for MacBook Pros

Apple and Blackmagic have teamed up to design and launch a new external graphics processor (GPU) called the Blackmagic eGPU that brings …

How to Get Started in Macro Photography on the Cheap | Pro...

Macro photography is one of the most fascinating categories of photography. But dedicated macro lenses can be very expensive. So what should you do …

Here Are 10 Lightroom Tips You Really Should Know, According to Peter McKinnon

Lightroom tutorials are a well you can return to again and again because there’s so much to learn about this complex and crucial imaging program. …

What I Tell My Friends Who Ask Me What Digital Camera to Buy

The best digital cameras for when you need a step up from your smartphone.

Cameras

Canon and Nikon are finally doing something about Sony's mirrorless cameras

The Sony A7 III may be the worst nightmare Canon and Nikon have faced in years: a full-fat, full-frame camera for just $2,000. This could cut into their bread and butter -- professional/prosumer cameras -- at a time when smartphones have already devastated the traditional consumer …

John Russo shares his character portrait lighting secrets

<b>Timeless classics</b><p>John’s love for taking pictures stems from his childhood, when he would watch his father take photos of the family and saw how …

Fixing Tricky Color Temperature in ACR and Lightroom – Video Tutorial

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1. Photographers usually use only a fraction of their post-processing software's features but they still like a full-featured product.<p>2. The photo is …

Get Inspired With Just One Click in Photoshop

Tired with your same ol' process of color grading in Photoshop? Try out different color combinations in quick succession using these handy tips from …

How to find a conversational voice for your business, with Ann Handley.

<b>In this post I get to interview best-selling author and Chief Content Officer of MarketingProfs, Ann Handley.</b><p>I’ve known Ann for over 20 years, ever …

This is Why Post-Production On Dual Monitors is Better

Do you still do your post-production on a single monitor? If so you are missing out on a whole world of extra space and efficiency. Now I know some …

The "Secret" Of How To Charge More As A Freelancer

People cite lots of reasons for failing to raise their small business or personal brand prices:<p>“No one will pay that in my space, in my geographic location, in my industry…”<br>• “Everyone else charges less, so I can’t charge more”<br>• “My service or brand isn’t as respected, experienced, impressive, …

Real Estate

How to Quickly and Easily Sharpen Any Blurry Photo

If you thought you couldn't use or rescue blurry, pixelated photos, think again. This tutorial will not only show you how to rescue and sharpen …

How to Use Conceptual Contrast in Photography

Contrast is one of the most important aspects of any photograph. It adds focus, distinction, and punch, and gives the viewer both a first impression …

Several new photo editing software updates (Adobe Camera Raw 10.4, Lightroom CC v1.4, Aurora HDR 2018 1.2.0, ON1 Photo RAW 2018.5, Topaz Labs AI Clear)

There are several new photo editing software updates: <br>Adobe Camera Raw 10.4 (more info) <br>Adobe Lightroom CC v1.4 (more info) <br>Aurora HDR 2018 1.2.0 …

Tutorials

10 Incredibly Easy Ways To Improve Your Productivity

If there’s anything people struggle to achieve as much as, if not more than, the elusive happiness, it’s better productivity.<p>However, just like the art of happiness, being more productive isn’t rocket science either.<p>The key is to work smarter, not harder. As the saying goes, “it’s not the number of …

Time Management

How to Create a Photographic Methodology for Picture Perfect Workflow

Discover Your Photographic Methodology with Stacy Pearsall<p>April 19, 2018<p>Tell stories with pictures, that’s my passion; capture decisive moments, …

How to Use a Phone Screen for Magical Portraits

Wedding photographers are always looking to take creative, novel portraits and a quick, simple trick is often sitting right in their pocket. By using …

The 35 Composition Tips for Taking Stunning Landscape Photos

Being able to take your landscape photography to new levels doesn’t require fancy or expensive gear. Instead, all you need to do is learn about the …

ON1 Photo Raw: The Fast Way to Browse Your Images

One of my biggest problems when using Lightroom is just how long it takes to start viewing my images. Thankfully, ON1 Photo RAW does things a bit …

You'll be More Productive When You Stop Believing These 9 Productivity Myths

There is no shortcut, so just work through that list you should have.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Being productive plays a huge role in your success. That’s probably why people spend hours and hours scouring the Internet for top-notch productivity tips, tricks, and …

Time Management

14 Vintage Photos of Real-Life Rosie the Riveters

May 28, 2018<p>Rosie the Riveter was based on a real woman — actually, a lot of them. The US cultural icon represented the many American women who found …

1 Tip for Landscape Photography That Opens Up a Whole New World

I have only 1 tip that will hopefully inspire you and help you to improve your landscape photography: use a wide angle (preferably 16mm or wider, …

When Life Gets Complicated, Streamline with this Super-Simple List...

Super-Simple List template as it looks in Evernote.<p><b>Keeping it Simple: Implementing Super-Simple List</b><p>Are you going through one of those phases where …

10 Things Unstoppable People Do That Average People Don't

Most people can't handle success, authority, or privilege. It destroys them. It makes them lazy.<p>Are you unstoppable or average?<p>Do you get derailed by prior success?<p>Are you thinking linearly or exponentially?<p>Do you do these 10 things?<p>1. Don't get crushed by success.<p><i>Success can become a catalyst for</i> …

Self-improvement