D. Scott Johnson

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Your Career Depends On Split-Second Decisions People Make About Your Appearance

You gotta love any conference speaker who begins her mid-afternoon session with a challenge to uncover your own unconscious workplace biases. That’s …

Best Books to Take You Back to the ’80s When You’re Feeling Nostalgic

Margaret Atwood<p>Following the overwhelming success of Hulu’s adaptation of <i>The Handmaid’s Tale</i>, Margaret Atwood’s iconic piece of dystopian fiction has once again proved its timelessness and unfortunate relevance. Nolite te bastardes carborundorum, bitches.<p>Stephen King<p>The late 70’s to the mid-80’s …

The 21st Century’s 100 greatest films

The best that cinema has had to offer since 2000 as picked by 177 film critics from around the world.<p>“They don’t make ‘em like they used to.”<p>How often have we all heard that resigned expression? How often have we said it ourselves? ‘The death of cinema’ is debated in university film studies …

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Gavin Francis: The Spanish Flu

It is estimated that five hundred million people contracted it, and that between fifty and a hundred million of them died. Asians were thirty times …

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63 Distilled Lessons From The Masters of Photography

To share the exciting news that <b>MASTERS now available on AMAZON</b>, I wanted to share a list of lessons I’ve personally learned from all the masters of …

10 criminally underrated movies on Netflix you owe it to yourself to watch

Since its inception, Netflix has stood as the benchmark for on-demand entertainment. As its popularity grew, so too did the streaming service’s …

Here’s the Best Way to Match Tones in Composite Photos

One of the most common difficulties with compositing photos is having the color tones of the different parts of the image match. This can be tricky …

Manual Photography Cheat Sheet Infographic

Photography is slowly taking over the world; it’s everywhere. Take a look at social media. Facebook, Twitter & Instagram are packed with photography. …

Here’s what ‘the most expensive body on Earth’ looks like

In her recently published book, “Doll Parts” (Regan Arts), Amanda Lepore claims to have “the most expensive body on Earth.” The veracity of that …

10+ Genius Camera Hacks That Will Greatly Improve Your Photography Skills In Less Than 3 Minutes

Professional photography gear costs thousands of dollars but you can take stunning pictures by spending only a fraction of the cost. If you have the …

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Alibaba's new payment system lets virtual reality shoppers pay by nodding

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Alibaba Group Holdings’ finance arm on Wednesday demonstrated a payment service that will allow virtual reality shoppers to pay for things in future just by nodding their heads.<p>An employee is seen behind a glass wall with the logo of Alibaba at the company's headquarters on …

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10+ Of The Most Epic Long Exposure Shots Ever

Usually, we are viewing photos that capture a short moment in time, but these pictures are completely different. The intent of long exposure …

This 2 Minute Read Will Make You Write Better Forever

“There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.” <br>― Maya Angelou<p>The following 4 tips took me 3 years of writing to collect, but …

5 Cameras That Can Get Most Likely Through the New TSA Regulations

If you’re not wanting to inconvenience your life with taking your cameras, lenses, flashes and other necessary items out of your bag, then you should …

30+ Immersive Storytelling platforms, apps, resources & tools

The following list was compiled by an amazing group of storytellers from around the world. Last semester, while I was teaching <i>Building Storyworlds:</i> …

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Katherine Boo’s 15 rules for narrative nonfiction — now this is a “must-read”

When I first came across Katherine Boo’s work in journalism school, I was immediately taken with her ability to expose injustice while weaving …

12 Tips for Selling Photography Prints from A Website

Click the title of the article to read this post on Improve Photography, which includes all media files mentioned.Online store page of a website run …

Trump is ushering in a dark new conservatism | Timothy Snyder

If Republicans do not wish to repeat the mistakes of the German conservatives of the 1930s, they had better find their courage – and their conservatism – fast<p>Timothy Snyder is the Levin professor of history at Yale University<p>In his committed mendacity, his nostalgia for the 1930s, and his …

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Exploring Photography and Context

In “re:collection,” a new show at the Museum of Contemporary Photography in Chicago, opening July 13 and on view until October 1, the museum’s …

Why You Should Study Storytelling In The Age Of Big Content And Fake News

In my last post, I announced a new curriculum on communications that I am developing in the form of a series of articles right here on Forbes. In my intro, I wrote about the impetus for this project, which surfaced on the day after the last presidential election: in the age of “big content and fake …

Mastering Autofocus

It was 1985 when Minolta revolutionized the world of photography with the release of their first autofocus SLR—the Maxxum 7000. With autofocus in its …

Qatar told to close Al Jazeera, reduce Iran ties in list of demands

<b>Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (CNN) —</b> Four Arab states that have boycotted Qatar have handed the country a list of 13 demands, including some likely to infuriate Doha and exacerbate the region's worst crisis in decades.<p>Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Egypt sent Qatar the list …

Who Killed Otto Warmbier?

Visiting North Korea can be safe. But the tour company that lost an American student made key mistakes, people on the trip say.<p>When Otto Warmbier visited North Korea for a New Year’s trip in December 2015, he joined Young Pioneer Tours, a group that promises “fun, thrill seeking and adventure at a …

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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 …