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Everything You’ll See and Hear as a Club Photographer

No, you can't pay me in coke and yes, I'm technically working.<p><i>This article originally appeared on VICE Canada</i><p>Sometimes it seems like everyone is a club photographer—or at least says they are in order to skip the line like a celebrity or a drug dealer. But those of us who actually do the gig occupy …

Lighting 201: Perfect In-Camera, Then Photoshop

You are watching a free tutorial from Lighting 201.<br>To view the entire course, upgrade to Premium or purchase it in the SLR Lounge Store.<p>X<p>Perfect …

Spice Quiz

University of Miami<p>Dr. Kareem graduated from the University of Miami with a Doctorate in Physical Therapy in 2007. He has been a licensed Physical …

Weightlifting

Bitcoin halving, block size and startup busts ahead

by Olga Kharif<p>While the hype may have faded a bit, 2015 was still a busy year for bitcoin. Venture capital investments topped $US1 billion for the …

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How to Shoot Colorful Spirographs with Light Painting Photography

A spirograph is a geometric drawing toy that produces beautiful mathematical curves by rolling a smaller circle inside a bigger circle. You can …

Lost Weather Balloon GoPro Found 2 Years Later with Grand Canyon ‘Money Shot’

Back in 2013, five friends in Arizona decided to capture some photos and video from the edge of space by sending a GoPro up on a weather balloon. The …

How to Remove Anything from a Photo in Photoshop

In a perfect world, there would be nothing disturbing the flawless look of your subject and its beautiful surroundings. Nothing would distract the …

8 tips for managing people who are smarter than you

by Rebecca Knight<p>Getting promoted to a job that includes responsibility for areas outside your domain can be downright terrifying. Your employees may …

The rise of wearables in the workforce

<b>Key takeaways</b>• Major businesses are utilising wearables in the workforce to improve efficiency and service.<br>• Devices can be an aid to driving real-time …

Stop Telling Me to Cover Up My Big Breasts

Only I can decide what's appropriate for my body.<p>I have big breasts.<p>That's not a boast or a complaint. It's just a fact. I wear a cup size that, to me, feels pretty much just right on my body. And I seem to be the only person in the world who feels like it's OK.<p>I hate that people see that I have …

Beam Me Up? Teleporting Is Real, Even If Trekkie Transport Isn't

"I have a hard time saying this with a straight face, but I will: You can teleport a single atom from one place to another," says Chris Monroe, a biophysicist at the University of Maryland.<p>His lab's setup in a university basement looks nothing like the slick transporters that rearrange atoms and …

Climbing On Mount Denali

Successful Startups Don’t Make Money Their Primary Mission

Some people look at Silicon Valley and see a world filled with fortune-seekers come to strike it rich.<p>Yes, the Valley has its share of mercenaries. But you’ve never heard of the companies they founded or ran, because those start-ups couldn’t attract or retain good talent, win solid investment …

Communicating a Corporate Vision to Your Team

Amit* manages a team of 40 people around the globe for a massive tech company. After months of furiously working on a new product to be the first to market, his boss told him that the company’s strategy had shifted. The product’s launch plans were then delayed, and competitors began gobbling up …

How to Take Charge in a Job Interview | The Art of Manliness

There are two ways to approach a job interview.<p>With the first, you take a pretty passive stance. You control what you can on your side of things — …

How to Use Your Smartphone as a Light Meter

A smartphone is a powerful tool for any photographer, whether you’re using it to take pictures or make shoots easier. There are countless different …

6 Tips from Two Mann Studios Will Challenge You to Up Your Wedding Game

Canadian wedding photography super-duo Two Mann Studios recently handed out six tips for wedding photographers that should not be ignored. In the …

Quick Photoshop Secret: How To Make a More Impactful Sunset or Sunrise

<i>Jimmy McIntyre is a world-renowned travel photographer, educator, and 500px ISO contributor. His photos have been published in local and national</i> …

The Best Digital Strategists Don’t Think in Terms of Either/Or

It has become an axiom that “strategy is about making hard choices,” as we have been advised for over 20 years by leading thinkers including Michael Porter and Roger Martin. But our work with a community of senior executives in the Bay Area suggests that today’s market leaders are following the …

The Best of Summer 2015: Suits

Summer requires clothes with a special attitude. These striking suits have all that and more.<p>Forget fall and winter. Summer is for enjoying life. Cocktails on the roof. Your best friend's wedding. The beach. It requires special clothes, and not only because it's hot out. Summer clothes must be cool …

Warren Buffett to spend $2bn a year on Aussie equities

Legendary investor Warren Buffett will deploy more than $2 billion a year of cashflow from an investment in Insurance Australia Group to build up …

Things to Consider Besides Gear

It’s very easy to think that a new camera or a new lens is the answer to a photographic impasse. I have, on many occasions, scrolled through …

The Biggest Legal Mistake Photographers Make

Whether photography is your bread and butter, or something that you’ve started out doing casually with machinations of eventually picking up a few …

Photography

Understanding Nikon AF Modes

Steve Perry is back with another great educational video, this time aimed at photographers looking to get the most out of the AF on their Nikon …

7 Things I Learned From Shooting One Portrait a Day for a Whole Year

Essentially conceived as a New Year’s resolution, I gave myself the challenge of producing one portrait every single day during 2013. I’ve had a …

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How To Use The 3 Most Important New Features In Lightroom 6

To be honest, I’ve been waiting for Lightroom 6 for a while now, and I know I’m not the only one! Judging from the threads on every photography forum …

Faking the Look of Super Slow Motion by Animating Still Photos

Here’s a 1-minute video titled “Revolution,” created by Dubai-based photographer Sherif Mokbel “to support all the free people fighting for their …

Videography

12 Posing Cues from 12 Incredible Photographers

As I dive deeper and deeper into the world of professional photography, I find that my educational needs frequently change. Every one of us should …