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Convert Your Color Photos to Black & White in Lightroom Using These 4 Quick Methods

Converting color images to black & white is easy. All it usually takes is a click but when done mindfully, it can take an image from average to …

10 Free Must-Read Street Photography eBooks

<b>Image Copyright Michael Ernest Sweet Courtesy of Brooklyn Arts Press</b><p>Photography books are expensive, really expensive. I've collected dozens and dozens over the years and I kind of feel as though I have tied up a lot of money in books. It's not a bad thing, but I do wonder about the end result. …

The Golden Ratio vs. The Rule of Thirds: Which is Best?

Two terms, one more frequently heard that the other, are the <b>golden ratio</b> and the <b>rule of thirds</b>. But is one really better than the other? In this …

7 Tips for Photographing Groups

Whether you’re an amateur or professional photographer, whether you usually photograph people, products, landscapes or insects, the time will come …

Photography

Street Photography: Stay Focused with Doug McKinlay

Street Photography

My Advice to the Guy Who Wrote ‘Advice to Aspiring Full Time Photographers’

Dear Mr. Kim,<p>I read a blog post of yours titled “Advice to Aspiring Full Time Photographers” reposted on PetaPixel.<p>It’s filled with lots of exciting …

Anonymous and Famous Amateurs

Portrait Tutorial: How to Dial in the White of the Eyes in Photoshop

They say the devil’s in the details, and one of the most crucial details of any portrait is the eyes. You want to make sure that the eyes in your …

Building the Right PC for Your (Serious) Photography Needs

First of all, I must say that I am a PC guy. Many photographers choose iMacs over PCs for the “stability” and such, but I haven't seen big difference …

Western Digital

The Storyteller’s Kit: The Gear You Need to Tell Stories with Your Photography

Gear does not make the photographer, allow me to state that for the record before we dive in here. A talented artist can make an image with whatever …

Fujifilm X100S Compact Camera: What Can Happen When a Camera Company Listens to Photographers

Since 2010, Fujifilm has been carving a niche for itself in the camera market by designing a number of cameras (XF1, XE1, X-Pro1, etc.) that many …

10 Tips to Help You Grow as an Artist in Photography

Over the past few days, I’ve thought about what’s helped me become a better photographer over the years. It’s a constant journey, and developing as …

Pictures of the Week 11.6.14

Mental Health . . . A Photographer’s Perspective (this isn’t going to be easy)

As photographers, writers, illustrators, actors, musicians… As creatives, we create the world that we exist in, we create the world that the rest of …

How Microsoft top brass hammered out Dropbox, Salesforce moves

Yesterday’s surprise announcement of a partnership between Microsoft Office and Dropbox is characteristic of the fresh approach to partnering ushered …

The Only Way to Save Your CRM from Failure

The Only Way to Save Your CRM From Failure<p>The Only Way to Save Your CRM From Failure<p>The Customer Relationship Management (CRM) system is now a …

Enterprise Resource Planning Software

About This Blog<p>I make my livelihood by helping clients select, implement and optimize ERP software systems. This blog is a collection of my …

16 Personal Development Goals That Will Make You Happier and Sexier

Tweet<p>Share<p>Share<p>+1<p>Pin<p>Shares 839<p>One of the best decisions you can make is to engage in continuous self-development.<p>We all want to enhance the quality …

10 Weird Things I Learned as a Beauty Copywriter

Like the secret smell of Play-Doh and what all those symbols on your skin care bottles mean.<p>Author:<p>Publish date:<p>Social …

8 Mildly Weird Things You Will Definitely Do When You Run Into Your Ex

As the old saying goes: Breaking up is hard to do, but it’s nothing compared to the crushing anxiety of seeing the person you said sayonara to. If …

23 Weird Things Girls Do When They’re Alone

So I’ve been living with my boyfriend for about four months now, and needless to say it’s been a combination of great and irritating. However, one …

How to Get a Novel Published | The Art of Manliness

November is National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo), an annual novel-writing project that brings together professional and amateur writers from all …

Game studio Sleepy Giant pivots to become mobile marketing automation firm Adaptiv.io

Sleepy Giant started as a game operations provider, and then it started making its own titles. But now the company is pivoting to become a mobile-marketing automation company.<p>As such, the Newport Beach, Calif.-based company is changing its name to Adaptiv.io. It has created an event-automation …

What I Did When My Doctor Told Me I Couldn't Go Off My Anxiety Meds

In the late fall of my senior year of college, I had my first panic attack. I had always been a little more anxious than the average person, but the …

Saving the Earth: Four Conflicting Campaigns (SSIR)

The latest United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report makes it clear that we are running out of time. So, you would think that …

Stop Wasting Money. Move Into a Shipping Container.

Want a personal beach shack, mountain hideaway, lake house, backyard studio, or man cave? Then look no further than Rhino Cubed tiny homes, mobile units designed by a new company that puts a premium on sustainability.<p>The latest entry into the tiny house movement repurposes steel shipping containers …

Light Matters: 7 Ways Lighting Can Make Architecture More Sustainable

Sustainable lighting design offers various well-being and environmental benefits in addition to economic advantages for clients and users. Although …

Green Living