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The Pareto Principle Can Save You Time And Help You Achieve Your Goals

Not many things are as frustrating as wasting time. What's even more infuriating is not knowing where and when you're spinning your wheels, whether …

You Can Reprogram Yourself to Be a Positive Person and You Should

Rational optimists are much more in touch with reality than chronic pessimists.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The end of a relationship or the failure of your business can make you feel negative. <i>Life</i> can make you feel negative. We all have to persevere through …

3 Lightroom Tool Tips for Beginners

Lightroom is not only great for organizing and cataloging all your pictures in an easy and clear way, but it is also full of helpful tools that can …

Tutorials

10 Tips for Great Landscape Photographs from Top Pros Nick Page and Thomas Heaton (VIDEO)

There’s always something to learn about improving one’s landscape photography, and what better way to up your game than with some great tips from top …

Landscape Photography

Some Quick Tips for Beginners to Improve Their Photography

If you're just getting started in photography, the veritable plethora of rules, terms, and settings can be a bit overwhelming. And while it's …

This video explains all 27 Photoshop blending modes

Most of us use different Photoshop blending modes to achieve different effects. Many tutorials suggest which more to use to achieve a certain look, …

25 Profound Quotes from Aristotle On Happiness, Self-Mastery and Mindful Living

Aristotle is one of the top thinkers in history. Though he is often defined as a philosopher, he covered many topics such as biology, zoology, …

Your Brain Doesn't Want to Change: 5 Ways to Make It

Change is always awkward at first, but it gets easier with practice.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Take a moment and cross your arms. Now, cross them in the opposite direction. Which way was more awkward?<p>If you thought crossing them the second time required more …

6 Things You Must Quit Doing Now If You Want to Be More Successful | Inc.com

Most of us grew up hearing the mantra "Don't be a quitter," and we've internalized it to the point where we feel guilty if we don't finish a book that's boring us to death. Our parents weren't entirely wrong in saying that persistence is necessary for success, but sometimes quitting is the most …

Motivation

Getting out of Auto: Understanding the metering modes on your camera

Metering modes allow a camera to determine how much light there is in any given scene, and how much there should be. However, the way the modes …

Five Must-Know Photoshop Quick Tips

“Photoshoppers" are very particular in the way they use the program. Many utilize a workflow that includes tricks, keyboard short cuts, etc. Some get …

Tutorials

Finding a New Path When You’re Attached to the Old and Scared of Failing

<b>“All endings are just beginnings. We just don’t know it yet.” ~Mitch Albom</b><p>The difficulty of finding, let alone staying on a path was brought to mind …

Sunset Photography Fundamentals and Actionable Tips

By Viktor Elizarov"Sunset Photography Fundamentals and Actionable Tips” is part of the Photography Basics series on PhotoTraces. You can find the …

Landscape Photography

35 Things You'll Regret Doing in Life

"Life is too short" is so cliché, but also so true. Not to sound morbid, but our days are limited and we never know when our time will be up. We tend to think we're invincible, especially when we're young and don't often live to the fullest because we don't think of the bigger picture. We let …

Employment

Photoshop Tip: How to Make Eyes ‘Pop’ in 30 Seconds

There’s a simple way to make your subject’s eyes pop in a portrait, and it doesn’t involve touching vibrance, saturation, luminosity, or any other …

Landscape Photography Composition Rules You Need to Start Using Today

When you look at a landscape photo, you likely know within just a split second if it's a good photo or not.You might not even be able to fully …

Landscape Photography

Retouching Interiors in Lightroom and Photoshop: A Crash Course

Here’s a typical quick interior photography assignment for a Swiss brand called VIU Eyewear. They contacted me to create three images for their …

A Beginner Photographer’s Guide to Understanding the Sunny 16 Rule

So, you've taken the time to learn how your camera works and finally feel comfortable giving manual mode a try, or at least more advanced modes like …

Landscape Photography

Adobe's 'Make It Now' Series Teaches You Photoshop Tricks in Just One Minute

Got a spare minute? Pick one of these videos and learn a new Photoshop technique.<p>If you're like me, you know that time is money, money is power, …

HDR and the Traveling Photographer

<i>Note: To learn more about HDR visit our HDR Learning Center produced in partnership with HDRsoft.</i><p>I have learned, as a traveling photographer, that no …

10 Ways to Make the Most of Your New Camera

<i>Photographs are an important part of the travel experience and, with so many budding photographers in this community, I wanted to create a</i> …

Amsterdam Renewable Energy Incubator Announces Grant Programme

Amsterdam store window displaying various medical cannabis, hemp food and other types of products. By nickolette from Bulgaria (the ganja cult) [CC …

13 more European cities you never thought to visit (but really should)

Portrait Tips for Beginner Photographers

Everybody loves a portrait, right? The difficulty, of course, is learning how to take a good portrait, one that has good highlights and shadows, …

Shutter Speed

From sunsets to waterfalls to starry skies, the 9 most relaxing videos on YouTube

There’s more to YouTube than just vlogs, pranks, and pop song covers done on guitar. YouTube might be the source of your entertainment, but when you …

50 documentaries you need to see

<b>Joshua Oppenheimer</b><p><b>The Texan director’s feature debut, The Act of Killing (2012), and its follow-up, The Look of Silence (2014), explore the aftermath of massacres in Indonesia. Both were nominated for Oscars.</b><p>Salaam Cinema, Mohsen Makhmalbaf, 1995<p>For this film, Mohsen Makhmalbaf announces a casting …

Filmmaking

3 Proven Ways to Overcome Your Biggest Mental Blocks – and Take ACTION That Generates Results

Fear. Doubt. Hesitation. They’re the three biggest success blockers out there.<p>All too often, when presented with an exciting opportunity, we refuse …

Albert Dros is Showing the Beauty of Netherlands Through Stunning Landscapes

89 Shares<p>Comments<p>Albert Dros is a talented photographer from Netherlands who specializes in landscape photography. His stunning landscape photos are …

Landscape Photography

This Brain-Reading Tool Can Teach You A New Skill In No Time

By measuring how hard the brain is working, the BACh system knows when to give a learner new information.<p>Beste Yuksel could soon put a lot of piano teachers out of work.<p>The Ph.D candidate at Tufts University in Massachusetts has created a tool that helps students learn the instrument faster and …