Bobby Vempati

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9 photography accessories you never knew you needed

We probably don't need to tell you to buy a tripod, but here are a few clever gadgets and accessories you might not have thought about...<p>1. Bluetrack …

How to Remove Chromatic Aberration in Adobe Camera Raw

In this Hands-on Photo Tip, I will show you how to use Adobe Camera Raw (version 7 and later) to remove Chromatic Aberration from your photos. …

Lightroom's Tone Curve Explained

It’s no secret that there are many ways to enhance our photographs with Lightroom. By using just a handful of sliders we can get some great results …

Why are emerging economies failing? | Latin America

Emerging markets are having a tough time the world over, but who is to blame? Is it the rich world's monetary policies or have more deep-seated problems merely been masked for years by stellar economic growth?<p>A few months ago, the headline was simple: The blame for slumping currencies from Brazil …

5 Landscape Photography Tips for Photographing Mountains

After graduating from photography school, I spent a good deal of my twenties photographing the cityscapes of New York. In my thirties, after I …

Landscape Photography

Some Photography Articles and Images You Won't Want to Miss

The online photography community has been very busy and active lately, and Toad Hollow Photography has been searching for links to the best articles …

20 Myths About Becoming a Pro Photographer (And their solutions!)

Visiting on an iPhone?<p>Click here to subscribe to our FREE photo tips podcast in iTunes with one click. You'll get a weekly mp3 photo tips show …

Five Self Assignments That Teach You To See

In my 20 years in photography, I’ve seen a lot of different assignments teachers have given their students. Most I have heard, or been given myself …

Five expert tips for getting started in travel writing

So you say you want to be a travel writer? You want to wander the world, sending back tantalising tales of far-flung adventures to magazines, newspapers and websites. And get paid handsomely for it. Is that too much to ask?<p>Well, surveying the scene of travel publishing right now is a little like …

How to do Off-Camera Flash Photography with Canon Speedlites

Being faced with the prospect of using off-camera flash sends many new photographers running for the hills. Learning to use flash effectively can be …

Building a DIY Barn Door Tracking Mount for Long-Exposure Astrophotography

Getting quality astrophotography shots comes with several challenges, and one of the main ones is that the starts don’t stand still — or, more …

7 Quiet Career Truths That Speak Volumes

Lately, I have been writing less. With the economy picking up, our marketing and sales recruiters are busier.<p>I’ve also come to learn that in business sometimes it’s strategically (and monetarily) beneficial to remain under the radar.<p>As I sat down to write, I began looking over interviewing and …

Photography Tips on Google+: Reaches 15,000 Followers

Like This Article?<p>Don't Miss The Next One!<p>Join over 100,000 photographers of all experience levels who receive our free photography tips and articles …

Photography Tips

The market for executive leadership training in Asia is booming

Corporate bosses need leadership training, either because they’re not good enough or because they’re highly talented. Almost four in ten companies worldwide are investing more in growth programs for leaders, often to keep their best talent and help them move up in the organization.<p>Some though may …

Leadership

Watch the entire "B&H Photo Lightroom Digital Photography Summit" FREE (courtesy of B&H)

The awesome folks at B&H Photo have just posted four videos covering the ENTIRE full-day <b>Lightroom Digital Photography Summit</b> (the one held in New …

Keep your Users Happy When they Log Into your App

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>This is a guest post by Lasse Clausen, co-founder and CEO of FOUNDD, a Berlin based discovery engine. You can follow him on Twitter here. This post originally appeared on his blog.</i><p>I just installed Pocket on my iPad. It’s well designed product that takes you elegantly through a …

The Powerful Imagery Guide at 52% Off

Do you ever feel like your images lack impact? Successful photographers move us with seemingly effortless consistency. But, how? This comprehensive …

Loneliness

Amartya Sen handily beats Jagdish Bhagwati on his own terms: the market

Move over, Keynes and Hayek. The dueling economists everyone’s talking about now are from India: Jagdish Bhagwati and Amartya Sen.<p>In today’s Business Standard newspaper, columnist Mihir Sharma accessibly breaks down the brouhaha between the two, both of whom are India-born, Cambridge-educated, and …

Developing Countries

From beginner to selling my app in the app store in 2 months

I’ve read many posts in the past asking how to get started learning to code, or asking what people should do next after they’ve finished Code Academy. I wanted to give my story thus far to help others get started, because I’m currently on a “progress high” from how exciting it is to make an app.<p><b>“No</b> …

Audio pioneer Amar G. Bose, creator of Bose speakers, dies

Audio tech pioneer Amar G. Bose, founder of the high-end audio equipment company that bears his name, died today at age 83, according to statements from the Bose Corporation and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. No cause of death was immediately given. Dr. Bose founded the Bose Corporation …

How to take great urban photos

The urban environment offers a whole host of subjects to photograph, even in the smallest of towns. In the time it takes to walk a block or two, you …

Top tips for landscape photography

Shooting landscapes demands a very different way of working compared to photographing people. Typically taken with the camera mounted on a tripod, …

Facebook by the numbers: who buys ads, which games make more money

This morning, we’re taking a look at an infographic that breaks down some of the numbers — both money-numbers and user-numbers — behind Facebook.<p>With revenues of around $1.5 billion per quarter, Facebook gets most of its revenue from advertising. Ads analyst firm eMarketer said in an email that …

How to Photograph Fireworks

Do you want to know how to photograph fireworks? With New Year’s Eve just days away I thought I’d refresh this article in which I give 10 Fireworks …

What It Takes To Be A Great Technical Leader

They often don't manage people, but instead coach them to do their best work.<p>Every company is different, but there are some common threads among the best tech leads that I've worked with. Hat tips to Brian Stoler, Nathan Hunt, Evan Gilbert, and Rich Burdon for leading by example.<p>In this article, I …

Software Development