Ahmed Salama

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The world's oddest jobs – in pictures

Nancy Rica Schiff is a professional photographer hunting down people working in the world's most unusual occupations, be it dog food tasters, armpit sniffers or dinosaur dusters

The 4 Most Effective Ways Leaders Solve Problems

With as many problems as we are all faced with in our work and life, it seems as if there is never enough time to solve each one without dealing with some adversity along the way. Problems keep mounting so fast that we find ourselves taking short-cuts to temporarily alleviate the tension points – …

Tips For A Stress-Free First Day On The Job

Over the years I’ve hired dozens of people. Some have been more successful than others at mastering day 1 at the new job. I have compiled some of the best tips from these individuals, and I am happy to share them with you here:<p><b>Meet the team ahead of time</b>: Reach out before day 1 and break bread or …

To Find Success, First Write Your Failure Resume

Okay, so maybe you missed an opportunity to invest in Paypal, or Fedex, or Google. That’s fine: Enhance your brand through honesty.<p>An old proverb reminds us that “success has many fathers, but failure is an orphan.” To learn from failure, however, you have to “own” it. You have to figure out what …

3 Beliefs That Will Transform Your Work-Life Balance

It was probably about my third month living New York City that I realized that I had lost control. I was working long days while also trying to stay fit, build rapport in the media community, and have a vivacious social life (and maybe get some shut-eye). My schedule would be booked for weeks in …

Macro Photos of Bees Showcase Stunning Natural Detail

Bees are fascinating creatures, buzzing busily around to produce honey and beeswax in an extremely systematic fashion. However, as they quickly fly past, it's difficult to appreciate their beautiful, physical details, particularly when there is a fear of being stung! This extensive collection of …

Macro Photography

Portrait Photography Photoshop Tutorial: Skin Retouching

One of the most fundamental and most utilized skills of retouching portrait images with Photoshop is skin correction. Fine lines, discoloration, etc. …

The Benefits of Using a Tripod for Photography

Camera technology has advanced so much that just about anyone can take good photos. (Not necessarily great photos–that has more to do with …

The Basics of Photography: B for Bokeh

A while ago we started our new educational series covering the basic terms of photography. The letter ‘A’ covered the term ‘Aperture’, and today we …

Exposure: 2013

December<p>This August, Mionske shot Colombian Orlando Duque diving into Boston Harbor during the 2013 Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series. Competitors jumped 90 feet, from the roof of the Institute of Contemporary Arts, and hit the chilly water at up to 62 miles per hour. To capture the odd …

British Columbia

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A Powerful Display of Rare White Tigers at Feeding Time

I would NOT want to be in the way of these Bengal white tigers when they are hungry! Australia-based photographer Birte Person wasn't quite as afraid. With the safety of distance, she was brave enough to capture these stunning shots of the rare animals during feeding time at the Singapore Zoo.<p>The …

Animals

Port Blanc at Sunset | France (by Steph & the ocean)All rights reserved - Copyright © Stéphane Dufief

<b>Port Blanc at Sunset | France</b> (by Steph & the ocean)<br>All rights reserved - Copyright © Stéphane Dufief

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Focus-Stacked Macro Photos of Bugs by Photographer Nicolas Reusens

Photographer Nicolas Reusens has always been interested in insects, so when he purchased his first DSLR three years ago, he immediately dove into the …

How An Online Reputation Can Hurt Your Job Hunt

<i>This is a guest post by Chris Forman, CEO of the online job-search organizer StartWire. His last article for FORBES was “Make Your Age An Asset: 7 Job-Search Tips If You’re Over 50.”</i><p>If you are looking for a job, you need to be aware of your digital footprint – the information connected with your …

23 Impressive Pictures of Victorian Houses

The architecture of Victorian houses usually looks grand and imposing, even when the house is actually small. Having survived more than a century, …

San Francisco

Top 10 Photography eBooks | Popular Photography eBooks

1<p>Trick Photography eBook and Video Course<p>It comes with <i>295 pages of instruction</i>, <i>9 hours of how-to video tutorials</i>, and contains over <i>300 creative</i> …

10 Simple Yet Effective Photography Tips

<b>1. Move closer to your subject.</b> Nothing kills a photo quicker than a distracting background. If you have a great background try bringing the subject …

How to Jumpstart Your Photography With Self Assignments

As photographers who wish to improve our art, chances are we always looking for opportunities to practice our craft. The problem is, our practice …

Life in Focus: Tim Kemple on Shooting in the Wildest Locations

Tim Kemple is an adventure photographer who recently partnered with F-Stop gear to create a series called, “Life in Focus.” He has shot campaigns for …

Seeing the Light & Post-Processing Guide Bundle: 60% Off

Learning how to harness natural light in your photography and then bring out the best of it in post-processing are key skills for creating incredible …

Tutorials

17 Lovely Pictures of Ferns

Ferns have existed for over 360 million years. They can be found in fossils and forests all over the world. As a fern grows, its leaves unfurl …

Docker

Learn Photography by Example

One of the best ways to improve your photography is to look at example photos that other photographers have taken and learn about the settings, …

Photography

Forrest Aguar: Ikigai

<i>Turn</i><p>I met Forrest Aguar at the 2013 SPE in Chicago. We were both participating in the student portfolio reviews all morning and taking a break in the …