Alia Gilmore

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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 …

2 Ways to Calm Your Mind (and Your Anxiety) Without Sitting Still

Everyone on the planet seems to be meditating right now, from Miranda Kerr and Gisele Bündchen to your roommates and work colleagues. Trendy downtown …

Meditation

The Photography Manual

Dear friend,<p>I wanted to give you a little guide, or manual, that you can keep with you— as a source of inspiration, motivation, or any source of …

Street Photography

Spend 5 Minutes and Learn How to Use Tone Curves in Photoshop and Lightroom (VIDEO)

The Tone Curve is one of the most powerful tools in Photoshop, Lightroom and other image-editing software. The proper use of Curves adjustments, …

Tutorials

This Crazy Gorgeous Font Evolves As You Type With It

Oh, and it's inspired by cockroaches.<p>This being a digital age, our lives are suffused with fonts. Just about every word we read is set in a font crafted by an artist, a team of them, or even multiple generations of designers. But for the non-graphic designers among us, who mostly interact with font …

Typography

From Paul McCartney to Radiohead, What Executives Can Learn from Musicians

Never underestimate the power of collaboration, innovation and consumer engagement.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Back in 1967, Paul McCartney collaborated with fellow Beatle John Lennon to pen the lyric, “I get by with a little help from my friends.” Throughout his …

Wellcome Image Awards 2017: winners show the art of science

Breast Cancer

30 Lessons Leonardo da Vinci Has Taught Me About Photography, Art, and Life

Leonardo da Vinci was the ultimate ‘autodictat’ (someone who taught himself everything).<p>Download<p>To read this on the go, you can download the files …

Street Photography

Low Angle Composition

In this series on how to make good photos (in terms of composition) let us explore the benefits of shooting from a low angle:<p>Why photograph from a …

Learn How to Use Tone Curves to Improve Your Photography

I hear a lot of photographers talk about tone curve shapes: the s-curve for contrast, for crushing blacks, etc. But really taking advantage of tone …

Pro Photographer Shares With An Amateur The Most Crucial Lesson About This Craft

<b>14-year-old</b> amateur photographer Erin was keen to improve her skills. She sought advice from professional photographer Ted Forbes by sending in a …

This Photographer Shares Rarely-Told Stories, Infused With Empathy

Last week, Jeremy Snell described his most recent trip to me. He spoke about the grueling physical conditions at 1,500 feet underground — in the coal mines of Pakistan. These mines are hand-dug and have little infrastructure for protection. The miners were adorned in their day clothing, chiseling …

Start With a Black Canvas

“A painter should begin every canvas with a wash of black, because all things in nature are dark except where exposed by the light.” – Leonardo da …