Ana Kinkaid

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The Japanese philosophy of Kaizen can reinvent your daily routine

In the years following World War II, American auto executives visited Toyota manufacturing plants in Japan to examine how the company was able to produce so many vehicles so quickly. They discovered a humanizing philosophy driving the manufacturer’s innovation, one that intrinsically motivated …

Self-improvement

This is How Photographers Stage Scenes to Win Prizes

Photojournalist A. M. Ahad was at a train station in Bangladesh when he came across a group of photographers pointing their cameras at a young man …

Photography

Five Cameras That Were Legendary to Street Photographers

Photo by Julius Motal.<p><i>Most images in this story are by Japan Camera Hunter. Used with permission.</i><p>Though street photographers love to talk about the …

Cameras

Face time: 50 portrait photographs, 50 different ways

<b>Is it possible to shoot the same person in 50 different ways and still get creative portraits? The authors of a fascinating new book reveal how, in</b> …

Portrait Photography

How Storytelling Can Elevate You Above the Competition

In business, storytelling matters. Here's how to make it work for you.<p>Storytelling is an integral part of being human, and it's the way we've emotionally connected with one another for thousands of years. It should come as no surprise that brands use storytelling to connect with their consumers to …

Marketing

A Modern Photographer's Introduction to Portrait Lighting Essentials

<i>This is a syndicated blog post from Digital Photo Pro, part of the Madavor network</i><p><b>The art of portrait lighting is the art of bringing out the essence</b> …

Portrait Photography

Best Cold Brew Sangria Recipe - Iced Coffee Sangria - Delish.com

Drink this coffee black—the fruit, Cointreau and simple syrup sweeten things up, so you don't even miss milk or cream.

Coffee

A Case for Black & White

Having been Ansel Adams’ full-time assistant for five years and the exclusive printer of his black-and-white Special Edition Prints of Yosemite for …

Tutorials

How I structure novels in Scrivener

I really enjoy Matt Gemmell's writing so when he wrote about how he structures his novel, <i>Changer</i>1, in Ulysses2 and invited comment, I thought I'd …

Kurt Vonnegut’s Greatest Writing Advice

Today, if you can believe it, makes it ten years since we lost one of the greatest American writers—and, no matter how he tried to deny it, one of …

Authors

"Only in Bangkok can an Indian restaurant and a 70-year-old woman running a street food restaurant be awarded Michelin stars."

While Thai cuisine is renowned world over, never before have the stars shined on Bangkok as they do now, with the launch of the Michelin Guide to …

Restaurants

George Washington carried this brandy-based drink in his canteen

George Washington was a fan of port and Madeira wine, but when he traveled west across the Allegheny Mountains in September 1784, he commuted with a …

Beverages

'Snow Crystals': How history's first photos of snowflakes were made

<b>(CNN) —</b> In 1885, American farmer Wilson Bentley attached a camera to his microscope and took what is believed to be the very first photo of a snowflake.<p>Although the images sold for just five cents at the time, they are now regarded as having helped shape the world of science photography. With their …

PAVE

Everything You Need to Know Before Seeing The Post

Steven Spielberg’s latest film, <i>The Post</i>, out December 22, tells the true story of the Pentagon Papers and <i>The Washington Post</i>, one of the most thrilling moments in the history of modern journalism and a precursor to Richard Nixon’s Watergate downfall. The movie is also poised for awards season …

Ben Bradlee

Times Have Changed: Why Photographers Should Not Submit to Magazines and What to Do Instead

The times have changed. It isn’t 1980. It isn’t 2008. Even 2012 feels a century ago relative to how the world is changing. Which in my mind renders …

Our Best Digital Photography of 2017

Feast your eyes on SAVEUR's best of web photography from this past year<p>As this year comes to a close, we want to take a moment to celebrate the …

National Parks

Fantasy book writing: 7 tips for captivating high fantasy

Why is fantasy book writing popular with aspiring authors of all ages? Some possible reasons:• Nostalgia for childhood make-believe<br>• The mystery and …

George R.R. Martin

Staying Human-Centered in a Technology-Focused World

When<p>Procter & Gamble was looking for ways to innovate and grow its business in the late 1990s, it found the answers not in technology but in human …

This Ansel Adams Documentary Is a Comprehensive and Fascinating Look at the Master Photographer

I think few people will deny that Ansel Adams was one of the most influential and important photographers ever, his work enduring as a portfolio of …

More than a feeling: Ten design practices to deliver business value

As design thinking nears its 50th birthday, many companies still struggle to realize value from design. Those that succeed often follow ten best …

Design Thinking

How Technicolor Revolutionized Cinema with Surreal, Electric Colors & Changed How We See Our World

Though only one process in a very long history of film coloring techniques, from hand-tinting to chemical and mechanical means, Technicolor has had …

5 Easy-to-Use Tools You Need to Create Compelling Images for your Blog Posts

No graphic designer? No problem! Check out these easy-to-use tools to DIY your images.<p>In the world of digital marketing, it's hard to ignore the fact that visual content has become a powerful tool for brands in running successful marketing campaigns.<p>Considering that 65% of people are visual …

The Creator Behind the Camera Matters More Than the Camera

We want to start this article off by saying that we live in a day and age where every camera is good if not great. It’s possible to create a …

How to Dodge and Burn Your Photos Using Gaussian Blur

Here’s a 5-minute tutorial by photography artist Antti Karppinen that shares a technique for effectively dodging and burning your photo using the …

Mark Twain's 10 Tips for Writers

Mark Twain was a man who knew his way around the English language. We're talking about the guy responsible for such <i>bon mots</i> as "Golf is a good walk …

The Most Underrated Yet Powerful Tool Photoshop Has Hidden Away

For some reason, Photoshop has decided to bury one of its most powerful tools in a place few photographers would ever look. Here's how to find and …

The art of the steal: When does a copyright go too far?

<b>(CNN) —</b> If you want to riff on the "Mona Lisa," go ahead. Scratch a biro mustache on her. Give her a full beard if you like.<p>Don't go drawing facial hair directly on the original, of course; that's the physical property of the Louvre, and the museum's conservators are likely to get very angry with …

Art History

How to Write a Hook: 8 Tips to Lure in Readers

Knowing how to write a hook is one of the key skills separating published from unpublished authors. Publishers want to know (among other things) that …

Writing

Why magazine mogul Tina Brown is ‘angry and upset’ at Google and Facebook

It’s time for the most powerful companies in digital media to stop playing dumb, Brown says.<p>Starting in her 20s as the editor of Tatler Magazine in London, Tina Brown rode a wave of print magazines to become one of the most influential people in the media. She tells a good portion of that story in …

10 tools to create video explainers and boost your social media marketing

Popular social media publishers such as Tech Insider, Tasty, NowThis, Buzfeed and many other business pages on Facebook produce highly engaging and …