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The Real Reason Creative Workers Are Good for the Economy

10 Reasons to Bring the Outdoors In

Have you ever stepped out of the car (after a traffic-dodging drive from the city) into fresh mountain air, drawn in a deep breath, and felt …

Spices

The Week in Review: Get Crafty for Fall

Inside Flipboard / September 13, 2013<p>With fall breathing down on us, the season of stay-at-home, DIY goodness isn’t far behind. Why not assign …

Top Ten Chicago Restaurants

Chicago is a food town that has an almost allergic reaction to pretension. Restaurants that make it here can't rely solely on brand name decorators, media hype or reality-TV chefs. They have to be the real deal, serving great food, or they don't stay in business. Here are 10 of Chicago's best …

For Metros With Flourishing Economies, Tech Sector At Center Of Job Growth

Last week, CareerBuilder and EMSI released an interactive map that sheds light on pillar industries for each of America’s 100 largest metros. Hospitals and education in Boston, management of companies in Minneapolis-St. Paul, military jobs in San Diego – these are just a few examples of sectors …

43 Fall Coffee Table Décor Ideas

The fall has come, so don’t forget to decorate your house not only outside but also inside. Everybody has a coffee table in the living room, so …

The Truth About Marissa Mayer: An Unauthorized Biography

On the morning of Thursday, July 12, 2012, Yahoo's interim CEO, Ross Levinsohn, still believed he was going to be named permanent CEO of the company.<p>He had just one meeting to go.<p>That meeting was a board meeting, to be held that day in a room on the second floor of Yahoo's Sunnyvale, Calif., …

AP classes failing students

Taxpayers have spent hundreds of millions of dollars in recent years to nudge more students into Advanced Placement classes — but a close look at test scores suggests much of the investment has been wasted.<p>Expanding participation in AP classes has been a bipartisan goal, promoted by U.S. Education …

Bank of America intern death sparks debate over hours

<b>The death of an intern working for Bank of America Merrill Lynch in London has sparked a debate over working hours and conditions for young people.</b><p>Moritz Erhardt, a German student, was working at the bank as part of a summer internship programme.<p>He was found dead last week in his student residence. …

So You're Going to Shoot A Wedding: Part 2 of 3 [Day Of]

If you want to know how to photograph a wedding, there are ton of books on the subject but the truth is nothing is going to be a greater lesson than …

10 Travel Photography Tips to Help Avoid Regrets When You Get Home

By Hélio Dias. I have lost count of how many times I’ve came home and regretted not having done something to get better pictures when I was …

So You’re Going to Shoot A Wedding: Part 1 of 3 [Preparation]

About 5 seconds after I purchased my first professional camera, long before I hung a shingle or had any idea of what I was doing, the requests to …

3 Steps to Gorgeous Landscape Images

A Guest Contribution by Todd Sisson – author of our Landscape Photography and Landscape Photography Post Processing eBooks. During the writing of …

Landscape Photography

5 Steps to Building More Powerful Images

A Guest Contribution by Dan Bailey We photographers seem to have it easy. Whereas most artists spend anywhere from hours, to months to years to …

3 Reasons to Shoot Vertical Aspect Landscapes and 6 Tips on How to Shoot Them

A Guest Contribution by Todd Sisson – author of our Landscape Photography eBook. The majority of landscape images are photographed in the horizontal …

7 Ways To Create Authentic & Powerful Portraits

by Steven McConnell Do you remember the time you were learning to drive a car? If you’re like most people, it began as a purely technical, logical …

3 Ways to Improve Your Images With Composition

Along with lighting, subject, perspective, composition is one of the fundamental tools to creating better images. It’s one of the easier ones to …

Add Impact to Your Photos by Including Shadows

In music they say the spaces between the notes are just as important as the notes themselves. Similarly in photography, it can be the spaces that are …

B-Grip Camera Holster Review

The B-Grip (short for “belt grip”) is a way to carry your camera on a belt, rather than around your neck. The camera is carried around in the holster …

4 Ways To Make Money As A Photographer

Wouldn’t it be nice to make money doing something you love – even if it were just enough to cover the costs of that hobby? I’m going to share with …

Composition and Negative Space

In portraiture, negative space is the area around the main subject of your photograph. The portrait above has negative space – it is the dark area …

Seeing and Street Photography

The next time you are out shooting street photography, try this. Put your camera down at your side and just look around for awhile. Watch things …

Valuable Tips for Autumn Photography

Autumn is a season that provides a golden opportunity to take beautiful shots in varied colors. And what else could be the perfect subjects for your …

6 Ways to Reduce Blown Out Highlights in Your Outdoor Photography

Shooting outdoors means dealing with challenging and changing lighting conditions which can sometimes lead to blown out highlights in your images. …

10 Tips for Creating Great Family Portraits

With my background being in classic style studio portraiture (aka “boring”), and 25 years experience photographing portraits and weddings, I have a …

Male bosses' bonuses are double those of female colleagues in identical jobs

Report reveals men in UK management roles earned average bonuses of £6,442 last year, compared with £3,029 for women<p>Male bosses are being paid bonuses double the size of those given to female colleagues in identical jobs – a disparity that means men enjoy salary top-ups of £141,500 more than women …