Sam Hallberg

38 Flips | 6 Magazines | 3 Likes | 1 Following | @bingus | Video Editor and Producer

The 7 Keys to Mastering The Headshot

A good headshot says a lot about a person, as it should. A headshot technically is a portrait, but a great headshot isn't just your typical posed …

Simple Tip for Getting Tack Sharp, In Focus Landscape Photos Every Time

For landscape photographers, getting your entire scene in focus while keeping things as sharp as possible at the same time can be a challenge.<p>But if …

A Quick Way To Correct Skin Colour For A High End Look

Retouching has come a long way and today’s industry supports it in every way. Yes, there may be occasional moments where post production is not …

James Michael Kriha Photography

Nebraska born and based filmmaker and photographer James Michael Kriha loves art and creating stories either through imagery or film. He describes …

This Photoshop Tool Can Save You Some Serious Time

We all love to save a little time, but when it comes to Photoshop, some things are trickier than the others. Getting the right color look to an image …

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How to Expertly Color Grade Images by Mastering Luminance Masks

One of the most versatile and powerful secrets of Photoshop is the luminance mask. Similar to a channel mask that allows you to select very precise …

Comcast is destroying the principle that makes a competitive internet possible

Conservatives love the internet. They don't just love using it, they also love to point to it as an example of the power of free markets. And they're right. The internet has had a remarkable 20-year run of rapid innovation with minimal government regulation.<p>That was possible because the internet …

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Hello! We’re Sigita, Donatas and Saule, and we are all part of creating Friendly Toys. Donatas carries out all the woodworking, I decorate the toys, and Saule is our biggest inspiration and most important critic. We live in rural Lithuania.<p>When Donatas and I started preparing for our first child, …

Top 10 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> …

Lemony Chicken and Orzo Soup

4 Servings<p>Prep Time: 15 min<p>Total Time: 45 min<p>This weeknight chicken soup goes Greek with orzo, lemon juice, and a handful of fresh dill.<p>April 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 tablespoon olive oil<p>1 medium leek, white and pale-green parts only, halved lengthwise, sliced crosswise 1/2-inch thick<p>1 celery stalk, …

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Infographic Gives You Nine Ways to Grow Your Photography Business in 2014

If 2014 is finally the year you plan to turn your love of photography into a business and see if you can quit your day job to do something you enjoy, …

Lens Guide: Best Lenses to Move up to from a Kit Lens

Kit lens—to use or not to use? While kit lenses are much less expensive than better hobbyist and professional lenses, in the world of photography, …

$1,200 Photography Education for Just $89 - 5 Day Deal in Full Swing!

<b>This event is already over. Please go to the current event that is running September 10 – 15, 2015.</b><p>Last Sunday, the biggest photography event in 2014 …

Canon 5D Mark III Review and Wedding Setup

<b>Canon 5d Mark III Review & Wedding Setup</b><p>Canon 5D Mark III<p><b>INTRODUCTION</b><p>Everything needs an introduction, right? This camera definitely does. I will …

Answering Your Copyright Questions: What To Do If You've Been Infringed

Earlier this month we did a live webinar with Carolyn E. Wright – aka The Photo Attorney. Carolyn is a full-time attorney whose practice is aimed …

What Happens Without Affirmative Action: The Story Of UCLA

The Supreme Court is expected to rule this week on a case that may shake up race-conscious admissions in higher education. The justices could change the shape of affirmative action or even strike it down altogether.<p>California is one of eight states that have already scrapped affirmative action. …

The next phase of China’s global soft power push is exporting higher education

China’s next major export might just be universities. China’s Soochow University, based in the eastern city of Suzhou, is raising money to build a satellite campus in Laos where it will enroll around 5,000 students. Other Chinese universities have announced plans for campuses in Malaysia and in the …

Google and Microsoft see a jump in profits

<b>Technology giants Google and Microsoft have both reported rising profits.</b><p>Google's net profit climbed to $3.35bn (£2.19bn) in the first three months of the year, up 16% from a year earlier, boosted by online advertising revenue.<p>Microsoft said it made $6bn in profit during the same period, a jump of …

Boeing's Dreamliner battery fix approved by US regulators

<b>US aircraft regulators have approved a revamped battery design for Boeing's 787 Dreamliner, paving the way for the fleet to return to the skies, after problems grounded it for months.</b><p>The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) said airlines needed to replace the batteries to return to service.<p>It said …

Escaping the train to Auschwitz

<b>On 19 April 1943, a train carrying 1,631 Jews set off from a Nazi detention camp in Belgium for the gas chambers of Auschwitz. But resistance fighters stopped the train. One boy who jumped to freedom that night retains vivid memories, 70 years later.</b><p>In February 1943, 11-year-old Simon Gronowski was …

Apple Shares Dip Below $400, Representing A 16-Month Low

Apple shares (NASDAQ:AAPL) are currently trading down at $398.11, 6.6 percent below yesterday’s closing price of $426.24. It represents a stark downturn for the stock as well as a 16-month low. Earnings could be to blame as they are coming soon and investors are not sure what to expect.<p>Overall, …

Apple Halting Mac Component Orders Due to Overestimated Demand?

<i>Digitimes</i> reports that Apple has essentially halted all component orders for its Mac product lines, apparently working through significant inventories of components delivered during an aggressive ramp-up late last year that may have proven overly aggressive.<p>The suppliers originally expected to …

iPhone sales hit 35 million last quarter, forecasts analyst

Apple likely sold around 35.5 million iPhones last quarter, according to Piper Jaffay analyst Gene Munster.<p>In an investors note out Thursday, the analyst cited the 4 million iPhones activated by Verizon last quarter, which represent a 56 percent share of the carrier's smartphone sales and are …

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iPhones Are Still the Majority of Verizon’s Smartphone Sales

Verizon Wireless activated 7.2 million smartphones in its first quarter — far less than the 9.8 million it did in the fourth. But once again it sold …

iPad 5 said to be 15 percent thinner, 25 percent lighter

Apple's next iPad will be both thinner and lighter than its predecessor, bringing back the company's old habit of iPad shrinkage.<p>That's according to KGI Securities analyst Mingchi Kuo, who in a note to investors last night said to expect a full-size iPad that's 15 percent thinner than the …

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Apple heads to lows not seen since Steve Jobs died

The last time Apple ran into serious trouble, its founder Steve Jobs was there to save it. But now, the stock is crashing back to levels not seen since the company's visionary leader died.<p>Shares of Apple (AAPL) continued their vicious slide Friday, falling another $1.52 to close at $390.53, after …