Carl Lacey

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How Being a Worrywart Helps at Work

Pessimism and Anxiety Can Improve Performance<p>By<p>Sue Shellenbarger<p>Sue Shellenbarger<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>Google+<p>Sue.Shellenbarger@wsj.com<p>Most people seek to project an upbeat, confident attitude on the job. But sometimes it is better to be a worrywart.<p>While ample research has documented the …

Computer Science

Snag Yourself aPhoto Job!

Want to take photos? (Yes!) Want to make money? (Yes!) Want to do both at once? (Double yes!)<p>Photo jobs aren’t as rare as one may think. Whether …

Digital Era Strategy: Thinking Beyond Disruption

<i>Rather than viewing the impact of technological innovation on established firms as either competence-destroying or competence-enhancing,</i> …

Innovation

Photoshop wizard bends reality with hundreds of photographs

These pictures are not animations or complex drawings.<p>Self-taught photographer and retoucher Erik Johansson explains on his website that "he doesn't …

Fujifilm X-Pro1 review

Fujifilm has a history of making beautiful cameras, particularly in its X series. The X100 and X10 are more than just pretty faces, too — both deliver gorgeous pictures and video. They're designed more as companions to a DSLR rather than your one and only camera, though, and the entry price is high …

Olloclip 4-in-1 Photo Lens for iPhone 6 and 6 Plus Review

Third-party accessories for iProducts are a dime a dozen, but finding one that’s truly worth carrying around and using regular is a rare occurrence. …

Mobile Photography

How to Focus Stack Images

For most people who just want to have some fun with their photography and have another ‘trick up their sleeve’ focus stacking can be an interesting …

3 Tips for Better Black and White Conversion using Lightroom

Ever wondered how the professional photographers get those dreamy black and white or sepia toned images? Wonder why yours come out looking dull and …

Tutorials

A Collection of Powerful Black and White Images

I have a background in black and white photography – using actual film and processing in a darkroom. The entire first year of my two year college …

Photography

How Shutter Speed Affects What You Photograph

Many of us, when we commence our journey into photography, pay scant regard to the technical side of image making. Today’s cameras are so good at …

Testing out the TCL-X100 Tele-Conversion Lens for Fujifilm X100/X100S

By on May 15, 2014 • ( 32 Comments )<p>When I first read about the forthcoming Tele-Conversion Lens for X100/X100S, being a very keen user and huge fan …

7 Cheap and Easy Photography Hacks You Can Do Right Now

Created by photography magazine COOPH, this handy little video follows photographer Leo Rosas showing off 7 little photography hacks to help create …

Bounce Flash Secrets – Bouncing Your Way to Better Photography

If you have ever seen a professional photographer using flashgun on top of their camera, and wondering why the flash is not pointing directly at the …

The Right Autofocus Will Make Your Photography Better

The way I see it, your camera does three things to make a picture: focuses, adjusts brightness, and adjusts color. I know that’s a simplified …

5 Reasons Why Bad Weather Days are the Best Times for Photography

Bad Weather Photography Equals High Impact Photos Remember those days when you looked out your window and wished that the weather was better so you …

Wedding Photography Lenses

There are generally four kinds of photography lenses that every wedding photographer should have in his or her gig bag:<p>Wide-Angle …

10 More Tips for Improving Your Street Photography

For those of us still in the bitterly cold areas, street photography isn’t necessarily at the top of the list, but that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t …

Will The Large Screen iPad Pro Be Apple's First In A Line Of Desktop Touch Devices?

This week’s report that Apple may already be in production on a 12.9″ iPad, dubbed the “Pro,” has been the source of much speculation. In a well researched and reasoned post in ComputerWorld, Mike Elgan comes to the conclusion that it will be an “iPad optimized as a desktop touch computer for …

The Key to Making New Year’s Resolutions Stick

This time every year, millions of people across the globe commit themselves to the pursuit of virtuous goals, such as losing weight, being a more understanding boss or partner, obtaining a better education, eating more healthfully, and saving money. But when are such reflection exercises effective? …

HBO Still Doesn't Get It: Game of Thrones Again the Most Torrented Show

Three seasons in and <i>Game of Thrones</i> still continues to set records – both legitimate and otherwise. After hitting ratings milestones earlier this …

Innovation Isn’t Just About New Products

The innovation mindset isn’t just about product innovation.<p>Some organizations have focused on product innovation for so long they don’t know how to innovate in any other areas. For example, in 2010, Microsoft —one of the world’s best product innovators for the last two decades — launched a social …

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ISPs

5 Easy Ways To Motivate - And Demotivate - Employees

I’ll put it as simply as I can: There are an awful lot of unmotivated employees out there. With a recent national study showing that less than 1 in 4 non-management employees is fully engaged (aka, fully motivated and productive), there is, shall we say, ample room for improvement. And since an …

Inside the Mind of a Successful Manager

Could you be a successful manager?<p>This infographic by Pepperdine University shows what elements make up the perfect manager.<p>Takeaways:<p>Managers need a …

Recruitment

The Perils of Being a Social Media Holdout

There are conversations taking place about your company or brand 24 hours a day, seven days a week in social media. Are you a part of these conversations? Or are you hoping that if you don’t hear them, they don’t exist?<p>Social media offers a variety of opportunities for brands to understand and …

Today’s CIO Needs to Be the Chief Innovation Officer

Enterprise IT as we have known it is rapidly becoming obsolete, and the traditional role of the CIO is increasingly irrelevant. As game-changing technologies transform every business process, they also give us the ability to create new products and services that were impossible just a few years …

How and Why to Be a Leader (Not a Wannabe)

We need a new generation of leaders. And we need it now.<p>We’re in the midst of a Great Dereliction — a historic failure of leadership, precisely when we need it most. Hence it’s difficult, looking around, to even remember what leadership is. We’re surrounded by people who are expert at winning — …

How to Lead When You’re Not in Charge

For all of the books (thousands) written on leadership, individuals (millions) who have participated in leadership seminars and dollars (billions) invested in leadership development, too many leadership experts still fail to distinguish between the practice of leadership and the exercise of …

Flickr, Vimeo integration likely to bolster social ties in iOS 7

In the upcoming overhaul of its iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch operating system, iOS 7, Apple plans to include an increased presence of third-party social networks, including Flickr and Vimeo, according to a person familiar with the software. Since the new software is yet to be even officially …