Cheryl Pare

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These Ancient Trees Have Stories to Tell

Picture Stories<p>Photographer Beth Moon traveled the world in search of centuries-old trees.<p>Over three trillion trees live on planet Earth, and yet we know so few of their stories. Of course all trees play an important role—purifying the air, hosting the feathered and the furry, teaching kids (and …

More Canadian families are highly indebted, Statscan finds

A growing segment of Canadian families is highly indebted, leaving them more vulnerable to any economic shift such as a job loss, illness or rising borrowing costs.<p>More than a third, or 35 per cent, of families had a debt-to-income ratio above 2.0 as of 2012, meaning their overall debt level was at …

The Right Way to Present Your Business Case

You’ve already put a great deal of work into preparing a solid business case for your project or idea. But when it comes to the critical presentation phase, how do you earn the support of decision makers in the room? How do you present your case so that it’s clear and straightforward while also …

How the Internet of Things Changes Business Models

As the Internet of Things (IoT) spreads, the implications for business model innovation are huge. Filling out well-known frameworks and streamlining established business models won’t be enough. To take advantage of new, cloud-based opportunities, today’s companies will need to fundamentally rethink …

Wednesday's small-cap stocks to watch

<i>Inside the Market's roundup of some of the Canadian small caps making news and on the move today. This post will be updated during the trading day.</i><p>RBC Dominion Securities analyst Sam Crittenden thinks <b>Romarco Minerals Inc.</b> could soon become a takeover candidate as it gets closer to bringing its …

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Carrick on money: Seven truths people can’t accept about investing

<i>The best of the web on money, markets and all things financial, as chosen daily by Globe and Mail personal finance columnist Rob Carrick.</i><p><b>Seven truths people can't accept about investing</b><br>A tour of the many ways investors delude themselves.<p><b>Uber-bear says we're in a stock bubble</b><br>The bear is John …

Tutorial: Everything You Need to Know About Using Auto Exposure Bracketing

Exposure bracketing is the practice of taking several exposures – at least two, usually more – of the same scene. With each exposure taken, the goal …

5 Unique Photography Apps for iOS and Android You Should be Aware of

Smartphone photography may have its detractors, but its proponents are all that really matter; they keep the mobile phone photography community alive …

MIT Will Teach You Photojournalism For Free

If you ever wanted to get more serious about photography, but weren’t quite sure where to start, MIT’s free online course in photojournalism just might be the right entry point.<p>The worst possible outcome is that you might end up a better photographer.<p>It’s not a full-blown photography class–there’s …

A Guided Tour of Your Camera's Viewfinder

You look through your viewfinder, and you take pictures. Sounds simple, right? The viewfinder on your camera is not just an interface between you and …

How to Capture Perfect Fireworks Photos

Getting the perfect shot of the fireworks display at your July 4th celebration is easier than you think.<p>Independence Day is just around the corner, which means it's time for fireworks. And if you've ever tried to snap a pic during the big show, you already know capturing bright pyrotechnics lit up …

Landscape Photography

5 Photos Every Photographer Must Know How to Create

Did you know that there are five basic photographs that every photographer must learn how to create? All other camera techniques in photography are …

The Ultimate List of Online Resources for Being a Better Photographer

We thought it would be helpful to put together a list of resources that photographers generally use and how they use them. This is a bit of a “living …

Bird Photography Tips for Beginners

The colour and texture of birds’ plumage makes them fascinating subjects for photography, made all the more exciting by their fleeting and elusive …

Nature Photography

Life After Dark: Helpful Tips for Street Photography at Night

To the surprise of no one, the topic of light is relatively common here on Light Stalking; search the archives and you can easily find plenty of …

5 Ways To Improve Your Photography Without Touching Your Camera

We've all been there. You're clicking through the pages of a website like Light Stalking and you are bombarded with so many beautiful top quality …

Why Aperture Priority is the Most Preferred Shooting Mode by Photographers

Photographers have their own shooting preferences. Some like using flash, some don’t. Some love to play around with depth of field, while others want …

Step-by-step Guide to Long Exposure Photography

Unfortunately often it happens that the result we get is far from our expectations, and we end up classifying the long exposure as a demoniacal …

Landscape Photography

How to Master Your DLSR in One Afternoon a Beginner’s Guide

I believe that photography is one of the most unique forms of visual art. As a photographer, you must possess an ability to express yourself visually …

Digital Photography

Dispelling the Myth of Good Light and Bad Light

There is no such thing as bad light, there is just light. Take advantage of every situation. Photography is all about the light. In fact, if there is …

Digital Photography

10 Ways to Stay Hydrated (That Aren’t Water)

<i>By Emily Faherty for Life by DailyBurn</i><p>When it comes to a sweaty summer workout, we love a water break reward as much as the next fitness fiend. But …

Probiotics Primer: What Science Says About Using Bacteria to Treat Disease

After training ourselves for so long to avoid bacteria — they’re responsible for serious illnesses, some of which can be life-threatening — it may be …

5 Things You Should Know About Vitamin D Deficiency

<i>By Amanda MacMillan for Life by DailyBurn</i><p>Imagine there were a nutrient that could protect your bones, brain and heart, and maybe even help you live longer. It's 100 percent free, and all you have to do to get it is go outside. Seems like something everyone would have plenty of, right? Well, that …

Worried About Your Memory? Here's When To Go To The Doctor

Anna is concerned about her memory. It seems she's having a lot of "senior moments" lately. She often misplaces her keys and has trouble remembering the names of people to whom she's been introduced. She can't help but worry it could be something more serious. In fact, she is nearly paralyzed by …