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These apps and sites let you make money from the pictures you take on your phone

There’s great news if you’re a shutterbug. There are simple websites and apps out there that will let you turn the pictures on your smartphone into …

How to Excel at Both Strategy and Execution

For decades, we’ve often thought of leadership profiles in unique buckets—two popular varieties were the “visionaries”, who embrace strategy and think about amazing things to do, and the “operators”, who get stuff done. We intuitively knew that there must be leaders that span these areas, but in …

How Michael Dell Reinvented His Company

<i>Michael Dell, the founder of Dell Technologies, explains how his company got to be as big as IBM and why he’s steered it toward AI and the data boom.</i><p><b>Q:</b> When I interviewed you 25 years ago, you were 26. You made a bold prediction: Dell would be bigger than IBM someday. Fast forward: IBM’s latest …

3 Pro Tips for Shooting Great Landscape Photographs Under Drab Gray Skies (VIDEO)

Serious landscape photographers are known for chasing great light. But what happens when you travel to a beautiful location and there’s simply no …

This Website Reveals How JPEG Photos Were Edited in Lightroom

As photographers, we’re always interested in how other people edit their photos to achieve a certain look. Pixel Peeper is a new website that can …

How to rank on the first Google page if you have a low-authority site

The other day I was reviewing an archive of my client’s SEO articles and their rankings. A whole lot of articles didn’t even make the top-30 positions because the competition had much higher DA ranks.<p>Since we were syndicating more newsworthy content to high-profile publications likes Forbes, …

How I Earn $200,000+a Year from Photography

It’s kind of a crazy thing: I believe you can stay true to your roots, values, and ethics, and also get rich. In this post, I’ll share some of the …

Here Are 10 Great Tips & Tricks for Making Precise Selections & Masks in Photoshop (VIDEO)

Cutting out objects in Photoshop can be a difficult and time-consuming process, especially if you want to do it right. But the detailed video below …

10 Techniques for Amazing Portraits

As full-time photographers shooting 30+ weddings a year, we have to admit, sometimes it’s easy to fall into the same old formulas when it comes to …

Photography

These Two Lightroom Tutorials Are Guaranteed to Improve Your Nature & Landscape Photographs

Most landscape and nature photographers consider Lightroom’s Graduated Filter to be almost indispensable for processing their images. The ability to …

Why China Won't Replace America As The Leader Of Free Trade Any Time Soon

After less than two months of the Trump Presidency, the world is writing the obituary for the Pax Americana.<p>Trump’s inner circle of anti-globalists are bull-dozing long-held tenets of the post WWII neoliberal order: free trade, historic security alliances, multilateral institutions, open borders. …

Panorama Post-Processing for that wide angle look - Part 2

Ok, for the rest of the story, er process… I created a video that shows 3 panorama post-processing methods I use on my image(s) to end up with that …

Photography

6 Tips for Photographers Who Want to Try Shooting Video

Photographers, especially wedding photographers, might be tempted to start playing around with video or even offering some video services alongside …

Photography Gear: A Complete Guide To Your Camera's Shutter Speed

A Complete Guide To Shutter Speed<p>Rating:<p>4.50 based on 2 Ratings<p>March 2, 2017 By Michael Moodie<p>A Complete Guide To Shutter Speed www.sleeklens.com<p>Ever …

How Amazon's Wooing Of Chinese Sellers Is Killing Small American Businesses

E-commerce is now global. The geographic boundaries separating the spheres of marketplaces like Amazon, Taobao, TMall, and JD, have dissolved very rapidly, and now merchants in the U.S. have direct access to customers in places like China, and Chinese merchants have direct access to customers in …

How to Remove Tourists from Your Photos in Photoshop

Most photographers have been in a situation where the only thing standing between their camera and a breathtaking scene happens to be a handful of …

Israeli Fintech Feelter Raises $2M To Sell 'Retail Truth' Scaling Up

Feelter, a startup out of Israel that organizes social media and “curates product insights” for consumers online and led by an atypical tech entrepreneur who studied in the Far East, has closed a $2 million (m) funding round on a mission to become a major player and boldly “sell the truth”.<p>The …

Indian Mompreneurs Go Back To Basics With Traditional, Organic Snack Startup

Healthy children’s food in India never really had a chance to be perceived as cool – in part due to packaging that failed to appeal to kids, unlike cheap and unhealthy fast food brands. That perception needed to change, and that’s what two young mothers – one a former public health consultant, the …

Inside the Mind of a Working Headshot Photographer

<i>Blog post by Vanessa Joy.</i><p>When you look at headshots, you’ll know that everyone is very aware of the various looks that so many photographers market. …

25 Travel Photography Tips For Beginners

Downtown LA, 2012Dear friend,I love traveling. Traveling has helped me open my eyes and my perspective to the world. Traveling has helped me make …

Street Photography

Here Are 16 Creative Tips For Killing It On Instagram

<b>WHO:</b> The photography obsessives at COOPH, and star photographer Chris Burkard.<p><b>WHY WE CARE:</b> As we’ve mentioned before, your friends are liars. Not …

Social Media

Build your Instagram audience instantly with these tips from Chris Burkard

Adventure photographer Chris Burkard is not only a highly-talented pro and excellent educator, but he's one of the biggest names on Instagram with …

Imaging

These Startups Around The World Turn Trash Into Cash

The average person produces 4.3 pounds of waste every day, 1.6 pounds more than back in 1960. In the United States, 55% of the 220 million tons of waste end up in landfills or the oceans.<p>However, there are imaginative ways of looking at waste. As many communities around the world are moving towards …

Epic iPhone 7 cinematic 4K camera test [Video]

One of the bigger features with the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus is definitely the improved optics and camera quality, but exactly what does this boil down to for video enthusiasts? There’s no doubt that the iPhone 7 takes some amazing photography, but its video capabilities are far superior in my opinion. …

IPhone 7

A killer plan to solve China's huge debt problem includes orchestrating defaults

Craig Chan and his team at Nomura released a note on Tuesday entitled "China: Solving the debt problem."<p>They laid out some key ways in which China could pull itself back from the brink of a major crisis:<p><b>1. Orderly defaults —</b> Nomura says that China's government needs to enact this measure, which is …

Economy

How to know when it's time to replace your bicycle chain

Chain wear. It’s something mentioned all too often in bicycle maintenance guides, but rarely correctly understood. It’s a dirty job, but let’s take …

How algorithms rule our working lives

Employers are turning to mathematically modelled ways of sifting through job applications. Even when wrong, their verdicts seem beyond dispute – and they tend to punish the poor<p>A few years ago, a young man named Kyle Behm took a leave from his studies at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, …

Employment

Stanford Professor puts his entire digital photography course online for free

When it comes to the list of digital imaging pioneers, Marc Levoy is one of those names that belongs right near the top. His work has led to many of …

Digital Photography

How top B2B startups are creating case studies to turn leads into customers

Creating case studies that pack serious punch isn’t like writing a college business report. It isn’t like writing a blog post, white paper or …

Old School: How to Meter and Expose for Any Lighting Situation

It’s time for a long overdue post. Looking back through my archives, I realized that I’ve covered topics like film selections and scanning film but …