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5 Amazing Apps That Every Photographer Should Have

Once upon a time photography was in large part about remembering complicated rules and equations and a fair amount of luck. The more you knew of the …

3 Stupidly Simple Reasons Why Most People's Photography Does Not Improve

I’m presuming that this article will not apply to some readers of dPS… but after 3 conversations in the last week which revealed the same photography …

Texture Photography Essentials and Tips

A photographic image is successful when it successfully grabs the attention of the viewers. Images can do this in a variety of ways. Eye-catching …

Landscape Photography

These Lighting Patterns Will Make Your Portrait Photographs Rock

Familiarizing yourself with different lighting patterns isn't just to help you diversify your portrait portfolio. Depending on what you are trying …

9 Ways Introverts Can Stand Out During A Job Interview

Don't despair: Introverts possess many strengths, many of which are even admired by employers.<p>If you haven't already admitted you're an introvert, you may need to recognize the characteristics of one.<p>They prefer to think before they act. They regain energy by being alone. They need time to …

Personality

How to Photograph Landscapes

You might be wondering how the beautiful landscape photographs shown in magazines are shot. The colors are so vibrant and the compositions are always …

10 Questions Startups Use to Make Change Happen

Change is hard. I see entrepreneurs every day who are trying to change the world with a new idea, and startups that are trying to survive their hyper-growth phase by changing processes to meet demand. In both cases, it’s easy for them to become frustrated and give up, since most have never been …

7 Common Excuses That Prevent an Employee From Being Great

It’s usually easier to come up with an excuse than it is to actually get something done. I’ve learned that many employees have the potential to be great, but they let excuses get in the way of their true potential. As a leader, it’s important to address these excuses and challenge your employees to …

How to Make Money on Your Lunch Break

How do you spend your lunch break? Taking a turn round the park? Checking Facebook? Catching up on the work you should've done in the morning? All of …

Deep thinking on complex systems: A devops reading list

As I wrap up my series digging into the relationship between complex systems, devops, anti-fragility and IT systems, I wanted to give you a set of …

How to Photograph Various Skin Tones

Getting the right photo exposure can be a bit tricky at times. Expose for the highlights and lose the dark areas, expose for the dark areas and blow …

12 Basic Shortcuts That Will Make You An Excel Guru And Add Hours To Your Life

But there are risks.<p>For one thing, it can be intimidating for beginners.<p>Furthermore, Excel errors can have devastating consequences, such as the one that undermined one of the most famous economics papers of all time.<p>But it doesn't have to be this way.<p>There are a few basic skills and shortcuts that …

Mccain

How to hire data scientists and get hired as one

As you might have heard before if you read McKinsey reports, the New York Times or just about any technology news site, data scientists are in high …

How to Protect Your Photography Online

When it comes to protecting your online photography there are many ways to prevent people from copying or distributing your artwork.<p>Lombard Street, SF<p>…

Photographer David Orias Makes the Pacific Ocean Look like Rainbows and Gold | Colossal

<p>Photographer David Orias relies on slow shutter speeds, precision camera movement and the rich light of dawn or dusk to capture these amazing images …

28 Incredibly Beautiful Places You Won't Believe Actually Exist

I want to go to there.

How to Make Windows 8 Look and Feel Like Windows 7

If you have a PC with Windows 8 but miss Windows 7, there's no need to downgrade. Following a few simple steps, you can make Microsoft's current …

How to Remove Distractions from the Background of a Photo with Photoshop

Anyone who has shot group photos outdoors knows that determining the best camera location can be a difficult task. On bright, sunny days you can’t …

Tutorials

Matterform crowdfunds a simple, well-designed 3D scanner that could arrive this summer

MakerBot has been the trailblazer when it comes to bringing 3D printing to the masses, but another company may beat it to the punch before it can do the same for 3D scanners. Matterform is looking to produce a simple, low-profile 3D scanner, and it's launched an Indiegogo campaign in support of the …

Warren Buffett Has 2 Basic Rules That Investors Always Fail To Follow

But in the book "Think, Act and Invest Like Warren Buffett," which is illustrated by Carl Richards, Larry Swedroe says you indeed can invest like Buffett ー just not by stock-picking.<p>Swedroe is a principal and director of research for the $18-billion St. Louis-based financial planning firm …

Investing