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Tips for Using Speedlights to Create the Right Lighting for Outdoor Portraits

In these two video tutorials brought to us by ExpoImaging, NYC photographer Erik Valind shows two different tips: In these two video tutorials …

Digital Photography School

Photography Tips & Tutorials<p>This week it's time to get creative and work on your black and white photography. Get some help here: 9...<p>Here's an …

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Bonnaroo 2013 Means Tech, Hacks And Rock And Roll

In a day and age when technology is being integrated into everything we do, Hackathons have recently been joining forces with other unlikely events in collaborations created to keep this influence of technology growing positively. The goals of these challenges are to enhance user experiences, …

Gentology: The Celebrity Curated E-Commerce Just For Guys

The dawn of online shopping came as a gift to men everywhere. Shopping with the ease of a click of a button, accompanied by the absence of the dreaded pilgrimage to the mall, moments of indecision, and ambush of salesclerks. The benefits then came as subsequent gifts to men everywhere. It was …

Coworking: Is It Just A Fad Or The Future Of Business?

Gone are the days of working in a traditional office setting, where cubicles separate colleagues and the only social interactions occur around the water cooler. The rise in coworking spaces around the world have left more people yearning for work environments that are collaborative, inspiring, and …

Women Entrepreneurs, Special Deliveries, And The Trends They Are Shaping

Since launching her business in 2012, Melissa Beese has become the BFF that every mom wants to have, armed with the best toy recommendations for your child and even delivering them to your doorstep, as an added bonus.<p>Her company, Little Pnuts, is a quarterly subscription service that delivers …

The rules of: dating an entrepreneur | NOLA.com

As a perpetual single and observer of the social scene in New Orleans, I don’t really discriminate against any potential daters. Be it doctors, …

New Orleans fashion entrepreneurs make Southern looks sizzle | NOLA.com

Designers Jolie Bensen and Sarah Elizabeth Dewey are the epitome of Southern belles, and their clothing line Jolie and Elizabeth reflects it: fun, …

Jazz singer, entrepreneur creates a NOLA brand | NOLA.com

<b>By Adriana Lopez</b><p>New Orleans has long been known as a city blessed with an abundance of culture, art, music, and, most recently, a fast-growing …

Fashion entrepreneurs have designs for the industry | NOLA.com

One of the most admirable things about the New Orleans entrepreneurial community is the passion that individuals demonstrate for the continued growth …

Forbes magazine ponders how New Orleans can turn its entrepreneurship surge into a lasting advance | NOLA.com

An article in Forbes magazine, reflecting on the conclusion of New Orleans Entrepreneur Week for 2013, asks how the city will turn its widely …

Idea Village backs 15 New Orleans entrepreneurs for 2013 IDEAxcelerator class | NOLA.com

The Idea Village’s IDEAxcelerator 2013 program kicked off last week with an impressive group of entrepreneurs. The intensive six-month accelerator …

Documentary demonstrates why New Orleans draws entrepreneurs | NOLA.com

This is the true story of 27 strangers, chosen to travel to New Orleans and have their lives filmed while given a unique tour of the growing …

Tips for getting national media coverage for small business entrepreneurs | NOLA.com

As an entrepreneur and small business owner, you wear many hats. Sometimes, maybe even too many.<p>You are the CFO, CEO, COO, Marketing Director, IT …

Special visitors NOLAbound for Entrepreneur Week | NOLA.com

Since I've started following some of the NOLAbound participants on Twitter, my feed has been overwhelmed with a stream of photos and excitement over …

New Orleans named one of best cities for dating ... really? | NOLA.com

What woman wouldn't want to be swept off her feet in the historic neighborhoods of New Orleans, with the sounds of live jazz echoing through the …

Lessons From New Orleans: Creating A Sustainable Business Culture

At the fifth annual New Orleans Entrepreneur Week (NOEW), New Orleans and its highly touted entrepreneurial community have come to a pivotal cross road – five years of celebrating startups and five years until the city’s tri-centennial. This year, sandwiched in between such important milestones, …

Louisiana's Diverse Tech Mecca

New Orleans is one of the most diverse and eccentric cities in the country. It Is known for the French Quarter, live music, bachelor parties, levies, Hurricane Katrina, Bourbon Street, delicious (yet, heartburn inducing) food, nearby swamps, nearby swamp people, Hollywood South, above ground …

Fashion Designers Set Trends For 'Made In The USA,' Zooey Deschanel, And Investors

Don’t underestimate an ambitious southern woman in seersucker. At least, that’s what entrepreneurs Jolie Bensen and Sarah Elizabeth Dewey, founders of the southern-based clothing line Jolie and Elizabeth, have taught me. That, and not to wear seersucker after Labor Day.<p>Taking advantage of the …

How You Can Make 'Made in America' Cool Again

Ralph Lauren’s decision to manufacture the uniforms they are providing to the U.S. Olympic team in China sparked criticism on Capitol Hill and across the country last week. Many media sources reacted, as well, with arguments on why Ralph Lauren should or should not apologize for that choice.<p>While …

DailyCandy's Secrets to Sweet Success

In an era of superfluous emails and over capacity inboxes that put my brain into system overload before 9 a.m., there is one daily e-newsletter that I rarely delete without a decent read through. It’s from sender: DailyCandy.<p>It is my ultimate source for discovering the newest in fashion, dining, …