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A Comprehensive Color Theory Guide for Photographers

We talk about composition a lot, but have you ever really dived into the subject of color theory and thought about how it applies to your …

From 1940s Baghdad to 1980s Newcastle: an archive of urban change – in pictures

To mark this year’s UrbanPhotoFest theme of ‘photography, memory and archive’, our readers shared old pictures and memories of cities around the world

Baghdad

9 ways to automate tasks on iOS

It may be a little daunting, but Workflow is one of the most useful applications you can install on an iPhone. With simple automations, it reduces multi-step processes to a single tap and makes some actions that weren't previously possible on iOS, such as downloading and extracting ZIP files, quite …

Apps

10 Different Ways You Can Use a Single Softbox

When you’re just starting out in photography, you may not have a lot of money to invest in putting together a high-end arsenal of studio lighting …

How to remove Tourists in Photoshop

Tutorials

Primer: How to Get a ‘Film Look’ with DSLR Footage

Want to give your DSLR footage a cinematic look? DSLR filmmaking enthusiast Jake Coppinger made this 11-minute video tutorial to teach you how you …

Videography

4 Tips to Consider Before Creating Your First Time-lapse

Time-lapse videos are the perfect blend of photography and videography. It takes skills in photography to flawlessly frame and execute each …

The 5 Most Effective Hot Shoe Flash Light Modifiers

While lots of the pro photographers teaching workshops may tell you to take the flash out of the hot shoe, it’s a necessity for many photographers …

5 Pieces of Free Post Production Software for Photographers

Free software. In the past, this phrase to many of us suggested, poor quality, clunky and inefficient. Time have changed however and in the …

You Need an Innovation Strategy

Despite massive investments of management time and money, innovation remains a frustrating pursuit in many companies. Innovation initiatives frequently fail, and successful innovators have a hard time sustaining their performance—as Polaroid, Nokia, Sun Microsystems, Yahoo, Hewlett-Packard, and …

A Better Way to Map Brand Strategy

Marketers have always had to juggle two seemingly contradictory goals: making their brands distinctive and making them central in their category. Central brands, such as Coca-Cola in soft drinks and McDonald’s in fast food, are those that are most representative of their type. They’re the first …

Find the Weak Link in Your Supply Chain

A big challenge in today’s world of far-flung, complex supply chains is the limited understanding of the impact on your operations of unexpected disruption at one supplier’s site. To address this issue, my colleagues William Schmidt of Cornell, Yehua Wei of Duke, and I developed a method to help …

How to Build a Meaningful Career

Everyone aspires to have purpose or meaning in their career but how do you actually do that? What practical steps can you take today or this month to make sure you’re not just toiling away at your desk but you’re doing something you genuinely care about?<p><b>What the Experts Say</b> <br>Unfortunately, most of …

This new site keeps track of failed startups and why they flopped

A new website — Autopsy.io— just launched to keep those failures all together in one neat place, complete with a summary of why each company flopped, in hopes of providing a lesson for others to learn from.<p>In a simple spreadsheet format, the site lists each startup name, its basic idea, the …

The Focused Leader

A primary task of leadership is to direct attention.To do so, leaders must learn to focus their own attention. When we speak about being focused, we commonly mean thinking about one thing while filtering out distractions. But a wealth of recent research in neuroscience shows that we focus in many …

7 Tips To Make Your Street Photography Easier

It is no surprise to say that street photography can be challenging, at times, and even more challenging in certain countries due to differing …

Street Photography

How to Improve Your Business Writing

You probably write on the job all the time: proposals to clients, memos to senior executives, a constant flow of emails to colleagues. But how can you ensure that your writing is as clear and effective as possible? How do you make your communications stand out?<p><b>What the Experts Say</b> <br>Overworked …

9 ways project management software can simplify complex projects

When you’re building your business, you want to make sure everyone is on the same page. But that can be most difficult when large-scale, complex technical projects with multiple teams or stakeholders involved are underway. That’s why I asked nine members from Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) the …

How to Review, Edit, and Export Video with Adobe Lightroom

Adobe's flagship image editor for photographers has some video power too. Learn how to use it in this tutorial.

Shark Tank judge Naomi Simson’s four ways to improve your chances of business success

Entrepreneurs need courage as well as a good dash of humour if they are to succeed in the business world, according to <i>Shark Tank</i> judge and RedBalloon …

How to Write a Résumé That Stands Out

The resume: there are so many conflicting recommendations out there. Should you keep it to one page? Do you put a summary up top? Do you include personal interests and volunteer gigs? This may be your best chance to make a good first impression, so you’ve got to get it right.<p><b>What the Experts Say</b> …

Heartwarming Photos of Smiling Babies

Whenever a newborn baby smiles, the old folks say that their angel is playing with them. If that were true, then all these babies must be smiling at …

How to Give Your Macro Photography a Fine Art Touch in Post-Processing

Editor’s Note: This is part a series on macro photography this week. Look for a new one each day. The next newsletter will have them all if you miss …

Macro Photography

Majestic Views of Pacific Northwest Landscapes by Photographer Griffin Lamb

Griffin Lamb is a 19-year-old freelance photographer based out of Seattle, Washington. On weekends Lamb goes on adventures, hiking and backpacking in …

How to Recalibrate Your Camera’s Focus

You just bought a new DSLR and you just can’t wait to start shooting great images. But wait, there’s a problem. Your camera somehow can’t seem to …

Cameras