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Claire Hobson

Bayonetta 2 release date set for October

Bayonetta 2 will hit European shores on 24th October, the same day it hits North America, Nintendo revealed in its latest Nintendo Direct …

RT @branavl: My trip in the Balkans has been a blast. Parting memory of #Kosovo: from war memorials to kids' smiles. http://t.co/qe2OzaiRla

Adventure

Gael Monfils pours himself a Coke mid-match

The Troll King is at it again vs. Roger Federer.<p>Gael Monfils makes a concerted effort not to care. He doesn't have a coach, he regularly hits reckless shots, and -- even when he's falling off the edge of a potential huge upset of Roger Federer -- he banters with fans and, yes, pours himself a Coke …

Report: Apple to Unveil 2 New iPhones and a Watch

Get ready, Apple fans: A new report appears to confirm the tech giant will not only unveil two new iPhones at an event on Sept. 9, but will also …

We've Come a Long Way!

I’ve been friends with Mike Corrado, the originator, orchestrator, and pied piper of the merry band of disparate, dysfunctional (hey, we’re …

Everything Is Awesome: Lego Leaps Barbie For World's Largest Toy Maker

<i>The Lego Movie</i> didn’t just kill it at the box office — it also took over the toy store.<p>Thanks to the hit Warner Bros. movie, Lego announced on Thursday that sales jumped 11% in the first six months of the year to just over $2 billion, making the Danish brick builder the world’s largest toy maker in …

Some Flashes and a Cup of Water

So, what do you do when your location proves to be a stretch of pitted tarmac baked into desert? You stand there of course, in the blasted sun, with …

Merry Christmas to All!!!

Hope the holidays are safe and wonderful for everyone. Here’s to 2014, and turning more pages in the adventure book. Best to all, and thanks for …

Sports Illustrated Cover

There are many things that identify a city–the location, the food, the weather, the music, the culture, the pace of life. All solid, wonderful …

Nikon DF

Anytime Nikon puts an “F” in the name of a camera, photographers who have been around for a while (and that would be me) take notice. My first motor …

Seals connect the dots to feed in offshore wind farms

As wind farms march out into coastal waters to meet energy demands, seals are learning to use them like local grocery stores, scientists say. A few wily individuals have been spotted prowling the grids of turbines, checking for fish congregating around individual pillars and stopping to feast when …

The Producer

The blog went missing last week. It was as if an industrial cleaning team had come through the studio, and somebody waved the business end of a high …

One Jersey Guy to Another....

K-Man and I go back aways. I’ve worked for him as he has organized a number of annual reports and portrait assignments over time. We got to know each …

Knocking Around With Flash

It’s been a busy year, so much so, I didn’t get around to doing a KelbyOne live seminar until late June. They are fun to do, and it looks like I’ll …

A Life of Laughter

A bright light just went out. Robin Williams could speak faster than most of us can think. And when he spoke (often in tongues) we laughed, long, …

The Sky is the Driver

As I usually mention when teaching flash lighting, the most important light to observe and work with is not represented by that carton of flashes in …

Profoto B1--Nikon TTL: Field Test

I recently was fortunate enough to be allowed to play with a beta version of the Profoto Air Remote TTL-N units. That means, in short, the Nikon …

Congrats to Joe T!

This past weekend, Joe Torre’s #6 was officially retired at Yankee Stadium. He rightly took his place among the pinstriped legends. I worked with Joe …

A Photographer's Gift To Their Family

Photography is an endeavor that tries the patience of even the most forgiving spouse. We run when others stroll leisurely. We work while others …

#PSW 14!

We did our “Characters On Location” pre-con yesterday in Vegas at #PSW14. Always fun. We had great participants and the usual array of fantastical …

Time Management Tips For People Who Do Too Much

Unless you are the most organized person on the planet, chances are you are always looking to improve your time management skills. Managing your time well will combat a demanding schedule, overbooked days, and struggles with work/life balance. It’s especially important if you are a manager or …

9 classic mistakes when presenting

These past ten years I seem to have spent a considerable amount of time helping professionals improve their ability to present – whether at an …

Public Speaking

EE UU retoma el cetro empresarial

Nueve de las 10 compañías más valiosas son estadounidenses mientras China pierde fuelle<p>Las tecnológicas mejoran posiciones en 2013<p>Estados Unidos ha …

How to Write a Covering Letter

But perhaps the most challenging part of the process is writing an effective cover letter. There’s so much conflicting advice out there, it’s hard to …

Employment

15 Rules for Negotiating a Job Offer

Job-offer negotiations are rarely easy. Consider three typical scenarios:<p>You’re in a third-round interview for a job at a company you like, but a firm you admire even more just invited you in. Suddenly the first hiring manager cuts to the chase: “As you know, we’re considering many candidates. We …

5 Incredibly Effective Ways to Work Smarter, Not Harder

Small changes. Big results.<p>Regular readers know I definitely believe in the power of hard work. As Jimmy Spithill, skipper of Team Oracle USA, says, "Rarely have I seen a situation where doing less than the other guy is a good strategy."<p>But we can all work smarter, too. And clearly we all want to, …

Time Management

Lessons From Lincoln: 5 Leadership Tips History And Science Agree On

<b>Abraham Lincoln gets a lot of credit for being a</b> <b>great leader</b><b>. And he deserves it, but…</b><p><b>Frankly, most of us don’t really know why he deserves it.</b><p>What …