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Want to Be Funnier the Next Time You Give a Talk? Use These Comedian Tricks of the Trade | Inc.com

David Nihill hated public speaking so much that he wrote a bestselling book about it:Do You Talk Funny? 7 Comedy Habits to Become a Better (and Funnier) Public Speaker. When I first met him -- oddly enough at a TEDx party -- I was immediately engaged by his wry sense of humor delivered with a …

Public Speaking

6 Essential Principles for Stunning Flower Photography - Part 1

Flowers are a popular subject for photography, full of color, texture, patterns and personality. This time of year many of us begin to count the days …

Landscape Photography

10 Landscape Photography Tips I Learned from Peter Lik

Landscape Photography

16 Practical Tips For Anyone Who Wants To Write A Book

If you want to write, you've got to read.

Creative Writing

Street Photography Tutorial: Zone Focusing

Street photography is all about timing, you have to be ready to capture the moment. One of the most important and misunderstood technique in street …

The 10 Hottest Coursera Courses of 2017 | Inc.com

There are more than 8,000 online courses available, in every subject from artificial intelligence to visual arts. More than 50 million students signed up for one this year.<p>This bounty is a gift for anyone who wants to learn a new skill -- you can learn basically anything from anywhere these days …

Learning

Pet Photography Tips | One-Light Pet Portraits With A Leibovitz Staple

Often, photographers who are considering the graduation from natural-light-only photography to the addition of artificial light into the mix will …

5 Must-Know Photoshop Retouching Tips and Tricks for Photographers

Here are five quick tips for doing retouching in Photoshop that are essential to know. Learn them to do better retouching on your photos.#1 – Load …

Tutorials

File Formats for Photographers in Lightroom and Photoshop

In this tutorial, you'll learn which file format, bit-depth, and color space to use in Lightroom and Photoshop. You'll also learn how to set other …

The Dos and Don’ts of Editing Bird Photos

Photo editing can sometimes get a bad rap, conjuring up images of laughable Photoshop mishaps and sometimes even deliberate deception. But in …

How to Sync Lightroom Classic Catalogs with Multiple Devices

Adobe’s new Lightroom CC software is designed to sync your photo catalogs across multiple devices, but did you know that Lightroom Classic can be …

Three Tips to Speed Up Adobe Lightroom

I have heard several photographers complain about how slow Adobe Lightroom is. While I agree that Adobe needs to make some improvements to their …

How to photograph wild birds with Simon Roy

Practical Photography joins wildlife expert Simon Roy at a Yorkshire nature reserve to find out how he shoots incredible images of blue tits, great …

The 28 Best Books on Writing

An Editor's Advice to Writers<p>For both established and prospective authors alike, the publishing house can seem like a jungle. Luckily, Betsy Lerner is here to lead a safari, citing her vast collection of experiences as an editor as her field guide. <i>The Forest for the Trees</i> motivates writers by …

Writing

7 Hidden Lightroom Tricks You Might Want to Know

Educator Colin Smith of photoshopCAFE has 7 great tips for Lightroom users that might just surprise you and make your post production life a little …

The tricks to make yourself effortlessly charming

From the first moment you walk into a room people are making judgements about how much they like you. Fortunately, there are ways to improve your chances<p><i>Editor’s Note (December 21, 2017): Through to the end of the year, BBC Capital is bringing back some of your favourite stories from 2017.</i><p>Most of …

Body Language

Learn to Use the Pen Tool in 5 Minutes!

In this Photoshop tutorial, Tutvid will break down how to create editable paths with the Pen Tool. How to work with anchor points, tangent handles, …

5 Simple Ways to Improve your Photography

Advertisement<p>While there are plenty of ways to improve your photos 13 Tips to Quickly Improve Your Photos 13 Tips to Quickly Improve Your Photos Good …

7 Skill-Building Photography Exercises That Really Work

Advertisement<p>Despite how easy it looks, photography is hard. Deceptively hard. In reality, there are three separate learning curves to conquer: the …

How to edit INCREDIBLE LANDSCAPE PHOTOS with Adobe Lightroom Photoshop

This here, is Peter McKinnon´s typical workflow when it comes to editing landscape photos with Adobe Lightroom & Adobe Photoshop. He uses both …

Canyonlands National Park – A Quick Guide to Photography

Canyonlands National Park is a wilderness of rock rivaling the Grand Canyon in richness and complexity. What makes the park special is the …

National Parks

Teams Solve Problems Faster When They’re More Cognitively Diverse

Looking at the executive teams we work with as consultants and those we teach in the classroom, increased diversity of gender, ethnicity, and age is apparent. Over recent decades the rightful endeavor to achieve a more representative workforce has had an impact. Of course, there is a ways to go, …

29 Tips for Landscape Photography – AGreekAdventure - Adventure Travel Blog

When it comes to landscape photography, practice (and knowledge) makes someone evolve and get better by the time. Let’s face it. Apart from really …

Awesome Lightroom Tip for Cameras without Built-in GPS

Adobe's own Terry White shares a kick-butt tip for instantly tagging the GPS location to your photos in Lightroom for shots you took with a camera …

Yes, you can take free online photo classes from Harvard and 5 others

Nope, that’s not a typo in the headline – you can take Harvard photography classes online for free. While any free online class, whether from an Ivy …

Lightroom Shortcuts for Culling Your Photos

Almost any photographer will admit that they prefer the moments spent in the field with camera in hand over the hours spent behind a computer …

Tutorials

Here’s the Best Way to Sharpen Your Images: Use This Free Photoshop Action Download (VIDEO)

Sharpening your photographs can be a dicey proposition: We all want crisp images, but if you’re not careful when using Photoshop’s Unsharp Mask tool …