Kevin Solie

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You’ll Never Doubt the Importance of Portrait Lighting After Watching This Fascinating 2-Minute Video

It’s sort of obvious that without light there isn’t a whole lot we can do with our cameras. But the fascinating two-minute video below provides an …

Demonstration

How to Publish Your Book: Jeanine Michna-Bales’s Through Darkness to Light

© Jeanine Michna-Bales<p>Jeanine Michna-Bales went to the 2013 PhotoNOLA portfolio reviews in New Orleans with nine images from a personal project she’d …

This Photographer Captures Chicago’s Skyline as an ‘Urban Quilt’

For the past few years, Chicago-based photographer Angie McMonigal has been working on a project titled <i>Urban Quilt</i>. Her goal is to capture her city’s …

Portraits: Pro Lighting with Cheap Flashlights by Daveed Benito

The color gels used are simply cellophane that comes in rolls at your local craft store, usually meant for gift wrapping. The more you layer the …

This Photographer Got the Sony A9 to Overheat in 20 Minutes in Real World Conditions

Sony, we have a problem! This video from Youtuber, that1cameraguy is getting a lot of attention today with the revelation that he managed to get the …

Ep. 180: What You Need To Know About 500px – and more

Featured: <b>Photographer and filmmaker, Michael Shainblum</b><p>In This Episode<p>If you subscribe to the PetaPixel Photography Podcast in iTunes, please take a …

Why Good Managers Are So Rare

Gallup has found that one of the most important decisions companies make is simply whom they name manager. Yet our analysis suggests that they usually get it wrong. In fact, Gallup finds that companies fail to choose the candidate with the right talent for the job 82% of the time.<p>Bad managers cost …

Can Better Acoustics Make Open Offices Suck Less?

Please say yes.<p>If you’re not familiar with the problems of open offices by now, you probably have a door to close at work. Open offices are supposed to promote employee interaction, and to some extent they do, but the drawbacks are well-documented.<p>These environments stress out workers. And distract …

6 Avoidable Mistakes Entrepreneurs Make

Venture capitalist Jeff Busgang describes the common errors that startups make, as well as how to avoid them.<p>Being an entrepreneur is difficult enough without falling prey to easily avoidable problems, according to Jeff Busgang, who has started companies on his own and later funded them as a …

Entrepreneurship

How to Ask Your Friends and Family to Invest In Your Startup

Blood may be thicker than water, but things can get tricky when family (and friends) are your investors. Here's how one founder made it work.<p>This story first appeared on Women2.com.<p>When I tell people that I raised Avelist's first round of funding from friends and family, I get one of two reactions: …

Entrepreneurship

The Necessary Evil: Why You Need to Hire to Grow

By the time you realize you need to hire someone, it might be too late. Don't make this mistake.<p>Hiring is a chore, isn't it? You've got to post the job. You've got to make sure you get the word out about the position in an effective way so that you get the right type of people applying. You've got …

Employment

How to Start a Business While Working a Full-Time Job

<i>Jason SurfrApp is the founder of IWearYourShirt.com. His new book, Creativity For Sale, is an in-depth look at how to turn passion into profit.</i><p>The American dream used to be getting a secure job, working from 9-5, and retiring. For most of us, especially people born in the 80s and 90s, this is the …