Paul Condron

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Film Emulsion Review: Fujifilm Velvia 100 (35mm and 120)

<i>Fujifilm Velvia 100 isn’t as appreciated as Fujifilm Velvia 50, but it should be!</i><p>Here’s one of those stories and moments that I’ve said all too many …

Film Photography

I'm Bill Browder. Here's the Biggest Mistake Putin Made When Trying to Get Access to Me Through Trump

I wasn’t watching the Donald Trump–Vladimir Putin press conference from Helsinki. But when my phone started burning up with messages, I knew …

Russia

Detaining Immigrant Kids Is Now a Billion-Dollar Industry

(SAN ANTONIO) — Detaining immigrant children has morphed into a surging industry in the U.S. that now reaps $1 billion annually — a tenfold increase …

Immigration

There Is Only One Trump Scandal

The myriad Trump scandals can obscure the fact that they’re all elements of one massive tale of corruption.<p>The sheer volume of Trump scandals can seem difficult to keep track of.<p>There’s the ongoing special-counsel investigation into whether the Trump campaign aided a Russian campaign to aid Trump’s …

Donald Trump

Don’t Be a Commodity Photographer

<b>Don’t Be a Commodity Photographer with Scott Detweiler</b><p>Let’s coin the term <i>commodity photographer</i>. Think generic can of peas or a jar of salsa with a …

Photography

This sad, embarrassing wreck of a man

America’s child president had a play date with a KGB alumnus, who surely enjoyed providing day care. It was a useful, because illuminating, event: Now we shall see how many Republicans retain a capacity for embarrassment.<p>Jeane Kirkpatrick, a Democrat closely associated with such Democratic national …

Donald Trump

It's Official: Open Plan Offices Are Now the Dumbest Management Fad of All Time

A new study from Harvard reveals that open plan offices decrease rather than increase face-to-face collaboration.<p>Over the decades, a lot of really stupid management fads have come and gone, including:<p><i>Six Sigma,</i> where employees wear different colored belts (like in karate) to show they've been …

The Workplace

5 of Our Top Camera Bag Picks For Portrait Photographers

<i>Portrait photographers need quality bags to carry their gear in as well, so here are some of our favorites.</i><p>If you own a camera, then you are likely …

Backpacking

7 Amazing Logo Design Tools To Grow Your Blog Brand

If you use a blog to promote your business you’ve tapped into one of the most effective online marketing strategies available.<p>Blogging lets you get …

Graphic Design

Why You Need An Animated Explainer Video For Your Business

Animated explainer videos are a perfect tool for attracting visitors to your site and telling them about the key benefits and features of your …

What 10 Social Media Professionals Say Should Be Your Top Priority Right Now

The one constant about social media is change, so it’s a good practice to step back once in a while and ensure that your company’s strategy is still current and effective.<p>As we enter the second half of the year, it’s time to take stock in the social media strategy that was probably developed in …

Social Media

Want to Have More Productive Meetings? Stanford Researcher Says Invite Fewer People | Inc.com

Cancel all meetings that have more than seven people attending.<p>There are many ways to make a meeting more productive, but according to recent research out of Stanford University, the most productive meetings have "seven, plus or minus two." In other words, between five and nine people. Any more …

Time Management

These Photo Manipulations Take You Into a Dreamlike World

Justin Peters is a 22-year-old self-taught artist from Germany who uses Photoshop to creative dreamlike photo manipulations. His work blends reality …

Pablo Picasso

Homeland Security Says Photography Could Be a Sign of Terrorism

Homeland Security is running a campaign to teach Americans how to “recognize the signs of terrorism-related suspicious activity,” and one of the …

Homeland Security

How I Got That Shot: A Downton Abbey Group Portrait, In Camera

<b>CLIENT:</b> <i>The New York Times</i> <b><br>PHOTO EDITOR:</b> Jolie Ruben<p>Individual celebrity portraits are difficult, but Jesse Dittmar’s assignment to shoot a group …

dittmar

Quick Tip: How Irving Penn Made Group Portraits Look Dynamic

Like other photographers who excel at shooting group portraits, celebrity photographer Christopher Patey says he owes much to the influence of …

Photography

When A Potential Client NEVER Responds To Your Email

As an owner of a small business, I’m approached quite a bit by sales reps. There’s one thing that leaves me scratching my bald head EVERY time. Its …

Igor | How to Pick a Name for Your Business

How to Pick a Name for Your Business<p>Shakespeare once asked, "What's in a name?" Though he was writing about roses in Romeo and Juliet, it's a …

Small Business

Street Photographers: The Gear They Carry

Breyer says she’s been working with the same camera, the Fujifilm X-Pro1, for years. “You get to know the camera so well, it just becomes part of …

Cameras

Street Photographers on Success, Methods, Motivation and Overcoming Fear

When Hong Kong-based photographer Xyza Cruz Bacani started making street photographs, she read about the subject on social media and saw a lot of …

Street Photography

Three Stories About Cheap Clients I've Experienced as a Photographer

<i>If you’re a photographer who has ever been cheaped out on by a client; then you’ll enjoy this.</i><p>The quickest answer is yes, I’ve been cheaped out on …

thati

Review: TerraMaster D5-300C Hard Drive RAID Bay

<i>Is the TerraMaster D5-300C really a fantastic budget option for photographers?</i><p>Just as rent and transit fares are ever increasing, so too are the size …

Gear & Gadgets

The future of work is the flow of joy and creativity

<b>Part 6 in the peoplefirst future of work blog series</b><p>In this series of blogs we are taking the time to explore into the science of <i>people flow</i> as the …

futureofwork

‘Find Your Passion’ Is Awful Advice

A major new study questions the common wisdom about how we should choose our careers.<p>Carol Dweck, a psychology professor at Stanford University, remembers asking an undergraduate seminar recently, “How many of you are waiting to find your passion?”<p>“Almost all of them raised their hand and got …

Psychology

Apple and Blackmagic Teamed Up on an External GPU for MacBook Pros

Apple and Blackmagic have teamed up to design and launch a new external graphics processor (GPU) called the Blackmagic eGPU that brings …

MacBook Pro

Do Not Underestimate The Importance of Your Business Logo

We live in a fast-paced society and the attention span of people have never been so short. Whenever people are bored they instantly go to their …

Graphic Design

The Writing Assignment That Changes Lives

Why do you do what you do? What is the engine that keeps you up late at night or gets you going in the morning? Where is your happy place? What stands between you and your ultimate dream?<p>Heavy questions. One researcher believes that writing down the answers can be decisive for students.<p>He …

Goal Setting

Jordan Peterson on Pain and Suffering with Lewis Howes

Jordan Peterson

Two-thirds of Wired's revenue is digital, and brand content is why - Digiday

The sponsored content market is packed to the gills with publishers looking to carve out their own niche in the space. A core part of Wired’s …

Advertising Industry

How To Increase Revenue Through Content Marketing

Content Marketing