Paul Ward

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How to instantly connect with anyone

Too many people succumb to the mistaken belief that the ability to connect with others is a natural, unteachable trait that belongs to only a lucky few.<p>It's easy to fall prey to this misconception. In reality, this ability is under your control, and it's a matter of emotional intelligence …

The Always Up-To-Date Social Media Image Sizes Infographic

Social media is constantly changing – therein lies the beauty and the frustration of it. What’s posted today is gone tomorrow (or many times even …

Ex-SS guard on trial in late push to punish Nazi crimes

DETMOLD, Germany (AP) — A 94-year-old former SS guard at the Auschwitz death camp is going on trial this week on 170,000 counts of accessory to …

World History

8 Quotes from Famous Photographers to Inspire You | Expert photography blogs, tip, techniques, camera reviews

The joy and passion many of us associate with photography is largely experiential, which makes the practice exceedingly difficult to describe. …

Photography

Robert Frank’s Newsprint Retrospective Is True to the Photographer’s Revolutionary Spirit

“Keep your eyes open!” In a camouflage jacket over a navy flannel shirt, hair permanently raised, Robert Frankaddressed a packed, mostly standing crowd inside the student lounge at NYU’s Tisch Hall recently, when asked his advice for young photographers now. Meanwhile in the hallway, kept at bay by …

Everything you ever wanted to know about photography, explained in 5 minutes

The folks at The Co-Operative of Photography have created a video that explains the entire history of photography—from the first historical mentions …

Stacy Kranitz Is TIME’s Pick for Instagram Photographer of the Year 2015

Butterfly in Dani's hair just before I saw my first rattlesnake. Whitesville, WV<br>@stacykranitz<p>1 of 37<p>In 2013, when TIME started naming an Instagram …

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This World is Awesome (20 photos)

As a National Geographic photographer since 1995, Stephen Alvarez has explored our world in ways most of us can only imagine. His global stories have won him numerous awards and taken him to amazing places, much like our all-time favorite photographer, Steve McCurry.<p>Over the past fifteen years, …

Photography

5 Texts You Should Send to Your Partner Every Day

Researchers Lori Schade, Jonathan Sandberg, Roy Bean, Dean Busby, and Sarah Coyne found that texting between partners could either help or hurt a …

2 Quick Keyboard Shortcuts for Photo Editing in Lightroom

Ever wished your photo editing could be more efficient? Here are two quick keyboard shortcuts to use in Adobe Lightroom, guaranteed to speed up your …

Documentary Shows Images from War That The Media Doesn't

Screenshot taken from the video<p>It’s no real secret that the media doesn’t exactly show the public all images from war. But it’s also a known fact …

War

Robert Frank's The Americans

courtesy of Sotheby's<p>Swiss-born photographer Robert Frank, who created the iconic photographic study <i>The Americans</i>, has been hailed as a latter-day deTocqueville for his visual chronicling of American life in the 1950's. His book of photographs, which was initially published in Paris and later in …

Neuroscientists explain why control freaks are ineffective leaders

Whether you're an IT manager locking down access and permissions to IT-business collaboration tools, or a micromanager who forces a process on her employees to get work done, you may be negatively affecting business productivity.<p>Historically, leaders have controlled employees rather than connecting …

Inside the Work of Iconic Photographer Dorothea Lange

You’ve likely seen Dorothea Lange’s most well-known portrait, “The Migrant Mother.” It has become a visual symbol of America’s Great Depression and …

35 Iconic Photographs Recreated with John Malkovich

Like most great photographers, Sandro Miller, can name dozens of historic photographers who have shaped his career. Wanting to pay tribute to these …

Legendary Celebrity iCons

Robert DeNiro<p>Some of Hollywood's most revered celebrities are letting every blemish and wrinkle shine in these photographs by London and New York-based photographer Andy Gotts. Known for his portraits of the stars, Gotts has been photographing celebrities for more than twenty years. He travels …

Al Pacino

Clear the Clutter: 5 Apps to Organize Your Digital Life to Create Clarity

I had to take a stand. <b>My digital life was becoming unwieldy</b>.I’d groan when another email came in. It took multiple clicks to find events on different …

Productivity

How to appear competent without saying a word

Though they may prefer to be judged by their intelligence and experience, they are also evaluated by their style and attire.<p>First impressions are formed in an instant and appearance can heavily influence someone's initial opinion of a business leader's personality, competence and capability.<p>Like it …

5 reasons why anxiety is so difficult to cope with (and what you can do about it)

<b>(hikrcn/Shutterstock)</b><p>If we aren’t careful, we can makes things worse. Here are some effective ways to keep your emotions under control<p>Melanie Greenberg<p>December 1, 2015 9:00am (UTC)<p>Have you ever had a friend or family member tell you to “just get over it” when you felt sad or worried? If getting rid …

Mindfulness

5 Simple Ways to Improve Your Memory and Memorize Anything Faster

Imagine the power of being able to memorize anything faster.<p>Think about how much time you’d have, how much you could shorten the learning curve, and …

‘See Better Shoot Better’: Seeing the World Differently as a Photographer

If you can carve 20 minutes out of your day, check out this fantastic lecture that was recently given by award-winning photojournalist Michael …

The Future of Photography Websites - Understanding and Adapting to Trends

Right off the bat, this is not an article about what background colors to use, what plugins to install, or other shallow web design fashion trends. …

Miguel Quiles Goes Behind the Scenes To Show His "Dramatic Portrait" Setup [RF Video of the Week] | Rangefinder

Lately I've been developing what I call my "Dramatic Portrait" style, adding dimension and character to the subject, beyond what could be achieved …

6 Insider Tips for Choosing Your Wedding Photographer from a Pro Who Knows

[[opening: Mike Allebach, also known as The Tattooed Bride Photographer, shoots colorful weddings in Philadelphia and around the United States. And he's a total pro when it comes to overcoming those awkward, camera shy, "I hate photos" moments, making couples feel perfectly comfortable.]]<p>There's no …

Weddings

8 Truths About Money for Photographers Who Want to Thrive

Over the 27 years I have been in business, I have learned a few truths about money in our industry. Of course, knowledge is power ...When the economy …

Observations

6 Easy Steps for Post-Processing a Low-Light Photo in Lightroom

The word photography comes from the ancient Greek words for “light” and “drawing”. With the presence of light being a rather important constituent in …

Lightroom

Magnum and the Dying Art of Darkroom Printing

A few years ago, I had the pleasure of spending some time with Pablo Inirio, master darkroom printer at Magnum Photos in New York. I was thinking …