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Photos of the Tsukiji Fish Market

With an area of about 230,000 square meters, Tsukiji fish market is one of the largest fish markets in the world. Inside there are also many …

Japan

Two Ways to Instantly Make Your Photos Pop Using Photoshop

Have you ever felt like your photos were missing something? In this quick Photoshop tutorial, learn how to make your photos pop with this simple …

Tutorials

How to Create Realistic Composites in Photoshop

Creating a realistic composite goes far beyond just combining and masking parts of an image. This tutorial provides an in-depth look at how seeing …

Tutorials

Watch: Learn How to Use Flags, Nets, and Silks to Shape Light

Don't know much about flags? Here's a video that will get you up to speed.<p>Lighting is one of the more complicated aspects of filmmaking, especially …

Tutorials

How to Create a Film Look for Your Photos From Scratch in Lightroom

The film look is currently enjoying a resurgence, and with that have come many preset packs and the like. While some of those are great, practicing …

Tutorials

Real Estate Japan

What you should know before buying a vacant or abandoned house in Japan.

Real Estate Japan

Rules for separating garbage in Japan are tricky! Play along with Valentina to learn how to correctly separate your garbage.

The Futur

How do you deal with a client that has a low budget? How can you get them to raise their budget? Role-play: Sarah plays the role of a price-based …

How do you start your introduction: firm, school or you?

Is the entrenched practice of organizational identification discouraging many Japanese from seeking their own identity and purpose?

Identity

Tokyo’s Best Off-The-Beaten-Track Neighborhoods



Tokyo is a city full of surprises; sometimes that surprise might be a (robotic?) polar bear in the middle of Shibuya or an orderly parade of …

Japan

7 Stylish Decorating Ideas for a Japanese Studio Apartment

You do not have to give up style and aesthetics just because you live in a small apartment.<p>Below we present some stylish decorating ideas culled from …

Interior Design

How much can a single working person in Tokyo save a month?

How much can a single, young working person in Tokyo actually save a month?<p>Of course, the question of how much you can save depends primarily on how …

#1. Being multilingual is not a carte blanche for getting hired

Looking for a job in Japan can feel like climbing Mt. Everest — in a snowstorm, and in heels.<p>Looking for a job in Japan, especially if you don’t have …

Employment

It Was Practical Effects, Not CGI, Behind Apple's 'Welcome Home' Ad

Earlier this month, Apple released a new Spike Jonze-directed ad titled “Welcome Home” that featured FKA Twigs dancing through shapeshifting …

FKA Twigs

What it's Like Working In Japan | "Short" Version

Opinion: GrabCycle is a shrewd move for Grab

<i>Robin is a TIA Star Contributor and publishes exclusive, high-value content that serves the Asian tech community. Read more from TIA Star</i> …

South-east Asia

Steve Jobs was the World's Greatest Salesman Because He Answered the 1 Question on Everyone's Mind

Once you realize your customers don't care about your 'product,' you'll be more likely to make a sale.<p>I'm looking at an intimidating 800-page binder as I write this article. It contains confidential information about a new product category. When I prepare the company's leaders to launch the …

Customers

Why You Can't Be a Perfectionist and Be an Entrepreneur

When combining the traits and expectations of a perfectionist with the stresses and processes of being an entrepreneur, it's not a good mix.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Imagine a person who had been highly successful at her job, working her way up the corporate …

Entrepreneurship

Real Estate Japan

Use this checklist to rent the perfect apartment in Japan!

Simple Lighting Setups Using Little or No Equipment

I’m a big believer that you don’t need expensive equipment and a complicated lighting set up to create beautiful images. Some of my favorite images …

How to Shoot Neon-Themed Portraits at Home

If you're ever seen portraits shot somewhere like an arcade or next to a neon sign, you know they offer a neat look full of washes of color that …

Using Reflected Light and Negative Fill to Your Advantage in Photography

Understanding how to use reflected light and negative fill are two of the most valuable lessons to learn as a photographer. Make sure you have these …

Azabu Juban Area Guide

Details<p>Highlights<p>Home to numerous embassies, excellent public and international schools, quiet narrow streets, expat-dense, international influences …

Watch: How To Efficiently Cut Anything Out In Photoshop, Including Hair And Fur

<b>Not knowing</b> the right tools to use when cutting out objects in Photoshop can result in numerous hours tediously working on this editing</b> …

Why Photography Shouldn't Be Perfect

Photography doesn't always have to be perfect. Ian Wong, the former senior editor of DigitalRev TV, departs from the tech-focused company, opening up …

Using an IKEA Lampshade to Create Beautiful Product Photos

Along the lines of my "it's not about the gear" principle that I believe in so much nowadays (believe me, it took years to drum that into my head), …

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Matcha - Japan Travel Web Magazine

Osaka can be a little bit difficult to navigate. Do you know which Namba station you have to go to?<p>https://s.matcha-jp.com/2BNFyJD

This Photographer Shoots Portraits in the Style of Old Master Painters

Gemmy Woud-Binnendijk is a Dutch fine art photographer whose portrait photos may make you feel like you’re walking through a museum. Her style is …

Social media insights from global software company Kayako

Kayako is a global technology company that sells customer service software to help teams be more productive and build customer loyalty. Their brand …

Marketing