Richard Walker

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40 Greatest Rock Documentaries

The movies started flirting with what would be called "rock & roll" from the very beginning, slapping Bill Haley and the Comets' "Rock Around the …

Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

27 Tips for Mastering Anything

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What does it take to become a master at your craft? Is genius innate, or can it be learned?<p>In his book, "<i>Mastery</i>," Robert Greene draws from the latest research, interviews modern masters, and examines the lives of former greats like Albert Einstein, …

7 Things Remarkably Happy People Do Often | Inc.com

Happiness: Everyone wants it, yet relatively few seem to get enough of it, especially those in their early 40s. (I'm no psychologist, but that's probably about when many of us start thinking, "Wait--is <i>this</i> all there is?")<p>Good news and bad news: Unfortunately, approximately 50 percent of your …

Happiness

Sublime Illustrated Cinemagraphs by Rebecca Mock

A really well done cinemagraph is really cool, but add a nice ingredient to this, like a complete illustrated cinemagraph, and we're talking about an …

Type-Finder

Close<p>Type-Finder was created to help designers and font-enthusiasts navigate a curated library of typefaces by asking a set of questions that help …

Typography

Lean Methods to Help You Test It Before You Build It

<i>David Arnoux is Head of Growth and co-founder of Twoodo, helping your team organize itself using simple #hashtags.</i><p>Lean methods have been famous amongst young and agile companies for years, but they haven’t necessarily penetrated larger businesses yet. Its main principle is that scientific data and …

What 10 Things Should You Do Every Day To Improve Your Life?

Chris Pecoraro—Getty Images<p>Sam Edwards—Getty Images/Caiaimage<p>Jetta Productions—Getty Images<p>by nacoki ( MEDIA ARC )—Getty Images/Flickr RF<p>Reza …

Cocaine

How (and Why) to Use Back Button Auto-Focus

Most photographers auto-focus the traditional way: press the shutter down halfway, then compose your shot and pray your subject doesn’t move around. …

Cameras

UI Design: Analytics

I've been doing a lot of screens lately and it's always good to stay fresh and to check on what's hot in the design community. I've checked some …

Silk Makes it Easier to Explore and Visualize Online Data

Silk is a beautiful website building platform for people who want to create and manage a specialized database online. Now, it’s rolling out a new ‘Explore’ page format so that visitors can easily search and filter the information that they’ve published online.<p>When you hit the Explore tab on the …

How to Safely Clean a DSLR Sensor

If you’ve been too afraid of cleaning the sensor on your DSLR by yourself, fear no longer. The handy little gel stick featured in the video below …

Moment - Amazing Lenses For Mobile Photography

Thank You Kickstarter!<p>The campaign has been more successful than we ever could have imagined. Your support enables us to continue the journey we …

Apptimize lets your team do mobile A/B testing with just a couple clicks

Nancy Hua used to make millions of dollars a year as an algorithmic trader, she but left to start Apptimize, which she believes is the “larger opportunity.”<p>Apptimize helps companies perform mobile A/B testing for iOS and Android. Today it announced it has closed $2.1 million in seed funding and has …

13 Apps to Inspire Creativity

If you haven’t fallen off the resolutions wagon yet… congrats. If as soon as week one ended, so did your good intentions, we totally hear you. But one resolution that’s always worth keeping is continually trying to bring creativity to your life every day. In our obsession with doing just that, …

Black and White Photography Tips

It is often believed that good photos are ones with beautiful colors. However, there are other forms of photography such as black and white, …

Landscape Photography

Selfie Photo Tips & Techniques

Sometimes we don’t want others to know that we have taken a photo of ourselves. In these cases, it is nice to be able to discreetly take a …

Photography

The Versatile, Affordable 5-in-1 Reflector Kit

Seasoned photographers understand the importance of convenience and versatility; when you have to haul, unload, and set up everything you need for a …

Photography

How to Be Charismatic | The Art of Manliness

According to Olivia Fox Cabane, author of <i>The Charisma Myth</i>, there are three components to charisma: Presence, Power, and Warmth. Last week we talked …

How to Build an Interchangeable Wardrobe | The Art of Manliness

For the man with an unlimited budget, style is easy. The rest of us have to work a little harder to look good with the cash we have.<p><b>A key wardrobe</b> …

How to Look More Photogenic for a Camera: Squinching

Think you don’t need to know how to pose and look pretty for portraits because you make it a point to be behind the camera rather than in front of …

Invisibility and Empathy in Mobile Street Photography

To Sion Fullana, every passerby is a story waiting to be told. Equipped with a background in both filmmaking and journalism, Fullana routinely …

Modern Corporate Headshot Photography Methods

What comes to mind when you hear the phrase “corporate headshots”? If you’re like photographer Aaron Nace, you think of words like boring, …

Photography

How Using Just One Light Will Make You a Better Photographer

Many times, one light is enough.<p>The master of the “one light,” Zack Arias once racked up a huge debt from being a gear head. From this experience, he …

Street Photography

Dreamy Panoramas Show the World in Special Effects

At least here is one documented case that bolsters the fact that sightings of Bigfoot, Sasquatch, Yeti or the Abominable Snowman (and whatever other …

Cryptozoology

5 Tips for Getting Started with Interior Photography

If you plan on making the cover of a prestigious architectural or interior design magazine or catching the attention of Martha Stewart, this article …

The Secrets of Great Portrait Photography

Photography

A Guide to Understanding ISO in Photography

Learning photography is a difficult process that requires a lot of patience and practice. This photography lesson concentrates on the basics of …

7 Creative Ideas to Spice Up Your Photography

Human beings are creatures of habit; we seek out patterns, we search for comfort and contentment, we settle into routines. These aren’t necessarily …

Landscape Photography

Quick Photography Lighting Considerations

Refined photography uses distinct lighting strategies. Knowing what to look for is essential when the goal is a unique and artistically stylized …

Landscape Photography