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How to Create Your Own iOS Apps and Extensions with Workflow

Workflow's a new app for iOS where you can create your own little micro apps that can instantly search for directions home, find the nearest pizza …

How to Build Meaningful Relationships | The Art of Manliness

Tell me if this sounds familiar: you spend hours upon hours on Facebook or some other social media platform, and yet you feel more lonely and …

Pay Bills with a Credit Card to Reduce Spending and a Single Due Date

Credit cards get a bad rap because they're too often used to delay payment on something. However, there's one way to use them responsibly that can be …

5 Small Business Branding Tactics You Can Use

Why Small Business Branding Is Personal<p>Many small businesses think small business branding is an oxymoron.<p>Why?<p>Small businesses consider branding an …

Small Business Branding | Logo Colours | The fruitful marketing for small business blog

I’m working with two clients at the moment on their branding. Both businesses are sooooo different from each other. Complete chalk and cheese! One is …

How small businesses can develop their brand identity

A panel of experts discussed how SMEs can build big brands on small budgets at a recent Guardian Small Business Network seminar

7 Stupid Branding Mistakes Your Small Business is Making

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When you think about great branding, Coca Cola’s distinctive red and white lettering, Nike’s swoosh and Adidas’s three stripes likely come to mind. But as a small business, imagining the level of investment that’s gone into these iconic …

How Long You Should Keep Your Financial Documents

Come tax time, we're probably all digging through files that have been gathering dust for years: old tax returns, utility bills, credit card …

Hello 2014: 21 Ways to Live a Resilient Life

Here are 21 ways to lead a resilient life:<p><b>1. Set healthy boundaries that work for you and not everyone else.</b> Put this phrase at the top of your healthy, self-loving boundary setting list: "That doesn't work for me." If others don't understand your boundaries, so what? You are not creating them for …

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Star Trail Photography Tips

One of the lessons in the Photography Lab series I teach is a lesson on night photography, specifically shooting the stars. There are two essentials …

In-Camera Settings for RAW Outdoor Photography – Picture Styles & Picture Controls

Nature and Landscape photographers who always shoot RAW might never think about changing their in-camera picture style / picture control settings, …

Focus Bracketing Technique: Never Miss a Shot

When it comes to photography, the word “bracketing” can mean a lot of things. Essentially, it just refers to the practice of taking the same shot …

How to Harness the Power of Lightroom Print Collections

In a post last year I explained a process for exporting images from Lightroom …

Photo basics: introduction to exposure

Now Playing: Watch this: Photo basics: introduction to exposure<p>1:24<p><b>Just starting out with photography? Learn the basics of your camera with the</b> …

Essentials to Getting Started with Low-Light and Night Photography

Low-light and night photography follow the same basic fundamentals of photography but there are some techniques that are more prevalent and worth …

Landscape Photography

GoPro Hero3+ Black Edition

How do you continue to improve on an already class-leading product? That must be the question echoing around the design and engineering halls of …

How to Use White Balance in Photography

Every digital camera has a White Balance or Automatic White Balance (AWB) setting in the camera menu. But how many of us actually use it or even know …

How to Photograph Like a Pro

After a couple of years of producing tutorials, writer, producer, presenter, and photographer Kai Wong has met his fair share of professional …

Winter Wonderland - The Keys to Photographing Snow

Love it or hate, for those of us inhabiting the northern climes, winter is fast approaching. Some of us will pack away our cameras over the long …

The Hidden Secrets of Lightroom 5’s Loupe View

Last week I showed you how to use Lightroom’s Grid View. Once you have customised the Grid View to suit your needs, it is time to move on to the …

5 Unconventional Ways to Improve Your Photography

Photography books, schools, websites, and even your local camera clubs are your main source of help when it comes to improving your craft. There is a …

Google+ Update Includes Lots of Photo Enhancements

No doubt feeling pressure from certain other social media sites raking in the dough, Google announced Wednesday a slew of new features for Google+ …

A First Look at OSX 10.9 Mavericks for Photographers

In recent years, Apple have been updating their operating system OSX on an annual basis. Their latest incarnation released to the world on 22nd …

Wide-angle Lenses and the Landscape

If there was ever a subject and a lens made for each other, then it is the wide-angle lens and the landscape. Wide-angle lenses are ideal for …

Understanding The Basics of SLR Photography

Knowing how to use your SLR is not as awkward as it would seem. Imagine that your camera is a box that lets in light. On top of that box is a …

Shooting with RAW Settings in Photography

Many cameras now offer the option to save captured photos in the RAW file format. RAW capture brings with it an extra processing step. This step …

Landscape Photography

Three Oils You Need in the Kitchen (And One More That Might Be Nice)

There are three oils I use regularly in my kitchen, the ones I will replace as soon as the bottle is empty, even if I don't need them right that …