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7 Important Digital Skills All Marketers Should Master In 2017

Marketing isn’t what it was 10 years ago (or even 5), with all the advancements of technology and data the past few years have brought. According to HubSpot, half of all new marketing hires will require technical skills. Here are some that will probably be on that list of job requirements.<p><b>1.</b> …

Marketing

5 Free Graphic Design Tools To Create Your Own Visuals in 2017

Why would you pay a design agency upwards of $5,000 for one graphic design, when you can create your own visuals for next to nothing?<p>Many startups and new entrepreneurs understand the value of using visuals in their marketing strategy, but how many people are actually going to throw five grand at a …

Save yourself some money and learn how to clean your own sensor like a pro

Learning to clean your camera’s sensor is one of the most valuable skills a photographer can learn. At least when it comes to camera maintenance. …

Turn Your Dodge into a Camper—For $4,700

The American propensity for the preposterously gargantuan should leave no doubt as to why Winnebagos and other Greyhound-bus-sized RVs rule the road. Testament to this: the discontinuation of Volkswagen's Eurovan and Westfalia—two of the most popular small camper vans ever made.<p>That's where Ian …

Pull Your Fix: The Best Espresso Machine and Accessories for Beginners

After more than 60 hours researching and testing at-home espresso equipment with assistance from Stumptown’s coffee education crew, we think the …

10 Common Lightroom Mistakes and How to Fix or Avoid Them

There are a plethora of common Lightroom mistakes made by beginners and advanced users both. In this video series, Croatia-based photographer</i> …

Skyrocket Your Landscape Photography Composition

When you start to get into landscape photography, you come to realise that Ansel Adams was correct when he said it is the ultimate test and often the …

5 Black and White Landscape Photography Tips

5 Black and White Landscape Photography Tips for Better Photos<p>May 1, 2016<p>Photography started in black and white—so why, with all of the technology …

Landscape Photography

‘National Geographic Style’ Lighting Tips from a World-Class Photographer

Travel photography master Bob Holmes is back in the studio with the folks at Advance Your Photography talking about how to shoot that ‘National …

How This 10-Minute Routine Will Increase Your Creativity

Learning to channel your thinking--both conscious and subconscious--creates the conditions that make achieving your goals inevitable.<p>"Your subconscious mind works continuously, while you are awake, and while you sleep."--Napoleon Hill<p>Your subconscious never rests and is always on duty because it …

Creativity

ON1 Unveils Photo RAW, the First All-New RAW Processor in a Decade

Sick of Camera RAW and Lightroom? Want a brand-spanking-new RAW photo processor and non-destructive editor to work in that isn’t made by Adobe? Your …

Tutorials

20 podcasts that will make you smarter

The past couple of years have been huge for podcasts.<p>Episodes of true-crime series "Serial" were downloaded more than 80 million times, President Barack Obama visited comedian Marc Maron's garage for his "WTF" podcast, and leading Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton had a candid chat …

Best manual camera apps for iPhone

Manual camera apps for iPhone offer better control over settings like exposure, focus, ISO and shutter speed. If you’ve ever shot photos in an environment where the light wasn’t ideal or had a rough time balancing shadows and light, you would benefit from a manual camera app.<p>While these kinds of …

What makes a good life? Lessons from the longest study on happiness

What keeps us happy and healthy as we go through life? If you think it's fame and money, you're not alone – but, according to psychiatrist Robert …

Happiness

Happy 3rd Birthday MirrorLessons! – Introducing ‘Mirrorless Curation’

Today, MirrorLessons is celebrating its third birthday! And to celebrate the website’s third anniversary, we are happy to announce our new sister …

The 10 Best TED Talks of 2015

Everybody loves TED. Here are my favorite talks of the year.<p>If you follow my column, you know I'm a huge fan of TED. Billed as the nonprofit organization devoted to "ideas worth spreading," TED's short presentations can teach you a lot about the current state of business and technology and where …

Public Speaking

5 Quick and Simple Lightroom Edits to make your Images Pop

Since its original release, Adobe’s Lightroom has grown into perhaps one of the best tools a photographer can use. Initially designed as an image …

The New and Improved Way to Quickly Transfer Photos from Your DSLR to Your iPhone

For the last few years I have found many different ways to transfer photos from my DSLR straight to my iPhone for instant editing and sharing on …

Learn How to Tie 12 Useful Knots with This Visual Guide

If the only knot you know involves tying your shoes, then this infographic provides clear, step-by-step instructions on tying some of the most useful …

5 Lesser Known Facebook Page Features for Marketers

Do you manage a Facebook page for your business?<p>Interested in ways to improve your marketing?<p>In addition to the Facebook features you use for …

Social Media

The Unfound: Bryan Iguchi

Explore the life of legendary snowboarder Bryan Iguchi and get a deeper look at the man behind the myth in this interactive digital feature from …

Research

4 Reasons to Go Back and Re-Process Older Raw Files

As photographers, we eagerly plan mornings, weekends, day trips and vacations around being out in the field. When we get back to our computers, many …

There Is Only One Way to Defeat ISIS

We must hold accountable our Middle Eastern "allies"—the states and bankers and political elites—who persist in funding mass murder.<p>There was a strange stillness in the news on Saturday morning, a Saturday morning that came earlier in Paris than it did in Des Moines, a city in Iowa, one of the …

Photoshop How To: How to Process Lower Contrast Images

What if I ask you <b>what’s wrong with this image?</b> And <b>how can you fix it?</b><p>This is a trick question. If you open this image and look at its histogram, …

What’s in NatGeo Photographer Jim Richardson’s iPhone?

“In the camera bag” columns have been a staple of photo industry journalism for years, and we certainly haven’t been immune to showing off the goods …

By: lisadelay

In waking life we easily notice patterns. In dreaming patterns makes less sense and happen less. So if you think you might be dream you verify by …

Photographer With 4 Million Instagram Followers Shares Workflow & Apps

Don’t tell a story if it’s boring, even if it’s true. This is sage advice I think, and seems like the tagline for Instagram; some would say …

Apps

10 Different Ways You Can Use a Single Softbox

When you’re just starting out in photography, you may not have a lot of money to invest in putting together a high-end arsenal of studio lighting …

Film Posters

A Beginner’s Guide to Speakers

Where Physics Meets the Showroom<p>What you think you know about speakers is really just a stereotype. That image of the little black box floating in …

5 Ways to Use Storytelling in Your Social Media Marketing

Do you want to use storytelling in your social media marketing?<p>Are you looking for inspiration?<p>Building your social media campaigns around stories …