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Cystic Fibros<em>is</em> Looking Good

This is a very old entry — images are small, formatting is off.<p>Established in 1964, the Cystic Fibrosis Trust supports “excellence in research and …

Biotechnology

Acumen’s Manifesto as Logo

This is a very old entry — images are small, formatting is off.<p>Established in 2001, Acumen (previously Acumen Fund) is a non-profit organization that …

Friday Likes 45

This is a very old entry — images are small, formatting is off.<p>Industry / Tags / #greece#russia#uk<p>Backgrounds of lightly-colored hues abound in this …

Graphic Design

How Camera Angle Affects Body Shape

Perspective can make a big difference when photographing any subject, but you especially want to be observant when photographing models. Shooting at …

Showcase of Beautiful Flat UI Design

Behold web and user interface designers, a new trend (or style) is taking the world of UI and website design by storm – flat design. It is a …

UI Design

7 Signs You're Not Self-Aware | Inc.com

Being in the advice giving game isn't all it's cracked up to be. It's not like you get to sit on a mountaintop and just rain down pearls of wisdom on your clients. When it comes to executives and business leaders, it's almost never that black and white.<p>Granted, there are times when people are …

Self-help

5 Little Changes that Can Take Your Small Business to the Next Level

Data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics has revealed that “<i>49 percent of establishments survive 5 years or more; 34 percent survive 10 years or</i> …

Small Business

The 5 Characteristics Of Great Leaders

If you want to give your business a good start toward success, it has to start with leadership, and leadership has to start with you.<p>There are essentially five characteristics of great leaders. The first of these is being flexible. Not everything goes as planned. Competitors change tactics, …

3 Biggest Excuses of Wanna-Be Leaders | Inc.com

This is a familiar dynamic: After facilitating a coaching or training session, or after speaking at a conference, two groups of people form around the speaker in concentric circles. The first, inner group are leaders who want to know more. The second, outer group, hanging back a little meekly are …

Leadership

5 Ways to Train Yourself to Be a Great Leader

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There aren't many natural born leaders. Most leaders take responsibility for training themselves to be effective. Whether you learn from the wisdom of others or get insights from personal experience, becoming a more effective leader is …

Seven Rules for Managing Creative-But-Difficult People

Moody, erratic, eccentric, and arrogant? Perhaps — but you can’t just get rid of them. In fact, unless you learn to get the best out of your creative employees, you will sooner or later end up filing for bankruptcy. Conversely, if you just hire and promote people who are friendly and easy to …

9 Silly Mistakes That Marketers Make | Inc.com

I'm a big fan of great marketing. When marketing is done well, it really can help a sales team make more revenue. However, many marketing groups do things that can cost a lot of money but aren't very helpful. Here are nine of them:<p><b>1. Insisting on a single message.</b><p>Some marketers have the weird idea …

Marketing

Is Complexity Ruining your Business?

Most CEO’s are well aware of the profit killers in their business: price wars, staff bloat, manufacturing cost blow outs and inefficient sales processes.<p>But few address a more subtle but often more dangerous profit attacker.<p>Complexity.<p>Complexity erodes profit margins by gradually increasing costs …

Phillip Schumacher Photographer (r)

Understanding HD Video [Book Review]

After a careful read of Chiz Dakin’s book, I came to the conclusion that — for the right reader — her volume is the ant’s pants, the bees’ knees of …

5 Tips for Getting Sharper Images

An important element of photography is getting sharp, crisp images. You may be struggling with focus, especially if you are fairly new to DSLR …

Photography

The Basics of a One Light Setup: A Lighting Tutorial

Lately we’ve had a lot of readers asking for advice about simple lighting techniques for shooting portraits. Here’s a good video from TheSlantedLens …

Tutorials

5 Tips for Improving Your Portrait Photography

Here are some techniques that you may not be aware of if you’re new to portrait photography. It takes practice, but being aware of these ideas can …

Photography

Quickly toggle Ai Servo Focus on the Canon 5D Mark III

Here’s a quick tip for Canon 5D MkIII users. If you don’t use this camera, this tip probably isn’t very helpful for you. Instead you might be …

Cameras

Color: A Powerful Creative Ally or an Afterthought?

A Guest post by Mitchell Kanashkevich who is the author behind dPS eBook – Captivating Color. Color is one facet of photography which we often tend …

Photography

How To Know You Are Ready To Become A Professional Photographer

Many photography enthusiasts contact me because they want tips on how to make their dream of becoming a Professional Photographer a reality. I am a …

Digital Photography

Silhouettes: Weekly Photography Challenge [With 18 Examples]

This week your photographic challenge is to shoot and share a Silhouette image. Silhouettes are images that often have a lot of drama and visual …

Photography

How to Use Sunset Light to Light Portraits

Sunset is arguably the most beautiful time of day for portrait light. But you don’t want to simply take your subject outside and start shooting. Take …

Digital Photography

3 Ways to get Better Control of Autofocus

In this post, Steve Berardi from PhotoNaturalist talks about three ways to get better control of autofocus. Sometimes autofocus can be really …

Digital Photography

Using the Sun As A Compositional Element

For the most part, as photographers, we avoid shooting into the sun for fear that we’ll get some unsightly flaring. The sun DOES present some …

Photography

Sunlight: Weekly Photography Challenge

In the last week on dPS we’ve posted a couple of tutorials that focus upon the ‘Sun’ in different ways with our posts Using the Sun as a …

Tutorials

A Simple Exercise on Working with Natural Light in Portraits

Today I thought it might be fun to share a little exercise that we feature in our Natural Light eBook (by Mitchell Kanashkevich) – both because it …

Natural Light