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Weight Saving Techniques

So, you’re stuck carrying a ton of equipment and it’s weighing you down? Watch this short video to see one way Varina lightens her load.<br>Here are some …

Jailed clerk called Christian hero in scene gay rights activists hoped to avoid

As a defiant Kentucky clerk sat in jail Friday, choosing indefinite imprisonment over licensing gay marriages, her lawyers approached the microphones outside and compared her to Dr Martin Luther King.<p>Around the country, other supporters reached for biblical heroes, comparing her to Silas and …

Oregon judge under investigation after refusing to perform same-sex marriages

Marion County judge Vance Day is being investigated by a judicial fitness commission in part over his refusal to perform same-sex marriages on religious grounds, a spokesman for the judge said.<p>When a federal court ruling in May 2014 made same-sex marriage legal in Oregon, Day instructed his staff …

The Photo as Weapon

Photography has been used in many ways throughout its history: as documentation, propaganda, keepsake, etc. But never has it been so frequently used …

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Workin' From Home:Perks and Pro-Tips!

Working from home sounds pretty terrific, whether you’re a full-time freelancer or starting a semester of Photo 101!<p>But how do you get work done with …

U.S. Government Investigating Death of Cecil the Lion

The federal agency charged with enforcing wildlife protection laws in the U.S. said Wednesday that it will investigate the highly publicized death of …

Here's how Tesla plans to boost Model S sales this summer

Customers that have purchased one of Tesla’s electric cars are inadvertently the company’s best sales people. On Wednesday, the electric carmaker …

THE SHOT: The Ouzoud Waterfalls

When you visit a remote location, as we often do in our pursuit of wilderness and landscape images, you never know what to expect. The waterfalls of Ouzoud, Morocco, a small town in the middle of nowhere, were no different. We typically rent a car when traveling for photography, but this time …

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Using Competitive Intelligence to Land a Job, as Told by a Former Insider within the CI Unit for a Fortune 500 Firm

Competitive intelligence spend is increasing among organizations on the rise. It's proven to gain an edge on competitors, but it is not just for Fortune 500 firms. I've prepared career-coaching clients for arduous interview processes with principles I used while working in a Fortune 500 …

Elon Musk is changing the course of electric cars with the Model 3

<b>Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla Motors (AP/Mark Lennihan)</b><p>Not only is this Tesla more affordable, but it means a proliferation of charging stations and more competition<p>Sarah Gray<p>July 16, 2014 10:30pm (UTC)<p>In 2017 Tesla will debut a new iteration of the electric car: the Model 3. Unlike its electric siblings …

Breathtaking Wedding Photographs Make a Great Case for Eloping in Iceland

We don’t know Ohio couple Sarah and Josh personally, but we like the way they think. Because when wedding planning got to be a bit too much and they …

5 Tips to Add Flavor to Your Landscape Photography

<i>Landscapes can have a magical impact on people.</i> Depending on the location, a landscape may instill a feeling of serenity or natural turmoil; it might …

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