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The secret to success no one talks about (but everyone needs to hear)

You’re sick of the same self-help literature that promises success in just a few simple steps. So am I. It’s all over the Internet, and if it were as …

Motivation

11 Beautiful Words That Will Make You Fall in Love with the Afrikaans Language

Afrikaans, a young language spoken by approximately six million people, derives from the amalgamation of different nations and cultures, especially …

Top 25 Landscape Photographers of 2017

One of my goals here at CaptureLandscapes is to keep you inspired to go out creating compelling images. Part of that journey involves highlighting …

Photographer Clyde Butcher's Large Format Film Process

Legendary landscape photographer Clyde Butcher is well known for his absolutely beautiful landscapes. So to understand how his creative mind works, …

Videography

How to Solve The Rubik's Cube

<b>If you’re reading this, you’re probably holding a cube in your hand and already feeling bad about yourself for needing to look up the solution. But</b> …

10 Powerful Photoshop Techniques Every Photographer Should Know

We’re always looking to up our Photoshop game, but the lists of Must Know “techniques” or “skills” or “tools” we run across typically disappoint us …

10 Success lessons from Paulo Coelho – “The Alchemist” for entrepreneurs

Share37<p>Tweet<p>Share56<p>+16<p>Shares 99<p>Paulo Coelho is a Brazilian novelist and songwriter and the best-selling Portuguese language author in history. He …

20 Need-to-Know Lightroom Shortcuts to Speed Up Your Workflow

Click the title of the article to read this post on Improve Photography, which includes all media files mentioned.Time is one of our most precious …

Photoshop is Photography; and This is Why | Chris Gampat

There are many schools of mind and thought when it comes to defining what a photograph is. Some say that a photograph is exactly what comes out of …

Photography

Want to Instagram from Antarctica? Travel company seeks social media-savvy wanderers

If you spend your days wishing you could liven up your Instagram feed with photos from places like Peru, Nepal, Antarctica or Tanzania, a travel company is now offering a chance for six people to go on a vacation focused on snapping amazing photographs while on the road.<p>The Clymb, an outdoor gear …

How to Properly Complete the Copyright Info of Your Images

With folks on the internet being very protective about their images and specific copyrights, we decided to create a video tutorial that shows you …

Who is the world’s biggest employer? The answer might not be what you expect.

It’s often said that Indian Railways is the largest employer of people in the world, and if not Indian Railways, then the UK’s National Health …

How to Make Your Photos Pop With Punchier Colors in Photoshop CC

With Adobe’s fairly new pricing regime, Photoshop CC is now within the reach of many enthusiast photographers who might have balked at the idea of …

20 of the best books by the most influential thinkers in business

Since 2001, the Thinkers50 organization has hosted what the Financial Times has dubbed the "Oscars of management thinking," an award ceremony for the top 50 management thought leaders whose work has most affected the business world.<p>From elite business-school professors to insightful career coaches, …

Self-improvement

6 Important Skills of Self-Made Millionaires

There are ambitious individuals all over the world working hard to achieve <i>millionaire status</i>. It is a status that most would agree epitomizes …

Self-improvement

22 Steps To Become a More Successful Photographer

<b>1. Find the Passion and Make a Plan.</b><p>Two types of people are more likely to find this PhotographyTalk.com article helpful: those that want to be …

Photography

America's 21 Most Beautiful Campsites

From Death Valley to Glacier Bay, Alaska and back down to the Grand Canyon, we've got the country covered.<p>With 3,794,100 square miles of soaring mountains, pristine beaches and crystal clear lakes, the United States offers endless options for those looking to spend a few nights under the stars. But …

How to Fix White Balance in Photoshop by Finding a 50% Gray Point

Here’s a great 2-minute video tutorial that teaches a technique for fixing white balance in Photoshop. The basic idea is that you can locate a 50% …

Tutorials

How To Create a Text Portrait Effect in Photoshop

In today’s Photoshop tutorial we’re going to create a cool portrait effect using a long passage of text that bends and deforms around the contours of …

Graphics

A Quick Photoshop Technique to Enhance Details In Your Image

When I first started in photography, there was this trend where images were super crisp and very sharp. It was abused, of course, (as Photoshop often …

Tutorials

How to Watermark Your Images Using Lightroom and Photoshop CC

Watermarks, love them or hate them, are a way of protecting your images. Although, just because you have one on your image doesn’t mean it won’t be …

How To Rewire Your Brain For Greater Happiness

The bad news: Our brains are wired to be negative. The good news: You can train your brain to hold on to happiness in 10 seconds.<p>Wouldn’t it be awesome if we could hack into our own brains and rewire them to be happier?<p>Science has shown we actually can thanks to a phenomenon called …