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Photography Video Lighting Tips Using Only One Light

Fletch Murray is a master of light. He draws from years of experience making his own films, and has studied the works of other legends in his field. …

Photography Tips

4 Questions You Should Always Ask That Will Tell You Who Your Best Employees Are

Top performers usually check off all these boxes.<p><i>As a CEO, how do you know that your employee is an A, B, or C player? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Greg Skloot, founder of</b> …

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Saving money was never easier with these 10 mobile apps

Download these to start saving money with just a tap on your cell phone.<p>Saving money is essential to accomplish big and small financial goals, from saving for retirement, to affording your next family vacation, to building your emergency fund.<p>Unfortunately, most of us are saving far too little. …

Personal Finance

What Photographers Need to Know About Insurance

Click the title of the article to read this post on Improve Photography, which includes all media files mentioned. There are many reasons to have …

Here’s How to Get Great Image Quality with the Old Camera You Already Own (VIDEO)

Most photographers would love to upgrade their camera every time an innovative new model with enhanced capabilities is introduced. But let’s face it: …

How To Turn Data Into Actionable Strategies

Business intelligence is more than analytics and reporting. It could help you turn data into action.<p>So your organization has a big vision and uses that vision as the North Star for guiding strategic decisions. But when you're only deploying against vision with no data to back it up, you're flying …

Big Data

The best photos taken of planet Earth last year will transform the way you see the world

The natural world is a stunning place.<p>Every year, the best landscape photography shows off Earth's beauty. The following photos are some of the winners from the 2017 International Landscape Photographer of the Year contest.<p>They highlight powerful mountains, scenes of isolation, worlds of color and …

Formal Living Room Ideas to Steal From 10 Gorgeous Spaces

Considering that the dictionary defines "living room" as the "room in the house where people sit and relax," durability and comfort are top …

22 Home Hacks That'll Make Renters Say "Why Didn't I Know About This Sooner?"

Save that security deposit.

Here Are the First 6 Books You Should Read In 2018

And if you've already read one of these, I recommend the perfect complement.<p>If you love lists, December is a fun month to browse the internet. These lists usually take one of two forms: You're looking back on the previous year or eyeing the horizon for the year to come.<p>Some of the lists in the …

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A Beginner’s Intro to Using Histograms to Check and Nail Exposure

Once you understand how to read a histogram, it becomes an extremely useful display of the data that your camera is seeing. This 10-minute video from …

Installing an Instant Hot Water Recirculating System

A hot water recirculating pump can be used to provide instant hot water to showers and faucets when it is needed most, without wasting water down a …

Home Improvement

How to Pose Swimwear Models

Joey Wright teamed up with Fstoppers to create a full length tutorial on swimwear photography. This short excerpt from the tutorial focuses on posing.<p>…

Swimwear

How I Earn $200,000+ a Year From Photography

Kind of a crazy thing– I think you can stay true to your roots, values, and ethics– and also get rich: I wanna tell you the secrets of how I earn …

How to Focus Your Camera

When you're just starting out in photography, there are plenty of obstacles you have to overcome in order to create the most impactful image.One of …

Want More Customers? This is the 1 Thing You Need to Do

Your local SEO sucks. Here's how to fix it.<p>Want more customers?<p>Then you need to make sure potential customers find you before they find your competitors.<p>Which means you'll need to be highly visible in search engine results. So when people search for something related to your business online, your …

Local Search

9 paid iPhone apps on sale for free right now

One last day in the work week means one last list of hot paid iPhone and iPad apps on sale for free. There are still a few great freebies in …

Getting out of Auto: Understanding the metering modes on your camera

Metering modes allow a camera to determine how much light there is in any given scene, and how much there should be. However, the way the modes …

Cameras

This Couple Makes Up To $9000 Per Instagram Photo While Traveling, And Here’s How They Do It

Jack Morris and Lauren Bullen have been living what most people on Instagram would call “life goals” since they met in Fiji last year. Not only do …

The Death of Digital Photography as We Know It

As camera makers struggle to innovate, consumers are finding little need to upgrade. The market is slowing to the point of inertia—manufacturers need …

We’re All Guinea Pigs in a Decades-Long Failed Diet Experiment

"The change in dietary advice to promote low-fat foods is perhaps the biggest mistake in modern medical history." Lovely stuff.<p><i>Eddie Carmel with one day's worth of food. Photo via Getty. T</i><i>his article originally appeared on VICE US</i><p>Let's say you want to lose some weight. Which of these foods would …

Next Level Techniques for Advanced Beginners

You’ve been bitten by the photography bug – it’s not an actual insect, but you know what I mean. After the salesman pried that hard-earned money from …

This iPhone-Sized Device Can Hack A Car, Researchers Plan To Demonstrate

Auto makers have long downplayed the threat of hacker attacks on their cars and trucks, arguing that their vehicles’ increasingly-networked systems are protected from rogue wireless intrusion. Now two researchers plan to show that a few minutes alone with a car and a tiny, cheap device can give …

How to Quickly & Easily Set Up a Webcam to Take Perfect Midair Shots Every Time

Getting shots of people in midair can be a source of fun and fascination, but making them requires either a fair investment in remote triggers or a …

Comparing Diffusion Materials for Photography Lighting

As many photographers switch from using strobes to using continuous lighting for their photo shoots, they need solutions to avoid the 1950s-era hard …