Joel Gallant

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How Successful People Stay Calm

The ability to manage your emotions and remain calm under pressure has a direct link to your performance. TalentSmart has conducted research with …

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IRVINE, Calif.-- Episerver, a global provider of a single platform to smartly manage digital content, commerce and marketing in the cloud, has been …

A Beautiful Mind: Can Ariel Garten's Brain Wave Interface Improve Your Outlook On Life?

When science and art intersect<p>In college, Ariel Garten started a clothing line that took its inspiration from neuroscience. She hooked people up to an electroencephalograph (EEG) to record their brain waves, then emblazoned T-shirts with the spiky patterns reflecting their mental activity. She also …

12 Letters That Didn't Make the Alphabet

You know the alphabet. It’s one of the first things you’re taught in school. But did you know that they’re not teaching you <i>all</i> of the alphabet? There …

Linguistics

Game review: 'Contrast' an indie darling on PC or next-gen console

It's fitting that Compulsion Games – the studio responsible for Contrast's dulcet tones – is housed in an old gramophone factory on Rue le Noir in Montreal. The game, about a young girl trying to make sense of the adult world in which she is thrust into, is as much a jazz album as it is a game, …

Why taking breaks will make you more productive

Ann Gomez was frazzled on Monday, Remembrance Day, as she rushed through tasks and prepared for an 11 a.m. presentation. But before the Richmond Hill, Ont.-based productivity consultant began her talk, her group observed a preplanned moment of silence. As she paused, her mind released itself from …

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Lewis Morley obituary

Lewis Morley, who has died aged 88, created many of the era-defining images of the 1960s. These include his portrait of Christine Keeler, almost nude, straddling Morley's studio chair, which was bought in a sale at Heal's furniture store and based on an Arne Jacobsen original design classic. For …

Review: 'Short Term 12' Is One Of The Best Films Of 2013

<b>Box Office:</b><p>Okay, to be honest, this film probably isn’t going to make much of a dent at the box office. It’s only opening on four screens this weekend in NYC and LA. It will probably have a solid per-screen average and expand just a bit before finding the vast majority of its audience on Netflix …

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Adorable Photo Series Featuring Pixar's Wall-E in Everyday Situations

Wall-E was a big hit when it was released back in 2008. 3-D movies were not as common back then, so it was a real treat for kids to see their …

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Lighting Ratios for Portrait Photography

In portrait photography, lighting ratios are comparisons of the main light in a photo to the lesser light that fills in the shadows. This main light …

Do You Understand Depth of Field?

Understanding depth of field is essential for any photographer who wants to move past the beginner stage. Using depth of field well gives you great …

Photography Basics: Qualities of Natural Light

We all know that we need light to take pictures. If you’re planning to take pictures outdoors during the daytime, you might believe that light is the …

Neat Trick If You Need a Macro Lens in a Pinch

No macro lens? No problem! Now you can get those lovely, detailed close-up shots without investing in another pricey lens. How? By converting one of …

When and How to Use a Monopod Instead of a Tripod

In George Orwell’s seminal book Animal Farm, the animals in question stated that four legs were better than two. In this article we are going to look …

Good Ways to Ruin a Fine Photo: #1 Don’t Use a Tripod

Hand holding a camera limits the shutter speed you can use without getting a blurred image. It depends on who’s holding it as some have steadier …

Photographing Waterfalls: 6 Tips To Get You Started

Some of my favourite landscapes to photograph are waterfalls. The smoothness of the water against the hard, sharp edges of the rocks or striking …

How to Adjust Black Levels in Lightroom to Create More Balanced Photographs

This video with Mark Wallace teaches you about innovative photography techniques, particularly with black and white levels. He uses an X-Rite …

Tutorials

Useful Photography Tip #61: Shoot from the Hip to Get a New Perspective

Gone are the days of TLR-style photography, at least for the most part. By that, I mean holding the camera at your waist, looking down at the screen, …

5 Ideas to Photograph When You’re Out on the Street

1. Seek Out EmotionThis is an easy point to make—photographs are better when they show people’s emotions. However, it’s much easier said than done. …

Street Photography

Amazing Underwater Dog Photography by Seth Casteel

Seth Casteel is an award-winning photographer and New York Times Best Selling Author. His series of underwater dog photographs have been seen by …

So You’re Going to Shoot A Wedding: Part 1 of 3 [Preparation]

About 5 seconds after I purchased my first professional camera, long before I hung a shingle or had any idea of what I was doing, the requests to …

Using Colour Boldly

In my previous article I explored some of the ways that you can use two contrasting colours, orange and blue, that appear in nature to create …

Play Ball! Covering Your Bases Shooting Baseball

Baseball can be among the most maddening of sports to photograph. Entire games can be played with very little action at all, while other games will …

How To Improve an Image with 2 Steps in Photoshop Using Screen Mode

A Guest Post by Sergey Sus/ Today I want to share a very simple way for improving a photo without having to change the exposure. I use this method …

Fireworks Photography Tips

We all love to see fireworks displays with the bright colors displayed against the night sky. Some of the displays can be quite spectacular. If you …

How to Photograph Light Trails

Photographing light trails is somewhat of a rite of passage for low light photographers – usually by setting up a nice landscape composition that …

10 Travel Photography Tips to Help Avoid Regrets When You Get Home

By Hélio Dias. I have lost count of how many times I’ve came home and regretted not having done something to get better pictures when I was …