Here you are, cooking for your future in-laws for the very first time. Clearly the meal needs to be perfect, nothing less will suffice. Yet you’ve decided to prepare a challenging dish, where each ingredient needs to be just right for the dish to work. A little too much cayenne,Read More →

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Have you ever been in a big client pitch, a challenging company meeting, or a conversation with a peer and been at a loss for the right words? What do you say in those difficult situations to improve your odds of success? This episode features Phil M. Jones, the authorRead More →

Post-mortem meetings, which are also called debriefs or retros[pectives], are an essential key to the success of present and future projects. At their best, they can help uncover insights that allow your team to improve your internal processes, streamline your workflows, and find ways to increase your production and theRead More →

It’s easy to get demotivated. Not that it always happens. There are times when you feel you’re on a run, your work is going well, your clients love you, and you get a lot of referrals. Then there are times when your work halts, you feel uninspired and you loseRead More →

  If you ever need to shoot a product photo of a beverage bottle, the concept might not seem too complicated, but seasoned product photographers actually have a number of tricks they use to take their images to the next level. Here’s a helpful video in which photographer Max BridgeRead More →

Hajj Flemings is the founder of Brand Camp University and Rebrand Detroit. In 2011, he was one of eight entrepreneurs selected for the CNN’s Black in America 4: The New Promised Land Silicon Valley documentary with Soledad O’brien. I was thrilled to chat with Hajj recently about design, social impact and civic innovation. WhatRead More →

This a very useful technique for creating a very unique effect using Photoshop. The quick tip covers how to create a mini planet, which you can recreate the effect in matter of seconds and reapply to your own photography. I hope you like the screencast and would love to hearRead More →

This post was originally published on this site  DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY SCHOOL In my work as a teacher – and as an artist – I have noticed something that might sound very obvious but is rarely talked about in our journey to become better photographers. That is, how we live ourRead More →

This post was originally published on this site  There are numerous ways to do any one specific job in Photoshop, but getting colors to match can be one of the more trickier tasks. In this video by Colin Smith of Photoshop Cafe, we are shown how to use the LAB color mode alongRead More →

This post was originally published on this siteGoogle News – Creativity You’ve had (or at least heard) the repeated, cyclical conversation around diversity in business: On one hand, diversity of backgrounds and demographics among your talent only means something once it yields a diversity of ideas. On the other hand,Read More →

This post was originally published on this siteGoogle News – Creativity Josh Linkner, Detroit Free Press Business Columnist Published 7:00 a.m. ET April 21, 2018 Josh Linkner(Photo: Blake J Discher) The 1995 movie “Seven,” starring Morgan Freeman, Brad Pitt, Gwyneth Paltrow and others, was one of the creepiest I’ve ever seen.Read More →

This post was originally published on this site Google News – Photography   I think we can all agree that in order to be successful, a photograph needs to connect with its viewers on an emotional level. That emotion could be awe, desire, sadness, longing, or any number of the plethoraRead More →

This post was originally published on this site Google News – Productivity Like money, productivity gains compound over time. A few minutes gained here and a few minutes gained there add up–particularly if you keep up your efforts. That’s the gist of a recent blog post from Sam Altman, the president ofRead More →

This post was originally published on this site Google News – Productivity In an email addressed to Tesla employees, Elon Musk unveiled his six best tips on how to stay productive. Given company has a goal of assembling 6,000 Model 3 sedans per week by the end of June, we’reRead More →

This post was originally published on this site Google News – Productivity Thanks to technology the worldwide web has opened up vital knowledge resources to many across the globe. While face-to- face education still takes place in-person in physical classrooms, the internet offers an opportunity for those who may notRead More →

This post was originally published on this site Google News – Photography   The most significant hurdle when running a photography business is booking more clients. If you feel like you’re in a “booking rut,” here are a few ways to help spread your brand awareness and book more photoRead More →

This post was originally published on this site by Jeremy Gray posted Thursday, April 19, 2018 at 10:30 AM EDT A blurred background is why many photographers choose fast lenses for portraiture. You want to be able to create good separation between your subject and the background to help drawRead More →

This post was originally published on this site Google News – Photography by Jeremy Gray posted Wednesday, April 18, 2018 at 1:00 PM EDT Fear. It is not be a topic that comes up often in photography, but it can play a very valuable role in helping you be aRead More →

This post was originally published on this site Google News – Photography   Most of my food photography is lit with only one light source and after a few years of taking a special interest in shooting food and drink, I know exactly where I want the light to beRead More →

This post was originally published on this site  Have you ever felt like your photos were missing something? In just two minutes, learn to make your portraits come to life by adding a realistic burst of light in Photoshop. Photoshop is out there for us photographers to bring our visions toRead More →