By Todd Dewett | Wednesday, October 01, 2014
Bad news: Even if your presentation content is perfect, it doesn’t mean you’ll give a good presentation.
It’s entirely possible for you to have all the facts straight, good structure and flow, and engaging visuals—yet still fail to engage your audience.
By Lauren Harmon | Tuesday, September 30, 2014
Every picture your child makes is a work of art. (Of course!)
But storing these precious drawings and paintings can be a pain. The colors fade, the paper disintegrates, and storage space in not infinite—no matter how talented your little artist is.
Happily, you don’t have to toss those paintings. With the help of Adobe Photoshop, you can move artwork off the fridge and onto the web.
By Carolyn E. Wright | Tuesday, September 30, 2014
If you’re a photographer who shoots outdoors with any regularity, you’ve probably been asked to put your camera away: “No photos allowed here.”
But what are your rights, actually? When and where are you allowed to take pictures on public and private property?
By Jess Stratton | Monday, September 29, 2014
The prices on the massive shopping site Amazon.com are always fluctuating.
So this week on Monday Productivity Pointers, I’m going to show you a great site that monitors the prices for you, and can alert you when something you want drops to the price you’re willing to pay.
By Izzy Gesell | Monday, September 29, 2014
Becoming an effective leader is a challenging undertaking. Trying to map a success route from the myriad overlapping or contradictory leadership theories is like being on a journey where your GPS changes its mind every few miles.
But what if I told you that you can improve your leadership skills by practicing the skills used in improv theater?
It’s true. And I’m going to show you how.
By Starshine Roshell | Sunday, September 28, 2014
In May, after announcing with some shame that only 17 percent of its tech employees are women, Google dropped $50 million on a new campaign to encourage more girls to study programming.
Meanwhile, in a suburb of Pittsburgh, Rhea Hebert and her daughter Josephine were cozied up on a sofa together watching lynda.com videos on an iPad—and learning to code.
You know. Just for fun.
By Robbie Carman | Saturday, September 27, 2014
Sometimes you need a light that can be placed in a small space—where a traditional light can’t go.
Small lights can be tucked away to fill in the shadows and add accent colors on set. They can also be attached to a camera’s hot shoe to add some fill light.
This week on Video Gear Weekly, Rich and guest host James Ball explain the benefits of having small lights in your kit.
By Erin Manning | Saturday, September 27, 2014
Let’s face it, everyone needs an attractive headshot. It’s essential for marketing yourself online. But lighting that DIY headshot can be a challenge if you’re working indoors.
A poorly lit shot can make even the most beautiful model look terrible. But what if you don’t have the budget for lighting gear? What’s a photographer to do?
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