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How to Stop Worrying About Making People Like You
I once heard a British actor railing against his perception that Americans have a need to be liked. He implied that he didn’t care if people liked him or not. In fact, most of the world felt the way he did and only Americans had this desire that people like them.
How to Avoid Spam
Inbox zero is a great concept, and one I have used since way before the term became popular. But dealing with the constant stream of spam in our inboxes complicates things more than it needs to. In this article, I will give you strategies to fight and avoid spam.
Old Guy’s Guide to Buying a Guitar
As I approached my 65th birthday and wallowing in the throes of a worldwide pandemic, I decided to buy a guitar. I owned one when I was young, but never really learned how to play it. It’s something that’s been bouncing around in my head for a year or two, and recently it became almost an obsession.
The Secret Camera Stores Don’t Want You To Know
Every hobby, sport, and profession has stores or other distribution channels that sell the equipment and supplies specific to that genre. And whether a camera store, a music store, a craft store, a motorcycle shop, a video game store or any other, to the aficionado, they are all candy stores.
Marketing Strategies for Photographers
There are many arguments on the Internet about what makes up a “professional” photographer. People say you need this skill or that skill. Or that you need to have top-end equipment. Some even say that you have to shoot in a certain mode or style to be a professional.
How to Create a Tabletop Studio
If you are going to shoot products or food, you need a tabletop studio. This sounds a lot fancier than it really is. Basically, you need a table. You put your subject on the table and take the picture. But if you want a good picture, that will take a bit more effort. This article will discuss how to create a tabletop studio without spending a lot of money.
What Is Stock Photography?
What is Stock Photography? Open up any magazine and flip through it, looking at the pictures. Unless it is a picture of a specific product being advertised or a specific person that was photographed as part of an article or ad, it is a stock photograph. Do the same for websites. As you can see 95% of all images used for commercial purposes (and to a lesser degree for editorial) are stock photographs.
Why Swallowing the Frog Is a Great Idea
Photo by Wayne Robinson on Unsplash We’ve all experienced it. That dread that looms over us and ruins our days. And nights. You toss and turn, thinking about that thing you have to do tomorrow. And when you finally get out of bed, things don’t get any better. Your day is ruined before you even get started.