Fight Club, LOTR, The Godfather & Achieving a Growth Mindset

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Recently I attended a seminar by Klemmer & Associates called Personal Mastery where I had the opportunity to explore many of the belief systems I held in my head. My approach was not to accomplish anything in particular, but to be open and available to allowing my mind to be changed. With that mindset, Klemmer […]

A Personal Framework for Increased Happiness

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I am a firm believer in extreme empowerment on many levels of personal growth. What I mean by that is simple: you have the ability to change almost every aspect about your life. I am constantly revising the way I think, eat, and live in order to better suit my happiness. With this concept comes […]

Getting Millennials ‘Buy In’ For Your Workplace

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The buzz about millennials in the workplace leaves me scratching my head. I listen to executives gripe about the new generation with the same breath they’re begging for millennial cooperation. Understanding the demographic is apparently frustrating, but I ensure you that it’s not impossible. First, let’s not commit stereotype suicide. Certain generalizations can be made […]

Get Your Mind Right

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I have always thought differently. I remember, in high school, I had a fantastic social studies teacher Mr. Combs. In his class we were learning about political beliefs, what they were, how to define our own, and most importantly why we thought that way. He would separate the room into left or right and allow […]

Lightroom File Import Workflow For Beginners

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In my previous video blog, I broke down how I structure my files to be able to find them easily. That file structure lends itself to the next step in this process: importing photos. The first thing that I do is create the file that I am going to be putting all the photos in. […]

Planet Earth II

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To record and share nature is one of the highest privileges that the photography community is granted. Very few examples compile the essence of our world as beautifully as BBC’s Planet Earth II. It is a masterfully orchestrated display of our awe inspiring surroundings. Absent main characters and plot points, Planet Earth II plants you […]

How to Force Progress in Photography

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The world of cameras is a daunting place, particularly when you just get into it. There are not only a ton of different brands, software, and technical specifications, but also endless equipment and an ever-changing business environment. It can definitely get overwhelming. Just keep in mind what you are passionate for and everything else will […]

Apple’s iPhone 7 Plus Camera

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With the advancing modern technology, many people have taken to their phone cameras to explore photography. The iPhone 7 Plus has set an impressive new standard in what a camera phone is expected to do. Cameras and phones have advanced enough to be able to take a great picture without a heavy investment and technical […]

Perspective vs Perception

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“Some people see the glass half full. Others see it half empty. I see a glass that’s twice as big as it needs to be.” ― George Carlin I write often about both perception and perspective with regards to many aspects of photography and the camera world. They relate to all aspects of life. It’s […]

A Quick Beginner’s Guide to Shutter Speed

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Blurry pictures are the worst (unless you’re into that sort of thing). Of course there is, at times, a reason or purpose behind wanting blur in your photo. Frustration sets in hard and quick when the blur is unintended and you don’t know how to fix it. Fortunately, a basic understanding of the shutter speed […]