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Brand Battles: Southwest VS American Airlines

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I am in the middle of multiple long distance trips and (inevitably) I am noticing the stark difference between the airlines I am flying. I am a long time Southwest advocate and (probably) a first time American Airlines customer. The difference between the two brands is glaring. I took a look at how the two […]

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3 Principles for Transforming Corporate Environments

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As a business school graduate and an MBA student, how to act in the workplace is supposed to come natural to me. However, if you read any of my previous posts, you might note that I don’t believe in behaving the way everyone else does. Particularly in the corporate environment, conformity is coveted. If we […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Why Image Sensors Matter

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Image Sensor cropping

Ever wonder why the lens of a camera is round but the pictures it takes are rectangular? Pictures are rectangular because the image sensor inside the camera is rectangular. The image sensor is almost literally what is looking at the image you point the camera at. It determines what the camera is going to record […]

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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. […]

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Release Your Creative Mind

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Recently I’ve realized that my voice has been stifled since I was a child. Growing up we are told children should be seen and not heard. Don’t talk back. Over time, I have been brainwashed to think the way that those who have held authoritarian positions over me have wanted to me think. What does […]

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Born in China

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Born in China Disneynature Pandas Documentary

Walt Disney set the tone of Disneynature films in the late 1940s with True-Life Adventures. Disneynature carries Walt’s fascination and love for the planet’s animals forward through the 21st century. Born in China is a look into the unique lives of four tremendous creatures. It documents a span of seasons and how each life changes […]

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File Structure for Work Flow Optimization

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When I first began practicing photography, I ran into problems with the way I saved my work. It seemed like a simple thing at first. Over time I came to realize that there are many different factors to consider when saving pictures. Above is a brief video explaining how I organize my pictures. I begin […]

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3 Lessons 9 Chocolate Lab Puppies

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Chocolate Lab Puppies

Every experience is a learning one. I don’t pretend to know anything in fear of looking like a complete ass. So, although I would say I know quite a bit about both photography and dogs, I did not walk away from my session without any mistakes and lessons to learn from. Here are my top […]