lifestyle

Taking Authentic Photos with India-based Photographer Chhagan Shelare – Photography Article

Find insight from pro photographer Chhagan Shelare on photography in India and the importance of taking authentic photos that capture real life. One of the biggest challenges with stock photography is that it can come across as inauthentic, uniform, and generic. It has never been more important for photographers to master taking authentic photos, especially in stock. Photos that are staged or forced simply don’t sell on stock. To get some advice on how to take photos that seem more…

Read More

Taking Authentic Photos with India-based Photographer Chhagan Shelare – Photography Article

Find insight from pro photographer Chhagan Shelare on photography in India and the importance of taking authentic photos that capture real life. One of the biggest challenges with stock photography is that it can come across as inauthentic, uniform, and generic. It has never been more important for photographers to master taking authentic photos, especially in stock. Photos that are staged or forced simply don’t sell on stock. To get some advice on how to take photos that seem more…

Read More

The Introvert Advantage with Beth Comstock – Photography Article

Even though I’m an extrovert, I have a feeling the future favors the introvert. Beth Comstock was at the CreativeLive studios in Seattle and I could not help but snag her for a quick moment to pick her brain on one of the most popular topics on my channel — navigating an extroverted world as an introvert. As a self-described introvert, Beth knows what it’s like to find elevate your strengths and have the courage to defend your creative ideas.…

Read More

6 Prompts to Encourage Authentic Lifestyle Portraits – Photography Article

Image by Elena S. Blair Elena S. Blair has built a mini-empire in under a decade by capturing authentic family moments. But the Seattle-based photographer didn’t build a business delivering images of real moments without photography posing — in fact, just the opposite. Elena uses unique lifestyle posing techniques to encourage authentic interaction so much so that she says she hardly ever stops talking during a session. Rather than stiff posing working for that perfect S-curve, Elena works with posing activities, like asking the family…

Read More

How to Sell Without Selling Out with Ryan Carson – Photography Article

I have always believed in the notion that there’s a creator in all of us, and that includes those in engineering, coding, and literally every other discipline. Today I’m bringing you another exciting guest from the technology field, Ryan Carson. Not only is Ryan “in technology”, but Ryan is the Founder and CEO of Treehouse, whose mission is to help people get great jobs by teaching them how to code. Ryan and I talk about how he got started, and…

Read More

15 Food to try in Paris – France – Photobook Photography Article

Did you know that the French gastronomy was added by the UNESCO to its lists of the worlds’ “intangible cultural heritage”?  Food lovers, take the opportunity of visiting Paris to try  one of the best food in the world!  I made a list of specialties to eat in Paris, it doesn’t include every specialty of course especially that it is very diverse. For every specialty, I added the best place where to eat.  1. Baguette  Sami Bouattour won the 2017 Best…

Read More

1 Week in PAris – Day 7 – Photobook Photography Article

Louvre Timing Monday, Thursday, Saturday, Sunday 9:00 – 17:45 Wednesday and Friday 9:00 – 21:45 Price 15 € Metro Palais royal –  Musee du Louvre (Metro 1 – 7) Louvre Rivoli (Metro 1)   Pont des Arts That’s the bridge connecting the louvre and the art school, where couples used to place locks on its side then throw the keys in the Seine. I think they removed literally tons of locks because the bridge started to collapse. Institut du monde…

Read More

1 week in Paris – day 6 – Photobook Photography Article

For this day, I would suggest to go out of the old city of Paris to see something different: modern architecture and a natural park in the program!   Grande Arche de la Defense Take the metro 1 and exit at the Esplanade de La Défense, and take a walk to the Grande Arche (15 min). La Grande Arche has the shape of a cube (110x110x110 m). It was inaugurated in July 1989 for the bicentennial of the French revolution (1789).…

Read More

A Peek Inside a Saudi Wedding – Photobook Photography Article

In December I attended a family wedding at the brand new Hotel Galleria by Elaf in Jeddah.  The lobby is quite elegant and it’s several stories tall. It has a grand European ambience.  The exterior of the hotel is spectacular. We arrived after dark though, so I don’t have any exterior shots, but you can see some HERE.  Traditionally, Saudi weddings are notorious for starting very late in the evening and lasting until the wee hours in the morning.  I believe this…

Read More

The New Jeddah Waterfront Project – Photobook Photography Article

The city of Jeddah runs north and south for many miles along the Red Sea coastline.  A large phase of the Jeddah Waterfront project was recently completed and officially opened to the public on November 30th.  This phase of the project cost a whopping 800 million Saudi riyals and runs along the coastline for 4.2 kilometers. I stayed away until a couple of days ago hoping the crowds had died down.  There is also no way I would attempt to…

Read More

ONE WEEK IN PARIS – DAY 3 – Photobook Photography Article

  Centre Pompidou (Museum of Modern Art, library and music center) Timing 11:00 – 22:00 Price 14 €  Metro Rambuteau (11), Hôtel de Ville (1-11), Châtelet (1-4-7-11-14) Châtelet-les Halles (RER A, B, D) Walk around the area, you can have a very tasty ice cream at Amorino! And take a look at the lively and colorful Fountain Stravinsky on the south west of the Centre Pompidou. Montmartre Now go explore one of my favorite neighborhoods in Paris, Montmartre. I can…

Read More

ONE WEEK IN PARIS – DAY 1 – Photobook Photography Article

  Are you ready to explore Paris?! I hope that you are prepared to walk A LOT! Of course, you can always choose what you like the best from the everyday plan. After all, you may choose to spend more time shopping or walking around more than to visit museums. It all depends on you! I hope you enjoy your time in Paris!  Musée Grévin Timing 9 :30 – 19 :00 Price 20.50 € Metro Grands boulevards, Richelieu Drouot(8-9) This is an…

Read More
About

We provide a omprehensive collection of self improvement articles focusing on productivity, motivation and self confidence.

Social Links