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The 5 Best WordPress Plugins for Optimising Images on Your Site

For some years now, I have been actively deploying websites for friends and one off clients with wordpress. I have found Wordpress to be a versatile CMS platform which is flexible, extendable and quite an amazing piece of software. While there are a lot of tweaks that one can make towards making a website faster with wordpress like minifying scripts, caching etc., one sure way to get a fast website is to optimise your images. As a photographer, it may be the best and biggest opportunity for... continue reading

Waterfalls: Hints To Make The Best Of Your Photographic Experience

Waterfalls. A photography gold mine. There's no such thing as a bad waterfall photo, right? Maybe, but it's not as easy as it seems. The base is where the action is and the base can be hard to get to. Even if the cascade you want to capture is in an urban environment, you're generally going to find some rugged terrain. You're going to need to plan ahead, taking into consideration access, proper footwear and clothing, necessary equipment and general personal safety.Access and EnvironmentMost... continue reading

12 tips to make your journey photogenic

1. Go with the flow then stop at the most empty looking corner. The biggest treasures are in the most unexpected spots.2. Do not hunt for these iconic places, find new places you can make iconic!3. Look up, look down, look behind you, bend, crawl, jump, lie down, go to your knees, try to learn how to fly – use the skills of a literally flexible photographer.4. Pick a theme. Make a story. Brainstorm. Create an album in your mind in advance.5. Keep your camera always close to you, as you never know... continue reading

Attention Seeking Behavior Makes a Great Designer

Whether you are still thinking of pursuing a career in art or are already immersed in its different sub-fields in one way or another, you may have heard of this catchphrase (or a variation thereof)Yes, there is truth to this sentence. But, as an aspiring designer, you should not limit yourself to this trait only. You should allow yourself to grow and be flexible enough to adapt to the ever-changing design world.In the next few paragraphs, we provide different tips on how you can become a... continue reading

Get Fingers Tapping in Google Play and the iTunes App Store with an App Icon that POPS!

We use them everyday: weather, fitness tracking, mailing, browsing, messaging, photo editing, productivity, lifestyle, matchmaking apps are part of our routine and it’s quite hard to imagine life without (at least some of) them. In March 2017 there were 2.8 million apps in Google Play and over 2.2 million apps in Apple’s App Store and the numbers are set to grow steadily.That makes the app world a crowded and highly competitive market, where differentiation is essential. And before any... continue reading

Amazing Photography Careers To Try in 2018

Let me be honest with you by telling you that I did not love photography at first. If there is one thing I truly believed, it was that taking photos for money was the creepiest job on the planet. Sorry, but I just couldn’t buy the idea that being a photographer amounted to anything than just picking people to have their photos taken. Worse, my belief was that if you didn’t make a buck for a day, you’d probably sleep hungry or go back to your mama’s apartment to beg for leftovers.My perspective... continue reading

Climbing Equipment

In the practice of mountain climbing and sport climbing, we meet enormously many risks that can be minimized using a good quality equipment and a suitable climbing technique. A person who practices these mountain activities must be physically healthy and, above all, mentally prepared. Prudence and boldness must be in a good balance, combined with the presence of spirit, determination and analysis ability in critical situations. It is advisable to carry out a thorough medical check-up at least once... continue reading

An Ode to the Mighty Vegetable

October 1st finds us celebrating World Vegetarian Day.There is so much more to eating vegetarian than just eating vegetables; vegetarian means simply eating no meat, no meat except fish for the "pescatarian", or no animal products at all for the strict "vegan".Which means a vegetarian diet includes lots of beautiful and healthy fruits, grains, beans, and nuts.But it is the vegetable that lends its name to this day, so let us use it to celebrate the mighty vegetable in pictures.The beauty... continue reading

Travel Photography for Writers: 10 Tips for Getting Started

Travel photographyBefore the trip1. Decide a camera strategy that suits youDetermine whether you want to carry one (high end) camera kit, or do you have two or three cameras (good camera phones will do as well) at hand that you use in different situations. Both strategies have their advantages. If you want to become a photographer who may sell photos and perhaps exhibit them, only the best gear will do. If you shoot for your own blog, for an upcoming travel book, or for an article, having... continue reading

TRAVEL PHOTOGRAPHY (Part Two - Extended Version)

TRAVEL PHOTOGRAPHY - Extended Version.This is a much more in depth look at how to make good sales from travel photography. It includes most of my previous blog on the subject plus a whole lot more info and some different photos. I've tried to include info that will be useful to most photographers, from 'newbe' to the more advanced stock photographer.                                                                ... continue reading

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