Use Off-Camera Lighting for Vibrant Outdoor Pet Portraits | Fstoppers

A key factor in the success of any photography business is the ability to produce technically sound images that stand out and differentiate your style from that of other photographers. As a pet photographer, one way to generate bold and professional-looking images from your outdoor sessions is to light your subjects with off-camera flash.

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How to Spend Less so You Can Travel More | Travel + Leisure

I’ve been coming across this story in various articles across the internet as many people seem to be intrigued with the idea of something like a “spend nothing” year. But for travel bugs it could very well be the thought of actually saving for that “bucket list” trip we’ve all dreamed of that might encourage us to be willing to do something many consider extreme.

This article helps you figure out a less extreme way of perhaps saving just enough for that dream tip. Give it a peek if you think you could use some guidance on figuring out the easier things to cut back on.

Tip: put some photos or travel brochures of your dream location all around, on the fridge, in the car, on your desk, for inspiration!

One woman saved more than $20,000 in a year by cutting most of her spending. You can do it, too.

Source: How to Spend Less so You Can Travel More | Travel + Leisure

Hospice Art Exhibit Reflects Artist’s Own ‘Visual Journey’ | Arts & Entertainment – Noozhawk.com

If you’re an artist, would you consider holding an exhibit to raise funds for a charity? Here’s one story on how an event like this can help.

To show appreciation for her improving health when she moved to Santa Barbara, artist Kat Martin began volunteering for Hospice of Santa Barbara.

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If music was a regular job, would anyone do it?

Some may say this research is long overdue. How do the well-known pressures of the music industry affect the mental health of those employed in this cutthroat industry.

Long, late-night shifts; no security; low unpredictable pay; no holidays; and the constant pressure of performance. New research is looking at the harsh conditions of the music industry, and its impact on the mental health of its workforce

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