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Studies

Teach by Ensuring Mistakes

Here’s a good article about how mistakes help teach people to learn. I like to post articles that can help my sister teach! Wonder if she reads this?

http://holykaw.alltop.com/kids-learn-better-by-trying-and-failing

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Business Photography

Price Your Photography Services

I’ve spent a long time… “refining” my photography skills and invested a lot into the hobby.  I only lack the discipline to share the products of my experiments and experience.  I hope to get better at that in the near future.

As I’d love to earn a living working on creative projects, such as photography, here’s a post to help you set your prices when doing freelance photography:

http://digital-photography-school.com/how-to-set-the-price-for-your-photography

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Studies

Rewards Don’t Pay Off

I am absolutely fascinated by human behavior and what makes us tick. Everyone is so different, yet there are aspects of us that can be very much the same. This is a great article about how rewards systems pretty much kill motivation…

http://www.spring.org.uk/2009/10/how-rewards-can-backfire-and-reduce-motivation.php

If it gets long winded, skip to the last section after reading the beginning. Enjoy.

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Multimedia Photography

You Can Take Photographs of Space!

You can take several exposures of pictures of space and combine them to see what is really out there!! This is amazing! Very technical, but amazing….

http://www.wired.com/wiredscience/2009/10/making-space-photo/

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Business Marketing & Social Media Studies

How to Unlock a Community’s Insights

Here’s an article by Roland Legrand about unlocking a community’s insights using the Socratic method.  He explains why both too much and not enough control over a community can cause it to fall apart.  Thankfully he describes how to foster engagement in a community to encourage participation.

http://www.pbs.org/mediashift/2009/09/using-socratic-conversation-to-unlock-a-communitys-insight265.html

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Entertainment Photography

Rock Concert Photography Tips!

Here is an article my sister should definitely read!  While I’m into photography, so is she, and she has a tendency to get to meet bands.  Don’t forget to take photos!

http://digital-photography-school.com/rock-concert-photography-%E2%80%93-9-tips-on-how-to-get-the-shot

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Business

What Makes an Entrepreneur

This is a great article about what it takes.  Lots of different examples and points are made.

http://www.quicksprout.com/2009/09/03/ask-the-readers-what-makes-a-great-entrepreneur/

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Business

Quick Sprout: 10 Lessons Learned This Year

This website is probably a good one to add to the list of sites you visit regularly if you like to dabble in startups and keep good advice in mind.  I just found it and all the articles on the homepage at the moment are very relevant and great advice… So I assume that he will write much more great stuff!

http://www.quicksprout.com/2009/08/31/10-business-lessons-i-learned-this-year/

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Photography

Photography Tips That Are Very Good!

Here are 8 tips that are great.  Very much in line with the subjects that my sister plays with in photography.

The last one shows a huge difference between the original and a “cleaned up” version….!

http://digital-photography-school.com/8-tips-for-mom-a-raz-zo-photographers

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Photography

Sharp Telephoto Shots

This one’s more for my dad.  I got him a telephoto lens for Christmas last year and it’s become his favorite toy. This is a pretty extensive tutorial on how to get sharp shots with zooms.  Not illustrated, but if you’re interested in technique, might be useful.

http://www.lensrentals.com/news/view?permalink=how-to-get-sharp-telephoto-images