If You Can Read, You Can Write

Everywhere you go, you see words. Remember all those papers you had to write in college. How about all those notes you wrote to your boyfriend or girlfriend in high school? Everyone has a little “writer” inside themselves. If you can read you can most definitely write. Continue reading

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Develop Your Street Photography Skills

Street photography has become very popular over the past couple of years. It’s a style of photography that’s been around since the early days of film cameras, and the recent rise is partly explained by developments in technology. Digital cameras are incredibly easy to use, and you don’t need to be a skilled photographer to produce great pictures with one. The development of cameras on mobile phones means that most people always have a device to hand ready to shoot pictures. The ease of use and availability of cameras has driven the rise in street photography. Continue reading

Simple Guide: How to Photograph

Taking good quality photos can seem like a daunting task, but once you know the basic tips any beginner photographer with the determination to effectively capture life through photos can transform into a creative camera expert. Continue reading

Macro-Photography 101: Equipment and Technique

Macro-photography is photographing subjects extremely up close. Usually the subjects are very small, such as animals, insects, plants, and so on. Macro-photography is a specialized discipline requiring certain equipment and skill sets. Continue reading

How to Maintain Professional Conduct as an EFL Teacher

Teaching English as a foreign language (EFL) offers teachers the opportunity to live, work and travel abroad. If you are a newly qualified EFL teacher, you will need to earn and retain your students’ and the school’s respect. One way to do that is to ensure that you maintain a high level of professionalism at all times. Continue reading

Writing Clichés: How to Keep them from Killing your Voice

Don’t you love it when you’re writing a rip-roaring piece of prose chock full of Clichesuspense you know the reader gobble up hook, line, and sinker? You’ll have the reader eating out of the palm of your hand and chomping at the bit. There will never a dull moment. You know your piece will leave the reader with her heart racing, her palms sweaty and her knees weak. Breathless. You will leave her breathless. Continue reading