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Mind Maps. Photographer Captures The Haunting Reality Of What Mental Disorders Look Like. What started as a school project ended up becoming a gripping collection of photos capturing what mental disorders can feel like. Christian Sampson, a 21-year-old photographer from Peru, Indiana started taking photos around the theme of mental illness in 2014 for an advanced photography class. "[The collection] actually started out as physical illnesses like cancer, but I wanted to create something that people struggled with every day but couldn't see," he tells The Huffington Post Canada.

"I wanted the majority of people to relate to them. " With limited resources, Sampson asked his friends to be his models and researched some of the most common mental disorders around the world. His work brought him down to 12 smaller topics, ranging from depression to schizophrenia to insomnia. In eight weeks, Sampson designed and photographed each shot, making sure his version of each disorder was accurate. "Just because it can't be seen, it doesn't mean damage can't be done," Sampson says.

Hats in Portrait Photography? Today I have a photo tip that actually breaks the rules. I’m going to talk about including hats in portrait photography. Photo captured by Lysander Jugo (Click Image to See More From Lysander Jugo) Hats can say a lot about a person’s personality and are a good prop to use – if they actually DO fit the subject’s personality. But, be careful of the lighting. If you are doing a quick snapshot just for fun let your model goof off and wear whatever they want. In this article, I’m not talking about funny snapshots. If you are trying to create something special that will be on the wall (and liked) 20 years from now, you need to be careful and plan every detail. BTW – in case you aren’t aware, the reason for caution is that a hat has the capacity to draw the viewer’s eye away from the face and that is the ultimate bad thing.

If you are shooting a professional baseball player – can you imagine telling their story without a baseball cap? How about a rodeo cowboy? What to do?

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Running 2. Miscellaneous. Portrait Photography. Moodle. Visual Communication. Filming. Photojournalism. Fine Art 2. Digital learning. FE. Jonathan Shaw - New Foto Scapes. Photography has never been a more dominant and embedded part of contemporary culture than it is now. The Internet, digital technology and social media have amplified our ability to connect and build communities, and sharing and communication of images has facilitated an exponential growth in picture capture and digital distribution.

New Foto Scapes seeks to navigate the evolving topography surrounding the image in the twenty-first century; offering a focused eye on the contemporary creative author-curator and image-maker and on the possibilities afforded by an increasingly complex professional landscape. Jonathan Shaw advocates a new way of thinking about photographic production and education in a post-digital era. The book is smart, engaging and touches on almost all the aspects of the industry. Highly recommended — and you can read it free online, or buy a printed copy or an eBook! —LensCulture.

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The Wisdom of Alan Watts in Four Thought-Provoking Animations. Perhaps no single person did more to popularize Zen Buddhism in the West than Alan Watts. In a sense, Watts prepared U.S. culture for more traditionally Zen teachers like Soto priest Suzuki Roshi, whose lineage continues today, but Watts did not consider himself a Zen Buddhist. Or at least that’s what he tells us in the talk above, animated by Trey Parker and Matt Stone, the creators of South Park. “I am not a Zen Buddhist,” he says, “I am not advocating Zen Buddhism, I am not trying to convert anyone to it. I have nothing to sell.” Instead, he calls himself “an entertainer.” Is he pulling our leg? After all, Watts was the author of such books as The Spirit of Zen (1936—his first), The Way of Zen (1957), and ”This Is It” and Other Essays on Zen and Spiritual Experience (1960). While Watts may not have been any sort of doctrinaire Zen priest, he learned—and taught—a great deal from Japanese Buddhist concepts, which he distills in the video at the top.

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March | 2013 | Professional Practice for Photo Communication. Science & Technology New Scientist New Scientist is a weekly non-peer-reviewed English-language international science magazine,[2] founded in 1956 and since 1996 also runs a website, covering recent developments in science and technology for a general audience.The magazine covers current developments, news, and commentary from the scientific community. It also prints speculative articles, ranging from the technical to the philosophical. There is a readers’ letters section which discusses recent articles, and discussion on the website. Discover Discover is an American science magazine that publishes articles about science for a general audience. Digit Digit is an Indian monthly technology magazine published by 9.9 Media. Connect Film and TV Magazines The List The List is an Edinburgh-based fortnightly entertainment event listings magazine first published in 1985.

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Stephanie Rew | Facebook. Online learning. Social Media. Leesa Steifler, Perspectives Symposium, AGO. Black Forest Berry Brownies. Here’s something super special and super easy to bakeBlack Forest Berry Brownies Ingredients:200g Dark Chocolate (Bournville works really well and won’t break the bank either)140g Butter225g Sugar2tsp Vanilla Extract2 Eggs1 Egg Yolk85g Plain Flour200g Frozen Black Forest Fruit Berries (Sainsburys) You will need a baking tray with deep sides approx. 23cm x 23cm Line it with baking paper. Preheat the oven to 200C/180C Fan/400F/Gas Mark 6 Melt the chocolate and butter in a pan over a low heat. Purists at this point would tell you you should do it in a bowl above a pan of boiling water but if you’re careful and like the quick way stick with me and chuck it in the pan. Once its all melted remove from the heat and set aside to cool just a little bit. Stir in the sugar and the mixture will go quite grainy.

Add in the beaten egg and yolk and mix to combine. Once thoroughly combined pour the mixture into the prepared baking pan. Now scatter over the top of the brownie mix all of the frozen berries.

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Nowness. Teacher/classroom observation. The Dreaded Peer-Teaching Observation - Advice. By Bernard Schweizer On the scale of most anxiety-producing moments in teaching, few things top the dreaded peer observation. True, there are plenty of other sources of teaching angst, but none of them quite match the intense butterflies that develop in the stomach of a teacher about to be observed in the classroom by a peer. Especially for junior faculty members, walking to that fateful classroom can feel like a date with doom. I barely slept the night before being observed for the first time, racking my brain for ways to prevent myself from floundering on a student question, hatching escape plans from the prison-house of silence, and rehearsing ways to impress the observer without over-talking. Teaching observations are performances in a much more literal and direct sense than a normal day in the classroom.

That's why it is important to be prepared. The very presence of an observer is apt to stack the odds against you. Of course, that only amounts to an implied criticism.

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90 top-quality typography tutorials. The web is brimming with typography tutorials, but many are low quality and others are very out of date. So we’ve trawled the internet to uncover the diamonds in the rough, in the form of 50 top-quality typography tutorials, to bring your knowledge and skills up to speed. Get Creative Cloud Perhaps you’re looking for a good introduction to the fundamentals of typography?

Or perhaps you want to develop and push your type abilities further? Either way, you’re sure to find just what you’re looking for on this list, which includes typography lessons in the form of traditional text-and-image tutorials, animations and video, and even games. We’ll be adding to this list as time moves on, so make sure you bookmark this fantastic resource, and come back from time to time to see what’s new in the world of typography tutorials. We'll start by looking at tutorials to help you with mastering the fundamentals of typography – skip through to another page if you're after something more advanced. 01. 02. How to Stop Procrastinating: 10 Steps. Edit Article Edited by Malissa, Ben Rubenstein, Andy Zhang, Dave Crosby and 89 others If you're a chronic procrastinator, you know the pains and stress that comes with putting things off. Although you may have the desire to accomplish something, getting the motivation to do it is a different matter.

Fortunately, overcoming your procrastination is easy to do when you put your mind to it. Ad Steps 1Create a to-do list. 10Focus on the end goal. Tips Think of the consequences if you don't complete your projects.Use the "pomodoro technique" to prevent procrastination. Warnings See a specialist if your procrastination is interfering with a productive, healthy life. Pain and Change. Painless change is an oxymoron. All change in business is painful. You are giving up the known for the unknown. No matter how hard your current situation (save the extremes of abuse/unethical/criminal etc.), moving to another reality is always fraught with uncertainty. For creative business, the uncertainty is a double force for inertia. Why? Because no one needs a creative business. Take toilet paper. Here is the radical statement for creative business – if your only reason to change is to make more money, you will fail.

Of course, everyone likes a winner. Yes, change is painful.

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Behance. Cable covers. IT. OptimizingYourImage. Windows 8 'Metro' Start Screen is Unavoidable. Bad news for people who hate Metro (or whatever Microsoft's calling it now): there's apparently no way for users to get around the tiled Start menu interface in Windows 8. According to ZDNet, there is no way to boot straight to the traditional Windows desktop in the final version of Windows 8--which is now shipping to manufacturers. In previous tech builds of the operating system there was a shortcut for going directly to the desktop.

While the tiled Start screen is supposed to make users' lives easier, it may do the exact opposite for some. For example, a power user who has no use for the simplified Metro-style apps of Windows 8, and who needs the more powerful traditional apps. Or a business user, whose work computers only need to run a cash register application. For these folks, the tiled Start screen is more of a useless nuisance than anything, and will only slow down their work. The only solution is to use new shortcuts in Windows 8. In the end, is that a bad thing? Get the Start Menu Back in Windows 8 with Classic Shell. Windows 8 no longer has the traditional Start Menu and seems to be the biggest complaint among Windows users. If you’re looking for a free and Open Source solution to bring back the Start Menu in Windows 8, you might want to check out Classic Shell. Not only does it bring back the Start functionality, it also allows you to customize the look and feel.

Classic Shell for Windows 8 You can download Classic Shell from SourceForge. Installation is easy following the install wizard and it doesn’t try to sneak in any crapware which is always a plus! After it’s installed, you’ll see the Classic Shell Start button in the position you’d expect it to be. The first time you click on it, a screen comes up so you can pick the menu style you want as well as other settings. You can choose from Basic or All Settings to tweak how you want it to behave as well as additional Skin types. Here’s a look at one of the combinations I set. Or, if you like it, hide the Ribbon and customize the Classic Shell version.

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