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40 Of The Most Powerful Photographs Ever Taken

40 Of The Most Powerful Photographs Ever Taken

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The Publication Coach » Beating writer's block, writing faster, writing tips, copywriters, communicators Reading time: Less than 1 minute Is it worth hiring a professional proofreader? Here's my view, if your publication is going to be printed... I'm a big believer in the value of professional proofreaders. Unique Shaving & Grooming Rituals from History and Around the World When most modern men shave or comb their hair, it’s just something they do to get ready for the day. Sure, you might make the experience a bit more enjoyable by using a straight razor or an old-school pomade, but other than that you probably don’t give grooming much thought. But throughout time and across cultures, shaving, beard trimming, and even hairstyling carried heavy cultural meaning for men.

Learning to teach: Text type mnemonics So close to the exam and my Y11s are still really struggling to answer the 'How does the writer use language to...' (Question 3 of the AQA Foundation paper). They have real difficulty finding things to write about unless it is a persuasive text. Remake / Submissions I will be updating this post with all the submissions to our “Remake” project. Check back here to see work as it comes in and make sure yours is added! Full details about this project are here. Be an iPad Superstar: 8 Collections of iOS 5 Tips Just when I think I know a lot of about Apple's iOS, someone shows me a clever feature, setting, or shortcut I've never seen before. Since Apple doesn't include a printed manual, it's up to us as iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch users to find our own ways of learning these tips. I'd like to share eight links with tips to help us get the most of our iOS devices. The Always Current iOS 5 Tips and Tricks Guide from Mac|Life 50 Really Useful iPad Tips and Tricks from TechRadar 40+ Super Secret iPad Features and Shortcuts from AppStorm

Why You Need To Wear A Mask In Japan Japanese people often wear masks. There are 3 reasons to wear a mask in Japan: You're sick. Architectural Art Photography There is not much I need to say about this collection of beautiful architectural photos my colleagues handpicked for you. This set of photography is not about the actual architecture only … although you’ll be able to see famous buildings or constructions as well. This collection is mainly about the art in photography and various photographic techniques in use such as tilt shift, slow shutter speed, selective color etc. This time I won’t present my favorites … but I would love to hear yours.

More slow writing – suggestions please Thank you for all the fab feedback on Slow Writing. Most of the recognistion really belongs to David Didau and David Riley. I am just the maven that stole the idea from one David and gave it to the other. Now we need a few more. Here is what we have so far; Posts Tagged ‘photography’ "This is post-processed snowflakes, cropped from full 12mp shots, mix from 2009-2013 years. Usually i add to them artificial colours, because original shots almost monochromatic and looks not appealing. Some snowflakes captured in standard macro mode, others with Helios 44 add-on"

Cracking Shakespeare's Catholic Code: An interview with Clare Asquith, by Debra Murphy [Editor's Note: Read Clare Asquith's article on the story behind Shadowplay, .] In recent decades the "personal is political" lit crit crowd has read William Shakespeare as everything from Transgressive and Queer to an apologist for Colonialism; from Puritan to Atheist, from regicide to monarchist, from philo-Semite to anti-Semite to Semite. Everyone, it seems, has joined in the "Shakespeare-and-us" game. A Ukrainian woman becomes real-life Barbie Tiny waist. Check. Disproportionately large chest. Check. Long, blond, straight hair. Check. Photography Links That Will Rock Your World This week has been filled with great photography, tutorials and interesting blogs as shared by some truly gifted artists. The photography community has been busy, and Toad Hollow Photography has compiled this list of some of the very best pieces encountered during their weekly adventures. We sincerely hope you enjoy viewing these posts as much at the Toad did in bringing this list to you. The Toad is offering several Limited Edition Prints for sale on his gallery, please feel to pop over and check them out.