Adobe Lightroom is a powerful tool in the creative professional's arsenal. With it, you can organize and manipulate images with ease, convert your RAW images to other file types, and, generally speaking, help take your photography game to a whole new level.
So you’ve been asked to deliver a salutatorian speech? This staple of the graduation ceremony is a hefty responsibility, and the fact that you’ll be one of the first people on stage to speak only adds to the pressure to perform. No need to sweat it, though; you’re not the first person to be tasked with addressing your entire graduating class, and we’ve got some tips that will help you succeed with flying colors.
Have you ever tried giving a speech? It’s the kind of thing that seems easy — at first. Watch an artful speech on any topic under the sun and the speaker’s words seem to flow without effort. Behind that flawless delivery, though, there were hours of preparation spent ensuring the speaker got it right.
Hampton University, often called the “Home by the Sea” on the banks of Virginia’s southern peninsula, has molded several of today’s black art and design luminaries. The name Hampton is even included in conversations about the best HBCUs to attend for those interested in careers as artists, graphic designers, web gurus, and the like. While the specifics of the program are best known by Hampton’s alumni, let’s delve into what makes this department such a sterling example among HBCUs.
As the summer draws to a close and the fiscal year begins for many agencies, job and business opportunities abound. For creative types, seizing these opportunities will rely, at least in part, on having a strong portfolio to show potential employers and clients.
What’s the most difficult part of being a freelance creative professional? For many, the obvious answer is establishing yourself during that first year on the job. From finding clients to escaping the 9-to-5 grind, you have your work cut out for you. It’s a perilous road, but I’d contend there’s an even dicier obstacle along the freelancer’s path.
Imagine you’re four or five years into the game. You’re unsure if your current level of success is adequate. You feel like you’re in a creative rut...
If you’ve ever had the sneaking suspicion that something is missing from your skin care routine, you may find what you’re looking for with skin toners. These multi-application products can make a significant impact on skin health for almost all skin types. These are the best facial toners for every skin type - and they are definitely worthy of your consideration. Here’s what you’ll need to know.
If you’re looking to upgrade your skin care routine but don’t feel like complicating it with a dozen different products, SkinEscens offers a high quality option by way of a decidedly minimalist approach...
To make a long story short, Elvado’s line of shaving creams and aftershaves made me an immediate believer. I’ll wager you want to hear some details, though, so let’s jump into it...
If you’re accustomed to wearing a beard, you might already know about the myriad reasons why having a bit of facial hair is good for you. What’s good for your facial hair, though? Left alone, your beard can hinder more than it helps, so you need to stay on top of that maintenance game to keep your hairs at peak excellence. It goes deeper than just tending to the hairs, however. If you’ve got a beard, proper skin care is the major key to the equation.
Can the foods you eat affect the way your skin looks? The short (and obvious) answer is “yup,” but there’s a good chance you already knew that. You came here for details, and that’s exactly what we plan on hittin’ y’all with. Aside from hydrating moisturizers and balms that contain natural ingredients, keep reading to find out more of the finer points of how nutrition can improve the health of your skin.
There’s little question that a trip to the gym can be hard on your hair and skin. Sweating it out is a great way to open up your pores and expel some extra dirt and grime from your skin, but there’s a flipside to that coin.
Summer is still here and steadily rockin’, so why would you want to spend it cooped up in an indoor gym? Staying in shape is vital to your overall health, and most gyms have everything you need to complete your normal routine, but while the good weather is still on-point, there’s no reason not to get out there and try a few outdoor exercises on for size. Here’s a few scenarios that’ll help you stay sturdy while basking in that fresh air.
Summer is here and it’s the perfect time of year to get away from all the noise. If you’ve already made plans, give yourself a pat on the back: you’re good to go. If you’ve been procrastinating, however, you’ll want to keep reading. The following tips will tell you everything you need to plan some summer thrills on short notice.
There’s little doubt that not knowing how to manage stress is ill-advised if you want to lead a healthy and productive life. The negative effects that stress can have on the body are well-documented, and—unchecked—can lead to deleterious outcomes in your personal life.