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Can’t focus? Try this App

Do you find you get easily distracted by shiny things? I’m always looking for productivity hacks to keep me focused especially when I’m retouching images or writing. When I first saw this app, I was skeptical. I just didn’t get how a few nature sounds could possibly keep me focused and alert. I was so wrong! This app is brilliant. I use it when I’m retouching images and I’ve also used it to help me relax after a big day of shooting and it’s even great for power naps. Check it out here Give it a go and let me know what you think.

Ep 50: Putting the “life” into lifestyle photography: How to take lifestyle images

These days, lifestyle images abound. They are becoming popular in the world of corporate photography, proliferate on blogs, are common in stock libraries and pervade the advertising industry. But how can you take a great lifestyle shot without it looking contrived or cheesy? This is easier said than done. Gina and Valerie discuss practical strategies that can transform your lifestyle shots, regardless of whether you are using real people or models. #ginachallenge #lifestyle Click play to listen to the podcast or find it on iTunes here. If you don’t use iTunes you can get the feed here, or listen to us on Stitcher radio. Show notes Shoutouts Cindy Lilly (USA) Cindy took our advice on group shots and came up with this cool corporate shot below. Mike Hickman Mike tried a variety of cropping techniques when he photographed marching band. Here are some shots of his daughter. Brian Everingham Taken...