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While there are numerous ways to employ point of view in fiction, it’s good to familiarize yourself with the basics of this literary device.

Dec 14, 2018

Margaret Atwood at desk looking at pieces of literature

When you’re shooting an image, you’re also telling a story to the viewer. It’s your job to tell them where they should be looking, and directing their attention to the photo’s k...

Dec 14, 2018


Natural light is ambient light from the sun or the moon. Natural light changes constantly; knowledge of sunrise and sunset is crucial for outdoor photography.

Dec 14, 2018

Jimmy Chin taking a photo of Conrad Anker

Economics is a broad term that encompasses the general study of how people affect markets and industries. There are several subdivisions of economics, each specializing in a sin...

Dec 11, 2018


Eighteenth century economist Adam Smith developed the concept of the Invisible Hand, which became one of the cornerstone concepts of a free market economic system.

Dec 11, 2018


There’s an important step between ideation and creation for films, comic books, and other mediums that require planning out scenes: making a storyboard.

Dec 11, 2018

An image of someone starting to make a storyboard from a blank paper

If you’ve ever taken a photo and it’s come out too dark or blown out with a large amount of light, the issue is most likely an incorrect exposure. Luckily, understanding proper ...

Dec 11, 2018


Composition is one of the most important tools in any type of photography. World-class adventure photographer Jimmy Chin would know—he’s made a career with his incredible (and s...

Dec 11, 2018

Photographer Jimmy Chin standing on a mountain

Economics is an enormous part of our daily lives and touches nearly every decision that business and government makes. It’s, in a sense, how the world works.

Dec 7, 2018

an image of a US dollar bill