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Elvis Dzebic Explains: What Is Still Life Photography?

You may have heard of still life photography. It is the realm of famous artists like Elvis Dzebic, who use highly specialized techniques to create wonderful works of art. However, few people truly understand what this type of photography actually is and how to become good at it. Dezbic has taken the time to reveal all, explaining that, while talent certainly comes in handy, understanding the techniques and rules around this type of photography is far more important. Anyone can learn about still life photography and doing so will also give them a greater appreciation of the works that are…

Your Guide to the Different Types of High Schools

Long gone are the days of filling your small child’s backpack with crisp notebooks, new crayons, and a pencil box full of glue sticks. All parents strive to give their children the best education possible.  They want to see their child grow up to be successful and happy. Now, while it is impossible to shield your child from the world’s inevitable struggles, it is possible to place them in a high school that will challenge them in a way that will encourage them to be successful in the future. But with so many different types of high schools out there,…

5 Tips For A Successful Career In IT

The IT field contains some of the most high skills involved that can be easy to transition between jobs. Plenty of young people are opting to begin their working lives in the IT industry, and some established professionals are even shifting gears to move over to a technology-related field as the economy changes. If you’re one of the tech-savvy IT enthusiasts looking to find work in the field, follow these tips to ensure that your career gets off to a smooth start.   Find the right course and gain some qualifications. Because IT is a technical field that requires plenty…

Customer retention and acquisition made simple

Marketing managers, consultants and assistants will be among the first to tell you that the pursuit of customer retention and growth is at the fore of most of their jobs. If not dealing with the sales or design department, they’ll have to deal with themselves and each other – and all the customers that come part and parcel with that. It’s a tricky business, but someone has to do it – but thankfully help is well and truly at hand. Hard print Be it across sign boards, posters, magazine advertising or newspaper spreads, hard print is proving an increasingly difficult…

Your Back to School Shopping List

You’ve probably loved having your children at home for the school holidays, but it’s also nice to have some peace and quiet again when the new school year starts. Entertaining the children all day is no simple task, but at least they’ll have something to concentrate on for the majority of the day when they return to class. Of course, we can’t help but worry about our children when they’re at school with regards to whether they’re studying their hardest or if the school’s teachers are trained to the highest standards, but you can feel confident your children are getting…

Global Wildlife Declines 58%

The Serious Issue of the Decline of Global Wildlife In ecological balance, each member of every species on earth has a particular purpose. Yet, since the 1970s, there has been a serious decline in global wildlife. The most affected wildlife live in freshwater systems, lakes, streams and rivers. The decline of these animals is already at 81% (Ref. https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2016/10/161027113306.htm). Vertebrates such as birds, fish, reptiles, amphibians and mammals have declined by 58%. If these losses continue, by the year 2020, more than half of global wildlife could become extinct. Reasons for Global Wildlife Decline There are many contributing factors in…

College Majors You Were Told Didn’t Pay But Do!

College Majors You Were Told Didn’t Pay But Do!

Thinking about going back to school or maybe you just finished high school and you’re ready to take the next big step in your education. Today everybody seems to have an opinion on which degree you should get. Not everything you hear is true and many college majors you were told didn’t pay actually do! Here are some of our favorite college majors that are actually quite sensible and can be lucrative despite their reputations. English Major Studying writing and literature is often called a “useless degree” but this couldn’t be more untrue. English majors have a mastery of the…