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Garin Horner


03 Mar 2016 -

  Identify the core objectives First the teacher must: identify the lesson’s core objectives, from simplest to deepest, tracing the path of knowledge that students will follow. Lower-order targets (the what) should be sorted out for video delivery, while higher-order objectives (the how and why) should be tagged for deeper exploration. (Hirsch, 2014) Teachers establish the purpose of the…

Achieving Your Potential

Contest: An Easter Egg in Achieving Your Potential

19 Feb 2016 -

An Easter Egg is a secret; for example, in software often it is a hidden pop-up window with an animation. In software, usually the Easter Egg is activated using a combination of keyboard and mouse actions. We’ve embedded an Easter Egg in one of the color photographs in my latest book, Achieving Your Potential: A Photographers Creative…

Image- #1 Natasha and Valera Cherkashin


17 Feb 2016 -

VALERA AND NATASHA CHERKASHIN’S PHOTOGRAPHIC STRENGTHS DEFINE AN ERA.   As of this writing, I am pleased to present an on-going series, a Q&A dialogue with an outstanding selection of photographers whose work spans many genres and are established in the global sphere. Their powerfully strong and explosive imagery has captured the eyes of museum and…

Halloween Montage

Steve Caplan’s Halloween Photomontage

14 Oct 2015 -

Steve Caplin is a professional photoillustrator and the author of the “How to Cheat in Photoshop” series. He’s also become a bit of a RetouchPRO LIVE staple, known for his quick mind and seemingly boundless knowledge of Photoshop.   How To Cheat In Photoshop CC The art of creating realistic photomontages By Steve Caplin ©…


Achieving Your Potential As A Photographer – Focus

08 Sep 2015 -

The idea of focus, and focusing, means a number of different things depending upon the domain of discussion: Speaking informally in a general context, and not specifically in a photographic sense, to focus on something is to pay attention to it, presumably because it matter. Within photography, focus is one of the key technical and…

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Instagram: Then and Now

27 Aug 2015 -

Instagram 7.3 was recently launched and the photo-sharing platform is now approaching its fifth birthday. How has it changed in that time? Of course, it now has a lot more features and is a more sophisticated app. But what was Instagram like back then and what’s its purpose now? When I joined in March 2011,…


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