I Could Never Become a Crisis Photographer

Photographer at a Catalonian Independence Rally, Photo by NOTAVANDAL on Unsplash

Documenting other people’s misery feels awful but it’s necessary to inform the world about what’s happening. How do crisis photographers manage to go through with it? I couldn’t! Fairly recently, I’ve experienced a large-scale natural disaster firsthand myself. It was by no chance deliberate. Routines ceased to exist; normal life just stopped. There was nothing … Read more

How to Earn Passive Income with PancakeSwap (CAKE)

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It’s now easier than ever to let your money work for you. If you’ve got enough money to spare, you don’t have to write a book or promote an online course to earn some passive income along the way. Cryptocurrency staking and liquidity providing is a relatively new and young phenomenon and, as of yet, … Read more

Money Isn’t Everything — When Looking for a Job

Employment isn’t always just about money. There are a lot of so-called “soft factors” that influence your well-being at work much more than your pay does. These hidden perks can make or break your job. Most of us need a regular 9-to-5 job for our livelihood. If we’re skilled, qualified, experienced, and certified enough, we can … Read more

“Pixel Peeping” Is Wrong and We Need to Stop It!

Having a 100% perfect image isn’t always necessary. “Pixel Peeping” every image is just not worth your time as small flaws or a higher grain usually do not matter. Zoom in, just a little closer! What do you see? That’s right. Pixels. Oh, so many pixels to peep. But what’s the problem with “pixel peeping” and … Read more

The Deceiving Metrics at DxOMark – And What to Look for in (Camera) Reviews

Photography is both an expensive hobby as well as an expensive profession, so it’s only understandable that we do not want to buy under-performing gear for hundreds, if not thousands, of dollars. You don’t want neither body nor lens to be a considerable “bottleneck” that limits your image quality, so you read reviews before your … Read more

How to deal with the “Fear Of Missing Out” (FOMO)!

Dealing with the fear of missing out (FOMO) can be quite tough in the modern day and age. Everything’s going crazy, people getting rich everywhere — except for you. All those Bitcoin billionaires, WallStreetBets GameStop millionaires and some more thousand Dollar from Dogecoin. If only you had invested. If only you went in sooner. If … Read more

Calling WallStreetBets (WSB) a “Redistribution Of Wealth” is a misleading claim

GameStop, the stock of the year 2021, is soaring up. Because some internet dudes thought it would be kind of nice to beat some rich Wall Street dudes at their own game. And so they did. Background The retail company “GameStop” has been struggling in the last few years. Their retail stores lost in traction … Read more

Bitcoin is no currency, it’s only an asset. Here’s why.

“To the moon! Revolutionizing Fiat Money!“, or so they say. Bitcoin and Cryptocurrencies as a whole are polarizing topics. People are still divided on the issue of Bitcoin and Cryptocurrencies being a valid currency already; or just a regular asset like stock options and investing in gold and silver are. In fact, the main drive … Read more

5 Old School Photography Rules that are Outdated (5 Photography Myths)

Just a few years ago, certain photography rules were considered to be infallible aphorisms in both art and craft. And yet, with the ever advancing technology, these rules are becoming more and more irrelevant. People that learned photography ten years ago or even that started out with 35mm film photography nowadays know these “axiomatic” photography … Read more

Theft of intellectual property and the absurdity of rewarding it

It just really grinds my gears.Intellectual property theft is a huge concern in this modern day and age, simply because it’s one of the easiest things to do without realizing it. Take someone’s photograph, drawing or piece of writing, download it on your hard-drive and upload it somewhere else. You just “wanted to share it”, … Read more