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51 Tips to Help you Take Breathtaking Landscape Photography Photos

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landscape photography

I’ve recently had a flurry of inquiries from people who have found older articles on the Design Center site, who wish to have their articles included on the same page.  At the dawn of the graphical internet, the “Design Center” site intended to include all the major areas of the visual arts, photography being one of them.  We even had a photographer who intended to run the photography department.  Well, about that time the web seemed to explode with photographers and photography sites, so I backed off and did not add a Photo department. Here’s a photographer who wants to share his 51 Tips!

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The Death of Advertising

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advertising all about the money

I’m chasing a story and getting lots of references for my research.  Washington Post, blocked unless I subscribe.  Wall Street Journal blocked unless I subscribe.  We’ve come to the point now that web advertising is not working.  I ran my web site for 30 years “ad free”.  Why spam your customers? Are we witnessing the death of online advertising?

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Brilliant fund raising ploy? Maybe, maybe not

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hillary Clinton

I’ve written a lot about fund raising and marketing for a cause. Just search the Design Center for “Marketing Update” . . . but this beats them all!

Since the impeachment craziness, then the pandemic, and all coupled with the prospect of an election in November, can the world get any crazier?  Well, I didn’t think so until I heard somebody is paying one-hundred-grand for an online chat with Hillary!

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Perspective is everything…count your blessings.

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poor people in the depression

Times these days, we need a wake-up call. This piece from an unknown author begged to be posted here.

Imagine you were born in 1900

When you are 14, World War I starts, and ends on your 18th birthday with 22 million people killed. Later in the year, a Spanish Flu epidemic hits the planet and runs until you are 20. Fifty million people die from it in those two years. Yes, 50 million.

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Advertising Is Killing The Open Web. It Doesn’t Have To

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WE HATE WEB ADVERTISING

I’ve preached against bogus web advertising for nearly 30 years. It’s half the web’s problem, and most of the bandwidth problem. If publishers would have held true to some of the original basic advertising modes, the industry wouldn’t be where it is today. Programmatic advertising could change everything. But lazy ad buyers are failing to embrace that change.

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What makes ethernet better than WiFi?

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ethernet vs WiFi

Obviously, WiFi is great. It’s changed our lives, allowing for an unprecedented degree of flexibility with internet-enabled devices. Home WiFi is even good enough in large portions of the United States that people justifiably feel comfortable using it for everything, such as work, gaming, and streaming.

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