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Eat your own dog food

Eat your own dog food

Why founders need to eat their own dog food and be on the front lines of nearly everything.

Big corporations are failing. They are failing slowly, but it’s easy to see how smaller, ‘scrappy’ startups are eating their lunch. It’s easier to be small. It’s easy to see the mistakes of the Big C, and easy enough to create and sell the product that is closer to the customer.

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Discover: Phone Photography

Discover: Phone Photography

Photo by John Arnold on 500px Now everyone has a camera in their pocket — their phone. In good hands and with a bit of practice your phone camera can take incredible photos. Just stick to the never changing recipe for good photography: careful composing, good light, balanced post processing, ...

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Thoughts On The Future of iPhone Camera

Thoughts On The Future of iPhone Camera

On the heels of WWDC, my thoughts keep coming back to the heated debate with my friends about the future of photography.

Let me step back for a second. Marissa Mayer declared a few weeks ago that there’s no such thing as professional photography anymore. The internet rage followed, she apologized, saying that what she meant is that we all take photos now. And it’s true. Nothing has revolutionized photography to make it ...

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Part One: How Working Remotely Empowers Employees and Fails to Make Business Sense

Part One: How Working Remotely Empowers Employees and Fails to Make Business Sense

There has been some interesting controversy recently with regarding to remote work. Let me sum it up by putting it in two camps: “Marissa Meyer is wrong, remote work is empowering brilliant employees who wouldn’t be in the workforce otherwise” and “Marissa Meyer is right, because she is energizing the company by getting people physically and mentally together”.

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The biggest challenge of a startup founder

The biggest challenge of a startup founder

Everyone knows that startups are sexy. You make the rules, you get the money, glory and fame, press coverage, you name it. And while you have to work hard for this to happen — well, even harder than you ever thought you would — all is good in the end. Until it’s not.

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5 easy ways to jump start your photographer presence online

5 easy ways to jump start your photographer presence online

Contributed by Evgeny Tchebotarev, COO at 500px In the past few years photography's popularity has exploded. Does this mean getting noticed today is harder than ever? Not necessarily. With a little initial effort, you can automate and maximize your online presence, allowing you to spend more time shooting. Here are five ...

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