Five ways owning a dog improves your health

If you needed any more reasons to snuggle up to your pooch (or convince your significant other to let you get a puppy) then look to the latest research that shows dog owners are way healthier than those without. Here’s all the ways you’ll benefit from owning a dog, on top of all those awww (and occasional argh!) moments. (Nine) Dog owners tend to live longer Whether it’s the daily walks or the social chats at the dog park, recent research shows that dog owners are less likely to have…

5 Ways to Really Improve Your Travel Photography

Traditional dancer, Kerala, IndiaGraeme Green Travel photographer Graeme Green has spent the past 15 years travelling the globe, capturing remarkable images and reporting stories for international newspapers and magazines, including The Sunday Times, BBC, The Guardian, The Sunday Telegraph and National Geographic. In an earlier column, he gave us his 5 Secrets to Taking Great Photos. I spoke with Green again about 5 Ways to Really Improve Your Travel Photography.  Don’t photograph everything, take your time. Wall outside Fez, MoroccoGraeme Green Graeme, what’s the most common mistake that amateur travel…

Three Ways to Gain Clients for Your Photography Business

Are you struggling to find work? Are you ready to bring your business to the next level? Are you confident in your artistic ability but lack clients? Well, I may have the answers you’re looking for. From time to time we all get in a photographic rut on the business end. But how do we get out? The answer: be proactive. Right now is always the best time ever to be an entrepreneur and/or small-business owner. Yes, this means being a photographer, too. The internet is a vast landscape of opportunity.…