Foto Friday – Reflections With and Without Colors

As I’ve mentioned before, I like reflections. So I spent some time capturing lights reflected on the water as I walked along the river. When I saw the person standing on the pier, I knew I wanted her in the scene. Yes, the colorful lights in the windows and on the...

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Inside the Red Door. Bringing Abstract Ideas to Life

Wonder what’s inside, don’t you? This photo is a perfect choice for bringing abstract ideas to life in your presentation. Susan says, “Here’s a great example of the visual depiction of an abstract idea. This bright red door with the massive...

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Foto Friday – Being Observant Has Its Merits

Last Foto Friday I talked about framing a scene and sitting patiently while waiting for the right moment. The week before I talked about the luck of being in the right place at the right time. This week is about a combination of both. Be Observant and Take Note I had...

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What Idea Do You See In This Photo?

Finding the right photo to illustrate an abstract concept in a presentation isn’t easy. But this photo has the potential to help your audience actually see an idea. Susan says, “I was immediately drawn to this photo. It was the strong contrast of light and...

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Foto Friday – When Patience Pays Off

Last Foto Friday I talked about being in the right place at the right time to capture that fleeting instant that’s gone in a flash. Today I want to talk about the rewards of patience and waiting for the right moment. Waiting for it. There were ducks and geese...

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Foto Friday – The Perfect Coincidence

What a difference a second makes. The success of a photo is often a matter of split second timing. I can’t tell you how many times I’ve miss a shot. Nor about the disappointment that comes from being a second too late to capture what I see. Maybe that’s what makes the...

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This Presentation Palette Doesn’t Play It Safe

Too many presentation templates use safe, even boring, color palettes. This palette takes a walk on the wild side. Do you have a presentation that could use a boost? Check this palette out. Susan says, “Another photo from Lucia that has caught a speeding train...

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What I Learned at the Movies About Presenting – Exposition

I have always loved movies. The whole process of watching a movie thrills me. Of entering the darkened theatre, slouching down in the sometimes comfortable something not so comfortable seat, putting my fee up on the seat in front of me (oh, shoot me), watching the...

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