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Posted on Jun 30, 2011 | Last Updated Jun 30, 2011

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Society's sentiment towards evolution

Posted on Oct 19, 2002 | Last Updated Oct 30, 2011

People argue against evolution all the time when they've never read about it.

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anti-evolutionism, evolution, evolutionary misconceptions

What if We Ran from Iran

Posted on Nov 21, 2006 | Last Updated Nov 10, 2011

A warning about impending war with Iranian fanatacism.

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iran, war, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, middle east, terrorism

Rock Music IS Folk Art.

Posted on Dec 7, 2003 | Last Updated Nov 2, 2011

Essay tracing path of folk music to modern rock.

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music, folk, rock

Photographing People

Posted on Oct 19, 2002 | Last Updated Oct 30, 2011

Tips on portrait photography and the challenges of photographing human subjects.

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how-to, shoot, portraits, photographing, people

How can I help fund the Shawn Olson Creative Arts?

Posted on Jul 18, 2004 | Last Updated Nov 7, 2011

You can help fund Shawn Olson by spreading the word, adding links, or donating.

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donate money, donations, help, support, benefactor, fund

What are Meta Tags Anyway?

Posted on Aug 12, 2007 | Last Updated Nov 11, 2011

Discussion on meta tags, including their legitimate usage, abuse and misunderstanding.

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meta tags, keywords, description, internet, seo, search engine optimization

Me, Myself & Mr PC

Posted on Oct 19, 2002 | Last Updated Oct 26, 2011

Unpublished piece on personal computers by Shawn Olson.

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personal computers, evolving technology

Tone Curve

Posted on Feb 22, 2004 | Last Updated Nov 5, 2011

Tone Curve tutorial: how to use the Tone Curve function to edit a photo or graphic to bring out the optimum color and brightness.

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tone curve, tonal values, image correction, corel photo-paint, photopaint, photo editing, brightness, tutorial

March 28, 2009 Newsletter

Posted on Mar 27, 2009 | Last Updated Nov 12, 2011
Maow, the cat photo

Here are some updates about the work of Shawn Olson in the first quarter of 2009.

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March 28, 2009 Newsletter
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