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USB-C was supposed to be a port paradise, but it’s become a nightmare

When the transition to USB-C began, we were all promised a better life. Connections would be faster and simpler. One connection to end all …

Windows 10's new clipboard takes the pain out of copy and pasting

We’ve all been there: you try to copy and paste a link or address, only to realize you’ve already overwritten your clipboard with something else. That’ll soon be a thing of the past on Windows.<p><b>What’s changed:</b> The latest Windows Insider build (17666) is out but despite several other updates – and …

Incredible Kingfisher Photo Is the Result of 6 Months of Hard Work, No Photoshop Necessary

Spanish wildlife photographer Mario Cea is known for his incredible bird photography. Using slow shutter speeds and artificial light, he's able to capture feathered creatures in unexpected, artistic moments. Regularly winning international photography competitions, Cea's stunning photo of a …

Photography

Here Are Canon’s and Nikon’s Crazy DSLR Stockpiles at the 2018 Olympics

If you want to see a picture of Canon and Nikon’s continued dominance in the world of sports photography, just take a look at the massive camera …

This is a Real Photo of a Tesla Sports Car Flying Through Space

We live in an amazing time in which it’s actually possible to shoot a photo like <i>this one</i>: it’s a Tesla Roadster sports car flying through space with …

Back to the darkroom: young fans reject digital to revive classic film camera

Photographers relish the return of 35mm film and a crowdfunded SLR camera in a medium they say has more ‘soul’ than digital<p>First it was vinyl LPs. Then more recently, it was the turn of audio cassettes. Now old-style film photography has risen from the almost-dead. Large numbers of still …

Film Photography

How to Create a Droste Effect Photo in a Photo in a Photo

The Droste effect is when a photo recursively appears within itself — the photo within the photo within the photo, “tunneling” forever. Here’s a …

Forget Photoshop—Edit Your Photos With These Top Free Photo Editors

13 Free Photo Editors<p>The Best Free Photo Editors Out There<p>Updated May 03, 2018<p>These free photo editors are the best of the best and will get you just …

It Snowed in the Sahara and the Photos Are Breathtaking

Look, I know we cover a lot of the bad types of weather here. Wildfires, droughts, extreme cold, hurricanes. But allow me to make it up to you with …

Weather

How to Clean Your Camera lens: Tips and Tricks

A dirty lens is not your friend. In this video, photographer Joe Edelman is going to show you how to clean your camera lens and share with you my …

This Wildlife Photographer Waits Over a Week for the ‘Perfect Shot’

Wildlife photography often requires a great deal of patience, and one photographer who has mastered the art of waiting is Belgian wildlife …

Nature Photography

I Tested 10+ Photoshop Alternatives to See How They Stack Up

To Adobe or not to Adobe. That is the question many photographers are asking with the spate of new image processing programs vying to “kill …

Tutorials

Sharpening Images for the Web - Dos and Don'ts

Ever wondered how some photographers manage to get such crisp texture and detail into their photographs that they upload to the web? Well, much of it …

Tutorials

How to Dodge and Burn Your Photos Using Gaussian Blur

Here’s a 5-minute tutorial by photography artist Antti Karppinen that shares a technique for effectively dodging and burning your photo using the …

Tutorials

This Drone Photographer Sees Things In the Surf on Beaches

People often think they see recognizable things in clouds, a psychological phenomenon called pareidolia. When photographer Peter Adams-Shawn began …

How to Sync Lightroom Classic Catalogs with Multiple Devices

Adobe’s new Lightroom CC software is designed to sync your photo catalogs across multiple devices, but did you know that Lightroom Classic can be …

This tip will save you hours of color matching in photoshop

Here is a quick little tip that can save you hours and hours of color matching in photoshop. Surprisingly, it does not involve reviewing real colors …

Tutorials

Photos of People Matching Paintings in Museums

Photographer Stefan Draschan visited museums across Europe and spent hours looking for curious coincidences in which other visitors matched the …

These Cleverly Composed Photos Play with Shadows, Lines, and Space

Photographer Denis Cherim has an eye for creative composition. His <i>Coincidence Project</i> is filled with cleverly framed photos containing interesting …

Adobe: No, We’re Not Killing Lightroom Classic

Adobe is pushing further into the world of cloud-based software, and this week it rebranded Lightroom as Lightroom Classic CC so that the company’s …

Tutorials

How Norway Changed Chris Burkard’s Approach to Photography

In this beautiful short film by filmmaker Vincent Urban, photographer Chris Burkard tells the story of how after growing weary of surf photography in …

5 Ways to Change the Color of Anything in Photoshop

Changing the color of an object using Photoshop is a typical use case for the software, and there are many ways to do it. This 20-minute video from …

Tutorials

This Guy is a Master of Mind-Bending Camera Illusions

Back in May, artist Kevin Parry released a viral illusion video of himself walking into a mirror in a forest and emerging out the other side. If you …

This panoramic photo technique captures the full breadth of Italy’s incredible architecture

There’s no denying the dramatic and old-worldly beauty of Italian architecture like the Old Palace in Florence or Banchi Square in Genoa. These stunning feats of design are iconic and beloved landmarks, often acting as focal points in a city’s architectural landscape. Unsurprisingly, they’re on …

Italy

LastPass Premium now costs twice as much

LastPass announced a restructuring of its plan pricing and packaging today and the cost of its premium tier is doubling to $24 per year. Some features are also being taken away from the free plan. Those include unlimited sharing and emergency access, both of which are now only available to LastPass …

Ex-Google SVP: iPhone 7 Marks ‘End of DSLR Era,’ Is Years Ahead of Android

The iPhone camera just received praise from a rather unexpected source. Former Google SVP Vic Gundotra has glowing things to say about his iPhone 7’s …

IPhone 7

Signed Einstein Tongue Photo Sells for $125,000 at Auction

An iconic photo of Albert Einstein just sold at auction for $125,000. The photo of the famous scientist sticking out his tongue was also signed by …

Albert Einstein

6 display settings you should be using in Windows 10

In addition to introducing a number of fresh features, hidden gems and new and useful privacy settings, Windows 10 April 2018 Update now offers to fix blurry apps for you, an annoying problem you can run into when you pair a classic Windows app with a high-resolution display. I'll cover this new …

PSA: Deleting Old Lightroom Data Can Clear Up a TON of Space

Photos take up a lot of storage space. That’s just something that us photographers have to deal with. That said, there’s no reason to <i>waste</i> space on …

Tutorials

How Colorization Experts Breathe New Colors Into Old B&W Photos

We’ve shared some impressive work by photo colorizers who use Photoshop skills and hard work to add realistic colors into historical monochrome …

Handy