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34 Alexa tips and tricks

Over the last year, Amazon has added several new features to its Alexa devices. The list of commands is growing and it's easy to overlook some of the newest or most helpful features.<p>Here's a list of useful tips that will help you get the most from Alexa.<p><b>Editors' note:</b> <i>Originally published July 21,</i> …

Travel Photography with a 35mm: How a Prime Lens Stole My Heart

From the beginning of my photography career—which is … almost 30 years ago (that can’t be true!)—I’ve been shooting with zoom lenses. Due to the …

Cameras

9 Totally Usable Photography Tips for Absolute Beginners

Let's Get Some Basics Down<p>Photography is essentially a <b>camera</b>, <b>light</b>, and <b>composition</b>.<p>I'm not going to overwhelm you here because this article is for …

When to Use a Higher ISO for Landscape Photography

For landscape photography, most of the time, you’ll end up using your camera’s base ISO. That’s the power of a tripod; it lets you set long enough …

The best Android security apps to keep your phone and tablet safe

Around the world there are more than two billion Android phones and tablets used every month. This colossal figure makes the Google-owned operating …

Lightroom Tip: Never Miss Dust Spots

It can be a real pain when you’ve just printed an image or posted it online and find you’ve missed fixing a pesky dust spot. In this video, you’ll …

Applejack. For When Hard Cider Just Isn’t Strong Enough

While the American colonists drank hard cider like their modern-day counterparts swill Pepsi and Coca-Cola, for some, cider’s relatively mild 4 to 6 percent alcohol concentration just wasn’t alcoholic enough. The solution to this pressing pioneer problem was applejack.<p>Cider, circa 1775, was …

12 Expert Tips For Photographing Cityscapes At Night

<b>Jimmy Mcintyre</b> <i>is a travel photographer and educator. His photos have been published in local and national magazines, including the BBC. His online</i> …

5 Lessons Learned Switching from DSLR to Mirrorless for Travel Photography

Two months ago, after shooting for 10 years with Canon, I completely switched to Sony. It surprised some readers of my blog, as well as some fellow …

Using a 10-Stop Neutral Density Filter for Daytime Long Exposure Photos

Photographer Josh Cripps of Professional Photography Tips made this short and sweet introductory tutorial on how you can use 10-stop neutral density …

Cruising Glacier Bay: In Defense of Post-Processing

<i>Ignacio Palacios is best known internationally for his travel and landscape work. He has been continuously traveling around the world since 1998 but</i> …

Sony A7 II vs. Sony A6000 - Landscape Use

There’s a fierce running debate about the merits of full frame vs. APS-C or even smaller sensors like Micro 4/3. Full frame has an image quality …

7 Creative Photography Tricks to Achieve Amazing Results

Whether you’re a beginner in photography or pursue it as a hobby, we're pretty sure you’re always eager to learn some interesting tricks that will …

Manual Labour - How Pros Get Better Results Shooting in Manual Mode

Today’s cameras are marvels of modern electronics, their ability to compute the correct exposure and lock focus onto the fastest of moving objects …

Cameras

Why Aperture Priority is the Most Preferred Shooting Mode by Photographers

Photographers have their own shooting preferences. Some like using flash, some don’t. Some love to play around with depth of field, while others want …

Five Gorgeous Camera Straps for Your Mirrorless Camera

Beautiful but functional camera straps should accompany your equally beautiful mirrorless camera. It only makes sense to adorn a beautiful Leica …

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