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Want Better Photos? Get to Know Your Camera Sensor

No, I'm not saying to take your camera sensor out for a nice dinner and talk about its hopes and dreams. Rather, getting to know the unique …

Cameras

How I sharpen Fuji RAW files without wormy artifacts | Fujifilm tip

FUJIFILM

How to chose a Raw Converter for your Fuji Files

A while ago I wrote about my current workflow for processing Fuji files, and how I’ve simplified it recently. However, it was important to note that …

Tutorials

Alzheimer’s disease: why insulin is a new suspect

Johnson and Johnson recently announced that it was halting a clinical trial for a new Alzheimer’s drug after safety issues emerged. This latest …

Dementia

32 Genius Gadgets Under $40 On Amazon That Are Basically Out Of A Black Mirror Episode

<i>Black Mirror</i> is science fiction, but sometimes it hits pretty close to home — and today’s modern world is actually filled with high-tech devices that …

Black Mirror

What Your Poop Looks Like Can Reveal a Lot About Your Health

Scientists developed a seven-point scale called the Bristol Stool Chart.<p>Number twos are a tricky subject. We all do them. Indeed, excreting waste is critical to life. But polite society and its rules of etiquette ensure we’re rarely brave enough to speak about them.<p>The feces—or stools—we produce …

Wellness

How to Mask Anything in a Snap Using Lightroom’s Auto Masking

Lightroom’s Auto Mask feature lets you intelligently target edit towards specific portions of photos. While the standard tool is useful, there are …

Tutorials

Processing Fuji X-Trans Files in Luminar Jupiter

When Skylum released the latest version of Luminar last month it had some significant improvements to the RAW processing engine. This included some …

Want the beauty of Utah’s Bryce and Zion, without all the people? Try these less-crowded areas — or 20 others across the country.

Park visitation is at a record high — good for tourism, not so good for peace and quiet. From Acadia to Zion, Bryce Canyon to Yosemite, leading …

National Parks

Ancient wisdom reveals 7 rituals that will make you happy

You and I are not the first people to wonder, “How can I live a happier, more fulfilling life?” Not by a long shot.<p>Stoicism and Buddhism are both a …

Mindfulness

Help Sharpening X-Trans III Files With Adobe Lightroom

I’ve been super busy with commercial work and another house move and have disappeared for a while. However, I see that many people are struggling …

Tutorials

SHARPENING X-TRANS FILES IN ADOBE LIGHTROOM

Sharpening is one of the most taxing aspects of the digital process and consequently many photographers prefer to stick to safe and secure ways, …

8 Tips to Change Negative Thinking

Negative thinking contributes to anxiety in social and performance situations. Most therapies for social anxiety involve an aspect dedicated to …

Mindfulness

These Arresting Nature Photos Look Like Paintings Brought to Life

A curation of photographs from our archives are an invitation to look at the world through the eyes of an artist.<p>Photographers, much like landscape painters, are seekers of light. They stake out a scene and then wait patiently for the moment when the sun sets desert dunes on fire while casting a …

10 Hidden URLs to Help You Rule the Web

You’re probably used to bookmarking your favorite sites for easy access, but the web goes much deeper than the top domains you’re familiar with—from …

A Free Yale Course on Medieval History: 700 Years in 22 Lectures

In 22 lectures, Yale historian Paul Freedman takes you on a 700 year tour of medieval history. Moving from 284–1000 AD, this free online course …

Medieval

Professional Photographer Shares Tips for Capturing the Perfect Seascape

Crashing ocean waves and scenic visual landscapes make seascapes an irresistible subject for many photographers. But, getting the final results that you'd like isn't always easy. Often the sky will appear overexposed or it's impossible to snap just at the moment the waves crash. Luckily, …

Off Camera Flash with Fujifilm Cameras – Part 2

In this second part of a two part feature I explain the latest flash options and systems open to us as Fujifilm camera shooters. Read part one here. …

How To Reduce Noise By Shooting Multiple Exposures

Noise can be the bane of the photographer’s life. It has been with us since the dawn of photography, first as grain in our negatives or …

FUJIFILM X RAW STUDIO - Features & Users Guide | FUJIFILM X Series & GFX

Tutorials

Fuji Guys - FUJIFILM X Raw Studio - Walkthrough

Exploring FUJIFILM X RAW STUDIO with Jan Gonzales / FUJIFILM

X-T2 Setup guide (Ver.2.10)

INTRO<p>​So you have got yourself the X-T2, taken a few pics, played with the menus, but somehow feel lost or not sure how to best utilize some of the …

The modern-day version of a thousand-year-old philosophy can help anyone be more confident

Ever feel like you're not good enough? Something bad happens and your brain plays a YouTube highlight reel of every mistake you've ever made. Your confidence crashes and your self-esteem flatlines.<p>You're not alone. People have been feeling like this as long as there have been people. It's an old …

Lightroom Range Mask – Advanced Luminosity and Color Masking in Lightroom

By Viktor ElizarovSaveWhen Adobe dropped a bombshell by killing a stand-alone Lightroom 6, renaming Lightroom CC to Lightroom Classic and releasing a …

As a Photographer, These are 13 Free Apps I Wouldn't Leave the House Without

If you're a new photographer, let me let you in on a little secret...There are hundreds of photography apps available for iOS and Android devices …

Apps

The Three Elements of Every Photograph

Today, I’d like to talk about three key elements that I feel make up each and every photograph we take. Of course they are not the only elements, but …

Landscape Photography

Using The AF-C Custom Settings on the Fujifilm X-T2

With the development and introduction of the X-T2 last year, Fujifilm brought mirrorless cameras into the realm of performance previously ruled by …

Custom settings for the Fujifilm X-T1

On Fujifilm X cameras you can define your own custom settings. These quick settings affect how your JPG files turns out (they won’t affect the …

The 25 Greatest Sci-Fi Books Ever Written

Share the post "The 25 Greatest Sci-Fi Books Ever Written"<p>Dune (Frank Herbert)<p>Often quoted as “Science Fiction’s answer to Lord of the Rings”. And …