Brian Potter

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This Lightning Storm Time-lapse Will Blow Your Mind

Incredible footage captured over Kimberley, Australia, as storm clouds and lightning rolled through. Geoff Green’s time-lapse is at once an …

First-ever 360-degree video of spacewalk lets you feel like an ISS astronaut

Life In the ISS<p>The International Space Station (ISS) is humanity’s home away from home, and has been since its assembly was completed by space …

Virtual Reality

How to Use Auto AF Fine Tune on Your Nikon DSLR the Right Way

Here’s a 12-minute video in which photographer Steve Perry shows how to use the relatively new “Auto AF Fine Tune” feature from Nikon.<p>If your camera …

New photos appear to show Nikon D850: Illuminated controls, tilting LCD, no built-in flash

Images have been obtained by nikonrumors.com that seem to show Nikon's forthcoming D850 DSLR, the development of which was announced this week. If …

TSA Requires a Separate Screening of Cameras in Airports Now

Bad news, photographers: your airport experience in the United States is now more tedious if you’re planning to carry a camera onto the plane. The …

How to use a password manager (and why you really should)

If for some cruel reason I was forced to rewrite that mid-‘90s viral essay / hit single “Wear Sunscreen,” I would replace the titular advice with a simple plea: use a password manager. Like sunscreen, it can be a hassle to apply, but it’s an easy way to stop yourself from getting burned.<p>The reasons …

11 Free Apps I Couldn't Live Without as a Photographer

This is not your typical list of must have photography apps — no Snapchat, Instagram, or Photoshop here. Although you might not have heard of many of …

Apps

Mediterranean style diet may prevent dementia

<b>(CNN) —</b> Meals from the sunny Mediterranean have been linked to stronger bones, a healthier heart and longer life, along with a reduced risk for diabetes and high blood pressure.<p>Now you can add lowering your risk for dementia to the ever growing list of reasons to follow the Mediterranean diet or …

Holistic Medicine

7 Secret time-saving Lightroom tips you should start using today

A few weeks ago, photographer Colin Smith showed us some useful Photoshop tricks hiding right before our eyes. Now he presents us with seven tricks …

These Nikon videos break down the gear and settings you need to shoot the eclipse

The total solar eclipse that's about to take place next month presents an extremely rare photo opportunity. We have some pointers (and a little bit …

Videography

Ray Hennessy – Easily One Of The Best Bird Photography Portfolio Out There And You Will Find Out Why

Before We actually get to the Interview Part, I want to quote that this will be the best bird photography portfolio on any photography blog hands …

How to Get Noise-free Star Photos with Starry Landscape Stacker

After doing an astrophotography shoot and zooming in on the stars, and you may find digital noise spoiling the scene. Removal in Lightroom can result …

Moonscape Photography Tips

There are some popular conditions for landscape photography that every photographer already knows: sunrise and sunset, storm clouds, fog, and so on. …

Landscape Photography

The Mind-Matter Duality: Is The Human Mind Capable Of Manipulating Our Physical World

Lucien Hardy is a theoretical physicist from the Perimeter Institute in Canada. Hardy was always asking questions, gathering information, looking for …

Quantum Mechanics

15 best items for those who are obsessed with outer space

Outer space is a polarizing concept. Some people are terrified, while others can't get enough.<p>Consider this a little tribute to those of you who are …

Loneliness

How to Photograph Fireworks Like a Boss - X-Light Photography

INTRODUCTION<br>SMARTPHONE TO PHOTOGRAPH FIREWORKS?<p>Want to learn <b>how to photograph fireworks</b>? While the easiest way is to just pull out your smartphone …

Long Exposure Photography Tips You Don't Want to Miss

One look at a long exposure landscape photo like the one above, and I'm sure you're salivating at the thought of creating something so beautiful.I …

Landscape Photography

Review: Next Level Astrophotography With the Fornax Mounts LighTrack II

As shutter speed is the limiting factor in taking pictures of the night sky, we often seek out more expensive lenses that open up that bit more or …

Landscape Photography

Perk promises precise coffee brewing for the masses

Although its creators say Perk was initially designed for use in zero-gravity environments, the design is well suited to life on Earth as well. The …

A Photographer’s Playground

Sand dunes at sunrise, Death Valley. 1/15th sec. at f/11, 100 ISO, 127mm.When our son Kevin was little he loved sand dunes. For him the dunes were …

Landscape Photography

Software Defined Storage: Changing Data from ‘State-ful’ to Stateless

Hedvig, the Santa Clara software defined storage (SDS) start-up now in its third year, has announced the infusion of a cool $21.5 million in Series C …

BNP Paribas

Why and How to Dither Your Astro Images - Sky & Telescope

In astrophotography, to dither means to shift the pointing of the telescope slightly in random directions between exposures. This allows hot and cold …

7 Tips To Improve Your Astrophotography

Greetings fellow Earthlings, my name is Paean Ng, a self-taught nightscape astrophotographer from Perth, Western Australia. Over the past 2 years of …

Landscape Photography

New: Night Photography Course

Now available today, a start-to-finish online course for mastering dynamic photography at night. So often, scenes that look nondescript and boring …

Landscape Photography

Writer’s Favorite Lens – Nikon 16-35mm f/4

Rodeo Beach, Marin County, CaliforniaAsking me which lens is my favorite is somewhat akin to asking me which one of my two children I love the most. …

Cameras

How To Shoot Truly Contagious Milky Way Pictures

What if I told you that you’re more than capable of imagining, planning and shooting Milky Way pictures that will put people into what I call a …