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Landscape Photography Tip: One Thing That Will Improve Your Images in 3 Important Ways

I know, I know…You’re probably thinking that the title I used for this article is just clickbait and that there’s no possible way that a single tool …

Landscape Photography

Photography Gadgets You Didn’t Know You Need, But Will Definitely Want

What’s the one thing all photographers are guilty of?Gear lust!It seems that no matter how much gear we acquire, there’s always something else that …

Gear & Gadgets

6 Places To Capture Incredible Landscape Shots In Grand Teton National Park

<i>By Jonathan Irish</i><p>To say that Grand Teton National Park is an iconic photography destination is almost an understatement. The jagged peaks of the Teton Range, along with the stunning natural beauty and wild animals on the valley floor, have long lured photographers from around the world. In …

National Parks

DuckDuckGo: what is it and how does it work?

Increased state surveillance, countless security breaches and widespread concern about data sharing have spooked many of us into wanting to protect …

Privacy

A Comprehensive Color Theory Guide for Photographers

We talk about composition a lot, but have you ever really dived into the subject of color theory and thought about how it applies to your …

Tutorial: How to Fake a Tilt-Shift ‘Look’ in Post and Miniaturize the World

If you love those timelapses that make our great big world look tiny—people scurrying around Manhattan like ants, or airplanes moving around an …

Three Common Misconceptions About Histograms in Photography

If you’re a relatively experienced photographer you probably have a basic understanding of your camera’s histogram, the graph that acts as a …

Get to Know Everything About Using a Multimeter With This Guide

Multimeters seem simple enough to use. You turn it on, connect the leads, then start poking things. Really though, there’s a quite a bit going on in …

DIY

Harvard Has a Free Online 12-Module Digital Photo Course

Want to learn photography from Harvard? (Yes, that <i>Harvard</i>.) It turns out you can easily do so, even without being a student. The oldest institution …

Digital Photography

Spend 30 Minutes and Learn How to Use 30 of Photoshop’s Most Important Features (VIDEO)

Whether you’re a photo enthusiast or a working pro, Photoshop is such a comprehensive tool that it offers many features that you may find unfamiliar. …

Simple Web Tool Teaches Beginners How to Use Manual Settings on a DSLR

Simon Roberts, a London-based animator and designer, has created a great photography resource for beginners that is both simple and useful. It’s …

You'll Be Able to See All 47 National Parks Along This Insane Road Trip

Just in time for the National Park Service's 100th anniversary!<p>We already know the most efficient and sight-packed route to drive to see all the continental states, but what if you only wanted to focus on seeing the most beautiful nature in America? A map for that exists now too.<p>Randy Olson, senior …

National Parks

This is How You Stop Taking Bad Landscape Photos

It doesn’t matter if you’re picking up a camera for the first time or if you’ve been at it for decades - sometimes the photos you take are just plain …

Photography

Learn how to read your histogram and nail exposure in just 2 minutes

Histograms are handy things. They either confirm that you’ve nailed your exposure or let you instantly see if you need to adjust. But, they can be …

Here's how you can get the Windows 10 Anniversary Update right now

It's Windows 10 Anniversary Update day!<p>Hello?<p>Anyone?<p>Sure, news of a war between Instagram and Snapchat and a sexy new Samsung flagship device may …

10 mostly free resources for learning Android development

Like losing weight, building muscle or learning a new language, learning to create Android apps is an ambition shared by many. Just like those other goals though, it’s also an ambition that many of us will never get around to. Partly this is because there are more pressing concerns on our radar …

Learning

An Introduction to Lens Selection for 5 Common Photography Subjects

As you dive into the world of photography, it will not take you long to notice that there is a lens for almost everything. For a beginner, a dilemma …

Create Better Black and White Photos Using Local Adjustments in Lightroom 5

I showed you how to convert your photos to black and white in Lightroom in an earlier article. But, considering it dealt purely with global …

Do Our Kids Really Need To Learn How To Code?

Some months ago, I downloaded the Kodable app for my 4 year-old, which boasts that it can teach toddlers how to code before they can read. My programming skills are pretty basic, but I like the idea of giving my child a head start.<p>Many of today’s business and political leaders stress that coding …

Remote-controlled chip could be the future of contraceptives

A tiny chip implanted under a woman's skin can deliver hormonal birth control for up to 16 years and is entering pre-clinical trials next year.<p>If you could have safe, effective, long-term birth control that you didn't have to think about, would you jump at the chance? That's what's being proposed …

Remote Controls

Download This! Ziploop App Will Get Rid of All Your Wallet Clutter

Shopping is generally an enjoyable experience, but it does have its downsides: Tracking old receipts, expiration dates, and return policies—not to …

Console OS will let you run Android on a Windows PC or tablet

Toggling between Windows and Android on a single device? That <i>sounds</i> desirable enough maybe, especially the way Intel describes it, but the quest for a practical mixture of green and blue has had its hiccups. (And that's putting it mildly.) A new project has just arrived on Kickstarter, however, …

Swift: a developer's guide to Apple's new programming language

Apple surprised developers by unveiling a successor to Objective-C, the programming language used across the Apple ecosystem, but what are the benefits?<p>Apple took developers by surprise on Tuesday by announcing Swift, a new programming language for developing apps across Apple’s platforms.<p>Until …

BehindTheOverlay Chrome Extension Kills Overlay Popups

Have you ever wished you could just get rid of the annoying popup message on a site that is blocking the actual content? BehindTheOverlay is a Chrome extension that does exactly that. You can grab it directly from the Chrome Web Store.<p>If you’ve ever been bothered by a website that hides its content …

This interactive tour of the Sistine Chapel will mesmerize you

You’ll never get to take a photo of the Sistine Chapel, and you’ll probably never get to cross its threshold in person. But now, if you can carve out a few quiet moments in front of your computer, you can take a private tour of the chapel, replete with all the fine art you can handle.<p>We’re …

Hands-on with the Muse brain sensing headband — the most important wearable of 2014 (exclusive)

I got my hands on an early version of Interaxon’s brainwave reading headband, the Muse, and I think this could be the most important wearable of the year.<p>And that’s saying a lot, considering I’ve seen 2014’s entire lineup for health tech at the Consumer Electronic Show as well as a few undisclosed …

Learn To Build Apps With 88% Off The Complete iOS 7 Development Course

We know many readers are interested in learning to code. So, we partnered with StackSocial to offer TNW readers a special deal on one a great iOS 7 development course. In this iOS bootcamp, you’ll gain the skills needed to build your own iPhone & iPad applications for iOS 7. Normally $499, TNW …

Panda Reveals A Web Dashboard For Developer And Designer News And Inspiration

A new website (or Chrome extension, if you prefer) called Panda is offering entrepreneurs, developers and designers an easy way to keep up with industry news and inspiration from a variety of sources in one interface. Currently, the site features sources like Hacker News, Dribbble, Behance and …

Incident, Makers Of The gTar, Launch Sequence App So Anyone Can Make Music

Incident, the same folks that brought you the gTar, are today opening up the platform to a new group of users. Launching Sequence, the company wants to make it as easy as possible for total amateurs to get started making music.<p>The Sequence app is free, and offers the ability to mix together …