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10 Tips and Tricks for Making Difficult Selections in Photoshop

If you’re just starting out in Photoshop and would like to learn the art of making difficult selections to isolate things in photos, check out this …

Mastering Filters Series - 10-Stop Solid Neutral Density Filter

Over the course of our mastering filters series, we’ve explored a number of filter options. We already examined neutral density filters on a general …

Landscape Photography

The Best Film Cameras You Can Buy Today

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Bigger Than Hip-Hop: The Best Non Hip Hop Albums Of 2016

What’s going on world! With 2017 just started, I would be remiss if I didn’t make a list of some great 2016 projects that weren’t Hip Hop or rap. …

Meyer-Optik reveals the brightest and fastest Sony FE lens around

Photographers that long for high quality manual glass know that Meyer-Optik delivers some truly exception lenses. Here comes one more: The company …

World’s First Fujifilm X – Contax N Smart Adapter with Autofocus & Electronic Aperture Control (Canon EF Possible in Future)

Fringer has developed world’s first Fujifilm X mount – electronic adapter. This adapter will give you autofocus and electronic aperture control. It’s …

Cameras

The Sony A7s with Canon 35mm LTM RF Lens by Paul Marbrook

The Sony A7s with Canon 35mm LTM RF Lens by Paul Marbrook – His website is HERE I’ve owned a good few lenses over the past 15 years and have learned …

Could Flash Porter Be The Field Back-up Solution of Your Dreams?

Backing up your images while you are away from your primary storage solutions is always a tricky proposition for photographers. It is one of the …

11 Obscure Kung Fu Movies You Need To See

Any geek is familiar with the big names in kung fu – Jackie Chan, Jet Li, Stephen Chow, et cetera. They’re sort of like the Stallone and …

The most sampled song of all time: How a forgotten Franco-American rap track made music history

<i>Beside’s ‘Change The Beat’, a little-known rap track from the early ‘80s, is the most sampled record of all time according to WhoSampled. While it’s</i> …

Rap & Hip-Hop

colette Taps Fujifilm for Limited Edition Instax Mini 70 Camera

Never one to shy away from breaking out of their comfort zone of fashion, colette has collaborated with Fujifilm to produce a rendition of the …

HANGIE is a Minimalist Wall Mount for Displaying Cameras

HANGIE is a new minimalist mount that lets you elegantly display your cameras on your walls. The 3D-printed design has a slim-profile that makes your …

We Made an Alternative 'Stranger Things' Soundtrack Full of Synth-Heavy, Supernatural Selections | Thump

One of the nicest, most bewildering things about the near-universal love that <i>Stranger Things</i> received was the adulation poured upon the music across the opening credits. Appearing for just under one solitary minute, those undulating, analogue arpeggios triggered fervour across my social media feed. …

The Best Documentaries On Netflix Streaming Right Now

<b>Last Updated: August 6th</b><p>Streaming video is the best thing that’s ever happened to documentaries. People who would never have paid for a ticket to a theatrical nonfiction film are now, thanks to Netflix’s robust selection, scarfing down the stuff by the barrel. But where to start among the masses? …

Making a Murderer

Nintendo is releasing a miniature NES with 30 built-in games

Launches in November for $59.99<p>Nintendo is bringing back the NES — only a little smaller.<p>Today the company announced what it's calling the Nintendo Entertainment System: NES Classic Edition. It looks just like a NES, only a lot tinier, and it comes with 30 games built in. You can connect it to your …

Matt Damon's wife steals the spotlight at 'Jason Bourne' premiere

Matt Damon better not get used to the spotlight!<p>The 45-year-old actor hit the premiere of his latest film "Jason Bourne" on Monday in London and was completely overshadowed by his stunning wife, Luciana Barroso. Lucy donned an eye-catching pink Marchesa gown with a thigh-high slit and a plunging …

Top 9 Classic Lenses Every Collector Should Own

Cameras help us capture special moments from different periods of our life. They store memories and personal histories. They take photos of important …

This Simple Plugin Lets You Post to Instagram Directly from Lightroom

Instagram may be seeing a big dip in engagement, but plenty of photographers still rely on the service to bring in business. Now, thanks to the …

TANGIBLEFORMATS

Tangible Formats lathe cuts custom vinyl records for anyone in need of small quantities. There is no minimum order. Your audio is cut in stereo …

This is what your histogram is for and how to use it

The histogram is based around a fairly simple principle, but one that many still struggle to get to grips with. Put simply, it’s a graph showing the …

Photography

FILM FRIDAY: Review of the Fuji TX-2 By Ibraar Hussain

Review of the Fuji TX-2 By Ibraar Hussain Many people are familiar with the Hasselblad X-Pan series of cameras which are unique in that they are a …

Panoramic Photography

Top 10 Producers In NYC Hip Hop

New York City has given Hip Hop some of its best and most celebrated MC’s. While the lyrical aspect of a Hip Hop song or album often draws the most …

The Five Best 35mm Rangefinder Values (That Aren’t Leicas)

Occasionally, I’ll have someone contact me to ask about what rangefinder camera I would recommend they buy. Usually it’s someone new to film and or …

The 20 Most Beautiful Places in California

Traveling through California is like getting a crash course in America's natural beauty: the windswept deserts, Redwood forests, rocky coastlines, and rows of vines. Add to that some world-famous architecture and city skylines, and you have a state you could spend a lifetime exploring. It's …

National Parks

Build This Beautiful Modern Bench Using Nothing But 2 x 4s

This lovely bench seat only looks expensive.<p>"Less is more" definitely applies to modern furniture. But despite its simple lines, modern style furniture can be expensive. This well-designed bench, on the other hand, looks great and only takes a few hours to build while costing less than $50 in …

Hyperfocal Focusing

When should you use hyperfocal focusing? Well, sometimes when shooting a landscape, you want everything sharp from the front to the back of the …

Landscape Photography

How to Get a ‘Ring of Fire’ Lens Flare in Your Photos

In late 2014, I was given a few pieces of piping — what you might call trash, but which I call the “ring of fire.” It ended up being an incredibly …

Myer-Optik’s ‘soap bubble’ bokeh lens raises nearly 12 times Kickstarter goal

Back in 2015, Myer-Optik ran a successful Kickstarter campaign to bring back the legendary 100mm F/2.8 Trioplan lens, famous for what they call soap …

The Perfect Backpack For the Mandalorian Bounty Hunter in Your Life

This has to be one of the coolest backpacks I’ve ever seen, but I might be a little biased since I’m a such big fan of Boba Fett. Please note that …

10 Cool 35mm Film Compacts to Slip in Your Pockets and Purses

Don’t feel like shooting with a hefty and heavy film SLR camera these days? Then, it’s got to be a compact camera (or two) that you need to take with …