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The Russian Expat Leading the Fight to Protect America

In a war against hackers, Dmitri Alperovitch and CrowdStrike are our special forces (and Putin's worst nightmare).<p>At six o'clock on the morning of May 6, Dmitri Alperovitch woke up in a Los Angeles hotel to an alarming email. Alperovitch is the thirty-six-year-old cofounder of the cybersecurity …

Homeland Security

Researchers create working electronics inside a rose

Plants and electronics frequently get along, but you don't see electronics <i>in</i> plants -- not surprisingly, it's hard to insert circuitry without killing the host. Swedish scientists just overcame one of the biggest hurdles to creating these strange cyborgs, however. They've successfully made the key …

13 Painfully Embarrassing Mistakes Made at Work

It's one thing to jam the copier your second day on the job. But falling asleep at your desk? That's just unforgivable.<p>At work, when every potential …

Whatever Happened to Technique in Photography? Creating Great Images Both in Camera and on Computer

I think we are in danger of losing something. Something rather important to photography, something that has been around since the early days of …

Run a Better Photography Business With a Value Stream

When you first open the doors for business and start offering your photography services to friends of friends and strangers, people you don't …

Google Docs

How to Take the Stress Out of Image Editing When You've Got Tons of Photos to Edit

Who among us really enjoys chores? No one, I think it’s safe to say. It’s a sentiment that, for most of us, surfaces as kids when we’re pressed into …

Tutorials

How to Best Utilize the Various Metering Modes in Your Camera

A camera determines exposure by using metering modes. While Matrix metering is typically used and recommended for many settings, Spot and …

Landscape Photography

How to Paint With Light and Produce Creative Images: A Short Tutorial to Get You Started

It won't be incorrect to say that essentially, every photograph is a light painting. Indeed, most of the time we are capturing the light that is …

What Makes One Lens Better Than Another?

All animals are equal but some are more equal than others, as a certain Mr Orwell once wrote. If he had been a photographer, he may well have …

Cameras

Become A Better Photographer In Your Spare Time With These 5 Free Online Courses from Top Universities

Most of us probably have full time jobs that don't allow us to spend as much time learning about our beloved photography as we'd like. And, wouldn't …

Photography

How to Capture Perfect Headshots: 6 Useful Tips

Headshot, at first glance might seem like a fairly simple photograph to shoot, but when you get into it, you realize that it is a whole job …

Landscape Photography

A 3 Step Framework to Reverse Engineering a Photograph You Want to Emulate

You’re familiar with the concept of reverse engineering, aren’t you? Some might think it’s jargon used only by people who do things in laboratories. …

Nikon 50mm 1.8G Prime Lens: A Review of the Unlimited Photographic Opportunities it Offers

You can never forget your first lens, it holds a special place in your photographic journey. For many, it may have been the lens of a point and shoot …

Photo-Sharing Platform EyeEm Teams Up With HuffPo to Provide Publishers with Relevant Photos

Photo-sharing platform EyeEm has officially inked a deal with <i>The Huffington Post</i> that will allow the AOL-owned publisher to use EyeEm’s growing …

Which Pro Camera Do You Really Need to Shoot Like a Pro?

Let’s start with a little quiz. What one thing makes a pro camera a pro camera? Build quality? Weather sealing? Fast autofocus? Fast motor drive? …

I Am Not A Wildlife Photographer…

<b>I’m not a wildlife photographer…</b><p>But I love to shoot the birds and bugs in my backyard.<p><b>I’m not a landscape photographer…</b><p>But I love to capture the …

How to do Noise Reduction in Lightroom

How to Approach Color Correction in Photoshop

Richard Harrington is the CEO of ThinkTAP and the Publisher of Photofocus.He is also the founder of RHED Pixel, a visual communications company based …

Canon EOS 7D review

The Canon EOS 7D is Canon's top of the range APS-C camera. Below it sit the compact forms of the EOS 1100D, EOS 600D and EOS 60D and above it the …

How to use Program Mode to set Your ISO

en_US<p>article<p>When I’m teaching my photography classes, the students and I are often neck deep into discussions of the exposure triangle; shutter …

The ZEISS Otus 85mm f/1.4 Officially Arrives: Mind-Blowing Quality at a Mind-Blowing Price

As of a couple of hours ago, there’s officially a new ‘world-class’ lens on the market. Touted as another ‘world’s best’ in its category, ZEISS’ 85mm …

6 Practical Ways to Unlock the Real Power of Colors in Your Photography

To suggest that color is of utmost importance to photographers would be a grand understatement. Discussions dealing with the fundamentals of …

Tutorials

Turn your real life into virtual reality with these 360-degree cameras

360 cameras to digitize your reality<p>Virtual reality has taken off as one of the most immersive ways to experience media in today's digital age. …

Tutorial: Easily Focus-Stack Using a Photoshop Feature You Probably Didn’t Know About

Focus stacking is a fairly common technique used in the world of macro photography, but the process of focus stacking isn’t always a straightforward …

Expressive Portraits by Rosie Hardy Venture into the Stunning Realm of Fantasy

For anyone who follows the work of young, talented photographers who belong to the Flickr community, Rosie Hardy is one name that comes up time and time again. Although only 23 years old, the Manchester, UK-based creative has been at the forefront of the movement of youthful, Flickr photographers …

Photography

Black & White Photography Techniques

Black and white photography is a rewarding and challenging field of artistic photography. Even people who don’t care about photography can find …

Landscape Photography

Battle of the Client Galleries: Comparing 11 of The Best Tools for Proofing and Presentation

Online client galleries have been there for some time now, but many photographers either neglect this powerful tool relying on ol’ school DVDs and …

31 Fascinating Photography Links for Quick Inspiration

As another exciting week passes us by, Toad Hollow Photography has been seeking to find the best photography and articles to share here with …