Dawn Martin

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Three Action Quick Tips

Many photographers equate the word action with sports photography. It obviously applies, but it’s not the only aspect that’s applicable. Action is …

Nature Photography

How an anxious, lost raccoon conquered a Minnesota skyscraper — and our hearts

The internet sensation of the past 24 hours, explained.<p>Every once in a while, a story comes around that reminds us of the sheer power of grit and determination. This time, it is a raccoon that climbed a UBS Plaza building in St. Paul, Minnesota.<p>The saga of MPR Raccoon — or #MPRraccoon, as it became …

Raccoons

Close-up photos of spiders and flies will haunt your dreams forever

This extraordinary series of close-up photos turns mundane insects into terrifying beasts from another world.<p>The bugs are captured in intricate …

Photography

Drone buying guide updated with a new top pick

We've updated our Best Drones buying guide and there's a new winner (hint: it's made by DJI). Find out which model was our favorite and learn more …

Drones

Google Maps vs Waze: Which Is Better for You?

Wondering which mapping app to guide you through your next journey? Google Maps is far and away the world's favorite, but savvy drivers also talk up …

Ridesharing

These 5 Ansel Adams Interviews Will Inspire the Landscape Photographer

<i>Ansel Adams may have chosen to specialize in landscape photography, but his eye for detail, humility, and creative vision remain inspirational for</i> …

Landscape Photography

Differences Between Mirrorless and DSLR Cameras

The good thing about technologies is that they keep on changing for the better. Just a few decades ago, photographers debated whether going digital …

Cameras

A Spiritual Journey Exploring the Magnificence of Trees

As a young boy growing up in the town of Widnes in northwest England, photographer Michael Kenna discovered a tree at the edge of a field in Victoria …

Trespassing

Hands-on: 50+ new macOS Mojave changes and features [Video]

Over the last week we’ve spent time exploring macOS 10.14 Mojave and comparing it with macOS 10.13 High Sierra in order to see what’s changed. Have a look at our hands-on video as we walk through over 50 new changes and features that are headed to the Mac.<p>Changes covered in this video:<p>Updated Lock …

App Store

Here’s What You Get When You Shoot Portraits With a 500mm Lens

Portrait photographers generally pick focal lengths somewhere between 80mm and 135mm, which produces a flattened perspective distortion when the …

Fort Worth

The Tiny, Essential Google Tricks for Way Better Search Results

Are you using Google effectively as possible? If you’re just entering words into the search field without using these totally basic but totally …

SEO

5 Post-Processing Mistakes Beginner Photographers Make

Looking back at my early photography, I shake my head in embarrassment. I know I should be proud of the fact that I’ve come a long way since then, …

Tutorials

iOS 12 And macOS 10.14: Which Apple Devices Won't Be Supported?

Image: Apple<p>Now that the dust is settling on Apple's annual developer event, the Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC), individuals and businesses …

iOS

watchOS 5: How to customize Apple Maps navigation alerts

In pervious versions of watchOS, Apple Maps navigation alerts were all in or all out, with no middle ground. Now, in watchOS 5, Apple is giving users more options to allow alerts based on the type of navigation the user is doing.<p>Follow along as we guide you through how to change your Apple Maps …

iOS

Apple is quietly introducing new features, improved support for Raw photos in iOS 12

It wasn’t one of the standout details featured on stage at Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) earlier this week, but improved Raw photo …

Apple

Top macro flower photography tips

<b>Macro photography proves that small is beautiful, and is a wonderful way to reveal the intricacies of flowers. Sue Bishops gives her tips</b><p>If I was …

Landscape Photography

5 Camera Settings That All Macro Photographers Should Know

This article will detail five camera settings that are essential and which all macro photographers should know. It was inspired by Will Nichols’ …

Macro Photography

What You Should Know About Carol Burnett

Who she is, why she matters, and why she rules.<p>At 85 years old, Carol Burnett is still funnier than most of us could ever hope to be.<p>This is …

Comedy

How to Clean Earbuds and Headphones

Everything we wear on our bodies, from hats to socks, eventually needs cleaning. Just as your clothes get filthy (from the environment) and sweaty …

Cleaning

How to Adjust Text Size and Enable Bold Text on Your Apple Watch

- May 29, 2018<p>If you’re like me, your eyes aren’t what they used to be, and you may be doing a little (or a lot) of squinting when you’re trying to …

Apple Watch

Ontario government would have paid for Scarborough LRT, emails show | The Star

One, Melanie Wright, chief of staff for intergovernmental affairs, questioned if a vote in favour of the LRT would mean the subway was definitively …

Toronto

Apple frequently forced to give customer iCloud data to police

A locked iPhone can’t be accessed without the passcode, and even Apple can’t unlock it. But Apple has to comply with government requests for iCloud information.<p>And there are a lot of them. The company received 3,358 requests to access personal data in the second-half of 2017, with about half of …

Surveillance

70 Fascinating Photos That Capture Everyday Life of Toronto in the Early 1960s

These fascinating photos were taken by gcosserat that show street scenes of Toronto from 1962 and 1965.<br>Bloor Streetcar, Toronto<br>Brentwood Towers, …

Toronto

The best air conditioner

<i>By Liam McCabe</i><p><i>This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, it may earn affiliate commissions that support its work. Read the full article here.</i><p>After six summers of researching, testing, and recommending window air …

Home Improvement

Don’t sweat a thing with the 8 best cooling pillows for hot-blooded sleepers

The warm-blooded among us know that kicking the covers off isn’t always enough to keep cool when you’re trying to sleep. Even with modern air …

Shopping

Take your night street photography to the next level with these helpful tips

Night street photography presents a lot of technical challenges that some photographers avoid it altogether. However, that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t …

Landscape Photography

A Photographer Shares How To Take Great Nature Shots As A Beginner

We interview a lot of dope photographers, and we always ask them to explain how to better capture images that impress and inspire. They’ve all given some awesome advice, but we haven’t yet tailored an interview for people who are just starting out. And, this is super important because early fears …

Landscape Photography

The Ultimate Guide on How to Use Photoshop Layer Masks

Diving deep into Photoshop can seem daunting, but to suit both beginners and more experienced Photoshop users alike, Colin Smith from Photoshop Cafe …

Tutorials

How To: You'll Soon Be Able to Download All the Data Apple Has on You — Here's How to Get It & How It Works

Personal data is a hot topic right now, and for good reason. Never before has the public been so on edge about how companies use their information. …

Smart TV

23 tips and tricks to get the most out of your Apple Watch

From messaging to productivity to advanced fitness tracking, Apple Watch has something for every user.<p>But not every Apple Watch feature is obvious from the get-go. Apple has filled the watch — which is now on its fourth iteration, the Apple Watch Series 3 — with neat tricks and helpful tools to …

Smartwatches