Drew Goodman

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The Exposure Triangle Explained in 3 Animated Videos

The exposure triangle forms the basis of creating a good exposure. Aperture, shutter speed, and ISO speed are the three different factors that …

11 Ways To Take Great Landscape Photos With Your iPhone - Lust 'Till Dawn

<i>This is a guest post contributed by Matthew David Parker, a professional photographer based in Las Vegas.</i><p>Photography is an interesting field if you …

Capture amazing fireworks shots with your iPhone

The Fourth of July provides an annual chance to test our phone photography skills.<p>Apple's iPhone and some of the higher-end Android devices, such as the Galaxy S8 and Pixel XL, all capture really good low light photos with ease. It's when bright lights, such as fireworks, streak across an otherwise …

iPhone camera apps: 4 apps that take full advantage of iOS 10 and a photographers’ eye

The iPhone has a pretty powerful camera for a smartphone, and the iOS Camera app works well for most people. But if you’re a serious photographer and …

Google Photos starts rolling out Suggested Sharing, Shared Libraries to iOS and web

Google Photos is beginning to rollout Suggested Sharing and Shared Libraries following their announcement at I/O 2017 last month. The first feature recommends images to share, while the latter allows entire libraries to be continuously shared with another person.<p>Suggested Sharing coincides with the …

Seven tips for shooting nature photos with your smartphone camera

Make every day Nature Photography Day!<p><i>National Geographic</i> photographer Jim Richardson is responsible for some of the best photography advice ever given: “If you want to be a better photographer, stand in front of more interesting stuff.” Nature is full of interesting stuff, and, thanks to …

Landscape Photography

6 iPhoneography Tricks Every Beginner Should Know

It’s easy to find in-depth mobile photography advice if you want to hone your style, gain niche Instagram followers or display your work in a …

How to Take Better Photos on Your Phone

Dear friend, First of all, realize the phone is a “real” camera. Ignore anyone who tells you otherwise. 1. Simple background The best way to make …

Yes, mobile VR is possible without strapping a smartphone to your face

No, I don't like strapping a smartphone to my face to enjoy virtual reality. And I don't blame you if you don't want to either.<p>But if you look at the …

The Best Mobile VR Apps

To experience virtual reality, the tech wonks say, you need a beefy-ass desktop PC hooked up to an Oculus Rift or an HTC Vive, a hardware layout that …

The State of the Game: VR in 2017

Today we took a major step in bringing PC VR to a broader audience. We’ve brought the all-in price of Rift and Touch to $598—driving down the price …

Virtual Reality

Survios Changes The Rules Of VR Locomotion In 'Sprint Vector' (Updated)

Survios' locomotion system should make you nauseous, but the studio's modification make it user-friendly in a game that is all about speed.

High-end VR just got cheaper: Oculus gives Rift and Touch a permanent price cut

If you were holding off on getting a high-end VR headset because of pricing, Oculus just made the hit on your wallet a bit lighter, with a …

Facebook Just Cut the Price Of Its Virtual Reality Headset

Facebook is dropping the price of its Oculus Rift virtual reality headset.<p>The social networking giant said Wednesday that its VR device, which …

Microsoft announces mixed reality coming to Xbox One and Project Scorpio in 2018

At the Game Developer’s Conference in San Francisco today, Microsoft announced a couple of important steps in its push toward mixing the real world with the virtual.<p>First off, the company confirmed mixed reality experiences are coming to the Xbox family in 2018, including the next-gen Project …

The 3 Reasons Why Virtual Reality Will Still Take a While to Catch On

VR has been the cool new thing in tech for so long that it’s almost too old to be cool anymore. Here’s a clip of a headset being demo’d a quarter of …

Virtual Reality

Man loses 50 pounds by playing a VR game

Virtual reality gives you the chance to experience new worlds, play the most immersive gaming experience available to modern consumers, and even get …

Move Over Tablets? This Tech Could Be The Future Of Learning

Fluid dynamics are a lot cooler when you can see them at work with your own eyes.<p>Physics can be difficult to grasp–even for adults. So how do you teach the subject’s abstract ideas to middle schoolers?<p>Show some of the concepts in action. That’s the idea behind Peer, an experimental project from New …

Augmented Reality

Huawei joins forces with Insta360 to unveil 360-degree Honor VR Camera

Smartphone-compatible 360-degree cameras were all the rage last year… for about 15 minutes, but apparently, Huawei didn’t get the memo on the modest …

Virtual Reality

The Hardlight VR Suit will vibrate all of your bodily buttons

Have you ever wanted to feel smack of the punches coming at you from sweaty aliens? The whang of bullet hitting your guts? The feeling of hitting the deck as pirates stream over the virtual bow? The subtle vibration of the VR sexual encounter with a many-tentacled sex robot? Well here we go. The …

Virtual Reality

Tech giants face the harsh reality of VR and AR

Apple, Google, Microsoft and Facebook all see us interacting with digital objects. But they're all running into real-world obstacles.<p>"You take the …

Augmented Reality

BMW i Augmented Reality Visualizer launches on Google Play

BMW i has launched its augmented reality product visualizer powered by Tango on Google Play, meaning customers can explore and pre-configure their …

Augmented Reality

See the Ancient World Through Virtual Reality

Have you ever stood in front of historic ruins—the Parthenon, say, or one of Britain’s many ancient castles—and closed your eyes, imagining what the …

These tiny earphones are like AirPods that can transform how the world sounds

As the smartphone boom fades, a not-insignificant chunk of the tech world thinks augmented reality will be at least part of What Comes Next. This is why tech people keep talking about Microsoft's HoloLens, Snap's Spectacles, Magic Leap, and whatever it is Apple is hyping up, despite those gadgets …

Kids These Days... Are Making VR Games? (Updated)

<i>Update, 4/14/17, 9:30am PT: And now the game is on Viveport. It costs $7.99. For the rest of the day, we'll all be reflecting on what we were doing</i> …

Virtual Reality

Google's mixed reality tech shows faces behind VR headsets

YouTube has already perfected the art of mixed reality videos that show the VR world <i>and</i> the real world at the same time. A great example is the video of Conan O'Brien's virtual trip to outer space taken when he visited YouTube's VR Lab. The video platform's technique still can't capture the whole …

IMAX Opens New Virtual Reality Site That Will Change Entertainment Forever

Early this year in Los Angeles, with little fanfare but huge implications for the future of entertainment, virtual reality took its first big leap toward finally becoming a permanent part of mainstream gaming, cinema, and media in general as IMAX opened their first public VR Centre. I had the …

7 New Opportunities Virtual Reality May Create

Certain inventions spawn generations of successive employment for people doing jobs that no one has ever done before. VR may be one.<p>6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>A bit more than hundred years ago, before the plane was invented, there was simply no such job …

Virtual Reality

VR Desktop for Mac brings macOS to Oculus Rift and soon other VR headsets

A new app from developer Cindori called VR Desktop for Mac provides a virtual reality experience of macOS using the popular VR headset Oculus Rift. The main idea of the project is to allow for a virtual multi-monitor workspace, meaning users can create virtual screens and interact with macOS using …