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5 under-the-radar beach towns to visit in Florida

Here's the thing about Florida: You visit time and again, and you're quite sure you know the state and its glorious sandy stretches pretty well. But there's always a surprise waiting for those who stray from the classic Panama City-Orlando-Miami-Key West stops.<p>From Atlantic coast enclaves that …

Fireworks Photography Tips and Techniques

When you are going to photograph fireworks, be prepared. Make sure you have enough memory cards and extra batteries. You will need to take a tripod, …

This is the Nintendo PlayStation that almost was

It might seem crazy today, but in the early '90s Nintendo and Sony were working together on a video game accessory that'd add CD capabilities to the Super Nintendo Entertainment System. There would also be a separate Sony console that'd play SNES cartridge games and titles for the SNES CD system …

Here's What's Leaving Netflix in February 2015

Mad Max, Apocalypse Now, Dredd, and more. Here's a list of everything expiring in February.<p>If you didn't get a chance to watch offerings like …

China considers air rage 'no fly list' | CNN Travel

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3 Video Tutorials - How to Use On-Camera Flash

This week I have found some great videos to help you to understand how to use on-camera flash to your advantage. Flash can be confusing to understand …

A Guide to Photographing Your First Star Trails

One of my goals this year was to do star trails. I’ve never done it before and I’ve often imagined doing it over the salt flats just outside Salt …

Infrared Sports Photographer Walks You Through His IR Photography Workflow

As great as infrared photography can be, for most of us, it’s an enigma that is often difficult to nail down since we’re capturing that which we …

Tutorial: Learn The Art of Astrophotography

Want to master capturing an awesome meteor shower, or the next Supermoon, or the milky way galaxy across the night sky? Award-winning photographer, …

Tutorial: Everything You Need to Know About Using Auto Exposure Bracketing

Exposure bracketing is the practice of taking several exposures – at least two, usually more – of the same scene. With each exposure taken, the goal …

Creative Ways to Use Wide Apertures in Landscape Photography

Your camera’s aperture has the ability to control your depth of field – which is a powerful creative tool that many photographers use to evoke depth, …

The Best Free Online Photography Courses and Tutorials

Given my interest in lifelong learning and skill-development, I often ask people which new skills they’re looking to learn. The most common response? …

Thank You Tim Howard - #ILovePhoto Chat July 3, 2014

This week Allen Murabayashi and I discuss some great World Cup coverage, including the many memes that have been created of Tim Howard, and Magnum’s …

E3 2014 Day 1: All of the news and trailers

Whew! While first “official” day of the Electronic Entertainment Expo is today, most of the big news came yesterday during the big hardware and game publishers’ press briefings in Los Angeles.<p>We saw lots of announcements and trailers yesterday from Microsoft, EA, Ubisoft, and Sony about games, …

How to Use Flash Photography on a Jet Flying at Over 450 MPH

Do you have a story about your most challenging photo shoot of all time? Every photographer has a horror story about photographing fast-moving …

10 Expert Tips for Aspiring Landscape Photographers

Surrounded by the beauty of nature, many photographers experience a longing to capture those stunning vistas, towering mountains and waterfalls, …

Landscape Photography

LG announces 'self-healing' G Flex, calls it first 'real' curved smartphone

After a series of leaks, LG has announced official details of its curved-screen smartphone, the G Flex. The phone, which uses flexible OLED screen technology to allow for a dramatic curve on the horizontal axis, is between 7.9 and 8.7mm thick at various points, weighs 177g, and has a 6-inch 720p …

GTA 5 Gameplay: LAND a JET on a BUILDING!

The ABCs Of Cute

Here's everything you needed to know from yAy to ZZZ.

Smiles are contagious, pass it on

It’s great when someone decides to use social media to spread happiness and make a difference rather than using it to send ambiguous photos of …

Steve McCurry Reveals Iconic ‘Afghan Girl’ Portrait Was Almost Passed Over by Editor

It might be hard to believe in retrospect, but it turns out that Steve McCurry‘s most famous photograph, the iconic ‘Afghan Girl,’ was almost passed …

Striking 13-Photo Composite Captures Two Galaxies and a Comet in the Same Image

We’ve found reason to share Czech astrophotographer Miloslav Druckmüller‘s breathtaking work once before when we showed you his composite of a total …