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PhotographyBB Magazine Reopens Its Archives, Lets You Download All 54 Editions for Free

<b>Update</b>: It looks like the original download links are now defunct. They appear to be redirecting visitors to a deal a day website. Apologies.<p>After …

5 Little Known Lightroom Tools That Will Make Your Photos Better

The topic of post-processing isn’t an uncommon one here at Light Stalking, and readers are treated to a relatively wide range of processing-related …

Tutorials

[70% off] 3 years of VPN Unlimited Premium for use on 5 devices for $19!

<i>Only four days left to get in on this deal!</i><p>Having access to a VPN is extremely important in today’s age. Use public WiFi? Want to see if you’re bandwidth is being throttled? Work remotely? Don’t trust your ISP or carrier? Want to see video or content that is only available in the US or while you …

Information Systems

Braun Prestige Chronograph Watch

Every designer on the planet owes a debt to Dieter Rams, the man behind some of Braun's most enduring designs. Now you can take a piece of that …

This Photoshop Tool Can Save You Some Serious Time

We all love to save a little time, but when it comes to Photoshop, some things are trickier than the others. Getting the right color look to an image …

Heads Up! You can have Android L’s new floating notifications now

There have been a few root only implementations of Google’s new heads up floating notification style, but non-rooted users can now get in on the fun. Heads Up! is the name of the app that makes it possible. Head on over to the XDA-Developers listing to snag it for free, or hit the Google Play Store …

Google Play

Tutorial: A Simple Way to Add a Watermark to Your Images Without Ruining Them

Watermarks are a controversial topic. Many believe they ruin your images, and are so easily removed that there’s no point in adding one. Others see …

Olympus’ New Anywhere Classroom Video Series is Another Great Resource to Watch

There’s no shortage of great photography resources out there for photographers of all levels who want to continue honing their skills, and joining …

Tutorial: How to Quickly Fix Skin Redness Using the HSL Sliders in Photoshop

One problem almost all portrait photographers are going to run into at one point or another is skin redness. We’re human, there’s blood flowing …

Guess The Country Where You Have To Work The Most To Afford An iPhone

An iPhone is a much larger expense in some countries other than the U.S. Here we break down how many hours it would take factory workers in 11 countries around the world to work in order to afford an iPhone 5S.<p><i>Produced by Sara Silverstein and Justin Gmoser.</i><p><b>Follow BI Video: On Facebook</b>

iPhone

Motorola’s Amazing Budget Smartphone Is Now Available With 4G

The Motorola G is a helluva a deal, and it just got better. The budget phone is now available in the U.S. with 4G for just $219. Unlocked and not tied to a carrier contract. And that’s awesome. You should buy five.<p>The Motorola G is the firm’s budget handset that will not break any benchmark records …

Video: Useful Tips for Buying Second-Hand Lenses

When it comes to buying glass, deciding what you want and how much you’re willing to spend can be difficult even in the best of conditions. So, …

Tutorial: Editing Smoke Photographs In Adobe Photoshop

Rename the background layer by double clicking on it. I changed mine to smoke tutorial, but feel free to name yours whatever you like.<p>Now we're going …

Clever Hack Gives Your DSLR Nine Times the Battery Life

When it comes to days where there are long periods of shooting — particularly video — it’s always nice to know you have enough battery power to make …

Making of ‘Watermark’: Documenting the Amazing Aerial Work of Edward Burtynsky

The aerial photography work of Edward Burtynsky is spectacular. So much so that Canadian filmmakers Jennifer Baichwal and Nick de Pencier — the …

These Lighting Patterns Will Make Your Portrait Photographs Rock

Familiarizing yourself with different lighting patterns isn't just to help you diversify your portrait portfolio. Depending on what you are trying …

5 Amazing Apps That Every Photographer Should Have

Once upon a time photography was in large part about remembering complicated rules and equations and a fair amount of luck. The more you knew of the …

The Chinese-Made Luxury Watch Market

Just about a year ago I published an article here on Forbes about the “Eroding Exclusivity Of The Tourbillon.” The thesis of the report was to discus how the once ultra-exclusive luxury watch feature was becoming increasingly democratized thanks to the efforts of enterprising Chinese watch brands. …

Lifta Minimal Wooden Desk Organizer

We have introduced several multi functional desk organizers. But if you prefer minimal design, the following Lifta <b>wooden desk organizer</b> may be more …

Formula 1 Pit Stops: 1950 vs. Today

A Formula 1 pit stop in the 1950s took about a minute (this one was like 65 seconds). We can’t even figure out how to get the spare tire out of our …

Formula One

Samsung Galaxy S5 Costs $265 To Make

Samsung launched the Samsung Galaxy S5 last Friday, we have already seen a tear down of the Galaxy S5, and now IHS has taken apart the S5 and …

Samsung Galaxy S5

Driving Curve

We could tell you that Driving Curve is like Nike+ for driving, but as it turns out, the developers already did that for us. So instead, we'll tell …

The 10 Most Massively Popular Smartphones You've Never Heard Of

<i>View the gallery in full screen for more details about each smartphone.</i><p>Good old America, land of the hot new smartphone. HTC Ones, iPhones, Samsung …

BioWeld1: Amazing Israeli Invention Eliminates Surgical Scars and Stitches

An Israeli engineer and resercher named Amnon Lam has developed a revolutionary innovation called BioWeld1 that closes surgical incisions by using …

The Truth About "Getting it Right in Camera"

Photoshop and other image manipulation software are wonderful things, they allow us to manipulate images in a way unimaginable in the days of film, …

With a bit of Photoshop magic, Photographer Robert Jahns creates these surreal photos of people performing death-defying stunts in the city. See more of Robert’s work over at his top-notch Instagram...

With a bit of Photoshop magic, Photographer Robert Jahns creates these surreal photos of people performing death-defying stunts in the city.<p>See more …

Skill Builder: Photographing Small Objects

Get beautiful macro shots and easily crop out and adjust backgrounds using this inexpensive hardware and software setup.<p><i>This project first appeared in MAKE Volume 38, on pages 64–67.</i><p>Taking pictures of small objects is a useful skill. If you’re selling something on eBay, or you want a permanent …

Tutorials

Your Heartbleed bug fix in three steps

This week there’s little question that the internet security world has been tossed down a flight of stairs. With Heartbleed, a relatively major bit …

Information Security

Photogs Take Note: A Blood Moon Eclipse is Set to Take Place Early on April 15th

On April 15th, a rather rare astronomical event is taking place: the “blood moon.” While technically nothing more than a lunar eclipse, this …

BTS: Recreating Iconic Hollywood Portraits Using Photographers As Models

Photographers Sue Bryce and Felix Kunze recently took a unique approach to recreating some of the classic Hollywood portraits of days gone by. Using …