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Seven best eating places in Pondicherry

A quaint French setting, subcontinental aesthetics and a blended cuisine- all together attract travellers to the small Union Territory of …

South India

Recommended Nikon D5600 Settings

Although the Nikon D5600 has a more streamlined menu than some other cameras in Nikon’s lineup, there are still a huge number of camera settings and …

52 Pieces of Incredibly Engineered Running Gear on Amazon Prime

Let engineering and science turn you into the fitness buff of your dreams.<p>There’s no better, more accessible way to get fit, or even just a little …

Shopping

Learn Digital Photography The Smart Way

Do you own a DSLR but still take average, boring photos?<p>“Now You Can Master Any DSLR Camera And<br>Take Gorgeous, Attention-Grabbing Photos By<br>Following …

DSLR Cameras

Meet Photolemur: Artificial intelligence that automates your post-processing

Searching for a great location, finding the perfect light, waiting for the decisive moment, and capturing a great frame is a thrilling process for …

Tutorials

How many calories you burn doing 39 popular exercises

Everything we do burns calories.<p>But have you ever wondered how your running habits compare to your friend's cycling sessions? Or how your weekend kayaking trip stacked up to a morning swim?<p>Calorie-counting isn't the best way to lose weight— for that, you're better off focusing on which foods you …

This beginner's guide will have you shooting great landscapes in no time

Landscape photography means different things to different people. For some it’s about recording a memory of where they’ve been. For others it’s about …

Landscape Photography

Five New Watches Under $6,000 That Punch Far Above Their Weight

<i>Originally published by Jack Forster on Hodinkee.</i><p>It's no secret that the world of watches has experienced more than its fair share of turmoil …

How to Memorize the F-Stop Scale With Simple Math

Off the top of your head, do you know how much more light f/2.8 lets in compared to f/5.6? Do you know the f-stop number that comes after 11? This …

5 scenic stays in Darjeeling that won’t break the bank

Nestled in the lap of nature, Darjeeling is often referred to as the Queen of the Hills. If you’re looking for a getaway in the country to replenish …

A Beginner’s Guide to Buying Your First Tripod

So you have a camera, a lens, and maybe a few filters.What else do you need to complete your kit?There are a lot of accessories you can buy, but the …

The best SD cards you can buy for your DSLR camera

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>SHutterstock/Business Insider<p>The Insider Pick:<p>Unless you're an avid photographer, buying the right SD card can be mystifying. You have to …

The Ultimate Travel Guide To Experiencing Most Of Europe In Under 5 Weeks

Europe doesn't seem all that big when you know what you're doing. In just five weeks, you can go from running into Platform 9 ¾ at King's Cross …

Tripods for Photography: Everything You Need to Know

Tripods may seem like one of the simpler items in the photographer’s toolkit, but there are actually a lot of things to know about them. Even the …

Simple Tricks to Getting Sharp Images With Your Camera

Let's face it.There are a lot of things that can go wrong when creating a photo.The horizon might be off or the framing might not be pleasing to the …

This Simple Animation Shows You How an SLR Works

Here’s a neat little animation from Harman Technologt, the folks behind the Ilford brand of film, that breaks down exactly how a basic film …

Cameras

Photography Gadgets You Didn’t Know You Need, But Will Definitely Want

What’s the one thing all photographers are guilty of?Gear lust!It seems that no matter how much gear we acquire, there’s always something else that …

3 Things Every Beginner Photographer Should Add to Their Camera Bag Today

I think we can all agree that being a beginning photographer is a lot of fun.I think we can also agree that it can be a little overwhelming!When I …

The Ultimate Canadian Bucket List Travel Guide in Honor of Canada’s 150th Birthday

Canada is enjoying a moment—not only because of Justin Trudeau mania and the country’s post-U.S.-election appeal, but also because it’s celebrating its sesquicentennial. That’s right, 2017 is the 150th anniversary of confederation, a milestone that will be celebrated countrywide. It’s no wonder …

Canada

5 Professional Photographers, 5 Different Camera Systems

A pro-level camera system won’t make a great photographer. It can’t create composition or find the right light. It doesn’t get you “the eye.” But in …

How to Use a Chronograph and Tachymeter on a Wristwatch | The Art of Manliness

In our guide to men’s wristwatches, we discussed “complications” — the various extra features on a watch that go beyond just telling time. Two of the …

Watches

The ultimate guide to lenses for filmmakers and photographers

For those new to photography or video, lenses can seem like a scary subject. There’s so many different types, and numbers and letters that all denote …

Bose's sound bar streams big

The Bose SoundTouch 300 sound bar offers wireless streaming and 4K compatibility in a compact form factor.<p>The competition for sound bars over $500 is heating up with the release of some excellent models recently including the Sony HT-NT5 and the Samsung HW-K850. Now, Bose is trying to get in on the …

How to Permanently Delete Your Gmail Account

How to Permanently Delete Your Gmail Account<p>Are you wondering how to permanently delete your Gmail account? If so, you’ve come to the right place. …

A Comprehensive Beginner’s Guide to Aperture, Shutter Speed, and ISO

This guide to photographic exposure aims to help you take full control of your camera. I often tell my students that I want them to move away from …

Depth of Field Explained

When you focus your camera, the area around the focal distance will also be in focus. But this can fall of to blur quickly, or slowly. The acceptable …

5 at-home workouts better than the gym

What you know about exercising from home is true: There are more things hindering your workout than helping it. But that doesn't mean you can't get a …

Cardio Exercise Heart Rate

The factors that determine your heart rate during cardiovascular exercise include age, sex, level of fitness and exercise goals. It is possible to …

5 Designers Reinvent The Humble Bathroom Faucet

David Adjaye, Jean-Marie Massaud, Werner Aisslinger, and others design their own take on bathroom hardware for Axor.<p>Every year, the bathroom hardware-maker Axor asks a different group of international designers to envision the future of the bathroom. The project, called WaterDream, has seen its …