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The History of Canon's CINE-SERVO 50-1000mm Lens

Canon

Getting out of Auto: Understanding Aperture

What is aperture?<p>In simple terms, aperture refers to the opening of a lens diaphragm through which light passes. Changing this setting – which is …

Planning your next Photography Adventure

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Sigma debuts the world's first full-frame 14mm f/1.8 lens

Definitely one of the most impressive pieces of glass to be unveiled this year.<p>Author:<p>Staff<p>Publish date:<p>Social count:<p>4<p>Definitely one of the most …

Cameras

Advanced Tutorial: How to Color Grade Photos Using Luminosity Masks

When you look at the work of a professional, award-winning beauty photographer like Zoë Noble, it just has that <i>something</i> extra. If you’re wondering …

Tutorials

Tips for Processing Your Smartphone Photos

There's no denying it - mobile photography is better than ever.<p>Not only are the phones in our pockets more capable of taking stellar photos, but the …

Mobile Photography

Join me for a week in Lisbon, Portugal for a true Photography Adventure!

Come explore Europe’s second-oldest capital, the City of the Sea<p>Every year I personally take a small group of people to an exotic location for a …

Photography Links and Tutorials That Will Make You Smile Ear to Ear!

Photographers! I don't know about you, but I really love this time of the week, when indulging in a world of pure photography is an absolute …

Photography

10 Inspiring Houses - Dwell

The Nida House by Pezo von Ellrichshausen starts with a small floor at the bottom and gradually increases size at each level of the five-story home. Located in Chile, the structure is made from reinforced concrete and wood native to the region.<p>Art and architecture is a worthy combo. Designed by …

Architecture

Why Photographers Should Consider a Fluid Head for Their Tripod

Most still shooters use a ball head mount on their tripod, but photographer Hudson Henry wants you to reconsider. As he explains in the video above, …

Make, Don’t Take Photos

Dear friend,<p>One of the lessons I’ve learned is that in order to make more beautiful photos, we should seek to “make” (not “take”) photos.<p>I first …

Outsource your boring back office paperwork to AI

There seems to be no end to what artificial intelligence can do. After thrashing humans at sophisticated games like chess and go, AI’s next conquest appears to be the workplace. Many already hold jobs at forward-looking companies across industries. Some work as customer service reps, translators, …

The Secret to an Evenly Cooked Roasted Chicken

How to avoid the dreaded dry white meat.<p><i>Yes, everybody makes basic cooking mistakes. Like, say, something as simple as overcooking mushrooms or toasting grains and spices. Below, reader Molly Frisch confesses ruining a roast chicken to associate food editor Rick Martinez. Welcome to Effed it …

Cooking

Fruit and veg 'could reduce breast cancer risk by one quarter'

Harvard study of 90,000 women suggests eating plenty of fruit and vegetables in adolescence could sharply reduce the risk of later breast cancer<p>Teenage girls who eat the recommended five portions of fruit and vegetables a day could reduce their risk of breast cancer in later life by up to one …

Intelligence alert on terror attack by Lashkar-e-Taiba targetting PM Modi, Parliament

Less than a week after Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Pakistan, intelligence agencies have issued an alert regarding terror attacks by LeT …

After losses in Delhi and Bihar, BJP decides not to contest elections in Modi’s name

Beginning in Assam next year, the saffron party will declare its chief ministerial candidates well in advance.<p>After assiduously using Naredra Modi's …

A beginner’s guide to Vedanthangal

This is a story any visitor to the bird sanctuary, that’s one of the oldest in the country, is told by the locals. S. Lakshmi, who runs a tiffin shop …

Birds

This Frighteningly Smart Office Building Knows Exactly What You Want, When You Want It

The Edge may be the most connected–and greenest–office anywhere in the world. Is this the future of working?<p>When you pull up for work at Deloitte’s new office building in Amsterdam, the garage automatically recognizes your car or bike, opens the gate, and guides you to a parking spot and a free …

Dell's XPS 12 might be an impressive Surface alternative

Dell's XPS 13 is one of my favorite laptops of 2015 thanks to its stunning edge-to-edge display, but it looks like a smaller tablet variant might be on the way. We saw some low-resolution images of a Dell XPS 12 last month, and now German site <i>WinFuture</i> has managed to obtain a slew of photos of the …

Consumer Tech

Tiny Polaroid ZIP is a selfie printer for your smartphone

If the fear of loss doesn’t persuade you to print the pictures on your smartphone, perhaps your curiosity about cool gadgets will. In this case, consider the Polaroid ZIP photo printer.<p>It is a tiny ink-free printer slightly bigger than a deck of cards that, with an easy-to-use app, lets you make …

25 Stir-Fry Recipes to Rock Out With Your Wok Out

Every cook has <i>that</i> piece of cookware—the one they keep coming back to day after day. That could be a stainless steel sauté pan, a cast iron skillet, or an enameled cast iron Dutch oven, but for me it's unquestionably my wok. I've been using the same cheap carbon steel wok for years, and it's one of …

Food & Dining

Exclusive: This is the 2nd gen. Chromecast w/ backdrop feeds, better WiFi, ‘Fast Play,’ more

According to internal documents that <i>9to5Google</i> has obtained, huge updates to the Chromecast platform are just around the corner. The long-rumored 2nd generation Chromecast hardware is set to debut at Google’s event later this month, packing many new features including feeds for the device’s main …

18 Sweet and Nutty Dessert Recipes

Contrast is one of the most important factors in good cooking, and desserts are no exception. While there's certainly a place for uniformly creamy dishes—who wouldn't love to dig into a goblet of airy chocolate mousse right now?—so many sweet treats can be improved with a little crunch, and nuts …

Dessert

10 Tips from One Week as a Professional Baker

<i>Be prepared to get your hands dirty and apply sprinkles liberally.</i><p>Have you ever fantasized about quitting your 9-to-5 to bake cookies all day? Well, folks, I’m here to tell you the dream is alive and well. After spending three years in a publishing job where I covered food but never touched it, I …

Add-on promises to stabilize video from nearly any camera

It's possible to stabilize your phone videos through Hyperlapse, and dedicated video editors can smooth out other shaky clips with enough time and effort. But what if you want a simple way to eliminate jitters no matter which camera you're using? SteadXP believes it can help. It's crowdfunding a …

Hindu values that have no scientific basis should be given up: RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat

RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat (PTI Photo)<p>RSS sarsanghachalak Mohan Bhagwat on Sunday called for a reassessment of Hindu religious values, saying that …

Bharatiyakaran: RSS' 8-point guide to saffronise education

As Narendra Modi and his ministers lined up at RSS' recent conclave with their report cards, the Sangh elders were particularly assessing the work in …

Falling short: How India treats those seeking refuge

The image of drowned Syrian toddler Aylan Kurdi sparked an outpouring of support for Syrian refugees last week. While sympathy is spontaneous in the …

India

Four future space technologies that will change the world in your lifetime

From ending natural disasters, to flying to Sydney in an hour, scientists are working on future technologies to solve some of humanity's biggest challenges<p>Imagine a world where severe storms, tornadoes, and flash flooding are no longer a threat to human life. Or a time when flying from London to …

James Webb Space Telescope

Your 'biological age' can now be read in a drop of blood

A simple blood test can now be used to estimate your 'biological age'.<p>Biological age, unlike chronological age, looks at how your body id developing …

Alzheimer's Disease