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Top 10 best compact cameras 2018: Super-zooms and premium point-and-shoots for superlative picture taking

While testing each of these cameras, we put them through what we think the average user is going to do with them. That includes a range of different …

Cameras

12 Best Portable Cameras for Travel Photography – Page 2

Nikon 1 J5<p>This stylish, compact fifth-generation Nikon 1 mirrorless camera employs an upgraded 20.8MP CX format CMOS sensor plus an enhanced EXPEED …

Cameras

Life Hacks to Make 8 Household Chores Easier

Chores are never going to make you jump for joy. But there are ways you can make everyday cleaning and maintenance less of a pain—you just need to …

Lifehacks

How to Shoot Awesome Astrophotography & Night Sky Images: A Basic Tutorial to Get You Started

This video tutorial is a few years old, but we thought we’d share it because it offers some great starter information on how to shoot …

Photography

3 Incredibly Easy Tips For Better Night Photography

I absolutely love night photography. I can remember the first time I took some night time photos and I was blown away by what I saw through the …

Shutter Speed

Latest Update Gives Adobe Lightroom Classic CC A Facelift - Sleeklens - Handmade professional Lightroom presets

Rating: 0 based on 0 Ratings<p>May 14, 2018 By Graham Daly<p>Latest Update Gives Adobe Lightroom Classic CC A Facelift www.sleeklens.com<p>Lightroom Classic …

Tutorials

How To Quickly Select Multiple Photos on Your iPhone or iPad Without All That Tapping

• Home<br>• How To<br>• How To Quickly Select Multiple Photos on Your iPhone or iPad Without All That Tapping<p>Chris Hauk - May 14, 2018<p>If you’re selecting multiple …

Apple Watch

Divide and conquer your Mac photo library

<i>This post is presented by Fat Cat Software, maker of PowerPhotos.</i><p>If there’s one thing photo libraries do, it’s grow. And as they increase in size, they also become harder to organize. Duplicates creep in, folders get mixed up, and the size can easily get out of control. But a Mac app called …

App Store

How to Make a Beautiful Photo Card with Mixbook

You want to create a greeting card, invitation or marketing postcard that's fully personalized with your unique photographs and individual style. But …

Graphics

5 Common Mistakes Using A Circular Polarizer

Circular Polarizer (CLP) can boost sky colors and contrast but could be very tricky to use. Common issues include vignetting on your photo corners …

Landscape Photography

More Simple Secrets to Using the Powerful Curves Tool in Photoshop (VIDEO)

We’ve featured several tutorials on how to use the powerful Curves tool in Photoshop and Shutterbug readers keep asking for more so here’s another …

Tutorials

A Professional Photographer Reveals The Keys To Awesome Night Photography

We cover tons of photographers, influencers, and vanlifers around these parts, which means a hefty number of images arrive at a steady pace, and we have the pleasure of sorting through them to choose the best ones to slide into posts. It gives us a solid idea of what photography trends are hot and, …

Photography

Discover New Color Schemes and Filters in Photoshop

The way that you choose to manipulate color as an artist is one of the primary methods of making an image unique. If you are looking to improve the …

Tutorials

The Best Ways to Reheat Leftovers

We love leftovers. In many cases, an extra day or two allows flavors to mingle and actually improve. The only snag, though, is that sometimes the …

Cooking

Slide copying with the Nikon ES-1, BR-5 adapters and the Nikkor Micro AF-S 105mm f/2.8 ED VR lens

<i>Slide copying by K. Jayaram, a nature photographer from India:</i><p>I have used slide films for over four decades. I have been wanting to copy some of the …

Cameras

10 Best True Crime Novels Every Armchair Detective Will Love

For the true crime-obsessed, hunting down the best true crime novels is a must. Long gone are the days when an interest in the macabre parts of …

Crime

Our 7 Best Slow Cooker Ground Beef Recipes — Recipes from The Kitchn

A slow cooker can work wonders for so many ingredients, but where it really shines is with inexpensive cuts of meat. It can turn a plain pound of …

Cooking

Top 10 Steps Workflow & Camera Setting For Best Landscape Photos

Below are typically my 10-step process – of course it doesn’t feel like so many steps in the field once you are familiar with your equipment and …

Landscape Photography

Protect Your Camera — And Your Neck — With This Military-Style Bungee Strap

DSLR cameras aren't really known for their durability, which is why you should be using yours with a strap whenever you shoot. While most straps work …

DSLR Cameras

What’s the best photo management solution? Google Photos or iCloud Photos?

I’ve always been a huge fan of cloud-managed photo systems. I did a review of Everpix back in 2013. I even challenged Apple to release something similar to iCloud Photo Library. I’ve written countless articles about Photo Management and discussed it on countless podcasts. Photo management is …

Google Photos

Time After Time: The Lasting Legacy Of Chet Baker

When the body of Chet Baker was found, crumpled and bloodied, on an Amsterdam pavement on Friday, 13 May 1988, beneath the third-floor window of the …

Universal Music

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Importing Photos in Lightroom

If you haven't closely examined everything you can do when you import photos in Lightroom, you could be missing the chance to save valuable time in …

Tutorials

The 8 Best and Recommended Wide Angle Lenses For Nikon Cameras

When you want to get up close and personal with your subjects, or you want to capture scenes like nighttime skies and large events in all their …

Cameras

An Intro to Timelapse Photography by a Hobbyist Who Became a Pro

If you enjoy watching timelapse videos but aren’t familiar with the ingredients that go into making one, check out this 3-minute video by <i>Guardian</i> …

Photography

How Various Settings Can Create Different Landscape Photographs

The cool thing about landscape photography is that there are generally a variety of appropriate settings for any specific scene or subject; it really …

Landscape Photography

These Are the Best Camera Settings for Landscape Photography, According to Serge Ramelli

Serge Ramelli is a professional photographer and educator we turn to again and again for great photography tips and advice. In the below video he …

Landscape Photography

Instant Pot Sweet Potato

Tired of soggy, boiled sweet potatoes? Hail <b>Instant Pot Sweet Potato</b> which get ready, silky smooth in 30-35 minutes (yes, with natural pressure …

Cooking

The Best Cut of Pork Chops to Make in the Slow Cooker

Pork chops have a regular spot in my meal plan rotation. They cook quickly on the stovetop and in the oven, but some nights I'm happy to opt for a …

Cooking

12 Tips for Taking Amazing Landscape Photos

Bring the right gear<p>If you’re planning to make prints, most scenic shots look best when displayed large, which means quality is key. We recommend …

Cameras

A List of Cottage Garden Plants; The Ultimate Guide

A cottage garden is an informal planting where flowers take centre stage. Imagine masses of hollyhocks, daisies, phlox, catmint, and foxgloves …

Landscaping