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How to Build a Simple DIY Photography Studio

Cooperative of Photography (COOPH) has created a new video where they share great tips and tricks on how to build your own simple DIY photography …

Focal Length and Field of View Explained in 4 Steps

Just like our eyes are our windows to the outer world, lenses are the eyes of the camera to the outer world.And just like each person has different …

Cameras

The intriguing mystery of The Goldfinch

A 362-year-old painting of a tiny bird has become one of the most popular of its time. But will we ever know what The Goldfinch means? Alastair Sooke takes a closer look.<p>On the face of it, it couldn’t be simpler: a small, charming painting, on a wooden panel, depicting a goldfinch perched on its …

Sync Photos Across Devices With Mylio

<i>The Mylio interface remains the same across devices, from laptop to tablet to smartphone. In all instances, the images come first, with</i> …

Fantastic DIY Gifts for Under $10

The holidays are the perfect time to DIY gifts for the ones you love! If you think you can’t make a handmade present your friends and family will …

Crafting

Inside the Development of Light, the Tiny Digital Camera That Outperforms DSLRs

The creator of the new Light digital camera explains how he made it work Photo: Gabriela Hasbun Photo: Sue Tallon <b> T</b> <b>he best digital cameras today are</b> …

Why Purchasing a Neutral Density Filter Holder Set is Your Better Option

Earlier this year, Patrick Hall did a thorough comparison of a variety of neutral density filter brands. The test included findings on color cast, …

Landscape Photography

Creativity - Art Supplies Beyond the Basics

I built the Basic Supply List to promote creativity, and as an important starting place with the idea that economy matters, and the belief that a …

Stanford Professor puts his entire digital photography course online for free

When it comes to the list of digital imaging pioneers, Marc Levoy is one of those names that belongs right near the top. His work has led to many of …

Digital Photography

Lexar explains why not all memory cards are created equal

Memory cards come in many shapes and sizes, and there’s a greater variety of formats and features than ever, complicating the buying process for …

This $8 IKEA table hack produces killer product shots

Here is a nice concept for product photography. If you are familiar with table-top, you will love this table-bottom concept.<p>This one is coming from …

IKEA

Improve your iPhone storage with iKlips DUO iOS

While Apple takes their sweet time expanding the iPhone’s storage capacity, many of us are fighting the “Not Enough Storage Space” notification as we use our iOS devices for an assortment of media and data activity each day.<p>The Cloud helps, but it’s certainly no substitute for the security and …

Here’s a Fun Way to Do Portrait Lighting Diagrams

Enjoy looking at lighting diagrams to see how photographers light their photos? Check out the way photographer Joey Hernandez shares his. Instead of …

Luma debuts a Wi-Fi router that uses mesh networking to provide quality Internet at home

A few years ago, I needed to buy a router, but when I looked at the ones at the store, it was daunting. The associate wasn’t really able to help me, so I went with one based on brand name. That wound up being a bad decision, as that router didn’t provide the most reliable service in my apartment.<p>If …

Wi-Fi

3 search sites that don't track you like Google does

When you need to get information or find something online, chances are you go to Google. But while Google is great at Web searches, it’s hardly stellar when it comes to privacy. It saves your search history, scans your Gmail, tracks your location, keeps everything you say to “OK Google,” and a lot …

Photojojo launches Parabo Press iOS app for stylish photo prints

Your iPhone and iPad may be stuffed to the gills with photos, but the challenge of finding a super creative way to showcase the ones you really like — aside from sharing them on social media or email — can become overwhelming.<p>Photojojo — an online photography gear shop, together with Zoomin, a …

Teen Invents Headphones That Prevent Hearing Loss

Aegis Acoustics headphones were designed by 16-year-old Kingsley Cheng as a stylish-but-safe way listen to music. “The American Academy of Audiology reports that approximately 12 percent of all children ages 6–19 have noise-induced hearing loss. We’re here to change all that and make listening …

With a new service called B2, Backblaze wants to take on Amazon in cloud storage

It was 2009 when cloud computing startup Backblaze first made a splash by open sourcing the designs behind its custom-built, high-density storage …

Samsung launches its fastest mainstream SSD yet

Samsung has just launched the 950 Pro, its first consumer SSD that puts vertical NAND (V-NAND) tech into a gumstick-sized M.2 PCI Express device. The result, as you might guess, is speed. The 512GB model, which costs a reasonable $350, can read at 2.5GB/s and write at 1.5GB/s, easily beating the …

Computer Hardware

These headphones come with a gimmick that makes a difference

Reid Heath Acoustics is a British headphone company whose products have attracted Apple’s attention and are featured alongside the more familiar Beats, Bose, and Bowers & Wilkins brands in the accessory section of Apple Stores around the world. This particular set, the T20i, comes with the Made for …

The Story Behind a Baby Product Designed For First-Time Parents

<i>SleepBelt creators Hayley Mullins and Ashley Wade. Photo courtesy SleepBelt.</i><p>Sisters can not only be best friends; they can also be business partners. Just ask the Kardashians and the Olsen twins.<p>One such team of "sister-preneurs" is Hayley Mullins and Ashley Wade, who started the Toronto-based …

How to Officially Register Your Photographs with the US Copyright Office

When your finger presses down on a camera’s shutter button and captures a photograph, that photo is instantly copyrighted with you as the rightful …

This Ultra-Thin Solar Charger Can Power Up Your iPhone On The Go

That’s changing. A powerful new charger called Solar Paper, thinner and lighter than an iPhone 6, can fully charge a phone almost as quickly as an …

Here's why LG is still making flip phones

Like AOL subscriptions, the flip phone seems to be an anachronism, a leftover fragment from another age. And yet, just like AOL subscriptions, the flip phone persists, with LG this week introducing its Wine Smart handset. It runs Android on a 3.2-inch screen, comes in a choice of burgundy or navy, …

5 Photoshop Tricks You (Probably) Don’t Know

The Photoshop Training Channel published this great 9-minute video with 5 useful Photoshop tricks that the majority of casual Photoshop users …

Travel Photography Tips And Etiquette

BALI<p>In my last post I talked about the importance of communication on a fashion shoot or any kind of collaborative shoot. Today, I’d like to share …

6 Families Who Nailed Color Coordinated Portraits

Matching outfits in family photos is a time-honored tradition. But before you cringe, there's a trend we're seeing all over Pinterest that's a cute, fresh take on the idea. Coordinated color schemes are an adorable way to take your family portraits up a notch.<p>We partnered with DSW to take a closer …

Cute

You’ll Be Obsessed With This 3-Ingredient DIY Face Mist

I have a confession to make. I am a face mistaholic.<p>A former coworker turned me on to Caudalie’s Beauty Elixir — it basically has a cult following — and I was instantly hooked on the $49-per-bottle beauty-boosting spray. It smelled so refreshing, worked wonders on my skin and I was able to use it …