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The Mothers of All Disasters

Massive hurricanes striking Miami or Houston. Earthquakes leveling Los Angeles or Seattle. Deadly epidemics. Meet the “maximums of maximums” that keep emergency planners up at night.<p>For years before Hurricane Katrina, storm experts warned that a big hurricane would inundate the Big Easy. Reporters …

How Google Is Helping In The Fight Against ISIS

Tony Avela—AP<p>Aya Brackett—Nest<p>George Frey—Reuters<p>Tripplaar Kristoffer—Sipa USA<p>Google/AP<p>Ventures and Capital<p>Tony Avelar—Bloomberg/Getty Images

Autonomous Cars

Understanding White Balance with 6 Easy Tips

Photographers talk about white balance and color temperature a lot, but what do the terms mean, and why would you choose one setting over another? …

Tutorials

How to Create Intense Portraits in Lightroom

Many times when you are processing portraits in Lightroom or Photoshop you are working towards a soft, pleasing look. However, with some portraits …

Tutorials

How I Drastically Improved My Photography with Just Two Little Decisions

The question I get asked the most is: “Wow, nice pic! Which camera are you using?” Does that sound familiar? In the past, every time I heard this …

10 Things I Would Tell a New Lightroom User: #9

Posted By Scott Kelby on Monday, February 16, 2015 in Develop, Featured | 25 comments<p>Happy Monday everybody! I’m back from sneaking off to Portland, …

Tutorials

5 Tips for Better Travel PhotographyStories from the Field

<i>The following post was written by National Geographic Student Expeditions trip leader Steve Byrne. Steve is a nature and adventure sports</i> …

The Travelling Photographer

“Wherever you go, you take yourself with you.” ~ Neil GaimanIn Hokkaido last month one of the guys I was traveling with made an astute observation, …

Photography

Sigma Unveils the 24mm f/1.4, A Premium Wide Angle Prime ‘Art’ Series Lens

Sigma has announced the latest lens in its highly-acclaimed Art series of premium lenses. The newly unveiled 24mm f/1.4 DG HSM follows the 35mm f/1.4 …

Going Urban With Your Landscapes: 7 Tips for Photographing Urban Landscapes

Let’s be honest, if someone mentions landscape photography to you, most people immediately think of beautiful sweeping vistas, majestic coastlines …

Landscape Photography

Five Essential Focal Lengths Every Photographer Should Try

In the world of photography–be it that the craft is carried out professionally or leisurely–it has always been a matter of dispute whether a prime …

Cameras

7 Creative Photography Tricks to Achieve Amazing Results

Whether you’re a beginner in photography or pursue it as a hobby, we're pretty sure you’re always eager to learn some interesting tricks that will …

Re: If You Don’t Want Your Photos Stolen, Don’t Post Them on the Internet

“If you don’t want your photos stolen, don’t post them on the Internet.”<p>This is an argument I have heard over and over again, mostly from people who …

Android Lightroom Mobile Comes to Android, But Just Phones for Now

Adobe has announced Lightroom mobile for Android phones. It’s an app that helps extend your workflow beyond your desktop and allows you to use your …