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EU plans antitrust probe into Amazon, Netflix, and other digital commerce players

The European Commission announced today the start of a year-long probe into whether e-commerce giants such as Amazon and Netflix have policies that restrict the ability of merchants and consumers to buy and sell goods and services across Europe’s borders.<p>“It is high time to remove remaining …

With Calendar app revamp, Google aims to keep rivals at bay

The app will automatically turn flight confirmations and concert tickets sent to your Gmail account into calendar events.<p>Google is trying to make sure its Calendar app stays current.<p>The Internet giant on Monday announced updates to the Calendar app for its Android operating system, as well as …

Apps

Girl hit by plane on Florida beach dies from her injuries

The 9-year-old girl critically injured when an airplane struck her on a Florida beach last weekend has died, the Sarasota County Sheriff's Office said Tuesday.<p>The girl, Oceana Irizarry, and her father, Ommy Irizarry, 36, of Georgia were struck Sunday afternoon by a plane making an emergency …

Painting with Light in the Landscape

Most of the articles I’ve written about light so far have explored the use of natural light. Painting with light in the landscape takes that idea …

What’s new in Photoshop CC for Photographers

The new Photoshop CC hasn’t launched without a lot of controversy. There are some very valid reasons not to like the fact that the only way to get …

Digital Photography

An Introduction to Blend Modes in Photoshop

This week I had a number of readers email to ask about the topic of ‘blend modes’ in Photoshop. So I thought I’d see what our friends at Phlearn have …

How to go Get the Best Shots of your Kids

Once you've begun to incorporate the “Get on their level” angle into your routine, here are 4 \ ideas to break the cycle of the adult eye level shots.

5 Creative Ways to Find New Locations to Photograph

There’s truly nothing like visiting a location for the first time – I absolutely love it and I strive to always photograph at least one new location …

KIDS: Weekly Photography Challenge

Over the last couple of weeks we’ve published a few posts that touch on the topic of photographing kids – so we thought that this week it might be …

Composition Exercise: Frame Within a Frame-Digital Photography School

The Frame Within a Frame exercise is a valuable tool for adding interest to your images and improving your composition

Views Across the Landscape Book Review

In scanning Views Across the Landscape I was struck at how the author/photographer used light to lift the quality of his landscape images.

Defining Your Photographic Specialty

en_US<p>article<p>How to define your photographic specialty.<p>https://digital-photography-school.com/defining-photographic-specialty/<p>Digital Photography …

The Secrets of Great Portrait Photography

Texture as a Design Element in Photography

One of the first things to consider when photographing texture is that the beauty is in the details.

Terrified of Street Photography? Here's How I Do It - Digital Photography School

I am still far from comfortable but I look forward to street photography as well on my trips. These are the things that got me started, even if …

Seascape Photography Guide Bundle

Seascapes make an excellent learning ground where diverse techniques can be practiced and mastered. This new series of e-books has been written to …

PayPal Unveils Yet Another Way to Pay in Stores. Now It Has to Get People to Use It.

Another day, another announcement of a product aimed at getting shoppers to buy stuff in retail stores using an app on their phone instead of a …