Michael Genseal

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Use Photoshop’s Calculations Tool for Dramatic B&W Conversions in Just 30 Seconds (VIDEO)

If you’ve never used Photoshop’s Calculations Tool you’re not alone. Many photographers ignore this option when editing their images, but after …

The 5 Most Common Procrastination Excuses Solved

From not knowing how to start to not having a deadline, here are some solutions.<p>Bad news: We’re biologically hardwired to procrastinate. Research shows we possess a limited amount of willpower that drains throughout the day, regardless of what we do.<p>We can’t avoid procrastination. Instead, embrace …

11 Things I Wish I'd Known About Making New Friends As An Adult

It can be a difficult process.<p>If you try a new hobby and you find you don't like it (or you don't like the community), that's okay! Move on and try something else. The important thing is to keep trying stuff until you find the right thing for you.<p>"But they might say no!" Yeah, they might. And …

7 Odd Things Successful People Do Over the Summer That Lazy People Do Not

I bet you don't do these.<p>What does it take to become successful--at anything?<p>I'll tell you what. It doesn't start with taking the summer off. That's for sure.<p>Summer is nothing more than a change in temperature--and if you live somewhere like California, then summer is even less noticeable. Sure, …

Get All The Photos Friends Take at Your Wedding Instantly With This App

Sure, event photographers are great, but what about all those pictures your wedding and party guests are taking on their smartphones? Tracking down …

An Easy Drawing Lesson for Beginners

Are you one of the many people who thinks they can't draw? Don't worry, everyone has to start at the beginning and if you can write your name, you …

Tutorials

∞ Thoughts on iOS 11

With iOS 11 Public Beta being released today, I could easily sum up my thoughts on the new iOS by saying I think it’s one of the most significant …

Apps

The iPad Pro: Now a true photographer’s tool

When Apple released the first 12.9-inch iPad Pro, I wondered if it was finally an iPad that photographers could embrace without also getting an …

iOS 11 Maps has an awesome virtual reality feature no one is talking about

With developers going through every crevice of the latest iOS 11 beta, it seems that new features and interesting tweaks are being unearthed almost …

Amazon turns Echo devices into an Alexa-powered home intercom system | Trusted Reviews

<b>Amazon has announced an update for its Echo range of connected speakers, which will allow those with multiple units to use them as an intercom system.</b><p>…

How to use Type to Siri in iOS 11 (and why you’ll love it)

iOS 11 is Apple’s most keyboard-friendly version of its mobile software yet, but that doesn’t mean you have to hook up an external keyboard to use its best new keyboard-centric features. Today we’ll look at <i>Type to Siri</i>, which can be used whenever you’d usually talk to your favorite digital …

More Photoshop Buried Treasure: Image Processor

Scott Kelby (from online educational community KelbyOne.com) share another in his series of Photoshop Buried Treasure — in this one he shares how the …

Differences Between Trijicon RMR Sights

With more and more folks starting to put miniature red dot sights on handguns, a question we see quite frequently is which RMR do I get? The RMR is …

Beginners Tutorial: How to Easily Replace a Boring Sky in Photoshop (VIDEO)

We’ve all had an otherwise beautiful landscape or cityscape scene ruined by a dull, blown-out, or boring sky without clouds. In the Photoshop …

Proper iOS 11 downgrade procedure detailed on Apple support page

Following up on today’s release of iOS 11 beta 2 update 1, Apple has also updated its <i>beta software</i> support page to detail the proper methods in downgrading to iOS 10. Many developers on iOS 11 beta 2 had noticed that downgrading was broken and today’s changes look to resolve that.<p>Apple’s page …

iOS 11: The best new features in one handy list

iOS 11 is one of the biggest updates to Apple’s mobile OS yet, especially for iPad users. Now that it’s available in a public beta, here’s our rundown of the best features so you can decide for yourself whether to install. Spoiler alert: you probably should.<p>Apple Pay takes on Venmo and …

Apps

The Best EDC Pouches

LinkOur friends at Everyday Carry usually share lots of great items like tools, knives, pens, and survival gear. Now you need a place to put all your …

Cool Stuff

6 New Year's Resolutions for a Better Everyday Carry

With a new year upon us, it's always a good idea to take a step back, empty our pockets, and take inventory of our everyday carry.<p>Hopefully you've …

Converting your irrigation system to drip

Tackling that confusing, intimidating and frightening maze of pipes running under your lawn and throughout your garden beds doesn’t have to be a …

10 Best Apple Pencil Apps for Your iPad Pro

<b>Apple’s Pencil and iPad Pro make for a potent creative combination, with stunning displays, low latency interactions and a growing library of</b> …

Could A Server Heat Your Home? This Dutch Startup Wants To Make it Happen.

Everyone who has ever used a computer knows that they can get hot. Servers—computers specifically designed to store data and run the invisible …

10 Bad Habits That Could Be Stopping You From Getting Promoted

Talent alone is rarely enough<p>Too many people think that just being good at your job is enough to get you promoted. They think that talent is enough to make it to the top.<p>But surely, if you are good enough people will put up with some of the bad that comes with the package.<p>We're not all perfect, are …

Essentials for complete control over photography with your smartphone camera- Technology News, Firstpost

<i>By Abhilash Pavuluri</i><p>Smartphone cameras have improved by leaps and bounds in terms of quality. Gone are the days when 5MP was the de-facto standard. …

Mobile Photography

The 9 Worst Mistakes You Can Ever Make At Work

Self-awareness is a critical skill in the workplace.<p>No matter how talented you are or what you’ve accomplished, there are certain behaviors that instantly change the way people see you and forever cast you in a negative light.<p>We’ve all heard of (or seen firsthand) people doing some pretty crazy …

This Is the Best Way to Organize Your iPhone Apps for Peak Productivity

We use our cell phones so much that if we accidentally misplace them, it can set us on a wild goose chase. It’s safe to say we’re sort of obsessed …

Apple Watch's Toy Story Face Goes Live in watchOS 4 Beta 2 With Numerous Characters and Animations

During Apple's WWDC keynote this year the company debuted new features coming in watchOS 4, some of which include fresh watch faces for Apple Watch. Following in the footsteps of the animated Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse faces, watchOS 4 is gaining new Disney characters for Apple Watch wearers in …

How to switch between List and Grid view on your Apple Watch Home screen

Prior to watchOS 4, Apple Watch used to present the installed apps arranged in the default hexagonal grid, always focused on the Clock app in the …

Apps

Self-Taught Artist Creates Incredible 3D Drawings That Seem Ready to Jump Off the Canvas

Some people are just born with an insane amount of talent. Take 31-year-old Nikola Čuljić, a self-taught artist from Serbia. He has been actively …

Art