Michael Wilson

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7 Simple Photography Tips that Every Beginner Photographer Should Know

Don’t you sometimes wish you could go back in time and give your younger self some advice that you’ve learned much later in life? That’s the crux of …

Photography

How to Capture Silky Smooth Long Exposure Photographs

Ever wonder how to create silky smooth long exposure images? Well, watch this video by Greg Benz to find out how.<p>Creating long exposure images isn't …

Landscape Photography

12 incredibly useful travel apps you didn't know about until now

Have smartphone, will travel. Nowadays, your phone may operate in many different countries, or you can easily stick a SIM card into the slot and pick up a local data plan. Another option is to keep your phone off and only use Wi-Fi whenever you find it. In short, your phone is still useful when you …

Chamber of Commerce

A Beginner's Guide to ISO: What It Is and and How to Use It in Your Photography Work

Shutter speed, aperture, and ISO are the three most fundamental properties of photography, and understanding them inside and out when you first start …

An Informative Animated Timelapse Mapping European Rulers From 400 BC Through Present Day

YouTube mapmaker Cottereau has created a really informative animated timelapse that plots every European ruler throughout every era from 400 BC …

Photography 101: The best YouTube channels for learning about photography- Technology News, Firstpost

When I was starting out with photography, <b>YouTube</b> was only just becoming popular. It was a platform to share videos with friends more than a platform …

Videography

Definition of Shutter Speed in Photography - Case Studies & Cheat Sheet

Shutter speed is part of the exposure triangle along with aperture and ISO. Shutter speed doesn’t only control the exposure but also lets the …

Mexico's Top 6 Adults-Only Resorts

Riviera Maya: El Dorado Casitas Royale<p>Whether you're planning a honeymoon or looking to clock some time with your partner without the kids in tow, …

Today I Discovered This 20 Minute Guide To The Second World War

Image: Getty<p>The Second World War swallowed up the years between 1939 and 1945, affecting people across the globe and ending as the deadliest conflict …

World War I

What Aperture Should You Use?

One of the primary questions that beginner photographers have about aperture is simply what aperture to use.And while there are often choruses of …

The keto diet, explained

Is eating a lot of fat really the best way to lose weight?<p>It’s why people are putting grass-fed butter in their coffee, downing ketone drinks, and replacing their cereal and pasta with eggs and avocados.<p>The ketogenic diet has become a Silicon Valley obsession and the diet du jour that supposedly …

The Ultimate Beginner’s Guide to Working Your Camera

Learning how to take control of your camera and getting out of full auto mode can be a little daunting for new photographers like yourself.However, …

21 Cooking Charts That'll Make Any Foodie Say "Excuse Me, What?!"

* prints and tapes to fridge *

Cooking

How to take a picture of the moon that doesn’t look like a tiny, white blob

Taking a good picture of our little satellite pal is harder than it seems, but a little prep makes a big difference.<p>The moon is a photographic tease. It hangs up there in the sky, all big and bright. Then you try to take a picture of it and you get a pathetic white blob floating in a sea of digital …

1660: The year that changed everything

In terms of sheer impact on the ordinary people of England, Charles II's restoration in 1660 is eclipsed only by the events of 1066, writes Ian …

Photography Tutorials For Beginners: Aperture, Shutter Speed, ISO, & Light

In upcoming days, we are going to share interesting Video Tutorials for beginners in photography. Here is the first video, clearly explained about …

Shutter Speed

Monthly expenses: 60 minutes to better budgeting in 2018

A new year means a new approach to staying on top of your finances. Here's how to put a budget together in a mere hour or less.<p>If you don't currently follow a monthly budget, you're not alone. Nearly 60% of U.S. adults make the mistake of not having a budget in place. But without one, you're likely …

Personal Finance

The LA Bucket List: 45 Things to Do Before You Die

The one and only thing every single Angeleno needs on their LA bucket list? Reading this, uh, LA bucket list, which lays out all 45 things you need …

California

15 of the best travel apps for your next trip

Apps

How to Pick the Right Camera Settings for Every Scenario

Fresh from telling us to stop asking about camera settings, Tony Northrup is back with a 17-minute video going in depth on the general camera …

An Entire Basic Photography Course in an Infographic

We live in an era where learning things has become a lot easier, including photography. On top of courses and modules that you can enroll in, there …

Photography

Here's how to not suck at photography

Back in 2013, <i>The Guardian</i> pondered the "death of photography" as an art form as smartphone cameras became ubiquitous. A little dramatic? Maybe — but …

I want to develop Android Apps - What languages should I learn?

So, you’ve decided you’d like to learn how to develop Android apps? Great! Unfortunately, intentions can only carry you so far. Learning to code can be complicated. Sometimes it’s not even clear where to start. You’ll probably have a slew of questions to answer before you even get started?<p>What …

Android Development

Gmail quick tip: Use color coded labels to organize your inbox

Here's a quick and easy organizing tip that will help you quickly identify certain sets of messages at a glance.<p>It's been almost three years since I …

Social Media

The 25 scariest movies of all time—and how to watch them online

When you think of the scariest movies of all time, what comes to mind? <i>The Exorcist</i>, <i>Texas Chainsaw Massacre</i>, <i>The Shining</i>, <i>Halloween</i>? These films are all …

Horror

Landscape Photography Primer: Getting Sharp Images With Depth of Field and Hyperfocal Distance

When you gaze upon a landscape with your own eyes, you see the entire scene in sharp focus. Recreating that focus in the images you make of the …

Digital Photography Exposure For Dummies Cheat Sheet - dummies

Understanding the art and science of exposure in digital photography involves three main settings on your camera (which is probably a digital SLR, or …

Add Impact and Drama to Your Landscape Photos with These Easy Composition Techniques (VIDEO)

Marcus McAdam is a professional landscape photographer from one of the world’s most picturesque locations—Scotland’s Isle of Skye, which offers …

Photography

A Beautiful Visualization Of How Your DSLR Camera Really Works

Leave it to a graphic designer to clearly visualize the complicated inner-workings of your digital camera in a way that actually makes sense.<p>Here’s the thing about expensive, hulking DSLR cameras: They take beautiful photographs, but only if you know how to use them. And understanding the various …

Data Visualization

Everything mattered: lessons from 2016's bizarre presidential election

WTF just happened?<p>It’s been almost three weeks now. The news cycle has moved on.But I, for one, have not fully processed the news that Donald J. Trump is going to be president.<p>Those words still sound like nonsense to me. I can’t shake the sense of surreality. And I know I’m not alone.<p>Before we’re …

Political Science