Mike Cran

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Here’s How to Use Exposure Blending in Photoshop to Make Your Landscape Photographs Pop (VIDEO)

We’re all familiar with the common dilemma when shooting landscape photos where a compromise has to be made between a blown-out sky and an overly …

Netflix codes: The secret numbers that unlock thousands of hidden films and TV shows

Netflix's incredibly niche, personalised subgenres have long captivated movie nerds, from "Steamy Crime Movies from the 1970s" to "Period Pieces About Royalty Based on Real Life".<p>The genres, based on a complicated algorithm that uses reams of data about users' viewing habits to recommend exactly …

A Mark Cuban-Backed App That’ll Unlock Your Paycheck Early + 4 More New Apps

As much as we love getting out and enjoying spring, these April showers definitely make us want to cozy up on the coach and binge on our favorite things. So while we’re lounging around at home this weekend, we thought we would catch up on a few techy chores that don’t require putting on *actual* …

Google's experimental Android app dramatically improves nighttime photography

Most modern smartphones are capable of truly stunning photos. One of the ways in which they falter, however, is in low-light situations. Even cheap DSLR’s or mirrorless cameras are miles ahead of the best camera phones when it comes to shooting in dim settings, at least for now.<p>Google researcher …

Best Camera Settings for Landscape Photography

It's no wonder that landscape photography is so popular...For starters, it's an accessible given that we're surrounded by landscapes big and small …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

10 Design Ideas to Steal from Luxury Hotels

In her new book, a travel and design writer highlights striking hotel bedrooms, living spaces, libraries, and bathrooms.<p>As a writer, I cover both travel and design, and one of my favorite recent trends is boutique hotels that create welcoming, personal, intimate spaces that feel unusual. Many …

Peter George on his Queensland debut

How To Make An Ottoman - Using a Vintage Milk Crate!

I researched many ideas on how to make an ottoman. But, it was my husband who came up with not only a fabulous idea, but a really cheap rustic …

How To Turn A Vintage Crate Into A Coffee Table With Casters And New Rug

Hi Everyone!<p>I hope you all enjoyed your weekend<p>Mother’s Day!<p>I got to sleep in until 8:45 and woke up to coffee & gifts in bed<p>from my favorite …