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10 pro tips to get amazing photos from your iPhone

By Christopher Phin<p>The best camera is the one you have with you, but if you don’t know how to get the best out of it, it’s just so many ounces of …

Headphones

How to turn your Mac into a Wi-Fi hotspot

Hard to believe, but iMac was the first PC to offer built-in Internet access<p>At a conference? Sharing facilities on a location that has Ethernet but …

Wi-Fi

Apple teaches photo editing with over-the-phone classes

Half an hour could boost your photography skills.<p>Many device makers give you the tools to capture and edit great photos, but they seldom teach you how to make the most of those tools. Apple thinks it can -- and unlike in the past, you don't need to show up in person to develop your skills. The …

Photo Editing

Apple Now Offering 30 Minute One-on-One Training for Photos App

- Aug 28, 2018<p>Apple is now offering customers one-on-one tutorial sessions over the phone with a “Photos expert,” for training on how to use the …

Mobile Photography

10 Incredible Driving Roads in the USA

Few countries in the world can claim the geographical accolades that the United States can. We are a country flanked by the two largest oceans in the …

Hiking

These Car Cleaning Hacks Are Absolute Lifesavers

Taking time out of your day to clean your car is tough. In comparison to our other priorities in life, it seems that cleaning your car often falls in …

The Top 9 Destinations for Fishing in Colorado

Fishing is huge in Colorado, which boasts thousands of miles of rivers and more than 2,000 lakes and reservoirs. Whether you fish on ice, with a rod …

Using Manual Focus Lenses on Nikon DSLR Cameras

One of the greatest features of single-lens reflex (SLR) cameras is the interchangeability of their lenses. From super-wide fisheye to …

How to Shoot Shallow Depth of Field Portraits in Studio With Flash

Many of us love the look of shallow depth of field portraits and strobe lighting, but when you move into the studio, this combo can present some …

An Introduction to Kegging Homebrew

Say goodbye to bottling and hello to the wonderful world of kegging! We’re here to walk you through the basics of kegging your homebrew. It’s easier …

Flash Photography Is Easier Than You Think: This Simple Primer Shows You How (VIDEO)

There are two important facts about flash photography that everyone should understand: The first is that a simple external flash mounted atop a …

Apple Photos 101: How to View, Save & Edit Burst Shots on Your iPhone

Whether you mean to or not, taking burst photos is super easy on the iPhone. In the Camera app, just compose your photo, tap-and-hold the shutter …

Mobile Photography

The Top 10 Film Cameras Worth Buying

Technology has given us infinite possibilities via digital photography, and it also precipitated an almost complete annihilation of analog and …

How to easily check to see if Apple is slowing down your iPhone

Remember how crazy all those conspiracy theorists sounded when they carried on and on about “planned obsolescence,” claiming that Apple was …

Batteries

A More Nuanced Three-Light Setup for Studio Portraits

The beauty of a studio space is the ability to carefully craft light exactly as you'd like it to be, giving you the opportunity to get as nuanced as …

Shooting with Window Light in a Small Home Studio

Today, another great behind the scenes video by photographer Irene Rudnyk. She is a huge fan of simple setups and natural light, so she is shooting …

Photography Tips

Road Trip Diaries: 7 must-sees on the drive between Portland, Oregon, and Olympic National Park

“Lush” is the first word that comes to mind when you think of the Pacific Northwest. From the moss-draped bigleaf maples of Portland’s Forest Park to …

When to Replace Your Self-Defense Ammo

A while back, Chris talked about how to choose your self-defense ammunition, and he brought up the idea of rotating self-defense ammo in carry …

What to Do With Digital Storage That's Collecting Dust

How many of you have old memory cards, USB sticks, or even hard drives lay around doing nothing? Of those that answered yes, how many of you still …

Information Systems

Watch: How to Get the Most out of Your 5-in-1 Reflector

It's one of the most versatile light modifiers you can get, but how exactly do you use a 5-in-1 reflector?<p>Light modifiers are just about as important …

Handy

New: Bokeh & Depth of Field Masters Guide

Imagine having the knowledge to confidently create beautiful background blur, in any situation with any lens. <i>Creating Beautiful Background Blur</i> is a …

5 Myths About Hyperfocal Distance

When we talk about hyperfocal distance with our students, we sometimes get a skeptical look or two… and we can understand why. After all, it is a …

Landscape Photography

5 Easy Steps to Zero Your AR-15

Zeroing (also called sighting-in) is the process of adjusting your rifle’s sighting apparatus (iron sights, electronic optic or riflescope) until its …

How to Use Evernote: The Ultimate Guide

I often refer to Evernote as my “second brain.” The app allows me to follow a modified version of David Allen’s Getting Things Done (GTD) philosophy, a productivity method designed to help you arrange a systematic workflow to prioritize, manage, and execute important tasks while snoozing those that …

How to stop the same song from autoplaying every time you plug your phone into a car

The sound of silence<p>It’s happened to everyone: you plug your smartphone into your car, and then cringe when <i>that</i> song — the same song every time — begins to play. For some reason, iPhones will automatically play whatever song is listed first alphabetically in your iTunes. It doesn’t matter if you’re …

Gmail inbox full? Here’s how to delete old messages and clear up space in under a minute.

Are you getting the dreaded “inbox full” message on your Gmail account? It’s stressful to go back through all of your emails one by one and decide …

How To Zero Your AR-15 Rifle

When it comes to properly zeroing in your AR-15 rifle, there are many schools of thought on the proper way to do it. Personally, because of the help …

Delete yourself from the internet by pressing this button

The internet can be a beautiful and horrible place at the same time. It’s weird, and sometimes you feel like you want to leave. Sadly, there’s no easy way out — or there wasn’t, until now.<p>Swedish developers Wille Dahlbo and Linus Unnebäck created Deseat.me, a web app that offers a way to wipe your …

How to Use Your Camera’s Histogram to Get Perfect Exposures Every Time (VIDEO)

How often do you use your camera’s histogram while out shooting? If the answer is “never,” you’re ignoring a powerful tool that can help you get …