Phani Kumar

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Nikon's D850 DSLR blends speed with insane resolution

Nikon recently teased a full-frame D850 for its 100th anniversary, hoping it would fulfill the wish-lists of pro photographers. It has now unwrapped …

Canon EF-S 35mm f/2.8 Macro IS STM

<b>Pros</b><p>Compact. 1:1 magnification. Image stabilization. Quite sharp. Integrated LED light. Smooth, silent focus. Inexpensive.<p><b>Cons</b><p>Shows some barrel …


Top 5 things you need to know about Kotlin, Android's new programming language

What is Kotlin and why should I care about it?<p>Google announced support for Kotlin in Android at Google I/O 2017, but many of us aren't sure what's …


5 Camera Accessories All Nikon Shooters Must Have

I know what you're thinking...This article is nothing but a bunch of useless accessories that you'll never need.But trust me, this has nothing to do …


malai kulfi recipe | easy malai kulfi recipe without condensed milk or mawa

malai kulfi recipe with step by step photos and video – easy and delicious kesar pista malai kulfi recipe made without condensed milk or mawa …


Big Changes Around the Corner for the IoT

The Internet of Things (IoT) is a swamp that just doesn’t want to be drained. While there hasn’t been a huge alligator of a distributed …

Microsoft launches new IoT services for the enterprise

Microsoft is launching IoT Central today, a new Internet of Things (IoT) service that gives enterprises a fully managed solution for setting up their IoT deployments without needing the in-house expertise necessary for deploying a cloud-based IoT solution from scratch. It’s basically …

Internet of Things

Macro Photography: 4 Tutorials Full of Tips & Tricks

Photography can show us a new perspective of the world, and no genre does this better than macro photography. If you’re new to macro photography, it …


Hyderabadi Biryani declared India's national dish: Foodies, rejoice!

Yes, you read that right. All you proud Hyderabadis, it is time to celebrate! The world famous 'Hyderabadi Dum Biryani' is now the national dish. …

Free Cactus Firmware Lets You Use HSS and TTL with Different Flashes and Camera Systems

Photographers using Cactus‘ new V6 II and V6 IIs wireless flash transceivers are about to get a huge update. Cactus is launching a series of …


Photographer creates realistic locations for miniature photography on a budget

We enjoy presenting you with creative photographers who shoot miniatures, make stuff on the budget, or take realistic photos of miniatures. Indian …


Beginner Photography Tip: 4 Benefits of Shooting With a Prime Lens

Not that long ago, I wrote an article about the benefits of a kit lens that comes bundled with many beginner-level cameras, and how it's actually …


School of Visual Arts’ YouTube Channel is Full of Amazing Photo Lectures

If you’re always on the lookout for great educational, inspirational, or just plain interesting photography content online, you need to visit the …


The Battle is Over: My Micro 4/3 Camera Outsold my Full-Frame DSLR

The battle is over, and full frame cameras have lost the race. Here’s why.<p>I’ve been selling photos through a high end stock agency for the last two …


When it will be completed?

Fireman in protective suits

15/52 - Cola Dive

iPhone repair

Engineers working

Cleaning others mess

Unloading the consignment

Chefs discussing the Sunday menu for the guests

Mowing on the laptop.

Nikon 105mm f/1.4E Review

Ever since it was introduced back in 1993, the DC Nikkor 105mm f/2 DC has been a classic – it was one of the most favored lenses for film portrait …


University attacked by its own vending machines, smart light bulbs & 5,000 IoT devices

Today’s cautionary tale comes from Verizon’s sneak peek (pdf) of the 2017 Data Breach Digest scenario. It involves an unnamed university, seafood …

Information Security

Build a Cheap Smart Doorbell That Sends You a Picture When Someone Rings the Bell

Smart doorbells can snap a photo of whoever rings the bell, making it so you can screen all those visitors you get throughout the day. Over on …

Raspberry Pi

Kai Says the Updated 24-105mm f/4L is ‘Canon’s Best Lens’

Improved optics, improved stabilization, improved autofocus, there’s not much that <i>isn’t</i> improved about the new Canon 24-105mm f/4L IS II. Maybe …


John Wilhelm Takes Conceptual Photography To The Next Level With Fantastical Worlds

<i>All images by John Wilhelm. Used under Creative Commons License.</i><p>Conceptual photography plays around with distortion of reality in images to …

Google is bringing AI to your Raspberry Pi

Face-recognition, speech-to-text translation, and sentiment analysis are among tools that could be coming to the Pi.<p>Google is planning to bring …

Raspberry Pi