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6 Toxic Relationship Habits That Most People Think Are Normal

If you notice these patterns in your relationship it's a sure sign that something needs to change.<p><i>What are 6 toxic relationship habits that most people think are normal? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand</i> …

Selling

How I Shot A Wedding With Just One 35mm Lens

I recently shot a wedding with just one lens, a Rokinon 35mm t/1.5 on a Sony a7S II body. This was completely unplanned and wasn’t done to prove any …

Cameras

15 Things You Should Know Before Pressing the Shutter Button to Take a Photograph

Taking a photograph isn't merely about pressing the shutter button. Aside from the technical considerations like exposure, there are things like …

Landscape Photography

How to Master Your Own Psychology in Street Photography

Dear friend,One of the most challenging things in street photography is mastering your own psychology; to conquer your personal fears in …

Street Photography

How to Actually Improve Your Photography

In this article I'll share five tips on how I actually improved my photography. Here I'm not talking technicalities such as sharper images, shallow …

Street Photography

How to Make Your Smartphone Photos Look Like They Came From A Pro Camera

There are some incredible smartphone images out there. Apple, Samsung, Google all use beautiful shots from their respective devices in their …

Mobile Photography

How to Photograph Spectacular Light Trails

When I first started in photography one of the shots I was immediately attracted to was light trails. In a time before the Internet, these great …

Landscape Photography

If You Haven't Read These Graphic Novels, Now's the Time

If you grew up loving and collecting comic books, chances are you'll love reading graphic novels as an adult. Personally, I didn't discover the joy …

Graphic Novels

Here's Why Your Phone Battery Dies So Unreasonably Quick

Is your smartphone's battery always letting you down in the middle of the day? Suddenly your battery goes from 30 percent to 1 per cent … We hear you. It is downright annoying!<p>But Geeks has shared all the tips you need to prolong your battery life. Check out how you can up your chances of lasting …

Apps

"Westworld" Season 1 Recap

"The maze wasn't meant for you."<p><i>Fair warning: If you haven't watched Westworld Season 1, then don't read the following post unless you want all the plot spoilers.</i>

TV Series

Mistborn

• <b>Author:</b> Brandon Sanderson<p>Brandon Sanderson, fantasy's newest master tale spinner, author of the acclaimed debut <i>Elantris</i>, dares to turn a genre on its head by asking a simple question: What if the hero of prophecy fails? What kind of world results when the Dark Lord is in charge? The answer will be …

Google’s Grasshopper app teaches you how to code

Google's incubator for employees' "20 percent time" side projects, Area 120, typically produces fun things like an app to make YouTube more social and expanding Smart Replies. Now the workshop has released an app to help beginners learn to code in Javascript, which could be helpful for novices who …

This is Why Post-Production On Dual Monitors is Better

Do you still do your post-production on a single monitor? If so you are missing out on a whole world of extra space and efficiency. Now I know some …

10 Tips to Take Your Landscape Photos to the Next Level

My name is Albert Dros, and I’m a professional landscape photographer from the Netherlands. This article is both for beginners and advanced landscape …

Remove a Stuck Lens Filter by Tapping It Lightly With Your Finger

Here’s a strange photography hack that may sound stupid and unbelievable… but it can actually work: if you have a filter that’s hopelessly stuck to …

What is the Best Camera and Lenses for Street Photography?

Dear friend,Here are my personal recommendations for the best cameras and lenses for street photography:1. RICOH GR IISmall is beautiful: RICOH GR II …

Cameras

7 Reasons I Still Shoot Film in 2018

I’ve been shooting analog for almost four years now, and all I can say is: analog has truly changed my life and what I think about what it means …

How to Remove ANYTHING From a Photo in Photoshop

How many times have you taken a photo, thought it was great, and only realized later that there's something in the shot that you don't want to be …

The Death of DSLRs is Near

Two decades ago, DSLRs were introduced to replace film cameras. With only a few megapixels, very short battery life, and an overall low quality, it …

Remove Distracting Elements from Photos with These 3 Simple Photoshop Tricks (VIDEO)

A telephone pole emanating from a subject’s head is the classic example of a distracting element ruining an otherwise fine photo. But there are …

Tutorials

Sony’s new A7 III is a $2,000 full-frame mirrorless camera that should terrify Canon and Nikon

The imaging giant’s mirrorless camera lineup has never looked more intimidating<p>Sony spent 2017 releasing pricey powerhouse cameras like the A9, but today the company announced one that sounds almost as good at half the price. The new full-frame A7 III splits the difference between the pixel-packed …

Cameras

New eBook: STREET HUNT: Street Photography Field Assignments Manual

STREET HUNT is your personal guide to push yourself outside of your comfort zone, and to embark on new, exciting, and fun street photography …

Street Photography

Got an Empty Wall? 50 Gorgeous Gallery Walls to Try

Gallery walls are a decor trend that seem to be able to stand the test of time and for good reason. Powerful, beautiful, and full of character, these …

10 Unexpected Things You Haven't Thought to Frame as Art

(Image credit: Cup of Jo)<p>Creating gallery walls or clustering posters together always packs a punch, but what if you're tired of doing the same-old, …

10 books to read before they become movies in 2018

If one of your New Year’s goals is to read more, then you have some quality pages to turn this year.<p>From childhood classics to action-packed adventures, 2018 has some exciting book-to-film adaptations, featuring stars such as Oprah Winfrey, Tom Hanks, Jennifer Lawrence and Chris Hemsworth. Kick off …

Books

The best smartphones you can buy right now

Smartphones get better every year, but 2017 has seen a string of particularly impressive devices. The benefits are obvious -- there's never been a better year to be in the market for a new phone -- but that also means that making a decision is harder than ever. Since we've tested all of 2017's …

Razer Phone is here, with smooth screen and powerful speakers

It's the gaming lifestyle company's first phone.<p>"You use this for a week and then go to any other phone, you're going to be upset," says Tom Moss, Razer's head of mobile.<p>He's talking about the Razer Phone. (From Razer, the company you might know from mice, headsets or laptops.)<p>It's real. It's …

Phones

Thelonious Monk's Quiet, Slow Conquest of the World

For decades a respected but somewhat eccentric figure even within the jazz scene, the pianist and composer is at the peak of his influence as he reaches his centennial this month.<p>The peak of Thelonious Monk’s fame came in 1964, in his 47th year, when his painted portrait—dourly glowering or shyly …

3 Common Problems With Outdoor Photographs And How to Solve Them

As a newcomer to photography, the chances are that many of your first images will be outside. The beauty of the natural world or the dynamism of …

Watch the first action-packed full-length trailer for Marvel’s ‘Black Panther’

Just a week after Lucasfilm and Disney had the whole world buzzing with the debut of the new <i>Star Wars: The Last Jedi</i> trailer during Monday Night …

Marvel Universe