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These seven photography accessories will make your life much easier

Each of us has our favorite set of photography accessories we can’t imagine our life without. In this video, Manny Ortiz shares with you seven of his …

Photography Accessories

8 Foods That Lower Your Blood Sugar and Can Save Your Life

It sounds dramatic, but it is no exaggeration: Balancing your blood sugar could be a matter of life and death. Chronic high blood sugar levels can …

Nutrition

iPhone & iPad: How to enable the new thesaurus in iOS 12

Along with other minor updates to iOS 12 like how Face ID works on the Lock screen, Apple has brought a built-in thesaurus to iPhone and iPad. Follow along for how to turn this feature on.<p>This is another one of those features that isn’t overly exciting, but will prove valuable in day to day use. …

iOS

The 5 Best Travel Tripods

Whether you’re trekking into the wilderness or heading out on a tropical vacation, the fate of your vacation photos rests upon whether you have the …

Camping

5 Reasons Why You Should Use a Telephoto Lens for Landscape Photos (Shutterbug Video)

Why go wide when you can go long? That’s the message of Shutterbug’s latest photography how-to video offering five reasons why you should be using a …

Photography

How to Get Perfect Color in Photoshop With Just One Click (VIDEO)

Software guru Colin Smith of photoshopCAFE is who we turn to for helpful tutorials on how to better use those all-powerful and often confusing …

Tutorials

Researchers discovered hundreds of ads for runaway slaves in 18th-century Britain

Nestled among ads for new books, medicines, and clothes was a startling request for help. “Run away from his master, captain Bailey Kent, the 23rd of January last, a black negro Guinea boy, about 16 years of age, called by the name of Prattle, a short squat sturdy lad,” the newspaper notice reads. …

Black History

Hands-on: 100 iOS 12 changes and features [Video]

iOS 12 has now been out in the wild for a little over 24 hours, and we’ve been digging through the highly-anticipated beta to find new features. In this hands-on video walkthrough, we showcase 100 new iOS 12 features and changes.<p>Changes covered in this video:<p>GeekBench 4 Compute Comparison<br>• New iOS 12 …

iOS

The 14 best new features coming to the macOS Mojave this fall

At Apple’s (AAPL) developers conference on Monday, CEO Tim Cook announced a new version of the Mac’s system software, just as he does every year.<p>But …

Apps

Sony announces Cyber-shot RX100 VI with 24-200mm zoom

Sony has announced the Cyber-shot RX100 VI, a 1"-type compact camera with a 20.1-megapixel Exmor RS stacked CMOS sensor, 24-200mm F2.8-4.5 zoom lens, …

Cameras

AirPods to get Live Listen feature in iOS 12

Apple has one hardware-specific feature planned that wasn’t announced at Monday’s WWDC keynote. In iOS 12, users will be able to use Live Listen, a special feature previously reserved for hearing aids certified through Apple’s Made for iPhone hearing aid program, with their AirPods.<p>After enabling …

Apple

Start Learning Photography With Your Phone

For anyone that would love to start learning photography but doesn't have the means to invest in equipment, this is the perfect place to begin.<p>One of …

Photography

Give Your Macro Photos Total Depth of Field with This 2-Minute Focus Stacking Tutorial (VIDEO)

If you’ve ever tried your hand at macro photography, you know that precise focusing is of the utmost importance. That’s because there’s a very narrow …

Photography

Bird

The brilliance of Charlie Parker.<p>Arista Records, a relatively new company that helps mind the avant-garde, has recently purchased the invaluable Savoy Records catalogue, and its first reissue is “Charles Christopher Parker, Jr.: Bird / The Savoy Recordings” (Savoy SJL 2201). The album includes the …

Literature

5 Technical Tips On How To Convert Portraits into Black and White

Before the wonders of digital photography, using black and white was a choice that photographers made before capturing a photograph. Nowadays, that …

Tutorials

Antony Beevor: the greatest war movie ever – and the ones I can't bear

For a long time now, my wife has refused to watch a war movie with me. This is because I cannot stop grinding my teeth with annoyance at major historical mistakes, or harrumphing over errors of period detail. She only made an exception when Valkyrie came out, with Tom Cruise playing Count Claus …

Steven Spielberg

You Are Probably Using the Wrong HDMI Cord

It’s not your fault, but it is very likely that you’re using the wrong HDMI cord to plug that 4K Apple TV or PS4 Pro into your new TV. While you …

Set-Top Boxes

The Quickest Thing You Can Do To Shoot Better – But You Shouldn’t Do It

9:53 PM 05/16/2018Guns and Gear<p>By Mike Ox<p>I’m going to let you in on a little firearms training secret today.<p>It’s a trick used by instructors to get …

Brands, breakthroughs and bias: Here's why you've heard so much about Sony recently

If it feels like we've been writing a lot about Sony recently, you haven't been imagining things: we've been writing about its products and …

Cameras

How to get the most space in your cloud storage—without paying to upgrade

Free up some spare room.<p>Cloud storage services have given us an easy, hardware-free way to back up and transfer files. Some of them even give you a little space for free. However, the key word is "little." Once you start uploading files and folders, that free storage fills up fast.<p>Before you go …

Photo Basics: 7 Ways You Are Using Your Camera WRONG!

If you’re a beginner photographer or even if you just need a quick refresher course on some photography basics, the below video from B&H Photo's …

Zora Neale Hurston’s Lost Interview With One of America’s Last Living Slaves

<i>Their Eyes Were Watching God</i> is required reading in high schools and colleges and cited as a formative influence by Toni Morrison and Maya Angelou. …

Black History

How to Plank Like a Pro (and Avoid These 6 Mistakes)

Crunches are easily the most common of the abdominal exercises but they are certainly not the most effective way to strengthen your core.<p>Core …

I had no idea this hidden iPhone trick existed, and now it’s one of my favorites

A few months ago I told you about a nifty little iOS trick that may very well keep some iPhone and iPad users from losing their minds. How annoying …

iOS 11 tips and tricks everyone should know | ZDNet

How to really turn off Wi-Fi and Bluetooth<p>Those buttons on the Control Center panel don't actually turn off Wi-Fi and Bluetooth. Instead they …

How to take long exposure iPhone photos [Quick Tips]

They say the best camera is the one you have with you. And when isn’t the iPhone with you? iPhone photography has created a whole new generation of amateur photographers. While you may be looking for the next great app to help produce some stunning photos, did you know you can easily recreate a …

Chancellorsville Virtual Tour

More Virtual Tours<p>48,000<p>ACRES SAVED<p>The American Battlefield Trust and our members have saved more than 48,000 acres in 24 states!<p><b>American Battlefield</b> …

Find My iPhone Seems Trivial Until the Day You Really Need It

I say that Find My iPhone seems trivial until you need thanks to freshly gained experience. Before, it used to be a nice feature that was really handy for tracking down the kids’ devices when they misplaced them in the house or left them out in the car. Before yesterday, the only time I had to use …

There's a hidden shortcut for rearranging all of your iPhone apps at once — here's how to do it

It's easy to rearrange the apps on your iPhone: Simply hold down until they start wiggling, then move them into the screens and folders of your choice.<p>But if you want to rearrange a lot of apps at once, it can take a while — unless you know this new trick that Apple included in the most recent …

America in black and white in Alabama

As early as 1837, legendary South Carolina Senator John C. Calhoun was defending the “positive good” of slavery:<p>"If we do not defend ourselves none …