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Google shows how easy it is for software to remove watermarks from photos

To highlight the need for more secure copyright protections<p>Google’s research division today detailed just how easy it is for computer algorithms to bypass standard photo watermarking practices, stripping those images of copyright protection and making them vulnerable to reposting across the …

Create Better Landscape Photos with These Focus Stacking Shooting and Editing Tips (VIDEO)

Landscape photographers often shoot at smaller apertures to increase depth of field in their images. But while that technique can deliver an …

Binded Unveils One Click US Copyright Registration for Photos at No Extra Fee

The blockchain-based copyright platform Binded (formerly known as Blockai) just launched a new service that may be a godsend for copyright-conscious …

Beginner Photography Tip: Understanding Autofocus Points

Part of becoming an improved photographer is learning the ins and outs of your camera.Though it can seem overwhelming when you're a beginner - having …

Landscape Photography

Light starts shipping the L16, its 16-camera pocket DSLR challenger

Light’s L16 was a radical design concept when it was originally introduced in October, 2015 — but the concept has become a reality, as the company is now shipping the first production units to its pre-order customers. The final design is quite similar to the concept it showed off back then, with a …

Photoshop Trick: Learn How to Expand Dynamic Range and Make Your Photographs POP! (VIDEO)

Here’s a simple but powerful Photoshop tutorial demonstrating how to rehabilitate flat and boring images with a few tips and tricks for expanding …

The honey bee is facing an existential threat — and it could be very bad for humans

Millions worldwide go to less lunatic lengths to capture the fruits of the labour of the world's three trillion or so honey bees, but it is a tribute to the global value of the honey bee and its nectar that even here high in Nepal, just 10 miles or so from Mount Everest, humans risk life and limb …

Insects

'The ghetto is the gallery': black power and the artists who captured the soul of the struggle

What part did black artists play in America’s civil rights struggle? They reinvented Superman and took a seven-mile artwork through Harlem. As the Tate tackles this tumultuous era with Soul of a Nation, we meet the show’s star attractions<p>Can “the soul of a nation” be defined by artists of its most …

Take Your Studio Game to the Next Level for Less Than $40

Virtually all photographers' portfolios have some form of studio work in it. The clean white background has been used the world over, from …

The Citograph 35 is a 35mm Pancake Lens That’s Always in Focus

C.P. Goerz has unveiled a new lens called the Citograph 35. It’s a 35mm f/8 lens that promises to “always be in focus”. Cito means spontaneous in …

How To Take Great Photos in Low Light: Why Nighttime Is the Right Time for Outdoor Photography

For many photographers, working with “existing light” means shooting during the day and stashing the gear after the sun drops below the horizon. But …

Landscape Photography

Plot Twist – Why I Prefer Shooting Portraits with APS-C Over Full Frame

Things are somewhat changing recently in regards to how the general photography community views APS-C and crop sensor cameras in general. But much of …

Cameras

How the Depth of Field Preview Button on a DSLR Works

DSLR cameras often have a little depth of field preview button beside the lens mount. This 3-minute video by ZY Productions revisits the basics of a …

10 best cryptocurrency apps for Android

Cryptocurrency has taken the world by storm. All over the world there are people mining for Bitcoins, Doge coins, and various other forms of currency. They’re starting to carry some real value in the real world and some places even accept cryptocurrency as payment for goods and services. In this …

Cryptocurrency

10 best DSLR apps for Android

Most serious photographers have DSLR cameras. They’re the current gold standard in photography. You can get buy various cameras and lenses. It can be expensive, but worth it. However, you can expand the experience even further using apps. There aren’t a bunch of really good options, but what’s …

All about camera and flash settings when photographing with a flash outdoors

Aleksey Koldunov and his brother managed to fit in three short five-minute videos a rather complex topic about camera and flash settings when …

The Rule of Thirds: What is it and why does it matter?

The Rule of Thirds is likely a term that you may have heard in reference to photography or videography, or maybe even graphic design or art. But you …

Landscape Photography

The Magic of Polarizing Lens Filters for Your Camera

Polarizing lens filters help your camera see the world in a new light… literally. If you’ve never used a polarizing filter before, check out this …

Every Photographer Needs to Hear Pye Jirsa's Speech on Photography

As photographers, it is tempting to get a little defensive or protective of your knowledge. You worked hard to get the skill you have. You …

Mastering Autofocus

It was 1985 when Minolta revolutionized the world of photography with the release of their first autofocus SLR—the Maxxum 7000. With autofocus in its …

Nature Photography

Getting out of Auto: Understanding the focusing modes on your camera

When trying to understand what different focusing modes are for, it's important to have a basic grasp of exactly what focus is in terms of …

A Look at Google’s $20 Photo Book in a Hands-On Review

Expanding into its ever-growing range of products and services, Google is now offering photo books. They’re competitively good value, and in this …

Books

Five Tips for Building Your Photography or Videography Brand

Creating a good brand is a tricky and subtle thing, and most of us don't have the benefit of a marketing team at our beck and call. Luckily, there's …

Videography

Lingmo language translator earpiece powered by IBM Watson

Australian start-up, Lingmo International, has brought us one step closer to the science-fiction dream of a universal translator earpiece. The …

How to Colorize and Bring Life Back to Old Family Photos in Photoshop

Watching old family photographs fading away in treasured photo albums is a sad reality. However, bringing the digital age to these old film …

The Five Apps For The Best Summer Photography

Summer means road trips, barbecues, vacations, and, therefore, photos. Piles and piles of photos. If you want yours to stand out from the flood of others, or you want your Instagram to be that much better, try these five apps.<p><b>VSCO</b><p>Think of VSCO as a fancier, more powerful version of Instagram’s app. …

Mobile Photography

How to Memorize the F-Stop Scale With Simple Math

Off the top of your head, do you know how much more light f/2.8 lets in compared to f/5.6? Do you know the f-stop number that comes after 11? This …

A piracy lawsuit is tearing Kodi's add-on community apart

Some of the biggest third-party Kodi streaming addons are no longer available. <i>TorrentFreak</i> reports that ZemTV and Phoenix have recently closed following a lawsuit from US satellite broadcaster Dish Network, with other streaming add-ons following suit. The add-ons, which offer on-demand and live …

6 night photography tips for shooting better cityscapes

<b>There's real potential for some impressive and creative shots to be taken after the sun goes down - if you know how. Matt Parry breaks down a few</b> …

These Simple Animations Are an Intro to Film Photography

Back in February, we shared a simple animation made by the film brand Ilford that shows how a film SLR works. It turns out that video was the first …