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Artificial intelligence can take your bad whistling and make it sound like Mozart

Facebook researchers used AI to create a universal music translator.<p>Consider the sound of a human crudely whistling the theme music from the Indiana Jones movies. Then, imagine a computer listening to the whistled version of that song, and imitating it—but in the style of Bach, on an organ.<p>A small …

Do You Know These Two Indicators That Usually Mean a Photo Would Make a Great Black and White?

It is no particular secret that black and white photographs usually stay in vogue a lot longer than their full-colour cousins. Anybody who has been …

Build your own Action for Google Assistant

If you’ve ever chatted with a Google Home device, you know how frustrating it is to be told “I’m sorry, I don’t know how to help with that yet.”<p><i>Read Next: Google Assistant routines – all you need to know</i><p>Luckily you don’t have to wait for someone to implement this missing feature. You can do it …

Google Assistant

"OK Google" No Longer Needed Before Everything You Say To The Assistant. Here's How To Set It Up

The Google Assistant has many strengths but one of its great weaknesses is that you have to precede every interaction with the “Hey Google” or “OK Google” wake-up call. Google promised a solution in the form of Continued Conversation at last May’s I/O conference and now it’s finally rolling out to …

How I Built a Star Tracker for DSLRs

My name is Gerald Gattringer, and I’m a photographer based in Austria. I recently built myself a custom star tracker for DSLRs, and it works pretty …

Here’s a 4K Flow Motion Timelapse of an African Safari

Time-lapse photography artist Tyler Fairbank just released this beautiful 3-minute short film titled <i>Safari Botswana</i>. It’s a 4K “flow motion” …

A Time-Lapse of the Milky Way Rising Over the Brown Tahquamenon Falls

Photographer Dustin Dilworth of D3 Imagery visited Michigan’s Tahquamenon Falls at night and captured this beautiful 45-second time-lapse video of …

Fender's excellent desktop app for learning to play songs is now free

Fender’s $35 Riffstation desktop app, which helps you break down songs to learn its chords and riffs at your own pace, is now available for free on macOS and Windows.<p>Fire it up, open an MP3 or CD track, and Riffstation will break it down to show you the chords for the entire song. You can also slow …

A Professional Photographer Reveals The Keys To Awesome Night Photography

We cover tons of photographers, influencers, and vanlifers around these parts, which means a hefty number of images arrive at a steady pace, and we have the pleasure of sorting through them to choose the best ones to slide into posts. It gives us a solid idea of what photography trends are hot and, …

A Guide to Standards in Being the Second Shooter

Surprisingly often, simple courtesy is overlooked by photographers when hired to perform work as a peer. These principles sure seem like common …

Why the GoPro Fusion, Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality, and 360 is the Future of Photography

GoPro Fusion mounted on top of Lumix LX 100 with hotshoe mountMy GoPro Hero 3 was getting too old, so I went to the GoPro website and saw this new …

The Cutoff Technique in Street Photography

Dear friend,A technique I learned from my good friend Charlie Kirk in street photography: what he calls the ‘cutoff technique’.<b>CONQUER YOUR FEARS AND</b> …

10 hiking apps and gadgets for hitting the trail this spring

Prepare to face the great outdoors.<p>A spring hike is a great way to take advantage of the newly-warm weather. But it also comes with hazards like lingering snow, unpredictable downpours, and winter-damaged roads and trails. To prepare, you need to bring basic essentials like extra clothing, snacks …

Apps

Complete 2018 Kodi Setup Guide for New Users

<b>New to Kodi? Looking for a refresh in information? Check out our complete 2018 Kodi setup guide for information on how to set things up on Android,</b> …

19 Tofu Recipes to Treat Your Curd the Way It Deserves

Though tofu often gets a bad rap in this country, it's <i>so</i> much more than a bland substitute for meat. Its mild flavor makes it incredibly versatile, and, in many East Asian dishes, like <i>mapo tofu</i>, it's often combined with pork or beef for an intriguing interplay of flavors and textures. Nevertheless, …

How SpaceX Shoots Close-Up Footage of Launching Rockets

How does SpaceX get such clear and detailed imagery and footage of its rocket launches? Here’s a 5-minute video from Primal Space that answers that …

How to use moonlight when photographing stars

It’s almost common wisdom to say that, when photographing stars and night sky, it’s best to do it when there is no moon in the sky. The light of the …

An Archaeologist Says He's Figured Out The Secret of The Pyramids' Peculiar Alignment

How was this possible 4,500 years ago?<p>For centuries, the pyramids of Giza have puzzled researchers - not just their mysterious voids and hidden …

Google’s new AI algorithm predicts heart disease by looking at your eyes

Experts say it could provide a simpler way to predict cardiovascular risk<p>Scientists from Google and its health-tech subsidiary Verily have discovered a new way to assess a person’s risk of heart disease using machine learning. By analyzing scans of the back of a patient’s eye, the company’s …

28 Long Exposure Photos That Will Have You Longing For Your Tripod

Research tells us that we all need to slow down, find serenity and relax in all aspects of our life – our health and wellbeing depends on it.<p>So, how …

I Shot SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy and Got Retweeted by Elon Musk

My name is Brady Kenniston, and I’m a portrait and wedding photographer from a small town in Michigan, nowhere near the rocket haven that is Kennedy …

Powerful New FUJIFILM X-H1: Built for the Modern Videographer and Photographer - FUJIFILM X/GFX USA

FUJIFILM Corporation has announced that the powerful new FUJIFILM X-H1 will be released in stores across the country on March 1, 2018. This powerful …

Full-Frame Shootout: Sony a7R III vs. Nikon D850 vs. Canon 5D IV

Want to see how popular full-frame cameras from Sony, Nikon, and Canon stack up? Here’s a 20-minute comparison video from Dan and Sally Watson that …

One Photographer’s Switch from Canon DSLR to Fuji Mirrorless

Photographer Mark Duffy recently switched from Canon to Fuji, trading in the former to pick up the latter, and in this 14-minute video he shares his …

This Motion-Detecting Wildlife Camera Was Made with Raspberry Pi

Want a remote motion-activated wildlife camera without shelling out big bucks? You can build one yourself using Raspberry Pi. <i>PiBat</i> recently built a …

How I Shot the Super Blue Blood Moon Rising in the London Skyline

Supermoons attract a lot of media attention. You’ll struggle to scroll through your newsfeed without reading about a big upcoming lunar event, …

6 Essential Principles for Stunning Flower Photography - Part 1

Flowers are a popular subject for photography, full of color, texture, patterns and personality. This time of year many of us begin to count the days …

Landscape Photography

6 Essential Principles for Stunning Flower Photography - Part 2

Continued in <i>6 Essential Principles for Stunning Flower Photography – Part 1</i><p>In <i>part 1</i> of this article I delved into three important principles of …

Landscape Photography

Sigma Unveils the 14-24mm f/2.8 Art Lens with ‘Near Zero’ Distortion

A day after photos and specs were leaked online, the Sigma 14-24mm f/2.8 Art lens has now been officially announced by the company.<p>The new ultra-wide …