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6 Power User Tips for Lightroom Presets

For a long time, I have dismissed the concept of using other people's presets in any image editing software. Originally, presets where intended to …

Tutorials

5 Bad Habits of Good Swimmers

We all know that great swimmers have very few bad habits. And this makes sense, as bad habits in practice become mistakes in competition, and great …

Swimming

Aperture Priority vs. Shutter Priority vs. Manual Mode | Which is Best?

You may have heard it from a friend, from a popular photographer on the social media outlet of your choice, or read it on a blog somewhere. Maybe it …

Photos of Retired Subway Cars Being Dumped Into the Atlantic Ocean

Ever wonder what happens to subway cars after they’re decommissioned? For cars owned by the Metropolitan Transit Authority, they’re dropped into the …

Atlantic Ocean

Deals: 7200RPM External, Gadget Chargers, Vacuum Wine Saver, Fire Safepow

The HGST Touro is one of the only 7200 RPM external hard drives out there, and the 1TB model is only $60 today, which is as cheap as we've ever seen …

Microsoft to close Xbox Entertainment Studios, ending original programming plans

Microsoft is set to shut down Xbox Entertainment Studios, its internal branch dedicated to producing original programming for the Xbox brand, the company confirmed today in a statement to Polygon.<p>The news was first reported by Recode and The Verge.<p>Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella announced plans for …

How to fly in Spintires

Did you know that the supposedly earthbound trucks in sober Soviet truck driving sim <i>Spintires</i> are actually capable of flight?<p>Beautiful, majestic, tornado-like flight?<p>Well, they are.<p>YouTube user "Bray" demonstrates exactly how to achieve liftoff in this video, using a quirk of the game’s physics …

12 Expert Tips For Photographing Cityscapes At Night

<b>Jimmy Mcintyre</b> <i>is a travel photographer and educator. His photos have been published in local and national magazines, including the BBC. His online</i> …

Love chicken? These simple recipes are all you'll need for the week

Do you love chicken but don't want to be stuck in the kitchen prepping and cooking? Lucky for you, TODAY is teaming up with celebrity chefs to make things simpler for you. This week, TODAY is launching a cooking series titled "Super Simple Chicken: The Only Recipes You'll Ever Need," which features …

Cooking

Understanding Golden Hour, Blue Hour and Twilights

We all know that light is the crucial element in photography. Understanding how it behaves and the factors that influence it is mandatory.<p>For …

17 of Our Favorite Fried Chicken Recipes

These 17 recipes for fried chicken are so crispy, so juicy, so flat-out tasty, you won’t believe you made it yourself.<p>Put on an apron, grab a cast-iron skillet, and prepare to fry up chicken so crispy, so juicy, so flat-out tasty, you won’t believe you made it yourself.

Cooking

Alienware's Alpha Is A Gaming PC With The DNA Of A Console -- And It's The Real Deal

A funny thing happened on the road between CES 2014 and E3 2014: Alienware went from showcasing a console-esque Steam Machine with unknown internals, to showing a legitimate living room PC with the unadulterated DNA of a game console. Frankly I’m surprised I’m uttering these words, but the …

Steam In-home Streaming now open for business

Valve's strategy to take on the gaming consoles enters a new phase, with its home network game streaming service moving out of beta and into open use.<p>Valve's war for the heart and mind of the lounge room gamer continues, with the official launch of Steam In-Home Streaming the latest salvo from the …

Steam Machines

How to Successfully Focus on Fast Moving Subjects

It’s harder to hit a moving target than it is to hit a stationary target; any sniper, archer, or NFL quarterback knows this to be true. Photographers …

Cameras

The Advantages of Using a Graduated Neutral Density Filter in Landscape Photography

Getting exposure correct when shooting in high contrast situations—such as landscapes with bright skies and dark foregrounds—is a challenge. In the …

Landscape Photography

iPhone 6S camera tested in depth

Just how good is the camera in the iPhone 6S and iPhone 6S Plus? To find out, we spent a day with professional photographer and videographer Dan …

Introduction to Translucency and Blending Layers in Photoshop

Apr 20 0<p>On this basic video tutorial by Lynda, Adobe expert Deke McClelland demonstrates translucency as one of the benefits of using layers in …

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Kareem: 20 Things I Wish I'd Known When I Was 30

When I was thirty, I was living my dream.<p><b>When I was thirty, I was living my dream.</b> I'd already accomplished most of what I'd set out to achieve professionally: leading scorer in the NBA, leading rebounder, leading blocker, Most Valuable Player, All-Star. But success can be as blinding as Bill …

Genealogy

Why Aperture Priority is the Most Preferred Shooting Mode by Photographers

Photographers have their own shooting preferences. Some like using flash, some don’t. Some love to play around with depth of field, while others want …

3 Reasons to Use Old Camera Lenses

I know it. You know it. Everyone knows it. Technology moves fast–almost frustratingly fast. Everyone also has that one story about their new and …

Lightroom and Wildlife Photography: How to Create Magical Impact

The weekend approaches with plans of spending time immersed in Wildlife Photography followed by creating magic with your images in Lightroom. To …

Sunrise In The Office

Heartbleed Bug: Here Are the Passwords You Should Change

When it comes to changing your passwords, the Heartbleed Bug is a better-safe-than-sorry bug.<p>This is not a case of hackers breaking into a bunch of …

Information Security

Photos and Video of Meerkats Climbing All Over a Photographer and His Gear

While out shooting meerkats in Botswana, photographer Will Burrard-Lucas transformed into the most adorable look-out post in the history of …

Fuji chooses humans over robots

Fuji's human assembly line<p>When you imagine an assembly line in a factory in Japan you probably think conveyer belts, robots and automated processes. …

The Micro is a 3D printer 'designed for everyone'

M3D is making a bid to bring 3D printing to everyday consumers. Today the company is introducing the Micro, a product it claims to be the world’s "first truly consumer 3D printer." The Micro — now live (and already funded) on Kickstarter — was designed around three key principles: reliability, …

Tutorial: A Quick and Simple Technique for Adding Textures to Images

When Nick Fancher created his series of 80’s Cyber images, he made use of some textures to add that extra bit of character to the photos. The …

Grab a Coffee: 32 Incredible Photography Links

It has been a terrific week in the world of photography and Toad Hollow Photography has been searching all points of the internet for the best links …