Alex Chiu

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Get Perfect Product Shots With An $8 IKEA Table

Caleb Pike is back with another DIY video, this time creating a super cheap product photography setup. It's clever, well thought out, and the results …

IKEA

You can now shoot Panoramas and 360 degree photos with the Syrp Genie Mini

Moving the camera is the single biggest way to add impact and production value to your video and timelapse sequences. In fact, camera movement has …

This $8 IKEA table hack produces killer product shots

Here is a nice concept for product photography. If you are familiar with table-top, you will love this table-bottom concept.<p>This one is coming from …

IKEA

Castelli introduces the Idro jacket, their lightest Gore-tex product ever

It wasn’t long ago when Zach and I were caught in a, well, unexpected downpour. The fact that we didn’t pack any kind of rain jacket for this …

Clothing

Outdoor Photographers: Nat Geo Made a Website to Easily Print Detailed Maps for Free

For outdoor and adventure photographers, knowing your terrain and location is essential for a safe journey. With that in mind, National Geographic …

Specialized fires up color-changing, heat-sensitive paint for Olympians (and you)

Specialized sponsored athletes heading to Rio will be carrying a different type of torch with specially painted Tarmac, Amira and Epic FSR bikes that …

Free Polygon Backgrounds and Textures

by Bradley Nice, Content Manager at ClickHelp.co<p>Polygon backgrounds are pretty famous among web designers. Most of the polygon environments are …

Night Photography: 12 Essential Techniques, with Fuji X cameras

Share<p>Tweet<p>Shares 0<p>I often discuss with my friends about the tips and tricks in all kind of photography fields. It is good to share your knowledge …

After Ikea: 10 mid-range furniture stores that won't break the bank

Graduating from Ikea? Here’s where to start<p><i>Editor’s Note: This post was originally published in March 2017 and has been updated with the most recent information</i>.<p>What do you do when you graduate from Ikea? Where should you shop when you’ve outgrown the DIY-attitude of easy assembly and flat-packed …

No Studio? No Problem: 5 Simple Lighting Setups for Portraits On-location

<i>Take a Time Out with Tanya, art director & graphic designer turned commercial photographer who really just wants a break from her three kids. Sign up</i> …

Dining Rooms

Create Gorgeous Duotones in Three Easy Steps

Duotones are images that only use two colors. It’s a technique that’s been around since the advent of photography. In the 19th century duotones were …

Tutorials

No Studio, No Problem: How to Create Stunning Head Shots in Any Location

<i>Take a Time Out with Tanya, art director & graphic designer turned commercial photographer who really just wants a break from her three kids. Sign up</i> …

10 Things to Keep in Mind When Stacking Time-Lapse Images

Shooting time-lapses can be a good skill to have as a photographer and as a video producer. I like shooting nighttime traffic. It gives me an urban …

Landscape Photography

It takes less than 100$ to move your strobe off camera. Definitely worth it

If you already own a hot shoe strobe you already have one of the most powerful tools for shaping light. Now, if you only took it off camera it would …

How to Shoot the Perfect Portrait: Adama Jalloh

As part of our new portrait competition, we're asking photographers about the allure of portraiture, how they connect with their subjects and the …

LYNQ USB-C Hub Adds All Ports You’ll Need to Your MacBook or Other USB Type-C Equipped Computers

Using its all-in-one design, the LYNQ USB-C hub is able to add all ports you’ll need to your MacBook or other USB Typc-C equipped computers. Like the …

How to use curves to fix any colour problem!

I had to shoot in an environment without HSS (Didn’t have my Citi600 with me) and I didn’t have my Hoya ND16 filter with me either. Which meant that …

Tutorials

Handy Tips For Capturing & Processing Your Cityscape Photos

Mohammad Rustam Azmi <i>is an award-winning Indian photographer based in United Arab Emirates. He discovered photography in 2013 after getting inspired</i> …

Tutorials

Hand-Drawn Logos as Vector Graphics

Download this huge collection of 229 hand-drawn logos with included vector graphics.<p>The friendly team of TSV Creative has packed together this great …

Found: JustGoRide lets you create free GPX route files, GPSvisualizer makes them useful

I suppose all of this was only ever a Google search away, but now that I’ve been using the Wahoo ELEMNT and it’s ability to add GPX route files in …

How to Approach Photo Editing in Adobe Lightroom: MasterClass

We’ve shared a number of videos that help you sharpen your Adobe Lightroom skills. This time, we’ve got a full-length Lightroom course from Tim Grey. …

Tutorials

5 Ways To Capture Genuine Emotion In Portrait Photography

Capturing genuine emotion in portrait photography could arguably be one of the more difficult tasks of a photographer. Learning the technical side of …

Gradient wallpapers for iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch and desktop

Sunday arrives with a fresh set of device images for the Wallpapers of the Week section. One of the site’s most anticipated weekly posts, aims to …

Corner Bright Light

Once known for being dark and shadowy, <b>corners are about to be seen in a whole new light</b>. In developing the Corner Bright Light, furniture designer <b>Scott Klinker</b> reevaluated the role of the corner in brightening a room. His elegant floor lamp is comprised of a single exposed LED bulb on a thin frame …

Environmentally Friendly

The Best Camera Bags and Straps

After doing more than 24 hours of new research and testing—including interviews with several professional photographers—on top of 60 hours previously …

Apple shares new behind-the-scenes video of iPhone 6s Siri ad with the Cookie Monster

Last month, Apple unveiled a new commercial for the iPhone and always-on Siri, and now the company has shared a new video showcasing the behind-the-scenes process of making the video. “Go behind the scenes of the commercial, with Cookie Monster and everyone’s favorite personal assistant, Siri,” …

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