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Cafés, Cabaret, and Monet: The 4-day Weekend in Paris

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 Ultimate Arizona & Utah Road Trip Guide: 15 Days Of Scenic Byways, Canyons, Hiking And Exploring

Arizona and Utah are amongst my favourite places on Earth. The stunning natural beauty speaks for itself. Jaw-dropping canyons, snaking rivers, rusty …

Curious Questions: Why is a day divided into twenty-four hours?

We've been counting things in convenient chunks of ten for thousands of years, so why on earth is a day divided into 24 hours? Martin Fone, author of …

How to Get Tack Sharp Portraits in Photoshop

This great tutorial video will show you how to better sharpen your portrait images in Photoshop.<p>Getting it right in camera is only half the battle. …

Kick Off National Park Week With Our Guide To Traveling The Parks Solo

There’re some things we celebrate loud and often here at Uproxx 1) because we genuinely think they’re cool and 2) because we think they should be a regular part of the larger contemporary discourse. If we were to list those things, both solo travel and our national parks system would be near the …

How to Precisley Match Colors in Photoshop

There are numerous ways to do any one specific job in Photoshop, but getting colors to match can be one of the more trickier tasks. In this video by …

Understanding quantum computers: The basics

Theoretical physics isn’t the easiest field in science to translate into laymen’s terms. Until recently it’s solely been the domain of geniuses like the late Stephen Hawking and fictional characters such as <i>The Big Bang Theory’s</i> Sheldon Cooper. As companies like Google, IBM, and Intel work to build …

Simplifying the Tone Curve

Lightroom’s tone curve is one of those tools that is often looked over, especially with beginners. This video will explain everything you need to …

Tutorials

A Simple Explanation of Why CMYK Makes Sense for Printing

Have you ever wondered why magazine publishers and other printed material producers ask you to submit your images in CMYK color space instead of sRGB …

Tutorials

Photoshop Tips: 5 Ways to Use the Clone Stamp Tool to Clean up Your Photographs (VIDEO)

We all have to clean up an image on occasion, whether it’s to get rid of a distracting background element, remove litter in the foreground of a …

11 Chrome features you'll wish you'd known all along

Do you consider yourself a Chrome ninja? If not, these tips can help you navigate the web with deadly efficiency.<p>Pin tabs<p>I spend much of my day using Gmail and Google Drive, and with Chrome's tab-pinning feature, I can keep those tabs parked to the left of all of my many open tabs. It's a great way …

Software

An In-Depth iPhone X Camera Review by a Pro Photographer

Professional photographer Tyler Stalman recently tested out the iPhone X extensively to see its camera capabilities. In this 9-minute video review, …

Key Tips for Getting High-Quality Prints of Your Photos

The advances that have been made in the technology of cameras, lenses, and other photography gear means that photographers of all skill levels are …

How to get insane action shots on an iPhone X

Snagging great action photos doesn't require a pro-level dSLR. Your iPhone camera is capable of capturing some brilliant moments, as long as you put in a bit of effort too.<p>I spent time with two pro skateboarders here in London and put together a set of tips to keep in mind -- and some things to …

Mobile Photography

Color Gradients: ENHANCING your photos in PHOTOSHOP!

This video is the part 1 of some of Peter McKinnon´s favourite things to do in photoshop for enhancing your photos! Today Peter uses color gradients …

This Website Tracks the Market Value of Used Camera Gear

Want to quickly find out the current market value of a used camera or lens? Bokeh Market is a new website that can tell you the real-time value of …

Kelley Blue Book

Learn all the new gestures for iPhone X

The iPhone X has no home button. We already know that, but what does it mean when you’re actually using the phone? The home button is the most important button on the iPhone. It wakes it up, gets you to the home screen, activates Apple Pay, invokes Siri, takes a screenshot, and helps you force the …

Some Handy Hidden Tricks in Lightroom

Lightroom is likely where you spend a lot of, if not the majority of your post-processing time. And so, any little shortcuts or tricks you can pick …

5 Clone Stamp Secrets to Up Your Photoshop Cloning Game

Photoshop's Clone Stamp is the most versatile tool for removing things and fixing blemishes. But there is more to it than just cloning and stamping. …

Tutorials

Here's what airlines legally owe you if you're bumped off a flight

The biggest US airlines involuntarily bumped40,629 in 2016. According to the Department of Transportation, you are entitled to certain things if you are involuntarily bumped off a flight. You are entitled to a document that tells you your rights, the procedure the airline goes through to determine …

Sky Replacement in Photoshop Without the Ugly Edges

When you replace the sky in your images, it can be extremely difficult to get the seams where the sky meets the foreground to look natural. More …

Tutorials

How to set up a VPN on a Chromebook

If you have an account with a VPN provider, you can use it on your Chromebook, too!<p>While most VPN companies have something you can download for …

Photo Basics: This Super Helpful 2-Minute Tip on Color Space Will Change Your Photography (VIDEO)

The more we understand about the inner workings of our camera, the better our images will be, right? In the video below, you‘ll see a quick …

5 Ways to Change the Color of ANYTHING in Photoshop

They will look at the simple masked Hue/Sat adjustment layer, the Color and Hue blend modes, converting white (or black) to a color, targeting an …

Photography

How To Spot Bed Bugs In Your Hotel Before It’s Too Late

Hotel rooms can be a hot bed of bed bug activity, luckily, as RD.com points out, pest control experts Rentokil.com have put together a how-to guide …

How To Get Black Background, Even With A White Wall !!

In this episode, Andrew Boey teaches how you can obtain PERFECTLY BLACK background even when you only have a white wall.... no black backdrop …

How to give your subjects a total hair makeover in Photoshop

Hair is one of those parts of retouching that I least look forward to. It just takes so long to get things looking perfect. Especially if the image …

How to Fix Harsh Shadows Using Photoshop

One of the most distracting things you can have on a subject is unintentional harsh shadows. Once they're there, they can be very tricky to deal with …

3 Lightroom Tricks That Will Change How You Edit Photos

Lightroom is a fairly straightforward and simple piece of software to get your head around. But, like anything, there are always shortcuts and tricks …

Tutorials