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The Toshiba FlashAir Makes Adding Wi-Fi to Your Camera Dead Simple

Wi-Fi SD cards have been around for quite a long time, but they didn’t really work that well. After digging around, I decided to try out Toshiba’s 32 …

What's the Difference Between My Photo Stream and Camera Roll?

<b>UPDATE, Sept. 18, 2014:</b> Where is Camera Roll in iOS 8? Find out <b>how to find your photos in iOS 8</b>.<p>You're snapping away photos with your iPhone, and see …

How to Capture Portraits That Are More Than Just Snapshots

It seems some photographers have a natural inclination for portraiture; nearly everything they do has all the elements of a great portrait and they …

Portraits Made Electric by Luminescent Neon Paint

Flecks of vivid neon paint glow brilliantly off faces and shoulders in this series of portraits by Portuguese photographer Hid Saib. At times, the glowing paint seems like the scattered embers of a fire or an explosive shower of sparks racing across the cheeks of the model. In other instances, the …

Photography

Fujifilm Adds Black X100s and 56mm f/1.2R Lens to X-Series Lineup

Despite many a rumor of a new X-Series camera coming at CES, Fuji didn’t have a brand new shooter up its sleeve — at least not that we know of. …

LaCie’s Fuel Hard Drive Brings 1TB Of Storage To The Mac And iOS Devices

At CES 2014 in Las Vegas, LaCie has unveiled its new Fuel external hard drive designed for iOS devices and Macs. Without needing Internet access, the …

Chatting

Harvest

A Crowd-Sourced Short Film Using Hundreds of Instagram Photos in a Timelapse

Just how unique are your photos? Is everyone taking the same pictures? From the looks of social media, it would seem that everything’s been done …

How to Put Together Your Photography Portfolio

Creating a portfolio of your work is a vital first step for aspiring professional photographers, and it's also a worthwhile exercise for keen …

Web Design

Portrait Tutorial Feast

Photography

10 Ways to Take Stunning Portraits

How do you take Portraits that have the ‘Wow’ factor? Today and tomorrow I want to talk about taking Portraits that are a little out of the box. You …

Rolling an F16 while firing flares

Backlight: Weekly Photography Challenge

This week we explored the technique of back lighting subjects in a blog post so thought it might make a good challenge topic. Backlighting is …

Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2013 – winning pictures

Australian photographer Mark Gee has beaten more than a thousand amateur and professional photographers from around the planet to win the title Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2013. The competition is run by the Royal Observatory Greenwich and BBC Sky at Night Magazine. The winners, runners-up …

Esta & Mr C

Canon 1D C Firmware Update is Service Center-Only, Has Photogs Wondering

Canon recently announced an exciting firmware update for its professional grade cinema camera: the EOS-1D C. But even though the fact that the 1D C …

Photographer Seeks to Match All Pantone Colors to Real World Things

The Pantone Color Matching System is a standardized way for printers to make sure that they’re all using the same color without having to constantly …

Realtime speech translation will revolutionise how we communicate

<i>It's just a matter of time before instant translation will be possible, with revolutionary results for the global community, argues Jonathan Luff</i><p>A …