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How to Make Apple Crumble

Community Tested<p>Most cultures have some form of baked apple dessert. Apple crisps, betties, and slumps or grunts are all closely related to the apple …

This Restaurant Made Special Plates for Smartphone Food Photos

If you can’t help but snap a smartphone photo before eating a meal, there’s a restaurant in Israel that has a new concept designed just for you. The …

Massive Bundle of Custom Device Cases from Casetify

For this week's giveaway, we've teamed up with Casetify, a site that specializes in a whole range of custom-created iOS accessories, from iPhone and iPad cases to MacBook covers and Apple Watch straps.<p>Casetify lets users design their own cases using photos, text, and more, and it also offers …

Apple Watch

How Popcorn Time snuck a torrenting app into Apple's 'walled garden'

Dubbed the "Netflix of Pirating", popular BitTorrent client Popcorn Time made its debut on the iPhone screen last week with an off-the-books iOS …

Get your lost iOS files back fast with FonePaw iPhone Data Recovery

<i>This post is brought to you by FonePaw, creator of iPhone Data Recovery.</i><p>Accidentally delete important iPhone files? Encounter a fatal failure while jailbreaking your iOS device? Experience a hardware or system malfunction? iPhone Data Recovery can snap you out of this all-to-common data nightmare …

Data Recovery

Canon 5DS Leaked Specs Reveal A High Megapixel DSLR Geared For Color Accuracy

Canon’s announcing a new pro-level DSLR camera next week, according to CanonRumors, and now specs have leaked that reveal what we can expect. The 5DS (and 5DS R, a variant with the low pass filter removed, which should provide greater detail for landscape photographers at the expense of higher …

Cameras

10 Dishes Every Beginner Cook Should Master

What's the best dish for a beginner cook to try? We asked star chefs from all over the country for their recommendations. Here’s what they had to say.<p>…

6 ways to delete yourself from the internet

If you're reading this, it's highly likely your personal information is available to the public. And by "public" I mean everyone everywhere. To drive home this point, I give you exhibit A: Earlier this week, Facebook came under fire when it was revealed that the data of more than 50 million …

Internet

What Are Some Tips to Survive Sleeping in an Airport?

<i>A:</i><p>Spending the night “camping” at an airport is one of those experiences many of us eventually have to endure. Why? Bad weather can't be controlled and delays can lead to missed connections, especially at the end of the day. And because airlines aren't required to do anything for passengers in …

How to Create and Replace a Custom Background in Photoshop

How to cut your subjects out of a background and replace it with any color or pattern of your choosing. Use the magic wand to make your section.

The Best Way To Use Lens Flares in Photoshop

We teach you how to the tricks and secrets of light flares, including how to make them in Photoshop. Light flares can naturally appear in back lit …

Fuji X-E2 | First Days & Initial Thoughts

Since inception, the ‘X’ series has been a hit with users, and thus, for Fuji, and the build up around the release of any new addition to the family, …

Framing

How to Motivate Yourself to Carry Your Tripod Along More Often

Cumbersome, heavy and unnecessary are words that often spring to mind when talking about tripods. All of these words are quite accurate and good …

30 Amazing Links to Great Photography and Cool Tutorials Every Photographer Will Love

Another wonderful week has passed us by in the world of photography, and Toad Hollow Photography has been searching points far and wide online …

Getting Ready for My 11/4 NYC Model Shoot: Six Days of Speedlite Tips - in one post

How to Photograph People When You Travel

People often tell me that they find it difficult to take good portrait photos when they travel. Approaching strangers and asking to photograph them, …

How To Delete The U2 Album Apple Just Forced Everyone To Download To iTunes

Apple sent U2's latest studio album, "Songs of Innocence," to every person with an iTunes account at no charge.<p>Depending on how you look at it, the …

Anti-Theft Service Lenstag Can Now Help You Stop Gear AND Image Theft

We’re big fans of anybody who helps to stop gear theft, and so naturally, we’ve always been big fans of the free service Lenstag. Initially unproven, …

A Three Light Dramatic Portrait

Richard Harrington is the CEO of ThinkTAP and the Publisher of Photofocus.He is also the founder of RHED Pixel, a visual communications company based …

Photoshop Tutorial: Retouching Shiny Skin

Without a makeup artist at your disposal, even a great portrait can be ruined by shiny skin. So if you’re looking through the results of your most …

Useful Tools to Help Simplify Your Life As A Photographer

Let's face it, there are tons of little gadgets on the market all claiming they can turn your photos into brilliant works of art so long as you fork …

Want to Create Steam for a Food Shoot? Try Microwaving a Tampon

Nothing makes a bowl of soup, a cup of coffee, or in this case, a baked potato, look more warm and appetizing than a beautiful cloud of steam. …

Slow-Motion Photo Booths: The Next Big Thing in Wedding Photography?

Here’s something that could very well be the “next big thing” in wedding photography: slow motion photo booths. Check out the hilarious video above …

How to do Off-Camera Flash Photography with Canon Speedlites

Being faced with the prospect of using off-camera flash sends many new photographers running for the hills. Learning to use flash effectively can be …

Hand-Crafted Leather Camera Bags that Won’t Break the Bank

Leather messenger bag-style camera bags don’t come cheap. A cursory search on B&H Photo will reveal prices that often run in the $300+ range for …

Lenstag: A Free Online Gear Registry that Aims to End Camera and Lens Theft

Camera equipment has long been attractive to the eyes of thieves. After all, it’s generally portable, pricey, and a piece of cake to sell through …

So You Want to Learn More About Lighting...

This week, creativeLive is doing their Lighting Toolkit workshop series. During the workshops, we’ll be sponsoring the giveaway of a pair of …

Using Multiple Exposures in Action Photography

When you first take a look at photographer Marcelo Maragni’s images, you might think that they’re a product of Photoshop. But the truth is they’re …