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CES 2018: First Alert's New HomeKit-Enabled Smoke Detector Doubles as AirPlay 2 Speaker and Assistant

First Alert at CES 2018 has introduced the Onelink Safe & Sound, its latest smoke and carbon monoxide detector for smart homes.<p>iPhone and iPad users can control the Safe & Sound with Siri or Apple's Home app thanks to HomeKit compatibility. The two-in-one detector can also be controlled with First …

Home Automation

The Latest: Former VPs at swearing-in of 2 Senate Democrats

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the swearing in of two new Senate Democrats (all times local):<p>12:10 p.m.<p>Two former vice presidents stood beside the Senate's newest senators on the Senate floor as the two Democrats took their oaths of office.<p>Former Vice President Joseph Biden was next to Alabama …

Roy Moore

The Trick to Making the Most Flavorful Waffles, Biscuits, & Pancakes

So you have a sourdough starter, and all the joy (and woes) that it brings. You know how to care for it, both in the fridge and on your counter. You know how to (or at <i>want</i> to know how to) turn that starter into a crusty, bubbly, tangy loaf of sourdough bread.<p>What you <i>don't</i> know (if you're like me, …

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Nikon updates SnapBridge 2.0 with new UI, better battery life and remote control features

Introduced with the Nikon D500, SnapBridge is Nikon’s proprietary system for communicating with its recent DSLRs using your mobile device. When it …

Remote Controls

Here’s How to Find the “Sweet Spot" of Any Lens for Optimum Sharpness, Depth & Color (VIDEO)

If you’re like most <i>Shutterbug</i> readers, with a full arsenal of lenses, you know that every lens performs differently in terms of color rendition, …

5 Strategies to Make Yourself Work When You're Just Not in the Mood

Fighting procrastination teaches us to fully engage in our work, get more creative with it, and, ultimately, get more done.<p>Procrastination affects …

Procrastination

Here’s a Free Tutorial on Lightroom CC for Beginners

Adobe just announced its new cloud-based Lightroom CC app. If you’re looking into get started with this software, Photoshop Training Channel just …

The Best Thru Hiking Tents of 2017

A hiker’s choice of shelter is an entirely personal decision. Solo hikers who value space over weight often opt for a two-person freestanding tent, …

Mastering Autofocus

It was 1985 when Minolta revolutionized the world of photography with the release of their first autofocus SLR—the Maxxum 7000. With autofocus in its …

Cameras

Easy product photography setup you can use at home

Product photography requires you to really make the subject really pop. You want to make the customer buy a certain product, and for this, you need a …

Photography

4 Surprising Ways You're Hurting Your Bike

Show your bike some love by avoiding these maintenance mistakes

Indoor Cycling

Quickly Update LR6 with Missing Adobe Standard Profile for Nikon 810

For those of you that have a Nikon 810 and recently downloaded Lightroom 2015.1 in June, you may have noticed that your images were not as vivid. I …

Photoshop Tutorials

$10 OFF - LIMITED TIME OFFER - JOIN AT THE BOTTOM OF THE PAGE!<p>HOW TO CREATE A CARTOON CHARACTER WITH PHOTOMANIPULATION & RETOUCHING<p>TRANSFORMING …

Tutorials

Beautiful Examples of Landscape Photography

Tobias Richter is no doubt a gifted landscape photographer based on his strikingly majestic images. The German lensman however, often shocks many …

Tips on photographing fireworks on the Fourth of July

Since most fireworks photos are now taken with a smartphone, I decided to add some tips specifically for that style of camera. The cellphone camera is just so convenient to use. Who wants to carry around a heavy tripod and DSLR and stake out a location for hours on the Fourth of July?<p>This year, I’m …

Rondal Partridge dies at 97; photographer known for irreverence

Rondal Partridge apprenticed himself to<p>Ansel Adamsas a teenager, lugging the master photographer's heavy equipment up and downYosemite's majestic peaks.<p>He also was fired on several occasions, including the time he tied Adams' shoelaces together and made him fall on his face.<p>Such irreverence became …

Photographers

How to Read and Interpret MTF Charts for Lenses

Purchasing a new lens for your kit can be an expensive endeavor and the more information you know before making a purchase is always useful. You may …

Satnam Singh: an NBA history-maker, and a new type of super-big

Singh, who was picked up by the Dallas Mavericks in the second round, is 7ft tall and nearly 300lbs – and he might change the way truly big guys are developed<p>Two springs ago, I spent a day in Bradenton, Florida with two of the biggest 17-year-olds anyone will ever see. Both were over 7ft tall, with …

Basketball
Space Exploration

The Mediterranean Way

The Mediterranean diet can be thought as a nutritional way of life that includes an array of vegetables, fish, extra virgin olive oil, legumes, nuts, whole grains and fruit, coupled with a lifestyle that many experts suggest is conducive to living healthy. Although red meat, poultry, cheese and …

Nutrition

Banksy’s Grim Tour of Gaza: Watch a Mini Documentary by the Shadowy Street Artist

The world’s most mysterious street artist released a 2-minute documentary online Wednesday that details the horrors of Gaza—allegedly shot by the man …

How to Use Lightroom Brushes to Contour Faces

It's amazing how adding just a little bit of shadows can drastically improve the depth of your photographs. Contouring faces is a little trick that …

Tutorials

A Super Simple Way to Make Landscape Photos POP Using Lightroom

It seems like virtually all outdoor or landscape photographs suffer from the same illness when they come out of the camera. The symptoms are: An …