Andrew Potter

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How to Develop Your Personal Photographic Style

Developing a unique photographic style is a goal of every photographer. It is an evolutionary process that takes time and experience. Once it begins …

Landscape Photography

This Video Explains All 27 Photoshop Blending Modes in Detail

There are 27 different blending modes in Photoshop, and unless you’re a real retouching junkie, chances are good you haven’t explored each and every …

D-Link sells first Apple HomeKit security camera

The camera with a 180-degree wide-angle lens costs $199.95 from the Apple Store.<p>You can finally get your hands on an Apple HomeKit-compatible security camera.<p>D-Link on Wednesday rolled out its new Omna 180 Cam HD (DSH-C10) camera that lets users monitor their homes when they're away. First …

Home Automation

SKYPORT PLUS HS SONY - PR

Elinchrom expands the family of EL-Skyport Plus HS transmitter to Sony users !<br>More...

Cameras

The secret nuclear bunker built as the UK’s last hope

Dug for an underground ‘shadow factory’ for aircraft during World War Two, the Drakelow tunnels were re-purposed as a nuclear bunker to be used by the UK government. We went inside.<p>Deep beneath a hill in the Worcestershire countryside, about 20 miles west of Birmingham, lie a series of hidden …

Cold War

Banana Banana Bread Recipe

"Why compromise the banana flavor? This banana bread is moist and delicious with loads of banana flavor! Friends and family love my recipe and say …

Founder of Luminous-Landscape, Michael Reichmann, dies aged 71

It is a sad day for the photography community as we report that Michael Reichmann, the founder of Luminous-Landscape, has died aged 71 after a long …

Studio portraits: What modifier for what light?

Santa Claus has you spoiled this year by offering you the studio of your dreams? A kit of flashes, a backdrop support and even more rolls of paper? …

A lesson in color grading

If Shakespeare were a photographer today, he’d have lost so many jobs to his “To tone or not to tone” predicament that in comparison you’d probably …

Four Hidden Lightroom Features

Adobe Lightroom is a complex piece of software, and it includes countless features that are buried beneath the surface. In this article, I will cover …

Tutorials

The Best Adapters For Sony Mirrorless Cameras

The Mirrorless Steam Roller<p>Sony has been releasing mirrorless cameras like comic book movie adaptions, frequently and with little-to-no …

The World’s Largest Model Railway Added Google Maps and Street View Using Tiny Camera Mounted on Tiny Vehicles

Google announced that it has added the world’s largest model railway, Miniatur Wunderland located in Hamburg, Germany, to Google Maps and Street …

UK house price to crash as global asset prices unravel

Asset prices around the world are collapsing as the global economy slows and UK housing will not escape<p>House prices have broken free from reality and defied gravity for far too long, but they are an asset like anything else, and there are six clear reasons a nasty correction looms in the coming …

Lens for your Leica?

So, you have gone out and bought a Leica camera/M-mount type camera. Now you have to put some glass on it. And this is where things can get tricky. …

After Effects Type Animators Tutorial - create kinetic type animations - Sean Frangella

#PSin30 - High Pass Sharpening in Photoshop

4 Advanced Uses Of Luminosity Masks For Creating Beautiful Images

<b>Jimmy Mcintyre</b> <i>is a travel photographer, educator, and 500px ISO contributor. His photos have been published in local and national magazines,</i> …

Tutorials

Inside Skrunda-1: Latvia's secret Soviet city turned ghost town

At first glance, the town of Skrunda appears unremarkable. Fields, farms and forests fuse seamlessly with hundreds of small settlements scattered throughout central Latvia.<p>But just five miles west, the brutalist apartment blocks of Skrunda-1 dominate the horizon.<p>It is the most complete example of …

Russia

5 Easy Router Tweaks for Faster, More Secure Wifi

Your router might look like an impenetrable black box of internet mystery, but tweaking a few settings under the hood is easier than you might think. …

Wi-Fi

10 Essential Pieces of Gear you Need for Landscape Photography

If you are interested in going out and getting some high quality landscape photographs, here’s a comprehensive list of items you will either want to …

Landscape Photography

Gear — Spring/Summer 2015 (full review)

Triggertrap Mobile<p>Triggertrap Mobile (TTM) is a remote camera release that uses an app on a smart phone or tablet to trigger an attached camera. At …

Time-lapse Photography

Installing and Updating Apps on Your Sony Camera With Ease

One of the coolest features of being a Sony shooter these days is the fact that you can buy and download applications to run on your Sony Mirrorless …

Apps

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Direct to Desktop: Camera Tethering in Adobe Photoshop Lightroom

Have you ever seen a high-powered fashion photography studio setup on TV? Maybe on a reality show, or a makeup ad: medium format digital cameras …

Macro Photography

How to Choose the Best Firmware to Supercharge Your Wi-Fi Router

Installing a custom firmware on your Wi-Fi router is like God Mode for your home network. You can see everything going on, boost your Wi-Fi signal, …

Wi-Fi

10 Quick Lightroom Tips and Shortcuts

Lightroom is a powerful and complex program. It’s great to have shortcuts and fast ways to do things you do often. Here are ten Lightroom tips to …

The Changing of a Myth (1999)

This is an incredibly insightful film, yet quite unheard of. The latter is an unfortunate affair, so I uploaded it. If you own it, let me know if …

Photoshop Video Tutorial #2: Layer Masks from The Beginners Basics Series

<b>Brand new to Photoshop?</b> Literally got hooked up on Adobe Creative Cloud last week? If so, more than likely you're fumbling around trying to make …

Tutorials

Watch Airbus' mad stunt with $1.5 billion worth of airplanes

I have to give kudos to Airbus for having the guts to do this using five test A350-900 XWB airplanes, its newest wide-body airliner. I know the stunt …

50 B&W Photographs which will tell you light is everything in photography

<b>Light</b> cannot be kept outside the equation when speaking about pure photography. Obviously Photography as we all know is about capturing light. Having …