Andy Roberts

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Tips and Tricks for Using a Light Meter

Rating:<p>2.75 based on 4 Ratings<p>March 24, 2017 By Jennifer Berube<p>Tips and Tricks for Using a Light Meter www.sleeklens.com<p>Light meters might seem like …

These Folding Landscape Photos Will Mess With Your Brain

Photographer Aydın Büyüktaş has published a new series of photos as part of his delightful <i>Flatland</i> series, which shows landscapes folding upon …

Netflix extension for Chrome is your shortcut to a ton of hidden categories

Though its offerings are now available in more than 130 countries worldwide, Netflix has a sea of hidden content underneath its main selection of categories – and now there’s a nifty plugin that gives you access to all of its invisible listings straight from your browser.<p>Available for free, Netflix …

Clean Up Your Mac in 3 easy ways

As with many things in life, the more you use something, the slower, less reliable, and more problematic it tends to become. This principle can be …

How to Take Decent Pictures of the Sky at Night

It might look easy, but taking an epic photo of the night sky in all its glory takes skill. You have to be in the right place with the right …

Unleash Unlimited Depth Of Field

<i>Finished Image. Craig Blacklock defied the limits of depth of field and diffraction to create this image. He created the series of exposures shown</i> …

Tutorials

Six Essential Camera Settings for Landscape Photographers

Sunset at Tenaya Lake, Yosemite. It’s important to check the red channel in the histogram when photographing warm, saturated colors like this.Every …

Code Commit Shows The Nexus 6 Had Tap-To-Wake Functionality, But Google Removed It

Tap-to-wake is one of the niftier features Google's implemented on the Nexus 9, but its telephony-enabled sibling didn't get the same treatment. We …

Google Updates 'A Journey Through Middle-earth' Chrome Experiment With Multiplayer Peer-To-Peer Battles

When you've already created a browser-based interactive experience that lets players explore a 3D recreation of various locales spread throughout …

Ready Contact List – Indie app of the day

What is Ready Contact List?<p>Ready Contact List is a contacts and phone dialer app. Aside from the basic functions, it has a really nice design, some interesting features, and a more immersive contacts mode experience. There is a free version and a paid version that adds additional functionality for …

Apps

When China stops copying Western tech giants is when they should start worrying

Why do some of China’s biggest tech companies engage in the sincerest form of flattery? This week Lei Jun, the chief executive of Xiaomi—recently rebranded internationally as Mi—stood on stage in a black T-shirt and jeans and announced a new smartphone with a notable resemblance to the iPhone in …

Google Glass

How to Build Your Mental Toughness: 4 Exercises Inspired by War | The Art of Manliness

Jeremy Hall knew his mission was on the verge of going to pieces.<p>The year was 2003, and the Iraq War had just begun. Hall was a member of a secretive …

Box Puts End to 'Storage Wars' With Unlimited Storage Space

Box already gave unlimited storage space to its more-expensive Enterprise plan users since 2010, so today's announcement essentially removes all storage limitations for Box's corporate clients.<p>"Storage only matters when it's a roadblock, and we're excited to make these limits a thing of the past …

Customers

Android L experience added to Nova Launcher

The Android L Developer Preview launched on June 26th and with any developer preview, there are possible bugs. The developer preview may not be stable enough to be a daily driver, but that doesn’t stop you from experiencing certain elements from Android L. After having the new features in beta, …

The Ultimate List of Keyboard Shortcuts for Lightroom

Photographers look to maximize the amount of time they spend behind the camera and minimize the amount of time spent in post-processing. But time …

The Healthy Fat That Often Goes Ignored

You know fish is great for this heart-healthy fat, but here are 4 other smart options<p>Hopefully this isn’t the first time you’re hearing that those omega-3 fatty acids found in your favorite fish dishes are essential in your diet. They’ve been shown to boost brain function, fight inflammation, and …

Processing HDR using Lightroom and Photoshop

I do a lot of landscape photography, and with that, I also do use HDR<b>H</b>igh <b>D</b>ynamic <b>R</b>ange photographyto make some of my images. I do my best to keep the …

How to Write an Email That Will Get a Response | The Art of Manliness

<i>How to write an email?</i><p><i>What’s next? A post on how to tie your shoes?</i><p>I know, I know. Email is such an ubiquitous part of our lives that you might think …

What Can Photographers Learn from the Classic Rules of Composition?

Composition, composition, composition! That word has no doubt been drilled into your head by a photography instructor or by every article or book …

How to Make Meatballs | The Art of Manliness

<i>“Utah! Get me TWO!”</i><p>That iconic quote from the cult classic film <i>Point Break</i> reiterates the fact that you can never stop with just one meatball. …

These 31 Photography Links Will Keep You Busy For a Really Long Time

Another wonderful week has passed us by in the world of photography, and Toad Hollow Photography has been looking in all corners of the internet to …

How to Photograph Sunsets: 10 Tips for the Perfect Shot

We all love capturing sunsets. Not surprisingly, photographs of sunsets (including sunrise, for that matter) constitute a big portion of the …

Guardian Camera Club: David Henderson's portfolio

theguardian.com<p>cd1773efcb695cba7172f93d8c14ff67c74e05ba<p>https://assets.guim.co.uk/images/guardian-logo-rss.c45beb1bafa34b347ac333af2e6fe23f.png<p>Camera club folio reviews | The …

Concept Beauty #1: another successful shoot with the Sony A7, pro set up

Kate, inspired by Foxface, one of the beautiful warriors from the Hunger Games, shot with the Sony A7 and the Nikkor DC 135mm f2. I have been using …

Sony Alpha

Learn How To Light: 32 City Speed Light Tour!

No matter where you are in your photographic journey, one thing is certain: you need to know how to manipulate light. The team over at Monte Zucker …

Celebrity Gossip

Picture perfect: David Bailey's best portraits

From Mick through fur via Kate with big hair, a glowing Jack Nicholson and a frolicking Jerry Hall, David Bailey's work is the benchmark in the difficult art of portrait photography. See for yourself in images from Stardust, at the National Portrait Gallery from 6 February to 1 June

What You Need to Know About Your Camera's Auto Focus System

When first embarking on the journey toward becoming a photographer, you were probably repeatedly told of the importance of exposure and composition. …