Brandon Fisher

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Here's How You Figure Out That New DSLR

A step-by-step interactive guide.<p>Digital single-lens reflex cameras, better known as DSLRs, take pictures better than any smartphone. But picture quality is not why phone cameras took over the world. For one thing, we carry them everywhere anyway, and for another, they're simple. Point, shoot, and …

Here's How to Decide When a Photo Should be Black and White

Imagine this scenario: you've had a productive and enjoyable day out shooting — a couple of landscapes and cityscapes, some architecture shots, a bit …

Why Briny Baird is the PGA Tour's biggest (lovable) loser

<b>By Alex Myers</b><p>Before you start feeling too bad for Briny Baird, keep in mind he's made more than $13 million in his career. Yep, $13 million. Playing golf. And not winning.<p>It's not always about money, though, which is why those following this past weekend's McGladrey Classic were likely pulling for …

Your Guide To Glowing Creatures [Infographic]

A map of the color, size, and function of bioluminescent things<p>"Bioluminescent" is the preferred adjective for animals and fungi and bacteria (and bacteria-powered lamps!) that naturally glow. Information designer Kanny Yeung mapped those species in an expansive infographic that breaks down the …

Fitness Friday: Slow down to speed up

__<p>By Ron Kaspriske__<p>*You can only swing the club as fast as you can slow it down. *Think about that for a bit. I'll get back to that statement.<p>We're all looking for 10, 15, 20 more yards off the tee and to hit 8-iron where we once hit 7-iron. But how do you get it? A new driver? A new ball? Bigger …

34 Courses That Every Golfer Must Play

We've created the ultimate bucket list for golfers.<p>Some of these golf courses are famous for their rich history, while others offer breathtaking views and unique locations.<p>From Scotland's historic Muirfield to the Dominican Republic's challenging Teeth of the Dog, here are the golf courses every …

The Science of the Perfect Golf Shot

The simple concept of getting a golf ball from tee to green and in the hole can be devilishly frustrating, even for seasoned professionalseven without the unpredictable weather that could face golfers at this week's British Open. Mark F. Smith delve<p>The simple concept of getting a golf ball from tee …

How to Capture the Perfect Photograph

As artists, we see the beauty in the everyday. It isn’t easy to portray that beauty in an image. Getting what we see in our mind’s eye into the final …

Introducing the cutest golf rap video ever

<b>By Alex Myers</b><p>Move over, the Golf Boys, and say hello to the, um, Golf Boy?<p>In what can only be described as the cutest golf-related rap music video ever created, Caleb Corsa, who goes by the stage name "Caleb C," waxes poetic about the sport. Check out the five-year-old's debut, which is aptly …

Mini-golf highlights are awesome

<b>By Alex Myers</b><p>If you want to hole more shots, the solution is simple: Play more mini-golf.<p>Playing the sport on a smaller scale exponentially increases your odds of creating a highlight and the best part? You don't have to scale down your celebration. Here are some of the best shots -- and reactions …

This Lensless Camera Is Never Out Of Focus

It creates images using only a fraction of the data a normal camera would.<p>Researchers from Bell Labs in New Jersey have created a camera that operates without any lens, making it lighter, cheaper and immune to blurry, out-of-focus images.<p>The lensless camera relies on compressive sensing, a type of …

Tricks Of The Trade: Updating your irons

<b>By E. Michael Johnson</b><p><i>History lesson: Hot List irons from '09 and their trade-in values.</i><p>Golfers tend to hold onto their irons longer than most of their other clubs. Many assume that iron technology doesn't change as rapidly as other categories. It's also partly economic: A set of new irons likely …

How to Read Clouds as a Photographer

Having been a wedding photographer in Sydney for a few years, I’m continually amazed at how much my photography is dependent on weather conditions. …

Stuff It: Master Tricky Half-Wedge Shots

Match your method to the lie to hit short wedge shots<p>When the ball is sitting cleanly in the fairway, a 50-yard wedge shot is as simple as making a small, quarter-turn backswing and then matching that turn on the follow-through so that the motion feels symmetrical. I don't consciously hinge my …

This Is A Gorgeous Redesign Concept For Apple's iPhone Software

This year's iOS is widely reported to be getting a the first major redesign in the history of the software. The new look is said to be lacking in the glitz and the gloss that's been prevalent throughout iOS's life.<p>Instead, we're supposed to get a cleaner, simpler design.<p>Simply Zesty decided to whip …

Test drive the Galaxy S4 with Samsung's online simulator

Samsung has been good about providing online simulators for its smartphones, like the Galaxy Nexus and the Note. With the release of its new flagship phone, the<p>Galaxy S4, it has updated the simulator's interface to make the tutorials easier to navigate and much easier to read. The simulator is …