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The Midcentury Furniture Designers You Need to Know

Know your Aaltos from your Eameses.<p>In our ongoing efforts to become more adult and generally ~together~, one of the most screaming examples of our …

Furniture

A Beginner's Guide to Photoshop Blending Modes

Want to get better at Photoshop quickly? Master Photoshop blending modes to improve your photo editing skills immediately.<p>This great video from Serge …

18 Amazing Tricks Only Netflix Pros Know

Spend a good portion of your free time cuddled up in front of Netflix? Hey, us too! You'd think all those minutes in front of the screen would …

Entertainment

Having older brothers increases men's likelihood of being gay

<b>(CNN) —</b> If you're a guy with an older brother, there's an increased chance you're gay.<p>Scientists have noticed this pattern in previous research, but now they think they have a biological explanation as to why, and it starts long before birth. The results were published in the journal PNAS on Monday.<p>…

Immune System

Why you should Expose To The Right - Part 1

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Landscape Photography

Macphun Unveils Luminar 2018 to Take on Adobe Lightroom

California-based software developer Macphun (soon to be Skylum) has announced Luminar 2018, a digital photo editor and organizer that’s aiming to be …

2 Easiest Ways to Turn Your Live Photos into a GIF or Video on iPhone

You can turn a Live Photo into a gif directly within the Photos app on an iPhone with iOS 11 or later. But in many cases, you may actually want to use a third-party app, such as Lively, to turn your Live Photos into gifs. Using Lively is also particularly helpful if you want to share your Live …

How to buy iPhone X without breaking the bank

iPhone X is Apple’s most expensive smartphone to date, with the cheapest 64GB model priced at $999, and the 256GB model priced at $1,149.<p>That’s $50 more than a 21-inch iMac. However, you don’t have to go hungry for the next few months to afford one. Here’s how to save money and get your hands on …

Cortex Camera App Review | One Of The Best Photography Apps, Period

I suspect in two years time the gap between the performance of phone cameras and all but the top 1% of dedicated point-and-shoots will be diminished …

Mobile Photography

Essential Mobile Photography Tips

I'll just come right out and say it: of all my cameras, my iPhone is the one that gets the most usage.It's my go-to daily camera because it's always …

Photography Composition: Leading Lines

Dear friend,<p>I wanted to share you this article leading lines:<p>Free PDF<p>Video presentation on leading lines<p>For those of you who prefer video and …

Street Photography

10 Simple Tips on How to Turn Amateur-Looking Photos Into Pro-Quality Images (VIDEO)

Do you ever wonder how to take your photography to the next level? The helpful folks at Mango Street Labs are back with another great video that will …

Oppo's first Ultra HD Blu-ray player is coming later this year

Lately we've paid more attention to Oppo's mobile devices, but it's still the home of some well-regarded audio/video equipment. The company revealed its first Ultra HD Blu-ray player at CEDIA 2016 last week, and now is taking sign-ups for more information on its website. We don't have detailed …

Digital Currencies

Techniques For Fall Color Photography

As a Vermont-based photographer, there is no better time of year to be prowling the back roads than late September and early October. In fact, there …

Microsoft Just Made the Xbox One a Lot Smaller

This year’s E3 subtitle could be “leaks abound,” and here’s another confirmed: the Xbox One S exists, and it’s the slimmer, svelter version of …

Review: iClever Tri-Folding Backlit Bluetooth Keyboard

I’m not a major believer that Apple’s iOS devices can quite fully replace the PC and Mac in most scenarios, at least not for me, and not quite yet. I’m a keyboard fiend, using shortcuts on the keyboard almost more often than I use my mouse. These doubts were ready to be tested when I saw the …

How I finally got serious about my photography [Reviews]

Even if the “teacher” is a college kid with bad diction, the one-hour Lightroom Basics course that I just took is pretty darn fantastic.<p>I have to take a lot of photos here at Cult of Mac, especially for reviews. Every gadget and gewgaw I review gets a big, bold photo at the top to best show off its …

Scientists have uncovered exactly what makes a photo memorable

How can any photographer take an image that will never be forgotten? For starters, quit taking nature photos, whether it’s a sunset, mountain range, lake or ocean. Those images are among the least distinctive, according to an MIT algorithm trained to recognize memorable photographs nearly as well …

Photography

Pandora launches a personalized station based on your likes

Pandora is putting to work what it knows about all of those songs you've thumbed up over the years. Today it's launching Thumbprint Radio, a "hyper-personalized" station that's based entirely on the songs you've liked. "This is a living, breathing station that will continue to change as you …

Pandora

What is the Bokeh Effect in Photography?

If you are new to photography you have probably only recently learned about the concept known as “bokeh”. It is Japanese in origin and refers to blur …

Photoshop Tutorial Secrets: Seven Essential Steps to Digital Workflow

Wednesday, November 4th, 2009<p>Be on top of your exposures like dirt on a pig. Know your histograms and image tones. Don’t just use your LCD as a …

14 Photographers Discuss the Downsides of their Work Going Viral

<i>© Suzanne Heintz, who photographed her (fictional) “life” with a mannikin family as a satirical response to the</i> <i>expectation that women marry and have</i> …

13 Tips to Perfect Your Landscape Photography

“Landscape photography is the supreme test of the photographer—and often the supreme disappointment.” – Ansel AdamsIn my opinion, landscape …

Spectacular Winning Images from the 2015 Wildlife Photographer of the Year Contest

Last month, we featured 10 spectacular finalists in the 2015 Wildlife Photographer of the Year, and we're now happy to share the chosen winners. The contest attracted over 42,000 photographs from both professionals and amateurs, so we're sure that the judges had their work cut out for them!<p>These …

Waterfall Photography Tips and Techniques

Waterfalls seem to grab the hearts and minds of people. Go to any location that has one or more waterfalls and it is pretty much a guarantee that …

Close-Up and Macro Photography Tips

If there’s one thing I like about macro and close-up photography, it’s that no matter where you are right this moment, there is a fascinating subject …

Three Ways To Improve Your Photographic Eye

When I started getting serious about photography, I stopped concentrating on gear and started concentrating on developing a photographic eye. …

‘See Better Shoot Better’: Seeing the World Differently as a Photographer

If you can carve 20 minutes out of your day, check out this fantastic lecture that was recently given by award-winning photojournalist Michael …

Basics of Photography

Trust me; there won’t be a test at the end of this article, but there are some basics of photography and terms that you should know if you are going …

7 features most people don't know exist in Instagram

The app is designed simply and is optimised for social connections, displaying all the posts from people you follow in reverse-chronological order.<p>It's easy to figure out the basics like cropping a photo or choosing a filter to make it look better.<p>But while the app's interface is simple to use, …