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Two Ways to Get More Out of Your Older Camera

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Landscape Photography

Demystifying White Balance

White Balance (WB) is one of the most challenging camera settings for beginners to learn. White Balance can also be difficult to fix later when you …

Step-by-step Guide to Long Exposure Photography

Unfortunately often it happens that the result we get is far from our expectations, and we end up classifying the long exposure as a demoniacal …

Ridiculous own goal

Gmail update for iOS brings swiping between messages without returning to your inbox

If going <i>all the way</i> back to your inbox to peruse those Gmail threads on your Apple handset was a little too taxing, relief has arrived. Google has updated said app for the iPhone and iPad to enable swiping between messages without the need to return to the main repository. Version 2.1 also makes …

The westward shift of Orion and all the stars, plus a word about Comet PANSTARRS, here: http://bit.ly/13qAbNZ

Why is this Northern Hemisphere spring so cool?

Scientists are beginning to offer explanations as to how global warming can lead to a longer winter.<p>Several media organizations are reporting this …

Speed Of Light In Vacuum Is Not Actually Constant, Study Finds

Oh, and a vacuum may not really be void of matter.<p>Can you trust nothing in life? A new physics paper suggests that the speed of light in a vacuum may not be constant, and that a vacuum isn't actually entirely empty of stuff.<p>The paper, by a team of French physicists, finds that the speed of a photon …

A national screening programme for prostate cancer could be introduced by the NHS in the wake of a huge international effort by more than 1,000 scientists to unravel the genetic causes of prostate, breast and ovarian cancer. Doctors said a simple £5 spit-test based on the markers could provide patients with a personalised "risk profile" for the diseases and pave the way for individually tailored screening, with those most at risk having more regular health checks. http://gu.com/p/3emtn/tw?CMP=SOCNETTXT6966 Colorised scanning electron micrograph of human cancer cell. Photograph: NCI/PHOTOTAKE inc/Alamy

Applying the Rule of Thirds in Your Photography

New photographers are taught the rule of thirds as one of the first guidelines toward making exciting pictures. This is a technique in which a …

Landscape Photography

Prostate cancer breakthrough: Q&A

Scientists have hailed the "single biggest leap forward" in their understanding of the genetic causes of prostate cancer, from a huge study involving …

It’s getting warmer, but not as fast as climate models earlier predicted. Airborne particles from volcanic activity might help explain why. Details here: http://bit.ly/11NGAy0