Terence Gilbert

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5 Camera Settings That All Macro Photographers Should Know

This article will detail five camera settings that are essential and which all macro photographers should know. It was inspired by Will Nichols’ …

5 Creative Photography Projects For a Rainy Day

Rain and photography can get along well, as long as our gear remains dry and safe. As of a couple of years ago, weatherproof cameras and lenses have …

Landscape Photography

The Best Budget Camera Lenses for Your DSLR and Mirrorless Camera

If you’re shopping for a new lens of some sort, you’ve come to just the right place. As per the results of my recent reader polls, here is a list of …

11 little known laws of mindfulness that will change the way you live your life

Everyone is talking about Mindfulness.<p>So much so that you might not care about it.<p>You’ve probably seen annoying memes or quotes about the present …

How to Photograph Star Trails: Here’s a Beginner’s Guide

Here’s an 8-minute tutorial from Nature TTL and astrophotographer Matthew Saville about how to photograph star trails. Considered by some as the holy …

How to Easily Turn Your Signature into a Photo Watermark in Photoshop

Here’s a simple way to create a digital watermark using your signature that you can use as a Photoshop brush. This 5-minute video from Colin Smith of …

4 world champions of public speaking explain how to deliver presentations your audience will love

Being a great public speaker requires much more than confidence.<p>It's about connecting to audience members on a personal level and leaving them with a satisfying message they can act on.<p>We spoke with some of the most talented speakers around the globe —the last four Toastmasters International world …

10+ Genius Camera Hacks That Will Greatly Improve Your Photography Skills In Less Than 3 Minutes

Professional photography gear costs thousands of dollars but you can take stunning pictures by spending only a fraction of the cost. If you have the …

How to Use the Puppet Warp Tool in Photoshop

The Puppet Warp tool is one of the most powerful methods to manipulate people, objects, or whatever you please in Photoshop. If you want to learn how …

How to Clean Your Camera Sensor

When was the last time you cleaned your sensor? Even with weather-sealed equipment, dust particles can eventually make their way inside your camera. …

How to Make a 3D Extrusion in Photoshop

A Beginner's Guide to Retouching Portraits in Photoshop

If you're just starting with shooting portraits and retouching them, learning and subsequently mastering the myriad of techniques used in Photoshop …

Animals are more afraid of humans than of bears, wolves, and dogs

<b>Who can blame them? Humans kill animals at rates up to 14 times higher than other predators.</b><br>Humans have become the dominant predator in many …

Yahoo Singapore

10 most beautiful islands as voted by travellers. Time to plan your next trip!

Nice Shot! How a Photographer Captured a Once-in-a-Lifetime Image of Lightning

Picture Stories<p>We talk to photographer Randy Olson about how he made one of our favorite images from this month's issue of National Geographic.<p>This shot happened on my last night on assignment. I was working on a story about the Ogallala Aquifer near Wood River, Nebraska. That area is one of the …

Birds

How to use curves to fix any colour problem!

I had to shoot in an environment without HSS (Didn’t have my Citi600 with me) and I didn’t have my Hoya ND16 filter with me either. Which meant that …

Tutorials

New Robot-Fabricated Building Material Is 100 Times Lighter Than Brick

The Elytra Filament Pavilion is made from a glass and carbon fiber filament that mimics the shell of beetle wings, and no two elements are the same.<p>This week, the Victoria & Albert museum in London unveiled the robot-fabricated Elytra Filament Pavilion to open the museum’s first ever Engineering …

Our DNA is 99.9% the same as the person next to us — and we're surprisingly similar to a lot of other living things

Our bodies have 3 billion genetic building blocks, or base pairs, that make us who we are.<p>And of those 3 billion base pairs, only a tiny amount are unique to us, making us about 99.9% genetically similar to the next human.<p>A recent TED talk by physicist and entrepreneur Riccardo Sabatini …

Genetics

How’d You Get That Picture? Bob Martin’s Glorious Sports Photography

<i>Bob Martin is an award-winning sports photographer who’s shot every major sporting event on the planet, from the last 13 Summer and Winter Olympics</i> …

How do planes fly? This animation explains everything you need to know

Lots of us have ridden on planes before, but how many of us could really explain how airplanes lift themselves off the ground and stay in the air? …

Animation

How to Use Manual Lenses

Let's start this topic with one thing: I love the incredibly fast autofocus that is available on today's latest DSLRs and mirrorless cameras. It …

Know Your Gear: Five Tips for Better Images

First and foremost, gear is not the be all and end all. Creativity will bring the most out of the simplest of gear. We stand on the shoulders of …

Shutter Speed

How To Photograph The Night Sky

Let’s go on a trip together and take stunning night sky photos. Hi, I’m <b>Dave Morrow</b>, and I will be your guide in this journey. I’m a fellow 500px-er, …

Long Exposure Photography Tips

Long exposure photography can produce stunning photos. Nighttime shots can bring out unexpected detail and create amazing light effects. Daytime long …

Landscape Photography

3 Survival Skills That Aren't Super Obvious - Brain Games Article

In this episode of <i>Brain Games</i>, we learn that evolution has outfitted the human brain and sensory systems with some characteristics that enable people to survive stressful and dangerous situations. We also learn that some people have psychological attributes that make them more adept at survival, …

How to do Autofocus Fine Tuning on Your Nikon DSLR

Most of the time your equipment does a great job, but every once in a while you may find that under certain circumstances, your photos may seem a …

Cameras

Homemade Robust Re-Usable Silica/Desiccant Pack .