Dean Evans

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PhotoSweeper upgrade lets you take control of your photo collection

Whether you’re a photo pro, advanced enthusiast or rank amateur, getting the perfect shot is critical. The problem is that you often generate many more imperfect and extremely similar shots that wind out being disposable.<p>Having fewer and better shots not only saves hard drive (and even cloud) space …

Tutorials

The Best Free Online Photography Courses and Tutorials

Given my interest in lifelong learning and skill-development, I often ask people which new skills they’re looking to learn. The most common response? …

Useful Two-Part Beginner Tutorial Will Help You Understand the Basics of Composition

Post-processing and lighting and camera tutorials are all good and well, but none of them are going to do anything for you if you don’t have a good …

23 Free Photography E-Books

You've seen them appear in some of our earlier posts on freebies. But today we decided to put all the eBooks together (and many more!) in a single, …

Camera Settings for Concert Photography

Choosing the right camera settings for concert photography can be a daunting task, even for experienced music photographers. Here’s a breakdown of …

Back to Basics: Short Walkthrough Covers the Exposure Triangle for Beginners

When you’re first learning the basics of photography, one of the first things you find out about after dropping out of ‘auto’ is the exposure …

How to do Long Exposure Photography and Light Trails at Night

Before I understood how photography worked, I was always intrigued by light trails in images. I never understood how that happened. When I began to …

EF-S 10-18 f/4.5-5.6 IS STM Image Samples

Updated onUpdated on May 15, 2014 at 9:03 AM<p>Canon China has posted some sample images from the upcoming Canon EF-S 10-18 f/4.5-5.6 IS STM lens. For a …

Snowden email service Lavabit loses contempt appeal

<b>A US appeals court has upheld a contempt of court ruling against Lavabit, the secure email service used by whistleblower Edward Snowden.</b><p>The company was found in contempt of court last year after refusing to comply with an FBI order to hand over encryption keys in an investigation thought to relate …

Privacy

Luxi, The Little Light Meter For the iPhone

The little Luxi turns your iPhone’s front camera into a light meter. A what? A light meter, a device that measures the amount of light falling on a subject so that you can set the exposure correctly on your camera.<p>But wait, doesn’t you camera already set its own exposure? Doesn’t it have a light …

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6 "Hidden" Camera Features You Will Be Glad You Discovered

How well do you know your camera? Do you know everything that it’s capable of? It’s certainly possible you know your camera like the back of your …

25 Brilliant Prank Ideas For April Fools’ Day

April Fools’ Day (April 1st) is fast approaching, so we thought we might offer a few prank ideas for the more mischievous pandas among you (and if …

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16 Absolutely Awesome Shelving Systems

I don't know about you guys, but if there's one thing my house could always use, it's more storage. That's why I simply loved writing this fun …

The Moonwalk

It’s never too late to learn a proper moonwalk! Most people do it exactly the wrong way. But not you. Not anymore.<p>Our 3D animated infographics …

A Cork Globe For Push-Pinning Everywhere You've Been

<i>But why is it round?!</i><p>This is the Cork Globe from SUCK UK. It costs $200. You're supposed to use it to push-pin all the cities and countries you've …

Which One Do I Choose? Upgrading Your Camera’s Strap

Every camera comes with some sort of strap, and straps are important. They prevent our cameras from falling and our precious investments crumbling to …

Top 5 Easiest Shortcuts for Better Photos

Photography

We Heart These 14 DIY Valentine’s Day Cards

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, and we can’t wait to show the love! We’ve been obsessively stitching, stamping, and needle-felting our very own handmade Valentine cards. And while we were at it, we gathered up a few of our favorites from other makers out there. We hope you heart them too.<p>…

Clothespin Message

Step 1<p>Gather your materials.<p>Step 2<p>Write something on the clothespin. You can choose to put "You have a message..." on it like I did, or just come up …

Crafting

Just a month after shutdown, Silk Road 2.0 emerges

<img src="http://cdni.wired.co.uk/138x138/a_c/ars.png" alt="Ars Technica" style="float: right;"/><p>About a month ago (October, 2013), notorious Tor and …

Hyperkin Retron 5 combines ten consoles into one on December 10 for $99 (updated)

We love what the Hyperkin Retron 5 brings to the table, namely compatibility with <i>ten</i> classic gaming system cartridges: NES, Famicom, Super NES and Famicom, Sega Master System, Genesis and Mega Drive, and Game Boy original, Color and Advance. The problem is, Hyperkin's played coy about it's price …

The 16 Most Photogenic Everyday Objects

by James Maher You know how some people are just photogenic. No matter what the lighting is or if they are all sweaty from the gym, they are still …

Photography