Jacques Drouin

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Here's everything coming to Netflix in August

One movie in particular we're excited for is the French stop-animation film "The Little Prince" — a cinematic retelling of the iconic children's novel by the same name.<p>Keep reading to see the full list of shows and movies you can expect to see on Netflix in the coming month.<p>The American Side …

The 18 best movies on Netflix you've probably never heard of

There are so many movies on Netflix that your typical Friday night is probably spent trying to find something to watch, as opposed to actually watching something.<p>The streaming service has a huge, rotating selection of movies both old and new. It is hard to navigate through Netflix's massive library …

7 Of The Best Tips for Shooting Outdoors in Overcast Conditions

When we think of photography, it’s common to consider great light conditions that perfectly illuminate the setting with a beautiful, yet not overly …

8 Reasons to Love Long Exposure Photography

There are many good reasons to go long exposure photography. This article gives you 8 and tips for doing each to get unique and creative images.

Delete Your Sh!t: Why You Should Trash Most of Your Photos

This is one of those subjects in the photography world that is strangely controversial – like Nikon vs. Canon, DSLR vs. Smartphone and Prime vs. Zoom …

M.Zuiko 40-150mm f/2.8 & M.Zuiko x1.4 Tele Converter - Chris Eyre-Walker Photography

Let’s talk about gear!<p>Like most of you already know I’m currently switching from Canon to Olympus. Mainly for weight and size reasons.<p>A few months …

4 Steps to Creating Images With More Meaningful Composition

If you wonder what composition really means, it is basically what elements you choose to put in a photograph, and where you decide to place them in …

Digital Photography

DigitalRev: Is Micro Four Thirds Dead?

One big question that’s been on the minds of many Micro Four Thirds camera users is: is Micro Four Thirds dead? DigitalRev tries to explore this in a …

Adobe Bridge CC 6.2 Brings New Speed and Features

Adobe has just announced version 6.2 of Adobe Bridge CC. It’s an update that brings a small set of performance upgrades and features to the …

Mobile Devices

Correcting Colors Using Adobe Lightroom

Sometimes it’s hard to capture nighttime photos of cities when multiple light sources with varying colors conflict with the color of the sky. I’ve …

5 Quick and Simple Lightroom Edits to make your Images Pop

Since its original release, Adobe’s Lightroom has grown into perhaps one of the best tools a photographer can use. Initially designed as an image …

5 Time-Saving Tips for Adobe Lightroom

Photographers everywhere have embraced Adobe Lightroom as a godsend—a tool that saves countless hours, catering exactly to photographers’ needs in …

Tutorials

How to Use the Local Adjustments Tools Inside Lightroom

Whenever you take a photo, no matter what the subject, it would be extremely unusual if it couldn’t be improved in some way by making local …

How to Take Control of Aperture and Create Stronger Photos

The focal length of the lens you use, combined with the aperture setting, determines how the camera sees whatever you point it at. This has profound …

Understanding all the Different Image File Formats

When you take a photograph, what is essentially happening is that the camera is capturing data, which creates a digital image. There are many …

How to Import Photos into Lightroom

If you are new to Lightroom, the first thing you need to do after installing the software, opening it up, and taking a look around is import some …

Back Button Autofocus on the Olympus OM-D E-M5 - Less Gear

I have to admit, years ago when I first heard about back button autofocus, it took me a while to wrap my brain around. On the surface it looks like …

5 Free Lightroom Resources all Photographers Should Know About

No matter your skill level or interest level in photography, there are scores of camera choices available to choose from; whether DSLR or mirrorless; …

Tutorials

Lightroom Walk Through - Event Photography Workflow with Phil Steele

Phil Steele is a well-known and respected photography educator. In this video tutorial he walks you through exactly how he works through the …

Civilization

• <b>Author:</b> Niall Ferguson<p>Western civilization’s rise to global dominance is the single most important historical phenomenon of the past five centuries.<p>How did the West overtake its Eastern rivals? And has the zenith of Western power now passed? Acclaimed historian Niall Ferguson argues that beginning …

Columbine

• <b>Author:</b> Dave Cullen<p><b>EXPANDED WITH A NEW EPILOGUE</b><p>"The tragedies keep coming. As we reel from the latest horror . . ."<p>So begins a new epilogue, illustrating how Columbine became the template for nearly two decades of "spectacle murders." It is a false script, seized upon by a generation of new …

Area 51

• <b>Author:</b> Annie Jacobsen<p><i>Area 51</i><p>It is the most famous military installation in the world. And it doesn't exist. Located a mere seventy-five miles outside of Las Vegas in Nevada's desert, the base has never been acknowledged by the U.S. government-but Area 51 has captivated imaginations for …

Simple Tips to Improve your Travel Photography - Include People in Your Images

Including people in your travel photos can really make them stand out. Here are some simple tips on how you could include people in yours photographs.

10 Quick Lightroom Tips and Shortcuts

Lightroom is a powerful and complex program. It’s great to have shortcuts and fast ways to do things you do often. Here are ten Lightroom tips to …

Tutorials

Post-Processing Tips: Overcoming Beginners Acts of Omission

In an old dressmaking shop in Paris, a master-tailor has finished stitching a bridal gown. He is eager to show it to the world, but he knows that the …

The Difference Between Photoshop and Lightroom Explained

While Adobe Photoshop and Lightroom share similarities, they each serve a unique purpose and are different in some major ways. Find out how they …

Creating a High Key Landscape Using Lightroom in 6 Simple Steps

High key landscapes are often dramatic and emotive images. They typically work best in black and white but can sometimes work well in color using …