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The Best Websites for FREE Adobe Lightroom Presets

If you’re a Lightroom user, and if you love using presets on your images, then you’re in for a treat! In the links below you will find literally</i> …

Tutorials

10 Easy Tricks to Improve Your Indoor Photography

Taking the perfect photograph is much like painting a masterpiece, composing a symphony, or writing an epic novel. It’s one of the hardest things …

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How High Contrast Black and White Can Simplify Your Photos

Agfa APX 25<p>In the past couple of years, we’ve seen lots of use of black and white in both films and photos as a creative story telling element. While …

Zebra stripes are not black and white

Why do zebras have stripes?<p>Do zebra stripes have some kind of adaptive function? Intuitively, the answer has to be yes. But what is it? As yet another study claims to be homing in on the answer, I thought it might be helpful to sum up the most likely explanations.<p>1. Camouflage<p><b>Hypothesis</b>. Stripy is …

Zoology

How much does it really cost Apple to make an iPhone 6?

A reader going by the initials P.C. has a question about the new<p>iPhone 6.<p>"Could you please find out what it actually costs to manufacture the iPhone 6, compared to what <i>we</i> end up shelling out for it?"<p>These sort of questions are tough because they almost always fall into the "best guess" category. …

Google Glass wearers can steal your password

Remember the kid who tried to cheat off you by looking over your shoulder to copy your test answers? He's baaaack.<p>But this time he's wearing Google Glass -- and he's after your iPad PIN.<p>Cyber forensics experts at the University of Massachusetts in Lowell have developed a way to steal passwords …

Meet MIOPS, a Smartphone Controlled High-Speed Photography Trigger

Created for the creative, MIOPS is a promising new accessory used to easily trigger your camera or flash unit for high-speed photography scenarios. …

Next-Gen YotaPhone Follow-Up Unveiled, With Full-Touch E-Ink Rear Screen

Russian mobile-making startup Yota Devices has just unveiled the next generation of its dual-screen smartphone, the YotaPhone.<p>As with the current first-gen model, which went on sale in Russia and select European markets (Austria, France, Spain and Germany) last December costing €499/$684, the …

Fitbit recalls Force activity trackers after skin rash complaints

Fitbit has apologised to customers following reports that its Force wristband causes skin irritation<p>Fitbit has recalled all of its Fitbit Force activity trackers, following reports that some users have experienced skin irritations after wearing them.<p>Fitbit chief executive James Park said in a …

3 Charming and Affordable European Cities You Haven't Visited Yet

<i>Photo Courtesy of Dreamstime. Article by Robert Firpo-Cappiello Budget Travel.</i><p><b>BIRMINGHAM, U.K.: A foodie destination in England's heartland</b><p>Anybody visiting a city from which both J.R.R. Tolkien and Ozzy Osbourne sprang should be prepared for a dose of cognitive dissonance, and Birmingham (or …

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If You're Looking For Something Crazy To Do In Europe, Here's Your Ultimate Plan

Not to sound ungrateful to the gods of culture, but once you've seen one museum, you sometimes feel like you've seen them all.<p>Looking for something extra crazy to do on your EuroTrip? Allow us to highlight the wacko-ist spots in each city on your map.<p><b>LONDON</b><p><b>You could</b> sip tea with the queen.<p><b>You …

Best Islands in Europe - 2016 Travelers’ Choice Awards

Even if you’ve never been to this Cyclades island in the Aegean Sea, you’d still... more<p>The dreamy island that provided inspiration to Chopin and …

Top 5 Traditional Greek Islands to visit within the next 5 years

Why within the next 5 years? Well, since I have been on my travels exploring Greek islands over the past 20 years I have seen a pattern across some …

ZAKYNTHOS

Homer first mentioned the island of Zakynthos in his writings in both The Iliad and The Odyssey, where he stated that the first to inhabit the island …