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Sony is Now #1 in Full-Frame Cameras in the US

Sony just announced that it is now #1 in the United States in the full-frame interchangeable lens camera market, overtaking Canon in both units sold …

Cameras

5 Steps To Take Now If You're In A Toxic Workplace

Earlier this week I wrote about the warning signs of a toxic workplace. If you found yourself nodding along and checking off all the symptoms on that list, it’s time to figure out how you can improve or escape your situation.<p>Would you tolerate sending your kids to school every day in a toxic …

Back-Button Focus: What It Is and Why You Should Be Using It

If you spend any time surfing photography forums and Facebook groups, you will undoubtedly see a constant flow of questions asking for the best way …

Beautiful Photography with the iPhone by Eric Van Nynatten

It's incredible how technology allowed us to express ourselves and so many different ways. Photography is one of the biggest forms of expression and …

John Crowley's new epic 'Ka' is a late masterpiece in a stellar fantasy career

Neil Gaiman calls John Crowley's best-known novel, "Little, Big," "one of my favourite books in the world." Michael Chabon claims Crowley as an inspiration for his own work, alongside Borges, Steven Millhauser and Thomas Pynchon, "writers who can dwell between worlds." Other fans include the late …

Use Baking Soda to Clear up Acne, Wash Your Face, or Soothe an Upset Stomach

Baking soda is a staple in most people's homes. If you're not using it to actually bake, it may be in the fridge trying (and probably failing) to …

Spider-Man: Homecoming becomes the highest-grossing superhero movie of the year

Earlier this month, Sony and Marvel’s <b>Spider-Man: Homecoming</b> became the highest-grossing reboot of all time, thanks in no small part to its solid …

10 New Things You Can Do in iOS 11 You Couldn't Do Before

10 New Things You Can Do in iOS 11 You Couldn’t Do Before<p>iOS 11 was officially released to the public on September 19. And while some features (like …

Recreating Brandon Woelfel’s Editing Style in Lightroom and Photoshop

Photographer Brandon Woelfel has a distinctive editing style that has netted him over 1.2 million followers on Instagram. This 15-minute crash course …

Russia 1917: You Are There

THIS IS a very fine book — in some ways, I believe, the best work that China Miéville has produced since the three thick volumes of the Bas-Lag …

The tricks to make yourself effortlessly charming

From the first moment you walk into a room people are making judgements about how much they like you. Fortunately, there are ways to improve your chances<p><i>Editor’s Note (December 21, 2017): Through to the end of the year, BBC Capital is bringing back some of your favourite stories from 2017.</i><p>Most of …

Body Language

iOS 11 will change how you'll use your iPad forever

As simple as possible, but no simpler<p>iOS 11 is the most ambitious software update from Apple in a very, very long time. It’s ambitious because it’s packed with so many new features and technologies that it will be impossible for me to cover them all here. It’s ambitious because those new features …

This week on AI: 12.9" iPad Pro & 5K iMac reviewed, Cook meets with Trump, 'iPhone 8' rumors & more

As Apple CEO Tim Cook attended a tech summit with U.S. President Donald Trump, the rest of the company was preparing upgraded betas of iOS 11, macOS …

How to Get Proper Exposure in Camera

In this video, you'll learn how to use live view in your camera's LCD to find the proper exposure before clicking the shutter.<p>In second part, you'll …

JUSTICE LEAGUE: First Look At Mattel's Range Of Official Action Figures And Batmobile Revealed

Mattel has unveiled our first glimpse of their offcial line of action figures for Zack Snyder's <i>Justice League</i>, featuring all six members of the team …

The Sony A9 Camera Review. So much more than an action camera. By Steve Huff

The Sony A9 Camera Review. So much more than an action camera. By Steve Huff The Sony A9 hype has now come and gone it seems. For those first few …

Action Camera

People with creative personalities really do see the world differently

What is it about a creative work such as a painting or piece of music that elicits our awe and admiration? Is it the thrill of being shown something …

Creativity

007: Bond films ranked

From 1962's <i>Dr No</i> all the way to 2015's <i>Spectre</i>, we've graded which films were 00-heaven – and which were, well, something of an oddjob. (Talking of …

Blockbusters

2-Year-Old iPhone 6s Beats Galaxy S8 in New Speed Test

The Galaxy S8 is Samsung’s latest and greatest, and there’s no doubt that it’s an excellent smartphone. Despite its impressive benchmark specs, …

If You’re Planning To Pick A Murakami, Here’s A List Of His 10 Best Books

You're probably living under a metaphorical rock if you haven't at least come across a quote by the literary genius Haruki Murakami. A Japanese …

The 7 Habits Of Highly Creative Photographers

<b>How creative can you become as a photographer?</b><p>Are you pushing your limits or not even close to reaching them? When I read Steven Covey’s Book “The 7 …

Apple just gave away all the iPhone camera’s secrets

Just because you know how to press your iPhone's camera shutter and record button and snap the perf selfie doesn't mean you're getting the most out …

Lighting tips: How to give your photos the famous National Geographic style

National Geographic photos are a synonym for exceptional photography. In this video from Advancing Your Photography channel, you will learn how to …

10 Long Books To Read When You Need An Emotional Escape

People often say the word "escapist" like it's a bad thing. "Escapist" fiction is almost always code for "cheesy romance," or "pulpy detective …

32 books everyone should read in their lifetime

Do you aspire to be one of those people who knows at least a little bit about everything?<p>There's any easy way to do it: Read everything!<p>You can't just stick to the mystery novels, anthologies, or biographies you know and love. If you really want to become a more well-rounded person, you'll need to …

Books

Smartphone camera shootout: Galaxy S8 vs. iPhone 7, Google Pixel, and LG G6

The announcement and release of the Samsung Galaxy S8 means it’s time to throw a few more logs on the fire of an always fun debate: which smartphone has the best camera?<p>For years, the answer was the iPhone. But when Samsung shifted to better optics, smoothed out its image processing, the Korean …

'The Lost Book Of The Grail' Is The One Book Every Bibliophile Needs To Read This Winter

Do you prefer pen and paper to keyboards and computers, ancient history to modern technology, and physical books to anything in the digital world? …