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How to Boost Your Router Security as the VPNFilter Threat Grows

Two weeks after the FBI urged consumers to tighten the WiFi security in their homes, the security researchers who first identified the malware threat …

Wi-Fi

15 Things You Should Know Before Pressing the Shutter Button to Take a Photograph

Taking a photograph isn't merely about pressing the shutter button. Aside from the technical considerations like exposure, there are things like …

Landscape Photography

You Can Watch 99 Hours of Free Online Photography Classes from the School of Visual Arts (SVA)

Here’s something photo-related you can do over the long Memorial Day weekend coming up. The School of Visual Arts in New York City has 99 hours of …

Photography

7 iPhone calendar tips everyone should know

When setting up your iPhone ($800 at Cricket Wireless), there are a number of settings to change and tweak right away, but one that often goes overlooked is the stock iOS Calendar app. It's simple but deceptively powerful if you set it up right. Who knows -- with a few minutes of work upfront, the …

Apps

How to Detect and Remove The Mac ‘mshelper’ Malware

- May 18, 2018<p>Is your Mac’s fan running at a high rate or you’re seeing a much reduced battery life than normal, you’ll want to check for the …

Apps

Act Now Before Your Flickr Account Is Transferred

Flickr has been acquired by SmugMug, and the official date for the switchover is looming. Here is why now might be the time to back up everything, …

Eight Lesser-Known Features in Photoshop That I Couldn't Live Without as a Photographer

Although these eight features may not be the sexiest that Photoshop has to offer, they all really do help to make my life as a photographer so much …

Photoshop Basics: What Is Unsharp Mask and How to Use It to Sharpen Your Photos So They Pop (VIDEO)

Here’s a quick Photoshop tutorial video from Run N Gun that explains the basics of the Unsharp Mask tool and why it’s essential to helping you …

iCloud Backup Failed? Why iPhone Won't Back Up & How to Fix It

Backing up your iPhone or iPad regularly is an important part of keeping your data and settings secure. By regularly backing up your device, you're assured that if your iPhone is damaged, you won't lose your device settings, app data, messages, or photos and videos. There's even a way to set your …

Operating Systems

You can soon see (and delete) everything Apple knows about you

Apple will soon let you download all the information it has stored about you, modify it, or even delete it. The privacy change is required by a new European law, but is also in-line with Apple’s policy to not spy on its customers. This sets it apart from rivals like Google and Facebook.<p>Apple …

Isn’t It Time You Created a Photography Website to Showcase Your Work? Here’s How (VIDEO)

You’ve no doubt noticed that virtually every professional photographer on the planet has a website to showcase his or her work. But a strong online …

Sharpen Images and Get Rid of Halos in Photoshop

Have you ever edited and sharpened a photograph you wanted to print or post online only to have halos around the edges? Have you ever wanted to know …

Case Maker's Rendering Depicts iPad Pro With No Home Button, Slimmer Bezels [Update: Fake]

Noted leaker Evan Blass this evening tweeted a mysterious render of an iPad that features slimmer bezels, no Home button, and no notch with space for a camera.<p>Blass did not provide any information on the render, aside from the cryptic message "Seems to be something missing from this (encased) …

Remove Distracting Elements from Photos with These 3 Simple Photoshop Tricks (VIDEO)

A telephone pole emanating from a subject’s head is the classic example of a distracting element ruining an otherwise fine photo. But there are …

How to give your Finder window superpowers

The Finder has been with the Mac since day one, way back in 1984. But just because it’s old, doesn’t mean that it doesn’t have some new tricks. Did you know, for instance, that you can add a path bar to the bottom of the window to show the path of the current folder on your Mac? Or that you can add …

Operating Systems

Watch people's reactions as an F-18 flies 2 inches from their faces during a Blue Angels training run

The U.S. Navy Blue Angels, are preparing for the 2018 airshow flight demonstration season at their winter practice airfield at Naval Air Station El Centro, California.<p>And here are two amazing videos showing Lieutenant Brandon Hempler, Blue Angels #6, the Opposing Solo, taking off from runway 12 at …

This Kid Is an Award-Winning Wildlife Photographer: Look at His Great Images & You'll See Why (VIDEO)

Without a camera in his hand, Josiah Launstein looks like any other 13-year-old. But while boys his age are watching video games, cruising around on …

Here’s How to Get Perfect In-Camera White Balance: No Editing Required! (VIDEO)

Whether your passion is nature photography, portraiture, macro, or shooting sports, it’s likely you’ve devoted considerable processing time to color …

Selectively sharpen your photos non-destructively with a high pass filter mask

Sharpening is one of those parts of digital photography on which everybody has their own opinion. How much, when in the process to do it, using what …

Everything you wanted to know about Banding and were afraid to ask

We’ve all been there: you sit on a picture forever, bored of retouching, and then when you do get around to it strange things start to show up in it. …

Aperture Priority & Shutter Priority VS. Manual Exposure | Which do Pros Use?

It is a pretty strong stereotype among experienced photographers to always, <i>always, ALWAYS,</i> shoot in manual exposure, and justifiably so! However, …

Awesome frequent-flier trick: Free ‘tack-on’ flights extend your range

I hear so many people say, “I can never use my miles for business or first class!” It’s like trying to beat Vegas at the gambling game — the odds are in their favor, not yours.<p>So how do you use your miles to score a win?<p>Intelligence. Award seats on airplanes are a limited resource, but they’re not …

NFL, College Sports, NBA and Recruiting

College Football

This SR-71 Blackbird Cockpit Tour Is The Most Fascinating Thing You'll See All Week

Veteran SR-71 pilot gives a highly detailed tour of both cockpits and shares incredible recollections from his time flying the legendary jet.<p>Youtube …

You shot the perfect photo. Here’s how to get the perfect print

Now that we all walk around with high-resolution cameras in our pockets (i.e., our smartphones), people are taking more photos than ever before. But …

Tutorials

Understanding Your Camera's Internal Light Meter and Metering Modes

Understanding the internal light meter of my camera is one of the best skills I've ever learned. It helps me to shoot in fully manual mode, so that I …

9 Ways to Make Photoshop’s Adjustment Layers Easier to Use

<i>This is a guest post by photographer Glenn Orion</i><p>There are far more photographers – from the amateur to the professional – who have embraced the need …

Tutorials

Tutorial: How to ‘Make Eyes Look Amazing’ In Photoshop

One of our favorite Photoshop tutorial websites, Phlearn, yesterday put out a tutorial that is both incredibly useful and a bit scary. Useful because …

How to Use Luminosity Masks in Photoshop to Transform Your Images

From exposure blending to fine contrast adjustments, luminosity masks are one of the most powerful set of tools available to photographers in …

3 Reasons to Shoot Vertical Aspect Landscapes and 6 Tips on How to Shoot Them

A Guest Contribution by Todd Sisson – author of our Landscape Photography eBook. The majority of landscape images are photographed in the horizontal …