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Is Apple Too Far Behind Samsung? iPhone 7 Pre-release Survey May Surprise

Is Samsung’s Galaxy series lead over Apple too wide — even with the imminent iPhone 7 release? A survey may provide the best answer so far.<p>Earlier this month, I highlighted a post at TechnoBuffalo with the headline, “The Galaxy Note 7 is miles ahead of the iPhone.” The author went on to cite the …

Mobile Technology

Lost cities #8: mystery of Cahokia – why did North America's largest city vanish?

Long before Columbus reached the Americas, Cahokia was the biggest, most cosmopolitan city north of Mexico. Yet by 1350 it had been deserted by its native inhabitants the Mississippians – and no one is sure why<p>In its prime, about four centuries before Columbus stumbled on to the western hemisphere, …

Archaeology

Hit It Longer, Get It Closer

Golf

Why Aren't More Video Games Westerns?

'Red Dead Redemption' needn't be the game that eclipses future Western adventures, and developers need to realize that.<p>Exploring a present-day setting like New York, as we see in <i>The Division</i>, can be captivating, but video games aren't short of mammoth cities for players to get lost in. What is …

3 Important Ways To Edit Color In Lightroom

Being able to adjust color is an important skill which every photographer should know. This article will cover three methods to adjust and sometimes …

Lightroom: You're Doing It All Wrong

There's this nifty piece of software called Adobe Photoshop Lightroom, and in my time as an educator in the craft of photography I have seen its use …

How to Be a Gentleman From Head to Toe: The Anatomy of Etiquette | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: There are a lot of ways to categorize the rules of etiquette: business, dinner, conversational, and so on. One of my favorite old</i> …

7 Letters to Write Before You Turn 70 | The Art of Manliness

At AoM we’re great champions of the lost art of letter writing. Emails, texting, and the wide variety of other digital mediums available to us in the …

iCloud: The ultimate guide

Apple has a cloud-based storage services, called iCloud, that you can use to store and sync photos, documents, movies, music, and a whole lot more. …

Tips to Capture Beautiful Seascape Photographs

The seashore. The coastline. The oceanfront. No matter what term one prefers to use, the seas have long been a favorite subject for photographers. …

America’s $100,000 Deal with a North Korean Defector

And how it went awry.<p>I <i>t was September 21, 1953, just seven weeks after an armistice had ended the Korean War. Joseph Stalin was dead, and the Soviet Union had finally stopped its secret support of the North Koreans in the conflict. President Dwight Eisenhower was desperate to hold together the</i> …

North Korea

Apple Highlights How Final Cut Pro X Was Used to Produce ‘Focus’

Apple throws the spotlight on the upcoming romantic comedy “<i>Focus</i>,” starring Will Smith and Margot Robbie, providing a behind the scenes look at how …

The Photoshop Playbook: 50 Short Video Tutorials on Fundamental Skills in Photoshop

Back in 2013, Adobe began posting a series of short video tutorials on YouTube called the “Photoshop Playbook.” The series has since grown to contain …

5 Effective Ways to Achieve Smooth Skin in Your Portraits Using Photoshop

Every portrait photographer strives to achieve the best-looking skin in his or her portrait images. As much as it seems so, this is not an easy task …

How To Use Blend Modes To Totally Revamp Your Photography | Brilliant Work From Jimmy McIntyre

He says, as a closing statement, that he hopes this tutorial has inspired you to explore blend modes more. He, is Jimmy McIntyre, and he needn’t …

Tutorials

How I Built a Custom Desk and Wire-Free Workspace for My Photo Editing

For years I’ve struggled with my workspace, I’ve had loads of different ones, from small ones in the corner of the living room in my old apartment to …

27 Ways to Boost Your Metabolism and Torch Fat Today

<b>Do Cardio</b><br>Cardio is crucial for keeping your metabolism running smoothly. In one study, researchers found that cyclers increased their metabolism for 14 hours after a tough 45-minute workout. "If you do just two to three vigorous bouts of exercise per week for 45 minutes, you could lose a pound of …

Edit As If There’s No Tomorrow

Digital photography has created a new phenomenon that I call “lead finger syndrome.” Once reserved for fast drivers and known as “driving with a lead …

Nature Photography

Behind the Shot: Dali's Dream

In this article I'll take you far away to a special place in Namibia, where I spent a month shooting and preparing for my upcoming 'Desert Storm' …

Using the Advanced Healing Brush in LR5

Are you looking for a great way to touch up your images or remove blemishes? Well you have access to the Spot Removal tool which is surprisingly …

Get a Flat Stomach—Fast!

<b>Eat Simply</b><br>Next time you're in a grocery store, pick up any boxed food and read the label. Chances are, it will have a few ingredients you recognize—wheat, sugar, salt—and a whole bunch you don't. These are the chemical additives that food scientists have cooked up not only to foil the spoilage …

How To Enhance Eyes Using Lightroom

Everyone has heard the saying, "The eyes are the window to the soul." There is a lot of truth to this when it comes to photographs. The first thing …

How to Make a Polaroid Framed Picture in Photoshop

In just a few steps, create a Polaroid framed image out of any photo. For a more realistic look we colorize, add a slight blur, and even add custom …

Video: How to Use Lightroom to Make Colors ‘Pop’ In Your Autumn Photographs

Autumn is well underway here in the United States, so what better way to honor the colorful season than to share with you a post-production …

The Best Way to Use Color in Photoshop

We will touch on color theory to help you figure out what the best color combinations are for image and show you how to apply them in Photoshop.

How to Lose 15 Pounds Without Dieting

<b>The research:</b> For the study, 10 "recreationally active" college-age women (so, not athletes) of normal body weight were given a high-protein meal (45 percent protein), low-protein meal (15 percent), or no food at all before walking on a treadmill. The women who ate the high-protein meal an hour …

How to Easily Improve Your Skies in Adobe Lightroom

These two techniques are very useful for making quick and easy adjustments to dull looking skies. As with all digital images, you will degrade the …

12 Expert Tips For Photographing Cityscapes At Night

<b>Jimmy Mcintyre</b> <i>is a travel photographer and educator. His photos have been published in local and national magazines, including the BBC. His online</i> …

Landscape Photography

The Ultimate Guide to Workflow in Lightroom and Photoshop

11 Tips for Sparkling Fireworks Photos

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