Faye Beckert

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Latest North Korea missile launch lands near Japan waters, alarms Tokyo | Reuters

SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea launched a ballistic missile on Wednesday that landed in or near Japanese-controlled waters for the first time, the latest in a series of launches by the isolated country in defiance of United Nations Security Council resolutions.<p>FILE PHOTO - North Korean leader Kim …

North Korea says issues with US to be resolved by war-time laws

North Korea is to cut its only remaining diplomatic channel with the US after Washington blacklisted the North’s leader Kim Jong-Un. Pyongyang added …

South Korea to announce location of THAAD anti-missile system

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea announced on Wednesday the site where a U.S. THAAD anti-missile defense unit will be deployed against North Korea’s missile and nuclear threats, a plan that has angered China and prompted a North Korean warning of retaliation.<p>Residents chant slogans during a protest …

First Baby in Texas With Zika-Caused Microcephaly Is Born

A baby born in Texas is confirmed to have microcephaly due to an infection with the Zika virus.<p>The child was born with the birth defect in Harris …

Pokémon Go plans sponsored Pokéstops & gyms as hit game drives traffic to retailers

Hit mobile game Pokemon Go plans to soon implement advertising via “sponsored locations,” tapping into its ability to drive foot traffic to retail stores, reports Financial Times.<p>The game currently populates ‘Pokéstops’ and ‘gyms’, real-world locations that users physically have to navigate to in …

Thirteen U.S. states ask court to halt transgender bathroom policy | Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Thirteen states that have sued the Obama administration over its policy on transgender access to bathrooms asked a federal court in Texas on Wednesday to prevent the administration from enforcing the policy while their lawsuit proceeds.<p>A sign protesting a recent North …

Imperial Sand Dunes, Imperial County in Southern California.

Imperial Sand Dunes, Imperial County in Southern California.<br>Taken on the hazy and windy midday.<p>Imperial Sand Dune is a part of the Algodones Dunes, which is a large sand dune field near the border with Arizona and Mexican state of Baja California. It is located near southern tip of Salton Sea and takes three and a half hours to get there from Los Angeles. Its many areas are designated for riding extreme sports ATVs. If you see foot prints at the Mesquite Sand Dunes, here scars of off-road tire …

How to Photograph Waterfalls (With 9 Amazing Examples)

Waterfalls are a hugely popular subject among photographers and one that can produce some spectacular results. If the popularity of waterfall …

How I Got The Shot: Desert Road

Some exposure situations become difficult to handle in-camera without a little post processing later on. A perfect example is this shot of a desert …

Digital Photography

10 Tips To Get Over Photographer’s Block

Going through a creative rut can be frustrating, and sometimes scary, but it is usually temporary. Photographer’s block can happen to you at any …

Photography

Seascape Photography Tips

One of my favourite places to shoot is the coast due to its variety and ease of access. I’m fortunate to live in a country such as New Zealand which …

Photography

Still Life Photography Tips and Techniques

Still life photography has many uses. Perhaps you want to take a picture of a beautiful shell or perhaps take a picture of a product that you’re …

How to Make a Double Exposure

Multiple exposure is a technique that many film photographers discovered by complete accident – either the camera broke and the film didn’t advance, …

Photography

How to Photograph Smoke

At some point in your life, you’ve probably seen an amazing photograph featuring smoke. The smoke might be flawlessly lit against a solid background …

Texture Photography Essentials and Tips

A photographic image is successful when it successfully grabs the attention of the viewers. Images can do this in a variety of ways. Eye-catching …

Balancing Strobes & Daylight for Portrait Photography

Many beginning photographers think of strobes as devices to be used when there is a lack of light in the scene. However, they can also be used to …

15 Tips for Low Light Landscape Photography

Pin It Capturing scenes in low light remains one of the most challenging aspects of photography, yet the results when executed well can be truly …

Landscape Photography

Focus Stacking in Macro Photography

In the world of photography we often work hard to obtain a shallow depth of field. When we take portraits and wish to separate the subject from the …

Landscape Photography

How to Get Landscapes Sharp with Focus Stacking

A key aspect of successful landscape photography is image sharpness. Usually, it is desirable to ensure that all elements of a scene, whether close …

6 festive photo ideas to try this Christmas

For many of us, winter can seem like a pretty miserable time for photography.<p>Sure, there's the potential for some stunning landscapes with the sun …

Cameras

How to Create Refractograph Abstract Photography

Ever look through a kaleidoscope as a kid? You would hold the tube up to your eye, twist the end, and see an array of wild colors and patterns move …

Best portrait lens 2018: fast prime lenses for Canon and Nikon DSLRs

Everybody wants to look good on paper, especially when the paper in question happens to be a photo print. So what kind of lens makes people look …

Cameras

A Guide to Shooting Outdoors in Low Light Conditions

Shooting in low light, as with many other forms of photography, requires a bit of thought beforehand in order to get the most from the time you have. …

How to Capture Authentic Emotion in Portrait Photography

If you shoot portraits on a regular basis, I’m sure you have an informal checklist of sorts that you consult — at least mentally — both before and …

Light Painting Photography Tutorial

Photography is a way to be creative. Whether it be by taking regular landscape photographs or making surreal and abstract images. Another fun …

The Basics of Using ND Grads to Improve Your Landscapes

As I’ve written before, the hardest part of landscape photography is retaining detail in a bright sky with a darker foreground. There are several …