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Top 10 Best Waterproof Camera Cases in 2018

Prevention of any camera from moisture and water is necessary because it not only causes the problem with your pictures but also can lead to …

Cameras

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Namibia

Ketamine, notorious club drug, shows promise as a treatment for depression, studies indicate

Sabrina Misra suffered from depression for most of her life, but last summer, it became almost too heavy to bear.<p>Despite years of therapy and a trove of medications, Misra, 36, had become so despondent that she started planning her suicide. But before she acted, her psychiatrist introduced her to a …

Depression

The Surprising Trick to Helping Anyone Change

Behavior change can be hard. Although there are lots of theories about what motivates people to create long-lasting change, new research shows the …

Psychology

How to turn your BALL HEAD into a GIMBAL for wildlife photography

In this episode of Photographer's Friday Morten Hilmer is telling about how he uses his different tripod heads and how he actually often uses his …

Photography

Photoshop Tips: Turn Daytime Photos Into Night Scenes with 3 Simple Steps (VIDEO)

Everyone familiar with the classic Francoise Truffaut film “Day for Night” knows that cinematographers have a technique for shooting outdoors in …

Tutorials

'Ikigai': The Japanese Lifestyle Trend Promising To Find Your Life Purpose

Is this the new 'hygge'?<p>From yoga retreats in the Himalayas and weekly mindfulness classes to downloading mediation apps such as Headspace and Calm, many of us spend our lives (and paycheques) on trying to achieve happiness and fulfilment.<p>However, having tried out the Danish concept of finding …

Happiness

SEO For Photographers: An Introductory Guide to Getting Your Site Seen

<i>This is a syndicated blog post from Digital Photo Magazine originally written by William Sawalich. It and the images here are being syndicated with</i> …

Photography

Five Small Items Every Portrait Photographer Should Find Room for in Their Bag

Photographers always find themselves obsessed with exciting toys like camera bodies and lenses but it is often the overlooked items that can make the …

Time I

A psychologist explains how to beat social anxiety

The problem isn’t your social skills<p>It is rarely helpful to tell a shy person to “just be yourself!” Riffing on that frustrating exchange, clinical psychologist Ellen Hendriksen has written a book that she hopes will answer the question the anxious person usually asks in return: How?<p>Hendriksen …

Psychology

NVIDIA’s AI Can Magically Transfer One Photo’s Style to Another

NVIDIA has unveiled a new AI algorithm called FastPhotoStyle that can transfer the style from any photo to another photo, producing impressive, …

Machine Learning

Mastering the Learning Curve of Bird Photography

I don't think it's any big secret that mastering bird photography can be a difficult task.But just because something is difficult doesn't mean that …

Nature Photography

Stop Everything You're Doing and Insure Your Photography Gear

One minute you're in the middle of photographing one of the most beautiful landscapes you've ever seen. The next minute your camera is on the ground, …

What is 'ikigai' and how could it help you boost your well-being?​

First there was hygge, then lagom, and now the Japanese concept of ikigai. But what is ikigai, and how could the latest trend in well-being help …

Better than statins: This anti-cholesterol drug cuts risk of death from stroke and heart attack

The anti-cholesterol drug Praluent (alirocumab), made by France’s Sanofi Pharmaceuticals, is linked to a 15% lower risk of major cardiovascular …

Using Clipping Masks for Cool Text Effects in Adobe Photoshop

One of the most common Photoshop questions I see floating around out there on the internet looks something like, “How do get an image you show …

Tutorials

Here’s How to Use ND and Polarizing Filters to Shoot Better Photographs (VIDEO)

While many photographers think nothing about spending big bucks on high-end cameras and premium glass, these same shooters often ignore inexpensive …

Here’s How to Print Your Photographs and Get the Best Possible Results (VIDEO)

While most photographers spend considerable time mastering techniques for capturing and editing their images, very few are equally concerned with …

The Best Zoom Lenses For Wildlife Photography

<i>From the birds and the bees, to the lions, tigers and bears – these are the lenses you want to consider.</i><p>Wildlife photography is a fun hobby (and in …

How Effective Are Antidepressants? A New Study Examines Their Effects Compared To Placebo

Major depressive disorder can be debilitating, and finding the right medication to feel better is sometimes a frustrating process. Just like any …

Experience the Maasai Mara wildebeest migration in virtual reality

A new virtual reality (VR) film by a South African based VR company, <i>Exodus: The Great Migration</i> offers viewers the opportunity to witness and be part …

A Top Portrait Pro Demonstrates How to Pose Models for Better Boudoir Photos at Home (VIDEO)

Anita Sadowska is a professional fashion photographer based in Dublin, and in this quick tutorial she teams up with an experienced model to …

Japanese ‘Ikigai’ Philosophy Could Be the Secret Formula to a Long and Happy Life

Many of us spend our entire lives trying to achieve happiness and the perfect life balance to leave us fulfilled. So what is the key to living a full, fruitful life? In Japan, a concept called <i>ikigai</i> is central to finding one’s satisfaction and meaning in life. In fact, <i>ikigai</i> translates to “reason …

Lenscapt, Never Lose your Camera Lens Cap Again

If like me you have lost or misplaced DSLR camera lens caps in the past, you may be interested in a new photographic accessory called the Lenscapt, …

Improve Your Food Photography With Six Easy Tricks

When it comes to food photography, your goal is to capture the dish as well as possible while making sure it looks appealing. You want to entice the …

The Journey to becoming a Successful Photographer/Filmmaker

Becoming a photographer, or filmmaker, or successful artist of any kind takes time. There are no shortcuts. These are just some thoughts around how …

10 Apps For Making Totally Unique Videos | Moment

How-To<p>10 Apps For Making Totally Unique Videos<p>Words +<p>Videos<p>| Ani Acopian<p>February 08, 2018<p>Previous Post Next Post<p>Hey, I’m Ani, and I make a lot of …

15 Genius Apps Anyone With Anxiety Needs To Download

Whether you have an anxiety disorder, or simply feel worried sometimes, there are apps that can help with anxiety, and get you through your day. …

Lanarkshire grandmother who recovered from clinical depression shares experience in bid to help others

Jean determined to speak up about mental health and help others on the road to recovery and a fulfilling life.<p>The sparkling eyes of Lanarkshire …