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How to Shoot Defocused Firework Photos

I’m photographer David Johnson, and in this tutorial I’ll be sharing how I shoot long-exposure photos of defocused fireworks.<p>Gear List<p>Canon EOS 5D …

Landscape Photography

Canon’s 85mm lenses compared (f/1.8 vs f/1.4 vs f/1.2)

Canon has three 85mm lenses on offer. Reason enough to compare them. It’s Canom EF 85mm f/1.2L II vs EF 85mm f/1.4L IS (this one is one of Canon’s …

Cameras

A letter to… my friend with benefits

I’ve just seen you again after about 10 years, three marriages and four children between us, and it feels as if nothing has changed. But of course it has. We’re in our 40s now; both older, a bit fatter (well, me, certainly), a bit more jaded. Those heady days of our 20s are well and truly behind …

Relationships

12 Tips for Photographing Stunning Sunsets

Tips for Photographing Stunning Sunrises and Sunsets<p><b>Think Ahead</b> – While sometimes wonderful sunrise and sunset shots can be taken spontaneously …

Landscape Photography

25 Captivating Pictures of Street Scenes Around the World

TravelPhoto Gallery<p>From Muscat to Manhattan, Nat Geo's Your Shot photographers capture spontaneous snaps of breathtaking moments in the world's streets.<p>Amid the thrum and whirl of city life, today’s street photographers patiently wait for what their forebear, the influential French photographer …

Travel Photography

No, I Didn’t Fake This Lava Photo

Yes, it’s possible. I did indeed capture what you see above in one shot. Although some of the Internet seem to disagree, it’s true. What you see …

Landscape Photography

It’s not just Amazon: Apple quietly explores Northern Virginia for 20,000 workers

Apple has quietly explored the idea of opening a campus for 20,000 employees in Northern Virginia, further advancing the possibility that the Washington area could evolve into an East Coast outpost for Silicon Valley.<p>Apple’s consideration of the region comes eight months after Amazon selected three …

A Few Things You Should Know About Shooting with ND Filters

There's a reason why these tools are considered a must-have in every filmmaker's gear bag.Neutral Density filters, or ND filters, are an essential …

Can Bad Men Change? What It’s Like Inside Sex Offender Therapy

The men file in, a few wearing pressed button-down shirts, others jeans caked in mud from work on a construction site. They meet in the living room …

Civil Rights

Have a Laugh at This Crazy Compilation of Fabulous Photographer FAILS (VIDEO)

Most of the how-to videos we share on Shutterbug are educational, but some are just plain fun…or funny, that is. The below video from FailsMark falls …

Matsubara Dori.

Matsubara Dori. Kyoto, Japan. By José Arturo Vaca Montante | Instagram<p><i>JPGs</i> <i>is a photo peek into wherever gamers might find interesting. If you’re a</i> …

Take Back Control of Your Wi-Fi Connection with This Incredible Tool

Netspot Pro helps you analyze and optimize your wireless network like never before.<p>Wireless internet is one of the great inventions of our time. It’s …

Wi-Fi

Get a Well-Exposed Landscape Photo Every Time With This One Simple Trick

If I had to choose my biggest complaint about landscape photography, it would probably be the difficulty in getting a well-exposed image.<p>You've been …

Here’s the Difference Between Photoshop’s Vibrance and Saturation Tools and How to Use Them (VIDEO)

Many photographers are uncertain about the difference between Photoshop’s Vibrance and Saturation tools, and how to use them when editing images. If …

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 …

Oda Nobunaga — The Ruthless Samurai Who Reunified Japan

Once called “the fool of Owari,” Oda Nobunaga would eventually be known as the first “great unifier” of Japan.The post Oda Nobunaga — The Ruthless …

A psychological ailment called 'hikikomori' is imprisoning 500,000 Japanese people in their homes — and it's more of a threat than ever

Hayashi Kyoko started becoming a social recluse when her high school principal started talking about university entrance exams on the first day of school.<p>"The fun high-school life I was looking forward to transformed into nothing more than a period of test preparation," the Japanese native told the …

This Elon Musk Email to Tesla Employees Is a Powerful Lesson in Authentic, Heartfelt Leadership

When times get tough, great leaders don't just protect -- they connect.<p>Elon Musk is one of the world's most popular entrepreneurs. As the guiding force behind Tesla, SpaceX, and OpenAI -- not to mention helping to found PayPal -- he tackles some of the biggest challenges.<p>That includes some of the …

Tesla

Are there side effects to masturbation?

Masturbation is a normal and healthy sexual activity with few side effects. Many bizarre claims surround masturbation, such as going blind, and most …

Japan wants to make it easier to become a resident. Do you qualify?

When developed countries face challenges like an aging population, a shrinking workforce, and weak growth, one solution is to open up to immigrants.<p>Japan, instead, has tapped older women to join the workforce and is betting on robots to do the jobs humans once did. Companies are struggling in the …

Japan

Uncut: Here is a Portrait of the Real Me

I’ve been wanting to take this photo for a while. Years, actually. The reason it’s taken me so long is <i>it terrified me</i>. The idea of taking a photo …

If You Only Watch One Video Today, Make It This One: How Photojournalists Capture the “Decisive Moment”

Iconic street photographer Henri Cartier-Bresson coined the term <i>The Decisive Moment</i> as the title for his book published in 1952. Ever since, this …

Street Photography

Photographer takes photos of same people commuting for nine years and man is it depressing

Often you'll here<p>liarspeople utter the phrase "I'm a morning person!" Let's get one thing straight - no one on earth is a morning person. You can put on a fake smile, act like you're full of energy and fast-pace walk to work with that Venti Pike from Starbucks in hand all you want, you're not …

Drop in wind energy costs adds pressure for government rethink

Tories urged to look at onshore windfarms which can be built as cheaply as gas plants and deliver the same power for half the cost of Hinkley Point, says Arup<p>Onshore windfarms could be built in the UK for the same cost as new gas power stations and would be nearly half as expensive as the Hinkley …

University of Oxford

California invested heavily in solar power. Now there’s so much that other states are sometimes paid to take it - Los Angeles Times

On 14 days during March, Arizona utilities got a gift from California: free solar power.<p>Well, actually better than free. California produced so much solar power on those days that it paid Arizona to take excess electricity its residents weren’t using to avoid overloading its own power lines.<p>It …

Renewable Energy

Does Japan Ever Convict Men for Rape?

The law may be changing, but from the ‘comfort women’ of World War II to the victims of today, justice is very hard to come by.<p>TOKYO—Eight thousand …

7 Tips for Taking Flawless Drone Photos

Cover photo: Windsor Spitfires by Michael Tighe<p>Finding new and unique perspectives is a great way to create interesting and engaging photographs. …

How to Disappear

<i>Alex Difrancesco | Longreads | April 2017 | 8 minutes (2,070 words)</i><p>Last year in New York City, a 19-year-old engineering student named Nayla Kidd …

How to install Kodi on an Amazon Fire TV Stick

Amazon's Fire TV Stick is really cheap, really easy to use and delivers a ton of content to any TV. That's why it's so popular. But it's also a small …