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Photography Gear That Can Totally Change Your Landscape Photography

When it comes to taking breathtaking landscape photos like the one above, there are many different factors involved.<p>The lighting is key, the …

Landscape Photography

Apple's new iPad 9.7 vs. the old iPad 9.7

At its education announcement today, Apple updated its current lineup with a somewhat updated version of its most popular iPad. We compare the specs.<p>One prong of Apple's many-tined approach to making a comeback in the education market is something you don't have to be in school to appreciate: lower …

Apple Pencil

How to Delete Privacy-Invading Facebook Apps on iPhone

Facebook is in major hot water after a whistleblower let the world know that the private information of more than 85 million account holders was improperly handed over to data consultancy firm Cambridge Analytica. Much of this data was gathered by third-party apps: quizzes, games, and other …

Apps

25 Books Everyone Should Read, According to TED Speakers | Inc.com

Back in May, just after the main TED event, the TED blog rounded up an incredible list of all the titles recommended from the stage this year. It was enough to fill up most people's to-read queue for months to come.<p>But if you've finally gotten through all the titles that interested you back then, …

Books

Life of Muhammad and beginnings of Islam part 1 | World History | Khan Academy

Beginnings of Islam part 2

Spread of Islam part 3 | World History | Khan Academy

Golden age of Islam | World History | Khan Academy

Sunni and Shia Islam part 1 | World History | Khan Academy

Sunni and Shia Islam part 2 | World History | Khan Academy

Understanding the Rule of Thirds

If you're a beginning photographer, there's a good chance that you have at least some familiarity with the rule of thirds.After all, it's probably …

Landscape Photography

Neil Gaiman on Why We Read and What Books Do for the Human Experience

“Truth is not in what happens but in what it tells us about who we are.”<p>The question of why we read and what books actually do for us is as old as the written word itself, and as attractive. Galileo saw reading as a way of having superhuman powers. For Kafka, books were “the axe for the frozen sea …

6 Photoshop Tools Every Newbie Should Learn

In the days before digital imaging, if you truly wanted to elevate your photography to the level of art, you learned how to process your images in …

Tutorials

Understanding White Balance with 6 Easy Tips

Photographers talk about white balance and color temperature a lot, but what do the terms mean, and why would you choose one setting over another? …

Shutter Speed

The Tsaatan People

Project info<p>This is a series of portraits and general shots of the Tsaatan and Mongolian people who live in and around the forests of the East Taiga region of Khovsgol province in northern Mongolia.<br>The Tsaatan ethnic minority are one of the last remaining groups of nomadic reindeer herders in …

Reindeer

Nikon's New AF-S 20mm 1.8G Review

A Long Overdue Digital Update<p>It’s been 30 years since Nikon updated its 20mm f/2.8 wide-angle lens and this new version, announced in September along …

Nikon Camera and Lens Compatibility Chart

<i>(The Camera to Lens Compatibility Chart has been updated 12-JAN-2016 with the latest additions to the Nikon lineup, the D5 Pro FX DSLR and the long</i> …

Step-by-step Guide to Long Exposure Photography

Unfortunately often it happens that the result we get is far from our expectations, and we end up classifying the long exposure as a demoniacal …

Photography

Creating a watermark brush in Photoshop | 31 Days of Photo Tips

If you want to apply your logo or watermark to many photos, you might consider creating a Photoshop brush of it for easier application. It only take …

CleanMyDrive 2 offers new tools to keep your external drives in top shape

Ever noticed how filled with digital flotsam and jetsam your Mac gets? It’s even worse with external hard drives, which tend to fill up with OS X service files (with glorious names like .DS_Store or .TemporaryItems), Windows service files from when you connect to other PCs, resource forks and …

Action Photography: AF Modes for Nikon Cameras

If you get action photography right, it’s extremely gratifying. All those breathtaking images of fast action are pretty intriguing. If you don’t get …

Cameras

Hands-On Review with Sigma's Newest 24mm f/1.4 Art Beauty

Coming off of its previous reputation as an extreme budget brand when it came to DSLR lenses, Sigma has now had well over two years to fend off …

Cameras

Canon vs Nikon: which DSLR should you buy?

The most common question people ask when buying their first DSLR is whether to side with Canon or Nikon. Indeed, even more experienced photographers …

Cameras

Kathmandu, Nepal with the Sony A7s and the Mitakon 50mm f.95 by Judd Weiss

<b>Kathmandu, Nepal with the Sony A7s and the Mitakon 50mm f.95</b><p><i>by Judd Weiss</i><p>These Nepal photos probably would not exist if not for this site. Steve …

Donald Barthelme on the Art of Not-Knowing and the Essential Not-Knowing of Art

<i>“We try to see in the dark,”</i> Annie Dillard offered in her superb meditation on writing, <i>“we toss up our questions and they catch in the trees.”</i><p>Postmodernist icon <b>Donald Barthelme</b> (April 7, 1931–July 23, 1989) was not only one of the most innovative and memorable voices in twentieth-century fiction, …

5 Ways to Learn and Remember Absolutely Anything | Inc.com

<i>What learning strategies do "quick learners" follow? originally appeared on Quora: The best answer to any question.</i><p><b>Answer by Alessio Bresciani, strategist with 15 years of experience in digital and mobile, on Quora:</b><p>Your question is a great one. And it forced me to reflect about the things I have …

Learning

Nietzsche on the Journey of Becoming and What It Means to Be a Free Spirit

“…become master over yourself, master of your own good qualities… acquire power over your aye and no and learn to hold and withhold them in accordance with your higher aims…”<p><i>“No one can build you the bridge on which you, and only you, must cross the river of life,”</i> <b>Friedrich Nietzsche</b> (October 15, …