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Hands-on with Moment's new best-in-class Pro Camera app

You might've heard that Moment recently released a camera app for iOS and Android. You know Moment — that's the company behind the lenses you can …

Cameras

Stop Acting Like You're Going To Live Forever

Everyone knows someone who always appears to be frantically busy. Too busy sweating the small stuff. Too busy to take on new opportunities. Too busy to enjoy themselves.<p><b>“Busy” is not an indicator of success. “Busy” means ineffective time-management or poor prioritization.</b><p>The attitude of “it will be …

Time Management

How to Fix Five of the Most Common Mistakes Amateur Photographers Make

As photographers, it seems that we were all prone to the same mistakes that we wish we would have been aware of sooner. This video not only …

Photography

Moment Pro Camera app brings big camera controls to your phone

Moment, the company that brought you the best glass for your mobile device, now gives you DSLR-like controls with their Pro Camera app. Features include full manual adjustment over ISO, shutter speed, white balance, image format and more.<p>It should be noted that if you don’t have a shiny new device …

Mobile Photography

Why You Need an Anonymous Social Media Account

Being online has never been more embarrassing. People are renting 10 minutes of time on private jets for the ‘gram. The most innocuous and …

Social Media

How To Use Manual White Balance Settings | Moment

Tips<p>How To Use Manual White Balance Settings<p>July 11, 2018<p>Previous Post Next Post<p>The purpose of white balance is to accurately incorporate the same …

Tutorials

The Rule of Thirds Needs to Die a Slow and Painful Death

Rather, the rule of thirds needs to die a fast and painful death for all the damage it has done to the art and photography world.<p>The rule of thirds …

Tutorials

Six Books that Will Change the Way You Think

Malcolm Gladwell, Susan Cain, Adam Grant, and Daniel Pink have selected the six Spring Finalist books for the Next Big Idea Club.<p>The votes are in! …

Black Lives Matter

10 Must-Know Composition Tips To Improve Your iPhone Landscape Photos

Anyone can point their iPhone camera at an amazing view, but it takes a more skilled photographer to create a truly stunning landscape photo. In …

Landscape Photography

12 Mobile Photography Tips Every Photographer Should Know

12. Don’t Over-Process Your Photos<p>Finally, you should resist the urge to use too many apps or overly strong effects when editing your photos. A lot …

Mobile Photography

Photographers: It's Time to Start Watermarking Your Images

<i>A Virginia Federal Court ruling has potentially affected how copyright images are protected</i><p>We won’t get much into the specifics of what is going on …

Tutorials

The Mormon Tabernacle Choir gets a gay conductor — on one night

The Mormon Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra have welcomed many guest conductors through the years, but few have been as symbolically potent as Monday …

Salt Lake City

Podcast: A biology prof on growing up gay in rural Minnesota

<b>Noah Whiteman, an associate professor in the Department of Integrative Biology at UC Berkeley, has always known how to survive. He moved to Sax-Zim,</b> …

UC Berkeley

The Best of Gay Twitter™: Pride 2018

"Straight white people asking where their Heterosexual Pride day at when they know damn well Old Navy's Fourth of July sale coming up."<p>Pride Month is …

LGBTQI

"The hardest part was the thought of coming out and the thought of not being accepted"

"I was gobsmacked. Really taken aback."<p><b>Exclusive interview with Love in the Countryside's Richard on what it's like to be a gay farmer, what advice</b> …

Why young LGBT people need alcohol-free safe spaces

<b>LGBT people in London could be getting a new alcohol-free space to meet, thanks (in part) to The 1975.</b><p>The band were among thousands of people who donated to a £100,000 crowdfunder to launch an LGBT community centre.<p>The volunteers who raised the money want the space to be a place for LGBT people to …

LGBTQI

Proven Tips To Avoid Blurry Photos By Choosing the Right Autofocus Mode

If you are getting blurry photos and you have tried everything to correct it without any success, the problem is likely the use of wrong autofocus …

Cameras

The 10 rules of photo composition (and why they work)

Poor photo composition can make a fantastic subject look pretty dull, but a well-framed scene can create a wonderful image from the most ordinary of …

Mobile Photography

An Expectation is a Premeditated Resentment – Administrator Life

“An expectation is a premeditated resentment”. Some would see “unrealistic expectations are premeditated resentments” as a more accurate statement. …

Common Sense

Six Keys To Help You Break Through A Comfortable Pain

—Are you missing your potential possibilities because you have become comfortable with where you are? Do you continue to complain and grumble about …

Self-help

How to create rare and life-changing relationships with anyone (even your heroes)

There are two types of relationships:<p>Transactional<br>• Transformational<p><b>Transactional relationships</b> are economic and functional. They’re based on exchange …

Communication Skills

Instead of ‘Finding’ Your Passion, Try ‘Developing’ It: Stanford Scientists

If you think you may have a passion for photography, try “developing” that passion instead of “finding” it. The shift in mindset could help keep you …

Self-improvement

The A to Z of Photography: Underexposure

There are two sides to ‘underexposure’. There’s a technical side, where you can look at a photo’s histogram – a graphical representation of tones in …

6 Reasons Why Your Photos Aren’t Razor Sharp

Picture this: you come home after a great day out photographing and you’re excited to look through all the beautiful images you’ve captured. However, …

Landscape Photography

It’s time to cut these five things from your resume

Mindy Kaling says it’s time to update your resume.<p>The actress and TV writer gave Dartmouth College graduates some practical and professional advice …

Turn Your iPhone Into a DSLR with This $200 Lens Kit

Lugging my Canon 5D Mark III camera into the backcountry is never something I get excited about. Recently, I've found that I just leave it at home and opt to take phone pictures instead. Of course, the photo quality isn't as good—or at least it wasn't until I picked up the OlloClip Filmer's Kit …

Creative Applications of Color Theory in Landscape Photography

Discussions of many photography topics have the potential to veer deep into complex technical territory that may appeal more to scientists than to …

Tutorials

On the Keto Diet? Check Out These 30 Products From Costco ASAP

The keto diet comes with a laundry list of unapproved foods — say goodbye to carbs and sugar — but Costco is here to save the day yet again. Our favorite wholesale store makes going keto a breeze, thanks to its endless inventory of low-carb, high-fat items. And we even just discovered that it sells …

How to Make Boring Photos Look Awesome in Lightroom (VIDEO)

Let’s face it, most of the time, photos can look pretty bland when you see them straight out of the camera. And it’s no secret that even the best …

Tutorials

What To Do With Your 401(k) Money When You Retire

<b>By Rodney Brooks, Next Avenue Contributor</b><p>Billions of dollars are at stake as boomers decide what to do with the $5.3 trillion they’ve invested in company-sponsored 401(k) plans when they retire. Leave the money where it is? Roll it over to an Individual Retirement Account (IRA) at a financial firm? …