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How to make the most money selling your old gadgets

No matter how old your tech is, someone on the internet wants it — especially when it comes to smartphones and tablets.<p>So, the best thing you can do is sell your old gadgets on online marketplaces, like eBay, Swappa, Gazelle, uSell, Glyde, and Craigslist. You can also sell your old smartphones back …

“Internet of Things” security is hilariously broken and getting worse

Shodan search engine is only the latest reminder of why we need to fix IoT security.<p>Shodan, a search engine for the Internet of Things (IoT), …

3 things you must know about using your DSLR camera

Walk down the Magnificent Mile in Chicago, through any major intersection in Manhattan, or past a million other tourist hotspots and you'll probably see dozens of DSLR photographers snapping away.<p>It's easy to understand why people buy DSLRs. Pros use them. They're bigger and more expensive than …

Contrastly Lightroom Presets

The Contrastly presets bundle includes 1,000+ professional presets categorized into 26 individual themes from Infrared Sims, Dramatic HDR, Film Sims, …

Use arp-scan to find hidden devices in your network

The Address Resolution Protocol uses a simple message format containing one address resolution request or response. The size of the ARP message …

Networking

How to safely use free Wi-Fi

Public Wi-Fi is a convenient way to check Facebook, browse the Internet or do some online shopping on the go without putting a dent in your cellular data plan. Use this free app to find Wi-Fi anywhere you go. Unfortunately, if a hacker is on the same network, it gives them a good chance of snooping …

How to Choose the Right Landscape Photography Filter

Are you the type of landscape photographer who prefers soft, flowing long exposures? Do you use filters? Professional landscape photographer Brent …

How to Make Your Photos Pop With Punchier Colors in Photoshop CC

With Adobe’s fairly new pricing regime, Photoshop CC is now within the reach of many enthusiast photographers who might have balked at the idea of …

Review: The PFixer MiniMal MIDI Controller Fixes Up Your Lightroom Workflow

Developing an efficient workflow is probably one of the greatest battles of any photographer, self included. This applies doubly to the professional …

Awesome Lightroom Landscape Technique We Tweak To Use On Portraits

Happy Friday everybody! Here’s what up:When you’re <b>lighting portraits,</b> you want to draw the viewer’s eye using the light, and our eyes are draw to the …

2 Quick Keyboard Shortcuts for Photo Editing in Lightroom

Ever wished your photo editing could be more efficient? Here are two quick keyboard shortcuts to use in Adobe Lightroom, guaranteed to speed up your …

Tutorials

This WWII Rifle Training Video Can Teach You How to Hold a Camera Steady

We’ve written before on how photographers can use marksmanship techniques to stabilize a camera for sharper handheld photos. If you’d like to learn …

Videography

Hundreds of porn sites have been hit by a massive malware attack

Malicious adverts were discovered by the US-based security firm Malwarebytes on what it said were moderately popular porn sites attracting millions of visitors each day. The sites included DrTuber, Nuvid, Eroprofile, IcePorn and Xbabe. The adverts are hosted and served by the adult ad network …

Hate Noisy Pictures? This May Help…

Photographs are wonderful things, and one of their amazing characteristics is the detail we can see in a picture. I’m pretty observant of details in …

Photography

Best HDR Software?

Author Topic: Best HDR Software? (Read 69549 times)<p>« <b>Reply #45 on:</b> February 03, 2014, 12:13:48 PM »<p>So would it be a choice between LR 5 and the NIK …

5 More Shots Every Photographer Must Know How to Create

How varied is your photography repertoire? How diverse is your skill set? Mastering a particular kind of shot is important — essential, even. But …

Landscape Photography

Use This Portrait Photography Tip To Make Clients Look Slimmer | Peter Hurley

They say the camera adds 10lbs and for the majority of your clients, that is going to be a bad thing. We all want to look our best in photographs and …

How to do Basic Processing on a Portrait in 5 Minutes Using Lightroom

There’s a Triangle of Service that you may have seen before which goes something like this: You have three options available (cheap, quick, quality) …

Nightmare Franken-car arrives in time for Halloween

It's almost Halloween, and much to our horror, the folks at Warranty Direct have cooked up a car owner's worst nightmare from the least reliable individual car systems. It may be based on UK data, but it's no less spooky as a result. The vehicle is composed of the engine from a Mitsubishi …

How to Use Lightroom's Contrast, Clarity, Sharpening & Dehazing Tools for Better Images

There are four Lightroom 6 tools that add a bit of sharpness (not to be confused with the action of sharpening) to an image. These include <i>Contrast,</i> …

Why I Switched From Lightroom to Capture One for Wedding Editing

Capture One has been known amongst high-end retouchers and commercial photographers for quite some time, the main reasons probably being its powerful …

My Free and Open Source Photography Workflow

After several years of trial and error, I finally have a complete RAW photography workflow in Linux that I am happy with.<p>The applications in this …

Now THAT'S astronomical: The jaw-dropping photographs of the Milky Way as you've never seen it before

• <b>Russian ambulance driver Boris Dmitriev captured the mesmerising starscapes over rural Russia and Georgia</b>• <b><br>He used a Canon 6D camera, a number of</b> …

Gwen Stefani

23 clever ways to declutter your garage

It doesn’t matter if it’s the season for leaf-raking, snow-shoveling or landscaping. An orderly garage should be a year-round life goal.<p>Put up …

Woodworking

Super Battle Of The Nifty Fifties*: Canon, Sigma, Samyang, Yongnuo & Zeiss!

So, you are out on the market for a Nifty Fifty, (or as some may still call it: a 50mm f/1.8 lens). This is not surprising. The Nifty Fifty is often …

Photoshop for 40 quid: Affinity Photo pushes pixels further than most

Even creative pros are curious to try Serif's image editor<b>Review</b> When <i>El Reg</i> tested the leading alternatives to Photoshop we told you to keep an eye …

Why Aperture Priority Is the Best Mode for Wedding Photography

<i>“Real pros shoot manual.”</i><p>If I had a penny for every time I had heard this in a photography forum, I could have given up wedding photography years ago …

Aperture

Astoria, the Tor client designed to beat the NSA surveillance

A team of security researchers announced to have developed Astoria, a new Tor client designed to beat the NSA and reduce the efficiency of timing …

Photomatix Pro Workflow Tips for Real Estate Interiors

Making photographs indoors during the full light of day can present a variety of exposure challenges to real estate photographers in terms of dynamic …