José Luis Guillot

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The other Japan: secret beaches of Okinawa and the Southwest Islands

Okinawa and the Southwest Islands comprise one of Japan's pretty little secrets – a side of Japan that differs from the mainland in culture and pace. They take a little more time and effort to access, but the rewards for getting there are gorgeous semi-tropical, white-sand beaches and clear …

How To Mix Natural And Flash Lighting Using Shutter Speeds

Need a new idea for your next photo shoot this Halloween season? Get inspired with this exclusive tutorial by Alexandria Huff of BorrowLenses.com! …

Shutter Speed

RAW vs JPEG: Using Real-World Examples to Illustrate the Difference

It’s not news that RAW files have a far greater latitude than the same JPEG photographs. However, many beginners only understand this difference on a …

Video: Why Do We Ignore the Role Failure Plays on the Way to Success?

There comes a point in any passion or career when you feel like you hit a brick wall; you feel like you’re standing there motionless while everyone …

A forgotten Belgian genius dreamed up the internet over 100 years ago

Though we're pretty sure that time travelers don't exist, people were working on hypertext -- used by web browsers to retrieve connected information -- long before computers. It even predates the ideas of a certain Vannevar Bush, the man generally acknowledged as having laid the groundwork for …

How many eclipses in 1 calendar year?

Every calendar year has at least 4, but 5, 6 or even 7 eclipses are also possible. Why don’t we see them all?<p>Eclipses of the sun and moon excite more …

How to Make an Incredible Burger, According to 6 Meat-Masters

Have you ever gone to a restaurant, had an amazing burger, and then tried to replicate it at home only to have disastrous results? That's what you get for trying. But in the spirit of spreading knowledge and leveling the playing field for meat aficionados everywhere, we consulted six burger experts …

Olympus OM-D E-M10

Looking to buy into the Olympus line of interchangeable lens cameras? With three OM-D models currently on the market, there is plenty of choice. …

The Flight of the Birdman: Flappy Bird Creator Dong Nguyen Speaks Out

Last April, Dong Nguyen, a quiet 28-year-old who lived with his parents in Hanoi, Vietnam, and had a day job programming location devices for taxis, …

Angry Birds

8 pronunciation errors that made the English language what it is today

Someone I know tells a story about a very senior academic giving a speech. Students shouldn't worry too much, she says, if their plans "go oar-y" after graduation. Confused glances are exchanged across the hall. Slowly the penny drops: the professor has been pronouncing "awry" wrong all through her …

Goodbye Canon, Hello Olympus OMD E-M5 – Switch to Mirror-less for Travel Photography

The heat beats down on me through the blue heavenly skies above me as I climb. I climb up the mountain slowly with many steps to go to reach 400 …

Olympus' E-M10 mirrorless camera shrinks the size and price of premium

Olympus has had as big a hand as any in kicking off the compact-but-capable mirrorless camera movement; it co-created the Micro Four Thirds format with Panasonic, and its PEN cameras set the blueprint for the retro, rangefinder-style bodies commonly seen today. But in recent years, its OM-D line …

Why Mirrorless?

Follow me<p>Why Mirrorless ?<p>What is a Mirrorless Interchangeable Lens Camera (MILC)<p>and<p>How does it differ from a Digital Single Lens Reflex Camera (DSLR) …

Olympus OM-D E-M1 Studio Sample Photos • Camera News and Reviews

Studio testing for the new Olympus OM-D E-M1 flagship Micro Four Thirds camera is complete! You’ll find our full resolution studio test images below, …

Here's how to stop anyone on Google+ from emailing your Gmail account - Pocket-lint

Google announced deeper integration between Gmail and Google+ on Thursday, confirming your Google+ connections will now auto-appear as potential …

Funny Flowchart to Help You Decide When & If You Should Take a Photo

What goes through your head before you release your camera’s shutter? Or before you post one of your photos online? Are you convinced your images is …

How To Post Process For Beautiful Eyes & Catchlights

It has been said many times before, the eyes are one of the key elements that photographers try and capture.<p>Here is a little video showing a …

Tutorials

Humorous Photography Flowchart Helps You Decide Whether or Not to Take a Photo

Here’s a little funny to get you through your Sunday afternoon: a flowchart that can help you decide whether or not that photo you’re thinking of …

British creators of energy efficient phone chips win industry award

ARM creators Steve Furber and Sophie Wilson "changed the world", according to The Economist<p>The British creators of energy-efficient chips for mobile phones and the founder of iRobot, the company which makes practical robots for the home, today won leading industry awards.<p>Steve Furber and Sophie …

Lou Reed: 20 Essential Tracks

After leaving the Velvet Underground in 1970, Lou Reed went to work for his dad's accounting firm as a typist. If he had never played a note of music …

Andy Warhol

A Guide to Understanding ISO in Photography

Learning photography is a difficult process that requires a lot of patience and practice. This photography lesson concentrates on the basics of …

Full Frame or Cropped? A Brief Guide to Camera Sensor Sizes

It all used to be so simple. When DSLRs first appeared, there was very little discussion on sensor size, mainly because there was very little …

How to Know if You're Ready for a DSLR

You love taking pictures. You aren’t necessarily trying to make money from it, it’s just something you thoroughly enjoy — photography for …

B-Grip Camera Holster Review

The B-Grip (short for “belt grip”) is a way to carry your camera on a belt, rather than around your neck. The camera is carried around in the holster …

How a Professional Photographer Packs & Organizes His Gear for Any Situation

Have you ever seen a photographer in the airport and wondered, “What equipment does he have with him, and how much did he bring?” Traveling to a …

Why Do We Want Better Cameras If We Keep Making the Photos Look Worse?

There was a time in the mid to late 90s when Nirvana was all the rage, people wore too much flannel, and the design world was pre-occupied with …

How to Photograph the Moon

Photographing the moon can be tricky. Last year I had a go at it, and it was a complete disaster, with the moon looking like a big, bright, blurry …

How to Make Sure You are Using Image Stabilization Correctly

A good photo isn’t automatic. It doesn’t matter how new or expensive your camera is; good shots don’t just happen because you press the shutter. …

Why Auto White Balance Isn't Your Friend

I know the title for this article is very strong, but in all honesty, I am not fan of automatic white balance. Though, it seems convenient and the …

This Attachment Wants to Turn Your DSLR Into a Lytro

For those of you that don’t know the Lytro, it is a light field camera that takes multiple images of a scene and lets you focus and defocus later on …