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Samsung Courting Apple to Supply Front-Facing Camera Sensors [Rumour]

Samsung’s LSI business division is courting Apple to supply the CMOS image sensors (CIS) for the next-generation iPhone’s front-facing camera, …

Phones

Introducing Layout from Instagram

Today we’re announcing Layout from Instagram, a new app that lets you easily combine multiple photos into a single image. It’s fun, it’s simple and …

Apps

Best photo editing software? Photoshop CC and 7 Photoshop alternatives tested

<i>What is the best photo editing software? Photoshop has long been the benchmark against which other image editing programs are judged. So, here we put</i> …

Tutorials
War

Ultimate investor guide for Generation Y: Part 2

Gen Y Investing Guide<p>Four ways to invest as a beginner – simple, medium effort and two advanced options:<p>*Some online brokerage firms may have different purchase requirements or may not offer Mawer products.<br>**Includes a fee of 0.5 per cent levied by the online brokerage ShareOwner to cover the cost …

8 Ways to Reduce Noise in Your Photographs

You have plenty of options to choose from when you want to reduce the noise in your images. However, you first need to understand why noise actually …

Landscape Photography

Don't sell your stocks if you’re worried about a market decline

The last time the stock markets were this strong, a crash for the ages lay dead ahead.<p>Parallels such as this are hard to ignore, but they're of little use in managing an investment portfolio. So stay in stocks, or at least make only modest changes to your portfolio. The market will fall at some …

Finance

Back to Basics: Useful Tutorial Shows You How to Properly Assess & Clean Your Gear

Most camera gear is built with longevity and strenuous activity in mind, but that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t take the best possible care of your …

7 Hard-Core Oblique Moves

For better posture, lower-back support, and to avoid back pain, it's important to strengthen and tone your obliques (side abdominal muscles). We've …

Trends

How to do Long Exposure Photography and Light Trails at Night

Before I understood how photography worked, I was always intrigued by light trails in images. I never understood how that happened. When I began to …

Photography

10 Tips for Photographing the Natural World

From the tiniest mushroom to the gigantic mountains, nature encompasses everything. Trees, rivers, mountains, leaves, flowers, fruits, soil – …

Landscape Photography

The Secret Behind Levels Vs Curves In Photoshop - A Phlearn Video Tutorial

Mosh Pit mitts pattern by Rachel Atkinson

A clever and simple mitt pattern worked flat on straight needles, providing a great backdrop for your favourite buttons and perfect for keeping hands …

Knitting

See A Classic “Painting” That’s Actually A Spellbinding CGI Masterpiece

Hungarian digital artist Zsolt Ekho Farkas has recreated a 19th-century painting with CGI, and it’s an 8-million-polygon, 3-D tour de force.<p>While a digital gallery could never fully replicate the experience of walking through an art museum, some computer-generated art has the same capacity to …

Digital Art

How to Effectively Combine Aperture and Shutter Speed

It’s probably safe to say that nearly everyone reading this has not only heard of the famed exposure triangle, but has also dedicated a decent amount …

Landscape Photography

How to Photograph the Milky Way

Many travel and landscape photographers, including myself, try to avoid shooting scenery with a clear blue sky. As much as we like seeing puffy or …

Incredible Focus Stacked Time-Lapse Video of Coral Made Up of 150K RAW Frames

If you’re ready to have your mind blown for the next three and a half minutes, go ahead and press play. And keep in mind that the masterpiece your …

A Guide To Black and White Portraits

There is an old quote that says, “If you want to shoot fashion, shoot in color, but if you want to shoot emotion, shoot in black and white.” I don’t …

Landscape Photography

Wallpaper of the Week by The Hubblesite

The wallpaper of this week is an amazing image from a powerful jet from a supermassive black hole in galaxy system 3C 321. The image is from …

Barely-there Biffy

Iota is an ingenious solution that not only uses considerably less water than standard toilets, but even has a smaller physical footprint in the …

Siamese fighting fish

These stunning portraits show Siamese fighting fish seemingly floating in mid air, displaying their long, flowing fins and brilliant colours. Thai photographer Visarute Angkatavanich uses specialist lighting and crystal-clear water to capture exuberantly finned and coloured varieties of Betta …

How to Make a 'Round Trip' in Lightroom (LR to Photoshop, Back to LR)

Adobe’s Lightroom is an incredibly powerful tool incorporating perhaps 80-90% of all the tools that we photographers generally need. There are …

Lens Coding Leica M system

<b>Data transmission between camera and lens</b><p>A classical rangefinder camera such as the Leica M model does not require any data transmission between the …

Animated GIF Series Showcases the Striking Beauty of Flowers as They Fully Blossom

Tired of the harsh, winter months that seem to go on forever? Here’s a little touch of spring to compensate. These lovely time-lapse collection of …