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How to Photograph the Night Sky

There are plenty of ways to create incredible images of the night sky.<p>This includes stars that appear as pinpoints, star trails, and timelapse …

Landscape Photography

Learn Anything and Everything About Photography With Skillshare

The photography world is veritably inundated with learning options, and it can be nigh impossible to wade through them all to find what's worthwhile. …

7 ways to achieve massive bokeh in your photos

To achieve massive and creamy bokeh, one of the first things we learn is to use a wide aperture. But there are several other ways that might just as …

Alien Skin Exposure X3 | Alien Skin’s Raw Editor/Organizer Is Getting A Big Update

<b>Release Date & Cost</b><p>Exposure is scheduled for release later this fall for $149 and if you’ve previously purchased Exposure, you can buy Exposure X3 …

The Most Stunning Wildlife Photos of 2017 Are Here And Holy Crap

These pictures will make everything better.<p>Beneath the Antarctic ice, Weddell seals play in underwater caverns. Resplendent quetzals deliver food to …

Nature Photography

An Uncluttered Home Begins With This Simple System

It's Monday! We're into week two of our decluttering program and the assignment I have for you today is a doozie—attacking a problem area that I know …

Minimalism

The 6 Best Home Upgrades for Under $1,000

These strategic improvements will go the furthest.<p>Pop quiz: Would you rather buy a home with 1990s laminate countertops or pristine marble? It seems …

10+ Genius Camera Hacks That Will Greatly Improve Your Photography Skills In Less Than 3 Minutes

Professional photography gear costs thousands of dollars but you can take stunning pictures by spending only a fraction of the cost. If you have the …

In pictures: Scotland's far north

<b>Three bodies of work offer a glimpse into daily life in rural Scotland in the late 1970s and 80s.</b><p>From everyday life to local customs, the photographers show a different side to life as the towns keep their traditional identity amid modern times.<p>Chick Chalmers<p>Chick Chalmers' documentary work focuses …

Scotland

A carpet of tomatoes and dew-covered cobwebs: today's unmissable photos

A selection of the day’s best images, including a tomato harvest drying in China, multicoloured saris on the streets of New York and cobwebs reminding us of the impending autumn in Herefordshire, England

Leo Varadkar

Which HDR Software is Best for You?

Zion National Park. HDR Processing<p>The HDR photography of the past is nothing like it is now. Most photographers have gotten away from the intense …

Slow Life Down by Doing Some Long Exposure Photography

Long exposure photography can take time, planning, and patience in waiting for the right conditions to develop. In this 13-minute video blog, Thomas …

VSCO adds video editing tools to its subscription service on iOS

Popular iOS photo editing app, VSCO, keeps adding new tools for photographers looking to tweak their still images. The company has included RAW support, simplified capture features, a Collections system to track other people's photos that you like and even GIF support. It even launched a …

How to Make a Timeless Portrait

A timeless portrait is a photo that will age in reverse… get <i>better</i> with time.• Human emotions: Technology will always change, but human emotions will …

Photography

3 Tips for Shooting Reflection-Free Photographs Through Windows (VIDEO)

How many times have you tried to photograph a gorgeous cityscape from inside a hotel room, only to be stymied by unsightly reflections on the …

Tutorials

All of NASA's out-of-this-world images are now in one place

Finding a particular NASA image used to mean digging around a bunch of separate websites. Not anymore!<p>NASA first announced that all of its photo archives would be made available on one easily searchable website in late March. But an interview with some of the minds behind the merger, courtesy of …

Archives

Photography Links and Tutorials That Will Make You Smile Ear to Ear!

Photographers! I don't know about you, but I really love this time of the week, when indulging in a world of pure photography is an absolute …

Simple Tricks to Getting Sharp Images With Your Camera

Let's face it.There are a lot of things that can go wrong when creating a photo.The horizon might be off or the framing might not be pleasing to the …

Landscape Photography

How to Get the Most Out of Your Wide-Angle Lens

One of the great things about shooting with a wide-angle lens is that you can incorporate more of the scene into the photograph.Landscape …

Landscape Photography

Learn Eight Field Photography Tricks In 90 Seconds

If you’re looking to boost your field photography skills, these eight clever tricks can be done with common items almost everyone has.<p>In this video, …

Photography

I want a smart home. What’s the simplest way to start?

Recode’s Kara Swisher and The Verge’s Lauren Goode and Dan Seifert discuss on Too Embarrassed to Ask.<p>If you want to automate your home with “smart home” gadgets, and you’re not a super-geek, watch out. Incautious consumers, like one listener who wrote into <b>Too Embarrassed to Ask</b>, may buy devices …

The science behind how WiFi internet connectivity works

Our Telegraph video series, How It Works, breaks down the basics of everyday technology, revealing how the products we use on a daily basis actually work.<p>The video above reveals how WiFi internet connectivity works, connecting to a computer by converting electronic data into digital signals via an …

Wi-Fi

10 'Hand Bra' Photos That Are Making Instagram Great Again

21.4K<p>SHARES<p>No bra? No problem.<p>Instagram's hottest bombshells have been making do without their brassieres, and instead using their hands over their …

The Best Piece of Equipment To Improve Your Star Photography

Improving night photography is an ever closing gap riddled with tech-tips, tricks, and expensive gear. The Star Adventurer by Sky Watcher-USA seeks …

What Does Upgrading To A Better Camera Actually Get You?

It’s the photographer who makes the picture, not the camera, right? Right—up to a point. As cameras go up in price, they often go up in …

Build Your Own Pro Photo Lighting Setup with LED Shop Lights

Professional lighting for photo studios can cost a pretty penny, but if you’re just starting out, you don’t have to drop that much cash (if you even …

Eerie Long Exposure Photos of Human Figures Captured Against a Dark Horizon

Patrick Lienin is a photographer and ecologist who was born near Basel, Switzerland. He subsequently grew up in Germany, and moved to America in …

Quiz: Do You Understand Light?

Think you understand light? Find out in our quiz.<br>The Importance of Understanding LightWithout light, there is no photography. In this course you'll …

Electromagnetism

This is What a Handgun Shot Looks Like at 73,000FPS

Want to see what a speeding bullet leaving a handgun looks like at 73,000 frames per second? Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman of Mythbusters recently …

Cuba plans boating boom as US luxury ships head to Havana

HAVANA (AP) — A $3 million yacht left Key West this week with two barbeque grills, 250 channels of satellite TV and a just-in-case plan for rescuing stranded Cuban rafters encountered in the Florida Straits.<p>After four hours smooth sailing, the Still Water tied up at Havana's Hemingway Marina. The …