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Timex x Redwing Chronograph Watch

Timex and Redwing both have American roots, so it was always odd that the Timex + Redwing Chronograph Watch was only sold in Japan. <i>Was</i> being the key …

Watches

Time’s up, Galaxy Watch: LG Wear OS smartwatches could launch this month

The current worst-kept secret in the land of wearables is that Samsung is preparing a new smartwatch called the Galaxy Watch that could run a version of Wear OS instead of the Gear series’ Tizen operating system.<p>Not to be outdone by its local rival, speculation is growing that LG is readying not …

Wear OS

The HomePod (and Siri) Can Now Control My Favorite Smart Plug

If you’re building out a smart home and you want to control all your devices with Siri, say you have a HomePod smart speaker or you just want to …

Home Automation

3 Reasons Why Camera Filters Will Help You Take Better Photos Now

Maybe you don’t know it already, but camera filters can help you take better photos. No, we’re not talking about those software “filters” you might …

Photography

5 Smart Home Tricks That Are Actually Impressive

Going to the effort of setting up a smart home just so you can turn your lights on and off from your phone may not seem like the best use of your …

Smart Homes

The best VPN service

<i>By Mark Smirniotis</i><p><i>This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, Wirecutter and Engadget may earn affiliate commission. Read the full VPN guide here.</i><p>We spent more than 130 hours over four months researching 32 VPN …

Wi-Fi

How To Take Great Photos in Low Light: Why Nighttime Is the Right Time for Outdoor Photography

For many photographers, working with “existing light” means shooting during the day and stashing the gear after the sun drops below the horizon. But …

“Magical” Waterfall Glowing at Night Captured With a Simple Lighting Trick

During a backpacking trip to Havasu Falls with her friends and husband, photographer Carley Nelson decided to bring home a special souvenir. Using only the light emitted by the group's headlamps, she was able to bring home a spectacular image of the waterfall at night.<p>Instructing the group to …

havasu

13 Amazing Tips & Tricks for Snow Photography

Unless you happen to live in a warm part of the world, then there’s a good chance that each winter you find yourself staring out the window at a …

Photography

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

How to Calculate and Use Hyperfocal Distance for Better Landscape Photography

Hyperfocal distance, much like the “Sunny 16 Rule,” is one of those things that has arguably lost some relevance in the age of digital photography; …

Landscape Photography

10 Common Beginner Photography Mistakes and How to Fix Them (VIDEO)

Beginner photographers, take notice. There are probably many things you’re doing wrong, and you don’t even know it. The good news is help is on the …

Photography

How to Shoot Awesome Long Exposure Photos at Night: 6 Tips from Serge Ramelli

Long exposure photography, when done right, can produce some stunning images. Even better is long exposure photography at night, which can transform …

Landscape Photography

The best iPhone camera apps

You like snapping photos on your iPhone. But you find the default Camera app limited in certain ways. Maybe you want more power and control over the photos you take. No problem: A variety of apps can beef up your phone's photo-taking skills. Camera+ 2 offers a range of advanced and easily accessed …

Mobile Photography

How to REMOVE people from your TRAVEL VIDEOS without editing

As we travel we always come across places that are full of people. Here are 7 tricks to eliminate people from the shot so you get that awesome …

Photography Tips

How to Do HDR Photography… Using Microsoft Excel

There are a number of popular HDR photography programs out there. Microsoft Excel isn’t one of them. Photography enthusiast and software engineer …

10 top tips for taking amazing travel photographs

Get up early<p>Getting up early ensures that you have time to get to your chosen location and set up your equipment before the action starts. At Picos de Europa (pictured above) we had the tail end of a storm causing some dramatic clouds and fiery colour. The actual appearance of the sun in this case …

Landscape Photography

How to Make a Crowd Disappear from a Photo (Without Photoshop!)

For street photographers, few obstacles are as difficult to work around as crowds. No matter the hour, there’s sure to be someone walking through …

Three Things You Can Do Right Now to Improve Your Photography

No matter if you just picked up a camera for the first time or you've been a professional photographer for decades, there's always room for …

Photography Tutorials For Beginners: Aperture, Shutter Speed, ISO, & Light

In upcoming days, we are going to share interesting Video Tutorials for beginners in photography. Here is the first video, clearly explained about …

Shutter Speed

Tell Us Your Best Washington, D.C. Hacks

We’ve hacked a few industry towns in this column, like Los Angeles and Las Vegas. Now it’s time for a military-industrial-complex city. Washington, …

The Best Washington D.C. Tips From Our Readers

When we asked Lifehacker readers for their advice on visiting or living in D.C., we got nearly 300 comments, a new record for the Hack Your City …

The Best Apps for Photographers

Man, is it fun to be a photographer right now.<p>I don't mean to say that photography wasn't fun before, but if you ask me, we're in a golden age of …

A Beginner's Guide to Why You Should Shoot in Raw

If you're new to photography, you've likely heard other photographers talking about shooting in raw and how it's a crucial step in one's workflow. …

Photography

The 2017 Fstoppers Complete Holiday Camera Equipment Buying Guide

As you're doing your holiday shopping, it can be a bit daunting evaluating all the numerous options out there. To help, we've put together a complete …

G-Shock Mudmaster GG1000

In the world of rugged watches built tough and willing to take a beating, there’s little out there that can compete with Casio’s G-Shock collection. …

Waist Warriors: The 12 Best Tactical Belts for Outdoor Adventures

<b>* Military standards and law enforcement design</b> <b><br>* Practical for hiking, cycling and traveling</b> <b><br>* Read below for our 12 best picks</b><p>Military or tactical …

10 Great Cheap Watches for Men

These picks prove you don't have to shell out just because you want a great watch<p>It can be a challenge to find a cheap men's watch for a guy who wants to look refined, but not go bankrupt.<p>Go too low on the price scale, and you end up with a watch that’s a broken hunk of quartz, glass, and metal—or, …

Stay safe in the woods w/ a CRKT fixed-blade survival knife: $27 (Reg. $40)

This offer has expired!<p>Be sure to follow us on Twitter for the latest deals and more. Sign-up for our newsletters and have our best offers delivered to your inbox daily.<p><i>Update 12/9:</i> Amazon has the Gerber Paraframe I Knife with a Serrated Edge for <b>$11.45 Prime shipped</b>. Regularly $25 at most retailers …

The affordable timepiece that’s guaranteed to turn heads

If there’s one accessory out there that’s guaranteed to determine serious sartorial sophistication and an edge over everyone else, it’s got to be the …