Joel Penos

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How to fix Yosemite’s Wi-Fi bugs, which are still present in OS X 10.10.1

Some Mac users who updated their devices to OS X Yosemite soon discovered certain Wi-Fi connectivity and performance issues, which Apple acknowledged …

Tip of the Day: Don't Know What to Ask Siri? Siri Will Tell You

It took me over a year to get in the habit of using Siri, partly because she seemed so human-like. I was worried I'd say something dumb. One day I finally got it: there ain't no one listening. And ever since then I've used Siri with abandon. Lately I was surprised to discover that Siri offers a …

Tech Trends

How to make the most of Apple's HealthKit in iOS 8 with compatible apps and accessories

Tips<p>After a rocky start, Apple's built-in Health app now integrates with numerous activity tracking services and hardware to bring all your fitness …

Three Siri Tricks for iOS 8

In iOS 8, Apple has greatly enhanced the abilities of Siri. Nancy Carroll Gravley covers three of her favorites, including Reminders, nicknames, and …

How to rearrange, force quit, and delete apps on the Apple TV

Here's how to move apps to your Top Shelf, force quit problematic apps, and delete third-party apps taking up extra space.<p>The fourth-generation Apple …

How to Do Skin Retouching in Photoshop

One of the most highly requested and simple photo touch ups requested is for blemish removal on the skin. Whether this is acne, freckles, or just …

Tutorials

The Basics of Photography: I for ISO

As we continue our series on the basics of photography, we run into the letter “I”. What better term to define in the photo world than one of the …

Cameras

How To Add Tattoos To Your Models In Photoshop Like a Pro

Sometimes tattoos can add a lot to the character and the general feeling of your images. The problem is most models you'll work with wont have any …

Tutorials

Useful Photography Tip #83: The Secrets Behind Making Your Images Look Sharper

<i>Want more Useful Photography Tips? Check them out here.</i><p>We recently received an email asking us about how we get our images to look expertly …

Tutorials

40 Tips to Take Better Photos

<b>Many years ago when I was a starry-eyed undergrad I would ask every photographer I came across the same question:</b><p>“How do I take better photos?”<p>I was …

Metering Modes and How Your Camera Meter Works

en_US<p>article<p>Metering Modes and How Your Camera Meter …

Cameras

Why Using A Camera Sling Is Common Sense | The Yeti Review

Shooting events is like running a marathon, it often feels like it's never ending. At the end of the day you are sore, dirty, and you may have …

Cameras

Christmas Photography Tips and Techniques

Capture the Preparation Stages<p>Families come together at holidays, but not just for the main event, they come to help decorate… and these are …

Decorations

Still Life Photography

In today’s photo tip, we begin a study of still life photography techniques. We’ll start out with a still life photography definition that will …

Landscape Photography

Out with the Old: Three Ways You Can Put Your Old and Extra Gear to Good Use

The holidays are a great time for gift giving, which also normally means they’re a time for cleaning out closets and camera bags. Every year, I find …

Setting Your Camera for Ultimate Image Quality

Those of you that have recently joined the mass ranks of photographic enthusiasts will, most probably, not have thought too much about the way you …

Tutorials

Five things you need to know about the Canon 5DS and 5DS R

The Canon. EOS 5DS is a massive step forward in resolution, taking full-frame DLSRs to a whole new level, but it also brings some tricky decisions. …

Cameras

15 Tips for Successful Fireworks Photography

15 tips for successful fireworks photography: what camera settings to use, what equipment do you need, how to set up and get the most colorful …

Photography

Graphic Design & Illustration Tutorials by Envato Tuts+

In this tutorial we look at how you can integrate typography with photos to create an impressive 3D effect. You’ll see this sort of effect on …

Graphic Design

Your First DSLR - now what?! - Digital Photography School

DSLR Cameras

Digital Photographer

Photography

Using Flashes to Create Light That Looks Natural

Back in college, I was taught there were two ways to light a subject with strobes or flashes. You can make the light part of the story of the image, …

What To Do When Your Memory Cards Fail

Most of us have run into a situation where we find ourselves scrambling to recover files from a flash memory card, or a hard drive. I’ve found myself …

Computer Hardware

5 Essential Edits That Will Improve Almost any Photograph

As photographers, we strive to take a perfect photograph. We compose carefully within our frame, properly expose our image, and make sure our white …

Tutorials

A Concise Guide to Lightroom Develop Presets

en_US<p>article<p>A Concise Guide to Lightroom Develop Presets<p>https://digital-photography-school.com/concise-guide-lightroom-develop-presets/<p>Digital …

Tutorials

Michael Bay–endorsed 3DR Solo drone takes off over Sydney

Aussie filmmaker's have a new tool at their disposal following the Sydney launch of the 3DR Solo, a drone that makes sweeping aerial shots a …

What Photographers Should Know About Daylight When Shooting Outdoors

Light, as we know, is fundamental to the photographer, combined with shade, it is the main requirement to create an image. For those of us that …

Landscape Photography

Ingenious Camera Work Allows Photographer To "Time Travel" In Self Portrait Series

I’m always intrigued by those photographers who shoot self portraits, particularly when they bring something new to the mix. Chino Otsuka used her …

Time Travel

How to Improve Your Cityscape Photographs

A dramatic cityscape is one of the powerful images we have in photography. It can convey a sense of wonder, power and beauty, often all three …

Landscape Photography

How To Find Your Best Natural Light Source

You probably know by now that natural light from a window will create beautiful images. This free and readily available light source is my first …

Landscape Photography