John Weber

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What is the best Leica M for you?

I think the best Leica M is Minolta CLE :D<p>Zeiss Ikon ZM (yes I am fully expecting Bellamy to have another go at me for saying so.)<p>I fully agree ! The …

Google Tone Shares Links To Computers Within Earshot Using Beeps And Boops

With much skepticism, we put the app to the test<p>A new Chrome extension, called Google Tone, released this week makes it possible to share a URL with another computer in the room using a series of <i>beeps</i> and <i>boops</i>. The concept is dead simple yet instantly instills a sense of disbelief. A computer …

How to Make Your RAW Files Pop With Lightroom

Have you ever opened your RAW files to see that they lack contrast and saturation? This happens due to the fact that the camera doesn't apply any …

10 Classic Cameras Every Photographer Should Try

There is an argument to be made that photography is not about the camera. This is a valid argument in many respects. However, it can also be argued that a particular camera leaves a distinct fingerprint on the photographs it produces. That is, not all cameras make the same "kind" of photographs. …

Quit Saying 'I'm Just Not a Math Person'

It started with a fairly simple problem. The class of elementary education majors were looking at energy and efficiency. This course is specifically …

A five-step guide to not being stupid

Even the smartest people can be fools. David Robson explains how to avoid the most common traps of sloppy thinking.<p>If you ever doubt the idea that the very clever can also be very silly, just remember the time the smartest man in America tried to electrocute a turkey. Benjamin Franklin had been …

Johns Hopkins Hospital

How To Photograph Strangers

Approaching strangers on the street and asking them if you can photograph them for your portfolio can be very intimidating for most photographers. …

An Australian company just invented the greatest butter knife ever

How humans have never thought of this design before is a complete mystery. Sydney-based company DM Initiatives has solved one of life’s greatest …

Tiko 3D Printer

3D printing doesn't need to cost thousands of dollars. The Tiko 3D Printer is proof. By using a number of smart design decisions — including an …

3D Printing

Five Low Profile Camera Bags for the Street Photographer

Street photographers generally need a few things when they go shooting. First and foremost, their camera bag (or bag of any sort) needs to be low …

Street Photography

How to Use Focus Stacking for Tack Sharp Photographs

Due to limitations of our lenses, getting tack sharp exposures in which the foreground and background are both in perfect focus can sometimes be …

10 Quick Lightroom Tips and Shortcuts

Lightroom is a powerful and complex program. It’s great to have shortcuts and fast ways to do things you do often. Here are ten Lightroom tips to …

Best Vacuums for Allergy Sufferers

A good vacuum can be a game-changer for anyone who suffers from seasonal allergies. But if your vacuum spews more dust and debris than it picks up, …

Cleaning

What You Need to Know About Wide Angle Lenses

Wide angle lenses are a key part of every landscape photographer’s kit; they can produce some amazing vistas and sweeping scenes, but learning to use …

An Explanation of How Computers Handle Color

MinutePhysics just released this interesting (and somewhat math-y) explanation of how cameras and computers deal with the concept of color. The video …

Tutorials

Home-Sale Mistakes That Cost You Money - Consumer Reports

Overpricing your home<p>This is the most costly mistake, cited by 43 percent of surveyed agents. “If you price it too high, it will just sit on the …

Extremely loud and incredibly close: Zoomed-in guitar strings

It might look like a heart monitor, but the following loop is actually a video of guitar strings up real close. You might not feel it when you sit …

From One Rangefinder to Another

For the past month I’ve been working with the Fujifilm X-Pro1, which has been on loan to me. I shot all the <i>Pop Up</i> portraits with it, over 5,000 …

50 Best Android Apps for 2014

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Decorations

15 Brilliant Life Hacks to Speed Up Your Spring Cleaning

Spring cleaning feels great—once it’s finished. But getting there isn’t always so fun. To help you get to the enjoyable side of spring cleaning, …

Cleaning

A meandering tale: the truth about pi and rivers

Pi Day 2015: A well known fact about pi is that it describes the bendiness of rivers. I wanted to test this theory, and so I crowd-sourced river lengths to find out<p>Of the many weird and wonderful facts about pi, one of my favourites is a surprising connection between the number 3.14 and the world …

How to Memorize Pi if You’re a Word Person

Pi Day is always on March 14 (3/14), but this year it’s extra special because we get two more digits because of the year (3/14/15). The day offers …

Raspberry Pi

4 Reasons Shooting at Sunrise and Sunset Will Help You Take Better Photos

Perhaps the most important change you can make to improve your photography is to change the time of day you are shooting. It is as simple as that. …

Beautiful photos of frozen bubbles

Frozen in a Bubble is a fun series by Washington-based photographer Angela Kelly, in which she takes unbelievable photos of frozen bubbles. Earlier …

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; …