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Olympus Global Open Photo Contest 2016-17

FAQ<p>1. I would like to change the display language.<p>Please select your desired language from the language selector in the upper right.<p>2. Who is …

The Next Great Innovation in Photography is Here

Every so often, something happens in the photography industry that completely changes the way photographers work or present their images. Think of …

Video Tutorials

Microsoft’s IFTTT alternative is now open to everyone

Microsoft Flow comes out of beta and is free to use<p>Microsoft Flow, the company’s own take on IFTTT, is officially available to the general public after being released in beta back in April. The tool lets you connect cloud services like Slack, G Suite, Twitter, Office 365, and Dynamics 365 to create …

Beyond N and C: How alphabet dating is reviving relationships bogged down in constant Netflix and Chilling

For long-term couples date nights are often a rare and sporadic occasion but thanks to Alphabet Dating the emphasis on off-kilter courting is …

Relationships

148 Photo Editing Tools and Apps

Earlier this year, after researching photo editing tools, I shared a list of 104 photo editing tools you should know about. After receiving a great …

India is moving towards a flawed GST

There are several reasons why this newspaper has been an enthusiastic supporter of the goods and services tax (GST). It will integrate the Indian …

Mobile Photography Awards - Mobile Photography Awards

RESULTS ANNOUNCED JANUARY 31ST, 2018<p>°°°°°<p>The <b>Mobile Photography Awards</b> were founded in 2011 to recognize and celebrate the talent and imagery of the …

Mobile Photography

On regulating the sharing economy in India

en_US<p>article<p>On October 15th, I participated on a round table discussion at MDI Gurgaon on regulating the Sharing Economy, with a specific focus on …

Sharing Economy

The Otherworldly Art Installations of Burning Man 2016

<b>Burning Man</b> is the most dynamic, large-scale immersive art experience in the world. The art of the Black Rock Desert takes many forms from …

Music Festivals

​iPhone owners can recoup their costs with 500px camera app

The site 500px, which has expanded from photo sharing to photo sales, taps into the higher quality that's available through raw photo formats.<p>A top-end iPhone 7 Plus, with its fancy new dual-camera setup, costs nearly $1,000. Now photo-sharing site 500px wants to help you make some of that money …

Mobile Photography

5 Knots Every Hiker and Backpacker Should Know

Increase Your Backcountry Skills by Learning These Knots<p>The right knot can be a life saver when you run into the unexpected in the backcountry. So if …

Women Tell Us Why They Cheated

One strand of evolutionary biology suggests women are programmed to cheat to find the best possible sperm, so we figured we'd ask around.<p>People cheat. You'd be lying if you said you haven't done it, or at least thought about it. Researchers in one strand of evolutionary biology recently theorised …

India govt wants Apple, Google phones to use Aadhaar-based encryption

<b>Bangalore:</b> India’s relationship with the global tech industry has become increasingly fraught. This year alone, the government has banned Facebook’s …

Facebook Messenger Just Made Some Serious E-Commerce Strides. Here's Why We Should Care.

Facebook long has let people share ideas and dreams, but if leaders within the company have their way, it’s going to become a major method by which people hook up with e-commerce retailers they like, too.<p><b>Messenger’s Big Shift</b><p>Facebook has released a new version of its chat platform, Messenger …

eCommerce

VSCO Academy’s Smartphone Street Photography Tips

After Apple’s big IPhone 7 unveiling, we can only expect to see a greater presence of smartphone photography in the world we live in. With an …

8 Things Successful People Do That Lazy People Don't

It all comes down to priorities.<p>Success is a game of habits. In itself, "success" is a relative term and so its "achievement" is fully dependent upon the habits you put into place that move you step by step toward the "end" you define for yourself.<p>To be "successful," it becomes a matter of the …

San Francisco photographer shares his tips for taking the best wedding photos in the city

It's hard to think of a more photogenic place to get married than San Francisco, and few capture its romantic beauty better than local wedding photographer Sasha Yevelev.<p>And after 10 years in the business, he's got a lot of advice for couples looking to shoot their engagement or wedding photos in …

5 Photoshop Tricks You (Probably) Don’t Know

The Photoshop Training Channel published this great 9-minute video with 5 useful Photoshop tricks that the majority of casual Photoshop users …

The Manual Photographer’s Cheat Sheet: A Comprehensive Infographic for Beginners

As beneficial as the more automated style of photography can be at times, nothing quite compares to the control and connection you feel when shooting …

Live @NatGeoTravel Photo Workshop: October 2

Travel photography is, on the surface, a very simple endeavor. Go to a faraway place, stand in front of something you can’t see at home, and take a picture. What’s so hard about that? Well, that may well be the recipe for generations of boring family (or Facebook) albums.<p>Travel provides …

Off Camera Flash for Your Travel Photography

The creative use of artificial light in travel photography is a powerful tool that can take your images to the next level. While there’s a myriad of …

Photography

The Myth of Fair Use — Students & Emerging Pros Beware

I wanted to take a moment to discuss a concept you’ll often heard thrown around… it’s called Fair Use. Now, before I go too deep a few caveats.<p>I am …

Top 15 Features of Your DSLR Camera That You Should Know

There’s a lot to learn when you first get a DSLR. The first things you need to know is how to get out of auto mode and start using your camera’s …

Cameras

Six Standout Night Photography Tips to Help You Master the Craft

Photo by Grant Kaye/180-degree panorama of Racetrack Playa in Death Valley National Park, CA.<p>Photographers who specialize in night photography and …

Video Interview: Editing Your Online Portfolio with Eduardo Angel

Many photographers often feel lost when trying to first develop a story line for their images and tightly edit them down to a final portfolio. So we …