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Fix Teeth in Photoshop and Lightroom

Howard Pinsky, an Adobe Community Professional, is an online educator providing content for Adobe Photoshop and Lightroom. His work can be seen on …

Your Data Gets Lost Or Stolen Online Frequently. Do You Even Care?

2013 was filled with even more large service providers, government departments and enterprises getting hacked or otherwise loosing your data. Your data was likely lost on multiple occasions just from the breaches in the news, let alone the ones that never made the headlines. Reputation or direct …

A Review of the Think Tank City Walker 30

All in all, this was a pretty good summer– except, of course, for the trip that didn’t happen. I was supposed to hit the road with some friends last …

Digital Photography

Ricoh’s New ‘Theta’ is a WiFi Camera that Shoots 360-Degree Photos in One Click

When you first see the all-new Ricoh Theta, it might remind you a bit of those old Apple remotes. But this is no remote, it’s a new-fangled camera …

Natural Light: Making the Most of Hard Light

In a previous article I explored ways of taking photos in soft light. Today, I’d like to look at the opposite of that, and discuss the idea of taking …

Natural Light

Using Flash Photography Along with Ambient Light

With careful use of flash, you can make your photos look natural—as though no artificial lighting had been used. Certain flash photography techniques …

Photography

Coping with Extreme Brightness (Without HDR)

Good photographers learn to work within the limitations of their equipment and learn to cope with scenes where the brightness range is too great for …

Photography

Nova: The Card-Sized Color Temperature-Adjustable Wireless Flash for Your Phone

An external iPhone flash actually made our recent list of 13 photo gadgets we didn’t need, but that doesn’t mean we don’t see the potential of a …

DSLR Photo Tip: What The Heck Is Back Button Focus?

Today’s DSLR photo tip continues with our series of tips covering functions on your camera that you’re most likely not using. Let’s talk about back …

DIY: How to Turn an Old SLR and Lens Into a Peephole

It wouldn’t be the weekend without some interesting (and maybe a little silly) DIY project for the tinkerers out there. Last weekend it was turning …

How To Take Ridiculously Unique Photos

by Steven McConnell How do you make your photography more meaningful, moving and unique? Lately, I’ve been fascinated with the idea that our …

Photography

Ridiculous Lumia 1020 KIRF Boasts a ’41-Megaplxel’ Speaker Instead of the Camera

Most everyone is familiar with knockoffs — some might even own a couple — but when it comes to the world of tech the general wisdom is to stay far …

7 Tips to Make Your Photos Stand Out

Sometimes very small changes can have huge effects. This is especially true for photography, and this article will share seven of the most powerful …

Mobile Photography

Waste Some Time With These 34 Great Photography Links

Join us as we check out this weeks list of epic photography links, curated by Toad Hollow Photography. This edition features a pair of tutorials, an …

10 Photography Life Hacks You Need To Know

Introducing The Keyprop Phone StandAnd Its iPhone 5c/5s Compatible Friends

iPhone Wrist Strap<p>Keep your new iPhone buddy close, and look good doing it in real leather (just like the 5s’s new snazzy cases).<p>The iPhone wrist …

iPhone

Humor: 10 Videos of People Using Their Gear in Strange and Silly Ways

Back in the beginning of August, NYC-based camera superstore B&H Photo Video launched a lighthearted contest called “That’s Not What It’s Meant For!” …

Zooming In: Using Telephotos In Landscape Photography

If you’re anything like me, when presented with a beautiful landscape, your first instinct is to reach for the wide angle lenses and take it all in. …

Digital Photography

How to Use a Reflector with Natural Light for Powerful Portrait Photography

Building your lighting arsenal requires just as much thought as choosing your camera body and lenses. You have to consider what environments you’ll …

Photography

The Drama of Light

Andrew S. Gibson is the author of Mastering Photography: A Beginner’s Guide to Using Digital Cameras. There are two sides to learning photography, …

Shutter Speed

Why You Should Sometimes Embrace the Distortion of Wide Angle Lenses

Most photographers have a favorite lens to shoot with, a lens that is attached to the front of their camera more often than not. A 50mm is a common …

Inanimate

Tips for Better Pet Photography

For taking top-class snapshots of your pet, you don’t have to be a professional photographer. Just by keeping a few essential things in mind, you can …

Pets

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How to Change a Camera Lens Quickly

How fast can you change a camera lens? In this short demonstration, Jasmine Star, an international wedding photographer, shows how she swaps out …

How to Hold a Camera for Sharp Photos

Blur or lack of sharpness due to camera shake is a common problem for many photographers. It’s caused by the movement of the hand(s) holding camera …

Photography Tips

Sony launches QX10 and QX100 smartphone cameras

Sony's strange new range of Cyber-shot cameras might have been tech's worst-kept secret, with multiple leaks of information, images and even …

Cameras

Five tips for a perfect exposure

Digital cameras make it incredibly easy to take a photo at the correct exposure. There are several tools in your SLR that remove the guesswork from …

Landscape Photography

Albert Watson's Advice for Aspiring Photographers

Found this little gem of a clip from Phaidon Press. Albert Watson is a masterful photographer, who took that iconic shot of Steve Jobs…Jobs’ alleged …

LOL: Watch Simon Pegg Prank the Cast of 'Star Trek Into Darkness' – /Film

Making a movie is tedious work and, generally, levity on set is appreciated. Enter <b>Simon Pegg</b>. On the set of <b>J.J. Abrams</b>‘ <b>Star Trek Into Darkness</b>, Pegg …

Star Trek

FYI: Can I Buy The Moon?

Or at least a little piece of it?<p>Can I buy the moon?<p>For now at least, the moon is like the sea: everyone can use it, but no one can own it. In 1967 the U.S. and the Soviet Union negotiated the Outer Space Treaty, which states that no nation can own a piece of the moon or an asteroid. "You have a …