Lani Baron

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Video Share – Travel Photography Hacks and Gear Tips

In these two videos travel photographers Brendan van Son shares some of his hacks for travel photography gear – how to go lighter and spend less …

Hacking

Liquid Art High Speed Macro Photography

There are different approaches to take when photographing drops of liquid, some more technical than others. When artist, Markus Reugels, came across …

Lighting 101: Understanding Modifiers

You are watching a free tutorial from Lighting 101.<br>To view the entire course, upgrade to Premium or purchase it in the SLR Lounge Store.<p>X<p>In the world …

Quick Guide to Using Image Sharpening Software

Sharpening images can be a great tool for drawing viewer focus and emphasizing texture. It’s also something that pretty much all photographs will …

Tutorials

5 Lessons Learned Switching from DSLR to Mirrorless for Travel Photography

Two months ago, after shooting for 10 years with Canon, I completely switched to Sony. It surprised some readers of my blog, as well as some fellow …

Cameras

Don't Be Afraid of Manual Focus

If you’re a beginner in the wonderful world of photography, if you’ve never used an older film camera, or a combination of both, you might be …

Digital Photography

Cop slain after gun battle inside GameStop

An on-duty, uniformed police officer was shopping in a Philadelphia GameStop when two men burst into the store to rob it, authorities said. The police officer was killed in an ensuing shootout inside the store.<p>Officer Robert Wilson III and the two suspects, believed to be brothers, "engaged in a …

AirAsia flight QZ8501: no distress call, no red flags and no sign of wreckage

AirAsia’s flight QZ8501 took off from Juanda international airport in Surabaya, Indonesia’s second largest city, at 5.35am, shortly after sunrise on Sunday. The plane seated 180 but only 155 passengers were on board, allowing a few to stretch their legs into empty adjacent seats. The flight was …

Local residents scrub hate messages off Canadian mosque

Residents of Cold Lake City "show true face of Canada" by rallying round mosque vandalised after extremist attacks<p>Residents of the small Canadian city of Cold Lake have scrubbed away hate messages that appeared on the walls of the local mosque and replaced them with posters reading “Love your …

Apple Watch Is All About Behavior Design, Which Apps Will Get It Right?

“Apple Watch is the most personal device we’ve ever created,” said Apple CEO Tim Cook at the Flint Center last month. He went on to bullet the much-anticipated wearable as “an extremely precise and customizable timepiece… an intimate way to connect and communicate… [and] a comprehensive health and …

Bill Gates' to spend $50m fighting Ebola outbreak

Gates Foundation make sits largest ever pledge to a humanitarian crisis to help fight against deadly Ebola virus outbreak in West Africa<p>The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation announced Wednesday that it will spend $50 million – on top of $10 million already committed – to support emergency response to …

Disease

Ship From Doomed Franklin Expedition Found in Arctic After 169 Years

A ship that figures in one of the greatest mysteries in Arctic exploration — the 1840s disappearance of the Franklin Expedition — has been found, Canadian authorities said Tuesday.<p>It’s not known yet whether the ship found in Canada’s Arctic is the HMS Erebus or HMS Terror, Prime Minister Stephen …

How to shoot images of powerful women and vulnerable men

A shoot is a collaboration. There's the stylist, make-up artist, hairdresser, assistants, set designers, clients, and input from the magazine if it's editorial.<p>There are usually 20 people in the room, but in the end it's about the relationship between the model and the photographer. I guess the …

Apple co-founder Woz calls wearables 'a hard sell,' wants bigger screen

Apple co-founder Steve "Woz" Wozniak has confidence the company can do with wearable devices what the iPhone did to smartphones back in 2007: make them compelling to a mass market.<p>But when it comes to wearables -- devices we strap to our wrists (and other body parts) that mimic many of the …

Rise and Shine! Get Your Daily Briefing

Gabriella Schwarz / June 2, 2014<p>We’ve seen from “Flipboard in the Wild” that Flipboard often goes hand-in-hand with something caffeinated and …

This month's best new hotel openings

The 2-Minute Workout That Works Your Abs From Every Angle

How strong is your core? Find out with this ultimate ab challenge<p>Ripped abs are reason enough to add some core moves to your routine. But a strong torso can also give you the foundation you need to lift more weight with less risk of injury. "Crunches alone won't get the job done, though," says Todd …

How to go completely paperless with iOS

There are some obvious first steps one can take to cut down on the amount of paper used on a day-to-day basis if you’re an iOS user, like switching …

Samsung will launch Android Wear smartwatch at Google I/O – report

Samsung will show its first Android Wear device at Google I/O next week, says a new report.<p>According to <i>CNET</i>, which cites people familiar with the matter, Samsung will be the third Android Wear partner to introduce a smartwatch powered by Google’s wearable-centric operating system. Samsung’s device …

Surface Pro 3 sales begin Friday, but is it a MacBook Air replacement?

Surface Pro 3 sales will finally launch on Friday. But should Microsoft be marketing it as a MacBook Air replacement?<p>Consumers who preordered the Core i5 model (starting at $999) can pick it up at Microsoft stores on Friday. (The entry-level Core i3 models and to-of-the-line Core i7 models won't be …

Brand death: Microsoft will phase out iconic Nokia brand name

Microsoft closed its deal to acquire the mobile and services division of Nokia last fall, and it now appears ready to put Nokia’s iconic mobile brand name out to pasture.<p>The Nokia name dominated a huge chunk of the early history of mobile phones, and its demise will take some getting used to.<p>The …

The weekend in pictures

This weekend's selection of images from around the world from the World Cup to the World Naked Bike Ride

Flatten Your Belly with This Killer Ab Workout

Get a tight stomach in just six weeks without doing a single crunch. This may be the easiest workout we've ever printed<p>Get ready to whip off your cover-up: This workout, created exclusively for <i>Women's Health</i> by Rachel Cosgrove, C.S.C.S., owner of Results Fitness in Newhall, California, combines …

Thirty-five unbelievable love and marriage customs of the world

Love is universal, yes – but romance takes an astonishing array of forms around the world. We scoured our travel guides and picked our writers’ brains to uncover some of the world’s most fascinating dating, love and marriage customs, from sweet to downright sinister. If you’ve never wooed your …

Relationships

This Insane Android Tablet Is Also A Gigantic Phone

The PadFone X, which will be available on AT&T in the coming weeks, is an Android smartphone that comes with its own accompanying tablet.<p>The catch, however, is that you can't use the tablet without plugging the smartphone into its back.<p>The tablet portion is essentially a shell for the smartphone.<p>As …

Sigma 50mm F1.4 DG HSM review

The Sigma 50mm F1.4 DG HSM | Art is a fast 'normal' lens designed for full frame SLRs, and one of the most hotly-anticipated lenses of 2014. Sigma …

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