Daniel Carr

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This cartographer’s deep dive into Google Maps is fascinating

Google Maps is more powerful than you know<p>Most people who use Google Maps do so without much attention to detail. We just need the directions, the right subway route, or the name of that good sushi place. We don’t spend too much time pondering how Google got so good at mapping the world, and what …

I asked some of the most successful people what books they give as gifts — and there were 5 winners

"What's your favorite book?" seems like a good question. So innocent, so simple. In practice, it's terrible. I interviewed more than 100 of the most successful entrepreneurs, athletes, actors, writers, and other experts for my book, "Tribe of Mentors." These are people who have often read hundreds …

20 Top Photos from the 2017 Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards

Need a laugh? The Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards has announced its finalists for 2017. The contest injects humor into the world of wildlife …

2020 Tesla Roadster Makes Surprise Debut, Does 0-60 in 1.9 Seconds

Second-gen EV sports car has claimed 620-mile range<p>Tesla didn’t just have its highly anticipated semi-truck to reveal on Thursday. The electric car maker surprised everyone when one of the semis unloaded an all-new Tesla Roadster from its trailer. Tesla claims the sleek, targa-top two-door can …

Here’s a Map with Up-to-Date Drone Laws For Every Country

Obeying local law when flying your drone is paramount, but those laws vary from country to country – with some not allowing drones in at all. To help …

Turn an old monitor into a wall display with a Raspberry Pi

So you have an unused Raspberry Pi -- or five -- lying around and you don't know what to do with it. You're not alone, even if there are hundreds of projects at the ready.<p>You can turn it into a Minecraft machine, a music streamer for your living room, an Alexa speaker and many other things. But one …

Raspberry Pi

A 3-Part Guide to Nailing Exposure In-Camera

Shooting RAW gives you a lot of latitude to make exposure adjustments in post, but it’s still vital to understand how to correctly expose a scene to …

Demonstration

A Massive 30-Part Guide to Retouching Photos in Photoshop

Want a crash course in retouching photos in Photoshop? Here’s a 4-part video series that clocks in at 4.5 hours in total, making it a very …

Walkthrough: How to Edit a Landscape Photo in Lightroom and Photoshop

Lots of photo editing tutorials these days focus on one specific technique or edit—how to sharpen, or how to use the HSL tool, for example. But if …

You Can Search NASA’s Entire Photo Archive on This Easy-to-Use Website

NASA just launched an updated Image and Video Library website that puts the entire NASA photo archive at your fingertips, just one keyword search …

Archives

Trey Ratcliff Says ‘Apple is Dead to Me,’ Explains How and Why He Switched

“Goodbye Apple, hello Windows.” It’s a phrase many a photographer is considering these days, but if you’re afraid to make the jump, have no fear. …

German Company WeberHaus Becomes First Homebuilder to Support HomeKit in Europe

WeberHaus, a German company that specializes in pre-fabricated connected homes, today announced plans to support HomeKit in its SmartHomes starting in 2017, making it the first homebuilder in Europe to officially support Apple's home automation system.<p>WeberHaus does not name which products will be …

In the cloud wars with Amazon and Microsoft, Google's eighth employee says its killer edge is...Google

And each company is hoping their particular secret weapon will ultimately win the day.<p>For instance, Amazon Web Services got into the game first, and its early lead has translated into a dominant first place position. Microsoft, widely held to be in second place, has existing relationships with big …

Pixar Teaches You How Cameras Work in This Free Online Class

Khan Academy recently teamed up with the team at Pixar to create a free online course for people who are interested in seeing how Pixar artists “do …

Pixar

Google Just Discovered A Massive Web Leak... And You Might Want To Change All Your Passwords

A Google researcher has uncovered what may be the most worrying web leak of 2017 so far, possibly exposing passwords, private messages and other sensitive data from a vast number of sites, including major services like Uber, FitBit and OKCupid.<p>It’s being dubbed CloudBleed by some, as the problem …

Information Security

This company's productivity soared after replacing 90% of employees with robots

It's hard to argue against automation when statistics are clearly illustrating its potential. The latest evidence comes out of a Chinese factory in Dongguan City.<p>The factory recently replaced 90 percent of its human workforce with machines, and it led to a staggering 250 percent increase in …

How to Blend 3 Bracketed Exposures for Greater Dynamic Range

Want to learn how to blend 3 bracketed exposures of the same scene to create a single photo with greater dynamic range? Here’s a great 17-minute …

Tutorials

I Used a Smartwatch to Turn a Vintage Camera Into a Digital Slideshow

Last fall, in preparation for a fair for my wedding photography business in Helsinki, I wanted to create something out-of-the-ordinary that would …

Capturing Beautiful Outdoor Portraits with a Cheap 50-Year-Old Soviet Lens

There are some fantastic portrait lenses out there for cheap, if you know where to look. A great example is the Jupiter-9: a 50-year-old M42 mount …

Photography

Blockchain’s brilliant approach to cybersecurity

Hackers can shut down entire networks, tamper with data, lure unwary users into cybertraps, steal and spoof identities, and carry out other devious attacks by leveraging centralized repositories and single points of failure.<p>The blockchain’s alternative approach to storing and sharing information …

Sphere is a Lens That Turns Your DSLR Into a 360-Degree Camera

Sphere is a new lens that’s designed to turn any DSLR camera into a 360-degree camera. It captures a full 360-degree view horizontally and a …

Cameras

The rise of 'proptech': how the fall of the traditional estate agent has opened the door to upstarts

Traditional property companies are under attack from many fronts: transactions in November were 7.3pc lower than a year ago. Political headwinds and greater tax burdens mean the market is slowing; policies, such as the ban on tenants paying letting fees, threaten to eat away at revenues; and now, …

Real Estate

HDR For B&W

<i>HDR technology is ideally suited to black-and-white photography. Like a master film and paper printer working with graded papers and elaborate</i> …

Tutorials

My Journey in Switching to Mirrorless as a Photojournalist

It started with a phone call from the picture editor of one of UK’s best-selling newspapers asking me to catch a flight that evening to Amsterdam to …

The Do’s and Don’ts of Memory Cards: Tips for Photographers

My name is Jeff Cable, and I’m a photographer based in the San Francisco Bay Area. I previously spent many years of my life as Director of Marketing …

best photo management apps

You are using an <b>outdated</b> browser. Please upgrade your browser to improve your experience.<p>Best Apps For Photo Management<p>Preserve your precious photo …

Photographers Upset by ‘Ask First’ Stickers at BDSM Folsom Street Fair

The Ask First Campaign is not primarily about photography, it’s about consent. But when the campaign’s popular stickers and their message was …

Microsoft’s new tool for building line-of-business apps is now in public preview

Microsoft PowerApps allows anybody to build basic business apps without having to touch any code. These apps can run on the web and on mobile (through the PowerApps apps for iOS and Android). Microsoft first announced a private preview of this project last November but starting today, it’s open for …