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PortedAPP lets you run select OEM-specific apps on nearly any phone

Part of the magic of Android is the level of choice we are presented with as users, not only on the hardware front but when it comes to software as well. Want stock or near-stock Android? Devices like the Nexus 5 give you that option, as do custom ROMs and a few other branded handsets. For those …

The Story Behind That Picture - How to Win Photo Competitions

<b>As a photo competition judge I occasionally get asked, "What do you look for?” In this article I will give you an idea.</b><p>I have always avoided putting …

Vietnam War

The utopian estate that's been left to die

Park Hill is one of those places that a photographer, fascinated by architecture, social history and dereliction, simply has to visit. I have done, twice so far, driving up from Nottingham, hoping that the wonderful light would still be there by the time I arrived. Parking, and oddly just about the …

Creating and Using Presets in Lightroom for a Faster Workflow

One of the most powerful features of Photoshop for many years has been the ability to create little automated scripts called actions. These actions …

How Light, Aperture, Time and Sensitivity Affect Exposure

Most of the time when we discuss exposure we talk about it in very technical terms, using photography-specific jargon. There aren’t too many other …

Celebrities as Neoclassical Paintings

With his Replace Face project, an artist has decided to draw his inspiration from English painter George Dawe who painted 329 portraits of Russian …

Facebook knows when you're about to start a relationship

Facebook has released data proving it knows when you're about to enter into a relationship via your interactions on the website<p>Using anonymised, aggregated data, Facebook examined the average number of timeline posts shared between two people before they decided to change their status from 'single' …

The Ultimate Guide to Going Pro as a Photographer

How To Make Snow in Photoshop with Custom Brushes

Setting aside the runny noses, forget the frozen fingers and the frostbitten toes, and the winter season can lend itself to some pretty magical …

eBay Prices For Phones With 'Flappy Bird' Installed Reach £1,000 - But Is Anyone Buying?

Gaming mega hit 'Flappy Bird' was successful partly because it was free - but now it's dead? You'll have to <i>pay</i>.<p>The game's creator Nguyen Dong removed …

How to Photograph Sunsets: 10 Tips for the Perfect Shot

We all love capturing sunsets. Not surprisingly, photographs of sunsets (including sunrise, for that matter) constitute a big portion of the …

5 Simple Tips For Taking More Natural Family Portraits

Have you ever had a family portrait session, and either ran out of ideas, or didn’t know how to make the portraits look more natural? Below are 5 …

Parenting

How to Capture the Essence of a Place - Travel Photography Tips

Travel Photography

Role of Light and Illumination in Photography

Light and illumination are the basics of photography. The very word “photography” comes from two Greek words, phos meaning light, and graphis meaning …

Landscape Photography

More weird things about Japan

Sony's QX Smart Lens attaches an entire camera to your smartphone

Gives a whole new meaning to the idea of interchangeable lenses<p>The rumor that once seemed too wild to be true has just become an official reality with Sony's announcement of the new QX Smart Lens series of smartphone accessories. These so-called lens-style cameras contain almost all the hardware …

Major League Baseball Game Delayed by Annoying Camera Phone User

Attention amateur concert photographers: are you really being as annoying and disruptive as you could be? Because an attendee at a Major League …

Diana Nyad Record: How Does the Body Endure Long Swims?

An exercise scientist explains what the 64-year-old athlete went through.<p><b>Diana Nyad's 110-mile (177-kilometer) swim from Cuba to Florida has made waves, both for breaking a record and for the tenacity of the 64-year-old athlete, who succeeded on her fifth attempt over three decades.</b><p>Nyad, a …

Kodak Officially Emerges from Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

It’s been a long and depressing tunnel, but Kodak has finally reached the light at the end. Over a year and a half after declaring Chapter 11 …

The other side of Martin Luther King: images from the civil rights struggle

Amid the celebrations around the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King's 'I had a dream' speech, a small but powerful photographic exhibition in central London contains some of the most evocative images I have encountered from that time.<p>Trolley Books are hosting the show Marching to the Freedom …