mariandixon

210 Flips | 6 Magazines | 4 Likes | 2 Following | 4 Followers | @mariandixon | Keep up with mariandixon on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “mariandixon”

A Top Portrait Pro Demonstrates How to Pose Models for Better Boudoir Photos at Home (VIDEO)

Anita Sadowska is a professional fashion photographer based in Dublin, and in this quick tutorial she teams up with an experienced model to …

Photography

The Complete Guide to Manual Settings on Your DSLR Camera

<i>Everything you need to know to start shooting in manual mode. This is a syndicated blog post from Format originally done by Brit Weaver.</i><p>Ready to get …

Tips and Tricks for Getting the Most Out of Your New AirPods

AirPods were a hot ticket item this holiday season, selling out from Apple and other retailers.<p>We're guessing quite a few <i>MacRumors</i> readers got new AirPods during the holidays, so we thought we'd share some super handy tips and tricks that'll help you get the most out of your new earphones.<p><i>Subscribe</i> …

Apple will give you more cash for your dusty old Mac

Apple has increased its trade-in values for a bunch of old Mac models. Machines released in 2009 and later could now earn you up to $2,500. That’s a generous $1,000 more than the previous limit.<p>If you were thinking about treating yourself to a new Mac this Christmas, Apple just made it a whole lot …

MacBook Pro

Free Online Photography Courses

These free online photography courses can help you adjust your lens, frame your subject, fix your lighting, and edit your photos. Whether you're …

10 Porn Sites for Women That You'll Really, Really Enjoy

While there's no shortage of porn on the Internet, sometimes it's hard to find something you actually <i>want</i> to watch. On a lot of free sites, it often feels like you have to wade through video after video (and pop-up after pop-up) of people degrading, insulting, and violating women before you can …

A Beginner's Guide to Prime Lenses

When you're just starting out in photography, one of the first things you'll probably wonder about is the difference between prime and zoom lenses. …

ND Filter Buying Guide: Which One is Best for You?

Let's face it...There's a ton of neutral density filters out there.And I'm not just talking about filters from different manufacturers, …

Retouching Isn’t Just for Portraits: Here’s How to Use Photoshop to Clean up All Your Images (VIDEO)

To some photographers the term “retouching” implies using Photoshop and Lightroom to enhance portrait photos. But as you’ll see in the tutorial …

Here’s a Checklist for Learning How to Retouch Photos Like a Pro

If you are a photographer or fledgling retoucher opening Photoshop for the first time, it is a daunting experience, to say the least. There is a …

Tutorials

Aperture, Shutter Speed, and ISO: The Exposure Triangle Explained

Ask any beginner photographer - and plenty of experienced ones, too - what the most difficult aspect of understanding photography is, and I'm willing …

Use Notes app to plan your vacation

Here’s the worst way to organize any task: email. You can’t put everything in one place, and even if you could, you could never find it. Apple’s built-in Notes app, on the other hand, is the perfect place to store all those snippets of info you accumulate when planning something like a vacation. …

Want a custom emoji? Just take a selfie and use this app

Make your emojis a little more personal using Google and a selfie.<p>Attention, all recovering Bitmoji addicts and people love the sight of themselves in cartoon form:<p>Google just introduced a new way to turn your selfies into fun emojis that actually look like you using the art of Lamar Abrams. It's …

How to stream your video collection to any device

It’s like Netflix on your PC<p>As great as Netflix is, movies and shows don't stick around on the service forever. As licensing deals renew or expire, Netflix loses old videos and gains new ones—which means that, on any given day, you might look up your favorite TV show only to find it's gone.<p>For a …

Televisions

Five Instagram Alternatives for Photographers

Instagram's popularity with photographers is incomparable. What is essentially a free portfolio building app disguises itself as a powerful marketing …

Photogs New To ‘Manual’ Mode: How To Identify Ideal Exposure In 3 Shots Or Less

<b>If you’re a budding photographer</b> who’s keen to transition out of ‘auto’ mode and into ‘manual’ mode, this latest tutorial from Philadelphia …

Customising your Canon DSLR: Part 2

<b>From changing the role of buttons to registering options for easy recall, Matt Golowczynski explains how to get the most out of your Canon DSLR camera</b><p>…

How to choose the best VPN service for iPhone and iPad

In light of the latest news that President Trump has overturned the FCC Internet privacy rules, discussions for and against virtual private networks …

Getting out of Auto: Understanding the metering modes on your camera

Metering modes allow a camera to determine how much light there is in any given scene, and how much there should be. However, the way the modes …

How to choose the best VPN service for iPhone and iPad

In light of the latest news that President Trump has overturned the FCC Internet privacy rules, discussions for and against virtual private networks (VPNs) have resurfaced. One of the biggest complaints with the repeal is that internet service providers are now legally allowed to sell your browsing …

What is Auto ISO and How to Use It

Did you know that most modern digital cameras have the ability to set ISO automatically? Back in the film days, you would drop a roll of film into …

Here’s How To Protect Your Privacy In Trump’s America

Easy tips to shield yourself from expanded government surveillance.<p>You’d think texts to your mom and calls to your takeout place would hardly be of interest to the government, but the feds might be monitoring your communications anyway. Sweeping government surveillance programs have grown in recent …

Your Rights & Choices | Privacy Policy | AT&T

You have choices about how your information is collected and used, both by AT&T and by other companies. That includes "opting out" of some programs, …

ISO Explained for Beginner Photographers

For beginning photographers, one of the hardest parts of learning photography is figuring out all those exposure settings.You know...aperture, …

10+ Genius Ways To Use LEGO You Probably Never Thought About

Most of us think of LEGO as toys, but there are actually a lot of practical ways you can use these plastic bricks in your everyday life.<p>LEGO produced …

Lego

26 Insanely Useful iPhone Tips That You May Not Know About

There are so many features on the iPhone that I enjoy using such as 3D Touch, AirDrop, Night Shift, Widgets, and voicemail transcriptions. If you have been using an iPhone for a while, then you probably already know how to use most of the features. However, there are a number of features that are …

Apps

Five Photoshop Retouching Skills for Beginners

There are countless Photoshop videos and tutorials out there, but it can often be daunting for beginners to wade through them to find the worthwhile …

Tutorials

Go From Amateur to Ansel Adams With This Photography Masterclass

All for just $20.<p>For amateur shutterbugs just breaking into the world of professional photography, capturing picture-perfect shots can seem like rocket science. Between lighting setups and the myriad bells and whistles of a modern DSLR camera, there's just a whole lot going on. This Photography …

How To Take Screenshots Using the Mac Keyboard

- Mar 10, 2017<p>While there are a number of great screenshot apps available for the Mac, there’s really no need to install a third-party app if you …

Apps