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Apple has quietly been moving into a hot new market

The company has acquired two startups — Metaio and Faceshift — that produce software that can warp the reality around you, either adding in things (augmented) or changing everything altogether (virtual).<p>Microsoft's HoloLens headset, which is set to launch in 2016, sets up the user in a "mixed …

Augmented Reality

Hyundai Builds A Better Car Manual Using Augmented Reality

Have you seen the size of manuals in new cars these days? They’re huge, and are getting bigger as safety technologies and infotainment systems become more complicated. That’s a problem for consumers who often drive off the lot without knowing how to use the features in their new car they purchased, …

Augmented Reality

Six predictions for CES 2016: drones, cybersecurity, wearables and more

As the world’s largest consumer electronics show, CES 2016, draws closer, rumours, announcements and predictions run rife.<p>CES in Las Vegas, which runs from Wednesday January 6 to Saturday January 9 2016, is traditionally the platform for electronics giants to unveil the latest consumer technology …

How does HoloLens compare to the Oculus Rift?

Navigating the world of wearable head gadgets was already complicated enough before this week started, but now that Microsoft has unveiled its …

Virtual Reality

Project X Lets You Fight HoloLens Aliens In Your Living Room, And It's Freaking Unreal

Well, this is it. The day all my dreams came true. I started out playing 2D side-scrollers in mall arcades in the 1980s, but I’ll soon be able to …

Programmed Auto: A Helpful Overlooked Exposure Mode on DSLR Cameras

In order to be a truly creative photographer, you need to take your camera out of the automatic exposure modes and put it into either Programmed …

Cameras

How to Prepare a Photo File for Printing

The goal of this tutorial is to help photographers prepare digital images either originated by scanned film or digital capture for printing purposes. …

How to Easily Create Selective Color Using Lightroom

This is a guest post by: John Davenport Selective color photography has been around for ages. It’s something that has been used in the movies – …

Learn to Read Your Camera Lens

Pretty Presets and Mom & Camera have put together another simple tip sheet about understanding camera lenses so you can get the most out of …

Depth of Field Explained

Over my nearly twenty years of teaching university photography classes, I’ve come to discover that one area that students often have the hardest time …

Landscape Photography

Getting off Auto - Manual, Aperture and Shutter Priority modes explained

You may have heard that once you get a DSLR you need to learn to shoot in manual and only ever use that mode. That if you are using the Aperture or …

Cameras