Steven Reitz

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How to Get Great Photo Effects With Camera Shutter Speed

Shutter speed is one of the three pillars of the exposure triangle along with aperture and ISO. It is also one of the fundamental ways that we can …

Eight best backpack trips to plan for summer outings in Oregon, southern Washington

Summer is on its way and the light snow winter means high mountain trails in Oregon and Washington will be snow free unusually early.<p>That makes it …

Why grown-ups open Roth IRAs

When Sean McCarthy turned 18, he did two things: He bought a lottery ticket, and he opened a Roth IRA.<p>"The lotto ticket was the last of my poor decisions -- the financial kind anyway -- and the Roth IRA was my first financial decision to prepare for the future as an adult," says McCarthy, a …

DIY: Making a Simple but Elegant Leather Hand Strap for a DSLR

I recently went to great lengths to solve a simple problem. I have a Manfrotto monopod that requires a little screw to attach my camera to the …

10 best Android apps for artists

Being an artist is both fun and difficult. It’s fun because you get to create the things you’re passionate about. It can be difficult because you’re either struggling or rich. However, we live in the 21st century and technology can make life easier. In some cases, you can even create art on your …

How I turned my Xbox's Kinect into a wondrous motion-capture device

When Microsoft started selling a basic Xbox One package without a Kinect V2 for $100 less, the result was unequivocal: Sales took off. Most gamers can take or leave the ubiquitous depth camera, because it just <i>isn't as useful</i> for gaming as, say, the Wii controller. It <i>is</i> indispensable for certain …

Best mobile games of February 2015 (pictures)

4 In-Camera Tools That Can Help You Create Beautiful Landscape Images

From sunrises, sunsets, desert ranges, majestic mountains to fields of flowers, creating beautiful landscape images can be easy at times, and …

23 Free Photography E-Books

You've seen them appear in some of our earlier posts on freebies. But today we decided to put all the eBooks together (and many more!) in a single, …

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A Closer Look at Nikon’s New Phase Fresnel (PF) Lens Technology

Weighing just 1.66 pounds, Nikon’s newly announced 300mm f/4 is the world’s lightest 300mm full frame prime autofocus lens. It’s also the first Nikon …

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