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A simple property of water created this gorgeous photo

Ontario-based photographer Michael Davies and his friend Markus stood at the top of a mountain and demonstrated this by throwing leftover tea into the air, dramatically photographing it instantaneously freezing.<p>This mountaintop was just 20 kilometers (12.4 miles) south of the Arctic Circle, and …

Arctic Circle

Retirement: You're Richer Than You Think

The investment bank UBS made waves this week with a report that defines “wealthy” as having more than $5 million, and at least $1 million in cash.<p>Sounds crazy, but that’s really the wrong way to look at retirement. You don’t need $5 million to retire well. You might not even need $1 million. And …

Searching for the next hot emerging market? Look next door

<i>Fabrice Taylor, CFA, publishes the President's Club investment letter. His letter and The Globe and Mail have a distribution agreement. You can</i> get a free copy here<i>.</i><p>When you think of emerging markets, you usually think of growth, dynamism and hefty returns from faraway lands. Over the past decade …

Meet August, the ‘Smart’ Door Lock that “Talks” to Your iPhone

Yves Behar is about to arrive at your doorstep. Yes, the industrial designer known for “One Laptop Per Child,” Jawbone products and SodaStreams …

Home Automation

Piccure Plugin Magically Reduces Camera Shake, Beats Adobe to the Punch

A couple of weeks ago, we shared a sneak peek of Adobe’s upcoming Shake Reduction Tool for Photoshop that has been dropping jaws ever since an …

Top 10 Photography eBooks | Popular Photography eBooks

1<p>Trick Photography eBook and Video Course<p>It comes with <i>295 pages of instruction</i>, <i>9 hours of how-to video tutorials</i>, and contains over <i>300 creative</i> …

These Lighting Patterns Will Make Your Portrait Photographs Rock

Familiarizing yourself with different lighting patterns isn't just to help you diversify your portrait portfolio. Depending on what you are trying …

How to Photograph Landscapes

You might be wondering how the beautiful landscape photographs shown in magazines are shot. The colors are so vibrant and the compositions are always …

Don’t Be Afraid of High ISO on Modern DSLR Cameras

As the internet grows and grows, photography tutorials are becoming more and more abundant. All that information can be a good thing, but it can also …

Traveling Light

Having traveled more in the last five years than in all of the previous forty three, I finally feel like I have found a comfort zone as a traveling …

How to Photograph Lightning, From Start to Finish

Now that storm season for North America is either already here (or coming soon), I thought it would be a good time to write a tutorial on how to …

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 …