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World Cup 2022 doesn’t belong in Qatar

Qatar is a major sponsor of world terrorism, funding Hamas’s military wing in Gaza, Hezbollah in Lebanon, the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt and Al …

Human Rights

21 'Professional' Camera Tricks Anyone Can Learn

Image: iStock<p>There are many ways to take a good photograph: positioning and lighting, compelling subject matter and decent equipment can all play a …

20 Sports Photography Tips for Beginners

Doing sports photography of your children, friends, or teammates is a great way to capture action-packed memories while having fun at the event. With …

Fiber optic wires, servers, and more than 550,000 miles of underwater cables: Here's what the internet actually looks like

Every second, millions of emails, clicks, and searches happen via the world wide web with such fluidity that the internet seems almost omnipresent. As such, people often mistakenly assume that internet traffic happens by air — our mobile devices, after all, aren't wired to anything.<p>But satellites …

Two Freemasons' lodges operating secretly at Westminster

<b>Exclusive:</b> Lodges for MPs and journalists are so covert even lobby reporters do not know members<p>Two Freemasons’ lodges set up for members of parliament and political journalists are continuing to operate secretly at Westminster, the Guardian has learned.<p>New Welcome Lodge, which recruits MPs, peers …

Freemasonry

After poring over all the evidence, experts declare coffee is (mostly) good for you

"It's impossible that we still struggle to decide if coffee is healthy or unhealthy," says Giuseppe Grosso, a nutritional epidemiologist at the University of Catania in Italy: Good for hypertension one week. Bad for hypertension the next.<p>To address this vexing situation, Grosso and his colleagues …

Diabetes

Sharpening in Photoshop – The Complete Guide

Sharpening is one of those things in post-processing that makes a lot of people scratch their heads. There are multiple sharpen tools in Photoshop, …

Learn the Difference Between Hard Light and Diffused Light

If you’re new to photography, one of the most important lessons you have to learn is the difference of light quality from a hard light source as …

194 Photo Editing Tools and Apps You Should Know

Hello, photographers. Here’s a giant list of 194 photo editing tools and apps you can use in your photography.<p>I started this research for my project …

Tutorials

How to Dramatically Shape the Light of a Landscape Photo in Lightroom

Lightroom’s adjustment brushes allow you to apply local adjustments to specific areas in your photos — great for landscape photography. In this …

A Lightroom Walkthrough with Scott Kelby: Atlanta Falcons Stadium

When photographer Scott Kelby posted photos of Atlanta’s new $1.6 billion Mercedes-Benz Stadium, a lot of his viewers started wondering about his …

What a shot! 29 amazing sports photos

Take a look at 29 amazing sports photos from September 12 through September 18.

This video series teaches you all the Photoshop basics for free

Popular YouTube channel TastyTuts, which specializes in graphic design and digital art tutorials, has published a free course titled 'The Complete …

Learn How to Sharpen Your Photos Using Lightroom to Achieve Great Image Results (VIDEO)

It’s always important to refresh the basics of photo editing especially when it comes to a comprehensive and often confusing piece of imaging …

Tutorials

28 Awesome Links That Are Like Candy for Photographers

So much has been going on in the field of photography this week, and here we find that Toad Hollow Photography has been busy searching in all corners …

How To Find The Best Angle For Any Face

<i>“Shoot me on my left, it’s my better side.”</i><p>How many times have we heard clients say something along the lines of the phrase above? Most people have a …

Dragging the Shutter Part Two: Shake, Spin and Zoom

Dragging the Shutter, as we learned in Part One, is a tricky technique where you light the subject with your flash, and then use a slow shutter speed …

100 Photography Tips by Eric Kim

Don’t compare your photos to anybody else (but yourself)<p>When in doubt, take a step closer.<p>Shoot from the gut in the streets; edit with your brain at …

70 Street Photography Tips For Beginners by Eric Kim

I also recommend trying to master the art of “small-talk.”<p>We often frown down on “small-talk” because it feels shallow and superficial. However I …

Street Photography

How to Keep Your Camera Stable for Sharp Photos at Slow Shutter Speeds

Amateurs and pros alike face the fact that slower shutter speeds and camera shake lead to blurred images. This tutorial by David Bergman demonstrates …

How to Use Natural Light for Portrait Photography

The single most essential tool for any photographer is light. A good photographer constantly searches for the light that best illustrates a scene or …

3 Common Beginner Photography Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

Photography beginners listen up, because we’re about to drop some knowledge. This quick video by Mango Street Lab covers three of the most common …

Entertainment - MarketWatch.com

The mobile-payment app is an effective tool for aspiring detectives and would-be psychologists.<p>12:34 p.m. Today12:34 p.m. May 28, 2018<p>As authorities …

12 Simple But Impactful Tips for New Photographers

So, you finally jumped into photography? Good for you!As you’ll surely find as you get more and more involved in photography, it’s a fun hobby and …

Landscape Photography

Landscape Photography Primer: Getting Sharp Images With Depth of Field and Hyperfocal Distance

When you gaze upon a landscape with your own eyes, you see the entire scene in sharp focus. Recreating that focus in the images you make of the …

How to Create a Strong Focal Point and Manage Attention Inside Your Photos

Focal point is a term that photographers and photography blogs throw around continually. “Create a focal point,” it’s said, “it should be the first …

10 crazy traffic laws you didn't know you were breaking as a cyclist

As we've observed more than once, regional differences provide plenty of amusement for us here on <i>BikeRadar</i>. So we began looking into some of the …

Follow the f/8 Rule to Shoot Excellent Street Photos on the Go

Your camera’s manual exposure settings can be complicated. Rules of thumb are useful for figuring out the right settings to go with. For example, if …

Photography

How to Use Composition Templates to Improve Your Photography

When doing photography in general, and in my case travel photography, the use of a <i>photography template</i> can be very beneficial and help improve the …

Is it time to swap your Mac for a Windows laptop?

Over a decade ago Alex Hern switched from PC to Mac and never looked back. But the new MacBook Pro’s very expensive so could he finally be tempted to switch again?<p>I’ve been an Apple user for over a decade, ever since I picked up a refurbished 17in PowerBook back in 2005 to replace my ailing Windows …

MacBook Pro