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A professor explains why networking is a waste of time and what you should be doing instead

College freshmen are lectured about it on their first day of class. Young professionals race to one more boring party so they can be seen and shake …

Networking

People Who Say These 5 Words Have Very Low Emotional Intelligence

They mean the exact opposite of what you think. But only emotionally intelligent people understand why.<p>The words hit me like a hurricane: "I know how you feel."<p>They're right there on pages 80 and 81 of my colleague Justin Bariso's new book about emotional intelligence. They're simple words, and …

I’m Thinking About What Sara Said

I had the great privilege of tagging along with photographer Eric Kim for Gulf Photo Plus in Dubai back in 2014 and 2016. GPP is an annual event: the …

This Motion-Detecting Wildlife Camera Was Made with Raspberry Pi

Want a remote motion-activated wildlife camera without shelling out big bucks? You can build one yourself using Raspberry Pi. <i>PiBat</i> recently built a …

Harvard study uncovers why fasting can lead to a longer and healthier life

Intermittent fasting diets are all the rage these days. We are seeing everything from the conservative 5:2 diet to more extreme fasting methods …

Don't Buy the iMac Pro, Build This Instead

I've been a full-time wedding photographer for the past eight years and an Apple fan since I was in fourth grade. But today, that has all changed. …

Logitech’s New Craft Keyboard Has a ‘Smart’ Dial for Photo Editing

Logitech has just announced Craft, a new keyboard with a “creative input dial” that “sets a new standard for computer keyboards.” Targeted at …

10+ Genius Camera Hacks That Will Greatly Improve Your Photography Skills In Less Than 3 Minutes

Professional photography gear costs thousands of dollars but you can take stunning pictures by spending only a fraction of the cost. If you have the …

3 Legged Thing’s New Universal Tripod L-Bracket is Light and Affordable

British tripod manufacturer 3 Legged Thing has created a new universal L-plate that is both affordable and intuitive.<p>The new Universal L-bracket …

A $50 Lighting Setup for Product Photography

Looking to do product photography on a budget? The lighting setup found in the 6-minute video above by DSLR Video Shooter will cost you only $50 and …

$5,660 Mac Pro Crushed in Photoshop Test by $1,530 PC with AMD Ryzen

AMD’s new highly anticipated Ryzen CPU has shown impressive performance in benchmark tests, propelling the company’s stock price from less than $2 to …

Trey Ratcliff Says ‘Apple is Dead to Me,’ Explains How and Why He Switched

“Goodbye Apple, hello Windows.” It’s a phrase many a photographer is considering these days, but if you’re afraid to make the jump, have no fear. …

A Drone in your Phone!

The selfie stick is dead, may it rest in peace (or in pieces)… And here’s what killed it. A high flying drone-photographer that literally comes at a …

Why Photographers Don’t Get Modern Art

It’s understandable that the great unwashed masses of the larger population might not appreciate contemporary art. But you’d think that …

How to Use an Ancient Photo Trick to Create Surreal Digital Photos

I recently rediscovered an old photography technique that allows you to add surreal color to photos that show movement in the frame. The technique …

Photography

The Real Reason You Suck on Photo Sharing Sites: The Bots are Beating You

Photographers join photo-sharing sites for a variety of reasons. Sometimes it’s as simple as a need for recognition and the occasional …

Why Street Photography Matters in 2017

“Street photography is dead”, declare forum threads and thinkpieces far and wide. The Internet and phone cameras have watered the quality down. The …

13 Popular Photography Portfolio Sites Ranked from Best to Most Frustrating

There are tons of portfolio builders out there for you to choose from, from popular options like Photoshelter and SmugMug to lesser-known options …

Step-by-Step Guide to Building Your Own Apple Computer on The Cheap

Meet your new ‘hackintosh’.<p>Apple computers are great, but they're often very expensive. So what's the solution if you want a super-powerful Mac …

Computer Hardware

Why You Should Use Back-Button AF on Nikon DSLRs

I finally have a chance to write a few thoughts down on the new Nikon D500. Were you (like me) one of the thousands of Nikon photographers who waited …

This Tiny Smartphone Attachment Lets You Shoot 3D, Will Cost Just $35

Turning your smartphone into a 3D-capable machine might soon be a lot easier than you think thanks to the Eye-Plug: a tiny little Android accessory …

10 things men should do every day (according to science)

We all know the basics – exercise, eat vegetables, never look at booze or bacon, etc – but what else should we be doing every day for a better, healthier, happier life?<p>To paraphrase the slogan of a popular sugary treat, only science has the answer ...<p>1. Play computer games<p>Ever wanted a bigger …

University of Illinois

The $5 Raspberry Pi Zero is Now Camera Compatible

We’ve shared a number of do-it-yourself camera projects involving Raspberry Pi in the past. If you’re interested in trying your hand at one, it’s now …

How to Get a ‘Ring of Fire’ Lens Flare in Your Photos

In late 2014, I was given a few pieces of piping — what you might call trash, but which I call the “ring of fire.” It ended up being an incredibly …

BLIPS: Tiny, Powerful Smartphone Macro Lenses that Fit in Your Wallet

Adding macro capabilities to your smartphone camera usually involves a DIY hack like this one, but if you’re looking for more professional results …

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How to take ghosted portraits using a mix of gelled lights and strobes

Some people prefer to use continuous light and some prefer strobes, but if you combine the two you get a certain kind of magic. The continuous light …

$30 eBay Find Makes Shooting 3D with Your DSLR a Breeze

Shooting stereoscopic 3D images usually means breaking out a cool old film camera like the one used here, but this $30 eBay find from 1950 can make …