nbarinque

27 Flips | 4 Magazines | 6 Likes | 2 Following | @nbarinque | Keep up with nbarinque on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “nbarinque”

Learn how to get the perfect exposure every time

A camera’s built in meter often does a great job of making a “correct” exposure, but it’s not always what the photographer wants to capture. Despite …

Nikon D-series

Top 10 Lighting Facts Beginner Photographers Need to Know

When it comes to creating any type of photo - a portrait, a landscape, a macro scene, and everything in between, lighting is the most important …

Top 10

Beginner Photography Tip: Crucial Mistakes You Need to Avoid

It's been awhile since I was a beginning photographer...But I remember the trials and tribulations very well!Photography is such a rewarding …

Take Control with Back Button Focusing

By default, pressing the shutter button down half way activates the autofocus feature. It’s handy, quick and can lead to some compositional …

Mushroom Is the Millennial Pink for Your Home

Here are 10 unique and gorgeous ways to incorporate the elegant color throughout your house.

Cool Staircase Designs Guaranteed To Tickle Your Brain

Staircases are almost always focal points for the spaces they are in. It’s in their nature. Whether it’s their look, functionality or something else …

10 apps for enhancing iPhone photos

One of my favorite observations by a now-forgotten sage explained the difference between writing and photography like this: <i>A bad sentence can be massaged, but nothing helps a bad photo</i>.<p>So true. However, I’ve experienced for myself how a good photo-editing app can salvage sloppy composition or bad …

Apps

Harvard is putting a 13 module photography course online for free

Four months ago, it was Stanford who made their photography course for free, and now comes Harvard’s turns. Harvard has an online learning platform – …

Learning

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 …

Shoot This 52 Week Photo Challenge in 2017 to Improve Your Skills

My original 52 Week Challenge in 2016 was a huge success, with tens of thousands of photographers participating from around the world. In celebration …

21 Clever Tips For Anyone Wrapping Presents This Year

Organize, wrap, decorate, done.

9 Preview app tips every Mac owner should know

The Preview app ought to have a better opinion of itself. This stock Mac app goes around calling itself "Preview" when it can do so much more than just preview files. To help Preview form a more positive view of itself and help you get the most out of the app, I present 9 things Preview can do …

Lightroom Organization & Workflow: Our Two Recommended Catalog Workflows

You are watching a free tutorial from Lightroom Organization & Workflow.<br>To view the entire course, upgrade to Premium or purchase it in the SLR …

How to use Snapchat filters, 3D Lenses & Face Swap

Whenever you open Snapchat, you'll immediately be placed inside the camera viewfinder, so get familiar with it. Since you cannot upload photos or …

YI Technology 4K Action Camera Launches In The US For $250 (video)

YI Technology has today launched its new YI 4K Ultra HD action camera that is now avilable throughout the US to purchase for $250, and is available …

DIY: $10 Custom Wooden Backdrop Mount

Do you have painted canvas backdrop, or other textile, that you use for portraits?<br>Why clamp it up to a crossbar (and crop the top) every time you use …

Middle School

Is Lightroom Struggling? These Tips Should Fix That

Lightroom is a great tool, <i>possibly</i> the best on the market at the moment. However, Adobe has that bad habit of not properly setting up their software …

23 iPhone-only apps that will make your Android friends jealous

It may not be fair, but it's a great perk for iPhone users.<p>You can enjoy the best travel apps, exclusives from Instagram and Adobe, and powerful photo apps.<p>In these 23 iPhone-only apps, you are guaranteed to find something new — just don't brag too much to your friends with Android phones.

How to find out everything Google knows about you

In exchange, you agree to share information about yourself that Google can share with advertisers so their ads are more effective. For instance, airlines want to target people who love to travel. Children's clothing makers want to target parents.<p>Google uses a lot of methods to learn about you. …

Google

How to back up your iPhone or iPad to an external drive

If you’ve got a tiny hard drive on your Mac and a large-capacity iPhone or iPad (or both!), you might worry that you’re about to run out of space due to all the stuff you want to back up from your iOS device to your OS X one.<p>You won’t have to worry any longer. This trick makes your Mac back up your …

Apple

This Is Why We Make Mistakes

According to research published in the journal <i>Neuron</i>, you shouldn't feel bad about making mistakes—it's just how our brains work.<p>In attempt to figure out why people can't seem to help but mess up—because even seasoned models trip on the runway sometimes—researchers at Duke University recorded …

20 Home Decor Cheat Sheets That Will Have You Decorate Like a Pro

Decorating your home can sometimes become a daunting task because you can get lost in measurements, styles and other decor choices. Then you can …

Review: CamFi Will Make Your ‘Dumb’ DSLR Smart for Just $130

The day I bought my first Wi-Fi enabled “smart” camera was the day I realized how inconvenient it was to use a camera that lacked the enhancements …

Cameras

20 Smart Ways to Hide the Home Decor Eyesores

Home decor eyesores are those nagging small things that keep bothering you no matter how well done your interior design is. Things like ugly power …