Martin van den Berg

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How to Nail Exposure using Manual Mode

A lot of his street photography is made up of contrasty images where the majority of the frame falls to deep shadow. The question Sean Tucker gets …

Shutter Speed

iOS 12 makes your phone faster than ever

iOS 12 could be summed up in one feature: speed. The rest is just a footnote, especially when you compare iOS 12 to iOS 11.<p>You may remember that iOS 11 was filled with many new features, especially on the iPad. But it was also the buggiest release to date. Even the Calculator app wasn’t working …

iOS

Five security settings in iOS 12 you should change right now

iOS 12, Apple’s latest mobile software for iPhone and iPad, is finally out. The new software packs in a bunch of new security and privacy features you’ve probably already heard about.<p>Here’s what you need to do to take advantage of the new settings and lock down your device.<p>1. Turn on USB Restricted …

iOS

CBD oil is a multibillion-dollar industry. But is the supplement right for you?

by Sarah Marquart September 17, 2018 Health & Medicine 117<p>Just three months ago, and for the first time ever, the FDA approved the sale of a …

CBD

19 Things You Can Do in iOS 12 That You Couldn't Do Before

Happy iOS 12 day, everybody—after being announced back in June, the final version of Apple’s mobile OS gets pushed out to eager iPhone and iPad users …

iOS

10 Must-Know Portrait Photography Tips for Beginners

Ever wondered why the most simple of portraits shot by professional photographers are always more stunning than your own? As it turns out, portrait …

Photography Tips

Here Are 19 Lesser Known but Highly Helpful Photoshop Tricks and Tips

Photoshop is an intricate and nuanced program, and as such, you can never have enough tips and tricks to make your work both easier and more …

Photoshop

Here's A US Army Trick For Falling Asleep Anywhere In 120 Seconds

A story has been doing the rounds on the Internet about a supposed method used by the US military to help people fall asleep.<p>The information comes …

Sleep

'Vampire facial' may have exposed spa clients to HIV, New Mexico health officials say

<b>(CNN) —</b> Health officials are recommending that clients who have received a "vampire facial" or any other type of injection-related service at an Albuquerque spa get tested for HIV and other blood-borne infections, as unsafe practices recently were identified at the facility.<p>The New Mexico …

New Mexico

Why Shooting Distance Matters in Portrait Photography

When you're new to photography, one of the easiest things to overlook is how working distance affects the final look of your images. This great video …

Portrait Photography

Drooling over the newest full-frame cameras? You might not need one after all

Full-frame cameras are making headlines again. With Nikon and Canon recently announcing new lineups of full-frame mirrorless cameras, you might be …

Cameras

Profoto B10 is the Size of a Zoom Lens with 5x the Power of a Speedlight

Profoto has just announced the new B10, a small flash with big power. Only a little larger than a medium-sized zoom lens, the B10 packs five times …

Zoom Lenses

Sneak peek: Supercharged Photoshop tool

Content-Aware Fill. Not the most exciting sounding tool, is it? But you should never judge a tool by its name, especially one powered by AI …

Photo Editing

Nine Tips a Professional Photographer Wishes He Had Known When He Started

There's no universal manual for becoming a professional photographer, and it can be a bit daunting trying to figure it all out on your own. This …

Creative Commons

Amazon’s best-selling Wi-Fi extender has 13,000 5-star reviews, and it’s on sale for $21 today

Today is the perfect day to finally kill off all those pesky Wi-Fi dead spots in and around your house. The NETGEAR N300 WiFi Range Extender is by …

Wi-Fi

Master manual focus, exposure and flash

<b>Modern cameras are very clever but sometimes manual exposure, focusing and flash is still the best option. James Abbott gives a manual …

Shutter Speed

Don't Buy This: Sell Your Junk Instead of Paying for a Storage Unit

Self storage is a $37 billion industry in the US because most of us just can’t part with our old shot glass collections from college.<p>She isn’t sure when having an antique cash register or 15 trash bags filled with old stuffed animals will come in handy, but Blayn Jeffers of Davie, Florida has kept …

Salvation Army

This Photoshop CC update is radical, and I can’t wait

Photoshop CC’s most magical feature is about to get a big update. That’s Content-Aware Fill, and it is easily the most important feature added to the …

Tutorials

How to Cut Out Just About Anything Using Photoshop

Being able to precisely and accurately select and mask things in Photoshop is one of the most fundamental and essential skills any photographer or …

Tutorials

Three days with Canon’s EOS R full-frame mirrorless camera

Yay to the handling and lenses, boo to the cropped video and lack of stabilization<p>Earlier this week, Canon unveiled one of the most critical products in its history: the full-frame mirrorless EOS R. On paper, it had a lot going for it, like an all-new mount that will allow for superior lens …

Cameras

Quick Tips for Shooting Natural Light Portraits Outdoors

<b>One of the best places to shoot natural light portraits is, well, outdoors! Find out how you can use the natural light available outdoors in these</b> …

Handy

Plumber’s Tape is a Cheap Way to White Balance Photos

Want a cheap and easy way to white balance photos without having to buy a color checker or special cards? Here’s a neat hack: you can actually use …

How to Perform a Clean Installation of macOS 10.14 Mojave

This article guides you through the process of performing a clean installation of macOS 10.14 Mojave using the bootable USB drive method, rather than upgrading your Mac using Apple's standard installation package, which retains existing user data and any user-installed apps.<p>Creating a bootable USB …

Beta Testing

This $12 accessory is the only reason I started using my AirPods again

I stopped using my AirPods for a long, long time. Why? As great as they are, the smooth plastic tips never stay snug in your ears so sound quality …

Tech Trends

How to select with Photoshop's Lasso tools

Selections are one of the most vital tasks you'll learn to master in Photoshop CC. A good selection will give realism to an image, not to mention …

Graphics

The ultimate guide to finding and killing spyware and stalkerware on your smartphone

Surveillance isn't just the purview of nation-states and government agencies -- sometimes, it is closer to home.<p>Our digital selves, more and more, …

Spyware

How to use the extra features packed into Apple's tiny AirPods

Tips<p>By<p>Yes, AirPods are clearly for playing music but you can rapidly choose where that audio comes from —and just what happens when you tap on the …

AirPods

No Man’s Sky season one drops out of hyperspace today, with first batch of weekly content

New cosmetic items are your reward for exploring this free content update<p>Today the team behind <i>No Man’s Sky</i> launched its first batch of promised weekly content and community activities. Fans of the spacefaring game will now be able to participate in a new quest, and earn in-game cosmetic items for …

No Man's Sky

9 Ways to Get Rid of Anxiety in 5 Minutes or Less

Bookmark this list.<p>Around 40 million people in the U.S. have an anxiety disorder, which can range from a generalized anxiety disorder (GAD), defined as "intense worrying you can't control" to panic attacks, complete with heart palpitations, trembling, shaking, and/or sweating.<p>Whether you experience …

Mayo Clinic

Intermittent Fasting Protects Against Obesity in Study on Mice

There may be something to this trendy new diet.<p>We’ve all got that one friend who won’t shut up about their diet. One day it’ll be Atkins, another day …

Holistic Medicine