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Exposure Triangle: The Basics of Aperture, Shutter Speed, and ISO

Photography in its simplest sense is about balance among three basic factors: aperture, shutter speed, and ISO. These factors respectively control …

Landscape Photography

How to Use Your Camera Settings to Create Stellar Night Photography

Night photography introduces many challenges that are easily avoided during the day, like noise, blurriness, and your camera’s hypersensitivity to …

Landscape Photography

Here’s a Cool Trick That Lets You Take Amazing Night Photos Without a Tripod (VIDEO)

If you’ve ever tried to take to take a photo at night without a tripod you know the results can be very blurry or very noisy or, in most cases, both. …

Photography Tutorials

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Importing Photos in Lightroom

If you haven't closely examined everything you can do when you import photos in Lightroom, you could be missing the chance to save valuable time in …

Tutorials

Why you might want to own a 'burner phone'

Despite all the buzz surrounding the new iPhone, many are considering something on the other end of the spectrum: a cheap, disposable, and prepaid mobile phone.<p>OK, so these “burner phones,” as they’re often referred to, may be an addendum to your pricey smartphone rather than a replacement for it, …

Mobile

Photography 101: Common mistakes that every beginner photographer makes, and how to avoid them

As a <b>photographer</b> it’s easy to overlook things when shooting. Some mistakes are more “on-the-spot” while some are a matter of forgetfulness more than …

13 curious facts about Europe's youngest country (in more ways than one)

It is a corner of the European continent whose precise status has been a source of considerable controversy for a decade - and today (February 17) is the reddest of its red-letter dates. But what do you know about Kosovo, the most mysterious - and disputed - part of the Balkans? The following 13 …

The Ultimate Beginner’s Guide to Working Your Camera

Learning how to take control of your camera and getting out of full auto mode can be a little daunting for new photographers like yourself.However, …

Why this thermal spring in Austria is about to be the next hot healthy destination

The little village of Bad Gastein in the Austrian Alps has been a popular wellness destination for centuries thanks to the reputed healing properties …

Here’s How to Use Your DSLR’s Manual Settings to Shoot Awesome Landscape Photos (VIDEO)

The video below is a follow-up to yesterday’s primer on understanding and using a camera’s Shutter Priority exposure mode. In this tutorial, British …

Lightroom Tricks for Organizing Photos and Optimizing Workflow

Need to improve your photo management in Lightroom? Here’s a 19-minute video from Nigel Danson that looks at how you can improve your Lightroom …

Why We Love the Raspberry Pi

Anytime someone asks me how to turn their weird tech project into reality, my immediate instinct is to recommend the Raspberry Pi. This $35 computer, …

Raspberry Pi

Photography Tutorials For Beginners: 7 Powerful Photography Tips for Amazing Photos

For every beginner, there will be some confusion how to take good photos and how to see this world in a photography way. I hope, this tutorial will …

This Red Wine Brownies Recipe Will Take Your Dessert Game up a Notch

Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 370°F. Assemble all ingredients.<p>Step 2<p>Melt chocolate and butter in a microwave for about 45 seconds.<p>Step 3<p>Mix chocolate and …

The Ultimate Beginner’s Guide to Mastering Photography: Part 3. Exposure and Technical Settings

Imagine aperture as an eye: the more you open your aperture or eye, the more light comes in. The more you close your eye or aperture, the less light …

JPEG vs. PNG: When and why to use one format over the other

In the world of digital imaging, there are two image formats that prevail above all else: JPEG (or JPG) and PNG.<p>At first glance, a single image shown …

Tutorials

Make Dinner Quick With This One-Pot Cilantro Lime Chicken & Rice

One-pot and DONE.<p>* 1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breast, cubed<p>* 1 tablespoon olive oil<p>* 1 small yellow onion, diced<p>* 2 poblano peppers, chopped<p>* 2 cloves garlic, minced<p>* 2½ cups low-sodium chicken broth<p>* Juice of 1 lime<p>* 14.5 ounce can cooked black beans, rinsed and drained<p>* 2 tomatoes, diced<p>* …

Microsoft kills off passwords with Authenticator's new phone logins

With Microsoft's updated Authenticator app, you'll be able to sign in to Microsoft accounts without having to remember complicated …

Information Systems

Understanding the Rule of Thirds

If you're a beginning photographer, there's a good chance that you have at least some familiarity with the rule of thirds.After all, it's probably …

Camera Settings for Concert Photography Beginners

This guide is intended for concert photography beginners. If you have a DSLR camera and are interested in how to control your camera settings to take …

This Animation is a Simple Lesson on Aperture in Photography

If you’re just starting out in photography (or know someone who is), here’s a simple 5-minute animation that provides a crash course on the subject …

Long Exposure Photography Tips You Don't Want to Miss

One look at a long exposure landscape photo like the one above, and I'm sure you're salivating at the thought of creating something so beautiful.I …

Lomography launches the first instant camera with wide angle lens

Lomography has introduced a new instant camera with wide angle lens named Lomo’Instant Automat Glass Magellan. Aside from a multi-coated 38mm lens, …

Cameras

Simple Yet Effective Composition Tips That Have Tons of Impact

I remember the first camera I got, and all I wanted to do was bolt outside and start taking pictures that I just knew would be jaw-droppingly …

Delve into the A to Zs of Photography: Choose the Right Camera, Edit Images & More

Introduction to the Course<p>What will you learn in this course & who is it for? (2:04)<br>• From iPhone to fancy DSLR: the basic photographers toolbox …

72 Hours in Iceland: What Every Twenty-Something Should Actually Do

There’s no mistaking it: Iceland is officially on everyone’s travel radar. The land of fire and ice has become one of the world’s hottest travel …

16 reasons why Lithuania should be your next holiday destination

Lithuania is celebrating 100 years of independence. Sort of. While it shook off more than a century of Tsarist rule on February 16, 1918, it was reoccupied at the end of the Second World War and only regained its freedom in 1990. Nevertheless, the country is marking the centenary, as is sure to be …

Put a shutdown timer on your Windows desktop with this command

If you ever find yourself in a situation where you need to leave your computer on for several hours, but you want it to shut down once a certain process has finished, reddit user excelhelpneeded111 has a surprisingly simple solution. You don't need any third-party software, and it will only take a …