Kevin Pirkl

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Yongnuo Releases Its First Lithium-ion Powered Flash for Canon RT

Yongnuo, the popular Hong Kong camera gear manufacturer that’s known for creating cheaper “clones” of lenses for Canon and Nikon, has released its …

Which HDR Software is Best for You?

Zion National Park. HDR Processing<p>The HDR photography of the past is nothing like it is now. Most photographers have gotten away from the intense …

Zion National Park

An Open Letter to Nikon from a Time-Lapse Photographer

Dear Nikon,<p>I am writing as a longtime Nikon photographer and someone who has been working extensively with your cameras and who has written many …

VSDC: Free Video Editor For Filmmakers On a Budget + VSDC PRO Giveaway!

<i>The following is a sponsored giveaway.</i><p><b>This giveaway has ended, congrats to the following winners:</b><p>Hiren Vegad, Phil Sullivan, Srihari E., Jon Pernul, …

Videography

How to Turn Your Signature Into a Watermark in Photoshop

If you decide to watermark your images, making sure it's something that's both classy and not overly distracting is the best way to go. This video …

Tutorials

Running and debugging AWS Lambda functions locally with the Serverless framework and VS Code

One of the complaints developers often have for AWS Lambda is the inability to run and debug functions locally. For Node.js at least, the Serverless …

Cloud Computing

BinaryAlert: Real-time Serverless Malware Detection

Today, Airbnb is proud to announce the open-source release of BinaryAlert: a serverless, real-time framework for detecting malicious files. …

Cloud Computing

KL AV for Free. Secure the Whole World Will Be.

Hi folks!I’ve some fantastic, earth-shattering-saving news: we’re announcing the global launch of <b>Kaspersky Free</b>, which, as you may have guessed by …

Kaspersky Lab

How to Clean Your Camera Sensor

When was the last time you cleaned your sensor? Even with weather-sealed equipment, dust particles can eventually make their way inside your camera. …

From Reds to RediSearch

Redis search got a lot more interesting<p>Have you heard? Redis 4.0 is out. That means <b>modules</b>. Not just in the theoretical, shouldn’t-run-in-production …

How This Security Startup Is Plugging A Critical Gap In Enterprise IoT Platforms

Over the last two decades enterprise IT has matured to handle identity, authentication and authorization of endpoints and users. Today it is common to find technologies such as SAML and OAuth that provide single sign on (SSO) capabilities to both internal and external users. Various techniques …

Internet of Things

TensorFlow Tutorial For Beginners

<i>Originally published at</i> <i>https://www.datacamp.com/community/tutorials/tensorflow-tutorial</i><p>Deep learning is a subfield of machine learning that is a set …

Deep Learning

Build Your First Serverless Web App | Amazon Web Services

<b>No server management</b><br>There is no need to provision or maintain any servers. There is no software or runtime to install, maintain, or</b> …

Cybersecurity

Getting Started with AWS Lambda & Node.js

<b>In this article we will discuss what serverless programming is, and how to get started with AWS Lambda as a</b> <b>Node.js Developer</b><b>.</b><p>Since the launch of AWS …

Cloud Computing

Why I Swapped My ‘Pro’ DSLR for the Cheapest One Available

My name is Ion Paciu, and I’m a photographer based in London. I recently purchased a new camera kit with a camera body and lenses. However, it wasn’t …

Photography

100 Days of Learning AWS

Greetings and welcome to the 100 Days of Learning AWS blog series. My name is Tanya and I’m a Python-ista, SQL-nerd, JavaScript connoisseur and …

Cloud Computing

What is Exposure Compensation and How to Use It

In this article, we will go over what exposure compensation is on a digital camera and how you can take advantage of it to make adjustments to your …

Cameras

My Essential .NET C# VB.NET Development Tools - Spencer Schneidenbach

23 Jun 2017 on Visual Studio | Tools | C# | VB.NET<p>My Essential .NET, C#, VB.NET, and Web Dev Tools and Frameworks<p>Here is my (mostly) comprehensive …

Software Development

A Unique Way to Convert Images to Black and White

Science tells us there are somewhere north of 13.1 billion ways to convert an image to black and white. It's time to add another method to your …

Tamron introduces 'ultra-telephoto' 18-400mm F3.5-6.3 zoom lens

Tamron has introduced what it is calling the 'world's first ultra-telephoto all-in-one zoom lens,' the 18-400mm F3.5-6.3 Di II VC HLD. The lens, …

Cameras

Saving the Nik Collection: Is There Hope?

With Google pulling off support for Nik Collection and announcing that it will no longer be making any additions to the collection or adding new …

Tutorials

How to Professionally Clean Your Own Sensor

Alexis Cuarezma uses a 3 step method to fully clean my sensor:<p>Step 1: Use the Rocket Blower to blow away huge/visible dust<br>Step 2: Use a Sensor …

Unambiguous Webpack config with Typescript

<i>You can write your Webpack config in Typescript, and it’ll save you a huge amount of pain. Webpack’s docs would lead you to believe that using</i> …

JavaScript

A Beginner’s Guide to Webpack 2 and Module Bundling

Webpack is a module bundlerWebpack has become one of the most important tools for modern web development. Primarily it's a module bundler for your …

Build a Cross Platform Command Line Executable in Node.js

Before we begin, this article assumes you know a couple of things: Javascript, Terminal, and Node.js.<p>Creating a command line tool in Node.js is …

JavaScript

Computer printers have been quietly embedding tracking codes in documents for decades

In 2004, when color printers were still somewhat novel, PCWorld magazine published an article headlined: “Government Uses Color Laser Printer Technology to Track Documents.”<p>It was one of the first news reports on a quiet practice that had been going on for 20 years. It revealed that color printers …

Surveillance

Going Serverless: how to run your first AWS Lambda function in the cloud

A decade ago, cloud servers abstracted away physical servers. And now, “Serverless” is abstracting away cloud servers.<p>Technically, the servers are …

Cloud Computing

Plan Caching in SQL Server 2008

SQL Server Technical Article<p><b>Writer:</b>Greg Low, SolidQ Australia<p><b>Technical Reviewers From Solid Quality Mentors:</b> Andrew Kelly, Eladio Rincón, Itzik …

Migrate Your Procedural SQL Code with the AWS Schema Conversion Tool | Amazon Web Services

Database administrators and developers rely on relational databases to store data for applications. As Forbes noted in 2016, the development of open …

Databases