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Depth, Range and Breathtaking Views

While on a group road trip in Austria, German photographer Timo Hess captured this breathtaking couple’s portrait at Zillertal—a valley in the …

Hot mess: Remembering the Leica M8

I share an anniversary with the Leica M8 - sort of. The M8 was announced in the same week that I started my career as a camera reviewer - September …

My Nikon Df Experience by Ata Adnan

My Nikon Df Experience by Ata Adnan – See his website HERE So, I have had 3 different Nikon Df bodies- thats how much I loved it. When it come out, …

Classic Fall Color

<i>Some classic compositions and techniques, plus an assortment of the right gear, will help you achieve the best results.</i> <br>1) <i>A reflection like this</i> …

7 iPhone Photography Features You Probably Don’t Know About

With our exclusive deal that we negotiated on <i>iPhone Photo Academy</i> ending soon we are focusing on more iPhone photo tricks this week. While most …

How Apple Views Photography 2017 | What’s Next For Mobile Photography Is Exciting & Maybe Distressing

What’s the most ubiquitous camera around the world? The iPhone camera, period. While the iPhone may have struck a chord since inception, it was with …

Mobile Photography

7 People Who Have Changed Photography Forever

Photography as we know it has been shaped by both great photographers and from thinkers who have had the courage to share their creative ideas and …

Here’s Why One Pro Says “EVERY” Photographer Should Be Using Lightroom”(VIDEO)

Last week we explored the differences between Lightroom and Photoshop to help you choose the software package that best suits your needs. In the …

Tutorials

This Website Reveals How JPEG Photos Were Edited in Lightroom

As photographers, we’re always interested in how other people edit their photos to achieve a certain look. Pixel Peeper is a new website that can …

Everything you need to know about the JPEG-killing HEIF format Apple is adopting

HEIF is the new photo format that Apple is using to replace JPEG. And it probably will replace JPEGs, because the iPhone is the most popular, most-used camera in the world, and as of iOS 11, most iPhones will be switching from JPEG to HEIF.<p>But what is HEIF? What makes it better than JPEG? And what …

Architecture 101: 10 Architectural Styles That Define Western Society

Throughout history, architecture has been used as a creative, functional outlet that often heralds the cultural depth of society. In fact, a scroll through the basics of important architectural movements is a window into art and culture during any given time period.<p>Often, architectural styles build …

What pictures can tell about father and son

Father and son, France. [Photo provided to chinadaily.com.cn]What is a father? What is a son? What bond links them? Blood? Love? Legacy? …

'Batman Arkham VR' put me inside the Batsuit

Telltale wasn't the only developer that brought Batman to E3 this year: The folks at Rocksteady Studios packed the Dark Knight into their suitcases as well. <i>Batman Arkham VR</i> was a surprise reveal at Sony's keynote earlier this week and drew a huge round of applause when it appeared onstage. Once I …

Virtual Reality

Replica shows you what it's like to investigate a terrorist's phone

Apple was in the news for several weeks earlier this year when it was called upon by the US Department of Justice to help unlock an iPhone that belonged to the shooter involved in the San Bernardino attacks.<p>Most of the coverage explored the ramifications of both the government’s request and Apple’s …

Algeria blocks Facebook, Twitter to stop exam cheats: state media | Reuters

ALGIERS (Reuters) - Algerian authorities have temporarily blocked access to Facebook, Twitter and other social media sites to try to stop cheats posting high school exam papers online, state media reported on Sunday.<p>Logo of the Twitter and Facebook are seen through magnifier on display in this …

Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Yoga Review: The One That Finally Replaced My MacBook Air

I’m currently sitting on a 787 to Taipei and preparing for Computex, with the realization that this is the 3rd press event I’ve taken Lenovo's Thinkpad X1 Yoga to in the last couple months, despite normally relying on my trusty MacBook Air. Then I realize my Lenovo PR rep <i>probably</i> wants this …

MacBook Air

Famous Chefs Share Their Best Secrets For The Ambitious Home Cook

People always assume that a chef’s family eats like gods. It’s not true. I often find myself in a cooking rut. I work with food all day, so when I get home I’m out of ideas. My family has eaten so much penne with basil, cherry tomatoes, and mozzarella that they can no longer come up with clever …

Wondering Where To Start? Three Entrepreneurs Share How They Got Started

Even with the volume of information available online and the proliferation of offline business resources, first-time entrepreneurs still face the challenge of knowing where to start.<p>Regardless of the accessibility of information available at our fingertips on entrepreneurship, startups and small …

These Young Inventors Are Tackling Africa's Electricity Crisis

The vast continent of Africa has a complex relationship with electricity. In some countries, like South Africa, demand exceeds the available supply. In others, such as Niger, only 1 in 7 people have access to it at all. Regardless of which end of the scale they’re on, every African electricity …

Renewable Energy

Samsung says its wraparound phones are 'around the corner' (Take that, Lenovo)

The fact that Lenovo beat Samsung with a public concept design for a bendable, flexible phone that wraps around the wrist has got to sting. After all, Samsung was the first to market a curved-screen phone.<p>Lenovo's surprise demo of the CPlus prototype on Thursday in San Francisco at the company's …

Phones

Microsoft's most ambitious bet is about to face a huge real-world test

Once viewed as an imperialist tech superpower, Microsoft is now considered a gentle giant willing to partner up with anyone and everyone.<p>From releasing more Android and iPhone apps, to making its flagship technologies available on competing platforms like Linux, Microsoft is much more open than it …

Bluetooth 5 launching June 16, big speed and range improvements coming

Bluetooth Special Interest Group’s Mark Powell announced that the fifth-generation of the ubiquitous wireless standard is coming soon.<p>Bluetooth 5 is supposed to offer extended range and faster transfer rates than its predecessors with up to 2x the range and 4x the transfer speeds. This will make …

Audiophile

New Harry Potter play enchants fans in first preview | Reuters

LONDON (Reuters) - Dressed in Hogwarts robes and waving wands, eager fans got a first glimpse of the next instalment in the Harry Potter saga, giving a new London stage production glowing reviews.<p>“Harry Potter and the Cursed Child” brings back to life author J.K. Rowling’s magical world of wizards …

Legit OnePlus 3 camera samples show up on Twitter

OnePlus has been awfully quiet about its third “flagship killer”. They have been known for hyping their devices to no end, periodically giving us bits and pieces of what the next handset will feature. But all we really know about the OnePlus 3 is that it will be launched on June 14th, will be …

This 12-inch MacBook pro looks like an Apple IIe from the 80s

Colorware is obviously feeling retro. The company with a history of skinning popular electronics has jumped in a time machine and brought back an Apple IIe, only in the form of a modern 12-inch MacBook.<p>The laptop itself is the highest-end 2016 MacBook, with dual-core M7 chip, 8GB of RAM and 512GB …

Even the door on Google’s self-driving car has its own patent

Today, Google was granted a design patent for the door on its self-driving car, first filed in January 2015. The patent shows seven angles of the unusually shaped door, which has become one of the central design features of Google's first self-designed vehicle.<p>It's not unusual for car companies to …

Autonomous Cars

NFL’s Twitter account hijacked with false reports of commissioner’s death

He is in fact alive and well<p>The NFL's Twitter account was hacked this morning, and the attacker used it post erroneous tweets claiming the league's commissioner, Roger Goodell, had died. The organization was able to scrub the tweet five minutes later, but not before thousands of retweets had spread …

Apple Supplier Already Shipping 13-Inch MacBook Pro Hinges for Future Update

Apple's suppliers have already begun providing it with parts for an upcoming 13-inch "MacBook" update, according to a paywalled report from China's <i>Commercial Times</i> summarized by <i>DigiTimes</i>.<p>Notebook hinge maker Jarllytec reportedly started shipping metal injection mold-made (MiM) hinges to Apple in …