Michael Meyers

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The Best Summer Reads of All Time

Entertaining does not have to be synonymous with trash. Some on this list are serious, some are funny, and some will keep you up all night. But all …

Books

It’s The Little Things That Matter Most: An Intro to Shooting Macro Images

<i>This is a syndicated blog post from Digital Photo Magazine. It is being republished here with permission.</i><p>My introduction to “real” macro photography …

Cameras

Photoshop Tips | How To Use Curves

Hey Photoshop users! Are you using Curves adjustments? You should be. Otherwise, you’re missing out on one of Photoshop’s most powerful tools. The …

Alzheimer’s cure is being pursued with the help of an online game

Want to cure Alzheimer’s? Get in line. Researchers have long been puzzled by the disease and vexed by how long it’s taking to unravel its mysteries.<p>One group of scientists is helping speed up that process with assistance from the public. “Stall Catchers,” a game created by the Human Computation …

Alzheimer's Disease

The More Things Change

<i>Nice And Slow. George Lepp's rendition of White Branch Falls in the Oregon Cascades shows milky, flowing water where, in fact, the falls rush,</i> …

41 tips and tricks to improve your photography

Our collection of top digital camera tips and essential photography advice will have you improving your photos in no time. Culled from experts and …

12 gorgeous household devices we can’t stop staring at

Companies are working hard to give everyday products such as<p>Published: Caption:Megan WollertonPhoto:Ry Crist/CNETRead the article

Smart Homes

The Axler Foldable Crane Slider has all the right moves

As I continue on my quest to find the most efficient and most portable slider that is also a great “bang for the buck”, I have been looking at the …

How To Never Lose Another Photo Or Video File

A few months ago, I showed you how we build out our new 10Gbps network using a Synology NAS device as our central server. This setup is protecting us …

Still-life photography tips

<b>Still-life photography leaves nothing to chance. Tim Clinch explains how to maximise the potential of this classical and underused genre of</b> …

Canon EOS

How to Edit PDF Files for Free

Not everyone can afford the steep subscription fee that Adobe charges for its Adobe Acrobat DC PDF editor (Rs. 12,168 per year). The app is the best …

How to Keep or Ditch Your Photos

A simple way to simplify your life: make more binary decisions in life/photography/art: KEEP or DITCH.This is my rationale:The photo-making …

The 13 New Thrillers Goodreads Users Are Most Excited About This Spring

Spring is officially here, even if it doesn't feel like it in most of the United States quite yet. But if you can't physically beat the cold, you can …

The Cheapest Time To Visit Hawaii: Cheap Flights & Cheap Hotels!

Related: Hawaii<p>Hawaii is our most requested destination at out Virtuoso Luxury Travel concierge, not least because there are some fantastic beach …

Air Travel

13 Winter Backpacking Destinations — Washington Trails Association

Winter may feel like the time to hang up your backpack and retire your tent for the season, but there are still plenty of opportunities to spend a …

Hiking

Need a more mellow adventure in the PNW? Check out the Billy Frank Jr. Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge

Sure, a junior adventurer is recovering from knee surgery, but we had a free weekend. Of course we went adventuring, just not ADVENTURING.

Hiking

How to Bring Your Boring Photos to Life

Have you ever taken a photo, and then once you viewed it on your computer, thought to yourself, "Man, that didn't turn out like I thought..."?<p>Dumb …

Tutorials

Here's Why I Plan to Take Social Security at 62

The right age to take your benefits is a personal decision, but for me, the answer is a no-brainer.<p>Instead of waiting to claim Social Security at my …

Keyboard Shortcuts, Ranked

Doing stuff with your mouse is cool. Doing stuff with your keyboard is cooler. These are the most important keyboard shortcuts, ranked from best to …

These Jaw-Dropping Examples of Flower Photography Will Get You Ready for Spring

A while back, we featured the work of Amber Fite, whose wintery photos from Alaska are a tour-de-force in photography.Well, Amber has done it again, …

Why You Might Need a Monopod Instead of a Tripod

Hands-down, a tripod is one of the most valuable pieces of photography gear you can buy.That is, unless you actually need a monopod instead of a …

Awesome Adventure Lodges That Won't Break the Bank

We found five impressive spots you can actually afford.<p>Camping might make you feel one with nature, but it far from guarantees a good night’s rest. At the same time, shelling out for quality accommodations in America’s most spectacular outdoor destinations can be a hard-to-justify luxury.<p>We scoured …

Night Shot Lighting Techniques For Car Photography

Our friend Moe Zainal, expert car photographer, is a big fan of shooting during the day with natural light rather than using a strobe. Sometimes he …

14 of the Best Places You Can Learn Photoshop for Free by @LarryKim

These 14 places will let you learn everything you need to know about Photoshop for free.The post 14 of the Best Places You Can Learn Photoshop for …

How to Photograph Wildlife in Yellowstone National Park

<i>This is the final installment of our guide to photographing wildlife in Yellowstone. The new page (the seventh in this guide) offers suggestions for</i> …

National Parks

Want to Improve Your Photography? Read These Books! (time spent studying is always time well spent)

In photography, as with any other discipline, there’s talent, knowledge, and practice. While with the first there’s very little I can do (it is only …

12 short road trip routes that take in the best of America - Matador Network

There’s a beauty in road tripping the States that you won’t find anywhere else. The highways spill out in front you, tumbling from coast to coast. …

11 Computer Tips and Tricks You Should Really Know About

There's bound to be at least one trick you didn't know about. Become a PC or Mac power user with our help!<p>Even though you use your computer every single day, that doesn't mean you know how to use it to its full potential. We wanted to share some tips so you can take full advantage of your Mac or PC.<p>…

Software