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The Right Fixed Blade Knife Will Keep You Alive in the Wilderness

On September 19, 1827, a fight broke out on a Mississippi River sandbar. What started as a formal duel between two notable Louisiana families ended …

U.S. Air Force

On the Red Couch with Cinemagraph Co-Founder Kevin Burg

Inside Flipboard / October 10, 2013<p><i>Kevin Burg remembers his first animated GIF. He was in high school and it was the 1990s—a time when the Internet</i> …

OpenDesk.cc Is Like Ikea For Open Source Zealots

Furniture is probably the last thing on the mind of most open source proponents but now it doesn’t have to be. OpenDesk is a free, open source line of furniture that you can make yourself or order unassembled from a maker with a CNC machine. Not only is the furniture cheap – free if you have the …

How to do Off-Camera Flash Photography with Canon Speedlites

Being faced with the prospect of using off-camera flash sends many new photographers running for the hills. Learning to use flash effectively can be …

Five Self Assignments That Teach You To See

In my 20 years in photography, I’ve seen a lot of different assignments teachers have given their students. Most I have heard, or been given myself …

Quick and Easy MacBook Repairs That Will Save You a Small Fortune

Everybody’s MacBook breaks. At some point or another, the hard drive will shudder to a stop; the display hinge won’t hold up anymore; the logic board …

Four Ultra-High-Intensity Fat-Burning Circuits

Mike Simone

YC-Backed One Month Rails Teaches You How To Build Your Startup While You Learn To Code

If you build it, they will come. But what if you don’t know how to build it?<p>That was the problem facing Mattan Griffel, founder of a new YC-backed startup called One Month Rails that is launching today.<p>“I didn’t study computer science or anything, but I had this great idea for a startup,” he said. …

Global tablet shipments slow; lack of new iPad blamed

Global tablet sales slowed during the second quarter, and Apple's decision not to release a new iPad may be the reason why.<p>After 49.2 million tablets were shipped during this year's first quarter, only 45.1 million were shipped during the second quarter, a period Apple has typically used to launch …

Galaxy Note

Control a dSLR camera with your Android phone or tablet

Augment your dSLR camera with an Android app that offers advantages like better focus, time-lapse photography, and even the option to share photos the moment they're shot. Sharon Vaknin shows you how.<p>That Android phone or tablet you've got? Consider it your dSLR's best new accessory. With the help …

Shutter Speed

Are these the hottest startups around, or the next billion-dollar exits?

Advertisement<p>3 Comments<p>LinkedIn (s lnkd) has released its second-annual ranking of the startups that Silicon Valley engineers most want to work for, …

Samsung tips: 10 Galaxy S4 “hidden” features and tricks

In a new blog post, Samsung describes ten “hidden” or “semi-secret” features of the Galaxy S4, which some of you may not be aware of.<p>Coincidentally or not, the Samsung post went live on the same day Verizon and Motorola unveiled new Droid smartphones, and a day ahead of the upcoming Nexus 7 …

Phones

How To Take Sunset Photos Like A Professional

Sunsets are one of the most photographed subjects on the planet, and for good reason. But because they're so photographed (and now, uploaded to …

AdwCleaner Removes Toolbars And Other Malware In One Click

Windows: Even the most careful among us can sometimes fall prey to crapware.When that happens, you could spend quite a while trying to uninstall …

PDF4Kindle Converts PDF Files To Native Kindle Books

I love reading on my Kindle, but the screen is just too small and blurry to be useful for PDF files. While it's lacking in customisability, …

How to Shoot a Picture Perfect Beach Portrait

Have you ever wondered how to shoot a beach portrait like a pro?<p>It's not difficult. But… it's also not as easy as you might think. Let's take a look …

PhotoStartSheet Is the Essential List of the Best Photoblogs and Websites

If you’re looking to expand your daily reading list, it can be tough to find a new blog. But PhotoStartSheet is a brand new website that rounds up …

The Big Fat List of Documentaries About Photography

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The Basics of Using ND Grads to Improve Your Landscapes

As I’ve written before, the hardest part of landscape photography is retaining detail in a bright sky with a darker foreground. There are several …

Digital Photography

How to Create Multiple Portrait Styles with One Speedlight

Not all photographers have used artificial lighting before. In fact, some people only even rent lighting equipment when certain events or situations …

The New RadioPopper Nano is Boasting a 1,640 Foot Range

News from Lighting Rumors is telling us that a brand new RadioPopper is coming and that it will be insanely powerful. RadioPopper’s other units …

How to Read Clouds as a Photographer

Having been a wedding photographer in Sydney for a few years, I’m continually amazed at how much my photography is dependent on weather conditions. …

Landscape Photography

How To Ditch iTunes Forever And Keep Syncing Your iOS Devices

The iPhone and iPad are great devices, but unfortunately, Apple heavily tethers them to iTunes, which is a bloated, slow, and feature-poor program …

Simulate Lighting in a Virtual Photo Studio with set.a.light 3D STUDIO

Want to plan out and test your studio lighting setups before setting up equipment and bringing subjects into the picture? German software development …

Google’s Mobile Game Ingress Finds a Passionate Following

Sometimes, Google seems like a wanton withholder of things that are good and useful (see: Google Reader). Sometimes, the company seems to be chasing …

Pokémon

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