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Guitar Essentials: How to Harness the Powerfully Versatile Mixolydian Mode

0<p>SHARES<p>The Mixolydian mode is a favorite among guitarists in a number of different genres. It’s constructed starting on the fifth degree of any major …

Electric Guitar

Adobe Lightroom is Finally Letting You Sync Your Presets Cross-Platform

<i>Preset Syncing has long been a dream for Lightroom users and Adobe has finally made it happen</i><p>If you have ever had to split your post-processing work …

Tutorials

The Best Podcast App for iPhone: iCatcher

I appreciate a good podcast though I have never cared for the built-in Podcast app on my iPhone. Yet it wasn’t until very recently that I decided to finally look for a solid replacement. There are various options in the App Store; you can certainly try out your fair share of podcast apps and see …

Apps

Looking for a cheap flight? The secret to getting airfare deals is all in the timing

This article is reprinted by permission from NerdWallet.<p>When Justin McCurry, founder of the website RootofGood.com, travels with his family of five, …

Flying

Samyang unveils “tiny but wide” 24mm lens for Sony full-frame cameras

<b>The budget lens for Sony mirrorless full-frame cameras and features autofocusing</b><p>Budget lens manufacturer Samyang has released details of its …

Cameras

Photography Hack: How to Use a Phone Screen to Create Enchanting Portraits

With today’s technology, it’s easier than ever for photographers to create images that are not only breathtaking but also ignite our sense of wonder. Often, this is through photo manipulation in programs like Photoshop. But photographer Mathias Fast has recently introduced a fantastic photography …

Mobile Photography

How to Enable iCloud Keychain Access on iPhone

With so many websites requiring usernames and passwords, and most of us using more than one device to accomplish tasks throughout the day, it can be difficult to keep track of all our accounts and login information. And while there are plenty of apps that can do this for you, your iPhone comes with …

Apps

The Rokinon 24mm F2.8 AF is Their Latest Affordable Lens for Sony FE

<i>Rokinon, also branded as Samyang, released another lens for their Sony FE lens lineup today</i><p>Out of all the third-party lens manufacturers that have …

Cameras

Don't Touch! A Scientist's Advice For Spotting Poison Ivy Before It Ruins Your Summer

It was a close encounter in 2012 that made microbiologist John Jelesko take an interest in poison ivy.<p>The Virginia Tech professor was cutting up a downed tree with an electric chainsaw. What he didn't realize was that his power cable had been dragging through poison ivy. So at the end of the day, …

Virginia Tech

9 new Netflix movies and shows that you should watch in June

An underrated Ryan Reynolds comedy joins Jean-Claude van Damme and the god of thunder<p>Each month, Netflix adds nearly 80 movies, shows, and original series to the platform, a streaming bounty that piles up and leaves most of us endlessly scrolling through the on-screen recommendations. Entering the …

Entertainment

What is the Golden Ratio in Photography and How to Use It

Imagine you’re standing at the edge of a rock. There’s an incredible scene under your feet. Even the light is perfect. Yet, you look through the …

Landscape Photography

Photo Stacking for Night Photography

Hey guys and gals! If you’re reading this, it’s because you want to learn how to take that noisy night photo and make it a cleaner, brighter, and …

Landscape Photography

How to Become a Travel Photographer (6 Career Boosting Tips)

Becoming a Professional Travel Photographer<p>Who would have thought that you could make a living from simply photographing your travels? There have …

Photography

How to Take Overused Licks and Make Them Brand-New

3.6K<p>SHARES<p>We've all got those licks that we default to when we’re improvising and need to play something on the spot.<p>When played over and over again …

Electric Guitar

1 Tip for Landscape Photography That Opens Up a Whole New World

I have only 1 tip that will hopefully inspire you and help you to improve your landscape photography: use a wide angle (preferably 16mm or wider, …

Landscape Photography

Automatically Remove People From Your Images in Photoshop

It is nearly impossible to take a photo in some locations without people or cars disrupting the image. Of course you can edit out these objects, but …

Tutorials

The Ultimate Guide on How to Use Photoshop Layer Masks

Diving deep into Photoshop can seem daunting, but to suit both beginners and more experienced Photoshop users alike, Colin Smith from Photoshop Cafe …

Tutorials

How I added four hours of battery life to my smartphone every day for free

I’ve had big-time battery drain issues on my last three iPhones. I just figured it was my fault — maybe I’m too addicted to apps, take too many photos, or just use my phone too much?<p>It’s an issue I’ve gone to Apple for help with many times. But the Genius’s — Apple's retail support — were …

Apps

Stargazing: How to photograph star trails

There are few things better than spending a beautiful clear night sitting out under the stars enjoying the vastness of our galaxy, and then coming …

The Morning After: 'The Expanse' may live again

Hey, good morning!<p>Wake up! <i>The Expanse</i> might live again. Razer reinvents its Blade gaming laptops to battle a new generation of slim, powerful games machines. And if you don't like bleeding-edge gaming, we also reviewed a new game for the decades-old Atari Lynx. Something for everyone?<p>Within a …

18 iPhone Tips That'll Make You Seem Like A Phone Wizard

Holy shit! These are legit.

IPhone 8

10 Most Breathtaking Day Hikes in the U.S.

The United States is home to some of the most diverse landscapes on the planet, ranging from barren deserts and vast canyons to lush forests and …

8 REITs Yielding 8% Plus

For several weeks, Forbes.com column readers have been watching me climb the dividend risk/reward ladder, from 6% yields, then 7%, using only REITs and the power of fundamental analysis. Today, we’re stretching to 8% yields and beyond!<p>It’s important to survey the current economic environment, …

Investing

6 Ridiculously Simple Tricks for Sunrise Photography

Illuminated Course Bundle – 55% Off<p>Create brilliant photographs in any lighting conditions.<p>For Limited Time Only<p>7Days6Hours8Minutes36Seconds<p>Find Out …

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 …

Easily Remove Distracting Background Elements From a Photograph In Three Steps

Sometimes a background element distracts from the focus of an image too much, but it can't be avoided in the composition. That's where this video …

All the New TV Shows You Need to Watch This Summer

Sure, summer is warm. But you can’t spend <i>all</i> your time outside. And what is a person to do with all that spare time in a summer without <i>Game of …

These Are 2018's Top Photography Gear According to TIPA World Awards

<i>Did any of your favorite photography gear make it to this year’s TIPA-awarded list?</i><p>Whether you’re still wondering about your next DSLR, first …

4 Carbs You Can Eat Non-Stop Without Gaining Weight, According To Experts

“Carb” sound like a curse word to people who want to lose weight, but not all carbohydrates are sitting around plotting the expansion of your behind. …

SelectTV could be the best cord-cutting service you've never heard of

Everyone seems to be cutting the cord and ditching cable. We’re still watching an obsessive amount of TV – we’re just watching it on other platforms. …