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Aurora Aperture Unveils the World’s First Variable GND Filter

Aurora Aperture has just announced what it claims is the world’s first variable graduated neutral density filter. It’s a family of filters called the …

Super Quick Pecan Pie Dessert

This pecan pie is a delicious and healthy recipe that can be a perfect choice for sweet dessert for your kids and family. This pecan pie recipe …

The Type Of Shower Head That Actually Makes A Huge Difference

If your shower head is inadequate, there's no reason why you have to grin and bear it. This list comprises the best shower heads that come with a …

Home Improvement

Kodi Lands on the Xbox One, Making It the Ultimate Set-Top Box

There are two things everyone should look for in a good set top box: ease of use and versatility. A set top box is terrible if the menus are a horror …

Rice Calories Can Be Cut in Half With This Trick

A cup of white rice has about 200 calories—not insignificant, considering it’s most often used as a small part of a larger dish. But there’s an easy, …

Apple will give you more cash for your dusty old Mac

Apple has increased its trade-in values for a bunch of old Mac models. Machines released in 2009 and later could now earn you up to $2,500. That’s a generous $1,000 more than the previous limit.<p>If you were thinking about treating yourself to a new Mac this Christmas, Apple just made it a whole lot …

Computer Guide for Photography and Video Editing: What to Buy and Why? (Part 1)

Photographers and filmmakers probably spend more time on their computers that behind a camera. We own thousands of dollars in gears, yet some of us …

Computer Science

The $25 Amazon Buy That Cuts Your Painting Time in Half

Painting is one of the least expensive ways to give your space a facelift. But it's not exactly fun. It's messy and time consuming especially if you …

The Color That Makes Everything in Your Home Look More Expensive

There is a multitude of design elements to consider when you're decorating your home, but few are as important as color. The right shade doesn't just …

This Timelapse Was Made by Flying a Drone in Giant Circles

Need a dose of inspiration for your aerial drone imagery? This 3-minute film of drone footage from Hong Kong-based production company Visual Suspect …

The Best All-Inclusive Family Resorts

St. Lucia’s largest water park—with slides, waterfalls, and a lazy river—is right here at the 85-acre oceanfront resort, which hosts a kids’ club, …

Riviera Maya

Have Alexa control your lights with the $20 Oittm Smart Light Switch

This offer has expired!<p>Be sure to follow us on Twitter for the latest deals and more. Sign-up for our newsletters and have our best offers delivered to your inbox daily.<p>Oittm (99% all-time positive feedback) via Amazon offers its Smart Wi-Fi Wall Light Switch with Amazon Alexa support for <b>$20 …

Consumer Tech

9 Honeymoon Villas You Won't Believe Are On Airbnb

Check out the best honeymoon villas from home-sharing sites like Airbnb, Homeaway, InvitedHome, and TripAdvisor Rentals.

Costa Rica

This Is the Only Sheet Brand I'll Ever Buy Again—Here's Why

About a year ago, I was a woman on a mission. I was going to find nice white sheets for my family that felt great, would last, and that wouldn't feel …

Wont

How to add metadata for manual lenses in Lightroom

As my love for photography has increased over time, so has my love for manual focus lenses. Lenses such as the Samyang 135mm f2 provide unsurpassed …

Tutorials

How to Renovate a Home on a Budget

The Right Canvas<p>It started with a FaceTime tour. Anna and Austin Smith, who were living in Washington, D.C., but planning a move out to Colorado, …

Learn These “Advanced” Spot Metering Techniques and Your Photos Will Always Be Perfectly Exposed (VIDEO)

While the video below is billed as an “advanced” tutorial, using a camera’s built-in spot metering mode is actually very simple. And once you master …

A Beginner’s Guide to Adobe Lightroom: Part 1

It is easy to feel overwhelmed with the many different features of Adobe Lightroom. Lightroom has so many possibilities, that even after years of …

5 Hidden Tips Tricks in Photoshop

A list of five things that are hidden in Photoshop that can certainly save you time and speed up your workflow.<p>Fade Function 0:42<br>• Content Aware …

A Step-By-Step Guide for Killer Sunrise Photos

Ask any landscape photographer, and they'll tell you that some of the most dramatic scenes they've ever photographed have occurred at sunrise.But …

Landscape Photography

Visionary eco-resort design for the Philippines features rotating seashell towers

Visionary eco-architect Vincent Callebaut has just unveiled images of his latest ecological masterpiece and it’s jaw-droppingly stunning. Nautilus is …

Using Focus Stacking on Landscapes for Extreme Depth of Field

Focus stacking is a technique typically used in macro shots to achieve a large depth of field. It’s a relatively simple concept: take many images …

Is This the Only Graduated ND Filter You Need?

Graduated Neutral Density Filters have become one of my favorite accessories for landscape photography and it’s something I always keep in my camera …

Landscape Photography

This New Beach Resort is the Caribbean’s Best-Kept Secret

Sailrock Resort is the first luxury property to open on sleepy South Caicos Island.<p>It may come as a surprise to travelers that the Caribbean nation …

Best Places for a Long Weekend Around the World

These days, you can take a long weekend (almost) anywhere and get more mileage out of three days than you once could—literally. Here, our seven picks for the best international designations to go for 72 hours when Napa and Nantucket just don't cut it.

What a Total Solar Eclipse Looks Like in 4K, Close-Up, and Real-Time

During the Great American Eclipse, photographer JunHo Oh captured this incredible close-up 4K footage of totality in real time. You can see a great …

This Very Helpful Video Will Definitely Make You a Better Video Editor

It's all in the fine details. As you gradually learn tricks and tips as you grow as a video editor, you will or have eventually come across value and …

Disney World Debuts a Cool New Glamping Retreat

The new villas and cabins are bringing rustic-chic luxury to the Magic Kingdom.<p>The most magical place on Earth is embracing the great outdoors with …

Add Motion and a 3D Effect to Landscape Photos with This Simple Photoshop Animation Trick (VIDEO)

Are you looking for a way to add a little pizzazz to landscape photos and bring them to life? The simple Photoshop technique in the video below will …

At Apple's new summer camp, high school kids can build the next big thing

Can adults apply, too?<p>In a nondescript Apple office building in Cupertino, California, a group of engineers has spent the past four weeks working feverishly on the next big thing in consumer hardware, prototyping a water-saving shower head, a new version of the Apple Watch, and a “smart” water …

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