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3 tips for taking faster screenshots in Windows 10

Using Windows, you'd think taking screenshots is simple. There is a button dedicated to this on almost every keyboard called the <b>Print Screen</b> key (abbreviated as <b>PrtSc</b> or <b>PrtScn)</b>.<p>Pressing this key captures the entire screen (or multiple screens if you use more than one monitor) and copies it to the …

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Broncolor announces the Siros L, a fully wireless monolight

No external power supply needed<p>Battery-powered monolights are becoming more common in photography these days, and Broncolor's Siros L is the latest addition to that family of products. The Siros L is special in a few ways; it has a built-in, interchangeable lithium-ion battery and doesn't require …

How to Use Channel Mixer in Photoshop to Create Amazing Black and White Images

In the early days of digital, one of the biggest criticisms was that black and white images were nowhere near as good as their film based …

Expresso app will show you everything wrong with your writing

If you want to see how well you’re writing, the free text-analyzer Expresso will give you a detailed breakdown of whatever you give it.<p>The web-based …

WhatsApp, the world’s most popular messaging service, just turned on encryption for all its data

Everything on WhatsApp is now encrypted, end-to-end, for all operating systems. That means engineers at the Facebook-owned chat app wouldn’t be able to read messages or watch video calls sent by its users even if ordered to do so by a court.<p>“WhatsApp’s end-to-end encryption ensures only you and the …

Privacy

Apple quietly launches Mac Pro (Late 2013) Repair Program for graphics card/video issues

Apple is launching a new Mac Pro Repair Extension Program to address complaints of video related issues with select models of its latest high-end desktop offering, 9to5Mac has learned. We obtained the notice (pictured below) that Apple this week sent out to its authorized service providers …

Here's the secret way to hide the iPhone apps that Apple won't let you delete

Apple includes 30 applications with the iPhone and none of them can be deleted. Many iPhone owners have resorted to creating an "Apple" folder that contains un-used and un-removeable apps.<p>Apple CEO Tim Cook, has vaguely hinted that the company may be working on a way to remove the default apps that …

Sony Introduces Duo of World’s Smallest 30x Zoom Cameras

<i> New Models Include HX90V with Built-in EVF and Ultra-Compact WX500</i><b>SAN DIEGO, Apr. 13, 2015 –</b> Sony today has introduced a pair of the world’s …

EyeEm Raises $18M To Expand Its Photo Marketplace

Photo-sharing startup EyeEm has raised $18 million to accelerate the expansion of its recently launched photo marketplace, CEO Flo Meissner announced on Medium this afternoon.<p>EyeEm’s marketplace leverages the app’s social aspect to generate content that feels truer than most stock photography, …

Prevent your Mac password from being bypassed

A nefarious individual could purloin your Mac and bypass your user account password in order to access your data or wipe your system clean and begin using it as their own. It's possible to reset a password by booting into Recovery Mode or from an external drive.<p>Thankfully, there two precautions you …

Information Systems

The Ultimate List of Keyboard Shortcuts for Lightroom

Photographers look to maximize the amount of time they spend behind the camera and minimize the amount of time spent in post-processing. But time …

Photography Training Tuesdays – Top 10 Lightroom 5 Tips

Photography Training Tuesdays – Top 10 Lightroom 5 Tips<p>Posted on May 20th, 2014, in Photography Training Tuesdays. Comments Off on Photography …

Real Estate Photography - a Guide to Getting Started

Photography has never been more important to selling real estate than it is today. The markets are heating up again and demand for real estate …

Real Estate

Kill the News Feed and use Facebook like its 2005

Do you miss the old Facebook? The one without all those profile pic updates and Upworthy headlines?<p>Facebook may be the perfect communication tool, but the News Feed is a distraction machine — it zaps productivity and gives users little more than a lingering fear of missing out (FOMO).<p>If you’ve felt …

How to transfer an inkjet photo to wood

7 Basic Tips That Will Make Your Stock Photographs Sell Like Hotcakes

The microstock model is a relative newcomer in the world of commercial photography. Previously, only an elite few were able to make a decent living …

Sonos releases redesigned iPhone & iPad apps w/ universal search & more

First launched a couple months back as a beta for Android users, Sonos today announced that its redesigned mobile app for iPhone and iPad users is now available. On top of a streamlined interface with a darker color palette (pictured above), the app also introduces a new universal search feature …

Lytro changed photography. Now can it get anyone to care?

“Okay, can I take it out of the box now?”<p>Lytro product director Colvin Pitts wants to show me the camera he’s been working on since 2007. He cautions that it’s just an early model, then gently lifts the stark, black device out of an unmarked box. It looks like a cross between a DSLR and a …

A Simple Method To Fix Bags Under Eyes And Mismatched Skin Tones

When retouching in Photoshop, there are many different ways to achieve the same thing. Personally, I've always struggled to find the best method to …

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7 Great Photography Podcasts to Help the Workday Pass

I used to have to face a brutal commute. For 5 days a week, I would be trapped in my car for an average of 2.5 hours, all to make a 30-mile round …

Moment’s Mobile Camera Lenses Make The Smartphone The New Interchangeable Lens System

http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/584288471/moment-amazing-lenses-for-mobile-photography<p>A few people have come up with add-on lens solutions for the iPhone and other smartphones, and now the Moment Kickstarter project wants to take that concept further with a bayonet-mounted lens system that …

Determining Your Worth As a Photographer

When you start out as a photographer, particularly as a freelancer, you have to know your worth. Your worth determines how much you can charge for …

Photojournalist Matt Lutton on What Makes a Great Website (Sponsored by PhotoShelter)

American photographer Matt Lutton has dedicated years to his ongoing project <i>Only Unity</i>, a multi-layered portrait of Serbia in the aftermath of …

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