Robert Aberdeen

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20+ Rarely Seen Photos Of America In The 1950’s Show How Different Life Was Before

The 1950’s are often viewed as a golden era in U.S. history, a time of happiness and prosperity, despite the threat of nuclear annihilation, racial …

Abandoned Buildings

A Nano-Drone Filmed a Beautiful Long Take in a Japanese High School

Nano-drones are usually designed as indoor toys but this short video shows how they can be used to create some very unique shots.<p>Thanks to their …

Drones

Use A Smarter High Pass Filter to Sharpen Your Photos

Sharpening an image with a high-pass filter in Photoshop is a simple way to make the image pop. But what happens if you've sharpened your image and …

Tutorials

A 1990s tech magazine made some eerily accurate predictions about the future

A prediction about future technology made in the late-1990s has gone viral because of its amazing "Simpsons" or "Hitchhiker's" levels of accuracy.<p>Back in 1999, tech editor Esther Schindler interviewed American science fiction writer David Gerrold for a prediction about the future of computing. A …

Personal Information

Why I Use Getty Images to Sell My Photos

By doing a quick calculation, my photos make up 0.002% of the still images available on GettyImages.com. Which means I have 1,600 photos for sale out …

Getty Images

Give Your Photos a Dramatic “Cinematic Effect” with This Simple Photoshop Technique (VIDEO)

The term “cinematic effect” refers to a popular method of editing photographs so they look like a frame grab from a movie. There’s no one “right way” …

Tutorials

12 amazing facts about time zones

With the clocks going forward tonight, Telegraph Travel has uncovered a few oddities on the subject of time zones.<p>1. Greenland is in the same time zone as Britain<p>Despite its location in the middle of the North Atlantic, between Iceland and Canada, a narrow slither of eastern Greenland - the weather …

New Zealand

6 phones to look forward to in the first half of 2018

Mobile World Congress (MWC) is taking place in late February, and it's where some smartphone makers launch their new devices — notably, Samsung is expected to introduce the Galaxy S9.<p>There are also a few devices to look forward to, even after MWC, as well.<p>2018 will welcome newcomers to the …

Phones

Google Pixel 2 Camera vs. a $20,000 Hasselblad

How does the image quality of a top-of-the-line smartphone camera stack up against a top-of-the-line professional camera these days? Photographer …

Google Pixel

Aperture Priority & Shutter Priority VS. Manual Exposure | Which do Pros Use?

It is a pretty strong stereotype among experienced photographers to always, <i>always, ALWAYS,</i> shoot in manual exposure, and justifiably so! However, …

Freefly Movi is a Cinematic Gimbal for Your Smartphone

Freefly creates professional drone and gimbal solutions for the cinema industry, and today it released a specialized gimbal for smartphones: the …

The Most Underrated Yet Powerful Tool Photoshop Has Hidden Away

For some reason, Photoshop has decided to bury one of its most powerful tools in a place few photographers would ever look. Here's how to find and …

1 Million People Follow This Photographer On Instagram, And After Seeing His Pics It’s No Wonder Why

They say practice makes perfect, so photographer Jason M. Peterson should be pretty close to excellence by now. During the last 25 years, Peterson …

Photography

Watch This Bokeh Shootout Between Full-Frame and Crop-Sensor DSLR Cameras (VIDEO)

One important consideration when comparing cameras with different size sensors is the depth of field they provide and how they render out of focus …

Cameras

These Colorful Landscapes in Jars Are In-Camera DSLR Double Exposures

Photographer Christoffer Relander has released a series of beautiful photos showing colorful landscapes inside glass jars. The photos aren’t the …

What’s the Best Focal Length for Portrait Photos? One Pro’s Answer May Surprise You (VIDEO)

We regularly post portrait tutorials, and they typically involve shooting and posing techniques, lighting guidelines, and image-editing tips. In the …

Kamlan 50mm f/1.1 is a $170 bokeh beast

In his recent video, Kai Wong showed you five 50mm lenses you can buy for less than $100. This time, he shows you a Chinese “bokeh master” – Kamlan …

Canon EF

Bill Gates now uses an Android phone

Windows Phone has been dead for a good year now, and Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates has decided it’s also time to move on. In an interview with <i>Fox News Sunday</i> (spotted by <i>On MSFT</i>), Gates reveals he’s now using an Android phone. While Gates doesn’t reveal the exact model, he does note that it has “a …

Android Phones

Yashica to Unleash an ‘Unprecedented Camera’ in October 2017

Starting in early August, the iconic Japanese camera brand Yashica began teasing a big “coming chapter” in its life. While some people dismissed it …

Film classics: Second-hand film cameras

<b>Second-hand film cameras are not only inexpensive, they're also feature-rich and surprisingly capable. John Wad guides you to the best</b><p>Whether you’re …

Cameras

Why You Need An 85mm In Your Camera Bag

Specialism is the practice of focusing on one area of expertise and mastering it rather than being a jack of all trades. With that idea in mind the …

Communicate

The Difference Between Lens Focal Lengths

You may notice camera lenses are described by one or two numbers, most often in millimetres, like 14mm or 18-55mm. As a new photographer, you may …

Cameras

NASA Orders 53 Unmodified Nikon D5 DSLR Cameras For Use in the Space Program

In exciting news for Nikon, NASA just placed an order for 53 unmodified D5 DSLR cameras for use at their astronaut training facilities on Earth, as …

Space Exploration

Beginner Photography Tip: Understanding Autofocus Points

Part of becoming an improved photographer is learning the ins and outs of your camera.Though it can seem overwhelming when you're a beginner - having …

Cameras

Why Full-Frame is Overrated in Photography

HAPTIC EYE CAMERA by ANNETTE KIMFull-frame is overrated in photography. Why?1. Bokeh is overratedA lot of photographers, myself included, thought …

Street Photography

Why I Use Crop-Sensor Cameras in My Professional Photography Career

Full-frame cameras are superior to the crop sensor ones. There's no doubt. Most of the professional photographers out there are making a living with …

Nikon 100th Anniversary: 12 iconic cameras that defined the brand

<b>With Nikon's 100th anniversary just around the corner, we're rounding up 12 of the most important and influential Nikon cameras to grace our hands</b><p>One …

Cameras

Why I Swapped My ‘Pro’ DSLR for the Cheapest One Available

My name is Ion Paciu, and I’m a photographer based in London. I recently purchased a new camera kit with a camera body and lenses. However, it wasn’t …

Photography

$15 Follow Focus Camera Adapter (video)

Photographers searching for an affordable solution to smooth focusing may be interested in the new $15 adapter called the Follow Focus, created by a …

Videography

Canon 77D Review | A Solid Beginner’s Camera Offering Room To Grow & Some New Canon Tech

Canon’s 77D sits in a curious new spot in the DSLR lineup – not quite a prosumer model, but a step up from the established entry-level Rebel line. …

Cameras