Marcy O'Keefe

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A Look at the Fujifilm X-M1 and it's Main Menu

The Fujifilm X-Series cameras have always fascinated me with their retro styling, sharp image quality and urban feel.<p>I suppose coming from a …

The 3 Biggest Kid Photography Mistakes

Photography

Fujifilm X-M1 Review

It’s been nearly two years since Fujifilm launched its pioneer X-system mirrorless camera to a surprised market. That model, the awkwardly named …

Photography

Actions: Efficient Editing or Cheating?

Learning to use Photoshop can be overwhelming to some people. There are so many functions and so many tools that it can seem like you will never …

Tutorials

Your Essential Guide to Photographing Cats and Dogs: Snapn Paws

Do you have a cat or a dog in your life? If so, we’ve just released a great pet photography guide on our sister site snapnguides.com you’ll …

Pets

How Light Can Be Used in Photography

Photography cannot exist without light. From the beginning of photography, the only element that had to be present for photography to exist was …

Tips for Using Patterns in Photography

Patterns are basically just repeated shapes, objects or colors either ordered in precise formations or just random designs scattered across a scene. …

Extreme Sports

A Quick and Dirty Guide To Depth of Field

<i>Aperture –</i> One of the first things we learn in our studies as photographers is about aperture. Not only does it control the amount light that passes …

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 review (European version)

Samsung’s beastly third-generation Note handset is everything a big-screened Android phone should be<p>For better or worse, we’re now surrounded by …

Phones

Getting Great Portraits At Sunset

I try to take advantage of natural light for shooting portraits whenever I can. It’s important to recognize the ways different types of natural light …

How to Professionally Retouch Portraits in Lightroom

The Following is an excerpt from the SLR Lounge Lightroom Preset System v5 and accompanying workshop from the Lightroom Workshop Collection v5. The …

Backlight: Weekly Photography Challenge

This week we explored the technique of back lighting subjects in a blog post so thought it might make a good challenge topic. Backlighting is …

An Introduction to Blend Modes in Photoshop

This week I had a number of readers email to ask about the topic of ‘blend modes’ in Photoshop. So I thought I’d see what our friends at Phlearn have …

Tutorials

How to go Get the Best Shots of your Kids

Once you've begun to incorporate the “Get on their level” angle into your routine, here are 4 \ ideas to break the cycle of the adult eye level shots.

Digital Photography

How to Get Amazing Images from Shadows (15 Awesome Examples)

Photographing shadows is often overlooked as a creative subject for our photography, and we can understand why. Any photographer, or photographic …

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Top 10 Android apps from last week

Every week we cover new Android apps with Fresh Meat on Wednesday, followed by Android Gaming on Thursday and Top 10 app updates on Friday. On …

Galaxy Note 3 coming to Sprint on October 4th

Samsung's Galaxy Note 3 will be coming to Sprint on October 4th, adding another major carrier to the oversized smartphone's list of debut locations early next month. Unlike both AT&T and Verizon, however, Sprint is pricing the Note 3 above $300, at $349.99 on a two-year contract for either a black …

iMessage for Android looks like a great way to compromise your security

A new messaging app on the Android Play Store has been stirring conversations this month, and its name should be enough to tell you why: it's called iMessage Chat. Promising to allow Android users to communicate via Apple's iMessage, this app goes to great lengths to emulate the look and feel of …

iMessage Chat for Android brings functionality, security risk

There are quite a few things keeping Apple users in the ecosystem, but a huge feature is iMessage. It’s a cross platform messaging client that only …

Top Twitter apps for Android

You can spend weeks trying out highly rated Twitter apps to find your favorite for Android. I know, because I've done it. Yet it's worth sampling some alternatives to Twitter's own app in search of a great-looking Twitter client that's just as rich in features, if not more so.<p>Most Twitter apps …

Samsung readying flexible Galaxy Note 3 Active -- report

The Samsung Galaxy Note 3 could soon have a bendable cousin, according to the Asian Daily (translated).<p>Indeed, Samsung has long been rumored to introduce a smartphone with a flexible display, so the chatter isn't entirely off-base. And now that the Galaxy Note 3 is beginning to make it to carriers, …

Stunning Skydiving Photo Complete with Rocket Launch in the Background

On June 7th, 2007, a Delta II rocket blasted off from Vandenberg Air Force Base in Lompoc, California, carrying with it the Italian Thales …

The Drama of Light

Andrew S. Gibson is the author of Mastering Photography: A Beginner’s Guide to Using Digital Cameras. There are two sides to learning photography, …

Shutter Speed

5 Ways to Take Better Smartphone Photos

When you think about smartphone photography what comes to mind? My guess is you probably think about Instagram, photo filters, bad selfies and any …

Mastering Monochrome Mode

Andrew S. Gibson is the author of Mastering Photography: A Beginner’s Guide to Using Digital Cameras. One of the benefits of digital photography that …

Photography

Photographing Fall Foliage

Fall colours can be very different from place to place. Some areas will have a very short colour-changing season of a week or less, while elsewhere …