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How to set up Windows Hello facial recognition on your laptop

The upcoming iPhone X might be Apple's first to let you unlock the device with your face, but Microsoft was there first with Windows Hello.<p>Using your Windows 10 laptop or tablet's built-in webcam, Hello uses facial recognition to get you in and working in under two seconds. It also works with more …

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Grab a Coffee. This is Our Biggest Photography Link Round-Up Ever

This is a terrific time to be involved in photography with a litany of gear of tools available to create almost any image you can possibly imagine. …

How to Process a Landscape Photo in Lightroom

In this Lightroom workflow tutorial learn how to beautifully develop your landscape photos in less than 10 minutes. Learn to effectively use the tone …

Tutorials

Want to Carry All Your Gear in a Single Photo Vest?

Want to wear all your camera gear around you? The Vest Guy has photographer vests designed just for you. Many of the company’s offerings have a large …

How to download a copy of your Google search history

While Google has always made it possible to easily see your search history online, this is different — Google's new tool will send you a downloadable archive of your search history, which can be stored offline.<p>We first saw this trick over at unofficial Google blog Google System.<p>Now, it's important …

A Glimpse Into the World of Forensic Photography

Nick Marsh has been a forensic photographer for over two decades over the UK, and he offers his forensic imaging consulting services to the London …

Have Fun With Prints: DIY Project Roundup!

Photo albums/picture frames are fantastic. Really, we love ’em.<p>But we also love finding new and imaginative ways for you to show off your amazing …

10 WordPress Actions for Photographers

We thought it would be fun to try something different and make a video with a bunch of cool advice, more actions really, that you can take on your …

How to Emulate the Look of Golden Hour

Model: Melissa Perry<p>Inspired by the Photoshop post that we found the other day, we went to experimenting in Adobe Lightroom to emulate the look of …

Create Perfect Portraits in Lightroom Using These 6 Classic Retouch Techniques

With portraiture, what you see is not always what you want to get. Even the very best portrait with the perfect model will often need some form of …

Jerry Ghionis On Capturing Striking Images with Any Light Source in Any Environment

Jerry Ghionis is a man who knows how to make the most of almost any environment. Whether he’s in a proper studio setup or is trying to make the most …

Fun Weekend Project: How to Make a DIY Pop-Up Print

If you’re looking to make a DIY gift or keepsake, the folks at <i>Photojojo</i> have come up with a great project for you. It’s a clever pop-up photo print …

The 10 Lightroom Tools That Are A Landscape Photographer's Dream

As we know, Lightroom has become a very powerful tool not only for image management but also for post production. Amongst the tools available are …

Tutorials

16 Top Photography eBooks to Step Up Your Game

What’s the best way to invest in your photography? You may buy a new camera, some lenses or a crazy new tripod, that’s for sure. But will this make …

25 Most Useful Photography Cheat Sheets – Part1

Here we have collected some very useful Photography Cheat Sheets. I am sure, these diagrams will be very useful for beginners and amateur …

Step by Step Portrait Processing in Lightroom

The story When you are photographing someone who enjoys being in front of the camera, take advantage of it. This was a simple portrait to take and …

23 More eBooks For Photographers That Are Completely Free

The internet is a wealth of information. So much information, in fact, that it can be a real pain trying to sort the useful from the not-so-useful. A …

Photography

Google launches a teaching tool to help schools ditch paper

Google's itching to get Chromebooks into classrooms (and it's doing a pretty good job too), but the search giant just went full steam ahead with another product meant to help it shape the school experience. It's called (unsurprisingly) Classroom, and the free service is finally ready for …

The Inverse Square Law of Light Explained in Simple Terms for Photographers, Part II

A few weeks ago we shared with you the first part of a series Karl Taylor created, explaining the inverse square law of light. That is, the intensity …

10 Amazing Deals and Freebies on Photography Courses and Guides

It's been a while that we brought you deals and freebies from around the web. Today we have for you some cool deals on photography courses and …

This Impressive DIY Human-Sized Lightbox Creates Even Lighting Anywhere in Minutes

When trying to perfectly light an object, there’s a method of shooting it inside of an environment called a lightbox — essentially a 360° softbox …

30 Links to Cool Tutorials, Special Features and Tons of Great Photography

As another terrific week passes us by in the world of photography, Toad Hollow Photography has been searching in all corners of the internet to find …

Landscape Photography

Video: 6 Tips on Creating a Great Contact Page for Your Photography Website

They say the devil is in the details, and boy is that ever true when it comes to creating an easy-to-navigate photography website. In the video …

10 Unmissable Photography Deals and Freebies

“Today everything exists to end in a photograph,” Susan Sontag famously stated in her book <i>On Photography</i>. We can't argue with that as we all know how …

Incredible Time-Lapse Captures Up Close & Personal View of a Supercell Forming

If there was ever a time to use the term jaw-dropping, this might very well be it. Because while we’ve seen some amazing footage and even more …

Stephen Colbert Goes After Amazon and Its Ridiculous Photography Patent

Last week, we reported on the news that Amazon had actually patented the age-old practice of photographing things against a white background. This …

13 Things Your Camera Wishes You Knew

Your sad, old camera will start to treat you better if you learn to take care of it.Every time I go to my nephews’ soccer games and see all the …

10 Cool Photography Freebies That Include E-Books, Courses and Presets

A popular saying goes, “There ain't no such a thing as a free lunch.” Well, we took it as a sort of challenge and brought you some photography …

Walkthrough: How to Create a DIY Studio On a Budget

In a perfect world, we’d all have the studio of our dreams, and it would be filled with all of the best of gear. Unfortunately, we don’t live in such …