Ruben Meinhofer

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5 vitamins and minerals that are actually worth your money

Science tells us that taking most vitamins is worthless — but here’s a few that buck the trend<p>Recently, a number of studies published in the <i>Annals of Internal Medicine</i> underscored a fact that scientists have become increasingly sure of: The vast majority of vitamins and mineral supplements are …

These 2 Street Photographers Deal with Angry People in Very Different Ways

Street photographers Chuck Jines and Keenan Hastings both uploaded videos this week showing confrontations they had while shooting on the street — …

This is the State of News Photography in 2015

What’s the current state of photojournalism, and where is the industry headed? That’s what a major survey recently attempted to answer, and the …

Why Isis fights | Martin Chulov

Jihadi fighters in Iraq and Syria reveal the apocalyptic motivations of the militant movement that has hijacked the Syrian uprising – and transformed the Middle East<p>For more than a century, Dabiq was one of northern Syria’s forsaken villages, a speck on a vast agricultural plain between the Turkish …

Middle East

How to Use Depth Of Field For Better Compositions

Depth of field is one of those aspects of photography which is present in every single picture. Whether there is very little depth or almost …

Scientists find how obesity gene works, a clue to treatment

Scientists have finally figured out how the key gene tied to obesity makes people fat, a major discovery that could open the door to an entirely new approach to the problem beyond diet and exercise.<p>The work solves a big mystery: Since 2007, researchers have known that a gene called FTO was related …

These Are the Silly Photography Arguments You Want to Avoid

Photography is a peaceful and relaxing, but sometimes solitary, pursuit, yet when photographers meet, whether virtually or in that place they call …

Pocket-sized personal transporters could soon be seen on the streets of Tokyo

<i>(Reuters)</i> — A Japanese engineer has developed a portable transporter small enough to be carried in a backpack that he says is the world’s first ‘car in a bag’.<p>Twenty-six-year-old Kuniako Saito and his team at Cocoa Motors recently unveiled the lithium battery-powered “WalkCar” transporter, which is …

Brilliant Examples of Long Exposure Night Photography

Mikko Lagerstedt is a talented self-taught photographer from Kareva Finland. Specializing in fine art images, he shares with us his project called</i> …

Popular blood thinner causing deaths, injuries in nursing homes

When Loren Peters arrived in the emergency room in October 2013, bruises covered his frail body and blood oozed from his gums.<p>The 85-year-old had not been in a fight or fallen down. Instead, he had been given too much of a popular, decades-old blood thinner that, unmonitored, can turn from a …

How to Watermark Your Images Using Lightroom and Photoshop CC

Watermarks, love them or hate them, are a way of protecting your images. Although, just because you have one on your image doesn’t mean it won’t be …

Tutorials

Why This Photographer Thinks You Should Watermark Your Photographs

The majority of photographers don’t like watermarking their images. Why mar the perfect balance of your picture with a distracting logo, right? …

Microsoft Windows 10 Bombshell: It's Free For Everyone

<b>Edit:</b> Since publishing this article, Microsoft has since altered its original blog post and has more recently added a statement from Microsoft’s Gabe Aul, who has apologized for the confusion caused by the original post in relation to the supposed ‘free’ Insider copies of Windows 10 referred to in …

Windows 10

DSLR vs. Mirrorless | Are Mirrorless Cameras Really the Future Of Photography?

One of the most common phrases in photography circles these days is that “mirrorless is the future.” Like many other predictions, we usually tend to …

Cameras

Action Photography: AF Modes for Nikon Cameras

If you get action photography right, it’s extremely gratifying. All those breathtaking images of fast action are pretty intriguing. If you don’t get …

Everything You Need to Know About Nikon AF Modes

If you’re a Nikon shooter who wants a better grasp of how your camera’s autofocus settings work, check out this 11-minute video by Steve Perry of …

Lighting 101: Light Qualities

You are watching a free tutorial from Lighting 101.<br>To view the entire course, upgrade to Premium or purchase it in the SLR Lounge Store.<p>X<p>The …

Apple Watch’s components cost just $81.20 — highest markup of any Apple product

The hardware components in the Apple Watch are the least expensive of any Apple product when compared to the total retail price of the device.<p>The chips and sensors and vibration engines and other parts total up to $81.20 in the 38mm version of the Watch, or about 24 percent of the retail price, …

A Quick Introduction to Shooting with a Tilt-Shift Lens

A while back I got my hands on my first tilt-shift lens. Since then I have carried it with me nearly every day, grocery shopping and subway riding – …

Use CamelCamelCamel to Hunt for the Best Camera Gear Prices on Amazon

One of the tricky things about online shopping is the price fluctuation that happens for products. The price you see today may not be around when you …

Cameras

18 Things You Should Know About Sleep, According To A Sleep Doctor

"The brain craves routine for good sleep."<p>For more on this topic, feel free to browse the Reddit thread or check out Dr. Verma's blog PeerWell.

Photoshop Video Tutorial #2: Layer Masks from The Beginners Basics Series

<b>Brand new to Photoshop?</b> Literally got hooked up on Adobe Creative Cloud last week? If so, more than likely you're fumbling around trying to make …

Why 16 Megapixels, When I Could Have 50?

If there was a 100 MP DSLR announced tomorrow, I would pre-order it, then spend many sleepless nights waiting for it to arrive. I’d suffer nightmares …

The Unspoken Reason Why Wedding Photography is So Expensive

Here’s a common complaint: “Why is wedding photography so expensive?”<p>One of the most common complaints about wedding photography is that it’s too …

The Sunny 16 Rule - how to take photos without the use of a light-meter

<i>On a sunny day, from spring to autumn, from mid morning to mid afternoon, the correct exposure for any subject is f/16; the according shutter speed</i> …

Re: If You Don’t Want Your Photos Stolen, Don’t Post Them on the Internet

“If you don’t want your photos stolen, don’t post them on the Internet.”<p>This is an argument I have heard over and over again, mostly from people who …

Study Finds that Men Who Share Selfies Online Show More Psychopathic Tendencies

Men who share selfies online are more likely to exhibit psychopathic tendencies. That’s what researchers are saying after conducting a lengthy study …

Psychology

Open Letter to Client Regarding the ‘Job Killer’ Quoted Rate

Hello Potential Client,<p>Regarding your last email in which you said:<p><i>“… if they (your client) saw the $700/ $1400 a day fee for the photographer they</i> …

Behance