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This Pro Recommends Underexposing Portrait Photos to “Keep Highlights in Check” (VIDEO)

Portraiture is a very subjective endeavor, with almost as many styles of shooting as there are portrait photographers. And this quick tutorial is …

Photography

How to Shoot Landscapes at Blue Hour

<i>Image Credit: Motoji Sekine</i><p>Let's face it...<p>Golden hour gets all the glory, and rightfully so. It's hard to beat those warm, golden tones that …

Landscape Photography

Cloudflare makes it harder for ISPs to track your web history

If you're privacy-minded, you probably aren't thrilled that governments seem hell-bent on giving internet providers free rein over your browsing data. Cloudflare just gave you a tool to fight back, however. It launched 1.1.1.1, a free Domain Name System service (the technology that translates IP …

Privacy

Quitting Facebook? Download your data before you go

What does Facebook know about you? Learn how to download your Facebook data to find out.<p>First, it was Cambridge Analytica. Now, it's the ugly truth memo. What's next?<p>If you are finally ready to quit Facebook once and for all, you should take your data -- all your posts and messages, photos and …

Apps

Cloudflare launches 1.1.1.1 DNS service that will speed up your internet

Not an April Fools’ prank<p>Cloudflare is launching its own consumer DNS service today, on April Fools’ Day, that promises to speed up your internet connection and help keep it private. The service is using https://1.1.1.1, and it’s not a joke but an actual DNS resolver that anyone can use. Cloudflare …

Information Security

Moment lenses — the DSLR killer?

I travel with a Canon DSLR and two primes, a 35mm f1.4 and an 85mm f1.2 (endearingly nicknamed, “the fat kid”). Switching lenses is cumbersome and not ideal in certain environments, like a Saigon street market, densely crowded with vendors, tourists and thieves.<p>After lugging this camera kit through …

Mobile Photography

Fujifilm X100F and the settings for Street Photography

Share80<p>Tweet<p>Shares 80<p>It is well-known that street photography is easier and more enjoyable if you use a small and light camera, without making a …

Street Photography

The best set-top box for your 4K HDR TV

Welcome to the land of compromise<p>Here’s the plain truth: if you want to take full advantage of your 4K HDR TV with one set-top box, it’s nearly impossible. The set-top box market for anyone with a 4K HDR TV is full of compromises at every turn. You want Dolby Vision? Get an Apple TV 4K. Want Dolby …

Smart TV

Now you can virtually explore Disney parks without spending a buck

It's no secret that Disney vacations are crazy expensive these days.<p>There's some good news—if you want a taste of that Disney magic without breaking …

High ISO vs. Slow Shutter Speed: What Works Best for Low-Light Photography Without Flash? (VIDEO)

Low-light photography is all about compromises, especially when shooting with natural light. You can use high ISO settings to arrive at a proper …

Popular Camera App 'Halide' Gains Portrait Mode Support, New Depth Effects

Popular camera app Halide, which provides iPhone users with more control when taking pictures with their iPhones, today received a major update that introduces several new features.<p>Photos with Portrait effects are now available in the Halide app, with Halide incorporating a mix of smart facial …

Pro Tip: How to add blank spaces to your iPhone home screen grid

Some of the most creative iPhone home screen designs we’ve ever seen use blank gaps to separate icons into groups or to create interesting stepped patterns. But how is that even possible? After all, if you delete a home screen icon, the others close ranks to fill in the space.<p>The answer is to add …

Graphics
Operating Systems

22 secrets every Disneyland lover should know

Most Disneyland fans know the basic secrets of the "Happiest Place on Earth," like the hundreds of hidden Mickeys around the park, but we bet that even the most experienced Disneyland veterans have never heard some of these behind-the-scenes facts.<p>From the dozens of feral cats that are "employed" …

Walt Disney Company

A Walk in the Park: Holiday Magic at the Disneyland Resort

It may be the day after Christmas, but there is still time to enjoy Holidays at the Disneyland Resort! The scent of gingerbread, peppermint and …

Walt Disney Company

Our best tips for PUBG’s new desert map, Miramar

Be better, faster<p><i>PUBG</i> originally shipped with just one map, Erangel. Designed as a lush island filled with various pieces of terrain and elevation levels, it’s a good starter zone for players to get their bearings.<p>Now you’ll have to deal with the harsh deserts of Miramar, which is being cycled into …

Gaming Industry

How to Reset DNS Cache in macOS High Sierra

Need to reset and clear DNS cache in macOS High Sierra? Some Mac users may need to occasionally reset their local DNS cache, typically because the …

Operating Systems

406 Days With the Fuji X100F

406 days ago my friends at Fujifilm asked me if I would like to be one of 50 Official Fuji X Photographers to beta test the new (at the time) Fuji …

Watch a Helpful iPhone X Tutorial Video

Whether you have already bought or plan to buy an iPhone X, you’ll undoubtedly noticed that using the iPhone is quite different from prior models, …

Video Tutorials

Why Should You Use High Speed Sync Flash Vs Natural Light?

When you’re first getting into working with flashes, a question you’re most likely going to ask is why you should even consider using high speed sync …

The best GPS trackers for cats and dogs

<i>By Nick Guy</i><p><i>This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter, reviews for the real world. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, it may earn affiliate commissions that support its work. Read the full article here.</i><p>A GPS pet tracker can save your cat's or dog's …

10 tips on getting the best out of your Fujifilm camera

Fujifilm's X series of compact and mirrorless cameras has been one of the most successful camera lines in recent years – and rightly so.<p>From the …

This Little Box Can Make Even the Junkiest Laptop a Gaming PC

You are probably surrounded by more computers than you know what to do with, whether it’s the phone in your pocket, the old clunker at home, or the …

Tomb Raider

How To Jump Extra Far In Super Mario Odyssey

Nintendo Switch’s first portable dock offers freedom, but with new shackles | Ars Technica

Nyko dock delivers a much-needed option—but it comes with serious dealbreakers.<p>Nyko had clearly been watching my Nintendo Switch coverage. The …

Rinzi Ruiz on Using Colors and Lighting in Street Photography with the Fujifilm X100F

<i>All images by Rinzi Ruiz. Used with permission.</i><p>The photography of Rinzi Ruiz has always has a very noir-esque look to it. His works over the years …

Street Photography

5 Haunted Disney Parks Ghost Stories: There's Always Room for One More!

Since it’s almost Halloween we’re taking a look at some supposed hauntings of Disney Parks attractions!<p><b>1. Walt Disney Haunts the Main Street Fire</b> …

Walt Disney Company

Most of the Easter Eggs in Cars 3 Are Invisible, Unless You Watch This Video

Animated films are notorious for sneaking little jokes and oddities into the frame. That’ll happen when each piece of the movie takes so long to …

4 Disneyland Maxpass Tips You Absolutely Need to Know Before You Go

I absolutely hate lines . . . but I love Disneyland. As you might guess, these two sentiments can be pretty conflicting when visiting the park. However, with a combination of tips for avoiding long lines at Disneyland and hacks for using the new Maxpass feature, my recent trip was almost completely …

Disneyland’s MaxPass Is Totally Worth It

Disneyland’s new MaxPass adds fun and ease to resort visits— at least, that’s what I found during my last trip to the parks.<p>We visited on a weekday …

Walt Disney Company