Sébastien Claes

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This Useful Map Reveals Photography ‘Hotspots’ Around the World

Landscape photographer and travel addict Mike Wong has created a super useful tool for fellow photographers who want some help location scouting. …

Follow the f/8 Rule to Shoot Excellent Street Photos on the Go

Your camera’s manual exposure settings can be complicated. Rules of thumb are useful for figuring out the right settings to go with. For example, if …

PlayStation 4 Pro: How to install a SATA III SSD

The PlayStation 4 Pro is fast, but let’s see if we can make it faster.<p>One of the many improvements the PS4 Pro has over the original 2013 console is the capability to support the high-bandwidth SATA 3 data interface for storage drives. That means, theoretically, that the new system should have the …

2018 Aston Martin Vanquish S is Brand’s New Super Grand Tourer

580-hp Vanquish replacement is rich in carbon fiber<p>The Aston Martin DB11 ushered in a new era for the British sports car marque, and the upcoming all-electric RapidE sedan and DBX crossover will usher in yet another. But the Gaydon, U.K.-based automaker still has a few tricks left up its sleeve for …

Carbon Fiber

Meet Luminar: A New, Full-Featured Image-Editing Program for Mac Users for Only $59

The folks at MacPhun are really excited about the launch of their new all-in-one desktop image-editing program for Mac users, calling Luminar, “The …

Tutorials

Is Lightroom Struggling? These Tips Should Fix That

Lightroom is a great tool, <i>possibly</i> the best on the market at the moment. However, Adobe has that bad habit of not properly setting up their software …

Summer on a Stick: Welcome Grilling Season With These 18 Kebab Recipes

Memorial Day, the nationally recognized gateway to grilling season, is still a few weeks away—but any warm day's a good one to fire up the barbecue as far as we're concerned. We'll be sharing lots and lots of grilling recipes with you over the coming months, believe you me, but skewers or kebabs …

Cutting Calories? Here Are 8 Strategies to Combat Hunger On a Daily Basis

The biggest lie told by weight-loss gurus: You can cut calories without feeling hungry. You can’t. Here’s how to deal with it<p>The 1,200-mile drive from Cascade County, Montana, to Orange County, California, takes you past some of the more extraordinary landscapes in America—Yellowstone at one end, …

Sticky honey chicken wings with sesame-peanut sauce and cucumber-lime salad

I love the firm, white meat on chicken wings and the way they become so deliciously crisp when roasted. This is a cheering dish, not least because it is very economical, and makes for a jolly meal eaten mainly with fingers. Large wings are best – order them from a butcher.<p>SERVES<p>4<p>INGREDIENTS<p>12-16 …

ON1 Photo RAW, the first new RAW processor in a decade

ON1 is a name that seems to be practically a household name these days, and ON1 Photo has become an essential tool in the post processing workflow to …

Tutorials

South African Wildflowers Come Alive in this Lightroom Tutorial (Sponsored)

In the lush surroundings of his Cape Town home, photographer Gavin Pickford ventures into the mountains, wildflowers, and coastlines of South Africa. …

Tutorials

Instant Replay: Lightroom and Powerful Plugins

Levi Sim is passionate about making photographs and helping others make their pictures better, too. He's a full-time photographer making business …

Before & After: How One Popular Photographer Edits His Photos

Photographer Peter Stewart is an internationally published photographer who’s also popular on photo sharing sites, boasting tens of thousands of …

Photography

How To: Photograph The Aurora Borealis With A Headlamp Beam

Photographing night skies, and particularly the Aurora Borealis, can result in spectacular images. But while you can get lucky, careful planning, …

Landscape Photography

Landscape Is a Free Web Service That Sizes Photos For Any Social Media Channel

There are a lot of social media channels photographers keep up with at the moment. Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter are just the start, and every one …

The Food Lab: Follow These Rules for the Best Fried Rice

I've been holding off on doing a full fried rice story for several years now. I'm not really sure why. Fried rice is a great way to use up leftovers, it is infinitely variable, and there are <i>plenty</i> of variables worth testing out. Couple that with the number of rules that everyone says you simply …

Recipes

Stop Crying Over Chopped Onions

As soon as my knife slices through the skin of an onion, I start to look like an extra in a Greek tragedy: a mascara-streaked mess with stinging-red eyes. It's around this point during dinner prep that I flee the scene in search of a gas mask and my boyfriend—who is somehow immune to onion's …

The New and Improved Way to Quickly Transfer Photos from Your DSLR to Your iPhone

For the last few years I have found many different ways to transfer photos from my DSLR straight to my iPhone for instant editing and sharing on …

It does not get more retro than a PlayStation 4 with real wood accents (update)

The folks over at Toast sent Polygon an email about their latest product, real wood veneers for the already striking PlayStation 4. Many here scoffed, but I for one deeply miss my wood-paneled Xbox 360 and, before that, my Intellivision. So yeah, I said with a pang of nostalgia, send 'em along.<p>My …

Woodworking

Lightroom Slow? Try Setting a Huge Cache Size

Here’s a quick tip: if your Lightroom’s Develop module is a pain to work with because it’s so slow, try increasing the Camera Raw cache size in the …

3 Uses for Lightroom's Radial Filter

Blending with Light – Live Demo<p>Photoshop Tutorials: Learn to create stunning natural looking HDR images in just few minutes!!<p><b>Live Demo:</b> 2:00 PM EDT …

Tutorials

Sigma Unveils the 20mm f/1.4 Art, The World’s Widest f/1.4 Lens

Sigma today announced the new 20mm f/1.4 Art lens, a new full frame lens for Canon, Nikon, and Sigma cameras that’s the world’s widest full frame …

Cameras

How Much Weight Soldiers Carry, and Incredible POV Footage of a Massive Paratrooper Drop

The amount of gear that they jump with is unbelievable<p>An old Army saw has it that<p>The General asks, "What does it do?"<br>The Senator asks, "How much does …

Military

How To Create The Film Look In Lightroom Without Presets

You’ve probably come across presets for Lightroom that claim to create the film look on your pictures. And while some really do the job, most of the …

Tamarind-Glazed Meatballs

The heart wants what the heart wants, and we shamelessly love brown sugar-and-ketchup meat loaf glaze. We're such puppy dogs for it that we decided …

A Guide to Off-Roading For The Uninitiated

So you own a 4x4 but don't know how to really use it. We're here to help get you off-road the right way, without breaking your truck ... or yourself.<p>Today's trucks are amazing machines. They're built to comfortably handle highways, but are just as adept once your turn off the pavement and onto the …

First Aid

Chrome for Mac is about to get a lot faster

If you’ve been using Google’s Chrome browser on Mac, you’ve been missing out on some serious performance gains made by Apple with its Safari browser: Not only is Cupertino’s favorite browser faster than Chrome, it also saves battery power.<p>But Chrome is looking to catch up with a coming update that …

Meet Slick, A Motorized GoPro Stabilizer For Action Sports

Slick is a new GoPro accessory launching today with an Indiegogo campaign. Instead of attaching your GoPro directly to something, you can put your GoPro into the Slick stabilizer and then attach the stabilizer to your helmet, drone or any other standard GoPro mount. It costs $179.<p>Here’s how it …

How to Post-Process a Milky Way Photo in Lightroom

Photographer Michael Shainblum created this 20-minute step-by-step video showing how he goes about post-processing a Milky Way photograph using Adobe …

Photography

Fire up the Grill for These Crispy Caramel Chicken Skewers

I'm not sure what the science is behind it, but I can tell you with certainty that food just tastes better when it's served on a stick. Chicken, especially, is a favorite for grilling up skewer-style. While my mind typically jumps straight to barbecue sauce for chicken kebabs, I have a real soft …