Sean McCalla

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Hands-on: RAW Power for iOS

If you’re a Mac-owning photographer, you probably used—or toyed with, or still stubbornly refuse to give up—Apple’s long-abandoned Aperture …

Bite-Size PS Tutorials: Creating Even Colors in Your Images

One of the most obvious telltale signs of an unprofessional commercial or product image is color. The most famous and readily cited issue is color …

You Can Get a Copy of DxO OpticsPro 9 Completely Free for a Limited Time

Thanks to DxO Labs, we get to end this week with a freebie. If you’re interested in mixing up your post-processing workflow, you can get a free, …

Watch the Nintendo Switch event in less than 12 minutes

What a night. While you were (probably) fast asleep, Nintendo ended months of speculation by revealing a ton of new info about its upcoming console. Most important, the Switch launches globally March 3rd and will cost $300.<p>Nintendo also announced a number of new games for the system, including <i>Super</i> …

How to Go Camping Like a Pro

Like everything else in life, knowing how to do something comes with a trial-and-error period.<p>We're here to help minimize the error portion of the …

Camping

Death to Apple's Mac Mini: I made a Hackintosh

Commentary: After years of waiting for a decent upgrade to Apple's desktop computers, I've given up. I decided to build a PC; then make it work like a Mac.<p>Let me just say now that I'm not an engineer.<p>Imagine putting together an intricate Lego set, only this is a computer with expensive parts you …

Apple

11 Reasons Why the Nikon D810 is the Best Landscape Photography Camera

If you’re a landscape photography enthusiast and want to equip yourself with the ideal camera for that kind of work, there’s plenty of options that …

Cameras

11 spots that prove Arizona is totally underrated

THE THOUGHTS OF DESOLATE, boring, uninhabitable, and without water often come to mind when thinking about living in an actual desert. I had the same …

This accessory fixes everything that's wrong with Apple's new MacBook Pro

The HyperDrive USB-C adapter adds useful ports to the MacBook Pro.<p>It's dongle city. That's how you can describe Apple's new MacBook Pro.<p>The company's decision to include only two USB-C ports (four on the more expensive Touch Bar model) have forced users to rely on expensive and clunky dongles to …

MacBook Pro

8 Creative Ways to Build Hiking Fitness This Winter

Start spring in better shape than ever by working on your weaknesses.<p>1.6K<p>SHARES<p>Winter settles in quickly in the northern states. And once the snow …

3 Tips to Marketing Your Photography Brand on Instagram

In just a few short years, Instagram has become the number one social media marketing tool for photographers. Whilst the platform is well …

I Photograph My Cats In Front of the Window Whenever It Rains

My cats love to go outside and explore the world, but when it’s raining they prefer to stay indoors and stare out the window.<p>My name is Felicity …

Ten Simple Retouching Techniques That Will Make Your Photos Pop

<i>What are some of the easiest photo retouching techniques to learn for amateurs? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Archie D'Cruz, Editor, Designer, Writer, on Quora:</b><p>My weapon of choice when it …

Tutorials

Student Hacks: Sub Zero Any Drink in 60 Seconds With This Gadget

Introduction: Student Hacks: Sub Zero Any Drink in 60 Seconds With This Gadget<p>Runner Up in the<br>Brave the Elements 2016<p>View Contest<p>My inspiration for …

DIY

The man who spent his fortune on a park

Douglas Tompkins, the founder of North Face, has left behind one of history’s greatest land-conservation legacies by using his fortune to buy large tracts of farmland in Patagonia.

South America

How to Edit Eyes in Photoshop

It is said that the eyes are the windows to the soul. In photography, the eyes are the key to great portraits. If the eyes are soft or out of focus …

Tutorials

Nintendo Is Turning the 'Legend of Zelda' Into a Real-Life Experience

A<p>Zelda-themed "escape room" game is coming to eight U.S. cities early next year.<p>Nintendo is turning the Legend of Zelda into an 'escape room' game, and touring it around the country for lucky fans to experience, starting in late January.<p>If you're not familiar with escape room games, they're …

Netflix's Secret Codes Unlock More Movies Than You Can Imagine

Access this hidden list of hyper-specific Netflix genres with our help.<p>How many movies do you think are currently available on Netflix? Well, you’re …

Entertainment

Raspberry Pi-powered electric skateboard lets you roll like Casey Neistat

The Raspberry Pi Guy is well-known on YouTube for his inventive uses of microcomputers.<p>Taking inspiration from YouTube star Casey Neistat and his notorious Boosted Board, in his latest video the microcomputing geek shows off his fully-functioning electric skateboard, which he built using a Pi Zero …

Apple’s new MacBook Pro is expertly timed

If you want to watch a master at work, observe Apple’s timing of product launches. It’s one of the underrated aspects of the American giant’s prodigious and prolonged success, but it’s been instrumental. Today’s long-awaited MacBook Pro redesign is just the latest example, coming swiftly on the …

MacBook

Why I Can't Use a Mirrorless Camera Professionally

Here's the truth. Until recently, I thought professionals using mirrorless cameras were a joke. I grew up in the days of film. Got my hands dirty in …

GTA Online’s third anniversary comes with $250K in-game bonus for everyone (update)

Discounts and a Halloween item, too<p><i>Grand Theft Auto 5</i> publisher Rockstar Games is marking the three-year anniversary of Grand Theft Auto Online by giving a special cash gift to everybody in the game, the company announced today.<p>All <i>GTA 5</i> players who log in to GTA Online on PlayStation 4, Windows PC …

Grand Theft Auto

Google ad tracking gets far more personal as company drops bans on how it uses data

Google’s ad tracking data has been extended – potentially to watch over much of your life.<p>Until recently, the site had important restrictions on the …

Privacy

Does the Nintendo Switch live up to expectations?

In October, shortly after the Nintendo Switch was announced, WIRED ran down seven things we thought the console needed to succeed.<p>Now, following …

Gaming

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Photographer Dad Spends $1,500 To Turn His 3-Year-Old Daughter Into Wonder Woman

Josh Rossi has proven himself not just as an awesome photographer, but also he’s one of the coolest dad! Known for creating hyper realistic dynamic …

Comic Books

Look how easy it would be for Nintendo to make the Switch so much hotter

After months of anticipation, Nintendo finally unveiled its new console on Thursday. As expected, the console is unlike anything we’ve ever seen …

Retrogaming

The new Zelda 'Breath of the Wild' trailers are the best yet

We're hours away from Nintendo's (brief) reveal of the NX, and if there's one game we're excited for, it's <i>The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild</i>. The new adventure, which is coming out on both the Wii U and NX next year, was a highlight at E3 2016, giving fans their first exposure to the more …

This Modular Drone Transforms Into Whatever You Want

No guarantees that what you build will fly, though.<p>If you're as keen on designing a drone as you are on flying one, Makeblock's new Lego-like drone might just be what you're looking for. The unique modular flier just blew through its Kickstarter campaign with two months to go, and would let you …

9 spots not to miss on your next trip to Oregon

Home to hundreds of state parks and over a dozen national forests, the diverse geographic state of Oregon, has everything I would want in my own …