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Best Ways To Manage the Tedious Instagram Image Compression

Ways To Manage Instagram Image Compression<p>Rating:<p>5.00 based on 1 Rating<p>August 27, 2017 By Michael Moodie<p>Ways To Manage Instagram Image Compression …

Basic Tips for Posing Female Models

My name is Mark Fitzgerald, and I’m a photographer based in Melbourne, Australia. In this post, I’ll be discussing basic model poses for female …

Consumer Reports no longer recommends Microsoft Surface devices

<i>Consumer Reports</i> has pulled the “recommendation” rating it awarded to four Microsoft Surface devices.<p>The publication says the change was made as a result of “poor predicated reliability,” and said the estimated breakage rate for Microsoft tablets and notebooks was higher than that for most other …

The A to Z of Photography: Aperture

Together with shutter speed and ISO, the aperture setting on your camera is one of the three fundamental elements of exposure. Not only that, but …

Cameras

The Sunny F/16 Rule - Digital Photo Magazine

What’s the correct exposure on a normal sunny day? There’s a formula to answer that, don’t you know? The correct answer is a shutter speed of 1/ISO …

How To Photograph Long Exposures At Night

The earth rotates at around its axis 1,000 miles per hour and hurtles around the Sun at about 70,000 miles per hour, yet the stars in the distance …

The Top 10 Things I Wish I Had Known as a Beginner Photographer

Oh the road to becoming the best photographer you can be, you come across loads of useful information… and some not-so-useful information. Sometimes, …

The Magic of Polarizing Lens Filters for Your Camera

Polarizing lens filters help your camera see the world in a new light… literally. If you’ve never used a polarizing filter before, check out this …

Landscape Photography

A Beginner’s Intro to Using Histograms to Check and Nail Exposure

Once you understand how to read a histogram, it becomes an extremely useful display of the data that your camera is seeing. This 10-minute video from …

Photography

Quick Tip: Composition for Beginners

Improving your composition can bring balance and personality to your photography, simultaneously enabling you to produce more appealing images. And …

Photoshop Trick: How to Swap a Photo Background Using Only Blend Modes

Here’a neat trick for you Photoshop lovers out there. If you’ve shot a subject in front of a gray background, you can actually swap that gray …

Tutorials

Famous B&W Photos Turned into Color by a 21-Year-Old Whiz

Marina Amaral is a 21-year-old Brazilian retoucher who is receiving widespread acclaim for her work adding color to famous historical B&W …

Winston Churchill

Why I'm not buying the Galaxy S8 this year

Commentary: Samsung's next phone won't be mine.<p>On March 29, Samsung will announce its latest flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S8.<p>I won't buy one.<p>But not for the reasons you'd think.<p>It's not because I'm scared it'll catch fire.<br>• It's not because I'm disappointed by all the photos and specs that have …

A photographer used an iPhone 7 Plus to take this stunning 'Billboard' magazine cover

There's something special about the the Feb. 17 issue of <i>Billboard Magazine,</i> featuring former Fifth Harmony member Camila Cabello on the cover.<p>Can't …

How to Create a ‘Double Exposure’ Using Photoshop

We love a good in-camera double exposure; done right, they can look as surreal as anything we can create in post. But if you don’t have the skills, …

Tutorials

5 Photography Courses That Will Take You From Amateur to Expert

Learn to shoot and edit like a pro.<p>Knowing the right time to press the shutter isn't the only skill needed to capture a great photo. With these comprehensive courses (all over 90% off), you can unlock the power of your DSLR and discover professional editing methods to take your pics to the next …

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Pick the Best Shutter Speed, Aperture, and ISO Settings

Pick the Best Shutter Speed, Aperture and ISO Settings<p>Learn to Pick the Best Shutter Speed, Aperture, and ISO Settings for Every Occasion<p>In this clip …

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 …

Mesmerizing Long Exposure Photos of Traffic Lights in the Fog

Fine Art photographer Lucas Zimmermann‘s long exposure photographs of traffic lights in the fog are oddly satisfying. At once creepy and serene, his …

This device fixes the worst thing about the new MacBook Pro

'HyperDrive' is a compact adapter for the ports lost in the recent MacBook Pro upgrade, turning the two Thunderbolt 3 slots into various HDMI, USB-C, …

MacBook Pro

A Drone Tour Of One Of The Most Anticipated Buildings Of 2017

The Hamburg Concert Hall, which wrapped up construction in November and will open next month, is everything that is wrong with architecture: It was 700 million euros (about $730 million) over budget and seven years behind schedule. Germany’s parliament investigated where the money went–tax dollars …

A Beautiful Visualization Of How Your DSLR Camera Really Works

Leave it to a graphic designer to clearly visualize the complicated inner-workings of your digital camera in a way that actually makes sense.<p>Here’s the thing about expensive, hulking DSLR cameras: They take beautiful photographs, but only if you know how to use them. And understanding the various …

Learn How To Use A DSLR Camera, With This Nifty Web Tool

Serious photographers know that even the best camera phones can't compete with a DSLR. Provided you know how to use one, that is. The myriad knobs, …

Photography

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Breathtaking Aerial Photographs Capture London’s Kaleidoscopic Landscape

These aerial photographs reveal the English capital's kooky architectural past.<p>London has accumulated a variety of building styles over the centuries, transforming into a miscellaneous, collage-like landscape where high rise flats exist around the corner from 18th-century buildings. For more than a …

England

Photos of historical England 'challenge Downton Abbey myth'

Images of factories, schools, universities and civic buildings rising among old streetscapes – but also of rotting houses, barefoot children and faces pinched with poverty – have been unearthed from millions of photographs of late 19th- and early 20th-century England.<p>Philip Davies, an architectural …

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The 13 best uses of Siri on a Mac

Siri and I have been shacking up together on my MacBook for about two months now. How useful is Apple's digital assistant on a Mac? Let me count the ways.<p>1. Find files<p>Siri offers a quick way to find files you want to return to. You can say, "Show me documents from yesterday" or "Show me …

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Incredible data visualizations that explain the world - CNN Style

Images have the power to inspire, astonish and outrage. But when combined with data, they can also give us a new understanding of how the world works.<p>Playing with light, exposure, and creative post-production techniques, photography becomes a tool to represent complex concepts -- movement, the …