David French

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The Secret Sauce to Choosing Edtech? Find Tools By Fit, Not Feature

Finding and selecting edtech products can be a lot like grocery shopping for your family. Walk in when you’re starving without a list and you’ll …

7 Tips for Photographing a Bridal Portrait Session

For many brides-to-be, it’s tradition to have a bridal portrait session in the dress before the wedding. I love these sessions because you get to …

3 Tidy Checklists To Get Your Photography Gear Organized

Think You've Got Your Gear Looking Pretty Neat And Organized? Get A Checklist Anyway<p>Just <i>how</i> <b>prepared</b> do you think you are for that next photoshoot?<p>Is …

The Magnificent 7 - The Greatest Cameras Ever Built!

The Greatest Cameras Of All-Time, You Say?<p>The 7 Greatest Cameras? You heard it <i>here</i> first.<p>Cameras have come a long way in terms of technology, …

IBM Says Macs Are Up to $543 Less Expensive Than PCs Over Time

At the Jamf Nation User Conference yesterday, designed for IT management professionals, IBM VP of Workplace as a Service Fletcher Previn talked about IBM's decision to start letting employees choose between Windows or Mac machines, the cost of PCs vs. Macs, and the resulting changes to the …

Employment

How to Prepare Your Images for Print and Display

Getting your images off the computer and ready to display in print format has its challenges. Here are some tips to help you out.

Digital Photography

6 Tips For Taking Better Home Interior & Architecture Photos

<i>Janet Kwan is a Content Editor at 500px and a lifestyle photographer who loves food.</i><p>Architecture photography encompasses more than exteriors or real …

5 Myths of Digital Photography

Myths and misconceptions persist because they’re either compelling or no one bothers to correct them. For photographers, many myths of digital …

Cameras

A 2-Minute Primer on How to Use a Color Checker

If you’ve never used an X-Rite ColorChecker Passport before, this quick-and-dirty primer by photographer Jeff Rojas is a great place to start.<p>Rojas, …

10 old cables you should keep around (and 6 to toss)

HANGIE is a Minimalist Wall Mount for Displaying Cameras

HANGIE is a new minimalist mount that lets you elegantly display your cameras on your walls. The 3D-printed design has a slim-profile that makes your …

Wall Art

Cord Organizers Help You Win The War Against Messy Desks

Keeping a desk clean and organized seems to be an impossible task at times. Lots of things call this place their home even though they don’t belong …

How to Edit Corporate Headshots in Lightroom

A step by step tutorial of how to edit corporate headshots in Lightroom. How to flatter your clients, but still keep it looking natural.

This Wedding Photographer Turns You Into a Miniature Person

In Thailand, there’s a wedding photography business that’s attracting quite a bit of attention. It’s called คนตัวเล็ก, which literally translates to …

Photography

How to Create Raindrops of Light with Steel Wool

GoPro just released this 4-minute video tutorial titled “Creating Fire Rain: A Steel Wool Experiment.” It’s a look at how you can create raindrops of …

Tutorial: A Beginner’s Guide to Photographing Lightning

<i>Jorge Coromina is an editor, translator, and passionate shutterbug. You can keep up with his work on 500px or by following him on …

Two of the Top Photography Educators in the World are Starting Fresh

Mia McCormick and RC Concepcion, two of the most beloved photo and video educators in the world, are starting fresh. After being laid off from Kelby …

Basic Rim Lighting with a Do-It-Yourself Striplight

In this article I will show you the basics of how to do dark field and bright field lighting and a quick way to convert any softbox into a striplight …

From Lightroom to WordPress: How to Create SEO-Optimized Images

WordPress is a piece of software that powers as much as 25% of the web's websites. Major websites like The New York Times, CNN, and Forbes all use …

How to build an AirPlay receiver with Raspberry Pi Zero

AirPlay is great for wirelessly piping music through your home, but even basic AirPlay speakers come with a hefty price tag attached. You may already …

Raspberry Pi

Modee Raspberry Pi3 Case Unveiled By Wellbro

Raspberry Pi 3 users that are looking for a case which has been specifically designed for industrial uses, may be interested in the new Modee Pi case …

littleBits’ new STEAM kit for students emphasizes invention

We are big fans of littleBits here at TechCrunch. The company, which raised $44.2 million last year, offers a number of different sets that teach kids (and grown-ups) about programming and electronics — and lets them get creative with their new skills.<p>Today, the company introduced its first STEAM …

Is Great Photography Worth Less Than a Small Coffee?

Yesterday evening, I received a troubling email from a student athlete at a Western-Canadian University, who we’re going to call Frank for the …

Student Athletes

The Polaroid BrightSaber Helps You Turn Your Subject to the Light Side

Here’s something that’s both punny and bright. Polaroid has created a new handheld light called the… wait for it… BrightSaber. It’s an LED lighting …

How Much Should Photographers Charge In 2016?

I write an annual article to help photographers with one of the toughest parts of their job: pricing their work. In the 2016 version, I’m going to …

How I Work With Compositional Lines in Photos

Composition can make or break a photograph. This is why it’s important to understand it and know how to effectively and creatively use it. In …

Landscape Photography

Photoshop Tutorials

$10 OFF - LIMITED TIME OFFER - JOIN AT THE BOTTOM OF THE PAGE!<p>HOW TO CREATE A CARTOON CHARACTER WITH PHOTOMANIPULATION & RETOUCHING<p>TRANSFORMING …