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5 (More) Things I Wish I Knew When I Started Photography

Just last week, I posted an article about things I wish I knew when I started photography.It was just a few recommendations I had for beginner …

Landscape Photography

You Can Make Your Images Better by NOT Doing These 10 Things in Photoshop (VIDEO)

We typically turn to image-editing expert Nathaniel Dodson for advice on Photoshop tools you can use to enhance your images. The in-depth tutorial …

Dispelling the Myths Around Depth of Field and Crop Factor

There is a lot of misunderstanding and confusion on the subjects of depth of field, the difference between full-frame and crop sensors, and the ‘crop …

Two-factor authentication: How and why to use it

You might not realize it, but you regularly use two-factor authentication. When you swipe your debit card and are asked to enter your PIN code or write a check and are asked to show your driver's license? Each is a form of two-factor authentication. The first example requires you to possess your …

Nature Photographer Brendan Pattengale Uses Colored Sunglasses to Make These Painterly Landscape Photos

Nature photographer Brendan Pattengale employs his love of the great outdoors and a few secret techniques to capture vivid, painterly landscape …

Do You Know How Much Private Information You Give Away Every Day?

You’ve probably heard the warnings. Yet there you are: Scrolling frantically through an app’s Terms of Service‘s pages for a glaring reason to not …

Windows 10 tip: Make sure your hardware drivers are up to date

Do you have the latest device drivers for your display adapter, network card, and other crucial components? Here's how to see which driver is …

Thunderstruck: A Guide to Photographing Lightning Part I

I love visiting the countryside. It's a great way to unwind, relax, and forget about the daily office hustle, the traffic, and whatever else is …

4 Fantastic Portrait Tutorials: Tips & Tricks for Better Photos

Learning to photograph people is a rite of passage for any photographer. When it comes to portrait photography, there’s so much to consider: …

Tutorials

DSLR gimbal stabilizers get affordable with the Moza Air

Just three years ago, DJI Innovations released the Ronin, a hand-held gimbal stabilizer that those of us without movie-studio budgets could stick a …

How Nick Ut's Photo 'Napalm Girl' Changed the Vietnam War

Vietnam War

10 Fantastic Places You Need to Visit In Asia (And Why)!

I never went backpacking through Asia. This was probably due to a lot of reasons but if I’m truly honest, the most important one was probably because …

4 Photography Gear Do’s and Don’ts for Beginners

I remember many years ago when I was just beginning my photography journey being completely and totally overwhelmed by it all.I mean, aside from …

Cameras

LastPass has fixed a 'highly sophisticated' security flaw in its browser extension

Password managers are required to be secure enough to keep all of the secret codes stored in them safe, but they are not immune to security …

See Ecuador through the lens of a wildlife photographer

Follow wildlife photographer Dan Suzio on an intensive 12-day tour to Ecuador, home to more than 1,600 species of birds. Highlights include 10 days of photography at seven birding locations, including habitats on both sides of the Andes.<p>Among the destinations are Mt. Antisana, where participants …

Nature Photography

How to Find Your Purpose in Photography

Dear friend; I want to write you a letter on finding your purpose in photography — and giving you a chance to reflect on <i>why</i> you make photos.<p>A …

Get Sharper Portraits With These 5 Easy Beginner Tricks

Tell me if this sounds familiar...You frame up a portrait, you've ensured there's a pleasing background, the subject's wardrobe is on point, and they …

Shutter Speed

6 Creative Portrait Photography Hacks in 2 Minutes

Ready for some rapid-fire DIY tips? A team of French photographers who goes by the moniker “Shootr” has put together a simple photo hacks video that …

In 1990, more than 60% of people in East Asia were in extreme poverty. Now only 3.5% are.

Here's an amazing fact: The number of people in extreme poverty fell by 114 million from 2012 to 2013.<p>That is a simply massive one-year decline, and it's not even the biggest drop in recent years. From 2010 to 2011, global poverty fell by 132 million people. From 2008 to 2013, the number fell by an …