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This Guide Teaches You How to Use ND Filters for Stunning Long Exposures

Neutral Density (ND) filters are a great tool for producing unique photos in lighting conditions where a long exposure would otherwise not be …

This Free App Makes Your Instagram Feed More Attractive Than Ever

Instagram is a fantastic tool for photographers to promote their work. It’s not incredibly complicated to get the hang of it: post your pictures, add …

Don’t Make a Hash of Instagram Hashtags - Master Instagram Hashtags as a Photographer

Instagram Hashtags for Photographers<p>How are you using your hashtags on Instagram?<p>Instagram is still very much the current and next big thing. More …

5 Free E-Books on Lighting in Photography

An understanding of light is essential when you truly want to grow as a photographer, irrespective of what you enjoy shooting – whether it is …

How to Get a 35mm f/0.9 Lens for Just $350: Speed Boosters Explained

You would think the physics of lenses and light are pretty set in stone—and yet, somehow, people still get really twisted around when it comes to …

Cameras

Scientists just changed the way we build genomes to make them 270,000 times cheaper

In 2003, the US Department of Defense and the National Institutes of Health announced that—13 years and $2.7 billion later—they had finally finished mapping the human genome.<p>But the quest to understand human genetics was far from over: Genomes, which are the entire layout of our 3 billion base …

The Battle is Over: My Micro 4/3 Camera Outsold my Full-Frame DSLR

The battle is over, and full frame cameras have lost the race. Here’s why.<p>I’ve been selling photos through a high end stock agency for the last two …

Cameras

Did you Know About Using Reverse Image Search to keyword photos and Video? Amazing

What Photographers Need to Know about Keywords – Especially for Stock Image Shooters<p>Keywording and captioning <i>is</i> one of the more “tedious” tasks we …

Daily Wrap: How to Free Lens, Old Mac Pros for Photography and Backlighting!

As photographers, we sometimes get into the mindset that every detail must be perfect. Sometimes, this is good! Achieving perfect focus should always …

Range Rover Velar – first look inside

The Range Rover Velar is unusual in that its interior is almost more interesting than its exterior design.<p>Land Rover's latest luxury 4x4 has an exceptionally opulent cabin, which has already been heralded as a game-changer in automotive design. The interfaces, many of which are hidden-until-lit …

How To: Use Tabs in Stock macOS Sierra Apps on Your Mac

- Mar 7, 2017<p>The macOS Sierra 10.12 release brought a number of great features. One of the most useful new features is the tabs feature in many of …

Apps

10 Free Plugins for Adding Animation Effects to WordPress

Special effects such as smooth scrolling, page transitions or CSS animations can add some welcome personality to your WordPress website. Use them to …

Deal: Learn to Make iPhone Apps

Want to create apps for iOS? This series of online courses will teach you the fundamentals of developing apps for iOS 10 using Swift 3. You’ll learn …

On a Budget: Portrait Lenses for Your DSLR

Photography, one way or another, is an expensive hobby. But you don’t need to rob a bank to get really incredible photos. No matter what, that starts …

7 skills you can learn with nothing but your smartphone

By David Nield<p>You've probably got dozens of apps set up on your phone but how many are educational? You might not like the sound of learning …

Rethink the Way You Organize Your Keys with Orbitkey

Orbitkey transforms your cluster of keys into a beautiful and organized stack—eliminating key jingles, scratches and bulk associated with traditional …

What’s the Story? 5 Ways to Make Better Street Photos

Street photography is an addictive calling—the more you do it, the more you want to do it. You crave more people, more places, more action. Plus, …

Street Photography

James Corden Is in the Driver's Seat

When he took over The Late Late Show in 2015, James Corden was a largely unknown bloke—a UK import with a part-dad, part-lad vibe. Two years later, he's become the new King of the Night, creating comedy sketches that ricochet around the globe. Along the way, he discovered one simple truth: We love …

Looking for a new way to display your favorite travel photos? Cut, Craft, Create had the brilliant idea of attaching photos to a US Map for an extra-personal touch. See just how it’s done.

Looking for a new way to display your favorite travel photos? Cut, Craft, Create had the brilliant idea of attaching photos to a US Map for an …

How to Tutorial: Shooting in Low Light Without a Tripod - 3 Solutions

Shooting in Low Light Without a Tripod – Simple Solutions to a Common Problem<p>The golden hour and the blue hour are amongst the very best times for …

Ikea’s Hackable Sofa Is Coming To The U.S.

The company’s open-source Delaktig platform encourages people to hack away.<p>Ikea’s on a mission to think more like a software company, and it’s going all in with the Delaktig sofa.<p>The experimental furniture platform was conceived by British designer Tom Dixon and Royal College of Art students last …

4 Steps to Improve Your Photos (and How to Use Tone Curves)

One of the beautiful things about photography is that you can always learn new things and adapt as new technology comes out. For example, the first …

Tutorials

Moro Rock, Sequoia National Park, California

Location<br>Moro Rock is located inside Sequoia National Park, east of Three Rivers, California. The magnificent granite dome formation is situated in …

A Comprehensive Color Theory Guide for Photographers

We talk about composition a lot, but have you ever really dived into the subject of color theory and thought about how it applies to your …

MacTrast Deals: Build Sites More Efficiently From Wherever You Are With a Flux 6: Lifetime License

- Jan 27, 2017<p>With a Flux 6: Lifetime License, you’ll have a user-friendly and reliable HTML and CSS design tool handy for all your website design …

Web Design

Gorgeous 8K Timelapse Captures All Four Seasons in Norway

One year of planning, one year of shooting, and four months of post-production is a lot of time to spend on a single timelapse, but photographer …

Time-lapse Photography

Sell Prints in Minutes. We’ll Tell You How.

Selling prints can be a great source of revenue for for photographers. It can also be a ton of work and maintenance, and nobody wants to deal with …

How to turn on Siri for third-party apps in iOS 10

Tips<p>By<p>Apple made a big deal of third-party Siri integration when it introduced iOS 10 last year, but you may have noticed that you can't order your …

Apple

Your House Is Bleeding You Dry. Here Are 9 Steps To Save You Money.

Unseen insulation gaps. A draft in the attic. Shoddy furnace ductwork. Homeowners are throwing away more money than ever on inefficient home energy. Fortunately, the technology to fix these problems is better than ever.<p><b>Why You Should Be Scared</b><p><b>Air conditioning costs U.S. homeowners more than $29</b> …

Home Improvement

10 electric cars coming in the next 3 years

2016 was my first full-time year at <i>Electrek</i> covering clean-tech and primarily electric vehicles. It undoubtedly was a great and exciting year for EVs with several automakers announcing new upcoming vehicles, some of them even committing to volume production and governments setting more ambitious …