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How to restore older versions of iOS apps

Usually, an app update is a good thing. But sometimes, things go wrong: An update does the opposite of what you expect it to do. In that scenario, you want to roll your apps back, but unfortunately, at least on the iOS and Mac App Stores, Apple makes that seemingly impossible.<p>But it <i>isn’t</i> impossible …

Apps

Kredo is a New iPad Portfolio App That Lets You Show Photos In Their Full Glory

Online creative portfolio service Format has launched a sleek new iPad portfolio app called Kredo. In addition to being a way to share your best …

Reflection Perfection: 60 Photos That Show You How It's Done

Capturing beautiful reflections is <b>not as easy as it looks</b>. It takes planning, patience, creativity and sometimes luck to be able to capture that …

Some Sweet Advice On Dealing With (Online) Criticism

Have you ever come back from the most incredible shoot of your life only to get a person go down on you? Have you ever had the most amazing idea for …

Self-help

A Crazy Looking Macro Flash Adapter Darth Vader Would be Proud Of

What you see above is one of the most unusual pieces of lighting gear we’ve ever chanced across. Looking a bit like a prop from the upcoming Star …

10 Critical Assumptions That Can Devastate Your Artistic Goals

Every single one of us holds assumptions. They are part of being human. We assume there won’t be too much traffic on the way home from work, or that …

How to Focus Stack Images

For most people who just want to have some fun with their photography and have another ‘trick up their sleeve’ focus stacking can be an interesting …

MTF Charts: The English Translation

This post contains absolutely no mathematics. Explaining MTF without math is sort of like doing a high-wire act without a net. It’s dangerous, but …

Guide to Creative White Balance for Landscape Photography

Lex Pott and New Window sandblast tree rings to pattern furniture collection

<b>Milan 2014:</b> delicate patterns on this furniture and accessories collection have been created by sandblasting away the soft rings of timber lengths …

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Tutorial Shows You How to Quickly Create Beautiful Time Stack Composites

In November of 2012, we posted an article featuring impressionist-inspired photographs by photographer Matt Molloy that were created using a method …

Photographer Explores His Emotions Through Surreal Self-Portraits

<b>New York photographer</b> Ben Zank’s series of surreal images are an exploration of his deepest emotions, and a means of expressing himself without words.<p>…

Photography

My Go-To Beauty Retouch Photoshop Technique Video

Do you photograph people? For a wedding, or portraiture, fashion perhaps? Actually, whatever you shoot, if it involves people you’ve probably done …

Video Demonstrates the Stabilization Magic of a Brushless Gimbal Rig

If you’ve never seen a 3-axis brushless motor gimbal in action, this video might seem out of this world… or fake. But it’s not fake, just the magic …

Star-shaped clothes horse by Aaron Dunkerton

Graduate designer Aaron Dunkerton has developed an expandable clothing airer that unfolds into a star shape to create more space for hanging wet …

15 Inspiring Image Collections from 2013

All about Gear [Best of dPS 2013]

Everyone loves to talk about it. No one wants to admit it. So let’s geek out for a minute and look at some of the top articles and reviews on cameras …

How to Properly Format SD/SDHC/SDXC Cards

Have you ever had a SD card seem to go bad? Perhaps it’s acting flaky and there seems to be no signs of physical damage. I had just that happen with …

Eight ‘Life in Focus’ Miniseries Episodes to Jumpstart Your Motivation

We introduced you to F-Stop Gear’s ‘Life in Focus’ miniseries when it first debuted back in April. Since then, eight more inspirational episodes of …

Hands-on Photo Tip: Single Exposure Blending

In this Hands-on Photo Tip, I will show you how to develop two separate versions of a single RAW image file and blend them together in Photoshop. One …

Stand-out third party lenses

When you buy into a new camera system, it can be tempting to only consider lenses of the same make as your camera. But other lens manufacturers also …

Everything You Need to Know about Posing

Looking to learn more about posing your portrait subjects? In this lecture video from B&H Photo and Video wedding photographer Jerry Ghionis shares …

Wedding Photography

Informative Tutorial on the Types of Light Meters and How to Properly Use Them

Mark Vargo is a big time cinematographer who has worked on too many well-known movies to list. He’s credited as a second unit director of photography …

Review: Tamron 70-200mm f/2.8 SP Di VC USD (Canon EF)

When we began the review of the Tamron 70-200mm f/2.8 SP Di VC USD, we pondered which type of photographer would purchase a lens like this. It is a …

Amazing Photography Links to Read With a Coffee (Or Three)

It has been a fabulous week online in the world of photography, and Toad Hollow Photography has been very busy searching for the best links to …

The Phoblographer's Guide to The Right Canon Lens For You - The Phoblographer

Since we believe that your lenses are more important than your camera, one of the most common questions we get here at The Phoblographer is which …