Tracey Spencer

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11 Websites That Let You Book Luxury Hotel Rooms for Cheap

These sites let you book five-star hotel rooms for an affordable price.<p>These days, it’s easier than ever to travel for less. With a click or tap of a …

Paul Ryan's 'white' selfie with interns shows lack of diversity in Washington

The speaker of the House was subject to online ridicule after his Instagram post with dozens of Capitol Hill interns who were overwhelmingly white<p>House speaker Paul Ryan was lambasted on Twitter on Sunday after posting what he thought was a harmless selfie with some of Capitol Hill’s interns.<p>The …

Race & Ethnicity

The Cheapest Places to Travel for Each Month of the Year

1 of 12<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 12<p>February: Honolulu<p>3 of 12<p>March: Buenos Aires<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 12<p>April: Chicago<p>Advertisement<p>5 of 12<p>May: …

15 gorgeous pictures of Finland that were taken when everyone else is asleep

His love of photographing the stars has led to a unique collection of images that capture the country's beauty at nighttime and in the early hours of the dawn.<p>For Lagerstedt, the initial inspiration came while driving to his relative's cabin and witnessing the combination of sunshine and fog rising …

Photography

The Future Of Podcasting

Podcasting is having a celebrity moment: Serial’s Sarah Koenig has appeared on The Colbert Report; Arnold Schwarzenegger has been on the Tim Ferriss show; and, most recently, Barack Obama visited Marc Maron’s garage to appear on his WTF podcast.<p><b>The $65 Billion Question</b><p>Beneath the headlines, …

Thinking About Using A Wide Angle Lens? Here's 5 Reasons You Should!

Wide angle lenses are used by a variety of landscape photographers seeking that perfect wide angle shot. That's the typical scenario, but the reality …

Landscape Photography

Think Outside The Valley: How Tech Companies Can Change The World

Claire Hough Contributor<p>Claire Hough is a VP of Engineering at <i>Udemy</i>, an online learning marketplace.<p>A handful of tech heavyweights did something remarkable earlier this week — they came together for the betterment of society.<p>As partners on President Obama’s ConnectHome initiative, internet service …

Criminals could target banks if chip-and-pin reduces hacking opportunities, MasterCard says

The transition away from magnetic stripe credit cards in the U.S. to more secure chip-and-pin cards could lead to more bank breaches as criminals …

15 Statements Poor Photographers Say that Rich Photographers Do Not

My client Mark Victor Hansen has sold over 500 million books, more than almost anyone in history for non-fiction. While preparing to go on stage one …

Selling

4 Ways To Train Your Mind For Better Photography

All your gear, including your camera, are tools you use to capture great images. That is a fact – nothing new about it. However, any of these tools …

Landscape Photography

How Today’s Tech Will Shape Tomorrow’s Job Interview

Josh Tolan Contributor<p>Josh Tolan is the CEO of Spark Hire<p>New technologies continue to change every facet of the way we do business, including how we identify, recruit and hire the best people. Thanks to the latest tech innovations, today’s recruiting and hiring process has developed far beyond the …

Photography Archives

May 24, 2018<p>Street Photographer Captures Candid Photos of New York From 1969 to 2006<p>Since the late 1960s, native Brooklynite Jeff Rothstein has been documenting his hometown. Wandering the streets with his 35 mm camera, he was able to photograph and preserve a New York that “no longer exists.” …

New York City

14-bit vs 12-bit RAW – Can You Tell The Difference?

12-bit image files can store up to 68 billion different shades of color. 14-bit image files store up to 4 trillion shades. That’s an enormous …

Cameras

Faking the Look of Super Slow Motion by Animating Still Photos

Here’s a 1-minute video titled “Revolution,” created by Dubai-based photographer Sherif Mokbel “to support all the free people fighting for their …

Woz: We've made machines too important

Technically Incorrect: Speaking in Massachusetts, Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak says humans lost to the machines 200 years ago and that putting computers in a classroom doesn't make kids smarter.<p><i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>I am …

Artificial Intelligence

Make Games On Your iPhone With Playr

Aside from the money-making behemoths like Candy Crush Saga, one of the most interesting trends in mobile gaming is the rise of flash-in-the-pan viral hits like Flappy Bird and Timberman. These games takes seconds to learn, days to master, are free or cost a few bucks each, and are basically …

Candy Crush Saga

The 10 best iPhone widgets you should be using

We've collected the 10 best apps that use widgets creatively to keep you up to date and entertained — all from your iPhone's lock screen.<p>From alerting you to when you've only reached your data cap to showing you the best headlines from The New York Times, these widgets pack some power.

10 Dishes Every Beginner Cook Should Master

What's the best dish for a beginner cook to try? We asked star chefs from all over the country for their recommendations. Here’s what they had to say.<p>…

San Francisco

On Being a Pseudo Wedding Photographer

I’m going to be real here. When I first started taking photos, I never aspired to be a wedding photographer. But in life, one thing leads to another …

Windows 10’s new browser will have the most advanced features ever

This is Spartan<p>Microsoft is planning to radically overhaul its web browser in Windows 10. Sources familiar with the company’s Windows plans tell <i>The Verge</i> that the new browser, codenamed Spartan, will include a host of new features not found in rival browsers. Chief among the plans for Spartan is …

The best iPad, iPhone + Mac accessories at the 2015 CES

There are thousands of new Apple accessories at the 2015 CES – so many that it’s hard sometimes to separate what’s truly cool from everything else. Starting with HomeKit-integrated accessories, here’s our running list of <b>the best new iPad, iPhone, and Mac products 9to5Mac has seen at the show</b>. We …

How I Upload My Photos to Facebook or The Photographer's Guide To Photo Formats For The Web

If there is one thing I get asked, and that has been answered online time and again, it's "How do I get my photos to look like I want them to look on …

Tutorials

Stunningly Elaborate Scenes Created Without Photoshop by Jee Young Lee

Seoul-based artist Jee Young Lee devotes weeks and months to building incredibly elaborate scenes by hand for the sake of taking a single photograph—all without the use of digital manipulation. Confined to the small space of her 360 x 410 x 240 cm studio, she painstakingly constructs every last …

Art

Should You Use Full Frame Lens on Crop Bodies? Find Out With Tony Northrup

When starting out, most photographers choose to go with a crop body and invest in nice glass. This is a great way to start as you can keep your …

Old Glass: How to Use Old Film Lenses with New DSLR Cameras

Do you want a sharp and well built lens? Of course you do. Everyone does. Think you can’t afford great glass? Think again. You may not be looking in …

A Few of Our Favorite Camera Accessories — Tools and Toys

When you buy a camera, it usually comes with all the necessary accessories right out of the box. But, to be blunt, the included accessories are …

Mobile Photography

10 Awesome Gmail Hacks That Make Life Easier

These top-secret ninja moves will help you take control of your inbox and become a Gmail expert. I'll show you how to save time, avoid mistakes, and add a bit of style to your inbox. Read on, grasshopper.<p><b>GMAIL HACK #1 UNSEND</b><p>Have you ever pressed send only to regret it moments later because of a …

12 best iPhone apps of 2014

Between iOS 8 and the iPhone 6, 2014 may have been one of the best years yet for iPhone users.<p>But killer updates from Apple aside, there was no …

Don't Buy A DSLR

Just getting into photography? Great! When you're looking for a camera, keep on walking past those DSLRs--as of now, their moment is over.<p>You want to get more into photography. You've got somewhere between a few and several hundred dollars to spend on a camera. You want to learn a little bit about …

Apple's iOS Has Once Again Decimated Android When It Comes To Data That Matters

Adobe, which is tracking online shopping, reports the following: "iOS users drove four times as much mobile sales revenue as Android users, 79 and 21 percent respectively."<p>IBM's data produced similar findings:<p><b>iOS vs. Android:</b> iOS once again led the way in mobile shopping this holiday season, …

Apps