Umer Shabib

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7 Trips To Take If You Want To Enjoy Traveling Slowly

Yes, high-tech hotel rooms can be fun but they can also be distracting from the real reason we often travel: To connect with our new surroundings and the local culture and to take time to savor the moment.<p>There are numerous ways to slow down while you travel -- leave the phone behind or visit some …

8 Tips for Photographing the Perfect Headshot - for Yourself

Having an awesome headshot is a great way to express yourself to your potential clients. You want your headshot to show a bit of your personality or …

Photography

Jasmine Star | Email Templates

When I first started my photography business, I quickly realized the life of a young entrepreneur was filled with many twists and turns. Not only did …

Back to Basics: Quick and Easy Tutorial on Using Curves in Camera Raw & Photoshop

Over the years, Adobe has made image editing programs like Photoshop and Camera Raw much more intuitive and easy to use so that it’s not quite so …

In-Depth Presentation Demystifies the Gray Areas of Copyright Law for Photographers

This hour and fifteen minute-long presentation is one of the most detailed and useful videos on copyright law for photographers that we’ve run …

Top Mobile Photographers Share Their Tips for Creating Stunning Images with a Phone

Mobile photography has gone from a convenient novelty of sorts to a full-fledged art form in its own right. And in the video above, some of the best …

These Two Guys Built Dropcam To Catch A Dog — And Just Sold It For $555 Million

Late Friday, Google's Nest announced that it was buying Dropcam for $555 million in cash.<p>Dropcam is a five-year-old San Francisco company, founded by two engineers from Xobni, Greg Duffy and Amir Virani. (Xobni was an email inbox app sold to Yahoo in 2013 reportedly for more than $30 …

Home Automation

27 Tips for Mastering Anything

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What does it take to become a master at your craft? Is genius innate, or can it be learned?<p>In his book, "<i>Mastery</i>," Robert Greene draws from the latest research, interviews modern masters, and examines the lives of former greats like Albert Einstein, …

Creativity

Apple’s Smartwatch Said To Debut In October With A 2.5-Inch Screen And Wireless Charging

Apple will reportedly launch its smartwatch as early as October, after kicking off production in July, according to a new report from Reuters. The smartwatch will have a 2.5-inch screen, according to the news organization’s sources, which will arch up from the band and be “slightly rectangular,” …

Best Digital Cameras for 2018

$1,334.00 at Becextech Australia<p>See it<p>CNET's Rating<p>9 Design<br>• 8 Features<br>• 8 Performance<br>• 8 Image qual.<p>With its APS-C sensor and a fixed 35mm-equivalent …

Cameras

Multicultural Wedding Photography Lighting Guide

Unlike portrait photography where you have the luxury of time, wedding day photography is fast-paced and unforgiving to beginners as there is only …

Make Lightroom Faster by Using DNG

Tutorials

Vertigo-Inducing Video Put Together from 41 Photos Taken with the Lumia 1020

Creating video from photos isn’t a new idea. Be it stop-motion or some form of time-lapse, we see it all the time. The creation above by filmmaker …

This Stunning Time-Lapse of New York City is a Must-Watch

New York City isn’t what it used to be. Soldiers with M-16s stand guard at Grand Central Station, walking through Times Square feels like you’re on …

Time-lapse Photography

eBook on How to do a Documentary Photography Project

Have you ever thought about doing your own documentary photography project? Maybe you have or maybe you’ve never even thought of the possibility. …

Street Photography

What Do All These Camera Modes Mean?

The mode dial on a modern camera usually includes a bewildering number of letters and icons. I can never remember what 90% of those modes do, and …

Humor: Chicken-Based Image Stabilizing Rig Delivers Super-Steady Results

Optical image stabilization is all about keeping the camera still even as the housing shakes or otherwise moves around. And when it comes to …

To Prevent Crashes, Your Future Car Will Chat With Other Vehicles | WIRED

<b>1</b>// The communication system works in the 5.9-GHz band.<p><b>2</b>// Eventually cars could get warnings from construction zones, telling them to slow down.<p><b>3</b>// …