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How Israel Caught Russian Hackers Scouring the World for U.S. Secrets

It was a case of spies watching spies watching spies: Israeli intelligence officers looked on in real time as Russian government hackers searched computers around the world for the code names of American intelligence programs.<p>What gave the Russian hacking, detected more than two years ago, such …

Cybersecurity

Photo Basics: Here Are the Best Camera Settings for Capturing Just About Any Scene Imaginable (VIDEO)

Today’s modern DSLRs and mirrorless cameras are truly wonders of technology, offering all the creative control necessary for handling just about any …

This beginner's guide will have you shooting great landscapes in no time

Landscape photography means different things to different people. For some it’s about recording a memory of where they’ve been. For others it’s about …

10 great scotches that cost less than your tee time

Scotch. The world alone is enough to conjure nightmares for most millennial drinkers. That night you “borrowed” dad’s putrid bottle of White Label. Your finance friends and their Macallan mantelpieces. The guy with the waxed mustache at the bar nosing his glass like a Pomeranian in heat. But it’s …

Whiskey

Stop Giving Away Shots: Tighten Your Game From Tee To Green

The difference between a good round and a bad one is how well you avoid the three biggest shot-wasters in golf: (1) Penalty strokes when hitting longer clubs; (2) Needing two short-game shots to get the ball on the green; (3) Three-putting. To avoid these mistakes, I'll first get your chipping and …

Golf

Vary Your Trajectory For Better Accuracy

How'd you like to hit draws on command?<p>My natural shot is a draw, and most good players know how to curve it right to left when they need to. But sometimes, bending the ball isn't enough. There are times when the height of the shot is just as important as the draw itself. This is certainly true at …

Golf

Stop Pushing Short Putts

Want to stop pushing short putts? GM Top 25 Coach, Peter Dawson, says good posture encourages the pendulum stroke needed for close-range</b> …

Golf

5-Minute Clinic: The Art of Saving Par

You aren't always going to have your best game off the tee or into the green. Even tour players struggle sometimes. But short-game skill can turn bogeys (or worse) into pars. Feeling good about your play around the greens spreads confidence throughout your bag. Targets get a little bigger; hazards …

Golf

New Year, New Game: Groove Your Downswing for Longer Drives

<b>The New Year is nearly upon us, so it’s time to start thinking about golf for 2017. We’ve assembled some basic tips to serve as a New Year’s</b> …

Stop Searching The Net. We've Got ALL The Photography You Need Here

Toad Hollow's Photography Links Roundup Is Here!<p>As another week rolls past us in the world of photography, here we find Toad Hollow Photography …

Earth - The people who dive with whales that could eat them alive

A decade ago, Fabrice Schnöller was an engineer working on systems for tracking sharks. Then, in 2007, he went on a sailing trip to the island of Mauritius, where something happened that would change the course of his life.<p>As his boat approached the coast, giant towers of steam began exploding out …

Photographs Are Made With Light, Not Sensors and Tech

Great light is what creates great images.<p>What makes a photograph is not the camera sensor, or the autofocus system, or the depth of field. …

Photography

Wirelessly Control Your DSLR for Less Than $40

For several years now, Camranger has been pretty much the only choice if you want to tether your Nikon, Sony or Canon DSLR wirelessly to your phone …

Wi-Fi

Why I Stopped Using the DNG File Format

A couple of years ago, when I switched careers and moved into photography full time, I did a lot of research on multiple aspects of running a …

Tutorials