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Watch out Google! Blockchain will set us free from data tyranny

Credit: RF Clipart<p>Do you know how much data you actually own?<p>You would think it would be a lot, right? We’re constantly feeding the internet with our personal information, traits, habits, and characteristics — so at least some of that data should belong to us personally.<p>That would be the case in a …

How to edit INCREDIBLE LANDSCAPE PHOTOS with Adobe Lightroom Photoshop

This here, is Peter McKinnon´s typical workflow when it comes to editing landscape photos with Adobe Lightroom & Adobe Photoshop. He uses both …

How to find out everything Google knows about you

In exchange, you agree to share information about yourself that Google can share with advertisers so their ads are more effective. For instance, airlines want to target people who love to travel. Children's clothing makers want to target parents.<p>Google uses a lot of methods to learn about you. …

Maps

The DEA made a mysterious deal with the 'most dangerous man in the world'

One a DEA agent, the other his snitch, a ship's captain who was leaking information about drug loads.<p>Joseph Hunter, a burly former US Army drill sergeant nicknamed Rambo, briefed them on the assignment.<p>"It's just like a military mission," Hunter told the men, four ex-snipers from the US, German, …

Corruption

miPic wants to turn your social media images into cash

UK-based startup miPic is a new social network that allows designers, photographers and artists to monetize the images they upload to the Web by turning them in to products.<p>The app, available on iOS – there’s also a Web-only version – splits users into ‘sellers’ or ‘creators’. The former allows …

Social Media

Ohm's law to vaping 101

Prefaces:<p>I am no engineer nor do I have any degrees related to electricity/electronics but I can say I understand about it a lot more than the …

Arduino

How a Polarizer Filter Works

A polarizing filter is probably the most useful filter you can use with your camera. It removes polarized light from the image, thus reducing …

Landscape Photography

Quick Photoshop Secret: How To Make a More Impactful Sunset or Sunrise

<i>Jimmy McIntyre is a world-renowned travel photographer, educator, and 500px ISO contributor. His photos have been published in local and national</i> …

Landscape Photography

Seriously Clever Travel Tips for Photographers

If you’re about to head out on an epic travel photography adventure, or even a short little vacation, no matter where you go there are amazing …

Photography

Could DreamCheaper Become The Hotel Booking Industry’s Most Hated Startup?

Berlin-based DreamCheaper, which has been operating fairly stealthily until now, could soon become the hotel booking industry’s most hated startup. It operates a service that aims to ensure you never overpay for a hotel room again, even if you (miraculously) get the best deal available at the time …

WhatsApp launches its web client

WhatsApp said today that it has launched its web client, but not for iOS users.<p>In a blog post, WhatsApp wrote that “Today, for the first time, millions of you will have the ability to use WhatsApp on your web browser. Our web client is simply an extension of your phone: The web browser mirrors …

Apps

3 Video Tutorials - How to Use On-Camera Flash

This week I have found some great videos to help you to understand how to use on-camera flash to your advantage. Flash can be confusing to understand …

Video Tutorials

The Care and Feeding of Your Tripod

Being a good photographer, you have a tripod. Maybe two tripods. Maybe even a big, heavy duty one for your big lenses, a standard one for everyday …

By: Kamal Aakarsh

Beautiful article. Excellent examples. The minimalism that is present in some of the photographs is breathtaking.

Landscape Photography

Going Wide With the Tokina 11-16mm f/2.8

The Tokina 11-16mm f/2.8 APS-C sensor lens is without a doubt my favorite lens in my camera bag and it also has some great reviews throughout the …

The Photography of Carlos Perez Naval: the 9-Year-Old Wildlife Photographer of the Year

With the photograph above, titled “Stinger in the Sun,” 9-year-old Carlos Perez Naval from Spain recently claimed the title of Young Wildlife …

6 Things You Don’t Know About Apertures, But Probably Should

One of the first things that we learn when we start taking photographs seriously is that ‘aperture’, the size of the hole in the lens through which …

Back to Basics: Short Walkthrough Covers the Exposure Triangle for Beginners

When you’re first learning the basics of photography, one of the first things you find out about after dropping out of ‘auto’ is the exposure …

Back to Basics: Flash Photography Tips for Beginners

Sprinkled in-between the more advanced lighting, photography and post-processing tutorials that we feature on the site, we’ve been trying to add in …

Best Nikon Portrait Lenses

The classic portrait shot places a flattering view of the subject against a blurred background. This is very easy to achieve with the right lens and …

5 Tips to Seriously Improve Your Food Photography Techniques

Food photography is arguably one of the most challenging types of photography out there. Like painting, you start with a blank canvas and build. …

Photoshop Essentials: What is an Adjustment Layer and How to Use Them to Edit Your Images

Many of us who use products like Lightroom and Aperture will be familiar with the term non-destructive editing. In these programs, the editing …

Learn to See Photographically With These 4 Tips

Perhaps one of the biggest challenges in becoming a proficient photographer is learning to see the creative possibilities of the scene in front of …

Wide Angle Photography Tips

Ahh…wide angle photography, probably one of the easiest types of photos to take, but also one of the hardest areas in which to excel. Have you ever …

Using Flashes to Create Light That Looks Natural

Back in college, I was taught there were two ways to light a subject with strobes or flashes. You can make the light part of the story of the image, …

How Light, Aperture, Time and Sensitivity Affect Exposure

Most of the time when we discuss exposure we talk about it in very technical terms, using photography-specific jargon. There aren’t too many other …

Review: Nikon D7100

The Nikon D7100 is the company’s newest flagship DSLR for their APS-C line of interchangeable lens digital cameras. We’ve tested it out quite a bit …

5 Awesome Recipes for the Man’s-Man | The Art of Manliness

I believe every man should know how to cook. That being said, I’m realistic enough to know that many of you are likely to “outsource” cooking to …