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Bad At Math? No Worries, Your Camera Phone Can Do It For You.

Last month I showed you an awesome tutorial on how to hack your calculator to control your camera, so it only seems like a natural progression for me to turn it around and show you how to get your camera to do your math homework. That’s correct. On what appears to be a fast paced race to invalidate [...]Show More Summary

Gaming Could Be Killer App for Nexus Player Box

The Nexus Player is Google's answer to full-featured streaming boxes like the Roku and the Fire TV, and has a lot to offer gamers.

Google announces Nexus 9 8.9-inch tablet

Alongside the new Motorola-made Nexus 6 smartphone Google has also launched a new Nexus tablet, the 8.9-inch Nexus 9. The Nexus 9 is the first HTC-made Nexus device since the original Nexus One in 2010. Despite the different manufacturers the Nexus 9 specifications are equally high-end as those of its smartphone cousin. Show More Summary

Von Wong Photoshoot Kinda Makes Us Wish We Worked At SmugMug (Plus A $20 DIY Rain Machine!)

When SmugMug wanted photographs of their employees to hang in the company gym, a traditional corporate portrait just wasn’t going to cut it. They wanted something sporty and they wanted it in black and white. The rest of the creative direction was handed over to Benjamin Von Wong, the photographer you call up when you [...]Show More Summary

'POODLE' Web Flaw: How to Fix Your Browser

A newly disclosed flaw in Web encryption threatens all secure online communications. Fortunately, there are easy ways to avoid it.

Adobe releases new 'Aperture Importer' plugin for Lightroom

Following Apple's decision to cease development of Aperture, Adobe has released a plugin for Lightroom that enables erstwhile Aperture users to easily port their old libraries into Adobe's ecosystem once and for all. 'Aperture Importer'...Show More Summary

How to Add a Grunge Effect to Your Portraits Using Lightroom

Gina has a new dPS ebook just released – Portraits: After the Shot – check out out! The style of side lighting (in the image below) is a great way to enhance muscle definition, and the post-production technique complements the lighting style. Show More Summary

Canon EOS 7D Mark II studio samples added to first impressions

The Canon EOS 7D II is the long-awaited follow up to the 7D, offering a 20.2MP APS-C sensor, dual-pixel AF with a 65-point phase detect system and continuous shooting at 10 fps. It's also equipped with 1080/60p HD video capture and a number of compression options, as well as microphone and headphone ports. Show More Summary

Microsoft, Adobe Fix Flaws Exploited by Foreign Hackers

Between Microsoft's extensive patching and a handful of updates from Adobe, today is a much more secure day to be online than yesterday was.

Google launches Nexus 6 with 13MP and OIS

Google has launched the Nexus 6, its latest showcase phone that comes with a brand new version of Android, 5.0 'Lollipop', and an interesting-looking camera specification. The device comes with the same dual-LED ring flash as the Moto X and a 13MP imaging sensor. However, it adds a slightly faster F2.0 aperture and an optical image stabilization system into the mix. Read more

5 Tips for More Successful Event Photography Using a Shot List

Company parties. Special galas. Nonprofit fundraisers. When someone asks you to shoot one of these events, you aren’t exactly leaping for joy, right? Corporate event photography can get a bad reputation among creatives, mostly because...Show More Summary

Canon patents lens designs with variable and glass elements

It's not uncommon for a company to patent technologies that might be incorporated into products at some point, though the company might not have any plans to use it in the immediate future. Such a business move appears to be the case with a recent Canon patent, which details the use of variable lens elements in combination with traditional glass elements. Read more

How to Help Babies and Mothers Relax During Newborn Photography

If you love babies, then newborn photography must be one of the most pleasurable types of photography in the world. The photographs that you take of a newborn will forever be cherished by the family and that is extremely satisfactory. But newborn photography is also quite challenging, as it can be very difficult to keep […]

Google's Nexus 6 and Nexus 9 Finally Announced

Google's latest Nexus smartphone and tablet have arrived, running Android 5.0 Lollipop, and will be available for pre-order starting Oct. 17.

Who Are You as a Photographer?

This is a shot I did on my own for my portfolio. In other words, it was unpaid. Who am I? This is a question that I ask myself all the time. What kind of photography do I do? Since I am inspired by so many different photographers, across...Show More Summary

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