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How To : Tether in Aperture

The tether command allows you to tether your camera to your Mac and capture images directly into Aperture. It's fast, easy to set up, and gives studio photographers immediate full-screen feedback while they shoot.

How To : Take a picture on a Nokia C6 mobile phone

Learn how to capture images and zoom in and out with your C6. Learn how to modify capture and recording settings and how to use the captured image as a wallpaper. It's easy and this clip will teach you everything you need to know. For all of the details, including complete, st ...more

How To : Use Snagit

Snagit is a great image capture software package made by TechSmith. It does much more than capture images and has an intuitive image editor. Mike Lively shows you how to use SnagIt in this tutorial.

How To : Capture console gameplay video with a TV card

If you want to have any kind of impact in the discussion of video games online (and that is one big and jaded discussion) it will behoove you to be able to capture images of the games you're playing, be they console or PC. It's easy for the PC, but many people have no idea how ...more

How To : The HowTo Behind Avatar

There's a HowTo behind everything, including the astounding, just released 3-D Avatar. Reviews across the board agree with one thing: the film is visually breathtaking. PopSci explains the technology behind the filmmaking. "...James Cameron decided nearly a decade ago to film ...more

News : The 5 Best Free Camera Apps for Android

Practically every smartphone comes with a built-in camera app, but these apps are generally created by the device's manufacturer. And let's face it, manufacturers are hardware companies first and foremost, so they don't always produce the best software. Luckily, though, Andro ...more

How To : Use Your Shutter, ISO and Aperture

Learn the Basics of Shooting in "Manual" Mode on your DSLR In this first installment of Photography Basics, we will be exploring and explaining the basics of shooting with a DSLR in various shooting modes. This first webisode is intended to familiarize the user with the basic ...more

How To : Use Photoshop CS4 graduated filter tool

Sometimes photographers will find that the colors they saw with their eyes were not captured in their camera. Using the new Graduated Filter tool in Photoshop CS4, photographers can make isolated adjustments to an image using the tool’s gradients and correction sliders. The Gr ...more

How To : Take Better Photos Without a Better Camera

Taking great photos doesn’t mean you have to invest in an expensive camera. By learning a little bit about photography and the camera you have, you can use a simple point-and-shoot to capture amazing pictures. Try out these tips to begin! 1. Take the time to learn your camera ...more

How To : Take a screen shot on a Mac or Windows PC

Want to capture an image of your screen, either in full or in part? Whether you use Mac OS X or any variant of Microsoft Windows, this video tutorial will hae you taking screengrabs with ease regardless in no time. For specifics, and to get started taking your own screenshots, ...more

How To : Capture the perfect picture using your camera

Want to take the perfect photograph and apply it to your next scrapbooking project? Learn four simple rules of thumb in taking your next photo; Crop out the abstract images, get up close and personal with your object, change the angle and follow the rule of thirds. Don't just ...more

How To : Make scaled maps in Sandbox 2 for the game Crysis

So, you're addicted to that award-winning, science-fiction, first-person shooter, computer game Crysis, are ya? Well, then you probably know a bit about the Sandbox 2 level editor then, don't ya? Well, if you need to figure out how to make 1:1 scaled maps in Sandbox to go int ...more

How To : Create stop motion light painting for animation

In this tutorial, we learn how to create stop motion light painting for animation First, you need to be outdoors in the dark or in a very dark room. Then, grab a still camera that can open a shutter for a long amount of time to capture the lighting. Next, lock the camera down ...more

How To : Transfer photos from your iPhone to your Mac

This video tells us the method to transfer photos from your iPhone to your Mac. In the first step, launch the image capture. Connect your iPhone to Mac via a USB cable. 'Download To' option is used for specifying the folder in which you want the downloaded files. 'Automatic Ta ...more

How To : Use the JVC DR-DV5000 Direct To Edit

Check out this cinematography tutorial video that demonstrates how to use your professional JVC DR-DV5000 Direct to Edit (DTE). The DR-DV5000 is designed to mount directly to your JVC GY-DV5100 and turn it into a DV-Disk recording solution. It becomes possible to shoot directl ...more

How To : Make a Cheap iPod Projector and Screen

This article will teach you how to make an iPod video projector for about $6 (depending on what materials you have) that works pretty well. First off, you need to gather your materials. I had everything except the magnifying glass, which I bought for $3. Materials Cardboard ...more

News : Photo Highlights from the Quadrantid Meteor Shower

If you slept in during the peak of the Quadrantid meteor shower this morning, don't fret, because plenty of early risers did manage to wake up—with their cameras. Even if you did wake up and managed to withstand the cold morning air, you might not have seen anything. Cloud cov ...more

HowTo : Photograph an Atomic Bomb

George Yoshitake is one of the remaining living cameramen to have photographed the nuclear bomb. His documentation of the military detonation of hundreds of atom bombs from 1956 to 1962 reveals the truly chilling effect of the weapon. Below, images and explanatory captions via ...more

News : Slo-Mo & Timelapse of Hong Kong = GORGEOUS

Shot on the 7D, filmmaker Euan Preston captured these images of Hong Kong that make me want to travel there immediately. Stunning photography. The slow motion footage was shot at 60P then processed through Twixtor at 25% to get these hauntingly beautiful images.

News : 10 Photography Tips for Mastering Your Camera Phone

If you're always taking blurry and underexposed pics with your mobile device, try using some of the tips below to turn your phone into a valuable photography asset. It doesn't matter if you have an iPhone, Android smartphone, or even a first-gen camera phone... you can still t ...more

News : Hacked Kinect Captures 3D Video in Real Time

That Kinect you bought for your Xbox 360? More than just a game controller, it's a bonafide hologram generator! In the clip below, UC Davis researcher Dr. Oliver Kreylos demos the process. The fun stuff begins at the :44 mark. Kreylos explains, "By combining the color and the ...more

How To : Use the camera of the Nokia N97

This video will show you how to use the camera of Nokia N97. To use the camera of Nokia N97: Turn on the camera and open the lens cover or press the Capture key. In your view finder, you can see: Exit icon, Camera icon, Flash icon ,Expand Toolbar and Options icon. Tap the scre ...more

How To : Oil paint metal objects with Hall Groat

In this Painting Metallic Surfaces Hall video tutorial, learn how to paint metal objects with oil paint. This is a good tutorial to learn how to paint metal surfaces so that it looks like real metal. The examples used in this video is the painting of a pocket watch, ornament, ...more

News : Amazing 3D video capture using Kinect

Screw gaming, let's get to the serious stuff! Here's an amazing video of a Kinect hack that lets one see what its camera sees - in 3D. Instead of 2D images of motion capture, we get the full spatial view. Think of the "bullet time" effect in The Matrix (freeze, rotate, conti ...more

News : The Birth of Skateboard Culture

Beautiful images from photographer Hugh Holland's recent show at M+B Gallery in L.A., "Locals Only", a portrait of 70s skateboard culture. "In the mid-Seventies, two events coincided in Southern California that gave rise to skateboarding as we now know it. The invention of th ...more

Jowlers : How to Photograph Yourself Mid-Seizure

It's time to get silly with your cell phone photos! This How-To will have you violently shaking your head back and forth. Why? To capture a shot mid-seizure, producing a "Jowler", a still image of the face one makes while vigorously shaking one's head. Click through for more i ...more

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