Learn All The Keyboard Shortcuts For Adobe Apps With This Cheat Sheet

Keyboard shortcuts are the ticket to working faster in many programs. This cheat sheet will help you work more efficiently in Adobe Creative Cloud apps, including Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign and Premier Pro.

The Colour Note Home Screen

If you enjoy a splash of colour, and also find musical notes aesthetically pleasing, then this home screen design has at least two things that you like.

The Modern Desktop

Flickr user Greg put this desktop together using Windows 7. It combines some things we like about the flat design in Windows 8 with a little depth elsewhere and some well-placed, very useful widgets. Here’s how he set it up.

Five Best Action Cameras

Whether you’re looking for a sturdy camera you can strap to yourself while you go biking or climbing, or one you can attach to your car to capture the craziness of the road or protect yourself from fraud, a good action camera is a must. Long battery life, durability, ease of use, accessible storage — this week we’re looking at five cameras that have it all, based on reader nominations.

The Ofinity Home Screen

Android: Geometry is cool. If you’re just wild about basic shapes, particularly those with no more or less than three sides, this home screen design called Ofinity has you covered.

The Geometric Desktop

Windows: Flickr user eriksseibutis put together this beautiful desktop with shortcuts on the right, time and date on the left, and a stark wallpaper. The whole setup looks great when clear or covered with windows. Here’s how he set it up.

Learn Photography With Camera Instructor's Free Interactive Courses

Camera Instructor is a free web-based photography school that teaches you the fundamentals of photography through videos and interactive exercises. It’s taught by photographer and programmer Cody Meyer, and each lesson starts with an instructional video followed by mini exercises (using in-browser camera simulators) that test what you learnt.

Drones 101: Flying And Photography Tips For Beginners

Abraham Joffe is an award-winning Australian cinematographer specialising in documentaries and nature videos. His expertise in drone imaging recently landed him a producing role on Tales by Light; a six-part television series by Canon and National Geographic which kicked off last week. We asked Joffe to share his tips for flying drones and taking photos with them.

Build Your Own LED Light Panel With A Brownie Pan

LED lighting panels for photography can cost $500 or more, but if you’re willing to put in a little elbow grease, Make shows you how build your own for about $100.

The Retro Calculator Home Screen

Back in the ancient days of yesteryear, calculators were physical devices with buttons. Now they have been replaced by the phone in your pocket. If you miss those days, but still like your phone, this calculator home screen will take you back in time.