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If you Lack coffee table just isn't sci-fi enough, don't worry, you have options. One of the more interesting projects is converting it into an "infinity" table, where the combination of LEDs, glass and a mirror creates a neat optical illusion that's sure to entertain guests and terrify your cat.

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There are many ways to take a good photograph: positioning and lighting, compelling subject matter and decent equipment can all play a role. However, it's also possible to boost the quality of your photos via a few simple tricks. With that in mind, here are 21 camera hacks from the Lifehacker archives - from candid photography tips to cheap DIY accessories.

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Sometimes it takes more than simple colour correction to make a good photo into a great photo. If you have a scenic picture that could use just a little more warmth to make it pop, try adding some extra light in Photoshop with "light bleeding".

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Google Pixel owners, this is the mod you've been waiting for. Well, one of them at least. If you've been disappointed by the Pixel's lack of dual speakers, no problem — like the Nexus before it, a rooted Pixel can be tweaked via software to kidnap the earpiece for use as a second speaker.

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The Melbourne Cup yesterday was a bit of a depraved mess — if you were out in the paddock, at least. Inside the Myer Marquee, things were a little more dignified. Sydney street photographer Giuseppe Santamaria travelled down to yesterday's Melbourne Cup to snap some photos using Portrait mode on the iPhone 7 Plus, and they're pretty special. Here are Santamaria's top ten tips for portrait photography — whether you're using an iPhone or DLSR.

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Frequent desktop contributor JonRedcorn2 usually uses Windows, but this time he has a Mac — and that isn't stopping him from customising it the way he likes. Here's how he set up this beautifully clean desktop.

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The first time you picked up Photoshop, I'm sure you made some criminally bad decisions with filters and effects. We all did. It's the natural result of learning via trial and error. But have you completely excised your novice Photoshop habits? Here are ten you definitely shouldn't be doing.

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Sharpening a photo digitally can be a helpful way to bring out the textures in a soft image, but sharpening too much can create an annoying 'ghost' effect around hard lines. Here's a better way to do it in Photoshop without overemphasising the hard edges.