photography

Slidebox Quickly Organises iOS Photos Into Albums

iOS: Sorting through and organising photos is a problem for most of us, and one that hasn’t really been solved despite a lot of attempts. Slidebox keeps things simple by allowing you to organise your photos with a few quick gestures.


Lifehacker Faceoff: Google Photos Vs Flickr

Last month, both Google and Yahoo introduced big changes to their photo storage services, Google Photos and Flickr (4.0), respectively. Both offer identical, useful features: automatic photo backups, intelligent organisation, online editing tools and sharing capabilities. So which one should you use?


Career Spotlight: What I Do As An Aerial Photographer

There are some perspectives you can only get from the air. Though drones have made aerial photography more accessible than ever to amateurs and hobbyists, sometimes the only tool for the job is a Cessna and a full-frame camera.


Top 10 Ways To Improve Your Messy Photo Collection

Our photo collections have a way of growing and multiplying like weeds, and tidying all the photos up can be a daunting task. With the right tools and approach, however, organising all our photos is less of a chore.


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.


How The New Google Photos Makes Your Picture Library Awesome

Google announced Google Photos last week, a new photo-hosting service that combines everything great about Google+ Photos with unlimited free storage for high-quality photos and HD videos. Whether you’re trying it for the first time or logging in to see what’s different, here’s what’s new and how to make the most of it.


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.


All The Settings On Your Camera's Mode Dial, Explained In Three Minutes

A nice camera can make your photos a lot better, but knowing how to use it is even better. If you’ve always been afraid to switch out of Auto, our friends at Gizmodo have a video that explains what each of those mode dial settings does.


Improve Your LinkedIn Profile Photo By Looking Up At The Camera

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Your photo is one of the most prominent elements of your LinkedIn profile, so it’s important to get it right if you’re searching for a new role. One useful trick? Make sure you look up at the camera.