I shoved my phone in my husband's face to show him a picture I'd taken of the New York skyline. "It's good, right?" I asked, way too proud of myself because, frankly, it was not good. "Well," he said. "Imagine how good it would look if you knew what you were doing." I rolled my eyes but took him up on his offer to teach me about exposure.
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We've shared a number of budget-friendly, DIY solutions to light up your photos and videos. But maybe you still need something that's equally as easy on the wallet and sturdy to hold up your DIY lights. Well, here you go: a light stand that's made out of PVC and costs you less than $10.
For many people, Google Photos, Flickr, and other cloud-based image hosting services are perfect for backing up photos, sharing them, and organising them into galleries. If you'd rather use a self-hosted solution you control, or maybe use one in addition to those cloud services, Chevereto is worth a look.
It can be surprisingly hard to get a decent shot of expansive buildings or architecture. Maybe there are tourists in your photo or your lens isn't wide enough or your picture just won't do the scene justice. For a better shot, focus on detail instead of the big picture.
Your camera's manual exposure settings can be complicated. Rules of thumb are useful for figuring out the right settings to go with. For example, if you're out and about taking street photos, use the f/8 rule for your camera's aperture.
Chrome: A ton of photography apps, like Google Photos and Apple Photos, try to automatically make sense of objects in your photos and add automated tags, and it turns out Facebook does that too, even though you'd never know it. Show Facebook Computer Vision Tags is a Chrome extension that reveals all those tags.
Web/Android/iOS: Human trafficking is a massive, global problem -- one that an app alone won't solve, but one that this app may be able to help with, just a little bit. TraffickCam asks you to snap pictures of your hotel room, creating a database that can be matched to rooms in photos with trafficking victims.