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Peak Design has Updated and Perfected Their Camera Straps Peak Design has Updated and Perfected Their Camera Straps

Even knowing Peak Design makes the best camera bags, backpacks, and totes, we’re surprised by how much we love their latest camera strap and cuff.

How to Edit Your Vacation Photos So They Don't Totally Suck How to Edit Your Vacation Photos So They Don't Totally Suck

So you took a trip somewhere cool, snapped a bunch of photos, and now you have no idea what to do with them all. Don’t worry, editing your vacation photos isn’t as tough or technical as it sounds.

Our Readers' Favorite Action Cam Is Just $55 Right Now, Plus a Free Bonus Battery Our Readers' Favorite Action Cam Is Just $55 Right Now, Plus a Free Bonus Battery

Yi’s original action cam is a longtime reader-favorite, and one of my personal favorite gadgets to boot, and you can pick it up for $55 from Amazon with promo code VDF5CJDF.

How to Take Better Photos at Popular Tourist Spots How to Take Better Photos at Popular Tourist Spots

You’re on vacation, and you’ve got your camera out at a well-known tourist spot where everyone and their mother has snapped the same pic over and over. How do you make each click of the shutter count?

How to Take Amazing Photos in Art Museums Without Getting Kicked Out  How to Take Amazing Photos in Art Museums Without Getting Kicked Out 

One of the best things about visiting art museums is being able to see work that touches and inspires you, and it makes sense that you might want to snap a photo. But, many museums have rules restricting photography, and the last thing you want to do is be kicked out or damage artwork for the sake of a photo.

Tiger Selfies Have Got to Stop Tiger Selfies Have Got to Stop

In honor of International Tiger Day, PETA sent an open letter to Tinder’s founder and chairman Sean Rad asking him to ban tiger photos on the service. That’s actually a fantastic idea—and not just because it makes you look like a tool.

The Essential Tools Inside a Pro Travel Photographer's Bag The Essential Tools Inside a Pro Travel Photographer's Bag

There’s more to a travel photographer’s kit than a camera body and a few lenses. Here are the essentials the pros always keep close at hand.

Use Instagram on Any Computer Like You Would on a Smartphone Use Instagram on Any Computer Like You Would on a Smartphone

Unlike Facebook and Twitter, Instagram lacks a desktop experience. The photo-sharing network limits users on how much they can post, see, and engage with if they’re logged in through a computer.

We Tried Mark Zuckerberg's Tricks for Looking Taller in Photos We Tried Mark Zuckerberg's Tricks for Looking Taller in Photos

Didn’t you think Mark Zuckerberg is tall? According to a 2010 New Yorker profile, he’s “only around five feet eight, but he seems taller, because he stands with his chest out and his back straight, as if held up by a string.” Wired writer Graham Starr thinks Zuck seems tall for another reason: He stages his photos to…

When You Visit Sacred Spaces, Think Before You Selfie When You Visit Sacred Spaces, Think Before You Selfie

The rise of the selfie has driven a rift into society, bringing up a surprising number of issues over gender, class, age, religion, and race. Wired’s Jason Parham explores some of these in “When the Selfie Turns Sacrilegious,” an essay on taking selfies in sacred or serious places like mosques and art installations.

The Curious Photographer's Bag The Curious Photographer's Bag

The best camera is the one you have with you, so why not bring a bunch? The gear in Addim Hawk’s bag is versatile enough for capturing beautiful shots and action scenes, all inside a pretty compact setup.

Matador's Base Layer Is Like A Down Jacket For Your DSLR Matador's Base Layer Is Like A Down Jacket For Your DSLR

I want the equivalent of a laptop sleeve for my Sony A7, and I finally got it with Matador’s Base Layers.

Back Up Your Photos So Companies Like Photobucket Can't Hold Them for Ransom Back Up Your Photos So Companies Like Photobucket Can't Hold Them for Ransom

Dust thou art, and unto dust shalt thou return, unless thou pay Photobucket $400/year. The 14-year-old photo hosting site recently stopped letting outside sites display its photos for free, a move that instantly broke images on blogs, home pages, and eBay and Amazon listings, and infuriated longtime users. Some users…

Taking Selfies Doesn't Make You a Narcissist Taking Selfies Doesn't Make You a Narcissist

If you’ve ever looked at someone’s selfie and thought “They are so vain,” you might be making an unfair assumption. A recent study suggests most selfie-takers aren’t into themselves any more than normal people.

This iOS Camera App Brings Out the Pro in Amateurs This iOS Camera App Brings Out the Pro in Amateurs

iPhone: Apple’s default camera app is a multifaceted photo capture tool, and simple enough to use. From panoramas to videos to HDR pictures, you can capture a variety of images, but can’t reach that granularity you might want if you’re trying to frame that perfect shot. Photographers looking for more control should…

How to Photograph Your House for Airbnb How to Photograph Your House for Airbnb

So you’ve taken the leap and decided to offer your home as a cozy place to stay for weary travelers, tourists, and vacationers. You can list your house on Airbnb, VRBO, HomeAway, or one of a handful of other vacation rental sites, but you want to make sure that listing looks as inviting as possible to attract…

How to Post Instagram Photos From Your Mac How to Post Instagram Photos From Your Mac

Mac: Some of the most popular apps on your phone most likely have a web-friendly version. Facebook and Twitter both started on the web, after all. But Instagram is different, and not exactly web-friendly, which makes it a hassle if you prefer to edit your photos on your desktop (large screens are still cool!) instead…

Get All The Photos Friends Take at Your Wedding Instantly With This App Get All The Photos Friends Take at Your Wedding Instantly With This App

Sure, event photographers are great, but what about all those pictures your wedding and party guests are taking on their smartphones? Tracking down all those great images can be a huge pain after the event, but it doesn’t have to be. If you get your guests to download this app first, you’ll get all their photos…

This App Can Choose Your Best Photos For You This App Can Choose Your Best Photos For You

Android: If your phone’s storage is running low, you might want to start deleting some low-quality photos from your phone or backing it up with an app like Google Photos. The photo app EyeEm announced an update on Wednesday that uses artificial intelligence to pick out your best photos.

How to Shoot Amazing Pictures with a 360-Degree Camera How to Shoot Amazing Pictures with a 360-Degree Camera

A 360-degree cameras is one of those things that I didn’t quite get the draw of until I actually tried one. A friend brought his new Gear 360 to a dinner party, snapped an epic shot of everyone at our table doing a cheers, and I was instantly hooked. A week later I was toting my own around, and I’ve carried the thing…

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