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    Getting the right printer for your needs can be a minefield. However, as long as you know what you intend to use a printer for its simple to narrow down your choices

  • How-Tos: Print multiple images per sheet on Windows 8

    Here's how to print several images on one sheet, using Windows 8.

  • How-Tos: How to minimize noise in digital photos

    In the days before digital photography, seemingly every corner store had rack upon rack of film on display. Each roll of film was marked with a speed--measured in ISO--such as 100, 200, or 400. Higher-speed film was handy for low-light photography, but it had a serious disadvantage: grain.

  • How-Tos: Shoot now, focus later: Change the focus after you take a photo

    The line separating reality and science fiction continues to blur. Whereas 40 years ago, cameras that focused themselves were unfathomable, auto-focus lenses have been a routine part of photography since the 1980s. Fast forward to today, and you can purchase the Lytro camera, which does away with the idea of focusing entirely: You can change the focus of Lytro photos after they're taken. The coolest part? I'm going to tell you how to simulate Lytro photos with the camera you already own.

  • How-Tos: What are your rights as a photographer?

    You probably don't think about the legality of taking photos very much, but it's more important than ever to be aware of your rights and responsibilities as a photographer--even if you aren't shooting covers for Time magazine. It's certainly true that the U.S. Constitution recognizes a formidable array of rights and freedoms; but when it comes to taking photos, in a lot of situations your rights aren't so clear-cut.

  • How-Tos: Recover deleted photos from camera or memory card

    Here's how to recover photos you've deleted from your camera or memory card.

  • How-Tos: How to edit photos on the iPad using Snapseed

    Tablets, smartphones and even some desktop computers have touchscreens. Jim Martin explains how to use Snapseed, a photo editor that that's supremely easy to use.

  • How-Tos: Turn any DSLR into a light field camera, for free

    We show you how to take photos and then focus the image later. Here's how to turn any DSLR camera into a light field camera, for free.

  • How-Tos: How to delete photos from iPhone 5

    We show you how to permanently delete photos from your iPhone.

  • How-Tos: How to play any video format on your iPhone or iPad

    Download an inexpensive - or even free - app and you can play any video format on your iPad or iPhone. Forget all that time-consuming transcoding from one format to another. We show you how to do it.

  • How-Tos: How to convert videos to different formats

    Convert your videos to the right formats for all your devices including TVs, tablets, smartphones, iPods, media streamers and more. Here's all you need to know about codecs, containers, bitrate and more

  • How-Tos: How to back up your digital photos online for free

    We show you how to use Google Drive to store your photos in the cloud

  • How-Tos: Transfer photos from laptop to Nexus 7, Nexus 4 and Nexus 10

    Google's Nexus Android smartphones and tablets are great devices. And here's our guide on how to transfer photos from a laptop to the Nexus 7, Nexus 4 and Nexus 10.

  • How-Tos: How to resize images in Photoshop

    Sharing photos from your digital camera isn't always as easy as it should be. We explain how to resize images for different uses.

  • How-Tos: Use Photoshop images in Final Cut Pro X

    If you manipulate photographs, create graphics, or otherwise work with images, you've probably used Adobe Photoshop. And if you edit video, you've likely incorporated still images into your video projects.

  • How-Tos: How to organise your digital photo collection

    We explain how to create a photo workflow that allows you to organise and easily find your snaps, and perform some quick fixes on photos that need a bit of attention.

  • How-Tos: How to download YouTube videos to Android

    If one of the things for which you enjoy using your Android tablet is to watch YouTube videos, the need to be in range of a Wi-Fi hotspot can be a pain. And if you have a mobile data connection, watching those old favourites time and again can quickly put you over your monthly allowance. The solution is to download YouTube videos to your device for offline viewing. Here's how.

  • How-Tos: Use Final Cut Pro X with your DSLR

    Many of today's DSLR (digital single-lens reflex) cameras can shoot not only great images, but also outstanding high-definition video. And when you're ready to edit video that you've shot with a DSLR, Final Cut Pro X makes browsing, selecting, importing, and backing up your media--both video and stills--fast and easy, even if you've already used another application to move the media onto the computer. Let's take a look at the options you have for importing media shot with a DSLR into Final Cut Pro X.

  • How-Tos: How to turn your Nexus 7 or Nexus 10 into a digital photo frame

    Daydream is a new feature in Android Jelly Bean 4.2 that in essence turns your Nexus 7 or Nexus 10 into a digital photo frame, displaying a slideshow of images when idle. It can also display a clock, Google Currents articles or colours. Here's how to set up Daydream on Google's latest Android tablets.

  • How-Tos: Convert your old videos, photos, negatives, LPs and tapes to digital formats

    We explain how to convert those old photos, LPs, tapes and videos to a digital format that you can keep forever


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