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Getting the best bokeh in your background

Learn how to shoot a photo with shallow depth of field so that the subject is sharp and the background is out of focus.

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Sony Dev-50 digital binoculars fill a double bill as a still or video camera

Instead of a pair of metal tubes packed with lenses, the DEV-50 binoculars is a pair of 1080p HD camcorders joined together. Andy Ihnatko took them for a spin.

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You'll be wondering where is your mind if you don't fund this Pixies coffee table book

If you're a fan of The Pixies, there's still time to help fund the Kickstarter project to publish a book with vintage band photos.

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Building better slideshows on your iPad

How to connect iPhoto with iMovie to create polished, professional-looking sequences of slides on your tablet.

Flickr's new interface emphasizes social media, but will anger long-time users

Flickr's new upgrade showcases big, bold images, but many do not like the change.

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Essential photo composition tips and tricks

Photographic composition can spell the difference between an inspired image and one that is dull and flat.

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How to photograph the moon

We've collected some basic, all-around tips for getting the best shots of the moon.

Hands-on: Flickr gets a stunning new look, but still feels incomplete

After years of languishing mostly unchanged, Flickr—the one-time leader in photo-sharing sites—finally got a major overhaul. Is it enough to get you back? Maybe.

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How to capture a sense of speed with panning

Panning is a technique that lets you capture the essence of motion in a photo. By shooting with a somewhat slow shutter speed and tracking the action as you take the picture, you blur the background while freezing the subject. Here's how to do it.

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Tips and tricks for iPhoto for iOS

You may think you know most of what there is to know about iPhoto's mobile version, but the more obscure capabilities make your pictures pop.