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6 Smart Ways To Digitally Declutter

This time of year, as our focus turns to spring cleaning, there’s an aspect of tidying up that most of us may be forgetting: our digital clutter. We’re partnering with Walmart Family Mobile to bring you some excellent technology tidying tips (say that five times fast!).

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Photography

How to Apply RAW Profiles to Photos Automatically on Import With Lightroom

When you shoot RAW images, you’re capturing a lot of data. As you bring those shots into Adobe Lightroom, the program interprets all that data to turn it into a recognizable image, as a starting point for your edit.

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Photography

Vazen announces an $8,000 85mm T2.8 1.8x anamorphic lens for PL, EF mount cameras

Chinese cinema lens manufacturer Vazen has announced the release of their new 85mm T2.8 1.8x Anamorphic lens for PL and EF mount camera systems.

The 85mm T2.8 1.8x Anamorphic lens is the first of a new ‘LF’ lineup designed for large-format cinema cameras, such as the RED Monstro, Alexa LF, Kinefinity Mavo LF and Z-Cam E2-F8.

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Photography

Finding Urban Wildlife

A tricolored heron inches toward the muddy shores that a rival snowy egret has claimed for the afternoon. I lift my lens through my car’s sunroof and take aim. The mid-afternoon sun perfectly silhouettes them in the silvery water.

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Art

Why Does TikTok Bother the Powerful So Much?

(graphic by the author for Hyperallergic)


The recent news that the White House may ban the social media platform TikTok has people wondering, why? While Silicon Valley social giants, like Twitter and Facebook, have avoided similar threats, the question remains why TikTok, which is owned by a Chinese company but has headquarters in the UK and the US, is causing so much condemnation.

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