Photography is a challenging hobby, which is one of the things that makes it so rewarding. But there are a lot of crutches you can rely on that will make it harder to improve your skills. Using automated filters, like those provided by Instagram, is one of those crutches (as is using the “Auto Enhance” feature in […]
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    1. Upgrade your camera The first of these options is probably ideal if you want real control over the settings your camera uses for aperture and shutter speed. While you can do a few things to ‘trick’ your camera (see below) you’ll be limited in the exactness in the settings it will choose. If you’re […]
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    Some wrist watches tell time. Others try to do a bit more. Case in point is Swiss watchmaker Bovet’s new Récital 22 Grand Récital (yes, that’s two Récitals). This haute horlogerie timepiece designed by Bovet owner Pascal Raffy is also a tellurium-orrery that shows the dance between the Earth, Sun, and Moon, with a flying […]
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    After the basic Blaze and the angular Ionic, Fitbit has finally got the smartwatch formula right. The new Fitbit Versa works well, looks good, and is comfortable to wear for extended periods of time, though it’s not without its problems. Here’s our hands-on experience of using the wearable. Perhaps most importantly when compared with previous smartwatches from the […]
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    Wearable tech is often associated with smartwatches and fitness trackers, but we’ve also seen a niche group of consumer products aimed at regulating emotions. While it’s an area ripe for a placebo effect, we found Doppel, a heartbeat-simulating wrist wearable, to be curious enough to demo at CES 2017. The idea behind Doppel: strap the watch-like device to […]
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