How I finally got serious about my photography [Reviews]

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Get serious with a Lightroom crash course that won't take too much of your time.
Get serious with a Lightroom crash course that won't take too much of your time.
Photo: Ste Smith/Cult of Mac

Even if the “teacher” is a college kid with bad diction, the one-hour Lightroom Basics course that I just took is pretty darn fantastic.

I have to take a lot of photos here at Cult of Mac, especially for reviews. Every gadget and gewgaw I review gets a big, bold photo at the top to best show off its features.

Because of this, I’ve been hoping to get serious about my photography for a while now. The first step was to sign up for one of these amazing, useful courses.

iPhone 7 and 5se concept puts pink spin on Apple’s 2016 lineup

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Is this what the 2016 iPhone lineup will look like?
Is this what the 2016 iPhone lineup will look like?
Photo: Curved

The iPhone 5se could be the pinkest iPhone Apple’s ever made if you believe the rumors, but what if it came the body like an iPhone 6 instead of a 5s?

In a new concept of Apple’s 2016 iPhone lineup, the folks at Curved have put a pink spin on the iPhone 5se that’s expected to be unveiled on March 15th. They also created concepts of the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus that add rumored features like a dual lens camera on the 7 Plus and a simpler frame with fewer antennas and no headphone jack.

Take a closer look:

Photographers, you use Adobe. You should learn it. [Deals]

These 14 courses cover essential Adobe photo software and the key skillsets in photography itself.
These 14 courses cover essential Adobe photo software and the key skillsets in photography itself.
Photo: Cult of Mac Deals

Adobe’s software products have become an key part of photography for pros and amateurs alike. Photoshop and Lightroom are industry standard platforms, but this bundle of 14 Adobe certified courses extend beyond software and into photography itself. It’s over 65 hours of top quality instruction in shooting and editing photos, and using Adobe’s essential software to bring your photos to their highest realization. Right now, you can get the whole thing for $69.

Sony says ‘major smartphone players’ will use dual-lens cameras in 2016

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iPhone Camera
Apple's making big upgrades to the iPhone's camera.
Photo: Ste Smith/Cult of Mac

Apple’s favorite camera sensor maker may have just dropped a big hint that a dual-lens camera is coming to the iPhone 7 later this year.

Sony CFO Kenichiro Yoshida revealed yesterday during the company’s Q3 FY15 earnings call that its dual-lens camera platform will be featured in a range of products from “major smartphone players” over the next year.

Could he possibly be talking about the iPhone?