Name your price for an education in professional photography [Deals]

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Upgrade your photography skills for whatever you're willing to pay.
Upgrade your photography skills for whatever you're willing to pay.
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Thanks to smartphones, we’re all photographers now. Not necessarily good photographers, but still, technology has made it so that taking pretty pictures is just a matter of ‘point and shoot’. Of course, if you want to make some money with your camera, you’ll need to upgrade your knowledge along with your gear.

Name your price to learn photography like a pro [Deals]

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Name your price for a massive set of photography lessons and resources.
Name your price for a massive set of photography lessons and resources.
Photo: Cult of Mac Deals

We live in a world saturated by images. So it’s extra hard to make photographs that stand out, especially as a professional.

Whether you’re looking to make a living or just make nice pictures, it pays to get expert instruction. Unfortunately, that instruction is also something you have to pay for. But not with this packed bundle of photography lessons and resources. Right now, it’s yours for whatever you want to pay.

HomePod software leaks new ‘SmartCamera’ feature for iPhone

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We could be waiting a long time for iPhone 8.
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Apple’s HomePod might have revealed another huge new iPhone feature after developers did some more digging into the beta software for the upcoming smart speaker.

The software appears to reference an unannounced “SmartCamera” feature built into iOS 11 or the yet-to-be-released 2017 iPhone. And it could totally change the way we snap photos.

How to use Portrait Mode like a pro

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The iPhone 7 Plus will completely change your photos.
The iPhone 7 Plus will completely change your photos.
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Portrait Mode has quickly become the standout feature on the iPhone 7 Plus. When you get the new dual-lens camera in the hands of pro photographers, it’s not hard to see why.

Apple published a new guide today that reveals how photographers are using the new Portrait Mode. Most of the tips are pretty simple and can be mastered quickly.

Here’s how to get the most out of Portrait Mode with iPhone 7 Plus.