Video shows how to get better photos and video outdoors by controlling the light

Taking the time to modify and control the light hitting your subject outdoors can go a long way toward improving your photos and videos. Here is how to do it.

Priolite Ultra is a powerful photography strobe you can take anywhere

Now on Kickstarter, the Priolite Ultra is a 500ws monolight that can sync at any shutter speed and provides 220 full-power flashes on one battery. It is compatible with many camera brands and includes a built-in RF transmitter.

New Instagram trend may inspire you to take your cat on next camping trip

We have all seen social media hashtags start some pretty fun trends over the years. Now, a new trend may have you cat lovers out there purring like your feline friends, and it’s called #campingwithcats.

Learn the basics of Adobe Lightroom in less time it takes to cook an egg

Marc Silber of Advancing Your Photography has put together a six-minute video showing how to streamline your editing workflow with a few basics in Lightroom, from minor exposure adjustments to custom image alignment.

Panasonic’s puffy Ballooncam is a drone safe enough to soar above crowds

What do you get when you cross a balloon and a drone? This prototype from Panasonic could improve drone safety as well as flight times. Oh, and it also doubles as a projector for displaying messages at sporting events.

Prisma turned a time lapse of China into a beautiful animated movie

Over 2,500 images and 80 hours of post-production work went into creating this gorgeous time-lapse animation of China. Each frame was captured individually in Prisma, the hot new app that uses AI to redraw images in an artistic style.

ExploreCams pulls metadata from photo sharing sites to show most popular cameras

Using this publicly available metadata, a new website called ExploreCams pulls together interactive graphics to show what cameras, lenses, and settings are most used around the world.

The 3,900-ft projected ceiling in this Berlin mall lets you shop underwater

The main attraction at most malls may be the shopping, but that's not the case in Berlin's Das Schloss. In fact, the best thing you can get at Das Schloss isn't even something you can buy -- it's just something you look up to.

How and why 3-point lighting can take images to another level

One of the most popular lighting setups is called three-point lighting, and just as the number implies, it involves using three lights to create and direct pleasing light on your subject.

Fore! And Aft! NBC Sports to live-stream golf tournament in VR

Allie, the company behind the “always-on” VR camera of the same name, has partnered with NBC Sports to provide live, 360-degree coverage of this year’s American Century Championship celebrity golf tournament.

How Art404 turned Instagram into a massive, pop culture mural

Digital Trends recently spoke with New York-based artup, Art404, about the group's living Instagram mural, how it makes a lasting impact by playing off of pop culture themes, and what it takes to succeed as an artist in the social media…

Working with RAW video files? Update to SlimRAW lowers file sizes without quality loss

SlimRAW's latest update adds a new lossless RAW video compression to reduce file sizes while keeping quality intact. The update also adds more lossy compression options, giving videographers more options for converting and compressing…