CES is coming! 9 themes to watch for as the blockbuster tech show unfolds

It may not be the biggest, but CES is easily the most important tech show of the year. What will 2017’s monstrous tech fest hold? Here’s my list of the 9 biggest trends to watch for --what you’ll see in the year ahead -- as well as a…

Unlock your camera’s potential with aperture, shutter speed, and ISO settings

Understanding how the three elements of exposure works – and how to use them – will help you master your digital camera and take the best shots.
Cool Tech

Awesome tech you can’t buy yet: Submersible backpacks, magnet lamps, and more

Check out our roundup of the coolest crowdfunding projects and product announcements that hit the web this week. You can't buy this stuff yet, but there's no denying that it's fun to gawk!

How an iPad, a camera, and a Tumblr blog saved my life

Digital Trends' photography writer and cancer survivor Gannon Burgett shares how gadgets and the internet provided a distraction and an outlet when he needed them most -- while he was undergoing chemotherapy.

Magic Lantern brings in-camera digital negative RAW files to Canon DSLRs

Magic Lantern, the company behind the open-source firmware mods for Canon EOS cameras, showed off a potential game changer by revealing its in-camera DNG support in a proof-of-concept update.

Edit photos with precision and remove backgrounds with new iOS app Exacto

For over a decade, Photoshop's pen selection tool has been the best solution to cutting out subject matter within images. Now, you can use this functionality on the go with a new iOS app called Exacto.
Social Media

Linktree's free service can help up your Instagram marketing game

Instagram only offers one opportunity to link outside your profile. Now, you can get around that limit with a little workaround from Linktree, a completely free service that can take your Instagram marketing game to the next level.

Revision helps you create before-after image comparisons of your photo editing

Developed by 17-year-old Polish photographer Łukasz Oślizło, Revision automatically creates interactive before-and-after comparison images for photographers looking to show off their Photoshop chops.

Should you put a protective filter on your lens? Expert explains why and why not

A UV filter may protect the front element of your lens against scratches, but it's not always worth the cost. Lens Rentals' Roger Cicala explains when a filter is necessary and when you're better off pocketing your cash.

At age 76, this man carries on his passion of repairing old film cameras

Gian Luigi Carminati of Milan has been repairing analog cameras for nearly his entire life and he shows no signs of stopping at 76 years old. His story was recently told in a two-minute documentary by filmmaker David Drills on…

Videos show glimpse of Fujifilm medium format — here’s what we know so far

A series of YouTube videos is offering a glimpse into shooting with Fujifilm's upcoming medium format mirrorless camera, including details on the GFX camera's design, features, and autofocus.

See how death-defying photo of a skier jumping a lighthouse was made

When German photographer Christoph Jorda stumbled upon an Alpine lighthouse while waiting out the weather, he immediately knew it would make the perfect location for a photoshoot with Saloman Freeski Team Germany.