Hillary Grigonis

Hillary Grigonis

Hillary never planned on becoming a photographer—and then she was handed a camera at her first writing job and she's been writing with one hand and shooting with the other ever since. When she's not working as a writer or lifestyle photographer, she's trying to keep up with two toddlers, collecting film cameras or unplugging outdoors.
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Business

Will your carry-on fit in that overhead bin? Kayak’s new AR tool can tell you

Don't break out the tape measure just yet -- a new augmented reality tool inside the Kayak app can help determine if your bag meets carry-on requirements. After measuring the bag, the app compares it to your airline's requirements.
Photography

Instagram’s shopping stickers for businesses see wide rollout

As the Stories format continues to grow, Instagram is allowing users to shop the items inside a Stories photo or video. Instagram recently expanded stickers that let people shop inside a Story by tapping on the sticker.
Business

The flu is a bad souvenir. Here’s how a pilot stays healthy while flying

Why is it so common to get sick after a flight? A pilot explains the culprits and offers some tips to stay healthy when traveling by air, from nose spray to skipping the alcohol and doing aerobic exercises.
Photography

Photo FOMO: Recharge and stash lenses with this smartphone photo bag

Between lenses and extra batteries, smartphone photographers have lots of accessories too -- and could soon have a bag designed specifically for them. The bag isn't the only new accessory with wireless charging announced this week either.
Social Media

Facebook expands fact-checking net to try to catch doctored photos and videos

Facebook is now fact-checking images and video along with articles, using third-party organizations. New A.I. helps flag potential fakes for human review, but user flags and comments still help recognize what content might not be accurate.
Photography

Aurora HDR 2019 applies A.I. to achieve more natural high dynamic range images

HDR is easy to overdo and difficult to get just right -- but Skylum says the new artificial intelligence inside Aurora HDR 2019 helps create more natural HDR images. The update also brings the LUT mapping popular in video editing.