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Photography Corner – Aperture Priority Mode

Photography Corner – Aperture Priority Mode

This is the second installment in the Photography Corner series. In the previous article we discussed some of the basics of exposure and how aperture, shutter speed, and ISO settings affect your photos. In this article, we’ll look at what happens when we want to prioritize one of those variables…

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Photography Corner – Starting with the Basics

Photography Corner – Starting with the Basics

I’m sure many of you are like me. Maybe it was having kids that spurred you on to get that slick new DSLR or mirrorless camera, or maybe you saw some amazing photos on social media that you’d like to replicate. Whatever the motivation, learning photography can be a daunting task. (more…)

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Nest Cam – Great Addition to your Home Security Platform

Nest Cam – Great Addition to your Home Security Platform

DIY home and business security is all the rage these days. I’ve previously written about Abode and what they can do to help you secure your home. Though they have some basic cameras that integrate well with their systems, I feel that there is room for improvement (more…)

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CrashPlan Home is No More: Update to the Protecting your Digital Assets Series

CrashPlan Home is No More: Update to the Protecting your Digital Assets Series

Things often change quickly in the tech world, and this week proved to be no exception. In a previous series of articles, I went into detail on how to protect your digital assets, which included making cloud backups. At the time, I favored Backblaze but had some good things to say about CrashPlan..

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Hiking with Youngsters: 11 Tips to Make it a Success

Hiking with Youngsters: 11 Tips to Make it a Success

You already love the outdoors yourself and you know how important it is to get your kids outside with you as well. Unfortunately, they might be very young still and we all know it isn’t the easiest thing in the world to take them hiking. Don’t let that stop you! (more…)

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Get Outdoors

Get Outdoors

We were fortunate to enjoy a break in the weather yesterday and decided to take full advantage of the situation. I have to admit that we haven’t always been great at getting the kids out into the wilderness as much as we should. Now that our youngest is over a year (more…)

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