8 Steps to Better Milky Way Editing in Lightroom

8 Steps to Better Milky Way Editing in Lightroom

Editing pictures of the Milky Way is difficult to get right. Which white balance do you use? How bright should the scene be? How do you remove excessive noise without stars disappearing? Well, follow these eight steps for image editing success on the galactic scale with Lightroom Classic.

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White House reportedly moves to eliminate COVID-19 security theater at airports

White House reportedly moves to eliminate COVID-19 security theater at airports

International travelers arriving in the United States will reportedly no longer go through enhanced health screenings at the airport. The planned change in policy, first reported by Yahoo News, is expected to go into effect on September 14th.

Continue Reading . . . https://www.theverge.com/2020/9/9/21429462/white-house-trump-covid-airport-screening-security-temperature-check

The first Dune trailer worms its way online

The first Dune trailer worms its way online

Dune is one of the greatest science fiction books ever written, and the first trailer for the latest adaptation has finally arrived, giving fans a first glimpse at director Denis Villeneuve’s take on Frank Herbert’s iconic novel.

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Xbox Series X officially arrives November 10th for $499

Xbox Series X officially arrives November 10th for $499

Microsoft has finally given us launch details on the Xbox Series X: It’s arriving on November 10th for $499, just like the leaks earlier this week predicted. It’ll also be available via Xbox All Access, a bundle which includes the system GamePass Ultimate, for $34.99 a month over 24 months.

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2020 is set to mark the end of the hottest 5-year period on record

2020 is set to mark the end of the hottest 5-year period on record

2020 is on track to be a hell of a year for yet another reason: it will close out the hottest five-year period in recorded history, according to a new report. The average global temperature for that five-year period was 1.1 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial temperatures.

Continue Reading . . . https://www.theverge.com/2020/9/9/21427943/2020-global-warming-record-5-year-period-united-nations-report