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Photographer Captures Small Toys With Big Imagination

To be creative you have to keep your inner child alive. Mexican photographer Felix Hernandez Rodriguez is a grown-up who’s never stopped playing. He …

Street Photography Composition 101

Leading lines: Tokyo, 2011Dear streettogs,I just finished teaching my “Introduction to Street Photography Composition” workshop here in NYC, and I …

Street Photography

Mustafah Abdulaziz Travelled the World Looking for Water

To mark the UN's World Water Day I caught up with the photographer to talk about his latest project, which looks at how different cultures perceive water, the exploitation this leads to and the challenges we face to preserve our planets most vital...<p><i>This article originally appeared on VICE …

Abdul Aziz

DPhil student strikes gold in national science photography contest | University of Oxford

A stunning close-up image of a gold ion-trap chip has landed an Oxford DPhil student first place in the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research …

The story behind the photo that could define the Brussels attacks

Ketevan Kardava took the photo of two women which captures the horror experienced by those at the scenes of the Brussels attacks.<p>Kardava, a special …

The 9 Winning Photos of the 2015 Smithsonian Photo Contest

The Smithsonian has just announced the winning photos of its 13th annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest. A total of 9 winning shots were selected from …

11 Photographs from the Streets of Tokyo

Traveling is a great opportunity for photographers to surround themselves with new subjects and an unfamiliar environment where at every corner …

Photography

Photographer Turns an Old NYPD Surveillance Van Into a Cozy Mobile Home

Filmmaker and photographer Adam Nawrot of Protoscience Media Lab recently shared his collection of photos that give us a glimpse at an old NYPD …

Artist Taps into His Childhood Imagination By Reimagining Small Toys in Fantastical Scenes

Felix Hernandez approaches the world in the same way a painter does–not to document what already exists, but to express what's inside his soul. He does this through playful pictures that reimagine toys and models in grandiose, fantastical settings. A miniature car, for instance, is transported from …

Miniature

Black and White Portraits: A How-To Guide

Photography’s best shooters often turn to black and white for its expressive power. We spoke with three pros to learn the intricacies of creating …

Photography

Anonymous Hackers Declare 'Total War' on Donald Trump

Hackers have a bone to pick with Donald Trump.<p>A hooded figure wearing a Guy Fawkes mask—uniform of the informal hacker group Anonymous—has declared …

How Ansel Adams Captured Images as He Saw Them

In this video essay, Evan Puschak aka The Nerdwriter explains some of the techniques Ansel Adams used to achieve his technical and esthetic mastery. …

Santa Monica firm says it has found a way to salt away electricity, literally

In the energy world, the ability to store electricity at an affordable price is the treasure sought by utility engineers and financial wizards.<p>SolarReserve believes it has found a solution.<p>The Santa Monica company recently completed what it touts as a first-of-its-kind solar power plant that stores …

Renewable Energy

Fine Art Printing in the Age of Instagram - Interview with Felix Leutner of Foto Leutner Printing Laboratory | LensCulture

<i>Across three generations and for over 100 years, Foto Leutner has been a family-owned business based in Vienna, a national leader in high-end photographic production. Despite the printer’s historical roots, Foto Leutner is dedicated to innovation and strives to remain on the cutting edge of the</i> …

Photography

Microsoft is beating Apple in a key battle for the future of computing

But by 2017, IDC says, the rise of keyboard-detachable tablets— like the Microsoft Surface Book, the Apple iPad Pro, and the Google Pixel C — will return the tablet market to stable, if single-digit, growth.<p>And it's Microsoft that is poised to take full advantage of the rise of the detachable.<p>IDC …

How-To: Get a Sonos-like whole-home speaker setup on a budget

Sonos speakers offer some of the best features in the game, but they come with one drawback: it’s expensive to get the whole-home setup that people love so much. The cheapest speaker, the Sonos Play:1 comes in at $200, while the Play:3 runs $299, and the Play:5 goes for $499. And remember, to get …

Tech Trends

How the BBC is building the future of TV by blowing it up

While audiences around the world know the UK’s BBC best for its hit TV shows like Top Gear and Doctor Who, it has been a key force in technological advances since since it first started broadcasting almost a century ago.<p>To this day, its labs are cooking up experiments that may completely change the …

Newcastle University

7 Dead Simple Ways to Make Your Computer Run Like New

You change your car’s oil every 5,000 miles. You go to the doctor for a physical once a year. Every six months you get your teeth cleaned. And every …

2016 Photography Trends: What’s New and What’s Coming

Photography and design go hand-in-hand. Designers often double as photographers, and it’s vital to have a good eye for photography when incorporating …

Trends

Samsung launches S Service online tech support

As good as modern technology is, at some point we’ve all run into bugs, errors and even major problems that bring our gadgets to a halt. Sometimes solutions can be hard to come by, but Samsung is looking to lend a hand to with its new S Service, which offers online tech support from your PC.<p>The …

Gear & Gadgets

How 3D printing is shaking up high end dining

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/business/1229000/1229299_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524624120_faba8fee9262a3f216213e72fff2e175<p><b>Paco Perez is experimenting. The chef has won several Michelin stars for his restaurants. At one of them, La Enoteca at the Hotel Arts in</b> …

3D Printing

Nanorods Of Photocatalysts Achieve 100% Conversion From Solar Energy To Solar Fuel

There are many reasons that I love working in materials chemistry, and particularly in artificial photosynthesis – splitting water using sunlight to generate hydrogen and oxygen gases. You’ve heard me ramble on about this, my most favourite example of nature-inspired nanotechnology in previous …

Clean Energy

The World Photography Awards Finalists Will Motivate You To Explore The Planet

If the World Press Photo Contest winners left you lusting for even more gorgeous photography, then you’re in luck. The Sony World Photography Awards just announced its shortlist on Tuesday. And the photos are all equally stunning.<p>You might notice that the style of photography is different from the …

The Importance of Angles

The hairs on the back of your neck rise to attention; the crashing of waves pierce the air; the cacophony rises to a mind blowing crescendo, and you brace for the weight of the water coming directly at you. The moment expires, you are merely sitting on your couch, a magazine open in your hands. For …

Photography

In Conversation: Photographer Moises Saman On His Journey Documenting the Arab Spring

<i>Updated</i> | When a Tunisian street vendor set himself alight in a small town in December 2010, no one could have predicted what would come next: …

How art helped me see the beauty in loneliness

Olivia Laing’s The Lonely City explores the connection between isolation and creativity. In this extract she examines its role in the work of Edward Hopper, Andy Warhol and others, and suggests we should all be a little less frightened of being alone…<p>Q&A: neuroscientist John Cacioppo on science of …

Andy Warhol

Three Sisters Adorably Recreate the Oscars Best Picture Nominees

Mom Maggie Storino likes to play dress-up with her daughters, but only if Oscar Best Picture nominees are involved. For the past four years, Storino has been working with her girls to recreate the most iconic movies of the year, with an adorable twist courtesy of 5-year-old Sophia, 3-year-old …

Apple Pay Is Crushing Samsung Pay

Along with the launch of its iPhone 6/6 Plus phones, <b>Apple</b> introduced its very own contactless mobile payment system known as Apple Pay. Unsurprisingly, with the launch of its own Galaxy S6 smartphones, Apple rival <b>Samsung</b> released its own, very creatively named mobile payment system known as Samsung …

Mobile

'Passive Wi-Fi' uses 10,000 times less energy

Wi-Fi is a surprisingly brutal energy monster; as an increasing number of devices rely on constant connections to cloud services, its draw on global …

Wi-Fi

Squarespace taps renowned photojournalist for powerful Oscars commercial

Instead of fixating on big-name Hollywood stars, Squarespace has decided to center its Oscars campaign this year around the life and work of …