Simon Blatch

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How 1.7 Billion Stars Were Mapped With Dazzling 3-D Precision

The ESA's Gaia satellite is helping astronomers understand the origins of our galaxy, one star at a time.<p>More than a billion twinkling stars, drifting lazily across the sky as both Earth and our home galaxy revolve, have been mapped in 3-D by the European Space Agency’s Gaia satellite. On …

Universe

Drone Photography Tutorial: How to Take Killer Photos

These days, it seems like if you aren't using drones for photography that you're a bit behind the times.I've got a DJI Mavic Pro that I fly and I …

Landscape Photography

30,000 Photos by Masha Ivashintsova, 'Russia’s Vivian Maier,' Were Recently Found in an Attic Nearly 20 Years After Her Death

<i>Self-Portrait, Masha Ivashintsova, Leningrad, USSR, 1976. Credit: Masha Ivashintsova / Masha Galleries</i> If you've never heard of Masha Ivashintsova …

Russia

Patagonia vs. Donald Trump

We all knew the legendary outerwear company Patagonia lived and breathed the adventurous life. We knew they cared about the environment. But it wasn’t till Trump came along that we realized they were ready to fight.<p><b>Patagonia was built</b> in the image of its founder, Yvon Chouinard. In late January, …

Black Lives Matter

Why I Use Getty Images to Sell My Photos

By doing a quick calculation, my photos make up 0.002% of the still images available on GettyImages.com. Which means I have 1,600 photos for sale out …

24matins.uk

News<p>English sprinters finally found their mojo as the Commonwealth Games track and field events came to a head on Saturday, forcing Jamaican legend...<p>…

The 10 Best Photo Editing Apps For iPhone (2018 Edition)

1. Snapseed<p><b>All-purpose photo editor for image enhancements and corrections:</b><p>Exposure, color and sharpening adjustments<br>• Crop, rotate, straighten, …

Six clouds you should know about – and what they can reveal about the weather

Modern weather forecasts rely on complex computer simulators. These simulators use all the physics equations that describe the atmosphere, including …

143 Million People May Soon Become Climate Migrants

Climate change will drive human migration more than other events, a new report warns. But the worst impacts can be avoided.<p>Climate change will transform more than 143 million people into “climate migrants” escaping crop failure, water scarcity, and sea-level rise, a new World Bank report …

Greenland Ice Melt Could Push Atlantic Circulation to Collapse

The Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation (AMOC) is one part of the larger global thermohaline circulation. The circulation is powered by …

Maybe Trump Will Believe in Climate Change After Learning This Fact About Grizzly Bears

Although some people in the US (including our president) regularly deny it, climate change is happening - and it's happening quickly. Despite ample …

Hand-Drawn Graphics by Deep Bear

Check out these hand-drawn logos and badges created by Deep Bear.Deep Bear is a branding and graphic design studio specializing in old methods of …

Graphic Design

Lightroom Better | How To Add Depth And Color To Your Photography

It’s kind of incredible what you can do to your photos with post-processing. Photographer Serge Ramelli has made a YouTube video demonstrating some …

Lettering artists turn their passion into business plans

A growing online community of hand-letterers are turning their hobby into a career.<p>Arial, Comic Sans, Times New Roman … you don’t have to be a true …

Nuclear fusion on brink of being realised, say MIT scientists

The dream of nuclear fusion is on the brink of being realised, according to a major new US initiative that says it will put fusion power on the grid within 15 years.<p>The project, a collaboration between scientists at MIT and a private company, will take a radically different approach to other …

Nuclear Energy

Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story review – startling life of the film star/inventor

There can hardly be any more extraordinary story from the Hollywood golden age than that of Hedy Lamarr; a very beautiful star with a moderate acting talent but an untutored brilliance in science and engineering that should by now be getting her compared to Nikola Tesla, or maybe even a neglected …

Woody Allen

10 Lightroom Features You May Not Know About

I've been using Adobe Lightroom for about five years now and after watching this video, I brushed up my memory and learned a few things that I didn't …

28 Long Exposure Photos That Will Have You Longing For Your Tripod

Research tells us that we all need to slow down, find serenity and relax in all aspects of our life – our health and wellbeing depends on it.<p>So, how …

Album of stunning 1906 San Francisco earthquake photos up for auction

San Francisco history buffs are in for an incredible treat: a trove of 1906 earthquake photos is about to hit the auction block.<p>Swann Auction Galleries in New York City is listing a lot of 265 photographs showing San Francisco during and after the earthquake and fire. The album's contents range …

6 Useful Tips That Will Make Your Drone Photography Rise Above The Rest

Drones have allowed photographers to the shake off the bounds of terra firma and take our cameras into the skies. We can now shoot images and video …

Mysterious snow scenes in Japan – in pictures

Every winter, a train runs across the island of Hokkaido in Japan. Known as the Okhotsk‑no‑Kaze (Wind of Okhotsk), it inspired the name of a series of snow-covered images by Shanghai-based photographer Ying Yin. “Snow is like a frame,” she says. “It can make usual things unusual. These photos show …

Photography

Incredible 3D Drawings Pop Off the Page and Sink Into the Ground

Hungarian anamorphic artist Sandor Vamos creates incredible trick-of-the-eye 3D drawings that seem to jump from the page. With an integral understanding of angles and a knack for perspective, Vamos uses clever shading, line work, and perspectives to create his hand-drawn 3D optical illusions. From …

Drawing

Watch How Black and White Films Are Made at the Ilford Photo Factory

<b>Screenshot taken from the video</b><p>Ilford, a long-time favorite black and white film brand with a whopping 137 years in the industry, is also a stalwart …

Canfranc Station: New life for grand European ruin?

<b>(CNN) —</b> Deep in the Aragon river valley, close to the border with France, lies the abandoned ruin of Canfranc International Station in Spain .<p>Once one of Europe's largest rail hubs, opulent Canfranc opened in style in 1928, with an inauguration ceremony attended by the king of Spain and the …

Remembrance Day

The Power of RAW on iPhone, Part 2: Editing RAW

This is the second in a series of posts on RAW photography on iPhone. I previously wrote about what RAW is by explaining a little on how cameras …

Tutorials

“Keep Looking Up” night sky timelapse

<b>Introduction</b>Hello dear NikonRumors readers!My name is Christophe Anagnostopoulos and I’ve been reading Nikon Rumors everyday for a long time now!I’m …

Time-lapse Photography

These Common Astrophotography Mistakes are Holding You Back

Let's face it - photography is difficult to master.<p>But just because it's difficult doesn't mean that with practice you can't master the art of …

50 Iconic Indie Album Covers: The Fascinating Stories Behind The Sleeves

They’re images you’ve seen a thousand times, but what do they mean, and how did they end up on the cover of your favourite ever albums?<p>Click or tap …

Kurt Cobain

Here Are Rotten Tomatoes' Best Reviewed Movies of 2017

If you’re looking to close out 2017 by watching the best reviewed movies released this year, Rotten Tomatoes has more than 100 options to choose from.<p>…

Rotten Tomatoes

Got tips? Hurry! They're still worth $10M to the Gardner museum

BOSTON (AP) — A hot tip could still earn you a cool $10 million from a Boston museum desperate to recover a trove of missing masterpieces. But you’d …