Becky Hoch

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Competencies vs. Skills

The 21st Century skills discussion and debate has waged on even prior to the onset of this century. The ensuing conversations have provided an …

Pedagogy

The Educator’s Guide to Copyright, Fair Use, and Creative Commons

The Edublogs support team regularly receives complaints and official requests to remove copyrighted content that users have placed on blogs.The legal …

Pick the Best Shutter Speed, Aperture, and ISO Settings

Pick the Best Shutter Speed, Aperture and ISO Settings<p>Learn to Pick the Best Shutter Speed, Aperture, and ISO Settings for Every Occasion<p>In this clip …

Shutter Speed

10 Marvelous Facts About The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel

Erik Sass is covering the events of the war exactly 100 years after they happened. This is the 263rd installment in the series.<p>January 16-17, 1917: …

The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel

Watch “Cameraperson” To See What It’s Like To Shoot Documentaries

<b>WHO:</b> Johnson, who has shot documentaries such as <i>The Oath</i>, <i>Citizenfour</i>, <i>Happy Valley</i>, <i>The Invisible War</i>, and <i>Darfur Now</i>, directed. Editor Nels Bangerter …

New York University

Secret WWI telegram holds lessons for today, historians say

NEWPORT, R.I. (AP) — In a secret telegram a century ago, Germany tried to get Mexico to join its side during World War I by offering it territory in …

History

When a Foreign Government Interfered in a U.S. Election — to Reelect FDR

From fake news to covert ops, aspects of Russia’s alleged efforts to boost Trump echo tactics pioneered in 1940.<p>Covert intelligence operations, propaganda, fake news stories, dirty tricks—all were used in a foreign government’s audacious attempt to influence U.S. elections. It wasn’t 2016; it was …

Getting out of Auto: Understanding Aperture

If you want to get creative with your photography, and out of that all-too-tempting automatic mode, you'll need to get your head around a few key …

Landscape Photography

Harvard Has a Free Online 12-Module Digital Photo Course

Want to learn photography from Harvard? (Yes, that <i>Harvard</i>.) It turns out you can easily do so, even without being a student. The oldest institution …

5 Must-Know Photoshop Keyboard Shortcuts

For those who spend a significant amount of time retouching images in Photosho, keyboard shortcuts are life-savers. They not only reduce the use of …

Stretch Any Body Part With This Chart

If you have trouble figuring out the best way to stretch a particular muscle, try this chart that has a huge range of stretches for each body part. …

Class Tech Tips: 8 Tools to Create How-To Videos for Students

Are you empowering your students as creators? One of my favorite ways to set a purpose for learning is to have students show off what they’ve …

Education Technology

Follow the f/8 Rule to Shoot Excellent Street Photos on the Go

Your camera’s manual exposure settings can be complicated. Rules of thumb are useful for figuring out the right settings to go with. For example, if …

Photography

Geeking Out Over Daniel Moyer's "Workshop Tables"

...the ones that customers don't see<p>As a teen I waited tables, and free "server's meals" were provided after each shift. These were dowdy, …

Woodworking

Lighting Diagram Sketches That Reveal the Recipes Behind Photos

When photographer Paul Schlemmer started out in photography in his late teens, he spent the first four years studying the subject of light. As he …

Photography

Star Wars: Episode III, redubbed using the English subtitles from a pirated Chinese edition

This is apparently a Chinese pirated edition of Star Wars: Episode III, but dubbed using the English subtitles offered on that disc. It's <i>amazing,</i> not …

Can an app change human behavior? This behavioral economics professor is banking on it

Whether personal or professional, change is hard. And the cumulative data is <i>not on</i> our side.<p>Take something obviously detrimental, like smoking. A …

Manually fixing distortion in Photoshop is easier than you think

When you’re photographing interiors or tall buildings, perspective distortion is often inevitable. There’s ways around it with tilt shift lenses or …

Tutorials

11 Things You Might Not Know About Charles Lindbergh

On the morning of December 29, 1916, Grigori Yefimovich Rasputin was startled by a phone call that turned out to be yet another death threat. His …

Literature

Why Obama — and every president since Carter — failed to transform the Middle East

“We are not a people to whom and nation to which limits don’t apply.” —Andrew Bacevich<p>What are America’s strategic objectives in the Middle East? How consistently have they been defined and pursued over the past three decades? What are the metrics of success? Are we better off today than we were 15 …

Why Cinema Lenses Are Measured With T-Stops And What's the Difference With An F-Stop?

Cinema glass has always been way more expensive than still camera lenses. Combined with the cinema camera sensors these high end lenses provide an …

Cinematography

The Universal Multipurpose Workbench

On Instructables, more than everywhere else, almost all projects will come out from some kind of workbench. However, and after quite a bit of …

Woodworking

A Beginner’s Guide to Aperture Priority Mode and Exposure Compensation

One of the difficulties of being a beginning photographer is relying on your camera’s automatic mode to make all the decisions regarding exposure on …

Landscape Photography

9 travel hacks you'll wish you knew all along

Travel can be tricky. Did you pay too much for that flight? Forget to pack some important items? What happens if your flight is delayed or canceled?<p>As always, knowledge is power. The more you plan, research and prepare, the better off you'll be. With that in mind, I've rounded up these nine tricks …

How to save and sync your passwords for free

Time for some tough love: If you're not using a password manager, you're crazy. These tools not only help you build a more secure database of passwords -- a different one for every site, of course -- but also save you considerable time when it comes to actually using those passwords.<p>OK, I hear you: …

Oscar Race for Best Cinematography Is Wide Open This Year

After an unprecedented dominance of the field by DP Emmanuel Lubezki, who won the cinematography Oscar three years in a row for “Gravity,” “Birdman,” …

30 of the Most Important Photoshop Features and How to Use Them

Nate Dodson over at TutVid just put together one of the most comprehensive overviews of Photoshop’s key tools and features we’ve ever seen. 30 …

Lightroom Tip: How to Match Different Photo Exposures in One Click

If you captured a range of exposures for a certain scene, you don’t have to painstakingly adjust each one once you’ve got them in Lightroom. This …

11 of the Most Extreme Junk Foods Ever Created

From expecting Santa to fill our footwear with gifts to eating cake that looks like tree bark, the holidays are filled with traditions—some of which …

Deep Frying

A Brief History of U.S. Intervention in Foreign Elections

<b>Click on the 'Listen' button above to hear this interview.</b><p>U.S. lawmakers and officials continue to respond to CIA intelligence reports that Russia deliberately interfered with the November election in order to get Donald Trump elected. Yet, intervening in foreign election is nothing new, …