Bogdan Greavu

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Start-up bike-sharing programs make inroads in US cities

As the bike-sharing business gains traction in cities across America, two small companies, Alta Bicycle Share of Portland, Oregon, and B-Cycle of Madison, Wisconsin, are making a big difference in the lives of tens of thousands of cyclists.<p>Alta Bicycle Share operates bike-sharing systems in …

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US grants patent for disgraced scientist's fraudulent cloning research

Korean scientist Hwang Woo-suk is, to say the least, a controversial figure in the world of cloning research. He's produced hundreds of animals, including the first cloned puppy in 2005; more recently, he's worked on attempts to clone a preserved woolly mammoth. But one of his greatest achievements …

The legal turbulence hindering drones in the UK

It is easy to be mesmerised by the footage of the floods shot by the drones, or unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV), of the major news organisations. The …

Extremely Essential Camera Skills by Rob and Lauren Lim

The fastest route to better quality photography isn’t buying a new and expensive camera with all the latest bells and whistles. It’s by mastering the …

Antarctic expedition: 'This wasn't a tourist trip. It was all about science – and it was worth it'

The last 24 hours have been sobering. I am sitting in the comfort of a cabin on board the Australian icebreaker the Aurora Australis, one day after evacuating the Australasian Antarctic Expedition from our Russian-crewed vessel, the MV Akademik Shokalskiy. After sleepless nights thinking about …

Will Marijuana Retailers Target the Poor and Minorities?

Andrew Sullivan and David Frum debate major issues posed by legalization in Colorado and beyond.<p>As pot shops open in Colorado, two of America’s leading conservative thinkers find themselves on opposite sides of the legalization question. Andrew Sullivan and David Frum debate the issue for nearly an …

How to Take Beautiful Bokeh Christmas Images [With 39 Stunning Examples]

Pin It It’s beginning to feel a lot like Christmas… and in our forums I’ve noticed more and more great Christmas images being shared – some of which …

Hands-on Photo Tips: How to remove halos in your HDR images

HDR halo removal – example: The original image is tonemapped with quite extreme parameters and exhibits notable halos (1). After the halo removal in …

5 Street Photography Techniques

Matt Stuart is a 39-year-old London photographer who has been shooting for 18 years. His favorite types of shots are those featuring people going …

How to Properly Format SD/SDHC/SDXC Cards

Have you ever had a SD card seem to go bad? Perhaps it’s acting flaky and there seems to be no signs of physical damage. I had just that happen with …

Five Minutes to Realistic HDR using Lightroom and a 32-Bit Plugin

Five Minutes to Realistic HDR using Lightroom and a 32-Bit Plugin - step by step on how to do HDR in under 5 minutes and spend less than $150

This is NOT What Evolution Looks Like

Fantastical science under threat as top-secret OZMAT lab faces closure

What an honor to be posting on this forum! Great Britain has such a wonderful tradition of brilliant scientists, from Isaac Newton to Stephen Hawking to Grace Coleridge Frankland (fellow of the Royal Microscopical Society and author of the 1903 book Bacteria in Daily Life – one of my favorite …

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MacPhun’s Intensify Enhances your Photos with Stunning Presets

MacPhun, the developer behind Snapheal and FX Photo Studio, released its new Intensify photo editing app with loads of presets for making your images pop.<p>The app comes in two versions: a $49.99 Intensify Pro (after a $10 launch discount code), available on MacPhun’s website, and a $29.99 version on …

Who Moved My Cheese

The Cheese Camera is an initiative to educate and empower the young children, though the world of photography. This community initiative hopes to …

Learn the History of Typography Through Type:Rider, a Super Mario-Esque Game for Your Smartphone

We all have a favorite font. But how much do you really know about it? You may be a self-classified "font fanatic" who knows Gary Hustwit's <i>Helvetica</i> …

eBook on How to do a Documentary Photography Project

Have you ever thought about doing your own documentary photography project? Maybe you have or maybe you’ve never even thought of the possibility. …

What Do All These Camera Modes Mean?

The mode dial on a modern camera usually includes a bewildering number of letters and icons. I can never remember what 90% of those modes do, and …

How to Create a Sunset Lighting Effect While Taking Photos Indoors

Indoor-sunset themed photo shoots are among the easiest and hottest trends you can experiment with to create cool, sexy and flattering photos to add …

PicSurge: Upload and Share Large Image Galleries Quickly and Easily

Australian wedding photographer Mark Tolson often finds himself needing to share huge image galleries with friends and clients, but the current …

Be the Engineer of Your Own Portfolio Website

A major aspect of being a professional photographer is to showcase your work online, so that potential clients would find you. But why take the …

Advanced Reflector Techniques for Outdoor Photography

You’ve probably heard, at some point, someone refer to the “Golden Hour” of photography. There are actually two Golden Hours: the first and last …

Hackers crack major data firms, sell info to ID thieves, says report

An illegal, hacker-helmed identity-theft service called SSNDOB -- as in Social Security Number and date of birth -- compromises servers at several major US data brokers, according to a report.<p>An illegal service that sells personal data "on any U.S. resident" -- which can then be used for identity …

The Government Wants To Define Who Qualifies As A Journalist

Journalists and netizens have mixed feelings about a long-sought federal media shield law that is headed to a vote in the Senate. The Free Flow of Information Act of 2013 would protect designated journalists from revealing their sources against a subpoena. Dozens of established media outlets are …

3 Reasons To Keep Your Old Photoshop Version

By Helen Bradley If you’re moving from Photoshop CS5 or CS6 to Photoshop CC you may be tempted to clean up your computer and remove the older …

Why So Many Articles Have Terrible Headlines Online

Gabe Rivera runs a website the tech world knows well called Techmeme. It's a bootstrapped operation that aggregates top tech stories from around the web with a small staff and directly links out to the publications.<p>Since its founding in 2005, Techmeme has always used headlines written by the …

How to Shoot High School Football

It’s the middle of August here in Atlanta, and that means that the kids are back in school. It’s a bit earlier than most places, but regardless of …

Color Portraiture with Retouch and Enhancement in Lightroom 4 and 5

The Following is an excerpt from the SLR Lounge Lightroom Preset System v5, a preset system designed to take you from Ordinary to Extraordinary …