Chris Budzinski

19 Added | 1 Magazine | @ChrisBudzinski | Keep up with Chris Budzinski on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Chris Budzinski”

 This website is for sale!

The 10 most important things in the world right now

<b>1.</b> An Austrian newspaper reported Sunday that a Viennese doctor travelled to Moscow to treat Russian President Vladamir Putin for back problems.<p><b>2.</b> A 20-year-old protester was arrested Sunday night for the shooting of two police officers in Ferguson, Missouri.<p><b>3.</b> ISIS has established a foothold in …

Vladimir Putin

Seven Habits of Optimistic People

Happy people live longer and feel better. But how do they stay so upbeat?<p><i>Editor’s Note: This article is one of the top 10 habits to adopt to be better at your job in 2016. See the full list here.</i><p>Optimists aren’t just people who see the glass half full. They also make more money than pessimists and …

Happiness

How sleeping 6 times a day helped the founder of WordPress build a billion-dollar company

Matt Mullenweg’s WordPress content management platform is one of the most influential pieces of software on the Internet, running more than 19 percent of websites (including VentureBeat).<p>But before Automattic, the parent company of WordPress, was on the path to being a billion-dollar company, …

CT scan finds mummified monk inside 1,000-year-old Buddha

A Chinese statue of the Buddha dating back to around 1100 AD is more than just a statue -- it's the final resting place of a Buddhist master.<p>It seems Mexico isn't the only place in the world where you can find human body parts incorporated into religious statuary: a Chinese statue of the Buddha has …

Archaeology

Pencil artist works in miniature — and that’s the point

Salavat Fidai is working proof that artists need not create large pieces to make a name for themselves.<p>Much of what he creates is no bigger than the tip of a pencil — literally.<p>Under the glow of a single work light while his family sleeps, Fidai uses a craft knife and 4x magnifying glass to create …

Silence

Antwerp: Homage to Saul Leiter at Gallery FIFTY ONE

This article is reserved for subscribed members only. If you are already a member, you can log in here below.<p>Subscribe for full access to The Eye of …

Simple Steps for Creating Better Photo Compositions

It’s easy to get caught up in technical details and Photoshop tricks, but sometimes we all need a reminder to get back to basics. Photographer Joshua …

Landscape Photography

14 Awe-Inspiring Images of Shooting Stars

The night sky is a canvas of innumerable wonders; granted, some people look up at night and don’t have much interest in what they’re seeing, …

Smartphone Astrophotography: How I Capture the Moon and Planets with My Phone

I’m often asked how I am able to take high-quality images of the solar system using my iPhone. In short, the quality of today’s smartphone cameras …

Finding Freedom: Portraits and Poems of Former Inmates at a Halfway House

“Finding Freedom” is a new art book collaborative project between Brandon Crockett, a community volunteer and advertising copywriter, and the …

John Malkovich

A Beginner's Guide to White Balance

Getting your first serious camera is an exciting moment. So much to learn, so many buttons and dials to understand, complex menu systems to decipher, …

Detroit: Unbroken Down - Photographs and text by Dave Jordano | LensCulture

Detroit is my hometown, but I've been gone for four decades. These photographs are my reaction to all the negative press that Detroit has had to endure over the years. I wanted to see for myself what everyone was talking about, and like everyone else I was initially drawn in by the crumbling …

Detroit

Photographer Peter Lik Has Sold Nearly Half a Billion Dollars in Prints

Last December, the art world balked when photographer Peter Lik announced the world’s priciest sale of a photograph: a single black-and-white print …

Carl Zeiss Super-Q-Gigantar 40mm f/0.33: The Fastest Lens Ever Made?

If you thought the Zeiss f/0.7 lenses we shared yesterday were impressive, check out this crazy piece of glass: it’s the Carl Zeiss Super-Q-Gigantar …

Product news

We've had the CP+ trade show in Yokohama, and the major camera brands have been showing their new stuff. Here is a short summary of mirrorless camera …

A Printer That Can Cook a Photo of Your Face Into a Pancake

Remember that Taiwanese machine that can print a photo of your face onto the foam of a latte? Here’s something along the same lines that’s just as …

12 Photo Effects You Should Know About

When a program contains over a thousand photo effects, the thought of choosing just one might seem like a daunting task, unsuited for the indecisive. …

Tutorials