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Q + A

In a final political poll for the year, Colmar Brunton looks at how New Zealanders think the new coalition government is doing.<p>Director of the …

Darkroom: A New iOS Photo Editor with DIY Filters, Curves, and Infinite History

Darkroom is a new photo editor for iPhones that just launched today. The app offers a number of powerful features for editing photos on iOS, …

The Beautiful Symmetry of Grand Theaters Captured from Center Stage

Gilles Alonso is a 43-year-old professional architectural photographer based in Lyon, France. For his recent project “Symétrie du Spectacle” …

10 Valuable Lessons I’ve Learned About Street Photography

Introduction<p>First things first. My name is Marius Vieth and I’m a 26 year old fine art photographer from Amsterdam who loves nothing more than street …

Facebook Expert: "Find Better Stuff to Post on Facebook!"

You know Robert Scoble, right?<p>If you work in social media you've likely heard of the Scobleizer.<p>Robert travels the globe speaking about technology & …

Artist Turns DNA From Chewed Gum Into Sculptures

Plus, a perfume that can cover your genetic tracks<p>Two years ago, artist Heather Dewey-Hagborg caused a stir in both the art and biosecurity worlds when she displayed busts of people she’d never met. She determined the facial features for her “Stranger Visions” show using DNA found in the streets …

Guy Records One Word Per Day Over the Course of a Year for a 365-Day Speech

One second per day videos have gotten quite popular in recent years, and now there are even apps that can help you do the project. Ben Schmidt of …

Self-Taught Chinese Street Photographer Tao Liu Has an Eye for Peculiar Moments

Up until recently, Tao Liu was just an unknown water meter reader in China with an interest in photography. Then people started noticing his clever …

DJI’s $2,800 camera drone was a hit at CES Unveiled

LAS VEGAS — DJI’s new drone, the Inspire 1, is an impressive combination of intelligent aerodynamics and photographic power.<p>The Inspire 1 was one of the most popular products at CES Unveiled, a media event that kicks off the weeklong extravaganza that is CES.<p>A camera hangs down from the front of …

10 Free Must-Read Street Photography eBooks

<b>Image Copyright Michael Ernest Sweet Courtesy of Brooklyn Arts Press</b><p>Photography books are expensive, really expensive. I've collected dozens and dozens over the years and I kind of feel as though I have tied up a lot of money in books. It's not a bad thing, but I do wonder about the end result. …

Street Photography

The RBA says you're probably better off renting

But if the pace drops, the renters would be the real winners.<p>The RBA analysed a range of costs involved in owning a house but not applicable to …

Housing

iOS calendar app update two-pack: Sunrise gains app integration as Magneto reaches iPad

A pair of calendar services have received updates this afternoon. First is Magneto Calendar, a popular app that has been available for the iPhone for a while now. The company today announced that its app is now available for the iPad, as well. The new app is built with the larger iPad display in …

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The World's Largest Collection Of Neon Signs Is Ridiculous And Amazing

Meet "the Godfather of Neon" and wander through his florescent paradise.<p>Looking through pictures of neon church/graveyard God’s Own Junkyard, we don't think we've seen this many illuminated signs since the climactic forest-of-neon-lights-death-scene in Baz Luhrmann's <i>Romeo &Juliet.</i> However, instead …

Blade Runner

Burger, he wrote: Melbourne's top 10 new burgers

Our love affair with the humble hamburger shows no sign of waning. It's astounding the number of burger joints already open for business, and when it …

Cooking (Australia)

Time Out • The best things to do in cities worldwide

Drinking in London<p>Dating in Shanghai<p>Feminist songs<p>Los Angeles comedians<p>Time Out in your city

High-rise bans in Melbourne's richest suburbs

Swaths of Melbourne's richest suburbs have been locked up and high-rise development largely banned, after Planning Minister Matthew Guy approved new …

Airdog drone serves as your loyal action sports cameraman

The battle in the skies this week is the autonomous action-sports drone apparently. Why? Because, what if you want to be the star in your as yet un-made aerial epic? With a regular drone that's a tricky one. You <i>could</i> film yourself, as you stand flying the drone, but where's the fun in that? Airdog …

McClellan Street

Dennis Hopper's revealing 1960s photographs – in pictures

Before Easy Rider brought him stardom, Dennis Hopper spent much of the 1960s on the LA art scene obsessively photographing its leading figures and documenting the counterculture of the time. Following the discovery after his death of boxes of prints the actor made for a 1970 show, a new exhibition …

Vanscapes: The Gorgeous Landscapes of New Zealand Shot Through a Van Window

So, you’re finally taking that dream vacation to<p>Middle EarthNew Zealand when, on your first day there, all of your baggage gets stolen. Two cameras …

Woman Violently Attacks Photographer on Beach for Using a Quadcopter

<b>Editor’s Note</b>: This video contains strong language that is not suitable for viewing at work.<p>We’ve seen our fair share of photographers being harassed …