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Our Top 10 Vintage Lenses to Use on Digital Cameras

Why would anyone in their right mind want to use old lenses on their shiny new high-performance DSLR or mirrorless camera? The simple answer is that …

Found: Make your own 3D printed disc brake pad spacers

Little things like this are easy to lose (if they even came with your bike), but they can save the day when you’ve gotta remove the wheels to travel …

Furniture Design History: Why Do Wingback Chairs Have Wings?

Form follows freezing<p>If form follows function, then to the modern-day observer, the design of wingback chairs does not appear to make sense. Why add …

The Sony A7R Underwater with the Iconic Nikonos 15mm lens By Scotty Graham

The Sony A7R Underwater with the Iconic Nikonos 15mm lens By Scotty Graham Underwater photography, in my opinion, is not really appreciated by the …

Learn How To Use A DSLR Camera, With This Nifty Web Tool

Serious photographers know that even the best camera phones can't compete with a DSLR. Provided you know how to use one, that is. The myriad knobs, …

The Four Stretches Every Cyclist Needs to Know

If you’re like us, when you haven’t been glued to the television watching the Tour de France, you’ve taken it upon yourself to channel that inner …

Yoga

Good Logo Design Tips

Effective logos are crucial to establishing a brand’s identity. It is the point of reference your customers will use to determine who you are, what …

The Best Gifts for Photographers Under $500

With a budget of $500, there are a healthy number of excellent gift ideas for you or a loved one that enjoys photography. From post-processing tools …

A Peek Inside Nikon’s Gear Room at the Rio Olympics

We’ve shown you Getty’s Olympic stockpiles and Canon’s massive gear room, it’s only right you get a peek inside Nikon’s operation as well. These …

Rio Olympics

The Nikon: Perfection in a Camera

The Nikon. Why do I use The Nikon? The only real answer is that if you don’t already know, I can’t explain it, you just have to do it yourself. But …

Daily Scenes and Landscapes Beautiful Illustrated Posters

Swen Swensøn est un artiste freelance qui officie le plus souvent en tant que graphiste. Au travers de ses prints, il capture la beauté qui réside …

What UK can learn from Norway as it weighs life outside EU

STAVANGER, Norway (AP) — Ahead of a June 23 referendum on whether to quit the European Union, Britons are looking across the North Sea to Norway for clues on what life could be like outside the bloc.<p>The oil-rich Norwegians clearly have done OK. A free-trade deal ensures they enjoy almost the same …

Europe

Students Designing First-Ever Bike for Overweight Riders

Riding a bike is one of the most recommended forms of exercise for overweight Americans, yet not a single mainstream bike company in America makes a bike designed specifically to accommodate riders over about 300 pounds.<p>This is the Catch-22 Dr. Rodger Kram found himself considering last year when …

World Health Organization

Innovative Braille LEGO-Style Bricks Help Blind Children Learn To Read While Playing

The Braille Bricks project, co-founded by the Dorina Nowill Foundation For The Blind, helps blind children learn to read through play. Each block can …

The making of a Pain Cave

12 vintage photos that show what New York City's 'forgotten borough' looked like in the 1980s

But they didn't go too far — in 1982, the couple bought an affordable house on Staten Island, though they didn't know much about the borough.<p>"We had taken the ferry ride multiple times on hot summer days while living in Manhattan, but never got off," Osinski told Business Insider.<p>About a year after …

Take Better Macros with this DIY Foamcore Product and Macro Photography Diffuser

Product and Macro photography benefits from good light and that means in most cases <i>creating</i> the light. While many people get away with pretty …

A Girl Who Is Deaf In One Ear Gets A Tattoo To Inform Strangers

Your tattoo can not only be meaningful or simply aesthetic, it can also be functional. Imgurer raingoose has recently uploaded a photo of her …

Body Art

To Get Better at Lighting, See Light Through the Eyes of a Cinematographer

Almost everything I do as a photographer comes back to this challenge: seeing light as a cinematographer would on set. I was recently reminded of …

Cinematography

Lamp, meet Clamp…

The Peliclamp looks a lot like a futuristic, minimalist alien. It latches on to things of intrigue and observes it from various angles with its …

Design

A bicycle with a booty!

Bicycles come in many shapes and sizes. There was the Penny-Farthing, with its enormous front wheel. Now there’s the Pursuit bike with the tables …

A Twist (rather, slide) on the Folding Bike

I’m not sure you can even call it a folding bike, because the Somerset utilizes a MUCH more effective system to shrink down to a compact size! At the …

Industrial Design

Why You Should Consider Getting A Camera Battery Grip

If you are one of those photographers that are constantly on the go, shooting thousands of photographs on one gig, or if that is where you are …

These Pro Product Photos Were Shot in a Bathtub

Polish photographer Rafał Krasa recently launched Eupidere, a new brand of high-end leather camera straps. He wanted some product photos with a …

Bathtubs

Spotted in Charlton - a good place for a "cyclists - stay awesome" sticker. http://t.co/YbY1t82kQ4

10+ Differences Between Tourists And Travellers

What's the difference between a tourist and a traveller? Holidify, a company catering to people wishing to visit India, just released a series of …

Kitten Found On Roadside Surprises Hoomins With Extreme Fluffiness

This poor kitten was near death when he was found on roadside by a caring Florida family. They adopted him and nursed him back to health. Much to …

Florida

How to Fake a Snowy Landscape in Photoshop

The rise of Photoshop has made us question almost every photograph that we see on the Internet. And I still don’t think we realize just how many …

The Spoonbox: A Brilliant Design for a Dosing Spoon

I'd like to see these made for kitchen klutzes like me<p>I suck at cooking, make a mess while doing it, and frequently screw recipes up. Whenever …

Health Care Industry

Competition: five limited-edition timepieces by VOID Watches to be won

<b>Competition:</b> Dezeen has teamed up with Swedish brand VOID Watches to offer five readers the chance to win a limited-edition timepiece (+</b> …

Smartwatches