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World’s first climate-positive data center being built in Sweden

Information and communications technology consumes a full 10 percent of the world’s electricity, meaning that whenever a new data center is designed, …

Carbon Dioxide

10 Ways to Improve Your Photography This Year

Reading books, attending workshops, and browsing the Internet are all good things that can help you take better photos. The following tips will …

Landscape Photography

Weekly Photography Challenge - Long Exposures

In this collection of long exposure photographs you can see some great examples of how you can use this technique to produce stunning images. I teach …

Everything but the Camera

Night photography requires more than just a simple camera and lens setup. To get great results you will need to invest in a range of other equipment …

Cameras

New Year's Resolutions: 15 Ideas for Photographers

Happy 2015 Light Stalking readers! As we've said goodbye to the good, the best and the not so good of 2014, it's once again that time to <i>resolve to do</i> …

Night Photography in San Francisco Tonight

I know it is a last minute announcement, but if anyone in San Francisco area is interested in joining me for night photography tonight, we will be …

Photography

Photos: From Brassaï to Bing, Stunning 20s and 30s Night Photography

Photographers have long ventured into the night, aiming to illuminate intriguing and elusive nocturnal scenes, but only a few ever mastered the midnight medium. From April to June 2011, New York’s Bruce Silverstein Gallery will show “Night”—an exhibition spotlighting innovative European …

Night Photography Quick Tip - Adding Light

Shares 77<p>I love doing night photography and I was eager to put my new Fuji X-T1 to the test with some low light subjects to see how it performs. I …

Ethereal Landscape Photos Captured During Pitch-Dark Nights

Don't let these gorgeous, ethereal photos fool you – they were taken in the pitch-black darkness. For the past two years, British photographer Paul Thompson has pushed the boundaries of night photography using a large format camera. His images make up a series titled <i>Moonlight</i>, and they feature …

25 Of The Best Photos From The 2015 Sony World Photography Awards Shortlist

The 2015 Sony World Photography Awards gathered some of the best amateur and professional photos around the world and showcased them in an epic …

Urbanization

How I Drastically Improved My Photography with Just Two Little Decisions

The question I get asked the most is: “Wow, nice pic! Which camera are you using?” Does that sound familiar? In the past, every time I heard this …

The Inexpensive Watch Guide

Let’s face facts. Not everyone can afford a $50,000 watch. Not everyone can afford a $10,000 watch. Not everyone can afford a $200 watch. That’s why, …

Dive Watch Wednesday: Reviewing the Seiko Prospex “Sumo” 50th Anniversary Limited Edition

The <b>Seiko Marinemaster Ref. SBCD027</b> was introduced in 2015 as one of the special editions marking the 50th anniversary of dive watches carrying the …

Seiko Prospex Kinetic GMT SUN019P1 Review - Worn & Wound

One of the most exciting announcements at Basel last year was that Seiko was going to be bringing their coveted Prospex line to US soil. Amongst …

w&w Round-Table #9: In-House, You Say? - Worn & Wound

Recently, we’ve run a few articles on watches with “in-house” movements, articles that have prompted discussions in the comments regarding the …

Editorial - why the world doesn't need an Apple Watch

So Apple just announced its highly anticipated Apple Watch event.<p>It’s going to be happening on March 9th at San Francisco’s Yerba Buena Center for …

Timekeeping Selects: The Hamilton Soldier Kit (Sold)

<b>August 2nd, 1964</b> – The American destroyer USS Maddox faced off against three North Vietnamese Navy torpedo boats in the warm waters of the Gulf of …

The 20 best watches for designers

A watch is a very personal thing. Not only do we choose them on their style (and indeed how they match our overall look) but also because of their …

Swatch Introduces Smartwatch: Touch Zero One (Volleyball)

Today, as news both expected and unexpected, Swatch has introduced what will be its first widely available smartwatch: the Swatch Touch Zero One. …

Swiss watches are getting smart without sacrificing style

New devices from high-end watchmakers Frederique Constant, Mondaine and Alpina look like traditional timepieces but have motion and sleep tracking.<p>SAN FRANCISCO -- At an event here Thursday evening, Swiss watchmakers Frederique Constant, Mondaine and Alpina and motion-tracking software company …

Moonlighting is night photography

London photographer Paul Thompson is the person behind Moonlight, an ongoing project based on "the exploration of landscapes and seascapes, that push …