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The Most ‘Unforgettable’ Documentary Subjects of 2014 (According to Cinema Eye)

The Most 'Unforgettable' Documentary Subjects of 2014 (According to Cinema Eye)<p>For the second year in a year in a row, Cinema Eye has released their …

Filmmaking

A Durable DIY Remote Shutter Release Inspired by Mechanical Keyboards

British photographer and graphic designer Jake Howe recently began using a mechanical keyboard, and soon afterward he began wondering whether the …

Sony Releases a Line of Blazing Fast, Higher Capacity XQD Cards for the 4K Generation

Actually announced back in September but now finally attached to release dates and price points, Sony recently debuted a new “G” series of XQD cards …

This Many Amazing Photography Links in One Place, It's (Almost) Unbelievable

It has been another wonderful week in the wide world of photography, and Toad Hollow Photography has been looking all over the internet for links to …

Creating Your Own Photo Website on SmugMug: A Beginner's Guide

The market for photographer’s gallery sites is quite a crowded place. Among the top dogs are Zenfolio, Photoshelter and Smugmug. All of these sites …

Getty makes 35 million photos free to use

<b>Getty Images, the world's largest photo agency, has made vast swathes of its library free to use, in an effort to combat piracy.</b><p>Millions of images - including famous shots of Marilyn Monroe and Barack Obama - will now be available without cost to blogs and social media sites.<p>The photos will be …

Image Search

Photographers, Do You Have Copyright Law Questions?

If you're interested in learning about copyright laws in respect to photography, you'll want to set aside time to watch this 75 minute presentation …

The Educator's Guide to Copyright and Fair Use

A five-part series<p><b>When it comes to copyright law and the application of fair use exceptions, ignorance is definitely not bliss! Learn how to educate</b> …

Education

Lock

If copyright gave creators the ability to completely control all uses of their works, creativity and culture would soon grind to a halt. No work is …

5 Free Ways for Students to Find Royalty Free Audio

Overview<p>With the amazingly powerful tools students have at their fingertips, creating rich and interactive media is no longer a novelty, it’s a must. …

Wikimedia Commons Offers over 20 Million of Free Usable Media

September 14, 2014<br>Wikimedia Commons is a great platform where you can have access to over 20 million freely usable media files. Students can use …

Breaking a 700-Year-Old Tradition: The American Islamic Gospel Drummer

Inside Flipboard / July 25, 2014<p>When the Islamic holy month of Ramadan wraps up at the end of July, a small group of the world’s 1.6 billion Muslims …

The Week in Review: Why Millennials Matter

Ranging in age from 14 to 34, the millennial generation is a study in contrasts. In spite of their technological savvy, liberal politics and college …

Social Media

The Week in Review: Women Take Center Stage

“We are having a moment,” Barnard College President Debora Spar told The New York Times. “Young women are identifying as feminist at levels and in …

Civil Rights

FlashDisc is a Portable Softbox that Folds Up to Fit In Your Pocket

The FlashDisc by Fstoppers is a portable softbox that can fit into your pocket when its not in use, thanks to a design that allows it to fold up in a …

Heavily Loaded

Project info<p>Since people started sailing in the ancient times, merchants across the Mediterranean Sea have given life to a rich trade with the other populations inhabiting the Mediterranean shores. For this reason, about three thousand years ago, Phoenicians merchants, coming from the region of …

Wozu

Project info<p>-floating lumps<p>As seen in the Plato’s allegory of the cave, all of us are constantly caught between fictions and realities, battling on the thin line between pleasure and pain.<p>“Wozu” is a series that show the states of inner collision among scared egos –individuals that want to look …

Video: Nikon Strips Away the Outer Shell and Shows You the Tech Inside Its Nikkor Lenses

Ever wonder how the tech packed inside of your new Nikon lens actually works? How does Vibration Reduction provide 4.5 stops of stabilization? And …

Video: See How Fuji Makes Its Fujinon Lenses from Start to Finish

In a new video released yesterday, Fujifilm offers a beautiful behind-the-scenes look at the care, attention, and technology that goes into creating …