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Into The Light

Angelo Bressanutti | Obra, photography figurative pictorialism, 2011: "De la serie: Siluetas vegetales contra el cielo."

Click <b>Import</b> to bring your contacts from <b>Gmail</b> or any other email client, previously <b>exporting them in CSV format</b> [comma separated values].<p>Select the …

Darkroom In Use

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Before there was Photoshop | film photography | Photoshop 25th anniversary

Film Photography

Darkroom, Redux? Chemistry Bests Megapixels at the Getty's New Photography Show

When Chris McCaw takes a picture, smoke wafts from his camera as an image is burned into his paper. His subject is the sun, which his lens focuses and intensifies like a magnifying glass. The span from dawn to dusk is seen as a streak of radiant heat.<p>Don’t try to replicate it with your DSLR. The …

Photography

Smoke I

GIFs are finally working on Facebook

Better late than never, right? Facebook appears to be finally rolling out GIF support.<p>After a false start in 2013 when Giphy introduced a workaround that made GIFs from its service appear as videos, Facebook is now allowing GIFs from other websites to play properly.<p>All you need to do to embed your …

A fight is brewing over ads in the 'open-source Photoshop'

Far from just being <i>that</i> character in <i>Pulp Fiction</i>, GIMP is also an open-source alternative to Photoshop that's given away freely for all to use. Unfortunately, there's been a kerfuffle between the project's creators and SourceForge, one of the places that the software is available to download. The …

Git

Can Music Be Used as Medicine?

Biometric trackers are helping scientists tap into the body's response to songs and sound.<p>“Because you listened to Drake, how about Future next?”<p>Pandora, Spotify, and other music-streaming services try to predict what users might like to listen to, based on their tastes and what’s popular with …

The Brain

Google searching from your desktop is officially old skool

That people might favor a connected mobile device over a clunky old desktop isn't news. Even in nations where a big boxy computer has long been a thing (unlike, say, in developing nations). Perhaps inevitably, then, Jerry Dischler -- VP of Product Management, Google -- just revealed that "as of …

AdWords

Smartphones Can Be Smart Enough To Find A Parasitic Worm

Smartphones aren't simply an amazing convenience. In Africa they can be used to make a lifesaving diagnosis. In fact, scientists are hoping to use a souped-up smartphone microscope to help them eradicate a devastating disease called river blindness.<p>Onchocerciasis, as the disease is also known, is …

Google Updates its Classroom App with New Features

A year ago, Google marked Teacher Appreciation Week in the US by announcing the arrival of Google Classroom.<p>Today, in celebration of the anniversary, Google is adding new features to the platform, such as the ability to grade assignments on phones and give private feedback notes to individual …

The 5 Best Music Streaming Services

<b>Correction appended, May 15</b><p>Owning a library of music on physical media is rapidly becoming an anachronism. Physical album sales have been plummeting …

Nintendo rides are coming to Universal's theme parks

Over the years, Nintendo has crafted a diverse roster of beloved video game characters. They're colorful and instantly recognisable, so inevitably some fans have wondered whether a Disney-style theme park could be built around them. Well, wonder no more. Nintendo announced today that it's teaming …

Retrogaming

Spotify turns up the heat against Apple’s streaming music service, making fresh anti-competitive behavior claim

Spotify, which is widely believed to be behind the antitrust allegations that led to both EC and DOJ investigations into Apple, has now added a fresh complaint. <i>The Verge</i> reports Spotify is complaining that the 30% cut Apple takes from in-app Premium subscriptions in the iOS app amounts to an “Apple …

The Best Foods For Runners

The 15 foods runners need every week for good health and top performance.<p>Most supermarkets stock more than 30,000 items, yet every time we race up and down the aisles of the grocery store, we toss into our carts the same 10 to 15 foods. Which isn't such a bad thing, as long as you're taking home …

Cockroaches Have Eyes Capable of Long Exposures for Seeing in the Dark

Did you know that some creatures can actually see the world in long exposures? Scientists recently discovered that cockroaches are the latest insect …

Photo Sharing is Hurting Our Enjoyment of Life, Study Finds

Smartphones and social networks have made snapping and sharing photos extremely easy to do, allowing us to preserve our memories and broadcast our …

Social Media

Stuck Inside?Indoor Photo Ideas Save the Day

Non-stop snow have you stranded indoors? Or maybe the flu has you quarantined?<p>Either way, keep hold of your camera ’cause there’s tons of cool stuff …

Tim Matsui Says Winning Contests Isn't Everything | I Love Photography Ep. 49

Tim Matsui won first place honors in POYi and World Press Photo, but his real goal is to effect change through his documentary project covering …

Apple Photos: A First Look

One of the biggest disappointments for photographers last year was Apple’s decision to discontinue its popular Aperture software. For nearly 10 …

This Time-Lapse Captures the Beauty of 21 Kinds of Flowers Blooming

Photographer Thomas Blanchard just released this time-lapse video that took him 4 months to create. It shows 21 different kinds of flowers blooming, …

Three Brothers Recreate Their Childhood Photos as a Present for Their Mother

One would be surprised with what lengths some people would go just to relive some childhood experiences. The closest we have to reliving those bygone …

Go Pro? Maybe What You Need is to Go Amateur

Photography is one of the most popular hobbies on the planet, but you’d never know it by reading most photography blogs, podcasts, books, and …

Using a 10-Stop Neutral Density Filter for Daytime Long Exposure Photos

Photographer Josh Cripps of Professional Photography Tips made this short and sweet introductory tutorial on how you can use 10-stop neutral density …

Brevitē is a Simple New Camera Backpack that Draws Admiration but Not Unwanted Attention

There’s a new camera bag on the horizon that may be worth keeping your eye on: it’s called the Brevitē, and it’s a simple backpack that packs the …

Backpacking

How to freeze motion with a flash

AdoramaTV has released the latest educational video from Gavin Hoey. In it, Hoey breaks down the basics of freezing motion through the use of …

How to Successfully Sell Stock Photography

<i>Welcome to Time Out with Tanya, where I’ve put my fast paced graphic design career on hold in favor of adventures in motherhood. I’m capturing every</i> …