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Sound Off: 7 Snazzy Acoustic Solutions for Walls

<i>In line with our</i> <i>new content direction</i><i>, Architizer is highlighting a different building-product and how to specify it. This week’s topic is Acoustic Panels. If you’re looking for the perfect acoustic panels for your next project, search for them on Source, Architizer’s new network marketplace for</i> …

Interior Design

Webinar: Boost your SEO – 8 Tips To Get You Started

We get it: Search Engine Optimization can seem complicated, and you probably want to throw in the towel on the whole thing if you’ve tried time and …

Google Analytics

Camera Modes Explained

If you’re just learning about your camera, then chances are you’ve taken a look at the top of your camera only to become immediately confused. …

Shutter Speed

F-Stop Explained

Part of becoming a great photographer is understanding the science behind how photographs are captured in the first place. Dylan Bennett makes that …

Landscape Photography

ISO, Aperture & Shutter Speed | A Cheat Sheet For Beginners

One of the first things you must learn as a new photographer is the relationship between ISO, aperture and shutter speed. Known as the “exposure …

Shutter Speed

Warren Buffett’s '2 List' Strategy: How to Maximize Your Focus and Master Your Priorities

With well over 50 billion dollars to his name, Warren Buffett is consistently ranked among the wealthiest people in the world. Out of all the …

Time Management

Five things you need to know about the Canon 5DS and 5DS R

The Canon. EOS 5DS is a massive step forward in resolution, taking full-frame DLSRs to a whole new level, but it also brings some tricky decisions. …

25 Must-See Diagrams That Will Make Eating Healthy Super Easy

1. For fruit-ophiles.<p>Photos by Grace Hitchcock for PopSugar / Via popsugar.com<p>Some diets require precision. Yes, even fruit portions.<p>2. For 5-minute …

4 Truths About Photography Every Serious Photographer Should Know

When starting out, photography looks like a fun thing to do. In the beginning, you have the mindset that after a little practice, you will be able to …

Why You Should Apply Design Thinking To Your Life

Through her workshops, Ayse Birsel coaches designers and non-designers alike to “design the life you love.”<p>Award-winning product designer Ayse Birsel stands before a room of 18 expectant Innovation by Design workshop attendees, the rainbow strands of a beaded necklace and an improvised lanyard of …

Design

Tips For Shooting In Wet or Damp Conditions

Photographing in wet or damp conditions is a mixed blessing. The opportunities are often enormous; in a constantly damp area, the flora can be …

The Internet of Things will cost companies more than they're ready for

Though the Internet of Things era has only just started, it may already be broken.<p>Like generals fighting the last war instead of the next one, many companies working to build the Internet of Things seem to be stuck in the smartphone and tablet era, embracing approaches that will soon be obsolete, …

Microsoft's newest cloud database portends another attack on Amazon's dominance

If cloud providers want to compete with market leader Amazon Web Services, the battle could come down to having every major feature that Amazon does.<p>Today, Microsoft announced a preview for a fully managed NoSQL document database, which eschews traditional commands in the SQL query language, as …

Why big companies struggle with innovation

<i>George Deeb is the Managing Partner at Chicago-based Red Rocket Ventures, a growth consulting, advisory and executive staffing firm based in Chicago.</i><p>As I have been doing startup consulting at Red Rocket, I have also had many executive conversations with several big companies. These companies were …

How to Best Utilize the Various Metering Modes in Your Camera

A camera determines exposure by using metering modes. While Matrix metering is typically used and recommended for many settings, Spot and …

Landscape Photography

DigitalRev Shows You How to Do Hyperlapse Photography with Basic Gear

If you’ve been toying around with time-lapse photography and want try the next logical evolution, or if you simply want a fun photography project for …

The Coolest Collection of Photography Links from Around the Web

With another week passing us by, we find Toad Hollow Photography searching the internet for links to the very best tutorials, special features, …

23 More eBooks For Photographers That Are Completely Free

The internet is a wealth of information. So much information, in fact, that it can be a real pain trying to sort the useful from the not-so-useful. A …

Filmmaker Shares Excellent Tips, Techniques and Concepts for All Visual Storytellers

Filmmaker Richard Michalak has spent over 30 years behind the camera, and in the video above by Hugh Fenton he condenses all of that knowledge into a …

Explore Pyongyang North Korea Like Never Before in Mind-Bending ‘Flow-Motion’ Hyperlapse

The ‘Enter Pyongyang‘ flow-motion hyperlapse by JT Singh and Rob Whitworth debuted to the public two hours ago as of this writing, and already it has …

World Economic Forum

Should you switch off your phone more often? Interruptions at work may be even worse for you than you thought, according to a new study quoted in the …

Tutorial: How to Quickly and Easily Create the Dolly/Hitchcock Zoom in Your Time-Lapses

As timelapses become more and more ubiquitous throughout the photography and filmmaking community, people are continuously looking for unique ways to …

10 Great Photographer Promos

Standing out from the crowd is a key goal of photographer promotions. In the days of yore, a promo sent to a photo editor might have headed for the …

DIY: Create a Dead Simple Product Shot Setup Using One Light and Tin Foil

If you’re looking for a dead-simple product shot setup that will yield impressive results, this two minute tutorial is just what you’re …

How This Photographer is Making You Laugh (and landing gigs because of it)

Seattle based and California bred, John Keatley’s photography business is run with the help of a small staff who collaborate on a gamut of marketing …

Out On The Streets With The Leica M8 - Luminous Landscape

<b>How I got into rangefinders</b><p>There was a point several years ago when I was very much into analog photography. One of the main reasons I was attracted …

Shutter Speed

The new technology which advertisers use to track your every movement online: canvas fingerprinting

Since the EU clamped down on cookies tracking us online there's been a race to find a replacement. New research shows it's already here, in use across thousands of websites including President Obama's Whitehouse.gov, dating site Plenty of Fish and CBS<p>For advertisers it’s very important to see which …

Privacy

Internet of things startup Octoblu designs a platform that translates protocols

While big companies are working hard to impose standards on the burgeoning Internet of things (IoT), little Octoblu is willing to be the translator between whatever protocols to connect every thing with every other thing.<p>Octoblu came out of stealth mode today with a focus on the industrial side of …

Humans Already Use Way, Way More Than 10% of Their Brains

It’s a complex, constantly multi-tasking network of tissue—but the myth persists.<p>By now, perhaps you’ve seen the trailer for the new sci-fi thriller <i>Lucy.</i> It starts with a flurry of stylized special effects and Scarlett Johansson serving up a barrage of bad-guy beatings. Then comes Morgan Freeman, …

The eerie Americana of photographer Ed Freeman - in pictures

After a 25-year career in the music industry, during which he produced Don McLean's American Pie, Ed Freeman returned to his original love of photography. While driving around southern Californian deserts to photograph landscapes, he was struck by the beauty of the desolate buildings he passed on …