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“Because No One Would Buy My Photos, Here They Are For Free. Mosul 2017”

As the Battle of Mosul rages on, so does the race between photographers trying to sell snapshots of the conflict to media outlets. Kainoa Little …

The Magic of Polarizing Lens Filters for Your Camera

Polarizing lens filters help your camera see the world in a new light… literally. If you’ve never used a polarizing filter before, check out this …

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$9 billion startup Stripe is automating the complicated process of starting a company

Now the $9 billion payments company has realized that Atlas is something entrepreneurs throughout the United States want too.<p>Atlas automates the complicated process of starting a company into a filling out a short web form. Atlas then takes care of incorporating a company in Delaware, setting up a …

Startups

How to Avoid Blurry Photos

Blurry photos got you down?You're not alone...In fact, I'd say that for beginner photographers (and a lot of the rest of us, too), blurry photos is …

Shutter Speed

Forget 'spark joy.' How about 'use it up'?

<b>Using your old stuff till it wears out is not exciting, but it makes sense from an environmental perspective.</b><p>The backlash against rampant consumerism …

Container Cabin

California<p>One of our San Francisco clients had a dream of building a self- sustaining cabin on 1000 acres of pristine wilderness he owned just West of Mount Lassen. An avid hunter from his days growing up in Colorado, our client had spent years hunting on the property, and sleeping in an old …

The Nature Conservancy

Response: Student Goal-Setting in the Classroom

<b>(This is the first post in a multi-part series)</b><p>The new "question-of-the-week" is:<p><i>How can we use goal-setting with our students?</i><p>Research, and the …

Teaching

This 35mm Photographer’s Work Inspires Nostalgia For Moments Never Experienced

California native, Corina Rose is one of the people you find on social media and quickly conclude, “we could be friends in real life.” Her 35mm photography makes me feel like I’ve had similar memories. I scroll through them feeling as if I miss those moments and say to myself, “Oh, that was a …

The artist combines matte painting, collages and photography to create composites with reality of their own

What do you get when you combine matte painting, cutout fragments of old photos and magazine pictures, photography and digital manipulation? British …

5 Common Mistakes Photographers Make in Photoshop

Taking photographs and editing them can often be two different stories. When starting out with photography, the important aspect is taking photos …

Functional and beautiful handmade leather cases for the "i-everything" that deserves protection.

Curious

Namaste

In Changunarayan the view from my bedroom window was breathtaking.<p>The valley spanned below from the view on the hill ... early morning mists hovering …

The Envelope

The Handmade Minimal Leather Wallet is Customizable with Your Initials

The handmade minimal leather wallet delivers a fashionable way to hold your cards and cash, and it’s customizable with your initials without needing …

Crowd Funding

This 24 Foot Tiny House Is Just Gorgeous … And The Plans Are Available For Free!

Fifteen years ago, Ana and Jacob were trying to decide whether to stay in Alaska, where they had both grown up, or move. Finally they struck a …

Natural Beauty

25 stunning images of Glacier National Park

ENCOMPASSING A MILLION ACRES of mountains, lakes, rivers, and epic landscapes carved by gigantic ice flows 20,000 years ago, Glacier National Park is …

Mexico’s Anti-Resorts: 7 Under-the-Radar Boutique Hotels to Know

13th Annual Smithsonian Photo Contest Winners

Nothing is more intriguing and fascinating than looking through a photo contest and digging the winners and runners-up. It's a great challenge for …

The most enthralling photos of the month

THE WOMAN WHO PHOTOGRAPHED HIP HOP HISTORY<p>Lisa Leone was a b-girl turned photographer who witnessed the rise of hip-hop and rap in the 90s. Photographing on the set of music videos like Snoop Dogg’s “What’s My Name” and in the studio as Nas recorded his now-legendary album <i>Illmatic</i>, there was more …

Is it time to redesign your curriculum for the 21st century learner?

A new framework advocates for carefully curating what students learn. Is it time to rethink your curriculum?It’s not a stretch to say that today’s …

Pedagogy

Success in the 21st century requires students to think for themselves, says UBC professor

Leyton Schnellert recently published "Developing Self-Regulating Learners"<p>According to a study by the MacArthur Foundation, 65% of students will end …

This T-Shirt Will Let You 'See' Inside The Human Body

Sort of.<p>You could soon learn how the human body works by going "inside" it via augmented reality t-shirts.<p>All you need is to download an app on a smartphone or tablet and point the device at the new invention, called a Virtuali-Tee -- and you'll be able to see the body's internal organs, including …

Augmented Reality

This Animated Particle Physics Book Isn't Just For Kids

A is of Accelerator, B is for Black hole, C is for Cryostat! Those are just a few of the particle physics lessons your kids will get from Symmetry …

How Emotions Affect Learning, Behaviors, and Relationships

The 2015 film <i>Inside Out</i> is an exceptional and accurate portrayal of our five core emotions. These primary emotions are joy, sadness, fear, anger, and …

Long Exposure Landscapes with the X-Pro2 | Jeff Carter

Now that the X-Pro2 has been launched and there have been a raft of blogs, reviews, tests and opinions since the press conference in Tokyo on Friday …

Landscape Photography

How to make a Super Long Exposure Photo for Extraordinary Effects

A couple of cool tips from Alex Meidany (website):<p>- Put your Fstop at F16<p>- Focus 4 meters from the camera<p>- Put on an ND1000 filter, you can check out …

How to Simulate a Long Exposure in Photoshop

If you think you need an expensive ten-stop ND filter to make a (really) long exposure photo, think again. With just a few exposures shot at several …

Iceland's slo-mo capital: on a tour of Djúpivogur and beyond

The coastal town of Djúpivogur in east Iceland has gained ‘slow city’ status. Lucy Siegle paces herself to feel its calming benefits<p>The paradox of the “slow movement” is that it’s positively dynamic these days. Its philosophy, which encompasses everything from slow travel to slow food and now slow …