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10 ways to fix your résumé when you're not entry-level anymore

It may not feel like it, but once you've got a few years of job experience under your belt, you're not an entry-level employee anymore — you're mid-level.<p>Your approach to finding a job will need to change accordingly.<p>No longer can you rely on what you did in college to impress potential employers — …

Gregory Crewdson shows the dark side of rural America - CNN Style

Photographers

Goblins in the Forest: A Surreal VR Experience at Wevr

We talk to Neville Spiteri, CEO of Wevr, about his company's immersive and trippy VR experiences.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we may …

Developer shows off experimental full-body tracking in VR

This is pretty cool<p>Almost all virtual reality games with motion controls simulate your body as a crude hit box connected to a set of floating hands. <i>Island 359</i> developer Cloudgate Studio has just released a video that shows off a full-body simulation using two additional Vive controllers connected …

Watch “Cameraperson” To See What It’s Like To Shoot Documentaries

Kirsten Johnson, who has shot films like Citizenfour and Happy Valley, explores the challenges and ethics of doc filmmaking.<p><b>WHAT:</b> <i>Cameraperson</i>, a documentary self-portrait on the work of cinematographer Kirsten Johnson now available on TVOD platforms, including iTunes, Amazon Video, and Google Play, …

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19 psychological tricks that will help you ace a job interview

That means they're susceptible to the same psychological preferences and cognitive biases that affect the rest of us. Simple tweaks to the way you speak and hold yourself can make you seem much more likeable, competent, and hireable in their eyes.<p>With that in mind, we rounded up a list of easy …

Has a Black Mirror episode predicted the future of video games?

The latest Black Mirror series from Charlie Brooker presents, despite its transition to Netflix, another unsettling collection of future shock nightmares drawn from consumer technology and social media trends. The second episode, Playtest, has an American tourist lured to a British game development …

Machine Learning

Photographer Gregory Crewdson and his eerie rooms of gloom

“One great thing about photography is that it kind of hovers between everything. It’s really easy to reach out to other mediums and have connections between things,” says Gregory Crewdson. In the American photographer’s series Cathedral of the Pines, currently on view at both the Paris and Brussels …

Photographers

3 Easy Ways to Get that Faded ‘Film Look’ in Photoshop

Everyone’s digging that “faded” film look nowadays, but here’s a secret: you don’t have to have a VSCO preset pack to get it. In this short tutorial, …

How to Use ‘Double Masking’ for More Natural HDR Blending in Photoshop

If you want ultimate control over your High Dynamic Range images, manual blending is still the way to go. But creating a perfectly blended image from …

No Modeling Skills Required

3D printing is celebrated by millions of people, but some of its biggest fans are gamers. The technology opens up unlimited possibilities for …

Why Natural Light Glamour Photography Is About Seeing the Shot, Not Setting It Up

If there is one comment I hear the absolute most at my studio lighting workshops, it's "Nino, I need to learn studio lighting. That stuff is hard. …

Landscape Photography

These are Ten of the Best Portrait Photographers Today

Ari Marcopoulos - A Photographer From the Streets<p>Ari Marcopoulos is an Amsterdam-born photographer who has been capturing intimate lives of <b>people</b> …

Art

This is What Different Light Modifiers Do for Studio Portraits

Starting out in studio portraiture and not sure what light modifier to choose to achieve the photo you want? In the post, we’ll take a look at the …

Step Into A Playfully Disorienting Pastel Digital Art World

The work of Blake Kathryn is full of rose gold impossibilities.<p>The bright colors in Blake Kathryn’s digital artworks draw you in first. The saturated colors make each piece feel futuristic— as if every work is a message sent from some other time or a parallel universe.<p>“By no means did the palette I …

Photographer Gets Lost in the Beauty of Tokyo's Neon Streets at Night

Liam Wong injects a unique cyberpunk flavour into his images, casting a light upon the dark corners and back alleys that twist throughout Tokyo. His photographs manage to precisely capture the dynamism of the bustling city lit by bright neon signs and artificial lights, making one question the …

Light painting by Julie Larocque and Martin Shank, in pictures - Telegraph

Photography

Online harassment in virtual reality is 'way, way, way worse' — but can devs change that?

Can the problem of bullying in the virtual world be stopped before it gets bad?<p>Patrick Harris of Minority Media (<i>Papo and Yo</i>) opened his cautionary presentation during Game Developers Conference 2016's virtual reality series with a warning: His talk, on the potential for — and overwhelming effects …

Deep inside Deadpool’s deadliest effects

How they pulled off Deadpool's biggest scenes - from the freeway chase, to CG Colossus, animating Deadpool's face and the frozen moment opening …

Animation

How to Be Creative, According to Albert Einstein, Pablo Picasso and Stephen King

Creativity isn’t some esoteric quality that only the Bob Marleys and Salvador Dalís of the world possess — it’s a learnable, trainable skill that can …

How to Make Your Film Look Cinematic When Your Lighting Setup is Less Than Ideal

One of the most common questions young filmmakers ask is, "How do I make my film look cinematic?" Usually the answer is "good lighting", but what if …

‘Ansel Adams’ Job Opening in US Govt Pays ~$100,000 Per Year

In 1941, legendary photographer Ansel Adams began working for the US Department of the Interior to shoot large format photos of National Parks and …

Pixar co-founder warns virtual-reality moviemakers: 'It's not storytelling'

Pixar Animation co-founder Ed Catmull has warned that virtual reality technology may not be the revolution in storytelling that some of its evangelists have claimed.<p>“It’s not storytelling. People have been trying to do [virtual reality] storytelling for 40 years. They haven’t succeeded. Why is …

Virtual Reality

How to Photograph a Headshot With Clam Shell Lighting

Back in October I posted a portrait of myself that quickly became the most popular photo on my entire Facebook feed for 2015. The image was never …

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2015 Creative Review Photography Annual, in pictures - Telegraph

Stunning Neon Portraits That Will Recharge Your Creative Batteries

These photos by Russian photographer Slava Thisset capture an other-worldly aesthetic that mixes the psychedelic with the everyday. Using digital …

Photography

Games and animation: Tackling the UK's creative skills shortage

<b>A new qualification in video game design, animation and visual effects has been created to try and tackle what the industry says is an acute skills shortage. How effective can it be?</b><p>In a dark screening room on the fourth floor of visual effects firm Double Negative's plush London office, double …

A developer’s introduction to 3D animation and Blender

Creating 3D animations is like writing software. Both processes require<br>knowing certain industry terms. Some animation terms …

Game Development

Five Huge Opportunities for Startups in Virtual and Augmented Reality Industry

Virtual reality or real virtuality? Image sharing your dreams, thoughts and emotions through fully immersive technologically mediated universes. This …