Kirill Ivanov

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A Letter to Me: Nine Lessons for a Young Photographer

One of the reasons I love art is that is it the most effective way not only to entertain us, but to help us reflect on life itself. A well-placed …

Shenzhen, Hong Kong Street Photography by Marcus Wendt

Ultraviolet Break of Day – Street photography by Marcus Wendt in Shenzhen and Hong Kong, China.Marcus Wendt, creative director of London based studio …

Hong Kong

The Most Natural Color Correction Technique in Photoshop

So what if I told you there was a second dimension of data in your photos that can help you make the most accurate color correction ever? You …

Color Management

How to Use the Orton Effect for Dreamy Landscape Photos

Over the years, I have come across several different ways to give your photo a dreamy look. When I first started my journey into photography I came …

Photography

Shaping the Light of a Landscape Photo Using Only Lightroom

There's often the belief that creating a fully polished photo requires the use of Photoshop at some point in the process. However, Lightroom is …

Tutorials

Five Types of Ambient Light You Should Know How to Use in Photography

As photographers, we have but one raw material to work with: light. You will hear this time and time again, you need to learn to see that light and …

Landscape Photography

A Powerful Guide to Creating Double Exposure Images in Photoshop

Double exposures are one of my favorite effects. Luckily for us, unlike in the age of film, we have vastly more control over the final image thanks …

Tutorials

10 Practically Secret National Parks You’ll Want to Visit This Spring

We all have Yosemite and Yellowstone on our lists, but the best national parks aren't necessarily the best-known! There are plenty of other, …

National Parks

This low-tech gravity-fed watering system is based on an ancient irrigation technique

<b>Clayola Egypt's low-tech watering setup can keep your houseplants or garden watered when you're away.</b><p>The use of unglazed terracotta pots, also known …

Gardening

Backpacking in Bear Country

Bears are magnificent creatures and it can be exciting to see one—from an appropriate distance. When hiking or backpacking in an area inhabited by …

National Parks

A Beginner Photographer’s Guide to Understanding the Sunny 16 Rule

So, you've taken the time to learn how your camera works and finally feel comfortable giving manual mode a try, or at least more advanced modes like …

Landscape Photography

The 5 Best Hikes In Idaho

Idaho boasts more than 19,000 miles of hiking trails that explore vast wilderness areas, which range from desert to sub-alpine landscapes and feature …

Hiking

Neanderthals live on in human genes—but we’re only beginning to understand how they shaped us

The Rock of Gibraltar appears out of the plane window as an immense limestone monolith sharply rearing up from the base of Spain into the Mediterranean. One of the ancient Pillars of Hercules, it marked the end of the Earth in classical times. Greek sailors didn’t go past it. Atlantis, the unknown, …

Anthropology

9 amazing landmarks you probably had no idea were in Arizona

MENTION ARIZONA and many people think of the Grand Canyon…maybe a few cacti and cow skulls tucked in the sand dunes come to mind, too. But the Grand …

This year's Nebula Award nominees are incredibly diverse — read some online

The best of 2016’s science fiction and fantasy stories<p>The Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America have released their list of nominees for the 2016 Nebula Awards, and it’s an impressive, diverse list of the best science fiction and fantasy stories of the year.<p>Awarded annually since 1966, the …

Science Fiction

A 25-year-old spent $250 turning his truck into a camper van to travel across the US

<b>The INSIDER Summary:</b><p><b>• John Charles Putrino built a bed and storage unit into the back of his truck.</b><b><br>• He's driving to national parks across the US.</b><b><br>• It took some getting used to, but he enjoys the solitude of low-maintenance travel.</b><p>John Charles Putrino wanted to keep his cross-country trip …

RVs

Researchers Believe Depression Once Offered Humans an Evolutionary Advantage

Around 15 million US adults suffer from depression. 6.9 million American adolescents have been diagnosed. The condition is common. 10% of the …

How to Build a Native Bee Hotel

We think of bees as hive creatures with a nasty sting. But not all bees live in hives or have such an aggressive approach to self-defense. In fact, …

Farming

Brilliant tiny house features $500 DIY elevator bed built with free plans (Video)

The ethos of doing-it-yourself in a resourceful, space-saving way is at the root of the tiny house movement. That said, one of the most amazing …

Furniture

20 of the Best Landscape Photographers You Need To Check Out Today

Landscape photography is a wonderful art, but also extremely difficult. Instead of working with models or objects that you can manipulate and move …

Landscape Photography

Darkest Town in America

02/13/2017 · by carylsue · in Classroom Ideas, Current Event Connection, Geography In the News, Main. ·<p><b>ENVIRONMENT</b><p>Taking in the view from Gerlach, Nevada. (FiveThirtyEight)<p>What is light pollution?<p><i>Teachers, scroll down for a quick list of key resources in our Teachers Toolkit, including today’s</i> …

We Just Want to Give These Adorably Dark Drawings a Hug

Writer and illustrator Renee French has authored several comics and books. Now she’s documenting her process on Instagram.<p>The average Joe might only indulge in binge watching TV shows or movie marathons on their day off, but one accomplished comics creator says she turns the TV on when she goes to …

Drawing

Sticky Fingers: Meet the Oakland Artist Using Fruit to Explore Female Sexuality

We talk censorship, sensuality, and citrus with controversial food artist Stephanie Sarley.<p>It all started with two fingers sensually probing half a blood orange. Oakland-based artist Stephanie Sarley uploaded the juicy video to her Instagram account in early 2016, and as the internet lost its …

Posters

Wild Horses: The Consequences of Doing Nothing

Failing to manage wild herds in Western states, experts say, could have devastating effects on rangelands—and all of the animals that depend on them.<p>The ecological consequences of poor grazing management in the desert ecosystems of the American West’s Great Basin can be severe. To find out <i>how</i> …

7 ‘apartment-in-a-box’ designs for tiny spaces

Small living, made easy<p>As micro apartments become ever more prevalent in cities around the world, architects and designers seem to have grasped firmly onto one idea: the “all-in-one” furniture solution that combines multiple functions into one module. The premise is simple. By tucking in everything …

Living Rooms

Republicans target environmental rules protecting parks and limiting methane

Congress begins effort to remove Obama-era protections, including measures to keep people safe when mountaintops are blown off to reach coal<p>Republicans have begun dismantling Obama-era environmental protections by targeting rules that restrict drilling in national parks, curb the release of methane …

Fossil Fuels

Bitcoin is 'a great hedge against the system' and could be the new gold

Gold has traditionally been seen as a "safe haven" asset by investors — when uncertainty and risk is high, gold seems like a safe bet. (For a good explanation of why people think this, read our interview with "Made in Chelsea" start-turned-gold miner Francis Boulle.)<p>Bitcoin, likewise, has attracted …

Cryptocurrency

Starting from Scratch: Becoming a Photographer in Your 30s

You’ve probably seen photographer Sean Tucker‘s work around, on <i>PetaPixel</i> if nowhere else, but did you know he didn’t start his photographic journey …

25 animals that scientists want to bring back from extinction

Advances in science, specifically biotechnology, could enable scientists to bring some of these animals "back" from extinction, and there are a few already on the list.<p>Generally, it helps if there is a species still alive today that is genetically similar to the extinct animal, like elephants for …

Habitats

Naturally-ventilated PM House remains cool even during Yucatan's hottest months

The lush garden surrounding this sprawling residence in Yucatan, Mexico helps the house remain cool and ventilated in even the hottest, most humid …