Michael

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How I Built a Custom Desk and Wire-Free Workspace for My Photo Editing

For years I’ve struggled with my workspace, I’ve had loads of different ones, from small ones in the corner of the living room in my old apartment to …

Woodworking

Watch: 3D-Printed Fibonacci sculptures come to life in mind-blowing optical illusion

Based on the Fibonacci sequence, these incredible sculptures create a mesmerising optical illusion when rotated<p>John Edmark, a design lecturer at Stanford University in the US, has created a set of 3D-printable sculptures that come to life when spun around and filmed using a very short shutter speed.<p>…

U.S. Navy Wants Mobile Microgrids. Meet The Energy Magazine.

Even before microgrids attracted attention in the mainstream media for keeping the lights on in the wake Hurricane Sandy, the U.S. Navy was kicking around the concept of a mobile microgrid.<p>Called an “energy magazine,” this new breed of mobile microgrid is a distributed system of power generating …

Renewable Energy

Old Glass: How to Use Old Film Lenses with New DSLR Cameras

Do you want a sharp and well built lens? Of course you do. Everyone does. Think you can’t afford great glass? Think again. You may not be looking in …

30 Awesome Photography Links to Dial Up Your Inspiration Quotient

As another week passes us by Toad Hollow Photography has been busy searching the internet for links to the best tutorials, special features, great …

Tips for Using Shutter Speed Creatively

Shutter speed is one of those things that is initially a problem to be solved, but once you do that it becomes a tool that allows you to take better …

A Stunning New Map Reveals For The First Time Where Our Galaxy Fits Into The Universe

Even our galaxy is a mere speck in a larger structure, which was just revealed for the first time by a group of scientists who created a map of more than 8,000 galaxies in an effort to understand where they fit in the universe.<p>The team placed the Milky Way on the outskirts of a massive, previously …

The Most Incredible Use Of 425 Square Feet You've Ever Seen

It’s really hard to make 425 square feet look spacious but Specht Harpman Architects managed to do just that in this once awkward New York City …

New York City

Photographer Photographs Two Mimes in 1974, Only Realizes 35 Years Later that One Was Robin Williams

Robin Williams tragic death has left the entire world in shock, grieving for a man whose entire professional life was dedicated to bringing joy to …

House Lam by Nico van der Meulen Architects

House Lam in Bedfordview, Johannesburg, South Africa.<p>Nico van der Meulen Architects were approached to refresh the architecture design of an existing …

Video: A Must-Watch Commencement Speech for Creatives at Every Stage in Their Journey

Neil Gaiman is an author, a writer whose work you have probably read at some point or another, but the advice he offers in this 20-minute …

These Focus Stacking Walkthroughs Will Help You Take Your Macro Photography to the Next Level

When it comes to macro photography, knowing how to properly focus stack your images can make a massive difference. To that end, the walkthrough above …

Dramatic Stainless Steel Wire Fairies by Robin Wight | Colossal

<p>UK sculptor Robin Wight creates dramatic scenes of wind-blown fairies clutching dandelions, clinging to trees, and seemingly suspended in midair, …

House Boz in Pretoria, South Africa by Nico van der Meulen Architects

The Sophisticated Architecture of House Boz in Pretoria, South Africa.<p>House Boz is truly a fine example of sophisticated architecture design. The …

South Africa

8 Ways to Reduce Noise in Your Photographs

You have plenty of options to choose from when you want to reduce the noise in your images. However, you first need to understand why noise actually …

Samyang releases the E-mount 10mm T3.1 and 12mm T2.2 Cine lenses and the 300mm Mirror for A-mount

Samyang announced two new E-mount and one new A-mount lens. Full specs can be read by clicking those links: <br>Specification – Samyang 10mm T3.1 Cine …

Top 12 Image Editing Skills Every Photographer Should Know

Before you start editing, make sure that you have a good image work flow. This means saving originals in a separate place to prevent you from …

Use Your TV Remote to Control Your DSLR When Viewing Photos on the Big Screen

Here’s a basic tip that some of you may have overlooked in your DSLR’s owner manual: did you know that you can use your TV’s remote when reviewing …

Horst P Horst: the king of fashion photography – in pictures

Straining corsets, daring swimsuits and Marlene Dietrich in full glamour mode … Horst P Horst was one of the 20th century’s master photographers, and this autumn the V&A will celebrate his life and work. As well as his iconic fashion shoots, expect unpublished vintage prints, portraits of Hollywood …