Michael Rawling

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Watch: HEIF vs. JPEG on iPhone 8 compared

By<p>Apple announced support for the High Efficiency Image File (HEIF) photo format at WWDC in June, a standard that supposedly retains image quality …

Life is short, art is forever

To describe the last few weeks and the upcoming days as tumultuous would be an understatement. I believe that now, more than ever, we need an extra dose of art to distract us and keep our spirits high.<p>Top: Jacob Hashimoto speaking in front of <i>Another Cautionary Tale Comes to Mind</i>, 2016<p>Mixografia, …

Landscape Photography Primer: Getting Sharp Images With Depth of Field and Hyperfocal Distance

When you gaze upon a landscape with your own eyes, you see the entire scene in sharp focus. Recreating that focus in the images you make of the …

Handling Non Functional Requirements in User Stories

For Training, Coaching, and Consulting engagements, please contact me for details on how I can help your organization.<p><b>Please Note:</b> User Stories are …

Art History Movies Everybody Needs to Watch

Woman in Gold (2015)<p>Let’s start the list with a recent achievement directed by Simon Curtis. With Helen Mirren and Ryan Reynolds in the main roles, …

Andy Warhol

Understanding the Painterly Value in Art

January 15, 2017<p>Alias of Ksenija Pantelić<p>When one discusses the <b>value in art</b> there are two very distinctive paths to follow. The concern with value in …

Backcountry Hut

Inspired by Ikea founder Ingvar Kamprad's credo of providing well-designed products for the masses, the Backcountry Hut is a modular flat-packed …

Photographic Paintings by Fabian Oefner

“Photographic Paintings” is the new photographies series by Fabian Oefner. Oefner likes to mix the codes. His artworks are therefore a virtuose mix …

6 in-demand skills you can learn online

However, the advent of sophisticated technology — which propelled the development of many apps, software and social media — has made skills and knowledge easily disseminated and accessible.<p><b>Related: 8 Free Training Tools That Will Help You Excel at Your Job</b><p>There are countless websites readily …

Quest House

Overlooking the Durlston Country Park in Swanage, the Quest House is arranged to accommodate its sloped plot while maximizing views of its valley …

Irina Shayk From Every Angle

Russian supermodel Irina Shayk is a regular in the pages of W magazine--in the past 18 months she has stripped down, joined a cult, and earned a crown in our Royals portfolio. This week, she went to Paris with fellow Victoria's Secret model Stella Maxwell to show off the best of the Spring 2017 …

On Muses: Relationships Could Be Your Most Important Photographic Work

Here’s something I wanted to write about for the consideration of my artistic friends and followers. Do any of you have a muse? Is there someone in …

Creativity

A Look at StreetPan 400, A New Film with an Old Soul

StreetPan is the 400 speed, panchromatic brain-child of Bellamy Hunt of Japan Camera Hunter fame.<p>As the story goes, reeling from the discontinuation …

Beautiful Fine Art Portrait Photography by Stefania Sammarro

<b>Stefania Sammarro</b> is a talented 29-year-old photographer and photoreporter based in Cosenza, Italy. Stefania received a degree in Dams (Art, Music …

12 objections to research with users

• Our designers know what people need, right? They are the experts.<br>• Our product managers already do interviews and look at analytics.<br>• How statistically …

8 Photography Tricks & Hacks Using Common Household Items

Are you looking to spice up your photography? You might want to hold off on buying the pricey camera accessory you’ve had your eye on. Objects that …

Why You Should Drop That Year-Long Photography Project Now

Hands up, who is doing a year-long photo project in 2017? I see. That's quite a few of you. Commendable. It's a big thing, to commit yourself to do …

Lighting Diagram Sketches That Reveal the Recipes Behind Photos

When photographer Paul Schlemmer started out in photography in his late teens, he spent the first four years studying the subject of light. As he …

7 New Year’s Resolutions Every Photographer Should Make in 2017

Every year I learn more about photography as an art form and a business. I’ve struggled over the past few years with finding a balance between …

Social Media

7 Tips and Tricks for Photographing Landscapes With a Wide-Angle Lens

By and large, the landscape images you see in magazines and online are taken with a wide-angle lens. It’s the go-to focal length for landscapes for a …

A First Look at the Women Artists of the Armory Show 2016

Women are making their mark at The Armory Show in New York. Before the VIP opening on Wednesday, a preview of the most striking booths at the fair.

Take 3 Minutes & Learn (Almost) Everything You Need to Know About the Art of Time-Lapse (VIDEO)

Time-lapse photography and time-lapse videos are still immensely popular and interest in them shows no signs of slowing down (so to speak). In fact, …

Time-lapse Photography

Fast Glass: Tips for Working With Wide Aperture Lenses

Using wide aperture lenses can be tricky. Here are some tips to get the most out or your fast glass and get sharpness where you want it.

Landscape Photography

Demystifying service design | O'Reilly 2016

***WATCH VIDEO: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_BiWguJ9F94***<p>Service design is a growing focus, and businesses large and small are trying to integrate it into both their design practice and business culture. An organization must learn what service design is and at the same time be inspired to …

UX Design

Trustworthiness in Web Design: 4 Credibility Factors

<b>Summary:</b> Websites must establish trust and present themselves as credible to turn visitors into customers. The methods that people use to determine …

UX Design

How to Use Office and Art Supplies for Product Photos

I do a lot of product photography and there are two places I go to when I need to prepare supplies for a shoot: one is the hardware store to get some …

Photography Accessories

10 More Photographers You Should Be Following On Fstoppers

Last week I made a list of 10 of my favorite photographers to follow on Fstoppers and a few people complained that too many of them were "portrait" …