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Director Sean Baker On Why He Shoots His Films On iPhones

By Nicole LaPorte6 minute Read<p>Sean Baker says he doesn’t want to be a poster boy for Apple. Yet with two films now that were shot entirely on …

Filmmaking

13 inspiring quotes from Abraham Lincoln on liberty, leadership, and character

To achieve these historic feats, he relied on a mastery of the written and spoken word.<p>In honor of Presidents' Day, we've collected a few of his most inspiring quotes.

Photos Reveal How Steinway Makes Its Beautifully Crafted Grand Pianos

Architectural photographer Christopher Payne seeks out unique subject matter to shoot, often choosing to delve into industrial settings and explore overlooked manufacturing processes. His newest collection, <i>Making Steinway: An American Workplace</i>, features a series of compositions collected on a …

Breathtaking Photos Celebrate the Wild Beauty of Patagonia’s Untouched Landscapes

“Majestic” is one word that instantly comes to mind as you browse through Andy Lee‘s portfolio of landscape photography. Shot on a recent trip to Chile, the photographer's images of the sweeping scenery embrace the power and solemn glory of the country's natural beauty. In contrast to Lee's …

How to Quickly Remove Power Lines from Photos

Those pesky power lines are the bane of every landscape photographer! Alright, maybe I am exaggerating a bit but I don’t think Ansel Adams had to …

Photography

Hands On with the New LumoPro LP180R Flash

LumoPro surprised the photographic community in 2013 with the release of the LP180 speedlight. This successor to the LP160 offers amazing performance …

Creating a Composite Car Photo Using a Parking Lot Snapshot

A couple of days ago, photographer and retoucher Clint Davis shared a guest post about how he created composite photos for a Mercedes-Benz Sprinter …

Mercedes-Benz

‘Tangerine’: How One of the Most Stunning Movies of the Year Was Shot on an iPhone

It took three tiny cameras, a few groundbreaking gadgets, next to no budget, and a whole lot of indie spirit to pull off the fiercest, ballsiest, and …

Santa Monica

HugeDomains.com - ForBean.com is for sale (For Bean)

Hurry - once it's sold this opportunity will be gone!<p>Besides being memorable, .com domains are unique: This is the one and only .com name of its …

How-To: Picking a Great Lens for Milky Way Photography

The lens is the most important factor in the image quality of a landscape astrophoto.<p>There are a number of lens traits that will determine the …

OS X Mavericks Review: Apple’s Mac Operating System Has A Need For Speed

OS X Mavericks, the first of Apple’s post-big cat OS updates, is named for one of the nicest spots on Earth. Mavericks is a surf beach in California, and the operating system that takes its name definitely represents a new wave in Mac software, even though it isn’t a drastic change from OS X 10.8. …

How to Make Perfect Scrambled Eggs

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: Three ways to get your perfect scrambled eggs -- whatever your version of perfection may be.</i><p>Scrambled eggs and toast: sounds like an ascetic breakfast, …

Eggs