Nathan Thomas

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Why Timelapse When You Can Hyperlapse?

Here's how to shoot and edit a (handheld) hyperlapse. What is Hyperlapse?I recently went out to experiment with hyperlapse photography. If you are …

Kodak surges on cryptocurrency service to help photographers

The demise of the film camera industry didn't work out well at Kodak, but so far things are working out better with an effort to capitalize on another digital revolution: cryptocurrency.<p>On Tuesday, Kodak announced the KodakOne service, a technology based on the KodakCoin cryptocurrency and designed …

Cryptocurrency

Go bananas with Photoshop Easter eggs (and a hidden tool that’s actually useful)

Photoshop CC 2018 launched a few weeks ago — but what Adobe didn’t tell users what that the update comes with a hidden Photoshop feature along with a …

Graphics

Bite Size Tips: Your Landscape Photography Should Impress People!

Landscape photography as most people think is not a “piece of cake,” it requires planning, setup and implementation.<p>There are several factors to be …

What is the best full frame camera under $2,000? 5DIII vs 6DII vs A7II

Making the decision to go full frame is an easy one for some people. Full frame cameras offer a shallower depth of field for a given aperture & field …

‘A Treacherous President Stood in the Way’

Frederick Douglass’s 1866 essay for The Atlantic on how Congress can cope with a chief executive who refuses to recognize the rights of all citizens<p><i>By December of 1866, the Civil War was over, but the conflict that would define the nature of the United States of America was not close to finished.</i> …

Civil Rights

25 Landscape Photography Tips and Tricks That Will Deliver Spectacular Results (VIDEO)

We often turn to Toma Bonciu (AKA “Photo Tom”) for concise tutorials on shooting and editing landscape photographs. In the six-minute video below he …

Free Online Writing Courses

Whether you want to become a famous novelist or just make your way through College English, these free online writing courses and journalism courses …

Creative Writing

10+ Of The Most Epic Long Exposure Shots Ever

Usually, we are viewing photos that capture a short moment in time, but these pictures are completely different. The intent of long exposure …

Vintage Inspiration: Using Old Postcards To Jump-Start Your Stories

Even the most prolific writer sometimes struggles with what to write next.<p>Oh, sure, you might have notebooks full of story ideas, characters …

These 6 Writing Apps Will Make You a Better Writer

We’ve come a long way, writers. Once, improving our writing skills meant writing (and later typing) our drafts, doing our best to revise and …

What is the Most Important Copywriting Skill to Master?

It’s not what you think.<p>There are a lot of essential skills to master if you are going to write effective copy. I don’t want to downplay the …

Writing

Writer’s Toolbox: Evernote

Evernote is a powerful note taking and organizational tool. It features a simple and easy to use word processor, but you shouldn’t begin using …

5 Writing Tips: Jeff VanderMeer

<i>Jeff VanderMeer is the author of the acclaimed Southern Reach trilogy and the novel</i> Borne<i>. VanderMeer shares his five writing tips.</i><p>Writing the rough …

Creative Writing

4 Ways to Get Your Film Accepted into Film Festivals

I did it, and so can you.<p>Entering your film into festivals can be a long and emotionally draining journey. As filmmakers, we pour our heart and soul …

Festivals

Learn how to get the perfect exposure every time

A camera’s built in meter often does a great job of making a “correct” exposure, but it’s not always what the photographer wants to capture. Despite …

Nikon D-series

Slowing Down Time - Mastering The Magic of Long Exposure

Slowing Down Time – The Magic of Long Exposure<p>Rating:<p>5.00 based on 13 Ratings<p>June 5, 2017 By Adam West<p>Slowing Down Time – The Magic of Long Exposure …

The Simple Key That Will Finally Break Your Bad Habit

How can you use mindfulness to break bad habits?<p>If you’ve ever set concrete goals in life, then you know that’s the easy part. Do you want to walk more frequently throughout your day? Great. Do you need to lay off social media during work hours? No problem. Unfortunately, it’s the actual execution …

Mindfulness

Magnificent Time-Lapse Captures California Like You’ve Never Seen it Before

When <i>National Geographic</i> not only picks up your time-lapse, but also insists on interviewing you about it, you know you’re doing something right. Then …

The Personal History Behind One Hundred Years of Solitude

<i>This post is in partnership with the Harry Ransom Center at The University of Texas at Austin. A version of the article below was originally</i> …

What's The Link Between Creativity and Depression?

The relationship between depression and creativity is often romanticized as the key to creating good art. It’s been called the dark side of creativity, or the key to genius. There’s hundreds of think pieces online about how depression can supercharge your creative endeavors, but do those think …

Fstoppers Photographer of the Month (May 2017): Shumon Saito

The Fstoppers community is brimming with creative vision and talent. Every day, we comb through your work, looking for images to feature as the Photo …

Slaughterhouse-Five: Unstuck in time, but alive and affecting on screen | Library of America

Back <b>Slaughterhouse-Five: Unstuck in time, but alive and affecting on screen</b><p>The Moviegoer May 31, 2017<p><i>Slaughterhouse-Five</i>: Unstuck in time, but alive …

The Oral History of STAR TREK: TNG’s Best Episode: “The Inner Light”

This week, one of the greatest <i>Star Trek</i> episodes of all time celebrates its 25th anniversary. On June 1st, 1992, a fifth season episode of <i>Star Trek:</i> …

Nothing Escapes From A Black Hole, And Now Astronomers Have Proof

If you collect more and more matter in a small enough volume of space, it gets harder and harder to escape from its gravitational pull. Gather enough mass there, and you’ll find that the speed you’d need to reach in order to escape is greater than the speed of light! From within that region, escape …

Imaging

The 6 Habits of the World's Most Creative People

Looking for tricks to expand your creative productivity? Here are 6 strategies by history’s most creative minds.<p>I expend a huge amount of my time and …

Why Cine Lenses Are Finally Affordable – Matthew Duclos – ON THE GO – Episode 49

<b>In this episode of On The Go we talk to eminent lens connoisseur Matthew Duclos from Duclos Lenses, and his Chief Engineer Alex Nelson.</b>The last year …

7 Great Video LED Lights Under $50

Today we look at 7 killer LED video lights that cost less than $50 each. If you’re looking for a budget rim, hair, background, fill or even a key …