Nikko Sudirman

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Moment lenses — the DSLR killer?

I travel with a Canon DSLR and two primes, a 35mm f1.4 and an 85mm f1.2 (endearingly nicknamed, “the fat kid”). Switching lenses is cumbersome and not ideal in certain environments, like a Saigon street market, densely crowded with vendors, tourists and thieves.<p>After lugging this camera kit through …

Mobile Photography

La Mira Ra / AUM Pierre Minassian

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> La Mira Ra house, located in the South of France, is the fruit of a long reflection about the marriage …

15 Fantastic Photos of Stunning Staircases

The staircase is a fundamental element for the connection of architectural spaces. But beyond its functional use, in many projects the staircase …

Photoshop Basics: This Simple Auto Dodge & Burn Trick Adds Dimension to Portrait Photos (VIDEO)

The darkroom technique of “dodging and burning” an image to selectively manipulate the exposure of a photograph has been around far longer than …

As a Photographer, These are 13 Free Apps I Wouldn't Leave the House Without

If you're a new photographer, let me let you in on a little secret...There are hundreds of photography apps available for iOS and Android devices …

Apps

26 Favorite Books of High Achievers

People who achieve the most in life make it a practice to glean wisdom from others.<p>The most successful people often are serious about self-improvement, which can come in the form of a good book. Here are two dozen excellent reads, recommended by founders, executives, and other high achievers.<p>1. …

Hedge Funds

9 Incredibly Famous Architects Who Didn't Possess an Architecture Degree

Had the worst jury ever? Failed your exams? Worry not! Before you fall on your bed and cry yourself to sleep—after posting a cute, frantic-looking …

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5 free VPNs to maintain your privacy online

Whether it’s the prying eyes of a repressive regime, a data-hungry internet service provider (ISP), or a malicious actor listening on the public …

Information Systems

The CrossFit-bodybuilding hybrid training program to build a better body

Shutterstock<p>Shutterstock<p><b>Duration</b> 45<p><b>Exercises</b> 5-7<p><b>Equipment</b> Yes<p>Bodybuilding makes you big and strong. CrossFit builds power, agility, and …

Master Photoshop | 20 Brilliant Tutorials You Should Try

If you want to master Photoshop, these brilliant tutorials will surely help you a lot! We selected some of the best Photoshop tutorials that show …

Stunning time-lapse captures the seasons of Norway

Norway is an amazing place and this time-lapse by Morten Rustad definitely does the region justice. Morten says that he travelled some 20,000km, took …

Time-lapse Photography

Everything Is Awful So Let’s All Escape To This Treehouse For Grown-Ups

The architecture firm Snøhetta has built a cabin in the woods of Northern Sweden. The coolest part? It’s built into the trees themselves, acting like a treehouse for grownups–and a getaway from the world.<p>The two-bedroom cabin is part of the renowned Treehotel, where guests can rent one of seven …

Treehouses

The 12 cheapest holiday destinations in Europe for couples

With that in mind, a new report from Post Office Travel Money released today has unearthed the cheapest tourist hotspots in Europe.<p>To produce the ranking, Post Office Travel Money calculated several expenses for food and drink — including a three-course meal for two with a bottle of wine, a bottle …

Take Harvard's Online Course in Digital Photography for Free

If you've always wanted to take better photos and you have 10-15 hours to dedicate to the endeavor, you'll be pleased to know this: Harvard, one of …

This Useful Map Reveals Photography ‘Hotspots’ Around the World

Landscape photographer and travel addict Mike Wong has created a super useful tool for fellow photographers who want some help location scouting. …

5 Easy DIY Tutorials for That Viral Chunky Knit Blanket

It's time to cuddle up with some Netflix and knits!<p>It's that time of year when staying indoors while snuggled up in a blanket all day sounds better than having to go to work or do errands, especially if it was this chunky knit blanket that people on Instagram are obsessing over.<p>This new knit …

Architecture Is About People, Not Buildings. These Photos Prove It

Architectural photography often eschews humans, but these photographers focus on the relationship between people and buildings.<p>A building is a building. Right? But in the hands of skilled photographers, the built environment becomes much more than an amalgam of glass, concrete, and steel–instead, …

Architecture

Don’t Let Blown Out Clouds Ruin Your Landscape Photos: Here’s an Easy Photoshop Fix (VIDEO)

We’ve all been there: You’re shooting a beautiful landscape with bright billowing clouds and some interesting shadow detail, so what do you do? You …

16 Materials Every Architect Needs to Know (And Where to Learn About Them)

A building’s materiality is what our bodies make direct contact with; the cold metal handle, the warm wooden wall, and the hard glass window would …

Carbon Fiber

Win a Canon 5D Mk III or a Nikon D500 in This Free Photo Contest!

What’s the best photograph you’ve ever taken? If it’s as good as you think it is, it could win you your choice of Canon 5D Mk III, Nikon D500, Sony …

10 Powerful Features of Photoshop Photographers Need to Know

Photoshop is an amazing tool that most photographers find themselves using on a daily basis. It has countless features, and with the new Photoshop …

Stanford Professor puts his entire digital photography course online for free

When it comes to the list of digital imaging pioneers, Marc Levoy is one of those names that belongs right near the top. His work has led to many of …

32 Texts That Will Make You Laugh Way Harder Than You Should

They just will.

More places to see before you die: 21 new sites, from cliffs to caves, added to World Heritage List

Fossil-rich cliffs in Canada from 500 million years ago, sea caves used by Neanderthals, 99 artificial islands in the remote Pacific Ocean and 17 structures designed by the French-Swiss architect Le Corbusier are among 21 new sites inscribed on the World Heritage List.<p>The additions include two …