PJ Bennett

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Photographing Meteor Showers

Lyrids Shower | Blended Image | 14mm | [email protected], ISO 1600.<p>Meteor showers can produce one of the most awe-inspiring displays in the night …

Landscape Photography

4 Tips to Consider Before Creating Your First Time-lapse

Time-lapse videos are the perfect blend of photography and videography. It takes skills in photography to flawlessly frame and execute each …

The Top 5 Most Common Mistakes in Landscape Photography

Contrary to popular opinion, mistakes aren’t necessarily a bad thing. They help you learn, they keep Hallmark in business, and sometimes they go hand …

Meet the Microbats: Winged Creatures' Secrets Revealed

For starters, old females are tougher than young males, according to a new study on these little-known mammals.<p>A bat the size of a bumblebee? It's no joke—many of the flying mammals come in miniature.<p>There are about 1,000 species of these so-called "microbats," whose body sizes range from a little …

How to Officially Register Your Photographs with the US Copyright Office

When your finger presses down on a camera’s shutter button and captures a photograph, that photo is instantly copyrighted with you as the rightful …

Digital Technology Is A Game Changer For Education Worldwide

When you listen to experts in the field, it is easy to conclude that digital technology is transforming education as much as Johannes Gutenberg’s …

Spectacular Landscape Photos Highlight the Diverse Natural Beauty of Iceland

Los Angeles-based entrepreneur, adventurer, and photography enthusiast Eva Ho recently returned from a camping trip to Iceland, where she documented the unbelievable beauty of the Land of Fire and Ice in a series of stunning photos. “A true miracle of nature,” Ho says of the Nordic island country, …

World's first ant map launched in Hong Kong

The colourful interactive online map (antmaps.org), which took four years to complete, displays the geographic locations of nearly 15,000 types of ant with the Australian state of Queensland home to the highest number of native species at more than 1,400.<p>"(Insects are) one of the main groups we …

Hong Kong

Is Your Camera Keeping You From Experiencing Life’s Precious Moments?

Yesterday we shared a cringeworthy short film about how photo sharing has altered the way we experience the special moments in our lives; instead of …

One downside to digital innovation: as formats die, we lose our past | Jess Zimmerman

As early internet users move into middle age and beyond, we can’t expect our youth – digital or otherwise – to be accessible forever<p>If you wanted to pinpoint people of my exact age and level of youthful internet engagement, you might call us the Homestar Runner Generation. Like Millennials, we’ve …

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Trials and Tribulations of a Landscape Photographer

Photography is a lot like a bad relationship sometimes Last month the family and I went on a trip to Maine to attend a friends wedding and make a …

Lightroom Dashboard Can Help You Visualize Your Photography Habits

Lightroom Dashboard is a new browser-based app that helps you visualize your Lightroom catalog data and surface interesting details about your …

Lightroom

Everything Science Knows About Reading On Screens

We’ve adapted our reading habits to fit our screens, but at a cost.<p>Thanks to technology, we’re reading more than ever—our brains process thousands of words via text messages, email, games, social media, and web stories. According to one report, the amount people that read tripled from 1980 to the …

eBooks

Why technology in schools must serve a purpose

If you’re a student, teacher or parent, you might have noticed there is a massive push to use technology in the classroom these days. Hardly a day …

Education Technology

Teaching with Digital Technologies Infographic - e-Learning Infographics

Posted on June 10, 2015<p>Technology has had a huge impact on educating students around the world so it’s no surprise that it is being heavily …

Education Technology

Why Ed Tech Is Not Transforming How Teachers Teach

—Charles Mostoller for Education Week<p>Student-centered, technology-driven instruction remains elusive for most<p>Public schools now provide at least one …

The 4 Ultimate Slow Cooker Summer Sandwiches

<i>by Sheela Prakash, Epicurious</i><p>Like thick wool sweaters and heavy rubber boots, slow cookers belong in the back of the closet when summer rolls around. Right?<p>Wrong.<p>I'm here to tell you that kicking those appliances to the curb when the sun starts shining is a fool's move. Because on warm, sunny days, …

This is What Photographers Need to Know About Basic Filter Types And Their Uses

Filters have been around since the beginning of photography. Most of them were used in film and analogue photography because different materials have …

A Very Good Google Apps Guide for Teachers

May 6, 2015<br>Here is an interesting resource we discovered through Tom D'Amico. T<i>he Ultimate Google Apps Training Guide</i> is a 15 pages Google document …

What Millennials Want from Work, Charted Across the World

Courtesy of NASA GSFC<p>As more Millennials assume leadership positions around the world, organizations are becoming increasingly concerned with how to ensure their success. However, most existing research on those born between the early ‘80s and late ‘90s is skewed toward understanding what a narrow, …

Moleskine Livescribe Notebooks transfer ideas from paper to screen

Stationery brand Moleskine has created a series of notebooks for use with a Livescribe smartpen to turn notes written on the pages into digital files …

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The Ultimate List of Keyboard Shortcuts for Lightroom

Photographers look to maximize the amount of time they spend behind the camera and minimize the amount of time spent in post-processing. But time …

Parrot Releases the Bebop Drone Complete with 14MP Camera and Oculus Rift Support

Camera drones and their accompanying photographic capabilities are consistently getting upgrades in hopes of pushing aerial photography and …

The Ultimate Guide to the Dodge & Burn Technique - Part 1: The Fundamentals

Dodge & Burn (D&B) is a technique that came to us from the darkroom days when luminosity values in a photo could be only manipulated by the duration …

Interactive Web App Makes Sure You Never Forget a Photoshop or Lightroom Shortcut

When it comes to getting the most out your post-processing applications, you really want to know your shortcuts. The problem is, there’s so many …

How to Change the Color of Anything in Photoshop

When changing the color of an object in Photoshop there are ways to change the base Color and the Highlight color, we go over each of those methods …

Say Hello To The Little Space Race That Could

Satellites packed into boxes<p>A CubeSat crams the advanced hardware of enormous satellites into a box slightly larger than a Rubik’s Cube. The satellites’ small size and light weight have made it cheaper than ever to launch spacecraft into orbit. Here are three citizen-led CubeSats paving an …

Space Exploration