Paul Varghese

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Watch: A Beginner's Guide to Learning about Lenses

It's time to get <i>really</i> acquainted with your lenses.<p>Every new filmmaker (and even some pros) have this crisis: which lens should I use for this …

All Extremely Confident People Give Up These 13 Habits

Real confidence is built through hard work and excellent habits.<p>Real confidence is not narcissism.<p>Although the two often get confused, people with narcissistic tendencies need everyone to think that they're special. They have a need for admiration and a sense of entitlement that's rooted in …

17 music documentaries you should watch - Alternative Press

It might be time to stop binge-watching your favorite shows for the third time. Instead, why not learn a thing or two about your favorite tunes?<p>These …

Bands

The Best Movies Ever Made (According to the World's Most Celebrated Directors)

Recommendations from Martin Scorsese, Stanley Kubrick, and more.<p>Try as it might, Netflix's 'Recommended For You' function just doesn't cut it. After all, there are only so many times it can suggest <i>Bratz: The Movie</i> before you start to feel hopelessly misunderstood.<p>What you need instead is some prime …

Portrait Photography Tips You Need to Start Using Today

Portrait photography is perhaps one of the most rewarding types of photography.It’s fun, too. Certainly more fun than reading the camera’s owner’s …

The One Mindfulness Technique That Will Improve Your Conversations Forever

Listening seems like a natural skill that we all can do, however not everyone remains present the whole time someone is talking. In fact, our minds …

"Body Marbling" Is Body Painting's Trippy Cousin

This UV-reactive paint dip will turn your skin into a work of glowing art.<p>What happens when traditional Turkish paper art meets body painting and rave culture? Just ask Black Light Visuals, creators of a blacklight-reactive body marbling technique that’s making waves in the festival scene.<p>Body …

What is Xbox One Project Scorpio? Everything you need to know about Microsoft's 4K, VR console

All we know so far about Microsoft's mid-cycle hardware upgrade.<p>On 13 June 2016, after months of rumours and reports about new gaming versions of the …

15 Quotes From a Modern Day Zen Master That Will Blow Your Mind Wide Open

Ever heard of Mooji? If not, he is one of the greatest modern day spiritual teachers that has helped countless people achieve their goals of inner …

Pro Insight From Hollywood’s Top Cinematographers

Follow along as the cinematographers behind some of the year's most-acclaimed films share behind-the-scenes stories and offer real-deal industry …

Cinematography

A Comprehensive Color Theory Guide for Photographers

We talk about composition a lot, but have you ever really dived into the subject of color theory and thought about how it applies to your …

25 Profound Quotes From Lao Tzu That Will Make You Think Deeply About Life

Lao Tzu was an ancient philosopher and writer who founded the philosophical framework for Taoism, which has had a huge influence on Chinese …

Dynamic Range: Film vs Digital

Many of you might have seen <b>The Great Camera Shootout 2011</b> from Zacuto. Episode one, The Tipping Point, dealt with Dynamic Range: Film vs</b> …

Demystified: An In-Depth Guide to Your Camera’s Histogram

If you ask 10 photographers what camera feature they are least comfortable with, what do you think they’d say?Hands down, my bet would be the …

Tutorials

What is Shutter Speed, Shutter Angle and How to get the Film Look

In this video and article we’ll cover what shutter speeds and shutter angles are, how the shutter speed or shutter angle can be used to control …

Shutter Speed

Why Photographers Are Flocking To This 19th-Century Technology

Lomography’s Achromat lens may be based on a design from the 1830s, but it can produce some dreamy effects that your iPhone can’t.<p>Geoffrey Berliner knows a thing or two about old camera lenses. A photographer and the executive director of the Penumbra Foundation in New York, he exudes …

Introduction to Ancient Greek History: A Free Online Course from Yale

Taught by Yale professor Donald Kagan, this introductory course in Greek history traces "the development of Greek civilization as manifested in …

Dharma Dew | Harvard Has a Free Online Course on Buddhism That You Can Take Right Now

Home > Dharma Dew<p>Harvard Has a Free Online Course on Buddhism That You Can Take Right Now<p>by Paul Ratner, Think Big, December 4, 2016<p>If you wanted to …

Hinduism

11 TED Talks That Show How Weird The Human Mind Really Is

You have less control over your decisions than you think.<p>We use our mind every second of every day, but it's safe to say no one understands exactly …

Read the Novels 3 Billionaires Swear Changed Their Lives

Bill Gates, Elon Musk, and Jeff Bezos share the fiction titles that most shaped their thinking.<p>Running a billion-dollar business empire is nothing if not time-consuming, so you can be pretty sure that the men and women atop these companies only spend their time on activities that offer rich …

A Beautiful Visualization Of How Your DSLR Camera Really Works

Leave it to a graphic designer to clearly visualize the complicated inner-workings of your digital camera in a way that actually makes sense.<p>Here’s the thing about expensive, hulking DSLR cameras: They take beautiful photographs, but only if you know how to use them. And understanding the various …

7 Simple Habits That Automatically Make You More Interesting

Absorb culture however you can.<p><i>How do I become more intelligent and have better conversations? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Matthew Manning on Quora:</b><p><b>Do all of the obvious things that</b> …

Want to Raise Your IQ by 23 Percent? Neuroscience Says Take Up This Simple Habit

In less time than it takes you to have lunch, you could be expanding your brain -- literally.<p>There are two types of intelligence: crystallized intelligence and fluid intelligence.<p>Crystallized intelligence is your ability to utilize information, skills, and experience already learned -- basically, …