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Camera exposure explained: the relationship between aperture, shutter speed and ISO

The relationship between aperture, shutter speed and ISO is one of the key tenets of photography that every beginner must learn. These are the …

Night Photography by Mika Suutari

Atmospheric night photography in Finland captured by Mika Suutari.<p>Mika Suutari is a talented photographer based in Nurmijärvi, Finland. Usually he …

Photography

Are humans getting cleverer?

<b>IQ is rising in many parts of the world. What's behind the change and does it really mean people are cleverer than their grandparents?</b><p>It is not unusual for parents to comment that their children are brainier than they are. In doing so, they hide a boastful remark about their offspring behind a …

The Brain

Some of Alaska's wood bison herd to be released back into the wild

If you're heading to Alaska, you can get a good look at scores of wood bison, North America's largest land mammal, in captivity. But maybe not for long.<p>Many of the large creatures will be released back into the wild.<p>The Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center south of Anchorage is home to a herd of …

Why 16 Megapixels, When I Could Have 50?

If there was a 100 MP DSLR announced tomorrow, I would pre-order it, then spend many sleepless nights waiting for it to arrive. I’d suffer nightmares …

Cameras

Why You Should Turn Off the Built-In Flash on Your Camera Right Now

We’ve all gone to sporting events and seen the audience cameras flashing two hundred or more yards distant from the action on the field. The truth is …

15 Coolest Multipurpose Flashlights.

Collection of 'Coolest Multipurpose Flashlights' from all over the world.<p><b>Flashlight by Jumper Power Banks</b>: It is a multipurpose device that works as …

23 Household Items That Can Double As (Effective) Camping Gear

Spend money on the big ticket camping items that ensure your comfort and safety. Don't spend money on all the little stuff that can often be better …

Hawaii's Most Epic And Illegal Hike May Be Gone Forever

Remember that strikingly stunning and famously illegal hike in Hawaii that gave you the chance to view paradise from the heavens?<p>To refresh your memory, here was what it looked like:<p>Well, thanks to a powerful storm, it's gone. Possibly forever. And we're heartbroken.<p>The Stairway to Heaven, Hawaii's …

Lumific Photo App for Android Emerges From Beta

Lumific, a mobile photo management app that has been in beta for the better part of a year, has now been released in final form on the Google Play Store.<p>Available only on Android for now, the free Lumific — a graduate of the 500 Startups program — is newly integrated with both Dropbox and the …

Apps

Linear Designs of Minimalist Tattoos Gracefully Flow Across Bodies

Using intricate, crisscrossing lines and a minimalist aesthetic, Chaim Machlev creates beautifully-unconventional body art. The Berlin-based tattoo artist etches flowing abstract designs on skin that often spans the length of an arm, leg, or back. Sometimes, the compositions will continue from one …

Body Art

'The Order: 1886' Will Take You More Than Five Hours

PlayStation 4 exclusive <i>The Order: 1886</i> has come under fire in the past few days after a YouTuber uploaded his entire playthrough of the game and clocked it in at just about 5 hours.<p>The YouTuber, PlayMeThrough, says the game is about half gameplay and half cut-scenes.<p>But there are important things …

Metal Gear

Iceland Landscape Photography by Finn Beales

5 days in Iceland, September 2014 – Landscape photography by Finn Beales.<p>Finn Beales is a photographer well known for his images on Instagram. He …

The 10 Best Beauty Instagrams of the Week: Drew Barrymore, Amanda Seyfried, and More

Whether you’ve felt the sheer joy of spotting the first crocuses sprouting through the snow or are busy mentally shopping New York Fashion Week, the foreshadowing of the new season brings with it a fresh approach to beauty—and our Instagram feeds this week were teeming with inspiration for easy …

Visiting communities project

I’m frequently inspired by friends I’ve met through The Zeitgeist Movement – not only with their meaningful, witty and thought-provoking …

Abu Dhabi

Shampooed Hair Presented as Abstract Art in Photo Series

In his recent magazine piece, photographer Lo Cheuk Lun turns the common salon scene of shampooed hair into swirling designs of abstract art. Lun snapped pictures of sudsy heads from above, showing off bubbly hair that is swirled and teased in a variety of patterns. Barely recognizable as part of …

Art

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Creating My Own Captain Jack Sparrow Movie Posters with a Garage Shoot and Photoshop

Last year I stumbled upon an online video showing a man dressed up as Captain Jack Sparrow, and decided that this is the one guy I want to take …

The 7 Worst Mistakes People Make In Their 30s

Many 30-somethings are busy raising a family and rising through the hierarchy at work.<p>Those who have already been through that decade say that as their responsibilities accumulated, it became easier to neglect relationships and ignore opportunities that they would never get again.<p>Quora users …

National Geographic Travel

Travel

Survival Gear Review: Olight S15 Baton

I think that it is safe to assume that a lot people reading this have that one item that not only becomes another item among your supplies, but an …

Self Defense

5 Effective Ways to Achieve Smooth Skin in Your Portraits Using Photoshop

Every portrait photographer strives to achieve the best-looking skin in his or her portrait images. As much as it seems so, this is not an easy task …

Evolve 3GB Day-One Patch Improves Loading Times

Evolve will get a day-one patch that will improve several aspects of the game, developer Turtle Rock Studios has announced.<p>The patch will vary in size depending on the platform, but it's about 3GB, and most notably improves load times, matchmaking, and network bandwidth optimizations.<p>The patch also …

Gaming

Aware: Emma Hartvig

Emma Hartvig is a Swedish-born photographer and art director, currently based in Berlin, Germany. In 2014 she graduated from London College of …

Photography

Watch 24 Minutes of Xenoblade Chronicles X Open World Gameplay

Nintendo has released a new, 24-minute video showing off open-world gameplay footage of the upcoming Wii U exclusive Xenoblade Chronicles X.<p>Unfortunately, the video is only available in Japanese at the moment, but you can still gather a lot about the game by just watching gameplay. You'll get to …

Xenoblade Chronicles