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Portrait Photography Lighting: The 5 Classical Types

The options that a photographer has to light a person’s face and body are many. You may use different types of lights such as parabolic or diffused …

Rembrandt

Shadows and Highlights: The Mark of Excellence

Back in the days of black and white photography, I worked in a darkroom as a lab assistant, and sometimes students would make the mistake of asking …

Night or Low Light Photography Tips

Twilight is a magical time. Just because the sun is down doesn’t mean you should put away your camera. When the sun sets, a different looking world …

Shutter Speed

Meet The Completely Adorable Puppy That Russia Gave France After The Paris Attacks

The 7-month-old German shepherd puppy was given to honor Diesel, the police dog killed during the search for suspects following the Nov. 13 terrorist attacks in Paris.

The Hyperloop Will Begin Testing In Nevada In 2016

Full speed ahead!<p>The startup company Hyperloop Technologies — which takes its name from Elon Musk’s proposed invention but has no direct connection to him — announced today that it will build a test track for the ultra-fast transportation service in North Las Vegas, Nevada. Located within an …

4 Ways To Design Better Login Screens

Nothing’s more frustrating than a badly designed login screen. Here are some lessons from a login screen done right.<p>The login form doesn’t immediately come to mind as something that needs better design standards. Once you think about it, though, it’s obvious: How many times has a login screen …

Opinion: Steam Machines Aren't Helping PC Gaming Evolve

Steam Machines were supposed to bring PC gaming to the masses, but cost, convenience, and confusion are holding them back.<p>The first wave of Valve’s …

We Finally Know Why Rosetta's Comet Is Duck-Shaped

Two heads are better than one<p>Sometimes, when two space rocks really like each other … they fuse together to form one weird, duck-shaped comet.<p>Last year, the Rosetta team got quite a surprise when they found out that the spacecraft’s target, Comet 67P/Churyomov-Gerasimenko, was shaped like a duck. …

Space

Photoshop Trick Using the BW Adjustment Layer To Brilliantly Alter Color

One of the most frustrating aspects of Photoshop is that its abilities are so far reaching, that to master it (if it’s possible to do such a thing), …

Tutorials

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Mayweather-Pacquiao referee will earn $25,000, judges $20,000 apiece

In the ring,<p>Floyd Mayweather Jr.andManny Pacquiaowill find themselves alone with one other man: referee Kenny Bayless.<p>While Mayweather has said he expects to earn more than $200 million for his Saturday night bout at MGM Grand Garden Arena and Pacquiao will get somewhere near $100 million, Bayless …

The Science of Near-Death Experiences

Empirically investigating brushes with the afterlife<p>Near-death experiences have gotten a lot of attention lately. The 2014 movie <i>Heaven Is for Real</i>, about a young boy who told his parents he had visited heaven while he was having emergency surgery, grossed a respectable $91 million in the United …

Getting Started With Low Key Portraiture

Most people take low key for granted, and think that one just needs to underexpose and all is set. The reality, however, is quite different. First of …

Mind-Bending Optical Illusions Created With Photo Manipulation

Erik Johansson is a Swedish photographer and retoucher based in Berlin who is well known on the Internet for his amazing surreal photo manipulations …

Certified pre-owned Bugattis are now a thing

Yup. And with a warranty, to boot.<p>They said it couldn't be done.<p>When the Veyron EB 16.4 went into production in 2005, Bugatti said it would build 450 of them. The world laughed. Sure, it was the uncontested fastest production car of all time, but its sticker price read a million euro – at the time …

Sports Cars

Coyote finds old dog toy, acts like a puppy

A photographer spotted a coyote as it trotted into her yard and explored a toy left in the snow. What she managed to capture on camera is the beauty …

Pets

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PS4 sales accelerate towards Christmas, beating the Xbox One by almost 2-to-1 - ExtremeTech

By on December 24, 2013 at 8:43 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>It has now been six weeks since …

Apple Mac Pro Starts Shipping Just in Time for the Holidays

Apple's highly-anticipated (and most powerful) desktop machine, the Mac Pro, will finally go on sale tomorrow. It's the company's first Mac to come …

All Alone in the Night - Time-lapse footage of the Earth as seen from the ISS

Time-lapse Photography

PlayStation 4 is the UK's Fastest-Selling Console Ever

Console beats eight-year record held by PSP.<p>Exit Theatre Mode<p>Update<p>According to MCV's retail sources, the PlayStation 4 sold 250k units in its first …

12 Proven Ways To Speed Up Muscle Recovery

In our fast-paced society today, we seem to be in a constant struggle to keep up. While the advancement of technology has its benefits, we are now …

The Best Gear for the Serious Amateur Photographer in Your Life

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How to Create Motion in Still Photographs Using the Parallax Effect

London-based artist and Make Productions founder Joe Fellows talks about how he creates motion in still photographs using the parallax effect in this …