Randy Reed

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A short video explaining the (insanely funny) seven steps of video editing

John Aldred is DIYP’s video editor. If you liked our videos from the UK photoshow or our interviews with some of the worlds top creatives, he is the …

Video Editor

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Haircuts and fanclubs: backstage with the Rolling Stones – in pictures

Charlie peeing in the sink, Brian fixing his hair and Mick meeting Bo Diddley ... how did the band fill the long hours between stage-time on their 1965 and 1967 tours? Photographer Gered Mankowitz shares his album – and memories

Boston Celtics

"I Don't Do Drugs Recreationally Anymore. I Just Smoke Weed and Work."

On 4/20, artist Killer Acid takes a break from blotters and tells us about his creative relationship with pot.<p>Killer Acid is an Brooklyn-based illustrator originally from Delaware. He has a history of drawing trippy stuff for VICE and other like-minded outlets, and he's generally known for talking …

Cannabis

A Systematic Approach for Getting New Clients for your Photography or Video Production Business

One key to longevity in filmmaking or photography is to have regular clients that you enjoy working with. What’s even better is when you have enough …

Anti-marijuana video uses giant sloths to warn kids off weed

OK, many of you reading (and certainly me writing) have smoked weed and felt lethargic, slower than usual, happy to sit giggling in a pile of Doritos. I think it’s hard to argue that weed makes you "better", but the crux of this campaign launched by the Australian government is that it makes you …

Cannabis

A Film School Student Asked Deakins 50 Q's On Cinematography & He Answered All Of Them!

Roger Deakins is a cinematographers cinematographer & up there with the all time greats. An absolutely amazing body of work that includes nearly a …

A Simple Trick That Will Make Your Dialogue Sound Better & Stand Out in the Mix

Mixing dialogue for maximum impact and clarity can be challenging, especially within the context of a mix that has multiple tracks of sound effects …

Music Production

Create royalty-free soundtracks with the click of your mouse

I just made three custom, royalty-free soundtracks using nothing more than a website and my Mac. I’ll be able to use these in any video project I like. This is some super-simple music making; if you make videos that need music, you’ll want to check this out.<p>Jukedeck Make is an amazing online tool …

26 Simple Tricks That You Can Use to Supercharge Your Editing in Premiere Pro CC

If you're not cutting efficiently, then you're throwing away time that could be better spent on the creative aspects of editing.<p>In an epic blog post …

Tutorials

How a 23-year-old beat United Airlines

He was a whiz kid up against a $21 billion company.<p>Aktarer Zaman, now 23, didn't back down when United Airlines (UAL) and Orbitz sued him a little over a year ago for opening a website called Skiplagged.com to help travelers find cheap plane tickets.<p>Zaman says his site is now flying high and he's …

Flying

'Star Wars' animator says 'I took LSD' while working on 'Return of the Jedi'

He started in stop-motion animation with the original 1977 "Star Wars," creating the masks of the Cantina aliens. That started a relationship with George Lucas that then branched out into work in visual effects on "Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom," "RoboCop," and more recently the "Twilight" …

The Richest Photographer in the World

How to make hundreds of millions of dollars by taking pictures of other people's pictures.

Provocative in Pink - Adam Holtrop (7 Pics + Exclusive Interview)

Dressed in neon colors that seem to pop off the page, model Lisa Marie Schneider is completely mesmerizing. Photographer Adam Holtrop shoots this beauty in a series he's titled <i>Pink Banana.</i> Playful and provocative with hints of suggestive symbolism, it almost makes us feel like we're getting a …

Framing

“I did so many bad things with my genitals”: Blink-182’s Travis Barker opens up on sex, drugs, plane crashes and Christianity

A pill addiction. A horrific plane crash. The nickname “Dumpster Dick.” The rock star tells Salon what has changed<p>Travis Barker is probably the most famous — or at least, the most recognizable — drummer on the planet. He joined Blink-182 in 1998, and as the band found mainstream success with its …

How to Get a Perfect Exposure in Snow

Ever snap the *perfect* snow scene, just to find it came out gray and dreary? As you probably know, snow can be pretty tricky to work with, …

Landscape Photography

Elaborate Pixar theory: Every film exists in the same universe as the 'Die Hard' movies

Many film buffs have heard of "The Pixar Theory" — a lengthy, intricate hypothesis by Jon Negroni aiming to prove that all Pixar films exist within …

Impressive GTA 5 PC Mod Adds 4K Textures, Reworks Vehicles, Improves Relationships

A new Grand Theft Auto V PC mod offering a comprehensive set of tweaks and changes has been released. The mod, created by Josh Romito, is titled "The Pinnacle of V," and delivers considerably more than just a nip and tuck for graphics.<p>"Not only is this a visual enhancement, but literally every …

Game Development

Innovative Chinese Company Assembles 3D-Printed Modular Home in Just Three Hours

Thanks to new 3D printing technology, an entire house can now be built in less than three hours, as demonstrated by Chinese company Zhuoda Group. Last week, in front of an audience of journalists and curious bystanders in Xi'ann, construction workers used a crane to stack six 100-kilogram units on …

3D Printing

Linux Brought to Canon DSLRs by Magic Lantern

Magic Lantern is announcing that it has passed a new milestone in hacking DSLRs: making Linux run on Canon DSLR cameras.<p>The news was announced in the …

How I Built a Custom Desk and Wire-Free Workspace for My Photo Editing

For years I’ve struggled with my workspace, I’ve had loads of different ones, from small ones in the corner of the living room in my old apartment to …

JPEG Voodoo: Or, Does JPEG File Size Matter?

Would you say the above photograph has any compression artifacts? Compressed too much, not enough, or just right? What exactly is “just right” …

Brilliant Examples of Photomicrography Featuring the Enchanting Beauty of Gemstones

Photographer Danny J. Sanchez has a deep interest in gems. He not only has a passion for how they look externally, but an equal amount of curiosity …

Brazil

Here’s How Nvidia’s New Tegra X1 Stacks Up To The K1 And Apple A8X On Paper

Nvidia’s new Tegra X1 mobile chipset is a veritable beast: It’s able to provide almost two times the graphics performance of the iPad Air 2’s A8X while also consuming just about the same amount of power, and it’s already in production, meaning tablets sporting the X1’s graphical prowess should be …

Yongnuo’s Clone of the Canon 2X Teleconverter Costs $180 Instead of $449

Yongnuo has had quite a busy few months. In addition to the Canon lens clones that have generated quite a bit of buzz, the company has also quietly …

Layered Resin and Paint Blend in Strikingly Psychedelic Paintings

Chicago-based artist Bruce Riley uses resin and paint to create vibrant, abstract shapes that blossom organically across large-scale panels. Pools of resin form the base of his striking creations, while drips and broad strokes of paint are layered endlessly in mesmerizing patterns that catch the …

Art

Striking Portraits of Women Submerged Beneath a Barrier of Water

Vienna-based photography studio Staudinger + Franke‘s series <i>Barrier</i> consists of stunning portraits of women separated from the viewer by a barrier of water. Simple in concept but executed to perfection, the images put a unique spin on the trend of underwater photography.<p>Ripples of water distort the …

Underwater Photography

Aaron Paul May Star in Han Solo-centric 'Star Wars' Spin-off: Report

A new rumor floating around about the first upcoming "Star Wars" spin-off film is a juicy one: It may be focused on legendary "Wars" character Han Solo, and "Breaking Bad" alum Aaron Paul may also star in the flick.<p>Fan site Making Star Wars reports that sources close to the "Star Wars: Force …

Google Just Gave Photographers A Big Reason To Choose Android Over The iPhone

This means users will be able to see what photos look like before the phone's camera processes it and translates it to a JPEG file.<p>The ability to shoot in raw is common on high-end DSLR cameras, but it hasn't really been available for mobile phones until recently.<p>Nokia's Lumia 1520 and 1020, which …

This Ex-Apple Engineer's New App Turns Your iPad Into A Second Display For Your Mac

Instead of letting your iPad collect dust when you're not using it, Duet Display turns your iPad into a second display for your Mac, using the iPad's charging cord to connect to your computer.<p>The app was created by Rahul Dewan, an engineer who worked at Apple for three years on the iPad and iMac.<p>"A …