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Gigapixel timelapse captures a day in the life of London

There's a real chance you've seen gigapixel city shots before, but they've rarely had a dynamic element -- you've had to be content with that one sliver of time. Now, there's something a little livelier. Lenstore, Nikon and Canary Wharf have partnered on what they say is the first gigapixel …

Videography

How to Win Photo Contests

<b>Ruin, San Diego, California, 28 July 1996.</b> This image has won first prize in every contest in which it's been entered. I shot it with my Linhof …

Photography

Felix Renaud Uses Cinematic Colors to Tell a Smoking Photo Story

<b>All images by Felix Renaud. Used with Creative Commons permission.</b><p>As with all creative pursuits, photography encourages us to imagine and represent …

Fluid, the app that converts websites into Mac apps, gets a major overhaul with support for WebKit2

Fluid, the app that transforms basic web apps into full on Mac apps, is getting a major update today. Coming in form of a beta, the new update adds a handful of notable changes.<p>The developer announced the Fluid 2.0 beta via a tweet today, noting that the update includes a complete re-write from the …

Apps

Here’s a Neat Optical Illusion that Teaches You How Light, Shadows & Contrast Affect Color in Images

This one is just for fun but it’s also educational. Follow the instructions in the above image and see how much light, shadows and contrast can …

Neat

Comparing Data Visualization Software: Here Are The 7 Best Tools For 2018

Visualization is an essential element of any Big Data and analytics strategy. The most up-to-date, real-time information and advanced analytics solutions are an expensive waste of money if you can’t communicate the results clearly and effectively to the people whose job it is to put them to …

Data Visualization

A Better Way To Visualize Your Final Crop: Lights-Out Cropping

Hi, gang. I’m back from the Photoshop World Conference (and back to blogging — it’s really tough to do during the conference). It was great getting …

Adobe Photoshop Lightroom

If You Care About Data, Change These 15 Default Privacy Settings Right Now

Say no to defaults.<p>On the Internet, the devil's in the defaults.<p>You're not reading all those updated data policies flooding your inbox. You probably …

Carnival Cruise Flood Video Is Viewed 1.3 Million Times on Facebook. The Company's Response Is Brilliant

Passenger Marla Haase's video looked a little too much like a scene from Titanic.<p>When a malfunction caused flooding on a Carnival Cruise ship during a Caribbean voyage, a passenger's video went viral on Facebook. The company's response was a fantastic lesson in how to respond to a social media …

Social Media

50 Best Whisky Brands You Need In Your Life

Contrary to popular belief, there’s a whole world of whiskey out there aside from the usual suspects pumped unrelentingly out of the distilleries of …

‘He had no gun, no molotov’: Gaza families call for investigation into Israeli use of fatal force

BEIT LAHIA, Gaza — The morning after burying 19-year-old Abdul Fattah Abdul Nabi, his family gathered in a tent set up to receive mourners, watching and re-watching a video of the moment they say Israeli soldiers shot him in the back of the head.<p>The video appears to show the teenager, dressed in …

Israel

How to capture epic wide-angle photos of trees

Trees invoke a sense of timelessness and grandeur. Most species grow for many centuries more than humans ever will—so let’s make trees look the part, …

Landscape Photography

Modern Diplomacy - Modern Diplomacy

Diplomacy

Veil is private browsing for the ultra-paranoid

If you’re worried about someone finding out what you’re pointing your browser at, there are plenty of options for keeping it secret, with varying levels of difficulty and effectiveness. Veil takes things further than perhaps any other anonymous browsing method by masking the page you’re viewing not …

IT security

I Capture Krakow In The Morning Fog

Over 3 years ago I moved to Krakow, the most beautiful city in Poland. I started capturing city in the early morning fog. I fell in love with foggy …

Photoshop Tips: Here’s How to Add Clouds & Enhance Colors for More Dramatic Landscape Photos (VIDEO)

One lesson all outdoor photographers learn is that there’s a big difference between a beautiful location and a great landscape photograph. That’s …

Three Dramatic Black and White Processing Techniques

Blake Rudis has been producing Black and White images for as long as he can remember. Actually, like many photographers, he started out shooting only …

How to Pre-visualize, Shoot, and Edit a Landscape Photo

Knowing how to visualize a shot in your head before you take it is an important step in the creative process, else you're simply firing off shots and …

How to Shoot Like Sean Archer

Sean Archer is one of the most famous woman portrait photographer on 500px and Instagram. Irene Rudnyk is going to explain the three basic elements …

These amazing street photos show 20 years of New York’s gritty glam era—through one woman’s eyes

From 1975 to 1994, Carrie Boretz chronicled city life<p>There are no smartphones in Carrie Boretz’s photos of New York — no stooped screen-ward gazes, …

The importance of distinguishing between good management and good leadership

<b>Employees will often compliment a good boss by describing them as a great leader. Someone who can make the tough calls when the situation requires</b> …

This Amazing Timelapse Of A Cargo Ship’s Journey Will Show You Things You Never Thought You’d See

For most of us who have dreamed of life at sea, it has remained just that. A dream. We have all dreamed of leaving behind everything, our jobs, our …

Time-lapse Photography

How to Significantly Speed Up Lightroom

I love Lightroom. It is an amazing tool that is able to do almost everything that I need when I edit, and do so in an organized way. The one problem …

iPhone audio trick goes viral

Social media users are going crazy about a little known iTunes trick that can let you jack up the volume on your audio.<p>It involves changing the equalisation setting while playing audio on your device. In sound recording and reproduction, equalisation is the process commonly used to alter the …

A 21st century Truman Doctrine

By Tim KaineThis year, 2017, is the 70th anniversary of the Truman Doctrine. That doctrine was a grand strategy; it was a comprehensive foreign …

Study finds most people can't spot manipulated photos, can you?

A new photography study from researchers at the University of Warwick has found that many people aren't very good at determining whether an image has …

Photo Editing

Meet Mendr: The Uber of Photoshop

"Could you Photoshop this for me?" I'm pretty sure that's something every photographer hears on a far more regular basis than any of us would like. I …

Tutorials

A Look at Google’s $20 Photo Book in a Hands-On Review

Expanding into its ever-growing range of products and services, Google is now offering photo books. They’re competitively good value, and in this …

How to Prep Your Photos for Print in Photoshop

If you have never printed your own work before, you might not know that some careful preparation is needed to make sure the colors in your print …

Tutorials