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Creating Overhead Studio Lighting for Dramatic Photos

How about shooting a dramatic photo with overhead light inside your small home studio? In this video, you'll learn a simple setup that works for …

Photography

Garlic bread sent to edge of space comes back less appetizing

Ballooning a chunk of garlic bread into the stratosphere probably won't become the next hot culinary trend.<p>Garlic bread fresh out of the oven is a delightful treat. Garlic bread fresh from the edge of outer space, not so much.<p>YouTube user Tom Scott went from having a random conversation in a pub to …

Bread

The Mystery of the 'Dog Suicide' Bridge

Overtoun Bridge in Scotland is kind of like the Bermuda Triangle of bridges, specifically for dogs with a death wish.<p><i>This article originally appeared on VICE UK</i>.<p>"I've walked the bridge," says Jenna, 20, from Glasgow. "The first time I reached a point, and it was as if the air got thinner and my …

Pets

Street Photography Technique/Composition: Leading Lines and Crouching Down Low: GoPro POV

Dear friend,A fun technique in street photography to use is to use the ‘fishing technique‘ (pre-frame your photograph composition, and wait for the …

Street Photography

You Should Collaborate Regularly With Other Photographers

At this point in time, I have lost track how many photographers I have run into who view other photographers around them as mortal enemies. Don't be …

Networking

Macro photography lighting tips

<b>Light is key to revealing intricate details of tiny subjects. Macro specialist Colleen Slater shares her top tips and lighting techniques</b><p>Macro …

Canon EOS

Watch: Learn How to Use Flags, Nets, and Silks to Shape Light

Don't know much about flags? Here's a video that will get you up to speed.Lighting is one of the more complicated aspects of filmmaking, especially …

Fun-Da-Mental

Deadpool 2's Insane Final Trailer Takes Aim At Avengers: Infinity War And DC Movies

Ahead of its upcoming release, we've now gotten the last full trailer for <i>Deadpool 2.</i> The superhero sequel hits theaters in May, and this latest promo doesn't hold back on what you'd expect to see--namely, insane action and irreverent humor. It looks as if there will be a lot of amazing-looking …

Construction

Here’s a Simple Explainer on How to Use the Powerful Curves Adjustment in Photoshop (VIDEO)

Curves might be one of the most important yet most misunderstood adjustment tools in all of Photoshop. Because Curves is so key to tweaking the tones …

Tutorials

Turn Any Space Into an Amazing Photoshoot Location

Want to know the secrets of turning any space, no matter how boring, bland, or dirty, into an awesome location for photo shoots?Photographer Kate …

Living Rooms

‘It was evil’: Real life horror about a family terrorised on a haunted farm will freak you the f**k out

This real life horror story about a family on a haunted farm should definitely be watched with caution.<p>Terrifying supernatural events that apparently …

Horror

Photos of KFC Fried Chicken as Fiery Explosions

Here’s something that’s strange yet creative. KFC Hong Kong wanted to promote its Hot & Spicy fried chicken, so the ad agency Ogilvy & Mather Hong …

Fried Chicken

Story Drills: Fiction Writing Exercises

A story is constructed from many different building blocks: characters, plot, setting, theme, chapters, scenes, action, dialogue, exposition—not to …

Creative Writing

What Is the Best Lens for Travel Photography? One Pro Picks His Favorite Glass (VIDEO)

Professional travel photographer Mitchell Kanashkevich gets asked one photography question more than any other: what is the best lens for travel …

Photography

Turn Your Phone into a Cinema Camera with this Adapter

Cinematic International Company Limited has a DOF adapter for your phone.Ever wonder what it would look like to have a Leica or Cooke Lens on an …

Cameras

Today Zuckerberg made it clear he doesn’t care about users

Based on his testimony today, the Facebook CEO puts users last during a crisis.<p>After four hours of questioning, it was California Senator Kamala …

Internet

Sen. Kennedy to Zuckerberg: 'Your user agreement sucks!'

Kevin Smith Offers His Home To Stan Lee After A Shocking Report Alleges That He’s The Victim Of Elder Abuse

A sad, stunning report by The Hollywood Reporter dropped on Tuesday, shocking many with details about the current living situation for Marvel Comics legend Stan Lee. The report provides details of a document Lee reportedly had written with his lawyer alleging elder abuse and a battle over the pop …

Comics

The Law Is Coming, Mr. Trump

Why don’t we take a step back and contemplate what Americans, and the world, are witnessing?<p>Early Monday morning, F.B.I. agents raided the New York office, home and hotel room of the personal lawyer for the president of the United States. They seized evidence of possible federal crimes — including …

Donald Trump

Sinclair Host Jamie Allman Resigns After Threat to Sexually Assault David Hogg With 'Hot Poker'

Jamie Allman is “off the air immediately,” Sinclair spokesman says<p>Jamie Allman, a conservative commentator at a Sinclair-owned television station, …

Gun Control

Native women are going missing at epic rates. A 19-year-old wants you to know why.

<b>Some college students spend their spring break partying in the Caribbean. This student walked 80 miles in four days to help Native American …

Indigenous Peoples

7 Tips for Photographing Woods and Forests

7 Simple Guidelines to Capture Beautiful Images of Woods and ForestsWoods and forests are challenging scenes to photograph as it’s often hard to spot …

Landscape Photography

Portia Barnett-Herrin - The Skill Set You Need to Make a Film

Portia Barnett-Herrin – The Skill Set You Need to Make a Film<p><i>This is Episode 6 of Mentorless Podcast where I conduct in-depth interviews with</i> …

Credit Cards

The Edge Of Light

If you’re a regular reader of my Tips of the Week or have been on one of my nature photo tours or safaris, you know my photographic tag line: It’s …

Landscape Photography

From Louis Vuitton to Fukashima: Post-Pop Artist Takashi Murakami Tries To Show He's No Sell-Out

When Louis Vuitton commissioned Takashi Murakami to design a manga-inspired logo, art and fashion cognoscenti immediately perceived the co-branding value. The year was 2002, and Murakami’s Pop-infused Superflat paintings were commanding astronomical prices at auction, positioning Murakami as a …

Art

Why 'Wonderbook' By Jeff VanderMeer Is The One Book About Worldbuilding Every Writer Needs To Read

As any writer of science fiction or fantasy will tell you, worldbuilding is the most arduous part of composing a new story. It can be tough to know …

Creative Writing

Everything You Need to Know About Levels in Photoshop

In Photoshop, both the levels and curves adjustment layers allow you to control the tone of your image. So which should you use? I'm a curves man …

Tutorials

Screenwriting 101: Writing That Character

You’re a screenwriter, aren’t you? If you weren’t, you wouldn’t be reading this article. Sorry, I wanted to be frank about characterisation in film. …

Comic Books

How Taking Abstract Landscapes Helps to Ease my Anxiety

If you ever feel the weight of the world on top of you, you might want to consider letting loose with your camera. I've found that going outside and …

Landscape Photography

Most Decorated Horror Short, Mr. Dentonn, Makes Its Online Premiere.

<i>Mr. Dentonn</i>, directed by Ivan Villamel, produced by Harmonica Films & Mordisco Films, and played by Irene Aguilar, Kaiet Rodriguez and Ander Pardo, …

Horror