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Don't Buy A DSLR

Just getting into photography? Great! When you're looking for a camera, keep on walking past those DSLRs--as of now, their moment is over.<p>You want to get more into photography. You've got somewhere between a few and several hundred dollars to spend on a camera. You want to learn a little bit about …

Characteristics of Engaged Learners Vs Disengaged learners (Infographic)

November 26, 2014<br>Getting students engaged in learning is the ultimate goal of every teacher yet it is usually the most daunting and arduous one to …

Review: Sigma 50mm f/1.4 ART for Canon

Dustin Abbott has completed a very in-depth review of the Sigma 50mm f/1.4 ART series lens for Canon. There’s a written review, a video review as …

17 Shocking Photos That Show How Global Warming Is Everywhere

Concerns over global climate change have never been higher — and with good reason. For decades, scientists have been watching warming-related trends.<p>Increases in fires, floods, droughts, severe storms, and sea levels are just some of the consequences that researchers have observed as companions to …

4 Approaches for the First Chapter of Your Novel

How, strategically speaking, should you begin your novel? When a reader reads your first chapter, what should she find?<p>There are four primary …

7 Lessons Josef Koudelka Has Taught Me About Photography and Life

Josef Koudelka is one of my favorite photographers of all-time. I love how he has been able to craft his life around photographing only what he …

5 Time Traveling Timelapses

We don't yet have time travel, but we can travel through time quickly through the power of timelapse photography. Here are your submissions to this …

Focus On Play In Kindergarten May Improve Grades Later On, Study Says

BY KATHRYN DOYLE<p>Fri Nov 14, 2014 10:09am EST<p>(Reuters Health) - Training teachers to promote structured play among kindergarteners yields improved reading, vocabulary and math scores that persist into first grade, according to a new study.<p>The technique, called ‘Tools for the Mind,’ seemed to be …

Buying a digital camera: Part 1

With the holiday season fast approaching, many of you are going to be thinking about getting a new camera. But there’s a bewildering array of cameras …

Brooke Shaden Explains How To Light Portraits With Nothing But A House Lamp

Brooke Shaden is the kind of inventive photographer who prefers to do-it-herself rather than spends wheelbarrows of money on expensive studio …

How to Get to Know Your New Camera

If you have a brand new camera you're probably excited to get out and start taking some great images with it. This article gives you some practical …

When She’s Not Drawing The Simpsons, Liz Climo Makes Funny Animal Comics

When Liz Climo isn’t busy drawing characters and storyboards for <i>The Simpsons</i>, she’s working on her own hilarious series of animal comics which you …

We're in the middle of a superhero movie 'arms race'

November 05, 2014 | 5:57 PM<p>What’s the point of announcing something five or six years in advance, with little more than a date and a logo?<p>When you’re making a superhero movie, it’s a savvy business move. Marvel Studios and Warner Bros. both announced that nine movies based on their Marvel and DC …

Beautiful Macro Photographs of Insects and Flower Refractions in Dew Drops

Italian photographer Alberto Ghizzi Panizza has spent the past ten years perfecting his particular brand of macro photography. Specifically, Panizza …

Engineering Photography Beautifully Reveals the Intersection of Science and Art

From images of graphene flowers and foam to a portrait of a self-taught engineer fixing one of his elephant pumps that is providing clean water for a …

Winter Is Coming - Winter Photograpy

In order to celebrate the unholy amount of snow that just fell on my neighbors in Buffalo and Western New York (how does two meters or six feet of …

Think Tank Retrospective camera bags compared

The Retrospective series camera bags are just a small part of the Think Tank family of bags, belts and cases designed by photographers for …

Rumor: Two 50MP Canon DSLRs in the Works, One With and One Without a Low Pass Filter

As 2014 draws to a close, the Canon rumor mill is beginning to buzz louder about some potential cameras that are supposedly in the works — foremost …

Solar-Powered Kiosks Bring Free Education To Communities That Can’t Afford Teachers

A machine could–theoretically–replace teachers in places where schools are scarce.<p>Seven months after terrorists kidnapped nearly 300 schoolgirls in Nigeria, many local students are afraid to go to school. In other parts of the country, children don’t go to school because schools don’t exist; cities …

The best 2014 Black Friday deals in gaming

'Dragon Age: Inquisition' And The Problem With Roleplaying Games

I quite like <i>Dragon Age: Inquisition</i>.<p>Like <i>Origins</i> before it, the game is one you can just sink into for many long hours, following your quest and embarking on various adventures. The combat isn’t as inspiring as a truly turn-based game like <i>Divinity: Original Sin</i> or a true action game like <i>Dark Souls</i>, …

10 Creative Ways to Use Your iPad in the Classroom

If you’ve had an iPad (or several) in your classroom for any extended period of time, you’re probably familiar with the many practical ways this …

Education Technology

Dramatic Portraits of Farm Animals Capture Them in a Different Light

In photographer Kevin Horan's series <i>Chattel</i>, he poses a question: what would it look like if his ungulate neighbors came into the studio and asked to have their portraits made? The Langley, Washington-based artist captured hoofed animals (also known as ungulates) that are on and around Whidbey …

Farm Animals

6 Black and White Photography Tips for Monochrome Enthusiasts

Thanks to digital technology, monochrome photography is easier today than ever before. Check out these six black and white photography tips for …

Forty years ago, Lego wrote a powerful letter to parents about how gender works

A Lego pamphlet from 1974, unearthed and posted on Reddit this weekend, has some advice for parents that rings true 40 years later:<p>Reddit / fryd_<p>The pamphlet’s authenticity was questioned after it went viral over the weekend, but Lego spokesman Roar Rude Trangbæk confirmed to Quartz that the …

Lego