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Aretha Franklin Was America's Truest Voice

Aretha Franklin's voice is the voice of America. No other contemporary artist embodied the nation's brash optimism with as much flair, nor exemplified its sorrow-forged resilience as convincingly. No one better expressed American joy. Her murmurs gave shape to a sensuality that defeated repressive …

Aretha Franklin

Aretha Franklin: A Life in Pictures

Aretha Franklin

25 Best Free Fonts for Commercial Use

Typography is one of the main components of a design and a primary way of communication. There are thousands of fonts that can be found online, so as …

Ballet comes to Helensburgh.

BlackMagic Design are coming to Argyll ! Come spend a day (and play with kit) in Helensburgh and meet the experts from Blackmagic Design, one of the world's most innovative design and manufacture outfits in creative technology for feature film, post production, television broadcast and live events. Blackmagic is the leader in 4k techology at affordable prices. On at The Tower - The Digital Hub in the heart of Helensburgh.

New TV channel for BBC in Scotland

<b>A new TV channel for the BBC in Scotland will begin broadcasting in autumn 2018, director-general Tony Hall has announced.</b><p>The channel will have a budget of £30m, equivalent to the amount spent on BBC4.<p>The plans for the channel include a Scottish news hour at 9pm which will broadcast stories from …

In the town where I was born lived a man who sailed the seas and he told us of his life.. Come see YELLOW SUBMARINE at Scotlands newest attraction . On Sunday and Fridays see HelensburghBoxOffice.com for tickets

Group page for a new club starting up soon, which will meet up regularly at the Scottish Submarine Centre in Helensburgh. Our interests are in 360 video projection, Video mapping, CGI graphics, Spacial audio/Ambisonics production using Ableton Live, and anything else that can utilise the centres AV system in a creative way. If this ticks the boxes, watch this space for more info on upcoming get togethers.

How Introversion and the Camera Made Sarah Blesener Get into Photography

<i>All images by Sarah Blesener. Used with permission.</i><p>For photographer Sarah Blesener (Instagram), photography began as an experiment into what she …

Siblings

5 of the Best Image Stabilized Lenses for Photographers With Shaky Hands

<i>Trying to hold a camera steady can be challenging at any age. We’re taking a look at some of the best stabilized lenses for shaky hands.</i><p>Too much …

Cameras

Pet Photographer Kaylee Greer Highlights Dogs in Shelters: Photos

Best job ever? <b>Kaylee Greer</b> is using her passion for photographing animals to also do some good by giving dogs in shelters a chance to be in the …

Pets

BuzzFeed is building a New York-based team to experiment with news video

It is the “center of a Venn diagram” between BuzzFeed Motion Pictures and BuzzFeed News.<p>When you think of BuzzFeed video, you probably think of “27 Weird Things Guys Lie To Each Other About” or the Tasty recipe videos that have taken over your Facebook feed.<p>BuzzFeed has made a huge commitment to …

Journalism

The New York Times of the future is beginning to take shape

An ambitious effort to overhaul The New York Times is beginning to come into focus.<p>In a memo sent to staffers Friday, New York Times Executive Editor …

To Go Digital, Leaders Have to Change Some Core Beliefs

Despite a great deal of lip service to digital transformation, the effect of all these great words on most companies is this: not much.<p>Digital transformation halts, or fails, for many reasons—but most often it’s because minor changes at the surface level do nothing to affect the fundamental …

Tokyo ′virtual reality′ restaurant combines cusine with fine art

Lifestyle<p>A new way to experience dining<p>The "Tree by Naked" restaurant was launched in July 2017. Located not far from Yoyogi Park in Tokyo, the …

Virtual Reality

Investing in creative VR storytelling

Run by the organisations in collaboration with commercial partners including Google, BBC and Sky, the programme is dedicated to supporting the development of virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) products and their application within the creative industries. When it launched in October …

Virtual Reality

Experience The Art Of Burning Man In VR

<b>Intel and The Smithsonian partner with Sansar to bring museum experiences to everyone.</b> Linden Lab’s Sansar just announced a partnership with Intel …

Augmented Reality

Hydrus VR camera brings immersive 8K video to the deep sea

Don't be surprised if you soon see VR video from some of the darker corners of the ocean. Marine Imaging Technologies has launched a new camera, the Hydrus VR, that promises 360-degree 8K video (higher-resolution than many current headsets) at depths of up to 984 feet, even in lighting conditions …

Imaging

Augmented reality software shows where pipes and other underground structures are

Geographic information systems used to be 2-D maps, but new AR technologies are letting users see where pipes and other underground infrastructure is …

Augmented Reality

Create amazing 3D models with the new Wunder360 camera

Imagine you could go around creating perfect 3D models of every place you ever visit. That’s the new reality with this amazing 360-degree camera.<p><b>What</b> …

Cameras

Location-Based Virtual Reality Could Open the Floodgates for VR

INFLUENCER: REWIND's Sol Rogers digs into location-based VR, and how it gives participants experiences impossible to have at home<p>The most compelling …

Virtual Reality

Future of Imax VR Uncertain After Company Closes Two Centers

Los Angeles, New York, Shanghai, Toronto: When Imax opened up virtual reality centers in a handful of cities around the world last year, the company …

Virtual Reality

AI can spot your eye disease with 94.5 percent accuracy

Even more impressive, it can explain its choices.<p><b>Explain yourself:</b> The black box has long been a challenge in artificial intelligence. This refers to …

The Virtues of Concentrating the Mind

The news that Pope Francis has revised the <i>Catechism of the Catholic Church</i> to designate the death penalty “inadmissible” was greeted in the American …

Christianity

Madonna at 60: A colourful career in pictures

<b>Celebrated pop star, actress, director and writer Madonna celebrates her 60th birthday on Thursday.</b><p>The artist - full name Madonna Louise Veronica Ciccone - has performed on 10 concert tours and sold more than 300 million records, making her the best-selling female recording artist of all time, …

Music

Hayley Atwell reveals the increasing horror of Christopher Robin’s puppet cast

You won't see a more charming film this year than Disney's <i>Christopher Robin</i>. Fact. Yet behind the scenes, things got increasingly creepy in a shoot …

Christopher Robin

Female roles vastly outnumbered by male in Hollywood films, says study

Female characters are outnumbered two to one by their male counterparts in the most successful Hollywood films, a new report shows.<p>According to a study published in the peer-reviewed journal Sex Roles, authored by US academics Conor Neville and Phyllis Anastasio of Saint Joseph’s University, just …

Paramount Pictures

Quick Reminder: It's OK to Break the Rules

There's a new photo-related YouTube channel called "Light Club," and their first video reminded me of something: it's OK to break the …

Painting

Wes Anderson is making a musical about post-war France, which he somehow hasn't done yet

Wes Anderson has made a movie about a wacky/sad family, a fantastic fox, and some dogs that may have been guilty of cultural appropriation, but he …

Cultural Appropriation