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Swiss researcher calls existence of dark matter into question

A University of Geneva (UNIGE) researcher has argued that models of the universe’s expansion and celestial movements can work without the concepts of …

Dark Matter

Scientist Finds Microfossils In India That Are 2 Billion Years Old

A geologist in India found "prokaryotic" microfossils that are considered to be 2 billion years old. Microfossils are a group of small fossil remains …

An Easy Guide to Understanding How Your Camera’s Menu System is Set Up

Modern cameras are immensely complex pieces of electronic and mechanical engineering, however the basic controls that we, as photographers require, …

Cameras

How to Use a Variable ND Filter for Time-Lapse Photography

If you've ever tried to tackle time-lapse photography and failed, there's certainly a lot of culprits for why the results weren't what you wanted.I'd …

Time-lapse Photography

Lomography’s Affordable New Lens Set Will Fit Any Camera

Everyone with an iphone and a selfie stick may feel like a photographer these days (yesterday, I captured a photo of my cat standing on two legs and I felt like an artistic genius). But if you’re actually serious about photography, you need a good camera, And with that, comes the need for high …

How to use lens filters to take more creative photos

Lens filters don't just offer a layer of protection for your camera lens--they also give your creativity a boost.<p>I recently discussed dealing with …

12 street photography tips that will make your shoot a success

• 79shares<br>• 43<p>One of my favorite pastimes, especially when I’m in the city, is trying to capture people, and the ‘decisive moments’ they create, on …

Street Photography

17 Things Every Photographer Should Be Able to Do in 10 Seconds

There are some abilities that should just be second nature to photographers. Here are 17 such things to make you have down pat to keep you prepared …

Photography

7 Ways to Move Lightroom Sliders for Photo Editing

Did you know that there are seven different methods for making adjustments in Lightroom’s Develop module? Benjamin Warde demonstrates each option for …

Tutorials

3 Simple Tips To Make Any Photo Work

Sometimes we are forced to work with less than superb color, whether it’s muted tones, distracting background objects, or clashing hues – it happens. …

How to Photograph the Moon

6 Shares<p>The purpose of this article is to provide technical advice as a starting point for people who are looking to photograph the moon. The goal is …

Landscape Photography

How to Improve Your Photography for Noobs

A Guide to Shooting HDR TV: Day 1, "What is HDR TV?" by Art Adams

This is the first installment of a six-part HDR “survival guide.” Over the course of this series, I hope to impart enough wisdom to help you navigate …

Televisions

An extensive checklist (and fixes) for portrait retouching

Happy Easter guys! This week I wanted to give you a handy guide for double-checking that your images (with people in them) are as free from …

Tutorials

6 Composition, Cinematography, and Moral Lessons From Batman: The Dark Knight

I just watched Batman: The Dark Knight (the older one) — and was blown away.<p>Here are some life lessons, composition, and cinematography I have …

4 Ways to Make Your Landscape Photos Look Like the Pros

It's a goal we all strive for as landscape photographers...To create photos that look like the ones we drool over in magazines and online forums.Of …

Landscape Photography

John Oliver on Trump's election win: 'What the f--- do we do now?'

John Oliver used the year’s final episode of <i>Last Week Tonight</i> to recap Donald Trump’s shocking win in last week’s presidential election. “It’s true. …

The new behind-the-scenes clip for 'Rogue One: A Star Wars Story’ called out the prequels’ biggest problem

The behind-the-scenes trailer for "Rogue One: A Star Wars Story" that just premiered at Star Wars Celebration Europe contained a ton of amazing, exciting aliens, storm troopers, explosions, and exotic locales. One thing it didn't contain a lot of? Footage of the crew filming on a green …

Prequels

Lego Camera Stabilizer Is the Cure for Shaky Video

A DIY way to shoot better movies.<p>Good camera stabilization rigs can get pretty expensive (including when they break), and there aren't a lot of cheap alternatives out there. But now, with a tutorial from Producttank, you can build your own stabilizer out of some Legos and a few rubber bands.<p>While …

Photoshop shading techniques to add colour, highlights and shadows to artwork

In this Photoshop shading tutorial, artist Igor Šcekic shows you how to colour and add highlights and shadows to a hand-drawn illustration.

Tutorials

This Is the Camera Trick That Makes Every Coen Brothers Movie Amazing

Fargo, No Country For Old Men, The Big Lebowski. All of 'em.<p>On my fourth or fifth viewing of <i>No Country For Old Men,</i> I noticed something in the insanely tense gas-station-coin-toss scene that blew my mind: All the hoses behind the store keeper, who is inevitably spared by Chigurh the killer, look …

Coen Brothers

So habe ich 9 Sprachen gelernt – die 10 besten Tipps & Tricks

Matthew Youlden spricht neun Sprachen fließend und versteht noch mindestens ein Dutzend mehr. Wir arbeiten im selben Büro in Berlin, das heißt, ich …

10 Famous Street Photography Quotes You Must Know

If you want to get a deeper insight into street photography and take better photos, I feel it is very important to study the work of the street …

Street Photography

Was ist aus der US-amerikanischen Mafia geworden?

Dem FBI zufolge ist die Mafia noch immer eine existentielle Bedrohung für die USA. Wir haben ehemalige Fußsoldaten der Gambino-Familie und Experten für La Cosa Nostra gefragt, ob das 2015 wirklich noch zutrifft.<p>Die italienisch-amerikanische Mafia ist tief in unserer Kultur verankert. …

A Guide to Layers and Blending in Gimp

Unlike some free software, Gimp www.gimp.org is a powerful rival for its payware counterpart, Photoshop. Its depth and similarity to the Photoshop …

Biography: 19th Century photographer Elizabeth Pulman

Elizabeth Pulman (1836–1900) was a British-born New Zealand photographer. She was regarded as being the country’s first female professional …

6 Reasons Why Digital SLRs Are (And Will Be) Cool

Digital SLRs don’t get a lot of love these days. Challenged by mirrorless cameras, smartphones, and occasionally even tablets, DSLRs have almost …

Cameras

So finden Sie Ihr Top-Model

Wer inszenieren will, braucht Models. Längst gibt es nicht nur Agenturen für die Professionals. In Fotoforen bieten hübsche Amateurmodels ihre …

Google führt Nearby-API für Android- und iOS-Apps ein

Google hat mit „Nearby“ eine API für Android- und iOS-Apps vorgestellt, die Kommunikation und Datenaustausch mit anderen Mobilnutzern und …