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Use Photoshop to Give Your Landscape Images the Glowing “Orton Effect” with This Video Tutorial

Have you ever wondered how some photographers add a dreamy, ethereal look to their landscapes photos? More often than not, this soft glow is a result …

Anyone who wants to be president needs to understand these 5 maps

Maps shape how we see the world.<p>The world has less than 500,000 kilometers of borders.<p>By comparison, it has 64 million km of highways, 4 million km of railways, 2 million km of pipelines and more than 1 million km of Internet cables ­­all part of a rapidly expanding global infrastructural Matrix.<p>As …

Geography

Circuit Simulator Lets You Play Around with Electronics Components in Your Browser

Part of the fun of DIY electronics projects is tinkering with things to learn how they work, but that doesn’t mean planning ahead isn’t a smarter …

Gravit Is a Free Browser-Based Alternative to Adobe Illustrator or Fireworks

Need to create a logo, website mockup, or any kind of digital illustration? You don’t need to buy or download software to do so. Gravit is a robust …

How To Build Huge Dual Color DIY Flex Lights for $60

Here is one of the cooler projects for LED panels that I’ve seen. Unlike the ‘usual’ LED panels, those panels are mounted on flexible material so …

How to Draw

Drawing seems like a very easy thing—you just take a pencil and push it on the paper. It's so easy that even children do it! But when you try it, …

Photoshop

Lightroom Shortcuts for Faster Culling

As you develop your Lightroom workflow there are few things that will make you more efficient than incorporating more keyboard shortcuts. I wanted to …

DIY 3D Paper Reindeer Head (Just in time for Christmas!)

If you're looking for a non traditional holiday DIY (that you could totally leave up year round), look no further than this stunning paper reindeer. …

Reindeer

15 Freshest Free Fonts for Designers

The Font you choose for your website, app or print design can affect user experience, so select best and user-friendly typefaces. Today’s I’m going …

Typography

17 New Ultramodern Free Fonts for Designers

Visionary and <b>futuristic free fonts</b> for innovative and modern web & graphic design projects. These fonts are best for <b>logos, tattoos, badges, emblems</b>, …

6 Portrait Lighting Patterns Every Photographer Should Know

Photography

The mistake we all make... and the simple experiment that reveals it

Bill Gates is the richest person in the world. At the age of 19, he dropped out of Harvard to start Microsoft, and in a few short years he made it the most profitable corporation in the world. It’s tempting to think that he must be one of the smartest people who ever lived.<p>Gates is undoubtedly …

Psychology

How A Pro Processes the Milky Way in Lightroom - Resource

Jaron SchneiderJune 30, 2015<p>Michael Shainblum just contributed an amazing article on Resource Travel explaining his favorite places to shoot the …

20 Legendary Day Hikes in the National Parks

Adventure<p>The greatest hikes in U.S. national parks aren't necessarily the longest. Here are 20 treks that get hikers into the best a park has to offer in just a day.

National Parks

How to Make Your Data Pretty? Utilize These Data Visualization Tools

Tired of showcasing the same old boring tables to your management? A spice of colors and layout brings life to data representation. If you need to …

How to Pose Large Groups Organically: A 3-Step Guide to Beautiful Group Photos

A lot of photographers today find themselves more comfortable posing individuals and groups in a natural way, rather than the strict fashion most of …

Exposure Triangle Explained: The relation between aperture, shutter speed and ISO - Digital Photography Tutorials

The exposure determines how bright or dark an image will look like when you take a picture. If the picture is too bright, we call it <i>overexposed</i>. If …

How I Made Myself a DIY Spider Light for $40

I recently made myself a DIY Spider Light as a thrifty alternative to the Spiderlite that costs hundreds of dollars. The entire project ended up …

DIY 2$ Dremel Router Attachment

Wooden Gordian Knot<p>DIY Sandblasting Cabinet and Etching Glass<p>Make Your Own Carbide Lathe Tools<p>PVC Class<p>great!!! you sir got my vote!!!<p>thanks very …

How to Avoid Star Trails by Following the ‘500 Rule’

Due to the rotation of the Earth, it appears as though the stars are moving through the sky in long exposures. Star trails can be a desired effect …

This Medium Format Camera Was Made Using Parts from an Epson Scanner

Photographer Dario Morelli is a computer aided designer and programmer by trade. Several years ago, during a period of unemployment, he began diving …

How to build an Arduino powered smart home

Connect a (laser-cut) model house to the internet and take control of it's lights and doors!

A Hyperlapse Tour of Toronto’s Rapidly Changing Skyline

Toronto-based time-lapse photographer Ryan Emond has released an impressive new video that takes you on an tour of the Toronto skyline, hyperlapse …