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5 Ways to Create Detail Photos - Digital Photography School

How to Take a Picture of a Single, Ultra-Magnified Snow Flake

You—yes, you!—can help prove that no two flurries are alike. All you need is a good camera, a plastic bag, and some tape.<p>No two snowflakes are alike, they say. And yet: We rarely get proof of that. Our eyes perceive snow not as individual, idiosyncratic crystals ... but rather as uniformly fluffy …

How to Develop Charisma | The Art of Manliness

For the last few weeks we’ve been talking about the three components of personal charisma. First we explored the importance of Presence – giving …

Raspberry Pi hack creates a smart TV from a not-so-bright set

Many of us only wish we could upgrade our less-than-smart TVs. Carnivore at <i>DroidBuild</i>, however, has taken matters into his own hands -- he recently finished installing a Raspberry Pi-based media center into his own 40-inch Hisense screen. The hack replaces the TV's built-in speaker with a Raspbmc …

Start to See Photographically In Six Easy Steps

Manned Mission to Largest Known Asteroid Designed

Sending people to Ceres is no harder than sending them to Mars, study says.<p><b>Rocket scientists who have plotted a course for a human mission to the largest known asteroid, Ceres, say that such a voyage may not be much more challenging than sending people to Mars, according to a new study.</b><p>Research …

How to Take Better Pictures for Beginner Photographers

Photography can be a fun and exciting activity for all who have a passionate interest in learning some of the fundamentals of the use of their …

Nat Geo Maps Show Big Changes Since First Atlas

The world we're mapping in 2013 is a very different place than it was 50 years ago.<p><b>The</b> <b>National Geographic Maps</b> <b>division recently began production of its Atlas of the World, tenth edition, due for publication in Fall, 2014.</b> The effort marks the anniversary of the first edition of the atlas, which, …

Understanding The Basics of SLR Photography

Knowing how to use your SLR is not as awkward as it would seem. Imagine that your camera is a box that lets in light. On top of that box is a …

Shutter Speed

How to Use Wide-angle Lenses for Landscape Photography

If there was ever a subject and a lens made for each other, then it is the wide-angle lens and the landscape. Wide-angle lenses are ideal for …

South Pole Expeditions Then and Now: How Does Their Food and Gear Compare?

A new Antarctic expedition is retracing the 1911-1912 route of Captain Robert Scott.<p>The plan: Four months, 1,800 miles (2,900 kilometers) on foot, in temperatures down to -58 Fahrenheit (-50 Celsius), along the same route to the South Pole that claimed the lives of British polar explorer Captain …

Alien Planet Count Passes a Thousand

New Titan Photos Showcase Lakes and Salt-Flats

<b>Weather on Saturn’s largest moon, Titan, cleared this past summer, allowing NASA’s Cassini spacecraft to beam back revealing views of the giant lakes and Earth-like salt-flats that adorn the frozen mini-world.</b><p>Northern spring is kicking into high gear on the ringed giant’s largest moon, bringing …

Striking 13-Photo Composite Captures Two Galaxies and a Comet in the Same Image

We’ve found reason to share Czech astrophotographer Miloslav Druckmüller‘s breathtaking work once before when we showed you his composite of a total …

Landscape photographer of the year 2013 – in pictures http://gu.com/p/3jyat/fb Photograph: Mist and Reflections, Crummock Water, Cumbria, by Tony Bennett, overall winner of the competition

Behind the Scenes of a Timelapse Photography Project in Bangkok, Thailand

Timelapses are pretty straightforward. It’s not rocket science shooting pictures at set intervals and combining them on the computer afterwards, but …

Time-lapse Photography