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Do You Love Science?

In just the last few days, the last line of <b>this comic from Cyanide & Happiness</b> has already become internet shorthand for the entire concept. Science …

Street Photography Focus Tips

Because you’re often working quickly and stealthily, the matter of focusing while doing street photography is important. Here are some …

Landscape Photography

A New Photographer's Guide to Camera Settings

en_US<p>article<p>A New Photographer's Guide to Camera Settings<p>https://digital-photography-school.com/new-photographers-guide-camera-settings/<p>Digital …

5 Brilliant tips to fight your fear in Street Photography

<b>Street Photography</b> may sound pretty simple for the outsiders & it may seem a very ordinary and easiest genre to produce good photographs. But the …

Tips for Using ISO Settings in Photography

When you as a photographer—amateur or professional, analog or digital–practice your craft or hobby, you will at one time or another become acquainted …

Shutter Speed

8 Simple Guidelines for Capturing Spectacular Sunrise and Sunset Images

en_US<p>article<p>8 Simple Guidelines for Capturing Spectacular Sunrise and Sunset …

A Guide To Black and White Portraits

There is an old quote that says, “If you want to shoot fashion, shoot in color, but if you want to shoot emotion, shoot in black and white.” I don’t …

What You Need to Know About Adobe's DNG File Format

Over the last few years, RAW files have become the norm in digital photography, giving the photographer a significant increase of the control of …

Nuclear Fusion Just Got a Little Closer to Becoming a Reality

When physicists first split the atom in 1938, in the process known as nuclear fission, the feat led very quickly to the bombs that destroyed …

40 Tips to Take Better Photos

<b>Many years ago when I was a starry-eyed undergrad I would ask every photographer I came across the same question:</b><p>“How do I take better photos?”<p>I was …

The Basics of Photography: I for ISO

As we continue our series on the basics of photography, we run into the letter “I”. What better term to define in the photo world than one of the …

A Visualization of Global “Brain Drain” in Science Inspired by Abstract Art

After their wonderful visual timeline of the future based on famous fiction and visual history of the Nobel Prize, Italian information visualization designer Giorgia Lupi and her team at Accurat are back with another exclusive English version of a piece they originally designed for <i>La Lettura</i>, the …

What is the best aperture and focal length for portraits?

<i>If you're just getting started in portrait photography you've probably asked yourself what is the best aperture and focal length? In our cheat sheets</i> …

16 Amazing Photographs From NASA’s Golden Age

As exciting as the future of space travel may be, its past is just as thrilling. <i>For All Mankind: Vintage NASA Photographs 1964-1983</i>, a new exhibition at London art gallery Breese Little, showcases more than 100 photographs from the golden age of space exploration. The photographs depict NASA from …

Space Exploration

What Is The Difference Between a Parabolic Reflector, a Beauty Dish, and an Octobox?

When it comes to shaping the light sources photographers use, there are a lot of modifiers available. Each lighting modifier has it's own …

Hundred Years of Dry: How California's Drought Could Get Much, Much Worse

As he gave his State of the State speech yesterday, California Gov. Jerry Brown had reason to feel pretty good. The 75-year-old governor has helped …

This Frog Just Wants Love. Instead He Gets The Kiss of Death From A Bat

Poor tiny túngara frog just wants to find a lover. Sitting in the prettiest pond-shallow he can find, he whines and chucks repeatedly, inflating his vocal sac into a painful-looking, swollen balloon. With each tun-gara sound, his balloon swells into the water, producing ripples that spread away …

Zoology
Public Policy

Gaia-ESO data show Milky Way may have formed ‘inside-out’, and provide new insight into Galactic evolution

A breakthrough using data from the Gaia-ESO project has provided evidence backing up theoretically-predicted divisions in the chemical composition of …

How to fix a car – without a mechanic

Modern car engines are full of sensors and smart technology that can make them complicated to repair. Can a pair of futuristic glasses help guide the way?<p>Think of a mechanic working on your car, and you’ll probably imagine oil, grease, and an array of complicated tools. But the workshop of the …

Autonomous Cars

What effect does extreme cold have on the human body?

North America’s east coast is braced for more freezing weather a year after the January 2014 polar vortex sent temperatures tumbling down to -50C (-58F). In this piece from the BBC Future archive, we ask what does such intense cold do to the human body?<p>The polar vortex currently sweeping across the …

Global Warming

Lenstag Unveils All New Mobile Apps, One Step Closer to Ending Camera & Lens Theft

Lenstag‘s stated goal is to put a stop to camera and lens theft, and for that reason alone photographers love them. The service is basically an …

Australia's science agency apologises after failing to create dragon eggs

Australia's science agency apologies for failing to create a dragon after a 7-year-old asks the scientists to "make a dragon for me"<p><b>Australia</b>'s national science agency has apologised to the nation for failing to invent "a dragon or dragon eggs" after a seven-year-old girl, Sophie Lester, wrote a …

Stem cells on road to specialization

Scientists have gained new insight into how both early embryonic cells and embryonic stem cells are directed into becoming specialized cell types, …

Case Study: An Example of One Photographer's Workflow

If you like taking photographs like I do, either for the pleasure of it or for the living, you must have dozens and dozens of thousands of pictures …

Photography