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Shooting 3.5K Raw with Magic Lantern? Here’s How to Color in DaVinci and Edit in Premiere

With all the incredible new 4K cameras — BlackMagic’s new pocket cinema, Sony’s mirrorless line — anyone remember last year’s excitement when Magic …

Magic Lantern

A DC Think Tank Uses Fake Twitter Accounts And A Shady Expert To Reach The NSA, FBI, And White House

ICIT bills itself as "America's Cybersecurity Think Tank." But BuzzFeed News found it's running fake Twitter accounts and its top expert has questionable credentials.<p><b>Earlier this year</b>, leaders from the Marine Corps, the Department of Homeland Security, NASA, the NSA, the White House, and the FBI …

Internet

Lighting Darker Skin Tones: 7 Cinematic Techniques

In today's episode of Ask Aputure, Nerris from the A-Team walks us through 7 lighting techniques cinematographers can do for lighting darker skinned …

Cinematography

How to Get Your Friends to Pose Like Models

If you are just starting out in photography and looking to build your portfolio, models may not be jumping at the chance to shoot with you to help …

Photography

Student Strips During Presentation To Protest Professor

posted by Bill Galluccio -<p>9 hours ago<p>A Cornell student used her thesis presentation to make a statement after her professor chastised her choice of …

Google Drive

2019 Aston Martin DB11 AMR Debuts With 630 HP

Top-trim DB11 replaces the old V-12 model<p>Aston Martin’s new AMR sub-brand recently churned out higher-performance variants of the Vantage and Valkyrie, and now it’s the grand tourer’s turn. The 2019 Aston Martin DB11 AMR debuted today with improved handling and 630 hp on tap.<p>In Germany, ahead of …

Sports Cars

Here's Why The 2018 Mercedes-AMG E63 S Wagon Is Still The God King Of Cars

The 2018 Mercedes AMG E63 S is wrought from the middle of your Venn diagram of desires. You want a car with power and personality; you need a car …

Muscle Cars

The Time to Form Your Creative Team Is Before Your Big Break Arrives

As you begin to get bigger and bigger jobs, it will soon be increasingly obvious that much of your success will be derived from the team members you …

New York City

Capturing Beauty: Stunning Portraits of Women Around the World in "The Atlas of Beauty"

(<b>Editor’s Note:</b> This story was adapted, with permission, from <i>The Atlas of Beauty: Women of the World in 500 Portraits</i> by Mihaela Noroc, © 2017. It is …

Penguin Random House

Try These 12 Tips on How to Shoot Better Boudoir Photos (VIDEO)

Emma Joanne is a successful boudoir photographer and she recently teamed up with Amateur Photographer (AP) magazine in England to create 12 tips on …

Photography

Automakers believe EPA boss Pruitt went too far with CAFE slash

Now with a massive lawsuit pending against the EPA, automakers say that they only wanted a more gradual ramp to the original Obama-era CAFE requirements for 2025.<p>Do you remember that scene in 1991's Point Break where Patrick Swayze's character Bohdi is explaining to a fresh-faced Keanu Reeves' …

Automotive Industry

Google open sources impressive Seurat tech to bring ‘high-fidelity graphics’ to mobile VR

One of the more impressive developer announcements at I/O 2017 was related to standalone virtual reality. With Seurat, mobile VR headsets can handle high-fidelity graphics typically associated with full desktop rigs. Ahead of this year’s I/O, Google is open sourcing the technology.<p>Seurat goes …

Virtual Reality

Good Photographers Steal; Bad Photographers Copy

Dear friend,A realization: GOOD PHOTOGRAPHERS STEAL; bad photographers copy.Part 1: StealingI stole this idea.Cindy eye and red curtain, flash. …

Street Photography

How does the 2019 Toyota Corolla Hatchback's Direct Shift-CVT work?

The 2019 Toyota Corolla Hatchback features a new look and a new CVT that's like none we've seen before. Let's dig into how it works.<p>During a recent look at the new 2019 Toyota Corolla Hatchback, we saw that it's a little sportier, a bit more stylish, but a loaded lot more high tech. One …

Time I

New Class: The Secret To Creating Super Sharp Images

<b>The Secret To Creating Super Sharp Images with Moose Peterson</b><br>Join <b>Moose Peterson</b> as he shares his hard earned tips, tricks, and techniques for …

Photography

Koss Porta Pro Wireless review: a classic mistake

Reinventing a classic pair of headphones isn’t easy<p>The phrase “timeless technology” is an oxymoron. Even the humble wheel is constantly undergoing change and iteration from tire companies. And yet, for one pair of inimitable headphones, time really seems to have stood still for the past 34 years. …

Consumer Tech

Facebook is winning the augmented reality war

If it weren't for data privacy, fake news and hate speech taking up so much air time, this year's Facebook conference would've probably centered around a far less controversial topic: augmented reality. It's one of a few unifying themes that's spread across most of Facebook's product announcements …

Augmented Reality

The 2019 Porsche Cayenne Hybrid Is a 455 HP SUV Made (Acid) Greener

A larger single turbo and peak torque from 1000rpm means a 0-60 run in 4.7 seconds. For $79,900, that's not too shabby from a large luxury SUV.<p>You know how there's a Bentley Bentayga Hybrid now powered by a Porsche-developed single-turbo 3.0 V6? Well, in case Bentley's second SUV is not your cup of …

Electric Vehicles

Qualcomm updates network patents to ease tensions with Apple

Ever since January of last year, Qualcomm and Apple have been fighting back and forth over unpaid royalties, patent disputes, and more. In an attempt …

Mobile

Trump Adds Clinton Impeachment Lawyer, Bracing for a Fight on Multiple Fronts

WASHINGTON — President Trump hired on Wednesday a Washington lawyer who represented Bill Clinton during his impeachment, a sign that the White House sees no immediate end to its legal problems and is girding for a combative relationship with a new Congress after the midterm elections.<p>The new …

Donald Trump

Why We All Should be Photography Entrepreneurs

Preview of my new course, “Ultimate Beginner’s Guide to Photography Entrepreneurship” now live on UdemyDear friend,To advertise my new online course, …

Entrepreneurship

Watch a Photographer's Photoshop and Lightroom Portrait Editing Workflow

Post production has been a significant part of photography ever since the beginning of the medium. Back before digital, it was all about how you …

Tutorials

You Have No Limits.

Check out my new course, “Ultimate Beginner’s Guide to Photography Entrepreneurship” now on Udemy!Dear friend,A fun idea: realize that in reality …

Street Photography

Small Cars, Ride Or Die

Ford announced that it’s killing off basically all of its cars in favor of crossovers and SUVs. No more cars, because large numbers of people won’t …

Honda video runs down basics (and joys) of driving a manual transmission

'It's all about smoothness and balance'<p>Many of us here at <i>Autoblog</i> are unabashed enthusiasts of the endangered manual transmission, and we know we're not alone. Honda, which makes several of its vehicles available with a stick, released a video aimed at orienting beginners to the simple joys of …

Roads

Goldman Sachs just made its first crypto hire to explore a potential bitcoin trading desk

Goldman Sachs has hired its first employee to focus exclusively on digital currencies as the Wall Street bank explores creating a bitcoin trading desk, a person familiar with the situation tells Business Insider.<p>Justin Schmidt joined the New York-based investment bank as a vice president and head …

Cryptocurrency

Russia blocks certain Google services in efforts to block Telegram

• Popular enrcrypted messaging app Telegram is banned in Russia.<br>• In an effort to block citizens’ access to Telegram, Russia blocks Google services as well.<br>• This forces Google’s hand to either stand against Russia or convince Telegram to submit to the ban.<p>With Russia officially declaring a ban of …

Privacy

New Survey Says Amazon and Google Have a More 'Positive Impact on Society' Than Apple

In a new survey conducted by SurveyMonkey and shared by <i>Recode</i>, 11 percent of respondents said that they believe Apple has the most positive impact on society today. Apple came in third place, however, falling in line behind Google at 15 percent and Amazon in the top spot at 20 percent.<p>Survey …

Cambridge Analytica

Young entrepreneur's rationale for business? Control of his own time

My business story<p>COURTESY ANDREW ANJEWOLE<p>UNC Charlotte junior Andrew Ajewole owns Open Frontier Drone Solutions, a real estate photography and …

The Koeignesegg Regera probably has the coolest key fob in the world -

The $2 million Koenigsegg Regera that was launched at the 2015 Geneva Motor Show is truly an engineering marvel. Created by the Swedish marque as a …