Kevin Bixby

92 Flips | 5 Magazines | 69 Likes | 23 Following | 16 Followers | @bixbylink | An amateur photographer and native of Southern California who enjoys the outdoors.

How to Use an Ancient Photo Trick to Create Surreal Digital Photos

I recently rediscovered an old photography technique that allows you to add surreal color to photos that show movement in the frame. The technique …

Photography

11 Must-See, Must-Insta Places in New Zealand

Photo: Johan Lolos<p>Belgian photographer Johan Lolos spent a full year in New Zealand, posting pictures of his adventures on his Instagram account, @lebackpacker, working for the Lake Wanaka tourism department, and establishing a life where he gets paid to post. Here are his top shots from his year …

The Best DSLR Camera Backpacks for Hiking and Outdoor Photography

May 29, 2018<p>Face it, you were wrong.<p>You thought carrying all that camera gear, extra lenses, tripod, and water inside a single strap messenger bag …

ON1 Unveils Photo RAW, the First All-New RAW Processor in a Decade

Sick of Camera RAW and Lightroom? Want a brand-spanking-new RAW photo processor and non-destructive editor to work in that isn’t made by Adobe? Your …

8 Habits of Happy, Healthy, and Successful People

Simple behaviors that are committed to over time can yield enormous results.<p>According to Harvard psychologist Shawn Achor, happiness and success cannot be pursued directly. Instead, these things are organic byproducts of quality habits and vision. As Aristotle put it, "To be excellent we cannot …

38 Design Tips for Creating an Amazing User Experience

The SEO and online marketing landscape is one that is constantly in flux, changing with small steps or big leaps as the online realm itself evolves to stay in touch with what users want and need.<p>If you are still focusing your optimization and marketing efforts on keeping pace with search engine …

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Torres del Paine National Park, Chile | Photography by @clairjulia_photography #goneoutdoors #patagonia

9 Motivational Videos to Help You Succeed in Business and Life

Can a few minutes of watching change your life? These deeply inspirational videos just might.<p>There are videos that energize us, inspire us, and motivate us to do great things. Then there are the very few that do all of that--and touch us so deeply that we wind up watching them over and over. We …

Cheered in Havana, Obama's Cuba trip spurs skepticism among Republicans

President Barack Obama's plans for a history-making trip to Cuba drew hopeful cheers in Havana on Thursday but equally emphatic condemnation from many U.S. lawmakers and Republican presidential candidates, who accused the president of rewarding a "dictatorial regime."<p>Jeb Bush called the plans …

A man's body was Photoshopped to show different beauty standards around the world

Strident and narrow beauty standards are harmful to both women <i>and</i> men.<p>UK-based Internet medical service Superdrug Online Doctor commissioned graphic …

Nighttime Photographs of Las Vegas Captured from a Helicopter at 9,000 Feet

Just weeks after photographing New York City from 7,500 feet, photographer Vincent Laforet traveled west and captured the city of Las Vegas from an …

Simple Ways To Make Salt Water Potable

Image source: Allianz.com<p>Our earth is rightly called the blue planet because of its abundant store of surface water. However, only 2.5 percent of it …

The Hobbit Fan Fellowship: Hobbiton

The Story Behind this Incredible Mountaintop Northern Lights Photograph

Conveying the grandeur of the Aurora Borealis is a serious challenge for a photographer. How are you supposed to capture the splendor of the event, …

Pictures of the Week 10.30.14

A gorgeous photo of the changing fall colors in #Zion #NationalPark (#Utah). Kevin Roland captured this shot at one of @zionnps park's most popular areas -- the Narrows, a gorge with wall a thousand feet tall. Photo from www.sharetheexperience.org.

General Douglas MacArthur's Prayer for His Son | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: While General Douglas MacArthur was stationed in Australia and acting as Supreme Commander of Allied Forces in the Southwest Pacific</i> …

Photo @ladzinski / The #Narrows in #ZionNationalPark is a playground for canyoneering and a must do for adventurers that don't mind getting wet. It's lesser known for climbing due to the big effort and few have explored the upper walls of the canyon. #RobPizem is one of those few, seen here pioneering up the striking walls of the Narrows during a first ascent. @natgeocreative @arcteryx

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Adobe Unveils New and Updated Apps, Forms ‘Deep Connections’ Between Desktop and Mobile

As Adobe prepares to give the keynote presentation of its Adobe MAX conference in just a couple of hours, one thing is becoming clear: the theme of …

The Entrancing Cinemagraph Creations of Julien Douvier

The cinemagraph genre is one of the most exciting to follow because, unlike almost every other type of “photography” (in quotes since you they aren’t …

National Geographic Lists Its Top 10 Compact Cameras for Travelers

<i>National Geographic</i> is, without a doubt, one of the foremost authorities in the world of photography. So when they rank their top 10 cameras for …

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The Best Paper Airplane: How to Make a Paper Airplane | The Art of Manliness

There are many skills fathers should pass on to their children: how to ride a bike, how to skip a stone, and of course, how to make a paper airplane. …

The Most Incredible Use Of 425 Square Feet You've Ever Seen

It’s really hard to make 425 square feet look spacious but Specht Harpman Architects managed to do just that in this once awkward New York City …

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