Glenn Homann

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Ten Creative Ways to Use Colored Light in Your Photography

You don't have to look very far to see how popular and effective the use of colored light is in both still and moving image projects. Add these 10 …

Photography

The Mystery of Jupiter’s Swirling Colors Is Finally Solved, Scientists Say

The answer was buried way below the surface.<p>A new study has finally offered an explanation for Jupiter’s trippy colors and unusual swirls. These …

Astronomy

For Monaris, it’s a photography career launched on an iPhone and Instagram

Paola Franqui doesn’t have your typical photographer’s backstory. She didn’t start taking pictures as a kid after a revered family member handed her …

Street Photography

Street Photography and Photographing Children

Imagine, you’re partaking in Pedestrian Sunday at Kensington Market on a sunny summer afternoon in Toronto, Canada, walking around with your Fuji …

Street Photography

Scientists say your “mind” isn’t confined to your brain, or even your body

You might wonder, at some point today, what’s going on in another person’s mind. You may compliment someone’s great mind, or say they are out of their mind. You may even try to expand or free your own mind.<p>But what <i>is</i> a mind? Defining the concept is a surprisingly slippery task. The mind is the seat …

The Brain

Planet at Risk of Heading Towards Apocalyptic, Irreversible ‘Hothouse Earth’ State

We only have 10-20 years to fix this.<p>This summer people have been suffering and dying because of heat waves and wildfires in many parts of the world. The past three years were the warmest ever recorded, and 2018 is likely to follow suit. What we do in the next 10-20 years will determine whether our …

Climate Change

A Photographer’s Tips For Getting Perfect Photos Of The Night Sky

Look, we’ve all done it. Seen something beautiful in the sky — a particularly large, full moon, a meteor shower on a weekend camping trip, intergalactic aliens bent on stealing our water supply hurtling towards Earth — and pulled out our phones, excited to share this moment with our inner circle …

Landscape Photography

Renowned film director Wim Wenders hits out at phone 'photography'

Renowned film director and photographer Wim Wenders has hit out at phone 'photography'.<p>Talking at an exhibition of his Polaroid works, he said photography was dead and thinks mobile phones are to blame.<p><i>Video produced by Trystan Young</i><p><i>Listen to more stories from</i> The Newsroom<i>.</i>

Polaroid Photography

The Peculiar Math That Could Underlie the Laws of Nature

In 2014, a graduate student at the University of Waterloo, Canada, named Cohl Furey rented a car and drove six hours south to Pennsylvania State …

Mathematics

We might only see time because we can’t think in quantum physics

Predicting the future is easy, if you are a physicist. Break a glass, and you can boldly assert that it will fall into a number of shards, assuming …

Quantum Mechanics

Street Photography and the Law: What You Need to Know

As the name implies, “Street Photography” usually is done in a public place such as a street, sidewalk or park involving candid images of people …

Street Photography

This won’t end well

I genuinely don't know if there was collusion. I don't know if President Trump technically, legally obstructed justice. I'm not sure if Michael Cohen, as doomed as he seems to be personally, actually has anything damning on Trump. And it's anybody's guess as to whether Robert S. Mueller III even …

Donald Trump

The real reason why Trump won't stand up to Putin

Last week, I wrote that the best way to think about a Trump Doctrine is as nothing more than Trumpism on the international stage. By Trumpism, I do not mean a coherent ideological program, but a psychological phenomenon or simply the manifestation of his character.<p>Monday we literally saw President …

Donald Trump

Vladimir Putin just humiliated Donald Trump. And Trump humiliated America

Russia did not win the 2018 FIFA World Cup.<p>Going into the tournament, it was the lowest ranked of the 32 nations represented. As it was, after a …

Donald Trump

Former CIA director: Trump-Putin press conference “nothing short of treasonous”

John Brennan: “Not only were Trump’s comments imbecilic, he is wholly in the pocket of Putin.”<p>John Brennan, the CIA director under President Obama, didn’t mince words in describing Monday’s press conference with President Donald Trump and Russian leader Vladimir Putin: Trump’s performance was …

Donald Trump

'An absolute disgrace': Republicans blast Trump for his 'disgusting' press conference with Putin

Republicans blasted President Donald Trump on Monday for his performance during a press conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Helsinki, Finland.<p>At the press conference, which followed an hourslong private meeting between Trump and Putin, Trump cast doubt on the US intelligence …

Donald Trump

Could The Present Ever Change The Past?

In our everyday lives, things seem to happen in a particular order. Things that happen to us seem to be triggered by earlier events. The upset stomach we have in the evening is caused by that third taco we had at lunch. Doing well on a final exam is thanks to studying the entire week before. Our …

Quantum Physics

Republicans Thought Peter Strzok Would Be a Punching Bag. He Just Knocked Them Out.

He was supposed to be a key in the imaginary conspiracy Trump’s congressional lackeys and media fantasists have desperately tried to write as …

Apple Stores Offering Free Photography Classes Featuring Photographer Chase Jarvis

Here’s something you should check out if you live near an Apple store. Over 500 Apple stores around the world will be offering free photography …

How to back up your photos to Google Photos

Wondering how to organise your digital and analogue photos in one place? Google Photos has the answer<p>Sorting and backing up your photos can be an …

Donald Trump is the president I didn’t want, but now I know we need

I admit that I was wrong about Trump. He's not a clown, and he is delivering on his promises.<p>Over the years, my caricatures of Donald Trump have evolved but not as much as my opinion of him.<p>When Trump announced he was running for president, I admit that I didn't take this millionaire, hotel …

Donald Trump

NVIDIA, Aalto University, and MIT's AI Can Now Fix Your Grainy Images

<i>It’s pretty cool when AI can automatically “fix” the grain in your photos and also bring back more details.</i><p>I think that lots of photographers …

You're Wrong About Evolution: This 6-Minute Video Explains How It Really Works

"We're not monkeys. We're fish."<p>If you're a vocal science lover, there's one question we're pretty sure you've been asked at least once: "If we …

Three Veteran Photographers Discuss What the Term 'Street Photography' Means to Them

In the technological age of social media, the term “street photography” is often overused and misrepresented. PDN recently interviewed three veteran …

Jeff Mermelstein is a F***ing Anthropologist

Jeff Mermelstein’s photographic practice of making presumably private text conversations public by photographing people’s phones while they are …

What Is the Sun Made Of and When Will It Die?

If and when physicists are able to pin down the metal content of the sun, that number could upend much of what we thought we knew about the evolution …

Universe

Is It Okay for Street Photographers to Take Photos of Private Messages?

This week <i>Business Insider</i> ran a story that covered images taken by a street photographer of people’s private phone messages. That photographer was …

Panama monkeys may have begun their own Stone Age, scientists say

A group of Panamanian monkeys may have entered their own<br>stone age, scientists said.<p>A population of white-face capuchin monkeys living on the Panamanian island of Jicarón have been observed using stones to smash open nuts and shellfish, New Scientist reported Monday.<p>Scientists first made the …

This Street Photographer Shoots with a Neutral Density Filter

“The Sound of Silence” is a series by Chilean street photographer Eduardo Asenjo Matus, who uses long exposures to show people in flow of the …

Red Meat Allergies Caused By Tick Bites Are On The Rise

Tick bites can cause all sorts of nasty afflictions. And if you're bitten by a Lone Star tick, here's one more to add to the list: a red meat allergy.<p>Laura Stirling, 51, a Realtor who lives in Severna Park, Md., was diagnosed with the allergy last year. She got a tick bite while walking on a trail …

Disease