Tom Briscoe

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Extraordinary Street Art Collaboration by Pixel Pancho and Vhils

In a recent collaboration, street artists Pixel Pancho and Vhils combined their unique styles to paint a mural located in Lisbon, Portugal. Mingling their different sensibilities, their combined image features a Steampunk android that's composed of gears, nuts, bolts, and cloaked in a man's face. …

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Crowdfunding Pushes Sea Architect's Exploration Platform Over the Top, So It Can Get to the Bottom

That's the SeaOrbiter, a 200-foot tall floating platform for aquatic exploration, and construction on it is due to begin this spring. It is the …

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Klauss Boehler brand identity by lg2 boutique

Klauss Boehler – Men’s Fashion Brand Identity.<p>Lg2 boutique was approached to design the brand identity for fashion label Klauss Boehler. The british …

Hand-Built Table Generates Power by Simply Pedaling a "Bike"

NY-based Pedal Power designs and builds pedal-powered machines that allow users to generate their own energy while reaping the health benefits of an active lifestyle. Founded in 2008, the company is run by two best friends Andy (engineer, entrepreneur, and bicyclist) and Steve (programmer and …

Crypto: Furniture With Hidden Compartments

The Crypto line of furniture from Alexander & Pearl offers you minimal and compact designs but with hidden compartments for extra storage. Each piece …

Spectacular Castles Built with 20,000 Pounds of Ice

This spectacular winter wonderland is a frozen labyrinth of caverns, archways, glacial formations, and tunnels in Colorado, Utah, and New Hampshire. Creator Brent Christensen began building these insane designs when he and his family first moved to Utah. A combination of artistic endeavor and cabin …

Walking City: An Evolving Video Sculpture Morphs in Response to Architecture | Colossal

<p>Anyone who follows Colossal knows that digital animation and motion graphics are a rarity here, but this clip is a solid exception. Created by …

Watch How This Photographer Successfully Interacts With People On The Street

We have featured Brandon Stanton and his Humans of New York Project a couple times here on Fstoppers (here, and here.) However, after watching the …

10 Ways to Make Photoshop Run Faster on Your Machine

Optimizing the performance of Photoshop can be crucial if you work with large images, or if you use features like HDR, Photomerge, or 3D and Video …

Best Focal Length to Get Into Wildlife Photography

What’s the BEST Lens for Wildlife Photography? If I had a nickel for every time I was asked this question, I could retire. It’s a very common and …

Setting Up a Nighttime Race Car Photoshoot

Ever wonder what it is like to be a professional photographer who gets paid to photograph wicked cars on location? Wonder no longer as you watch this …

How LED Streetlamps Could Change the Look of Night Photography Forever

Night photography in big cities has a very specific look. The ugly color cast by your standard sodium streetlight has become so common, that it many …

Beautiful Colored X-Ray Photographs of Plants and Animals

Arie van’t Riet isn’t your typical photographer. In fact, he’s not a photographer at all. Riet is a Dutch physicist-artist who has a knack for …

Using Your Camera's Pointless Features To Get The Most Out Of Your Shots

With modern technology within Adobe Camera Raw, you're limiting yourself considerably when shooting in JPEG. However, by shooting in Raw, you're …

Photographing the Jaw-Dropping ‘Crystal Caves’ of Iceland

If there is only one way for me to describe Iceland, it would be “Monumental Scale Shock”. The country really borders on the extreme. The entire …

Von Wong: The Fallen Angel Shoot & The Importance Of Reaching Out

Social media has created a curious dichotomy between accessibility and connection. On the one branch, it appears that famous people are easier now …

The Gap: An Inspirational Video About How All Artists Struggle in the Beginning

We’re not in the habit of reposting things we’ve covered before, even though at least once per week we run across some post or video from a few years …

Turn Day Into Night in Photoshop

Howard Pinsky, an Adobe Community Professional, is an online educator providing content for Adobe Photoshop and Lightroom. His work can be seen on …

How to Save and Sharpen Photos for Social Media and the Web in Photoshop

13 incredible shots from the Sony World Photography Awards 2014 shortlist

The shortlist for the 2014 Sony World Photography Awards has been announced, recognising some of the most exciting talent in the world of …

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How Many Steps Does it Take to Shoot a Wedding?

Right before Christmas a sale popped up for the FitBit Flex (a fitness tracker) and even though I didn't "need" it, the FitBit would help me stay in …

What You Need to Know About Your Camera's Auto Focus System

When first embarking on the journey toward becoming a photographer, you were probably repeatedly told of the importance of exposure and composition. …

Why Is The Wii U A Failure?

<i>Answer by Gavin Cramblet, Software Engineer, Writer, and Gamer, on Quora,</i><p>Because it tried to repeat something unrepeatable.<p>When the Wii was released, all the XBox 360 and PS3 owners poo-pooed it because it had lackluster graphics and technical specs, and the controller sounded gimmicky.<p>They ended …

My kids are learning to be better people by learning how to code games

It was the snow that brought my kids to coding.<p>The tension between their need to do something so they wouldn’t drive me crazy and my need to not have a day wasted doing something as passive as just playing video games led us to code.org, a page that promises to begin to teach children to code with …

Strider hits PlayStation Feb. 18, Xbox, PC Feb. 19 with new modes

<i>Strider</i>, developer Double Helix Games' modern take on the classic Capcom sidescroller, is headed to PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4 on Feb. 18 and Xbox 360, Xbox One and Windows PC through Steam on Feb. 19, Capcom announced today.<p>The $14.99 downloadable title will ship with two newly announced …

Hubble Spots Water Plumes on Europa

The geysers could make it easier to search for life under the ice.<p><b>Geysers spew water from the tiger-striped south pole of Jupiter's ice-covered moon Europa, suggest observations from NASA's Hubble space telescope.</b><p><b>If the existence of the plumes can be confirmed, they will perhaps allow future space</b> …

Mapping Emotions On The Body: Love Makes Us Warm All Over

Close your eyes and imagine the last time you fell in love. Maybe you were walking next to your sweetheart in a park or staring into each other's eyes over a latte.<p>Where did you feel the love? Perhaps you got butterflies in your stomach or your heart raced with excitement.<p>When a team of scientists …

Caffeine Enhances Memory

That morning cup of coffee or lunchtime soda might serve a purpose beyond giving you a jolt of energy. According to a new study by researchers at Johns Hopkins University, caffeine enhances memory.<p>Participants in the study took placebos or 200-milligram caffeine tablets—the same amount of the …

Supercomputer Takes 40 Minutes To Create Super-Detailed Model Of 1 Second Of Brain Activity

The human brain won't be surpassed by computers any time soon.<p>Futurists have long talked about the day when computers become as powerful and versatile as the human brain. A recent simulation shows that day is not exactly imminent. In one of the most accurate simulations of the human brain to date, …

Will This Vending Machine For Burritos Change The Business Of Fast Food?

If Chipotle is Blockbuster, could Burritobox be Redbox?<p>Piping hot tortillas filled with free-range chicken, grass-fed beef, uncured bacon, and cage-free eggs. Cold guacamole and sour cream. Hot sauce. No hormones. No antibiotics. That may sound a lot like Chipotle. In reality, it’s a burrito cooked …

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