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4 Top NYC Photographers Shoot the Same Model

Here’s a new 13-minute video showing a shootout recently done between four popular NYC-based photographers: Joey L, Dani Diamond, Brandon Woelfel, …

This dog lost her best cat friend, but then kittens came to the rescue

Flora and Dexter made an unlikely couple. At somewhere around 100 pounds, Flora the malamute towered over Dexter the cat.<p>The thing is, Flora didn’t …

Designer’s Guide to Prototyping [2017 edition] – Joanna Ngai – Medium

A guide to the landscape of prototyping in 2017.<p>It’s been close to a year since I’ve reviewed and assessed the state of prototyping tools. Major …

Prototyping

Ad spending on mobile video will reach $18 billion next year, surpassing desktop

Time spent watching video already pivoted to mobile.<p>The sheer volume of mobile video consumption will push mobile video ad spending past non-mobile next year. In 2018, mobile video ad spending is expected to grow 49 percent to nearly $18 billion, while fixed online video ad spending is expected to …

How to Eliminate Audio Noise with Adobe Audition and Premiere Pro

A huge part of shooting video is audio. No one wants to look at footage with poor sound with distracting background noise. But thanks to Steven …

Better Form Design: One Thing Per Page (Case Study)

In 2008, I worked on <i>Boots.com</i>. They wanted a single-page checkout with the trendiest of techniques from that era, including accordions, AJAX and …

How to Shoot a Professional Wine Photo with Speedlights and a Kit Lens

This simple step-by-step tutorial comes to us from Dustin Dolby of Workphlo, who’s got a knack for shooting high-end product photography with minimal …

How to Create LUTs from Lightroom Presets To Use In Affinity, DaVinci Resolve, & Photoshop

Regular readers might be aware, I can be harsh when it comes to Adobe applications. I would prefer to edit my photo using the mix of Affinity and …

Why this is the perfect PORTRAIT PHOTOGRAPHY angle - Proven by SCIENCE

Ed from photosincolor.com wanted to find the ACTUAL PROVEN perfect portrait photography set so he turned to SCIENCE. If you are a professional …

Studio Tip: Feathering the Light

Robert Vanelli (Vanelli to his friends) is a working photographer, educator and author living in Florida. After a successful career as a three-time, …

Chattanooga-based Skuid raises $25 million for its “codeless” app development toolkit

Pitching a “codeless” user interface that allows anyone in a business to develop applications for business intelligence, Skuid has raised $25 million in new financing.<p>Based in Chattanooga, Tenn., Skuid is indicative of the type of startup that is cropping up outside of the traditional innovation …

San Francisco

Advanced Tutorial: How to Color Grade Photos Using Luminosity Masks

When you look at the work of a professional, award-winning beauty photographer like Zoë Noble, it just has that <i>something</i> extra. If you’re wondering …

Origami Lamps Take The Form Of Wild Animals

No skills required, anyone can create these cute wildlife paper lights

Origami

Owl-inspired wing design reduces wind turbine noise by 10 decibels

Many species of owl are able to hunt in effective silence by suppressing their noise at sound frequencies above 1.6 kilohertz (kHz) - over the range …

Engineering

OWL Paperlamps Bring Light to Life

Adding a splash of playfulness to a creative design usually gives a product a colorful jolt. Need proof? Check out OWL paperlamps, the fruit of the …

Owls

A Visit with Galileo the Short-eared Owl at HawkWatch International

Galileo the Short-eared Owl in his mew – Nikon D810, handheld, f6.3, 1/40, ISO 2000, Nikkor 18-200mm VR at 75mm, natural light<p>The weather was gray, …

If You Follow These Instagram Accounts, You Don't Need a Decorator

While more people than ever are experiencing social fatigue and quitting Instagram, there's one reason why our Insta feed will always remain …

What is good design in a Snapchat world?

Let’s be honest: Snapchat has defied conventional design aesthetic and user experience.<p>By any objective measure, the app should not have been a …

Five big questions about Oculus’ CEO shakeup

#5: Seriously, where is Palmer Luckey?<p>Yesterday, virtual reality company Oculus announced that its CEO Brendan Iribe — part of the founding team and one of VR’s most prominent evangelists — is stepping down. Iribe isn’t leaving the company altogether, and he framed the decision as basically wanting …

Oscars 2017 Documentary Shortlist Predictions: Anne Thompson Weighs In With Top Picks

Among the 15 documentaries that she believes will earn a shot on the Academy's shortlist are "13th," "Cameraperson," and "Weiner."<p>Many are called, …

Film Festivals

This Telescoping Macro Lens Looks Completely Insane

A good photographer will do anything for a photo—and now that can even mean wielding a super long lens that looks like a teeny telescope. As …

Cats v dogs: which animal owns the internet?

From Lolcats to keyboard cat, have the grumpy, complicated and just plain weird felines lost ground to their cute, friendly canine sworn enemies?<p>Somewhere in the history of the internet, cats became its rulers.<p>Simultaneously aloof, amusing and a bit weird, cats seemed the natural choice as the …

Pets

Kitten Born with Always Concerned Look, Now 8 Years Later

A ginger kitty was born with the always-concerned-look. He was a bit of a scaredy cat when his human found him from a shelter. Now 8 years …

Couple Saves Kitten from Brink of Death, Now He Demands Hugs Every Day

Nothing makes this rescue kitty happier than a hug from his humans.<p>Meet Pusic the cat!<p>Courtesy: @catpusic<p>This adorable tuxedo kitty demands love and …

Pets

Nikon Vs Canon Vs Sony Vs The Rest | The Biggest Mistakes Of The Major Brands

Objectivity within the realm of photography can be a prodigal son; one that comes round when it suits. There’s a sort of one-upmanship in camera …

The best music of the last three months

It’s been a weird and often sad three months: there have been high profile deaths, unspeakable tragedies, and strange unknowns. More than ever it feels important to celebrate good music, whether that’s through acknowledging those artists pushing boundaries, asking questions, or promoting unity and …

Synthpop

The world's fastest consumer drone can record 4K video at 85 miles per hour

A former pro racer has built the drone of his dreams<p>George Matus was 11 years old when he flew his first drone. "I was immediately hooked," the young man tells me with a grin. By age 16 he was competing as a professional drone racer and acting as a test pilot for new aircraft. Now 18, he recently …