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This amazing wilderness timelapse of Canada took 6 weeks to shoot and 9 months to edit

Every once in a while, a timelapse comes along that just takes your breath away. You could take almost any frame from such films and it stands up on …

An Internet-Famous Cookie Worthy of Baking in Real Life

Last fall, an aberrant chocolate chip cookie turned up in my Instagram feed. As wide as a salad plate and flat as a flounder, it appeared thin, but it was somehow layered with slabs of chocolate. Oddest of all, it was ringed, like a tree trunk — as if a chunk of chocolate had been dropped in the …

Dessert

A retired Marine and elite fighter pilot breaks down the OODA Loop, the military decision-making process that guides 'every single thing' in life

<b>• Elite fighter pilot and retired Top Gun instructor David Berke says the loop can be used for any decision.</b><p><b>• It consists of four stages that repeatedly feed into each other: observe, orient, decide, and act.</b><p>American fighter pilots dominated their enemies in the Korean War.<p>Their planes — the F-86 …

In a directorial debut comparable to The Babadook or Snowtown, the foul and fetid psychological energy clings like an unshakeable dream<p>Perth-born writer/director Ben Young launches his feature film career like a bat out of hell with the bone-chilling horror-thriller Hounds of Love, a savagely …

Horror

Cheap Photo: Great Deals on Nude Model Photography Webinar

Nude model photography is one of those things that gets knocked a lot in the photography field. ‘Anyone can take a good picture when you have a model …

A Beginner’s Guide to Posing: Start Basic and ‘Build Up’ the Pose

Posing is a tough skill for beginners to wrestle with; it’s hard to know where to even start. That’s why this video by photographer Manny Ortiz is so …

Yoga

The Plan to Test Cities’ Sewage for Drugs Is a New Form of Mass Surveillance

Scientists are testing feces and urine in wastewater to find trends in illegal drug use, but their work could lead to a privacy violation.<p>Nearly every drug you snort, inject, smoke, butt-plug, vaporize or freebase eventually ends up back in the water supply via your excrement. The fish love …

Through climate change denial, we're ceding global leadership to China

Remember when China was the climate-action outcast, the obstacle standing in the way of progress in the global fight against a warming planet? What a difference a few years — and an election — can make.<p>Over the past few weeks, world leaders, delegates to the climate change conference in Marrakech …

New Petzval 58 Bokeh Control Art Lens - Nikon F Mount

After Joseph Petzval introduced his iconic lens in 1840, portrait photography flourished. Now, 175 years later, it’s your turn to explore these first …

Climate denial often centers around myths about the importance of coal in alleviating poverty<p>A dozen international poverty and development organizations published a report last week on the impact of building new coal power plants in countries where a large percentage of the population lacks access …

Fossil Fuels

As the world passes a critical barrier for climate change, radical techniques for turning farms into carbon sinks are growing in popularity in India<p>In 19 years, Ramu Gaviti’s six acres of land have gone from barren, dry and sparsely vegetated to fertile, moist and thick with biomass. Peacocks, wild …

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“Monsoon III” is a jaw-dropping time-lapse of the North American monsoon

I featured works by Mike Olbinski in the past (1 and 2), and here is another stunning video by him. Monsoon III is a 7 minutes time-lapse of the …

Directors crowdfund $78,000 for a film, spend it on champagne and limos

A group of filmmakers have trolled their Indiegogo supporters in pretty stunning fashion, disappearing with the investment, frittering it away and …

Filmmaking

Advice To Photographers From Models

When a photographer works with a model for the first time, what should you do? What expectations does the model have from you as the photographer? …

Going to Mars Could Mess Up the Hunt for Alien Life

Elon Musk wants to send humans to the red planet. But even our robotic presence there risks contaminating Mars with invasive microbes.<p>Twenty years ago, America celebrated its Independence Day by landing several thousand invaders on the surface of Mars.<p>On July 4, 1997, the Pathfinder spacecraft …

How Cities and Suburbs Affect Chesapeake Bay : Image of the Day

acquired July 18, 2016 download large image (3 MB, JPEG, 2000x2000)<p>acquired July 18, 2016 download GeoTIFF file (9 MB, TIFF, 2000x2000)<p>While farms …

Being 'Good Neighbors' And Staying Out Of Print Motivates Companies To Be Environmental Stewards

Next time you pull through your local Taco Bell, stop and ask the management there what it is doing to mitigate both its waste and its carbon emissions. As it turns out, it is doing a lot, beginning with building modern restaurants while measuring its emissions.<p>And it’s not just the smaller …

China's eco-civilization plan calls for 23% forest cover by 2020

Besides the United States, China has done more than any other country to contribute to climate change. But while China’s greenhouse gas emissions are …

In a ‘Pepsi challenge’ test, economist and statisticians find mainstream climate arguments accurate and contrarian arguments wrong and misleading<p>As we saw in the recent legal ruling against Peabody coal, arguments and myths that are based in denial of the reality of human-caused global warming …

Climate Change

12 American National Parks You Need To Add To Your Bucket List

Explore The Subway Top-Down | Photo: Chris Burkard<p>American writer, historian, and environmentalist, Wallace Stegner, once said that the National Parks are "the best idea we ever had". We couldn't agree more. The only problem - and it's definitely a good problem - is there are so many parks and so …

This piece of plastic could be your go-to GoPro accessory

You’ve got an idea for a shot with your GoPro camera. But you don’t have the right mount, or the tripod you carry won’t go low enough or fit in a space with that great angle.<p>Photographer Ruogo Zhou has designed a hunk of plastic that cradles the GoPro and provides it 20 different angles for …

What Do You Do When ISIS Steals Your Photo?

The Internet is teeming with copyright infringement these days, and there are various ways for photographers to get stolen photos taken down and paid …

Pursued

Adobe updates Elements hobbyist photo and video apps with more pro-level features

As a consumer photo/video editing package, Adobe Photoshop Elements and Premiere Elements have a long history. The premise is that enthusiasts and hobbyists have a deep desire to create original, compelling visuals, and can gain control over the process with software that specifically targets …

The Making of an Industrial Promotional Video with Timelapses, Sliders, and Crafty Editing

Creating promotional video content for industrial and corporate clients is an often overlooked, yet very large, part of the market when it comes to …

This Amazing Photo Process is Called Gumoil Printing

Photographer Anna Ostanina of St. Petersburg, Russia, has spent years working with alternative photo printing techniques. Her favorite is one called …

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These Are the Keys to Keeping Your Lightroom Installation in Optimum Condition

Lightroom is an amazing app. Capable of cataloguing and editing tens of thousands of RAW images all from the click of a mouse. Despite it’s slick …

Nichols’ 6 Modes of Documentary Might Expand Your Storytelling Strategies

Documentaries are supposed to be <i>true</i>. But as filmmakers, we know that our films -- true or not -- are constructs. Are there rules we should follow to …

Preview: Unseen Photo Fair 2015 - Our editors' preview picks from this year's Unseen Photo Fair | LensCulture

Despite the recent proliferation of photography festivals and fairs around the world, the events seem to neatly divide themselves into two distinct camps. In the former lie such festivals as Arles, Encontros Da Imagem (Braga), Photolux (Lucca), in which a small town finds itself completely (though …