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Jaw-dropping Andromeda galaxy photo comprises 37 hours of exposure

A pair of "backyard" astrophotographers have collaborated to produce a stunning image of our nearest galactic neighbour.<p>We can't, for obvious reasons, take photos of our own Milky Way galaxy. Luckily, our closest major galactic neighbour, the Andromeda Galaxy, at 2.5 million light-years away in the …

Universe

The Perfect Office - Astropad, Launch Lamp and Office Ideas

We've seen some great gadgets and equipment for designers. So many cool stuff, that we could actually assemble infinite perfect office spaces! Every …

Gear & Gadgets

Jeep Leaves Incredible Ice Sculpture Perfectly Frozen in Place

A Reddit user captured this incredible phenomenon, in which the ghostly silhouette of a Jeep Cherokee is frozen in ice, in the parking lot of a North Carolina hospital. The rare occurrence is attributed to a couple hours of rain during freezing temperatures as the Jeep sat in the elements.<p>When the …

Sculpture

Art exhibit lets you draw on a 3D self-portrait

Most self-portraits are, by definition, solo affairs. However, artists Alon Chitayat and Rosalie Yu are blurring those lines a bit. Their Skin Deep art installation lets you draw on 3D-scanned models of the creators, giving their self-portraits your own creative spin. You don't even need any …

Get That Graphics Tablet Functionality With Astropad

Did you ever wish you could sync up your iPad’s drawing or painting app directly with your Mac? Now you can with Astropad, a brand new app that literally mirrors your Mac desktop via Wi-Fi or USB.<p>Created by two ex-Apple engineers — Matt Ronge and Giovanni Donelli — Astropad works with several …

ExposureX2 – Double Exposure Effects for Adobe Photoshop

ExposureX2 – Advanced photo effects inclunding double exposures for Adobe Photoshop.<p>Usually it requires quite a long process and know-how to achieve …

Tutorials

Watching Mesmerizing Drip Paintings Will Never Get Old

Holton Rower's pour painting timelapse breaks the internet one drip at a time.<p><b>This article was originally published on February 17, 2015 but we think it still rocks!</b><p>It's unlikely that watching paint drip has ever been as transfixing as it is in the video below. Which is likely why the old clip of …

Art

This is What You Get When You Fire a Camera Flash Inside Someone’s Mouth

Here’s a strange portrait showing what you get when you fire an off-camera flash that’s shoved into your subject’s mouth. Certain parts of the human …

Watch Bill Gates Sip Water Made From Sewer Sludge [Updated]

The goal of the Gates Foundation is to improve the quality of life for people around the world. Over 2.5 billion people around the world do not have access to safe sanitation, which is why Bill Gates is working with a company that built a sewage treatment machine that can turn human waste into …

Bill Gates

How to Master Photography Composition Using the Golden Ratio

The twelfth century was a golden age for photography. Let’s step back from that statement a little, because obviously photography didn't exist way …

Mathematics

One Man’s Photos from an Epic Road Trip Spanning 26 Years, 177 Countries, and 500,000 Miles

A 76-year-old man named Gunther Holtorf is back home in Germany now after an epic road trip. How epic was it? It could very well be the world’s …

A London-Based Architect Has Designed This Crazy Rug That Magically Transforms Into A Couch

The dynamic sofa design is a new take on the couch.Courtesy of Alessandro IsolaAlessandro Isola, a 39-year-old Italian architect, has invented a rug that can turn into a couch.<p>He calls it the 'Stumble Upon Sofa,' a nod to his being inspired after continuously tripping over his own carpet.<p>Instead, …

Furniture

The Link Shelf offers an update on a classic modular shelving system

Described as an update of the "classic string shelf", this customisable shelving system by Berlin design firm Studio Hausen comprises a series of …

How to Make a Dirt-Cheap DIY Ring Light from a Frisbee and Some LED Strips

Got $30, a frisbee and some free time this week? Need a ring light? If you answered yes to both of those questions, we’ve got a neat, quick and super …

DIY: Noticeably Improve Your Macro Photography with a Cheap Plastic Cup

Hand-held macro photography presents a lot of challenges, but three of the most prevalent are: subject movement, camera shake, and harsh shadows. …

Lens Comparison Shows Off a Big Advantage of Micro Four Thirds: No Future Back Surgery

The three lenses above let you see equally far, but one of them will fit comfortably into your bag while the others probably wouldn’t fit comfortably …

Seek Thermal Camera Gives Your iOS and Android Devices Thermal Vision for Cheap

Earlier this year, we told you about the FLIR ONE, an iPhone case with a built-in thermal camera that made ‘predator vision’ available to all.<p>But if …

How to Photograph the Long, Winding Railroads

Railroad tracks reach to infinity effortlessly. There are modern, state of the art rail systems. Tracks that have been used through long standing, …

Landscape Photography

How to Easily Improve Your Skies in Adobe Lightroom

These two techniques are very useful for making quick and easy adjustments to dull looking skies. As with all digital images, you will degrade the …

How to recover highlight details using luminosity masks

Slide back and forth to compare<p>Luminosity masking is a technique by which you can create layer masks from a photo based on the brightness …

Daily Inspiration #1852

This post is part of our daily series of posts showing the most inspiring images selected by some of the Abduzeedo's writers and users. If you want …

Graphic Design

Stunning Weave House Located on the Coast of Spain by A-cero

Located off the Mediterranean coast of Spain is the <i>Weave House</i>, a residential project designed by architects A-cero. The single family home occupies over 10,000 square feet of space and is divided into three storeys. Its eye-catching facade features striking white lines that wrap around the …

Architecture

Star Trails, Fog, Volcanoes and a Meteor: A Spectacular 270-Image Composite

270 photographs and a total exposure time of two hours and fifteen minutes went into creating this stunning composite photograph of an Indonesian …

4 Essential Considerations to Help You Create Excellent Macro Photographs

I may be biased, but I think the appeal of macro photography is rather obvious: the wonder and fascination of being able to capture in fine, …

Macro Photography

Photographs Capture What Remains of ‘Old Shanghai’

For his series <i>Phantom Shanghai</i>, Canadian photographer Greg Girard points his lens to a city in a moment of significant change. For decades, Shanghai …

I’m Back From Vacation. Now What?

Extra photos for bloggers: 1, 2, 3<p>Vacation time’s almost over! Your phone and camera are filled with photos from all your fun trips…what now?<p>You …

Stevie Nicks

‘Selfie Stick’ Takes Rooftopping Self-Portraits to the Next Level of Crazy

Now there’s a selfie you don’t see every day. Rooftopping photographers Andrew Tso and Daniel Lau recently climbed to the very top of The Center, the …

Eyemazing: Macro Photos of Animals’ Eyes

<i>Kramer’s parrot</i><p>Under a macro lens, the eye takes on new dimensions of intricate detail reminiscent of surreal landscapes and otherworldly surfaces. …