Gary Reed

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Any Animal That Touches This Lethal Lake Turns to Stone

There's a deceptively still body of water in Tanzania with a deadly secret—it turns any animal it touches to stone. The rare phenomenon is caused by …

Germantown Town Hall

Germantown Town Hall<p>In the summer of 2013 the long neglected Germantown Town Hall received a temporary breath of life from Hidden City, Least one month the building would be opened to the public. The people have returned! For many years the general public had been banned from entry. Now they have returned to relive memories and satisfy their curiosity. The most overarching question was WHY such a great building had been left neglected for years by developers and the city of Philadelphia. One …

This is What Photographers Can Do About Unwanted Digital Image Noise

Have you ever returned from a photo shoot only to be disappointed in the results because your images lack spark? Perhaps, they had low contrast, and …

Flickr Gets a New Leader: Former Google Exec Bernardo Hernández

Yahoo is getting serious about making sure Flickr thrives: the company has hired former Google executive Bernardo Hernández to lead the popular photo …

NASA's Orion Space Capsule Falls Before It Flies

How do you test a space capsule before sending it into orbit? Drop it out of an airplane over six miles above the Earth and sabotage its …

Why Social Media Internships Should Never Be Unpaid

Interns are often hired to run social media for small companies that can’t afford a full-time social media manager. Employers assume the job is …

Concert Photography Tips from a Nikon Pro

Where visual and audial obsessions overlap, you’ll probably find the concert photographer. This is an extremely exciting type of photography, with …

The 7 Classic Pieces of Gear You Will Want After You Get a DSLR

Congratulations! You’re the proud owner of a new camera. But not just any new camera; no, not a new mobile device, not a new point and shoot — not …

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iPad Art: Woz Portrait

Today’s featured iPad art is a painting of Apple’s co-founder, Steve Wozniak. It’s titled ‘Portrait of Steve Wozniak at Work Today’ and was created by iPad portrait artist David Newman.<p>Newman does iPad portraits painted from life and this one was clearly a thrill for the artist himself, as he’s …

Why You Should Never Digital Detox Alone

For the first time in years, I spent 72 hours without Internet or cell phone reception. While I didn’t experience any life-altering epiphanies that some claim comes from a digital detox, I now enjoy a handful of very meaningful relationships that never would have existed, with the constant …

New Cassini Pictures and Other Stunning Views of Earth

See how our home planet looks from the moon, Saturn, and even Mars in this roundup of eight incredible space pictures.

Pictures: Slave Shackle, More Found On Blackbeard's Ship

A slave shackle, dinnerware, and lead shot are among new artifacts found in the sunken ship Queen Anne's Revenge off North Carolina.

Russia Prevents Designation of Large Marine Protected Areas in the Antarctic

Yesterday, plans to create some of the world’s largest marine protected areas (MPAs) in Antarctica came to a screeching halt after Russia blocked progress. Although 24 nations and the EU had come to a special meeting in Germany specifically to consider proposals for MPAs in the Ross Sea and East …

Stream Movies for Free – With a Library Card (But Don’t Cancel Netflix Just Yet)

By the end of the year, patrons of 100 library systems around the U.S. are expected to be able to stream thousands of videos for free. Music albums …

Fresh off sale to Apple, Hopstop updates iPhone app w/ real-time traffic & incident reporting, more cities

Following Apple’s acquisition of mapping service HopStop earlier this month, today the iPhone app receives an update with some notable new features. Much like the functionality Google scooped up with its purchase of Waze, HopStop for iPhone today implemented a real-time incident reporting feature …

Apple SVP Bob Mansfield Leaving Exec Team; Will Work on 'Special Projects' Reporting to Tim Cook [Updated]

Apple Senior Vice President Bob Mansfield has been removed from Apple's Leadership website in the past 24 hours with no explanation.<p><b>Update</b>: According to AllThingsD:<p>“Bob is no longer going to be on Apple’s executive team, but will remain at Apple working on special projects reporting to Tim,” …

Teaching robots how to paint | Salon.com

Here’s the goal, according to the e-David team:<p>e-David doesn’t have a brain, but it can “look” at what it’s painting by taking a photograph after a brush stroke, and from that calculate what it will do next, and whether the painting should be made lighter or darker. With this “visual optimization” …

How corporations get away with fake “natural” food

As long as lawsuits and not regulation are the main tool against food and beverage giants, Big Food is winning<p>Food activists have been on a bit of winning spree this month. First, on July 3, Naked Juice agreed to pay $9 million after it was sued for using the term “all natural” on the labels of …

Scientists implant false memories in mouse’s brain

<b>(Pakhnyushcha via Shutterstock)</b><p>The research may help reveal why humans are prone to concocting memories of experiences that never happened<p>Liz Fields<p>July 26, 2013 6:52pm (UTC)<p>Fans of the blockbuster film "" will recall corporate conman Leo DiCaprio's dream-bending antics where he infiltrated the …

Taking quality photographs is one thing, but building your own wooden camera? Now that’s skill. On a recent trip to Afghanistan, David Lang stumbled upon a group of street photographers with...

Taking quality photographs is one thing, but building your own wooden camera? Now that’s skill. On a recent trip to Afghanistan, David Lang stumbled …

15 Must See Cheatsheets and Infographics For Photographers

There is a lot to learn and remember when it comes to photography. We all could use a little help to reference all this information quickly. This is …

How to Shoot Landscapes at Sunset

Sunsets are a huge draw for landscape photographers due to the unique light at the end of the day. Not only is the colour of the light attractive but …

The Truth About HDR Photography - Is It Really That Bad?

The Common Belief About HDR: “I don't usually like HDR images, but yours are great.”<p>This line has been repeated over and over again to HDR …

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5 People Doing Time-Lapse Photography Right

Every day it feels like there are another hundred or so timelapses posted online. While some of this is just the illusion of more exposure and access …

Your Government at Work: Documerica Chronicles 1970s America

The mandate for Documerica was intriguingly broad — “photographically document subjects of environmental concern” — and photographers responded with …

Headshot Portrait Lighting on a Budget

Chances are, no matter what your specialty is, you’ve been asked to photograph headshots. Professionals from many industries use these images to …

Three Flashes For the Strobist on a Budget

Strobists typically love to work with their lights manually vs using TTL; and one of the excellent things about that is that it enables manufacturers …

LightZone Photo Editing Software is Now Open Source and Completely Free

Photographers still irked about about Adobe’s decision to make Photoshop rental-only have a new alternative with the re-release of the pioneering …

The Best Tips & Tools for Freelance Photographers

<i>[Today’s guide comes from awesome photographer and Photojojo pal, Helena Price!]</i><p>Being a photographer is regarded as one of the coolest jobs on the …

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