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7 Photography eBooks Every Photographer Should Read

While there are countless eBooks out there on photography, it can be a daunting task to filter through them all. Which books are worth their price …

Craft Camera: A DIY Digital Camera Made with Cardboard and Arduino

Enjoy playing around with Arduino and want to try your hand at making your own digital camera? Photographer Coralie Gourguechon has come up with a …

PIR Sensor Arduino Alarm

Build a motion-sensing alarm with a PIR sensor and an Arduino microcontroller.<p>In this simple project, we’ll build a motion-sensing arduino alarm using a PIR (passive infrared) sensor and an Arduino microcontroller. This is a great way to learn the basics of using digital input (from the sensor) and …

How to Start Making Your Own Electronics with Arduino and Other People's Code

The annual Consumer Electronics Show is in session, which means thousands of people have descended on Las Vegas to stare at next year's …

Arduino

Creating the Photograph: Heidger Marx's, "Machinery and Stars"

<i>Editor’s Note: Creating the Photograph is a new series that we’re starting where we interview photographers all about the photo that they shot and</i> …

A Complete Guide to Star Trailing

Ever see those pictures where the stars streak across the sky in a big arc? Or maybe the whole sky looked like it was spinning? What you saw was star …

Photoshop Blend Modes Explained

Working with blend modes is almost always an experimental process. Because it’s nearly impossible to predict the results, you always seem to end up …

Tutorials

An Attempt to Understand BioShock Infinite's Brilliant and Bizarre Ending

I couldn’t sleep last night.<p>It was the first time in as long as I can remember that I sat down and finished an entire single player game in one day. I’d done it before with six hour Call of Duty campaigns, but that’s not really the same, and doesn’t compare to what just happened with BioShock …

Mindfulness: Observing Without Questioning

The story of discovery goes something like this: the inventor investigates what he knows (the properties of stapholycocci) and uncovers something …

Super Cool Retro Poster in 10 Steps in Photoshop

A couple of weeks ago Amanda (@amlight) published a few articles showing stylish posters and albums with a very retro style, very simple but at the …

Graphics