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Creative Ideas for Photographing Mountains

Mountains provide some of the most photogenic landscapes on the planet. They show the grandeur and drama of Earth, and simultaneously give a sense of …

Landscape Photography

These Folding Landscape Photos Will Mess With Your Brain

Photographer Aydın Büyüktaş has published a new series of photos as part of his delightful <i>Flatland</i> series, which shows landscapes folding upon …

6 (Very) Annoying Things About Camera Bags

Camera bags: c<i>an't live with them, can’t live without them.</i><p>They can be cumbersome, large and yet they are <b>a vital part of our equipment</b>. Any trip …

Mesmerizing Long Exposure Photos of Traffic Lights in the Fog

Fine Art photographer Lucas Zimmermann‘s long exposure photographs of traffic lights in the fog are oddly satisfying. At once creepy and serene, his …

Best mobile games of 2016

Pacific Ocean

Our Pick: The 10 Best Lenses for Mirrorless Cameras

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens cameras have become increasingly popular among enthusiasts and pros because they provide a DSLR-like shooting …

Prisma Gives Your Photos the Look of Famous Paintings

Prisma is a new camera app that transforms your photos to look like paintings by famous artists. It goes beyond the film simulation filters that are …

Traffic Simulator Shows You How Jams Form in Real Time

Watch careless virtual drivers cause massive traffic jams just like real ones.<p>Traffic jams seem to appear out of nowhere and sometimes for no good reason other than to frustrate you. If you've ever wanted to see just how easy it is for a jam to get started, take a look at traffic-simulation.de, a …

Microsoft launches its Planner project management app

After launching a preview for select customers last September, Microsoft is now rolling out free access to Planner, its project management app, to all users of its Office 365 productivity suite.<p>The tool lets you plan projects for your team, whether it’s for your business, school or non-profit …

Project Management

Olympus' Tough Tracker action cam is stronger and smarter than the competition

After years of making the most rugged point-and-shoots available, Olympus is finally using that know-how to take on GoPro.<p>Some action cams are only as tough as their housings. But the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-Tracker on its own -- no housing -- is waterproof to depths of 100 feet (30 meters), …

Olympus

6 Tips for Photographing During Winter Nights

Having recently been to Norway, well north of the Arctic Polar Circle during winter, when hours of daylight are short and temperatures are low, I …

Using Reflectance Transformation Imaging to Shoot Ultra-Detailed Macro

In this article I will describe how to construct a simple reflectance transformation imaging (RTI) setup using an Arduino microprocessor and a 3D …

Loot, the hot student banking app set up by a 22-year-old, is raising over £1 million

Loot is a money management app targeted at students and linked to a pre-paid card. It launched last September to coincide with the university year.<p>Loot has so far raised £200,000 from Charles Tyrwhitt founder Nick Wheeler and 7 City bankers. But a source close to the company told Business Insider …

Students

Japan wants tourists to pay using only their fingerprints

The next time you travel to Japan, you might not have to stock up on yen (or bring your credit card) to go shopping. As of the summer, the country's government is testing a system that will let you use two fingerprints to make purchases at key tourist locations, such as hotels and restaurants. …

Visual Recipes

Project info<p>Visual recipes is a series that consists at the moment of a total of 61 recipe photographs. Each image presents the ingredients, the steps and the final dish. The works have been published as a photography cookbook in Finland (WSOY) and will soon be published in Taiwan (I’m Publishing …

Recipes

Buzludzha by Jace K

Microsoft integrates Xamarin into Visual Studio for free, will open source Xamarin runtime

Microsoft today announced that Xamarin is now available for free for every Visual Studio user. This includes all editions of Visual Studio, including the free Visual Studio Community Edition, Visual Studio Professional, and Visual Studio Enterprise.<p>Furthermore, Xamarin Studio for OS X is being made …

Ron Gilbert on Thimbleweed Park, what made adventure games great, and VR skepticism

Playing Thimbleweed Park is like discovering a lost LucasArts adventure game that’s been hidden in a closet for 25 years.<p>Ron Gilbert, the man who created PC classics like Maniac Mansion and The Secret of Monkey Island, is now returning to the genre with this nostalgic mystery story full of witty …

The best Minecraft seeds for beautiful, interesting worlds

Welcome to our list of the best Minecraft seeds. No two Minecraft runs are ever the same. One minute you could be legging it from an army of the …

Why engagement is the best measure of mobile monetization

Most game companies manage their businesses using operating metrics that give insights into audience (metrics such as Daily Active Users, or DAU; Monthly Active Users, or MAU; number of installs; various day retention); and monetization (metrics such as Average Revenue Per Daily Active User, or …

These Drone Photos Show the Density of High-Rises in Hong Kong

Hong Kong is a densely populated city where high-rises are crammed close together and where an estimated 100,000+ people live in 40-square-foot …

Hong Kong

PhotoPills: The Photographer's Swiss Army Knife

It’s 6pm, it’s cold, and the sun is on its way to set. The tripod is placed, the composition is done – now I just have to wait for the big show that …

Swiss Army Knives

These Photography Tutorials and Shots Will Blow Your Socks Off

With so much great work being published in the field of photography these days there is no lack of pictures to view and articles to read. This …

How to Photograph the Milky Way

If you live in a remote area with dark skies, you are one of the lucky ones; the lucky ones that get to look up on a clear dark night and see a thick …

One State Has Started Putting Drivers’ Licenses on Smartphones – Feature

From the January 2016 issue<p>Imagine you’ve just caught the flash of red lights in your rearview mirror. As you pull over, your smartphone sends an alert, requesting permission for the police officer to view your license on a mobile device. You scan your thumb for verification, and the cop …

USDOT

Lawsuit demands the right to resell Steam games

One of the biggest gripes about downloadable games (unless you're a developer) is that you can't typically resell them -- that title is yours forever, even if you'll never play it again. French consumer group UFC-Que Choisir is doing something about it, though. It's suing Valve to demand resales …

These USB Drives Look Just Like Actual Cameras

Check out this pint-sized Sony a7R II mirrorless camera. No, Sony didn’t decide to release a new miniature version of the highly-acclaimed camera. …

My Free and Open Source Photography Workflow

After several years of trial and error, I finally have a complete RAW photography workflow in Linux that I am happy with.<p>The applications in this …

Tutorials

How to Use Depth Of Field For Better Compositions

Depth of field is one of those aspects of photography which is present in every single picture. Whether there is very little depth or almost …

The DJI Osmo is a Handheld 12MP/4K Camera with a Brushless Gimbal

DJI is known for being the world’s dominant drone company, but today it announced a different kind of product. Say hello to the DJI Osmo, a new …