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Create Unique and Dramatic Black and White Images With This Technique

There are approximately 2,374,890 (and counting) ways to create a black and white image. However, this technique stood out to me a bit for its …

iOS 9.2 Lets You Import Photos to an iPhone Directly From a Camera

Apple is rolling out iOS 9.2 today, and among a host of minor features and fixes is new iPhone support for Apple’s Lightning to USB Camera Adapter. …

Pulse Allows You To Control Your DSLR Camera Wirelessly From Your Smartphone (video)

Photographers that would like to be able to control their DSLR or Mirrorless cameras directly from their smartphone, may be interested in a new …

6 Fantastic (and Free) Video Editing Apps for iOS

Personal videos have long been an integral part of our lives, allowing us to share and cherish memories with our friends and family. Apple’s recent …

Apps

This is What Adobe’s Dehaze Slider Does to Photos of the Night Sky

Adobe’s new Dehaze slider has been wowing photographers since it was launched for Lightroom and Adobe Camera RAW last month. We’ve seen what it can …

Photography

This Giant Screen Displays Photos with 6,400 Spools of Colored Thread

Forever 21 has unveiled what it calls the F21 Thread Screen. It’s a 2,000-pound contraption that can display any Instagram photo using 6,400 …

TAAB is a Universal Lens Tab That Puts Manual Focus Control At Your Fingertip

Some lenses have tabs on their focus rings that allow photographers to precisely control focus with a push or pull of their finger. For those that …

The Biggest Legal Mistake Photographers Make

Whether photography is your bread and butter, or something that you’ve started out doing casually with machinations of eventually picking up a few …

Everything I Never Told You tops Amazon’s 100 best books of 2014

Amazon.com has chosen Celeste Ng’s debut novel Everything I Never Told You as its book of the year, ahead of a wealth of prominent titles from Richard Flanagan’s Booker-winning The Narrow Road to the Deep North (93rd) to Hilary Mantel’s short story collection The Assassination of Margaret Thatcher …

David Foster Wallace’s mind-blowing creative nonfiction syllabus: “This does not mean an essayist’s goal is to ‘share’ or ‘express herself’ or whatever feel-good term you got taught in high school” | Salon.com

Hate ads? Subscribe to Salon’s ad-free mobile app!<p>Get all of Salon’s articles, our groundbreaking video interview series Salon Talks, podcasts and exclusive documentaries on your streaming devices for $4.99/month. Start your free 1-week trial today!<p>Please consider disabling your ad blocker and …

Pulitzer Winning Photographer David Turnley’s Advice to a Class of Photojournalism Students

I had a wonderful opportunity today in that I got to enjoy the company of Pulitzer Prize-winner photojournalist David Turnley in the setting of my …

New Webinar: Law School 101 - Demystifying Copyright & Social Media Terms of Service

Having trouble navigating copyright and social media sites’ terms of service? You’re not alone – this daunting task can be a tough one. In this …

20 Eye-Catching Packaging and Presentation Examples for Photographers

There are a few ways to deliver images to your clients: on a DVD, on a flash-drive, or through a custom online gallery. The first two ways are the …

Shape the light in your photos with Photoshop and Camera Raw

In this excerpt of a CreativeLive class, <b>Jack Davis</b> shows you that the lighting that you captured in your images is <i>not</i> carved in stone. He shows you …

UK takes action on female genital mutilation

The UK Government has announced a major campaign to help victims who have been subjected to female genital mutilation.<p>The move coincides with a worldwide day for action against FGM, a practice that has ruined the lives of tens of millions of women around the world.<p>Al Jazeera's Emma Hayward reports …

A year after deadly factory collapse, Bangladesh's garment workers 'still suffer abuses'

Two investigations have revealed Dhaka's clothes factories are still using violence, intimidation and child labour to keep fashion cheap<p>Almost a year after more than 1100 workers were killed when a Bangladesh garment factory collapsed, firms making cheap high street clothes are still using child …

Human Rights

Give It 100 Helps You Keep Your Resolution Makes You Donate $1 for Every Missed Day

You’re probably already familiar with Karen Cheng (better known as “that one girl who learned to dance in a year and made an awesome video of it”) …

Ten of the world's most mind-blowing landscapes

Gazing at a remarkable view for the first time is one of travel’s greatest thrills – and these 10 landscapes are among the most mind-blowing we’ve ever seen.<p>Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, USA<p>Yellowstone National Park has an embarrassment of astonishing sights, from the thundering waterfalls of …

12 business books you will need to read in 2014

<i>This originally appeared on LinkedIn. You can follow Adam Grant here.</i><p>One of the highlights of becoming an author is getting to read some exciting books in advance, and hearing early buzz about others. It’s the book nerd’s version of seeing sneak previews of movies before they hit the silver …

Self-improvement

Modern Corporate Headshot Photography Methods

What comes to mind when you hear the phrase “corporate headshots”? If you’re like photographer Aaron Nace, you think of words like boring, …

Epic Time-Lapse Takes You on a Dubstep Tour of San Francisco

It’s not a proper beginning to the week if you don’t get at least one awesome time-lapse in your system. Okay, maybe we made that rule up just now, …

9 photography accessories you never knew you needed

We probably don't need to tell you to buy a tripod, but here are a few clever gadgets and accessories you might not have thought about...<p>1. Bluetrack …

Following a Spate of Deaths, London Cyclists Get Militant

Da Vinci's String Organ Must Be Heard To Be Believed

The man who painted the Mona Lisa, and was the first to sketch out the helicopter and the submarine, also dabbled in music. So here's the question: What musical instrument did Leonardo da Vinci design?<p>There isn't an easy answer. His 15th-century sketches indicate something between a harpsichord and …

10 Ingenious Bike Hacks

Upgrade your cycle with some of our favorite add-onssome silly, and some essential.<p>Upgrade your cycle with some of our favorite add-ons—some silly, and some essential.

Disappearing lives: the world's threatened tribes – in pictures

Photographer Jimmy Nelson spent nearly three years visiting 31 remote and unique tribes and cultures around the world, witnessing their rituals and capturing their traditional dresses, jewellery, weapons and symbols in a series of beautiful portraits. His book, Before They Pass Away, is published …