Ken Kilby

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Metering Modes and How Your Camera Meter Works

Why do we scream?

Despite our fascination with screams, science knows relatively little about them. The psychology of screams …<p>Harold Gouzoules, an Emory University …

Anger Management

How does human eyesight compare to animals?

Who’s got the better eyesight – a human or a cat? Well, it depends on the time of day, and what you’re looking at. Chris Howard takes a look.<p>What’s the difference between the way a cat sees the world and a human? Well, according to new research, that depends very much on how far away the object is, …

Android 4.4 KitKat Continues To Reduce Fragmentation Of The Platform Thanks To Google Play

With the release of Android 4.4 (codename KitKat, in an interesting marketing move with Nestle), Google has taken more control of the software stack of the mobile operating system, leaving less control in the hands of the networks and addressing the issue of fragmentation in Android.<p>This is not a …

iPad Air sells out in New York, Hong Kong, other parts of China

Apple’s iPad Air and iPad Mini launch seems to be going very well indeed.<p>The new Air is available in 42 countries on launch day, the most ever, and initial reports on sales are very positive. Sales in Hong Kong are almost at a standstill after local Apple stores sold out, and shipping times across …

Want to Create Great Images? Stop Waiting to Get Lucky

We all get lucky sometimes, it’s a part of life. And some people are certainly luckier than others it seems, but depending on luck to get you through …

Robert Capa: 'the best picture I ever took' - a picture from the past | Art and design | theguardian.com

Life in close-up: photomicrography competition winners - in pictures

Nikon has announced the winners of its 2013 Small World Photomicrography Competition. Winning images were selected for displaying both artistic quality and scientific technique. Eric Flem at Nikon said: "After 39 years we are proud to watch the competition continue to grow, allowing us to honor …

How to Retouch Shiny Skin in Portraits: Photoshop Tutorial

It’s becoming common practice to retouch the imperfections and blemishes that are found on everyone’s faces and skin. However, it’s sometimes easy to …

Defining Photographs of Architecture and Design

Despite “a history that reaches back almost as far as photography itself,” photography of architecture has not traditionally been afforded much …

Fog of war: The Last Stand by Marc Wilson - in pictures

Second-world-war coastal defences that once gave reassurance to nations have become crumbling archaeological relics. Photographer Marc Wilson has travelled northern Europe photographing these concrete monuments, part of the disappearing collective memory of a war fought 68 years ago

Sands of time: Marc Wilson's ghostly relics of the second world war

The second world war is still on our minds. Every year, another television documentary, another funeral of a war veteran. Remembrance of the war doesn't fade over the years. If anything, the recognition of it increases.<p>VE (Victory in Europe) Day happened on 8 May 1945. Sixty-eight years on, some of …

How to Use Wide-angle Lenses for Landscape Photography

If there was ever a subject and a lens made for each other, then it is the wide-angle lens and the landscape. Wide-angle lenses are ideal for …

Nikon Teaser Videos 4 and 5 Offer Clearest View of ‘DF’ Camera Yet

Nikon’s rumored full frame ‘DF’ camera will soon be upon us, and this past week Nikon released the 4th and 5th installments of the teaser trailer …

Close-up Portrait Photo Tips

Martin Schoeller is famed for his stunning close-up portraits, but he says that’s not because he possesses the innate ability to coach his subjects …

How Photos Can Make Strangers A Little Less Strange

As any street-savvy third-grader knows, you're not supposed to talk to strangers. It's dangerous, it's rude and in a place like New York City ("You talkin' to me?!") it might get you clocked in the nose.<p>Brandon Stanton, the photographer behind the Humans of New York blog, has ignored that …

Portraits of Costume Owners at Home

For the past couple of years, photographer Klaus Pichler has been interested in the subject of costumes. The subject has traditions in many of the …