Jessica Eik

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How to Create Duotones and Split Tones in Lightroom

Before we go anywhere, we should discuss exactly what a duotone is. It has its genesis in the printing world where, to save on color printing costs, …

Alter Ego - Photographs and text by Olivier Ramonteu | LensCulture

“Alter ego” was for a long time in gestation in the hollow of my shady dreams. For several years, I had investigated the theme of the double in literature (its ythological origins as well as its more recent expressions). For example, <i>The Double</i> by Dostoyevsky, <i>William Wilson</i> by Edgard Poe or <i>Narcissus</i> …

9 Ways To Fall Asleep Faster (Without Counting Sheep)

<i>By Alex Orlov for Life by DailyBurn</i><p>If you feel wide awake when your head hits the pillow at night, you're not alone. Approximately 60 million Americans report having experienced insomnia in any given year, according to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke. Even worse, 40 …

Why 16 Megapixels, When I Could Have 50?

If there was a 100 MP DSLR announced tomorrow, I would pre-order it, then spend many sleepless nights waiting for it to arrive. I’d suffer nightmares …

Cameras

8 Great YouTube Clips of Jack White—and a Few of Meg, Too

<b>Jack White</b> is set to play a sold-out show at Madison Square Garden this evening—proof that he is one of the biggest rock stars around. And maybe one of the last: In a sea of heavyweight rappers and blockbuster pop stars, White is one of the few artists of his generation who can hold a venue so big …

10 Inspiring Street Style Instagrams from Hong Kong

Hong Kong Fashion Week kicked off this past Sunday, but judging by our Instagram feed, stylish locals of this city don't need an occasion to get dressed up. Expect to find clever reworkings of menswear at every corner (oversize Crombies and peacoats are a favorite) here, not to mention irreverent …

10 Dishes Every Beginner Cook Should Master

What's the best dish for a beginner cook to try? We asked star chefs from all over the country for their recommendations. Here’s what they had to say.<p>…

Amazing Facial Hair Designs from the 2014 World Beard and Moustache Championships

It's that time of year again! Time to enjoy the results of the 2014 World Beard and Moustache Championships. For the annual event, men flock to the competition to show off their amazing facial hair designs. The website explains, “From delicate Dali moustaches to anything-goes full beard freestyles …

Men's Fashion

Anomaly Series by Matthew Grabelsky

Selected paintings of the Anomaly series by artist Matthew Grabelsky.<p>Below you can see a selection of the Anomaly series by artist Matthew Grabelsky. …

GER Mood Sweater by Sensoree indicates emotions with LEDs

The collar of this sweater by San Francisco studio Sensoree changes colour depending on the wearer's excitement levels (+ slideshow).<p>Sensoree's GER …

Announcing The Winners Of The 2014 Innovation By Design Awards

The 10 best designs of the year include a soccer cleat, a campaign to end gun violence, and much more.<p><i>Fast Company</i> hosted its annual Innovation By Design Awards and Conference in downtown New York today. It culminated this evening at our awards celebration, where we revealed the 10 best designs of …

Spectacular Black and White Portrayal of San Francisco in the 1940s and ’50s

In a post-war San Francisco, photographer Fred Lyon found that, everywhere he looked, he could capture the essence of the city through his camera lens. The wonderfully exhilarating culture during the 1940s and '50s was one of energy and lively spirit, as residents and visitors enjoyed the many …

San Francisco

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Deep Creek is a deed-restricted community located in Southwest Florida, and is part of Charlotte County. We are a newer community and many of the …

Cubee Displays Your Favorite Instagram Photos in a Glowing Photo Cube

Since its launch in October of 2010, Instagram has inspired many a product meant to help you print, use and interact with the photos you take on the …

Rain by Carla Vermeend

Since 500px started as a photographic community in 2003, over 13 million photographers from 190 countries have shared over 120 million images for …

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Fall Blossom

How the iPhone 6 literally pays for itself

On Tuesday, the church of Apple held its annual convention in San Francisco. Legions of the faithful, carefully vetted, were assembled in a darkened auditorium. The atmosphere was not quite as hysterical as it used to be when His Steveness was due to take the stage, but the frisson of excited …

Pictures of the Week 9.11.14

Film Festivals

Your Laptop’s Best Friend

Introducing, Easel: the comfortable feet for your laptop! However simple, this ergonomic solution has many benefits for both laptop and user. …

USA TODAY Mobile Apps

Apps that Go Beyond News<p>The USA TODAY app allows you to be completely immersed in the news with award-winning storytelling and photography, rich-media videos, full 360-degree experiences and virtual reality.<p>Now you can get the same great content, with zero interruptions. Download now and start a …

Apps

The Wonderful, Weird Economy of Burning Man

Burners spend thousands preparing for the money-free event. But just as the desert community cannot fully escape capitalism, neither can capitalism remain untouched by the "gift economy."<p>The busiest time of year for the Reno-Tahoe International Airport is not Thanksgiving, or Christmas, or any of …

Sony Rx100m3

Available for purchase from today is the brand new RX100M3 compact point-and-shoot camera by Sony. Considered by many has world´s best pocketable …

Night & Day

Project info<p>"Night & Day" is an ongoing series which captures the transition from day to night in various locations around the world. The photos are composed of numerous exposures shot at the same location over the course of the day, or sometimes over several days. The multiple day, dusk, and night …

Photography

How to Buff a Window

A clean, shiny window can flood your home with light and give you a pristine view of the world outside. Dust, grime and scratches can all mar a …