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Zootopia gives in to its inner darkness is this gritty recut trailer

Anyone who watched the<i>Zootopia</i>documentary (which is streaming for free on YouTube) will know that the movie was originally a much darker one. There …

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The Magic of Russian Photoshop Whiz Max Asabin

Max Asabin is a Russian hobbyist photo retoucher and digital artist who has been wowing the Internet as of late with his Photoshop skills. Many of …

“We Don’t Try To Top Ourselves”: OK Go’s High-Wire Act Of Creative Control & Commerce

The band explains how their new video was a mathematical mind-fuck, why videos trump touring, and why they’d never start a creative agency.<p>Waiting for the premiere of a new OK Go video has become something of an event–and for very good reason.<p>For the past 10 years, the indie rock band has been …

Use The Simplest Tools

Google Docs are stupidly simple. That’s what makes them so smart.<p>Over the past two weeks, as Americans grappled with the reality of a new president whose platform would rescind the rights of many Americans, maybe you saw one of these widely circulated Google Docs. One listed legal advice and links …

This App Helps Doctors Talk To Families About Obesity

A newly released second version of the app teaches doctors how to talk about childhood obesity, breastfeeding, and healthy snacking habits.<p>In the United States, more than 12 million children and adolescents are obese. But few medical schools across the country are teaching would-be doctors how to …

This Virtual Reality Simulator Lets You Test Real Canon Cameras and Lenses

Canon has built its own Oculus Rift app, giving users a virtual environment where they can go out and improve their composition skills while they try …

A food stylist reveals what you need to do to get the perfect photo

Readers of various food media sources are well-accustomed to images that are deemed "finished," which have already gone through some sort of editing process.<p>But <b>how exactly does a beauty shot come to exist during a shoot</b>, and—most importantly—<b>what creative decisions do food stylists and</b> …

Amazing photos capture former gangsters without their tattoos

These striking photos capture what these ex-gang members would like without their prominent tattoos<p>The Skin Deep project, created by photographer Steven Burton, features the stories of former Los Angeles gang members now trying to rebuild their lives.<p>Burton took the photographs and then digitally …

Los Angeles

These macro photos make bees look like aliens from another world

With seven species of bees having been added to the US endangered species list only a month ago, photographs may soon be all we have left. Thanks to …

Google has rejoined the messaging wars with its artificially intelligent app, Allo

If at first you don’t succeed ...<p>Google is ready to jump back into messaging.<p>Allo, the standalone messaging app that Google announced back in May, is now available to the masses — and probably smarter than any messaging app you’ve ever used.<p>Allo comes with Google’s AI assistant and search …

Layered Landscapes in Relief Created with Old Postcards

L’artiste Caterina Rossato crée des paysages multi-couches à partir de vieilles cartes postales, sur lesquelles elle représente des paysages du monde …

If you're shooting flash outdoors, your colours are probably wrong. Here's how to fix it with gels

Shooting on location with flash is one of the fun parts of portrait photography for me. But, depending on the lighting conditions where you’re …

Fstoppers Reviews the RL Handcrafts Clydesdale Pro-DLX Dual Camera Strap

A good camera strap is something that a lot of people don't find important until they actually try a good camera strap. I have found that getting the …

Drones will begin delivering blood and medicine in the US

After launching in Rwanda, Zipline brings its fleet of medical drones to three US states<p>A startup that uses drones to deliver medicine and blood to remote areas of Rwanda is launching a similar program in the US. California-based Zipline will bring its drone delivery program to rural and remote …

These limited edition Specialized models will change color throughout the Rio Olympics

This limited edition frame doesn’t look special – until the temperature changes.<p>The Rio Olympics are kicking off later this week and to celebrate, …

Rio Olympics

Old School: How to Meter and Expose for Any Lighting Situation

It’s time for a long overdue post. Looking back through my archives, I realized that I’ve covered topics like film selections and scanning film but …

Chatbot lawyer overturns 160,000 parking tickets in London and New York

An artificial-intelligence lawyer chatbot has successfully contested 160,000 parking tickets across London and New York for free, showing that chatbots can actually be useful.<p>Dubbed as “the world’s first robot lawyer” by its 19-year-old creator, London-born second-year Stanford University student …

Chatbots

Clear Lipstick With Real Flowers Inside That Changes Color On Lips Depending On Temperature And Skin pH

This is a new line of $30 Kailijumei jelly lipstick that have gold flakes and real flowers inside. When applied to the lips the lipstick "has a light …

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Cinema Palettes breaks downs the colors from popular movies

Color plays an enormous part in how a movie makes us feel (or a photo for that matter). In fact, when you look back at a movie, one of the most …

US Marine Photographer Recreates Battle Scenes with Stormtrooper Toys

Matthew Callahan is a US Marine and combat correspondent. Typically, he tells military stories through powerful photo essays; but when he isn’t …

Military

The Clever UX Behind Hopscotch’s Programming iPhone App For Kids

The company is continuing its mission of making code accessible with the first programming language designed specifically for the phone.<p>In 2011, Jocelyn Leavitt, a former teacher, paired up with software engineer Samantha John to launch Hopscotch, a build-your-own-games iPad app that teaches kids …

The Anatomy of a Newspaper Feature Portrait Shoot

I had a great opportunity to do a “behind the scenes” of a recent portrait feature shoot which my very good friend Daniel Hambury was doing for the …

These Wedding Ring Photos Have Reflections of the Newlyweds

Here’s a neat way to take your photos of wedding rings to the next level: include the couple in the reflections.<p>Wedding photographer Peter …

The Year's Best World Photography Is Out of This World

Every year, the Sony World Photography Awards round up the best amateur and professional photographs from across the globe. This year, some of the …

These photos of dogs eating peanut butter will make your day

Greg Murray was trying to photograph his Mastiff Bailey and he noted that the naturally droopy dog just never looked happy in photos.<p>Then, it came to him: Peanut butter.<p>That was two years ago. Today, he's taken photos of close to 110 dogs eating peanut butter and he has about 10 more to go before …

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Time Is Running Out To See The Photo Ark: One Man's Journey to Save the World's Most Endangered Species

Each and every one of Earth's creatures are precious. Even those that are covered in scales, have eight legs or are as small as a thumbnail. We saw the world's uproar in 2015 when Cecil the Lion was killed illegally by a trophy hunter. But it does not matter whether majestic and beloved or …