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25 Excellent Women-Directed Films To Watch As Part Of Our Collective Cry For A More Representative Movie Industry

Just one way to celebrate the great work of the women behind the cameras.<p><i>This post was translated from Spanish.</i>

Filmmaking

This Photographer Shoots Portraits in the Style of Old Master Painters

Gemmy Woud-Binnendijk is a Dutch fine art photographer whose portrait photos may make you feel like you’re walking through a museum. Her style is …

Art

Blue moon 2018: How to see the supermoon on Jan 31.

Here's how to see this incredibly rare phenomenon in person or online.<p>Jan. 31 will be a trifecta of lunar awesomeness. For the first time in 150 years, there will be a super blue blood moon. This means:<p>The moon will be a "supermoon," which is when the Earth is closer than usual to its satellite. …

Super Blue Blood Moon

Shootout: Sony A7R III vs. Nikon D850 vs. Canon 5D Mark IV: Which is the “Ultimate Camera? (VIDEO)

Sony, Nikon, and Canon all have their bragging rights, as do owners of their high-end cameras. In the video below, you’ll see an epic shootout …

Cameras

How to Take Great Portraits with Only One Studio Light

If you’re into shooting high-quality portraits with minimal studio equipment, here’s a 6-minute video from photographer Manny Ortiz that explains how …

Portrait Photography

The Japanese philosophy of Kaizen can reinvent your daily routine

In the years following World War II, American auto executives visited Toyota manufacturing plants in Japan to examine how the company was able to produce so many vehicles so quickly. They discovered a humanizing philosophy driving the manufacturer’s innovation, one that intrinsically motivated …

Project Management

How to Use a Projector as a Lighting Tool for Creative Portraits

In my opinion, there’s an extra layer of believability — a tangibility, if you will — to using practical effects as opposed to relying heavily on …

Tutorials

30 Fascinating Early Bands of Future Music Legends

From Billy Joel's heavy-metal duo to Madonna's post-punk act and Neil Young's Motown outfit, these are the primordial groups that rock forgot<p>Even …

Debbie Harry

Watch: Portrait Lighting Mistakes to Avoid

There are a lot of moving parts when it comes to executing a well-lit studio portrait.Photographer and digital artist Antti Karppinen has helpfully …

Tutorials

19 Netflix original shows that both critics and audiences agree are amazing

Netflix's latest original series, "The End of the F***ing World," is one such program.<p>Acclaimed by both critics and fans, the British dark comedy recently won an enthusiastic endorsement from Netflix CEO Reed Hastings, who called it the "most engaging addictive original" in a long time.<p>To figure …

BoJack Horseman

1993 Reigns: 50 Great Albums Turning 25 in 2018

Soundgarden, Ministry, Carcass and more dropped killer LPs in 1988<p>Lauded boardsmith was battling pneumonia and heart failure<p>Judas Priest, A Perfect …

How to Make Stop Motion Videos

Stop motion is actually a really easy thing that everyone could integrate into their videos. Here, Rob starts out with a broad overview of where you …

Here’s How to Shoot Beautiful Portraits at Home with Just One Flash (VIDEO)

If you’re a bit envious of the beautiful portraits made by pros with well-equipped studios, this tutorial is a must-see. That’s because in just six …

What to Avoid When Posing Models: A Reference Guide

Rating: 0 based on 0 Ratings<p>January 8, 2018 By Taya Ivanova<p>What to Avoid When Posing Models: A Reference Guide www.sleeklens.com<p>If you’re active on …

"You Can’t Make This S--- Up": My Year Inside Trump's Insane White House

Author and columnist Michael Wolff was given extraordinary access to the Trump administration and now details the feuds, the fights and the alarming …

Photography Tutorials For Beginners: Understanding Metering Modes

In this Photography Video Tutorial, you will understand What is Metering and three Primary Metering Modes.<p>We are sharing this tutorial SLR Lounge | …

How to use focus stacking to get impossibly sharp photos

Adjusting aperture alone can only do so much to get sharp images with a wide depth of field — sometimes, getting both point A and point B tack sharp …

Tutorials

‘Dunkirk’ Cut Into An 8-Minute Silent Film Retains Its Gripping Intensity

Christopher Nolan‘s <i>Dunkirk</i> showed his mastery of visual storytelling while also proving that he didn’t need a weird twist at the end to put a bow on his movie. <i>Dunkirk</i> is, for the most part, a methodical and accurate representation of the French and English evacuation of France during the early days …

Construction

42 Directors Pick Their Favorite Movies of 2017, Including Denis Villeneuve, Guillermo del Toro, and More

Films by del Toro, Luca Guadagnino, Sean Baker, Edgar Wright and Villeneuve are on most top tens, but who made their lists? From Almodovar to Zobel, …

Guillermo del Toro

Here’ How to Shoot Razor-Sharp Photos in Low Light by Using the AF Assist Beam on Your Flash (VIDEO)

How often have you captured what you thought was a great photograph, only to learn later that your “money shot” was soft and destined for the trash? …

Quick Tips on How to Color Grade Your Photos Using Gradient Maps

Gradient maps are a powerful tool in Photoshop and when utilized correctly, make for a quick and easy way to effectively tone your images. Travel …

Tutorials

How the Inverse Square Law Can Make You Better at Lighting

Don't worry, this video isn't about all about math. Rather, it aims to give you an intuitive understanding of one of the most fundamental laws of …

Secrets from the Pros: Everything About B&W Photography | Moment

I’m sure you’ve heard people say before that B&W photography is easier. It’s one of the most common misconceptions. In reality, it is a completely …

50 Essential Albums of 1967

From the Doors' debut to Aretha Franklin's first smash<p>This survey of the most important and influential albums released in 1967 was first published …

Aretha Franklin

How to Edit Dramatic B&W Photos on Mobile with Curves and HSL Sliders

Here’s a 15-minute video by photographer Sean Tucker in which he runs through an effective technique for processing black and white images, with a …

Gord Downie, when it comes to collective Indigenous resilience, let us speak for ourselves

In order to be truly effective, Indigenous allies must not take up space meant for our own front-line voices<p>Canadian icon Gord Downie was handed the …

Infamous crow gets mail delivery cancelled to Vancouver street following attacks

Canuck, a famed Vancouver crow known for riding the SkyTrain and tampering with crime scenes, has now caused a tiff with Canada Post after attacking …

Birds

Best albums of 2017 (so far)

<i>We’re at the halfway point of 2017, so all this week Mashable entertainment will be rolling out our 8.5 (Get it, half of ’17?) picks for the best of</i> …

Denis Johnson, author of 'Jesus' Son,' dead at 67

NEW YORK (AP) — Denis Johnson, the prize-winning fiction writer, poet and playwright best known for his surreal and transcendent story collection "Jesus' Son," has died at age 67.<p>Johnson died Wednesday, according to his literary agent, Nicole Aragi. Johnson died of liver cancer at his home in The …

Literature