Kit Murray

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Awesome Is What The 2016 National Geographic 'Nature Photographer Of The Year' Winners Are

And their work is breathtaking, astonishing, stunning ...<p>Just like last year, the winners of the 2016 National Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year Contest amaze and astound us.<p>This year the Grand Prize goes to Greg Lecoeur’s jaw-dropping shot of the feeding frenzy that accompanies sardine …

How to Use Luminosity Masks in Photoshop to Transform Your Images

From exposure blending to fine contrast adjustments, luminosity masks are one of the most powerful set of tools available to photographers in …

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If you don’t have video in your content mix, you’re missing out. It’s simpler to make than ever, ...<p>November 1, 2017<p>Want to know how to make …

Cheryl Heller on the Social Innovation Revolution

For what seemed like forever, business and design were joined at the hip. Then the <b>social innovation</b> movement happened, opening up new frontiers of …

This WWII Rifle Training Video Can Teach You How to Hold a Camera Steady

We’ve written before on how photographers can use marksmanship techniques to stabilize a camera for sharper handheld photos. If you’d like to learn …

Videography

Reference: Common Dimensions, Angles and Heights for Seating Designers

If you're designing a chair, sofa, stool, bench, booth or banquette, start here<p>Furniture dimensions don't come out of the air. They come out of heavy …

What Happens When You Add a Silly Putty Ingredient to Sand? You Get "Kinetic Sand"

Denmark may have the lockdown on Lego, but a neighboring country is also producing something children can use to build things: Sand. No ordinary …

Fantastic Design Student Experiments from Japan

From Kobe Design University, simple but innovative furniture concept work<p>We last looked in on Kobe Design University's "Design Soil" student …

Furniture

Vollebak sportswear collection includes a ceramic-skinned jacket that protects wearers from falls

Sportswear brand Vollebak has launched a pink hoodie that relaxes the wearer before sport and a jacket with ceramic panels that helps prevent …

A humble panful of chickpeas can be transformed into a fiery weekday curry, paired with chorizo for a punchy Spanish stew, topped with lamb in the ultimate hummus dish and flecked with aubergine for aromatic veggie main<p>There is something to be said for the ease of opening a tin when you are in …

Recipes

5 Spice Rubs That Make Chicken Mind-Blowingly Delicious

Because there’s so much more to life than lemon pepper<p>Cooking a big batch of chicken breasts on Sunday is one of the easiest ways to prep protein for your entire week. But eating the same thing day after day is boring as hell.<p>Enter: spice rubs. Whip up several of these mixtures so you can roast …

Recipes

Weekly Maker's Roundup

One-stop viewing for the latest and greatest recent YouTube maker projects<p>Thankfully for those of us looking to learn, YouTube is now awash in makers …

Longboard Combined with Stroller Makes Travel Fun for Both Kids and Parents

Stroller company Quinny invented a different kind of baby carriage, called the Longboardstroller, that allows both parents and children to have fun on-the-go. As the name suggests, it's part longboard and part stroller. The back part of the product features a longboard where parents can stand and …

This Lovely New Process Makes Chairs That Look Like Pantone Swatches

Ranging between light beige and dark brown, plywood usually isn’t very colorful. But a new process from Japanese designer Kazuya Koike makes plywood as beautiful and colorful as textiles, thanks to a dying process. And while the plywood chairs may look like a selection of blue Pantone swatches …

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PLUS Modular Storage Solution

<i>Plus</i> is a series of three distinct storage cubes that can be used alone or in multiples to create endless variations — a seat, shelf, bench, coffee …

The Nameless Paint Set: An Alternative Way of Understanding Color | Colossal

<p>As companies like Crayola dream up more inventive and brandable colors for their crayons like “inchworm” or “mango tango,” a young designer duo from …

Vibram Furoshiki Are Origami for the Feet

Call it an international effort: Japanese footwear designer Masaya Hashimoto partnered with Italian shoe maker Vibram – famous for their FiveFingers …

33 High-Protein Smoothie Recipes Everyone Should Try

If you need more ways to pack in the protein during your day, here are 33 smoothie recipes you should try!

How To Successfully Photograph Cityscapes

I’ve always been fascinated with cityscapes. There are countless ways to photograph them, but no matter how it's done, there are some things that …

Let's Think a Little Deeper Before Photographing the Homeless

Photography isn’t just about photographing happy moments. Every photographer will need to work on unfortunate events at least once in their lifetime. …

Gyotaku: The Traditional Japanese Art of Painting Marine Life with Actual Fish

In her nature-inspired works of art, Heather Fortner not only depicts the forms of fish, but does so using the actual bodies of the fish. The technique is called <i>gyotaku</i> (? gyo “fish” + ? taku “rubbing”), a traditional Japanese method of fish printing that originated in the mid-19th century as a way …

Jo Nagasaka knocks through the walls of a Tokyo house to reveal its aged structure

Japanese architect Jo Nagasaka stripped away the walls of this inherited house in Tokyo, revealing an arrangement of timber columns that give the …

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7 awesome ways to creatively use your on-camera flash.

Do you ever feel the need to have an artificial light source when photographing? You don’t have to look any further, as you probably already have a …

Landscape Photography

Your best is yet to come.

Photogravure Portraits Explore the Beauty of Freckle-graced Faces

While many people view freckles as an aberration or blemish, my response is the opposite. I find them enchanting, unique, even exotic. More than …

Choo CHOOOOOOOOOO

I wish this could be my weekend destination. Simply bliss.