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30 Years in the Making, A Simple Gearbox is Posed to Change the Jet Engine

PurePower Geared Turbofan engines are quieter, more efficient, and took three decades to make their way to planes.<p>Jet engines can be much more efficient and much quieter than they are today. The trick to doing it is as simple as adding a gearbox, but the process of doing so has taken nearly 30 …

5 awesome movies have come out — drop everything and see one of them this weekend

One where a string of movies comes out the same weekend that will satisfy you, whether you love a big Hollywood epic or an intimate indie.<p>Some of them are made by legends and others by rising stars who are just starting to make names for themselves.<p>Let's break down five movies you should run to see …

Tom Hanks

How to do Landscape Panoramic Photography

Have you ever been somewhere with a great view and taken a picture with your widest lens, but wished you had an even wider one that could capture the …

Landscape Photography

40 Amazing Eclipse Photos from Last Night’s ‘Super Blood Moon’

Kudos is due to the entire amazing 500px community… you guys absolutely blew us all away with your photos of last nights much-anticipated super …

The Minimalist B&W Self-Portraits of Noell Oszvald

Noell Oszvald is a 25-year-old visual artist from Budapest, Hungary. “I’m not a photographer,” she says, but she does use a camera to create her …

Video: How to Clean Your Camera Sensor to Remove Dust Spots

When particles of dust and debris get on your camera sensors, they can cause frustrating spots in your shots that ruin entire batches of photographs. …

Particles

‘Marlboro Boys’: Startling Portraits of Young Children Addicted to Cigarettes

As smoking regulations in North America get stricter, the number of smokers, especially among younger generations, are in decline. If Mad Men taught …

T-mobile skips Galaxy Note 5 pre-orders, sells and ships August 18; Galaxy S6 edge+ too

Galaxy Note 5 pre-orders are available since the announcement on August 13, and the same is valid for the Galaxy S6 edge+. You will be able to get …

Protect your iPhone 6 or 6 Plus with this $13 ballistic glass screen protector from Amazon

We’ve told you this 100 times before here on BGR, but it bears repeating: You absolutely must protect your iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus. The aluminum on …

Photographer Seen ‘Taking Pictures of Kids’ Gets Pool Ban and Death Threats

If you’re a photographer in Fargo, North Dakota, beware: if someone thinks you’re acting “creepy” or “suspicious,” you could have your reputation …

North Dakota

ANKR: Peace of Mind About Your Camera Bag for $25

I just installed an ANKR in my camera bag. Over the past 10 years I’ve had this reoccurring dream about my camera gear and my backpack being stolen. …

San Francisco

4 Ways To Train Your Mind For Better Photography

All your gear, including your camera, are tools you use to capture great images. That is a fact – nothing new about it. However, any of these tools …

Landscape Photography

5 Long Exposure Landscape Photography Tips

1. Three legs are better than twoA tripod is absolutely essential, but rather than running out and purchasing any old tripod, I strongly suggest …

Landscape Photography

Organizing and Archiving Your Photos

It’s spring cleaning time and that means organizing a lifetime or two worth of photos! Whooo! (Guh.)<p>Let’s break this daunting task into bite-size …

Archives

Everything You Need to Know About Nikon AF Modes

If you’re a Nikon shooter who wants a better grasp of how your camera’s autofocus settings work, check out this 11-minute video by Steve Perry of …

Behind the Lens With Children’s Photographer and Compositor Robin Chavez

Robin Chavez has been one of my biggest inspirations since the start of my own photography journey. Breathtaking locations, gorgeous subjects (her …

Landscape Photography

How to Shoot a Star Trails Selfie

There are times when planning and patience can result in a killer shot. This nighttime star trails selfie (above) that I captured in the Canadian …

Digital Photography
Self-employment

They wanted to make a phenomenon. They made $10 million. The story of Crossy Road. | Polygon

"Crossy Road, I think, feels a lot like a premium game, in a weird way."<p>"That's way, way, way, way, way more than we thought we would get."<p>"I was a nervous wreck."

Lessons from the Masters: Robert Capa and Jerry Uelsmann

Before you or I ever picked up a camera, our photographic forefathers( and mothers) were out shooting, learning, and blazing new trails for us to …

Fascinating Explanation of Quadrant Composition in Cinema

If you didn't see the 2011 action film "Drive," directed by Nicolas Winding Refn, you should definitely check it out. Apart from it gratuitous …

'Good Kill' Trailer: Ethan Hawke Fights With Drones

Machines are taking over every aspect of our lives - including war. Battles these days are fought from thousands of miles away, and guns have been replaced by computers. Many soldiers' lives are saved, but at what cost?<p>That's the question posed in the trailer for "Good Kill," which stars Ethan …

Ethan Hawke

The Stories Behind the Shots: An Interview with White House Photographer Pete Souza

Official White House photographer Pete Souza was recently interviewed by journalist Al Hunt for his “On the Story” program. In the 17-minute …

How to Master Photography Composition Using the Golden Ratio

The twelfth century was a golden age for photography. Let’s step back from that statement a little, because obviously photography didn't exist way …

Mathematics

Five Gorgeous Camera Straps for Your Mirrorless Camera

Beautiful but functional camera straps should accompany your equally beautiful mirrorless camera. It only makes sense to adorn a beautiful Leica …

Photographer Shoots Family Portraits That Capture the Chaos of Being a Parent

Family portraits are usually meant to be idealized representation of families, with nice clothes, pleasant smiles, and beautiful backdrops. The …

iPhone 6 Plus a success in Asia-Pacific; iOS 8 take up lags globally — report

According to data released by AppLovin, the iPhone 6 has globally been preferred over its phablet counterpart, the iPhone 6 Plus, with usage …

How to Make a DIY Camera Slider for $75 In Less than 3 Hours

How do you build a quality DIY camera slider on the cheap? Who better to ask than the founder of a slider company? In the video above, Rhino Camera …