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100 Years of Swiss Graphic Design

Book Presentation: 100 Years of Swiss Graphic Design, a Lars Müller Publication.<p>Here comes another book on graphic design, which I highly recommend. …

42 Megapixels of Garbage: An Unconventional Review of the Sony a7R II

The 42MP Sony a7R II has got to be one of the most anticipated camera systems in the history of cameras, and for good reason.<p>Over the years, I’ve had …

What Is a Leap Second Anyway, and Why Do We Use It?

On June 30, everyone gets an extra second. Yes, the day will be one second longer than the previous day because of a leap second. You might think the …

This Is Pixar's Secret to Making Moviegoers Cry

Editor Kevin Nolting, whose previous credits include Pixar’s <i>Up</i>, reteamed with Oscar-winning <i>Up</i> director Peter Docter on the studio’s inventive <i>Inside</i> …

Artist Drills Coconuts into Lamps That Shine Gorgeous Patterns of Lights

Artist Vainius Kubilius carefully crafts lamps that project visually exciting and exotic patterns of light on adjacent walls. Unlike your typical light designer, Kubilius doesn't simply work with metals and manmade materials. Instead, this creative innovator incorporates coconuts into his products, …

How to Color Grade Video in Photoshop

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These surrealist games melt more than clocks

Some say surrealism was the most influential art movement of the past century and, perhaps unsurprisingly, it's had an effect on video game developers too. The games you'll find below weren't made by Salvador Dalí or M.C. Escher, but the influence those mind-bending artists had is unmistakable. And …

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Linear Designs of Minimalist Tattoos Gracefully Flow Across Bodies

Using intricate, crisscrossing lines and a minimalist aesthetic, Chaim Machlev creates beautifully-unconventional body art. The Berlin-based tattoo artist etches flowing abstract designs on skin that often spans the length of an arm, leg, or back. Sometimes, the compositions will continue from one …

How LSD Helped Shape California’s Ecstatic Design Legacy

From drugs to the women’s movement, Californian counterculture has generated some of the most vibrant pieces of American graphic design.<p>From Deborah Sussman’s candy-colored “supergraphics” to R. Crumb’s drug-fueled comics and album art, some of the most vibrant pieces of American graphic design …

How 40,000 Tons of Cosmic Dust Falling to Earth Affects You and Me

Book Talk<p>Our bodies are made of remnants of stars and massive explosions in the galaxies, authors say.<p>Astrophysics and medical pathology don't, at first sight, appear to have much in common. What do sunspots have to do with liver spots? How does the big bang connect with cystic …

Why can’t the world’s greatest minds solve the mystery of consciousness?

One spring morning in Tucson, Arizona, in 1994, an unknown philosopher named David Chalmers got up to give a talk on consciousness, by which he meant the feeling of being inside your head, looking out – or, to use the kind of language that might give a neuroscientist an aneurysm, of having a soul. …

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Mexican Folk Art Sculptures Created by Residents of Oaxaca

In the Tree Magic Folk Art Etsy store, wooden Mexican folk art sculptures of stylized animals come to life with vibrant colors and whimsical features. The sculptures are created by residents of Oaxaca, decorated with elements characteristic of folk art from the state –designs made of brightly …

Yongnuo’s Clone of the Canon 2X Teleconverter Costs $180 Instead of $449

Yongnuo has had quite a busy few months. In addition to the Canon lens clones that have generated quite a bit of buzz, the company has also quietly …

The Babadook is the scariest film I’ve ever seen, says Exorcist director

The Oscar-winning director of The Exorcist, William Friedkin, has declared critically acclaimed Australian horror The Babadook the most terrifying film he has ever seen.<p>Taking to Twitter, the veteran US film-maker compared writer-director Jennifer Kent’s mesmerising fairytale chiller to notable …

A Few Reasons to Switch to Photoshop from Lightroom

Lightroom’s task<p>I imported the images in Lightroom and applied my usual enhancements. I cropped the photo, adjusted the highlights and shadows and …

10 Tips to Help You Grow as an Artist in Photography

Over the past few days, I’ve thought about what’s helped me become a better photographer over the years. It’s a constant journey, and developing as …

The 25 Best Inventions of 2014

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How Meditation Works

Mindfulness meditation is having a moment in the West, and with it some compelling reasons to understand and try it.<p>NicoleAbalde/Flickr<p><i>Mindfulness meditation</i>. Chances are that you've either heard or seen (or rolled your eyes at) these words in recent months, as studies, celebrity endorsements, and …

Beyond the Edge review - 1950s storytelling for an account of the 1953 Everest ascent

First published on Thu 22 May 2014 17.30 EDT<p>Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay's 1953 ascent of Mount Everest is retold through a seamless combination of archive materials and modern-day re-enactment, making for what feels like an authoritative but slightly stiff history. Panoramic visuals are a …

Heli review – forceful litany of modern Mexican woes

Modern-day Mexico is represented as a landscape of despair, corruption, degradation and torture, captured with a mix of lyrical, long takes and in-your-face violence – including puppy-throttling and genital immolation. Heli is a young father and car-plant worker living in a parched, semi-abstract …

Red Giant TV Live - Episode 8: Motion Graphics with Trapcode Echospace

Artist: Ali Ghotbi https://www.facebook.com/alighotbi1?fref=ts Posted by Lara

How to Create a Light Painting in 3 Easy Steps

I’ve been scouring Pinterest for photo Valentine ideas lately. (Hey, did you know we’re on Pinterest? Follow SLR Lounge here. I’d be delighted if …

Interview with Simon Stâlenhag

Concept art is a highly requested media today, not only for movies, books, comics and animations, but mainly for the videogame industry. Simon …

Camus letter to Sartre reveals their early friendship

A newly discovered letter between philosophers Jean-Paul Sartre and Albert Camus, better known for their feud rather than their friendship, reveals they were on talking and socialising terms in the mid 1940s.<p>Philosophers Jean-Paul Sartre and Albert Camus are better known for their feud rather than …

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