Lawrence Michael Nunnally

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When Nature And Geometry Collide, These Photos Get Surreal

David Copithorne takes photos of classic subjects, mountains, beaches, street scenes, and then edits them to add floating geometric shapes which reflect the images around them, or twisting them into fractals-like forms. He uses Photoshop CS6 to create his work, and says he came upon his techniques …

10 Web design trends you can expect to see in 2015

Every year, Web design grows and so many awesome things are being published daily. I can only imagine that the best is yet to come in 2015, including many of the trends we predicted for 2014.<p>While many of those ideas and trends will still be around in 2015 (and probably 2016), it’s time to see what …

NASA wants to build airship cities in the Venus sky

Since Venus is closer to Earth than Mars -- both in size and distance -- it would be a much more convenient candidate for manned exploration. There's just a slight hitch: the average temperature is 850 degrees F, and the atmosphere is 90 times denser than ours. In other words, you'd die in the …

19 Of The Best Snow Scenes In Art

Today marks the official start of winter in the Northern Hemisphere, otherwise known as the Winter Solstice. Or, if you prefer, the most wonderful time of the year. 'Tis the season of rosy cheeks, icy sidewalks and hot chocolate, all the makings of a spectacular Bing Crosby holiday movie.<p>But winter …

When White People See Themselves With Black Skin, Something Interesting Happens

The antidote to racism partly lies in empathy, or the willingness to "walk a mile in someone else's shoes," as the saying goes. But scientists from universities across Europe are taking the maxim one step further, providing people an opportunity to experience life in someone else's <i>skin</i> by …

10 People on Why They Stayed in a Relationship Past Its Expiration Date

<i>Did you know that, statistically speaking, December 11—exactly two weeks before Christmas Day—is the most popular day of the year for couples to break up? Whether the pressure of the impending holidays or the aftershock of a family-filled Thanksgiving is to blame, right now, this week, breakups are</i> …

Is Earth a Prison Planet and the Moon a Station for Guardians?

Isaac Asimov suggested a long time ago that the Moon is not a natural astral body . All independent studies ever since backed Asimov’s …

“I’m Addicted To Decay”: What It’s Like To Be A Ruin-Porn Photographer

Urban explorer Andre Govia talks to Co.Design about the risks and rewards behind the scenes of his latest book, Abandoned Planet.<p>Andre Govia describes himself as “addicted to decay.” The U.K.-based urban explorer’s book of photography, <i>Abandoned Planet</i>, is an extensive tribute to that addiction, …

“Our universe would be destroyed”: Inside the science of “Interstellar”

The physicist who advised “Interstellar” explains the wild science behind the film’s otherworldly ideas<p>In <i>Interstellar</i>, the gravitational anomalies excite Professor Brand for two reasons. If he can discover their cause, that may trigger a revolution in our understanding of gravity, a revolution as …

10 Psychological Thrillers That Will Absolutely Terrify You

I play with the themes of betrayal and identity in my new thriller, Forget Me. Set in a dying town full of abandoned places, Morgan uploads a photo of her dead boyfriend and is shocked when the social media site tags him with someone else's name: a boy who lives two towns away and looks just like …

Books

15 Free Organizational Tools for Photographers

These days, photographers are dramatically strapped for time. We live in a world where “busy” is the most common answer for “how are you doing?” …

The Burning Man Time-Lapse to End All Burning Man Time-Lapses

Seven minutes. It’s not often we run across a time-lapse that lasts seven minutes, and even less often we actually watch the whole thing, …

Six GoPros On a Roller Coaster – A Nauseating 360-Degree Panoramic Ride

What do you get when you take a GoPro camera on a roller coaster ride? How about 6 GoPro cameras? A pretty wild ride.<p>Videographer Ignacio Ferrando …

Virtual Reality

Immortal - Photographs byVee Speers | LensCulture

The idea of stopping time and preserving fleeting moments is, in many ways, at the heart of photography and central to human desire. Psychologically and emotionally, humans have always dreaded growing old, losing youthful vigor, and falling prey to the weaknesses of old age, faulty memories, …

Photo Manipulation

13 Things You Probably Don’t Know About the U.S. Water System (But Should)

Wildlife<p>It’s been a rough year for the U.S. water system already, and it’s only summer.<p>Two U.S. cities (Charleston, West Virginia, and Toledo, Ohio) have gone for days with no safe water service. The nation’s largest reservoir is lower than it’s ever been. The nation’s largest state is in the worst …

Timelapse of Dormant ‘Rose of Jericho’ Plants Exploding to Life After Exposure to Water | Colossal

<p>The Rose of Jericho (<i>Selaginella lepidophylla</i>) is a species of desert moss that has the amazing ability to ‘resurrect’ itself after bouts of extreme …

Clever Infographic for Brides Reveals All of the Little Known Costs of Being a Wedding Photographer

We’ve said this about a few other wedding photography resources, but this infographic is the kind of thing every bride and groom should be shown …

The Speed Shred Workout from DeltaFit | Men's Health

Brady’s secret weapon: a no-excuses approach. “As an attorney, the only opportunity I had to work out was at 5:30 in the morning. So I weighed the options: an increasing waistline or early morning exertion,” says Brady. “I trained six days a week, and missed zero workouts in 82 days.” That mindset …

Nostalgic Photo Series Shows the Evolution of Video Game Controllers

Photographer Javier Laspiur has long been a fan of video games and their respective consoles. And so, to pay tribute to the consoles of his past and …

Video: Inspirational Words on Having Confidence as a Photographer

We are our own worst critics. It’s always the case. Naturally, we see the works of others and gawk in amazement, but when viewing our own work we can …

Photographer Captures Perfect Shadow of Mt. Fuji at Sunrise | Colossal

<p>While climbing Mt. Fuji in 2012, photographer Kris J B managed to capture this crystal clear shot of the mountain’s shadow at sunrise. The 12,388 …

This Is What Happens When You Attach a GoPro Camera to a Moving Car Wheel | Colossal

<p>Though we may be rapidly heading toward peak GoPro, and the number of unique scenarios where the tiny video camera is used to film something is …

Marilyn Myller: A New Stop-Motion Animation Made with Styrofoam Puppets and Long-Exposure Light Effects by Mikey Please | Colossal

<p>Animator and director Mikey Please of Parabella Animation Studio just released his latest stop-motion animation project, Marilyn Miller. The film …

The Best Way to Watermark Your Images in Photoshop

Master the Watermark: learn how and when to apply water marks to all of your images using a custom brush in Photoshop so it is easily repeatable.

6 Flash Alternatives Beginners Should Always Keep in Mind

That pop-up flash on top of your camera can come in very handy, but if you’re a beginner, try giving these alternatives a shot to produce more …

RAW vs JPEG: Using Real-World Examples to Illustrate the Difference

It’s not news that RAW files have a far greater latitude than the same JPEG photographs. However, many beginners only understand this difference on a …

Are Roller Coasters Getting Too Xtreme?

Taller. Faster. Expensive. Dangerous. Experts question if there’s another way to excite visitors.<p>On July 4, Six Flags Great Adventure opened its latest and greatest attraction, Zumanjaro: Drop of Doom. It’s the tallest, fastest drop in the world, save for jumping out of a plane. And an excellent …

Humorous Self-Portraits Defy the 10 Commandments

<i>You Shall Not Take The Lord’s Name In Vain</i><p>For <i>10 Commandments</i>, New York City-based photographer Anna Friemoth transforms herself into a well-rounded …