Lydia Jones

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The Red List Lets You Study the Work of the Greatest Photographers

Photography is an art; by looking upon past examples, we can not only learn to improve our own technique, but also to study and appreciate times …

The Future of the Tablet is on Display in Ohio

What if I told you, the future role of the tablet is on display in Ohio? That is exactly where I have found a showcase example of where I see tablets …

Televisions

Dual-core iPhone 6 graphics performance crushes Samsung’s octa-core Galaxy S6

Samsung’s new flagship Galaxy S6 andGalaxy S6 edge feature fresh new designs, better build quality, new software, the best smartphone displays on the …

How to Choose Between a Gas, Induction, or Electric Cooktop

Remodeling a kitchen means lots of decisions, but few are as important to your cooking as what type of cooktop (or range) you want. Here's a primer …

How To Create a Web Design Style Guide

You're reading How To Create a Web Design Style Guide, originally posted on Designmodo. If you've enjoyed this post, be sure to follow on Twitter, …

Web Design

17 New Free Fonts For Designers | Fonts

Fresh <b>free fonts</b> for professional graphic designers. Fonts are perfect for Headlines, Headings and print design. Free download all fonts which are …

The 10 Commandments of Typography

<i>Valentine Proust is Creative Director at Fontyou, a Paris-based online co-creation platform dedicated to typography. This post originally appeared on the Fontyou blog, and has been adapted with permission.</i><p>With millions of beautiful typefaces scattering the Web, we felt it was time to lay down the …

Typography

27 Beautiful Web Designs with Big Background Images

The use of a large background image in a web design is a popular trend at the moment. A photographic background is impressive, giving designers the …

Trends

Six Reasons Why Your Light Is Not Right

We’ve all been there, stuck with bad light and fresh out of ideas. I may spend up to an hour pre-lighting before a model or subject steps onto set, I …

Shutter Speed

21 Incredibly Simple Photoshop Hacks Everyone Should Know

These tips and tricks should be easy enough for anyone with a rudimentary knowledge of Photoshop.

Tutorials

The Secrets To Shooting And Processing Natural Light Portraits

<b>Jessica Drossin</b> <i>is an internationally-published, self-taught, fine art portrait photographer based in Los Angeles. She has a Bachelor’s Degree in Fine</i> …

A Natural Light Tip That Will Have Strobists Selling Their Lights

One of the most noticeable differences between portraits taken outside using natural light as opposed to artificial light is the background. Images …

A 4-inch iPhone 6 would be welcomed by many users (but will Apple deliver?)

Have you noticed how many iPhone 4 series and iPhone 5 series phones are still in use in the wild? I see them everywhere.<p>Apple has no doubt noticed that lots of users of these smaller phones have not upgraded to the iPhone 6, and that’s got to be a source of concern.<p>Some people say the smaller …

Mobile Technology

Michelle Obama, Race and the Ivy League

The education of a future first lady.<p>In 1988, a group of black students at Harvard Law School compiled a report designed to recognize the growing achievements of black students on campus and share their wisdom with newcomers. The longest essay in the 50-page newsletter was written by a 24-year-old …

College & University

Sugar is Killing Us. Here's Everything You Need to Know.

"Sugar can act like poison in high doses—and the amount in our diets has gone beyond toxic," says Robert Lustig, M.D., a neuroendocrinologist at the University of California at San Francisco School of Medicine. The typical American now swallows the equivalent of 22 sugar cubes every 24 hours. That …

Before and After Weight Loss Success Story: How One Phone Call Helped This Woman Lose 100 Pounds

When Donesha, who stands 5 feet 3 inches, moved from North Carolina to Atlanta for a teaching job, she weighed over 200 pounds and wore a size 24.<p><b>Wake-Up Call:</b> It was literally a call—alterting her that her 35-year-old cousin had passed away, and the cause of his death was high blood pressure due …

Robocop nation: 4 disturbing facts about American police militarization

SWAT teams are increasingly being deployed across the country — and it’s happening with almost no supervision<p>For nearly half a century, America’s police forces have undergone a process of “militarization.” They've upped their cache of assault weapons and military defense gear, increasingly deployed …

Time Inc. Has a Big Problem—So Does Digital Journalism

As the storied magazine company returns to its inky origins, the future looks bright for digital journalism as a product, but dim for large-scale digital journalism as a business.<p>Time Inc., the mother of newsmagazines, was born in 1922. She survived wars and recessions, grew up to be fabulously …

Pharrell Williams On Juxtaposition And Seeing Sounds

Pharrell Williams helped make two of 2013's biggest songs: He sang on Daft Punk's "Get Lucky" and co-wrote Robin Thicke's "Blurred Lines." He received seven Grammy nominations, in some categories competing against himself. His song "Happy" was featured prominently in the film <i>Despicable Me 2</i>. <i>Morning</i> …

Study suggests we're all susceptible to false memories

Researchers from UC Irvine have found that people with extraordinarily accurate memory are as vulnerable to the inception of fake memories as others, indicating that perhaps nobody is protected from memory distortion. The study, published last month in <i>Proceedings of the National Academy of …