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Toyota's Setsuna is an amazing wooden concept car designed to last generations

Debuting at Milan Design Week next Monday, Toyota's Setsuna is probably the most unique concept car to debut from a major automaker this year. If it's not obvious from looking at it, this adorable little roadster is made almost entirely of wood — Japanese cedar and birch, to be specific — and was …

Powerful Dance Portraits Capture the Elegance and Intensity of the Human Body in Motion

Moscow-based photographer Alexander Yakovlev has an amazing talent for conveying the elegant, refined energy of dancers. His stunning studio portraits capture dancers mid-pose, exuding a grace and power that is fortified by the primarily black and white aesthetic and clean scene compositions. …

Finland is about to launch a 'basic income' experiment that will give everyone 800 euros a month

Social benefit systems are complex and more often than not bureaucratic. The Finnish proposal, and others like it, seek to simplify those expenses by doing away with complex benefit systems. The Finnish proposal, slated to be finalized in 2016, will first be rolled out as a hybrid programme in …

Helmut Newton: a photographic retrospective

Vintage Newton, a pop-up exhibition of Helmut Newton prints from 1974-1984, opens in west London on Thursday. These prints, which feature Charlotte Rampling and Elsa Peretti, were produced from a series of transparencies that he considered his most provocative and important<p><i>At the Showroom Presents,</i> …

2016 Honda Civic Coupe, Clarity Fuel Cell Coming to L.A.

Will the final Civic coupe look anything like the concept?<p>After revealing the radical Civic concept coupe this spring, Honda will debut the production Civic coupe at the Los Angeles auto show later this month. The new model will be on display alongside the Clarity Fuel Cell sedan.<p>Honda hasn’t …

Model Walks Around Hong Kong Naked, Nobody Notices

A woman walked around the busy streets of Hong Kong wearing nothing but a t-shirt... and no one at all seemed to notice.<p>The reason why? A …

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How to Improve Any Photo in 8 or Less Steps

When perusing photography articles and tutorials across the Web it’s not uncommon to encounter various takes on “getting it right in camera.” From …

Photographer Lois Greenfield and Her Old-Fashioned Approach to ‘Moving Stills’

Photographer Lois Greenfield has spent the past 35 years of her photographic career exploring the idea of movement and its expressive potential in …

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Adobe Announces Major Updates to its Entire Photoshop and Lightroom Product Line

Last week I had the privilege of meeting with some of the top 3D artists in the world and it blew me away to learn about the attention to detail they …

5 Top Tips for Going Freelance with Your Photography

<b>Author Bio</b>: <i>Gavin Alexander knows freelance photography from both sides of the bookkeeping coin. He is a freelance videographer and photographer, as</i> …

NASA Releases Apollo Moon Mission Photos: Pictures

This 500px Account Exploded as Soon as He Stopped Aiming for Popular

In January of 2014, photographer <b>Joan Le Jan</b> created a brand new 500px account that he said was just for sharing what he really liked, with no thought …

Milan Fashion Week Opens in Italy: Pictures

The Italian Beauty Rules According to Film: From Carla Bruni to Sophia Loren

Fashion month finds us jetting to Milan today, home to some of the world’s most feminine, beautiful, and provocative women. If mirroring these Italians is your aim, we suggest queuing up a variety of films featuring a few exemplary bella donnas, as regional beauty rules are regularly demonstrated …

London Fashion Week in Pictures

5 Common File Types in Photography and When You Should Use Each One

You’ve spent the last few hours working on the perfect photo shoot and everything went better than you could have possibly imagined. After importing …

8 Camera Shots and Angles From Cinema That Can Help Improve Your Photos

‘Sallie Gardner at a Gallop’ is sometimes considered to be one of the earliest films ever produced when it was released on June 15th, 1878. …

Four future space technologies that will change the world in your lifetime

From ending natural disasters, to flying to Sydney in an hour, scientists are working on future technologies to solve some of humanity's biggest challenges<p>Imagine a world where severe storms, tornadoes, and flash flooding are no longer a threat to human life. Or a time when flying from London to …

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Braless, Flawless? Making the Case for the Barely There Tank

“Titty <i>what</i>?!” Vogue.com Fashion News Writer <b>Liana Satenstein</b> shrieked.<p>“Titty <i>tank</i>,” I replied, swirling around in my office chair to meet eye to eye with my colleague.<p>Liana and I were in the midst of one of our daily fashion chats, and I had just made mention of the cheeky nickname I have for one of …

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What Will The Battleship Of The Future Look Like?

Will there even be battleships in the future?<p>Just like video killed the radio star, airplanes killed the battleship. After a few centuries of innovation, large, gun-firing ships suddenly found themselves in World War II outranged and outmatched by flat-topped vessels with no guns at all. Aircraft …

Build a DIY Flexible Camera Mount for Just $8

If you need an accessory for mounting your camera to random places, instead of purchasing a Gorillapod (or something similar), you can go a thrifty …

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An Exclusive Glimpse Into How Lomography Petzval Lenses are Made

Back in June, Lomography raised nearly $1 million on Kickstarter to launch its new Petzval 58 Bokeh Control lens. It’s a lens that takes a classic …

A Tribute to the Original Nikkor 24-70 f/2.8, the Lens That Saved My Career

With this week’s announcement of the new Nikkor 24-70 VR, I wanted to take a moment to look back on what its predecessor, the 24-70mm f/2.8G, has …

15 Statements Poor Photographers Say that Rich Photographers Do Not

My client Mark Victor Hansen has sold over 500 million books, more than almost anyone in history for non-fiction. While preparing to go on stage one …

The 5 Most Effective Hot Shoe Flash Light Modifiers

While lots of the pro photographers teaching workshops may tell you to take the flash out of the hot shoe, it’s a necessity for many photographers …

Lightroom Photo Merge Gives Enhanced Dynamic Range

Lightroom CC, the 2015 release, adds Photo Merge to its tool set. Photo Merge comes in two flavors: <b>HDR</b> (Control + H) and <b>Panorama</b> (Control + M.) The …

The Best Nude Beaches In The World Require Lots Of Extra Sunscreen

Nude beaches are like a box of chocolates: You never know WHAT you're gonna get. Long, sandy swaths of land draw huge crowds, but nude beaches can also take the form of small, secluded parks where nudity isn't technically legal, but it's still embraced.<p>Disclaimer: Not <i>everyone</i> at a nude beach is</i> …

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