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Radu Dumitrescu on Using Natural Light to Photograph Food

<i>All images by Radu Dumitrescu. Used with permission.</i><p>Radu Dumitrescu is a photographer based in Bucharest who recently undertook a fairly challenging …

How Manual Focus Lenses Make You a Better Photographer

Model: Natalie Margiotta<p>This isn’t a love letter to Zeiss as much as it’s a love letter to manual focus lenses, but I’ll admit that Zeiss had a bit …

Zoom Lenses

Nick Saglimbeni: Getting it Right in the Camera

<i>All images by Nick Saglimbeni and Slickforce. Used with permission.</i><p>Photographer Nick Saglimbeni moved to Los Angeles to pursue cinematography at the …

How It Works: Death By Black Hole

A quantum quandary<p>As you fall feet first across an event horizon—the point where nothing can escape the black hole’s gravitational pull—you don’t feel anything change. But eventually, gravity is so much stronger at your feet than your head that you’re stretched apart, like Play-Doh, until you snap. …

Creating the Photograph: Dina Belenko's "Balancing Donuts"

<b>Creating the Photograph is an original series where we interview photographers about a photo that they shot and how it was achieved. The results are</b> …

What Your Pronunciation of These Words Tells Other People

Where do you put flowers? People are ready to infer a whole lot about you by the way you say your answer.<p>In a recent survey, over 1,000 participants …

The Best Mirrorless Camera Lenses for Photojournalists

On the heels of our roundup of best mirrorless cameras for photojournalists, we thought we’d complement that piece with a roundup of the best lenses …

DxOMark: Sony A7r Mk II is at the Top of the Charts

DXOMark released the results of their tests with the Sony A7r Mk II today–and they’re not really surprising. Why not? We kind of expected the Sony …

10 Photographers Share Their Favorite Pictures Shot with a Leica M Rangefinder

To mark the 60th anniversary of its M line of rangefinder cameras, Leica recently interviewed 10 well known photographers about their experience with …

How We Afford to Travel

Life is a product of our choices. One of the most important choices we make in life -- on a daily basis -- is what we spend our money on. I choose to spend a disproportionate amount of my money on travel for myself and my family. Spending lots of money on family travel is an investment in my …

Personal Finance

New Dutch Photography Talent: Carla Kogelman - Photographs by Carla Kogelman | LensCulture

<i>New Dutch Photography Talent</i>, simply known as “New,” is an initiative by GUP Magazine. The annual catalogue showcases the 100 most promising upcoming photographers from, or based in, The Netherlands. “New” is a hardcover publication that features a hundred fresh eyes (and views) which makes for an …

Time I

7 Psychological Tricks for Getting More Work Done | Inc.com

We all wish we could get more work done in less time. If we were more productive, we'd have a better chance at getting that raise, we'd have more personal time to do what we wanted, and we'd get closer to our goals much faster. Unfortunately, you can't bully yourself into working harder. There's no …

Time Management

Seven unknown architectural wonders

Forget the Taj Mahal and the Colosseum – some of the world’s most impressive structures remain out of the public eye.<p>We’ve all heard of the Colosseum, the Great Wall of China, and the Taj Mahal. But what about the world’s undiscovered architectural wonders: the man-made marvels where most crowds …

European Travel

What’s the most we can remember?

People with extraordinary memory talents suggest that your mind may be capable of retaining more than you think, says Adam Hadhazy.<p>Unlike digital cameras with full memory cards that cannot snap any more pictures, our brains never seem to run out of room. Yet it defies logic that one adult human …

Humanity

Here’s Why China Should be Worried About the Islamic State | VICE News

Men claiming to be recruiters for the Islamic State have reportedly been handing out flyers to Indonesian domestic workers in Hong Kong. Alongside praise for Allah and an admonition that the predominantly female housekeepers should dress more modestly, the leaflets call for volunteers to perform …

Islam

Do your genes determine your entire life?

Some scientists claim that new discoveries have proved free will is an illusion. Nonsense, says Julian Baggini<p>Whenever you read stories about identical twins separated at birth, they tend to follow the template set by the most remarkable of them all: the “two Jims”. James Springer and James Lewis …

Genetics

How to Make Your Beer Photos Look Awesome with Photoshop

There’s an art to editing photos for product photography, especially when it comes to liquids. In this two-part series, Aaron Nace shows viewers how …

Graphics

Tutorial Shows You How to Make the Most of the Clone Stamp Tool

While the clone stamp tool is one of the most vital and frequently-used tools available within Photoshop, it’s also one that few know how to use most …

A Tribute to Discomfort: Insights from National Geographic Photographer Cory Richards | Colossal

<p>At the age of 14, photographer Cory Richards had dropped out of high school and was technically homeless. His education, he says, was instead …

Quick and Dirty Explanation of Color Depth: What It is and Why You Should Care

Whether it’s photography or video quality we’re talking about, the discussion almost always revolves around some aspect of resolution. The number of …

The Ultimate List of Keyboard Shortcuts for Lightroom

Photographers look to maximize the amount of time they spend behind the camera and minimize the amount of time spent in post-processing. But time …

Seven Pieces of Advice for New Lightroom Users

en_US<p>article<p>Seven Pieces of Advice for New Lightroom Users<p>https://digital-photography-school.com/seven-pieces-advice-new-lightroom-users/<p>Digital …

Comparing 6 Cameras: Imagine Quality Showdown – DSLR vs. Mirrorless vs. iPhone

The iPhone and iPad, oh how we love them! We use them for business, to surf the net, read books, play games, watch movies, and all too often, we use …

How to plan a round-the-world trip

Itʼs the ultimate trip: circumnavigating the planet, and stopping off wherever takes your fancy. Great for travellers who want to see it all, or who are just plain indecisive. But booking a round-the-world (RTW) trip can be a complex business. Hereʼs our guide to getting started.<p>How to do it<p>The …

Western Australia

Bob Gruen’s Iconic Rock ‘n’ Roll Photography: John Lennon, Mick Jagger, and More

From Joan Jett to Mick Jagger, see the best of Bob Gruen’s iconic rock ‘n’ roll photos.<p>Bob Gruen

The 10 Pasta Recipes to Know

It's easy to look to pasta as that happy weeknight cure-all: the palette on which to throw any bits and bobs, to dress with the random things hanging out in the pantry, to just top with cheese and call it dinner. But there are some classic pasta dishes -- or just really delicious ones -- that we …