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Greater Than Or Equal To, a website about Alan Trotter, a human no one asked about

Hello. How are you doing? We never hang out any more. I miss you. I miss <i>us</i>. Everyone’s just so busy, that’s the problem. But we have to <i>make</i> the time. …

Vuo in Beta: A New Hope for Visual Development? [Resources] - CDM Create Digital Music

So, without a line of code, you want to make something new, visually. You’ve got Max, you’ve got Pd, you’ve got vvvv. But for quickly cooking up …

Starting Photoshop HTML5 Extension development

The guide Adobe forgot to do!<p>You’ve had a great idea for a Photoshop extension and you can write Javascript so a quick Google around and you’d expect …

Portraits of a ravaged land: incredible photography by Nick Brandt

East Africa

Powerful Ocean Waves Consume a Single Lighthouse

Landscape and wildlife photographer Marina Cano has a strong affinity for the sea. Based in the north of Spain, the determined photographer isn't afraid to venture out into stormy weather in order to capture the great energy and passion of her surrounding world.<p>In the series, entitled <i>Sea</i>, Cano …

Seawater

Steampunk Frankenstein's Monster is full of grotesque details

Legendary special effects artist Rick Baker is the undeniable king of Halloween with this steampunk reinterpretation of Frankenstein's Monster. The …

Construction

Scientists Discover Parts of Our Bodies Age at Different Rates

Some people age faster than others, but the discovery of a DNA body clock by UCLA researchers now shows that <i>different parts of our bodies</i> age faster …

Genetics

Here's how artificial intelligence might really see the world

I've heard it said that one of the important functions of science fiction is to comment on the implications of new technology and what it might do to …

Science Fiction

Best DSLR Rig For Fast Pace Shooting And B-Roll

I film A LOT of b-roll. I’ve used several different setups over the years and recently found this to be one of the best rig configurations to shoot …

Videography

Visually Striking Portraits Explore the Culture of Holy Sadhus

During his travels to Nepal and India, photographer Alexis Pazoumian became interested in the Sadhus–the holy men who choose to live separated from society in order to focus on a life of spiritual meditation and contemplation. In the project, entitled <i>Sadhu Hundred</i>, each subject exudes a peaceful, …

Acquainted

Meticulous Hand-Carved Wood Print of a Giant Moth

With skilled hands and a great attention to detail, artists Paul Roden and Valerie Lueth recently produced this gorgeous carving, entitled <i>Moth</i>. The Pittsburgh-based collaboration, known as Tugboat Printshop, specializes in all kinds of hand-crafted woodblocks that they use to produce gorgeous, …

The Arts

4 Dangerous Navigation Approaches that Can Increase Cognitive Strain

<b>Summary:</b> Some navigation implementations risk pushing users into a state of cognitive strain which lessens the likelihood of them taking desirable …

ANS - Amazing, Eerie Russian Optical Synth - Now on Every OS [Megaguide to ANS Old and New]

With curves and color, make amazing new sounds on desktop and mobile. Shades of MetaSynth? No, think the half-century-old Russian synth that did it …

Fly Geyser, Nevada’s Coolest (And Least Known) Attraction

Forget Las Vegas or Area 51, Fly Geyser in Nevada offers much brighter and otherworldly sights at a much cheaper cost.<p>Source: ZME Science<p>Nestled on a …

6 Ways to Reduce Blown Out Highlights in Your Outdoor Photography

Shooting outdoors means dealing with challenging and changing lighting conditions which can sometimes lead to blown out highlights in your images. …

Landscape Photography

Looking forwards to by Dirk Bakker

Turning a Cat Into Totoro in the Easiest Way Possible

Japanese Twitter user bump_take tweeted a photo of a gray cat that has been brilliantly turned into Totoro (the title character from Miyazaki’s …

Introduction To Photoshop Scripts

But first, we have to answer the obvious question.<p>Why Do We Need Scripts?<p>Why should we would learn to script if Photoshop already has pretty nice …

Classic Coupes: 7 Sleek Rides of the 1920s and 30s

"Sensuous Steel: Art Deco Automobiles," an exhibition at Nashville's Frist Center for the Visual Arts, opened last month and will continue through Sept. 15. The collection showcases custom and one-of-a-kind classic cars made from 1929 to 1941, a time when<p>"Sensuous Steel: Art Deco Automobiles," an …

The Fantastic Imagination of Illustrator Simón Prades | Colossal

<p>Freelance illustrator and graphic designer Simón Prades says that he prefers to work with analog mediums such ink, pencil and watercolor to help …

10 Gorgeous Stained Glass Ideas for Your Home

We know, we know. The first thing you think of when you see “stained glass” is probably a church, and you’re probably wondering what this might have to do with your home. Well, the art of playing with light is definitely one that historic structures the world over have mastered, but you can also …

Landscape Photography Post-Processing in Lightroom: Start to Finish

This week, Adobe released Lightroom 5, which adds even more sophisticated editing tools to its repertoire. Photographers who have already been using …

Tutorials

Posing Guide for Photographing Women: 7 More Poses to Get You 21 Different Photos [Part II]

A post by Kaspars Grinvalds from Posing App. If you haven’t read the first article in this series, I would kindly recommend you to start with Posing …

Photography

Find Your Images Online Using Reverse Image Search on Google

If you’re concerned about image theft, then this post is for you. Using Google to do a reverse image search is one of the easiest ways to find …

Amazing Photography Links to Read With a Coffee (Or Three)

It has been a fabulous week online in the world of photography, and Toad Hollow Photography has been very busy searching for the best links to …

These Lighting Patterns Will Make Your Portrait Photographs Rock

Familiarizing yourself with different lighting patterns isn't just to help you diversify your portrait portfolio. Depending on what you are trying …

Replication