Lynn Oliver

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The perfect camera for Street Photography

Introduction<p>Dear StreetHunters.net Readers,<p>Before you continue reading this post, I want to let you know that this post isn’t about a specific camera …

VSCO Cam version 3.1 update brings new UI, better image quality, updated camera

VSCO Cam has just received a big update to version 3.1, bringing with it a new user interface and a few notable new features in the process. The new …

Why I Went Mirrorless and Switched from Canon to Fuji: A Detailed Exploration

<b>Warning</b>: This will be a longer and more in-depth post. But in the age of paid-for reviews, I felt frustrated by the lack of perspective on the “what …

When life exploded

Flash back 540 million years. It’s the dawn of a new era, and something very, very big is about to happen to life on Earth. Over the next 10 million …

Earth Science

Ready or not: Taking innovation in the public sector seriously

<b>This report shows how government and public services need to innovate to better serve the public.</b><p>Key findings:<p>Public innovation cannot be simply …

This Startup Wants To Turn Everyone Into An Urban Planner

Developers and designers often start building, but forget who they are really building for. This Dutch company is bringing the art of listening back into the city planning process.<p>Inside a sprawling vacant building in an Amsterdam shipyard, a startup called City Works (De Stedenfabriek) is working …

Bringing Design Thinking To Social Problems, Ideo.org Focuses On The People In Need

The nonprofit spin-off of the huge design firm takes on issues like sanitation and clean cook stoves from the unique perspective of the design world.<p>Editor’s Note<p>This story is part of Change Generation, our series on young entrepreneurs making a difference.<p>Jocelyn Wyatt and Patrice Martin are the …

Autodesk

Over the past five years, Impact Design Hub (formerly publicinterestdesign.org) has served as the premier online resource for all things related to …

IDEO on Putting Customers at the Center of Financial Services

<b>* Any views expressed in this article are those of the author and not of Thomson Reuters Foundation.</b><p>“Empathizing with someone takes them off a …

Financial Services

Ideo Helps Develop New Designed-Minded Journalism Degree

The New School program wants to help improve journalism with a dose of design thinking.<p>Journalism + Design, the latest program at the The New School in New York City is teaching journalists how to think like designers, and designers how to think like journalists. With a curriculum co-developed by …

Design

Why we need Design in Policy Making

<b>To address the complex problems of our global society we need creative and innovative solutions and design could play an important role in crafting</b> …

Design

Dodging and Burning to Create More Effective Black and White Images

With the huge assortment of software and plugins you have at your disposal these days, the photo processing technique of burning and dodging is …

Pentax 645z Medium Format Digital Camera Review

We just spent a week shooting the new Pentax 645z, the new, somewhat-affordable medium format system. We wanted to take a real world approach to how …

What it Takes to be a Good Interior Photographer

Interior photography is the most challenging of all the professional genres of commercial photography. Every detail is critical. Every prop must be …

Let Ideo’s Top Brass Show You How To Solve Problems Like A Designer

Ideo.org’s new Design Kit aims to teach everyone, from CEOs to activists to ministers, the principles of human-centered design.<p>Last month, Ideo.org–the nonprofit spinoff of global design and innovation firm Ideo–launched an online guide to the practice of human-centered design. A creative approach …

Design

Shop Moment Gear - Phone Lenses, Cases, and Accessories | Moment

We make the best camera accessories for iPhone, Pixel, and Galaxy phones. Moment lenses, photo cases, battery cases, straps, and accessories. 12 …

The FujiFilm X100 and the Lee Seven5 System

I am a massive fan of long exposure photography and the only issue I have ever faced with my X100/X100s was the challenge of capturing long exposure …

Fujifilm's high-end X30 compact adds an electronic viewfinder and tilting screen

Ships in September for $599.95<p>Fujifilm has announced the X30, a premium compact camera that follows in the line of the X20 and X10 before it. The X30 features the same 12-megapixel 2/3-inch sensor and 28-112mm-equivalent f/2.0-f/2.8 lens as its predecessor, but much else has changed.<p>The magnesium …

9 black-and-white mobile camera apps go mono a mono

Monochrome is back in fashion — as if it every really left. Despite the ubiquity of color images native to digital cameras, the drama of black and white photography is being rediscovered and people are once again connecting with its subtle beauty.<p>Manipulating monochromatic tonal ranges or unicolor …

16 Most Interesting Photography Podcasts - Resource

Alyson VelatiJuly 31, 2014<p>Whether you are a novice or a professional, photography podcasts are a great way to receive advice when you’re on-the-go, …

Inside New CEO Mary Barra's Urgent Mission To Fix GM

<b>Mary Barra made history by working her way into Detroit’s car-guy club and becoming the first female CEO of General Motors. Now can she fix the company?</b><p>Mary Barra, mother of two and the first female CEO of General Motors, sat silently while the parents of ten dead children unloaded their grief and …

Articles about 8 ways modernize farmhouse on Dwell.com - Dwell

The iconic, and slightly atomic, form of the shiny silver Airstream is embedded in our cultural and design milieu.<p>Print quarterly, website, and online marketplace dedicated to the art of farming and the people doing it well, Modern Farmer,...<p>Size doesn't matter when these homes push the conventions …

Maggie’s Centres: A Blueprint for Cancer Care

A striking set of designs for patient treatment centers showcases architecture’s power to heal.<p>How often do you get to see Frank Gehry, Rem Koolhaas, Piers Gough, Sir Richard Rogers, and Steven Holl not only all take on the same challenge, but also get an opportunity to follow through on their …

210 Sq Ft Minim House Shelters Sweet Space-Saving Interior with Off Grid Versatility

Foundry Architects and Brian Levy have designed a modern new alternative for would be down-sizers. Minim House, which is located at Washington DC's …

LED Lighting

RV Cooking Utensils Kitchen Ideas: Joseph Joseph Nest

Its interesting to look at everyday products that have been carefully designed but never marketed or considered for RV use. Some products are just …

Kitchens

American Aqueduct: The Great California Water Saga

A $25 billion plan, a small town, and a half-century of wrangling over the most important resource in the biggest state<p>Hood, California, is a farming town of 200 souls, crammed up against a levee that protects it from the Sacramento River. The eastern approach from I-5 and the Sacramento suburb of …

Panoramic Bus Converted Into Beautiful And Unique Living Space

This might sound strange but I really like traveling by bus. There’s something special about being there with lots of other people and yet being all …

Interior Design