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Why You Should Delete Your Instagram

I recently stumbled upon an extremely thought-provoking talk by Jaron Lanier, describing social media as a ‘Behavior Modification Empire‘. This is …

Top 19 Best Canon EOS Lenses 2018 Reviewed

The lenses featured range from super-telephotos to wides and everything in between so no matter what your favourite photographic subject is, you …

10 Post-Processing Terms Every Photographer Should Know

Post-processing a photograph can range from basic image adjustments to extensive editing and retouching. Your choice of post-processing workflow …

Humpback whale ‘saves’ marine biologist from tiger shark

Marine biologist, Nan Hauser, says a humpback whale protected her from a 15-foot tiger shark during a recent dive in the Cook Islands.

5 Essential Street Photos YOU can take on your commute!

Alan Ruic made this video to motivate you to go out and shoot. We all can get stuck in a rut from time to time and take less photos than we would …

AirPods wireless charging hack beats Apple to the punch

Apple will make you cough up $69 for a new case if you want to charge your AirPods wirelessly, according to some reports. But if you can get your hands on the right components, you can add wireless charging capabilities to an existing case for next to nothing.<p>Here’s how.<p>Not only will the official …

There's a particularly nasty Netflix email scam doing the rounds claiming your account has been suspended

Beware of an email that has 'Your suspension notification' in the subject line<p>A “well designed” scan email has been landing in the inboxes of …

The seven megatrends that could beat global warming: 'There is reason for hope'

Until recently the battle to avert catastrophic climate change – floods, droughts, famine, mass migrations – seemed to be lost. But with the tipping point just years away, the tide is finally turning, thanks to innovations ranging from cheap renewables to lab-grown meat and electric …

Climate Change

A Step-By-Step Guide for Killer Sunrise Photos

Ask any landscape photographer, and they'll tell you that some of the most dramatic scenes they've ever photographed have occurred at sunrise.But …

Chris Froome Gets Naked for 'My Sporting Body' Photoshoot

I’ll be the first to admit it: I’ve made more than my share of snarky remarks about Chris Froome’s sometimes-skeletal appearance. Heck, I’ve even apologized for it.<p>Honestly, though, I still found the reports of him “starving himself”—his and his wife’s quoted words<i>,</i> not mine—before his Tour de …

Bite Size Tips: Fundamental Lightroom Editing Skills

When you shoot raw, you do not see the best image straight out of camera so doing a few tweaks in post production can make your image pop.<p>Normally …

Tutorials

These are the worst fonts to use on your resume, according to typographers and designers

Writing a resume takes more effort than most people may think.<p>You have to explain your work concisely, highlight the right mix of skills and …

A Simple Strategy for Rehabbing a Shoulder Injury

The shoulder girdle is an intricate joint that carries a great deal of responsibility in our daily function. This responsibility is enhanced for …

Czech climber sets new benchmark with ascent of 'world's hardest cliff'

Adam Ondra has completed what is being called the world’s hardest single rope-length climb at Flatanger in Norway<p>In the last few years the tiny world of elite rock climbing has fixated on a giant windswept granite cave in Norway, and the potential for one climber, Adam Ondra, to set a new benchmark …

The Importance of The Sketch in Renzo Piano's Work

Through his sketches, Renzo Piano communicates the true intentions of his projects, pointing to the specific concepts that will become the …

How to Sharpen Your Photos in Lightroom Without Going Too Far

Sharpening gives your images a bit of pop by increasing the edge contrast, but it’s easy to go too far and end up with an over-sharpened mess. In …

Top 7 Best Digital Cameras for Travel in 2017

If you’re the kind of person that would like to walk away from your vacation with amazing images, then you’re going to need to get the best travel …

This Vacation Rentals Site Is Like Airbnb for People Who Love Architecture

Vacation planning offers a welcome escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Services like Airbnb help to foster these getaways by letting you live like a local in an area home. And sometimes, these accommodations are the best part of the trip. Building on this idea is PlansMatter, a …

Architecture

US government demands details on all visitors to anti-Trump protest website

Privacy advocates call warrant for IP addresses of 1.3 million people who visited inauguration protest website an unconstitutional ‘fishing expedition’<p>The US government is seeking to unmask every person who visited an anti-Trump website in what privacy advocates say is an unconstitutional “fishing …

Al Sharpton

Viral Twitter Thread Nails The Absurdity Of White Supremacists Protesting Anything

Twitter thread illuminates absurdity of alt-right movement<p>On Saturday, the country was horrified to watch the violence at a repugnant alt-right rally …

Rights & Freedoms

Paul Kimmage meets Dan Martin: Growing up with the Roches, the scourge of doping and Tour de France ambitions

Nine years ago, during a pleasant drive from Girona in Spain to a ski station called La Molina, I had a fascinating conversation with Jonathan …

How to Get Ripped Like Brad Pitt in ‘Fight Club’

When <i>Fight Club</i> first hit the big screen in 1999, people weren’t just blown away by the big-screen adaptation of one of Chuck Palahniuk’s most …

A Wharton professor explains why hiring nonconformists is essential to any company’s future

Bestselling author and Wharton professor Adam Grant has spent years researching and interviewing originals. There’s the seasoned chief executive who cusses freely and challenges candidates to apply for jobs by tweeting at her. Or the author who tackles weighty topics like artificial intelligence …

These 9 behaviors could cut your dementia risk by 35 percent

Quitting smoking, being social, and exercising more can boost your brain health.<p>Dementia has long been thought of as an inevitable part of aging, but researchers are increasingly learning that’s not quite true.<p>About a third of dementia cases might actually be avoided by living a lifestyle that …

The Brain

How To Take Amazing HDR iPhone Photos (Like a Pro)

HDR photgraphy is a popular photographic technique which can be used to improve the photos you take with your iPhone and give more professional …

Mobile Photography

Photoshop Workflow for Landscape Photography

The great thing about photographing landscapes is that you don't have to worry about your subject not smiling or looking at the camera.Of course, …

Tutorials

Photography Tips | How And Why To Use Exposure Compensation

While you can always take the most control over your camera’s exposure in manual mode, sometimes it’s more convenient to shoot in a semi-automatic …

What vitamins should I take?

It seems like simple, obvious advice: Eat your vegetables, get some exercise, and — of course — take your vitamins.<p>Or not.<p>Decades of research has …

Instagram Hashtags for Fine Art Photographers

In April, we teamed up with Photoshelter to create <i>The Photographer’s Guide to Hashtags</i>, a comprehensive how-to for photographers who want to get …

Landscape Photography

10 Tips For Better Autofocus In Nature Photography

<i>1</i> <i>Acadia National Park, Maine</i><p>It’s easy to take autofocus for granted. I know, I do. This technology is amazing—your camera has to figure out what …