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'The gun didn't kill my boy. I did': Father grieves son he accidentally shot

<b>(CNN) —</b> Stephen Brumby had a long list of hobbies and interests, and at 14, he was starting to catch up to his father and older siblings.<p>He loved tennis, bass fishing and playing worship piano at church, a talent he inherited from his grandmother, his father said.<p>He also enjoyed shooting, a skill …

Rolls Royce Dawn Arrives In Australia

Sydney’s famous sunshine came out to play last week when the arrival of the latest Rolls Royce Dawn was officially unveiled in Australia – on a super …

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An Explanation of How Computers Handle Color

MinutePhysics just released this interesting (and somewhat math-y) explanation of how cameras and computers deal with the concept of color. The video …

The Coolest Locker Decorating Ideas

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Nikon's patent for a Nikkor 600mm f/4 FL lens (with fluorite element)

Few months ago I reported that Nikon will start upgrading their remaining high end tele-lenses with fluorite element (FL). We are already seeing the …

Use Contrast to Make Your Portrait Subject Stand Out

<i>Want more useful photography tips? Click here.</i><p>When it comes to shooting portraits, your aim for the final image should be to distinguish the person …

Clark Little Offers Tips, Shows You His Bag, and Takes You In the Water in New Video Series

We’ve shared an interview with him and even featured a short behind-the-scenes video of him explaining his process a bit. But Nikon recently released …

Take a Ride through the Surreal Cinematic Worlds of David Lynch

Few filmmakers have enchanted viewers with one-of-a-kind cinematic worlds like David Lynch.<p>From the post apocalyptic surrealism of <i>Eraserhead</i> and the …

Watch “The Fountain of Youth,” Orson Welles’ 1958 Pilot That Almost Reinvented TV

Americans say that they love creativity but in fact they don’t. As Jessica Olien notes in <i>Slate</i>, thinking outside the box tends to freak people out. …

Hilarious Captions by Moms Highlight Absurd Parenting Stock Photos

Many of the images that you'll find on stock photo websites don't accurately convey reality. And sometimes, the difference between the real world and these sites' fantasy lands are so far apart that it's absolutely hilarious. No one knows this better than parents, who, according to these stock …

Surreal Images Filled with Childhood Fantasies by Alastair Magnaldo

France-based creative Alastair Magnaldo, whose work we first shared four years ago, combines and manipulates multiple photographs to create lovely storybook images filled with childhood fantasy and dreams. In these sweetly surreal worlds, innocent figures explore magical landscapes that come to …

The Spectacular Conclusion of The Color Project by Adrien Broom

Two years ago, self-taught photographer Adrien Broom had a crazy dream. She would build eight room installations that would each represent a different color of the rainbow. The project would be about rediscovering the simple joys of color as seen through the eyes of a little girl. The multimedia …

Mom Helps Her Adopted Daughter Reinvent Her Identity Through Incredible Cosplay Photos

Meet Alice Lewis, a 9-year-old girl who expresses her extraordinary imagination and personality through stunning cosplay photos captured by her adoptive mother, photographer Kelly Lewis. An aspiring model and actress, Alice embodies different characters with remarkable ease in front of the camera, …

VSCO Launches Film 06: Emulate the Look of Pushed, Pulled, and Cross Processed Film

VSCO has announced the sixth film emulation pack for its VSCO Film lineup. Called VSCO Film 06, the new set is dubbed the Alternative Process …

Striking Collages Replace Guns from Vintage Photos with Life-Size Flowers

A French creative who goes by the name Mister Blick fuses vintage black and white photographs with colorful illustrations of flowers. The monochromatic pictures depict men at war, and we see them among the trenches and fighter jets. But, instead of guns in their hands, Blick has seamlessly replaced …

Nikon D750 Review: Nikon… You’ve Created a Monster

<i>This Nikon D750 Review by Ross Harvey was originally published on his blog, and is being reprinted in full with permission.</i><p><b>What this review isn’t</b>: …

New Imaging System Promises 12-Times More Color Sensitivity than a Traditional Sensor

What’s the use of an image sensor that’s 12 times more color sensitive than the human eye? We’re not entirely sure, but thanks to a team of …

Video: How to Choose and Use Graduated ND Filters for Landscape Photography

Graduated ND (neutral density) filters have been a staple of landscape photography for a long time now, but if you’ve never taken the time to learn …

It’s Official: A.I.s are Now Re-Writing History

The other day I created a Google+ album of photos from our holiday in France. Google’s AutoAwesome algorithms applied some nice Instagram-like …

The Ultra-Portable fps1000 Can Capture Over 10,000fps and Only Costs $485

High speed cameras that shoot thousands of frames per second are, in general, both big and expensive. But if you’re looking for a much more portable …

Banksy’s Street Art is Recreated Using Food

Throughout the years we've seen some great Banksy tributes including LEGO artwork, animated GIFS and even a Halloween costume. Over the course of a year, as a side hobby, NYC-based Harley Langberg experimented with various food related ingredients, including fresh produce, to create fun …

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Luminous Abstract Paintings Filled with the Energy of NYC Nightlife

We were excited when New York-based artist Alexandra Pacula contacted us to share information about her first solo show, <i>Luminous Heights</i>, at Gallery Henoch. The collection features rare and stunning cityscape paintings of New York City, with a bit of a twist. The artist beautifully blurs city …

Beautifully Meditative Study of Monochromatic Water in Motion

This untitled work by photographer Arno de Pooter is a beautiful study of liquid movement that reveals the amazingly subtle details and differences of splashing water. Viewers may find themselves mesmerized by the monochromatic textures, patterns, and forms that occur throughout each unique …

Winners of the 2014 National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest

After months of seeing the stunning entries in the 2014 National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest, it's finally time to announce the winners! Out of more than 18,000 entries from photographers around the world, Marko Koroec took home the grand prize for his amazing photo of a dramatic storm cloud. …

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Why Curves is One of the Most Powerful Tools in Photoshop

To a novice photographer, Photoshop can seem daunting with its countless tools. To many experienced photographers, Photoshop’s curves can bring …

Boatload of 99 Animals Sail Down River in Shanghai to Illustrate Environmental Crisis

New York-based, Chinese-born artist Cai Guo-Qiang is back with <i>The Ninth Wave</i>, his newest installation and solo exhibition in Shanghai. Reminiscent of his work last year, which consisted of 99 life-sized fake animals gathered around a watering hole, <i>The Ninth Wave</i> features a weathered fishing boat …