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Binatone Brick review

Pros<p>Interesting retro chic, use as Bluetooth handset or an actual mobile phone, lightweight, outrageous battery life<p>Cons<p>Looks ridiculous TBH, can't …

Nikon Df Review | Trusted Reviews

What is the Nikon Df?<p>Nowadays, the word cool isn’t one necessarily associated with cameras. But, back in the golden age of film SLRs, the 1960s and …

Articles about how wood paneled bedroom on Dwell.com - Dwell

Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most viral design and architecture shots of the week.<p>The recent history of Janna Stark's San Francisco flat, located in an 1890's Victorian house, is literally burned into the wall.<p>We’re inspired by everything artist Emily Katz …

San Francisco

6 Powerful Images of Music in Unexpected Places

I believe in the power of music to empower, inspire, motivate and unite. In the collection of images below it is clear that others also share this …

State surveillance of personal data: what is the society we wish to protect?

What in principle would justify the scope of the surveillance revealed by the Snowden leak? Would it be enough, for example, if it could be shown that a specific potential act of terrorism had been prevented by, and could only have been prevented by, the full breadth and depth of what we now have …

The Scientific Guide to Sports Betting

At least you can blame someone else if you lose<p>Like Robert De Niro’s character in <i>Silver Linings Playbook</i>, every gambler has theories and superstitions. And if anyone’s ever told you to bet on West Coast NFL teams when they play East Coast squads at night, hopefully you took their advice.<p>Researchers …

University of Florida

Codecademy Releases Its First Educational App, A.K.A. My New Subway Time Killer

Although I write a lot about apps and Internet stuff, I never really learned to code.<p>I threw the “really” in there to soften the blow, but the fact is, I straight up don’t know how to do it. I started learning at one point in middle school, but my high school didn’t push CS, and by college I spent …

9 Branding Rules to Live By

Some companies never enhance their brand. Here are nine ways to make sure you're not one of them.<p>In an effort to succeed in this challenging economy, small business owners must effectively manage their brands. Remember, for many of them, there is little difference between your personal brand and …

10 Photography Assignments to Stimulate Your Creativity

This article provides you with 10 photography self-assignments that you can use to get your own creative juices flowing. They’re designed to help you …

Why Shoot Film? Inspirational Posters by Stephanie Hardy

Stephanie Hardy is a graphic designer and photographer with a passion for film. For her, film photography is a source of creative inspiration because …

Posters

An Alternative Rule-of-Thirds

Most of you will be familiar with the rule-of-thirds: the idea that you can improve composition by placing the main subject a third of the way in …

How to Create the Misty Water Effect in Photography

Have you looked at a landscape photographer’s photo and wondered how they got the water coming down from a waterfall to look so misty? Or how they …

Landscape Photography

Photography 101: An Essential Photography Infographic for the Beginner

The folks over at Accredited Online Colleges contacted us and shared this infographic with us. If you’re just getting into photography, we strongly …

Juggler Uses Chest-Mounted Camera for a Point-of-View Tour of Iceland

You’ve seen timelapse videos, and maybe even hyperlapse videos, but what about a juggle-lapse one? That Juggler Guy recently took his juggling balls …

Award-Winning Short Film Tells the Story of the Leica M-Monochrome’s ‘Soul’

It’s not often an ad gets recognized as a phenomenal piece of cinematography, but that’s what has happened for the short film ‘Alma’ (translated: …

4 Essential Ingredients for Great Landscape Photographs

When you are out in the field and you’re not sure if your the image you are making is any good, go through this quick mental checklist to see if your …

Digital Photography

How to Capture Authentic Emotion in Portrait Photography

If you shoot portraits on a regular basis, I’m sure you have an informal checklist of sorts that you consult — at least mentally — both before and …

Shoot the Supermoon Like an Astrophotographer

June and July 2013 full Moons are featured as “supermoons.” This means that the full Moon is almost on the same day as the Moon perigee (shortest …

Tutorials

6 Tips for Mastering Bokeh

Bokeh. There’s that word again. It’s one of the most obsessed-over words in photography, from how to pronounce it to how to “make it.” It often seems …

Watch This Guy Climb a Crane And Record it Using a GoPro; Because He Can

The YouTube description states, “When asked why he went up there to die, he replied: <i>“I didn’t go up there to die. I went up there to live.”</i> James …

Master These Five Lightroom Sliders and Your Photos Will Pop

Have you ever opened up Lightroom (or any other professional level editing program) and said, “Oh my – where do I start?” If so then this post is …

Life With A Rangefinder, Plus Street Photography Tips.

These days you are most likely to find me wandering the streets of London with a Leica M Monochrom hanging from my neck. Street photography and Leica …

A Mathematical Look at Focal Length and Crop Factor

I’m hoping this post can explain a lot of the confusion beginning photographers have about focal length and crop factors. Some understanding of basic …

Tutorial: Three Different Ways to Shoot Day-to-Night Time-Lapses

The know-how to properly shoot day-to-night or night-to-day when you’re capturing a time-lapse can add a special something to your final product, but …

Aperture Priority, Shutter Priority, and Manual Mode

Digital photography has given almost anyone with a camera the potential to become a creative photographer. These days even compact cameras offer …

Shutter Speed

How to Improve the Balance of your Photos by Paying Attention to the Corners

Balance is a very important aspect in photography. If you are aiming to create a balanced photo, then there is one key that is often overlooked. The …

How to Add Dynamic Clipping Warnings to Photoshop

There are two types of clipping you probably try to avoid introducing into your images during post-production: luminosity clipping (when the …