Shane Mcknight

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Portraits of Dogs With Human-Like Expressions

Is it just us or do most of these dogs look incredibly serious? Hamburg, Germany-based photographer Ralph Hargarten is behind this intriguing new series called <i>A Dog's Life</i> where he's shot portraits of dogs with facial expressions we often attribute to humans. Set against a simple black background, …

Project puts gardens on bus roofs to purify city air

Imagine a bus that not only gets passengers from point A to point B, but purifies air in the process.<p>That's the concept behind landscape artist Marc Granen's prototype Phyto Kinetic project in Spain, which sees gardens installed on the roofs of buses to improve urban ecosystems by purifying city …

Watch Our Earth Breathe Through the Seasons: Stunning Satellite Image Compilation

It’s easy to take earth for granted at times; we often forget that it is made up of living things. However, the pair of GIF images below are …

Photography Tips

How to Photograph the Milky Way in 12 Steps (With 6 Epic Examples)

I don’t recall ever meeting anyone who claimed to not be fascinated to some degree by the night sky. There’s just something hypnotic about gazing …

In the sky, with diamonds: Julian Lennon's cloudscapes – in pictures

Primarily known as a musician, Julian Lennon has been working with fine art photography since his first exhibition in New York City in 2010. His work can be seen at the Little Black Gallery in London from 7 September until 19 October

Ethereal Double Exposures Merge Digital Glitches with Analog Street Photography

San Francisco-based photographer and self-proclaimed super nerd Doctor Popular — the same one that made this film canister valentines day card back …

Experimental Light Painting Self-Portraits

Self-portraits aren’t exactly ground-breaking — in fact, the word “selfie” was recently added to the dictionary — but Alex DeForest‘s self-portraits …

Spectacular Geometric Forms Find Balance in Nature

In <i>Back to Nature</i>, artist Fesson Ludovic produces incredible sculptures that have the appearance of simplicity, but are actually quite complex. Each piece features basic lines, arcs, and geometric forms that are buried directly on land or placed in water. The artist relies on nature to intervene …

Sculpture

Bringing Historic Photos to Life

Going through history is such a beautiful learning experience and also very fascinating. We've found some old black and white photos going through …

Hank Bought A Bus Project Transformed A School Bus Into A Tiny Living Space

<b>Hank bought a bus</b>, that’s the title of this project but really, Hank did buy a bus and convert it into a mobile tiny living space. As an architecture …

Amazing Landscapes Distorted with Geometric Fragments

In this series, entitled <i>Landscape Monolith</i>, Reynald Drouhin alters crystal clear landscapes by turning sections of the land upside-down. Each odd shape, placed directly in the center of the horizon, offers a small window into a distinct, new place that perfectly blends with the surrounding …

Amazing

Slow Motion Photo Booth Making Waves in the Wedding Photography Industry

At major events such as birthdays, weddings or christenings, it’s fast becoming a staple to come across a photo booth or at least a designated …

Weddings

Keiji Inafune making Mega Man spiritual successor, Mighty No. 9, with Kickstarter funding

The creator of Mega Man and former Capcom producer Keiji Inafune announced his next game at PAX Prime today. It's called <i>Mighty No. 9</i> and looks as close to an authentic spiritual successor to Mega Man as fans are ever going to get.<p>The Mega Man creator calls his game a classic Japanese side-scrolling …

This collection of over 4,400 cameras is the envy of shutterbugs everywhere

What do you do when you already hold the world record for the largest collection of cameras? If you're Indian photojournalist Dilesh Parekh, you go about increasing it by nearly 70 percent to establish another world record. Parekh's current collection of 4,425 cameras is recognized by the Guinness …

Four Out of Five Malware Menaces Choose Android

Android is the world’s most widely used smartphone operating system. It’s also the one most often targeted by malware ne’er-do-wells.<p>According to a …

Android News

Hand-Cut Paper Sculptures Take on Organic Forms

Artist Georgia Russell creates paper art by slicing, ripping, and cutting apart printed text and transforming it into visually exciting sculptures. Her process began when she used to sift through old books in Paris and sensing that the objects felt lost or dead. So she now takes a scalpel to …

Photographer Blends Portraits of Fathers and Sons to Show Genetic Similarities

People often comment on how similar sons look to their fathers, but how similar <i>are they</i>, really? Photographer Craig Gibson decided to find out, and …

A song about old tech, played on old tech

While our gadgets get better all the time (faster, smaller, more storage and functions), the beloved old gadgets we were so proud of, and spent so much time with, languish in basements and garages and attics -- gone, yet never forgotten.<p>If you have a bit of electrical know-how, though, you can give …

Inside the World's Tallest Slum: Venezuela's Tower of David

What was once a symbol of Caracas' bright financial future is now the world’s tallest slum: Venezuela's Tower of David. Squatters took over this …

Tesla's Elon Musk goes 'Iron Man' with in-thin-air, gestural design process

As if a sexy electric car; a sideways-flying, reusable rocket ship; an 800 mph subway; and a Martian metropolis weren't enough, mad scientist Elon Musk now wants to build an "Iron Man" suit.<p>Well, not exactly.<p>But the film was apparently the inspiration for Musk's latest foray into science …

Amazing Topographical Sculptures Embedded Below

Spanish artist Cristina Iglesias creates sculptural installations that are embedded into their surrounding architecture, playing and redefining the spaces they occupy. The ongoing <i>Metonymy</i> series (<i>Metonimia</i> in Spanish) also explores the relationships between art and nature. Using natural landscapes …

Art

'Star Wars Episode VII' to be shot on film, not digital

Never mind about Baffman, this is the best geek news of the day. The new "Star Wars" movie, Episode VII, will be shot on good old-fashioned film, like the originals -- not the digital cameras used in Episodes I-III.<p>At an event hosted by the American Society of Cinematographers, cinematographer Dan …

Using Toys and Forced Perspective to Get Professional, Low-Budget Visual Effects

While working on a feature film called <i>The Grind</i>, filmmaker Vashi Nedomansky had to come up with a way to shoot a flashback scene, complete with …

My Modern Shop Spotlight – Isac Goulart’s Summer Photography

Isac Goulart is a world traveling photo enthusiast who has mastered the art of capturing the essence of summer. The Brazilian photographer's collection of images feature a warm tone that exudes a youthful sense of carefree fun and relaxation. The golden glow of the sun as it sets combined with the …

Photography

Colorizing Photoshoppers Put a New Spin on Old Historical Photos

There’s an awesome little subreddit that has been getting a lot of press coverage as of late. It’s called ColorizedHistory, and is a 20,000+ person …

SmartThings opens shop for Internet of Things

The Internet of Things is open for business, and SmartThings wants to be the hub that connects developers and device makers with consumers. The startup launched the SmartThings Shop, a marketplace for hardware and apps that do everything from unlocking doors and turning lights on or off to keeping …

Revisit the amazing Internet the cool kids used in 1997

Sixteen years ago, the name Netscape was becoming a household name, and if the instructional guide to getting kids online from 1997 in the video below is any indication, horizontal stripes were totally in.<p>If you have half an hour to spare, check out this amazingly cheesy tour of the early …