Michael Brian Jones

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This is why Marvel films tend to look like mud

The downsides of color grading<p>Have you ever noticed that Marvel films all look a bit on the drab side?<p>Marvel Studios has a standard production pipeline for its films, which means that the image is processed in the same way for each of its film. Every film looks similar, since the guidelines for how …

Kehinde Wiley’s Stained Glass Windows in Paris Are Ah-Mazing

Visual artist Kehinde Wiley continues to share his incredibly rich and strikingly relevant art with the world.<p>Wiley’s first solo art exhibition in …

Interior design: a house with 6 amazing ideas to copy!

If you're thinking about commissioning an architect to design you your dream home, take a look at what we think is an inspiring home! Not the largest …

How to Raise an Entrepreneur: 18 Bite-Size Lessons to Teach Your Kids [Infographic]

Want to nurture your child's entrepreneurial spirit to 'make a dent in the universe'? Here's how.<p>For any parent, knowing what to teach your children--in the limited time you've got--is hard.<p>As an entrepreneur, that difficulty only intensifies. All around us are studies that reveal more and more …

How to become a better basketball player, according to NBA legends

You play pickup ball with your friends each week, but you can’t seem to keep up.<p>You’ve been working hard in the gym, hitting the weights to boost …

Basketball

Here’s an App That Turns Panoramas into Virtual Reality Paintings

With Sprayscape, Google Creative Labs makes a “perfectly imperfect VR-ish camera” for capturing things.<p>Smartphones and many other devices contain gyroscopes that determine their location and position. Google Creative Lab recently created an app on Unity called Sprayscape that hack an Android …

The DJI Osmo Mobile and Moondog Labs Anamorphic Lens. Wow. (Video)

The DJI Osmo Mobile and Moondog Labs Anamorphic Lens. Wow. By Steve Huff I’ll start this off with my full video review which goes over the Osmo …

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5 Common Coffee Roast Questions Answered

You asked. Our Starbucks expert tells.<p>While there are many key elements that make up a perfect brew, the roast is certainly an important one. To help …

Coffee

California eyes unusual power source: its gridlocked roads

All those cars on California's famously gridlocked highways could be doing more than just using energy - they could be producing it.

Roads

This company lets jet-setters pay $1,800 a month for global access to luxury co-living spaces with maid service

As much as travel can open you up to the world, it can also be isolating — especially if you're renting out a room by yourself.<p>Bruno Haid hopes that won't be the case for his co-living spaces, which are designed for jet-setters, digital nomads, and itinerant workers.<p>Haid is the founder of Roam, a …

Here Are 10 Iconic Movie Scenes That Were Actually Copied From Older Films

Sorry, Lord of the Rings fans.<p>Young filmmakers today have grown up studying the works of Stanley Kubrick, Quentin Tarantino, George Lucas, and Steven Spielberg. But, like any good artists, these iconic directors grew up studying their own heroes. While it may seem like <i>The Shining</i>, <i>Pulp Fiction</i>, and</i> …

Movies

5 Acting Tips That Will Help You Give (And Get) Better Performances

"Acting is simple, but not easy."<p>If you're an actor, giving a great performance is your chief concern while shooting a scene—and if you're a …

Cinematography

Now available – EOSHD Picture Profiles brings C-LOG to all Canon DSLRs including 1D X Mark II and 5D Mark IV

<b>Comment on this article at the EOSHD Forum</b>Download now for just $9.99 ($29.99 usual price) The EOSHD C-LOG and Film Profiles Pack is now available …

Cameras

DIY Emergency Button: Hack a Nike + iPod Sport Kit to Create an Elder-Alert System

<b>When my elderly mother moved into a nearby retirement</b> community last year, I urged her to get a wearable alert bracelet. This would let her summon …

How to Make Latte Art at Home

A step-by-step video guide<p>For many of us, latte art is a mystery. The way baristas create designs like hearts and tulips seems like magic. But with …

Coffee

Shooting For VR: The Basics | Sony

You probably have heard the term “VR” and people talking about how to film or photograph in VR. You’ve probably experienced this form of imagery with …

Street Artists Making A Name For Themselves On Instagram

There are few things more divisive and subjective as art — experience, lifestyle, and frame of mind all have an impact on how we consume and interpret it. On the streets, art becomes a fair bit more egalitarian. Murals painted overnight become the highlights of a daily walk to the corner shop for …

Get Perfect Product Shots With An $8 IKEA Table

Caleb Pike is back with another DIY video, this time creating a super cheap product photography setup. It's clever, well thought out, and the results …

IKEA

10 Success lessons from Guy Kawasaki – “Former Apple evangelist, Venture capitalist” for entrepreneurs

Share14<p>Tweet<p>Share102<p>+12<p>Shares 118<p>Guy Kawasaki is one of the most famous entrepreneurs alive today. He has worked for Apple and Google, written for …

How ‘Sausage Party’ Used a Digital Marketing Blitz to Draw Crowds

Younger audiences flocked to “Sausage Party” this weekend, pushing the raunchy, low-budget comedy about a group of grocery products trying to avoid …

Cate Blanchett Stars in a Massive Art Installation Coming to New York

Everything we know about the Academy Award winner's role in Julian Rosefeldt’s video installation, coming to the Armory on December 7.<p>Cate Blanchett’s visage is everywhere these days. Just this morning, Massive Attack released an elegant yet unsettling video of Blanchett’s face slowly morphing into …

Get perfect sound in your videos with $5 DIY sound absorbing panels

Getting quality sound in your video can be tricky. Even when you have a great microphone and field recorder, you’re hindered by the environment. …

DIY

This Over-the-Top Nike Ad Is So Damn Fun to Watch

Make sure the sound is on.<p>For decades Nike has been telling us to "just do it." You know, push to the extreme, give 110 percent—all your basic Crossfit-bumper-sticker philosophy. Now, thanks to Nike's newest ad campaign, we get to see what it would look like if people actually Just Did It, no …

Serena Williams

This crystal universe actually exists - CNN Style

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holovit hologram system brings virtual reality to your home

apr 20, 2018<p>immediately on viewing, whether as the lucky driver or as a jealous onlooker, the BMW i8 roadster highlights a distinctive, …

Augmented Reality

[Premiere] A New Instrument Plays Waves of Sound, Light, and Water

Electronic artist and instrument-maker Marielle V. Jakobsons debuts her new music video for a track off her upcoming album ‘Star Core’.<p>Light can be both wave and particle, depending on the perspective and decisions of the viewer. We also know that waves—albeit different types—are at the core of …

Music Videos

Every Filmmaking Form You'll Ever Need in 99 Free Templates

Ease your workload (and your mind) with these free templates for everything from storyboarding to contracts to accounting.<p><i>[Editor's Note: No Film</i> …

Here is how to start with Magic Lantern (Canon steroids for free)

Magic Lantern Is one of the more powerful pieces of software ever released for Canon cameras. ML was released a good few years ago, but I am still …

Magic Lantern