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Hilarious sketch shows the effort we invest in Instagramming our coffee instead of talking to our table mates

Have you ever obsessed over instagraming (or “gramming”*) your coffee rather that spend quality time with the person you are having that coffee with? …

What Camera Should I Buy? | An Overview of Today’s Most Popular Choices

Is Nikon better than Canon? Sony better than Nikon? Fuji better than…blah blah blah! Is this really a relevant discussion these days? Should I be …

Sony Alpha

A Look at the Math Behind Image Blurs and Filters

If you enjoy knowing the nitty gritty technical details of how photography technologies work, then you may enjoy the 8-minute video above. Published …

Mathematics

Embracing emptiness in Web design

We can categorize white space into three different types based on how it’s used:<p><b>Compositional White Space –</b> Space for margins, padding, and general composition.<p><b>Visual White Space</b> — Space for graphics, icons, buttons, or form elements.<p><b>Textual White Space</b> — Space between headers/paragraphs and lines …

These Space Photos Were Made by Scanning Things Found in a Kitchen

For the past couple of years, photographer Navid Baraty has been experimenting with the idea of creating photographs of the universe without having …

Bypass and reset the password on any Mac in no time

You may start to freak out if you ever forget the password to log into your iMac or MacBook , but it's really not that big of a deal. All Macs include a built-in password reset tool that is incredibly easy to use.<p>To get started, you will need to restart your computer. Press the <b>Command</b> and <b>R</b> keys at …

iMac

Retouching Portraits in Camera Raw

<b>Excerpt from The Adobe Photoshop CC Book for Digital Photographers (2014 Release)</b><p>One of the main things we've always had to go to Photoshop for was …

Tutorials

10 Web design trends you can expect to see in 2015

Every year, Web design grows and so many awesome things are being published daily. I can only imagine that the best is yet to come in 2015, including many of the trends we predicted for 2014.<p>While many of those ideas and trends will still be around in 2015 (and probably 2016), it’s time to see what …

Web Design

This Just In: Peter Lik’s Record-Breaking Photo Sale May Constitute Torture

<i>(Newswire, December 13th, Las Vegas)</i> — A group of leading photographers, curators, and general taste arbiters has determined that Peter Lik’s sale of …

10 iOS Features You Should Probably Turn Off

Apple's iOS 8 brought a host of new abilities (and problems) to its mobile operating system. But some of these new features—and some of the holdovers from iOS 7—you might be better off without. RELATED: 10 things you didn't know your iPhone could do.Apple iPhone 6: The Popular Mechanics review.I …

A 3 Step Framework to Reverse Engineering a Photograph You Want to Emulate

You’re familiar with the concept of reverse engineering, aren’t you? Some might think it’s jargon used only by people who do things in laboratories. …

Before Getting Rid of Your Old Printer, Say 'Goodbye' to Lingering Data

In the security business, there’s a lot of talk about protecting your smartphones and computers from malware and viruses, as well as loss and theft. It makes sense. Most of us use our smartphones and computers on a daily basis and keep important information on them like passwords, user names, and …

What Photographers are NOT Considering When Using High ISO

It’s no secret now that modern cameras have taken photographers to new heights with their ability to shoot at and above ISO 1600. Personally, I can …

Windows XP upgrade proves tricky business for John Lewis

<b>How did your Windows XP upgrade go?</b><p>Special Report: The Technology of BusinessSmartphone stress: Are you a victim?Quantum computers to crack the worldThe world is not enoughKeeping the cyber thieves at bayNollywood finds its global audience online<p>The need to replace the operating system (OS) became …

The Internet's Original Sin

It's not too late to ditch the ad-based business model and build a better web.<p>Ron Carlson’s short story “What We Wanted To Do” takes the form of an apology from a villager who failed to protect his comrades from marauding Visigoths. It begins:<p>What we wanted to do was spill boiling oil onto the …

23 More eBooks For Photographers That Are Completely Free

The internet is a wealth of information. So much information, in fact, that it can be a real pain trying to sort the useful from the not-so-useful. A …

Video: Comprehensive Introduction to Macro Photography

Landscape photographer Tim Cooper is a name we just recently shared with you. Today, we’re sharing his work with you again, this time in the form of …

The Five Tips to Creating Amazing Landscape Photos

In an instant, one can feel as though they are in another world. As a landscape photographer you have the power to transport someone in the blink of …

8 Ways to Reduce Noise in Your Photographs

You have plenty of options to choose from when you want to reduce the noise in your images. However, you first need to understand why noise actually …

7 Techniques for Turning Ordinary Subjects into Interesting Photos

There are times when it seems like the objects around you will not allow you to capture an interesting photo. In these situations, there are some …

Landscape Photography

4 Essential layer masking tools in Photoshop

<b>Tip:</b> While you are brushing, look at the image (not the mask view that you can invoke by <b>alt</b>-clicking on the mask icon) to control and verify the …

Tutorials

The Best Free Online Photography Courses and Tutorials

Given my interest in lifelong learning and skill-development, I often ask people which new skills they’re looking to learn. The most common response? …

10 Tips To Get Over Photographer’s Block

Going through a creative rut can be frustrating, and sometimes scary, but it is usually temporary. Photographer’s block can happen to you at any …

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Visualized: step inside CERN's particle-detecting Compact Muon Solenoid

It's spring maintenance time over at the Large Hadron Collider, and the folks at CERN have seen fit to crack open the Compact Muon Solenoid to get at some of its loose connectors. You see, after three years, 99-percent of the the lead tungstate-based electromagnetic calorimeter's channels are …