Olav Aslaksen

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Out of the shadows: Aaron Draper discusses 'Underexposed'

We introduced Aaron Draper's project 'Underexposed' a little while back. In case you missed it, Draper has made a project of taking stylized …

Homelessness

New Hydrostone Sculptures by Daniel Arsham Isolate Human Gestures | Colossal

<p>We’re no stranger to Daniel Arsham‘s figural sculptures (previously here and here), works that use basic materials like broken glass or hydrostone …

Art

Scratched, faded WWII era photos are transformed to new, fantasy worlds in Jane Long Photography's manipulations. http://bit.ly/1K9Gppt

Tutorial: How I Shot & Processed Two Photos to Create a Dream

<i>Editor’s Note: Photographer and digital artist Mohammed Sattar doesn’t capture reality, he creates dreams. One of his most popular photos is called</i> …

Tutorials

Photographer Arno Rafael Minkkinen Seamlessly Integrates His Body with the Natural World | Colossal

<p>Finnish-American photographer Arno Rafael Minkkinen has been capturing self-portraits of his nude body in natural surroundings for the better part …

Shutter Speed

Breathtaking Outdoor Portraits by TJ Drysdale

<b>TJ Drysdale</b> exploded onto our radar in a big when when his photo “Highlands” landed in the #2 most popular spot of our Top 25 This Week in Popular …

Elementiles: Decorative & Functional Wall Elements

Ontwerpduo designed a series of wall elements for Vij5 that are not just decorative, they’re functional. Elementiles is made up of mirrors, magnetic …

Furniture

Why I Stopped Using the DNG File Format

A couple of years ago, when I switched careers and moved into photography full time, I did a lot of research on multiple aspects of running a …

Tutorials

The great RGB guessing challenge

Can you beat me figuring out the right color for the RGBcode. Alert: This is only for the real designerd.

The QuaDror Furniture Collection for Horm

Several years ago, designer Dror Benshetrit created QuaDror, a structural support system made up of four identical L-shaped pieces that are joined …

Furniture

Ultimate Cheat Sheets for Photoshop and Lightroom

Want an ultimate single-page cheat sheet for looking up keyboard shortcuts in Photoshop CC and Lightroom CC? The design team over at setupablogtoday …

Tutorials

The Exposure Triangle: Understanding How Aperture, Shutter Speed, and ISO Work Together

Don't worry, this isn't a geometry lesson. The exposure triangle is a common way of associating the three variables that determine the exposure of a …

Shutter Speed

Sometimes Close-ups Are Better From Far Away

In this post, Steve Berardi from the PhotoNaturalist explains why sometimes close-up photos are better from far away. When you think of close-up …

Hair Portraits by Maia Flore

The photographer Maia Flore has made a series entitled “Big Head Poetry” in which she takes portraits where faces are covered by women’s hair, with a …

Fly tying course # 8 The Brassie

<b>The Brassie</b><p><b>Tying thread: Dyneema</b><p><b>Body: Copper wire</b><p><b>Head: Mixed hares ear dubbing</b><p>Its normal to weight nymphs with and under body of lead, but on small …

Fly tying course # 14 The ribbon shrimp

<b>Sorry for taking so long for my next installment for the tying course but I am very busy right now photographing sea trout fishing as the season is</b> …

Fly Tying course # 18 Flying Mutantz

<b>Flying Mutantz</b><p><b>After much response regarding my Mutantz pattern I published last year, here is the new and improved Flying Mutant that has fished</b> …

Fly tying course # 16 The model Nymph

<b>Pheasant tail Nymph variant</b><p><b># 16 in the fly tying course is the model nymph, the basic pattern for most, if not all nymphs. For those of you that are</b> …

The '40s Glamour Portrait

Creative Kids' Beds are the Ultimate Playhouses

Bedtime just got a whole lot more exciting with these amazing kids' beds by the designers at the Belgian company Mathy by Bols. With unique designs such as a tent, caravan, and cabin, these beds are a perfect combination of sleeping quarters and playhouse that demonstrate Mathy by Bols' key words …

Treehouses

Switch Easily From Work to Play with Light Object

Light Object is a simple yet ever changing lamp by Wesley Dudok. By simply altering the position, the appearance of the lamp will change. While it …

Furniture

This is Why Camera Ergonomics Are Important

Let’s have a virtual hands up. Who has bought a camera over the internet based on its reviews without ever physically trying it? I bet there are a …

Ergonomics

An Inside Look at Von Wong’s Magical World Without Photoshop

“Childhood memories, fantasy, and a world within a world,” sounds befitting of a Christmas dream. That’s how Ben Von Wong describes one of his latest …

InterAct

The Fine Art Composite Image

Photography

Francois Veraart Experiments with Blending 3D Effects and Photography

You might have to do a double take when you first see Francois Veraart’s 3D creations. Veraart joins a modern wave of creatives whose work harkens …

Five Films We Urge You to Try (While They're Still Available)

For decades, silver halide film was the primary photographic medium. With the advance of digital technology, however, the photographic landscape has …

How to Make Beef Jerky | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This is an excerpt from Tim Ferriss‘ new book,</i> The Four Hour Chef<i>.</i><p><b>An Introduction to Dehydrating Food</b><p>Dehydration is all about removing …

Stylish Illustrations by Michał Sawtyruk

We've featured tons of amazing posts about illustration and in particular, illustration styles. From clean and simple vector to incredibly realistic …

Amazing

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 …

A Smooth Sea Never Made A Skilled Sailor

A Smooth Sea Never Made A Skilled Sailor.<p>By Oliver Shilling