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8 killer Typography Tips To Maximize Your Design Skills

Come the time when typography has become the lifeblood of your brand image. The advanced web designing junkies swear by good typography because it …

Using A Balloon Lets You Take Better Pop-Up Flash Photos, And The Difference Is Amazing

When external flash units cost up to $900 it’s no wonder why people come up with incredible DIY solutions. Russian photographer duo “Koldunov …

National Geographic Unveils Its 52 Most Beautiful Travel Photos Of 2016’s

Curated from 91 photographers, 107 stories and a whopping 2,290,225 photos, National Geographic has unveiled its top 52 images of 2016. From Russian …

Wildlife

New iOS Children’s Story App “The Snow Fox” Comes Alive As You Read It

<b>WHAT:</b> ”The Snow Fox,” a storytelling app for kids activated by the reader’s voice.<p><b>WHO:</b> AKQA<p><b>WHY WE CARE:</b> Animated digital book apps for children are not a new thing, but one that is voice-activated is. Created by agency AKQA, “The Snow Fox” is a wintry short story that unfolds as it is being read …

9 business cards for graphic designers you’ll want to keep

Much of the work of graphic designers today exists only in pixel form. But that doesn’t mean the appeal of print design has gone away; quite the …

Graphic Design

How to Make Food Photography Look Delicious with Just One Light

It’s no secret that food can be one of the trickiest subjects to photograph. What looks delicious on our dinner plates simply doesn’t always …

Food Photography

Eurosport

Some fans at UEFA EURO 2016 have been fighting and causing trouble...<p>...but thankfully, the Irish have taught them all a valuable lesson!

For Designers: The Popular Graphic Design Trends To Watch Out For Now

<b>To prevent</b> your designs from looking out-dated, it is necessary to know which are the graphic design trends that are emerging, and which ones are …

The Rogue FlashBender 2 XL Pro Measures in at 13.5 Inches

If you’re a photographer that uses a lot of flash then you probably know about how good the Rogue FlashBender series of products are. Today, they’re …

Mobile Technology

How To Rebuild Your Wardrobe With 16 Items

Rebuild your wardrobe with just 16 items? You bet. Ryan Gosling said so. There's that line in the film 'Crazy, Stupid, Love' (the long weekend had us …

Men's Fashion

These tiny (and affordable) gizmos will make your music sound better

Up, up and away with the two new AudioQuest DragonFly digital converter/headphone amplifiers.<p>I reviewed the original AudioQuest DragonFly USB digital converter back in 2012, so I was eager to check out a couple of the latest DragonFlys, the Black ($99, £89, AU$160) and the Red ($199, £169, AU$320). …

Audiophile

What a Cyclorama is (and Why You Need One)

Photography is one of those fields that has hundreds of scientific, technological and creative terms associated with it. There's no real surprise in …

Landscape Photography

New Canon 5D Mark IV to (supposedly) shoot 4K and 1080p/120fps

According to CanonRumors, the upcoming <i>Canon 5D Mark III</i> replacement is currently doing the testing rounds among certain pro photographers before a …

Monument Valley made $14.4M in two years, even with most downloads being free

Two years later, the princess Ida is walking on and on<p><i>Monument Valley</i> developer Ustwo pulled in nearly $14.4 million of revenue in its first two years of release, the studio announced today, continuing its efforts to be transparent about the game's performance.<p>Ustwo offered the financial figures …

Kingpin rumoured to appear in Spider-Man: Homecoming

Have your pinch of salt at the ready, as this one is almost certainly a fabrication, but Screen Geek is claiming that Marvel Studios is considering …

Marvel Universe

15 Camera Shots Every Movie Fan Should Know

An essential part of making a movie memorable is striking the viewer with unusual camera shots and movements. When the first movies were made moving …

Designing the futuristic City of Glass for Mirror’s Edge Catalyst

When the art team at Swedish studio Dice sat down to redesign Faith, the iconic lead character of <i>Mirror’s Edge</i>, for the upcoming reboot, it came up with a set of principles that defined her. She had to be elegant, for one thing, and she had to have attitude. Perhaps most importantly, she needed to …

This is What Different Light Modifiers Do for Studio Portraits

Starting out in studio portraiture and not sure what light modifier to choose to achieve the photo you want? In the post, we’ll take a look at the …

Wedding Photography

10 Common Lightroom Mistakes and How to Fix or Avoid Them

There are a plethora of common Lightroom mistakes made by beginners and advanced users both. In this video series, Croatia-based photographer</i> …

4 Rising Portrait Photographers to Keep an Eye On: Part 3

Our 500px community has no shortage of talented, acclaimed photographers whose work have made the pages (and covers) of renowned magazines, have gone …

The Anatomy of a Newspaper Feature Portrait Shoot

I had a great opportunity to do a “behind the scenes” of a recent portrait feature shoot which my very good friend Daniel Hambury was doing for the …

Dining Rooms

Learn What Makes a Photograph 'Art' with The MoMA's New Photography Course

Don’t understand why Ansel Adam’s monochromatic landscapes are considered “art?” New York’s Museum of Modern Art ( MoMA) can get you up to speed. …

Pictures of the Week 4.14.16

Nepal

Poetic Nudes Compare the Human Body to Fresh Fruit

French photographer Marwane Pallas identifies as an atheist, but he can’t help but be enamored with the notion behind the <i>Doctrine of Signatures</i>. …

Theology

Artist photographs toys in the fantastical scenes you imagined as a child

Now that you're an adult, chances are you don't play with toys much anymore. But why not? Is it because you don't want to, or because society will …

Check Out The Winning Shots From The 2016 Sony World Photography Contest

Hey, remember when we brought you 2016’s Sony World Photography Contest shortlist? Well, the winners of the Open and Youth categories were just announced today. And yes, the photos are gorgeous, awe-inspiring, magnificent, and just about every other positive adjective you can find in your thesaurus.<p>…

Photography

9 beautiful, award-winning images from Smithsonian Magazine's photo contest

Smithsonian.com announced the winners of its 13th annual photo contest Tuesday.<p>The contest saw more than 460,000 submissions from photographers in 168 different countries. Nine images were selected as winners.

Smithsonian