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Someone Accidentally Knocked The Beard Off King Tut's Mask, Then Did A Terrible Glue Job

The golden funerary mask, seen Friday by AFP at the Egyptian Museum, showed the sticky aftermath of what appears to have been overzealous use of glue to fix the mask's beard in place.<p>A museum official, who spoke anonymously to avoid repercussions, told AFP the beard had fallen of accidentally when …

10 Most Common Mistakes Made by New Photographers

Whenever I teach, I get a lot of requests to review images. Over time, I’ve started to notice that a majority of the mistakes I see come from the …

Inspiration: John Cleese on How to Be Creative

Legendary writer and actor John Cleese is known more for his sense of humor than almost any other attribute. But as he demonstrates brilliantly in …

How to Find and Use Hyperfocal Distance for Sharp Backgrounds

You are out photographing a landscape. You have a nice foreground and background in the frame, and you want as much as possible in focus. You set a …

Digital Photography

Everybody Gets an eBook: 46 Photography eBooks You Can Have for Free

To paraphrase the great Oprah Winfrey, “You get a photography eBook, YOU get a photography eBook, EVERYBODY gets photography eBooks!” Except in this …

I’m Back From Vacation. Now What?

Extra photos for bloggers: 1, 2, 3<p>Vacation time’s almost over! Your phone and camera are filled with photos from all your fun trips…what now?<p>You …

New Photographer's Guide to Blue Hour

Among the many tips and tricks new photographers get with regards to lighting, the time of day is an essential concept, which for getting some shots …

How to Easily Improve Your Skies in Adobe Lightroom

These two techniques are very useful for making quick and easy adjustments to dull looking skies. As with all digital images, you will degrade the …

Life After Dark: Helpful Tips for Street Photography at Night

To the surprise of no one, the topic of light is relatively common here on Light Stalking; search the archives and you can easily find plenty of …

Street Photography

Fellas, you never have to go clothes shopping again

Hey fellas, does the thought of hitting the mall give you hives? Then you might be glad to know that a handful of online companies are promising to …

Why Aren’t More Americans Atheists?

Turns out it has nothing to do with science. And everything to do with politics.<p>Many expressed surprise recently when, in one of its periodic surveys of Americans’ views of other faiths, the Pew Research Center found that atheists fare poorly—fully 40 percent of those polled described their views …

r180° Panorama Camera Backpack : A feature-filled bag that allows access to essentials without taking it off

Great design solves problems. For wandering photographers—whether hiking in the mountains or exploring a new city on foot—the on-again-off-again issue of accessing camera gear from backpacks always lingers. California-based Mindshift Gear caught the attention of the photo community with their 2012 …

Backpacking

Designer Masanori Oji Teams Up With Ancient Japanese Brass Foundry to Create Beautiful Products

Saitama-based Masanori Oji's interests are as broad as his skillset. The handicrafts designer has experience in architecture and graphics as well as …

Peter Thiel leads $6M round for fintech upstart Transferwise

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>PayPal co-founder Peter Thiel is, to put it mildly, a prolific investor. These days it feels like his main focus is on …

Visualization is the future: 6 startups re-imagining how we consume data

Advertisement<p>5 Comments<p>Although visualization is hardly the most technologically challenging part of the data-analysis puzzle, it’s arguably the most …