Phil Sololoff

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Hilarious Finalists of The Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards 2016

<b>The Comedy Wildlife Photo Awards 2016</b> are in full swing – with hundreds of the most funny and offbeat animal photographs being sent in from around …

Next level filmmaking: Quit your job and live in a van

It’s a good week for people who fancy quitting their jobs and travelling the world. First we shared the story of Walter Chang and his three-year …

Culver City

This photographer shoots sharks in an underwater studio

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Photography

Snappy dresser: Model poses for underwater fashion shoot with sharks, in pictures

Controversial Illustrations By Polish Artist Reveal The Darker Side Of Modern Society

Polish illustrator, artist, and co-owner of Morski Studio Graficzne Igor Morski creates surreal images imbued with hidden meaning. He graduated with …

Art

Extreme Surfing in the Arctic Circle: Pictures

Northern Lights

Watch: Oscar Isaac is Terrific in This Bonkers Short Film — TICKY TACKY

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A Master Photographer Returns to Staging the Surreality of Suburbia

A new exhibition and book illuminate all things Gregory Crewdson.<p>Call it "Renaissance Rural," "Operatic Americana," or, "Melancholy Chic," but the influential style of photographer Gregory Crewdson has been capturing eyes with rays of magic-hour light for decades. Now, the Gagosian Gallery launches …

Photographers

6 Portrait Lighting Patterns Every Photographer Should Know

It took Tom Cruise 8 takes to pull off this insane 'Mission Impossible' airplane stunt

That stunt was not aided with CGI; Cruise was really hanging off the side of a plane.<p>A new behind-the-scenes video gives a closer look at how exactly they pulled this wild stunt off. He even had to pull the stunt off eight times in order to get it just right.<p>It took a lot of preparation, including …

Attention, Filmmakers: Essential Short Film Tips

Whether you’re prepping your first short film or starting to apply to festivals, you’ll want to check out these tips which will guide you through the …

10 Easy Tricks to Improve Your Indoor Photography

Taking the perfect photograph is much like painting a masterpiece, composing a symphony, or writing an epic novel. It’s one of the hardest things …

Watch this drone herd sheep like a sheepdog

Drones have many potential uses, from entertainment and news to spying and snooping. As they become increasingly more affordable, humans are only going to find more ways to leverage them, like to replace dogs.<p>More specifically, sheep farmer Paul Brennan has figured how to use a drone to do a …

Drones

Spies in the Sky -- Is Your Privacy at Risk?

Imagine yourself and your companion basking in the sun at the local park, sipping on chilled fume blanc and nibbling petit fours when you hear a whirring sound approaching. Looking up you see a miniature version of an alien spaceship slowly cruise then hover about 50 feet above your picnic. It …

Amazon says US dropping ball on drones | DW | 25.03.2015

Online retailer Amazon has complained to authorities in Washington that it's taking far too long to get regulatory approval for test flights of its …

Drones

UK Police Will Start Using Drones Soon

The UK Police will start using drones for surveying things like crash scenes of road accidents and also to keep an eye on protests.<p>The Sussex and …

Gear & Gadgets

Drones Will Look For Stray Dogs In Houston

And then instantly cast them on a reality show<p>Drones, as low-cost flying machines, make great rescue tools. They can look and go places people can’t--or at least can’t go safely--and with infrared cameras, they can sometimes see beyond what human eyes can. In Houston, the World Animal Awareness …

Amazon spurns slow FAA, reveals it’s been testing drones abroad

In testimony to the Senate Subcommittee on Aviation Operations, Safety, and Security, Amazon says the Federal Aviation Administration’s snail-like pace in adopting commercial-friendly drone policies will keep the U.S. far behind its European counterparts.<p>Last week, the FAA announced it would allow …

The FBI has 17 working drones and only two pilots

The FBI may have drones, but according to a new report, it isn't using them very often. The report comes from the Department of Justice's Inspector General, which found that the FBI's drone program is currently limited to just 17 working drones and two pilots. Most importantly, all of the drones …

This Lifeguard Drone Could Save You From Drowning

It can fly out to sea and drop floatation devices<p>Should you ever find yourself drowning, help may come not from Baywatch-esque lifeguards running in slow motion, but from the sky. A beach in Chile is piloting a program of lifeguard drones that can zip out over the sea and drop a life preserver to …

Drones

Drones are now banned from London's Royal Parks

If you live in London, it can be difficult to find a wide open space that's suitable for practising your drone-flying skills. The capital's eight Royal Parks are an obvious choice, but now aspiring pilots will have to look elsewhere -- staff have recently posted notices that strictly prohibit the …

25 Playlists for Every Possible Workout Routine on the Planet

You'll never get sick of a playlist again.<p>Whether you're looking for a playlist for your next run, your strength-training routine, a dance-cardio session, your yoga practice, or just because you're so over everything that's in your iTunes right now, trust us: We've got you covered...<p><b>The Justin</b> …

Animated GIFs Reveal the Retouching That Went Into Composited Photos

Ashot Gevorkyan is a professional photographer and retoucher based in Kaliningrad, Russia. He recently created a series of animated GIFs that offer a …

GIF Animations

Make a DIY Extension Tube to Turn Your Regular Lens Into a Macro Lens

Looking for a simple weekend project that lets you experiment with photography? Makify created this 4-minute step-by-step tutorial on how you can …

DIY

This optical illusion can make you hallucinate naturally

<b>Warning: Video can cause hallucinations</b><p><b>Hey kids, wanna hallucinate without taking any drugs?</b><p>Then put in some headphones, hit full screen and watch …

Line Your Glass with a Sheet of Ice

Here’s a new way to keep your mixed drinks really cold- with Iceliners. Instead of making an ice cube that goes inside your glass, this mold makes an …

Putting a Creative, Timeless Spin on Wedding Photography with GIFs and Cinemagraphs

Many wedding and engagement photographers want (and advertise) their photographs to be ‘timeless,’ but Detroit-based Jeffrey Lewis Bennett of JLB …