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Surreal photos from Coachella take you inside the most famous music festival on Earth

Coachella may be having its greatest year on record.<p>Fans are losing their minds over one jaw-dropping show after the next at the annual music-and-arts festival hosted in Indio, California.<p>Many on Twitter are even calling it "Beychella" after Beyoncé delivered not one but two headliner performances …

Music Festivals

The Phottix Luna II Is The Only Portable Beauty Dish You Need at $80

<i>Beauty Dishes don’t have to be immobile, just look at the Phottix Luna II.</i><p>Phottix has been doing their best to make photographer’s lives easier with …

Portable

Why You Should Delete Your Instagram

I recently stumbled upon an extremely thought-provoking talk by Jaron Lanier, describing social media as a ‘Behavior Modification Empire‘. This is …

Street Photography

Mosquito Repellent: 5 Flowers and Herbs to Keep Pests Away

Mosquito repellent plants are garden heroes: colorful flowers and herbs with natural fragrances that chase away buzzing insects even as their …

Gardening

10 Lightroom features you may not know about

No matter how well you <i>think</i> you know Adobe Lightroom, this video probably still has something to teach you about Adobe's photo editing and digital …

Tutorials

Scientists Found That The Soul Doesn’t Die – It Goes Back To The Universe

According to two leading scientists, the human brain is, in fact, a <b>‘biological computer’</b> and the consciousness of people is a program run by the …

Consciousness

Photoshop's Different Selection Tools and When to Use Each One to Select Anything

One of the most fundamental skills almost any photographer needs to have in Photoshop is the ability to accurately and efficiently select parts of an …

Tutorials

How to Elevate Your Photography to the Next Level

You’re feeling stuck; how do you elevate your photography and take it to the next level?<b>CONQUER YOUR FEARS AND MEET NEW PEERS at ERIC KIM WORKSHOP</b>1. …

Street Photography

Understanding White Balance in Photography

White balance is an important concept to understand as it can make a large impact on your photographs. It affects the mood of an image and is …

Landscape Photography

How to Build Your First Photography Studio

For a lot of us who are chasing a career in photography, we soon come to a bit of a pinch point. We have thrown all our money into cameras, …

Profit

Japanese Whisky: A Guide for the Thirsty and Curious | GQ

What to expect, what to buy, and how to drink it.<p>It’s hard to imagine a category of spirit more hyped by today’s cool-kid drinkers than Japanese whisky. (And yes, you spell it without the “e”.) But until as recently as 2015, whiskey fans were much more likely to reach for a peaty Scotch or robust, …

Whiskey

How to ghost your internet provider with a secret IP address

Two new projects just launched that could hinder internet-service providers’ ability to eavesdrop on their customers, helping internet users protect …

Information Security

Mark Zuckerberg fires back at Tim Cook, calling his criticism ‘extremely glib’

Facebook sells ads to make its service free. “I don’t think at all that that means that we don’t care about people.”<p>At a taping of <b>Recode’s</b> “Revolution” MSNBC special last week, Apple CEO Tim Cook criticized Facebook and its CEO Mark Zuckerberg — which are embroiled in a privacy scandal — saying …

Mark Zuckerberg

This Video About The Scale of Black Holes Will Crush Your Poor, Tiny Brain

We were not prepared for this.<p>Black holes are vast, matter-annihilating objects that seem to defy physics by their very existence. They're so weird, …

Black Holes

Sex tourism in Southeast Asia fueling rise of ‘super gonorrhea’

Prostitutes in Southeast Asia could fuel the rise of “super gonorrhea,” experts have warned.<p>It comes as a British man became the first person in the …

Public Health

This Galaxy Has Almost No Dark Matter—And Scientists Are Baffled

If astronomers really have found an "undark" galaxy, it’s a strong clue that dark matter is real.<p>An unusual galaxy far, far away is stumping astronomers not because of what’s there, but because of what’s missing.<p><b>What is this thing?</b><p>About 65 million light-years away, the galaxy called NGC1052-DF2 is …

Dark Matter

How to Extensively Stretch the Background of Your Images

We all have photos that we wish had a wider composition, either because we didn’t own the right lens or because we saw new potential for it in …

Tutorials

14 Photos That Prove Moms Beat The System Every Damn Time

When moms win, we win good.

Parenting

4 Ways to Learn Anything in 20 Hours

<i>“Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.”</i> — Mahatma Gandhi<p>What if you could learn anything in 20 hours, what would …

Self-improvement

Getting Started With Capture One

I've recently started getting more familiar with Capture One, though I, like many others, used to feel a little intimidated by the interface and …

Tutorials

Outstanding Documentary and Art Photographers You Probably Haven't Heard of

<i>Here’s a list of links you should bookmark if you’re looking for outstanding photographers to check out every now and then for …

Street Photography

Camera Basics: Understanding Hyperfocal Distance, Depth of Field, and How Focus Works (VIDEO)

Just because you have a camera with a fast and accurate autofocus system, and a bag of lenses to match, that doesn’t mean you should simply depress …

Landscape Photography

The #1 Pro Landscape Photography Tip for Amazing Photos

<i>Image Credit: Daniel Schuhmacher</i><p>Ask any landscape photographer what their number one tool is for capturing amazing landscape photos, and most are …

Landscape Photography

This Compound Can Reverse Aging in Mice. Will It Work in People?

Mice are by no means men — but the results of a new mouse study are still encouraging for man’s search for longer life.<p>In a study published in the …

Medical Research

Simplifying the Tone Curve

Lightroom’s tone curve is one of those tools that is often looked over, especially with beginners. This video will explain everything you need to …

Ape’s Ten Commandments of Menswear - 10 Tips for Stylish Men

An Introduction to Menswear Rules<p>Ape’s goal has always been to educate and assist men with making better informed decisions when buying across …

Lightroom Better | How To Add Depth And Color To Your Photography

It’s kind of incredible what you can do to your photos with post-processing. Photographer Serge Ramelli has made a YouTube video demonstrating some …

Top Tips for Shooting Boudoir in the Desert

Last week photographers from around the world came together for the annual WPPI conference in Las Vegas. It is common to hear many photographers talk …

Here’s the Difference Between Photoshop’s Vibrance and Saturation Tools and How to Use Them (VIDEO)

Many photographers are uncertain about the difference between Photoshop’s Vibrance and Saturation tools, and how to use them when editing images. If …

How to Create Value as a Photography Entrepreneur

Dear friend,If you’re interested in photography entrepreneurship and want to learn how to monetize your passion– ask yourself, “How can I create …

Street Photography