Richard Kelly

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Why creativity requires boundaries and limitations

There are two types of people in the world. Those that buy the same brand of cereal every day, and those that repeatedly walk up and down the …

James Cameron

Arresting Images: Photographs changed the minds - and hearts - of a nation

Late last week, for the first time since it became a museum, Reynolda House’s green storm shutters were drawn over its windows. Inside, staff worked …

San Francisco

Medical Advice for International Travel Photography

When traveling to exotic or remote locations, it's important to be prepared with both the necessary medications as well as the proper paperwork and …

Travel Photography

How Garry Winogrand Transformed Street Photography

A new documentary, “All Things Are Photographable,” traces how the legendarily prolific photographer pulled his art form into modernity.<p>The first time I saw some street photographs by Garry Winogrand, as a teen-ager in the nineteen-seventies, I was overwhelmed. They were the first photos that …

Photojournalism

9 Can’t-Miss Portrait Photography Tips That Will Help You Create Better Portraits Today

One of the great things about portrait photography is its variation.<p>Here’s what I mean…<p>I can take a portrait of my family in the backyard and then go …

Photography Tips

How to perfectly season your cast-iron pan

Cast Iron Skillet

4 Passive Income Streams Freelancers Should Create To Secure Their Futures

Freelancing is on the verge of going mainstream. Thirty-six percent of the international workforce now freelances, at least part-time. There are also 40.9 million adults in America who are self-employed. Clearly, freelancing is catching on. But with rapid growth come certain challenges, one being …

Freelancing

Drawing is the best way to learn, even if you’re no Leonardo da Vinci

“I just can’t draw.” It’s a refrain most adults say when confronted with a blank piece of paper. Something happens in our teenage years that makes most of us shy away from drawing, fretting that our draftsmanship skills aren’t up to par, and leaving it to the “artists” among us.<p>Spartan Holiday<p>But …

Leonardo Da Vinci

Understanding High-Speed Sync in Flash Photography

If you are relatively new to flash photography, you have likely heard of high-speed sync, but might not understand it. Here is a full …

Shutter Speed

8 Tips on How to Take Powerful Portraits with Prime Lenses

My approach to taking portraits is simple: I want to capture natural, relatable images, where I'm able to catch every individual's true essence and …

Depth Of Field

A "Presidential Alert" Text Will Be Sent To Your Phone Next Week And No, You Can't Opt Out

As if you don’t hear enough from President Donald Trump on TV and Twitter, he’s about to infiltrate your lives in a new and more personal way. On …

Mobile Devices

Everything You Need To Know About The Law The EU Just Passed That Could Change The Internet As We Know It

Frederick Florin / AFP / Getty Images<p>The European Parliament voted to adopt an extremely controversial copyright reform on Wednesday that could have …

Copyright Directive

Wet Plate Collodion Process on a budget (300 EUR camera and chemistry included)

In this vlog, wet plate collodion photographer Borut Peterlin is shedding new light on a myth that wet plate collodion process is a very expensive …

Photography

Breaking: Sony Is Now Number One Overall in U.S. Full-Frame Camera Market, Celebrates With New 'Alpha Female' Program

Today, Sony has announced that they have overtaken Canon and held the number one overall position in the U.S. full-frame interchangeable lens camera …

The Case Against Low-fat Milk Is Stronger Than Ever

For years you've been told to go for skim over full-fat dairy. Even the latest dietary guidelines for Americans urge people to avoid the full fat, …

The Harris Shutter Effect - What Is It And Why You Should Give It A Go

The Harris shutter effect was invented by Robert Harris of Kodak during the days of film photography, where Harris used a strip device that had three …

Landscape Photography

The Bizarre Untold Origin Story of the Myers-Briggs Personality Indicator

How a mother-daughter team created the pseudoscientific quiz that conquered the world.<p>If you've ever been on a dating app, you know what the Myers-Briggs personality type is—those four letters that are supposed to unlock the secrets of your inner personality and guide you through everything from …

Psychology

It turns out lots of people actually did #DeleteFacebook

A Pew Study published today suggests up to three-quarters of Americans have taken steps to either tighten their Facebook security or distance themselves from the site entirely — both reflections of a certain loss of naivety in the site’s audience.<p>According to the study, 74 percent of users have …

Social Media

Machine Learning for Photographers: Image Tracking

Basic idea: as a photographer, if you’re shooting street photography (or photographing anything that is moving), you are tracking the movement of the …

Machine Learning

Model, 28, explains how applying the three Cs to your selfies will guarantee a picture-perfect snap every time

Beauty blogger and model Rachel Tee Tyler has uploaded more than one thousand photos to her Instagram account, reaching 350,000 people every time she …

Mobile Photography

Here’s how hackers can install malware on your Mac through Safari

You might consider Safari to be the safest web browser for macOS, but one security researcher has proven it’s not completely bulletproof.<p>Patrick Wardle has demonstrated how hackers can remotely infect a Mac with malicious software using a Safari vulnerability. Apple’s built-in protections can do …

Technology

Google launches new search engine to help scientists find the datasets they need

Dataset Search could be a scientist’s best friend<p>Google’s goal has always been to organize the world’s information, and its first target was the commercial web. Now, it wants to do the same for the scientific community with a new search engine for datasets.<p>The service, called Dataset Search, …

Google Scholar

Copyright vs. Conscience: Lawyering Up Isn’t Always the Right Move

A few days ago, I awoke to a text message from a friend who lives halfway around the world telling me that he had unexpectedly seen one of my images …

MIT made an image editing AI that can replace the background in any image

MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab (CSAIL) just developed an AI-assisted image editing tool that automates object selection. This is the Holy Grail of selection tools — you can behold it in the video below.<p>Have you visited TNW's hype-free blockchain and cryptocurrency news site …

Artificial Intelligence

Here’s Why You Don’t Always Need to Use Manual Mode to Shoot Better Photos (VIDEO)

Photographer Pierre T. Lambert wants to debunk a photographic myth. No, you don’t need to shoot in manual mode to take better photos, he says. It’s …

Cameras

Google, Apple ditch college degree requirements

More than a dozen companies, including Google, Apple and IBM, are no longer requiring applicants to have college degrees, CNBC reports.<p><b>Why it …

3 Kinds of Jobs That Will Thrive as Automation Advances

As technology transforms our economy, one trend is getting more and more attention: the prospect that it will increasingly automate the work that we human beings do. And it’s not just low skilled, manual labor that’s at risk — “knowledge” work like operational analytics and marketing is also being …

Innovation

AI Knowledge Map: How To Classify AI Technologies

I have been in the space of artificial intelligence for a while and am aware that multiple classifications, distinctions, landscapes, and infographics exist to represent and track the different ways to think about AI. However, I am not a big fan of those categorization exercises, mainly because I …

Artificial Intelligence

A Beginner’s Step-by-Step Guide to Shooting Long Exposure Photos

Here’s a concise beginner’s step-by-step guide on how to capture long exposure photographs.<p><b>1.</b> Frame the composition. Pay extra attention to the edges …

Landscape Photography

Festival: Don’t Want to Be in Photos? Put a Red Dot on Your Forehead

A festival in the Netherlands has come up with a strange response to the EU’s new GDPR privacy laws: it’s asking attendees who don’t want to be …

Culinary Arts