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Repeating little things. — Ferris wheel at the Santa Monica Pier.

Neil Gaiman on Writing: From The Nerdist Podcast

Three anti-social skills to improve your writing - Nadia Kalman

Stephen King On Twilight, 50 Shades of Grey, Lovecraft & More (55:51)

DIY Special Effects: A Forced Perspective Walkthrough, Back to the Future Style

For part two of Shanks FX’s <i>Back to the Future</i> series, the DIY Special Effects artist decided to show you how to use forced perspective in your …

Thom Yorke: Tomorrow's Modern Boxes

Surprise: Thom Yorke has some more alienation he'd like to share with you. His latest laptop confessional is an unexpected rush-release, like every …

Go Behind the Scenes of Grimes' "Go" Video

Grimes, aka Claire Boucher, has shared a behind the scenes look at the music video for "Go", which came out back in August. The footage is pretty straightforward—there's makeup being applied to a dancer, Boucher and collaborator Blood Diamonds mean mugging in between takes, and a lot of wordless …

Flying Lotus and Kendrick Lamar Share "Never Catch Me" Video

Flying Lotus has shared the video for "Never Catch Me", which features Kendrick Lamar and will appear on his forthcoming <i>You're Dead!</i> album. In the Hiro Murai-directed clip, a boy and girl rise from their deathbeds and dance away. You'll never catch them. Watch it below via <i>The Fader</i>.<p><i>You're Dead!</i> is …

5 Beginning Landscape Photography Tips For Instant Improvement

A lot of photographers start by taking photos of landscape, just because it’s beautiful and always there. A landscape won’t run away from you, an …

The World’s Fastest Consumer Lens Makes a Very Brief Appearance on eBay

Apparently NOT April Fools’ joke, the world’s fastest <i>purchasable</i> camera lens looks to have been posted — and now sold — on eBay earlier today. …

Robert Mapplethorpe: Paris welcomes an erotic great – thanks to Patti Smith

The Grand Palais in Paris is one of Europe's most serious exhibition spaces. It is where France honours its great artists. This week, it opened a big exhibition dedicated to a US artist who has often been dismissed as a shallow sensation-seeker of the 1980s. Why is Robert Mapplethorpe, who died in …

NikonHacker Brings Magic-Lantern-Style Firmware Hacks to Nikon

It's no secret that you can hack Canon cameras firmware with 3rd party hackers like Magic Lantern to push higher dynamic range and bitrate. …

How to Use Auto Exposure Modes Creatively

To be a real photographer you can only shoot in manual modes. It is of course a daft statement, a good photographer will use whatever modes he can …

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Gear Reviews: Leica Hammertone MP

One of my dream cameras since picking up Rangefinder photography. The Leica Hammertone MP is a limited LHSA (Leica History Society of America ) …