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How to find the best porn on Snapchat

Snapchat has changed the way people connect with adult film stars and sex workers, giving us the illusion we’re looking into the lives of the people …

Social Media

Google allows third-party developers to access your account data — here's how to disconnect apps you don't trust before they read your mail

You may not be the only one reading your messages in your Gmail account.<p>While Google itself has stopped scanning Gmail users' email, some third-party developers have created apps that can access consumers' accounts and scan their messages for marketing purposes, according to a new report in The …

Shooting Large Format Portraits for Dickies

George shoots a series of portraits for Dickies on his 8x10 large format camera, celebrating the 50th anniversary of their signature pair of …

Tour a Vintage Camera Fair with Lok and Japan Camera Hunter

Need your vintage camera gear fix? This video ought to do it.<p>Bellamy Hunt (aka. Japan Camera Hunter) recently met up with former DigitalRev TV host …

‘This Is Japan,’ and It Is Beautiful

Japan is… street markets, storm days, face shots, ice bars, dogs, low-angle turns, sushi, ramen, foreign billboards, dogs, temples, seafood, birch …

A quick way to fix your internet connection and make it faster: Update your router's firmware

Updating the firmware (a process often called "flashing the firmware") can help a router work better and sometimes even repair an annoying bug or add support for faster internet speed. This is especially when a router reset doesn't help.<p>Some routers require you to use a desktop or mobile app to …

The 10 best martial-arts movies of all time

These days, it’s hard to know who’s doing the kicking: a team of CGI experts or a well-paid Hollywood A-lister. But the best martial-arts movies—both …

Photographer explains how to create and shoot wet plate photography

In the modern digital world, what is it that fascinates us about photography techniques that died out maybe a hundred years or more ago?<p>Whatever it …

Photography

Here's how this photographer went from unemployed to shooting celebrities in less than 4 years

Jesse Dittmar makes photos for getting lost in.<p>"I don't want anyone to look at my pictures and say 'Wow, that's really coolly lit, that's awesome!'" he says. "Or, 'Oh man, that backdrop is so cool.' Or, 'Wow, that person looks so young!' which means retouched."<p>Instead, in his few minutes with his …

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This is the Wet Plate Collodion Process in 6 Seconds

Want to see how wet-plate collodion photography is done but have the attention span of a goldfish? Our buddy Sam Cornwell over at Phogotraphy has …

This is How You Make a Massive 4×5-Foot Print in the Darkroom

What’s the largest print you’ve ever made in a darkroom? If you’ve never done anything larger than the most common sizes, then you may find the video …

What Your Cat Really Thinks

Have you ever wondered what your kitty would say if he could speak? Catsass is here to tell you. Don’t be fooled by its cute looks, this mean feline …

Top 10 tips for being a cinematographer

<b>Anthony Dod Mantle is an award-winning British cinematographer. In 2009 he won an Oscar for best achievement in cinematography for Slumdog Millionaire.</b><p>He won a Bafta for the same film and his other credits include Rush, 28 Days Later, 127 Hours and The Last King of Scotland.<p>He has most recently …

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This Holga Camera Shoots Wet Plate Collodians

<b>All images by Ian Ruhter. Used with permission</b><p>When one thinks of a Holga camera, they often associate it with some of the most Lo-fi images that …

12 Little Known Photoshop Shortcuts to Speed Up Your Processing Time

If you’re not using keyboard shortcuts throughout your workflow, chances are you’re wasting tons of time. You’d be surprised how much cursor travel …

Make Your Own DIY Steadicam for $20 and a Bit of Elbow Grease

The steadicam has become a staple in the cinematography industry. The problem more often than not, though, is that not a lot of people can afford one.<p>…

Back to Basics: Flash Photography Tips for Beginners

Sprinkled in-between the more advanced lighting, photography and post-processing tutorials that we feature on the site, we’ve been trying to add in …

Street Photography with the Fuji X100 | Cardiff Street Photography

I've been out recently on the streets of Cardiff with the aim to get some more street photography done with the Fuji X100, as I've mentioned before …

This 3-Minute Video Shows The Astounding Evolution Of Visual Effects Over The Last 100+ Years

If you go see "Godzilla" this weekend, you'll likely be blown away by how scary-real the 355-foot monster looks.<p>But the road to creating that giant lizard was a long one. YouTube user Jim Casey pieced together an amazing three-minute video that highlights some pivotal scenes showing the evolution …

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Deal Alert: onOne Software is Giving Away Perfect Effects 8 for Free

It’s not often a company hands out an entire piece of $100 software for free, but today is one of those exceptions, thanks to onOne Software. As of …

"Yakuza" by Anton Kusters

View Gallery<p>Anton Kusters is a Belgian documentary and fine art photographer. He is one of the only people who has ever gained access to the criminal …

These Lighting Patterns Will Make Your Portrait Photographs Rock

Familiarizing yourself with different lighting patterns isn't just to help you diversify your portrait portfolio. Depending on what you are trying …

5 Amazing Apps That Every Photographer Should Have

Once upon a time photography was in large part about remembering complicated rules and equations and a fair amount of luck. The more you knew of the …

The dreamy black and white photography of Silvia Grav

Photographer Silvia Grav achieves a brilliant, dreamlike aesthetic by appropriating techniques that include superimposition, multiple exposure and …

How to Make Your Whites Whiter in Photography

When talking about getting the right colours in your photos the best place to start is to talk about white balance. If you don’t know what white …

Landscape Photography

Richard Branson's top 10 tips for success

<b>Richard Branson left school at the age of 16 and set up Student Magazine with one of his friends. He went on to start Virgin Records in the 1970s and is the founder of the Virgin Group. In the 1980s he formed Virgin Atlantic airline and the 1990s saw the arrival of Virgin Mobile and Virgin …

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New Breathtaking Footage from Felix Baumgartner's Space Jump

The Big Fat List of Documentaries About Photography

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The Best Science Fiction and Fantasy Short Films of 2013

We've been blown away by the variety and quality of short films that have appeared online this year, from a heartbreaking story set in the zombie …

Play classic video games in style with OpenEmu for Mac

Like iTunes for classic games<p>The world has no shortage of video game emulators, but many can be painful to use — many reflect their hacker origins with equally hacky interfaces, and you'd need a vast collection of different emulators to properly relive your childhood. By contrast, OpenEmu is a …