Dick Hoogendijk

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4 Proven Methods for Learning Faster

Our brains are constantly optimizing themselves.<p><i>What can we do to learn better and faster? originally appeared on Quora: the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Brett Wingeier, CTO and co-founder of Halo Neuroscience,</b> …

Short-Term Memory

10 Surrealist Photography Tips

If you want to make more interesting photos, make more surreal photos:Conquer your fears and meet new peers:• Jan 27-28: <b>LONDON</b> / Conquer Your Fears in …

Street Photography

How America Is Transforming Islam

Being young and Muslim in the U.S. means navigating multiple identities. Nothing shows that more than falling in love.<p>Taz Ahmed is 38, single, Muslim, and Bengali. She describes herself as spiritual, but not particularly religious. When she was growing up, her immigrant parents hoped she would …

Religion

74 Things That Blew Our Minds in 2017

The Atlantic’s science, technology, and health reporters learned a lot this year.<p>This past year, reporters on <i>The Atlantic</i>’s science, technology, and health desks worked tirelessly, writing hundreds of stories. Each of those stories is packed with facts that surprised us, delighted us, and in some …

Great Depression

7 Reasons Why the Ricoh GR is the Perfect Travel Companion (For Now)

My name is Hendrik Wieduwilt, and I’m a journalist and photographer based in Berlin, Germany. I went to Cuba with a full frame DSLR and ended up …

Cameras

How to Shoot Epic Wide-Angle Photos of Trees

Trees invoke a sense of timelessness, of grandeur. Most species grow many centuries older than humans ever will, so let’s make trees look the part …

Landscape Photography

Learn all the new gestures for iPhone X

The iPhone X has no home button. We already know that, but what does it mean when you’re actually using the phone? The home button is the most important button on the iPhone. It wakes it up, gets you to the home screen, activates Apple Pay, invokes Siri, takes a screenshot, and helps you force the …

Sharpening in Lightroom: Make the Most Out of the Detail Panel

Adobe Lightroom was a pretty slick piece of software to begin with, but over the past several updates it has become an incredibly powerful tool for …

Tutorials

JPEG vs. PNG: When and why to use one format over the other

In the world of digital imaging, there are two image formats that prevail above all else: JPEG (or JPG) and PNG.<p>At first glance, a single image shown …

Tutorials

1 Photographer Literally Turned His Expectant Wife Into a Work of Art — We're Blown Away

When it came to staging and shooting the perfect maternity photos for his expectant wife, Christophe Guinet did not hold back. The photographer and urban gardener captured the beauty of pregnancy by adorning his wife's belly with hundreds of flowers. Christophe posted the final results to Instagram …

This tip will save you hours of color matching in photoshop

Here is a quick little tip that can save you hours and hours of color matching in photoshop. Surprisingly, it does not involve reviewing real colors …

Tutorials

The 50 best video games of all time, according to critics

There are dozens of ways you could put together a list of the best video games ever made. You could look to classics, like "Super Mario Bros." here.<p>You could look at impact on the medium, or highest sales. You could write down your personal favorites on pieces of paper, then throw them into the …

Grand Theft Auto

Sigma 50mm DG HSM Art Lens Tested, See How it Stacks Up Against the Otus

Sigma made quite a splash at CES this year when the company not only announced that a 50mm f/1.4 lens would be added to its superb Art series, but …

Using a 20×24-inch Polaroid to Take Honest Portraits of Movie Stars

Created by Polaroid in 1976, the 20×24-inch instant camera is one of the most unusual and massive pieces of photographic history you can get your …

'Dune' concept art shows the evolution of David Lynch's sci-fi vision