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Shooting Landscape with a Portrait Lens - Olympus 45mm f/1.8

<b>F</b>irst of all, let me clarify it to you that there cannot be one lens for only one purpose in digital era of photography. A macro lens is very …

Shutter Speed

1,500-Year-Old Claws Intrigue Archaeologists in Peru

Archaeologists in Peru say they have unearthed the previously unknown tomb of a nobleman from a pre-Inca civilization known as the Moche. The tomb contained the remains of an adult male, plus artifacts indicating the man's elite status, according to the Peruvian newspaper El Comercio.<p>Among the most …

Archaeology

Six GoPros and a Roller Coaster Make for a Nauseating 360º ‘Little Planet’ Ride

If you enjoy your adrenaline mixed with a little bit of nausea, the above video is probably right up your alley.<p>Created by photographer Ignacio …

Innovative Series Blends Movie Scenes and Video Games with Real Life Situations

French photographer François Dourlen blends movie scenes and video games with real life situations in his innovative concept series<p>The great thing …

The science behind the D-Day landings

Seventy years ago one of the greatest amphibious assaults in military history was launched from the south coast of England.<p>Seven thousand vessels landed 156,000 troops on the beaches of Normandy within a few hours as part of the D-Day landings.<p>Rob Bell looks at the 'nuts and bolts' which made such …

D Day

A Beginner’s Guide to Timelapse Photography

We’ve covered some basic timelapse tutorials in previous posts here on PictureCorrect, but given the complexity involved in the process, it never …

Time-lapse Photography

6 Clever Ways to Get Better Lighting from Your Camera’s Pop-Up Flash

Most entry- and enthusiast-level cameras come with a pop-up flash, which though not especially powerful, can come in very handy. In this tutorial …

5 New Documentaries About Photography Worth Your Eyeballs

<i>Finding Vivian Maier</i><p>Now hailed by many as one of the great street photographers of the 20th century, Maier made her living as a nanny. While combing …

The Black Country, 1961 - a picture from the past

First published on Thu 5 Jun 2014 08.02 EDT

Photo highlights of the day

The Guardian’s picture editors bring you a selection of the best photographs from around the world

Surprisingly Captivating GoPro Vid Reveals What Goes On Inside Your Dishwasher

Three million, four hundred and sixty four thousand, eighty four. That’s how many times what might be considered the most mundane GoPro video ever …

5 Simple Lightroom Tactics to Improve Almost Any Landscape Photograph

As you probably already know, Adobe Lightroom is one of the most versatile pieces of post production software available and is used by the majority …

Tutorials

Irista: A Cloud-Based Storage Solution Built by Canon for Photographers

Following hot on the heels of a report that claimed Leica is looking to launch a cloud storage service, Canon has opened up Irista, a cloud-based …

Urban Photographer of the Year award - in pictures

This year's search to find the world’s best city photographs is underway. The 2014 edition has the theme “cities at work”, and is open to both professional and amateur photographers. So get shooting – first prize is a luxury photographic safari courtesy of competition organisers CBRE. As a taster, …

Xbox One

• Introduction<br>• Video Review<br>• The Console<br>• The Controller<br>• Kinect & UI<br>• Xbox Live<br>• The Living Room<br>• Setup & Performance<br>• Second Screen<br>• Games<br>• Conclusion & Wrap-Up<p>Introduction<br>• Video Review<br>• The Console<br>• The Controller<br>• Kinect & UI<br>• Xbox Live<br>• The Living Room<br>• Setup & Performance<br>• Second Screen<br>• Games<br>• Conclusion & Wrap-Up<p>Jump to PS4 …

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What is the common ground between art and science? And how is Beethoven like Darwin?

DO THE TWO CULTURES STILL EXIST?<p><b>IAN McEWAN:</b> That old, two-culture matter is still with us, ever since [CP] Snow promulgated it back in the 50s. It still is possible to be a flourishing, public intellectual with absolutely no reference to science but it's happening less and less. And I think it's …

Your brain sees things you don’t

Our brains process visual input that we never consciously perceive. A study challenges currently accepted models about how the brain processes visual …

3 Fictional Stories That Later Came True—Details Eerily Similar

1. Edgar Allan Poe Seems to Foretell Death of Richard Parker by Cannibalism<p><i>Edgar Allan Poe (U.S. Library of Congress)</i><p>In the 19th century, Edgar Allan …

The high life and times of the weed Willy Wonka

DJ Short has been researching, growing, and consuming prodigious amounts of cannabis since the 1970s. Thirty years spent tinkering with seeds in small grow cupboards has produced subtle strains of the plant, and made Short himself a figure of reverence among the cannabis community. <i>Grantland</i>'s Jason …

Video: How Mars Looked 4 Billion Years Ago

Filled with idyllic lakes and clouds!<p>What would a habitable, watery Mars look like? Four billion years ago, the dry, dusty planet may have had enough of an atmosphere to support bodies of water. Perhaps it looked like this beautiful, cloud-covered lake scene that animators at NASA's Conceptual …

Fantasy Fiction

Nightwing: Prodigal Son (fan film)

Researchers close in on experiments that could solve physics' 'biggest single problem'

The theories of quantum mechanics and general relativity have held up time and again at describing the physics of our universe at a micro and a macro scale, but when it comes to gravity, the two pose a major problem that physicists haven't been able to resolve: for certain interactions, the two …

Chris Hemsworth’s 600-calorie diet is guaranteed to make you feel like a fatass

Chris Hemsworth was a guest on <i>Jimmy Kimmel Live</i> the other night to promote his new film, <i>Thor: The Dark World</i>, but the conversation eventually switched to his next project, Ron Howard’s <i>Heart of the Sea</i>, which is about the real events that inspired “Moby Dick.” Obviously, <i>Heart of the Sea</i> is a far cry …

Zagat

Talisker Storm: No Age Statement Scotch Done Right

<i>It was a dark and stormy night on the Isle of Skye, and the peat fire is burning low. Shivering in the cold, our heroine sits crouched, barely sheltered against the fury of the winter North Sea. Out of the corner of her eye she spots a gleaming in the dark. Is it the bog spirits coming to claim</i> …

Why H is the most contentious letter in the alphabet

The alphabet is something not to be argued with: there are 26 letters in as fixed a sequence as the numbers 1-26; once learned in order and for the "sounds they make", you have the key to reading and the key to the way the world is classified. Or perhaps not.<p>Actually, in the course of writing my …

The Mathematics Of Throwing A Curveball

A team of researchers used fluid dynamics to model Cardinals pitcher Adam Wainwright's curve.<p>The World Series is happening right now, which means: computational fluid dynamics! The direction of, say, a curveball is essentially a physics problem: a pitcher applies forces to the ball, like top spin, …

Eeek, Snake! Your Brain Has A Special Corner Just For Them

Anthropologist Lynne Isbell was running through a glade in central Kenya in 1992 when something suddenly caused her to freeze in her tracks. "I stopped just in front of a cobra," she says. "It was raised with its hood spread out."<p>Isbell, who is at the University of California, Davis, says she has …