David W

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The Disorienting Beauty of Spiral Staircases in Old Abandoned Buildings

Christian Richter is a fine art architecture photographer based in the small town of Jeßnitz, Germany. A fan of exploring old, abandoned buildings, …

Photographs of Oymyakon, the Coldest Village on the Face of the Earth

Located in the heart of Siberia, the village of Oymyakon in Russia is widely considered to be the coldest inhabited place on Earth. A temperature of …

12 Horrific & High Quality Makeup Ideas For Halloween

If you really want to make an impression this Halloween, ditch the clichéd witches hat and devil horns and try one of these looks instead.<p>Using a …

12 Fantastic Halloween Makeup Transformations

How much can makeup really transform you? That was the question we posed a few weeks ago when we saw Russian hair and makeup artist Vadim Andreev do some ridiculously amazing things to some ordinary women.<p>In light of the fact that Halloween is now just around the corner, let's turn our attention to …

Photographs That Reveal the Intricate Innards of Old Mechanical Calculators

Photographer Kevin Twomey has a fascination with capturing complex objects in the most simple of compositions, and his series <i>Low Tech</i> is the epitome …

From the Ivory Tower Kitchen: The Calculus of Cooking

In a nutshell, calculus is the mathematical study of change. One of the most common curiosities about my lifestyle is the connection between mathematics and cooking and I get the obvious questions like, "So, you measure really precisely?" or "It must help when you are baking." My sincere response …

Jalapeno Popper Bread

<i>This jalapeno bread recipe is loaded with cream cheese and peppers for an easy appetizer or snack that's perfect for game day!</i><p>I've had a jar of pickled jalapenos in my pantry for a couple of months now and every time I open the door, there they are, eyeballing me.<p>I hate being eyeballed by …

The World of Garlic

27 varieties to try in your home kitchen<p>There are two main types of garlic: softneck and hardneck. <b>Softneck garlics,</b> with their spongy central stalks, …

Ice Cream

8 Crazy-Smart Kitchen Tips from the Team Behind Modernist Cuisine

Nathan Myhrvold and his Modernist Cuisine team share some super clever cooking tips from their incredibly popular books, Modernist Cuisine and …

How to Get Super Sharp Landscape Photography Images

If you want to learn how to get super sharp landscape photography images, here’s my list of top tips - it's not as hard as you might think.

Landscape Photography

How to Choose a Metering Mode on Your Camera

Digital cameras are stuffed full of features all ostensibly aimed at empowering the photographer — WiFi, GPS, in-camera raw processing…the list …

Increasing the Dynamic Range of a Single Raw File

I’ve been digging <i>really</i> deep into Photomatix lately (I’m working on a new Lynda.com class). I’ve come across a feature that I absolutely love, and …

How to Use Batch Processing in Photoshop

Editing photos can be an interesting and engaging activity. But sometimes, you need to apply a set of relatively simple adjustments to a whole bunch …

Working with Off Camera Flash and TTL

Working with Off Camera Flash and TTL - on location portraits using off camera flash, tips for lighting positions, examples and diagrams

Photography

Creating Clarity in Your Images

Clarity, sharpness, and crispness are three terms that are frequently used to express the properties of a good photo. While there is probably no …