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Ryan Reynolds' raunchy 'Deadpool' crushed Comic-Con for one simple reason — it looks like they nailed it

But who is Deadpool, and why is this a big deal?<p>Created in 1991 by Fabian Nicieza and Rob Liefeld, Deadpool was originally an antihero in the Punisher mold, a scumbag antihero with big guns and two swords. But in 1997 writer Joe Kelly and artist Ed McGuiness decided to reinvent the character …

A Photo Booth with a 240MPH Leaf Blower Pointed At People’s Faces

My name is Martin Szabo and I am commercial and portrait photographer based in Vancouver, British Columbia. I was recently doing volunteer work for a …

Photographer Captures a Cute Squirrel Photo Shoot

Russian photographer Vadim Trunov recently captured a series of photographs showing wild squirrels doing human things. In the snow covered forests …

YouTube

This Man Shrunk Himself To An Ant's Size In His Photographs. The Results Are Unbelievable.

The best thing about the lens is, it captures things you never saw otherwise, things you never thought could even exist! Aneel Neupane, a young …

Each Year's Most Popular YouTube Video

On an otherwise regular Monday in February 2005, video file sharing website YouTube was launched. At the time, founders Chad Hurley, Steve Chen, and …

Report: Pinterest is working on its buy button

Image copyright Dr. Cloud/Shutterstock.Pinterest may introduce its buy button as early as three to six months from now, according to Re/code …

Apps

37 Books To Read To Your Kids, Based On Their Favorite TV Shows

Turn screen time into reading time.

Books

These 11 apps and websites will make you miss your childhood

Product Hunt, a discovery website that shows you the newest startups and products, has collected a bunch of websites and apps that will make you want to relive the past. Product Hunt founder Ryan Hoover even wrote a blog post about how he thinks the emotional power of nostalgia makes it a perfect …

Retrogaming

'Squirrel Whisperer' Takes Charming And Spectacular Photographs Of Animals In Finland

Twenty-year-old Finnish-based photographer Konsta Punkka is a self-professed “squirrel whisperer”. He enjoys regularly visiting with his favorite …

Understanding the Exposure Triangle in Photography

<i>Jo Plumridge is a British writer and photographer who specializes in design, travel and comedy pieces. As a photographer, she focuses on portraiture. This post was originally published on the Shutterstock blog and has been reprinted with permission.</i><p>Even with the advent of digital technology, the …

Shutter Speed

How to Create a Painted Pet Portrait Effect in Adobe Photoshop

Pet portraits are are great way to add a creative flair to a snapshot of your beloved fur-covered companion. Crafting a hand-painted portrait may …

TNT Cameras Caught Blake Griffin Getting ‘Playful’ With A Team Trainer

During the course of an NBA game, how often does the camera focus on a player sitting on the bench? Maybe a couple times total? So tell me, what were the odds that TNT cameras would be focusing on Blake Griffin at the exact moment he was about to mime a playful beej from a team trainer who was …

Photoshop Exercise: Turn a Golf Ball into a Ping Pong Ball Using Only Dodging and Burning

Here’s a strange (and time-consuming) way you can test your Photoshop prowess if you ever have some time to kill: turn a dimpled golf ball into a …

Bob Copper: English folk music's grand old man

Bob Copper used to tell a funny story against himself. When he and his brothers once sang a folk song in a Sussex pub during a game of darts, they were met with the angry cry: "Shut that bloody dirgy old noise up".<p>Copper, who died in 2004, was born 100 years ago (January 6 1915) and is rightly …

19 Amazing Details from The Wizarding World of Harry Potter

Over the course of seven books and eight movies, the <i>Harry Potter</i> series has transported readers into a magical world. Universal Studios has sought to …

100-year-old woman gets photoshopped to look like her 20-year-old self again

Photoshop is often used to turn plain people into beautiful models, but rarely is it used to transform and elderly lady into her younger self.<p>The …

From Above: What It's Like To Be An Astronaut Photographer With Don Petit

For a lot of us, travelling to space and taking photographs sounds like a dream job. For Don Pettit, it’s just another day at the office. In fact, …

Photographer Asks Strangers to Pose for Portraits While Wearing His Tiger Suit

Photographer Adam Rabinowitz’s Tiger Suit project is like Humans of New York crossed with Tigger from Winnie the Poo. Like HONY’s Brandon Stanton, …

Is This the Most Expensive Photograph in the World?

6.5 million dollars is a lot of money.<p>Peter Lik once claimed to sell the most expensive photo in the world, saying that his "Phantom" print sold for $6.5 million. The image, which captures Arizona's Antelope Canyon, sold to a private collector according to a press release from LIK USA™.<p>"Certain …

Photography

Polish Photographer Shares Her Passion for Pooches with Extraordinary Puppy Portraiture

Alicja Zmyslowska is a Polish photographer with a passion and a gift for capturing puppies… lots and lots of puppies. From family portraits of …

Thomas Shahan Shares His Methods In Macro Photography

A few days ago we shared some macro shots of spiders being reflected in drops of dew which were simply stunning. They definitely inspired me to pull …

Photography

Jan Ditch – This London Street Photographer Shoots What It Feels Like & Its Amazing

A very inspiring photographer from London, meet Jan Ditch who started doing street photography few years ago. Jan loves to recording moments in the …

Street Photography

How a photographer captured his father's final years

When photographer Phil Toledano's mother died in 2006, Toledano — an only child — became his father's main caregiver. He brought his camera with him.<p>In the beginning, Toledano says, "I was taking photographs for myself. I was recording something for myself." But when he started sharing the pictures …

Petcube Starts Shipping Its Crowdfunded Pet Camera in Time for Christmas

The news should bring much joy to about 2,000 of the project’s backers, who waited six months longer than expected but will still get the gadget in time for Christmas. Delays aren’t abnormal with Kickstarter-hosted projects, however Petcube, which has offices in San Francisco, Kyiv (Ukraine), and …

Photography by Samantha Everton

Samantha Everton is a contemporary Australian artist, who lives and works in Melbourne. She is primarily a photographic artist and creates images …

Vibrating Watches, Tiny Chargers, Inverted Umbrellas: The Best Personal Accessories Of 2014

Your holiday gift guide starts here with goodies ranging from tiny laptop chargers to cozy blankets by a former Apple designer.<p>Personal accessories like watches, cameras, and jewelry can seem like unoriginal gifts to give over the holidays. But not if they come with a twist. Here are 15 products we …

9-Year-Old Photographer Wins Wildlife Photographer of the Year Award

Believe it or not a young prodigy, specifically a 9-year old boy from Spain garnered top honors in the youth division of the 2014 Natural History …

Photography

Mother of Ten and Talented Photographer Captures Wonderful Natural Light Portraits

Lisa Holloway might be a super-human. Until we get her near some kryptonite, we can’t be sure, but the self-taught photographer somehow manages to …

Call for Submissions: Photos Depicting Addiction

Addiction is one of those difficult subjects that few talk about openly, and yet almost everyone has a story about how addiction in one form or …